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Hydrangea Fest at the Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties
Jul
8
to Jul 21

Hydrangea Fest at the Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties

Two locations along Ocean Street, Hyannis: *51 Ocean Street-Harbor Overlook and *180 Ocean Street-Bismore Park

Every day at the Hyannis HyArts Artists Shanties -blooming with specials and fun activities as a part of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival. 

JULY 8-14:
Sandy Boudreau, July 8-14, Harbor Overlook, Keyes shanty
Receive 10% off all Hydrangea painted items including painted tiles, cutting boards, small paintings and note cards.

Jean Esperson-Golden: July 8-14, Bismore Park, Hyannis shanty 
hydrangea flowers in my shanty highlighting my nature-inspired jewelry

Theresa Leonard-Gilham, July 8-14, Bismore Park, Cotuit shanty
Stop in and smell the flowers! Terry will have hydrangea flower arrangements all week long.

Maria Polydolls, July 8-July 14, Harbor Overlook, Hathaway's shanty 
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Step up and smile and snap a selfie in front of PollyDolls Hydrangea selfie frame. While there, check out the hand-made textiles including hydrangeas that never need water, Cape Cod creatures of all sizes and their fabulous doll friends.

Beverley Roberts, Mijiza Images, July 8-14, Osterville shanty, Bismore Park
Welcome to Hydrangea Week at Mijiza Images. Come in and enjoy our beautiful array of hydrangea inspired hand-painted scarves. Thinking of taking one home? Special prices this week. 

July 15-21:
Leslie Altman, July 15-21, Bismore Park, Cotuit shanty
Ongoing demonstrations of hydrangea watercolor technique. For purchase: blue hydrangea greeting cards and 11 x 14” hydrangea prints for sale.  Get a free blue hydrangea greeting card with the purchase of a 11 X 14 hydrangea print. ($35.00) 15% discount on 18 x 24” original watercolor painting of a pink hydrangea.

Martine Bindler-Desbiens (Craft-Tine) , July 15-21, Bismore Park, Barnstable Shanty
Come and see a selection of Hydrangea greeting cards, boxes and gift bags.

Cape Cod & Nantucket Photo Designs, July 15-21, Keyes Shanty, Harbor Overlook
Cape Cod Hydrangea photography including matted photos, sachets, pillows, cards, ceramic tiles and keychains.  Receive a small Hydrangea magnet with a purchase of any Hydrangea item over $10, while supplies last.  

Lori Dawn Ceramics, July 15-21, Harbor Overlook, Hathaway's shanty
Pick your favorite hydrangea inspired pendants specially priced to celebrate the week.

Cove Lane Pottery, July 15-21, Bismore Park, West Barnstable shanty
Hydrangea painted plates, platters and cups

Gracefull Fire Glass, July 15-21, Bismore Park, Hyannis shanty
'Buried Treasure' for kids 12 and under. Stop by and take a turn 'digging' for colorful beads in the rice bucket and pick a color necklace t to put it on, while supplies last.

Marie Palcic Photography, July 15-21, Bismore Park, Centerville shanty 
Stop by for a free coloring page of a beautiful Cape Cod Hydrangea photograph – fun for kids and adult! Remember the Cape Cod Hydrangea Fest with a selfie in front of the Hydrangea photo wall tapestry. And while you are there, purchase any Hydrangea photographs, greeting cards, scarves, tote bags, pillows, wall tapestries  and receive a free package of hydrangea gift tags, too!  

Alyssa Ruggieri, July 15-21, Bismore Park, Marstons Mills Shanty
@ALR.designs - Alyssa will demonstrate throughout the week how to paint a hydrangea gift tag.
Get a free hydrangea souvenir gift tag, while supplies last. Kids and adults can practice their hydrangea art skills, stop by for a hand designed hydrangea coloring page!

Washershore , July 15th-21th Harbor Overlook - Kalmus Shanty 
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For purchase: Washershore will be offering a Limited Edition 2019 pink/purple hydrangea pendant created on a 1" washer with your choice of a chain or cord. We will also be offering a Limited Edition 2019 hydrangea inspired ornament created on a 2" washer perfect for Christmas in July or a memory from Cape Cod for the holiday season.

