Category Archives: Event

Woods Hole Film Festival 2017

The 26th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival will take place   Saturday, July 29th 2017  to Saturday, August 5, 2017. The Woods Hole Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the best independent film from emerging filmmakers. Each summer over 8 days, the Festival will present over 130 films from around the world in the quaint village of Woods Hole and Falmouth. Filmmakers and patrons alike come to Woods Hole from around the world to see great films, meet interesting filmmakers, support our sponsors and bask in the best of summertime on Cape Cod.

Woods Hole Film Festival 2017

Tickets, passes, and info at
www.woodsholefilmfestival.org

Love Local Fest Summer 2017 in Hyannis MA

LoveLocal Fest  will be hosting 2 local family friendly festivals during the summer   on Sunday July 30th and  September 24th    11am to dusk.

It celebrates   the community (of locals + visitors alike) and showcase the incredible collection of Cape Cod’s homegrown artists, artisans, designers, farmers, food trucks, musicians, and other independent makers while listening to local live music all day!

 


This is a free + family friendly event so make a day of it, pack the cooler, bring the kids + the doggies and enjoy your local!

Mary Poppins the Musical at Chatham Drama Guild

Mary Poppins The Musical will be performed by the Chatham  Drama Guild  from Thursday July 13th to Sunday August 6th.

And It’s Going To Be SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPLIALIDOCIOUS!  It’s a ‘ practically perfect’ experience for the  entire family with even more music than the movie!   Be sure to bring your camera to take photos  with Mary after the show!

The Musical
July 13 – August 6
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Evenings at 7:30
Saturday & Sunday Afternoons at 4pm
Tickets: $20.00 students, $24.00 adults

 

Chatham Drama Guild, 134 Crowell Road, Chatham

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.

 

Brewster Band Free Sunday Night Concerts 2017

The Brewster Band, an inter-generational volunteer concert band, performs free outdoor summer concerts! They will be back for Summer 2017 Brewster Band Free Sunday  Night Concerts 2017
Every Sunday, starting July 2nd through labor day weekend September 3rd  at 6:00 PM Drummer Boy Park, 773 Main Street, Brewster

Family friendly! All ages welcome.
Bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on, a picnic supper and plenty of bug repellent. Drummer Boy Park has a playground for the children and the Band does a march around the bandstand which is a fun time for all!

Free Summer Concert Series Herring Cove Beach 2017 in Provincetown MA

“Sunset Concerts on the Beach” at Herring Cove in Provincetown are co-sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore and Far Land on the Beach. These free concerts feature favorite Cape musiciansFree Summer Concert Series Herring Cove Beach 2017 in Provincetown MA
Wednesday, June 28 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Rip it Ups
Sunday, July 2 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Mark Van Bork

Wednesday, July 5 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Chandler Travis

Sunday, July 9 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Zoe Lewis

Wednesday, July 12 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: New Beach Band

Sunday, July 16 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Spampinato Brothers

Wednesday, July 19 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Cheryl Aruda

Sunday, July 23 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Sensible Shoes

Wednesday, July 26 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: The Groovalotos

Sunday, July 30 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Funktapus

Wednesday, August 2 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Sarah Swain

Sunday, August 6 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: New Beach Band

Wednesday, August 9 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: The Daggers
Sunday, August 13 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Chandler Travis

Wednesday, August 16 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Digney Fignus
Sunday, August 20 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Steve Morgan and the Kingfish

Wednesday, August 23 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: The Grab Brothers
Sunday, August 27 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Zoe Lewis

Wednesday, August 30 … Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: Johnny & the Washashores
Sunday, September 3 …   530pm Sunset Music Series at Herring Cove: The Rip it Ups

Blue Claw Seal Watch Adventure and Boat Tours in Orleans MA

Join  Blue Claw Boat Tours  for a memory making adventure for the whole family. Our fully narrated 1 hour 45 minute Seal Watch Adventure Cruises are filled with humor and historical facts including stories of Pilgrims, Pirates, Seals, Sharks, Shipwrecks and Buried Treasure. Our three sea blue Coast Guard certified boats carry the whole family in comfort to visit Seal Blue Claw Seal Watch Adventure and Boat Tours in Orleans MAColonies, Beachcomb on an island, view a Sunset and Full Moon or enjoy a Private Custom Cruise tailored just for you. We’ve also added some Special Spring cruises to those hidden spots in Orleans that are enjoyed best by water. All of our tours are in Bay and Harbor waters, suitable for the whole family to enjoy.

Cape Cod SEAL WATCH ADVENTURE CRUISE
Our Seal Cruise takes you on a sightseeing adventure as you travel  from Orleans to Chatham Harbor to view the seal colony. Cruising along you will encounter islands, salt marshes, birds and the dunes   of the Cape Cod National Seashore. You will hear stories of pilgrims
and pirates, seals, sharks and shipwrecks. We also offer a special SEALS at SUNSET cruise.

