Event Calendar October 2014

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A Taste for Nature Wine Tasting & Auction

Bay Pines Pavilion, Ocean Edge, Brewster, from 10/02/14 6:00pm

For More Info:
(508) 896-3867 ext. 133
http://www.ccmnh.org/A-Taste-for-Nature

Help the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History celebrate their 60th anniversary by attending their 4th Annual Wine Tasting and Auction.

JazzFest Falmouth  Jazz Stroll

Peg Noonan Park, 280 Main Street, Falmouth, from 10/03/14 6:00pm - 10:00pm

For More Info:
508-548-2892
www.JazzFestFalmouth.org

Jazz Stroll is a free gambol through shops, restaurants and galleries at Queen's Buyway and along Main Street from 6 to 10 PM to hear the sounds of 13 of the best local and regional Jazz duos, trios and quartets.

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JazzFest Falmouth  Catherine Russell in Concert

Highfield Theater, 58 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, from 10/04/14 7:30pm - 10:00pm

For More Info:
508-548-2892
www.JazzFestFalmouth.org

Grammy-winner Catherine Russell, one of the foremost interpreters of mid-century 20th century American music, is a genuine jazz and blues vocalist – who can sing virtually anything. She has performed with David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Paul Simon, Michael Feinstein, Steely Dan and Rosanne Cash. She won her Grammy for her appearance as a featured artist on the soundtrack album for the HBO TV series Boardwalk Empire

Think Outside the Vase

Cape Cod Chat House Gallery, 593 Main St, Dennis, MA , from 10/04/14 5:59pm - 5:59pm

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

People always notice Janet Turner's unique floral arrangements at the Chat House. One of her secrets is to work with the natural shapes and characteristics of plants and flowers rather than trying to force them into a preconceived idea of what a floral arrangement should look like. In this free demonstration, Janet will show you how to "think outside the vase," using unusual containers and common plants and flowers to make botanical art.

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Vinegrass Festival

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, 1 Shore Rd, North Truro, MA, from 10/04/14

For More Info:
http://vinegrass.org/home

Inaugural Vinegrass Music Festival to be held at Truro Vineyards on October 4th, 2014. Featuring 6-8 bands from the Bluegrass, Americana, and Rhythm & Roots genres.
Festival Lineup: Yarn, The Howlin' Brothers, Mandolin Orange, Modern Grass
Sarah Swain and the Oh Boys, Crabgrass

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The 3rd Annual U.S. Route 6 Tour Weekend Cruise from Seekonk to Provincetown

Wareham, West Barnstable, Centerville, Provincetown, from 10/04/14

For More Info:
(508) 362-3225
http://www.route6tour.com/Route6massachusetts.htm

Classic car enthusiasts drive from Seekonk to Ptown via historic US Route 6, learning about the rich history and culture of the region along the way.

Vendor Fair to Benefit Independence House, Inc.

Liberty Hall, 2150 Main Street, Marstons Mills (next to the Marstons Mills Library), from 10/05/14 9:00am - 4:00pm

Please stop in to enjoy a vendor fair to benefit Independence House. An array of vendors displaying and selling their wares, including Spa by Athena, Suntta Nails, Thirty-one gifts, The Little Beach Gallery, Spa massages, and more.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Fore Kids Tournament

Mink Meadows Golf Club, 320 Golf Club Road, Vineyard Haven, MA, from 10/05/14 7:00am

For More Info:
(508) 771-5150
http://www.bbbs.org/site/c.9iILI3NGKhK6F/b.5962335/k.BE16/Home.htm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands will hold their Martha's Vineyard Golf Fore Kids Tournament. Their goal is to raise $20,000 to benefit the most at-risk youth on Cape Cod & the Islands. They are looking for those interested in supporting this event by purchasing a hole sponsorship, donating an auction item, sponsoring a junior golfer or putting together a team for a great day on the golf course.

