October 2012 Things To Do on Cape Cod

by Hyannis Holiday 2. October 2012 06:25

OCTOBER 2012 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
EXPLORE CAPE COD'S SPECIAL TREASURES


Tours at Nauset Lighthouse
Nauset Lighthouse, Eastham,from 05/13/12 to 10/29/12
2012 schedule is as follows: Operates every Sunday from May 13-June 24 (1 to 4 p.m. on May 13 & 20 and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 3-24). Operates every Wednesday and Sunday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 4-August 19. Operates 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sundays on September 2 & 9; operates 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays September 16-October 28. Tours open to the public. Donations accepted. Parking fees may apply. www.nausetlight.org/NLtours.htm

Fall for Harwich
Harwich,from 09/01/12 to 10/26/12
Highlights of the month-long celebration include the Harwich Cranberry Arts Music Festival, "Berry Berry Cranberry" Parade, Annual Authors Tea, Harwich Cranberry Half Marathon, walking tours, Farmer's Markets and more! More information: 508-432-1600 or www.harwichcc.com

All Hallows' Eve: Symbols of Halloween
Cahoon Museum of American Art,from 09/18/12 to 11/05/12 10:00am
OPENING RECEPTION Friday, September 21 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm GALLERY TALKS AND ACTIVITIES: Tuesday, October 2, 11 a.m. – Gallery talk with Richard Waterhouse. Richard will discuss the symbols of Halloween. Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m. – Wine and Book Discussion of the children's book "The Ghost of Jose Luis Munos and the Day of the Dead" by Joyce Prince. The author will be present and the book is for sale in the Museum Shop. RSVP by October 15 by calling the Museum (508)428-7581. Gallery Talks and activities are included in the price of admission.

Cape Rep Theatre presents Mack & Mabel
Cape Rep Theatre ,from 09/20/12 to 10/21/12 8:00pm - 2:00pm
Cape Rep Theatre presents Mack & Mabel September 20 - October 21 Wednesdays at 7pm Thursdays - Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm Tickets $30 Based on an idea by Leonard Spigelglass Book by Michael Stewart Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman Directed by Peter Hackett Musical Direction by Scott Storr Choreography by Keith Coughlin

The Lost Ports of Cape Cod
Cape Cod Maritime Museum,from 09/25/12 to 12/16/12 10:00am - 5:00pm
Cape Cod Maritime Museum presents, The Lost Ports of Cape Cod A fine art exhibit curated by the artist, Kenneth Evans

Nantucket Arts Festival
Nantucket,from 09/28/12 to 10/07/12 5:59am - 5:59pm
The Nantucket Arts Council will once again host the popular Nantucket Arts Festival at the height of the Fall season.. This year’s Festival will open on September 28 and extend a full ten days until October 7. Exhibits, gallery & studio tours, lectures, music, theatre, poetry readings, films, demonstrations, wet paint auction, and an “organ crawl.” Don’t miss our newest feature — Artisan Talk Show Series — presentations by Nantucket artists & designers of all disciplines. . Immerse yourself in all things creative on our Island!

Nantucket Arts Festival
The Preservation Hall on Centre Street,from 09/28/12 to 10/07/12 10:00am
The Nantucket Arts Festival is a ten-day celebration of the arts on Nantucket produced in collaboration with island non-profit arts and cultural organizations and local businesses. Nantucket is to be celebrated as a respected and desirable cultural arts destination, and this annual event brings visitors and residents together to appreciate, participate in, and support the arts on Nantucket Island. This year’s festival will once again be loaded with engaging activities - a festival of the arts that will delight and inspire your visual and auditory senses.

Nantucket Arts Festival
Nantucket Island,from 09/28/12 to 10/07/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

 

5th Annual Fall for the Arts Festival

Cape-wide,from 10/01/12 to 10/31/12
The Cape's largest celebration of local arts and culture takes place in all fifteen Cape Cod towns during the month of October. Exhibitions and performances showcasing the Cape's exciting cultural scene. www.artsfoundation.org
Color and Composition: A Six-Week Class with Suzanne Packer
The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664,from 10/03/12 to 11/07/12 9:30am - 12:30pm
Suzanne will use a still life set-up as the starting point to create paintings which lead the viewer's eye across and around the canvas. All levels are acceptable as there will be much individual instruction. Class meets on Wednesdays.

