Category Archives: Event

Cape Cod Canal Concerts 2017 in Buzzard Bay MA

The Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce has scheduled another exciting year for the popular “Eastern Bank Concerts by the Canal” series. The 2017 concerts are held at  Bourne Community Serues  each Thursday evening during July and August from 6:30 p.m – 8:30 p.m., right along the banks of the Canal near the base of the Bourne Railroad Bridge.


Christmas Holiday Happenings 2016 at Mashpee Commons

Make your holiday shopping outings into a memorable family experience this season at he Mashpee Commons schedule of events, check out our holiday events calendar for details.  Christmas Holiday Happenings 2016 at Mashpee Commons


Friday, Nov 25
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Setting The Space
Brass Band Trio 5-6:30pm, near MOCEAN

Saturday, Nov 26
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Ghelfi’s Candies
Brass Band Trio 5-6:30pm, near Vineyard Vines

Sunday, Nov 27
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Pottery Barn
Brass Band Trio 3-4:30pm, near Starbucks

Saturday, Dec 3
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Sweet Waves
Brass Band Trio 4-5:30pm, near Port Cargo

Sunday, Dec 4
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Cape Cod Art Bar
Brass Band Trio 3-4:30pm, near Bobby Byrne’s

Wednesday, Dec 7
Brass Band Trio 12-1:30pm, near Ghelfi’s Candies

Saturday, Dec 10
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Washashore Bakery
Brass Band Trio 3-4:30pm, near Setting the Space
Mashpee Chamber Christmas Parade 5:30pm

Sunday, Dec 11
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Soft as a Grape
Brass Band Trio 3:30-5pm, near Organic Market

Wednesday, Dec 14
Brass Band Trio 12-1:30pm, near Market Street Bookshop

Saturday, Dec 17
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Cape Kids
Brass Band Trio 4:30-6pm, near The Black Dog

Sunday, Dec 18
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Red Balloon Toy Shop
Brass Band Trio 3-4:30pm, near Post Office

Wednesday, Dec 21
Santa 1-4pm, The Black Dog
Brass Band Trio 5-6:30pm, near Maiden Voyage

Thursday, Dec 22
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Vineyard Vines
Brass Band Trio 5-6:30pm, near Unique Boutique

Friday, Dec 23
Carolers 12-2pm
Santa 1-4pm, Organic Market
Brass Band Trio 5-6:30pm, near Puritan Cape Cod

New this year, we will be holding a Holiday Scavenger Hunt throughout the season. Game cards can be found on the reverse side of our holiday events calendar, which will be located at all of the businesses. Winners will receive a $25 Mashpee Commons gift card and will be entered into a raffle to win a $500 Mashpee Commons gift card! More details can be found on the game cards.

As always, the Commons will be festively decorated this holiday season and we will be lighting our twenty-foot holiday tree on November 25th at dusk. We will also have extended shopping hours in place for your convenience. Shops will be open Monday through Saturday 10am-8pm and Sunday 11am-5pm, November 25th through December 23rd.

Day 175 Falmouth Holidays by the sea 2012

Come and get into the Christmas Holiday spirit this weekend  on Cape Cod  at Falmouth Holidays by the Sea Weekend 2012   Fun holiday events will take plan for the whole families starting Friday Evening November  30th evening and Saturday December 1st and Sunday December 2nd.

Friday, November 30 2012 

Holiday Carol Sing at Nobska Lighthouse
5:30 PM
Join us for a festive seasonal sing along followed by hot chocolate and cookies.
Historic Nobska Lighthouse, Nobska Road,
Woods Hole.

Saturday, December 1  2012 

Family Pancake Breakfast & Parade Raffle 
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Morse Pond School, Jones Road, Falmouth
Face painting, pancake breakfast and family raffle to benefit the 49th Annual Falmouth Christmas Parade. Begin your morning with a delicious breakfast, great fun and a chance to win fabulous prizes!

