Things to do: go to Padanaram Fest, hear a climate lecture

Jul 27, 2022

There’s a lot happening in Dartmouth in any given week, here’s what’s coming up. For more information on these and other upcoming events, visit

Thursday, July 28

Cultural Center environmental talk

Marc Garrett, a solutions-based environmental scientist and part-time Dartmouth conservation officer, will speak at the Dartmouth Cultural Center at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 to discuss his opinions on climate change. 

Garrett will cover the science of the issue and the practicality and economics of potential solutions. 

The talk is free to the public but donations are welcomed.

Friday, July 29

Farmers’ Market offers local produce

The Dartmouth Farmers’ Market will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 29 on the lawn at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 789 Dartmouth St. 

The market offers locally raised meats and eggs, locally grown produce and flowers and crafted food, handmade goods, crafts and art. Local musicians will perform.

Saturday, July 30

Padanaram Summer festival returns

Following a two-year hiatus, the Padanaram Summer Festival is returning Saturday, July 30. 

Festivities will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature a kids zone, artisan vendors, food, sidewalk sales, and entertainment along Elm Street.

Parking and shuttles will be available at St. Mary’s Catholic Church located at 789 Dartmouth St.

The festival will be held rain or shine. For more information, visit

Do yoga, drink mimosas

The Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust will host a yoga session on Saturday, July 30 from 9 to 11 a.m. at its Helfand Farm location at 318 Chase Road.

The session will be conducted by Dartmouth-based instructor Eileen Waxler and will last one hour. After 10 a.m. students of legal drinking age can partake in mimosas and pastries.

Cost of the event is $20.

For more information, or to sign up, visit or call (508) 991-2289.

Tuesday, Aug. 2

Listen to the community band

The Dartmouth Community band will perform at Apponagansett Park from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Shows are free to the public.

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