What’s Up – South of Boston

Kathryn Whiting, formerly Kathryn Morgan, passes

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Kathryn E. Whiting of Acton, CA, also known as Kathryn E. Morgan, passed away on January 17th 2016 of a sudden illness. Kathryn was born in New Jersey on January 15th, 1945, and previously lived in Cohasset, MA for 40 years. She was a graduate of Bloomfield High School in Bloomfield, NJ and of Montclair…

Hull Knights of Columbus Blood Drive Jan. 19

“The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.” Hull Knight of Columbus Blood Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 from 2-7p.m. at 440 Nantasket, Hull, MA. All presenting donors will receive a $5.00 Dunkin Donuts gift card. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Grandma Moses at The Art Complex in Duxbury

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It’s pure serendipity that The Art Complex Museum’s exhibit of one of Grandma Moses’ well-known paintings coincided with her being featured on the popular CBS Sunday Morning Show. In her over one hundred year lifetime, Grandma Moses produced 1600 paintings. When asked, during one of many television interviews, if it were difficult to part with…

Southern Rail at Hingham’s Coffeehouse off the Square

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Southern Rail is a vibrant, engaging, Boston-based, Appalachian-rooted Bluegrass and Gospel group that returns for another concert of Glorious Christmas Gospel. Led by Jim Muller on mandolin and Sharon Horovitch on bass, these Boston First Night favorites continue to stir listeners with their musicianship, spirit, energy, humor and good will. Their music is exuberant fun…

Sunday, Nov. 29 – Holly Days in Duxbury

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If you have seen the colorful posters by Don Reed Designs now distributed throughout the town, you know that Holly Days will be happening the Sunday after Thanksgiving on November 29, noon until 4 p.m. There will be activities planned to appeal to all age groups. Many of these are free or at a nominal…

UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES at Holly Hill Farm, Cohasset, MA

UNIQUE GIFTS AND HOLIDAY CHEER! 7TH Annual Holly Day Fair, Saturday December 5th from 11:00 – 3:00pm. Come and find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list. We feature local, noted artisans in our heated greenhouse, hands-on wreath making workshop with holly and other evergreens harvested from the Farm property, hearty winter fare,…

Tiny Tim and Scrooge at Duxbury Art Complex 11/29

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On Sunday, November 29, it will be time for Tiny Tim and Scrooge, once again, to return to Duxbury’s Art Complex museum in the much-loved holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol”. The Puppet People, a well-known group from New York, will bring their amazing puppets, one of which towers above the gallery walls. They designed and…

Candlelight tours at Old Ordinary in November

For years to come, the winter of 2015 will be seared in the collective memory of Hingham residents. The seemingly endless weeks of snow and cold made daily living a Herculean task. We faced long commutes, snow days and leaky roofs. Now imagine if, like early Hingham residents, you faced winter with a house heated…

Hull Artists to conduct 20th Annul Open Studios Art Tour

Hull Artists is pleased to announce the 20th annual Open Studios Art Tour. On Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12 from 10am to 5pm, thirty five artists will display their work in home studios up and down the Hull peninsula and in Hingham. A second Open Studio Tour will be held on August 22—23.…