What: Narrows Center presents Tuba Skinny
When: Friday August 6; doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
Or: Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River
Formed in 2009, Tuba Skinny has gradually evolved from a loose collection of street musicians to a solid ensemble dedicated to bringing the traditional sound of New Orleans to audiences around the world.
Drawing on a wide range of musical influences – from Depression-era spirituals to blues, ragtime to traditional jazz – their sound evokes the rich musical heritage of their New Orleans home. The group has gained a loyal following through their distinctive sound, their commitment to reviving long lost songs and their barnstorming live performances.
What: Concerts in the village with Jumpin ‘Juba
When: Friday August 6 from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Or: Christ Church Hall, 57 Main Street, Swansea
The Swansea Free Public Library holds free concerts in the village on Fridays in August. Jumpin ‘Juba is New Orleans swamp-rock, classic boogie-woogie, folk, Memphis rock & roll and a playful use of everything from calypso to country are mixed in with the blue stew. of the group. The concerts take place rain or shine on the church lawn under the marquee, bring a chair or a blanket. For more information, contact Carol Gafford at 508-674-9609 or [email protected]
What: Frank Santos Jr. Comedic Hypnotist
When: August 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. the doors to the event open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m.
Or: Boneheads Live is located at 36 Water St., Fall River
Cost: Tickets cost $ 15 for the show and $ 30 for the show and buffet. Advanced tickets on https://franksantosjr.brownpapertickets.com
Watch Frank Santos Jr. Comic Hypnotist as he returns to Boneheads Live tonight. Be amazed when you, your friends, or strangers across the room become the stars of the show as Santos makes them believe they are singers, dancers and more. It’s a performance where the audience becomes the show. Santos promises a hilarious, energetic and unique show that you won’t soon forget.
What: Annual feast of the parish of the Good Shepherd
When: Friday August 6, 5 pm-10pm; Saturday, August 7 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 1 pm-7pm
Or: Good Shepherd Parish, 1598 S Main St, Fall River
The annual Good Shepard Parish Party, canceled last year due to the pandemic, will feature Portuguese and American food, music, a craft sale, a thrift store and other vendors. On Sunday, there will be a festive mass at 10 a.m., then a procession at 11:30 a.m. celebrating the three parishes in collaboration: Bon Pasteur, Saint-Stanislas and Sainte-Marie.
What: Fall River Farmers and Artisans Market
When: Sunday August 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Or: Old Second Street, Fall River, pedestrian bridge across from Government Center on Jeremiah V Sullivan Drive
The Fall River Farmers and Artisans Market is once again moving to downtown Fall River. FR FAM is a bi-weekly event that invites residents and visitors to a fun, family-friendly event where they can support South Coast small businesses and entrepreneurs. The market will feature a variety of locally made produce, vintage produce, artisan foods, and fresh produce from local farms. In addition to vendors, the events will also feature local musicians, live art demonstrations, and free activities for kids.
What: Sunflowers to pick
When: Saturday August 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Or: 100 acre farm, 253 Cummings Road, Swansea
The 100-acre farm in Swansea, which opened its farm to a PYO event last weekend, will host another day of sunflower picking for those who missed it. For $ 1 a flower, you can pick your own at the family farm.
What: Westport Art Group Summer Community Show
When: Thursday August 5 to Saturday August 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Or: Westport Art Group, 1740 Main Road, Westport
All artists, members and non-members have been invited to exhibit 2D and 3D artwork including painting, drawing, pastels, photography, sculpture, pottery, woodworking and metal. Proceeds from the show, which celebrates its 65th anniversary, fund the programs of the Westport Art Group and support the arts in our community.
What: St. Anne’s Credit Union and WSAR Summer Concert
When: Saturday August 7 from 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Or: Heritage State Park, Fall River
The St. Anne’s Credit Union will present its 26th Annual Free Summer Concert featuring Living on a Bad Name, a Bon Jovi Tribute band. The event will include freebies, refreshments will be available for purchase, and food trucks will be parked on site for concert goers.
What: Outdoor for children
When: Sunday, August 8, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Or: Heritage State Park, Fall River
Discover the art of painting outdoors. This event is aimed at the whole family, with a special focus on children. Meet local artists from the Greater Fall River Art Association as they teach outdoor painting and drawing. Make your way to the picnic area and try to capture the beauty of the park. The programs are free and all materials will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Their theater is also reopened with daily performances of “The Fabric of Fall River” and “Safe Houses: Fall River and the Underground Railroad”. The exhibits have also been refreshed with new photos.
What: South Coast Open Air Market
When: Saturday August 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Or: Swansea YMCA, 271 Sharps Lot Road, Swansea
The Southcoast Open Air Market, which kicked off in June, takes place every Saturday through October 23 at the Swansea YMCA. The goal is to provide a gathering point for our city and the surrounding communities, centered on all that is fresh, local and handmade. SOAM offers a rotating selection of artisan products, artisan foods, fresh produce and meats, as well as live and local music.