2016 Event Calendar
Thursday, September 29th 2016
42nd Annual Meeting / Plaque & Elm Awards
7pmat the New Bedford Main Library, Third Floor Meeting Room, 613 Pleasant Street
After a brief business meeting, society president Mark P. Fuller will present the annual Plaque and Elm Awards, which recognize historic properties in the city and those individuals or organizations who have done an outstanding job in either the ongoing maintenance, preservation, restoration or adaptive reuse of their historic property. A PowerPoint presentation will feature before and after photos of the properties. This event is free and open to the public.
Celebrate the Seasons at the RJD
A Show House of “Silver Screen” Inspired Tablescapes
- Opening Gala Preview Party
Thursday, November 10, 6–8pm
- Open House Days
November 11- 13, 10am–4pm
Celebrate the Seasons" and view the Tablescape Show House at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum November 10th through 13th. Preservation Society’s Mark Fuller, award-winning set designer, will be a contributor to this year's festive theme – “The Silver Screen”! Click for more info.
December 10th & 11th 2016
25th Annual Holiday House Tour
Saturday the 10th, 4-8pm Candlelight Tour
Sunday the 11th, 1-5pm Afternoon Tour
Come visit beautifully restored historic 19th Century homes, all decked out for the holidays.
Sunday Pre-tour Brunch (11am) at the Wamsutta Club, starting point for both tours
Advance, discounted tour tickets will go on sale mid-November
at the following locations:
- New Bedford: the Arthur Moniz Gallery, N. Y. Shoe Repair and New Bedford Antiques at Wamsutta
The Ultimate Touch Nail Salon
-Marion: Marion General Store.
For further information, please call the New Bedford Preservation Society office at 508/997-6425 or click here.
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