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Cape Codder Resort & Spa
1225 Iyannough Road
Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 855-861-4370

Cape Codder Resort & Spa

Cape Codder Resort and Spa....with so much right here, you may never want to leave! Make a splash in the Indoor/Outdoor 30,000 square foot Water Park, the only one of its kind on Cape Cod! Read more about Cape Codder Resort & Spa

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park
9 Meadow Park Road (Across from Plymouth Airport)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-958-9323

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park

Featuring:
Zip Lines - 400 ft. side by side with a friend
High Ropes Obstacle Course - Test Yourself
Step off the tower on our "Quick Jump" Free fall
40 ft. Climbing Wall - Compete for the best time
Race Track for Remote Control Cars/Trucks
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Mass Audubon Society
Phone: 800-283-8266

Mass Audubon Society

Summers are Free for Military Families at Wildlife Sanctuaries
From the first day of summer through Labor Day, all active military members and their families get free admission to our wildlife sanctuaries as part of the Blue Star Museums program  which is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, the Department of Defense, and Blue Star Families.
Each summer it provides military families free access to over 2,000 museums, wildlife sanctuaries, and parks across the country in recognition of their service.

All active-duty personnel (including National Guard and Reserve) and their families, up to five people, are eligible upon the presentation of a valid military ID card. Read more about Mass Audubon Society

Kingston Collection
101 Kingston Collection Way
Kingston, MA 02364
Phone: 781-582-2445

Kingston Collection

We are the area's largest and most conveniently located shopping center - open year round. Take Rt. 3 to exit 7 or 8, just 3.5 miles from Plymouth Rock. Kingston Collection features a variety of stores, specialty shops, a 14-screen cinema complex and excellent dining at Waxy’s Modern Irish Bar and Bar Rustic featuring the Studio Kitchen. Read more about Kingston Collection

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 508-746-5342

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Whether you choose a Lobster Excursion, Pirate Cruise, Ice Cream Sundae Cruise, Wine Cruise or Harbor Tour, be assured that the experience will always be unique, interesting, educational and fun. Spanning across all age levels, with a variety of options, cruises sail rain or shine and may be privately chartered. Located within walking distance to Plymouth Rock, Mayflower II (under repair-due ba Read more about Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-746-5342

Pirate Cruises

If you're up for an adventure, climb aboard for a swashbuckling good time! Battle the enemy pirate ship using mighty water cannons, help the crew win back the stolen treasure and celebrate with music, song and dance.
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Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190

Edaville Family Theme Park

See what's NEW at Edaville Family Theme Park, where there is family fun for everyone!  FEATURING big kid rides, little kid rides, family rides:  COME HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIVES!  Edaville Family Theme Park opens for the season on April 8 and admission includes Thomas Land, all daily events, all rides & attractions.  Dino Land Opens for the season on May 20! Read more about Edaville Family Theme Park

Plymouth County Sheriff's Department Petting Zoo & Horticultural Center
74 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-6810

Petting Zoo & Horicultural Center

For more than 100 years, the Sheriff of Plymouth County has operated a farm on Obery Street. Though times have changed, the farm is still a vibrant, full-time agricultural resource. Bring your family to visit this free Petting Zoo, pack a picnic and shop at the year-round Horticultural Center! Read more about Petting Zoo & Horicultural Center

Paragon Carousel
205 Nantasket Ave.
Hull, MA
Phone: 781.925.0472

Paragon Carousel

The Carousel has been operating along the shores of beautiful Nantasket Beach for more than 80 years. Built in 1928 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, it boasts four rows of 66 intricately carved horses and two rare Roman chariots. It is decorated with 35 original paintings, 36 cherubs and 18 goddesses who look down while a Wurlitzer Band Organ fills the air with music. Read more about Paragon Carousel

Nelson Memorial Park
Nelson Street Waterfront area (North end of Water Street)
Plymouth , MA

Nelson Memorial Park

The newly renovated Nelson Memorial Park is a popular destination for many Plymouth residents and visitors. Families with children will enjoy the playground and picnic area. There is also a new "splash pad" area where kids can cool off on hot summer days. Other features include a new small boat ramp and a bike path that follows the harbor to Hedge Road in North Plymouth. Read more about Nelson Memorial Park

Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA
Phone: 800-533-3194

Battleship Cove

As the world's largest collection of historic naval ships and home to five National Historic Landmarks, Battleship Cove is the guardian of our nation's democratic heritage - a proud tradition in which you can share.

