Tag Archives: Onset

Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2017

The  4th  Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival will be heldon Sunday   August 27 @ 9am – 6:00 pm   Live music from Noon-4:00 Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2017

Quickly becoming one of the favorite events of the Onset Bay Association  artists and budding artists alike come to Onset and spend the day creating their chalk art along the sidewalks surrounding The Bandshell. Spaces are assigned and pastel chalk provided. There will be live music with Bill Reidy from Noon-4, a juried arts and craft fair, a story walk for the kids courtesy of the Wareham Free Library and more!

Live music provided by Bill Reidy. For more info on Bill and upcoming gigs, please visit his website

Registration begins at 9:00. $5 to participate gets you a box of pastel chalks and a space on the sidewalk. People’s choice voting system, winners in several categories will be awarded various prizes! Fun for the whole family!

Free parking is available at Hynes Field, located on the corner of 10th Street and Onset Ave (next to Chuck’s Auto) It’s a 3 minute walk up 10th Street to the Band Shell. Closer pay parking is available on the town pier, 200 Onset Ave, and at the Temple Lot on Union Ave. Handicapped spots (6) available onsite and also at the Temple and Pier lots

For more information on how to register please email onsetstreetpaintfest@yahoo.com. This event is free to attend.

Sandcastle Day at Onset Beach 2017

Join us for an afternoon of sand sculpting and beach going fun on Saturday, August 19th from 10-4 on Onset Beach.  

This event is geared towards children, but adults may also participate. Awards and prizes will be given to children only in different categories, TBD.

This event is free to attend and participate in.

Our friend Rodney the Sandman will be on hand to express himself in sand sculpture and to help the children with theirs.

Onset Beach, Onset Ma.

Wareham, MA

 

Onset Blues Music Festival 2017

The Onset Blues Music Festival will be held on Saturday August 5th 12-9pm One of the oldest blues festivals for 25 years , they are lucky to host some of the most amazing bands in the blues world.Set in the victorian village of Onset, the concert overlooks one of the most picturesque harbors in New England.

Onset Blues Music Festival  2017

feature Gil David Correia & The Shameless with stellar guest performances from Diane Blue, Jerry Portnoy, Cheryl Arena, Greg Piccolo, James Montgomery, and Kid Bangham in an all-star jam encore!

Other performers included The Willie J. Laws Band, Johnny Hoy & The Bluefish and The Groovalottos.

Price

Adults $30.00 at the gate and $25.00 if purchased before the day of the event.

Kids under 12 $15.00 at the gate and $12.50 if purchased before the day of the event.

 

  • The festival has seating for 300 as well as open seating for 1500 on the lawn.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  Seating is first come first served.
  • No coolers or animals (except service animals) will be allowed through the gate.
  • Food vendors and merchandise vendors will be located outside the performance area.
  • Attendees with wrist bands will be able to exit and re-enter the fenced performance area.
  • Handicapped area is available
  • Parking is available for a small fee on the pier and along Onset Ave (in the center).  Many of the side streets are resident only parking.  The Festival will have the Hines and Lopes Field parking lots open for $10/car.  There is also free parking along Onset Ave beyond Hines and Lopes field.
  • Show is on rain or shine.

Onset Summer of Love Free Summer Concerts 2017

The Onset Summer of Love  have Free live Music  every Wednesday evening at The Bandshell in Onset all Summer! The 2017 season runs July 5th through August 30th  630-930

7/5

Daddy O!

7/12

Just Like that

7/19

Movin’ On * Ultimate Benetar

7/26

Groovy Afternoon a  tribute to Woodstock

8/2

Studio two & All Star Beatles Tribute

8/9

The Peacheater-An Allman Brother Band Experience

8/16

Uncle John’s Banjo  Greatful Dead, Bluegrass Style

8/23

Way up South

8/30

Heartbreaker A  Led Zeppelin Experience

Parking is free after 6 p.m. at the Temple Lot on Union Ave. Always free parking at Hynes Field on the corner of 10th St. and Onset Ave. Handicapped parking available onsite and at the Onset Pier. Pay parking at Onset Pier until 10 p.m. Please do not park on the grass at the Bandshell!

In case of rain, we never cancel a show, we simply re-locate to the Onset VFW Post #2846 Pavilion located at 4 Gibbs Ball Park Rd in East Wareham (for GPS). It’s one mile from the center of Onset off of Onset Ave. This is an open air-pavilion with seating for several hundred. All are welcome! Kids, too! Bunker Bar is open and they serve a great home cooked meal every Wednesday for only $8! Stay tuned for these weather updates on our Facebook page! Or text 508-725-2657 for up to date info.

These shows are brought to you by the volunteer efforts of The Onset Bay Association and our many generous sponsors: Marc Anthony’s/Salerno’s, Wareham Community Events Committee, WCTV, Inn on Onset Bay, Letrice Lopes, LMT, Comrack Painting, Allied Exterminating/Onset Village Laundromat and you

Onset Bay July 4th Boat Parade, Family Fun and Fireworks 2017

OBA presents Onset Bay Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday July 1st at Onset Pier at 10am  with a whole day of family fun afterwards including Fireworks Onset Bay  Blessing of the Fleet Boat Parade & Family Day 2017

The  4th annual Blessing of the Fleet vessel parade with great prizes for most patriotic vessel and best decorated! Followed by kid’s pet-doll carriage and bicycle parades!