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA,from 10/03/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Water Cycle." $2 per participant with admission.
Sing- Along with Doug Repetti

The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/04/12 9:00pm
Local Crooner Doug Repetti sings & plays the piano and invites you to sing along in the Central House piano bar. NO COVER

Abstract Art: The Possibilities with Bonnie Brewer
The Cultuaral Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664,from 10/04/12 to 11/08/12 10:00am - 12:30pm
Six Thursdays. Have fun exploring your creativity through acrylic paint, other watermedia, graphite, and charcoal. This class emphasizes process rather than finished product.

Social Security at The Chatham Drama Guild
Chatham Drama Guild at 134 Crowell Road,from 10/05/12 to 10/21/12 8:00pm
The Chatham Drama Guild at 134 Crowell Road opens its 81st season on October 5 with Andrew Bergman’s sophisticated, wildly hilarious comedy, Social Security, directed by Kay Deford. Social Security will run October 5-21 with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. All tickets: $18. To make reservations, call the CDG box office at 508-945-0510. Starting September 18, the box office will be staffed Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 4-6 p.m. in addition to two hours before curtain. The theater is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible. Cash bar.

Free Art Reception for Joan Harvey, Sarah Dineen, the Visual Artists Cooperative, Paula Fontaine and Joseph Mosian
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/05/12 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Come meet the artists and enjoy the art and refreshments. All are welcome.

Walking Weekend 2012
,from 10/05/12 to 10/08/12 10:00am
Join us for Fall Walking Weekend! Explore Cape Cod's natural surroundings through free walks and hikes. For walk schedules, descriptions, and information please visit our website: www.capecodcommission.org

Haunted Ship
Mayflower II, Plymouth,from 10/05/12 to 10/06/12
Come aboard Mayflower II and experience our family-friendly haunted pirate ship - with ghostly pirates willing to share their treasure. Not to fear, we specialize in lite-fright for younger visitors". Also running October 12-13, October 19-20 and October 26-27. www.plimoth.org

Harvest Hockey Cup
Hyannis Youth & Community Center, Hyannis, from 10/05/12 to 10/07/12
www.topshelfhockeyschool.com

Barnstable Youth Soccer- Harvest Cup
,from 10/05/12 to 10/07/12
www.barnstableyouthsoccer.org

Illusions Drag Revue
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/06/12 to 10/08/12 9:00pm
October 6,7 and 8th 9pm A true Glamour Drag fest with glamor, skin & original sin! High style & High camp. CABARET ROOM Admission $20

First Annual US Rt. 6 Tour Weekend
Seekonk to Provincetown,from 10/06/12 to 10/07/12 9:00am
Join with members of local car clubs as they make the scenic drive down historic Route 6 from Seekonk to Provincetown!

WHALESONG: A BENEFIT CONCERT
Academy Playhouse, 120 Main Street, Orleans , from 10/06/12 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Fabulous music by James Taylor Tribute Band. Wine, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction. Benefits local non-profits!

Dane Vannatter, in Concert with the Bart Weisman Jazz Group
307 Old Main Street,from 10/06/12 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Dane Vannatter lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA, and has performed in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and on Cape Cod.

Kate Clinton presents ‘”All Fracked Up!”
The New Crown and Anchor Hotel,from 10/06/12 to 10/11/12 7:00pm - 9:00pm
October 6, 7, 10, 11 7pm It's a blast! She's a gas! And after - Kate always cleans up her own fracking mess. General Admission $25 CABARET

Barnstable Village Stage Grand Opening
Barnstable. MA,from 10/06/12 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Join the members of the BVBA, CCAA & Civic Leaders at a concert by the All Worn Out Jug Band to commemorate the grand opening of the Barnstable Village Stage. ●FREE CONCERT ●FREE PARKING ●BEHIND THE FIRE STATION Bring seating & your dancing shoes! Questions? call or email - Lee Hill: 508-362-7636 or lhill68@gmail.com

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/06/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators share their love of books, reading stories related to our monthly theme of "Cycles in Nature" and then leading participants in a brief activity. Free with admission

Cape Cod Cranberry Day
Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537 ,from 10/06/12 11:00am - 2:00pm
Website: www.thorntonburgess.org
508-888-6870

2012 Home & Garden Expo
Resprt & Conference Center at Hyannis,from 10/06/12 to 10/07/12 10:00am - 4:00pm
This fall, the first Southern New England Home & Garden Expo will be the place to be as the reign's most talented home remodeling and landscaping pros are gathered in one place. Join us and turn your plans into your dream house.

