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Thursday, July 18th
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Wamsutta Club at the James Arnold Mansion
427 County Street, New Bedford

Enjoy signature seafood appetizers

created by the area’s finest chefs

Gypsy jazz by Hot Club Cheese Roll

Live and chance auctions

Cash bar


complimentary glass of champagne!

Chefs & Menu

Chef Karousos of Eastern Fisheries
Serving Scallops with mustard and endive garnish
Scallop and codfish casserole

Chef Melo of M&C Café
New Bedford Skate Cakes with roasted Red pepper aoili
a sweet flaked skate transformed into a Maryland Style fish cake

Chef Gajtkowski of Merrill’s on the Waterfront
Crab & Lobster Cakes topped with Corn Salsa & Chipotle Aioli 

Chef Dill of Chartwells
Garlic Butter Squid with Hot Peppers

Chef Lofberg of Little Moss
Smoked bluefish pâté served with pickled red onion and homemade crackers

Chef Cronin of Union Flats
Lobster sausage with chourico aioli

Chef Cordeiro of Sid Wainer & Son
Korean BBQ Mackerel Charred Bok Choy
Sweet Chili Glaze
Miso Glazed Corn

Chef Morton of Morton’s Fork
Local Seafood Paella

Blount Fine Foods
Clam chowder

Oxford Creamery
Mini lobster rolls

Turks Seafood Market & Sushi

Live Auction Items

Dockside Scallop Dinner
Enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity, including a private tour of the F/V Elizabeth & Niki, a working scallop vessel. You and your guests will enjoy dinner prepared by boat owner Judy Ramos and served in the galley.

Take me Out to the Ball Game
Red Sox vs. Twins
September 3rd, 7:10 start
State Street HP Pavillion Club
1 Row 5 Seats 7-8
Plus autographed baseball
signed by Red Sox Pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez

Raise a Glass!
Enjoy a private tour for 10 at Westport Rivers Winery

Go Fish!
Charter Fishing Trip for 3
Depart historic Plymouth Harbor before dawn to fish for striped bass and bluefish on light tackle.

Original Scrimshaw
Created by fisherman’s daughter Christina Jacobsen deVilliers

Goin’ Lobstering
(up to six people)
Spend a day on Boston Harbor on the F/V November Gale (a working lobster boat) with Captain Steve Holler
includes lobster roll lunch!

Family Outings
Family Pass to Sturbridge Village
Family memberships to New Bedford Art Museum/Artworks!, New Bedford Whaling Museum and Fishing Heritage Center

Day on the Vineyard
Two roundtrip tickets from New Bedford to Vineyard Haven on the Seastreak Fast Ferry
$100 Black Dog Gift Card
2 admissions to Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Artisan Package
Original piece of fine jewelry from Hannah Blount
Handcrafted ceramic jewelry dish from Madeleine’s Mudpie Studio
Wooden trivet with inlaid fish from Paul Helgesen

The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to telling the story of the fishing industry past, present and future, through exhibits, program and archives. The Center is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations above $25 per attendee are tax deductible to the extent of the law.