Open 7 days a week, year-round | 9am - 4:30pm

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John Carver Inn & Spa
25 Summer Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 888-906-6181

John Carver Inn & Spa

Make a splash at the John Carver Inn in the exclusive Pilgrim Cove Indoor Theme Pool, frolic under the waterfalls, slide through the 80’ water slide, race in the lap lanes or relax in our whirlpool set amidst a replica of Plymouth Rock. Day passes available and unlimited admission for hotel guests. Read more about John Carver Inn & Spa

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: (508) 866-8190

Thomas Land at Edaville Family Theme Park

A Top 3 Winner for Best New Amusement Park Attraction as chosen by readers of USA TODAY and 10Best

Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends™. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within Edaville USA, bringing the Island of Sodor to life in a lush New England landscape. Families can visit iconic destinations including Knapford Station and Tidmouth Sheds and enjoy 11 themed rides featuring favorite characters like Cranky the Crane, Harold the Helicopter, and more! Read more about Thomas Land at Edaville Family Theme Park

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Water Wizz
3031 Cranberry Highway Routes 6 & 28
Wareham, MA 02538
Phone: 508-295-3255

Water Wizz

It’s family fun for everyone at Southern New England’s only water park.... Water Wizz!  Surfs always up at Muscle Beach Wave pool. Get wet ‘n’ wild at Captain Kid’s Island! Or just relax on the Lazy River. For the more adventurous, take the Pirates Plunge, challenge yourself on Squid Row or fly down Hurricane Hill.  Make sure you check out our two newest rides....Thunder Falls and Devils Peak...they are sure to be an adventure!  Best of all ride the slides just like the movie stars did in Grown Ups and The Way Way Back!!! Read more about Water Wizz

Downtown Plymouth & Waterfront
Court, Main, and Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1818

America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration & Parade

Friday, November 17, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017

Join the excitement this year at one of the TOP 20 Massachusetts USA Events & Festivals! Featuring Patriotic Concerts, Crafters Village, The New England Food Festival & Waterfront Activities, and The Annual Thanksgiving Parade, which takes place on Saturday morning at 11am.
Festivities begin on Friday with Pilgrim-guided waterfront tours starting at 2pm at Plymouth Rock, followed by the PIDC (Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation) Patriotic Concert in Plymouth Memorial Hall. Concert doors open at 6:30pm, concert begins at 7pm.
For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/usathanksgiving

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North River Nature Camp
2000 Main Street
Marshfield, MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

North River Nature Camp

North River Nature Camp offers one-week sessions for campers ages 4.5–14. Choose between a variety of theme-based weeks or specialty sessions to discover, explore, and be outside this summer.
After Camp is available during the weeks of 7/10, 7/17, 7/31, and 8/7.
It’s officially time to focus on summer! If you’re looking for ways to keep your kids active and engaged all summer long, look no further than Mass Audubon’s accredited, award-winning North River Nature Camp in Marshfield! Read more about North River Nature Camp

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

Summer Art Exploration Camps

FOR KIDS & TEENS Ages 7-16

Full Days 9-3: June 26-June 30 & July 24-28 & August 14-18
Half Days 9-12: July 10-14 & August 7-11

Call or register on the weblink. Read more about Summer Art Exploration Camps

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

Boys and Girls Ages 6-11 Monday-Friday 9am-noon

Weekly sessions limited to 40 students, students are grouped by age.

