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17 Things to do this Weekend (Nov 14- Nov 16)

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After a bit of rain and snow on Friday, the sun will pop up for the rest of the weekend. However, it’ll be a bit coll with daytime temperatures in the low to mid 40s. Overnights will be chilly, dropping as low as 26 degrees on Saturday! It’s a great excuse to break out the winter clothes, if you haven’t already or better yet toss a log in the fireplace and pull that someone special close.

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Friday, November 14th

harp-seafiree-grill-new-bedfordHarp Soloist Eva MacFarlane at the SeaFire Grill (7-10pm)
Looking for some unique music with some amazing food and atmosphere? Head over to the SeaFire Grille on 72 N. Water Street in downtown New Bedford.

Painting with a Splash: First Snow & Van Gogh Field (7:00pm)
Welcome to Painting with a Splash Where you are the artist! Painting with a Splash is the newest addition to Historic Whaling City Downtown New Bedford. Bringing you an experience of art as entertainment. Add a little wine (BYOB) that will surely tap into your creative side. With step by step instruction and a little music, you and your friends will create the evenings featured painting with a splash of your own uniqueness. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Just a desire to have fun.

Have fun painting “Dragonfly” at Painting w/ a Splash!

MAC: “Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts” (Marion) (7:30pm)
Marion Art Center presents “Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts” by Tom Smith. Tickets $12.50 members, $15 non-members. For information call (508) 748-1266 or visit www.marionartcenter.org. 80 Pleasant St.

FHSDC: “The Crucible” (Fairhaven) (8:00pm)
The FHS theatre company is proud to present their version of “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. The Crucible is a story centering on the witch trials. They will premier their hard work tonight at 7:00pm. You can also get a chance to see the play Saturday at 7:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and $7 for children under 12. Fairhaven High School Performing Arts Center, 12 Huttleston Ave.


Saturday, November 15th

Saints Martha and Mary Christmas Bazaar (Lakeville) (8:00am-2:00pm)
Bring the whole family for a blast of Christmas cheer that will get your season in high gear. Great food, over 50 exciting raffles, all sorts of gifts, beautiful and unique crafts. Directly located on Route 18 and Route 105 across from the Assawompsett Pond. Phone: 508-947-2107. SSaints Martha and Mary Church, 354 Bedford Street, Lakeville.

Grace Episcopal Chursch 35th Annual Bittersweet Bazaar (11am – 2pm)
Head over to the Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St (entrance on County) from 10am to 4pm for our 35th Annual Bazaar. They’ll have face painting for the kids, Grandma’s Attic and Better Bargains for deal shoppers, their famous luncheon (11am – 2p) with lobsta’ rolls, our Silent Auction, Kindle Raffle, Bake Sale, Chinese Auction and trivets and coasters with the an image of the church by local artist Arthur Moniz.

Silverbrook ACUSHNET Country Store – Holiday pies, cakes and cookies (9:00am-4:00pm)
Thinking of the holidays and don’t want to bake? Let the Pereira Bread Co. (a tasty little division of Silverbrook Farm) do the baking for you by ordering one of our famous pies, cakes and cookies. Pick up date is Wednesday, November 26th from 12:00-6:00pm. To order call 774-263-8850 or email thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com! Silverbrook Country Store also has a wonderful and unique line of crafts including their popular candle/potpourri items and a great selection of handmade Amish items that truly make great gifts for any occasion.

Saturday from 1-3:00 head to Buttonwood Park Zoo for fun activities!

Annual Lebanese Christmas Bazaar (9:00am-5:30pm)
Traditional Lebanese Foods and Pastries, games, crafts money raffle and more. All Saint’s School Gym, 115 Illinois St.

Painting with a Splash: Tropical Sunset (FAMILY!), Dragonfly (15+), & Van Gogh Field (12:30pm, 3:00pm & 7:00pm)
Welcome to Painting with a Splash Where you are the artist! Painting with a Splash is the newest addition to Historic Whaling City Downtown New Bedford. Bringing you an experience of art as entertainment. Add a little wine (BYOB) that will surely tap into your creative side. With step by step instruction and a little music, you and your friends will create the evenings featured painting with a splash of your own uniqueness. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Just a desire to have fun.

Ocean Explorium Explorer Zone Day (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Ocean Explorium Explorer Zone Days here at the Zoo are Nov 15 and Dec 13 from 1-3pm. Join us to learn a little more about the critters that call the ocean home!
Saturday Explorer Zone Themes November 15: Invertebrates!

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra: “Baroque Beauty” (Marion) (5:00pm)
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra: Baroque Beauty at the Gabriel Church, 124 Front St. Marion. $20, part of South Coast Chamber Music Series.

Martha Graham Dance Company at the “Z” (8:00 pm)
One of the oldest and most celebrated contemporary dance companies on the planet. Martha Graham Dance Company created and still embodies a timeless and uniquely American style that has influenced generations. Essential Graham brings to life Martha Graham’s revolutionary creative career with classic Graham selections as well as Echo, their latest and highly acclaimed piece. With this performance a pre-performance book club discussion of Martha Graham: A Dancer’s Life by Russell Freedman 6PM – Free and open to the public.


Sunday, November 16th

Annual Lebanese Christmas Bazaar (9:00am-1:00pm)
Traditional Lebanese Foods and Pastries, games, crafts money raffle and more. All Saint’s School Gym, 115 Illinois St.

Silverbrook ACUSHNET Country Store – Holiday pies, cakes and cookies (9:00am-4:00pm)
Thinking of the holidays and don’t want to bake? Let the Pereira Bread Co. (a tasty little division of Silverbrook Farm) do the baking for you by ordering one of our famous pies, cakes and cookies. Pick up date is Wednesday, November 26th from 12:00-6:00pm. To order call 774-263-8850 or email thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com! Silverbrook Country Store also has a wonderful and unique line of crafts including their popular candle/potpourri items and a great selection of handmade Amish items that truly make great gifts for any occasion.

Two fabulous shows at the “Z Saturday & Sunday!

Painting with a Splash: Snowman (Kids & Family) (12:30pm)
Welcome to Painting with a Splash Where you are the artist! Painting with a Splash is the newest addition to Historic Whaling City Downtown New Bedford. Bringing you an experience of art as entertainment. Add a little wine (BYOB) that will surely tap into your creative side. With step by step instruction and a little music, you and your friends will create the evenings featured painting with a splash of your own uniqueness. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Just a desire to have fun.

SkippyJon Jones (2:00pm)
This delightful family production from Theaterworks USA brings to life the adventures of Skippyjon Jones, a little kitten with a very big imagination. After one extremely mischievous mishap, Skippyjon believes that his big ears are a sign that he is not in fact a kitten, but a Chihuahua! Daydreams become a vivid reality as Skippyjon imagines himself as the fearless Skippito Friskito, the greatest canine sword fighter in old Mexico. Watch as your child’s favorite picture book is turned into a joyous musical with Skippyjon Jones and the Los Chimichangos!

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra: “Baroque Beauty” (4:00pm)
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra: Baroque Beauty at the Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St. New Bedford. $20, part of South Coast Chamber Music Series.

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