JazzFest Falmouth  Brunch with Emmy Winners Goodis and Glenn

Persy's Place, 40 North Main Street, Falmouth, from 10/05/14 11:00am - 2:00pm

For More Info:
508-548-2892
www.JazzFestFalmouth.org

Goodis and Glenn have each won Emmy Awards for their television work. Glenn has performed with such notables as Chuck Berry, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Nancy Wilson, Alice Cooper, Captain & Tenille, the Delphonics and many others over more than 30 years.

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Golf Tournament to Benefit the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod

The Captains Golf Course, 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA, from 10/06/14 8:00am

For More Info:
508-487-9445
http://asgcc.org/events/16/1st-asgcc-benefit-golf-tournament/

$125/person – includes greens fees, golf cart and lunch
All proceeds to benefit the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod

For more information contact Barry Cook at 508-487-9445 or at bcook@asgcc.org

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Women of the American Revolution

Olde Colonial Courthouse, Route 6A & Rendezvous Lane, Barnstable, MA, from 10/06/14 7:00pm

For More Info:
http://www.talesofcapecod.org/events

Dramatic Readings by the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

Price of admission is $5.00 for members and $7.00 for non-members, and includes refreshments following the program. Parking is available on the street and across the street at St. Mary's Church.

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Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 869 Main St./Rte. 6A Brewster, MA 02631, from 10/08/14 9:30am

For More Info:
508-394-2683
www.ccmnh.org

Harwich Cranberry Bog to Cahoon Canal, Harwich
Approximate length of walks: 3-4 miles
$4/Member $6/Non-Member
All walks leave from the Museum parking lot.
Heavy rain cancels the walk

JazzFest Falmouth  Dave Zinno Quartet

Woods Hole Community Hall, Water Street, Woods Hole, from 10/08/14 8:00pm - 10:00pm

For More Info:
508-548-2892
www.JazzFestFalmouth.org

All members of the quartet have played with music luminaries including icons Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Rait, Gary Burton, Esperanza Spalding, Phil Woods, Scott Hamilton Roy Haynes, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, Ravi Coltrane, and Roy Hargrove.

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TROLLEY TOURS OF FALMOUTH

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 55 & 65 Palmer Ave, Falmouth and Woods Hole, MA, from 10/08/14 10:00am

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

The Falmouth Museums on the Green invites you to enjoy their historical Trolley Tours of Falmouth. These narrated tours will take visitors along some of the oldest thoroughfares in Falmouth, traveling through downtown Falmouth, Falmouth Heights, Woods Hole and other scenic locales, and will engage those on board about the seafaring history of the town. A stop will also be made at Highfield Hall & Gardens. Tickets for the two-hour excursion are $25 for Historical Society members and $ 30 for non-members. Reservations are required and these tours have sold out in the past.

Capture the Cape Painting Convergence Around Orleans

Downtown Orleans, from 10/11/14 8:00am - 12:00pm

For More Info:
508.255.6200
http://www.addisonart.com/events.html

Renowned artists from Cape Cod and states away will be painting in Orleans. This is a great opportunity to watch paintings being created, meet award-winning artists and learn more about their inspirations and techniques.

For info on where the artists will be painting, please call 508.255.6200 or email helen@addisonart.com.

Wet paintings will be framed and hung for a reception starting at 5:00 and the gallery will be open all afternoon.

In the case of rain, the artists may be found painting inside. Artists wishing to participate can email art@addisonart.com for more information.

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Capture the Cape Photo Walk Around Orleans

Land Ho! Restaurant, from 10/11/14 7:45am

For More Info:
508.255.6200
http://www.addisonart.com/events.html

Orleans Camera will be offering a Free Photo Walk open to photographers of all skill levels. In cooperation with Addison Art Gallery and The Land Ho!, this event will provide an opportunity for participants to photograph downtown Orleans while dozens of artists paint plein air at numerous Orleans locations. Pre-registration is required and participation is limited to 36 photographers who call 508.240.1300.

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Seaside Festival Bonfire

Bass River (Smugglers) Beach, South Shore Drive, Yarmouth, MA, from 10/11/14 6:00pm - 9:00pm

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

Great food, music and dancing!