Children will work with our talented staff of artists to explore drawing, painting, collage, a little bit of art history...and so much more. Read more about THEATRE ART CAMP

Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue Hornblower Gardens
Plymouth, MA 02360
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"Alice in Wonderland"

Thursday, July 27, 2017 to Thursday, August 24, 2017

July 24 – August 24, each Monday through Thursday at 11:00am and 2:00pm
Chat with a Cat! Converse with a Caterpillar! Follow the White Rabbit and be a guest at a Mad Tea Party! The Queen of Hearts has kept strict rule over her subjects, and it’s up to YOU to make a difference! Adventure with Alice as she helps the creatures of Wonderland save their home and restore their land to a place of peace and harmony. Read more about "Alice in Wonderland"

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 508-888-3300

Family Fun Friday

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission. Read more about Family Fun Friday

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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GRANDPARENTS WEEKEND at Edaville

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, July 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

Grandparents are you looking to spend the day with your grandchildren? Then come to Edaville for a special day at the park!  To sweeten the deal, Grandparents save 50% off of their full priced gate admission ticket with the purchase of a full priced 4 & over gate admission ticket at the gate only. Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate. Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.

Edaville Tid Bit: MA Resident Rate is $27. All adults are required to have a valid Massachusetts ID (no exceptions) at the gate only. Read more about GRANDPARENTS WEEKEND at Edaville

Paragon Carousel
205 Nantasket Avenue
Hull, MA 02045
Phone: 781-925-0472

Friday Morning Story Time with Rapunzel

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:30am

FREE story time with a beloved storybook character.  This program is supported in part by a grant from Save the Harbor Save the Bay. Read more about Friday Morning Story Time with Rapunzel

Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
Duxbury, MA 02332

FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Beach Combing for Kids and Families with Dick Tingblad

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Join Teacher/Naturalist Dick Tingblad in this quintessential summer pastime. Dick might treat you to one of his famous stories.

Free parking is available during these programs in the parking lot behind the Harbormaster hut, on the right hand side after you cross the Powder Point Bridge – just tell them you are there for the Mass Audubon program. Read more about FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Beach Combing for Kids and Families with Dick Tingblad

Brockton Public Library
304 Main Street
Brockton, MA
Phone: 508-580-7890 ext. 301

dinosaur fossils and much more!

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

Brockton Main Library will host Barnas Monteith, the author of “The Furious Case of the Fraudulent Fossil” and will present dinosaur fossils and much more.  This free event is recommended for grades 5 and up.  You may sign up in the children’s room by calling (508) 580-7890 ext. 301 or just come along. Adults will probably enjoy it too. There is plenty of parking in the lot on White Ave. Read more about dinosaur fossils and much more!

Hull Harbor MA 02045
Phone: 781-925-5433

Hull Lifesaving Museum Harbor Illumination

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm

A spectacular event, lighting Hull bay from A Street to James Avenue, with music and family activities! Read more about Hull Lifesaving Museum Harbor Illumination

Daniel Webster Estate
238 Webster Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-834-0548

Family Fun Day

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

FREE admission. Rain or Shine. Pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, balloon animals, bounce houses to include a slide and maze, children's ID program, music, food with chowder, burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, homemade cookies and brownies.

Please visit the weblink or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1307786629314610/ for updated information. Read more about Family Fun Day

Kingston Collection
101 Kingston Collection Way
Kingston, MA 02364
Phone: 781-585-8900

Mad Science to perform “Fire & Ice”

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Kingston Collection is excited to announce that Mad Science will be performing their free interactive show and activity booth “Fire & Ice” in the Center Court on August 1st from 2PM - 4PM.  This interactive show challenges the audience to help the Mad Scientist explore the scientific method as they observe, hypothesize, and experiment. Prepare to be amazed as we make paper disappear in a flash – float objects in mid-air – create a Bubble Shower - conjure up a foggy storm – and more! Read more about Mad Science to perform “Fire & Ice”

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

Wind Turbine Engineering with Catch the Science Bug

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 2:00pm

In this program, children (ages 7 & up) will learn what a turbine is and how is it used. They will then get the opportunity to design, build, and test their own wind turbine to see how much electricity they can generate! After testing the turbine, they will continue with the engineering design process by re-designing the turbine to try to improve their turbine’s electrical output.

