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2019 Provincetown Jazz Festival
Aug
19
7:30 PM19:30

2019 Provincetown Jazz Festival

The 15th Annual, 2019 Provincetown Jazz Festival will be held on Thursday, August 15, 7:00pm at The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown and on Monday, August 19, 7:30pm at Cotuit Center for the Arts.

Since 2005, the Provincetown Jazz Festival has presented jazz musicians from the United States, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

Monday, August 19, 7:30pm

The Cotuit Center for the Arts concert presents two internationally acclaimed jazz musicians:

  • Katie Thiroux (bass & vocals) with Kevin Harris (piano), Jeremy Turgeon (trumpet), and Bart Weisman (drums)

  • Kevin Harris (piano) with Max Ridley (bass) and Lee Fish (drums).

    Monday, August 19, 2019
    7:30pm

    Tickets are $30.00 per concert and a portion of the proceeds from the festival are donated to Jazz in the Schools Program on Cape Cod and other worthy causes. 

    https://artsonthecape.org/explore/provincetown-jazz-festival-2019

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Quahog Festival on the Hyannis Village Green
Aug
24
to Aug 25

Quahog Festival on the Hyannis Village Green

2nd Annual Quahog Festival Cape Cod 2019

Join us for our 2nd Annual Quahog Festival! Learn about Cape Cod's natural beauty and precious resources, enjoy live music including rockin' tunes by "Sarah Swain and the O'Boys", delicious festival food including unique Quahog offerings, beer, wine and kid's activities. Fun for the entire family! Proceeds benefit our local community non-profit organizations and scholarship fund.

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Hyannis

For additional questions contact: qfest@hyannisrotary.org

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Walk for MS-Hyannis
Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Walk for MS-Hyannis

Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a powerful force. And with every step we take, every dollar we raise... we're that much closer.

1 mile and 3 mile routes available. Open to all ages

Free to participate. Raise $100 and get a Walk MS T-Shirt!

URL for more details: https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id=30746&pg=informational&sid=13240

Organization: The National MS Society

Event Location: Hyannis West Elementary Starting from: 549 West Main Street Hyannis, MA 02601,

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Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival

  • Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnstable

1 (508) 362-7475

https://www.facebook.com/CapeCodWildlifeCollaborativeOpens a New Window.

This is a FREE event, but donations are greatly appreciated.

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8th Annual Wine-Tasting, Silent & Live Auction by Advocates for a Community College Education
Sep
10
5:30 PM17:30

8th Annual Wine-Tasting, Silent & Live Auction by Advocates for a Community College Education

Tuesday, September 10, from 5:30-8pm. This fundraising event is to benefit Cape Cod High School graduates needing financial support and mentoring to continue their education at Cape Cod Community College. Wines presented by Yarmouth Wine and Spirits / Northside Liquors. Heavy hors d'oeuvres served by Treats Catering. $35. Larger donations welcomed. Please make checks payable to: ACCE and mail to George Cappola, 12 Blueberry Path, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675. Advocates for a Community College Education Fund is a component fund of the Cape Cod Foundation.

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The Gasp: Bike, Boat 'N Bake-28th Year
Sep
15
7:00 AM07:00

The Gasp: Bike, Boat 'N Bake-28th Year

The Gasp: Bike, Boat and Bake - The Gasp is now entering its 28th year with a brand new look! Our style has changed, but The Gasp remains a premier fundraising event for the Cape Cod Community, as well as one of the best days ever for our participants. The ride features a 55-mile cycling trip from Sandwich to Provincetown, this year with a new route to maximize your riding comfort and safety! In Provincetown, riders enjoy lunch and a shower at the finish line before hopping a trolley to catch the ferry that returns them to Sandwich and a well deserved lobster bake! Most importantly, The Gasp remains an important fundraiser for local beneficiaries serving the Cape Cod community. Participants in this event help to bring services to people living right here in our towns and villages.

