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.

 

First Night in Sandwich New Years Eve 2016-17

First Night Sandwich 2017, Sandwich Village “Town of Giants” will celebrate its fifth annual event on Saturday, December 31, 2016, from 4 to 9 pm. This New Year’s Eve non-alcoholic family festival of the arts and multicultural activities, musical presentations, and live performances is located in venues both inside and outside in and around Sandwich Village. The community celebration of music, art and dance is open to all, from 4 to 9 PM.  

A Reveler’s Parade is held at 8 pm. Organizations that would like to march in the parade are asked to register on the Participate/Volunteer page. We welcome all to this great community event. There will be ice sculptures, children’s ice skating rink, lighted giants in the village and along Route 6A, children’s crafts, an enchanting fairy garden, jazz, blues, food vendors, storytelling, a Resolution Wall, Grand Finale Countdown with lighthouse, cannon fire, giant sparklers, and fireworks. The finale will be held at Town Hall, following the parade.

Wellfleet Holiday Stroll 2016

Wellfleet’s Holiday Stroll  will be held the weekend  of  December 10th and 11th. Come experience the warmth of Wellfleet’s holiday cheer during winter time. Explore our unique stores and businesses, hand crafted wares at Wellfleet Preservation Hall’s Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair, amazing Art Galleries, nautical treasures and more. Wellfleet Holiday Stroll 2016
Holiday SWAG Party
On December 10, Save to calendar
Holiday SWAG Party

CREATE your own Xmas Garland

The Wellfleet Methodist Church

December 10, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Admission and materials FREE

FREE Hot Dogs and Clam Chowder 

Crafts and Baked Goods SALE 

At Wellfleet Methodist Church

The Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Sing-along on Saturday, December 10th from 4-5:30pm. Please join us on the Town Hall Green for some holiday cheer and singing carols hosted by Denya LeVine and Julie Charland, with special guests from WES.

Osterville Christmas Open House & Stroll 2016

The 47th Annual Osterville Christmas Open House & Stroll will be held throughout the Village of Osterville on Friday, December 9th. Holiday festivities in the traditionally decorated village inlcude horse-drawn carriage rides, trolley rides, a visit from Santa, carolers, refreshments, music and more!  Osterville Christmas Open House & Stroll 2016
Come stroll and enjoy our beautifully decorated and festive village.

St. Peter’s Nursery School Caroling at TD Bank – 11am – 11:30am

Vodka tasting at Osterville Package Store 3pm – 5pm

Food and refreshments beginning at 4pm

Live music beginning at 5pm

Creche lighting at 6pm

Carriage and trolley rides begin at 6:30

Santa will be at Kinlin Grover from 6:30 – 8:30

PLUS SO MANY MORE EVENTS!

The Osterville Library will be hosting many events including a whimsical holiday display and Mrs. Claus!

The Festival of Trees will be taking place at the Historical Museum Friday12/9 and Saturday 12/10 from 10am – 6pm.

Mashpee Chamber Christmas Parades & Celebrations 2016

The Mashpee Chamber Christmas Parade is a full day of events throughout Mashpee on Saturday December 10th, Mashpee Chamber Christmas Parades & Celebrations  2016

December 10, 9 AM – 11 AM:
Twelve Days of Christmas Breakfast and Scavenger Hunt with Mrs Claus.

December 10, 4:30 PM:
Frozen Fun Magic Show.

December 10, 5:30 PM:
The Mashpee Chamber Christmas Parade Kicks Off from the Mashpee Commons!

Chatham by the Sea Holiday Stroll 2016

The annual Chatham by the Sea Holiday Stroll will be held Friday December 9th  thru Sunday Chatham by the Sea Holiday Stroll 2016December 11th Get into the Christmas holiday spirit on Cape Cod. The stroll is organized by the Chatham Chamber of Commerce and Chatham Merchant Association.

Friday, December 9th 

Annual Tree Lighting Parade & Ceremony
5:45pm Light Parade
Meet at the Chatham Community Center, 702 Main Street, and carol down to Sears Park
Sponsored by the Chatham Merchants Association

6pm Tree Lighting Ceremony, Sears Park, Intersection of Main and Seaview Streets
Sponsored by the Chatham Merchants Association

6PM – 9PM Holly Trolly Rides, Carolers, Performers, Holiday Characters and more will be spreading the holiday cheer throughout Main Street!
Sponsored by the Chatham Merchants Association

Santa’s Workshop, Chatham Chamber of Commerce Booth
6PM – 8PM
Meet Santa and give him your Christmas wish list!

