October 2013 Events

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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)

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!

All New England Fine Art Exhibit[more]

Now through Nov 12

3480 Rte. 6A, Barnstable

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on Nov 12 at 4:00 PM

This annual open juried exhibit aims to honor the wonderful and vast region of New England from the shores of Cape Cod to the mountains of Vermont. Visit Cape Cod Art Association from October 16-November 12 to view this exhibit and vote for your favorite piece to win the coveted People's Choice Award.

Nantucket Restaurant Week[more]

Now through Oct 1


Join us for Nantucket Restaurant Week, a celebration of the superlative culinary tradition found in Nantucket. Experience exceptional food, wine and Nantucket’s hospitality in many of the island’s acclaimed culinary establishments.

Each Spring and Fall participating Nantucket restaurants will be offering three – five course dinners from $35 to $45. It is the perfect opportunity to taste something new or to dine with an old favorite.

11th Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride[more]

Oct 1

11 Bluff Head Avenue, Little Compton, RI

Starting at 8:00 AM

Ending at 5:00 PM

Experience the beauty and spirit of the Buzzards Bay region in autumn at the 11th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride on Sunday, October 1. Choose from three celebrated 100, 75, and 35-mile cycling routes that wind through farmland, coastal villages, cityscapes, cranberry bogs, and the back roads of Cape Cod to end with a waterfront finish line party in beautiful Woods Hole. All riders are fully supported with friendly volunteers, local food and beverages all day, and SAG wagons with ace traveling bike mechanics and First Aid. $50 registration fee includes five water stops, a hearty food truck lunch at scenic Eastover Farm, a dinner buffet with beer, wine and live music, and awards and prizes for top fundraisers and best team uniforms.

Cost: $50 registration fee, $300 fundraising minimum

Sandwich Artisans 2017 Fine Art & Crafts Shows[more]

Now through Oct 7

Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main Street

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 07 at 4:00 PM

These juried shows are held on the lawn of the Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main St., Sandwich, MA from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. The dates are May 13, May 27, June 3, July 8, August 5, September 2, September 23, and October 7.

The shows feature fine art, jewelry, pottery, glass work, photographs, hand-crafted clothing, home accessories, wooden items, and much more made by local artisans!

All artisan fees are donated to the Sandwich Public Library to benefit youth art programs.


Nantucket Conservation Foundation's 14th Annual Cranberry Festival[more]

Oct 7


Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending at 4:00 PM

Venture out to the Milestone bogs to view ;the brilliant red berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket, participate in a flurry of  family activities or just kick back and enjoy live music against the spectacular backdrop of one of the most stunning locations on Nantucket. Kids will enjoy the petting zoo, and all ages are captivated by the sheep-shearing demonstration and herding of the wooly pack by a savvy border collie! And it's the perfect opportunity to purchase a pound--or two--of cranberries for the holidays!

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties [more]

Now through Oct 9


Each year, this popular attraction provides a picturesque setting to view art made by both man and nature. 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.

Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views[more]

Now through Oct 9

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 09 at 5:00 PM

Heritage opens its season (April 15-October 9) with a special exhibit, "Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views," featuring works by Paul Resika, April Gornik, Jim Holland, and 44 other premier American contemporary landscape painters. The artists use the traditional genre of landscape painting in compelling new ways, addressing contemporary issues of land use, nature appreciation, and ecology through their paintings of the American environment. Each artist featured takes acute notice of the physical world at a time of heightened awareness of the landscape, informed by today’s concerns including climate change, environmental health, conservation and the green movement.


Oak Bluffs Open Market

Now through Oct 9

Washington Park, Oak Bluffs

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on Oct 09 at 1:00 PM

Enjoy Sundays in the park by the sea. The Oak Bluffs market is an ever-changing fun mix of local produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, antique and vintage dealers, massage and more.

Cape Cod Restaurant Week

Now through Oct 15

Cape Wide

Chefs from will be preparing special 3- or 4- course menus priced at $25, $30 or $35 per person. Diners can celebrate the fall harvest season- without tickets or coupons - just delicious dinners at wallet-friendly prices.

The Barley Neck Inn

Menu coming soon.

The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

Menu for Restaurant Week

Cape Sea Grille

Menu for Restaurant Week

Captain Linnell House

Menu coming soon.

Del Mar Bistro

Menu coming soon

Naked Oyster

Menu for Restaurant Week

Old Yarmouth Inn

Menu for Restaurant Week

Oysters Too

Menu for Restaurant Week

Red Pheasant Inn

Menu for Restaurant Week











Wellfleet OysterFest[more]

Now through Oct 15

Main Street, Wellfleet

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 15 at 5:00 PM

The ‘Fest happens annually the weekend after Columbus Day, – October 14 & 15, 2017, 10 am – 5  pm, rain or shine!  Please check the Schedule of Activities for Main Street activities which take place on Saturday and Sunday, and Around Town for additional activities starting Friday, October 13th.

Fall Wine Dinner With Diane Slater from Cape Cod Package Store[more]

Oct 19

Barnstable Restauramt & Tavern, 3176 Main Street, Barnstable

Starting at 6:30 PM

Ending at 9:00 PM

The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern
with Cape Cod Package Store present Diane Slater
with a Wine Dinner
featuring Wines from Spain and Portugal
Thursday October 19 at 6:30
Montsarra Cava Penedes,Spain
" A Small Taste"
Duquesa Verdejo (White) Rueda, Spain
Tapas of
Warm Goat Cheese with Tomato Sauce
and Roasted Shrimp with Garlic and Herbs
Portado (Red) Lisboa, Portugal
Tapas of
Grilled Sausage with Figs        
and Braised Littleneck Clams
El Chaparral Garnacha (Red) Navarra, Spain
Paella with Chicken, Chorizo and Peas
Croft Reserve Tawny Port Portugal
Warm Caramel Apple Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream
$55 per person plus tax and tip
Call for reservations 508-362-2355

Highland Lighthouse[more]

Now through Oct 29

27 Highland Light Road North Truro

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 29 at 5:30 PM

Highland Lighthouse, also known as Cape Cod Light, is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on Cape Cod. Open daily Lighthouse Tours and Climbs. April 17 through: Oct. 9 10 AM to 5:30 PM. Keeper's Shop open daily 10 AM to 6 PM.


Adults $6, Seniors & Students $5

Call: (508) 487-1121

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