Rider or not, all are welcome to participate in this unique event by purchasing a “baker” ticket to attend the lobster bake only. Volunteers needed too!

URL for more details: http://thegasp.org

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Monte Carlo Night at the Mattakeese Warf Restaurant
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

Monte Carlo Night at the Mattakeese Warf Restaurant

Barnstable Village Association is planning it’s third annual “Monte Carlo Night” at the Mattakeese Wharf Restaurant to help raise funds needed to provide the free annual events in our village:

  • Jailhouse Summer Concerts

  • Summer Stroll

  • 4th of July Parade & Festivities

  • Christmas Stroll

    Enjoy delicious appetizers

    Bid to win exciting auction items

    Wine pull and much more!

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An Evening With The Celebrity Housewives
Aug
10
8:00 PM20:00

An Evening With The Celebrity Housewives

  • Barnstable Performing Art Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, Bill Hanney’s Cape Live Concert Series closes out with An Evening With The Celebrity Housewives! Are you ready for the ultimate ladies’ night out?  Enjoy this intimate, fun-filled evening with some of your favorite Television Housewives from New York and New Jersey — onstage live in person! The night will feature three dazzling Housewives - Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs, and Sonja Morgan, with special guest host, Tricia Leigh Fisher,  talking all about their sensational personal lives, cherished families, amazing businesses, and how fame has changed their lives forever. Grab a drink and have your own questions ready, as your favorite Housewife will answer. This special event will also benefit women's charities by donating a percentage of the proceeds from all limited V.I.P. Meet & Greet Photo-op tickets. You don’t want to miss this outrageous, courageous, sometimes bawdy, but always honest evening with these fabulous Reality TV stars!

Barnstable Performing Arts Center is located at 744 West Main Street in Hyannis, MA. 
BPAC is air conditioned and has plenty of free parking on site. 
For more information and tickets, please visit www.capeliveshows.com, or, call 855-577-LIVE. (Artists are subject to change.)

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Summer Soiree by the Harbor
Aug
10
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Soiree by the Harbor

On Saturday, August 10 from 6:00-9:00 pm, come and mingle out on our patio under the tent with hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and the serenity of the harbor at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum’s 2019 Summer Soiree by the Harbor!

The soiree is a fundraiser for the Cape Cod Maritime Museum for its mentoring, boat building and education programs, and will also include a silent auction and a raffle. 

“This is what we live for on the Cape, and we have it all right here at the museum – being outside by the water on a summer night,” said executive director Liz Rabideau.

In addition to mingling by the harbor, guests can learn about the museum’s exciting new programs and exhibits, including The History of Navigation from 1200 BC; The Pilgrims Before they were Here; and the Surfboat Restoration exhibit.

Cost is $25.00 per person.

URL for more details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-soiree-by-the-harbor-tickets-65097512412

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Pop Up Art Sale at the Cape Cod Art Center
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Pop Up Art Sale at the Cape Cod Art Center

Cape Cod Art Center is hosting a pop-up art exhibit and sale featuring over 90 original pieces of artwork from multiple estates. Artwork Includes oils, watercolors, pastels, photography – framed and unframed. Artists represented include local artists: Michele Dangelo, Thomas Eaton, Brooks Kelly, Xavier Gonzalez, Lois Griffel, Sarah Holl, William Maloney, Rosalie Nadeau, Sandy O’Connor, Mary Alice Eizenberg, and Joyce Zavorkas. Many more artists with national reputations are also included.

The sale will be held every Saturday and Sunday in August from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at 3166 Main Street, Route 6A, Barnstable Village.

All proceeds go to the Cape Cod Art Center Capital Campaign. 508-362-2909. Cash, Checks and Credit Cards will be accepted.

