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.

 

Highlands Fest 2017 at Payomet Arts Center in Truro MA

Payomet Performing Arts Center will be hosting their annual Highlands Fest in North Truro. on Saturday June 24th 10am-1pm. They will presenting music, circus performers and magic.. This is a great free event for the family. Highlands Fest  2017 at Payomet Arts Center in Truro MA

Highlands Fest is an annual celebration of the Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore by its partner organizations: Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod, Cape Cod National Seashore, Payomet Performing Arts Center, Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, Sustainable CAPE, and Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill. The Truro Public Library joins us this year to help with pollinator education.”

Our theme, “Bee Dynamic” is inspired by our need to learn about and be proactive towards pollinators. All pollinators are important and essential to Cape Cod, and we will jointly take action to active to help ensure their survival. Be involved in planting butterfly-friendly seeds to take home, be engaged in viewing “Bee Diversity” outdoor exhibits and pollinator garden plots, and be creative by helping paint a pollinator mural.

This Highlands Fest will also feature imaginative entertainment at Payomet, an educational nature walk with Center for Coastal Studies, and refreshments donated by our supporters. All ages and abilities are invited to be active, learn, and support your hardworking pollinators!

Payomet events timeline:

10:30AM-11:45AM Music by Rose Clancy Duo
11:00AM-12:00PM Performance by Capoeira Besouro Cape Cod
12:00PM-1:00PM Payomet Circus Arts Sampler

Payomet Performing Arts Center • 29 Old Dewline Road, North Truro, MA 02652 • 508.487.5400

 

SandwichFest Food & Street Festival 2017

The 8th  Annual SandwichFest will be celebrated on Saturday, June 25, from 10 am to 4 pm, rain or shine.   SandwichFest Food & Street Festival 2017

This year’s street festival will be held on Water Street (Route 130) stretching from Town Hall Square to the Hoxie House. Approximately 75 juried arts & crafts, food and local non-profit organizations will take part in the event.

Activities include fun and games with the Sandwich Recreation Department on the lawn of the former Thornton W. Burgess Museum, a Dog Costume Parade and Competition and much more awaits fair goers at this celebration of summer.

The “Best Sandwich in Sandwich” tent will be located at the Hoxie House along with a “Beer and Wine Garden”. 

To vote on the People’s Choice Award and to sample the delicious sandwiches, register at your choice of seating times at 11,12 and 1pm. 

Best Sandwich in Sandwich Contest

Tickets: $20

Each ticket includes sandwich samplings from EVERY participating restaurant 

(along with a bag of chips and water)

all to enjoy before casting your vote for the “People’s Choice” winner. 

Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet 2017

The Provincetown Portuguese festival will be held Thursday June 22nd thru Sunday June 25th! This annual tradition is a great family friendly event! This festival has celebrated the rich culture of the Portuguese people living and working on Cape Cod.

The Festival is four days of live music, dancing, parades, incredible food, games and more. With over 30 events and activities with many of them free, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Festival Weekend is capped off with The Blessing of The Fleet. After a procession through town, boats decked out in their finest parade past the Bishop and receive their Blessing for a safe & prosperous year

Thursday, June 22, 2017

5:00pm – 10:00pm

Seamen’s Bank Compartilhe Na Nossa Mesa or “Share Our Table”. A showcase of Provincetown’s best restaurants held under the Seamen’s Bank Tent at the Bas Relief near Portuguese Square. Music by the New Beach Band. Reservations are required.

8:00pm – 10:00pm

Dancing to the music of the New Beach Band under the Seamen’s Bank Tent at the Bas Relief near Portuguese Square. Tickets at the door are $5.

Friday, June 23, 2017

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Capt. Manny Phillips Fishing Derby for Kids at MacMillan Pier. A Free event!

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Portuguese Soup Tasting the Seamen’s Bank Tent at the Bas Relief near Portuguese Square. It features soup from fine restaurants in Provincetown, Truro & Wellfleet! Entertainment by the Dory Bar Blues Band at the Bas Relief. All you can eat for $7. Tickets at the door.

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Face Painting in Portuguese Square. A Free event!

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Portuguese Writers & Poets read at the Harbor Lounge. Harbor Lounge is located at 359 Commercial street across from the Public Library. A free event!

2:30pm – 4:00pm

The Great Lobster Crate Race for kids of all ages at MacMillan Pier. A free event!

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Music & Dancing on stage in Portuguese Square. A free event!

5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Lobster Pot restaurant & Cape Tip Seafood presents the Lobster Bake in Seamen’s Bank Tent at the Bas Relief near Portuguese Square Fest on Twin Lobsters and more for $30 plus a cash bar for oysters, clams and shrimp. Beer & Wine available too. No Reservations required. Brought to you by The Lobster Pot and Cape Tip Seafoods.

