Upcoming events at the Mattapoisett Museum
The Mattapoisett Museum and Southcoast Lessons will be hosting its 3rd Open Mic Night on August 20 at 6 p.m. All ages and all genres welcome. You can sing a song, play a tune, do a dance, crack a joke, tell a story, or take the stage for any number of artistic performances. Additionally, The Friendly Fizz will be set up on the museum lawn with Italian sodas and cookies for sale.
On Sunday, August 22, at 1 p.m. the museum will be hosting Southcoast Lessons’ Old Time Fiddle Sessions and Community Gathering. This event features old time string band musicians, friends, friends of friends, and friendly strangers.
On Tuesday August 31, at 6 p.m. the Mattapoisett Museum and The LGBTQ+ Network South Coast will be hosting a conversation about the evolution and growth of the South Coast LGBTQ+ community. Join the Q&A as the museum provides an overview of the programs available for LGBTQ+ individuals, their friends, families, and allies in the region. Also joining us in this conversation is Alia Cusolito, a student at Old Rochester Regional High School. Alia is President of the GSA club at the high school as well as the founder of the GSA at the Junior High. Alia also currently serves on the Massachusetts GSA Student Leadership Council, the leadership team of Queer Youth Assemble, and is an organizer of Let Trans Athletes Play. Formerly Alia was a Youth Social Media Advisor for The Fenway Institute of Health and involved with the GLSEN Massachusetts SHINE team.
Everyone is welcome, no reservations required. For more information, call The LGBTQ+ Network South Coast at (774) 755-2656 or Mattapoisett Museum at (508) 758-2844.
All events are free but donations are always appreciated.