Things to do: Learn about Cuttyhunk, sip wine or laugh for a cause

Feb 4, 2020

There's a lot happening in Dartmouth on any given weekend. For more information on these and other upcoming events, visit

Friday, February 7

Share a meal with farmers.

The Dartmouth Grange continues its Farmer Film and Potluck series with a winter warming potluck meal followed by two short documentaries on the rich history of whaling in the Azores. The doors at the Dartmouth Grange Hall, 1133 Fisher Rd., open at 6 p.m. for the event. A potluck dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to this free event, but those attending are asked to bring a dish for the potluck.

Take in the art of Cuttyhunk.

Photographer Phil Mello will host an illustrated talk of Cuttyhunk during a lecture at the Dartmouth Cultural Center. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. at the 404 Elm St. center. Mello’s photographs documenting the everyday life on the remote island have been featured in exhibits in New Bedford and the Library of Congress. RSVP is suggested. To RSVP visit

Saturday, February 8

Drink some wine, help a baseball team.

The Dartmouth Dream Team baseball team needs the community’s help to fund a trip to the Cooperstown, NY All-Star baseball tournament. Raise money for the team by attending a wine and beer tasting fundraiser at Smith Nills Congregational Church, 11 Anderson Way, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Guests will be able to sample a variety of wines and beers and nibble hors d’oeuvres at the event. There will also be a raffle and auction as well as a dessert table. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online at or by emailing Beth Taber Gonsalves at

Have a laugh to keep kids safe.

The Dartmouth High Class of 2020 will host a comedy show at Rachel’s Lakeside at 8 p.m. The show will feature plenty of laughs, a 50/50 raffle, cheese and crackers, and desserts. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Contact Ana Veloso at or Andrea Abreu at for tickets. Proceeds benefit the After Prom, which provides students a safe all-night venue to celebrate prom.

Have an event we should include next week? Email details to Douglas McCulloch at