Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2017

The  4th  Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival will be heldon Sunday   August 27 @ 9am – 6:00 pm   Live music from Noon-4:00 Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2017

Quickly becoming one of the favorite events of the Onset Bay Association  artists and budding artists alike come to Onset and spend the day creating their chalk art along the sidewalks surrounding The Bandshell. Spaces are assigned and pastel chalk provided. There will be live music with Bill Reidy from Noon-4, a juried arts and craft fair, a story walk for the kids courtesy of the Wareham Free Library and more!

Live music provided by Bill Reidy. For more info on Bill and upcoming gigs, please visit his website

Registration begins at 9:00. $5 to participate gets you a box of pastel chalks and a space on the sidewalk. People’s choice voting system, winners in several categories will be awarded various prizes! Fun for the whole family!

Free parking is available at Hynes Field, located on the corner of 10th Street and Onset Ave (next to Chuck’s Auto) It’s a 3 minute walk up 10th Street to the Band Shell. Closer pay parking is available on the town pier, 200 Onset Ave, and at the Temple Lot on Union Ave. Handicapped spots (6) available onsite and also at the Temple and Pier lots

For more information on how to register please email onsetstreetpaintfest@yahoo.com. This event is free to attend.

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)

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

Hands on the Arts Festival 2017 in Eastham MA

The Eastham Cultural Council will present the 18th Annual Hands on the Arts Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm – rain or shine – on the Windmill Green on Rt. 6 in Eastham, MA. Hands on the Arts Festival 2017 in Eastham MA

The FREE festival features a juried arts and crafts show and sale with original works by more than 30 local artisans from 10 am to 5 pm and live entertainment from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Local artists will be selling hand-crafted jewelry; pottery; panoramic wood burnings; watercolor, oil and fabric paintings; stained glass; weaving; wire wrapping; prints; photography; wood crafts and more.

The festival also includes entertainment and “hands on” art activities for children.

Arts Alive 2017 in Falmouth MA

Arts Alive is free 3-day celebration of the arts in Falmouth and the Upper Cape. Friday, June 16, 5 to 9pm; Saturday, June 17, 10am to 9pm; Sunday, June 18, 11am to 5pm.

Arts Alive 2017 in Falmouth MA

60 performances of Theater, Spoken Word, Dance and Music for all tastes – jazz, classical, folk and fiddle, show tunes.

Town Dance on Friday night, a Rock Fest Saturday Night.

More than 50 artisans and crafts people display and sell their wares.

All free and everyone welcome – rain or shine!

Friday Night: Performance Tent

 

5 PM Falmouth Academy Jazz Band

 

Falmouth Academy’s Cool Nights Jazz Band is made up of instrumental musicians in the Jazz II class taught by George Scharr, who is the director of orchestras and chair of the arts department at Falmouth Academy. The band includes saxes, trumpets, trombone, guitars, percussionist, clarinet and flute. The FA jazz Band performs at the end of June every year in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, where they are rewarded with standing ovations.

 

6 PM All Cape Jazz Band

 

Music patrons and jazz enthusiasts will appreciate this year’s exceptional line-up of high school musicians from across the Cape. Cape high school musicians auditioned for this prestigious band in February, resulting in a righteous ensemble of the best sounds from the area’s regional high schools. Faculty judges selected seven saxophones, four trumpets, five trombones, two percussionists, piano, bass and guitar to come together for this one concert.

 

Falmouth High School and Falmouth Academy are well represented in this ensemble with: Josh Watson from FA and  Jonathan Decker, Jake Luckcraft, Nathaniel Evans, John Turner, Dante Colpus, and Robert Taft, all from Falmouth High School.

 

7 to 9 Town Dance with the Rip-it-Ups

 

The Rip-It-Ups are a traditional rock & roll band who play a lot of blues—a rockabilly band with country jazz and soul. Fronted by dynamic vocalist Jodi Birchall, the band plays everything from ballads, originals, country and western to great jazz, blues, and rock, with a lot of energy. Band members include recording artist, trumpet player, and singer/songwriter Kami Lyle; bassist and singer/songwriter Joey Spampinato who, along with his brother Johnny Spampinato, are members of the world-renowned rock & roll band, NRBQ; Paul Dinsmore and Gary Locke, who played with the Bluesdusters for many years in the Cape Cod area; Tad Price, on guitar, who has played with many varied musicians including Sarah Burrill; and Liam Hogg, who has played drums on the Cape for many years with bands like Earth Junior and Sarah Swain.

