Keeping it Local-South Coast Holiday Traditions for all ages!

 Family Fun events on the South Coast

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Keeping it local, bring family and friends to the Tinkhamtown Chapel Annual Carol SingSaturday December 17 – 5pm  The chapel dates back to 1889 and is located on the corner lot between Tinkham Lane and Acushnet Road.  A definite way to get in the holiday spirit.


New Bedford Family Holiday Pops and Showstoppers, photo from AHA New Bedford

Let your holiday sparkle!

New Bedford Family Holiday Pops– Holiday season Tradition on the South Coast at the Zeiterion Theater  – Saturday, December 17th 3:30 and 7pm showings


Destination New Bedford- Holiday Happenings- Saturday, December 17 

Custom House Square- Downtown New Bedford 

Events begin with New Bedford Winter Farmers’ Market- 10am-1pm

Then the family fun begins with FREE horse drawn carriage rides, life size Elf on the Shelf, demonstrations and music by New Bedford Harpoon Harmonizers.  All events are weather permitting so check the website for updates.  – Holiday Happenings Shop Saturday Deals!!


Visit a local Farm- Sippican River Farm is hosting it’s 3rd ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE

December 18th – 11am – 4pm located at 32 Bates Road, Rochester, MA 508-763-5725

The Alpaca Farm Store will be open so get some warm and cozy socks, mittens or hats!

The Alpaca’s will be there to say Hello – Demonstrations and light refreshments


A child memory- Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville Railroad. A lot has changed from my Christmas visits now the park offers over 17 million lights. The train is what I remember and such a memorable New England Tradition. Check link above for event calendar and pricing. Discounts if you visit Monday – Wednesday

The Polar Express Train Ride is a true family fun experience. Located at 70 Main Street, Buzzards Bay. True Polar Express experience and SANTA appearance check link for available train ride schedules and pricing.



Plymouth Plantation- 2 great holiday events

 3rd Annual Light in Darkness- Candlelight stroll- December 16th 5:30-8:30pm

Celebrate a holiday season set back to 1622- event takes place over 1/2 mile of mixed terrain so dress appropriately – info on plymouth plantation website link above for tickets or call 508-746-1622 x 8359

Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol Dining Experience

Sunday December 17  1-3pm tickets purchased through or go to

Merry Christmas to all!!












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