October 2013 Events

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2015 Cape Cod Healthcare Summer Charity Gala [more]

Aug 1

Ballymeade Country Club, East Falmouth

The Gala is considered to be the premier fundraising event on Cape Cod, attracting over 250 guests each year including community leaders, local business owners, entrepreneurs, public officials and media representatives.

Join us under the big white tent with catering by the award-winning Casual Gourmet and entertainment by America’s #1 dance party band, Soul Sound Revue.

Annual Chatham Antiques Show & Sale[more]

Now through Aug 1

Chatham Elementary School, Depot Road, Chatham

The Chatham Antiques Show & Sale is a fine antiques show featuring formal American and European furniture and accessories, fine art, porcelain, fine period ceramics, silver, jewelry,  and more....all in room settings.

45th Annual Summer Antiques Show and Sale[more]

Now through Aug 1

Nauset Middles School, Route 28, Orleans

Starting at 5:00 PM

Ending on Aug 01 at 4:00 PM

Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association presents 45th Annual Summer Antiques Show and Sale! A quality antique show featuring CCADA dealers from the Cape, New England, and beyond specializing in 18th and 19th century fine and country antiques.

Hookers Ball Chatham[more]

Aug 1

Under the White Tent, Chatham VFW, 150 George Ryder Rd.Chatham

Starting at 6:00 PM

Ending at 10:00 PM

Please join us on the first Saturday in August for a fundraiser that is one for the books. Our fourteenth annual party has a goal to raise over $200,000 to fund our work to keep local seafood on dinner plates, healthy fish populations in the ocean, and a sustainable and profitable small- boat fishing industry on Cape Cod.

Spectular live music, fresh-from-the-boat seafood and delicious drinks will guarantee an unforgettable night. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind live auction and silent auction items from the Cape's great businesses, artists and services.

Your participation will help make a significant difference for the future of Cape Cod's fishing businesses, and we'll all have fun together.

Here are some perks that you will enjoy over the course of the night:

  • Silent & live Auction
  • Live music & dancing
  • Beer, wine & specialty cocktails
  • Famous fish & scallop fry
  • Raw bar & local seafood
  • Meat lover & vegetarian favorites

34th Annual Quilt Show by Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod[more]

Now through Aug 1

Cape Cod Technical Regional High School, Harwich

Starting at 9:30 AM

Ending on Aug 01 at 4:00 PM

Daily Admission $7.00 and $11.00 for a multi-day pass.

Featured Quilters:
Grace Filliman and the Bayberry Quilt Bank
Charlotte Toia.



Annual Whale Week[more]

Now through Aug 2

Center for Coastal Studies, Provincetown

Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies presents WHALE WEEK - A Celebration of the Sea! Enjoy dozens of family-friendly events with a marine theme; walks, whale-watches, tours, craft activities, music, and much more!

Mashpee Summer Arts & Craft Festival

Aug 1-2

Mashpee Public Library Commons, Steeple Street

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Aug 02 at 4:00 PM

Wooded Green next to Library and Mashpee Commons.

Directions: From 6 E take Exit 2 onto Rte 130 South to 28 North.

Free Admission – Outdoor Event!!

Cape Cod Beer Tours[more]

Now through Dec 31

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[more]

Now through Dec 31

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)

92nd Annual Regatta -Organized Authority Edgartown Yacht Club[more]

Now through Jul 18

Edgartown Yacht Club

The Edgartown Yacht Club's 92nd Annual Regatta for One-Design Classes will be held at Edgartown, Massachusetts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 16, 17 and 18, 2015.

For more information and registration visit  EYC Race Office 508-627-4364.

Osterville Historical Museum's Village Day Antique Car Parade [more]

Jul 18

Osterville Historical Museum, 155 West Bay Road, Osterville

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending at 2:00 PM

Enjoy the 75+ antique and vintage cars on the Museum campus before & after our parade through the Village.

Hydrangea Festival at Heritage Museums & Gardens[more]

Now through Jul 19

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Jul 19 at 5:00 PM

Heritage is proud to be part of the Cape-wide Hydrangea Festival, celebrating these beautiful flowers that help make Cape Cod in July so beautiful. Come celebrate with Hydrangea workshops, book signings, and tours of the collection at Heritage, which has grown over the past few years in concert with the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Admission: Adults – $18; Youth (ages 3- 12) – $8; 2 and under – Free; Heritage Museums & Gardens members- Free.

Hyannis Summer Arts and Craft Festival

Now through Jul 19

Village Green, Main Street, Hyannis

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Jul 19 at 4:00 PM

Wonderful Shady Grass in the Center of Busy Hyannis!

Directions: Form Route 6 E take Exit 6 onto 132 South.

Free Admission – Outdoor Event!!

Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tour[more]

Now through Jul 19

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending on Jul 19 at 2:30 PM

11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm
Meet at the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society Garden. Join Docent Tour Guides for a 30-minute walking tour of a spectacular garden planted and maintained in partnership with the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society . No advance registration required. Free with museum admission.Adults – $18; Youth (ages 3- 12) – $8; 2 and under – Free; Heritage Museums & Gardens members- Free.

FREE BBQ[more]

Jul 21

Northside United Methodist Church, 701 Airline Road, Brewster

Starting at 5:00 PM

Ending at 6:30 PM

                                       Free BBQ

                                 All are Welcome!!!!!

Crafts and Movies availlable for kiddo's while parents enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship!!!

"Free will offering will be taken and all proceeds benefit local outreach"

Hydrangea Festival[more]

Now through Jul 22

Cape Wide

Cape Cod is well known for its beautiful and abundant hydrangeas!  Loved by Cape Codders and visitors alike, Hydrangeas come in many forms and colors. The First Annual Hydrangea Festival will take place Cape-wide in July this summer.  Sponsored by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, the event will include garden tours and special events at various locations.

Edgartown Race Weekend - 'Round-the-Buoy Races[more]

Now through Jul 25

Edgartown Yacht Club

Starting at 10:00 AM

‘Round-the-Buoy Races are part of Edgartown Yacht Club’s Race Weekend, a two-day event, scored separately and silver awarded. These competitive yet fun races are a great way to tune up for the iconic and historical ‘Round-the-Island Race held on Saturday, July 25, 2015. This event welcomes IRC, HRP, PHRF, One-Design, Double-Handed, Classic and Cruising DivisionsFor more information and registration visit EYC Race Office 508-627-4364


Love Local Fest[more]

Jul 26

Aselton Park, Hyannis

Save the date for the 2015 LoveLocal Fests on the last Sunday of July, August & September at Aselton Park, Hyannis!

Hinckley Yacht Owners' Rendezvous

Now through Jul 26


The annual Hinckley Owner's Rendezvous will be held Thursday July 23-Sunday July 26. Take a stroll down Straight Wharf to experience a special community that shares a deep connection to their vessels and the company that built them. More than 25 Hinckley power and sailing yachts partake in a weekend full of celebration, that includes a best dressed boat contest and dining at some of the island's premiere restaurants.

Summer in Brewster Arts and Craft Festival

Now through Jul 26

Drummer Boy Park, Route 6A, Brewster

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Jul 26 at 4:00 PM

Lovely Waterfront Park with Historic Windmill.

From Rte 6 E take Exit 9B onto Rte 134, to Route 6A.

Free Admission – Outdoor Event!!!

Heavenly Hydrangeas Art Exhibit [more]

Now through Jul 31

50 Pearl Street, Hyannis

We are happy to participate in this special event with our Heavenly Hydrangeas Exhibit at the gallery.  You’ll find beautiful paintings of hydrangeas — in the landscape and in still life — by gallery artists in this exhibit which will open with a reception on Saturday, July 11 from 5 – 7pm.

We will also additional events like artists inside and outside the gallery painting hydrangeas.  Events and dates to be announced.

Chatham Farmers Market

Now through May 30

1652 Main Street Rte 28, Chatham

Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending on May 30 at 3:00 PM

The Chatham Farmers Market is scheduled for every Saturday, from January 3 to May 30, 2015,

11am to 3pm.

Farmers, Bakers & Makers! Organic veggies & fruits, Grass-feed beef, pork & lamb, free range chickens and turkeys, farm fresh eggs, cookies, breads, donuts, pies and baked goodies, honey, sauces, coca, dressings, herbs, plants, soups, juices, local artists & fun & more!


Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

Now through Nov 30



Tours of Highland Lighthouse[more]

Now through Oct 12

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[more]

Now through Oct 14

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[more]

Now through Oct 15

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[more]

Now through Oct 15

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 [more]

Now through Oct 25

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.

Summer Nocturne Exhibit[more]

Now through Sep 12

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[more]

Now through Sep 18

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[more]

Now through Sep 27

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[more]

Now through Sep 27

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!

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