08/2019 Events

147 Main Street
Brockton , MA

Prova - Brockton Concert Series

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 9:00pm

Every Thursday & Friday in July and August from 4pm - 9pm. Enjoy a night of good fun! Free Admission.

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Onset Town Pier Onset , MA

Cape Cod Canal Live Music Cruises with Hy-line Cruises

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:30pm

How about cruising on the water, watching the sun set, out with your friends, having a few cocktails, enjoying a great live local band? We’d say YES, ABSOLUTELY…. and we’ve got it! Join Hy-line Cruises on a Live Music Cruise down the Cape Cod Canal, from the Onset Town Pier. This cruise is a fan favorite for visitors, locals and even the bands! Dance on the water, like no one’s watching…

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Nathaniel Thomas Mill
14 Liberty Street, Route 58
Hanson , MA


Friday, August 2, 2019 to Saturday, August 31, 2019

The “Our Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History" exhibit will be on display at the Historical Nathaniel Thomas Mill in Hanson from August 2-31. The exhibit is the first of many events that the Town of Hanson 200th Anniversary Committee is hosting to enlighten the residents of the history of Hanson. In 1662, Major Josiah Winslow of Marshfield and 34 others purchased most of what is now Hanson and part of Pembroke from the Wampanoag tribe. The town will be commemorating their 200th anniversary in 2020.

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Major John Bradford Homestead
50 Landing Road
Kingston , MA

Bradford House Summer Breakfast Series

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 11:30am

Sundays in July & August - 9am-11:30am
Sunday mornings during the months of July and August. Come enjoy good food with good people in the 17th-century setting of the Major John Bradford Homestead.

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

152nd Marshfield Fair

Friday, August 16, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019

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.

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

Free Fun Friday at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Friday, August 23, 2019

Heritage Museums & Gardens is participating in the annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Heritage Museums & Gardens offers 100 spectacular acres of trees and shrubs, designed gardens, exquisite flowers and sweeping lawns. The gardens are a delight any time of year. Spring features showy Dexter Rhododendrons and flowering trees, while summer boasts brilliant hydrangeas and dazzling daylilies. Autumn highlights blazing foliage and the fall-blooming Franklinia. Winter showcases beautiful heathers, bright berries and noble evergreen.

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Mayflower Society House
4 Winslow Street
Plymouth , MA

Pilgrim Progress

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 6:00pm

Pilgrim Progress, held on the first four fridays during the month of August, is a unique cultural tradition in Plymouth. Local citizens and their guests from all walks of life dress in costume to represent one of the 51 Pilgrim survivors of that first winter in the New World. Their procession begins at the Mayflower Society House on North Street, moving down Water Street (passing Plymouth Rock), up Leyden Street to Town Square. This historical walk re-creates the Pilgrims’ procession to church and will end at Burial Hill, where a short Pilgrim worship service will take place at the site of the original fort/meeting house.

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Nelson Park
Nelson Street
Plymouth , MA

Family Movie Night in Nelson Park - "tangled"

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

FREE Outdoor Friday Night Family Movie! Sponsored by the Plymouth Bay Cultural District. Bring a blanket, chairs and a picnic. Corn Hole, Kan Jam and board games available. Snack Shack and bathrooms are open. Movie begins at dusk.


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Neat Lady Fishing
184 Onset Avenue
Onset , MA
Phone: 508-295-9402

Wine Tasting Cruise with Neat Lady Fishing

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Relaxing and educational cruise through the Cape Cod Canal. Our local wine specialist will introduce some favorite local wines and will pair it with some delightful appetizers. Tickets are on sale for: $38.00 per person

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Captain John Boats
10 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-2643

Jaws Movie Night

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us aboard the Captain John Boats for a special screening of Jaws while cruising Plymouth Harbor. Popcorn and other refreshments available for purchase.
Rates: $20 per person. Reservations required, please call 508-746-2643 or visit www.captjohn.com


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Spire Center for Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-4488

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inducted Denny Laine: Songs & Stories

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 8:00pm

As a Founding Member of THE MOODY BLUES and a Founding Member of WINGS, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® Inductee DENNY LAINE along with his new group The Moody Wing Band will be touring America throughout 2019 and 2020. As a premier English songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Denny is best known for his roles as the original Guitarist and Lead Singer of THE MOODY BLUES from 1964 through 1966 and as the co-founder of WINGS with Paul McCartney. Denny was one of three constants in WINGS, along with Paul and Linda McCartney from 1971 through 1981.

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Duxbury Beach Duxbury , MA


Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Explore the mudflats searching for mollusks, crabs and other creatures. Wear your boots because you are bound to get muddy!

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Hedge House Museum
126 Water Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-0012

Antiquarian Summer Fair

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Attic treasures, jewelry, homemade goodies, and bargains galore are some of the delights of this old-fashioned New England fair, held under a big tent on our sweeping lawn overlooking Plymouth harbor. Gates open promptly at 10am and browsers are welcome, free of charge! Can't wait to see what's on offer? Special 9:30 am Early Bird Admission is $10 per person.

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

Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

The Festival will include: 210+ Crafter/Vendor Booth Spaces - 30+ Food Trucks & Food Vendors - 14th Annual Motor Head's Cruise-In Car Show
Ducky Dash Race - Beer Garden - Kids FUN Zone-Games, Inflatables - 2 Stages of Live Entertainment and More! 

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Jabez Howland House
33 Sandwich Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-9590

Colonial Craft Day at Jabez Howland House

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Experience candle dipping, corn husk doll making, and flax and wool spinning. Learn about Pilgrim music and the hymns that were sung. At 6pm a group of six Colonial singers will perform period psalms. The New Plimoth Guard will be exercising arms, firing muskets and marching on the property.

The Jabez Howland House was built by Jacob Mitchell about 1667 and was sold to Jabez Howland who lived there with his family. It is the only existing house in Plymouth where Pilgrims actually spent time.
The House will be open for tours from 10am-4:30pm.

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