Seafaring Santa Sails into Falmouth 
11:00 AM
Immediately following breakfast, head to the docks at Falmouth Harbor (behind the Flying Bridge Restaurant) to welcome Seafaring Santa!

Nobska Lighthouse Public Viewing 
9:30 AM – 12:30 AM
Historic Nobska Lighthouse, Nobska Road,
Woods Hole. Santa visits at Noontime!

1st Annual Jingle Jog 5K Run
 & Elf Run
12:30 p.m.
Starts from The Flying Bridge Restaurant, around Falmouth Heights (follows some of the Falmouth Road Race route) and back to The Flying Bridge.
(Elf Run precedes 5k, is shorter and for children 12 and under.)

Main Street / Queen’s Buyway Stroll

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
In the spirit of the lighting of the Village Green, many Main Street and Queens Buyway shops will remain open until 8 p.m. Before and after the lighting, stroll the street and enjoy the festively decorated shop windows, holiday refreshments and caroling while you get a head start on your holiday shopping.

Annual Lighting of the Falmouth Village Green
Sponsored by Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank  
7:00 PM
The Falmouth Brass Choir will lead the caroling before a special visit from Santa.
People are encouraged to bring flashlights. Dress warmly.

Sunday, December 2 

49th Annual Falmouth Christmas Parade 
12:00 PM
Presented by the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce
Theme: Community Christmas Spirit
Parade steps off at noontime at the Falmouth Mall and proceeds down Main Street to the Village Green. Known as Southeastern Massachusetts’ largest holiday parade featuring theme decorated floats, marching bands, live animals, costumed characters and
Santa Claus!


Day 172 David Copperfield Play at Harwich Junior Theater

Harwich Junior Theatre presents  the play “David Copperfield“, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sundays at 4pm through November 18th.

One of Charles  Dickens’s best-loved and most autobiographical stories, brilliantly and faithfully dramatized by Alastair Cording All Dickens’s marvelous characters are here: Mr Micawber, Uriah Heep, Mrs Peggotty, Murdstone, Steerforth and Betsey Trotwood. Weaving through the colorful maze of the storyline is David’s hopeless infatuation with Emily – and eventual salvation in the arms of the long-suffering Agnes. Alastair Cording’s stage adaptation skillfully concentrates on the essentials of the story while maintaining the color, humor and drama of the book.

Tickets  Adults $22; Under 21 $15

Phone: 508-432-2002

Harwich Junior theater : 105 Division Street, West Harwich, MA

Day 170 Saint Barnabus Church Fall Festival in Falmouth MA

Saint  Barnabas Church will be holding a  Fall Festival on Saturday October 27th from 9-2pm in Famouth MA.  A fun-filled day featuring Family Portraits, Face-Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, Games, Food, Vendors, AMAZING raffle prizes and more!!! All proceeds from the day’s festivities will benefit Wings for Falmouth Families. Stop in dressed in your Halloween costume and have photographs taken, or just come down to stroll the rows of vendor tables and sample some fall treats.Many local restaurants will be selling food including Arties Café  who will be serving breakfast sandwiches and then lunch food and finally fried dough. Raffles prizes for the day include many gift certificates for local business including pampered chef. The Burrito Plaza, Snip and Clip Pet Grooming, Molly’s Team room.


St. Barnabas Episcopal Church Lawn
91 West Main Street
Falmouth MA 02540

About Wings for Falmouth MA

We are a community based charity providing local families financial assistance when they are experiencing a medical crisis or tragic event. While medical costs may be covered by insurance, financial concerns caused by spousal loss of work, childcare and housing, to name a few, add up to an enormous burden.

Through donor gifts, fundraising initiatives and corporate sponsorship, Wings For Falmouth Families is able to provide an immediate safety net of financial aid so that a family can focus on their number one priority – the parent or child who has just become ill or who is experiencing a tragic event. Since 2003, Wings for Falmouth Families has shown comfort to many families during a devastating time by showing them that the Falmouth community cares.


