Wed, August 15th, 2018

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Cape Cod & Islands events during

August 2018

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Mardi Gras by the Sea - Provincetown Carnival Week


Concerts, live music & entertainment
Festivals or Fairs
GLBTQ Events



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)



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!



Edward Gorey House New Exhibit: Murder He Wrote

8 Strawberry Lane Yarmouth Port, MA

Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending on Dec 31 at 4:00 PM

April 12 - July 1
Thu/Fri/Sat: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 12:00 - 4:00pm

July 4 - October 7
Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 12:00 - 4:00pm

October 12 - December 30
Fri/Sat: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 12:00 - 4:00pm

Adults: $8.00
Students & Seniors (65+): $5.00
Children 6-12 years old: $2.00
Children under 6 are free




Start Your Engines: Cars and Stars of the Indy 500

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Start Your Engines: Cars and Stars of the Indy 500 is located in the Automobile Gallery, which is a reproduction of the Round Stone Barn at Hancock Shaker Village. Learn more about the cars in Heritage’s antique automobile collection.

The crown jewel of American motorsports is coming to Heritage Museums & Gardens! Since 1911, the Indy 500—a 200-lap, 500-mile endurance race—has captivated fans and created race car legends. Opening on April 14, 2018, The Indy 500 exhibit at Heritage displays some of the most renowned cars from this high-octane event.


The Provincetown Carnival Parade - Mardi Gras by the Sea


Starting at 3:00 PM

Ending at 5:00 PM

Theme is: Mardi Gras by the Sea

Starts at the Harbor Hotel and continues down Commercial St, through the town center, to the corner of Franklin St in the West End.


Family Fun Friday

Heritage Museums & Gardens - Heald Auditorium, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending at 5:00 PM

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance by Josh and the Jamtones, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission.


47th Festival of the Arts

Chase Park, Chatham

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Aug 19 at 5:00 PM

This year looks to be another beautiful Festival. We have a wonderful variety of over 120 artisans exhibiting at the show. This Festival is an event not to be missed! Come and browse the world of high end Arts & Crafts, with Exhibitors from around the country. One of a kind pieces , clothing, jewelry, fine woodworking, art, ceramics, graphics, metalwork, glass and much more. Food trucks and an ice cream van conveniently  located in the center of the green will ensure you have the energy to keep exploring!


CraftFest Cotuit: Annual Cotuit Arts & Crafts Festival

Cotuit Federated Church, 40 School Street, Cotuit

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Aug 19 at 4:00 PM

At the 48th annual Cotuit Arts and Crafts Festival more than 125 outstanding artisans and craftsmen will gather for two days in August to offer their latest creations to those who venture to the quaint, seaside village of Cotuit knowing they will view some of the finest traditional and contemporary crafts of the entire region.


New Balance Falmouth Road Race

2018 Falmouth Road Race, Falmouth

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending at 3:30 PM

Saturday, August 19th
  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Health & Fitness Expo and Number Pick-up OPEN
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – “Perfect Strangers” author Roseann Sdoia, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor on adventures in friendship, strength and recovery (moderated by Dave McGillivray)
  • 10:00 AM – Falmouth Walk at Town Hall Square 3.2 or 1.5-mile walk in downtown Falmouth
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Team Hoyt: Wheelchair Duo legends, Rick & Dick Hoyt, on their 38th consecutive year, their longest streak of any race
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Looking Back at 45 Years with Steve JonesNeely GraceyAbdi AbdirahmanKrige SchabortTim Souza & Alden Cook
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – The Champions – a panel discussion with Joan SamuelsonBill RodgersFrank ShorterTatyana McFaddenStephen Sambu & Diane Nukuri


7th Annual Killl Tide Arts & Craft Festival

Drummer Boy Park, Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Aug 26 at 4:00 PM

Free Admission, Rain or Shine and Friendly Pets on a leash are welcome.

Come and meet the Artisans ….

American made works including fine jewelry, pottery, scarves, quilts, photography, vintage chic, metal, sea salt scrubs, wall hangings, fiber art, candles, soap, dried floral, furniture, aromatherapy, wearable art, folks art, pet treats and more. Come and sample specialty foods such as herbal dips, jams, jellies, lemonade and more.


All American Town of Dennis Fireworks

West Dennis Beach West Dennis

Starting at 6:00 PM

Ending at 9:00 PM

Plan to bring family and friends to West Dennis Beach for Fireworks. Enjoy the Bonfire and toast some marshmallows. Dance to the music of That 80’s Band. Bring a picnic dinner to the beach. Enjoy the sunset.  Parking opens at 5PM

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