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 Centerville Historical Museum’s Annual Yard Sale
Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

Centerville Historical Museum’s Annual Yard Sale

One of the museum’s major fundraising events, the August yard sale will be its fourteenth. People come from far and wide to stroll through the many tables of objects under the big tent. They buy, meet their neighbors and delight in the variety of lovingly kept yet perhaps no longer needed articles in the many categories offered at several areas of the museum’s grounds. As the saying goes, “The better the quality, the better the sale.”

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Vonnegut Celebration Chowderfest
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

Vonnegut Celebration Chowderfest

Join Sturgis Library for Chowderfest! featuring Kurt Vonnegut’s favorite clam chowder, cornbread, salad, toll house cookies, plus beer, wine, and soft drinks.Tickets are $25 per person, available at the Library.  Seating is limited so purchase tickets in advance. Call 508-362-6636 or send an email to sturgisreference@comcast.net

URL for more details: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/chowderfest/

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Independence House International Festival
Aug
3
12:00 PM12:00

Independence House International Festival

The 2nd annual Independence House International Festival will take place on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 12:00-6:00pm on the Hyannis Green.

The Cape Cod community is invited to this free event to enjoy multi-cultural foods and vendors, music, dancers and more.

Entertainment Schedule

Host (12:00-4:00pm)

Jonathan Thompson, JT’s Chronicles

Sound System Coordinator (10:00am-9:00pm) Simão Souza

 Time Performer Performance

 12:00-2:00pm Doug Ricciardi’s Jazz til Dawn Band with Mariana Costa Bossa Nova, Jazz, Pop

 2:00-3:00pm Drumma Queens Women’s Percussion Ensemble of African Drums, Song & Dance

 3:00-4:00pm Jorge Meira Brazilian Music, Singing, Guitarist

 4:00-5:00pm Tianna Esperanza Rhythm & Blues, Hip Hop

 5:00-6:00pm Alana Macedo DJ Lana

 6:00-7:20pm Erikk Santana

El Muñeco Latino Music Band with Dancers

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POP-UP Art Sale at the Cape Cod Art Center
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

POP-UP Art Sale at the Cape Cod Art Center

Cape Cod Art Center is hosting a pop-up art exhibit and sale featuring over 90 original pieces of artwork from multiple estates. Artwork Includes oils, watercolors, pastels, photography – framed and unframed. Artists represented include local artists: Michele Dangelo, Thomas Eaton, Brooks Kelly, Xavier Gonzalez, Lois Griffel, Sarah Holl, William Maloney, Rosalie Nadeau, Sandy O’Connor, Mary Alice Eizenberg, and Joyce Zavorkas. Many more artists with national reputations are also included.

The sale will be held every Saturday and Sunday in August from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at 3166 Main Street, Route 6A, Barnstable Village.

All proceeds go to the Cape Cod Art Center Capital Campaign. 508-362-2909. Cash, Checks and Credit Cards will be accepted.

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Kurt Vonnegut's Barnstable Years;  A Daughter's Recollection
Aug
2
6:15 PM18:15

Kurt Vonnegut's Barnstable Years; A Daughter's Recollection

Kurt Vonnegut’s Barnstable Years: A Daughter’s Recollections
Speaker:   Edith Vonnegut

Edith Vonnegut, daughter of noted author Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. will present a slide show of Kurt Vonnegut’s years in Barnstable, accompanied by audio recordings and memories of growing up with him. This program is presented as part of the Vonnegut Reading Marathon and Celebration weekend sponsored by Sturgis Library.

THIS PROGRAM IS HELD AT TALES OF CAPE COD, two doors west of Sturgis Library.  Seating is limited.  Admission is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers.  Proceeds benefit Tales of Cape Cod. The doors open at 6:15 PM for a wine and cheese reception, followed by the talk.

 Parking is available on the street, at St. Mary’s Church, and at Sturgis Library.

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4th Annual Art at the Museum-Show and Sale
Jul
18
4:00 PM16:00

4th Annual Art at the Museum-Show and Sale

Thursday, July 18

4-4:30 Preview for Members

4:30 to 7:00 p.m.

