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!

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Calendar of Events
12:00 am
The New Bedford Whaling Museum’s landmark exhibition “A Wild Note of Longing” brings together major masterworks across the career of New Bedford native, Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847-1917), who achieved legendary status among artists during his... Read more »
New Bedford Whaling Museum
8:00 pm
The cult classic with a twist returns! RKO Army performs a live shadowcast as the movie starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, and Barry Bostwick rolls on screen. Whether you’ve seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
See New Bedford native Quinn Sullivan on the legendary stage where he first played with Buddy Guy as a young child! A rare artist who’s always sounded older than his years, Quinn has been touring... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
Celebrate the season with two spooky silent classics featuring live music on The Z’s Mighty Wurltizer Organ! Organist Bernie Anderson provides the soundtrack for The Haunted House (1921), which follows Buster Keaton on the run... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Barry Jenkins’ bold and tender Oscar-winning film shatters any mainstream preconceptions about Black male intimacy, love, and mentorship. Moonlight follows three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Enjoy a one-hour guided tour of the Rotch-Jones-Duff mansion. Various RJD Docents and staff conduct tours. Free with the price of museum admission.
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Beethoven’s immortal symphonies remain some of the most unique and inspiring pieces in the repertoire. Going against the stream, Beethoven paved the way for every composer who followed. Derrick Skye combines elements of Balkan music... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 Derrick Skye: Prisms, Cycles, Leaps Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Beethoven’s immortal symphonies remain some of the most unique and inspiring pieces in the repertoire. Going against the... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Paris, Texas follows a disheveled man, Travis Henderson (Harry Dean Stanton), who wanders out of the desert and seems to have no idea who he is. When a stranger manages to contact his brother, Walt... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Join us for a film presentation of short experimental dances created specifically for film! Playing Favorites is a unique cinematic event, showcasing an eclectic collection of dance films, pulled from the first three exciting seasons... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
5:30 pm
VIRTUAL. Thursday November 11, 5:30pm Join Dawn Salerno, Executive Director, and her guests who will talk about particular successes they’ve had in their efforts to preserve historic sites. This event is free as part of... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
For more than two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the largest selling instrumental artist in The United... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai creates his trademark nonlinear, atmospheric, boldly saturated aesthetic with this exceptionally well reviewed film. “There is no mistaking Wong’s talent,” writes Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. Every day, Cop 223... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Honored by The National Endowment for the Arts as a Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. Kenny has earned eleven GRAMMY™... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Join us in celebrating 100 years of Astor Piazzolla with the quintet formed in his honor. The worldwide tour pays homage to the great composer by reflecting and revisiting his extensive creative career, combining and... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
In good company with films like Citizen Kane and Bonnie & Clyde, Malick’s second film after the iconoclastic Badlands, which helped launch the “American Re-emergence” or “New Hollywood” of the 1970’s Days Of Heaven, was... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center