Event Calendar August 2014

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An Evening with Bill Crosby

Cape Cod Melody Tent, 21 West Main St, Hyannis, from 08/30/14 8:00pm

For More Info:
508-775-5630
http://www.melodytent.org/events/

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Town of Barnstable Celebrates 375 Years!

, from 08/30/14 8:00pm

For More Info:
www.Barnstable375.com

A pre-fireworks concert on Aselton Park (corner of South and Ocean St, Hyannis) features the band, Groovy Afternoon, 6:00pm-8:00pm. The fireworks display will start at 8:00PM.

Viewing: The main viewing locations for this year’s fireworks will be Aselton Park,Bismore Park, Veteran’s Park Beach and Kalmus Beach.

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Singer/Songwriter Spotlight Series at Hyannis Harbor - Free concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties - Jim Lough

, from 08/30/14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Engaging guitar and mandolin player Jim Lough has a unique sound you won’t soon forget, belting out bluegrass, country and rock originals and covers. He is a member of local band Riley Coyote. https://myspace.com/rileycoyotemusic
Bring your beach chairs or blankets!

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AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod 28th Annual Live Art Auction and Raffle

Provincetown Town Hall 260 Commercial Street Provincetown, USA, from 08/30/14 6:00pm

For More Info:
http://asgcc.org/events/9/auction/

Preview starts at 2PM – Live Auction starts at 6PM
Light refreshments, Wine, Soft Drinks will be served

For 28 years local artist and businesses have donated their time and work to help support the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod. Please join us for this wonderful tradition.

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1736 Josiah Dennis Manse Museum

Corner of Whig St. & Nobscussett Rd., Dennis, MA , from 08/30/14 1:00pm

For More Info:
508-385-2232
http://www.dennishistsoc.org/Museums/Museums-02-Josiah.html

The Manse is a modified salt box house museum with costumed docents who provide historical information about the first minister, Reverend Josiah Dennis, and the town of Dennis from its Colonial beginning to the prosperous maritime years of sailing ships.

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Harwich Indoor Antiques Show

Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street, from 08/30/14 10:00am - 4:00pm

For More Info:
508 432-8089
www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org

This new indoor will feature 30+ dealers, antique appraisals, artwork restoration quotes and a lobster roll luncheon. Admission is $6; $5 with ad or card. Supported by the Cape Cod Chronicle, Cape Cod Picture Framing, and the Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod.

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FORGOTTEN PORT: Provincetown's Whaling Heritage

Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Rd, Provincetown, MA , from 04/01/14 to 11/30/14 9:00am

For More Info:
508-487-1310
www.pilgrim-monument.org

This new exhibition at the Provincetown Museum tells the story of the historical importance of the whaling industry to the town's development and follows the evolution of the town from hunting whales to saving whales. Also on display: The History, Restoration and Historic Journey of the Charles W. Morgan.

Admission is $12 adults, $10 seniors, $4 children; children under the age of four enter free. PMPM provides ample parking in the center of Town; $12 parking fee includes one free adult admission to the Monument and Museum.

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Fragment House by Danielle Krcmar at Highfield Hall & Gardens

Highfield Hall & Gardens, from 04/01/14 to 09/07/14 10:00am

For More Info:
508-495-1878, x2
www.highfieldhall.org

Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; $5 suggested admission/members free. Fragment House, is the first interactive environmental artwork that has graced the lawns of Highfield Hall & Gardens. It calls attention to Beebe Woods as the backdrop for Highfield Hall and the domestic components of Highfield’s architecture and history. Atria Woodbriar is the sponsor.

Sunday Estate Walk & History of the Beebe Property Highfield Hall & Gardens

Highfield Hall & Gardens, from 04/06/14 to 10/19/14 12:30pm

For More Info:
508-495-1878, x2
www.highfieldhall.org

Estate Walks are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from April 6 to October 19, weather permitting. (There will be no walk on Easter Sunday, April 20). $5 suggested donation. Reservations appreciated for large groups, 508-495-1878, x 2. Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate. More at highfieldhall.org

Wicked Plants Exhibit

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, from 04/19/14 to 09/01/14 10:00am - 6:00pm

For More Info:
508-888-3300
http://heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/american-history-museum/

This new feature exhibit will introduce you to the evildoers lurking in your backyard and beyond. Enjoy a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals – without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger.

