Picnic on the Lawn Fairhaven!
Picnic on the Lawn will be held August 5, 2017. This is a benefit for the Fairhaven Historical Society. The cost of your table reservation is now tax deductible, as the FHS is now officially a 501(c)(3) organization. Looking forward to seeing you in August!

The table reservations are coming in, please contact Tim Evans at tim@howeallen.com to make arrangements to reserve your table today! Don't miss out on this year's festivities.



NAUTICAL

15th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show
Aug. 11–13, 2017
Harbor & Buoy Parks
Rockland, ME; maineboats.com

Herreshoff Marine Museum /
America’s Cup Hall of Fame
Aug. 17, 2017 | “Tugboats Illustrated: History, Technology, Seamanship” presented by Paul Ferrell.
Sept. 21, 2017 | “The Halifax Explosion” presented by Greg Banner.
1 Burnside St.Bristol, RI; herreshoff.org

Newport Boat Show
Sept. 14–17, 2017
Newport Harbor, Newport, RI
newportboatshow.com

EQUESTRIAN
Newport Polo
Aug. 5, 2017 | Lobsterbake
Newport International Polo Grounds
250 Linden Ln., Portsmouth, RI, nptpolo.com
Following USA vs. Mexico.

The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament
Aug. 16–20, 2017
Fieldstone Show Park
21 Plymouth St., Halifax, MA
silveroakjumpertournament.com

Dance
Trisha Brown: In Plain Site
Aug. 13, 2017
The Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, MA
jacobspillow.org; clarkart.edu

Jacob’s Pillow Dance
Aug. 20, 2017 | A Jazz Happening
Ted Shawn Theatre
358 George Carter Rd., Becket, MA; jacobspillow.org

Theatre
The College Light Opera Company
Aug. 1–5, 2017 | Hunchback of Notre Dame
Aug. 8–12, 2017 | The Desert Song
Aug. 15–19, 2017 | Grand Hotel
Aug. 22–26, 2017 | Once Upon A Mattress
58 Highfield Dr., Falmouth, MA
collegelightoperacompany.com

Winnipesaukee Playhouse
Aug. 2–12, 2017 | The Graduate
Aug. 16–26, 2017 | Round and Round the Garden
Aug. 30–Sept. 9, 2017 | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
50 Reservoir Rd., Meredith, NH
winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Theatre by the Sea
Aug. 4, 2017 | Rapunzel
Aug. 11, 2017 | Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles
364 Cards Pond Rd., Wakefield, RI; theatrebythesea.com

Bell, Book & Candle
Aug. 11–Sept. 3, 2017
2nd Story Theatre
28 Market St., Warren, RI; 2ndstorytheatre.com

Music
Concerts in the Courtyard
Through Aug. 30, 2017
Central Library
700 Boylston St., Boston, MA
bpl.org
Rain location: Rabb Hall.

Music at Sunset: Summer Concert Series
Aug. 2, 2017 | Little Compton Band
Aug. 9, 2017 | Atwater Donnelly
Aug. 16, 2017 | October Road
Aug. 23, 2017 | Superchief Trio
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Rd., Rt. 114, Bristol, RI; blithewold.org
Guests are encouraged to BYOB, picnic dinner, chairs, or blankets.

Newport Jazz Festival
Aug. 4–6, 2017
Fort Adams State Park
Newport, RI; newportjazz.org

Gospelfest
Aug. 7, 2017
One City Hall Square, Boston, MA; boston.gov

Aretha Franklin
Aug. 19, 2017
The Tabernacle
80 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
mvconcertseries.com

ART
An Inner World: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting
Through October 1, 2017
The Clark Art Institute
225 South Street, Williamstown, MA; clarkart.edu

Art & Alzheimer’s Programs
The Artist Within | third Fri. monthly
Art & Conversation | fourth Fri. monthly
Cape Cod Museum of Art
60 Hope Ln., Dennis, MA; ccmoa.org
For those with memory loss and their caregivers. Free/reservations.