 

Saturday, On the Lawn

 

 9:30 AM to noon The Friday Morning Figure Painters 

 

The Friday Morning Figure Painters, led by Ruth Leech from the Falmouth Artists Guild will gather to paint a live model on the Library Lawn. Watch the paintings take shape as various artists interpret the model in their own unique ways, using a variety of media.

 

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM, Monday Morning Painters

 

Led by Patty Calkins-Martin, the Monday Morning Painters will paint the festive Arts Alive Festival as it happens, on the Library Lawn.

 

Saturday, Performance Tent

 

10 AM Sonnay Fiddlers 

 

The Sonnay Fiddlers play traditional Celtic and international fiddle tunes. The group is made up of beginning to very accomplished students of Nikki Engstrom, an award-winning fiddler and a member of the Celtic duo Stanley and Grimm. The fiddlers—and one cellist—range in age from young children to adults.

 

11 AM Belly Dancing with Elena 

 

Elena Griffin leads a troupe of Middle Eastern belly dancers in colorful costumes. She teaches belly dancing and believes that people of all ages and body types can learn to dance.

 

Noon Falmouth Theatre Guild 

 

Members of the Falmouth Theatre Guild will perform a medley of show tunes from past and upcoming shows. Glenn Starner-Tate will accompany on piano.

 

1 PM Khadija and Troupe Mirage 

 

Troupe Mirage is an Egyptian-style dance troupe of women aged 21 to 60, led by Khadija (Katrina Valenzuela), who teaches Egyptian and Arabic dance both at Cape Cod Community College and at Ballet Works in South Yarmouth.

 

2 PM Falmouth Songbirds 

 

The Falmouth Songbirds is women’s vocal ensemble directed by Susan Laite. They sing classical music, spirituals, jazz, folk, popular music, and standards in three-part harmony. The group encourages the love of music by offering instruction in voice, musical notation, and theory to its members.

 

3:00 PM Woods Hole Theater Company 

 

Members of the Woods Hole Theater Company will perform selections from their current offering of “next to normal” the rock musical by Brian Yorkey, currently playing at Woods Hole Community Hall.

 

4:00 PM Tom Goux and Friends

 

Members of Notescape, a close-harmony a cappella men’s vocal group will sing ballads, doo-wop, and popular tunes from the American Songbook. There will also be some instrumental music. Performers include singers Tom Goux, Peter Clark, Peter Hopewood, Joe Hackler, and Doug Man, with Bob Vander Pyl on guitar.

 

5 PM The Analogues

 

A high-fidelity, low-nonsense trio bringing blues, jazz, and funk to the masses. Featuring Shawn Malcolmson on percussion, Chris Harris on bass, and Neil Ganju on guitar and vocals.

 

6 PM Rock Fest: Flydown 

 

Rock music by Brian Kerins, vocals and bass, drummer Stevie “Flydown” Kenneally, and lead guitarist and background vocalist Jeff Lawson.

 

7 PM Rock Fest: Unnamed Colors 

 

Unnamed Colors is an original art-rock trio from Newburyport comprising four musical adventurers with a penchant for challenging. Together, they have established a unique, ever-evolving repertoire that is engaging, richly dynamic, and full of surprises.

 

8 PM Rock Fest: Left of Jupiter

 

Jason Violette on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Paul Violette on drums,  Rick MacGovern on bass, Daryl Sabine on lead guitar, and back-up vocals.

 

Saturday, Music Tent

 

10 AM Universal Sound

 

Universal Sound, under the direction of Lisa Esperson, will present percussion music from various world cultures.

 

11 AM Treasure Time Storybook Theater

 

Mrs. Treasure (Lee Drescher) will read a children’s book, sing songs and play guitar, encouraging children to actively participate in games, singing, and dancing.

 

Noon  Jim Lareau, Singer/Songwriter

 

Jim Lareau will sing original music, rock and roll songs, and bluesy tunes. He plays acoustic and electric guitar and ukulele.