US Route 6 Tour Weekend
Route 6 Seekonk- Destination Provincetown,from 10/06/12 to 10/07/12 10:00am

Nantucket Cranberry Festival
Nantucket Island,from 10/06/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

26th Annual Oktoberfest
Mashpee Commons, Cape Cod,from 10/06/12
The 26th Annual Oktoberfest kicks off at the Mashpee Commons' Village Green with a 10K Road Race & Fun Run, sponsored by New Balance Mashpee! The celebration continues throughout the day with authentic German music by The Vagabonds, Magic Show, K-9 Dog Show, Fiddlers, Irish Step Dancers and exhibits by local crafters & restaurants. www.MashpeeCommons.com

34th Annual Yarmouth Seaside Festival
Route 28, Yarmouth,from 10/06/12 to 10/08/12
Parades, children's rides, craft fair, kayak and road races, food and fireworks. More informationt: 800-732-1008 or www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

Chatham in Art Over Time
The Creative Arts Center, Chatham,from 10/06/12 to 10/31/12
Co-sponsored with the Cape Cod Museum of Art and the Atwood House in conjunction with Chatham’s 300th Anniversary Celebration. Open Monday-Friday, 9am -4pm and Saturdays 12 noon to 4pm. www.capecodcreativearts.org

How High The Moon
The Crown and Anchor,from 10/07/12 9:00pm
9pm Songs of Chet Baker and Mel Tormé with Matt Alber & Dwight Okamura VIP $38 & General Admission $28 – PARAMOUNT

North Sea Gas, in Concert
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/07/12 7:00pm - 9:00pm
One of Scotland’s most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies.

Harwich Cranberry Harvest Half Marathon & 7.3M
Harwich,from 10/07/12
Noon starting time. Race follows a route through this quaint Cape Cod village, past cranberry bogs, along the famed Cape Cod bike path, by boat-filled harbors and a fantastic ocean view. There is a 1,800 person registered limit for this race. www.baevents.com

Talk -- Shorebird Migration
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,from 10/08/12 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Shawn Carey - “Epic Journeys: Tracking the Migrations of Shorebirds in the Western Hemisphere” by Shawn Carey and Jim Grady (Migration Productions) Each year millions of shorebirds make an amazing round-trip journey between the Northern and Southern hemisphere. Migration Productions’ newest video, “Epic Journeys”, looks at three shorebird species—Red Knot, Piping Plover and Semipalmated Sandpiper—and the challenges these species face during each of their monumental annual treks.

Jessica Kirson- Comedian The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/09/12 to 10/13/12 7:30pm
October 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 7:30pm Hilarious Stand Up Comedy – CABARET $20

Women’s Week New England Clambake!
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/10/12 6:00pm
Fantastic food & fun. In conjunction with the Women Innkeepers. Choice of Lobster, Steak or Chicken! Festive beachside evening with friends. CROWN POOL DECK.

Judy Gold Comedian
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/10/12 to 10/13/12 6:00pm
Emmy Award winning actress and comedian – CABARET $25

Vickie Shaw Comedy
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/10/12 to 10/13/12 5:00pm
Comedy with a southern belle twist PARAMOUNT $25

Karen Williams in "LesboSEXuality!!!”
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/10/12 to 10/12/12 4:30pm
October 10th 4:30pm October 11th 4:30pm October 12th 9pm CABARET $20

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA,from 10/10/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Leaves." $2 per participant with admission.