Wicked Plants showcases more than 100 plants and immerses you into a macabre world where plants hold the power. Poisonous, carnivorous, or just plain nasty, the diabolical botanicals represented throughout Wicked Plants are shown in all their fearful glory. Meet the infamous plants that have left their mark on history and claimed many an unfortunate victim.

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Driven to Collect Exhibit

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, from 04/19/14 to 10/26/14 10:00am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
508-888-3300
http://heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/exhibitions/automobile-gallery/

This year marks the return of Heritage’s permanent collection of antique and classic automobiles with a whole new look and interpretive theme, plus a carload of interactive fun! Discover how Heritage founder Josiah K. Lilly, III collected and restored American automobiles—and learn about the passion and desire that compel people to seek out and collect objects they love.
Driven to Collect will feature the finest cars in the Heritage collection. It will also include displays of other collectibles from the Heritage vaults, such as banks, trains, and art.

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BURGESS STORY TIMES at GREEN BRIAR

Thornton W. Burgess Society, 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537 , from 05/01/14 to 11/29/14

For More Info:
http://www.thorntonburgess.org/FamilyPrograms.htm

Drop by and join a Society naturalist for a lively story of “Peter Rabbit” and friends and a visit with one of the nature center’s resident animals. Suitable for families with children ages 2 ½ and up. Advance registration is not required.

Saturdays at 10:30am (Year-round)
Members: Free Non-members: $2 per person

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Fridays at 10:30am (year-round)

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If These Houses Could Talk-a self guided walking tour

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 65 Palmer Ave, Falmouth, MA, from 05/15/14 to 09/15/14

For More Info:
508-548-4857
http://museumsonthegreen.org/

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David Rogers’ Big Bugs Exhibit

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, from 05/31/14 to 10/26/14 10:00am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
508-888-3300
http://heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/old-east-windmill/

What happens when you recreate insects on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have Big Bugs.
Sculptor David Rogers creates insects such as 25-foot-long ants and dragonflies with 17-foot wingspans using combinations of whole trees, cut green saplings, dry branches, and other forest materials. The inherent uniqueness of these materials, their different shapes, colors and textures provide these sculptures with character, definition and a sense of motion.
Big Bugs at Heritage includes three ants, a dragonfly, a damselfly, an assassin bug, a praying mantis, a spider on a web, a ladybug, and a daddy longlegs.

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Senior Day at Hyannis Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market, 990 Iyannough Road - RT. 132, Hyannis, MA 02601, from 06/04/14 to 12/17/14 10:00am

For More Info:
508-418-5900

Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. is Senior Day. Come in and watch cooking demos, get free samples, find out about our sections and so much more. Sign up by calling 508-418-5900.

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Story Time at Hyannis Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market, 990 Iyannough Road - RT. 132, Hyannis, MA 02601, from 06/06/14 to 12/19/14 9:00am

For More Info:
508-418-5900

Every Friday at 9 a.m. we’ll be holding Story Time in our Cod Café where we will offer free smoothies. Sign up by calling 508-418-5900.

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Harwich Farmers' Market

Brooks Academy Museum, 80 Parallel Street Harwich Center, from 06/12/14 to 10/09/14 3:00pm - 6:00pm

For More Info:
508 432-8089
harwichfarmersmarket.org

Shop for locally-grown produce, herbs, and flowers along with meats, cheeses, baked goods, value added farm products, and more at this weekly market on the grounds of the museum. Live musical performances. Exhibits open for extended hours during the market.

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Capt. Bangs Hallet House Museum

11 Strawberry Lane, Yarmouth Port, MA, from 06/13/14 to 10/12/14 1:00pm - 4:00pm

For More Info:
508-362-3484
www.hsoy.org

The only sea captain's home on Cape Cod open regularly to visitors provides a glance into 19th century sea captains and their families' lives. Includes treasures brought back from the Far East as well as an 18th century kitchen. Docent led tours are held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday with the last tour starting at 3 p.m. Admission $3 adults, 50 cents children. for more information, call the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth at 508-362-3021.

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Harwich and the War to End All Wars

Brooks Academy Museum, 80 Parallel Street, Harwich Center, from 06/15/14 to 10/11/14 2:00pm - 4:00pm

For More Info:
508 432-8089
harwichhistoricalsociety.org

Explore "Great War" in this new exhibit that tells the stories of those who served in uniform or as civilians on the home front through a display of uniforms, military equipment, photos, letters, posters and memorabilia. Also features "Harwich Through Time" photo exhibit, railroad, maritime, and cranberry exhibits.