 

1 PM  Yesterday’s Country

 

Yesterday’s Country plays old-time traditional classic country music from the Golden Era of Country Music throughout Cape Cod, Southeastern Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Members include Ben Carnavale on pedal steel guitar and lead guitar; Jack Meserve on vocals and acoustic guitar; Rich Brown on bass and vocals; Bill Kiesewetter on keyboard; and Paul Fata on vocals and lead guitar.

 

2 PM  Jeff Brown, Singer/Songwriter

 

Jeff sings folk, country, and bluesy covers and originals.

 

3 PM Cats’ Melodeon

 

Cats’ Melodeon, led by Bill Black on bouzouki, performs traditional Irish dance music—jigs and reels and more—on fiddle, flute, recorder, accordion, banjo, guitar, uilleann pipes, and bodhran. The group’s name comes from a local expression in Ireland’s County Mayo and refers (among other things) to an informal get-together for enjoyable purposes.

 

4 PM Bill Black Sings Irish Songs

 

Bill Black will sing songs of Ireland and songs of the water.

 

5 PM Matt Borrello, Singer/Songwriter An award-winning singer/songwriter who writes from personal experience, Matt Borrello draws his inspirations from folk, country, blues, and rock music. He is known for his insightful lyrics and passionate performances.

 

6 PM Jody Moore Band

 

The Jody Moore Band offers dance party fun, from Benatar to Journey, Blondie to Bon Jovi, with country, dance, and classic hits. Members include Jody Moore, vocals; Chuck Williamson, guitar; John MacFee, bass; and Chris Besegai, drums.

 

7 PM Stomp 86

 

Stomp 86 is an alternative rock cover band featuring Mark Leonar on guitar and vocals, Bob Bearse on bass, Ryan Buckley on drums and vocals, and Dave Carlino on lead guitar and vocals.

 

8 PM Audio Fossil

 

Audio Fossil is a three-piece band playing classic and newer rock music, including covers of Grand Funk, Tom Petty, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, and other bands.

 

Saturday, Library Tent

 

10:20 AM Engage Falmouth presents “Women’s Voices”

 

Engage Falmouth presents: “Women’s Voices,” a performance to highlight the power of women’s creativity to counter discrimination and inequality. Featuring a local chapter of The Handmaid’s Coalition, the acts will include music, literature, and song. Engage Falmouth’s mission is to motivate, mobilize and empower the community to become a force for progressive change.
11:20 AM Liz Saunders Trio

 

Liz Saunders, vocalist, Ted Jellinek, pianist, and Tony Scalisi, will present music from the Great American Songbook.

 

12:20 PM Old Main Road

 

Old Main Road will perform a mix of folk, blues and gospel/spiritual songs. The trio includes Rich Latimer, Lisa Allen, and Bill Bellamy.

 

1:20 PM Andrew Sexton Trio

 

The Andrew Sexton Trio plays great American music from several eras, including standards and originals. The trio features Alec Zeuli on alto sax and Bill Bellamy on bass.

 

2:20 PM BREAK for technical crew: no scheduled performance

 

3:20 PM Amy Hart & Co.

 

Amy Hart & Co. plays acoustic rock music.

 

4:20 PM Laughing Crow Band

 

The Laughing Crow Band plays blues, folk, gospel, and Americana music on guitar, bass, lap steel, and drums. They cover the music of Ben Harper, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Hot Tuna, and many others, as well as covering the original sources of their music, which they describe as is a grand continuum beneath a very large and welcoming tent.

 

5:20 PM Michael Shea, Singer/Songwriter

 

Michael Shea plays acoustic guitar and sings original songs and covers. He has been influenced by many songwriters, including Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Don McLean, Laura Nyro, Jesse Winchester, Ray Charles, and Jackson Browne.

 

6:20 PM Rhythm and Blues Conspiracy

 

The Rhythm and Blues Conspiracy draws its inspiration from postwar rhythm and blues, 1960s rock, and 1950s to ’70s soul. Their set list features both well-known and underrated cuts from Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Wilson Pickett, the Rolling Stones, The Who, Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, Bo Diddley, and their favorite, the J. Geils Band. The sound is driving but not metal; the band very simply plays the blues.

 

Members include brothers Sam Puopolo on bass and lead vocals, Henry Puopolo on guitar and back-up vocals, and their father Scott Puopolo on drums. The band has performed at local bars such as Grumpy’s bar, the Anchor Alehouse, Dino’s Sports Bar and Grill, Lane’s Bowl and Bistro, as well as at events such as the Marshfield County Battle of the Bands and the Barnstable County Fair.

