Families

Plymouth Bike Rentals
170 Water Street Village Landing Marketplace
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-732-0120

Plymouth Bike Rentals

The town of Plymouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the New England region, with more than a dozen attractions including Plymouth Rock, a full-scale replica of the Mayflower, a re-creation of the Pilgrims’ 1627 settlement, the nation’s oldest public museum, a reconstructed 1636 grist mill and six historic houses. Read more about Plymouth Bike Rentals

John Carver Inn & Spa
25 Summer Street
Plymouth , MA

Thomas Land at Edaville Package

Available 4/1/19 - 10/30/19
Climb aboard the vacation train and head to the John Carver for our exciting overnight package. Settle in to your spacious guest room, enjoy an included breakfast at our Hearth ’n Kettle Restaurant, make a splash in our exciting Pilgrim Cove Indoor Theme Pool and escape to the land of Edaville Family Theme Park, Thomas Land and so much more! Explore Dino Land, take a ride on Thomas himself and delight in the endless rides and fun all at Edaville Family Theme Park! Edaville's Thomas Land is the ONLY park in the US which will have Thomas the Tank Engine year-round. Read more about Thomas Land at Edaville Package

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Church of the Pilgrimage
8 Town Square
Plymouth , MA

Pilgrim Festival Chorus

The Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC) is a volunteer, auditioned singing group dedicated to performing choral music in public and private concerts, to providing music education to its members and audiences, and to encouraging and promoting the performance of great choral music. Read more about Pilgrim Festival Chorus

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

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park

NEW Slip and slides park.. wet or dry !!! Opening spring 2019 at Drop Zone ! Birthday parties, outdoor family fun ! Pavilions and picnic areas ! Read more about DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park

Pilgrim Memorial State Park
79 Water Street
Plymouth , MA

Plymouth Rock Talks &Tours

Pilgrim Memorial State Park Walking Tours - Daily at 11 AM, 1:30PM, and 3:30PM; 30 to 40 minutes
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Mass Audubon Society
Phone: 800-283-8266

Mass Audubon Society

Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Together with more than 100,000 members, they care for 35,000 acres of conservation land, provide school, camp, and other educational programs for 225,000 children and adults annually, and advocate for sound environmental policies at local, state, and federal levels. Read more about Mass Audubon Society

North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA

North River Wildlife Sanctuary

At this sanctuary, a half-mile boardwalk leads you on a fascinating journey through a red maple swamp and small cattail marsh to a salt marsh overlooking the North River. During the spring and summer, the Woodland Loop usually offers a look at scarlet tanagers and ovenbirds. Read more about North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Cape Codder Resort & Spa
1225 Iyannough Road
Hyannis , MA
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

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

Edaville Family Theme Park

Come RIDE, ROAR, and EXPLORE at the exciting world of Edaville! With 3 PARKS IN 1, you can ride through Cran-Central, roar throughout Dino Land, and explore with Thomas & Friends through the magical Island of Sodor! Admission includes all rides & attractions. Read more about Edaville Family Theme Park

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Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary

Hundreds of acres of grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands await you at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary. For birders of all experience levels, there are observation blinds overlooking a shallow wetland that attracts herons, egrets, and shorebirds, as well as muskrats and mink. Read more about Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary

South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-2559

South Shore Natural Science Center

The South Shore Natural Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the natural and cultural environments of the South Shore. Our mission is to provide natural science experiences that educate, excite, and commit every generation to preserve the environment and to encourage responsible use, stewardship and enjoyment of our natural resources. Read more about South Shore Natural Science Center

Kingston Collection
101 Kingston Collection Way
Kingston , MA
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 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 Bar Rustic featuring the Studio Kitchen. There is plenty to do with the kids as well, such as Billy Beez, Sky Zone, PiNZ and more! Read more about Kingston Collection

Ryan Amusements
136 Water Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 774-608-5207

Ryan Amusements

Join us at Ryan Amusements brand new Arcade and Game Room on the Plymouth Waterfront!
Have some fun playing over 35 of the hottest and coolest video arcade and skill games. There are video games, skill games, arcade games, great prizes and so much more.
You can easily spend hours gaming here, no matter how old you are! We have something for everyone! Read more about Ryan Amusements

