EVENTS CALENDAR

Upcoming events

    • Friday, July 01, 2022
    • Sunday, September 25, 2022
    • 196 Onset Avenue
    Register

    Help us raise much needed funds for the Fireworks in September!

    Take a chance for $5!
    3 chances for $10

    Venmo @Onset Bay Association
    2657 if you need the digits

    Visit our website for more info and ticket sales
    https://onsetbay.org/event-4904291

    Or swing by the OBA office some Wednesday through Friday, 11-4
    196 Onset Ave

    For more info or to donate please reach out to us
    onsetvillage@gmail.com

    Winners will be drawn the weekend of the Harvest Moon Festival, September 24/25, 2022 

    #1-Elizabeth Lima Images photo-Sunset Beach

    #2-Bruce Gannon image and puzzle

    #3-Susan Pollard granny square afghan

    #4-Sunny Joy Canopy

    #5-Tim Foley Art-Acrylic on canvas

    #6-Sandy’s Sew and Sew quilt and table runner

    #7-Trevor Watson Shell Point Sign

    #8-Woodland Village framed watercolor by Stephen Whittle

    #9-Tea by the Lake framed watercolor by Stephen Whittle

    #10-Gina Luna Art mermaid doll

    #11-Margery Buckingham “Yarn-Bombed” chair

    #12-Jay Heard Train Bridge Photos with DVD

    #13-Echo hand painted silk scarf

    #14-Signed Wareham Gatemen Bat from 2009 courtesy of Bob Forrest.

    #15-Beer Stein trio courtesy of Mark Andrews

    #16-Onset Beach Patio and Grille $50 gift certificate-5 winners

    #17-Holiday Barbie 2020 courtesy of Barbara Erdos/Dolls of Onset

    #18-Fender Squier Strat with soft case and practice amp


    • Wednesday, July 06, 2022
    • Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    • 196 Onset Avenue
    Register

    WIN THIS GUITAR!

    MADE & DONATED BY LOCAL LUTHIER, DAVID GURNEY, THIS LES PAUL JR. TRIBUTE GUITAR HAS 50'S STYLE WIRING, SEYMOUR DUNCAN ANTIQUITY P90 PICK UP, CORIAN NUT, STEW MAC ANTIQUITY GIBSON STYLE TUNERS, 14:1 RATIO, MAHOGANY BODY & NECK WITH ROSEWOOD FINGER BOARD.

    ALL PROCEEDS SUPPORT THE ONSET SUMMER OF LOVE CONCERT SERIES

    WINNER WILL BE DRAWN WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31ST, 2022

    CHANCES ARE $5 EACH OR 3 FOR $10

    TO PURCHASE TICKETS...  https://onsetbay.org/event-4903960



    • Wednesday, July 06, 2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    • 9:00 PM
    • Lillian Gregerman Bandshell
    Register

    Free live music returns to the Bandshell in Onset!  Corner of Onset Ave. and Union Ave.. Please BYO Chair.

    Free on street parking along Onset/Union Aves. after 6 p.m. and at the Temple Lot on Union Ave.

    Free all day parking at Hynes Field, next to Chuck's Auto, a 5 minute walk to the Gazebo.

    Onset Pier charges for parking until 10 p.m...Download the parking app Flowbird here  www.flowbirdapp.com or pay at the kiosk when you arrive.

    Family friendly -  Leashed well behaved dogs welcome. Food and drink available within walking distance.

    In case of rain, we move the shows to the Onset VFW, 4 Gibbs Ball Park Road, East Wareham, just one mile from the Village. All are welcome here! Food and drink available for purchase.

    For more info
    onsetvillage@gmail.com
    508-295-7072

    Vendors welcome! Click on the link here>>> 2022 Sol Vending App .pdf

    We are grateful for our sponsors!
    Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
    Marc Anthony’s LaPizzeria
    Salerno’s Function Hall
    Wareham Community Events Committee
    Onset VFW Post #2846 

    Showtime-6:30-9:00 P.M.

    July 6-The Coalboilers

    July 13-The Mike and Betsy Show

    July 20-Bonsarno Acoustic

    July 27-Uncle John's Banjo

    August 3-Unraveled

    August 10-https://m.facebook.com/JodyMooreDuoTrio/

    August 17-Party of 2 Acoustic Duo

    August 24-Neal McCarthy Music

    August 31-Grace Morrison

    @ Onset VFW Post Events The Onset VFW in case of rain

    Livestream courtesy of Wareham Community Television

    Thank you for your love, trust and support!

    ☮️ ✨

    • Saturday, August 20, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Onset Pier and Bayview Park (184 Onset Ave.)
    • 173
    Register

    The Chalkfest has moved to Onset Pier and Bayview Park this year! Get ready to register for your square ($5) and help us chalk the walks.