 

Sunday Performance Tent

 

 

11 AM Puffy Elvis

 

Puffy Elvis is a big, old-time rock ‘n’ roll band made up of teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators at Falmouth High School. Young in spirit and high in energy, the band plays favorite classic rock hits.

 

Noon Falmouth Fiddlers

 

The Falmouth Fiddlers play and sing old-time, bluegrass, and Celtic tunes on fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, dobro, tin whistle, bodhran, cello, and string bass. Special guests include members of the Pine Street Pickers.

 

1 PM  Moonlighters Big Band

 

The 19-member Moonlighters Big Band plays dance music from the 20th and 21st centuries, including waltzes, tangos, cha-chas, rhumbas, bossa novas, swing music, foxtrots, and more. Performing on the Cape for 35 years, the band includes 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, guitar, keyboard, electric bass, string bass, drums, and a vocalist.

 

2:30 PM Cape Youth Orchestra Brass Ensemble

 

The Brass Ensemble of the Cape Youth Orchestra will perform under the direction of Chris Schroeder. The Cape Youth Orchestra program brings talented young musicians of all ages and skill levels together with professional conductors, musicians and educators from the Cape Symphony, Conservatory, and Boston area. Centered on fostering joy in instrumental and orchestral playing, the youth orchestra program provides young musicians with enriching musical experiences that strengthen their musicianship and create lasting memories.

 

3 PM College Light Opera Company

 

The College Light Opera Company, the Cape’s only resident music-theatre company and America’s premier training ground for young artists, will be performing a sneak preview of its opening show of the season. Founded in 1969, CLOC strives to provide high-quality musicals and operettas to summer audiences on Cape Cod, while at the same time giving young talent from around the world a chance to begin a career in music theatre.

 

4 PM Turning Pointe Dance Studio

 

Students from the Turning Pointe Dance Studio will perform a variety of classical and contemporary dances under the artistic direction of Laura Sciortino.

 

Sunday Music Tent

 

11 AM Doug Rugh, Artist

 

Doug Rugh will paint a still life, demonstrating how paint can be applied with a quick brush and using optical tricks to create the illusion of form. Doug is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and also studied the methods and materials of the old masters at the Schuler atelier in Baltimore. He maintains a studio, the Osborn & Rugh Gallery, at Queen’s Buyway with his artist wife Hillary Osborn.

 

Noon New Beginnings String Ensemble

 

New Beginnings is an eight-member ensemble of string players of all ages directed by Lary Chaplan of the Cape Conservatory of Music and Arts. The group performs a diverse repertoire, including classical music, country music, and show tunes. Chaplan has performed with a wide range of orchestras, rock, and jazz bands and currently plays violin with the Cape Symphony Orchestra.

 

1 PM Vic Solo as Elvis

 

Vic Sologaistoa is Elvis Presley, complete with white jumpsuit and Elvis-inspired gyrations, as he sings Elvis’s greatest hits.

 

2 PM The Pioneers

 

The Pioneers, Celtic musicians Austin McEathron and Ryan Grondahl, play a vibrant and cheery combination of Cape Breton and Irish fiddle music that will make you want to get up and dance.

 

3 PM Dawna Hammers

 

Dawna Hammers is a visionary singer, songwriter, performer and recording artist. Her original songs are a blend of folk, soft rock, blues, jazz and world beat. She brings truth, hope and inspiration through her songs that are full of melody, harmony and rhythm. She has performed Joni Mitchell tribute concerts and has released six CDs of original and cover songs.

 

4 PM Spinnaker Winds

 

Spinnaker Winds is a woodwind quartet that performs works from the baroque through the modern wind repertoire, as well as arrangements of tunes from all genres of music. Members are Lorrie Hassan, flute; Melanie Hayn, oboe; Alison Heleen, clarinet; and Emma O’Neil, bassoon. All are members of the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra.

 

Sunday Library Tent

 

11 AM Celandine

 

Violinist Carol Rizzoli and cellist Ellen Adamson perform as Celandine. The duo will present music by a range of composers from Baroque to contemporary, along with lighter classics and folk songs. Both musicians are members of the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra.