General Public

Free Admission.

Wine & Hors d'oeuvres

Rain or Shine Under Our Tent

Love art? So do we. Mix and mingle with friends and renowned Cape Cod artists as you enjoy fine art with the backdrop of historic Crosby Boats.

 

Seventeen artists will be on hand for the Art @ The Museum event on July 18 in a tent on the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. All of the paintings, Pairpoint Glass, and Sailor's Valentines are for sale and benefit the Museum. (30% of all sales is recognized as a tax deductible donation and go directly to the museum.)

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Killer Queen Concert at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center
Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

Killer Queen Concert at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center

Killer Queen Concert
Tickets on sale now at https://killerqueen.brownpapertickets.com
Online ticket sales will end on July 15.

$40 advanced purchase / $45 at the door
Box office will open at 5:00pm on July 16 if there are still tickets left.
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Show is at 7:00 pm.
Killer Queen, the world’s longest performing Queen Tribute band and the UK’s Premier Tribute to Queen will be making a stop during their summer U.S. Tour on Cape Cod. The concert is the 3rd annual collaborative concert to benefit Independence House and the Cape Cod Synagogue and is scheduled to take place on July 16, 2019 at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center.

Killer Queen, tours internationally and their summer 2019 tour will also include headlining across Europe, Scandinavia and Russia. Awarded as the ‘Worldwide Best Tribute Band” Killer Queen was selected to represent Queen in a re-staged tribute LiveAid concert held by Sir Bob Geldorf, performing with him to raise funds for the homeless. Killer Queen continues to sell out arenas that Queen once played back in their peak. Lead singer Patrick Myers is astonishing as Freddie Mercury in looks, voice and performance.

Tickets for the concert are on sale now at https://killerqueen.brownpapertickets.com. Sponsor opportunities and advertising space in the concert program booklet are available by contacting Donna Giberti donnag@indhouse.net, 508-771-6507 x221,

Sponsors to date include Ocean 104.7/Cape Cod Broadcasting Media and The British Beer Company offering ticket holders 10% off their meal on July 16, 2019 at both Hyannis and Sandwich pub locations.

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Entertainment Tonight at The Cotuit Center for the Arts
Jul
9
5:30 PM17:30

Entertainment Tonight at The Cotuit Center for the Arts

Join Us at the Best Party of the Summer!

Cotuit Center for the Arts’ thoroughly fun and entertaining annual fundraiser. Indulge in gourmet hors d'oeuvres, bid in the silent and live auctions, and dance the night away with DJ Ian Lee.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Help us top our fundraising goal to keep high-quality arts programming right here in our community.

A feast of food stations and hors d’oeuvres

  • Wine, desserts and our complimentary full service bar

  • Live and Silent Auctions

  • An over the top stage show highlighting the best of the 2018-2019 season

  • Interactive crowd entertainment

  • A dance party with DJ Ian Lee

  • VIP upgrade package available

    VIP Package Includes:

  • Reserved premier table seating

  • Bottle of Champagne per couple

  • Reserved VIP parking

  • 4 guests per table, $225 per person

Tuesday July 9th from 5:30-10:30pm

Attire is Cape Cod Casual to Anything Goes!

$125 general admission

$225 VIP ticket

https://e.givesmart.com/events/diw/

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Cahoon Museum Brush Off Festival  and Art Auction
Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Cahoon Museum Brush Off Festival and Art Auction

Saturday, July 6, 9:00am - 2:30pm

rain date July 7th

Join the Cahoon Museum for a day of summer fun celebrating the Cape’s art and artists. A Cape Cod tradition, this 29th annual fundraising event features silent and live art auctions, local artists painting on location, food, and music on the Cotuit Village green. Come experience heart-warming community spirit while benefiting the Cahoon Museum!

