Open House: Old Colony Highlanders Pipe Band: Oct. 12. 7:30 p.m. Come hear the band play and meet with the members after. Anyone who might be interested in learning the bagpipes or snare, tenor or bass drum is encouraged to attend. The band welcomes experienced drummers and bagpipers and also teaches lessons for those wishing to learn. Lakeville United Church of Christ, 1 Precinct St, Lakeville.
Fall Festival: Oct. 14. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors/crafters, raffles, food - breakfast, lunch items, book sale, children's grab bags. St. Mary's Parish Center, 783 Dartmouth St, Dartmouth.
Annual Parish Bazaar: Oct. 14. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Featuring Taylor Cormier, Sinatra-style singer, 1 pm to 2 pm. Grand raffle, dine-out books, white elephant, Chinese auction, baked goods, foods-to-go, homemade fudge, jewelry, themed baskets, lottery tree raffle and more. Kitchen will be open all day, serving: homemade French meat pie, chow mein sandwiches, cacoila sandwiches, linguica, pepper & onion sandwiches, kale soup and more. Holy Name Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 121 Mt. Pleasant St., New Bedford.
Arts and Crafts Show: Oct. 14 & 15. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. High quality hand made products including woven and knitted items, jewelry ,doll & children's clothes, wood decoys, soaps, quilts, hand painted items, photography, home decor, dog treats,etc. Proceeds benefit many Westport community projects and Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Foundation. Westport High School, 19 Main Road, Westport.
Autumn Harvest Fair: Oct. 21. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Food truck, bake sales, children's tables and crafts along with vendors and raffles. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Rex Field, 351 Elm St., Dartmouth.
Iron River Historical Fair: Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free event. Musket firing demonstrations, period crafts, music, Native American and Colonial camps, Native games. All reenactors welcome (camping available) Rod and Gun Club of New Bedford, 1407 North Hixville Road, Dartmouth.