What’s Up – South of Boston

Mile Twelve at Blue Moon April 8

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On Friday, April 8th, The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland, MA features the bluegrass band Mile Twelve. Mile Twelve is a fresh, hard-driving young band which has performed extensively at bluegrass festivals including Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Ossipee Valley Music Festival, Joe Val Bluegrass Festival and Baygrass Bluegrass Festival. A track from their debut EP…

South Shore History Symposium – April 9

South Shore History Symposium LAND & SEA: Historical Agriculture & Aquaculture of the South Shore Daniel Webster Home & Farm, Marshfield, Massachusetts Event: “Land & Sea: Historical Agriculture and Aquaculture of the South Shore” Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016 Time: 9 am – 2:30 pm Location: Spire Center for the Performing Arts, 25 Court Street,…

Fri., April 8 fundraiser for former Cohasset police chief Mark DeLuca

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Friends are mounting a major fundraising campaign to assist a retired Boston Police officer and Dot boxing coach who is battling back from a life-changing motorcycle crash in 2013. Mark DeLuca, Sr. – a 57 year-old father of five and the former police chief in Duxbury and Cohasset— survived the accident, but has a traumatic…

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…