Activities August 6-8 in Greater Fall River


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.

Jumpin 'Juba will perform at the concerts in Swansea Village, presented by the Swansea Public Library.

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]

Frank Santos Jr. The comedic hypnotist returns to Boneheads Live on Friday August 6th.

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

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.

Volunteers prepare food for Good Shepherd Parish at the Fall River Festival in 2019.

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.

There is a new outdoor market in downtown Fall River starting this weekend.

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.

Pick your own sunflowers this weekend at 100 Acre Farm in Swansea.

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.

Day sail

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.

Living on a Bad Name, a group of Bon Jovi Tribute, will perform on Saturday, August 7 at 4:30 p.m. at Heritage State Park.

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.

Explore the art of outdoor painting with your family at Heritage State Park on Sunday.

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.

The Southcoast Outdoor Market is open every Saturday through October 23 at the Swansea YMCA, 271 Sharps Lot Road.

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.


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