An invite to New Bedford waterfront festival

The New Bedford waterfront took on a festive atmosphere at the 2011 festival. — Photo courtesy of Laura Orleans

New Bedford invites Martha’s Vineyard residents to take a short fast ferry ride on Seastreak and enjoy the city’s 2012 Working Waterfront Festival, a free celebration of commercial fishing culture. Folksinger Gordon Bok performs. September 29-30. Discounted $40 roundtrip fares available for the trip. Info at