Celestial Passage Walking Labyrinth: Spirit, Space and Time

Highfield Hall & Gardens - 56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA, from 06/21/14 to 09/07/14 10:00am - 2:00pm

For More Info:
508-495-1878, x2
www.highfieldhall.org

This meditative walking labyrinth, created by builder Dan DiNardo, is a 30 foot diameter design based on the geometry of the classic 7-circuit labyrinth. A spire will cast a shadow near the center of the inner circle marking the 2014 North American summer solstice on Saturday, June 21st. More at highfieldhall.org.

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Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Season

Hyannis "HyArts" Artist Shanties, 180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA, from 06/23/14 to 08/31/14

For More Info:
508-862-4990
www.hyartsdistrict.com

Browse among the seven colorful shanties featuring local artists who work and sell their wares right from their "seaside studios". Artwork varies and includes painting, jewelry, sculpture, glass, ceramics, mariner knot work, wood carving, and much more! Artists change weekly.
FREE family entertainment Thursdays-Saturday evenings,
July/August. Shanties are open full weeks through the end of September.
Seven days a week, 11AM -8PM

Collaborations in Clay: An International Exhibition

Highfield Hall & Gardens - 56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA, from 06/29/14 to 09/07/14 10:00am - 2:00pm

For More Info:
508-495-1878, x2
www.highfieldhall.org

Artist Reception June 29 1 to 3 pm
This exhibition features the work of potters who collaborate on an individual artwork. Curated by clay collaborators Hollis Engley and Kim Medeiros, these new works highlight the diversity of the medium and the inspiration that artists can offer each other. Featured artists include: Hannah McAndrew of Scotland and Englishman Doug Fitch; Allison Coles Severance and Blair Meerfeld of Maryland; Maria Bosch of Spain; Bruce Martin of New Zealand; Steve Murphy of Boston; Patty Griffin of California; Maureen Mills of New Hampshire. More at highfieldhall.org

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Portals and Passageways: An Environmental Art & Sculpture Exhibition

Highfield Hall & Gardens - 56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA, from 06/29/14 to 09/07/14 10:00am - 2:00pm

For More Info:
508-495-1878, x2
www.highfieldhall.org

Twenty five regional artists have been invited to create environmental art works utilizing Highfield Hall’s building, grounds and gardens, and the adjacent pathways of Beebe Woods which surround the property. The exhibition is appropriate for families and a tour map and guidebook to the art and artists is included with the admission price of $5.00. This exhibition is supported by the Lovell Charitable Foundation.

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Swinging the Lamp – Ship Models from the USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild

Sandwich Glass Museum at 129 Main Street, Sandwich, from 07/01/14 to 11/02/14 9:30am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
508.888.0251
www.sandwichglassmuseum.org

Dozens of expertly crafted models varying from 12” to 48” long will be on display including Whaling ships, Grand Banks fishing schooners, Pilot schooners and very
early tug boats to name but a few. These magnificent model ships are all expertly handcrafted by members of the USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild many of whom are from New England.

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Exhibit: Circa 1870: Victorian Life in Falmouth

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 65 Palmer Ave, Falmouth, MA, from 07/01/14 to 10/11/14

For More Info:
508-548-4857
http://museumsonthegreen.org/

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Barnstable Village Farmers Market

Barnstable Village - Courthouse lawn, Route 6A, from 07/05/14 to 09/06/14 9:00am - 12:00pm

Every Saturday form July 5th - September 6th

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Into the Woods: Photocollages by Amy Ragus

Highfield Hall & Gardens, from 07/09/14 to 09/07/14 10:00am

For More Info:
508-495-1878, x2
www.highfieldhall.org

Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (July & August only) Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; $5 suggested admission/members free
This exhibition highlights Amy Ragus’ photo collages inspired by her visits to Walden Pond and contemplations on the work of Henry David Thoreau. Brand new works composed of photographs from Beebe Woods will also be on view.