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Love Local Fest
Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

Love Local Fest

Sunday, July 28, 2019 and Sunday, September 29, 2019
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Aselton Park (Corner of South and Ocean Streets in Hyannis, MA 02563)


Celebrate the Cape Cod community at the LoveLocal Fest! The annual summer festivals will take place on Sunday, July 28 and Sunday, September 29 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Aselton Park in Hyannis. 

This community event will feature a collection of Cape Cod's homegrown artists, artisans, farmers, food trucks, musicians, among other independent makers. 

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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.

A complete schedule of vendors and musical performances will be made available soon.

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Love Local Fest
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Love Local Fest

Sunday, July 28, 2019 and Sunday, September 29, 2019
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Aselton Park (Corner of South and Ocean Streets in Hyannis, MA 02563)


Celebrate the Cape Cod community at the LoveLocal Fest! The annual summer festivals will take place on Sunday, July 28 and Sunday, September 29 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Aselton Park in Hyannis. 

This community event will feature a collection of Cape Cod's homegrown artists, artisans, farmers, food trucks, musicians, among other independent makers. 

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Fourth of July - Hyannis
Jul
4
4:00 PM16:00

Fourth of July - Hyannis

For the last fourteen years, the Hyannis Fourth of July Parade has been an annual flagship event for the village of Hyannis and the Town of Barnstable. This year, the Town of Barnstable along with the Town of Barnstable Fourth of July Committee is excited to continue the 2019 Town of Barnstable Fourth of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 4:00 – 9:00 PM. The theme for this year’s festivities is “A Star Spangled Independence Day!” This revamped annual event builds upon the many years of success and includes five full hours of jam-packed, nonstop programming and family-friendly entertainment. From the east end to west end of Main Street and down to the waterfront, residents and visitors alike will enjoy the annual parade, concerts, and fireworks, as well as street performers, musicians, family games, jugglers, face painting, free trolley rides around the Village Green, and other interactive elements that will create lasting memories for the whole family. 
4:00 PM Town of Barnstable Fourth of July Parade – Main Street 5:00 PM Barnstable Town Band Concert – Village Green Family Lawn Games on the Village Green Free Rides by the Roaming Railroad- Village Green Nicholas Suchecki Jazz Quartet Bands and Musicians along Main Street Jugglers and Bubble Fun on the Village Green Family Activities on the Village Green & Aselton Park

6:30 PM Pre-Fireworks Concert – Aselton Park - Anna and the Moderns Family Lawn Games on the Village Green Family Activities at Aselton Park Bands and Musicians along Main Street

9:00 PM Fireworks – Hyannis Harbor and Lewis Bay (Rain Date for Fireworks Only: Saturday, August 31, 2019)

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Art in the Village 2019
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Art in the Village 2019

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Saturday & Sunday, June 22nd and 23rd
10am-4pm
Rain or Shine!
Free parking is available
Barnstable Village, Courthouse Green | 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630

Cape Cod Art Center is celebrating its seventeenth year in historic Barnstable Village!

Kick off the summer art show season with Cape Cod Art Center’s annual Art in the Village festival. Featuring artists original works of art and handmade goods, family fun, live music, auction items and more!

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Father's Day Car Show
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Father's Day Car Show

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Main Street in Hyannis, MA


Treat Dad to a day of admiring 350 classic cars at the 25th Annual Father's Day Car Show! It'll be held on Sunday, June 16 on Main Street in Hyannis. 

Enjoy strolling, socializing and gazing at the spectacular pieces of classic machinery at one of the largest car shows in New England, which is hosted by the Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce. 

