Mattapoisett Free Public Library

Upcoming Programs for all ages at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library.             For children and families, On Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 pm, the Library will host a Nutcracker Experience. Join Kay Hanley Alden, a dance educator, as she takes the Nutcracker Ballet off the stage and brings the story to life. Dance and play with sugar plum […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Organ Concert

Join the Rochester Historical Society on Sunday, December 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the church/museum 355 County Road, Rochester for an organ concert. Bruce Gardzina will be playing Christmas as well as other pieces on the Vocalion reed organ which was built in 1893 in Worcester. Singing along with the music is a plus. After […] Read more »

SLT Post-Thanksgiving Dog Walk

The Sippican Lands Trust invites your pooch(es) and you for our annual Post-Thanksgiving Dog Walk on Sunday, December 1 at 1:00 pm at our White Eagle property (part of Aucoot Woods).             All dogs and owners are welcome. Dogs must be leashed and under their owner’s control at all times. Your canine companion(s) and you can walk off […] Read more »

Wreaths for Sale at the Rochester Women’s Club

For the weekends of November 30 and 31, and December 7 and 8, the ladies of the Rochester Women’ Club will be creating and selling beautiful holiday wreaths. The Club will be open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and is located at 37 Marion Road in Rochester. Wreath making has been a long-time fundraising event for our club.              The funds from […] Read more »

Sippican Choral Society

With the theme “Christmas Past and Christmas Present,” the Sippican Choral Society kicks the holiday season into high gear with concerts on December 6 and 8.             The annual concert has long been the unofficial start of the Christmas season, said Mike Chaplain, president of the Society. “We have singers from towns all up and down the […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Events

            Celebrate the Holidays with the Elizabeth Taber Library!             Book Crafting Workshop: Tuesday, December 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Create amazing and unique art from recycled books with artist Jessica Harris. Check out Harris’s altered book art on display at the library throughout November. This event is for ages 12 and up. Please sign up at […] Read more »

Holiday Luncheon and Cookie Walk

Stop by the First Congregational Church of Marion Community Center on Saturday, December 14, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, for the 29th Annual Holiday Luncheon. Enjoy a delicious lunch stop while on the Sippican Woman’s Club Holiday House Tour, or just come by for a welcome break from the holiday rush. You may even win […] Read more »

Fountain Pens

Did you think fountain pens were a thing of the past? Not so – there is still a tremendous interest in them! Jim Kegle, local aficionado of all writing implements will share his knowledge of the history of fountain pens, how they reflected the times in which they were produced, and how to care for […] Read more »

Holiday Concert at the Mattapoisett Library

Celebrate the season with a selection of holiday music performed by the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra String Trio at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 pm. This string trio features EmmaLee Holmes Hicks on violin, Hannah Ross on viola, and Jacob MacKay on cello. The trio will perform holiday favorites at this […] Read more »

Public Ice Skating at Tabor Academy

Once again, Tabor Academy has been generous and supportive of the many youth programs that the Marion Recreation Department offers throughout the year. This year is no exception.              The recreation department will be offering public ice skating at Tabor Academy starting Sunday, November 24 until March 1, 2020. Public skating sessions will run from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. […] Read more »