Old Colony YMCA
2 Greenside Way South (GPS: 237 Wareham Road)
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-927-3100

Old Colony YMCA

Come and see all that our Plymouth Branch has to offer you and your family this season! You'll find classes, programs, pricing rates, and so much more! Join in the fun! At the Y, we strengthen communities by advocating for positive change. From A to Z, our programs answer community needs with action and attention. GIVE, JOIN, VOLUNTEER, AND DO SO MUCH MORE. The YMCA is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. Read more about Old Colony YMCA

Locally grown fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers, fresh eggs, grass fed meats, seafoods, jams, sauces, local sea foods, rustic breads, pies, take home foods, pottery, & more.
Plymouth Farmer's Market
137 Warren Avenue at Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth , MA

Plymouth Farmer's Market

In its 14th year, the Plymouth Farmers’ Market is a year-round, producer-only market bringing together the very best local farmers, food makers, artisans and musicians. Our twice monthly winter market is held indoors. Our weekly outdoor season is underway! Support local farmers, shop at your local farmers’ market.
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edaville package Hotel 1620
Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor
180 Water Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-747-4900

Hotel 1620 Edaville Family Theme Park Package

Book a truly unforgettable family vacation at Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor. Enjoy newly decorated guest rooms, the sparkling oversize indoor pool and a hot breakfast right before heading out for an amazing adventure to Thomas Land. Starting June 10th, Edaville will be open 7 days a week! Even better, stay at Hotel 1620 on a Sunday-Tuesday arrival and save even more with an added mid-week discount!   Read more about Hotel 1620 Edaville Family Theme Park Package

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

Plimoth Plantation

Located three miles south of Plymouth Center, Plimoth Plantation is a living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate that includes the Wampanoag Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Craft Center, Plimoth Bread Company, Plimoth Grist Mill and Mayflower (under repair-due back in 2020), a full-scale reproduction of the original ship that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. The Plantation Visitor Center offers an indoor gallery exhibit, Cinema, and the Patuxet Café, serving delicious New England fare. Browse their award-winning museum shops for unique, historically-inspired items.  Read more about Plimoth Plantation

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Flax Pond Cranberry Farms
58 Pond Street
Carver , MA
Phone: 508-866-2162
Fax: 508-866-4172

Flax Pond Cranberry Farms

Fall Bog Tours | Gift Shop | Christmas Trees (seasonal) | Annual Events

Flax Pond Cranberry Co. is a 100-acre family farm, owned and operated by Jack and Dorothy Angley. The property, which was purchased in 1967, consists of 34 acres of producing cranberry bogs, a 10-acre pond, 40 acres of woodland (including 4,000 Fraser Fir Christmas trees), and 20 acres of reservoir. The cranberry bogs have been in production since the early 1890s and today produce 150 to 200 barrels per acre (in a good year) of fresh fruit for Ocean Spray Cranberries. Read more about Flax Pond Cranberry Farms

Hy-Line Cruises
Ocean Street Dock
Hyannis , MA
Phone: 508-778-2600

Hy-Line Cruises

Hy-Line Cruises is pleased to offer year-round High-Speed Ferry service to Nantucket Island as well as seasonal ferry service to both Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Read more about Hy-Line Cruises

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

Fuller Craft Museum

Right now, Fuller Craft Museum is the most exciting place to be in the world of contemporary craft. We offer a collection, exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, and special events where you can literally touch the materials and objects. We strive to keep this work accessible, to put people in touch with the minds and methods of the makers, in touch with the values embodied by craft. Read more about Fuller Craft Museum

Captain John Boats Whale Watching & Deep Sea Fishing
10 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-2643

Captain John Boats Whale Watching & Deep Sea Fishing

New England's largest Whale Watch Fleets guarantees whale sightings as you cruise Cape Cod Bay in comfort. Climate-controlled main cabin & full galley service.
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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 (open Memorial Day-Labor Day). Read more about Nelson Memorial Park

