What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.
There’s always something happening in New Bedford! Whether you're looking for live music, festivals, art openings, lectures, farmer's markets, family-friendly activities, or live theater, New Bedford is the place to go for the best events on the South Coast.
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Carter Wild Note of Longing live soundtrack nbfhc new bedford MA fisherpoets north sea gas presentation Narragansett Bay housemusic The Body Voctave pandemic Pete Souza tickets music history new bedford art locavore tenor Tape Face spring The Mighty Wurlitzer freestyle Southcoast lgbtq Network folklore rowing figurative art New Bedford Poets Society nationapark aromas dance storytelling multi-cultural outdoors free exhibits outdoor performance new bedford art museum ghosts local music male vocalist Reggae kids Maritime Heritage gardening soundtrack local history New Bedford Science summer camp organ recital Memorial Service poets of NB French scary movies tap dance Mike McCarthy noaa hatch street social healing historical imagination ww2 outdoor movie Miss Evita fiber arts Summer in the Seaport grown up Halloween northumberland lobstering musician scottish music panel jeff angeley Riverside Park YMCA Southcoast The Trocks renaissance White House Photographer guitarist psychic medium marine art local seafood owl Queen tribute band mom show tunes numb Noah Duarte folk tales sound installation modeling small business kidzone teas clay photography rock n roll reading outdoor festival tribute Fort Taber haskell public gardens Halloween local artists St Pats Food Trucks Stories Shakespeare mountainfilm Oscar winner Murals Norway youth acting MakerSpace one man show Scrimshaw holiday music Halloween at The Z jazz music Mitch Stinson stellwagen bank holiday crafts illustrated talk NBSO virtual event James Brown hybrid event Marvel movies latin jazz Moonlight women in fish storytime free screening film talk shoplocal southcoast music Soulteknology Lyn Dillies Rodney Marsalis Youth ballet Tony Danza kids musical Matt Fraser winter wonderland modelmaking model boat Marc Martel read kid's events lgbtqia+ John Bullard myths Seals oil painting shop local film veta glass fusing national park musical theater jazz show Portuguese culture Queen waterfront nature silent film Ireland The Beatles opera Rope Second Half local author Johnny Cash Frederick Douglass Bicentennial party for the planet Youtube Star kilburn mill fiddle player Jamaican food magicians live shadowcast Tesla coils Ken Rogerson paintings herbalist poet poetry workshop Zoom event Livingston Taylor in person performance MCU salsa Motion State Dance women's work free activities free show online event SNAP Benefits kids activities fishboats The Eagles Selling for Creatives marine music ZeRui DePina salsa class live reading seniors lobsterman fishing boat synth mixed media MFA ukiyo-e new bedford music mythical creature line dancing kat knutsen support local Music paranormal tarot national historical park Zeiteiron jazz performance Portugal kids and family lobster live concert silent movie Led Zeppelin US Coast Guard summer Newfoundland musicals Herman Melville Jerry Lee Lewis Paul Cuffe regatta model boats works on paper lecture series reggae DJs Philadanco RKO Army kids performance Peking Acrobats original art spirit of St. Anthony Choir networking writing workshop New Bedford waterfront Festival Ballet Providence virtual performance improv comedy merengue pop music scotland kids activites one woman show iorram Healthy Incentives Program prizes free exhibition Moby Kit Rescue new bedford fishing industry marine songs The Nutcracker Valentines folk singer Santa lobster industry fishing vessel International Women's Day mixed media workshops plant Scott Bishop new bedford band sea creature liveband play in the park new bedford free public library homelessness spooky pumpkin carving visual arts jazz funk Portuguese art ocean swim UMass Dartmouth Wurlitzer sculptures free performance magic Racing national tour sculpture portuguese music jewelry making hand crafted Silver Screen Summer science Women's History reggae bands scottish Napoleon Dynamite jazz band Llama Llama giclee prints Festivus impression Fosse Zeiterion Drive In Susan Werner live stream The Flamingos jamaica Kenny Barron zoom school