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
Sep 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Second Half talk: Famine, Friends & Fenians – The Catalpa Story @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:30 pm
David Nelson, whose grandfather Frank Perry was a crew member on the whaleship “Catalpa,” starts off the fall Second Half lecture series with “Famine, Friends & Fenians – The Catalpa Story.” Tour the exhibition immediately... Read more »
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New Bedford Artists and Artisans Rural Cemetery Tour @ Rural Cemetery | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
1:00 pm
The New Bedford Preservation Society is pleased to present New Bedford Artists and Artisans Rural Cemetery Tour on Saturday, October 7th from 1pm to 4pm. Historic portrayals in period costume will take place at several... Read more »
Robert Plano In Concert @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
Robert Plano In Concert @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
**Free event, tickets are required. Available in person at The Z Box Office. Limit 4 per order** The NBSO is proud to partner with the Zeiterion to present a special, free event! Internationally acclaimed piano... Read more »
Tuesdays With Morrie @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm
Tuesdays With Morrie @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
This captivating stage production marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, starring M*A*S*H’s Jamie Farr as Morrie. The play follows the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist... Read more »
TEDXNew Bedford: Begin @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 11 all-day
TEDXNew Bedford: Begin @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
The TEDx NewBedford team returns with the inspiring theme of beginning, whether it’s launching a business, starting a new lifestyle or sparking an idea. Renown homegrown and international speakers, such as Adrianne Haslet-Davis, Bernie Swain,... Read more »