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
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
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
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
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
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 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
History Happy Hour Wednesday, May 6, 5:30pm Belly up to the bar for a shot of history with a chaser of networking. RJD’s newest program offers a brief talk on a historical topic, along with... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
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
8:00 pm
To further its mission on cultivating a culture of respectful debate, the New Bedford Lyceum presents Monica Lewinsky, who, at just 24 years old, become an unwilling public figure overnight. She was thrown into the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center