2017 Spectacle of Trees is on display at Cape Cod Mall now through December 9th. Featuring 15 beautifully decorated trees loaded with incredible gifts presented by 15 local nonprofit organizations. Purchase Tree Bucks to support participating Cape & Islands nonprofits and to enter to win your favorite tree including all its gifts! Each tree buck ticket purchased is a donation directly back to the organization that you choose when you enter to win their tree! Winners will be drawn on Saturday, December 9th.
This event involves so much effort that the Garden Club hosts it only every three years … and people are still talking about the last one in 2014! The 2017 Showcase theme will be “Celebrations around the World.” Spend Christmas in many locales including Tuscany, Scotland, and Downton Abbey. Spend New Year’s Eve in Paris. Join celebrations in China, Scotland, The Netherlands, and Canada.
Join The Academy Playhouse for a holiday celebration featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and all of their friends!
Holiday shop with your favorite local makers!Every Saturday we’ll have a half dozen Cape Cod artisans here at the brewery showcasing their products. Stop by for some creative and fun, local gift ideas! And Beer!
As the second concert in the third season of the “Village Concert Series” presented by the Sandwich Arts Alliance, the New England Brass Band will be performing at Sandwich Town Hall on Saturday, November 18th at 7 pm. Featured on WGBH and described as "British Music from the Time of Downton Abbey" the New England Brass Band will appeal to a wide cross section of music lovers.
The flugelhorn, repiano cornet and euphonium are just some of the unusual brass instruments of the period that will be featured during the concert and should be of interest to music students of all ages.
Gathering wild cranberries is a fall tradition on the Outer Cape. Join Cape Cod National Seashore Ranger Jody Anastasio on Tuesday, November 21 at 1:00 pm for some pre-Thanksgiving exercise and last-minute cranberry picking. The walk, which meets at the parking lot at the end of High Head Road in Truro, will traverse high dunes with spectacular views of East Harbor before descending into wild cranberry bogs. Learn about parabolic dune formation and the natural and cultural history of cranberries on Cape Cod.
Mashpee Commons will be bustling with holiday activities throughout the neighborhood this season! Complimentary events will be taking place between November 24th and December 23rd, including Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Holiday Carolers, visits from Santa and his Elf, and live music performed by a the Regency Brass Trio. Stores will be open until 8pm Mon-Sat to give you more time to enjoy the events and do your holiday shopping. Check out the detailed schedule below:
Friday, November 24:
Carolers, 12-2pm, roaming
Artists of Coastal Craft Gallery present handcrafted holiday ornaments to benefit charities.
Hours: Mon – Sat 10-5 and Sun 11-4
Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Mrs. Claus while awaiting the arrival of Santa by boat! Breakfast served by Hole-in-One, 8-10 a.m.; $5 children, $7 adults. Santa will meet with children at Snow's Home and Garden following breakfast.