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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

 

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

 

Free Outdoor Movies at Beach & Park in South Yarmouth 2017

Yarmouth Parks and Recreation will be hosting Movies on the Beach and in the Park during summer months. Bring your lawn chair, bug spray and enjoy the free movies
Peter Homer Park Soccer Field
144 Old Townhouse Road, South Yarmouth
July 12th (rain date 13th) – Pete’s Dragon
July 19th (rain date 20th) – Finding Dory
July 26th (rain date 27th) – Moana
August 9th (rain date 10th) – SING
August 16th (rain date 17th) – The Lego Batman Movie
Movies at the Beach
Bass River Beach – Volleyball Court Area
220 South Street, South Yarmouth
June 26th – The Secret Life of Pets
(Summer Kickoff Celebration Ice Cream Social night)
August 2th (rain date 3rd) – JAWS

Falmouth Village Free Outdoor Movies Wednesday Night 2017

The Falmouth Village Association and the Black Dog  will be hosting free outdoor movies at Peg Noonan Park. Movies start at dusk or approximately 8:00pm between June 28 and August 30th  2017Falmouth Village Free Outdoor Movies Wednesday Night 2017

Enjoy dinner in one of Falmouth Village’s restaurants, then bring a blanket or chair and some snacks and plan to enjoy the following

Movies will be announced soon!

Free Thursday Outdoor Movies 2017 in Onset MA

The Free Onset Film Festival is a free outdoor   movie    at The Lillian Gregerman Bandshell during summer 2017.   Movies will be shown   on Thursday evenings from June 29th to August 17th Free Thursday Outdoor Movies 2017 in Onset MA

Come early for face painting, 7:00

All concessions are just $1.00!

Scouts! Come dressed in your uniforms and get a free popcorn!

Kids! Stay after the show and help clean up and get a ticket for a free popcorn for the following week!

All are welcome and so are donations!

Please be respectful of others and maintain quiet during the show. Thank you!

6/29 Beauty and the Beast 2017
7/6 Ant Man
7/13 Moana
7/20 Jungle Book
7/27 Sing
8/3 Goose bumps
8/10 Secret Life of Pets
8/17 Dr Strange

In case of rain, movies will be held the Onset VFW 4 Gibbs Ball Park Rd Onset

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 July Sidewalk Festival is happening  on July 15th Join us for a fun day filled with live music, complimentary face painting, sidewalk chalk galore, 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 Solutions and The Bandstand at Mashpee Commons

Balloon Animals & Glitter Tattoos: Taking place from 12-8pm, near Siena Italian Grill & Bar 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 Cape Cod, #TheBlackDog, 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 Cafe Wine Bar). Additionally, you can design your own chalk art creations with chalk located throughout the neighborhood.

Local musicians performing at our July Sidewalk Fest include:

Sparrow Blue: 12-1:30pm (Central Square, near Red Balloon Toy Shop)

Kim Moberg Music: 2-3:30pm (Central Square, near Red Balloon Toy Shop)

Jordan Renzi: 4-5:30pm (Central Square, near Red Balloon Toy Shop)

Cape Cod African Dance and Drum: 6:30-8pm (The Bandstand at Mashpee Commons)

106 WCOD Live Broadcast: Stephanie from Dan and Stephanie in the Morning will be broadcasting live from 12-2pm in front of Vineyard Vines Cape Cod

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.

Can’t make our July #SidewalkFestival?…or want to experience the fun more than once? No worries, we are throwing Sidewalk Fests monthly throughout the Summer season. Join us on August 19th, and September 16th.

 

Cape Cod Mall June Carnival 2017 in Hyannis MA

Rockwell Amusements, a spectacular traveling amusement company, is returning to Cape Cod Mall to provide entertainment and thrilling attractions for wholesome family fun from Wednesday June 14th to Sunday June 18th.  Cape Cod Mall June  Carnival 2017 in Hyannis MA

Unlimited Ride wristbands will be available for $25 per person per day. Discount coupons for the Unlimited Ride wristbands will be available at the Mall Management Office beginning June 1st. Wristbands can be used on the following days:

Wednesday & Thursday – purchase between 6PM & 9PM and ride until close

Saturday – purchase between 3PM & 7PM and ride until close

Sunday – purchase between 1PM and 5PM and ride until 6PM

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Wednesday, 6/14 – Friday, 6/16: 6PM – 10PM

