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Thu, September 3rd, 2015

It's Thirsty Thursday, and many of our listed restaurants also have an awesome bar scene!

Cape Cod events during

September 2015

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Cape Cod Beer Tours

Cape Cod Beer, 1336 Phinney's Lane, Hyannis

Retail Hours:
Weekdays (M- F): 10am to 6pm
Saturdays:  11 am to 3 pm
Sundays: CLOSED

Guided Tours:

Guided tour once a day at 11:00 am Monday through Saturdays.

We are a production brewery so one tour a day is all we can handle in terms of interrupting our warehouse space.  If you miss the tour for the day feel free to come by for a TASTING anyway!

Beer Tastings available during retail hours.
$5 includes five 3oz samples and logo tasting glass to take home as a souvenir!

Please note that we stop selling samples about  30 minutes prior to close and we stop selling pints about 15 minutes prior to close.  Please plan accordingly!




Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory Tour

100 Breed's Hill Road, Hyannis, MA.

Tour Hours:

Monday - Friday,
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Our self-guided tours are free.
Closed Weekends and Holidays.
1-888-881-CHIP (2447)



Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum





Tours of Highland Lighthouse

Highland Lighthouse, 27 Highland Light Road, North Truro

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 12 at 5:30 PM

Tours seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through early October. A visit to Cape Cod National Seashore isn't complete until you've visited the historic Highland Light in North Truro. The 69-step climb up a narrow staircase rewards visitors with spectacular views of Cape Cod and beyond. On a clear day views extend more than 20 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and bay of Cape Cod. To ensure the safety of all visitors, the minimum height requirement to climb the lighthouse is 48".



The Sandwich Bazaar

Oakcrest Cove Field, #34 Quaker Meeting House Road, Sandwich

Starting at 6:00 AM

Ending on Oct 14 at 12:00 PM

Cape Cod's Premier Flea Market
 "You never know what you might find at The Sandwich Bazaar!!"
Every Wednesday from April 29th - October 14th, 2015
6am - Noon
Every Sunday  June 28th - September 6th, 2015
7am - 1pm
Free Admission and plenty of Free Parking
Call for more information
Lisa Davis    508.685.2767



Secret Shelters: an outdoor art exhibit

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Heritage Museums & Gardens will be hosting nine artists who have created art installations to interpret the words “secret shelters”. Explore these artistic shelters tucked around Heritage’s trees, hills and hidden spaces! Secret Shelters features designs by artists and architects for contemplating nature, practicing the art of meditation, writing poetry, gazing at the heavens and more. Each installation will be displayed in a way that visitors can enter and contemplate the grounds of Heritage from their artistically composed vantage points.



Opening of Driven to Collect and American Art Collection Exhibits

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 15 at 5:00 PM

Celebrate the return of art and artifacts from Heritage’s collection of 12,000+ items in a fresh new display. Beautiful paintings, rare objects and the famed military miniatures offer examples of American ingenuity and excellence. The Heritage Collection will be open daily from April 18 – October 15.
Free with museum admission.



Tours at Nauset Lighthouse

Nauset Lighthouse, Eastham

Starting at 1:00 PM

Ending on Oct 25 at 4:00 PM

The NLPS provides public tours of Nauset Lighthouse and the oil house on Sundays May through late October and also on Wednesdays during July and August. Educational groups can arrange special tours of the lighthouse at any time of the year by emailing NLPS or calling our message service. Volunteers provide the historic background of the lighthouse station and conduct tours to the top of the tower. Tours are free and open to the public (donations accepted).

The tower will be open for tours in 2015 every Sunday from May 10 through October 25 as well as Wednesdays in July and August. Our annual moonlight Full Moon Tour will close our season on Tuesday, October 27.



7th Annual Fall for Harwich


Celebrate Harwich with walking tours, art shows in the park, Cranberry Arts & Music Fest at Brooks Park, lobster roll lunch, farmers markets and more!