programs folk yeah scottish film free film giveaways vocalist The Tymes phillip mello folk songs hatchstreetstudios media lyricist vintage film new bedford creative formal port of new bedford fishing captain spinner publications recycle pebbles of rain maritime legend livemusicnewbedford summer food service program peoples poetry slam tracykidder classical music jazz jam photo exhibit live performance live show southcoast folk Underground Railroad in concert Rocky Horror free admission Latin dance high school zoo Halloween movie nutcracker ukulele maritime music immigration old Hollywood games WHOI improv LTWwomen movice screening music performance Grace Morrison note cards winter holiday hypnotist lesson outdoor concert Grupo Sazon Tchindas The Chantels punk Quinteto Astor Piazzola virtual field trips Ukranian film knotwork fish art free film showing freeevent The Mystics sushi sustainable seafood new bedford folk Laura Rodriguez Gloria Estefan Gregory Peck your theatre new bedford history history exhibit thewiz free talk Youth Dance seaport sessions legendary learning studio literacy through the arts Unitarian Church NB jimoconnell Discussion AHA things to do in New Bedford LGBTQ music show south coast rock fishing ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA CHURCH Rocky Horror Live shop Latin music Washington Post workshop The Addams Family New Bedford Historical Society Vietnam War scholarship immigrant experience Indiana Jones raffles speaker Whose Line Is It Anyway living history meet the cast Japanese drumming Selena women changing history holiday poetry frank santos ukulele classes Zoom classes kids movies in person event The Majors surf rock Piazzola mid-day mug up humanities Ukraine midori creativity new bedford artists latin america new bedford food The Tokens free food model making maritime folk Harvard sensory friendly The State singer fishing community photography exhibition thevoice free lecture Silks free music local poet new bedford film society sea monsters First Fridays roughsleepers bodybodybody lifestream things to do showtunes jazz concert live entertainment family friendly road race new bedford symphony orchestra shadow cast lecture rescue animals Presidental election S&G Project Gallery stage play Open Water Swim veterans issues park ranger free workshop Lighting the Way holiday movie mixedmedia live band free concert New Bedford Festival Theatre Mystery Science Theatre Jennifer Lopez soup Tidings patriotism learn the ukulele virtual workshop Halloween movies livestream event Naacp reggae music indie movie mainefishing STEM foreign film portuguese diaspora new bedford exhibitions grey whales new bedford seafood The Swallows photo book fisherman fish Mandy Patinkin Tavares movie musical movie music korean film scottish folk music newbedfordarts Roller skate mandala german local farms painting class maps friyay ayurveda Chelita climate change photo art singing poetry sailing world music hip hop southcoastchambermusicseries fiddle learning yoga journalism Hatch Street Studios Frozen Story Hour tribute performance school vacation folkloric dance Historic Women puppetry textiles Target Mom national park service musical theatre Joel Hodgson Monica Lewinsky stand up comedy poetry reading new bedford high school music education virtual learning Pixar virtual concert race zarzuela holiday fun fishing industry STEAM Martin Scorsese portuguese fishing gallery opening master boat builder seafood soiree The Rainbows livemusic scalloper housemusc Pink Floyd The Tavares Brothers When Heaven Calls lighthouse korean culture scallop sale Scooter zen art poetry slam leadership wind whale city comedy fest monday movie nights with mocha livinginharmony club activism multi-media art Irish spoken word music at st anthonys summer concert R&B comedy guitar MOMIX health New Bedford Lyceum seafood whales today Story Ruben Studdard Local History Guild veterans Spectacle in Motion nasa new bedford half marathon multicultural sports tribute show film screening NB Lyceum Howie Mandel publishing needlework intermediate ukulele improv class The Avengers streaming Summer Sound Series summerintheseaport NBFT fishermen visit Young at Heart Chorus sea songs whimsical ralph stanley ocean to plate Hedy Lamarr writer pumpkin nbfishingheritagecenter live event Mothers Day hiphop free drawing class korea