What's Happening? Local Events in Taunton: May 2021

may 2021
What's Happening? Local Events in Taunton

All through the month of May, we will showcase local events here.

Check back regularly to find out what is happening in Taunton!


Saturday, May 1: Photo Scanning Day, 8:00am-5:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/photo-scanning-day-4/

Saturday, May 1: District Comedy Series: Steve Sweeney & Kelly Macfarland, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/district-comedy-series-presents-steve-sweeney-kelly-macfarland/


Monday, May 3: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Tuesday, May 4: M is for Museum Story Time, 10:30am-11:00am, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/m-is-for-museum-story-time-4/

Tuesday, May 4: Unveiling of the Make It OK Campaign, City Council Meeting at City Hall, 7:00pm: https://taunton.vod.castus.tv/vod/?live=ch1&nav=live


Thursday, May 6: World Portuguese Language Day, 9:00am, To register for the Zoom: https://bristolcc-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkfu-sqDMiHtwyiHv9f_lwsgAiUn8RZNf5


Friday, May 7: Virtual Visit to Taunton, England, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/tauntonuk/

Friday, May 7 : Music & Poetry Open Mic Night, 7:00pm, Liberty & Union Park: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/events.html


Saturday, May 8: Spring Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, May 8: Book Group, 11:00am-12:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-book-group-2/

Saturday, May 8: A Curious Collection: Opening Reception, 6:30pm-8:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html


Monday, May 10: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Tuesday, May 11: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-19/


Wednesday, May 12: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-20/

Wednesday, May 12: Wednesday Workshop—Paint Night!, 5:30pm-7:00pm Old Colony History Museum, https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/wednesday-workshop-patrioticstarrynight/


Thursday, May 13: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-21/

Thursday, May 13: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html


Friday, May 14: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-22/

Friday,, May 14: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Friday, May 14: Movie Night in the Plaza: Black Panther, 8:00pm-10:15pm, Liberty & Union Plaza: https://www.facebook.com/events/203300568059999

Friday, May 14: Living on a Bad Name—Tribute to Bon Jovi, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/living-on-a-bad-name-tribute-to-bon-jovi/


Saturday, May 15: Spring Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, May 15: Liberty & Union Walking Tour, 11:00am-12:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/guided-liberty-and-union-downtown-walking-tour-2/

Saturday, May 15: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-23/

Saturday, May 15: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Saturday, May 15: District Comedy Series: Tom Cotter & Al Park, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/district-comedy-presents-tom-cotter-americas-got-talent-breakout-comedy-star-al-park/


Sunday, May 16: Suffrage Centennial Tea-in-a-Bag Take-Home Tea hosted by GFWC Taunton and Raynham Jr. Women's Club, Pick-up 1:00pm-3:00pm, St. Nicholas of Myra Parish Center in Dighton: http://www.gfwctauntonraynhamjuniors.org/events.html

Sunday, May 16: The Members Show, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Taunton Arts Association: http://www.tauntonarts.org/events.html


Monday, May 17: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Tuesday, May 18: Musical Drive Thru Meal on the Go with Mike Higgins, 4:00pm, Taunton Nursing Home: Call Council on Aging (508)-821-1425 to register by May 13th


Thursday, May 20: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Thursday, May 20: Music in the Plaza: Tom & Kevin Acoustic Duo, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Liberty & Union Plaza: https://www.facebook.com/events/306986054136101

Thursday, May 20: Butterflies of the World Zoom Event, 7:00pm, Taunton Public Library: Zoom Meeting, https://tinyurl.com/yxxjjna4, meeting ID: 88170090058, Passcode: 436035

Thursday, May 20: OCHM After Hours @Home, 7:00pm-8:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/after-hours-home-2/


Friday, May 21: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Friday, May 21: Night Train—The Guns and Roses Experience, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/nightrain-the-guns-n-roses-experience-2/ 


Saturday, May 22: Spring Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, May 22: Cemetery Tour: Phillips and Gilbert Cemeteries, 11:00am-12:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/cemetery-tour/

Saturday, May 22: Pop-up Art in the Park, 11:00am-3:00pm, Liberty & Union Plaza

Saturday, May 22: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Saturday, May 22: Chicken BBQ Drive-Thru Hosted by Taunton Area Vietnam Veterans Association, 5:00pm, Dighton Pavilion (tickets must be purchased by 5/19/21): 508-669-6877

Saturday, May 22: NO QUARTER—The Tribute to Zeppelin's Legacy, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/no-quarter-the-tribute-to-zeppelins-legacy-2/


Monday, May 24: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Tuesday, May 25: BBQ on the Go, 4:00pm, Taunton Nursing Home: Call Council on Aging (508)-821-1425 to register by May 20th


Thursday, May 27: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Thursday, May 27: A Taste of Old Colony History, 6:30pm-8:00pm: Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/a-taste-of-old-colony-history-5/


Friday, May 28: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Friday, May 28: Movin' On: Bad Company Tribute & Band Inc. Featuring Giuliana Amaral, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/movin-on-bad-company-tribute-band-inc-feat-giuliana-amaral/


Saturday, May 29: Spring Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, May 29: A Curious Collection: Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/exhibits.html

Saturday, May 29: The Eagles Experience, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/the-eagles-experience-2/


Monday, May 31: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Credit to Evan Francis for Photo of Taunton