Call or email to register. There are 27 spaces available. Read more about Wind Turbine Engineering with Catch the Science Bug

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

Annual Heritage Days Festival

Friday, August 4, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

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 Annual Heritage Days Festival

Downtown Middleborough
Main Street Center Street
Middleborough, MA
Phone: 508-947-3885 or 508-947-7138

Krazy Days Festival

Friday, August 4, 2017 to Saturday, August 5, 2017

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 with support from Middleborough Cultural Council. Read more about Krazy Days Festival

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

Family Fun Friday at Heritage Museum

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission.

11am - Catskill Puppet Theater performs Sister Rain and Brother Sun, a musical nature tale that features audience participation and Brother Sun, a huge, talking sun face seven feet in diameter, with movable mouth and eyes! Read more about Family Fun Friday at Heritage Museum

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

PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Princess & the Pea

Saturday, August 5, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

The search for a princess begins with a stack of mattresses and switched identities!
Performances are $10 per person

Rehearsals are 7/24 – 8/4. Call or visit the weblink for more information. Read more about PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Princess & the Pea

Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
Duxbury, MA 02332

FAMILY FUN ON THE BEACH: Prehistoric Life on the Beach aka. Horseshoe Crabs!

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am

We will celebrate this ancient beast as we build sand sculptures depicting both this unique creature and its fellow citizens of the beach. Bring your buckets and pails.

Free parking is available during these programs in the parking lot behind the Harbormaster hut, on the right hand side after you cross the Powder Point Bridge – just tell them you are there for the Mass Audubon program. Read more about FAMILY FUN ON THE BEACH: Prehistoric Life on the Beach aka. Horseshoe Crabs!

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

Summer Art Exploration Camps

Monday, August 7, 2017 to Friday, August 11, 2017

FOR KIDS & TEENS Ages 7-16

Full Days 9-3: June 26-June 30 & July 24-28 & August 14-18
Half Days 9-12: July 10-14 & August 7-11

Call or register on the weblink. Read more about Summer Art Exploration Camps

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

Free Fun Friday at Fuller Craft Museum

Friday, August 11, 2017

Fuller Craft Museum, New England’s home for contemporary craft, presents Free Fun Friday! Fuller will partner with the Highland Street Foundation to offer free admission all day as part of the Free Fun Fridays Program.
Go and enjoy a day filled with hands-on activities, craft demos, new exhibitions, and fun!  Activities will include: Weaving, Origami Boxes, Paper Folding, Spinning, Pottery, Wood Turning, Storytelling, Face Painting, and Jewelry making.

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Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Superheroe's and Princesses Weekend

Friday, August 11, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017

It's a bird! It's a plane! No it's a SUPERHERO! & a PRINCESS! Meet and Greets will occur throughout the day.  Last meet and Greet will be one half hour prior to park closing.  Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.

Edaville Tid Bit: MA Resident Rate $27. MA Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers. Read more about Superheroe's and Princesses Weekend

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 508-888-3300

Family Fun Friday

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission. Read more about Family Fun Friday

Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
Duxbury, MA 02332

FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Bathyscopes

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am

We will construct some simple homemade bathyscopes, a viewfinder for underwater exploration and ply the shallows in search of intertidal life. Some shallow wading will be involved.

