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
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
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
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
7:30 pm
In a nod to the variety shows of the 70s and 80s comes the country’s premiere celebrity illusionists, twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards! Utilizing the latest make-up and prosthetics, the duo impersonates stars –... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 6 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Even with his busy television career, Howie still performs 200 stand-up comedy shows a year, and recently released a long-awaited Showtime special “Howie Mandel Presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club.” Be there... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Rolling Stone named 15-year-old EmiSunshine among “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,” but she is more than country! With music described as “old-timey,” the East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 8 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The Off-Broadway sensation is back by popular demand! Comedian Dena Blizzard, also known as the “Target Mom” from her viral Back to School Rant, has extended the tour of her one-woman show. Join the former... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 9 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
No Portuguese artist since Amália Rodrigues has experienced such a triumphant international career, performing on the most prestigious stages, receiving rave reviews from the most demanding music critics, and partnering with distinguished musicians from Sting... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
In the spirit of an old-fashioned USO show, Seaglass Theater Company presents a concert of rousing patriotic numbers and timeless classics celebrating the men and women who have served our country and our community. The... Read more »
First Congregational Church of Fairhaven
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
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
7:00 pm
Annual Student Jazz Concert Tuesday, May 26, 7pm New Bedford High School Whaler Jazz Band and Jazz Combo, Directed by Tim Mason; The Global Learning Charter Public School Jazz Ensemble, Directed by Donald Richard, Music... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The celebrated chef and author takes the historic Zeiterion stage for a unique and fulfilling evening! While offering a demonstration of one of his favorite recipes, Mark will address topics such as food chain supply... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Poetry Reading Friday, June 26, 7pm Celebrate the release of Domesticated Primate’s summer poetry anthology, Rituals, with a curated reading featuring local poets. Free.
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum