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!

 

 

Current Events for June 2012

by Hyannis Holiday 5. June 2012 05:07

COME EXPLORE SOME OF CAPE COD'S SPECIAL TREASURES

5/13/12 to 6/10/12 19th Annual Cape Cod Maritime Days
Cape-wide
Enjoy a month-long celebration of Cape Cod's rich maritime history! Lighthouse & walking tours, nautical art exhibits and lectures on maritime lore, boat-building exhibits, kayaking excursions, and the Maritime History Symposium. Maritime Days will culminate June 9-10 witht he 11th Annual Cape Cod Maritime Festival on the Hyannis waterfront. More information and a schedule of events: www.capecodmaritimedays.com
Month of June Tours at Nauset Lighthouse
Nauset Lighthouse, Eastham
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

6/2/12 to 6/10/12 CapeWalk 2012
Cape-wide
Cape Cod Pathways is hosting a week-long hike around Cape Cod! CapeWalk 2012 is for those interested in trekking "off the beaten path" through the diverse natural landscapes found across Cape Cod. Short walks and longer hikes led by historians, naturalists, and other outdoor enthusiasts. Walks are featured across the Cape, providing the opportunity to discover new places, and explore Cape Cod! www.capecodcommission.org/resources/naturalresources/CapeWalkJune2012.pdf

6/3/12 through 6/29/12 Opening of the 17th Annual All Cape Cod Art Show
Creative Arts Center, 154 Crowell Road, Chatham
Art Show runs June 3-29. (508) 945-3583 or www.capecodcreativearts.org

6/4/12 to 6/10/12 Nantucket Spring Restaurant Week
Nantucket Island
Visit www.nantucketchamber.org for more info!

6/6/12 to 6/16/12 History Along Route 6A
Old King's Highway, Cape Cod
A series of programs and events presented by organizations and businesses along the Old King's Highway on Cape Cod, including Historic Inns of Route 6A, Friday Club, Historical Society of Old Yarmouth, Sturgis Library, Tales of Cape Cod, and Yarmouth Port Library. Events change daily and include guided tours with local historians, a visit to the oldest library in the USA, open houses at historic inns, workshops on architecture, a strawberry shortcake festival and a haunted history walking tour. For more information, visit www.yarmouthportlibrary.org or call 508-362-3717.

6/7/12 Artini Partini
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth
Join the Cape Cod Symphony and Conservatory of Music & Arts from 6 to 9 p.m. for an entertaining and delectable evening at the first annual Artini Partini! Sample martinis crafted by favorite local bars and restaurants, as they compete for the coveted Most Artistic Martini award! Also enjoy live music, vibrant artwork, silent auction and more, accompanied by a lavish array of culinary delights. $50 per person (tax-deductible donation). All proceeds benefit the Cape Cod Conservatory of Music & Arts. RSVP to www.capecodconservatory.org/store/Product.asp?pid=205.

6/8/12 to 6/11/12 Founders Weekend
Chatham
The town's museums and historical organizations will collaborate to lead the town in a weekend long journey back in time to experience life as it was at different critical episodes in Chatham's 300 year past. A focus on each of Chatham's three centuries will be explored, highlighted by a very special dinner dance with an early 20th century Roaring 20s theme hosted by one of Chatham's larger inns. www.chatham300.org

6/9/12 Annual Strawberry Day
Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen, 6 Discovery Hill Road (off Route 6A,) East Sandwich
11 am to 2 pm. Enjoy fresh strawberries in a homemade dessert served in the historic Jam Kitchen. View old-fashioned strawberry jam making. Visit the resident animals, stroll the paths of the Wildflower Garden or walk the trails of the Old Briar Patch. Fee for dessert is $4. 508-888-6870. www.thorntonburgess.org

6/9/12 to 6/10/12 11th Annual Cape Cod Maritime Festival
Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis Harbor
Explore the tall ship Peacemaker, book a sail on the catboat Sarah or the Black Dog Tall Ship Alabama, enjoy colorful and exciting exhibits, arts and crafts, children's entertainment, musical performers, pirates and of course - seafood! Festival admission is free and open to the public! For more information, visit www.CapeCodMaritimeMuseum.org.