Struna Galleries, 458 Main Street 
6pm – 8pm
Gallery Open House! Refreshments, New Christmas Engraving, plus engravings by Heather Struna. Meet the artists and meet the author Barbara Eppich Struna – “The Old Cape Book Series”.

Ducks in the Window, 507 Main Street
Friday – 10 – 9 pm
Christmas Raffle and Holiday Refreshments and Cookies

The Chatham Home, 443 Main Street 
6 pm – 9 pm
Serving holiday cookies to eat there or take home, spiced apple cider served. Pre-wrapped holiday gifts to choose from throughout the store. Special hostess gifts for friends, neighbors, and teachers, etc. The Team at The Chatham Home will be available to help you with your selections for that someone special and to wrap each gift for you.

Yankee Ingenuity, 525 Main Street
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Traditional Christmas Stroll, Open House Serving Hot Mulled Cider and delicious (famous!) Homemade Treats!

St. Christopher’s Church, 625 Main Street

4-8 PM

Christmas Fair

Saturday, December 10th

Breakfast with Santa
Chatham Wayside Inn, 512 Main Street

8:30 AM ~ Ticketed event.  Sold Out.

This event is sponsored by the Chatham Merchants Association and the Chatham Wayside Inn.

Story Time with Buddy the Elf

Chatham Inn, 359 Main Street

10:30 AM ~ Ticketed event.  Sold Out.

This event is sponsored by the Chatham Merchants Association and the Chatham Inn & Wine Bar.

Elf – The Movie, with Special Guest Buddy the Elf from Universal Studios, FL!

Chatham Orpheum, 637 Main Street

12:30 PM ~ Ticketed event.  $5 per person.  Tickest available at the box office and online here.

2:30 PM – Kids Craft Corner with glued., Chatham Orpheum, lower level.  No sign-up required for craft corner!

This event is sponsored by the Chatham Inn & Wine Bar, Chatham Orpheum Theater and glued.

20th Annual Chatham Historic Inn & Museum Tour
1:00 – 4:00 PM
​$20 Admission
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas as you visit Chatham’s intimate inns, grand oceanfront resort, and historic museums, all decorated for the holidays.  Self-guided tour of these participating inns and museums:  Atwood House Museum, Captain’s House Inn, Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham Gables Inn, Chatham Inn at 359 Main, Chatham Wayside Inn, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.

Tickets are available for purchase at the chamber’s Capt. Bassett House Visitor Center, Cape Cod Five in Chatham, Rockland Trust in Chatham, Puritan Cape Cod in Chatham, and at all the participating inns and museums.
This event is sponsored by the Chatham Chamber of Commerce and is a ticked event.
Ducks in the Window, 507 Main Street

10:00 AM – 6:00PM
Christmas Raffle and Holiday Refreshments and Cookies

Struna Galleries, 458 Main Street

11:00 AM – 5:00PM

Gallery Open House & Holiday Refreshments!

Yankee Ingenuity, 525 Main Street

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Open House Serving Hot Mulled Cider and Homemade Treats all day!

St. Christopher’s Church, 625 Main Street

9:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Christmas Fair

Chatham Candy Manor, 484 Main Street

11:00 AM

Candy Cane Demonstration

First Congregational Church of Chatham, 650 Main Street

8:30 a.m. till noon – or until sold out – whichever comes first!

Annual Cookie Express
On Saturday, December 10, the First Congregational Church of Chatham at 650 Main Street (at the Rotary) will hold its annual Cookie Express. Doors open promptly at 8:30 a.m. and sales will continue till noon or until the cookies are sold out…whichever comes first! This long-standing community tradition includes a wide variety of beautiful holiday cookies baked by members of the church. Visit www.chathamcongregational.org for more information!

Atwood House Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Road

1:00PM – 4:00PM

Please join us at the Atwood House Museum as we warm up the holidays with our annual Hearthwarming event.  Enjoy the fabulous model train fest designed by Ryder Martin.  Visit and take pictures with jolly Santa in an old fashioned sleigh.  Tour the Old Atwood House along with a crackling fire by the kitchen hearth.  Explore the other galleries and plan on shopping for those unique holiday gifts in the Museum Gift Shop.
Suggested Donation: $5.00 per adult, members free

Gallery Antonia, 1291 Main Street

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Open House ~ www.galleryantonia.com,  508.469.4020 for more information or directions

Sunday, December 11th

 Story Time with Santa

Chatham Shark Center, 235 Orleans Road

10:30 AM ~ Ticked event.  Tickets available here.