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PAAM 100—9th Annual Benefit Gala

Town Hall - 260 Commercial St., Provincetown, from 10/11/14 5:00pm - 11:00pm

For More Info:
508-487-1750
https://www.paam.org/events/gala/

Please join us for a special evening at Town Hall honoring Seamen’s Bank, Joyce Johnson, Robert Duffy and Jarrod Beck. Proceeds from this important fundraising event help to underwrite the Museum’s exhibitions. Tickets go on sale after Labor Day.

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Reception for Capture the Cape

Addison Art Gallery at 43 Route 28 (South Orleans Road), from 10/11/14 5:00pm - 7:00pm

For More Info:
508.255.6200
http://www.addisonart.com/events.html

Featuring works created this weekend by dozens of renowned artists from Cape Cod and states away. This is a great opportunity to meet award-winning artists and learn more about their inspirations and techniques. Works by the participating artists can be found in museums, corporations, U.S. Embassies, and in private collections throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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The Kami Lyle Trio

Addison Art Gallery at 43 Route 28 (South Orleans Road), from 10/11/14 3:30pm - 5:00pm

For More Info:
508.255.6200
http://www.addisonart.com/events.html

With a distinctive voice and unique style, this singer/songwriter, trumpet player/pianist has a powerful impact on audiences, leaving listeners spellbound with the musical potions she creates. Sponsored by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, the Land Ho! Restaurant and Addison Art Gallery as part of Capture the Cape.

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Visual Journaling

Cape Cod Chat House Gallery, 593 Main St, Dennis, MA, from 10/11/14 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Visual journaling (in a medium called "art quilting") is similar to collage. It's done with fabric, embroidery, embellishing, and sometimes painting. June Calender will show pieces from her "year of visual journaling" and talk about how anyone can use visual journaling to capture the essence of a day or week or month, and how artists and artisans can incorporate these experiences into other kinds of visual art. June teaches "Writing with the Whole Brain" and "History of the American Quilt" at the Academy for Lifelong Learning at Cape Cod Community College.

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Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, from 10/11/14 11:00am - 12:00pm

For More Info:
508-888-3300 x175
http://heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/ai1ec_event/behind-the-scenes-auto-tour-6/?instance_id=89887

Go behind the scenes with curator Jennifer Madden for a tour of our antique auto collection storage. Jennifer will share little-known facts and stories about the twenty cars in this area, while participants have the opportunity to closely examine the vehicles. Participants will also learn how the collection was formed, the original purchase price of each vehicle, the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, and the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit. Advance registration is recommended as space is limited.

Fee (includes museum admission): $10 Members, $25 Non-Member adults, $17 Non-Member youth

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Seaside Festival Bed Races

, from 10/11/14 10:30am

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

Come out and test your skills! How creative and fast can you be?? The Yarmouth Seaside Festival is proud to announce the first running of Bed Races. Open to anyone over the age of 14, teams of five will create a theme, build a bed and race against other teams. This year there will be no entry fee, it’s a FREE event!

Marine/Nautical Yard Sale

Cape Cod Maritime Museum, from 10/11/14 10:00am - 2:00pm

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

All are invited to attend – those that are selling boat paraphernalia and nautical gear or those that are looking for maritime related items to purchase. If you are selling, call the museum to register, and you are free to set up on the back patio of the museum starting at 8:30am. All items for sale must be nautical or marine related items.

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Taylor Bray Farm Fall Festival

108 Bray Farm Rd North, Yarmouth Port, from 10/11/14 10:00am - 3:00pm

For More Info:
www.taylorbrayfarm.org

Enjoy a fun filled day of hayrides, cider, pumpkins and farm animals at one of Cape Cod’s hidden gems situated on the north side.

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Giant Craft Fair & Food Vendors

Laurence MacArthur Elementary School, 1175 Route 28, South Yarmouth, from 10/11/14 10:00am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

The craft fair has over 125 vendors from all over the country.

