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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)



Annual Brewster in Bloom Festival


Town-wide festival, including arts & crafts, live music, parade and historic inn tour.



Wellfleet Restaurant Week


Come see what Wellfleet has to offer and sample the cuisine at our fantastic restaurants!



Cape Cod Maritime Days

Cape Wide

Enjoy a month-long celebration of Cape Cod's rich maritime history! Lighthouse & walking tours, nautical art exhibits and lectures on maritime lore, boat-building exhibits, kayaking excursions and the Maritime History Symposium.


St. Patrick's Beach Run 5K Run - Walk

Sons of Erin Cape Cod, 633 Main Street, West Yarmouth

Starting at 11:00 AM

Benefits St. Patrick’s Parade Committee & Sons of Erin Scholarship Fund.

Start & Finish: Sons of Erin Cape Cod, West Yarmouth
Awards Ceremony at Sons of Erin
Entry Fee: $20 PreRace, $25 Race Day (NON-REFUNDABLE)

T-Shirts to first 125 Registered Participants


NO2O CONCERT with Paul Sanchez & Friends

Cape Conservatory, Nauset Regional Middle School, Orleans

Starting at 7:00 PM

Concert at Nauset Regional Middle School (NRMS) featuring guitarist & singer/songwriter Paul Sanchez from New Orleans accompanied by Johnny Souza on trumpet, Fred Boyle on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass, Bart Weisman on drums and featuring the NRMS Jazz Band.

Tickets: $25.00


Ride the Vineyard - Annual MS Fundraiser

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School

Starting at 7:30 AM

Save May 2, 2015 for Ride the Vineyard, presented by Genzyme, a Sanofi Company, and help kick off the ride season in style.  There’s a route for everyone, including families, no matter your cycling ability level.  With the quaint charm and beautiful ocean views of Martha’s Vineyard, choose from 20-, 30-, and 63-mile routes and enjoy the flavor of the island.  The 63-mile features the cliffs of Gay Head, the beaches of Katama, and the scenic views of East Chop!

And don’t forget to arrive the night before for a "Welcome to the Island party" 6-9pm. What an opportunity to meet other Bike MS Cyclists and get yourself ready for Ride the Vineyard!
All bicycle routes begin and end at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. After the ride, riders are welcomed back with a cookout.  Ride the Vineyard is presented in collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club.


Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard - Annual MS Fundraiser

MV Regional High School, 100 Edgartown, Oak Bluffs

Starting at 7:30 AM

Contact Information:
Liz Strawn



Cinco de Mayo Tequila Dinner

The Barnstable Restaurant & Tavern, 3176 Main St, Barnstable

Starting at 6:30 PM

Ending at 9:00 PM

Tuesday May 5th Cinco de Mayo 5 course tequila dinner with Diane Slater from Cape Cod Package store at 6:30. Menu is coming!!



Oceans Wilderness, Off Usual Routes & Space Arts

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

Starting at 12:00 PM

Ending on May 06 at 4:00 PM

Call for information: 508-693-1850


Cape Abilities Benefit 5k Walk/Run

Hyannis Village Green

A major fundraiser for Cape Abilities, the 5k Walk/Run is a fun, inclusive event that brings together families, friends, supporters, businesses and community members. Runners and walkers alike enjoy the flat, scenic course, complete with water views. To register and for more information, visit, email . Advance registration is $25 online or $30 morning of event.


Paws at the Beach Pet Party

Craigville Beach in Centerville

Join us for the 2nd annual Paws at the Beach Pet Festival on Craigville Beach in Centerville, Ma. as we celebrate the start of summer with a great dog-friendly event! Vendors selling crafts, raffles, contests and more! Celebrity dogs Juno and Burt will once again be in attendance! Fundraise and start a team or walk on your own in our 1-mile Beach Walk and enjoy the last weekend dogs are allowed on the beach until Fall!


National Train Day Open House

West Barnstable Train Station and Museum, 2469 Meetinghouse Way, Rte. 149, West Barnstable

Contact West Barnstable Railway Station and Museum for more information.