This event is sponsored by the Chatham Merchants Association and the Chatham Shark Center.

Ducks in the Window, 507 Main Street
10:00 AM – 6:00PM
Christmas Raffle and Holiday Refreshments and Cookies

Struna Galleries, 458 Main Street

12:00 PM – 5:00PM

Gallery Open House & Holiday Refreshments!

Yankee Ingenuity, 525 Main Street 

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Free Raffle. Enter to win a framed photograph “Lighthouse Beach Tidal Pool” by award-winning photographer, Jon Vaughan.

Christmas in Harwich 2016

Christmas in Harwich will be held on Friday December 2nd, Saturday December 3rd and Sunday December 4th . There will be the Harwich Port Stroll, Tree Lighting Ceremony & Family Carol Sing alongChristmas in Harwich 2016
Friday, December 2, 2016
5:30-9:00pm

Doane Park 5:30 PM
Tree Lighting & Family Carol Sing with Monomoy Elementary Schools
Tree Lighting sponsored by Pilgrim Masonic Lodge

Chamber Information Center
Photos with Santa
Santa Arrives by Fire Truck 6:15 pm
Photos and Visit with Santa 6:15-8:00 pm Your Photo with Santa
Photos by PhotoJenic Studio
($5.00 donation to Harwich Chamber of Commerce)
Sponsored by Brenda Weeks Travel

Free Carriage Rides
6:00-9:00 pm Free
Sponsored by , Cape Cod Chronicle, Kinlin Grover, Susan Peavey Travel and Buckie’s Biscotti

Refreshments
Courtesy of Harwich Accommodations Association

Outdoor Entertainment
Good Question
Regency Brass Band
Sponsored by Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank

Holiday Ornament Sale
Guild of Harwich Artists in the Board Room

Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Reaching Heart School of Ballet featuring theHeart Strings Dance Company
Excerpts from “Nutcracker”
6:30-7:45 PM

Guild of Harwich Artists
Holiday Ornament Sale at the Art Gallery & Harwich Chamber Board Room

Harwich Mariners
Harwich Mariners Merchandise Sales at Isabel’s

Jack Conway Real Estate
Cookies and Refreshments

Monahan & Co. Fine Jewelers
Holiday Manger

Monomoy Horse and Dog
Open House and Refreshments, 20% off winter apparel and winter water proof boots

Pilgrim Congregational Church
Monbleau Hall 5-8pm
Pilgrim Cafe, Cookie Walk and Girl Scout Crafts and Bake Sale
Sanctuary open for meditation from 6:30-8pm

Port-O-Call Gift House
Refreshments

TD Bank
Harwich Town Band, Arts and Crafts, Popcorn Balls, and Elf Hats Refreshments
and more…

We invite all children to bring an ornament to hang on our community tree which will be
located between Heather’s Hairport and Bayside Realty Consultants.
Tree donated courtesy of Taylor Anne Williams Photography

Saturday, December 3, 2016

East Harwich

Harwich Center

Cape Cod Lavender Farm
Serving lavender/lemon marmalade on a variety of cheeses and mulled lavender wine.
Stock up on lavender skin products.
11-4pm

Harwich Elementary School
Breakfast with Santa 8:30 am-10:30 am
Harwich PTO Holiday Bazaar 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Harwich Community Center
Garden Club of Harwich Holiday Boutique
9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Brooks Academy Museum & Elmer Crowell Barn
Exhibit recognizing Virginia Pina Artwork and Quilts
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

First Congregational Church
Christmas Concert and refreshments 3:00 pm
Reaching Heart School of Ballet featuring theHeart Strings Dance Company
Excerpts from “Nutcracker”
6:30 PM

Harwich Port
Chamber Information Center
3rd Annual
“Trolley Ride to Christmas Town”
SOLD OUT
5:15, 5:45, 6:150 and 6:45 pm
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
on sale November 7th at 4PM
$5 per person

Christmas Tree Sale
Bud’s Go-Karts Sponsored by Pilgrim Masonic Lodge
9am-5pm
$40 6′-8′ tall Fraser Fir Trees

Monomoy Horse and Dog
10AM-8PM
Pet Photos, Raffle for Maria Sylva Animal Communicator value of $125

West Harwich
Cape Cod Theatre Company “Home of Harwich Junior Theatre”
“Pam Pryor Holiday Concert” 7:00 pm

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Christ Church Episcopal (HP)
Service of Lessons and Carols 3:00 pm

Christmas Tree Sale
Bud’s Go-Karts Sponsored by Pilgrim Masonic Lodge
9am-5pm
$40 6′-8′ tall Fraser Fir Trees

