SHS Musical Matinees


This August, beat the mid-day heat with Sippican Historical Society’s Musical Matinees. On Thursday, August 14, Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in the 1952 musical, Singin’ in the Rain. Set during the advent of “talkies,” Don Lockwood (played by Gene Kelly) has risen to stardom during Hollywood’s silent-movie era, and pairs with […] Read more »

Calling All Bakers!

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If your friends and family say that you make a great pie, then come and let us be the judge of that! Come and bring your pie-making skills to the Pie Bake Off contest at the Rochester Country Fair, located at 65 Pine Street in tranquil Rochester. This year’s pie contest will be held on […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Kite Event


Let’s go fly a kite with Marion Recreation! Bring your kite to Silvershell Beach on Sunday, August 17 for an afternoon of kite flying from 2:00 until 4:00 pm! Silvershell Beach is for Marion and Rochester residents. Current resident stickers must be displayed on the vehicle. Non-residents may buy a one-day pass to the beach […] Read more »

RHS Goes to the Country Fair


The Rochester Historical Society will have everything “Rochester” available for sale all four days of the Fair, including Rochester shirts, hats, books, maps, cards and coasters. Rochester books, including Images of Rochester, Tales of Old Rochester, Rochester Vital Statistics, Three Centuries at Eastover Farm and the Sippican Mill, will be on sale. Handmade craft items […] Read more »

RLT Plans Leonard’s Pond Event


In keeping with this year’s goal of visiting parcels in the Explore Rochester trail booklet – jointly published with the Conservation Commission’s Open Space Committee – the RLT invites the public to join us on Leonard’s Pond to explore its inlet and shoreline Thursday, August 7 at 5:30 pm. The public is urged to bring […] Read more »



Join us for the August 14 AHA! when Art, History, and Architecture come alive in Downtown New Bedford! As the sun goes down and the stars come out, celebrate with live music and garden parties, all on a Midsummer’s Night Eve. The free family-friendly event is held rain or shine the second Thursday of each […] Read more »

Music from Across the Pond


The Marion Concert Band continues its summer concert series with a program of music from the British Isles on Friday, August 8. The program, which features several classic British Brass Band pieces as well as music from the Beatles and an appearance by members of the Cape Cod British Car Club, LTD (CCBCC), is as […] Read more »

Fifth Annual Brad Barrows Motorcycle Ride


The Fifth Annual Brad Barrows Youth Athletic Fund Motorcycle Ride will take place Saturday, September 20 at Rick’s Tavern in Mattapoisett. The Brad Barrows Youth Athletic Fund is a non-profit organization which, through an annual motorcycle run, raises money to offset the cost for families of children who otherwise would not be able to afford […] Read more »

Marion Republican Town Committee


The Marion Republican Town Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 5 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. The public and new members are welcome. Read more »

Musical Matinees


This August, beat the mid-day heat with Sippican Historical Society’s Musical Matinees. On Wednesday, August 6, the series opens with the 1944 film, Meet Me in St. Louis, directed by Vincente Minnelli. The film, set in 1903 St. Louis, follows the four beautiful, well-off Smith family daughters as they learn lessons of life and love, […] Read more »