 

Noon FCTV Youth Producers

 

Allen Russell and the Falmouth Community Television (FCTV) Youth Producers, a will create a stop-motion video on the theme of Father’s Day. The Youth Producers will show how to create characters out of clay and what type of clay to use for these productions. They will also show how to animate using backgrounds and a green screen, as well as adding voices and music to create a finished product. Fun for children, teens, and adults, who are invited to gather around and watch.

 

1 PM Dawna Hammers: Family Show 

 

Dawna Hammers has been teaching music to children of all ages for over 30 years. She will present a fun, interactive sing-along of many of your favorite songs and some cool new ones too. Come sing, drum and dance with Dawna and experience the joy and power of a quality intergenerational musical experience.

 

2 PM Ladies’ Choice

 

Ladies’ Choice will play fiddle tunes written by local musicians and composers, as well as other favorite tunes. Ladies Choice is a group of women who enjoy singing and playing folk, Celtic, fiddle, popular, and original music on fiddle, guitar, tin whistle, cello, and bodhran. Dawna Hammers will join them to sing a tune that she wrote.

 

3:30 PM Synergy of Sound

 

For thousands of years, sound, music, and rhythm have been used by indigenous and wisdom traditions for celebration, ceremony, healing, and spiritual growth. Synergy of Sound’s concerts are offered in the spirit of these traditions. Participants are invited to connect to body, mind, and spirit with the support of harmonic, rhythmic sounds of a variety of ancient and contemporary instruments from around the world, including gongs, tingshas, Tibetan and crystal singing bowls, drums, rattles, flutes, voice, and more.

Sandwich Artisans Fine Art & Craft Shows 2017

Sandwich Artisans is pleased to announce our 2017 Fine Art & Crafts show schedule. These juried shows are held on the lawn of the Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main St., Sandwich, MA from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.  sandwichart

The dates for 2017

May 13th
May 27th
June 3rd
July 8th
August 5th
September 2nd
September 23rd
October 7th

Arts & Crafts on sale include:

fine art
jewelry
pottery
glasswork
photographs
hand-crafted clothing
home accessories
leather and wooden goods
and much more!

All artisan fees are donated to the Sandwich Public Library to benefit youth art programs.
Sandwich Artisans was voted the “2011 Best Business in Sandwich” by the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce.

Sandwich Public Library at 142 Main Street, Sandwich, Mass.

Love Local Fest Sept 2016 in Hyannis MA

The 4th LoveLocal Fest season  will be held on Sunday September 25th  at Alston Park in Hyannis   11am-6pm.     Great free family fun!! Love Local Fest Sept 2016 in Hyannis MA

This is where the LoveLiveLocal vision truly comes to life! We invite our community (of locals + visitors alike) to come enjoy 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! Plus … the Cape Cod Beer trailer + beer garden!

Aselton Park
Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601

Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2016

The  3rd Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival will be heldon Saturday ugust 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival 2016

Quickly becoming one of the favorite events of the Onset Bay Association  artists and budding artists alike come to Onset and spend the day creating their chalk art along the sidewalks surrounding The Bandshell. Spaces are assigned and pastel chalk provided. There will be live music with Bill Reidy from Noon-4, a juried arts and craft fair, a story walk for the kids courtesy of the Wareham Free Library and more!

Live music provided by Bill Reidy. For more info on Bill and upcoming gigs, please visit his website

Registration begins at 9:00. $5 to participate gets you a box of pastel chalks and a space on the sidewalk. People’s choice voting system, winners in several categories will be awarded various prizes! Fun for the whole family!

Free parking is available at Hynes Field, located on the corner of 10th Street and Onset Ave (next to Chuck’s Auto) It’s a 3 minute walk up 10th Street to the Band Shell. Closer pay parking is available on the town pier, 200 Onset Ave, and at the Temple Lot on Union Ave. Handicapped spots (6) available onsite and also at the Temple and Pier lots

For more information on how to register please email onsetstreetpaintfest@yahoo.com. This event is free to attend.

CraftFest Cotuit 2016

CraftFest Cotuit will be held on Saturday August 20th and Sunday August 21st 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 2016
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.

In addition to the more than 100 exhibitor booths staged by artisans from all over the east coast of the U.S., the ART TENT at CraftFest Cotuit will offer outstanding work for sale by local and regional artists under the festival canopies.