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

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Heritage Museums and Gardens is located in one of Plymouth County's beautiful neighboring towns - Sandwich, Massachusetts. The museum is comprised of three galleries featuring American Folk Art, antique automobiles, and seasonal traveling exhibitions.  Their expansive gardens  feature a collection of thousands of rhododendrons, including a collection of the world-renowned Dexter variety. Their typical bloom time is Memorial Day Weekend through mid-June. Other horticultural areas of interest include: holly, daylily, herb, hosta, and heather gardens, as well as more than a thousand varieties of trees, shrubs and flowers. Read more about Heritage Museums & Gardens

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Explore Natural Plymouth
204 Long Pond Road
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 774-773-9982

Explore Natural Plymouth

EXPLORE Natural Plymouth connects visitors and residents to the forests, farms, wetlands, waterways and habitats of America’s Home Town by establishing a network of destinations and events that celebrate its ecological heritage and natural beauty.  EXPLORE Natural Plymouth is a coalition of nonprofit organizations, government agencies and private businesses dedicated to this effort. Read more about Explore Natural Plymouth

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

Petting Zoo & Horticultural 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 & Horticultural Center

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

The Plymouth Center for the Arts / Guild

The Plymouth Center for the Arts is home to the offices, galleries, and classrooms of the Plymouth Guild for the Arts as well as the offices of the Plymouth Philharmonic and the Plymouth Community Theatre. Other groups have used the building: poets, garden clubs, private parties, and town-wide organizations. Read more about The Plymouth Center for the Arts / Guild

John Carver Inn & Spa
25 Summer Street
Plymouth , MA
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

Project Arts Plymouth , MA

Project Arts of Plymouth, Inc.

Project Arts of Plymouth, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the arts and is funded entirely through the generous sponsorships from local businesses, and the support of the community. Read more about Project Arts of Plymouth, Inc.

Myles Standish Monument State Reservation
Crescent Street
Duxbury , MA
Phone: (508) 747-5360

Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

High atop Captain's Hill, 200 feet above sea level, stands the Myles Standish Monument, a 116-foot granite shaft crowned by a 14-foot statue of Captain Myles Standish, military leader of Plymouth Colony. Read more about Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

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

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. "Battleship Cove is dedicated to the preservation of a historical memorial providing the public with an educational experience to honor patriotism and country." Read more about Battleship Cove

Brewster Gardens
Water Street
Plymouth , MA

Brewster Gardens

The reconstruction of this beautiful park was a combination of park enhancements and environmental restoration. The park project involved the installation of new drainage throughout the park, the placement of fill and grading of the park, new paths, lighting, benches, landscaping, stonework, brickwork and other amenities. Read more about Brewster Gardens

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA
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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Blake Planetarium
117 Long Pond Road
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-830-4470

Blake Planetarium

The Blake Planetarium is a state of the art facility that immerses its audience with video and sound. Read more about Blake Planetarium

Water Wizz
3031 Cranberry Highway Routes 6 & 28
Wareham , MA
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

Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
175 Edward Foster Rd Headquarters
Scituate , MA
Phone: 781-545-8026

Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

The Gerry E. Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary sits at the mouth of Massachusetts Bay.
Our mission is to conserve, protect and enhance the biological diversity, ecological integrity and cultural legacy of the sanctuary while facilitating compatible use.

Visit the weblink for more information on our events, contests & more! Read more about Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

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

Paragon Carousel and Paragon Park Museum

The Paragon Carousel has been operating along the shores of beautiful Nantasket Beach for 90 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 and Paragon Park Museum

Stephen's Field
Sandwich Street South end of Waterfront (off Union Street)
Plymouth , MA

Stephen's Field Park

Stephens Field is located in Downtown Plymouth with entrances on Sandwich and Union streets. The park features playground, basketball court, baseball field and four tennis courts. Visitors can sit by the duck pond and enjoy a picnic, or take advantage of the small boat launch. Read more about Stephen's Field Park

Captain John Boats Harbor & Sunset Cruises
77 Water Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-2643

Captain John Boats Harbor & Sunset Cruises

Cruise Plymouth Harbor in comfort aboard the Pilgrim Belle, an authentic Mississippi-style paddlewheeler! Enjoy the luxury of the Pilgrim Belle as a local history expert narrates the historic harbor of Plymouth, Massachusetts. You'll enjoy a gull's eye view of Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Beach, Clark's Island, and the majestic Gurnet Point Lighthouse. Read more about Captain John Boats Harbor & Sunset Cruises