Collage and Mixed-Media Workshop with Doris Mee
The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664,from 10/11/12 9:00am - 3:00pm
Discover unusual methods to produce dramatic results. The emphasis is on good design, strong value contrast, and visual movement. Beginner to advanced.

Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit - A Berry Meyer production
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (W.H.A.T.) - Julie Harris Stage,from 10/11/12 to 10/28/12 8:00pm - 10:00pm
A paranormal farce! This spirits command: Don’t miss it! You’ll laugh yourself into the grave.

ARTIST RECEPTION - PAM FRENCH
Center for Coastal Studies, 5 Hiebert Avenue, Provincetown,from 10/11/12 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy a glass of wine with talented photographer Pam French and see her spectacular images of humpback whales.

Karen Grenier presents "Crazy Love"
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/11/12 to 10/13/12 2:30pm
Karen Grenier – “Crazy Love” CABARET $18

The Taste of Dennis & Silent Auction
SeaView Restaurant, 76 Chase Avenue, Dennisport,from 10/11/12
Join us for this amazing night celebrating some of the finest cuisine in the Town of Dennis, from raw oysters to Irish stew! 6 to 9 p.m. More information: (508) 398-3568 or www.dennischamber.com

Suede in Concert
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/12/12 to 10/13/12 8:00pm
Imagine a cross between Natalie Cole, Diana Krall and Bette Midler. Add a dash of Louis Armstrong and you might get an idea of Suede’s unique talents and charm. V.I.P. tickets $50 and general admission $25 PARAMOUNT

Friday Night Music Café with The All Worn Out Jug Band
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/12/12 7:30pm - 9:30pm
With roots in raucous New Orleans street bands, jug band music developed in the urban south as a mix of Memphis blues, ragtime & Appalachian music.

Kate Clinton presents ‘”All Fracked Up!”
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/12/12 to 10/13/12 3:00pm
October 12th 3pm and 6:30pm October 13th 3pm It's a blast! She's a gas! And after - Kate always cleans up her own fracking mess. General Admission $25 PARAMOUNT

Landscaping with Indigenous Plants
Heald Conference Center, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA,from 10/13/12 9:00am - 12:00pm
Heritage's Director of Horticulture, Les Lutz, will help participants discover the beauty and benefits of landscaping with native plants. Learn the benefits of using native plants, how to choose them, and how to use them in your home landscape. Participants will leave with a list of recommended plant material and ideas. Advance registration is required. $40-members, $45-nonmembers.

Jammin’ Divas Aoife Clancey, Becky Chase, and Kath Buckell, in Concert
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/13/12 8:00pm - 10:00pm
A perfect trio of songstresses who never disappoint. Call for reservations.

Traveling Trees Walk
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/13/12 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Discover Heritage's diverse selection of trees and learn about their origins, native habitats and usefulness on the Cape during this informative stroll through the gardens with our Director of Horticulture Les Lutz. $15-members, $17-nonmembers.

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/13/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators share their love of books, reading stories related to our monthly theme of "Cycles in Nature" and then leading participants in a brief activity. Free with admission.

Hoods Up
Automobile Gallery, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA,from 10/13/12 11:00am - 2:00pm
Come and see some of the cars in our antique auto collection with their hoods open. Experts will be on hand to provide information about the usually unseen mechanical components of the cars. Free with admission.

7th Annual Shop Local Day
Main Street, Hyannis,from 10/13/12
Retail sales, restaurant promotions and museum discounts. www.hyannismainstreet.com/ShopLocalDay.htm

Independence House Annual 5k Walk/Run
Hyannis and Chatham,from 10/13/12
Dual Locations: HYANNIS and CHATHAM. 9am-12pm at both locations with an open house also in Hyannis. Contacts: Hyannis- Chris Morin 508-771-6507 and Chatham- Rev. Nancy Bischoff 508-945-0474. www.independencehouse.org

Osterville Fall Festival
Osterville Village, Barnstable,from 10/13/12
(508) 428-6327

Wellfleet Oyster Fest
Wellfleet,from 10/13/12 to 10/14/12
Shucking contest, food vendors, educational booths, poetry readings, live music and more! More information: (508) 349-2510 or www.wellfleetoysterfest.org

Nantucket Historical Association Harvest Fair
Nantucket Island,from 10/14/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/17/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Animal Life Cycles." $2 per participant with admission.