Day 168 Cape Cod Comedy Festival 2012 in Falmouth MA

The 1st annual Cape Cod Comedy Festival will be held at the Nauset Center at the  ocean front Seacrest Hotel in Falmouth MA on Friday October 19th and Saturday October 20th.

The comedy  festival features 2 days of unique, one of a kind, hysterical theme shows and comedy acts you won’t find anywhere else. Hosted by Comic Actor Matty Blake –fresh from his appearances on NBC’s “30 Rock” and HBO “Boardwalk Empire” – the Festival features some of the best home grown Massachusetts talents who work nationally.

Don’t miss this opportunity to laugh like you haven’t laughed in years in the beautifully renovated Nauset Center at The Sea Crest Beach Hotel.

Friday, October 19, 7PM

The Trials Of Love featuring Comedian Mike Dorval

Cape Cod audiences will recognize Mike from his popular one man show “Death By Chocolate” which ran at The Wellfleet Actors Theater and received high praise. Mike most recent show  “The Trials Of Love” has been running in Boston and received rave reviews. “The Trials Of Love” is a live comedy court room hosted by Dorval a.k.a. The Love Judge. Dorval helps lucky couples settle their domestic differences on stage with the help of friends, relatives, witnesses, and the audience – who may or may not come with their own partnership particulars. Come see The Love Judge turn domestic disputes into an explosion of candy and kisses!

Matty Blake hosts and special guests to be announced.
Funny girl Erin Judge opens the show!

Saturday October 20, 7pm

The Stetson Experience  Mind Blowing Psychic Comedy Show with Jon Stetson

There is simply NO other audience interactive performer like Jon Stetson. Period. Just ask Donald Trump, The King Of Sweden, Bob Kraft & the New England Patriots and the four US Presidents he’s performed at the White House for.
Known across the globe as America’s Master Mentalist, Jon knows what you’re thinking. No he really does! What is The Stetson Experience? A truly mind blowing, crowd pleasing, audience interactive mix of magic, mind reading, and amazing mystery all packaged together and delivered by an engaging and very funny comedic personality.
Fan’s of the CBS TV show “The Mentalist” will love Jon’s show. Why not? He’s the inspiration for the main character and serves as a consultant to the show.
Stetson headlines the festival with his hysterical brand of magic, mystery and mirth on Saturday October 20!

Saturday October 20, 9pm

World Gone Crazy: The Comedic Rock & Roll Circus

Do you like a little Rock & Roll with your comedy?
World Gone Crazy is a unique show for both music fans and stand up comedy fans alike.  Hysterical musical impressions, twisted song parodies, fake commercials, audience sing-alongs and comedic rants about the state of today’s world are all part of WGC band’s show. Band members combine comedians with musical ability and musicians with comic ability for a power-packed evening that delivers as much laughter as it does musical talent.
Featuring Boston stand up comedian Mike Coleman (guitar / lead vocals) and Gary Marino (drums  / vocals) from ABC’s “Live With Regis & Kelly” and “Million Calorie March: The Movie”.  No subject is safe in this brand new, one of a kind rock & roll tribute to a world that has indeed gone crazy! Audience interaction and special guests are also on the agenda giving audience members their moments to shine.

World Gone Crazy combines the fun of Bare Naked Ladies, the energy of Blue Man Group and the comedy of Capitol Steps for a truly unique, punch line driven entertainment roller coaster ride. Strap yourself in for a rocket ride when The World Gone Crazy Comedy Band rounds out the 1st Annual Cape Cod Comedy festival!


Sea Crest Beach Hotel & Resort – Nauset Center
350 Quaker Road – Old Silver Beach Cape Cod
Falmouth, MA 02556

Day 166 Osterville Village Fall Festival 2012

Osterville Village’s Fall Festival Day will be held on Saturday October 13th.  It is a great day to get into the fall spirit on Cape Cod and enjoy the local merchants and restaurants in Osterville MA


Highlights of the day include

9:00 to 2:00: Osterville Historical Museum Farmers Market. 43 Parker Road.
Also ~ Free Children’ events including Sailor’s Valentines workshops, Nautical knot tying, and
Detective Club Treasure Hunt.
1:00 “Finding My Roots: A Genealogy Journey” in the Wianno Senior Shed.
11:00 a.m. police k-9 dog demonstration by the Barnstable police department, on
the Osterville Library Lawn, 43 Wianno Avenue.

