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Here’s A List Of Events For Memorial Day Weekend

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Looking for something to do this weekend? There are a lot of options.

May 23

Freetown 30th Annual Lakeside Family Festival at Cathedral Camp, Friday – Monday. Huge barn sale, “Blessing of the Bikes” (May 24), 24th Annual Antique and Classic Car Show (May 26) with free admission. For information visit www.sjnfreetown.org. Middleboro Road, Freetown.

May 24

Fairhaven Village Militia: Spring Revolutionary War Encampment, 10 a.m. May 24 to 3 p.m. May 25. Cannon firing 6:30 p.m. May 24. Men and women recreating Revolutionary War life. Free.

May 26

New Bedford Annual Memorial Day Parade and Services begin at 11:30 a.m. (forming up at 11), Parker Street and Hathaway Boulevard.

Dartmouth Memorial Day Parade steps off at 9:30 a.m. at Apponagansett Park. Parade proceeds up Elm Street to the Dartmouth Police Station on Russells Mills Road.

Fairhaven Memorial Day Parade takes place on Main Street, from Center Street north to Riverside Cemetery, 8:30 a.m.

Fall River Battleship Cove to host special Memorial Day Events, 11:30 a.m. Raising of the flag, wreath laying, gun salute from the USS Massachusetts’ 5-inch guns and more. www.battleshipcove.org.

Mattapoisett Memorial Day Ceremony at 1:30 p.m. on the Mattapoisett Library grounds.

Mattapoisett River Race starts at 8:30 a.m. at Grandma Hartley’s Reservoir, Snipatuit Road, Rochester. Trophies and prizes will be awarded at 7:30 p.m. Memorial Day at the school. The ham and bean supper will be from 5 to 7 p.m. May 24 at Rochester Memorial School. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Westport Memorial Day Events: Memorial Day Parade stepoff is 10 a.m. May 26. Wreath laying services as well.

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