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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.



Owl Prowl

Ricketson Nature Center 54 Irvington St., New Bedford, MA

Spend an evening with Mass Audubon and learn about New Bedford's resident owls. After a brief program at Ricketson Nature Center, take a short, guided stroll to search for these […]

Recurring Event Astronomy Night

Astronomy Night

Fort Taber 1000 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Astronomy Night is a series of outdoor star-gazing events at Fort Rodman/Fort Tabor from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, Dec. 7, Jan. 11 (indoors due to forecasted clouds), Jan. 25, and […]

Sippican Land Trust’s Harbor & Planting Island Views Walk

Trailhead Osprey Marsh 354 Point Rd, Marion, MA

This program is being offered as a partnership between the Sippican Lands Trust and the New Bedford Whaling Museum in concert with the rotating exhibition Re/Framing the View: Nineteenth-Century American Landscapes. Osprey Marsh is a 19.8-acre parcel of protected upland woods, wetlands, and marshland offering spectacular water views of Planting Island Cove. The recently completed […]