Musical Events:
ROB WARREN will play in front of “KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN, 866 Main St. – 10:30 to 2:30.
29 Wianno Avenue from 10:00 to 3:00.



Children’s and Family Activities:
BOUNCE HOUSE/MOONWALK, 10:00 ~ 4:00, between “Circle Square”, 832 Main St. and the
“Baptist Church”
FREE HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES – loading at “Rockland Trust bank ”, 22 Wianno Ave.
(Sponsored by the Osterville Village Association).
PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST 10:00 ~ 3:00 at Osterville House & Garden Shop, 846 Main


CREATIVE CLAMBAKES will be selling fried dough, hot dogs, hamburgers & chowder at 11 Wianno Ave.
EARTHLY DELIGHTS, 15 West Bay Road ~ FANCY’S MARKET, 699 Main Street
DUNKIN DONUTS, 792 Main St. And ~ in the evening FIVE BAYS BISTRO, 825 Main St.
GONE CHOCOLATE, 856 Main St. ~ be sure to take time out for their great ice cream!

Day 165 2012 Taste of Dennis & Silent Auction

The 2012 Taste of Dennis will be taking plan on Thursday  evening October 14th 6-9pm at the Seaview Restaurant in Dennis MA.  You will be able to taste the best of the best  in Dennis of restaurants & caterers along with entertainment & silent auction. Join them  for this amazing night celebrating some of the finest cuisine in the  Dennis on Cape Cod.   It is a great opportunity to try out some new places!

The evening begins with food tasting compliments from surrounding restaurants The Dennis Inn/Treats Catering, The Oyster Company, LaScala Restaurant, Underground Bakery, Know Whey Artisan Cheese, The Lost Dog Pub, Ocean House, Chapin’s Restaurant, Scargo Cafe, East Dennis Oyster Farm, Norabella Italian Cuisine, Ebb Tide Restaurant, The SeaView Restaurant, Summer Stock, Clancy’s, Ring Bros. Marketplace and Morrell’s Restaurant & Catering.

Then take a stroll through the Silent Auction and place your bid on items from tours, beach bags, tickets to the theatre, overnight stays at one of our beautiful accommodations, golf certificates at our golf courses, gift certificates from  local stores  and so much more.


Tickets are  $30 and maybe purchased by calling the Dennis Chamber of Commerce at   508-398-3568 Proceeds to benefit the “Holly Young” Lifeguard Scholarship who lost her life with cancer at the age of 22 and who was a Dennis Lifeguard and Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School Graduate. 


SeaView Restaurant, 76 Chase Avenue, Dennisport,

Day 164 Wellfleet Oyster Festival 2012

The 12th annual Wellfleet Oysterfest will be held on Saturday October 13th and Sunday October 14th 2012  10:00-5pm on Main Street Wellfleet. Wellfleet comes alive for a two-day celebration of the town’s famous oysters, clams and shellfishing traditions in this street party that brings together locals and visitors alike for a weekend full of food, frolic, and fun during the Fall months

The OysterFest is a two day event brings together locals and visitors alike for a weekend full of hometown flavor and big time fun featuring something for everyone: local cuisine, educational lectures, cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts, children’s activities, live music, road races, walking tours and the Oyster Shuck-Off competition.


The Festival will include

Over 90 artisans, 28 food vendors and 20 community organizations

Live Music performed by Crabgrass, Sarah Swain and the Oh Boys, The Rip It Ups, Link Montana and the Rough Riders and

The Incredible Casuals

Family and children’s area featuring educational activities, crafts, moonbounces, clowns, face painting and performances geared for the young at heart!