Owl Academy Outdoor Discoveries
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/18/12 9:30am - 11:00am
Children and their families will explore and learn about "Nature Cycles." Advance registration is required. $8-members, $10-nonmembers.

Cape Cod Comedy Fest
Sea Crest Resort, Falmouth,from 10/19/12 to 10/20/12 7:00pm - 11:00pm
A comedy triple threat is heading for the shores of Falmouth this October featuring stand up, musical comedy and a mind blowing psychic comedy show. Comic actor Matty Blake, fresh off his appearances on “NBC’s 30 Rock” and HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” will host the comedy festival which begins Friday Night with the “Trials of Love” featuring Boston comedians and headliner Mike Dorval. Saturday Night has a double bill featuring comedy band “World Gone Crazy: The Comedic Rock & Roll Circus” and frequent White House performer and mind reader / comedian Jon Stetson.

Free Exhibits and Reception for Susan Danton and "What Does Home Mean to Me: A Special Exhibit of Refrigerator Art by Area Students"
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/19/12 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Visitors are encouraged to bring non perishable food items for area food pantries. All are welcome.

Homecoming Weekend
Chatham,from 10/19/12 to 10/21/12
Revisit the town of Chatham and celebrate its character and charm! Celebrating 300 years. www.chatham300.com

The NUN RUN 5K Run/Walk
Chatham, MA,from 10/20/12 9:00am - 11:00am
Chatham in the Fall! The Nun Run has fast become an annual tradition: a loop course with rolling hills and harbor views! Post Race party at Red Nun.

George Gritzbach Blues Band Concert
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (W.H.A.T.) - Julie Harris Stage,from 10/20/12 8:00pm - 10:00pm
George Gritzbach (guitar & vocals), Michael Critch (piano), Steve Hambleton (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums) George Gritzbach has appeared at a wide variety of venues and festivals and has opened for B.B. King and Eddie Money. He is a seasoned blues guitarist and vocalist and performs blues and funk classics and originals and burns with energy and passion for the music he loves.

A Cabaret by The Cape Cod Surftones
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 0664, from 10/20/12 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Come hear this great men’s a cappella group perform jazz, vocal, theater, and comedy!

Owl Academy Outdoor Discoveries
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/20/12 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Children and their families will explore and learn about "Nature Cycles." Advance registration is required. $8-members, $10-nonmembers.

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/20/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators share their love of books, reading stories related to our monthly theme of "Cycles in Nature" and then leading participants in a brief activity. Free with admission.

Third Annual Latham Centers’ Charity Golf Classic
Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club, Brewster,from 10/22/12
The bramble-format tournament has am 11 a.m. shotgun start on Cape Cod's one and only Nicklaus design course. Event proceeds benefit life-transforming programs for Latham Centers’ children and adults with developmental, behavioral and physical disabilities. The $175 golf player registration fee ($199 after September 11) includes player welcome package, box lunch, 18 holes of golf with cart, followed by a cocktail hour, sumptuous plated dinner, raffle, awards ceremony and silent and live auctions in the Linx Pavilion at the Ocean Edge Golf Clubhouse. www.lathamcenters.org/events

The Grapevine Wine Club
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/24/12 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join wine enthusiasts Sue and Floriano Pavao as we explore the world of wine together.

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA,from 10/24/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Worm Workers." $2 per participant with admission.

Mornings in the Garden
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/24/12 11:00am - 11:45am
"Fall Color" is the theme for this monthly walk and talk with our Director of Horticulture Les Lutz. Stroll the grounds and learn which plants produce amazing fall colors. Free with admission.

Monthly Poets’ Corner Open Mic Reading
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/25/12 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The mic is open to all ages. Free and open to the public.

Halloween Family Fun Night
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/26/12 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Enjoy family-friendly Halloween activities designed for children of all ages. Activities will include performances by the Toe Jam Puppet Band, hay rides, Hidden Hollow exploration, games, crafts and carousel rides. $10-members, $12-nonmembers.