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Seaside Festival 5K Road Race

Laurence MacArthur Elementary School, 1175 Route 28, South Yarmouth, from 10/12/14 9:00am

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

9AM start time, rain or shine. Registration at 8AM. $20 entry prior to race, $25 day of race. Refreshments and awards immediately follow race.

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Seaside Festival Fireworks Celebration

Seagull Beach, South Yarmouth, from 10/12/14 8:00pm

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

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Seaside Festival Parade, Happy 375th Birthday, Yarmouth!

, from 10/12/14 12:00pm

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

Parade begins at Captain Parker’s Pub at noon and proceeds down Route 28 to the Seaside Festival Field.

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Wondrous Wire - Wire Sculpting Demonstration & Sale

Rice Gallery 36 Bates Road, Mashpee Commons, from 10/12/14 11:00am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
508-477-5767
www.ricegallerycapecod.com

Come watch artist Chris O'Dell Ferguson turn wire into beautiful works of art. Creations of all sorts will be on sale including sculptures, mobiles, ornaments, jewelry, whimsical fish and more!

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Giant Craft Fair & Food Vendors

Laurence MacArthur Elementary School, 1175 Route 28, South Yarmouth, from 10/12/14 10:00am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

The craft fair has over 125 vendors from all over the country.

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Seaside Festival Canoe & Kayak Race

, from 10/13/14 9:00am

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

Launch at Wilbur Park on Highbank Rd. in South Yarmouth and finish at Bass River Beach in South Yarmouth.

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Seaside Festival Sand Sculpture Contest

Bass River (Smugglers) Beach, South Shore Drive, Yarmouth, MA, from 10/13/14 8:00am

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

Bring your shovels, pails and imagination!

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Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 869 Main St./Rte. 6A Brewster, MA 02631, from 10/15/14 9:20am

For More Info:
508-394-2683
www.ccmnh.org

Syrjala Conservation Area, Yarmouth Cranberry Bogs
Approximate length of walks: 3-4 miles
$4/Member $6/Non-Member
All walks leave from the Museum parking lot.
Heavy rain cancels the walk.

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Cape Cod Story Slam

Cape Cod Chat House Gallery, 593 Main St, Dennis, MA, from 10/16/14 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Do you love NPR's "The Moth"? We do too! Here's your chance to share a TRUE story (10 min. max) before an appreciative audience. This month's theme is "Awkward!" If you don't have a story to tell but are curious, come and listen!

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The Nun Run 5K Run/Walk

746 Main Street, Chatham, MA, from 10/18/14 9:00am

For More Info:
774-994-7346
www.chathamnunrun.com

Register online, or in-person. Benefits Dream Day on Cape Cod - a camp for seriously ill children and their families.

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The Thornton W. Burgess Society presents “AN EVENING FOR GREEN BRIAR”

The Pilot House at the Sandwich Marina, from 10/18/14 5:30pm - 9:00pm

For More Info:
508-888-2331
http://www.thorntonburgess.org/EveningForGreenBriar.htm

JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA

Cocktail Hour with Wine and Hors d’oeuvres
Live Music for Dancing
Buffet including Gluten Free and Vegetarian Dishes
~ Silent and Live Auctions ~
Tickets: $75 per person may be purchased by calling 508-888-6870
Proceeds from this important fundraiser benefit the educational programs of the Burgess Society.

The Art of Cut Paper with Heather Blume

Cape Cod Chat House Gallery, 593 Main St, Dennis, MA, from 10/18/14 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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

Heather Blume will speak about and demonstrate the basics of creative paper cutting. Materials and tools will be available for those who would like to join in and try this innovative art form.

Fall for the Arts at Jericho

1801 Jericho Historical Center, 90 Old Main Street, West Dennis, from 10/18/14 1:00pm - 4:00pm

For More Info:
(508) 385-2232
http://www.dennishistsoc.org/

Visit our “Dearly Departed” exhibit as we explore how Victorians mourned the loss of loved ones. Learn about customs, fashions, funeral and burial practices that figured prominently in the daily lives of families in the 19th century.