Mother's Day Dinner

Pisces Restaurant and Bar, 2653 Main Street, Chatham

Call for reservations: 508-432-4600

Mothers Day - $35.00 - Choose one of each course


Pisces Spring Fish Chowder

cherrywood smoked bacon, new potatoes, peas, Spring onions, fennel and leeks in an aromatic seafood broth finished with a touch of cream and fresh parsley

Spring Pea Soup

seasoned with fresh tarragon and finished with a creme fraiche

Spring Salad

with fresh pears, toasted walnuts, prosciutto, gorgonzola cheese, grilled red onions on mixed baby lettuces with a balsamic vinaigrette

*Caesar Salad

with crisp hearts of romaine lettuce tossed with house made caesar dressing, toasted garlic croutons, topped with marinated white anchovies and shaved ricotta salata

Main Course

Pan roasted little neck clams and local mussels with garlic sausage, tomato, white wine and garlic served over linguine with a grilled garlic crostini

Sautéed Shrimp and Mussels

With fresh spinach, tomato and kalamata olives in a white wine, garlic and fresh herb sauce ,finished with a touch of butter and served over linguine

Grilled Statler Chicken Breast

marinated in herbs and garlic finished with a wild mushroom Madeira sauce with a touch of cream served with oven roasted potatoes and garlicky spinach

*Fresh Codfish

Sautéed in a spiced cornmeal crust, finished with lemon caper aioli,served with toasted orzo pasta and fresh Spring vegetable

Pan Roasted Salmon with an apricot cranberry glaze on braised French green lentils topped with spring pea tendrils


Seasonal Sorbet with fresh berries and a pizzelle cookie

Profiteroles filled with caramel sea salt gelato and drizzled with warm chocolate ganache and warm caramel sauce finished with fresh whipped cream.

Strawberry shortcake warm white chocolate biscuit topped with freshly sliced strawberries, whipped cream and drizzled with strawberry puree.

Flourless Chocolate Cake With warm Ghiradelli chocolate ganache and whipped cream


Three Course Mothers Day Brunch

The Barnstable Restaurant & Tavern, 3176 Main St, Barnstable

Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending at 2:00 PM

Three Course Mother’s Day Brunch Menu $18.95.


Mother's Day Brunch

Cape Sea Grille, 31 Sea Street, Harwich Port

Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending at 1:00 PM


Mother's Day Dinner

The Red Pheasant, 905 Main Street, 6A, Dennis

Starting at 1:00 PM

Ending at 5:00 PM

Specialties will include Roast Leg of Lamb, Ham, Sauteed Native Scallops and of course our Sole Meuniere.

Call for reservations: 508-385-2133


Mother's Day Dinner

Cape Sea Grille, 31 Sea Street, Harwich Port

Starting at 4:00 PM

Ending at 7:00 PM



Carmina Burana

Barnstable Performing Arts Center, Hyannis

Starting at 7:30 PM

Ending on May 10 at 3:00 PM

The Chatham Chorale
joseph marchio, music director
cape cod children's chorus
john yankee, artistic director




Toast of Harwich

Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, Harwich Port

Savor cuisine from some of Harwich's finest restaurants and enjoy an assortment of fine wines and artisan-crafted beers. An annual Harwich tradition!

VIP Tasting 6:00 PM
Tasting 7:00 PM


34th Annual Herb Festival & Plant Sale

Green Briar Jam Kitchen, 6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich

Herb Festival & Plant Sale


Master Gardener Plant Show

Barnstable County Fairgrounds, Route 151, Falmouth

Retail event/special sales.


Fundraiser Party

Northside United Methodist Church, 701 Airline Road, Brewster

Starting at 2:00 PM

Ending at 5:00 PM

Join us for a “Fundraiser Party” to benefit our Youth Mission Trip Team to Pocahontas, Virginia!

Enjoy cooking products from the Pampered Chef, freshen up your look for spring with Silpada jewelry, treat yourself to some lovely spa products with Swiss Just and check out all the fabulous totes and bags from Thirty One!

All of the commission from the sales goes towards our trip!

Invite your friends for a lovely afternoon of shopping!

Enjoy refreshments!

Come & meet our youth going on the trip!

Come and go anytime!


The 29th Annual Figawi Charity Ball

Hyannis Resort and Conference Center, Hyannis

Starting at 7:30 PM

Ending at 12:00 AM

Look what your ticket entitles you to:

Great music and dancing! Here is the band line up: 
Soul Sound Review, Mystique, Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Ensemble

Cuisine from a great sampling of Cape Cod restaurants- over 10 participating!! 
Spankys Clamshack, Capt. Parkers Pub, The Captains Table, Mooncussers Tavern, Sweet Bean Treats, Cape Cod Creamery, Embargo, Olivers Restaurant, Plancks Tavern, Chef Alan Zox, Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center

Silent Auction with original works of art  plus over a hundred great items including sports memorabilia, jewelry, and travel.

Try your luck at the Figawi Charity Casino - where else on Cape Cod can you play blackjack and roulette? 

Cape Cod's best raffle...hundreds of items and a chance for the Grand Prize!