Free Reception for Richard Williams
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, from 10/26/12 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Come meet the artist and enjoy the art and refreshments. All are welcome.

Spooky Bear Party & Costume Contest
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/27/12 9:00pm
PARAMOUNT $10 COVER – cash prizes for Best group, Sexiest & Scariest Costumes. Special guest DJ John LePage

South Shore Arts and Craft Festival South
South Shore Expo Center, 8 Natalie Way, Plymouth, MA,from 10/27/12 to 10/28/12 9:00am - 5:00pm
Over 175 Booths of American made Arts, Crafts, Food and Live Music. More info at www.castleberryfairs.com

Halloween Family Fun Night
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/27/12 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Enjoy family-friendly Halloween activities designed for children of all ages. Activities will include performances by the Toe Jam Puppet Band, hay rides, Hidden Hollow exploration, games, crafts and carousel rides. $10-members, $12-nonmembers.

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA,from 10/27/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators share their love of books, reading stories related to our monthly theme of "Cycles in Nature" and then leading participants in a brief activity. Free with admission.

Opening of the Concepts in Clay Exhibit
Cape Cod Museum of Art, Hope Lane, Dennis,from 10/27/12
Runs from October 27, 2012-January 6, 2013. Concepts in Clay, a juried exhibition of the works of The Cape Cod Potters, will demonstrate the development and fulfillment of an idea in clay from each exhibitor. Photographs and written explanations for each juried piece will show the concept, evolution, and resolution of a concept in for a glaze or technique. www.ccmoa.org

Cape Cod Hockey Classic
Hyannis Youth & Community Center, Bassett Lane, Hyannis,from 10/27/12
Hundreds of alumni and athletes from Colgate University will be traveling to Hyannis to see their Men's Ice Hockey season opener against Quinnipiac! http://www.town.barnstable.ma.us/hycc/

Nightmare on Commercial Street
The Crown and Anchor Hotel Provincetown,from 10/31/12 9:00pm
A townie Halloween bash with Spooky music & Blood curdling video by Steve Marsden – NO COVER!

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA,from 10/31/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Celebration." $2 per participant with admission.

Nantucket Annual Halloween Parade
Nantucket Island,from 10/31/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

Calendar Events Courtesty of Cape Cod Chamber

Fall into Fall in September on Cape Cod

by Hyannis Holiday 5. September 2012 01:24

Hyannis Holiday Motel's Fall Special Offer;
Save $10 Off listed room rates for Sunday -Thursday stays only. Offer must be redeemed at time of booking with a confirmation deposit.  All room types are subject to availability and room tax, not valid with other discounts, during holiday periods or weekends. So Stay & Save with a Standard Double room for $73 or a Harborview Double room for $94.
We offer free morning Coffee & Pastry, free parking, free WiFi and dinner allowance coupons so be sure to mention that you want our Stay & Save offer at time of booking.

Tours at Nauset Lighthouse
Nauset Lighthouse, Eastham, from 05/13/12 to 10/29/12
2012 schedule is as follows: Operates every Sunday from May 13-June 24 (1 to 4 p.m. on May 13 & 20 and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 3-24).  Operates every Wednesday and Sunday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 4-August 19.  Operates 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sundays on September 2 & 9; operates 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays September 16-October 28. Tours open to the public.  Donations accepted.  Parking fees may apply.www.nausetlight.org/NLtours.htm

Come Eat at our Table: Items for the Meal/Nantucket Baskets for the Collection fo Clara Hayes Barret
Cahoon Museum of American Art, from 08/23/12 to 09/16/12 11:00am - 5:00pm
Please visit www.cahoonmuseum.org for more information.

Oblomov
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (W.H.A.T.) - Julie Harris Stage, from 09/01/12 to 09/22/12 8:00pm - 10:00pm
By Kevin Rice (a founder of WHAT) - American Premiere - Directed by Daisy Walker Oblomov, slave to slumber and sultan of sloth, looms as one of the greatest satirical — and definitely the most horizontal — heroes ever penned, a man who doesn’t get out of bed before late afternoon, if at all.

