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11 Things To Do This Weekend (Nov 22-Nov 24)

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Don’t rub your eyes to clear them. Yes, in spite of the fact that winter is not officially here yet (that’s December 21) you are looking at a symbol denoting snow on Sunday. Don’t be alarmed, it’s “just” the blizzard of – we mean, just a few snow showers! The weekend will start out with a high of 51 degrees on Friday and just get colder from there. Bundle up on Sunday!

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 22nd

9th Annual New Bedford Open Studios (5:00 pm-9:00 pm)
The public is invited to the annual Hatch Street Holiday Sale & Open Studios! Visit with favorite artists showing in New Bedford studios for decades while meeting artists new to South Coast art scene. Wander the studio lofts of 88 Hatch Street and see where fine textiles, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, paintings and drawings are made. Shop a wide variety of handmade gifts including ornaments, fine soaps and body products, jellies, honey, and children’s toys. Rub elbows with enthusiasts’ who come each year to add to their collections, browse, begin a collection or do some holiday shopping.

Festival of lights begins Friday! (Edaville.com)

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration: Day 1 (Plymouth) (7:00 pm-11:00 pm)
Taking place all weekend! The PIDC Patriotic Concert: Performances by Rob Surette, Letters from Home and The Edwards Twins 7 pm-10 pm (doors open at 6pm for general seating). Special guests will be rescue officers, EMT’s and workers from the Boston Marathon. Sunday will feature a special “Pilgrim Progress” with a recreated Pilgrim Sabbath at 8:30 a.m. at the historic village followed by the annual Makepeace Farms Harvest Festival. Click on the event title for more detail.

Christmas Festival of Lights (Carver) (4:00 pm-9:00 pm)
Runs from today through January 1st. Edaville’s Christmas Festival of Lights is arguably the most-loved festival of its kind, having earned generations of loyal fans. Passengers relax comfortably in warm and dry coaches while riding through a spectacular holiday setting featuring an explosion of lights. Kids of all ages will enjoy an array of vintage amusement rides and a visit with Santa in one of our indoor play areas. Stay for a delicious full meal or enjoy seasonal treats.


Saturday, November 23rd

Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair (Acushnet) (10:00 am-2:00 pm)
At the Acushnet Council on Aging on South Main Street. Baked goods, hand made crafts and unique holiday gifts. Kitchen will be open.

Have fun and benefit the FHS After Prom! (Click to Enlarge)

Holiday Bazaar (Dartmouth) (10:00 am-3:00 pm)
Smith Mills Christian Congregational Church, UCC of 11 Anderson Way will be having their annual Holiday Bazaar November 23, 2013. Stop by to shop at their craft tables, visit vendors, have a special treat from the bake table or a light luncheon.

For information on having a table at the bazaar, please call the church at 508-994-6422.

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration: Day 2 (Plymouth) (10:30 am-8:00 pm)
Taking place all weekend! Opening ceremonies at 10:30 featuring the Pilgrim ceremonial candle lighting followed by a parade. Special guests will be rescue officers, EMT’s and workers from the Boston Marathon. Sunday will feature a special “Pilgrim Progress” with a recreated Pilgrim Sabbath at 8:30 a.m. at the historic village followed by the annual Makepeace Farms Harvest Festival. Click on the event title for more detail.

The Stetson Experience; America’s Master Mentalist (Mattapoisett) (7:00 pm)
“Mind reading has never been so much fun!” This special fundraising event will benefit the FHS After Prom. At K.O.C. at 57 Fairhaven Road, Mattapoisett. Tickets available at Euro Phoenix, 24 Centre Street, Fairhaven, or by calling Marianne Tichon, 508-989-5328. Also available at the door.


Sunday, November 24th

Lebanese Food Festival/Bazaar (Fall River) (9:00 am-4:00 pm)
Come and enjoy all your Lebanese food and pastry available to eat in or take out. Do your holiday shopping with local crafters who bring their best items to you. Take a chance on our beautifully made gift baskets. No admission. All welcome. Phone: 508.674.2036. St. Anthony of the Desert 300 Eastern Ave Fall River.

Lebanese Food! YUM!

9th Annual Craft and Vendor Fair (10:00 am-4:00 pm)
Come visit 85+ vendor/crafters! FREE Admission! All ages welcome!RAFFLE-WIN Prizes, 100% raffle proceeds will be donated to “WE LOVE CHILDREN”. Venus de Milo, G.A.R. HWY, Swansea, MA.02777.

Greater New Bedford Track Club: Sunday Striders (11:00 am-6:00 pm)
Sunday Striders, weekly training runs starting at 8 a.m. Sundays. All levels of ability welcome; non-members are encouraged to join group. Marathon training continues. Buttonwood Senior Center, 1 Oneida St. Phone: (508) 994-7209.

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration: Day 3 (Plymouth) (11:00 am-6:00 pm)
Taking place all weekend! Special guests will be rescue officers, EMT’s and workers from the Boston Marathon. Sunday will feature a special “Pilgrim Progress” with a recreated Pilgrim Sabbath at 8:30 a.m. at the historic village followed by the annual Makepeace Farms Harvest Festival. Click on the event title for more detail.

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About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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