nantucket textile Skateboarding scottish trad jam session opening reception free stuff virtual reality new bedford art musuem asanas DJ civics free event St. Patrick's Day theatre pipe organ New Bedford Folk Festival fundraising concert live comedy singer-songwriter The Moth Radio Hour commercial fishing Todd Baptista musicfest Manjiro Folk Fest free festival Sailors' Series military panorama religious gala travel social holiday film On A Winter's Night Voice New Bedofrd local authors nautical Malala Yousafzai variety Marvel Thiessa Woinbackk House Music madeira wine holiday show fishing history Music in New Bedford Mel Brooks oysters newmoondanceparty tap food and drinks inventor newbedford scavengerhunt watercolor Michael Londra Health Incentives Program group class fishing vessels shellfishing scalloping Movies Through The Decades Walking scottish trad folk musicians glass sculpture The Z On The Road offshore wind tuesday twirl & whirl doshas booktalk environment workshops WGBH gallery Historic Preservation NB Folk Fest local food The Z things to do for halloween prevention maritime archeology sing along swimming Manjiro Nakahama modern dance Portuguese festival lectures free movie foodie holiday party open mic public art NewBedfordHistoricalSociety Whitney Houston John Gorka Trumpet RJD Museum local poets tournament Southcoast Seven young adults superhero movies Outstanding Performance Award Techno newbedfordma winter north east england Live Music in New Bedford The Departed oyster fishermen fresh fruit Victorian Mayors Movies Portuguese language openhouse mystery game PBS indigenous learn an instrument maine fishing korean fishing half marathon Quinten Tarantino Parents Mixed Media Landscapes open jam glass art marine debris seafoodsoiree figure drawing pitta history new bedford movies Irish step dancers free fine art outdoor music farmers market tribute band live performance in new bedford rehabilitation oral history live theatre running Japan illusionist live theater World War I free film screening soul kilburnmill HERstory installation Movie Mondays Second City Patty Larkin MarthaGannonSouza guided tour Winter Solstice rob bellamy research historical photographs Marvel Comics independent film New Moon Dance Party premiere Tyler Leif Catanella women in the fishing industry nbb youth theater swan lake maritime art Marcel the Shell Stephen King Million Dollar Quartet open mic night mansion game night Literature To Life native history of jazz maine lobstering fishing documentary race day Uma Thurman sound art In-person art classes sea shanty North End New Bedford ocean trash localseafood roundtable pranayama aha!night stage combat literature folk music Music in the Gallery women's month Portuguese food fresh vegetables tribute act historic Casavant pipe organ opioid crisis maritime Viva Portugal new bedford ballet Manhattan Short medium New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park symposium veterans experience sicilian valentine's day poets poem Ten Tiny Dances Get The Led Out Natalia Zukerman LinseyGovoni teachers urban renewal matthew byrne Voting online Irish music Sundance Film Festival Riverside Beats French film new bedford fishing heritage center valentine's day shopping shipwreck history stand up comedian studio newbedfordballet Jenny Slate Stephen King movies Sun Records poets of New Bedford redcarpet tea Richard Wright marine exploration nb fishing heritage center vocal nerwbedfordballet vocational awards John Travolta wellness lonelydorman sea chantey Roller Skating original music onlineauction renewable energy vata walking tour The Moth New Bedford Public Library union st women local culture fundraising event stand up painting play world war II Longshoremen maine Film festival kids theater South Coast LGBTQ Network Rotch Jones Duff southern rock Labrador violin poetry community poems Robin Williams rock the Z Lenny Clarke MattRichard pottery industry iran Talks Rebecca Correia holiday traditions Nomadland Ryder indie film gloucester lobstermen jon campbell local breweries studio research webinar movie screening Stand By Me jukebox musical filmscreening Tiny Desk Contest festive memoir vessels sustainable cooking mezzo Southcoast Brass Band fish fry Ratatouille healing newbedfordfilmsociety gallery exhibit Roller Disco long swan poetry open mic superfundsite kapha cemetery tour