6/13/12 to 6/17/12 13th Annual Provincetown International Film Festival
Provincetown
The Provincetown International Film Festival offers seven exciting screening venues in Provincetown, most within a short walk from town center, and a special event night at the Wellfleet Drive-in. Further venue information is available at (508) 487-FILM. For all venues and more info, visit http://www.ptownfilmfest.org.

6/14/12 Opening Day of the Cape Cod Baseball League
For a schedule of games and game locations, visit www.capecodbaseball.org.
The Cape Cod Baseball League celebrates its 128th season in 2012 and continues to provide fans with competitive baseball entertainment, where the country’s top college players display multi-dimensional skills in their purest form. The Cape League became the first collegiate summer league to return to wood in 1985 and became even more popular with major league scouts and college players and coaches.

6/16/12 to 6/17/12 Hands on the Arts Festival
Windmill Green, Eastham
www.handsonthearts.com

6/17/12 18th Annual Father’s Day Auto Show
Main Street, Hyannis
Main Street will be closed to accommodate the over 400 show car participants! Annual tradition. More information: www.hyannis.com.

6/20/12 to 6/24/12 Nantucket Film Festival
Nantucket
More information and a schedule of events: www.nantucketfilmfestival.org

6/20/12 4th Annual Cape Cod Quahog Day
The Skipper Restaurant, South Yarmouth
Join Doug and his sidekick Johnny Quahog on June 20th as they gather at the Skipper Restaurant for Doug's much-anticipated summer prediction! The ceremony will be followed by a Quahog Day bash, and will kick off a week of Quahog-related activities Cape-wide, including a Stuffed Quahog Eating contest at the Quahog Republic Dive Bar in Falmouth. Visit www.QuahogDay.com for updates on this fun harbinger of summer!

6/21/12 to 6/24/12 Annual Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet
Provincetown
More information: (508) 487-3424 or www.provincetownportuguesefestival.com

06/22/12 to 06/24/12 Arts Alive Festival' 12
Falmouth Library Lawn, 300 Main Street, Falmouth
A 3-day celebration of the arts in Falmouth and the Upper Cape. Opens with a Town Dance on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Continuous entertainment throughout the weekend, with over 60 performances of theater, spoken word, dance and music for all tastes - jazz, classical, folk and fiddle, show tunes and a special Rock Fest Saturday Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Also, 50+ artisans and crafts people will display and sell their wares. All free and everyone welcome - rain or shine!

6/24/12 to 6/29/12 Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick-Off
Yarmouth
Events during this fun 5-day festival include professional and amateur Sand Sculpting contests, Kite Fun with Archie Stewart & Friends, “Sunday Salsa By the Sea” with dance couple Doug and Kimberlee McHugh, Nature Walks, a Fishing Derby, Cape Cod Sailing Regatta, a Summer Celebration Festivalm Stunt Bicycle Riding Demonstrations, and a Fireworks Finale. For a full list of events, visit www.yarmouthcapecod.com.

6/29/12 to 7/01/12 Annual Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Pow Wow
Barnstable County Fairgrounds, Falmouth
The Powwow is a traditional celebration of Mashpee Wampanoag culture featuring Native American dancing, drumming, games, food, art, jewelry, wampum, gifts, crafts
and clothing. http://mashpeewampanoagtribe.com

6/29/12 to 6/30/12 Crazy Quilters Guild of Cape Cod 2012 Quilt Show
Falmouth High School, Falmouth
Hundreds of quilts on display! Boutique Table, Demos, Door Prizes, Raffle Quilt and Vendors. $5 Admission. Free parking, handicapped accessible, buses welcome. Friday 10-4, Saturday 10-3. www.crazyquiltersofcapecod.com

06/30/12 to 07/01/12 10th Annual Art in the Village
Barnstable Village
Call (508) 362-2909 for information, or click here!

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