art, crafts, concerts, cemetery, day of unity
Visit of the sacred lands
Terri Fox of the Dennis Historical Society will lead a walking tour through the sacred grounds of the Sea Captains’ Cemetery at South Dennis Congressional Church. Stops on the tour will include the War of Independence section, the grave of the first permanent pastor of the South Parish Meeting House, and other highlights.
When: 10 a.m. on Friday
Or: South Dennis Congregational Church Cemetery, 234 Main Street.
Not your average arts and crafts fair
The Unitarian Universalist Falmouth’s Not Your Average Arts & Crafts Fair will feature a range of items for sale, artisans, the congregation and the community. Shoppers can find artwork, sculpture, woodturning, jewelry, organic soaps, CBD products, woven items, knitwear, baked goods, and more. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
When: 10 am-4pm Friday and Saturday
Or: Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse, 840 Sandwich Road, East Falmouth
Information: [email protected]
Opening reception for ‘A New Reality’
Miller White Fine Arts is hosting an opening reception for “A New Reality,” a solo exhibition of digital collages in the abstract tradition of artist Deborah Forman. The reception will follow CDC guidelines and will take place outside in the garden and tent with a limited number of guests in the gallery at a time. The exhibition runs from August 6 to 27.
When: 4-6 p.m. Friday
Or: Miller White Fine Arts, 708 Route 134, South Dennis
Artist reception for ‘Rétro-Active’
Preservation Hall will host an artists reception for “Retro-Active”, an exhibition by longtime Wellfleet resident Daniel Ranalli. The show focuses on the work done on Cape Cod over the past 20 years. Ranalli’s work is often characterized as conceptual and / or environmental and is frequently rooted in the balance between control and chance, like a snail’s path in the sand of the tide. The exhibition runs until August 22 and hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and by appointment.
When: reception 4-6 p.m. Friday
Or: Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street.
Celebrate unity in the community
Residents are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to Barnstable’s fifth annual Unity Day celebration, which aims to welcome and engage the community and local police in a fun and inclusive celebration. Breakaway X-GRILL will be on site again this year cooking burgers and hot dogs. The event will feature ice cream, music, dancing and activities for all ages. The day is hosted by People of Action, the Barnstable Police Department and the Town of Barnstable.
When: 4-7 p.m. Friday
Or: Hyannis Village Green, 367 Main Street
Ruthie Foster brings the blues
Singer Ruthie Foster will perform at the Payomet Performing Arts Center. She developed her sound with the influence of actors like Mavis Staples and Aretha Franklin. His latest album, “Live at the Paramount”, received a 2021 Grammy Award nomination in the Best Contemporary Blues category.
When: 7 p.m. Friday
Or: Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road, North Truro
Admission: $ 38
Leslie Mendelson at the Music Room
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Leslie Mendelson will perform at the Music Room which will feature music from her most recent studio album, “If You Can’t Say Anything Nice …” released in April 2020, as well as than an acoustic EP solo, “In The Meantime”. This EP focused on three songs from the previous album for which she had created new solo acoustic arrangements to play during the quarantine livestreams.
When: 8 p.m. Friday
Or: The Music Room, 541 Main Street, West Yarmouth
Admission: $ 25 to $ 100
Memories with the Hyannis Sound reunion show
Hyannis Sound, Cape Cod’s all-male a cappella professional group, will host their 27th annual reunion concert, which will bring back former band members to perform selections from their time with the band.
When: 6 p.m. Saturday
Or: Hyannis Village Green Kiosk, 367 Main Street
Admission: $ 20 to $ 25
Listen to the songs and story of James Taylor
Listen and sing along with Greg Johnson and his James Taylor tribute band Shower the People as they share Taylor’s story and recreate her music. Although Taylor’s career lasted long after his success in the ’60s and’ 70s, this tribute show focuses on his youth and his music. Hear the story behind each song and be invited to sing along to some of Taylor’s most famous hits.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday
Or: Cape Cod Cultural Center, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth
Admission: 25 $
Rum Soaked Crooks returns to Highfield
The Rum-Soaked Crooks presents programs of “Musical Treasures: Caught in Remote Ports of the World and New England. The local group consists of a full band, including guitar, concertina, accordion, violin and more. Their repertoire s ‘spans three centuries of maritime and verse melodies, with a sample of songs and poems from the Cape sea and the islands.
When: 4-6 p.m. Sunday
Or: Highfield Hall & Gardens, 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth
Admission: $ 20 to $ 30
“Ten by ten” artistic pop-up
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Wellfleet Preservation Hall, “The Ten by Ten Project” brings art collectors, art supporters and artists to participate in this interactive, one-day-only pop of art and music. communautary development. -up event. The heart of this event is an extensive curated art exhibition that features over 120 original pieces created by over 55 artists on 10-by-10-inch rocked wood panels, priced at $ 400 each.
When: 4 pm-7pm Sunday
Or: Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street.
Author’s conference “Entre marées”
First novelist Angel Khoury will be featured at a virtual event with Titcomb’s bookstore in East Sandwich to discuss her novel “Between Tides”. Set on two rugged seascapes, Cape Cod and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, “Between Tides” is based on the true story of a man who abandoned his family in Cape Town to start a new life in the Outer Banks in the 1890s.
When: 8 p.m. Thursday
Or: Zoom in on the cat
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