Upcoming Summer Events

Myles Standish Monument
Crescent Street
Duxbury, MA
United States
Phone: 508-208-0675

Myles Standish Monument Open Weekends

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 4:30pm

The 116 foot Myles Standish Monument will be open on Saturdays & Sundays from 9am-4:30pm during the summer of 2016.  Join us and Climb the 125 step granite monument that overlooks Plymouth Harbor.  At the top of the monument, enjoy a panaoramic view of Southeastern Massachusetts, from the Blue Hills to the Cape. 

All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rain and heavy winds will close the monument.  For reasonable accomodations or for more information, please call (508) 208-0675.

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Harlow Old Fort House
119 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-0012

Tuesday Free Days at the Harlow Old Fort House

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am to Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 3:00pm

Tuesdays, June 7th through August 30th, 11 am to 3 pm
Visit this rare surviving 17th century homestead, original home of William Harlow, local cooper, farmer, constable and sergeant of the Plymouth militia, on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Admission free for individuals, families and groups of 10 or less. Gift shop open.   For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.  

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Plymouth Center for the Arts
11 North Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-7222

Summer Art Camps for kids and teens

Monday, June 27, 2016 to Friday, July 1, 2016

SUMMER ART CAMPS FOR KIDS & TEENS:

Session One: June 27-July 1
Session Two:  July 25-29
Session Three: August 15-19

Call or register on the weblink.

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Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA
United States
Phone: 508-888-3300

Free Fun Friday at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Friday, July 1, 2016

Heritage is pleased to partner with the Highland Street Foundation to offer free admission all day as part of the Free Fun Fridays Program.

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Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
United States
Phone: 508-866-8190

Edaville USA – Red, White and Blue Days

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 5:00pm

Edaville USA invites you & your family to our park for a full weekend of traditional patriotic family fun! Make sure to wear red, white and blue attire as we Celebrate July 4th for the entire weekend, enjoying over 90 attractions! Check out our world famous chicken at the Choo Choo Barbeque, visit our roaring dinosaurs in Dino Land, stop in for a fried dough at Hobo Village, and don’t forget to ride an American tradition – our famous Edaville USA’s scenic train ride!

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First Trinitarian Congregational Church-381 Country Way, Scituate
& Central Congregational Church-N Main St, Middleborough
MA
United States

Pilgrim Festival Chorus Presents: "broadway east"

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 7:30pm to Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 7:30pm

Broadway East explores some of the longest running musicals in Broadway history, including the most memorable and famous songs from each show. Each is set in a specific historic period and has a setting "east" of America. Les Miserables takes place between 1815 and 1833, Phantom of the Opera in 1881, Fiddler on the Roof in 1905, and My Fair Lady around 1910. Settings vary from 19th century Paris in two eras to tsarist Russia and Edwardian England in the early 20th century.

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Burial Hill
19 Town Square School Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-1620

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress - Plymouth & the Spirit of Liberty

Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 1:00pm

How did Plymouth embrace new ideals of liberty and freedom in the age of revolution? Celebrate stirring stories of independence on a one-hour guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum.

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Marine Museum at Fall River
70 Water Street
Fall River, MA 02721
United States
Phone: 508-674-3533

Opening Artists’ Reception: Maritime: Local Artists Expressions of the Sea

Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Marine Museum at Fall River is proud to announce the opening of a new exhibition, Maritime: Local Artists Expressions of the Sea. This exciting new exhibit features art of varied media and various artistic expressions of anything related to the sea and sea culture. The exhibition is mounted in a newly created nautical art gallery offering area artists visibility for an inaugural art exhibition and included with paid museum admission. Opening Artists’ Reception: July 2, 1:00-3:00pm

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Derby Academy
56 Burditt Avenue
Hingham, MA
United States
Phone: 781-749-7721

Vintage Base Ball & Modern Fireworks in Hingham Harbor

Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 3:00pm

The legendary rivalry between the Hingham Coopers and Derbys resumes its place in the annals of sports history when the two teams will meet again on the verdant fields adjoining Broad Cove.

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Harlow Old Fort House
119 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-0012

Pilgrim Breakfast

Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Costumed servers dish out piping hot fishcakes, baked beans, cornbread and other tasty fare, while strolling singers share songs, riddles, and 17th-century cheer. This hearty New England breakfast is a local tradition not to be missed! Proceeds benefit the preservation of the 1677 Harlow House. Please be aware that tickets are non-refundable. Fee: $12.50 per person; $10 members; $45 family discount (2 adults and up to 3 children). For more details, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012. 

 

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Plymouth Harbor & Downtown
Main Street, Water Street, Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States

Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Monday, July 4, 2016

9:30am Parade - 7:30pm Waterfront Concert - 9:00pm Fireworks

Always a great time to be in America's Home Town! Parade route begins at Cordage Park Marketplace on Court Street in North Plymouth and winds its way down Court Street through downtown Plymouth and Main Street, continuing onto Main St. Ext. to Water Street. Concert will feature Patriotic Favorites.

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Oliver Estate
445 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA
United States

Independence Day Parade & Celebration at The Oliver Estate

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Join Us after the parade for the Independence Day Celebration at The Oliver Estate (445 Plymouth Street, Middleborough, MA), Monday July 4, 2016 from 12-5pm. Join us for an earnest reading of The Declaration of Independence as well as house tours, music, food, drinks, demonstrations and animals.
Admission is free. For more information about this or other events, contact theoliverestate@comcast.net

Parade is in N.Middleboro at 10am. For Parade info call 508-947-5850.

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Pilgrim Memorial State Park
75 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States

The Phil’s July 4th performance

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 7:30pm

The Phil’s July 4th performance highlights include radio broadcaster Ray Brown reading excerpts from the Declaration of Independence accompanied by a lush symphonic score, a musical tribute celebrating the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking television series,Star Trek, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.  The audience also gets a chance to perform by joining the orchestra in a spirited patriotic sing-along.  For those carrying smart phones or other connected devices to the concert, the lyrics for the sing-along will be posted on the orchestra’s website: plymouthphil.org

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Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA 02721
United States
Phone: 508-678-1100

Fireworks Viewing on Battleship Cove

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 7:30pm

Watch the city of Fall River’s magnificent display of fireworks from the deck of the battleship USS Massachusetts on Monday, July 4th. There is no better seat on the waterfront. Gates open at 7:30 pm. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30pm. Tickets are $8.00 per person available at the door or pre-purchase them at the Gift Shop now. Battleship Cove is open daily 9 am to 5 pm. Tickets are limited, so get yours now!

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Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
United States
Phone: 508.588.6000

Pottery for teens

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, July 8, 2016 - 4:00pm

In these one-week Ceramics courses, teens will explore what it’s like to be a potter and focus on learning to use the potter’s wheel to throw and trim pots.  Teens will make cups and bowls, as they learn the basic techniques of pottery. They will also learn how to decorate and glaze their pots and experiment with hand-building too!  For students of all skill levels, entering grades 7-10. Register on the weblink.

Session 1: July 5 – 8, 1:00p – 4:00p
Session 2: August 9 – 12, 1:00p – 4:00p

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