YOUR WEEKEND and the week ahead…
Beginning Fri. June 2 – Purchase Street Records (767 Purchase Street) celebrates six months of being open for business in downtown New Bedford with a 10% OFF all record purchases weekend. That’s right – all records 10% off plus other special deals and (weather permitting) sidewalk sales through Sunday, June 4.
SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – New Bedford gets its PRIDE back – a public LGBTQ Pride Festival in Buttonwood Park happens today from 9:00am – 4:00pm. It begins with Yoga in the Park with Jeff Costa, followed by a Fitness Walk and then lots more entertainment, family activities and more. New Bedford’s resurgent gay community was the feature of one of our recent blog posts – and you can read all about PRIDE and more here.
SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – The Seaport Art Walk officially opens on the State Pier in New Bedford with a celebration from 2:00-5:00pm today. It’s another show-stopping event we previously wrote about, so get the full story here.
SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – The Community Economic Development Center and the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center are pleased to present Fiesta Tipica de Guatemala, “a mini-festival of traditional culture featuring music, dance, demonstrations of traditional crafts, and a concurso (children’s contest for the best traditional clothing)” today on Acushnet Avenue. From 2:00pm-6:00pm, come get your dose of Guatemalan culture at the Phillips Avenue Pocket Park (on the corner of Phillips and Acushnet Avenues, naturally – steps from Lorenzo’s Bakery and Mimo’s Cafe).
SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – Stone Free brings the music of Jimi Hendrix to The Bar (266 Dartmouth Street, NB) tonight beginning at 9:00pm. Come enjoy drinks, chow and a tribute to the music of Hendrix at this great spot.
SUNDAY, JUNE 4 – Striker’s Bar & Grill in the Wonder Bowl (66 Hathaway Road, NB) welcomes Last Comic Standing star and co-star of the Netflix series, “Be a Man” to their Sunday Comic Showcase tonight. Also featuring Featuring the Voice Of The City – Bad Lad and local comedian Larry Soares. Your host for the night Dave Sinclair. Tickets $10.00; show starts at 7:00pm.
TUESDAY, JUNE 6 – The Bay Sox home opener takes place at 6:00pm at Paul Walsh Field by New Bedford High School. If you haven’t seen the Sox in action, get to it this season. At $5, it’s affordable fun for all ages. Find the season schedule here.
- A Pride month to be proud of in New Bedford - May 30, 2019
- OUTTAKE: Inside the First Baptist Church renovation - May 2, 2019
- New Bedford Economic Development Council’s Spring Fling - April 30, 2019