Acushnet River Herring Festival

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Saturday, May 11, 2019
12:00pm - 4:30pm
The Sawmill
The Sawmill
32 Mill Rd.
Acushnet, MA 02743

Enjoy food, festivities, and outdoor fun during the fourth annual Acushnet River Herring Festival on Saturday, May 11 at The Sawmill in Acushnet. This family-friendly festival will celebrate the ongoing restoration of the Acushnet River during the annual river herring migration. The festival is free and open to all, and will feature music, live animal demonstrations, and the Oxcart food truck.

2019 Schedule of Activities:

  • 12:00pm & 2:00pm – Sawmill Restoration Tours
  • 12:30-1:30pm – Birds of Buzzards Bay with the Buttonwood Park Zoo
  • 2:00-3:00pm – Native Wildlife with Cape Wildlife Center
  • 3:30-4:15pm – Toe Jam Puppet Band LIVE Concert
  • 12:00-3:00pm – Oxcart Food Truck
  • ALL DAY: Canoe the Acushnet River, Be A Baywatcher, River Exploration, Bird Observation, Learn About River Herring with MassFisheries, Interactive StoryWalk

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 999-6363 x219
Category: Buzzards Bay Coalition
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition
Free EventKid-Friendly Event
three girls canoeing on the Acushnet River at The Sawmill
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
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