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 ice cream

  • 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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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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Town of Barnstable’s Annual Memorial Day Parade
May
27
9:30 AM09:30

Town of Barnstable’s Annual Memorial Day Parade

The Town of Barnstable’s Annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 27, 2019. The parade will form at 9:30 AM at the Centerville Library and kick off sharply at 10:00 AM and proceed down Main Street to Monument Square for a brief program where there will be the placement of wreaths at monuments for the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars followed by a firing salute by the Yarmouth Minutemen. The parade will reform and proceed to the Beechwood Cemetery for the main program. This year’s Keynote Speaker is Lt. Colonel Charles D. Carroll, USAFR, Retired. Lt. Col. Carroll is a retired Command Pilot with over 8,000 flight hours in service to the United States Air Force, The Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard. In a career spanning over 33 years he has flown fighters and heavies, tankers and transports, and is a graduate of Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff School and Air War College. The public is invited to bring pictures with them to the event of a family member, friend or acquaintance who has passed away and was a veteran. The parade will not reform but streets will remain blocked to allow safe foot traffic back to the Library

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Figawi Race Photo Cruise
May
25
8:00 AM08:00

Figawi Race Photo Cruise

REGISTRATION CLOSES AT THE END OF THE WEEK!

(Not instructor lead)

Location: Boarding Hyannis Harbor on Ocean Street aboard the Bay Spirit catamaran.

Arrive at 8:00am (Boards 8:30am, Departs 9:00am). Excursion lasts approxametly 2-4 hours (depending on weather conditions)

Price: Members $45 | Non-Members $50

Seating is limited!

A rare opportunity to shoot the annual Hyannis to Nantucket Figawi Race from the best vantage point – on the water! View the parade of sails and capture that ultimate action shot from aboard a catamaran.

Tour lasts 2-4 hours depending on shooting & sailing conditions.

Parking:

  • There is a municipal parking lot on South Street with free parking. It is about a two block walk from the harbor.

  • There is limited parking at the harbor by meter.

  • You may park in the ferry boat parking lot and pay a parking fee for the day.

https://figawi.com/the-race/

https://capecodartcenter.org/shop/may-25-figawi-race-photo-cruise/



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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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LoveLocal Fest
Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

LoveLocal Fest

11 AM - 6:00pm
Help us celebrate our 6th LoveLocal Fest season where the LoveLiveLocal vision comes to life as we unite the community (of locals & visitors alike) and showcase an amazing collection of Cape Cod’s homegrown artists, artisans, farmers, food trucks, musicians + other independent makers.
Along the Hyannis Harbor at Aselton Park, bring the whole family, a blanket & beach chairs and make a day out of it!

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LoveLocal Fest
Jul
29
11:00 AM11:00

LoveLocal Fest

July 29 is when LoveLiveLocal’s vision comes to life this year at Aselton Park on Hyannis Harbor. This is when we will unite the community (of locals & visitors alike) and showcase an amazing collection of Cape Cod’s homegrown artists, artisans, farmers, food trucks, musicians + other independent makers.

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7th Annual Hyannis Summer Arts and Crafts Festival
Jul
21
to Jul 22

7th Annual Hyannis Summer Arts and Crafts Festival

Over 100 Booths of American made Arts and Crafts; including Fine Art Photography, Carved Wood, Slate, Nautical Home Decor, Jewelry, Pottery, Soy Candles, Wearable Art, Garden Décor, Quilts, Floral Design, Leather, Wood Inlay, Hair Accessories, Sea Glass Creations, Paper, Fiber, Adult Apparel, Scarves, Porcelain, Folk Art, Personal Care, Children’s Toys, Blown Glass, Pillow Quilts, Sterling Jewelry, Mosaic, Abstract Art, Shell Crafts, Landscape Photography, Children’s Clothing, Metal Art, Plush Furniture, Ceramics, Pet Accessories, Original Oil Painting, Ceramic, Sheep Skin Accessories, Doll Clothes, Decorative Painting, Wall Silhouettes, Flame Colorant, Aroma-therapy, Turned Wood, Fleece, Knives, Ornaments and much more. 

Come and sample such gourmet delights as Cranberry Jellies, Dressings, Olive Oils, Herbal Dips, Kettle Corn, Lemonade, Kosher Nuts, Balsamic Vinegars, Wine Mix and more.

Bring a blanket and enjoy live musical entertainment on the bandstand each day.

Saturday 10am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 4pm

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Art in the Village 2018
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Art in the Village 2018

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SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 23 & 24
10:00AM-4:00PM
RAIN OR SHINE
Celebrating its sixteenth year in historic Barnstable Village!

Kick off the summer art show season with Cape Cod Art Center’s annual Art in the Village festival. Featuring artists original works of art and handmade goods, family fun, live music, auction items and more!

Free parking is always available.

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