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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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Montel Williams at Bask in Fairhaven

Bask 2 Pequod Road, Fairhaven, MA

Bask cannabis dispensary welcomes former talk show host Montel Williams to discuss his line of cannabis vapes. This event is open to people ages 21 and up. Williams has been using cannabis for over 20 years to treat symptoms following his 1999 diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Williams has been an outspoken advocate for the cannabis […]

Women of the Underground Railroad Walking Tour

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

Celebrate International Underground Railroad Month with a walking tour through downtown New Bedford to learn about how women supported freedom seekers on the Underground Railroad. From housing fugitives to raising funds, women were central to providing safe harbor for men, women, and children escaping slavery. This free tour begins at the Whaling Museum and ends […]

Encaustic Demo with Dot Bergen

Westport Art Group 1740 Main Road, Westport, MA

Dot Bergen is a self-taught encaustic artist with advanced degrees In Zoology and Marine Biology.  Encaustic is the art of painting with molten pigmented beeswax mixed with resin. This versatile medium, dating back to the first century BC, can be used for many explorations, including texture, opacity, luminosity, assemblages, sculpture, and collage. The demonstration is […]

Free
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Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free

Cinema New Bedford: The Janes

UMass Dartmouth 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA

The Janes is the story of a group of unlikely outlaws who risked their personal and professional lives to help women needing safe and affordable abortions in defiance of the State, the Church, and the Chicago Mob. The conversation will continue after the screening with a live virtual Q&A with a film's subject, Judith Arcana, […]

The Great Pumpkin Parade

Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum 396 County St., New Bedford, MA

The annual display of community-carved jack-o-lanterns returns to the RJD grounds. Children can participate in a scavenger hunt inside the mansion with prizes. Refreshments will be served. This is a free AHA night event with a suggested donation of $5 per person/$10 per family.

Gull Gazing

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park 33 William St., New Bedford, MA

Artist-in-Residence, Margo Connolly-Masson, and Mass Audubon educators host an evening of Gull Gazing. Participants will view seagulls in a whole new light after observing them and turning them into art. Meet in the Park’s courtyard to chat about local gulls before venturing out on a walk around downtown to observe gull behavior. As the sun […]

Free

Anomaly Poetry: Open Mic Night

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

Poets and spoken word artists of all sorts are invited to read original works or poems by beloved artists. Participants have five minutes to read poetry, prose, and short works. There will be a second round if time allows. Sign-ups begin at 7 p.m., reading starts at 7:15 p.m. Masks are encouraged.

Free
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Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free

Co-Creative Sessions: Writing About Your Own Art

Zoom Meeting

This free virtual workshop is intended to open up the writing process as a creative process and make space to generate new channels of understanding. Stace Brandt will outline strategies for translating the physical experience of art into words and also debunk some of the misconceptions surrounding art writing formalities.

Free

Co-Creative Sessions: The Art of Poetry II

Zoom Meeting

The workshop explores the fluid relationship between poetry and imagery. The interactive workshop will take participants on a journey between the different art forms looking at different ways to transition from one art form to another, creating and learning how to enhance each one along the way. The workshop will be led by Iva Brito. […]

Free

3rd Annual Trunk or Treat

Team Diablo 950 King's Hwy, New Bedford, MA

This is the 3rd annual trunk or treat all ages event hosted by Team Diablo. Trick or treaters visit each car trunk decorated in a fun Halloween theme. Please pay […]

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Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free

Cinema New Bedford: The Way I See It

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

"The Way I See It" is an unprecedented look behind the scenes of two of the most iconic Presidencies in our history, Obama and Reagan, as seen through the eyes of Pete Souza. Born in New Bedford and raised in Dartmouth, Souza and his time as a White House photographer is the subject of the […]

Free

Young@Heart Chorus Pre-show

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

This pre-show event features a mini-concert by the South Coast Children's Chorus. Later in the afternoon, the singers will join the Young@Heart Chorus on stage.  

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Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free
Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free

Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free
Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free

Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free
Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free

Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free
Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free

Recurring

Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free