Educational programs including a locally filmed documentary about shellfishermen, Barbara and Clint Austin

Cooking demonstrations featuring Philippe Rispoli, Andy Husbands and Elaine and Karin Tammi

Recreational activities such as nature walks, oyster reef tours, road races, a dance party and a skateboard competition (also new this year!)

Signature programs, Taste the Terrior and Shucky’s Day

And of course, the Annual Oyster Shuck-Off Competition

Enjoy the Fest!

FREE parking with convenient shuttle bus transportation directly to the ‘Fest is provided by SPAT! Please go to the following beaches in order of which they are listed: Newcomb’s Hollow Beach, White Crest Beach and LeCounts Hollow Beach (Maguire Landing).Shuttles run approximately every 20 minutes and drop off at Town Center

Limited handicap parking will be offered at the Mayo Beach parking area and a wheel chair accessible shuttle will be available. All parking is subject to availability so please carpool to reduce congestion

Please note that some private businesses and municipal lots such as the Town Marina charge a fee for parking ($10 per car.) Please consider our neighbors by not parking in unauthorized lots, drives or town streets.The Town of Wellfleet will ticket or in some cases tow vehicles in invalid parking spaces

Please no pets, only service animals will be allowed into festival grounds. Do not leave animals in your parked cars

Absolutely no outside alcohol will be allowed into the ‘Fest


Proceeds from the ‘Fest fund SPAT’s educational mission including a Nauset Regional High School scholarship program and community grant awards to those whose creative and educational work increases awareness of Wellfleet’s shellfishing industry. To date, SPAT has awarded more than $102,000 between the high school scholarship program and its grants in the local community


Day 162 Cranberry Harvest Celebration 2012 Columbus Day weekend Wareham MA

The 9th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration, sponsored by the A.D. Makepeace Company and the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association will be held on Columbus Day weekend  Saturday October 6th and Sunday October 7th  2012, from  10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

This fun family event features juried crafters, activities for children, animal shows, cooking demonstrations, food vendors, pony and wagon rides, and much more.  The highlight of the day is an opportunity to witness a working cranberry bog.

Admission: $5, Seniors $3, Children under 7 under are free

Free Parking
(parking and transportation for guests with special needs is available, as well as bus and RV parking)

In Tihonet Village

The Suspenders Juggling Troupe 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. each day
Eyes on Owls Shows at Frogfoot 11, 1 and 3 each day.
Ridge Valley Stables Pony Rides 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.
Moonwalk Enterprises 10-4 each day w/ set up on 10/7 before 7 p.m.
Cooking Demonstrations: Both days from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday: Students and Chefs from Johnson and Wales University
Sunday: Students and Chefs from Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational School

At Frogfoog Bog

Eyes on Owls Shows at 11, 1 and 3 each day.

Bluegrass on the Bog: Hour-long shows start at 10 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m.
Saturday: No Spare Parts
Sunday: Four Bridges

Here’s our list of special children’s activities for 2012!

Art on the Spot: Fantastic, award winning face painting and glitter tattoos.  Fun for the whole family!  Available for birthdays and events.
Sandsplosion Sand Art: Children have fun making their own creations.
National Marine Life Center: NMLC’s booth is the place to learn about Dolphins, Seals, Turtles and Whales!  We’ll have specimens to view and marine animal crafts for kids to make.
South Shore Community Action Council: Bring your children to our booth and learn about healthy snacking, have some coloring fun and create a small pumpkin planter!
Child & Family Services: Visit us for PUMPKIN Painting!
Onset Youth Center: Visit us and learn about the Onset Youth Center!  We’ll be making balloon animals and have fun games for kids!
MA Children’s Relief Project: Fun cranberry games for kids of all ages.  Find Mr. Cran Berry booklets available here!
Wareham Boys & Girls Club: Boys & Girls Club of Wareham will host FREE fun arts & craft project for kids related to marine life. Support youth t-shirts for sale!
Gleason Family YMCA: Learn about your local YMCA here!  Have fun putting around on our green!

A.D. Makepeace Company
158 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
Copyright 2012