Chamber Information Center
3rd Annual
“Trolley Ride to Christmas Town”
SOLD OUT
4:45, 5:15, 5:45, 6:15 and 6:45 pm
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
On Sale November 7th at 4PM
$5 per person

Not Your Momma’s Fruitcake Baking Contest
Harwich Chamber of Commerce- 12:00

Gingerbread Men Decorating
Royal at Harwich Village-2:00
Festival of Lights
“New this Year” Throughout Harwich
Sponsored by:
Allen Harbor Marine Service
Bayside Realty Consultants
Cape Cod Associates Real Estate
Consigning Women
The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod
Cranberry Liquors
Harwich Paint and Decorating
The Pilates School
Royal at Harwich Village
Terry’s TV and Appliances
William Raveis Real Estate

Please continue to visit our local businesses

throughout the holidays!

Christmas in Harwich Presented By:

Sandwich Dance Academy Nutcracker Ballet 2016

-Sandwich Dance Academy’s “The Nutcracker” will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday December  2nd and 3 p.m. December 3rd  at Sandwich Sandwich High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road. Information: 508-888-0802 or www.SandwichDanceAcademy.com.Sandwich Dance Academy Nutcracker Ballet 2016

Choreography Patricia Loring and Jennifer Walsh
Over 125 local dancers from Sandwich and surrounding towns will be featured in our 15th annual full Production, of The Nutcracker. Sabrina Doherty, of Marston Mills, an SDA alumni and UNH ballet company member, will be dancing the roll of The Sugar Plum Fairy.

Tickets can be purchased at the dance studio or at the door, general admission.  $20

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

MASHPEE COMMONS 2016 HOLIDAY EVENTS SCHEDULE

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.

Brewster for the Holidays 2016

The 10th  Annual Brewster for the Holidays Weekend will be held from December 2nd thru 4th  Brewster comes alive with the sights and sounds of the holidays the first weekend in December! For three days, town’s people open their doors and lay out the red carpet to welcome young, old and everyone in between to revel in this magical time of year Brewster for the Holidays 2016

Friday, December 2:
10 AM – 5 PM…Gallery Stroll self-guided tour of many of Brewster’s fine arts and antiques galleries. .

4 PM…Rockin’ round the Christmas Tree at Drummer Boy Park includes tree and windmill lighting, carol sing-a-long, tours of the Windmill Village, cider and donuts, and a visit from the jolliest old elf himself! Sponsored by Brewster Historical Society, Hole in One Donuts and WeNeedaVacation.com.

7 PM…The Brewster Band Holiday Concert at Brewster Baptist Church sponsored by oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty and Peggy Farber, Realtor. Featuring the very popular holiday sing-a-long!

Saturday, December 3:
8:30 AM – 1 PM…”Where’s the Snowman?” Contest just for children 12 and under! Visit Brewster businesses, find the snowman and enter to win a $10 ‘kid friendly’ gift certificate. Pick up your Snowman Passport at these participating businesses: Brewster Book Store, Brewster Sweets, By-the-Bay Designs, Cape Cod 5 – Brewster, Hopkins House Bakery & Gifts, Lemon Tree Pottery, Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters, Steven M. Ellard CPA, True Value Hardware – Brewster, Village Toy Store and Woodworks Gallery. Sponsored by Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank.

10 AM – 4 PM…Holiday Arts & Crafts Show in the Eddy Elementary School. Handcrafted and Vintage items! Click here for the list of artisans. Free parking and Free admission!

10 AM – 5 PM…Gallery Stroll self-guided tour of many of Brewster’s fine arts and antiques galleries. Click here for the Gallery Stroll Calendar of Events for locations, hours and offerings.

6 – 10 PM…Holiday Dinner Dance hosted by the Brewster Historical Society at Captain’s Golf Course. $45 per person includes buffet dinner by Ardeo’s with music by the Moonlighters (cash bar available)! Reservations are required: email moonrisecapecod@gmail.com or call 508-896-3128. Tickets also available online at www.BrewsterHistoricalSociety.com

Sunday, December 4:
10 AM – 5 PM…Gallery Stroll self-guided tour of many of Brewster’s fine arts and antiques galleries. .

2 – 4 PM…Gala Family Party at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Music, crafts, home-made confections buffet and photos with Santa! FREE admission for everyone! Confection Buffet by Cafe Alfresco, Eat Cake 4 Breakfast and Hopkins House Bakery & Gifts. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Crocker Nurseries and Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club.