  • 9:00am to Noon – Artists On Location

  • 9:30am to Noon – Silent Art Auction

  • 10:00am to 2:30pm – Food by Pineapple Caper Cafe Food Truck & Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

  • 11:30am to 1:00pmBubbleman and Music by Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz

  • 1:00pm to 2:30pm – Live Art Auction: Charles Bailey-Gates will be the auctioneer.
    Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the fun! Bid on art to support local artists and the Museum!

  • All Day Family Fun! Face Painting, Cahoon Museum Information and Membership Table

Preview art here:

https://cahoonmuseum.org/programs/brush-off/2019-brush-off-auction-preview/

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Country and Western Cookout - Come for Food and Fun
Jun
29
5:00 PM17:00

Country and Western Cookout - Come for Food and Fun

Country and Western Cookout

June 29, 2019 (rain or shine) 5-8 pm

Ribs, Burgers, Franks, Chicken, Corn, Salads -Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks

Music by the Northside String Band

Line Dancing

$40. non members, $35. members, $7. children 5-7, under 5 free

Reservation by June 15

email: CHSM@CentervillehistoricalMuseum.org 508-775-0331

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3rd Annual “Weekend of Art” Art Walk Exhibition, Cookout & Cotuit Library Fundraiser
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

3rd Annual “Weekend of Art” Art Walk Exhibition, Cookout & Cotuit Library Fundraiser

Event Schedule:

  1. Artwalk - 10:00am-2:00pm - Walk starts at 10:00am at the Cotuit Library, 871 Main Street, Cotuit, MA
    En plein air painting walk locations:

    * Cotuit Library with Mary Moquin
    * Ropes Beach
    with Susan O'Brien McLean & Syd Hale
    * Town Dock
    with John Clayton
    * Riley's Beach
    with Neil McCauliff
    * Loop Beach
    with Jim Freeheart & Robin Wessman
    * Cotuit Historical Society
    with Jill Bates

  2. BBQ - 3:00 - 7:00pm at the Chapman Art Gallery. 5 Main Street, Cotuit. Free Burgers – Hot Dogs – Chicken Sandwiches – Refreshments

  3. Three Person Exhibition” – 3:00 – 7:00pm. Featuring new works by artists Elizabeth Mumford, Jim Freeheart and Jason Eldredge.

    Welcome All!

    This is your opportunity to meet your favorite artists live!

    *Rain Date Sunday June, 30

    Questions? Call Scott Chapman 617-448-0864

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Sturgis Library's Annual Plant and Garden Sale
Jun
17
9:00 AM09:00

Sturgis Library's Annual Plant and Garden Sale

Annuals, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Bulbs, Seeds, Houseplants, Vegetables, Bedding Plants, Seedlings, Books, Tools, Garden Decor, Pots, Vases, Baskets, Birdhouses, Birdfeeders, and More!

Accepting plant donations starting May 18th. Divide your perennials now and pot them up so they’ll be well established. Please label with the name/variety, height, color, size, growing condition, etc. There will be empty pots for you to use for your plant donations next to the building in the back of the library’s parking lot.

We also accept donations of new or gently used garden related-items. These can be dropped off at Sturgis Library during regular library hours in April and May. Please, no glass vases.

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Scoops for Sloops - Sail Cape Cod Ice Cream Fest
Jun
15
12:00 PM12:00

Scoops for Sloops - Sail Cape Cod Ice Cream Fest

Join us for the fabulous 2019 Third Annual Scoops For Sloops Ice Cream Festival. Enjoy all you can eat Ice Cream provided by Ice Cream Partners from around Cape Cod!

All proceeds benefit Sail Cape Cod and its community & adaptive programs.

