SATURDAY, FEB. 10 – We’d be remiss if we didn’t point out that, in addition to fun, you can also practice some coworking now during Your Weekend. Indulge your side-hustle right here at Groundwork!, as we open on the weekend to guests for the month of February. You don’t have to be a member to enjoy spacious tables, fast wi-fi and free hot coffee from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Weekend Pass rates and further info can be found here.
Buzzards Bay Brewing goes acoustic
SATURDAY, FEB. 10 – David Alves – who has a nice habit of performing for diners at Cotali Mar restaurant on New Bedford’s Acushnet Avenue – goes acoustic at a different venue today that we’re equally fond of: Buzzards Bay Brewing. Come hear Dave in the heated factory from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Buzzard’s Bay Brewing is located at 98 Horseneck Road; learn more about Alves at www.davealvesmusic.com.
Stand Up for Women
SATURDAY, FEB. 10 – The Women’s Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts does Stand Up for Women tonight – a night of women’s comedy benefiting women. “Stand Up For Women is a fun and laughter filled fundraiser offering entertainment by nationally recognized comedians Kelly MacFarland and Andrea Henry,” they write. Online ticket sales have ended – but, if available, you can get them at the door when you head to Seaport Inn & Marina Grand Ballroom (110 Middle Street, Fairhaven) at 7:00 p.m. tonight.
Cupid’s Drag Brunch
SUNDAY, FEB. 11 – Incognito gets into a Valentine’s Day mood for this month’s Drag Brunch. No doubt the queens from Providence – Jacqueline DiMera, LaDiva Jonz and Vilet – will have some fun with Cupid’s arrows. Make your reservations early (it often sells out) by calling 508-993-3933 and head to 1606-10 Acushnet Avenue for brunch from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. this Sunday.
SUNDAY, FEB. 11 – The Armoury Wargames & Hobbies (58 Conduit St, NB) is clearing out their backroom – so that means a flea market! They write, “Attention all gamers: The Armoury is clearing out our back room and we have a bunch of stuff that has to go to make room for the new store! Here is what is going down: From 12:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m. we are going to have a super sale on anything gaming related and other stuff that simply can’t come with us… “ You can check out what they’re selling on the Facebook event page here.
Frederick Douglass Read-a-thon
SUNDAY, FEB. 11 – Another of New Bedford’s claims to literary fame is celebrated today from 2:00-6:00 p.m. as the New Bedford Historical Society hosts the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass with their annual Community Read-a-thon. Free and open to the public at the First Unitarian Church at Union and County Streets.