EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival, Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, Seaport Chowder Festival, WHALE International Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, Friday evening concerts overlooking the working waterfront. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

Need some inspiration? Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in New Bedford!

Calendar of Events
7:00 pm
Join us for the entertaining and quotable movies you know and love – or are discovering for the first time! There’s nothing like experiencing a film on the big screen with excitement all around you,... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
6:30 pm
This class is designed to teach the theater student or fan of musical theater choreography the Fosse style of Broadway jazz dance! Learn the basics and a range of weekly combinations inspired by shows like... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
5:30 pm
Looking for a new musical adventure? Curious about classical music? This two-day course will be a fun and informative exploration of what classical music is all about: what it has in common with other types... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
5:30 pm
Talk: Planting Trees for Sustainability Thursday April 9, 5:30pm Justin Ohlson, New Bedford City Arborist “People who will not sustain trees will soon live in a world that will not sustain people”, so says writer... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
6:00 pm
A Deep Dive into the Ocean Twilight Zone Philip Renaud The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has embarked on a bold new journey to explore the mesopelagic (aka the ocean twilight zone), a vast, globe-spanning,... Read more »
Buttonwood Park Zoo
7:30 pm
If folk, roots, and Americana were on a Venn diagram, Grace Morrison would be squarely in the center. With a career that began as a backup singer for rock icons like Eddie Money, she takes... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
9:30 am
Enjoy an egg-cellent breakfast buffet, take a photo with the Easter Bunny and meet some of the Zoo’s favorite resident animals. Children will then head out into the Zoo for an egg hunt. Don’t forget... Read more »
Buttonwood Park Zoo
6:00 pm
Our 2020 Sailors’ Series of talks continues on Tuesday, April 14. Join us as we host Rich Wilson (SitesAlive – Rich Wilson Sails Vendée Globe 2016), a renowned sailor with an impressive list of world... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
5:15 pm
Ukulele: 3 Levels! Wednesdays 4.15 through 6.3 Beginner 1: 5:15-6:15 Beginner 2: 6:30 – 7:30 Intermediate: 7:45 – 8:45 Instructor: Deb Sorgman Suggested Ages: Youth-Adult Registration: $75 Beginners Level 1: For early beginners. Explore Ukulele... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” Symphony No. 7 Yaniv Dinur, Conductor This season, the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The NBSO joins the party in performing two of his most... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
2:00 pm
Lecture: Historic House Window Treatment Sunday, April 19, 2pm Michael Chellel, The Studio: Period 19th Century Interiors Hear from the speaker about appropriate historic window treatment based on his 40 years of experience and case... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
2:30 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” Symphony No. 7 Yaniv Dinur, Conductor This season, the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The NBSO joins the party in performing two of his most... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Join us for the premiere performance of the Acoustic Cafe at the Cove with a great night of live music featuring country duo Ayla Brown & Rob Bellamy.
Kilburn Mill at Clark's Cove
2:00 pm
Concert: Springtime in New Bedford Sunday, April 26, 2pm Jesse Holstein and Jeff Louie Join NBSO Concertmaster Jesse Holstein and pianist Jeff Louie for an early springtime recital at the RJD. Come early to walk... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
8:00 pm
A trio of 70s country-flavored pop music featuring Poco, Orleans, and Pure Prairie League! Orleans is the 70s pop-rock band that brought you the iconic hits “Still the One,” “Dance With Me” and “Love Takes... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
6:00 pm
Community Boating Center’s Opening of the Bay event kicks off the Summer season being our largest fundraiser to help aid in the cost of Summer programming to local families. This event consists of a silent... Read more »
Kilburn Mill at Clark's Cove