EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford. Check back for dates and information about The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Blues Festival, Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, which includes Lunchtime Jazz and Friday concerts overlooking the harbor. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

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Calendar of Events
Aug 10 – Oct 29 all-day
Nautical Tattoos & the Stories Behind Them: Portraits by Phil Mello @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Join us for the opening of our newest exhibit – Nautical Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them: Portraits by Phil Mello. At the 2015 Working Waterfront Festival’s Nautical Tattoo Contest, contestants and others were photographed... Read more »
Biorhythms Closing Reception @ S&G Project Gallery
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Biorhythms Closing Reception @ S&G Project Gallery | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
5:00 pm
Biorhythms by Brooke Mullins Doherty Join us for the Closing event Saturday, September 23th from 5-8pm 4 years in the making! See all 208 prints in one place for the first and only time ever!... Read more »
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception - Labyrinth of Desire @ S&G Project Gallery | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
5:00 pm
Labyrinth of Desire by Micheal Walden October 6 to October 28, 2017 Join us Saturday October 7, 5 to 8 pm for an opening reception This body of work explores a journey of emancipation from... Read more »
TAPEFACE @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
TAPEFACE @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Don’t miss the chance to be part of the global phenomenon as Tape Face brings his uniquely hilarious and moving comedy to The Zeiterion in an award-winning spectacle that needs to be seen to be... Read more »
Halloween Movie Spookathon! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am
Halloween Movie Spookathon! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
11:00 am
It’s double the trouble when The Z presents a pair of spooky movies back-to-back to honor the frightful holiday. First, The Addams Family (1991) follows Gomez (Raul Julia), Morticia (Anjelica Huston) and their ghoulish household... Read more »
The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Silent Film! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Silent Film! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
4:00 pm
Victor Hugo’s novel comes alive in the 1923 silent movie, with a live soundtrack from organist Bernie Anderson and our Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Set in 15th-century Paris, The Hunchback of Notre Dame follows the evil... Read more »
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – LIVE Shadowcast! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - LIVE Shadowcast! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
The cult classic with a twist returns! RKO Army performs the must-see flick of the season, while the movie starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick rolls on screen. Whether you’ve seen The Rocky... Read more »
Frozen Movie Sing-Along! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm
Frozen Movie Sing-Along! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Sing along to the Academy Award®-winning musical event of a generation! Experience Frozen, the epic animated hit from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a full-length Sing-Along! Join Anna as she sets off... Read more »
A Very Electric Christmas @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm
A Very Electric Christmas @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas! Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole,... Read more »