December Events at the Mattapoisett Museum

December 3, 6:00pm – Southcoast Lessons presents New Sounds of Silents: silent films set to live music -Join us at Mattapoisett Museum for the continuation of Southcoast Lessons’ silent films set to live music series! Our second edition will feature Winter holiday themed silent shorts with multiple teams of performers backing them. Come on out for comedy, documentary, and early special effects movies set to both improvised and newly composed pieces brought to you by Southcoast Lessons staff, students, and guests. Free. Space is limited, registration encouraged, doors at 6.

            December 4, 1:00pm – Discovery Days – During this one hour program, individuals will make personal connections with artifacts, discussion, art making, and multi-sensory activities facilitated by educators at the Mattapoisett Museum. This program is limited to 30 people. All ages welcome. Please visit our website to register.

            December 4, 11, and 18, 6:00pm – Christmas Caroling in Mattapoisett Village – Join us for some good old-fashioned caroling in the village of Mattapoisett at 6pm. No singing experience required – all ages welcome. Bundle up, dress in costume, wear comfortable shoes, bring a flashlight, and an instrument if you’d like. We will be singing the classics. Hot cocoa and goodies at the museum will be offered. No registration required.

            December 11, 11-3pm – Holiday Fair – 12 artisans to choose from, FREE admission to the museum all day long, and a museum raffle you won’t want to miss! New items arriving in the museum gift shop; shop small and support your favorite nonprofit organization at the same time. Bundle up, this event is outdoors.

            December 17, 6:00pm – Southcoast Lessons presents Open Mic Night – The mic is yours! All ages and all genres welcome – sing a song, play an instrument, read your favorite poem, tell a story, and enjoy what your community has to offer. Space is limited.

            December 26, 1:00pm – Southcoast Lessons presents Old Time Fiddle Session – Join us for a gathering of traditional string band musicians and music lovers. Bring an instrument if you play, a seat if you’ve got one you love, and yourself whether you play and own seating or not!

            All events are free but donations are always appreciated. Thank you for your continued generosity!

            Contact Mattapoisett Museum at  or Jeff Angeley at for more information.

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