Fall for Harwich
Harwich, from 09/01/12 to 10/26/12
Highlights of the month-long celebration include the Harwich Cranberry Arts Music Festival, "Berry Berry Cranberry" Parade, Annual Authors Tea, Harwich Cranberry Half Marathon, walking tours, Farmer's Markets and more! More information: 508-432-1600 or www.harwichcc.com

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA, from 09/05/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Forest Floor Fun." $2 per participant with admission.

Harvest Festival
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, from 09/06/12 to 09/08/12
(508) 746-1622 x8206 or www.plimoth.org

“PAINT THE RACE” ABOARD THE Captain John Boat
Board from Fisherman’s Wharf, Provincetown, from 09/07/12 12:00pm - 3:30pm
The 2012 Castle Hill “Paint the Race” on Saturday, September 7th invites artists and visitors from Cape Cod and the Northeast to participate in an extraordinary, unique opportunity to: “Paint the Race” from a whale watch boat during the Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta Race. Throughout the three - hour cruise that is the highlight of this event, participants are invited to join prominent Provincetown artists as they paint the town’s skyline, harbor, and the dramatic schooners themselves. $25 per person

High End Hockey Tournament
Hyannis Youth & Community Center, Hyannis, from 09/07/12 to 09/09/12
www.highendhockey.com

Eastham Windmill Weekend
Eastham Windmill, Eastham, from 09/07/12 to 09/09/12
Festival begins with fish fry and talent show on Friday night and continues Saturday with a sand art contest, indoor arts & craft show, children's games, car show, continuous entertainment on the Windmill Green and an old-fashioned square dance Saturday night! Festival highlights on Sunday include annual chowder contest, entertainment on the green, road race, children's games, bike raffle and parade starting at 1 p.m.www.easthamwindmillweekend.com

Bart Weisman’s Klezmer Swing Group
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (W.H.A.T.) - Julie Harris Stage, from 09/08/12 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Group has played Klezmer and Swing music for private events throughout Cape Cod, opened for the Boston Pops, performed concerts from Falmouth to Provincetown, and appeared with the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra in 2012.

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, from 09/08/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the monthly theme of "Take a Child Outside." Free with admission.

Hoods Up
Automobile Gallery, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA, from 09/08/12 11:00am - 2:00pm
Come and see some of the cars in our antique car collection displayed with their hoods open. Experts will be on hand to provide information about the usually unseen mechanical components of the cars. Free with admission.

Wildlife Arts Fesitval & Bird Carvers' Show
Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA, from 09/08/12 to 09/09/12 10:00am - 4:00pm
Website: www.thorntonburgess.org
508-888-6870

12th Annual Seaside LeMans Kart Race for the Cape Cod Community
Mashpee Commons, Mashpee, from 09/08/12
Opening ceremonies will kick off at noon, followed immediately by the 4-hour Formula One kar race and awards presentation. Race benefits local nonprofits. More information: (508) 398-2293 orwww.seasidelemans.com

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA, from 09/12/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Owls." $2 per participant with admission.

Bonsai Workshop Series
Heald Conference Center, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA, from 09/15/12 to 09/29/12 9:00am - 11:00am
This three-part workshop meets each Thursday and is led by our Director of Horticulture, Les Lutz. This workshop will teach the basics of the ancient art of bonsai. Participants will learn the art of styling a tree and the techniques to maintain it. Fee includes a plant, wire and soil. $150-members, $165-nonmembers.

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, from 09/15/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators share their love of books, reading stories related to our monthly theme of "Take a Child Outside" and then leading participants in a brief activity. Free with admission.

25th Annual Cape Cod Glass Show and Sale
Corpus Christi Church 324 Quarker Meetinghouse Rd East Sandwich, MA, from 09/15/12 to 09/16/12 10:00am - 4:00pm
Nationally prominent glass dealers offering antique & collectible American & European glassware from the 18th to 21st centuries. Reference book son glass, free glass identification, free parking, food and beverage available. Admission $6

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA, from 09/19/12 11:30am - 12:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Trees." $2 per participant plus admission.

Owl Academy Outdoor Discoveries
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, from 09/20/12 9:30am - 11:00am
Children and their families will explore and learn about "Fun in Nature." Advance registration is required. $8-members, $10-nonmembers.