King Richard's Faire
235 Main Street
Carver , MA
Phone: 508-866-5391 (Aug - Oct)
Fax: 508-866-8600

King Richard's Faire

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

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

America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration & Parade

Friday, November 22, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019

Join the excitement this year at one of the TOP 20 Massachusetts USA Events & Festivals! The festivities begin with Saturday's Opening Ceremonies at 10:30am on Cole's Hill, then at 11am the Annual Thanksgiving Parade (America's only historically accurate chronological parade) begins at the corner of Nelson and Court Street.
Please remember the less fortunate in our community and bring along items (juice & drink mix,peanut butter,powdered milk,tomato/pasta sauce,hot & cold cereals,canned fruits,rice,pasta,beans,canned veggies,toiletries) for the Stuff the Train during the parade. Read more about America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration & Parade

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. Read more about 152nd Marshfield Fair

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. Read more about Free Fun Friday at Heritage Museums & Gardens

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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Duxbury Beach Duxbury , MA

DUXBURY BEACH 2019: FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Mud Flat Limbo

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! Read more about DUXBURY BEACH 2019: FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Mud Flat Limbo

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. Read more about Colonial Craft Day at Jabez Howland House

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. Read more about Antiquarian Summer Fair

Leyden Street to South Park Avenue
Main Street to Court Street
Plymouth , MA

1st Annual PorchFest

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

On August 24, during the Plymouth Waterfront Festival, porches of downtown homes and businesses will be filled with the melodious notes of local talented musicians. From soulful acoustic guitar to joyous a cappella performances, the streets will be full of music! People will have the opportunity to wander from the Waterfront Festival, up the side streets full of music, to downtown Plymouth to do some shopping or grab a bite of lunch.

Brought to you by the Plymouth Bay Cultural District. Funding in part by the Town of Plymouth Promotions Fund. Read more about 1st Annual PorchFest

World's End
Martin's Lane Planters Hill
Hingham , MA
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The Phil at World’s End: Seasons & Solitude Under the Stars

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Pack your blankets, chairs and picnics and immerse yourself in an evening of enchanting music, sweeping views and ocean breezes! Prepare to celebrate summer with an outdoor concert atop World's End in Hingham.  Steven Karidoyanes conducts a program that celebrates the beauty and simple pleasures of music and nature with Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Mozart's A Little Night Music, Puccini's The Chrysanthemums, and JS Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3.  Acclaimed violinist, Irina Muresanu, whose performances have been frequently cited as among the Best of Classical Music Performances by The Boston Globe, joins the Phil for this special evening. Rain date: Sunday, August 25, 7-9pm Read more about The Phil at World’s End: Seasons & Solitude Under the Stars

Onset Beach
184 Onset Avenue
Onset , MA

Annual Illumination Night (CANCELLED)

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Due to the EEE threat, we are forced to cancel Illumination Night for this year. There will be no reschedule date due to the dusk-dawn cancellation ban being in effect until the first killing frost. This was not an easy decision, but please understand that this is in the best interest of public safety. Thank you for your support! Read more about Annual Illumination Night (CANCELLED)

Hedge House Lawn
126 Water Street
Plymouth , MA

Hedge House Lawn Series

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

5-8pm. Music, Food & Fun! Pour Garden Mobile Beer Truck will be serving up Craft Brews & Wine.
$5.00 Donation benefits local beautification projects. Read more about Hedge House Lawn Series

Onset VFW Hall
4 Gibbs Ball Park Road
Onset , MA

Onset Summer of Love Concert Series

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Unfortunately, due to the threat of EEE-eastern equine encephalitis, we have been forced to move the Wednesday night concerts indoors to the Onset VFW Hall located at 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road in Onset (East Wareham for your GPS) Same time, 6:30-9:00. Seating is limited, so come early. Cash Bar upstairs and downstairs in the Bunker will be available. Read more about Onset Summer of Love Concert Series