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Music for all ages with Rick Anthony on stage in Portuguese Square. A free event!

8:00pm – 10:00pm

Music for all ages with on stage in Portuguese Square. A free event!

9:00pm – 1:00am

Homecoming Get Together with the Old Jug Band at the Surf Club. A Free event!

 
Saturday, June 24, 2017

10:00am – 12:00pm

Motta Family Kids Games & Cookout at Motta Field. A great place for the whole family to enjoy fun and food. A free event!

10:30am – 2:00pm

Live Entertainment and Portuguese Dancers in Portuguese Square. Free!

11:30am – 7:30pm

Lions Club Portuguese Food Court in Seamen’s Bank Tent at the Bas Relief near Portuguese Square. A feast of Portuguese food and more plus beer, wine and music. Food & Beverages are priced individually. No cover charge!

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Entertainment for kids of all ages by the Toe Jam Puppet Band. A favorite with the little ones! It’s on stage in Portuguese Square. A free event!

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Portuguese Festival Parade on Commercial Street. A highlight of the Festival with a fantastic group of Dancers, Musicians, Floats and more will start at the Harbor Hotel and travel through town to Franklin Street. Come early to get a good spot!

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Entertainment in Portuguese Square continues A Free event!

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Comedy by the Portuguese Kids in the Lions Club Portuguese Food Court under the Seamen’s Bank Tent at the Bas Relief near Portuguese Square. A free event!

7:30pm – 9:30pm

An early evening FADO concert at the Provincetown Town Hall. Courtesy of the Provincetown Banner, enjoy amazing performances of traditional Portuguese folk music! Contributions at the door are appreciated! Town Hall is a handicapped accessible building.

9:00pm – 12:30am

Cap off a great day with live SAMBA music under the stars! Join the fun and dance the night away in Portuguese Square. A free event!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

10:30am – 11:30am

Fishermen’s Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Church in Provincetown. Celebrated by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha S.D.V

11:30am – 12:30pm

Portuguese Dancers perform authentic routines wearing fabulous costumes in Lopes Square while you wait for the Procession. A free event!

12:00pm – 1:00pm

After Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Church a Procession leaves as a group for the short walk to MacMillan Pier for the 70th annual Blessing of the Fleet. They are bearing banners that honor the fishing fleet past & present.

12:00pm – 4:00pm

TASCA Portuguese Cafe on MacMillan Pier. Sample the taste of Portugal with a host of delicacies including a Beer & Wine cash bar!

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Follow up the Blessing with Portuguese Music and Dancers! They are performing out on MacMillan Pier. A free event!

1:00pm

70th Blessing Of The Fleet. Honoring a tradition in Provincetown, boats decked out in their finest parade before Bishop Edgar Da Cunha S.D.V. to receive their blessing. The fleet will be judged for their decorations too. A free event!

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Enjoy a Traditional Band Concert in front of Town Hall featuring St. Anthony’s Band from Cambridge, its a free event!

4:00pm – 7:00pm

Get Together and celebrate the last day of the Festival at the Surf Club at the foot of MacMillan Pier. Ed Sheridan and friends will be performing live. A free event!

Art in the Village 2017 in Barnstable MA

The 15th Annual Art in the Village festival will be held on Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25, 2017 Paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography and more. Children’s activities, too – face painting, and more. Enjoy live music throughout the day, bid on great auction items. Festival is 10am-4pm both days along Route 6A/Main Street in Barnstable Village. It is a rain or shine event!!

Art in the Village 2017 in Barnstable MA
Mark Bentz | Garden Grove Pottery
Ken Brynildsen | Inklings (Photography)
Andrea Cialek | Dream Finder Photography facebook.com/dreamfinderphoto
Patricia Daley | Kaleidoscope Silver & Glass kaleidoscopesilver.com
Inga Dankers | Scarfs/Paintings
Bryan Day | Cranberry Collective cranberrycollective.com
Leslie Froes | Leslie Froes Leather
Josephine Glazebrook | Odyssey Stoneware (Pottery)
Lynda Glassman & Melissa Lasoff | Elle & EmDesigns (Jewelry)
Robert Handel | Handel Silver & Goldsmith
Don Iacovelli | Folk Art- Acrylic Painting
Richard Kaish | Richard Kaish (Metal/Jewelry)
Jen Kano | Jen Kano Photography jenkano.com
Patty LeGrand & Lynn Abravanel | Scarabocchio Silversmiths (Jewelry) scarabocchio.net
Ken Lindgren | Walk Softly Wood Art walksoftlywoodart.com
Anna Lowther | Artist (Oil Painter)
Michael McCarthy | Mattapoisett Bird Works
Sarah McClimans | Bit-O-Beads (jewelry) bitobeads.com
Sarah Miller | Stained Glass/Shells smglassdesigns.com
Sue Neelon | Wall hangings, vests, kimono coats
Jeff Nelson & Daniel Coles | Hudson River Inlay (Wood Inlay) hudsonriverinlay.com
Cesar Palma | Cesars World, Inc. (Jewelry) custommade.com/by/cesarworld
Chelsie Starace | Cape Cod C Star Pottery capecodcstar.com
John Tunney | John Tunney Photography
Jennifer Zhang | Winchester School of Chinese Culture wscc-ma.org

Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick Off 2017

The Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick-Off is a non-profit event, traditionally taking place the last week in June, that heralds the start of the summer season in Yarmouth, a seaside town located in the heart of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Our events serve to celebrate the historical and cultural richness of the town and the Cape Cod region. The volunteers running the event are committed to promoting events that are family friendly, encourage active lifestyles, celebrate local culinary traditions and support our small businesses.  Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick Off 2017

Saturday, June 24th
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM – Sunrise with Neighborhood Yoga
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Bass River Farmer’s Market
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Nature Walk
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Bark in the Park Dog Parade
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM – Art Closet Sale
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Taylor Bray Farm Day

Sunday, June 25th
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM – Blessing of the Boats
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM – Y-D Red Sox vs. Falmouth Commadores – Double Header!
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM – Y-D Red Sox vs. Falmouth Commadores – Double Header!
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Sunset with Neighborhood Yoga

Monday, June 26th
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Nature Walk
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM – Ice Cream Chill Off  buy tickets here 

The Skipper Chowder House (www.skipperrestaurant.com)
Putter’s Paradise offering Giffords Ice Cream ( www.puttersparadise.net)
Lil’ Caboose Ice Cream & More (www.lilcaboose.com)
Ella’s Bakery Sandwich and Ice Cream Shoppe (www.ellas-online.com)
Ben & Jerry’s (www.benjerry.com/hyannis)
Friendlies (www.friendlys.com)
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM – Big Screen on the Beach with Cartoons and Movie!

Tuesday, June 27th
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM – Hook, Line, and EEL! Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Salsa by the Sea with Ballroom Bliss
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Paint Fun

Wednesday, June 28th
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Nature Walk
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – Amateur Sand Sculpting Contest

 

Monomoy Island Excursions in Harwichport MA

Monomoy Island Excursions is a family owned and operated business in Harwich, Cape Cod, Massachussets. For over 10 years we’ve been taking people out to Monomoy, a barrier island and wildlife refuge off the coast of Chatham, MA, where thousands of seals have made their home.

seal

While seals are the main attraction on our cruise, there is a lot more to see! We visit Wychmere Harbor, in Harwich Port. This is one of the most scenic harbors on the Cape! We also stop in to Stage Harbor in Chatham, where you get a close up view of Stage Harbor Lighthouse, and can catch a glimpse of Chatham Lighthouse. Not to mention the combination of large yachts, small sailboats, and various fishing boats that fill each harbor. You get a real taste of the sea life on Nantucket Sound.
We run seal cruises several times a day, generally lasting 1 1/2 hours. While we see lots of harbor seals and gray seals, Monomoy is also home to hundreds of species of birds and other wildlife. There is a trained naturalist on board who narrates the tour and can answer questions about the wildlife as well as the history of the island and the historic  Monomoy Lighthouse.

Check out the current pricing 

508-430-7772 702 Route 28, Harwich Port, MA 02646

Taylor Bray Farm in Yarmouthport MA

The Taylor Bray Farm is located in Yarmouthport and is open to the public!  In 1639, the farm was founded by Richard “of the rock” Taylor while the land was still part of the historic  Plymouth colony. It remained in the Taylor family for many years until 1896, when the Bray brothers, who both worked on the farm for the Taylors, purchased the property.  In 1987 the farm was purchased by the town.  It is now run by the collaborative efforts of several preservation groups.  Today, the smaller 22 acre property is a working farm.  It has donkeys, goats, cattle, sheep and chickens.  Visit with the farm’s sheep, cows, chickens and donkeys.

