05/2017 Events

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

Priscilla Beach Theatre - The Marvelous Wonderettes

Friday, May 5, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017

The Marvelous Wonderettes takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where you meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy. They entertain you with songs from the 1950s and 1960s. Songs include "Lollipop", "Dream Lover", "Stupid Cupid". These four girls will share their hopes and dreams while taking you on a musical trip down memory lane. 

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Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA
United States

Paper Marbling Workshop

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

 

Spend a day experimenting with paper marbling. This technique combines artistic sensibilities with mediative, creative thought… and even a little liquid dynamics and surface tension…oh no! That’s physics!

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

Burial Hill Tours: Jane Goodwin Austin: A 19th-Century Novelist’s Legacy

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 1:00pm

A guided walking tour with Joyce Poremski. Tour begins at the top of the Hill.

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Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-4488

An Evening with Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary)

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

Peter Yarrow’s talents as a creative artist—both with the legendary trio Peter, Paul & Mary and as a solo performer—are frequently directed at using music to convey a message of humanity and caring. His gift for songwriting has produced some of the most moving songs from Peter, Paul & Mary, including “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” “Day is Done”, “Light One Candle” and “The Great Mandala.” As a member of the renowned musical trio, Yarrow has earned multiple gold and platinum albums, as well as numerous GRAMMYs.

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The Art Complex Museum
189 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02331
United States

Sunday Afternoon Concert

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

Sunday Afternoon Concerts have been a popular tradition for many years

April 2, Solar Winds, woodwind quintet
May 7, The Neave Trio, cello, piano and violin
August 6, Stephen Porter, piano
October 1, Jason Cutmore and Adam Kent, piano
November 5, Ensemble Chaconne, baroque trio

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

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents The Marvelous Wonderettes

Thursday, May 11, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017

The Marvelous Wonderettes takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where you meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy. They entertain you with songs from the 1950s and 1960s. Songs include "Lollipop", "Dream Lover", "Stupid Cupid". These four girls will share their hopes and dreams while taking you on a musical trip down memory lane. 

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Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
United States
Phone: 508-888-3300

National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Get to know the people and plants that make Heritage one of New England’s top public gardens as part of this annual celebration, presented in partnership with the American Public Gardens Association. Sandwich residents enjoy free admission on this day, with proof of residence.

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Nelson Park
Nelson Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States

Bark in the Park

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Event Calendar below is from 2016 - Join your fellow dog lovers for a 2-mile jaunt along the Rail Trail starting at Nelson Park.
Featuring over 30 pet-friendly vendors, many adoptable dogs and lots of activities for both the 2 and 4 legged members of your family. This annual event puts the “wow” in “bow wow”, attracting nearly 2,000 people (and their dogs) to browse our vendors and raise awareness for local rescue groups, and non-profits.

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Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA
United States
Phone: 508-888-3300 x175

Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Go behind the scenes with Heritage staff for an exclusive peek at Heritage’s antique automobile collection in storage. During the tour, staff will share little-known facts and stories.

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Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-8008

Spring POPS! An Evening with Livingston Taylor

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 8:00pm

The finale to our 101st season is a true celebration! American singer-songwriter, Livingston Taylor joins the Phil for a very special evening of heartfelt story-telling splashed against the power and beauty of our orchestra. Feelings abound with a program that includes Taylor's 1979 Billboard chart climber, I Will Be in Love with You, and his brother James' song of yearning and home, Carolina In my Mind. A consummate performer and musician, Livingston Taylor take us across miles of memories with familiar, wistful ballads such as When Sunny Gets Blue, and Over the Rainbow--plus what celebration would be complete without a touch of bluegrass? Spring Pops has it all from soulful start to toe-tapping finish!

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Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
United States
Phone: 508-888-3300

Mother's Day at Heritage Museum & Gardens

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Heritage Museums & Gardens is celebrating Mother’s Day with free admission to Heritage for all moms. Bring the family for a special day spent together strolling through the gardens, exploring Heritage’s exhibits, playing in Hidden Hollow, enjoying a ride on the vintage carousel, and making memories that will last a lifetime.
Heritage also offers great gift ideas to show mom how much you appreciate her:

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Mayflower Society House
4 Winslow Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-2590

Pirates Ashore in Plymouth

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Come meet Pirates and Pilgrims and find out how they got along! Visitors are invited to meet the pirates causing trouble in Plymouth Colony.

History comes to life during this reenactment of the 1646 visit of English privateers to Plymouth. Presented by the Mayflower Society and the New Plimmoth Gard, venues include the garden behind the Spooner House.

 

 

 

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Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
United States
Phone: 508-588-6000

Circular Abstractions Discovery Day

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Join us at Fuller Craft Museum to celebrate the opening of our new exhibition Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts. Come enjoy hands-on activities for all ages: storytimes, gallery talks, weaving activities, and more. Watch our website for an updated schedule of the day’s events. Space is limited. Purchase your ticket today.

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Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
United States
Phone: 508-888-3300

Rhododendron Festival

Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, June 4, 2017

Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties and an explosion of color cover 100 acres with spectacular blooms. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flowers, learn more about Heritage’s storied rhododendron legacy, participate in activities with horticulture experts, and take one of these signature plants home with you from the special plant sale.

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North River Arts Society
157 Old Main Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
United States
Phone: 781-837-8091

Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

Held 10am-5pm Saturday & Sunday, rain or shine! Featuring: - Juried Art & Sculpture & Photography Exhibit, displaying juror-selected paintings, sculpture and photographs. - Festival Art Sale featuring matted and framed original artwork, prints and photography at very affordable prices! - A popular Festival Feature: showcasing the work of a number of well-known local artists who donate their time and talent to paint and embellish functional household items offered at silent auction. This year’s feature: jute beach bags!

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