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Painted Pumpkin Sale

Rice Gallery 36 Bates Road, Mashpee Commons, from 10/19/14 11:00am - 5:00pm

For More Info:
508-477-5767
www.ricegallerycapecod.com

Pumpkins of all sizes hand-painted by Chris O’Dell Ferguson on sale just in time for Halloween

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Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 869 Main St./Rte. 6A Brewster, MA 02631, from 10/22/14 9:15am

For More Info:
508-394-2683
www.ccmnh.org

Pamet Bog & Ballston Beach, Truro
Approximate length of walks: 3-4 miles
$4/Member $6/Non-Member
All walks leave from the Museum parking lot.
Heavy rain cancels the walk.

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French Wine Dinner

Barnstable Restaurant & Tavern, from 10/23/14 6:30pm - 9:00pm

For More Info:
508-775-2065
http://www.capecodpackagestore.com

Travel the Languedoc region of France with Diane, Wine Manager at
Cape Cod Package Store as you taste and learn about wines from this well known French region. Wines will be exquisitely paired with the menu by talented chef, Bob Calderone.

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Community Connections' 2014 Gala by the Sea

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, 2173 Massachusetts 28, Harwich, MA , from 10/24/14 6:00pm

For More Info:
www.communityconnectionsinc.org

Fun. Fare. Philanthropy. That's what we're featuring at this year's Gala by the Sea. On Friday, October 24th, we will be hosting an event to raise funds in support of our programs that build on the strengths of the whole person, with the goal of enabling adults with disabilities throughout Southeastern Massachusetts to live as independently as possible. It will be an elegant evening at the award-winning Wequassett Resort featuring a silent auction and cocktail hour, delectable dinner by Executive Chef James Hackney, and culminating with a thrilling live auction.

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Changing Images of American Women in the 19th Century - Opening Reception

Cahoon Museum of American Art, 9 North Street, Mashpee Commons, from 10/24/14 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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

This exhibit will concentrate on how women gain their independence for the first time in American Society during the 19th Century and how they are portrayed in images.

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A Visit with the Night Watchman

, from 10/25/14 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Strange spirits haunt the town of Falmouth, and those that visit will be treated to interactions all throughout the 1790 Dr. Francis Wicks House as this mildly scary haunted experience comes to life. Recommended for families with children age 6 and higher.

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A Visit with the Night Watchman

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 55 and 65 Palmer Avenue. Falmouth, MA 02540, from 10/25/14 6:00pm - 9:00pm

For More Info:
508-548-4857
Museumsonthegreen.org

Strange spirits haunt the town of Falmouth, and those that visit will be treated to interactions all throughout the 1790 Dr. Francis Wicks House as this mildly scary haunted experience comes to life. Recommended for families with children age 6 and higher.

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Gravity Painting

Cape Cod Chat House Gallery, 593 Main St, Dennis, MA, from 10/25/14 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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

The wonders of watercolor are its fluidity and its transparency. The magic of blending color and water on wet paper is exciting to see. If you've always wanted to "paint loose," come to this demonstration of "gravity painting" by artist Dick McGarr and try it yourself!

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The Sandwich Glass Museum’s 3rd Annual PumpkinFest

Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street, Sandwich, from 10/25/14 10:00am - 2:00pm

For More Info:
508-888-0251
www.sandwichglassmuseum.org

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.

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Oyster Grand Tasting

Sea Crest Beach Hotel, 350 Quaker Rd. N. Falmouth, MA, from 10/26/14 5:00pm - 7:30pm

For More Info:
http://www.oystergrandtasting.com/

SAVOR DISHES ranging from classics to contemporary fusion creations, to international offerings that will delight your palate however cautious or adventurous. This gastronomic event will inspire greater appreciation for oysters both as a culinary staple, and as a vital species in preserving of our one ocean and its coastlines.

DINING AT SUNSET to the sounds of the Fred Clayton Jazz Trio. ​

"ALL THINGS OYSTERS" silent auction will benefit ongoing youth oyster educational programs, and those during the 6th International Oyster Symposium of the World Oyster Society held on Cape Cod in 2015.

