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COVID-19 WARNING: While we continue to list New Bedford's array of cultural offerings, readers are advised to heed the latest public health recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission, including Bristol County.

 

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NB Farmer’s Market at Brooklawn Park

Brooklawn Park 1997 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

Local products are available at the New Bedford Farmer's Market sponsored by Coastal Foodshed. Live music and a cooking demonstration will be onsite. Multiple payment options are available, including SNAP/HIP.

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NB Farmer’s Market at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Coastal Foodshed is hosting the New Bedford Farmer's Market. Shop with our local farmers and food makers while enjoying live music and a cooking demonstration. Multiple payment options are available, including SNAP/HIP.

4th Annual South Coast Soiree

My Brother's Keeper 1015 Reed Road, North Dartmouth, MA

The South Coast Soiree is an event to raise funds for My Brother’s Keeper, a non-profit that delivers food, furniture, Christmas gifts, and other items to South Coast families in need. The outdoor festivities include gourmet cuisine, a cash bar, and live jazz music.

$75
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Outdoor Dinner & Movie Fundraiser

Round-the Bend-Farm 92 Allen Neck Rd, South Dartmouth, MA

Movie Night under the stars at Round the Bend Farm, where Elements hosts holistic and meaningful education for children and families. Friday, Sept. 30 — Encanto Saturday, Oct. 1 — Coco Tickets are for one night and include a fresh, locally sourced dinner (more food details to come soon), popcorn, and two drinks of choice […]

$35 – $75

The 16th Annual NB Oktoberfest

Pier 3 106 Macarthur Drive, New Bedford, MA

The South Coast Business Alliance (SCBA) presents the 16th Annual New Bedford Oktoberfest. Raise a tankard and toast the return of the quintessential fall festival downtown featuring local brewers, food, and bands. Shipyard, Dogfish Head, Miller, Moat Mountain, Narragansett, White Claw, and more will be on tap. Performers are Alexa Cabral (Catching Arrows Band), Off […]

$15 – $20
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Outdoor Dinner & Movie Fundraiser

Round-the Bend-Farm 92 Allen Neck Rd, South Dartmouth, MA

Movie Night under the stars at Round the Bend Farm, where Elements hosts holistic and meaningful education for children and families. Friday, Sept. 30 — Encanto Saturday, Oct. 1 — Coco Tickets are for one night and include a fresh, locally sourced dinner (more food details to come soon), popcorn, and two drinks of choice […]

$35 – $75
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NB Farmer’s Market at Brooklawn Park

Brooklawn Park 1997 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

Local products are available at the New Bedford Farmer's Market sponsored by Coastal Foodshed. Live music and a cooking demonstration will be onsite. Multiple payment options are available, including SNAP/HIP.

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NB Farmer’s Market at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Coastal Foodshed is hosting the New Bedford Farmer's Market. Shop with our local farmers and food makers while enjoying live music and a cooking demonstration. Multiple payment options are available, including SNAP/HIP.

17th Annual Blount Fine Foods New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival

Pier 3 106 Macarthur Drive, New Bedford, MA

The 17th Annual Blount Fine Foods New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival will have local restaurants and caterers competing for your vote. Come sample chowders and soups and cast your vote for your favorite one. Award-winning chef Stephen Coe and more will be on board. There will also be live music from DJ Matty O. Free […]

$5 – $50

Halloween Family Fun Night

Co-Creative Center Gallery 137 Union Street, New Bedford, MA

The community is invited to this family-friendly event with bilingual yoga, make-and-take + community art project with Beatriz & Company, face painting with local artist David Andrews, refreshments including snacks, drinks, candy, and fresh popcorn provided by local artist Ericka Andrews, and a special bonus treat from Nelson Rapoza, owner of Broken Glass Projections. Music […]

Symphony on Tap

Kilburn Mill 127 West Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Symphony on Tap returns to Kilburn Mill at Clarks Cove on Saturday, February 18, 2023. The evening features a full symphony orchestra performing in a nightclub setting including a cash bar and kitchen, 60 minutes of music, and time to mingle before and after the concert. Doors open at 7 pm for an hour of […]

$20