When: June 15th 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Where: Aselton Park – 135 South St., Hyannis MA 02601

Price: $10 per person ($5 for children 12 & younger)

Tickets may be purchased onsite at the entrance to the event

Friday June 14

  1. 5:30 -7:00 . Sun Run on the Village Green

 Saturday

  • 25 Hours of Music.  6 Bands starting at 1:00.  Last band goes on at 7:30

  • Scoops for Sloops . 12-5 Town Green $10 adults, $5 kids all you can eat icecream

  • Car Owners VIP and Cape Cod Classics Car Club Meet up . 5:00 - 7:00 Village Green (Sloops Tent) . Main Street closed from 4:30 - 7:30 from Barnstable Road to Pearl

 Sunday

  • 25th Annual Hyannis Father's Day Car Show 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m..

  • Main Street closed from Sea to Barnstable from 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Stage B set up at the corner of High School Road and Main NW Corner Band 10-1 and Car Awards 1:30

  • 25 Hours of Music Village Green, 4 bands, last band goes on at 1:30. Expected end is 3:00.

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Cotuit Library Golf Tournament
Jun
10
1:00 PM13:00

Cotuit Library Golf Tournament

Join us June 10 for our annual outstanding golf event. The Cotuit Library must raise about $100,000 each year to keep this great community resource functioning. The golf tournament is one of our major fundraisers. We look forward to seeing you at Wianno Golf Club. Reserve your space now. You can also support the library as a tee sponsor or by donating items to the raffle.

$150 per golfer
$600 per foursome
Includes light lunch, cart, golf, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, 50/50 putting contest, and prizes
4-person, traditional scramble with men’s, women’s and senior tees.

Call 508-428-8141 to sign up or be a Tee-Sponsor

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Goreyosity Shop Exhibit and Gala Auction
Jun
1
6:30 PM18:30

Goreyosity Shop Exhibit and Gala Auction

 Goreyosity Shop: An Exhibit and Auction of New Artwork Created from the Collections of Edward Gorey, is an inspired repurposing of materials from the vast collections (or, The Wondrous Hoardings) of author/artist Edward Gorey into new works of art and fine craft by local artists. A benefit for the Edward Gorey House in Yarmouth Port, Goreyosity Shop is the result of 26 Cape and off-Cape collage and assemblage artists, fabric artists, illustrators, sculptors, furniture makers, miniaturists, jewelry makers and painters being allowed to rummage through Edward Gorey's barn. Clothing, fabrics, small metal objects, large metal objects, very large metal objects, architectural remnants, glass, beads, kitchenware, ceramics, tiles, cutlery, partially intact books and magazines, and plush toys have now all returned as new works of art-either decorative, contemplative, outrageous, wearable, useful, or otherwise. There is every possibility that you will want to own one, or more, of them. Goreyosity Shop exhibits in the Great Hall Gallery from Wednesday, May 22nd until the culminating Goreyosity Shop Gala Auction. Join us at this incredible event to experience  music by Broadway Central, delicious food and lovely libations, and the auctions, both live and silent. More information can be had by contacting the Gorey House at edwardgorey@verizon.net or at 508-362-3909.

$60 per ticket/ $52 Gorey House Member Discount.

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Sixth Annual Kentucky Derby Gala at the Cotuit Center for the Arts
May
4
3:30 PM15:30

Sixth Annual Kentucky Derby Gala at the Cotuit Center for the Arts

Join us for Cotuit’s annual Run for the Roses! Celebrate the Kentucky Derby Cotuit Style!

We’ll have live betting, a hat parade and contest, photo ops with horses, surprise events and of course, mint juleps! The race will be broadcast live on our high definition 26 foot movie screen, so plan to join us a cheer your horse and jockey.

This event will sell out, so please pre-order your tickets in advance to ensure that you get into the hottest Kentucky Derby party on the Cape!

The sixth year of this annual event at the Center promises to be something special. Admission is $25 and kids under 12 are admitted free.

There will be four opportunities for betting, with the house taking 50% on everything (It is a fundraiser, after all!) and with opportunities to win some serious cash!

6th Annual Kentucky Derby Gala
Saturday, May 4 at 3:30pm
Tickets $25
Kids under 12 are free

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