At the Bandshell from 1-4pm enjoy local favorites Pocketful of Soul performing all those great soul, funk and R&B tunes you will not want to miss. Block party on Onset Ave. starting at 6pm, enjoy a good old fashioned block party! Swim, picnic and hang out with family and friends! (Onset Ave will be closed to traffic).

Free Thursday Outdoor Movies 2017 in Onset MA

The Free Onset Film Festival is a free outdoor   movie    at The Lillian Gregerman Bandshell during summer 2017.   Movies will be shown   on Thursday evenings from June 29th to August 17th Free Thursday Outdoor Movies 2017 in Onset MA

Come early for face painting, 7:00

All concessions are just $1.00!

Scouts! Come dressed in your uniforms and get a free popcorn!

Kids! Stay after the show and help clean up and get a ticket for a free popcorn for the following week!

All are welcome and so are donations!

Please be respectful of others and maintain quiet during the show. Thank you!

6/29 Beauty and the Beast 2017
7/6 Ant Man
7/13 Moana
7/20 Jungle Book
7/27 Sing
8/3 Goose bumps
8/10 Secret Life of Pets
8/17 Dr Strange

In case of rain, movies will be held the Onset VFW 4 Gibbs Ball Park Rd Onset

Onset Bay Memorial Day Weekend Concert & Picnic in the Park 2017

Onset Bay Association will be hosting the   Annual Memorial Day Concert in the Park  at the
Lillian Gregerman Bandshell from 1-3pm on Saturday May 27th.

Onset Bay Memorial Day Weekend Concert & Picnic in the Park 2017
There will  be  special guests Wareham’s own Paul Innis on upright bass, Cape Cod’s John Salerno on keys/vocals and Dennis Nobrega on brass/wind/vocals, playing all those hits you know from the great American Songbook and perhaps a few patriotic numbers in honor of Memorial Day.

FREE AND FAMILY FRIENDLY

Bring along a picnic to enjoy during the show, or grab some lunch nearby.

Pay tribute to those we’ve lost by planting a flag in someone’s honor. By donation.

Play some family friendly lawn games; badminton, life size Jenga, corn hole and more!

Rain date is Sunday, May 28

Onset Beach Kite Festival 2016

2nd Annual Onset Beach Kite Festival will be held on Saturday  September 3rd  10:00 am – 4:00 pm.Come fly a kite with us on beautiful Onset Beach. Onset Beach Kite Festival 2016

Live demonstrations! Build-a-kite station! There will also be kites for sale brought by local hobby shop Cape Cod Collectibles.

This is a free event to attend. Kites sold separately.

Onset Bay Illumination Night 2016

The Onset Bay  Illumination Night will be held on Saturday evening  August 27 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Onset Bay  Illumination Night 2016
Onset VillageAn event with a 100 year history, Illumination Night has become an Onset tradition for both residents and tourists alike. Onset Beach and Wickets and Onset Islands are lit up with illuminating flares. 9:15-9:45 approx.

This year will also feature a fire dancer on the beach who also entertains with luminaria of various sizes and colors! 8:30-10:00

Entertaining us at the Gazebo will be Frank Noonan and his South Coast Musicians with A variety of Dixie Land tunes and more! 8:45-10:00

Free parking is available at Hynes Field, located on the corner of 10th Street and Onset Ave (next to Chuck’s Auto). It’s a 5 minute walk to the pier from there. Closer pay parking is available at the town pier, they charge until 10:00. The Temple Lot on Union Ave is free after 6:00.

Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2016

The  3rd Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival will be heldon Saturday ugust 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2016

Quickly becoming one of the favorite events of the Onset Bay Association  artists and budding artists alike come to Onset and spend the day creating their chalk art along the sidewalks surrounding The Bandshell. Spaces are assigned and pastel chalk provided. There will be live music with Bill Reidy from Noon-4, a juried arts and craft fair, a story walk for the kids courtesy of the Wareham Free Library and more!

Live music provided by Bill Reidy. For more info on Bill and upcoming gigs, please visit his website

Registration begins at 9:00. $5 to participate gets you a box of pastel chalks and a space on the sidewalk. People’s choice voting system, winners in several categories will be awarded various prizes! Fun for the whole family!

Free parking is available at Hynes Field, located on the corner of 10th Street and Onset Ave (next to Chuck’s Auto) It’s a 3 minute walk up 10th Street to the Band Shell. Closer pay parking is available on the town pier, 200 Onset Ave, and at the Temple Lot on Union Ave. Handicapped spots (6) available onsite and also at the Temple and Pier lots

For more information on how to register please email onsetstreetpaintfest@yahoo.com. This event is free to attend.