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Nantucket Race Week


Nantucket Race Week is an nine-day experience that marshals the entire Nantucket community together in a fun-filled week of regattas, awards ceremonies, and parties.  The races provide sport for everyone from young dinghy sailors and families in the household one design to grand prix racers at the very top of their profession.  The racing begins on Saturday, August 8, 2015 with events scheduled daily through Sunday, August 16, 2015.  We welcome sailors of all levels to participate in our events, and want to extend a special thank you to our visiting teams -- 12 Metre, IOD, PHRF, and classic wooden boats.



Cape Cod Beer Tours

Cape Cod Beer, 1336 Phinney's Lane, Hyannis

Retail Hours:
Weekdays (M- F): 10am to 6pm
Saturdays:  11 am to 3 pm
Sundays: CLOSED

Guided Tours:

Guided tour once a day at 11:00 am Monday through Saturdays.

We are a production brewery so one tour a day is all we can handle in terms of interrupting our warehouse space.  If you miss the tour for the day feel free to come by for a TASTING anyway!

Beer Tastings available during retail hours.
$5 includes five 3oz samples and logo tasting glass to take home as a souvenir!

Please note that we stop selling samples about  30 minutes prior to close and we stop selling pints about 15 minutes prior to close.  Please plan accordingly!



Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory Tour

100 Breed's Hill Road, Hyannis, MA.

Tour Hours:

Monday - Friday,
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Our self-guided tours are free.
Closed Weekends and Holidays.
1-888-881-CHIP (2447)



Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum





Tours of Highland Lighthouse

Highland Lighthouse, 27 Highland Light Road, North Truro

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 12 at 5:30 PM

Tours seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through early October. A visit to Cape Cod National Seashore isn't complete until you've visited the historic Highland Light in North Truro. The 69-step climb up a narrow staircase rewards visitors with spectacular views of Cape Cod and beyond. On a clear day views extend more than 20 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and bay of Cape Cod. To ensure the safety of all visitors, the minimum height requirement to climb the lighthouse is 48".



The Sandwich Bazaar

Oakcrest Cove Field, #34 Quaker Meeting House Road, Sandwich

Starting at 6:00 AM

Ending on Oct 14 at 12:00 PM

Cape Cod's Premier Flea Market
 "You never know what you might find at The Sandwich Bazaar!!"
Every Wednesday from April 29th - October 14th, 2015
6am - Noon
Every Sunday  June 28th - September 6th, 2015
7am - 1pm
Free Admission and plenty of Free Parking
Call for more information
Lisa Davis    508.685.2767



Secret Shelters: an outdoor art exhibit

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Heritage Museums & Gardens will be hosting nine artists who have created art installations to interpret the words “secret shelters”. Explore these artistic shelters tucked around Heritage’s trees, hills and hidden spaces! Secret Shelters features designs by artists and architects for contemplating nature, practicing the art of meditation, writing poetry, gazing at the heavens and more. Each installation will be displayed in a way that visitors can enter and contemplate the grounds of Heritage from their artistically composed vantage points.



Opening of Driven to Collect and American Art Collection Exhibits

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Oct 15 at 5:00 PM

Celebrate the return of art and artifacts from Heritage’s collection of 12,000+ items in a fresh new display. Beautiful paintings, rare objects and the famed military miniatures offer examples of American ingenuity and excellence. The Heritage Collection will be open daily from April 18 – October 15.
Free with museum admission.



7th Annual Fall for Harwich


Celebrate Harwich with walking tours, art shows in the park, Cranberry Arts & Music Fest at Brooks Park, lobster roll lunch, farmers markets and more!


Demonstration and talk: Painting Nocturnes in Pastel

Centerville Historical Museum, 513 Main St, Centerville

Starting at 2:00 PM

Ending at 3:30 PM

With pastel artist, Betsy Payne Cook
free admission - donation welcome
For this demonstration Betsy will provide you with a glimpse into her approach to painting with pastels. She is an avid plein air painter and attributes her time painting outdoors to how she approaches painting in her studio. 
Betsy Payne Cook paints exclusively with pastels, and is to be elected as a Juried Associate Member of the Pastel Society of America and achieved signature membership status in the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod.  Betsy is also acknowledged as a Juried Master Artist at the Cape Cod Art Association.  She was awarded Best in Show at the "For Pastels Only on Cape Cod 2013" National Juried Exhibition.  Her pastels have also been accepted into both the Pastel Society of America's National Exhibition and the International Association of Pastel Societies Exhibition.


Harwich Historical Society's Antiques Show

Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street, Harwich

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending at 4:00 PM

30+ Dealers; appraisals.  Lobster roll lunch

$6 - Admission - Children -  Free


Bass River Arts & Craft Festival

John Simpkins Field, Route 28, Yarmouth

Starting at 10:00 AM

Ending on Sep 06 at 4:00 PM

Easy to get to Mid-Cape Cod Location.

Directions: From Route 6 take Exit 8.

Free Admission – Outdoor Event!!


37th Annual Eastham Windmill Weekend

Eastham Windmill Green,Route 6, Eastham

The 37th Annual Eastham Windmill Weekend, a community, family festival.

Activities include the 20th annual car show, a sand art competition, Elks Lodge events, tennis tournament, concerts, arts & crafts, road race, pancake breakfast, chowder contest and more.



Summer Nocturne Exhibit

Centerville Historical Museum, 513 Main St, Centerville

Clay, Colored Pencil, Glass, Fabric, Pastel and Photography

Featuring Artists:

Betsy Pane Cook, Hollis Engley, Julie Lariviere, L. Michelle Law,

Yukimi Matsumoto, Kimberly Jane Sheerin and Frank Winters



Osterville Farmers' Market Opening Day

Osterville Historical Museum, 155 West Bay Road, Osterville

Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on Sep 18 at 1:00 PM

On the grounds of the Osterville Museum campus. Enjoy breads, fruit, vegetables, flowers, jams, honey, butters, meats, cup cakes, cookies, salads, soaps, and so much more.


Every Friday - through September 18.



The Art of the Wyeth Family Exhibit

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

“I want to show Americans what America is like,” Andrew Wyeth once declared. Together with his father N.C. and his son Jamie, Andrew Wyeth has helped to shape how Americans view themselves, their history, and their aspirations. Consisting of works by all three artists, the exhibition The Wyeths: America Reflected will elucidate such quintessentially American themes as: patriotism and the meaning of America; family; the significance of place; and the role of storytelling.



HyArts Shanties on Hyannis Harbor

Ocean Street, Hyannis

A visit to the artist shanties guarantees a cultural experience that is unmatched! This is a unique opportunity to meet Cape Cod artists and watch them work along the inspiring backdrop of Hyannis Harbor. Works vary and include photography; painting (acrylics, oils, pastels, watercolors, etc.); handmade jewelry from metals, gemstones, glass, beach stones and more; ceramics; mosaics; mariner knot work; wood carving; tapestry; fiber art and much more!

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