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Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 869 Main St./Rte. 6A Brewster, MA 02631, from 10/29/14 9:45am

For More Info:
508-394-2683
www.ccmnh.org

Dennis Conservation lands, Dennis
Approximate length of walks: 3-4 miles
$4/Member $6/Non-Member
All walks leave from the Museum parking lot.
Heavy rain cancels the walk.

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Halloween Costume Party

Chatham Bars Inn, 297 Shore Road, Chatham, MA 02633, from 10/31/14 6:00pm

For More Info:
(508) 945-0096
http://www.chathambarsinn.com/

Friday, October 31st is sure to be a fa‐BOO‐lous time! There will be lots of treats and even a few tricks, and don’t forget your best outfit at home, the best dressed will win a weekend getaway!

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Halloween Spook-tacular

Flax Pond Recreation Area,31 Dupont Ave, South Yarmouth, MA, from 10/31/14 5:00pm

For More Info:
www.yarmouthcapecod.com

Grades K-5, $5 per child, $15 max per family. Apple bobbing, Donuts on a string, Candy & Costume Stroll, 1K Costume Fun Run, Magic Bat Kites Project and more!

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Nantucket Halloween Parade & Costume Pageant

, from 10/31/14 4:30pm

For More Info:
508-228-3643
http://www.nantucketchamber.org/

Join the fun at the Annual Halloween Parade & Costume Pageant! Gather at the Methodist Church steps at 4:30PM and vie to win a prize for the Best Themed Costume. The annual parade begins at 5 PM with every child receiving a ribbon and goodie bag! Stroll through town and trick or treat at our local shops and restaurants-- great family fun in a perfect setting.

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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.

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

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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

CRITTER CAPERS at GREEN BRIAR
Fridays at 10:30am (year-round)

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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.

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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/

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?

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Only at The Crown & Anchor

247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657, from 09/08/14 to 10/19/14

For More Info:
508-487-1430
www.onlyatthecrown.com/events/

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Wellfleet Dines Out!

, from 09/08/14 to 10/09/14

For More Info:
508-349-2800
http://www.wellfleet-ma.gov/council-on-aging

Wellfleet Dines Out! Dine on these dates and a percentage of your evening food sales will go to the Friends of the Wellfleet Council on Aging!

- September 8: The Bookstore
- September 12: The Pearl
- September 13: PJ's Family Restaurant
- September 18: Moby Dick's
- September 21: The Wicked Oyster
- September 22: Catch of the Day
- September 24: Marconi Beach
- September 29: Van Rensselaer's
- October 3: Bob's Sub & Cone
- October 5: Winslow's Tavern
-October 9: PB Boulangerie Bistro

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IN AWE OF NEW ENGLAND SPIRES

Cahoon Museum of American Art, 9 North Street, Mashpee Commons, from 09/09/14 to 10/19/14

For More Info:
508-428-7581
http://www.cahoonmuseum.org/cahoon-museum-exhibitions.php

Every small New England town has one or two church spires that can be seen and identified throughout the town. This exhibition will present images and artifacts of those churches and provide historical information about them.
Come join us and view these magnificent spires and how they have added to the beauty of New England.

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Outside the Egg: Contemporary Bird Art

Cape Cod Chat House Gallery, 593 Main St, Dennis, MA, from 09/10/14 to 11/01/14 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

This fun, fascinating show features six artists who use oil, watercolor, ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture to capture the mystery, beauty, and quirkiness of birds. Work by Pamela Blotner, Heather Blume, Jaime Elkins, Tessa Morgan, Vicky Tomayko, and James Wolf. Open Wed. – Sat. 10 am to 5 pm. Opening reception Saturday, Sept. 13, 5-7 pm

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Good People

Cape Rep Indoor Theatre, from 09/19/14 to 10/19/14 8:00pm - 4:00pm

For More Info:
508-896-1888
www.caperep.org

Pulitzer prize winning playwright, David Lindsay Abaire, employs his brilliant humor and understanding of the human condition to take a look at class in America through the lens of his boyhood home, Southie, Boston.

