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This Week: Shop for Nautical Antiques, Witness a Murder Mystery, Learn about Craft Beer!

Thursday, May 12th

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AHA! Night

New Bedford Seaport Cultural District
Downtown New Bedford

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

If you’ve never experienced AHA! night in New Bedford, you’re in for a treat!  AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) Night is a FREE arts and culture event which takes place the 2nd Thursday of every month in downtown New Bedford.  It involves over 60 downtown museums, galleries, arts organizations, merchants, restaurants, The New Bedford Whaling Museum, The University Mass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts and the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. Each month’s event is themed so that distinctive cultural programs are presented and creative partner involvement remains robust.  Want to listen to some live music?  Visit one or all of these interesting venues including:  Café Arpeggio, Pier 37, Cork Wine and Tapas Restaurant, and Rose Alley Ale House!


Friday, May 13th

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7th Annual Nautical Antiques Show

New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Browse hundreds of antiques from some of New England’s most respected dealers in the perfect nautical setting! As part of the 28th Annual Scrimshaw Weekend, the Nautical Antiques Show features high quality marine antiques including scrimshaw, nautical instruments and tools, whaling logbooks, ship models, photos, paintings, prints, New Bedford memorabilia, and much more. Free with museum admission — Members FREE, Adults $16.00 and Children $6.00.  Add $5 for early admission.


Saturday, May 14th

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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra: Bernstein and Beethoven

Zeiterion Performing Arts Theater
684 Purchase St., New Bedford

7:30 PM

Join the NBSO for the final concert conducted by Maestro David MacKenzie and the end of the orchestra’s 100th anniversary season! The retiring conductor will lead the ensemble, four soloists, and the Back Bay Chorale in a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, a vibrant and jazzy exploration of the composer’s Jewish heritage, and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, a rousing appeal for togetherness capped off with the inspirational “Ode to Joy!”  TICKETS: $25 / $40 / $50 / $60


Sunday, May 15th

Your Theater-Agatha Christie

“And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie

Your Theater
St. Martin’s Church, 136 Rivet St., New Bedford

2:30 PM

Ready for an evening of intrigue?  Your Theatre, Inc., the South Coast’s fully-dedicated community theatre, brings down the curtain on its 69th (2015-2016) season with Agatha Christie’s 1943 consummate mystery “And Then There Were None.”  Eight guests, who are strangers to each other and their apparently absent host and hostess, are lured to an island, and along with the two house servants are marooned.  Each has a guilty secret, and one by one they are accused of murder and start to die.  Who will be the last person standing? This performance which an ending preferred by the author but never before used in an American stage presentation and only seen once in Europe! Tickets: $15, Box Office: 508-993-077 or boxoffice@yourtheatre.org


Monday, May 16th

DNA Country Plus

DNA Country Plus Acoustic/Open Mic/Karaoke Show

The Happy Clam Bar & Grill
378 Ocean Grove Ave., Swansea

7:00 – 11:00 PM

Put on your cowboy boots and hat!  Come on down to The Happy Clam to enjoy some foot-stomping music and sing your favorite Karaoke song for a fun crowd on the first and third Monday of every month!


Tuesday, May 17th

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Eric Frazer “Without A Face” Photography Exhibit

Mattapoisett Library
7 Barstow St., Mattapoisett, MA

10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

View this fascinating photo exhibit of portraits without faces by Mattapoisett photographer, Eric Frazer!  Most of the 20 subjects in Frazer’s first solo show are New England-based painters, photographers, dancers and models. He also is a contributor for Getty Images, getting assignments on an on-call basis.  Recently he was assigned to take photos at the Boston red-carpet premiere of Johnny Depp’s film, “Black Mass.”  Don’t miss this FREE exhibit which will be on display through the end of May!


Wednesday, May 18th

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Craft Beer Seminar

Wines & More
Wareham Crossing, 2421 Cranberry Highway, Wareham

6:30 PM

Stop in for a Craft Beer Seminar featuring the Beers of Martha’s Vineyard!  Email: wam-wareham@wsretailers.com or call to RSVP (774) 678-0813.

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