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A Cut Above: Art from the American Guild of Paper Cutters

Highfield Hall & Gardens, from 07/09/14 to 09/02/14 10:00am

For More Info:
508-495-1878, x2
www.highfieldhall.org

Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (July & August only) Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; $5 suggested admission/members free
Curated by the Guild especially for Highfield Hall, this exhibition features the country’s best cut paper artists and highlights the diversity of this extraordinary medium. More at highfieldhall.org

Adult Boat Building Class

Cape Cod Maritime Museum,135 South St, Hyannis, MA, from 07/17/14 to 09/04/14 6:00pm - 8:30pm

For More Info:
508-775-1723
www.capecodmaritimemuseum.org

In this 8 week course, the class will learn how to and build a Bevins Skiff boat. This will meet every Thursday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm from Thursday July 17th to Thursday September 4th.

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MAKING FACES

Cahoon Museum of American Art, 9 North Street, Mashpee Commons, from 07/22/14 to 09/07/14

For More Info:
508-428-7581
http://www.cahoonmuseum.org/

The symbol of a face can mean the sun, a deity, authority and power or be a mirror of man’s character (though sometimes false.) This exhibition will explore ways artists have captured the uniqueness, beauty and strangeness of faces in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries
GALLERY TALK: Tuesday, August 5, 11 a.m. – Artist Kimberly Medeiros whose work is in the exhibition
GALLERY TALK: Tuesday, August 19, 11 a.m. – Artist Adam Rhude whose work is in the exhibition
Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free

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Road Trip: New Work by Jackie Reeves

Cape Cod Chat House Gallery, from 07/30/14 to 09/06/14 10:00am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
508-694-7187
www.capecodchathouse.com

Jackie Reeves starts her paintings with an open mind and a sense of adventure, setting out for places she hasn’t been before. Like taking a road trip with no map or destination in mind, this solo exhibit is all about spontaneity and chance, bringing together unusual and sometimes unlikely images in a mixed-media mashup that somehow makes sense…and opens your eyes to new ways of seeing. Open Wed. - Sat., 10 am to 5 pm

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"Inside Out"

Woodruff’s Art Center, One North Market Street, Mashpee Commons (by Stop & Shop) Mashpee, Ma , from 08/01/14 to 09/21/14 10:00am - 6:00pm

For More Info:
508-477-5767
http://www.woodruffsartcenter.com/

An array of styles are prominent in this eclectic exhibit; unique landscapes executed in assorted fibers, delectable roots mastered in oil paints; tranquil photographs, colorful torn papers brought to life forming playful scenes

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Wild Care Cape Cod Photo Contest

, from 08/01/14 to 08/31/14

For More Info:
http://www.wildcarecapecod.org/index.cfm?page=1532

Throughout the month of August, we are inviting local and visiting amateur photographers to an Open Juried Online Competition and Exhibit. Celebrate with Wild Care the majesty and variety of wildlife here on Cape Cod by submitting your best photo(s) of a native animal in the wild.
For more information and to register and enter your photos, please click here or go to our website: www.wildcarecapecod.org. Photo entries are $10 per entry.

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Always...Patsy Cline

Harwich Junior Theatre, 105 Division St, Harwich, MA 02645 , from 08/15/14 to 09/21/14

For More Info:
508-432-2002
http://www.hjtcapecod.org/

Friday and Saturdays -August 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 8 PM. Sunday Matinee August 31 at 4PM. also Sept 5 – 21, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday Matinees at 4PM.
Back by popular demand this beloved musical tribute with 27 hit songs! This story tells of a special friendship between Patsy and her greatest fan. Starring Laura Cappello and Suzette Hutchinson, this is Always…an evening of great theatre!

Exhibit: Jenny Fragosa- Foul Mouth

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 65 Palmer Ave, Falmouth, MA, from 08/29/14 to 10/11/14

For More Info:
508-548-4857
http://museumsonthegreen.org/

We can’t wait to see what Mashpee artist Jenny Fragosa will create in response to our collections. Working primarily as a printmaker and painter, she uses any media she can get her hands on to create. Visual imagery derived from her life, experiences, and emotions appears and disappears in her mark making. What will a trip through our vaults inspire her to create?

Labor Day Weekend Arts & Craft Festival

John Simpkins Field, 1153 Route 28, Yarmouth, MA, from 08/30/14 to 08/31/14 10:00am

For More Info:
http://www.castleberryfairs.com/calendar.php

Show Hours: Saturday 10-5 / Sunday 10-4
Free Admission – Outdoor Event
Directions: From Route 6 take Exit 8
Great Mid-Cape Cod Location on Route 28.

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