Free parking is available during these programs in the parking lot behind the Harbormaster hut, on the right hand side after you cross the Powder Point Bridge – just tell them you are there for the Mass Audubon program. Read more about FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Bathyscopes

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

Summer Art Exploration Camps

Monday, August 14, 2017 to Friday, August 18, 2017

FOR KIDS & TEENS Ages 7-16

Full Days 9-3: June 26-June 30 & July 24-28 & August 14-18
Half Days 9-12: July 10-14 & August 7-11

Call or register on the weblink. Read more about Summer Art Exploration Camps

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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50% off Surrounding Towns at Edaville

Monday, August 14, 2017 to Wednesday, August 16, 2017

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood! All Residents of Plymouth, Kingston, Carver, Middleboro, Wareham & Plympton receive 50% off full priced gate admission at the gate only. Valid ID required.  Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate. Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions. 

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Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
Duxbury, MA 02332

Mud Flat Limbo

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am

An exploration of the mud flats starting at near low tide. Just who lives here and how do all these creatures thrive in such a dynamic environment? Bring your boots or shoes that can get wet! Read more about Mud Flat Limbo

Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
Duxbury, MA 02332

Beach Stones with Judy Macioci

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Join Teacher/Naturalist Judy and explore the stories behind the rocks of the beach. Where do they come from, how do they form, how do they get their shapes, colors and designs? Read more about Beach Stones with Judy Macioci

Marshfield Fair
140 Main Street
Marshfield, MA
Phone: 781-834-6629

150th Marshfield Fair

Friday, August 18, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

This Agricultural Fair draws hundreds of competitors in 4-H, arts and crafts, agricultural and horticultural events. Enjoy live music, demolition Derby, rides, games, food & much much more! For more information & a schedule of events please visit the weblink. Read more about 150th Marshfield Fair

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

Family Fun Friday

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission.

11 am performance: Airborne Comedians
Dan Foley and Joel Harris are The Airborne Comedians. An act that began 20 years ago as a snowball juggling contest in a laundry-mat, now has escalated to riding six and seven foot high unicycles and lawn chair juggling. Read more about Family Fun Friday

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

PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Wizard of Oz (Musical)

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:30am to Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:30am

10:30am both days. It’s the classic tale of a young girl from Kansas and her journey to and from Oz.
Performances are $10 per person

Rehearsals are 8/7 – 8/17. Call or visit the weblink for more information. Read more about PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Wizard of Oz (Musical)

Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
Duxbury, MA 02332

FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Shorebird Migration with Tim O’Neil

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Shorebirds are the first fall migrants to drop in on Duxbury Beach after they have left their Arctic breeding grounds. Learn about species, plumages and behaviors of these migrating marvels.

Free parking is available during these programs in the parking lot behind the Harbormaster hut, on the right hand side after you cross the Powder Point Bridge – just tell them you are there for the Mass Audubon program. Read more about FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Shorebird Migration with Tim O’Neil

Onset Beach
182 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02538

Sandcastle Day at Onset Beach

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of sand sculpting and beach going fun on Onset Beach. This event is geared towards children, but adults may also participate. Awards and prizes will be given to children only in different categories, TBD. This event is free to attend and participate in.

Our friend Rodney the Sandman will be on hand to express himself in sand sculpture and to help the children with theirs.
Check the weblink and our Facebook page for updates…https://www.facebook.com/onsetbayassoc/ Read more about Sandcastle Day at Onset Beach

Hull Lifesaving Museum
1117 Nantasket Avenue
Hull, MA 02045
Phone: 781-925-5433

Junior Model Maker's Club - Build Your Own Titanic

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:30am to Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:30pm

Our Summer Model Makers will build and explore the R.M.S. Titanic!  This COBI model is a beautiful replication of the legendary ocean liner.  The 500 piece kit includes many original details, and when complete measures 22 inches long and almost 6 inches high.  This set is suited for play as well as display!

