October 2013 Events

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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)

35 Years of Collecting: CCMoA[more]

Now through Nov 20

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis

Orleans Farmers' Market[more]

Now through Nov 26

21 Old Colony Way, Orleans

Starting at 8:00 AM

Ending on Nov 26 at 12:00 PM

Saturdays Only

Osterville Fall Festival

Oct 1


For more information: (508) 428-6327

Annual Cape Cod Brew Fest[more]

Oct 1

Cape Cod Fair Grounds, Falmouth

Join us for this celebration of American craft brewers and sample from 50+ breweries and over 200 styles of beer. The event will have two, three-hour sessions from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m and 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Each session will feature live music and food from over a dozen vendors. Food trucks will be on-site providing additional dining option.  The Cape Cod Brew Fest is a 21+ event.

Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week

Now through Oct 2


A celebration of the superlative culinary tradition on Nantucket Island. Experience exceptional food, wine and hospitality in many of the island's acclaimed restaurants. Participating restaurants will be offering three-course menus from $25 to $45.

Taste of Dennis[more]

Oct 6


Food and Wine Event

Falmouth Farmers' Market[more]

Now through Oct 6

Marine Park, 180 Scranton Avenue, Falmouth

Starting at 12:00 PM

Ending on Oct 06 at 6:00 PM

Thursdays Only

Sandwich's Farmers Market[more]

Now through Oct 6

The Village Green, 164 Route 6A

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on Oct 06 at 1:00 PM

Tuesdays Only --9am to 1pm

Farmers' Market Meets Happy Hour[more]

Now through Oct 7

Cape Cod Beer 1336 Phinneys Lane, Hyannis

Starting at 3:00 PM

Ending on Oct 07 at 6:00 PM

Fridays Only

Boots & Books / A Harvest Fundraiser[more]

Oct 8

Centerville Public Library, 585 Main Street, Centerville

Starting at 6:00 PM

Ending at 9:00 PM

Featuring Monica Rizzio -- "The Washashore Cowgirl" and her Texas Swing Band -

Delicious Seasonal Buffet by Fancy's  
Delectable Desserts by Washashore Bakery

Tickets on Sale Now!!!!   $75 Per Person

Tickets Available at the Front Desk of the Library or online

Event held at the library to benefit our outstanding programs and services.

The Manhattan Transfer & Take 6[more]

Oct 9

Monomoy Performing Arts Center, Harwich

Starting at 7:30 PM

The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 will begin a special collaboration with their 2016 "The Summit" tour. Both of these legendary acts have 10 Grammy Awards to their credit amongst a host of other recognitions. Each will perform a set, culminating with a duet featuring the tightest harmonies known in the music business as well as in innovative arrangements and funky grooves.

Columbus Day Weekend & Cranberry Festival

Now through Oct 10


Come out to the Festival grounds at the Milestone Cranberry Bog to watch berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming, and participate in family activities while enjoying the spectacular autumn scenery of Nantucket. Don't forget to bring home a pound or two of Nantucket Cranberries for the holidays!

Annual Yarmouth Seaside Festival[more]

Now through Oct 10

Route 28, Yarmouth

The Yarmouth Seaside Festival has grown into a gala event which boasts a craft fair of more than 125 crafters from all over the country, continual musical entertainment, high-quality children’s events, kayak and canoe race, 5K road race, greased pole contests, pie-eating contests, fireworks display, etc. to name just a few.

Yard Sale Weekend[more]

Now through Oct 10


Lots of sales up and down Commercial Street and at residences all over town. Don’t miss this opportunity to make one man’s trash your new treasure. Who knows what you might find!

Driven to Collect[more]

Now through Oct 10

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on Oct 10 at 5:00 PM

Gentlemen, start your engines! This exhibit of cars from the Heritage permanent collection showcases nationally significant and rare antiques. New this year are a 1934 Derby Bentley reminiscent of the cars, time periods, and luxury represented in the 2016 special exhibition CUT! Costume and the Cinema, and a special display of maps made from recycled license plates, created by artist Stephen Blyth.

The Heritage Collection[more]

Now through Oct 10

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on Oct 10 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. J.K. Lilly, III founded Heritage Museums & Gardens in honor of his father, J.K. Lilly, Jr., who spent a lifetime amassing great collections of rare books, coins and stamps, as well as American firearms and military miniatures.