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No Boundaries - Artists Unleashed Group Art Exibition

Woodruff’s Art Center, One North Market Street, Mashpee Commons (by Stop & Shop) Mashpee, Ma , from 09/24/14 to 11/16/14

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

"No Boundaries-Artists Unleashed" featuring three unique artists (Elizabeth Hogan of Brewster, Annamarie Behring of East Falmouth and Brett Kelley of Mashpee.) Woodruff's Art Center sought out these highly creative artists for their unique approaches and styles.

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7th Annual Fall for the Arts Festival

Cape-wide, from 09/27/14 to 11/02/14

For More Info:
www.artsfoundation.org

This month-long event showcases the best of the region's art and culture, including live performances by local musicians, open houses at cultural venues, readings & lectures, art activities for children, guided art & heritage walks, plein air painters, special exhibits and more! Presented by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod in partnership with the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and others.

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Nantuckert Restaurant Week

, from 09/29/14 to 10/05/14

For More Info:
http://www.nantucketrestaurantweek.com/

Restaurant Week is a celebration of the superlative culinary traditions found on Nantucket. Experience exceptional food, wine, hospitality and eclectic ambiance in many of the island's most acclaimed culinary establishments. Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to taste something new or to dine with an old favorite.

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Old Selectmens Buidling Gallery, 1889 Route 149 West Barnstable, MA 02668, from 10/08/14 to 10/12/14 10:00am - 4:00pm

For More Info:
508-362-3934

Top Shelf's October Harvest Cup Hockey Tournament

, from 10/10/14 to 10/13/14

For More Info:
http://topshelfhockeyschool.com/

Annual Harvest Cup Soccer

Sandwich , from 10/10/14 to 10/13/14

For More Info:
http://www.barnstableyouthsoccer.org/harvestcup.html

Cape Cod Harvest Cup Tournament

, from 10/10/14 to 10/13/14

For More Info:
http://www.barnstableyouthsoccer.org/index.html

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36th Annual Yarmouth Seaside Festival

Route 28, Yarmouth, from 10/11/14 to 10/13/14

For More Info:
www.yarmouthseasidefestival.com

Parades, children's rides, craft fair, kayak and road races, food and fireworks!

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Cranberry Harvest Celebration

158 Tihonet Road, Wareham, MA 02571, from 10/11/14 to 10/12/14

For More Info:
http://admakepeace.com/events_tours_functions/calendar_of_events/cranberry_harvest_celebration/schedule_of_events

Join us Columbus weekend and help us CELEBRATE a New England tradition and see the beauty of the cranberry harvest during our old-fashioned family festival!

The Celebration has been designated as one of the top 100 events in North America. The festival, which features old-fashioned activities and whose admission fee includes bogside demonstrations and cranberry-related activities, was designated as one of the Top by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee.

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An Evening with JANIS IAN - TWO DATES

The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657, from 10/12/14 to 10/13/14 8:30pm

For More Info:
508-487-1430
http://www.onlyatthecrown.com/events/index.php?id=10&start_year=2014&start=7

The highlight of the 30th Anniversary of Women's Week! American songwriter, singer, musician, author and multiple Grammy-winning writer Janis Ian comes to Provincetown to celebrate her life through music, singing her trademark song "At Seventeen" amongst many others.

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Women's Week

Provincetown, MA, from 10/13/14 to 10/19/14

For More Info:
http://womensweekprovincetown.com/

A week of events, shows, exhibits and fun all geared toward women.

Dolls of Yesteryear - Antique Dolls and Glass Toys

Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street, Sandwich, from 10/15/14 to 12/30/14

For More Info:
508-888-0251
www.sandwichglassmuseum.org

This special exhibit will enthrall young and old alike! In partnership with the Yesteryears Doll Collectors - a unique collection of period dolls will be displayed together with antique glass toys from times gone by!