Summer Nocturne Exhibit

Centerville Historical Museum, 513 Main St, Centerville

Clay, Colored Pencil, Glass, Fabric, Pastel and Photography

Featuring Artists:

Betsy Pane Cook, Hollis Engley, Julie Lariviere, L. Michelle Law,

Yukimi Matsumoto, Kimberly Jane Sheerin and Frank Winters



Osterville Farmers' Market Opening Day

Osterville Historical Museum, 155 West Bay Road, Osterville

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on Sep 18 at 1:00 PM

On the grounds of the Osterville Museum campus. Enjoy breads, fruit, vegetables, flowers, jams, honey, butters, meats, cup cakes, cookies, salads, soaps, and so much more.


Every Friday - through September 18.



The Art of the Wyeth Family Exhibit

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

“I want to show Americans what America is like,” Andrew Wyeth once declared. Together with his father N.C. and his son Jamie, Andrew Wyeth has helped to shape how Americans view themselves, their history, and their aspirations. Consisting of works by all three artists, the exhibition The Wyeths: America Reflected will elucidate such quintessentially American themes as: patriotism and the meaning of America; family; the significance of place; and the role of storytelling.



HyArts Shanties on Hyannis Harbor

Ocean Street, Hyannis

A visit to the artist shanties guarantees a cultural experience that is unmatched! This is a unique opportunity to meet Cape Cod artists and watch them work along the inspiring backdrop of Hyannis Harbor. Works vary and include photography; painting (acrylics, oils, pastels, watercolors, etc.); handmade jewelry from metals, gemstones, glass, beach stones and more; ceramics; mosaics; mariner knot work; wood carving; tapestry; fiber art and much more!


37th Annual Eastham Windmill Weekend

Eastham Windmill Green,Route 6, Eastham

The 37th Annual Eastham Windmill Weekend, a community, family festival.

Activities include the 20th annual car show, a sand art competition, Elks Lodge events, tennis tournament, concerts, arts & crafts, road race, pancake breakfast, chowder contest and more.


Bass River Arts & Craft Festival

John Simpkins Field, Route 28, Yarmouth

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Sep 06 at 4:00 PM

Easy to get to Mid-Cape Cod Location.

Directions: From Route 6 take Exit 8.

Free Admission – Outdoor Event!!


Harwich Historical Society's Antiques Show

Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street, Harwich

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending at 4:00 PM

30+ Dealers; appraisals.  Lobster roll lunch

$6 - Admission - Children -  Free


Truro Agricultural Fair

20 Truro Center Rd, Truro

Celebrating local agriculture, aquaculture, fishing and farming with locally harvested foods from land and sea, a farmers market, educational opportunities and other festivities, including a pie-eating contest and "Barnyard Beauty" contest.


Annual 5K Labor Day Road Race

Johnny Kelly Park, South Dennis

Starting at 10:00 AM

Race begins at 10am at Johny Kelley Park in South Dennis and ends in Dennis Village at Carlton Hall on Old Bass River Road. Medals awarded to male and femaile runners in junior, adult and senior categories.

For more information: 1 (508) 398-3568


2015 Cape Cod Senior Softball Classic

Cape Wide

Cape The Cape Cod Senior Softball Classic is an annual six-day tournament bringing in teams from across the country in five different age classifications. This tournament begins right after Labor Day when the crowds have lightened and the weather is still fabulous. Annually, this tournament brings more than 1,300 players and families from off Cape Cod, in addition to a number of teams playing on the Cape during the regular season. The tournament is sponsored by the Cape Cod Senior Softball League which plays a full league schedule from Memorial Day until Labor Day weekend.  All of the information and forms necessary to add to your team into the Classic can be found by clicking the buttons on the left. We look forward to having your team participate!


2015 Cranberry Cluster Dog Shows

Barnstable County Fairgrounds, Route 151, Falmouth

Major Cape Cod Dog Show



28th Annual Cape Cod Glass Show & Sale

Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street, Sandwich

Nationally-prominent glass dealers from the East coast and Midwest will show unique Antique and Contemporary collectible American and European glassware from the 18th to the 21st century. Examine and acquire glass of every age and description including early American pattern glass, early blown bottles and studio glass, along with offerings from the depression and art deco eras. This annual show draws collectors from every corner of the country. Come and learn about the Cape Cod Glass Club. Glass Identification available to glass show patrons. Free parking, food and beverages available.


