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
May 13 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
The 2021 season of H3 invites a local personality to talk about their favorite object in the RJD Museum: this month’s guest is Jesse Holstein, Concert Master at the NBSO. As a complement to their... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum
6:00 pm
May 13th AHA! Historic Walking Tour The Architecture of Nat Smith Nat Smith (1866-1943) was one of New Bedford’s most important and prolific native born architects. His building designs include most of the varieties of... Read more »
James Arnold Mansion
7:00 pm
Tune in for a virtual event featuring women from fishing families. These women will share their stories about the unique dynamics within fishing families and the role women have played in supporting those who work... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
12:00 am
We are throwing open our windows and doors to let the light and fresh air for your visit! See how new Bedford’s local north end artists make it happen at Hatch Street Studios. This self... Read more »
Hatch Street Studios
1:00 pm
In 1861, Harriet Ann Jacobs published a masterpiece, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Her book is the first and only narrative to give voice to a woman who escaped slavery. Cornelia Grinnell... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum
7:00 pm
Join us for a virtual discussion with Shareen Davis and Angela Sanfillipo, the women profiled in the film, “A Fish Story.” Learn about the history of women as fishing industry advocates and what has changed... Read more »
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
Enjoy your lunch break amongst roses, in the parterre garden of the Museum. Rick Finneran, RJD’s Manager of Facilities, gives a 30-minute tour in the garden, addressing design elements, rose care, and the history of... Read more »
Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum
12:00 am
The Moby Show “A Whale’s Tale” Call for Artists , July Show!!! June 30th-Aug. 1st, 2021 Opening reception Sat. July 3rd Closing reception/ Herman Melville’s Birthday Sun. Aug. 1st 3-5:00 PM All Media welcome 3’x3′... Read more »
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