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Hyannis Christmas Stroll and Harbor Lighting/Boat Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Hyannis Main Street

The Hyannis Village Christmas Stroll is filled with fun and holiday cheer for the entire family! The day begins with Breakfast with Santa, followed by plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy, including horse & carriage rides, holiday arts & crafts, a cookie stroll contest, a petting zoo and more. At 4 p.m., everyone will gather at the harbor to enjoy the illuminated boat parade, all decked out for the holidays!

Country Christmas Open House

Saturday, December 3, 2016 to Sunday, December 4, 2016
Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road (off Route 6A), East Sandwich, MA 02537

Come by “Country Christmas Open House” at the Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen during the four weekends leading up to Christmas.  Taste a sampling of our own Jam Kitchen products and a cup of mulled cider.  Browse among a variety of great holiday gift ideas in the Green Briar shop offering jams, jellies, relishes, and an abundance of nature-related items including books, jewelry, games and toys for children.  Mail order is available.  Saturdays:  10:00am-4:00pm ;Sundays: 12Noon - 4:00pm


Annual Cape Cod Enchanted Village

Saturday, December 3, 2016 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis

Free and open to the public! Be dazzled by thousands of lights, a Santa's Village, animated reindeer stall and so much more. Santa will be visiting to hear childrens' wishes, and the Cape Cod Surftone Carolers sing holiday music every Friday and Saturday night from 5 pm to 8:30 pm; and on Sundays from 4 pm to 7 pm, from December 3rd through December 31st. Bonfire nightly (weather permitting). Holiday lights go on at dusk. Please bring a gift card of new, unwrappped toy for the "Givng Tree". Proceeds go to Independence House.

Eastham Holiday Festival

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Orleans-Eastham Elks, 10 McKoy Rd, Eastham and Eastham Gift Barn, 4180 State Highway, Eastham

Hundreds of children anticipate this wonderful community event! Activities include hands-on holiday crafts, face painting, balloon twisters, raffles, kids performance demonstration, free pizza from Red Barn Pizza & Santa at the Gift Barn! 10 am. to 1 p.m.  Free trolley ride runs from the locations.

Santa Stampede 5k & Family Fun Run!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Barley Neck Inn, 5 Beach Rd. East Orleans, MA

Join the Stampede! The Santa Stampede 5K & Family Fun Run is held throughout scenic East Orleans. Kick off your holidays at our festival fun run! This year registrants will receive a long-sleeve t-shirt, as well as the same top-notch timing, a gift bag with goodies from our sponsors, and finish line expo with vendors and food.
Bring a toy to give to the Lower Cape Outreach Council and make a Cape Cod kid happy this Christmas!

Cobb's Hill Holiday Fair

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Unitarian Church of Barnstable, 3330 Route 6A, Barnstable

Beautifully decorated wreaths and hand-knitted items, jewelry and antiques will be among the numerous attractions at this season’s old-fashioned Holiday Fair at Cobb’s Hill on Saturday, Dec. 3. Paintings, books and CDs will be available along with specially selected items in a silent auction from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Barnstable, 3330 Route 6A in Barnstable Village.

Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit, MA 02635

Plan to come and do your holiday shopping! We will be featuring local artisans who produce fine arts, photography, jewelry, clothing, hand woven items, greeting cards, and home furnishings. There will be door prizes! Free admission!

“Members interested in participating in the event must register by November 1. The show fills quickly, so early registration is advised. For details, contact Pam Wills at [email protected] or fill out the crafter questionnaire here.


Holiday Festival at Taylor-Bray Farm

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
108 Bray Farm Road N. Yarmouth Port, MA

Start the Holiday season with a visit to Taylor-Bray Farm. For the Festival the barn is filled with delicious homemade baked goods, beach plum jelly, wreaths, swags, centerpieces and other crafts, all made by Farm volunteers. Taylor-Bray Farm calendars, activity books, t-shirts and grocery bags are available. On the grounds you can purchase a beautiful Christmas tree - many sizes to choose from - and take a tractor drawn hayride, using our "new" 1952 John Deere MT tractor, weather permitting. While you are at the Farm, be sure to visit the animals.

Holly Folly Boutique

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Provincetown, MA

Sip, snack and shop from artisanal food and beverage producers from all over New England. Relax in the Sage Lounge and dine on seasonal dishes and festive cocktails. FREE ADMISSION.

Decorate a Gingerbread House

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Cape Cod Children's Museum, 577 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA 02649

Help your kids get into the holiday spirit by decorating their own Gingerbread House! Cost is $10 per Gingerbread House (includes admission for one child and one accompanying adult.) Space is limited so register early!