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5th Annual Holiday Exhibit at Cultural Center

Dartmouth Cultural Center 404 Elm Street, Dartmouth, MA

South Coast Artists celebrates the holiday season with the 5th annual Holiday Arts Exhibit at the Dartmouth Cultural Center from Dec. 2–18. The exhibit opens on Friday, Dec. 2, from […]

Ornament Birds Workshop

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Choose from one of four different patterns, Students will also receive patterns to take home to make additional ornaments at home.   All materials are included.

$25

Women on the Water

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford, MA

Presented in partnership with Long Island Traditions, women from Long Island who are involved in fishing will give a panel talk about their experiences. Panelists include bayman Flo Sharkey (Patchogue, NY) and Shinnecock tradition bearers Josephine Smith and Shavonne Smith (Shinnecock Nation, Southampton, NY), in addition to other women from New Bedford who are also […]

Free

Corey Feldman and His Band at The Vault

The Vault Music Hall at Greasy Luck Pub 791 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

The Vault’s opening weekend starts with Corey Feldman and his band. The famed musician and actor, is embarking on his first U.S. tour in five years with a stop in New Bedford on Friday, Dec. 2. Featuring an all-new band, Feldman is hitting the road in support of his new album Love Left 2: Arm […]

$25 – $125

New Bedford Festival Theatre: White Christmas

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

White Christmas is the regional premiere starring Broadway's David Elder. This is New Bedford Festival Theatre's first holiday show and the first of the 2022-2023 season. A song and dance duo follows two beautiful singing sisters to a Vermont lodge for their Christmas show. This holiday classic features a dazzling score filled with well-known standards, […]

$35 – $65

Holiday Greens Market

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

The Garden Club of Buzzards Bay will hold a holiday greens market at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum in New Bedford. Wreaths, holiday decorations, and cuttings will be available for sale.

Children’s Holiday Parade Fun at the Viva Pop-Up Shop

Viva Fall River Pop Up 333 South Main Street, Fall River, MA

Stop by the Viva Fall River Pop-Up Shop between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, for live music and hot chocolate before the 38th Annual Children's Holiday […]

Santa Paws Photo Shoot

The Humane Society & Shelter SouthCoast 31 Ventura Dr, North Dartmouth, MA

The Humane Society & Shelter SouthCoast welcomes pets and family members to have a photo taken with "Santa Paws." All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier. […]

Buy Black NB: Holiday Market

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

Buy Black NB will be a part of dNB Inc's Holiday Stroll on Saturday, Dec. 3. This event includes live entertainment, Black Santa, kids’ activities, and about 14 vendors at the Whaling Museum from 12-5 p.m.

dNB Holiday Stroll

Downtown New Bedford Union St. /Purchase St. Area, New Bedford, MA

Downtown New Bedford Inc. and the City of New Bedford host the annual dNB Inc. Holiday Stroll and the City's Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 3. The Holiday Stroll takes place from 12–5 p.m. Pop-up events will include wine tastings, hot chocolate, craft projects, vendor markets, exhibitions, performances, cocktails, and deals from […]

Children’s Holiday Parade

Kennedy Park 300 Bradford Ave, Fall River, MA

Greater Fall River RE-CREATION’s 38th annual Children's Holiday Parade is on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. Starting from Kennedy Park, the entourage of marching bands, decorated floats, Santa Claus, […]

Wildlife Explorers: Winter Bird Observation

Brooklawn Park 1997 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

Kids will learn about the challenges seasonal birds face in the winter. They will explore some of the adaptations they have developed for survival. Wildlife Explorers is a six-week program […]

$15

New Bedford Festival Theatre: White Christmas

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

White Christmas is the regional premiere starring Broadway's David Elder. This is New Bedford Festival Theatre's first holiday show and the first of the 2022-2023 season. A song and dance duo follows two beautiful singing sisters to a Vermont lodge for their Christmas show. This holiday classic features a dazzling score filled with well-known standards, […]

$35 – $65

Creche Festival

Holy Name Parish Center 121 Mt. Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA

The Ladies Guild of the Whaling City Catholic Collaborative will hold a Creche Festival on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 3–6 p.m. The Bethlehem Peace light will be available, and the […]

Gary Hoey’s Ho Ho Hoey Rocking Holiday Tour

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

For over 25 years of the Ho Ho Hoey Rockin’ Holiday Tour, this must-see show has become a tradition with radio stations and families coast-to-coast for adults and kids alike. Gary Hoey has been a driving force behind instrumental rock Christmas music since 1995 after his version of “The Twelve Days Of Christmas” hit the […]

$38 – $40

New Bedford Festival Theatre: White Christmas

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

White Christmas is the regional premiere starring Broadway's David Elder. This is New Bedford Festival Theatre's first holiday show and the first of the 2022-2023 season. A song and dance duo follows two beautiful singing sisters to a Vermont lodge for their Christmas show. This holiday classic features a dazzling score filled with well-known standards, […]

$35 – $65

The Great Escape at The Vault

The Vault Music Hall at Greasy Luck Pub 791 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

The Great Escape (A Tribute to Journey) returns for "Welcome Back To The Vault" weekend which is being presented by JKB Entertainment Group. The Great Escape performs the timeless music of Journey.

$18.50 – $27.50