Things to do: Take a hike, celebrate Dartmouth history

Sep 8, 2021

There’s a lot happening in Dartmouth on any given week. 

Thursday, Sept.  9

Dike Creek Reserve walk 

Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust is hosting a Dike Creek Reserve walk at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 at Dike Creek Reserve, Bakerville Road. The walk takes visitors through the trust’s newest property, which includes salt marsh views, lush woodlands and an active vineyard. The walk is free but registration is required by calling (508) 991-2289.

Afghanistan talk 

UMass Dartmouth Professor of Islamic History Brian Glyn Williams will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9  titled “Journey into Afghanistan – The Real Stories and People Behind the Taliban Conquest.” This will be available virtually only.  To register for the Zoom presentation, visit

Saturday, Sept. 11

Remembering 9/11 anniversary 

A ceremony to remember the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 11 at Memorial Stadium, 400 Slocum Road, and will take place rain or shine. 

Heritage celebration 

The annual celebration of Dartmouth’s heritage will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the village schoolhouse headquarters of Dartmouth Historical & Arts Society, 1205 Russells Mills Road. The event also celebrates the 150th anniversary of the historic structure.   

Vineyard performance 

Running Brook Vineyards is hosting the duo of Jackie Marashio and Stephanie Correia from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the vineyards, 335 Old Fall River Road.

Church open house 

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 795 Dartmouth St., will host open houses after all Masses Sept. 11 and 12. Light refreshments will be served and information will be available about the parish and its offerings. Masses are scheduled for 4 p.m. Sept. 11 and 8 a.m.,10 a.m., noon and 5 p.m. Sept. 12.

Sunday, Sept. 12

G and Friends entertain 

Running Brook Vineyards is hosting G and Friends from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 at the vineyards, 335 Old Fall River Road. 

Thursday, Sept. 16 

Trombone ensemble performs

Music on the Lawn, a performance by the Tri-County Symphonic Band Trombone Ensemble, will be presented from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Dartmouth Council on Aging, 628 Dartmouth St. The trombone ensemble is one of several smaller chamber groups that supplements the full, 55-piece orchestra. The event is free to attend but anyone interested should call the center at (508) 999-4717 to register.

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