Category Archives: Event

Sandcastle Day at Onset Beach 2017

Join us for an afternoon of sand sculpting and beach going fun on Saturday, August 19th from 10-4 on Onset Beach.  

This event is geared towards children, but adults may also participate. Awards and prizes will be given to children only in different categories, TBD.

This event is free to attend and participate in.

Our friend Rodney the Sandman will be on hand to express himself in sand sculpture and to help the children with theirs.

Onset Beach, Onset Ma.

Wareham, MA

 

West Barnstable Village Festival 2017

The 27th Annual West Barnstable Village Festival will be held on Saturday August 19th  10:00 am – 3:00 pm at along Meetinghouse way in West Barnstable. 

All Family friendly Activities will be held at the community building, Lombard Field, Whelden Memorial Library, the train station, the fire station and Meetinghouse Farm, all along Route 149 in West Barnstable.

9:00am – 3:00pm 1717 Meetinghouse Open for Visitors
9:00am – 3:00pm FARM ANIMALS at Barnstable Farm & Pet
9:45am-10:30am Pre-registration for Games and Races at Lombard Field
10:30am-12:00pm GAMES & RACES at Lombard Field
11:00am-1:00pm LIVE MUSIC: Smoochpaywell sponsored by The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod
11:00am-2:00pm *HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES by Paradise Stables $5
*Sponsored by Cape Cod Duckmobile Tours, Barnstable Farm & Pet and 7 G’s Liquor Store
11:30am & 1:30pm FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING in Front Parking Lot of Fire Station
12 Noon FLAG RAISING by WB Fire Department / VILLAGE FESTIVAL GIFT
NATIONAL ANTHEM Sung by: Rev. Peter Hebert, First Lutheran Church
WB CITIZEN of the YEAR AWARD sponsored by Whelden Memorial Library Trustees
12:10pm-12:45pm AMAZING MAGIC of Rich Archer at the Community Building
1:00pm-2:00pm BARNSTABLE POLICE K-9 DOG DEMONSTRATION at Lombard Field
1:00pm-3:00pm LIVE MUSIC at Meetinghouse Farm – TOAST AND JAM
2:30pm FOAM FROLIC by WB Fire Department at grassy knoll by Luke’s Love
3:00pm 50/50 DRAWING / Tickets at Whelden Library and The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod
3:30pm LAST CALL FOR BIDS at Meetinghouse Farm Silent Auction

CraftFest Cotuit 2017

CraftFest Cotuit will be held on Saturday August 19th and Sunday August 20th  10-4pm Rain or Shine. For two days in August during CraftFest Cotuit the Cotuit Village Green becomes the largest outdoor crafts festival on Cape Cod.  CraftFest Cotuit 2017
More than 100 artisans and craftsmen gather at this premier showing of skilled craftsmanship and artistic talent. A day spent at CraftFest Cotuit is a day full of artistic inspiration, dialogue and learning, with all the pleasures of a quintessential summer village festival, down by the seaside, on Cape Cod. And the festival’s organizers offer both free parking and free admission.

Cape Cod Festival of the Arts 2017 in Chatham MA

The 46th Cape Cod Festival of the Arts will be held on Friday, August 18th  to Sunday  August 20th  at Chase Park in Chatham.  Cape Cod Festival of the Arts 2017 in Chatham MA

Come and browse the world of high end Arts & Crafts, with Exhibitors from around the country. One of a kind pieces , clothing, jewelry, fine woodworking, art, ceramics, graphics, metalwork, glass and much more. Food trucks and an ice cream van conveniently located in the center of the green will ensure you have the energy to keep exploring! The Children’s tent will feature fun activities again this year, as well as our usual and unusual face painting. Chase Park is a short walk off Main Street , with a free shuttle bus to bring you directly to the entrance of the Festival from Parking stations at the Creative Arts Center and behind the Community Center on Route 28.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 18, 19 & 20
10am – 5pm daily
Free Admission
120 Artisans & Craftsman
Two gourmet food trucks
Children’ tent with face painting & arts and crafts
Free Continuous Shuttle Service at Creative Arts Center& Community Center on Main St.

Chase Park on Cross Street, Chatham (2 minute walk from Main St)

Peter Pan & Wendy at Cape Cod Theatre Company in Harwich MA

The Cape Cod Theater Company will be performing Peter Pan and Wendy   from August 11  to August 27 th This is a great theater for everyone!!

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at 7:00pm
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday matinees at 4:00pm

Buy tickets online $25 adults $15 kids (under 21)

Cape Cod Theatre Company
105 Division Street
West Harwich 02671

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.

 

Mashpee Commons Summer Sidewalk Festival 2017

Mashpee commons will be hosting   Sidewalk Festivals this Summer. on select Saturdays.   You’ll find an array of complimentary family-friendly activities throughout the neighborhood, including face painting, balloon animals, sidewalk chalk, cornhole and more. Additionally, you can catch several talented Cape Cod musicians performing live throughout the day. And last, but far from least, there will be a Sidewalk Sale taking place throughout the event, so you can score some serious deals while enjoying a fun day in the neighborhood. 

 

You can catch our Sidewalk Fests monthly throughout the Summer season. Join us on May 27th, June 17th, July 15th, August 19th, and September 16th.

Our August Sidewalk Festival is happening this Saturday! Join us for a fun day filled with live music, complimentary face painting, sidewalk chalk galore, street performers (including jugglers and a magician) and a sidewalk sale throughout the neighborhood. The fest begins at noon and runs through 8pm. Various activities will be taking place throughout Mashpee Commons; in order to help you better plan your day, we’ve included a breakdown of the times/locations below:

Face Painting: Taking place from 12-8pm, near MOCEAN, iCape and the new Bandstand

Balloon Animals & Glitter Tattoos: Taking place from 12-8pm, near Suits You Swimwear, Siena Restaurant and Setting the Space.

Cornhole: During store hours, between 10am-8pm, cornhole boards can be found throughout the Commons including in front of MOCEAN, Vineyard Vines, The Black Dog, and near Hot Diggity.

Sidewalk Chalk: Chalk art demos, led by the Cape Cod Art Bar, will be taking place from 12-4pm on the Fountain Plaza (near Market Street Bookshop and Trevi Café Wine Bar). Additionally, you can design your own chalk art creations with chalk located throughout the neighborhood.

Local Musicians & Street Performers:

Still Willow: 12-1:30pm, Central Square, near Red Balloon Toy Shop

Cape Harmony: 2-3:30pm, Central Square, near Red Balloon Toy Shop

Kareem Sanjaghi Trio: 4-5:30pm, Central Square, near Red Balloon Toy Shop

Jordan Renzi: 3-4:30pm, near the Organic Market

Marcus the Magician: two 30-min performances beginning at 6:30pm & 7:30pm, Central Square, near Red Balloon Toy Shop

Trevor the Juggler: 12-2:30pm, near The Lili Pad, Maiden Voyage, and Cape Kids

Groovalottos: 4:30-6:30pm, Bandstand, near MOCEAN

99.9 The Q Live Broadcast: Cathy Summers from local radio station The Q will be broadcasting live from 4-6pm near Hot Diggity and Unique Boutique.

All activities are free and open to the public. And don’t forget, extended summer shopping hours are currently in place, so you can visit your favorite businesses through 8pm.

 

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