The Cape Cod Children’s Museum and Mashpee Commons are turning the commons into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for on Saturday July 8th from 10-4pm.
Participants are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite Harry Potter character and journey around the commons to complete a “marauder’s map” of participating retailers and restaurants, according to an announcement for the event.
Attendees will also step right into the pages of Harry Potter under the museum’s special event tent on the Village Green across from Mashpee Public Library, “Wizards will be sorted into Hogwarts houses, choose their wands, attend a potions or herbology class and collect coins at Gringott’s Bank at Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank.”
Other participating merchants will include Cape Cod Arts Bar, Cape Cod Coffee Roasters, Color Me Mine, Hot Diggity, Legit Lacrosse, Market Street Bookshop, Modern Mix, Stop & Shop, Sweet Waves and Verde Floral Design.
Tickets are $15 for “wizards” (age 18 and younger) and include full participation in all activities. “Muggle” tickets are $10 for adults and children under 2 years. Tickets can be reserved by calling 508-539-8788 or purchased at www.capecodchildrensmuseum.org/potter.
Mashpee Commons 2016 has a Free Outdoor Summer Movie Series during the summer months.
July 5: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone
July 12: The Goonies
July 19: Jaws
July 26: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
August 2: Soul Surfer
August 9: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
August 16: One Crazy Summer
August 23: Back To the Future
August 30: Forrest Gump
Rockwell Amusements, a spectacular traveling amusement company is returning to Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis to provide entertainment and thrilling attractions for the whole family to enjoy!
Discount coupons will be available at Simon Guest Services for the unlimited rides bracelet nights.
The carnival will run Thursday, July 6 to Sunday, July 9.
Hours of operation will be 6 PM to 10 PM daily.
Unlimited Ride Wristbands are $25 per person per day – available at the carnival daily. Purchase between 6 PM and 9 PM and ride until close.
OBA presents Onset Bay Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday July 1st at Onset Pier at 10am with a whole day of family fun afterwards including Fireworks
The 4th annual Blessing of the Fleet vessel parade with great prizes for most patriotic vessel and best decorated! Followed by kid’s pet-doll carriage and bicycle parades!
At the Bandshell from 1-4pm enjoy local favorites Pocketful of Soul performing all those great soul, funk and R&B tunes you will not want to miss. Block party on Onset Ave. starting at 6pm, enjoy a good old fashioned block party! Swim, picnic and hang out with family and friends! (Onset Ave will be closed to traffic).
The Cape Cod Theater Company will be performing Anne of Green Gables the musical from June 27th to July 27th This is a great theater for everyone!!
The classic tale of an orphan girl, Anne, who rises from destitution to happiness in the farm country entirely by virtue of her pluck and personality. Anne’s adventures at Green Gables, the farm owned by her new caretakers, are both comical and heartwarming. The original Anne of Green Gables novel is the first in a prized series by writer L.M. Montgomery.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 7pm no show July 4th
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4pm
Buy tickets online $25 adults $15 kids (under 21)
The 15th Annual Mashpee Community Picnic & Fireworks will be held on Friday, June 30th st at 5pm at Mashpee High School. Come and celebrate July 4th on Cape Cod!
Fireworks will begin around 9:15pm. Fun For All Ages! Inflatable Carnival Style Games, Obstacle Course, Laser Tag Dome, Gaga Pit Face Painting, Pony Rides and Train Rides!
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT! Music by DJ Tom Tuttle, Magic & Juggling Show by Lucky Bob @ 6pm, K-9 Dog Demo @ 6:45pm!! Food available for purchase will include Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Sausages, BBQ Pulled Pork, Chicken Fingers, Pizza plus Fried Dough, Smoothies, Popcorn, Novelty & Scooped Ice Cream & much more!
Smoking, Alcohol and Pets are NOT Allowed on School Grounds! Handicap Parking Available
Mashpee High school
500 Old Barnstable Rd, Mashpee, MA 02649
Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Chatham will be hosting a family friendly magic show Wednesday evenings July 5th thru August 30th at 7pm.
Returning to Chatham for its eighth season! “Magic, Mystery, and Fun” for the entire Family! Richard Archer and Company return with NEW and OLD astoundingly inventive illusions, comedy, and amazing magic for kids aged 3-103.
All tickets are $12 and are sold in the UUMH Thrift Shop M-F 10 am-3 pm and at the DOOR one hour prior to performance.
Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse, 819 Main Street, Chatham
Free Family Friendly Films Under The Stars on the Chatham Community Center Lawn on Monday nights during the 2017 summer.
Movies Begin at Dusk
NEW THIS YEAR! Free Pre-Movie Dinner available for children begins at 7PM provided by Project Bread & Food4Kids
*Pre-Movie Children’s Activities & SNACK Concessions Begin at 7:30
All children must be supervised by an adult
Call 945-1501 for Weather Cancellations
Movie Night may be cancelled if the Chatham Anglers need to reschedule a rained out game.
Mon, July 10 Moana PG
Mon, July 17 Pete’s Dragon – PG
Mon, July 24 LEGO Batman – PG
Mon, Aug 7 Secret Life of Pets- PG
Mon, Aug 14 SING- PG
Mon, Aug 21 The Jungle Book- PG
Mon, Aug 28 Star Wars- Rogue One- PG13
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 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
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.
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)
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