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
Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Apr 13 – May 28 all-day
Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
From the days of manila and hemp to the synthetic fibers in use on today’s boats, rope has been central to the workings of the commercial fishing industry. While nets and knots can be utilitarian,... Read more »
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibition Opening- Out There: Peter Pereira, Photojournalist @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
See the world through the camera lens of Peter Pereira, internationally acclaimed photojournalist at The Standard-Times since 2000. The exhibition Out There: Peter Pereira Photojournalist opens on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6 pm at... Read more »
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm
Out There: Peter Pereira - Opening Reception @ New Bedford Whaling Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Twinned with a companion opening in the Standard Times building in New Bedford, this exhibition highlights the extraordinary work of New Bedford’s award-winning photojournalist and artist Peter Pereira.
Jun 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Junkstaposition - Closing Reception @ S&G Project Gallery | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
5:00 pm
Junkstaposition Upcycling Found Objects to Art May 3 – June 10 2017 Join us for the free closing reception for this amazing show! Holly Carruthers is a multi-media assemblage artist seeking to make sense of... Read more »
Aug 3 – Aug 6 all-day
Feast of the Blessed Sacrament 2017 @ Madeira Field | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Continuing a 103 year tradition, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament will celebrate with 4 days of free entertainment, traditional food and wine and much more. Often referred to as the “largest Portuguese feast In... Read more »