Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN with the Thanksgiving PARADE

Thanksgiving Parade
Photo Provided by Destination Plymouth

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH THE ART COMPLEX MUSEUM, DUXBURY

Duxbury,
photo provided by Art Complex Museum

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH a trip to Wareham

Onset
Photo by Nicole Gouthro

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN BY PREPARING TO SAIL

Mayflower II
Photo by Jennifer Monac

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH with a walk in nature

Brewster Garden Photo by David Grossmen

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A walk on the beach.

Manomet Beach
Photo by Mary Shields

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN with a rainbow.

Beach Rainbow, Scituate
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A TOUR a pirate attack!

A Pirate Cruise Aboard the Lobster Tale
Photo Provided by Plymouth Cruises

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A CRANBERRY HARVEST.

Cranberry Harvest
Photo by Ad Makepeace

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A historic visit might begin with your best round of golf.

Plymouth County Golf
Photo Provided by Destination Plymouth

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A boat ride on the North River

Damons Point, Marshfield
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN in Hull

Hull
PCCVB

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A Destination Wedding

The Grooms First Look
Photo By Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
Your Historic Visit Might Begin with a friends and cocktails

Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A TRIP TO PLYMOUTH ROCK.

Plymouth Rock
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN on a bench with a great view

Lighthouse Road Scituate
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH ICE CREAM AT NELSON PARK

Nelson Park
Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A historic visit might begin with spotting a great humpback whale.

Captain John Whale Watch
Photo by Carol "Krill" Carson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A Historic Visit Might Begin With Shopping On Main Street

Photo by Wes Ennis

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH the oldest street in America

Lyden Street
Photo by Katie Buckell

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN AT PLIMOTH PLANTATION

Plimoth Plantation
Photo by Wes Ennis

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A WALK THROUGH BURIAL HILL.

Burial Hill
Photo by Katie McLaughlin

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A BREATHTAKING VIEW OF THE HARBOR.

Plymouth Harbor
Photo by Katie McLaughlin

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A ICE CREAM SUNDAE.

Ice Cream Cruises
Photo by Plymouth Cruises

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN AT THE NATION'S OLDEST PUBLIC MUSEUM.

Pilgrim Hall Museum
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A harbor sunset

Harbor Sunset
Mary Shields

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
Your Historic Visit Might Begin with a Harbor Rainbow

Photo by Shields Design Studio

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A historic visit might begin with a look inside the 1809 Hedge House.

Plymouth Antiquarian Society.
Photo by Dan Cutrona.

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A some nightlife

Photo by The Mirrored Image Photography

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH stepping back in time

Plimoth Plantation
Photo provided by Plimoth Plantation

Upcoming Events

Plymouth Culinary EventsPlymouth Recurring EventsPlymouth Kids Events
Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-5342

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Thursday, May 1, 2014 (All day) to Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)

Cruises for all ages - sailing daily!
 
PIRATE CRUISES: Climb aboard for a swashbuckling good time. Battle the enemy pirate ship using mighty water cannons, win back the treasure and celebrate with music, song and dance. Kids will discover the real hidden treasures of the sea when they haul up a lobster trap.  Lots of of fun and surprises on this ocean adventure. (Also availble for kids birthday parties).
 
Read more about Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Duxbury (various locations) MA

Duxbury Music Festival

Sunday, July 20, 2014 (All day) to Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day)

South Shore Conservatory proudly presents the DUXBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL, an intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance, unique to all of New England. Founded with the knowledge that music enriches the human spirit and the belief that this enrichment endures in the lives of its participants, the Duxbury Music Festival is located in an idyllic seaside community, thirty-five miles south of Boston and twenty miles north of Cape Cod. Read more about Duxbury Music Festival

Cape Cod
Various towns
MA

Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration

Thursday, July 24, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, August 3, 2014 (All day)

The weeklong celebration of the Cape Cod Canal’s centennial will be filled with maritime-themed events for the whole family, from historical exhibits and tall ships on display from around the world to a tugboat parade and children’s activities along the canal. There will be an opening gala and a grand ball as well as a tour of the historic Charles W. Morgan, the last surviving wooden whaling ship.

July 25-28. Come aboard the Charles W. Morgan Read more about Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street (also other locations)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-4544

National Monument to the Forefathers turns 125 Events

Thursday, July 31, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, August 2, 2014 (All day)

"National Monument to the Forefathers" turns 125 this summer!  Come and experience the history, drama, and fun of America's Hometown with events that will commemorate the story of the Pilgrims.  On Thursday (July 31) night at 7 PM at Memorial Hall a showing of the movie Monumental (featuring the Forefathers Monument), a re-enactment of the 2nd Virginia Assembly and Patrick Henry will take place with a talk by Marshall Foster - co-producer of the movie.  On Friday (August 1)  tours and seminars are available. Read more about National Monument to the Forefathers turns 125 Events

Scituate Harbor MA
Phone: 781-545-4000

Scituate Heritage Days Festival

Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, August 3, 2014 (All day)

Each year, with the help of many volunteers, the Scituate Chamber of Commerce proudly presents Scituate Heritage Days. The annual event combines live music and entertainment, artisan crafts, kid’s activities and historical site visits for one of the South Shore’s biggest and most anticipated outdoor events of the summer. Combines live music and entertainment, artisan crafts, kid’s activities and historical site visits for one of the South Shore’s biggest and most anticipated outdoor events of the summer.
Read more about Scituate Heritage Days Festival