Exhibitions
Painted Shapes: Contemporary
White Line Woodcuts
Through Aug. 13, 2017
The Art Complex Museum
189 Alden St., Duxbury, MA; artcomplex.org
Guest Curators: Lisa Houck and Amy McGregor-Radin

Picasso: Encounters Exhibit
Through Aug. 27, 2017
Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, MA; clarkart.edu

Wood as Muse
Through Sept. 3, 2017
The Art Complex Museum
189 Alden St.
Duxbury, MA; artcomplex.org
Guest Curators: Donna Dodson and Andy Morelein

“Boys of Summer: A Season with the Newport Gulls”
On View: Through Sept. 10, 2017
Surf Photograph Workshop:
Sept. 10, 2017
76 Bellevue Ave.
Newport, RI; newportartmuseum.org
Photographs by Jason Evans

Thomas Schütte: Crystal
Through Oct. 9, 2017
The Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, MA; clarkart.edu
Contemporary (German, b. 1954)
artist best known for public, large-scale sculptures.

Circular Abstractions:
Bulls-Eye Quilts
Through Oct. 22, 2017
Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak St., Brockton, MA; fullercraft.org
Twenty-five quilts in this touring exhibition by US and international artists.

Pierre Cardin:
70 Years of Innovation
Through Jan. 1, 2018
Rosecliff Mansion
548 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI; newportmansions.org
Exhibit is included in mansion
tour admission.

MUSEUMS
Tea & Talks at Ventfort Hall
Aug. 1, 2017 | Gary Helm Darden: “Keeping Up with the Vanderbilts: Architectural Rivalries”
Aug. 8, 2017 | Frances Morrone: “The Plaza: New York’s Legendary Hotel”
Aug. 15, 2017 | Dr. Margot
MacIlwain Nishimura: “Rough Point, Mansion and Museum: Doris Duke’s Newport Legacy”
Aug. 22, 2017 | Cornelia Brooke Gilder: “Friends and Fireworks: Edith Wharton Enters
Berkshire Society”  
Aug. 29. 2017 | Frank MacGruer: “Antique Furniture Use, Care & Restoration. Surface
Substance & Science”
Sept. 5, 2017 | Ulysses Grant Dietz: “Elegance and Aspiration: Money, Taste and Jewelry in America’s Gilded Age” Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum
104 Walker St.
Lenox, MA; gildedage.org

The Butterfly House
Through Sept. 3, 2017
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
869 Main St., Rt. 6A, Brewster, MA; ccmnh.org
Free with museum admission. Reservations required for butterfly feeding.

Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA; hmnh.harvard.edu

BOOKS/LECTURES/FILM
Great Houses: The Morgan
Aug. 1, 2017
Rosecliff
548 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI; newportmansions.org

Science in the Mountains
Aug. 2, 2017 | Mount Washington Avalanche Center
Aug. 9, 2017 | AMC’s Mountain Watch Program
Aug. 16, 2017 | Peregrine Nesting and American Pipits
Weather Discovery Center
2779 White Mountain Hwy., North Conway, NH
mountwashington.org
Lectures with the Mount Washington Observatory.

The Great Gatsby Movie Experience
Aug. 13, 2017
Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center
49 Touro St., Newport, RI; newportmansions.org
Film, continental breakfast, and tour of Rosecliff.

New Discoveries II
Aug. 16, 2017
Rosecliff
548 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI; newportmansions.org

Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame
Aug. 17, 2017 | “Tugboats Illustrated: History, Technology, Seamanship” presented by Paul Ferrell.
Sept. 21, 2017 | “The Halifax Explosion” presented by Greg Banner.
1 Burnside St., Bristol, RI; herreshoff.org

SPECIAL EVENTS
“Savor the Flavors of Rhode Island”
Aug. 10, 2017 | 5–8 p.m. / $60
Roger Williams Casino, 100 Elmwood Ave., Providence, RI; specialolympicsri.org
Benefits the RI Special Olympics.

2017 Designer House Show
Open to the public: Oct.7–Nov. 5, 2017
At the 1853 William Flagg Homer House
661 Pleasant St., Belmont, MA
Home of the aunt and uncle of landscape painter Winslow Homer.
jlboston.org
Special events schedule may be viewed online at The Junior League of Boston, Inc.

FAMILY
Family Fun Fridays
Aug. 4, 2017 | Matt Heaton & the Outside Toys
Aug. 11, 2017 | Toe Jam Puppet Band
Aug. 18, 2017 | Keith Munslow
Aug. 25, 2017 | Kaleidoscope Theater
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Rd., Rt. 114, Bristol, RI; blithewold.org
Register online.

COMEDY
Berkshire Comedy Festival
Aug. 5, 2017
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle St., Great Barrington, MA; mahaiwe.org

Loon Cruises on Squam Lake
Mondays & Fridays, through
Aug. 28, 2017
Science Center Lake Cruise Dock
Holderness, NH; loon.org