6th Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, 345 Bone Hill Road, Barnstable

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending at 3:00 PM

Celebrate Cape Cod Wildlife and Habitats! Meet environmental organizations from the Cape and beyond featuring interactive exhibits and activities! LIVE Ravens to Raptors presentation at 1:00 pm! Book signings with local authors! Books available from Books by the Sea! Top Cape wildlife photographers available to answer your questions about capturing the essence of wildlife! Live Music! Delicious Food will be available!


15th Annual Seaside Le Mans Kart Race for the Cape Cod Community

Mashpee Commons, Mashpee

Starting at 12:00 PM

Opening ceremonies will kick off at noon, followed immediately by the 4-hour Formula One kar race and awards presentation. Free and fun for the whole family. Race benefits local nonprofits!


NO2O presents Evan Christopher & Friends

Nauset Regional Middle School, Orleans

Starting at 7:00 PM

Clarinetist Evan Christopher New Orleans tradition is “a triumph, joining the present seamlessly to a glorious past.”

Tickets: $25.00


6th Annual Celebrate our Waters Festival


The sixth annual “Celebrate our Waters” weekend, will be held September 18, 19, and 20, 2015 with many new events, encore presentatons of some of your favorites and all events are free!

The weekend’s purpose is to showcase the area’s precious bays, ponds, lakes, marshes, creeks and beaches and thereby increase general awareness and appreciation of our valuable water resources. The event was originally conceived of as simply a few guided walks highlighting Orleans’ ponds and saltwater estuaries but it quickly mushroomed into a two day (and now three day) festival including walks, bike rides, talks, tours, kayak trips, cat boat sailing, aquaculture events, a sand sculpture contest and a bonfire on Nauset Beach. It truly is a weekend to put other things aside and join together in celebrating what brought many of us here in the first place – the wonderful waters all around us.


Cape Cod Bird Festival

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Cod, Hyannis

Friday’s speaker will be Dr. Miyoko Chu author of Songbird Journeys, the riveting tale of the wonders of bird migration. ”Songbird Journeys: Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds”.Saturday’s speaker will be Richard Crossley author of the popular Crossley ID Field Guides. Check our website for more information.


46th Annual Bourne Scallop Festival

Cape Cod Fairgrounds, Route 151, Falmouth

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Sep 20 at 6:00 PM

  • Famous Fried Scallop & Herb Roasted Chicken Dinners
  • Food Court – Beer & Wine, Chowder, Lobster Rolls, Raw Bar, Hotdogs, Burgers, Salads, Wraps, Fried Dough
  • Juried Arts & Craft Show
  • Fantastic Entertainment
  • Inflatable Ride Park & Obstacle Course

Tickets are not necessary to enjoy our great line-up, all performances can be enjoyed as part of the General Admission price of $7 per person, Children 6-12 just $2 and 5 & Under, Enter FREE!

Dinner Hours:  Friday & Saturday - 10 AM to 9PM; Sunday 10 AM to 6PM

The Festival is held Rain or Shine; Gates open at 10 AM each morning.


girlygirl P.A.R.T.S. 5k Run/Walk for Ovarian Cancer

Craigville Beach in Centerville

Starting at 7:00 AM

Ending at 8:30 AM

OUR FOUNDERS:  Laura Smith (left) Jill Di-Tommaso (right)

Jill Di-Tommaso was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008.  

Jill and her friend, Laura Smith, have become committed to raising awareness about this devastating disease.  Over a cup of coffee, they founded the girlygirl P.A.R.T.S. 5k Run/Walk for Ovarian Cancer.

The money raised goes directly to a fund directed by Dr. Ursula Matulonis to research a pre-screening tool for ovarian cancer. Dr. Matulonis is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Registration Fees- 


Adults $30  Children (4-17 yrs old) $15

On Site Registration- this means you are registering Saturday September 19 or Sunday September 20:  

Adults $40   Children (4-17 yrs old) $20

SAVE $$$ and register online. 

Packet Pick Up & On Site Registration Information

Saturday September 19 3-6 PM @Craigville Beach.

Pick up your goody bag and t-shirt the night before.

Drive the course and enjoy the sunset on the beach with your team!

NEW THIS YEAR:  FREE Kids Dash Saturday & FREE Yoga on the Beach...details to follow.

Remember to bring your credit card~~ There will be plenty of girlygirl merchandise for sale.

Day of Race Registration & Packet Pick-Up:

Sunday September 20 from 7-8:30am @Craigville Beach



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