BEACHCOMBER EXPEDITION and SEAL TOUR
Our very popular combination seal cruise and beachcombing  expedition takes you to view the seals in their habitat, then drops you off on an island to beachcomb, collect shells and explore a
beautiful barrier beach

SUNSET CRUISE
Relax and enjoy the splendor of a Cape Cod evening aboard one of
our boats as it glides along the River to Little Pleasant Bay

Heritage Park Splash Pad in Mashpee MA

The splash pad at Heritage Park in  Mashpee, is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, weather permitting. It is free to the public.  . Bring a towel and the sunblock and it’s as good as a day at the beach – without sand!   Heritage Park Splash Pad in Mashpee MA

The splash  pad is a flat concrete surface with several in-ground and above-ground water features that spray children. The pad is handicapped accessible, fenced off for safety and near a shaded pavilion where parents can watch their kids play.  It is the first splad pash on Cape Cod.

Heritage Park, 520 Main St., Mashpee,

Highland Lighthouse Tours in North Truro MA

A visit to Cape Cod National Seashore isn’t complete until you’ve visited the historic Highland Light in North Truro. The 69-step climb up a narrow staircase rewards visitors with spectacular views of Cape Cod and beyond. On a clear day views extend more than 20 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and bay of Cape Cod. To ensure the safety of all visitors, the minimum height requirement to climb the lighthouse is 48″.Highland Lighthouse Tours in North Truro MA

History of the Lighthouse 

Highland Light Station, also known as Cape Cod Light, is located on Outer Cape Cod within Cape Cod National Seashore in North Truro. Commissioned by George Washington and established in 1797 as the 20th light station in the United States, the original 45-foot tall wooden tower and keeper’s dwelling were built more than 500 feet from the edge of a 125-foot-tall clay cliff. A new brick lighthouse was erected near the original tower in 1831. The present 66-foot-tall brick light tower, keeper’s house, and generator shed replaced the previous structures in 1857. An enclosed walkway connects the tower and the one-and-one-half-story, L-shaped, Queen-Anne-style keeper’s dwelling.

Erosion of the steep cliff throughout the years brought the present light station around 100 feet from the cliff’s edge by the early 1990s. Using funds raised by the Truro Historical Society combined with state and Federal grants, Highland Light Station was successfully moved 450 feet back to safer ground. After the 18-day move, the light was relit on November 3, 1996, and is an active aid to navigation. Today, the keeper’s house features a gift shop and museum exhibits and a dedicated staff provides tours of the tower.

 

2017 Lighthouse tours

 

April 17 through April 23: Lighthouse Climbs 10 AM to 5:30 PM.

April 24 through May 26: Lighthouse Climbs weekdays 12PM to 4 PM and weekends 10 AM to 5:30 PM.

May 27 through October 29: Lighthouse Climbs 10 AM to 5:30 PM.

Must be 48″ tall to climb lighthouse.

Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors
$1 off with an admission ticket from the Highland House Museum

 

 

\Highland Lighthouse, 27 Highland Light Road, North Truro

Cape Cod Duckmobiles boat tours in Hyannis MA

Cape Cod Duckmobiles located in  Hyannis   is the Cape’s answer to the Boston Duck Tours .  This land and sea adventure explores various aspects of Cape Cod, including the Kennedy legacy. Other bits of the tour include seeing lighthouses, great beaches, and amazing waterfront properties.

Ride Cape Cod Duckmobiles’™ authentic military amphibious vehicles. Come ride the streets of downtown Hyannis and see where the Kennedy’s went to church, where J.F.K gave his acceptance speech. See the J.F.K memorial and the J.F.K museum. Learn about the early settlers and were they worked and played. See a Cape Cod light house, some of Cape Cod’s best beaches, and waterfront properties.

Cape Cod Duckmobiles™ are the only land and sea tours to use both the original amphibious DUKW from world war two and the amphibious Larc from the Vietnam War. Our vehicles are completely restored and are inspected and certified by the US COAST GUARD. Trips last about 45 minutes on land on sea. So come for a fun filled tour of Hyannis and don’t forget QUACKING is required!

Ticket Prices:
Adults: $19.00
Kids, Seniors and Students: $15.00
Kids 5 and under: $5.00 *

Prices do not include a $1.00 TOBRF fee. Departures:
Spring and Fall: 11:30 1:00 2:30 4:00*
Summer: 10:00 to 5:00 (every half hour on the hour and half hour).
Some later trips, call for times.
Trips depart from 437 Main St.Hyannis, MA.
*Passenger minimum required.