It’s Homecoming weekend in Fairhaven. In addition to the Homecoming Day Fair on Saturday, there are more than a few events designed to take advantage of the large crowds and enrich the experience for everyone. See page 13 for vendor list and map.
Homecoming Day Fair
Sat., 6/25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Center Street, from William to Green streets, Fairhaven
Fairhaven’s largest annual event features about 175 booths of handmade crafts and delicious foods in addition to live entertainment, an art exhibit on the west lawn of the Unitarian Church, and children’s activities, including the very popular fire engine rides. Sponsored by the Fairhaven Improvement Association. Free. Handicap parking available. For more information, visit http:// FairhavenImprovement.org.
FHS Alumni All-Class Breakfast Buffet
This year’s Fairhaven High School Alumni All-Class Breakfast Buffet will be held on Sun., 6/26, in the FHS Cafeteria from 8:30–10:30 a.m. The delicious breakfast is catered by the Courtyard Restaurant and tickets are just $10. This year’s breakfast is being hosted by the Class of 1966 as they celebrate their 50 Year Reunion Weekend. Tickets can be purchased at the Euro Store at the corner of Main and Centre Streets, or can be reserved by calling Bob or Nancy Foster at 508-997-4619.
Fairhaven High School Tours
Fairhaven High School Tours, Sat., 6/25, 10–11:30 a.m. and 12–1:30 p.m. Fairhaven High School, 12 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven
Tour the “Castle on the Hill,” which was donated to the town by Henry H. Rogers in 1906. Guide: Bob Foster. Sponsored by the Fairhaven High School Alumni Association. For more information, email info@ fairhavenalumni.org.
Masonic Lodge Open House
George H. Taber Lodge, 20 Center St. Fairhaven will be holding an Open House during the Fairhaven Homecoming Fair, Sat. 6/15, from 9 a.m.– 3 p.m. Tour the beautiful lodge room: One of the lesser known gifts of Henry Huttleston Rogers.
Homecoming Fair Entertainment
Entertainment is in front of the Town Hall, 40 Center St., Fairhaven. Sound Technician for the Day is: Eric Spencer of New Bedford Pro Audio
• 10 a.m. Opening remarks by: FIA President, Grand Marshal, Barbara Acksen. Introductions of the Board of Selectmen, Housekeeping Issues and Activities of the Day.
• 10:15–11:15 a.m. Scott Parker: Welcome Aboard to our new Master of Ceremonies who is here to serenade you with a selection of musical styles.
• 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Voices in Time: Area children & teenage performers will be singing and dancing, doing solo and group performances. Directed by: Ms. Sharon Jenson
• 12:15–1 p.m. Harpoon Harmonizers: They will be performing Barbershop old and new time music. Coached by: Mr. Fred Molina
• 1–2:15 p.m. Showstoppers Troupe of New Bedford: Two groups with ages ranging from 8 to 16 years will perform favorite songs and dances. Directed by: Ms. Kelly Zucco
• 2:15–3 p.m. Ed Dillon: A local favorite bringing you a lively and definitely entertaining medley of Irish and Contemporary tunes.
• 3–4 p.m. Pumpkin’ Head Ted: Another really great local band. You name To it they can play it, from Ragtime to Rock. Sit back and enjoy!
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