Saturday, 6/17: 3PM-11PM

Sunday, 6/18: 1PM-9PM

Cape Playhouse for Kids Summer 2017 in Dennis MA

The Cape Playhouse in Dennis is the place to be on Friday mornings this summer. Discover the magic and wonder of live theatre designed especially for children at one of the most historic theatre venues in the country. Each summer, The Cape Playhouse brings you classic tales, zany humor, beloved stories, and lively music. Appropriate for pre-school aged children and older, tickets are $12, and group rates are available for parties of 10 or more. Running time for all shows is approximately one hour. Don’t miss out! This summer is going to be better than ever.2 shows 9:30 and 11:30

2017 Schedule

robertclarke-300x300 Friday, July 7:  Lucky Bob, Magician Juggler Funny Guy
Award-winning performer, talented magician. “RC takes the audience on a roller coaster of laughs and smiles. 100% clean family fun.”
Friday, July 14: Cardboard Explosion!  
by Puppet Showplace Theater 
Get ready to outsmart dragons, choose-your-own superpower, and train adorable animal sidekicks in this fun, energetic, participatory show.
Friday, July 21:  Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix
Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix is a slapstick comedy act like no other. Johnny leads over a dozen dogs through challenging and hilarious tricks as Johnny plays the straight man role in this wonderful show.
Friday, July 28: Pinocchio! NEW!
by Hampstead Stage Company
Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio is the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of pine. Join the wooden marionette on his journey to become a real boy! Through many mischievous adventures, Pinocchio discovers that to be human is to be good-hearted and brave.
Friday, August 4:  Josh and the Jamtones! NEW!
Josh and the Jamtones makes music for kids! And their grownups. Plus big brother/big sister, grammies and/or pappies, family pets, babysitters, 3rd cousins, elderly neighbors, old college roommates, etc. They are pretty inclusive like that. Josh & the Jamtones are an interactive, ultra-powered dance party machine.
Friday, August 11: The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told !
“Pirates of the Caribbean” meets “Whose Line is it Anyway” in the greatest pirate epic ever on stage!
Friday, August 18: Gizmo Guys Comedy JugglersPerforming as the Gizmo Guys, Allan Jacobs and Barrett Felker have amazed and amused audiences around the world. The Gizmo Guys’ rapid-fire act exhilarates and inspires sidesplitting laughter in audience members of all ages.
Friday, August 25: BUBBLE-OLOGY: The Secret World of Bubbles
As seen on Discovery Channel’s “Time Warp”, National Geographic TV and on-stage by invitation (twice) at America’s largest science and engineering festival in DC, Keith uses bubbles—large and small—to explain liquids, solids and gasses, geometry, tension and pressure. Keith builds beautiful sculptural creations (massive & miniature) with enthusiasm, humor and style.  One moment he will be encasing a dinosaur in a bubble and in the next moment he’s encapsulating an audience volunteer. Don’t miss this Playhouse favorite!

Cape Cod Center for the Arts | 820 Main Street, Route 6A | P.O. Box 2001 | Dennis, MA 02638

Camp Flagship Cinemas Free Summer Movies 2017 in Wareham MA

Flagship cinemas will be hosting free summer movies through their Camp Flagship at their Cape Cod location in Wareham MA Each movie will be scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday at 10:00 AM for groups and the general public.
They do recommend that groups like camps reserve in advance to ensure proper seating. Doors open at 9:30 AM.

The Epic Adventure of Lulu’s Lemonade Stand at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre in Brewster MA

Cape Rep Outdoor theatre will be performing   The Epic Adventure of Lulu’s Lemonade Stand Wednesday & Thursday   mornings at 10am throughout the 2017 summer in Brewster MA starting on June 28th. A one hour show for children If it rains, we go indoors! The Epic Adventure of Lulu’s Lemonade Stand  at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre  in Brewster MA

Lulu Leominster, a young entrepreneur out selling lemonade, realizes she’s late for her own birthday party and has to cut through “The Weird Part of Town” to get home. Thus begins her thrilling odyssey, both humorous and exciting, encountering a pirate, a viking, a confusing bus schedule, a boat trip, and a baker with spell-casting powers.
Date: June 28, 2017 — August 31, 2017
Days & Times:
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10AM
A one hour show for children, If it rains, we go indoors!

Running Time: 60 minutes
Price: $10