Scituate Harbor
Jericho Road Beach
Scituate, MA
Phone: 781-545-4000

Scituate Heritage Days Festival, Boat Parade & Blessing of the Fleet

Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, August 3, 2014 (All day)

This annual event combines live music and entertainment, artisan crafts, kid’s activities and historical site visits for one of the So Read more about Scituate Heritage Days Festival, Boat Parade & Blessing of the Fleet

Downtown Middleborough
Center & Main Streets
MA

Krazy Days Festival

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 10:00am to Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 5:00pm

Located in the heart of Cranberry Country, just north of Cape Cod, Krazy Days is an annual street fair in the historic Downtown business district of Middleborough.

The festival features vendor booths showcasing arts, crafts, and food.  Cultural events include hourly live entertainment by local talent.  Enjoy creative, interactive and educational children’s activities.   Shop local businesses for unique festival offerings!  Fun for the entire family!

Brought to you by Middleborough on the Move. Read more about Krazy Days Festival

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

Family Nautical Nights

Saturday, August 2, 2014 (All day)

If your family is seeking a different kind of experience to enjoy together, camping at Battleship Cove is an affordable and memorable destination choice for a fun and educational experience.

Join the excitement and spend the night on a WW2 battleship at Battleship Cove’s Family Nautical Nights!

Sleep in restored Navy bunks, eat “chow-line style” in the Officer’s Wardroom, and rise and shine to the sound of reveille.
Guest will enjoy all-day admission, two delicious meals, and have the opportunity to participate in shipboard activities! Read more about Family Nautical Nights

Alden House Historic Site
105 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA
Phone: 781-934-9092

Alden Kindred 115th Annual Reunion - Not Just For Aldens!

Saturday, August 2, 2014 (All day)

Each year we welcome Alden cousins and friends from near and far to celebrate the age old tradition of gathering on the first Saturday in August at the Alden House Historic Site. 

This summer we are happy to welcome Found Legends Restoration who will provide our featured lecture. Found Legends Restoration is an archival conservation and management company that provides both conservation and restoration services to museums, local historical societies, and individuals. They will be discussing some of the methods used to preserve artifacts such as furniture. Read more about Alden Kindred 115th Annual Reunion - Not Just For Aldens!

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

Vietnam History Day at Battleship Cove

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Join Battleship Cove as we delve into the history of the Vietnam War, honor the sacrifices of our troops and give thanks to the veterans still with us today.

Visitors will be invited to view displays of uniforms and equipment used by American Forces in Vietnam as well as take an up-close look at the Bell UH-IM Iroquois helicopter (nicknamed Huey) who served two tours in Vietnam and view actual battle damage it sustained during those tours. Read more about Vietnam History Day at Battleship Cove

Plymouth Public Library
132 South Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-4250

One Book, One Community: Herman Melville’s Moby Dick Mini Read-A-Thon

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Join us on the Plymouth Public Library Front Lawn to hear the opening salutations and first two chapters of Moby Dick being read out loud.  We will then adjourn to the Otto Fehlow Meeting Room at 10:00 a.m. to continue with our mini read-a-thon throughout the day until 5 p.m. Read more about One Book, One Community: Herman Melville’s Moby Dick Mini Read-A-Thon

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

Western Weekend

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 5:00pm

Yee Ha! It's a rootin' tootin' good time aboard the railway this weekend. Cowboys and Cowgirls welcome in costume at Edaville all weekend long!

$20 Ages 2-59
$17 Ages 60+

Under 2 are Free
All park rides and attractions included

  Read more about Western Weekend

191 Onset Ave, Onset MA 02558
Onset, MA 02558
Phone: 508-295-7072

Annual Onset Blues Festival

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

Now in its 22nd year, the Onset Blues Festival is one of the longest running blues festivals in New England.Some of the most highly acclaimed blues acts vie for a chance to perform.  Set in the victorian village of Onset, right before the Cape Cod canal, the concert overlooks one of the most picturesque harbors in New England. 

 The Band Lineup is:

10:00 - 12:00

 Lloyd Thayer (at the upper square)

12:15 -  1:30

Burial Hill
School Street(next to First Parish) Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-0012

Burial Hill Tours - John Tribble, Stone Carver of Burial Hill

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 1:00pm

Many of the 19th century gravestones on Burial Hill were carved by the Tribble shop of Plymouth. Examine the local craftsmanship of John Tribble and his apprentices during this one-hour walking tour guided by Dr. Donna Curtin.

Visit the weblink or call for more information.

  Read more about Burial Hill Tours - John Tribble, Stone Carver of Burial Hill

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

Book Signing - John J. Domagalski, Author Of Dark Water: The Story of Three Officers & PT-109

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 1:00pm

John J. Domagalski will be at the Museum Gift Shop for a book signing of his latest book, Dark Water: The Story of Three Officers and PT-109. The book uses stories of three young naval officers to tell the WWII saga of the warship made famous by President John F. Kennedy. Read more about Book Signing - John J. Domagalski, Author Of Dark Water: The Story of Three Officers & PT-109

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