Wellfleet Farmers' Market[more]

Now through Oct 12

335 Main Street, Wellfleet

Starting at 8:00 AM

Ending on Oct 12 at 12:00 PM

Wednesdays Only

Harwich Farmers' Market[more]

Now through Oct 13

Brooks Academy Museum, 80 Parallel Street, Harwich

Starting at 3:00 PM

Ending on Oct 13 at 6:00 PM

Thursday Only

LoveLocal Fest[more]

Oct 15


As we enter our fourth year of all things LoveLiveLocal, we are more committed than ever to our mission to shine a light on the beautiful place we call home, focusing on both the unique experiences to be found here and our incredible community of locally owned businesses as well as makers, artists, artisans, farmers, and musicians that make Cape Cod like nowhere else on earth.

Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival[more]

Now through Oct 16


The flagship food, wine and drink festival of Martha's Vineyard, the MVF&W Festival stays rooted in the Island's rich tradition of farming and fishing, inviting you to meet local culinary talent, and the farmers, fishermen, oyster producers, and artisans they work with—adding guest chefs and vintners from around the world for a unique to the island celebration.

Cape Cod Restaurant Week

Now through Oct 16


Restaurant Week gives residents and Cape lovers a chance to enjoy special prix fixe meals from some of the most talented chefs in the area for only $25, $30 or $35 per person.

Link to Menus:

Cape Sea Grille

Oysters Too Restaurant

(menu to follow)

The Red Pheasant Inn

Captain Linnell House

(menu to follow)

Del Mar Bistro

The Naked Oyster

The Old Yarmouth Inn


Wellfleet Oyster Fest[more]

Now through Oct 16


Starting at 9:30 AM

Ending on Oct 16 at 3:30 PM

The sixteenth annual Wellfleet OysterFest will take place the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, October 15 & 16, 2016, in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This two-day family festival celebrates the town's famous oysters, clams and shellfishing traditions bringing together locals and visitors alike for a weekend full of hometown flavor and big time fun! There is something for everyone: local cuisine, arts and crafts, educational programs, cooking demonstrations, children's activities, walking tours, live music, a road race, and the annual Oyster Shuck-Off competition.

Cut! Costume and the Cinema[more]

Now through Oct 17

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Visitors will discover the glamour, luxury and artistry of cinematic couture. Five centuries of fashion and style as interpreted by award-winning costume designers and worn by our favorite stars will be on display along with props, movie clips and photos and movie memorabilia.

Costumes play a critical role in the success of any period film. They set the scene and establish authenticity and ambience. They also reveal clues about a character’s status, age, class and wealth as well as his or her role in the story. Such is the case with the 43 costumes featured in the exhibition, CUT! Costume and the Cinema.

Wine Dinner with Diane Slater from the Cape Cod Package Store[more]

Oct 20

The Barnstable Restaurant & Tavern, 3176 Main St, Barnstable

Starting at 6:30 PM

Ending at 9:00 PM

Barnstable Tavern is working with Diane Slater from Cape Cod Package Store. The dinner will feature Wines from the West Coast. Come for a fun evening filled with Great Wines, Fabulous Food and great tasting notes from Diane Slater.

$55 per person (plus tax and tip)

For reservations: 1-508-362-9012



5th Annual PumpkinFest[more]

Oct 22

Sandwich Glass Museum, Sandwich

Enjoy a pumpkin patch filled with hand-blown glass pumpkins of all sizes crafted by prominent local and national glass artisans. Wander the grounds of the Sandwich Glass Museum and admire a dazzling array of one-of-a-kind pumpkins designed to reflect nature's brilliance in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. No two are alike! They are perfect for decorating for Halloween and Thanksgiving and make a lovely gift.

Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up[more]

Oct 22

Tilden Arts Center West Barnstable, MA

Starting at 8:00 PM

Although it has been over 40 years since Bridge Over Troubled Water was recorded, Art Garfunkel's image and signature vocal remain among the most instantly recognizable in popular music.  His "beautiful countertenor," as Neil Strauss described Art's voice in The New York Times, is clear and resonant, surely one of the finest instruments in all of popular music, and a time-honored friend to a world of listeners.

Annual Cape Cod Marathon Weekend[more]

Now through Oct 23

Village Green, Falmouth

The Cape Cod Marathon began in 1978, run for first 6 years at Otis AFB, and since then, on a scenic one-loop certified course in Falmouth. This year marks the 39th running and is hosted by the Falmouth Track Club.

Mashpee Commons Farmers' Market

Now through Oct 30

Mashpee Commons, in front of Organic Market, Routes 28 & 151

Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending on Oct 30 at 3:00 PM

Sundays Only

Annual Fall for Harwich[more]

Now through Oct 31


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