Onset Band Shell
1 Union Avenue
Onset , MA

Onset Summer of Love Concert Series

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Held every Wednesday evening June 26 through August 18, 2019 from 6:30-9pm. These concerts are free, but the bands and sound man do get paid! Donations gratefully accepted. This event is run entirely by volunteers and supported by donations and sponsorships from local businesses. Thank you for your support! ALL are welcome! Kid friendly. Leashed well behaved dogs also welcome. In case of rain, we meet at the Onset VFW outdoor pavilion located at 4 Gibbs ball Park Road in East Wareham, just 1 mile from the Bandshell. Read more about Onset Summer of Love Concert Series

Pilgrim Memorial State Park
Water Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-747-7727

Project Arts of Plymouth Summer Concerts

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

08/28/2019 - The Adam Ezra Band
These Free Concerts take place in Pilgrim Memorial Park located on the beautiful Plymouth waterfront at the intersection of Water & Leyden Streets. There is ample public parking in and around the concert site.  Read more about Project Arts of Plymouth Summer Concerts

Paragon Carousel
205 Nantasket Avenue
Hull , MA

Youth Talent Showcase

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

This FREE, family friendly event will take place rain or shine, either outside on the Carousel Creamery patio or inside the fully enclosed historic Paragon Carousel.

Sunday August 11    Special 7pm Performance
                                  Urban Lunchmeat (postponed from Wednesday July 17)
August 14        Olivia Monarch
August 21        Olivia Barbuto
August 28        Tori Jones Read more about Youth Talent Showcase

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

Hero Appreciation Days at Edaville Family Theme Park!

Thursday, August 29, 2019 to Saturday, August 31, 2019

Military, Police, Fire Rescue, Veterans or retired service persons receive FREE admission at the gate only. Immediate family members are just $20.00 per person ages 2 & over at the gate only. Valid Identification is required to receive the discount. Restrictions apply, cannot be combined with any other offers. Read more about Hero Appreciation Days at Edaville Family Theme Park!

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

Free Fun Friday at Hull Lifesaving Museum

Friday, August 30, 2019

Hull Lifesaving Museum is participating in the annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. The Hull Lifesaving Museum is housed in the former Point Allerton US Lifesaving Station opened in 1889 under the leadership of Joshua James who, with his crews of the Massachusetts Humane Society and US Lifesaving Service and the Revenue Cutter Service, were merged to form the US Coast Guard. Joshua James is considered a "father" of the US Coast Guard. Read more about Free Fun Friday at Hull Lifesaving Museum

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

Saturday, August 31, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019

Saturdays, Sundays & Monday Holidays August 31-Oct. 20, 2019 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

Duxbury Beach Duxbury , MA

DUXBURY BEACH 2019: FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Kites and the Science of Flight

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Build simple kites as we explore the science of flight. What are the remarkable adaptations birds have developed in order to take flight? Read more about DUXBURY BEACH 2019: FAMILY FUN DAY ON THE BEACH: Kites and the Science of Flight

Plymouth Public Library
132 South Street Front Lawn
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-4250

Homesteaders of New England Farm Day

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Come shop with our vendors made up of local farmers. You'll find Local Honey, Pepper Sauce, Pies, Preserves and Jellies, Kettle Corn, Goat Milk Soaps, Lotions, Balm, Bath Oils, Foot Soaks, Natural Cleaners, Homemade Pet Treats and Pet Supplies, Metal Works, Wood Working, Fibers, Jewelry, Home Decor and much more. Bring the family for Hot Dogs, Kettle Corn, Slushes, Pony Rides, A Petting Zoo with a Cow, Goats, Alpaca, Pigs and more. You won't want to miss this fun, so come on out and support our Local Farmers. The Front Lawn is fully accessible.

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Kingston Collection
101 Kingston Collection Way
Kingston , MA

New England All Star Wrestling Media Day

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Kingston Collection and New England All Star Wrestling are teaming up and hosting a FREE event geared towards fans of all ages, including children in Center Court. The ring will be set up and beginning at 12PM, a live wrestling demo will begin for an hour and will be followed by in-ring photo opportunities and meet and greets. Read more about New England All Star Wrestling Media Day

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

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents {title of show}

Friday, September 6, 2019 to Saturday, September 14, 2019

Yes! That is the name of the musical production! Two best friends (and struggling writers) decide to write a play to submit to an upcoming musical theatre festival. Come along on this musical journey from the conception of their idea to its submission. Tony Award Nomination for Best Book of a Musical 2009. Read more about Priscilla Beach Theatre presents {title of show}