Upcoming Special Events

Sheep Festival   Sunday July 18th 10-4pm

Highlights

Sheep Herding – David Kennard/Wellscroft Farm
Sheep Shearing – Andy Rice/Hogget Hill Farm
Haywagon Rides
Farmhouse Tours
Archaeology Display & Demonstration
Demonstrations/Sales

Cape Cod Spinners Guild
Cranberry Rug Hookers
Kelly Knight, Weaver
Taylor-Bray Farm Hats, T-shirts, Activity books & Shopping Bags
Giant Silent Auction

Refreshments

“The X-GRILL”
Dr. of Grillology, Breakaway, Hall Oil Co.
Suggested Parking Donation – $5.00

Yarmouth Summer kick off celebration at Taylor Bray Farm

Saturday June 24th 12-3pm

Tired of the beaches? Spend an afternoon at the farm! Yarmouth’s hidden secret! 108 Bray Farm Road, Yarmouth Port. Events are planned for all ages!! Tour the historic restored & furnished Samuel Taylor Farm House. View an archaeology demo, display, and talk. Visit the animals and take a hayride. The Farm dates back to 1639 and the recently restored Farm House to the mid 1800’s. Restoration was completed in early 2015. Docents wearing period costumes will provide guided tours highlighting the history of the area and farmhouse. Visit the farm and learn more about our exciting archaeology project, which has documented thousands of years of Yarmouth history. We will have a demonstration dig and a display of Native American artifacts as well as discussions with Craig Chartier, the Project Archaeologist, and Jack Duggan, the farm’s archaeology coordinator, on current digs that discovered evidence of Yarmouth’s first “tourists” 8000 to 10,000 years ago! The farm is home to a variety of animals including a Scottish Highland Cow, two miniature donkeys, two goats, Momma sheep and their babies, a ram, and chickens. Hayrides will be offered continuously during the event. Visit their web-site: www.taylorbrayfarm.org or visit the farm open to the public from dawn to dusk every day to learn more about the Taylor Bray Farm. This event is FREE.

 

Taylor-Bray Farm, 108Bray-Farm Road North, Yarmouth Port.

Wellfleet Drive in Theatre

A great family night  on the Cape Cod  is the Wellfleet Drive  in theatre Enjoy first run double features  movies every night in the summer at the only Drive-In Theatre on Cape Cod. Built in 1957, the Wellfleet Drive-In hosts a 100′ x 44′ screen, and a state-of-the-art FM stereo sound system that decodes modern sound tracks. In many (but not all!) spots Mono original speakers are available for your nostalgic listening pleasure. There’s a playground and snack bar too! The Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre is open from late May through the weekend beyond Labor Day.

Wellfleet Drive-in Theatre, Cape Cod MA

 

You must plan to listen to the soundtrack through your car stereo on FM 89.5. Mono speakers are no longer 100% functional. Like lots of things from the 1950’s, some still work and some don’t! These are mostly for nostalgic purposes; the sound is much better through your radio. You should also use the accessory key position (see your car owners manual) instead of the on position, and turn off all other accessories including the a/c even though the engine isn’t running. Please know how to disable your car alarm as well. Please keep the sound to a reasonable volume, our neighbors need tranquility.

2017  prices

Box office opens at 6:30PM
Shows Rain or Clear
Double Feature
Full Snack Bar open
Playground open before the show & intermission

 

CASH ONLY!

Prices (Excludes special events like the P.I.F.F night at the drive-in)
Adults age 12-61: $11.00
Seniors 62+: $8.00
Children 4-11: $8.00
Children 3 & under: Free (at the Drive-in Only)

 

Upcoming shows

FRIDAY 6/2 thru THURSDAY 6/8

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN:DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
Rated PG13 for some action violence, peril and frightening images.
Starts approx.: 8:25PM

followed by our co-feature

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2
Rated PG13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive content.
Starts approx.: 10:35PM

 

Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre • 51 State Highway, Route 6 • Wellfleet, MA • 02667 (508) 349-7176

Color Me mine pottery studio in Mashpee MA

Color me mine is  a Paint-your-own-pottery studio on the Cape Cod in Mashpee MA, It is a fun activities for children on a rainy day or a girls night out!      Here is how it works

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  1. 1.   Pick your pottery chose from a huge assortment of ceramic pieces
  2. 2. Paint your piece-you get to chose the colors to make your one of a kind design
  3. In few  days you got a masterpiece after you pieced is glazed in the ovens It makes it a fully functional washable piece.

All materials are non toxic so you can eat of anything you make! You creations make a perfect gift.

Kids

Each month they  have fun and creative classes for kids of all ages  They  have gift making sessions, princess parties, mother/daughter, kids night out,  tea parties, 1/2 day of school art camps as well as birthday parties.

Hours

Studio Hours:

Studio Hours
Monday – Saturday 10 – 6
Sunday 11- 5

 

Color Me Mine
Mashpee Commons
2 North Street
Mashpee, Massachusetts 02649

 

508-539-8500 Phone