Looking for something to do on a Saturday afternoon?

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is hosting the Second Annual Acushnet River Herring Festival on Saturday, May 20th, from 11 AM to 4 PM. The festival is located at the Acushnet Sawmill at 54 Mill Road.

The event will include outdoor activities, festivities, and of course, food. The festival celebrates The Sawmill's restoration and a new public park in Acushnet, during the herring migration at the Acushnet River. The Acushnet River Herring Festival is open to all and free. Activities will include canoeing, live demonstrations, guided walks, music, and activities for kids.

Additional reporting from Hannah Jope