Make it a getaway with a ticket to the Ball and a room at the hotel. Call them now for special Figawi rates. 

There is so much to do and it is all for great causes on the Cape! Plus where else can you enjoy great food, great entertainment, great energy, and charitable fundraising all for $75.00 per person

Come help us kick off the Summer of '15!!!

Evening Attire Required / Black Tie Requested
Ages: 21+

Note: All tickets purchased after May 15th will be held at Will Call.



19th Annual Nantucket Wine Festival


Located on the island of Nantucket, this boutique experience of world class wines and award winning food will forever change you. Over the past 18 years, the Nantucket Wine Festival has become one of the most celebrated wine and food events in the country.


Cape Cod Women's Music Festival

Cape Cinema 35 Hope Lane, Dennis, MA

Starting at 7:00 PM

The 2015 Cape Cod Women's Music Festival will be held inside and on the grounds of the Cape Cinema, established in 1930. Our talented artists will perform on the stage of this beautiful 320-seat venue, with refreshments available for patrons both indoors and out. With sold-out shows in Wellfleet and Provincetown in prior years, the 2015 show will undoubtedly be one of the most anticipated musical events in our community this season.

                     General Admission: $55 -- VIP: $95

Proceeds from the Cape Cod Women's Music Festival benefit the Cape Wellness Collaborative: A non-profit that connects people facing cancer with integrative therapies such as massage, nutritional counseling, reiki and energy work, acupuncture, yoga and chiropractic.



Monumental Yard Sale Weekend


Starting at 9:00 AM

Ending on May 17 at 5:00 PM


Wine Dinner

The Barnstable Restaurant & Tavern, 3176 Main St, Barnstable

Starting at 6:30 PM

Ending at 9:00 PM

5 course Wine is coming!



Melanie Chartier: Contemporary Still Life

Centerville Historical Museum, 513 Main St, Centerville

Works by Melanie Chartier


reception is open to all - no admission

Exhibit sponsored in part by:
The Daily Paper Restaurant


Johnny Kelley Half Marathon

Hyannis Town Green

Join us on Sunday, May 24th for the annual tribute to Cape Cod's Marathon Man, Johnny Kelley. Although Johnny's name is synonymous with the Boston Marathon, he also represented the United States as a member of three Olympic teams.



Figawi Race Weekend

Hyannis to Nantucket

The 44th Annual Figawi Race Weekend is recognized as a top sailing event not only on the east coast but is known nationally as well as internationally. Figawi Race Weekend kicks off the the Cape Cod and Nantucket summer season. Entries include sailors from several states 240+ boats (including 30 power boats) and over 3,000 sailors and visitors, as well as locals, attend this event.

The weekend begins with a Kickoff Party at Hyannis Yacht Club on Friday, May 22nd, 2015.  It is for competitors, friends, family, and Figawi fans.


Memorial Day Services

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

Memorial Event



Cape Cod Challenge Cup Memorial Day Tournament


The Cape Cod Challenge Cup is a  MYSA sanctioned tournament and offers age group competition from U9-U16 (boys and girls).
Level of Competition is Developmental Premier, Travel Open A and Open B divisions.

Please check on line for game locations and information.



New England Soccer Classic

Eastham, Harwich and South Yarmouth

Check the Website for further information.



The Art of Flowers

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

Call for information: 508-693-1850



Chatham Farmers Market

1652 Main Street Rte 28, Chatham

Starting at 11:00 AM

Ending on May 30 at 3:00 PM

The Chatham Farmers Market is scheduled for every Saturday, from January 3 to May 30, 2015,

11am to 3pm.

Farmers, Bakers & Makers! Organic veggies & fruits, Grass-feed beef, pork & lamb, free range chickens and turkeys, farm fresh eggs, cookies, breads, donuts, pies and baked goodies, honey, sauces, coca, dressings, herbs, plants, soups, juices, local artists & fun & more!



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



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.



Tours at Nauset Lighthouse

Nauset Lighthouse, Eastham

Starting at 1:00 PM

Ending on Oct 25 at 4:00 PM

The NLPS provides public tours of Nauset Lighthouse and the oil house on Sundays May through late October and also on Wednesdays during July and August. Educational groups can arrange special tours of the lighthouse at any time of the year by emailing NLPS or calling our message service. Volunteers provide the historic background of the lighthouse station and conduct tours to the top of the tower. Tours are free and open to the public (donations accepted).

The tower will be open for tours in 2015 every Sunday from May 10 through October 25 as well as Wednesdays in July and August. Our annual moonlight Full Moon Tour will close our season on Tuesday, October 27.



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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