Monday thru Friday, August 21-25, 2017
9:30am - 12:30pm $120 members; $130 nonmembers Read more about Junior Model Maker's Club - Build Your Own Titanic

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

Free Fun Friday at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Friday, August 25, 2017

Heritage is pleased to partner with the Highland Street Foundation to offer free admission all day as part of the Free Fun Fridays Program. Read more about Free Fun Friday at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1622

Free Fun Friday at Plimoth Plantation

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Plimoth Plantation is participating in the annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Plimoth Plantation will open its doors at no cost to visitors all day long. Free Fun Fridays is a program that includes many museums and cultural venues across Massachusetts.

For the full program schedule and to learn more about Free Fun Fridays, please visit www.highlandstreet.org or call 617-969-8900. Read more about Free Fun Friday at Plimoth Plantation

Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
Duxbury, MA 02332

FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Kites and the Science of Flight

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am

We will build a few simple kites as we explore the science of flight. What are the remarkable adaptations birds have developed in order to take flight?

Free parking is available during these programs in the parking lot behind the Harbormaster hut, on the right hand side after you cross the Powder Point Bridge – just tell them you are there for the Mass Audubon program. Read more about FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Kites and the Science of Flight

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Back to school luau party

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Aloha! Aloha! Grab your lei's and Come party with DJ Mixxmaster Mike before you head back to school. First 100 guests receive a free lei! Check in for a Hula Hoop competition, some fabulous fresh island fruit and lots of dancing! Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.

Edaville Tid Bit: MA Resident Rate $27. MA Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers. Read more about Back to school luau party

Plymouth Waterfront
Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-1620

Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Enjoy over 230+ artisan & crafter booths, food vendors, 2 stages of live entertainment, Motor Head's Cruise-In Car Show, Ducky Dash, Kids Activities and much more! Festival is free to the public.
Check the weblink for more information.
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Lillian Gregerman Bandshell
191 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02558

4th Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Artists and budding artists alike come to Onset and spend the day creating their chalk art along the sidewalks surrounding The Bandshell. Spaces are assigned and pastel chalk provided.  There will be music, a juried arts and craft fair and more for all to enjoy. This is an Onset Bay Association sponsored event and is free to attend.
If you'd like to volunteer, donate or otherwise participate, PLEASE contact us at the OBA office, 4 Union Ave in Onset, Wednesday-Friday 9-2, call us at 508-295-7072 or email us at onsetvillage@yahoo.com Read more about 4th Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Military Appreciation Days

Friday, September 1, 2017 to Monday, September 4, 2017

It's that time again. Summer is winding down and fall is in the air. As a salute to our America's bravest, all military members receive FREE Admission, immediate family members receive 50% off full priced admission with a valid ID and at the gate only. Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate.  Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.  Read more about Military Appreciation Days

King Richards's Faire
235 Main Street Route 58
Carver, MA
Phone: 508-866-5391

King Richard's Faire

Saturday, September 2, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

Weekends Sept. 2-Oct. 22, 2017 & Monday Holidays 10:30am-6pm
Minstrels, handsome knights, fire-eating entertainers, wacky wenches, frolicking faeries, talented dancers and artisans, and exotic tigers... This is just a sampling of what you will experience at King Richard’s Faire, a place where visitors can travel back in time and escape reality on 80 acres of enchanted woods. Read more about King Richard's Faire

Onset Beach
182 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02538

3rd Annual Onset Beach Kite Festival

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Join us in celebration for our 3rd Annual Onset Beach Kite Festival. Cape Cod Collectibles will be there with a build-a-kite station and kites for sale! Live kite flying demonstrations! Fun for the whole family! This is a free event to attend. Kites sold separately.

Visit the weblink for more information.

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Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888
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Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "All Shook Up"

Friday, September 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sept 8 & 9 at 7:30pm and Sept 10 at 2pm.
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It's 1965, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that'll have you jumping out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as 'Heartbreak Hotel', 'Jailhouse Rock' and 'Don't Be Cruel'.

Other performances on September 14, 15 & 16 at 7:30pm. Read more about Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "All Shook Up"

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190

Pete the Cat

Friday, September 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

Come get groovy with Pete the Cat. Do you have magic sun glasses or groovy buttons? Make sure to wear them! Meet and Greets available throughout the day. The last Meet and Greet is a half hour before the park closes.