Hedge House Museum lawn
126 Water Street
Plymouth , MA

Annual Thirsty Pilgrim Beer Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sept. 7 12-7pm & Sept. 8, 12-6pm -  Enjoy cold beer, great food, and live music on the Hedge House lawn during this annual fundraising event presented by the Plymouth Lions Club.
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Marshfield LobsterFest
Town Pier Road
Marshfield , MA

MARSHFIELD LOBSTERFEST

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Marshfield LobsterFest will be a “taste”-ful, easily accessible, low-cost, late-summer happening, where you can enjoy locally-sourced food, locally-brewed beer, local entertainment, local artisans, coastal-themed activities, appropriately-themed educational opportunities, and much more!  Free to attend. Held Rain or Shine!

For more information visit the weblink or call (781) 834-6262. Read more about MARSHFIELD LOBSTERFEST

South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-2559

43rd Annual Corn Festival

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Popular with families across the region, the Corn Festival is an annual event celebrating the fall harvest, and natural and cultural heritage of New England. The event includes all day activities, such as hay rides and craft demonstrations, as well as scheduled events like live animal presentations. Also enjoy live, ongoing music, ranging from the oldies, bluegrass, folk and country. Read more about 43rd Annual Corn Festival

Nantasket Beach
Nantasket Ave
Hull , MA
Phone: 781-925-9980

Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Hull's great annual end-of-summer street bash! A great place for families and people of all ages! With lots of great food, from lobster rolls and hot dogs, to quahogs and Mediterranean foods and family-friendly entertainment. Teenagers can find lots to do as well with great shopping and the arcades. This annual event is free and open to the public. Read more about Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival

Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Imagination Movers, Disney's Emmy Award-winning band

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 1:15pm

The Imagination Movers will once again "jump up, get down and turn around" with their legion of local fans and anyone who missed last year's show. Imagination Movers, Disney's Emmy Award-winning band and stars of one of the most watched kids shows in the late 2000s, are renowned for their brand of fun, energetic pop and interactive live shows full of props and surprises. Presented by local non-profit Plymouth Rocks Events, the show will raise money to support local school music programs. Read more about Imagination Movers, Disney's Emmy Award-winning band

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

Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Go behind the scenes with Heritage staff for an exclusive exploration of the museum’s antique automobile collection in storage. During these tours, staff will share little-known facts and stories. Participants will be admitted to “Employees Only” areas to get up-close and personal with the cars. Find out more about the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, including the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit. Advance registration is recommended, as space is limited and these tours often sell out! Click on the weblink for registration. Read more about Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

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

Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Go behind the scenes with Heritage staff for an exclusive exploration of the museum’s antique automobile collection in storage. During these tours, staff will share little-known facts and stories. Participants will be admitted to “Employees Only” areas to get up-close and personal with the cars. Find out more about the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, including the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit. Advance registration is recommended, as space is limited and these tours often sell out! Click on the weblink for registration. Read more about Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

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

Sheep and Shawl Day

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Featuring Soule Homestead & Education Center - Meet the Sheep! Boston Weaver's Guild - Spinning & Weaving demonstrations - Plymouth 4H Club - Activities for kids - Art Complex Museum- Sampler making for kids & 17th Century Cheese Making - 1-3 pm
Demonstration by the Manager of Historical Crafts, Trades and Domestic Skills at Plimoth Plantation, Kathy Rudder
In partnership with the Duxbury Food & Wine Festival & Supported by the Duxbury Cultural Council

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Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
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THE PHIL’S OPENING NIGHT CONCERT - SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 7:30pm

While The Sorcerer’s Apprentice cautions about the consequences of unleashed power, this opening night piece shows no restraint.  Its whirling, brilliant, playful instrumentation rises to an insistent climax as the music evokes visions of marching mops gone wild!  Composer Paul Dukas drew his inspiration from that very story as described in the poem by Goethe, and popularized by Walt Disney’s film Fantasia.  Elena Roussanova Lucas’ Suite: Moments of Arrival sparks wonder and reflection with music illustrating the spirit of nature and the excitement of travel.  Sai Read more about THE PHIL’S OPENING NIGHT CONCERT - SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Not So Spooky Halloween

