Upcoming Events

North River Arts Society
157 Old Main Street
Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
Phone: 781-837-8091

Summer Classes with CALEB!

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to Friday, July 31, 2015 - 3:00pm

Boys & girls ages 8 and up can join Caleb Bernard this summer to create their own original comics or learn the art of improvisation. Pick the weeks that work for you!

CARTOONING
August 17 - 21  1:00 - 3:00 pm

IMPROV FOR KIDS
July 27 - 31 & August 24 - 28  1:00 - 3:00 pm Read more about Summer Classes with CALEB!

Brockton Historical Society
216 North Pearl Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Documentary Film Screening - “The New Antiquarians”

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Shoe City Screens, Brockton’s free weekend-long documentary series featuring local film makers, will kick off on July 30th with a screening of "The New Antiquarians” from 2-4pm followed by a 7pm screening of "Red Paint People". These films, produced by the Hidden Landscapes Project, will present a different look at Native American history. "The New Antiquarians" film follows a team of a team of scientists, Native representatives, and researchers who rediscover, identify and preserve stone monuments and earthworks in eastern North America. Long thought of as the mysterious ancient cultures who once visited the New World before Columbus, but often dismissed as unimportant artifacts of colonial settlement, these Native landscapes represent a legacy still found in the east. Read more about Documentary Film Screening - “The New Antiquarians”

Buckley Performing Arts Center
1 Massasoit Blvd
Brockton, MA 02301

Documentary Film Screening - "Red Paint People"

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Shoe City Screens, Brockton’s free weekend-long documentary series featuring local film makers kicks off on July 30th. "Red Paint People" is the second of a two-film screening offering a different look at Native American History.  "The New Antiquarians” (showing earlier in the afternoon at the Brockton Historican Society) and "Red Paint People" were produced by the Hidden Landscapes Project. Read more about Documentary Film Screening - "Red Paint People"

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

Children's Workshop Production of A Christmas Carol

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 10:30am

Celebrate Christmas in July with Priscilla Beach Theatre's Children's Workshop production of A Christmas Carol! This production is an adaption of the classic yuletide story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his journey from an evil miser to a loving and forgiving man. Read more about Children's Workshop Production of A Christmas Carol

Brockton Historical Society
216 North Pearl Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Documentary Film Screening - “Great Falls”

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

"Great Falls" will screen at the Brockton Historical Society on day two of Brockton's annual documentary film festival, Shoe City Screens. “Great Falls” is the last screening of a three-part documentary series produced by the Hidden Landscapes Project. In this documentary, we learn about how the town of Turners Falls, Massachusetts is attempting to expand the runway to its airport. The plan calls for the removal of a low hill that contains what Native American tribal representatives identify as a ritual site - a ceremonial stone landscape. The surprising discovery and the on-going effort to understand and protect what may be an extraordinary historical asset, is a dramatic story of environmental and cultural preservation. Read more about Documentary Film Screening - “Great Falls”

Plymouth Rock Foundation
48 Summer Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 800-210-1620

Historic Tours of Plymouth

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate Liberty and the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Charta with a special tour sponsored by the Plymouth Rock Foundation, New Hope Chapel & the Jenney Museum. Get a unique perspective on the life of the Pilgrims with one of two special tours: Faith & Economics of the Pilgrims or Faith and Family Life of the Pilgrims. Reservations are required. Read more about Historic Tours of Plymouth

New Hope Chapel
89 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 20360
Phone: 800-210-1620

A Patriotic Celebration

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Planned as part of Celebrate Liberty - the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Charta, this Patriotic Celebration with include Youth-led worship, Legacy of Liberty with Dr. Paul Jehle, and Patriotic Specials. For more information, please contact the Plymouth Rock Foundation at 800-210-1620. Read more about A Patriotic Celebration

Buckley Performing Arts Center
1 Massasoit Blvd
Brockton, MA 02301

Documentary Film Screening - "Cosplay Nation"