    Vendors interested in the craft fair should register for a 10' space ($65). Handmade items only. Vendor applications will be reviewed and notices of acceptance will be emailed.

    Event date is Saturday, August 20th 9-4; rain date next day...stay tuned for email updates or check our Facebook page:

    https://www.facebook.com/onsetstreetpaintingfestival

    Or email us at: onsetchalkfest@gmail.com

    Prizes will be offered for "People's Choice" and "Honorable Mention."

    Enjoy some acoustic music by Dave Richardson and Jan Schmidt while catching up with old friends or making new ones. We are an age friendly community. Show your love for art and community by supporting the Onset Bay Association!

    This program is supported in part by grants from the Wareham and Rochester Cultural Councils, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. https://www.massculturalcouncil.org

    Promotional funds are provided by Wareham's Community Events Committee (CEC)

    • Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 186 Onset Avenue
    Register

    Join us for the reimagined Harvest Moon Festival!

    Saturday, September 24th, 2022

    10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Rain date Sunday, September 25th

    Vendors! Flea Market! Food Trucks! Chili, Chowder and Stuffies Contest! Antique/Classic Car Show! Live Music! 

    More details to be announced. Stay tuned

    Chili-Chowder-Stuffies Contest entry form>>>Chili Chowder Stuffies Contest.pdf

    Vendors wanted >>>2022 Harvest Moon Vendor App.pdf

    FIREWORKS FROM SHELL POINT AT DUSK!

    For more info, to volunteer or donate please reach out to us at onsetvillage@gmail.com


    • Saturday, December 10, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • 196 Onset Avenue
    Register

    Join us for our
    Annual Christmas in the Village event on
    Saturday, December 10th, 2022 from Noon-3:00

    Rain date-Sunday, December 11, 2022

    Beginning at Noon, Santa will be at Salerno's Function Hall for goodies and take time for a photo from Noon-3:00 

    Cookie decorating at Spinney Library 

    Horse drawn cart rides leave from Onset Pier every 30 minutes

    Victorian carolers TBD

    Sweets & treats at Divito Realty, The Pampered Pooch, Onset Village Laundromat, Walter's Barber Shop and other businesses around the Village  Look for the candy cane markers. Maps
    will also be available

    Stop by the Onset Clay Room to decorate a ceramic ornament (for a fee) and get entered into a drawing for a $40 gift certificate! ❄️

    Ebb and Flow Wellness will be offering kids activities and gift certificate deals!

    The Glen Cove Hotel at 167 Onset Ave is hosting hot chocolate, letters to Santa and make and take reindeer food! ✨

    Visit their neighbors at The Front Yard Gallery behind Conway on the Bay Realty for treats and shopping great locally made art and so much more!

    Stonebridge Bar and Grill will have treats!

    Stop by the OBA office at 196 Onset Ave for some great gift offerings and decorate an ornament for $10

    Other details are coming together for this event. Please stay tuned for updates on our website, www.onsetbay.org and here on Facebook!

    Maps will be available and candy cane markers will lead the way to treats at local businesses 

    This event is free to attend unless otherwise noted and all are welcome. Donations are gladly accepted!

    Details subject to change on short notice. Stay tuned!

    For more info, please call the office at 508-295-7072 or email us at onsetvillage@gmail.com

    Many thanks to our generous sponsors:

    Richard Curtin and Cummings Properties through their Employee Directed Giving program

    Emerald Grove, Inc. of Eastham

    Minkle Boys Catering

    Advertising support is provided by grants through the Wareham Community Events Committee. Thank you, CEC!


Past events

Sunday, August 07, 2022 30'ish Annual Onset Blues Festival
Saturday, July 16, 2022 Family Beach Day
Wednesday, July 06, 2022 Guitar Raffle for the Onset Blues Festival
Sunday, July 03, 2022 Annual Blessing of the Fleet
Friday, May 06, 2022 South Coast Spring Arts
Sunday, May 01, 2022 Taste of the Bay 2022
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 05, 2022 Curse of the Comet WhoDunIt
Saturday, December 11, 2021 Christmas in the Village
Saturday, August 21, 2021 2021 Chalk-Full-O-Fun Sidewalk Art and Craft Fair
Saturday, May 08, 2021 2021 OBA Mostly Annual Chili Contest Fundraiser
Saturday, March 14, 2020 OBA Mostly Annual Chili Contest Fundraiser
Saturday, December 14, 2019 Christmas in the Parks
Saturday, November 02, 2019 Murder on the Petulant Express (Interactive Murder Mystery)
Saturday, March 09, 2019 Annual Chili Contest @ Stone Path Malt

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