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11 Things To Do This Weekend (Nov 01-Nov 03)


new-bedford-weather All together now: BOOOOO! Not because of Halloween that just passed, but because of the wet weather we have in store this weekend! 100% chance of rain Friday, 30% chance of rain on Saturday morning and 10% chance on Sunday. Friday and Saturday will be in the mid to upper 60s, but Sunday will be very cool with a high of 49 degrees.

As always, click on the title for more or detailed information on the event. Most of the events were pulled from our event calendar  where you can find hundreds of local area events each month. The event calendar is FREE, so if you are a local business, and not taking advantage of FREE publicity, shame on you! Are you a local business and want to sponsor this high traffic, weekend guide? Contact info@newbedfordguide.com for more details. Have an event to add? Check out our tutorial. For more info, you can click on each title. Know of another event this weekend? Post a reply!

Friday, November 1st

Center Cafe: Barbara Leger Exhibition (7:00 am-3:00 p.m.)
The Center Cafe has a new exhibition by fellow South-Ender Barbara Leger. Barbara is a Maritime Painter who is represented by Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Newport Galleries. Come in and enjoy her work. Showing Nov – Dec 2011. The Center Cafe is a social spot close to the beaches in New Bedford’s South End. Serving Equal Exchange Specialty Coffee, Bliss Brothers Dairy Ice Cream, and real “local” food – such as kale soup, cacoila sandwich, linguica roll, smoothies, and salads and snack plates.

Murder mystery and comedy dinner!

Murder Mystery Dinner (6:00-7:00 p.m.)
“Murder at the Tonylou Awards,” a murder mystery and comedy dinner, will be presented by the Laurel Tree Players. Dinner menu will include fresh garden salad, roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, steamed vegetables and dessert. General admission is $20. Reservations: Call (508) 993-3547 to purchase tickets. At Holy Family-Holy Name School, 91 Summer St. New Bedford, MA.

Marion Art Center: “Seagull” (8:00 p.m.)
Marion Art Center: Presents a production of Anton Chekhov’s “Seagull.” The comedy in four acts is a rich and vibrant, and yes – even funny -slice-of-life drama set in the Russian countryside at the end of the 19th century. Nov. 1, 2, 3, 8 and 9. Tickets are $12.50 for members, $15 for general public. For information or tickets call (508) 748-1266.

Saturday, November 2nd

Holiday Bazaar: Day 1 (9:00 am-6:00 pm)
St. Anthony of Padua Church is having its annual holiday bazaar featuring a variety of craft booths, raffles, baked goods and full course meals from their kitchen. The bazaar will be on Saturday November 2nd from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday November 3rd from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Families Around the Bay – “Salt Marsh Exploration” at Little Bay Marsh (Fairhaven) (10:30 am-11:30 p.m.)
Get your whole family exploring and learning in the outdoors during Families Around the Bay, a series of three free outings on Saturdays in October and November. Through fun games and hands-on activities, your whole family can learn about Buzzards Bay’s animals, plants and habitats. Recommended for families with elementary school-aged children. This event is free and reservations are required. For more information and to RSVP, contact Gracie Mullen-Thompson at mullen-thompson@savebuzzardsbay.org or (508) 999-6363 ext. 230. 1 Edgewater St., Fairhaven.

3rd Annual Kitty Christmas Open House and Holiday Event (Rochester, MA) (11:00 am-4:00 pm)
“It’s All About the Animals”, a local 501c3 no-kill cat shelter, will be kicking off the holiday season with their 3rd Annual Kitty Christmas Open House and Holiday Event. Located at 103 Marion Road in Rochester MA, everyone is invited to attend this FREE event!

Hay Rides, Face Painting, book signings and more at the 3rd Annual Kitty Christmas Open House and Holiday Event

Bring the kids for hay rides, face painting and book signings with trilogy author Pat Perry and children’s author and illustrator Carla Marrero. Capt’n Dave from Island Time Pet Toys will be there to demonstrate his toy making skills and come listen to the unique sounds of Celtic music by Jay & Abbey Michaels “The Harper and the Minstrel” from 1-3pm. There will even be a special visit from Santa Claus.

The Squid Jiggers (7:00-9:00 am)
The Squid Jiggers are a Maine-based folk duo comprising inveterate musician-entertainers Dave Rowe and Troy R. Bennett. They took their name from the A.R. Scammell song “Squid Jigging Ground,” a wonderful musical depiction of fishing for squid in the waters off Newfoundland. They combine their talents on guitar, bass, bodhran, and tin whistles to lay down a thunderous musical base for their robust vocal harmonies. The show is family-friendly. Food and beverage service is available during the performance. Audience members are invited to join the performers after the show in the historic Rounders’ Pub for food, drink and conversation. The Club is at 427 County St., New Bedford, MA 02740. Call 508-997-7431 or click here for reservations or more info.

Grumpys Cranberry Harvest 5k (Wareham) (9:00 am-2:00 pm)
Enjoy this nature lover’s trail run/walk around the cranberry bogs during Cranberry Country’s favorite time of year! Learn about cranberries while you travel the scenic trail. Children will enjoy cranberry educational activities during the post-race festivities. Proceeds to benefit the Cranberry Education Foundation. Phone: 508.322.4028. Email: khoudlette@admakpeace.com. 146 Tihonet Road Wareham, Mass. 02571.

Sunday, November 3rd

Our Ladies’ Guild Harvest Fair (8:30am -5:00 pm)
Ma’s Donuts and coffee will be served as well as hot food, soup and desserts. The Fair will also have craft vendors, candy, booth, basket, cash, quilt & scratch ticket raffles, kid’s game booth. Hope to see you there!

9th Annual XMas Bazaar, Sunday 11-5 (Click to Enlarge)

Holiday Bazaar: Day 2 (9:00 am-6:00 pm)
St. Anthony of Padua Church is having its annual holiday bazaar featuring a variety of craft booths, raffles, baked goods and full course meals from their kitchen. The bazaar will be on Saturday November 2nd from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday November 3rd from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

9th Annual Christmas Bazaar (Fall River) (11:00 am-5:00 pm)
At the XMas bazaar there will be Pet Pictures with Santa, Chinese/Silent Auction (winners announced between 4-5 pm), 50/50 Raffle Bake Sale Local Rescues Microchip/Rabies Clinic by Mass Mobile Vet (11:00am-12:30pm) For more information on this event or to make a donation for the auctions, please call 508-493-0040 or e-mail: franimalawareness@yahoo.com. Elk’s Lodge 4500 N. Main St. Fall River. Massachusetts.

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About Joe Silvia

When Joe isn't writing, he's coaching people to punch each other in the face. He enjoys ancient cultures, dead and living languages, cooking, benching 999#s, and saving the elderly, babies and puppies from burning buildings. While he enjoys long walks on the beach, he will not be your alarm clock, because he's no ding-a-ling.

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