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Nantucket Birding Festival

, from 10/16/14 to 10/19/14

For More Info:
508.325.0873
https://www.llnf.org/index.php?id=186

World-class birding draws quite a crowd to the Linda Loring Birding Festival (October 16 - 19.) The Nantucket Birding Festival is the perfect venue for both novice and experienced birders to learn and hone their skills in the intimate setting of Nantucket Island. You will enjoy some of the finest birding on the eastern seaboard in the company of great teachers and leaders. Enjoy lectures, various walks, banding demonstrations and the exquisite landscape.

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Wellfleet Oyster Fest

Wellfleet, from 10/18/14 to 10/19/14

For More Info:
www.wellfleetoysterfest.org

Shucking contest, food vendors, educational booths, poetry readings, live music and more!

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Changing Images of American Women in the 19th Century

Cahoon Museum of American Art, 9 North Street, Mashpee Commons, from 10/21/14 to 10/30/14

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

This exhibit will concentrate on how women gain their independence for the first time in American Society during the 19th Century and how they are portrayed in images.

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Ghost Town

Aquarium Mall - 207 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, from 10/23/14 to 10/31/14

For More Info:
617-513-4135
http://www.ptownhalloween.com/

Visit this haunted attraction for a spine-tingling scare!

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The J-7 Surf Film Festival

Old Jailhouse Tavern, 28 West Rd. Orleans , from 10/24/14 to 10/25/14 5:00pm - 10:00pm

For More Info:
(508) 255-1386

Featuring award winning surf films shown near iconic Nauset Beach!

Feel the waves at the Old Jailhouse Tavern where we celebrate surf culture. Bringing to Orleans surf independent and feature films plus the pick of short film productions from local surf filmmakers. Walk through our gallery of memorabilia, watch films selected by New England surfers and enjoy drinks, music and more.

Halloween Family Fun Nights

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, from 10/24/14 to 10/25/14 5:30pm - 8:30pm

For More Info:
508-888-3300 x175
http://heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/ai1ec_event/halloween-family-fun-night/?instance_id=90309

A candy-free, non-scary, family-friendly Halloween event designed for children of all ages.

Events include:
• Halloween Dance Party with DJ Ooch
• Find your way through the Hart Family Maze Garden filled with twinkling lights
• A tractor-pulled hayride
• Enjoy themed drinks and snacks
• Halloween games and lights in Hidden Hollow
• Crafts and temporary tattoos in the Special Exhibition Gallery
• Rides on the vintage carousel

Be part of the fun, come in costume – we suggest comfortable shoes as you’ll be walking from area to area.

Ticketing: $10 Members, $12 Non-Members, 2 and under free

Heritage Museum & Garden's Halloween Family Fun Nights

Heritage Museum and Gardens, from 10/24/14 to 10/25/14

For More Info:
www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/

Enjoy festive family-friendly Halloween activities designed for children of all ages. Activities include performances by the Toe Jam Puppet Band, hay rides, Hidden Hollow exploration, games, crafts and carousel rides.

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Sandwich 375th: Ye Olde Spirits of Sandwich

Sandwich Village, Sandwich, from 10/24/14 to 10/25/14

For More Info:
http://sandwich375.com/

Masquerade Ball on the 24th. Which Witch of Sandwich parade of “witches”, choose the best Witch of Sandwich”. Famous Sandwich residents of olde walking through the village. Graveyard Tours, Graveyard Art. Library scarecrow contest.

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37th Annual Cape Cod Marathon Weekend

The Village Green, Falmouth, from 10/25/14 to 10/26/14 7:30am

For More Info:
http://capecodmarathon.com/

The Cape Cod Marathon, Relay and Half takes place annually on the last Saturday and Sunday of October. All courses are run around the scenic town of Falmouth. The courses include such landmarks as the Nobska Lighthouse, cranberry bogs, the legendary Shining Sea Bikeway, the quaint fishing village of Woods Hole and the grand vistas of Martha's Vineyard and the endless seashores.

Gloriae Dei Cantores: All Saints' Concert

Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, from 10/31/14 to 11/01/14

For More Info:
http://gdcchoir.org/

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