Edaville Tid Bit: MA Resident Rate $27. MA Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers. Read more about Pete the Cat

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888
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Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "All Shook Up"

Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sept 14, 15  & 16 at 7:30pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It's 1965, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that'll have you jumping out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as 'Heartbreak Hotel', 'Jailhouse Rock' and 'Don't Be Cruel'.

Other performances on September 8, 9 & 10. Read more about Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "All Shook Up"

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Madeline at Edaville

Friday, September 15, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017

Even better, Madeline is visiting from France to meet you and your friends! Meet and Greets will be scheduled throughout the day. The last meet and greet is a half hour prior to closing. Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.

Edaville Tid Bit: MA Resident Rate $27. MA Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers. Read more about Madeline at Edaville

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Hungry Caterpillar at Edaville

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

Meet the Hungry Caterpillar this weekend at Edaville!  Meet and Greets will occur throughout the day. The last Meet and Greet is a half hour prior to park closing. Donate a gently used book and get 50% off a Full Priced 4 & over Admission, at the gate only. Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate. Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions. Read more about Hungry Caterpillar at Edaville

Nathaniel Morton Elementary School
6 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Healthy Plymouth’s Amazing Race

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:15pm

12:15pm Registration - 1-4pm race time / 4-6pm -  After Party
Teams of four (4) will compete for glory, fame and fantastic prizes to benefit Healthy Plymouth and Terra Cura’s school and community garden program for local youth. Early-bird registration is now open! Read more about Healthy Plymouth’s Amazing Race

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Pete the Cat at Edaville

Friday, September 29, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017

Come get groovy with Pete the Cat. Do you have magic sun glasses or groovy buttons? Make sure to wear them! Meet and greets available throughout the day. The last meet and greet is a half hour before the park closes. 

Edaville Tid Bit: MA Resident Rate $27. MA Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers. Read more about Pete the Cat at Edaville

Myles Standish State Forest Fearing Pond
Fearing Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Friends of Fearing Pond Family Fishing Festival

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

This is a free, family friendly, learn to fish event. No fishing license required.  Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided. In cooperation with the Friends Of Myles Standish State Forest and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) at Fearing Pond in the Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth, 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Contact Bill Vickstrom at wrvick@comcast.net for more information. Read more about Friends of Fearing Pond Family Fishing Festival

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Not So Spooky Halloween

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Monday Oct. 9 from 10am - 8pm
Edaville Family Theme Park's first annual "Not So Spooky Halloween." Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes and head on over for a full day of kid friendly, parent approved trick or treating at every ride!  FEATURING big kid rides, little kid rides, family rides, COME HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIVES! Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions. Read more about Not So Spooky Halloween

KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Octoberfest

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Get your beer on at Octoberfest at the KOA where you can tap your foot to Oompah music or sample a brew while the kids take a hay ride or watch a spooky movie under the stars. Read more about Octoberfest

A.D. Makepeace Co.
158 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA
Phone: 508-322-4000

14th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration

Saturday, October 7, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

10am-4pm both days
Enjoy a New England tradition and see the beauty of the cranberry harvest during our old-fashioned family festival! We are pleased to announce that the Celebration has been designated as one of the top 100 events in North America by the American Bus Association! 

The festival, which features old-fashioned activities and whose admission fee includes bogside demonstrations and cranberry-related activities, was designated as one of the Top by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee.   Read more about 14th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-1620

Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Chills & Thrills for the Entire Family! Wear your most boo-tiful costume for a costume contest and enjoy free fun activities on Main Street! Start and end at Memorial Hall. Read more about Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville USA Theme Park

Friday, November 17, 2017 to Monday, January 1, 2018

Open every day except Thanksgiving(11/23) and Christmas (12/25). Operating hours vary by date; please check prior to arrival at the park!
New England’s most memorable holiday tradition, The Christmas Festival of Lights is bigger, brighter, and better than ever - now with over 18 million lights, unlimited Christmas train rides, unlimited use of all rides and attractions and priceless memories! Admission includes Thomas Land, Christmas Festival of Lights, all rides & attractions.