Cape Cod - The Beauty of Light: An Outdoor Weekend
Four Points by Sheraton Eastham, from 09/20/12 to 09/23/12
Join nationally known instructors who will show you how to capture the beauty of light on Cape Cod. Three days of painting and photography workshops at scenic vistas - beaches, dunes, lighthouses and more. Featurign we Enjoy our Dinner and Keynote Speaker - Author Deborah Forman who wrote, Perspectives on the Provincetown Artist Colony, a history of the colony based on more than 60 interviews she has done with artists and writers in Provincetown. More information and to register: http://capecodartassoc.com/order.php

Eastham Golf Tournament
Captains Golf Course, Brewster, from 09/20/12
Details at www.easthamchamber.com!

43rd Annual Bourne Scallop Festival
Buzzards Bay Park, Bourne, from 09/21/12 to 09/23/12
Named one of the American Bus Association's Top 100 Events for 2012! Famous scallop & herb roasted chicken dinners, food court, juried craft show, live entertainment and midway of rides & dames. Fun for the whole family! www.bournescallopfest.com

Fall Sidewalk Sale
Mashpee Commons, Mashpee, from 09/21/12 to 09/23/12
Three full days of special savings, live entertainment and more. Come early for the best finds! Stores will open at 10 a.m. Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. on Sunday. www.MashpeeCommons.com

Owl Academy Outdoor Discoveries
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, from 09/22/12 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Children and their families will explore and learn about "Fun in Nature." Advance registration is required. $8-members, $10-nonmembers.

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, from 09/22/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators share their love of books, reading stories related to our monthly theme of "Take a Child Outside" and then leading participants in a brief activity. Free with admission.

Nantucket Maritime Festival
Nantucket Island, from 09/22/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod
Ropes Beach, Cotuit, from 09/22/12
Two fun and challenging events for kayakers, canoe-ers and stand-up paddle-boarders on the waters of the bays. Instruction, demos, exhibits and raffles. The RACE features events for youth, adults & seniors in several categories. Starts at 8 a.m. Complete info at www.3bays.org or 508-420-0780.

Celebrate Our Waters Weekend
Orleans, from 09/22/12 to 09/23/12
Sponsored by the Orleans Pond Coalition. Events for all ages, including walks, talks, tours, bike trips, kayaking on Pleasant Bay and Town Cove, sailing, rowing, sand castle building on Skaket Beach, and a bonfire on Nauset Beach to name a few. Free and open to all!  www.orleanspondcoalition.org

Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week
Nantucket Island, from 09/24/12 to 09/30/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

Opening Day of "Lost Ports of Cape Cod" Maritime Art Exhibit
Cape Cod Maritime Days, 135 South Street, Hyannis, from 09/25/12
(508) 775-1723

Owl Academy Nature Detectives
Outdoor Classroom, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA, from 09/26/12 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hidden Hollow educators will lead the group in a special activity based on the theme "Worm Workers." $2 per participant with admission.

Mornings in the Garden
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, from 09/26/12 11:00am - 11:45am
"Pest Management" will be the topic of this monthly walk and talk with our Director of Horticulture Les Lutz. Participants will learn about pests and integrated pest management and how Heritage is using a less invasive, more sustainable approach to controlling our pest problems. Free with admission.

Nantucket Arts Festival
Nantucket Island, from 09/28/12 to 10/07/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

Inaugural Cape Cod Brew Festival
Barnstable County Fairgrounds, Route 151, Falmouth, from 09/29/12 1:00pm - 8:00pm
This event will be held in conjunction with the 18th Annual Harvest Festival.30 Breweries with over 60 styles of beers including Cape Cod Beer will be available to sample. All attendees receive a custom pint glass at the door.

Owl Academy Story Time
Hidden Hollow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, from 09/29/12 11:30am - 12:15pm
Local school teachers and Hidden Hollow educators share their love of books, reading stories related to our monthly theme of "Take a Child Outside" and then leading participants in a brief activity. Free with admission.

4th Annual Junior Chef Competition
Nantucket Island, from 09/30/12
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

 

 

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