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:30pm

Cosplay Nation is a documentary about the history of cosplay - a word that combines the words costume and play. Cosplay is the act of dressing up as a character from movies, comic books, or video games, particularly one from the Japanese genres of manga and anime. How did the word originate? What exploded this culture? Is it getting trendy? Aready a significant aspect of popular culture in Japan, interest and participation in cosplay is growing in America and cosplay events are a common occurrence at fan conventions such as comic conventions. This documentary looks at the popularity of cosplay, how the word originated and what caused it to explode as a hobby and activity. Read more about Documentary Film Screening - "Cosplay Nation"

Alden Homestead
105 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
Phone: 781-934-9092

Alden Kindred 116th Annual Reunion

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Each year Alden Kindred of America welcomes Alden cousins and friends from near and far to celebrate the age old tradition of gathering for the Alden Kindred Annual Reunuin on the first Saturday in August at the Alden House Historic Site. This summer the organization has planned an afternoon that celebrates their ties to the Revolutionary War. Since the earliest days of Plymouth Colony until today, the Alden family has long played a role in serving its country. Although there have been many Aldens who played important roles in the shaping of our country during the revolutionary period, perhaps none were more instrumental than John Adams. As the 2nd President of the United States, Mr. Adams is considered one of our country's most influential citizens. Read more about Alden Kindred 116th Annual Reunion

The National Monument to the Forefathers
(approximately) 74 Allerton Street
Plymouth, MA
Phone: (800) 210-1620

Special Plymouth Tour

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am

Join the Plymouth Rock Foundation at 10am for a special Pilgrim Progress. Following a drill demonstration by New Plimoth Gard, participants will get a special tour of The National Monument to the Forefathers, emphasizing the Pilgrims' ideological link with the Magna Charta. After the tour, enjoy Plymouth 400's Annual Forefathers family Fun Day 12noon to 4pm. Read more about Special Plymouth Tour

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

Annual Onset Blues Festival

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

Now in its 23rd 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 festival has seating for 300 as well as open seating on the lawn.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  Seating is first come first served

Visit the weblink for updated information. Read more about Annual Onset Blues Festival

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 20360
Phone: 508-224-4888

Children's Workshop Production of A Christmas Carol

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:30am

Celebrate Christmas in July with Priscilla Beach Theatre's Children's Workshop production of A Christmas Carol! This production is an adaption of the classic yuletide story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his journey from an evil miser to a loving and forgiving man. Read more about Children's Workshop Production of A Christmas Carol

National Monument to the Forefathers
74 Allerton Street (approx)
Plymouth, MA
Phone: P400 - (508) 812-2020

3rd Annual Forefathers Family Fun Day

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

The 3rd Annual Forefathers Family Fun Day is a celebration of the many different cultures that make Plymouth the richly diverse Town that it is. Families are invited to join us for this free multi-cultural festival highlighting the cultures of Wampanoag Nation, England, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, and Brazil, and the iconic history and legacy of the Plymouth Cordage Company. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 1st 2015 with a rain date of Sunday, August 2nd 2015. Please check the weblink for updated information. Read more about 3rd Annual Forefathers Family Fun Day

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

Burial Hill: History in Progress: A Sailor’s Life on Burial Hill

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 1:00pm

Many of the graves on Burial Hill are memorials or resting places for Plymouth mariners. Learn about the opportunities and dangers faced by seafaring Plymoutheans over the generations.
Tour begins at the top of the Hill.

Tours begin at the top of the Hill; no reservations are required for individuals and families. Participants may traverse steep and slippery slopes; please wear appropriate shoes. Severe weather may cancel tour; updates will be posted on the Plymouth Antiquarian Society Facebook page.

 

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Mattapoisett Historical Society
5 Church Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739
Phone: 508-758-2844

Walking Tour of Mattapoisett Waterfront

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 2:00pm

Long before the English first began to settle New England, Mattapoisett was already home to summer residents:  Native Americans who used the heads of the harbors as their summer villages. The name Mattapoisett comes from the Wampanoag name for this scenic harbor, and is interpreted: Place of Rest. In its day, Mattapoisett was the most famous whaleship building port in the world.

Learn about the little town that built the whalers for Nantucket and New Bedford and explore the waterfront streets and wharves where the action took place. Read more about Walking Tour of Mattapoisett Waterfront

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