Acushnet River Herring Festival

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Saturday, May 14, 2016
11:00am - 5:00pm
The Sawmill
The Sawmill
32 Mill Rd.
Acushnet, MA 02743

Enjoy food, festivities, and outdoor fun during the first-ever Acushnet River Herring Festival on Saturday, May 14 at The Sawmill in Acushnet. This family-friendly festival will celebrate the restoration of The Sawmill, a new public park in Acushnet, during the annual river herring migration on the Acushnet River. The festival is free and open to all, and will feature food, music, live bird demonstrations, canoeing, guided walks, and kids’ activities.

Fees: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 999-6363 ext. 219
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
Acushnet River and fishway at The Sawmill
At The Sawmill on the Acushnet River, the Coalition worked with NOAA to improve passage for river herring migrating upstream to spawn.

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