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The Manjiro Festival, which alternates yearly between Japan and the United States, helps bolster interest in the connection to Manjiro. more

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Dance of the Dragon Queen

On May 13th The Eagle Event Center will transform into a 15th Century English Castle inspired by the fictional land of Westeros from A Game of Thrones. more

May 6, 2017 7:37 PM Coastal Mags

FALL RIVER - “FESTIVAL OF TREES TOUR”

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Festival of Trees, where holiday magic transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. Within weeks, community businesses and organizations will turn into winter wonderlands with uniquely decorated Christmas trees. more

Nov 16, 2016 10:23 PM Coastal Mags

In November our calendars begin to fill with the yearly ritual events, but there's still time to squeeze in something new, something unusual, that we might not have tried before. Try these to expand you local horizons. more

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Early autumn will feature popular celebrations on both sides of the Acushnet River. New Bedford's Seaport Chowder Festival and the Fairhaven Village Militia Fall Revolutionary War Encampment... more

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Maker Fairs are tailored to the average person, made to show people what is going on in the world, showcasing people not afraid to work with their hands or to think outside of the box, those figuring out how to reuse materials... more

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Seafood Throwdown at AHA

Chefs Henry Bousquet (Culinary Arts Instructor at NB Voc-Tech) and Chris Cronin (Executive Chef at Farm & Coast Market, Padanaram) will compete in a Seafood Throwdown in New Bedford on AHA Night, Thursday, September 8th. more

Aug 29, 2016 7:21 PM Coastal Mags

There’s a full calendar of festivities and events taking place in Onset this summer, and those are in addition to the restaurants and pubs tempting visitors. It’s a small, very pedestrian-scale village... more

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There are 102 years of tradition packed into this year’s celebration, and it will all be on display from August 4 through 7 at Madeira Field, a unique property owned and operated by the Club Madeirense S. S. Sacramento, Inc. for the distinct purpose more

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The Folk Festival, located in the city’s historic downtown, will take place on Saturday, July 9 and throughout Sunday, July 10. The Whaling Blues Festival will be held on Saturday, August 13’th at the seaside location of Fort Taber in New Bedford’s more

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The 5th annual New Bedford Jazz Fest will enliven the New Bedford waterfront on Saturday afternoon, June 11th. more

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Old Time Holiday Fair Weekend

Old Time Holiday Fair Weekend “The Brick Church” Saturday, December 12, 2015 First Congregational Church 34 Center Street Fairhaven 10:00am-3:00pm more

Nov 16, 2015 9:45 PM Coastal Mags

Massachusetts is second only to Wisconsin in cranberry output. Massachusetts produces nearly a quarter of the nation's cranberries... more

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Music, dancing, singing, feasting, and beer drinking. It’s Oktoberfest – prepare to have fun. more

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Onset Blues Festival - Aug. 1

The 2015 Onset Blues Festival will be held Saturday, August 1, from noon to 9 p.m. at the Lillian Gregerman Bandshell in Prospect Park at 191 Onset Ave in Onset Village. more

Jul 13, 2015 8:58 PM Coastal Mags

The year was 1961. Harper Lee had just won the Pulitzer Prize for her promising debut novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, and the Westport Friends were embarking on what was to become their First Annual Book Fair. more

Yves Lambert Trio

Photographer: Josue Bertolino

Fine Folk

With its internationally-recognized performers, up-and-coming acts, and one-of-a-kind jam sessions, the event is entering its 20th year and has grown to the point where its reach goes beyond the entertainment. more

Jun 21, 2015 8:22 PM Coastal Mags

After the long, snowy winter, summer in the South Coast is more appreciated this year than usual. Just being able to open the windows and sit outside is a treat, but there’s much more to do in the region. more

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