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

Garden's Aglow at Heritage Museum

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 4:30pm to Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 8:30pm

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from November 24 through December 30, join us for the celebration of lights that has become a treasured holiday tradition. In addition to the beautiful light displays throughout the gardens, the event features nightly performances at 6:30 pm in the Automobile Gallery. St. Nick will hold court in the 1913 Model T Ford. Families can view a stunning model train display and create a craft together to take home. People of all ages can take a spin (or two) on the vintage carousel and roast marshmallows together at the fire pits. On Saturdays, Chip Koser of South Cape Ice Sculptures will demonstrate ice carving, giving visitors the opportunity to see an ice sculpture created right before their eyes, and to take their photos with the sculptures. Stroll the gardens with family and friends, and enjoy Heritage in a whole new light. Check the weblink for updated information and tickets. Read more about Garden's Aglow at Heritage Museum

Downtown Plymouth
Main Street, Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360

Christmas in Historic Plymouth

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Schedule is from 2016 - Check back for updates
5:30-8:30pm: Tractor Hayrides on North Street; 103.3 Radio will have games
6pm: Parade begins from Town Square to Shirley Square
6:15pm Tree Lighting & Start of Winter Lights Race immediately after parade ends
6:30-8pm: Meet & Greet with Santa at Plymouth Center of the Arts – 11 North St.; Arts & Crafts, Ornament Decorating & Refreshments Read more about Christmas in Historic Plymouth

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
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Holiday Pops - Notes from the North Pole

Saturday, December 9, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 3PM & 7:30PM  & Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 3PM
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Onset Fire Station
5 East Central Ave
Onset, MA

Annual Christmas in the Parks

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Join us for our Annual Christmas in the Parks event on at The Pier View Restaurant, located at 201 Onset Ave in Onset and also at the Onset Fire Station, 5 East Central Ave, behind the Onset Village Market.
Beginning at Noon, Santa will arrive by fire truck and meet the children at the Onset Fire House for hot chocolate, goodies and take time to hear what they would like for Christmas. Noon-3:00pm.
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KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 4:00pm to Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Middleborough (MA) Tourism Committee is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Festival of Lights will be held Saturday, December 9th, Sunday December 10th, Saturday, December 16th and Sunday December 17th from 4 - 9pm at the KOA Campground. Drive through and see hundreds of thousands of light and then park and take a walk through Santa's Village where you can get your picture taken with Santa or The Grinch (from 5pm-8pm daily, only $5), purchase cocoa, cookies from Battistini's, check out Oak Point's Model Train display, and visit the alpacas! Read more about Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm to Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Middleborough (MA) Tourism Committee is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Festival of Lights will be held Saturday, December 9th, Sunday December 10th, Saturday, December 16th and Sunday December 17th from 4 - 9pm at the KOA Campground. Drive through and see hundreds of thousands of light and then park and take a walk through Santa's Village where you can get your picture taken with Santa or The Grinch (from 5pm-8pm daily, only $5), purchase cocoa, cookies from Battistini's, check out Oak Point's Model Train display, and visit the alpacas!

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Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
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Family Concert Rising Stars Showcase

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 3:00pm

Bring the kids, family and friends to an afternoon of sheer musical delight!  Our annual Family Concert, Rising Stars Showcase, packs a whole lot of fun into one event!  Meet our Phil musicians and their instruments during the pre-concert instrument demonstration--the perfect way to test-drive many instruments!  Our hour-long Phil concert includes performances by the Plymouth Children's Chorus and the winner of the South Shore Conservatory's Youth Concerto Competition.  Family-friendly ticket prices make this an affordable, fun way to experience the magic of live orchestral music! Read more about Family Concert Rising Stars Showcase