Friday, October 4, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019

10AM – 6PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday & Monday, October 14 - Edaville's annual "Not So Spooky Halloween," children's trick or treating event encourages guests to dress up in their favorite costumes and head on over to the park for a full day of kid friendly, parent approved, trick or treating at every ride! Read more about Not So Spooky Halloween

KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough , MA

CRANTOBERFEST AT THE KOA

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

This cranberry-themed, family-friendly event will offer entertainment and activities for all ages.  Along with our annual kid’s costume contest and cabin decorating contest, we have added several new competitions this year to add to the fun and excitement of the day. Read more about CRANTOBERFEST AT THE KOA

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

CRANBERRY HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 5:00pm

10am-5pm both days - Enjoy a Fun Filled Day with Food Trucks, Entertainment, Shopping! Take a 20 Minute Train Ride through The Park, Cranberry Bogs and Marshlands - Visit our Cranberry Museum Area– Old Tyme Harvest Equipment - Enjoy Unlimited Train Rides and Attractions, Candy Shop, Popcorn Wagon, Eateries, Gift Shops and Montilio’s Bakery Cake Slices, Cupcakes, Eclairs, Beverages. Read more about CRANBERRY HARVEST FESTIVAL

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Road
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

39th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

It's Mass Audubon’s biggest South Shore celebration of the year, our 38th annual Farm Day! Head on down to Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, where the grasslands will be transformed into a festival of fall farm fun. With tractor-drawn hayrides through beautiful fields, live bluegrass music, educational presentations, games, crafts, artisans, delicious food, and more, Farm Day is not to be missed! Read more about 39th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

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

Haunted Alden House

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy a spooktacular night of family fun with haunted tours, trails, games and activities.
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Plymouth North High School Performing Arts Center
41 Obery Street
Plymouth , MA
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The Plymouth Phil - MOZART VS. SALIERI

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 7:30pm

It’s a musical battle of bravado and flair with Mozart and Salieri on the program!  While this fictional rivalry makes for fun movie twists, the music pairs in harmony.  Two opera overtures by Salieri, The Storm at Sea and Falstaff set our start, one depicting a ship in rough seas and the other a story of charming misadventure.  Mozart’s final symphony, No. Read more about The Plymouth Phil - MOZART VS. SALIERI

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA

Edaville Family Theme Park Festival of Lights

Friday, November 15, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020

New England’s number one holiday tradition and event of the year, CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS  is back BIGGER, BRIGHTER & MORE MAGICAL THAN EVER. Take a step back in time and stroll through Dickens Village, enter Cran Central, formerly the original Edaville Railroad, experiencing the most magical light displays, so colorful and bright! Admission includes all rides, attractions & Christmas Festival of Lights. Read more about Edaville Family Theme Park Festival of Lights

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

Holly Days at the Alden House

Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Features colonial crafts and tours of Alden House decorated for the holidays. Sponsored by the Duxbury Business Association. Read more about Holly Days at the Alden House

Downtown Brockton
Main Street, Montello Street, School Street
Brockton , MA

33rd Annual Holiday Parade Celebration: "The Joys of Toys"

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 1:00pm

Activities start at 9am and Parade starts at 1pm - Celebrate the 33rd Anniversary of the Downtown Brockton Parade! 2019 Theme: The Joys of Toys!  Share your favorite toys! The ones you loved, the ones you had to have, the ones you want again! Floats will be judged on creativity, interpretation of the theme, and clarity of the theme.
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Plymouth Center for the Arts
11 North Street
Plymouth , MA

It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play

Saturday, December 7, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY. December 7-22. Plymouth Center for the Arts. Plymouth, MA - Performed by the Americana Theatre Company.
Back by popular demand! This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. Read more about It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play

North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or you’re here every week, you’ll want to stop in for our Holiday Open House! Enjoy shopping for unique, handmade holiday gifts in a relaxed atmosphere, as well as nature-themed ideas for everyone on your list. Enjoy woodturning and bird-carving demonstrations, holiday treats, and the stunning wildlife photography of Mike and Linda Cullivan. Read more about Holiday Open House

Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Main Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-4488
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Johnny Souza & Friends - Wicked Fun Holiday Concert

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 8:00pm

Johnny Souza is back with his 6th annual holiday show the Spire Center! Along with Johnny on trumpet & vocals, the show will feature some of the region’s finest musicians including Leah Souza/Vocals, Johnny Souza III/trumpet and other surprise guests! This lively show is fun for all ages and features plenty of your favorite holiday tunes…and a lot of laughs to get you in the spirit of the season! Read more about Johnny Souza & Friends - Wicked Fun Holiday Concert

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
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Holiday Pops with The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, December 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019

Saturday 3pm & 7:30pm - Sunday 3pm Catch that holiday glow with the purest of magical ingredients: holiday music!  Our pops weekend inspires joy with plenty of merriment and your favorite seasonal classics sung by gifted soprano, Kristen Watson, and The Plymouth Community Intermediate School 6th Grade Chorus.  Don’t miss fun favorites such as Mele Kalikimaka (The Hawaiian Christmas Song), I’ll Be Home for Christmas, and Believe from the holiday film The Polar Express, plus the annual March of the Toys parade with Santa leading our way! Read more about Holiday Pops with The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-4488
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Divas with a Twist Holiday Special!

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

This unique group comprised of five powerhouse female vocalists, backed by Grammy® nominated musicians, Divas with a Twist is not your average cover band! The Divas present classic holiday songs with fresh new arrangements. Get in the holiday spirit with selections including “Drummer Boy”, “Do You Hear What I Hear”, “O Holy Night”, “Run Run Rudolph” and a beautiful version of “Have Yourself a Very Merry Christmas”. Bring the family and sing along to your favorite holiday tunes! Read more about Divas with a Twist Holiday Special!

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

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 8:00pm

For the better part of two decades, Toronto’s Enter The Haggis has combined bagpipes and fiddles with a rock rhythm section to create a distinctively eclectic sound, praised by The Boston Globe, The Washington Post and Canada’s Globe and Mail. Their songs offer singalong melodies and deep, meaningful lyrics which tell the stories of everyday hard working people, often faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges. Read more about Enter the Haggis at the Spire Center

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

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 8:00pm

Singer, harp-man, and three time Grammy Nominee Sugar Ray Norcia's career kicked into high gear in 1979 when he formed the original Sugar Ray and the Bluetones with guitar giant Ronnie Earl and it has stayed there ever since Norcia received a total of twenty-two Blues Music Award nominations. He won two Blues Music Awards in 2014 and appeared on over sixty albums. In 2012, Sugar Ray and his band the Bluetones released a CD called "Seeing is Believing". Sugary Ray was nominated for an unprecedented seven 2017 Blues Music awards including Traditional Blues Male Artist and B. B. Read more about Sugar Ray and the Bluetones

Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
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Sunday Family Concert: MUSIC FOR ALL AGES

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of sheer musical delight!  Meet our Phil musicians and their instruments during a pre-concert instrument demonstration—the perfect way to test-drive many instruments--whether you’re a child or a child at heart!  Our hour-long Phil concert includes performances by the Plymouth Children’s Chorus, an award-winning emerging artist from South Shore Conservatory, and with a nod to the Plymouth 400 Anniversary, music from Antonín Dvořák’s New World Symphony and Leroy Anderson’s Governor Bradford March.  Special ticket prices make this an affordable, fun way to experience the magic of live orchestral music!
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Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-8008
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SPRING POPS - BETTE, BABS & BEYOND: A Tribute to Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Tina Turner, Cher & more!

Saturday, May 16, 2020 to Sunday, May 17, 2020

Saturday, MAY 16, 2020 - 7:30 PM and  Sunday, MAY 17, 2020 - 3 PM
We’re celebrating iconic women of music—Bette, Barbra, Dolly, Tina, Cher and more!  Steven Karidoyanes conducts the Phil and guest Broadway vocalists in a brilliant tribute to the stories these women shared and the music they made including The Wind Beneath My Wings, Don’t Rain on My Parade, I Will Always Love You, What’s Love Got to Do With It? and If I Could Turn Back Time.  Read more about SPRING POPS - BETTE, BABS & BEYOND: A Tribute to Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Tina Turner, Cher & more!