20 (!) prime issues to do on Cape Cod July 8-14


There are a variety of music and history-related occasions occurring this week, masking a number of genres of tunes and centuries previous. Amongst our highlighted concert events, music followers can discover bluegrass at a picnic or a blues and roots live performance in Falmouth; a live performance to assist folks in Ukraine in Wellfleet; conventional music and the beginning of a jazz competition in Dennis; a cabaret present in Provincetown; and bluegrass and people on the Nationwide Seashore.

Should you discover trying into the Cape Cod and Islands’ wealthy previous intriguing, the Highland Home Museum in Truro has a Household Day of occasions; you’ll be able to watch 18th-century weaving in Dennis; a Revolutionary Battle reenactment on Nantucket; a strolling tour in Brewster;

Different issues to do embrace household enjoyable with circus acts and canines; an uncommon mixture of phrases, music and artwork in Provincetown; an exhibit of up to date glass in Sandwich; and a chat with an writer in Mashpee.

Dave Patchen’s “Bloom” is among the many work of 20 artists on show for the Sandwich Glass Museum’s new up to date exhibit “Innovators in Glass.” The exhibit shall be on view by Oct. 30.

Sandwich Glass Museum showcases ‘Innovators in Glass’

The Sandwich Glass Museum has launched an exhibit on glass artwork and experimentation within the twenty first century known as “Innovators in Glass,” which brings collectively up to date works by famous artists and explores the spectrum of technical and inventive prospects. The group present, museum officers say, options artists whose works illustrate sculptural magnificence, in addition to experimentation and technical ingenuity, demonstrating the complexity and flexibility of the fabric.

When: on show by Oct. 30 throughout museum hours

The place: Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Most important St.,

Admission: Free

Data: https://sandwichglassmuseum.org/occasion/special-exhibit-innovators-in-glass/

Library to carry “Village Unplugged” music and picnic occasion

The North Falmouth Village Affiliation will current its annual “Village Unplugged,” a dwell music occasion and picnic that includes the acoustic music of Corey Heaslip and the Pine Avenue Pickers. Heaslip is the lead singer and guitarist for the band Grasshopper Inexperienced. The Pine Avenue Pickers is a bluegrass band that has performed regionally on the West Falmouth Day celebration, at Woods Gap Trad Stroll occasions, and for non-profits. Its members play mandolin, bass, recorder, fiddle, and guitar.

When: 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 8

The place: North Falmouth Library Garden, 5 Chester St.

Admission: Free

Data: https://www.northfalmouthvillageassociation.org/

Highland Home Museum to welcome guests with Household Day

The Highland Home Museum will host a Household Day that includes a number of occasions on the museum. The museum is that includes the work of artist Neil Personeus within the exhibit “Treasures of the Tide,” and Personeus will work on and speak about his artwork for the occasion. Different occasions embrace ‘Speaking Shipwreck with Dan Sanders,” a scavenger hunt, rope- splicing actions, and sea shanties for “Tunes of the Sea” with Denya Levine. Attendees will even get to know extra in regards to the Highland Mild’s unique lighthouse keeper, Isaac Small, by his great-great-great grandson John Small.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9

The place: Highland Home Museum, 6 Highland Mild Street, North Truro

Admission: $10/household; free for members.

Data: https://trurohistoricalsociety.org/occasions/family-day-at-the-museum/

Susan Kelley to reveal weaving on the loom

Weaver Susan Kelley will showcase weaving expertise on an 18th-century barn loom on the Josiah Dennis Manse on Saturday to re-create the efforts girls within the mid-1700s went by to offer for his or her households earlier than there have been clothes shops. Below the steering of Kelley, who has been weaving for greater than a half-century, guests of all ages could have the possibility to strive on the vintage barn loom. Costumed docents and native historical past consultants shall be on the Manse to reply guests’ questions in regards to the 1736 homestead and its relation to early Cape Cod historical past. The interval rooms embrace two parlors, the borning room, the maintaining room and a number of upstairs bedrooms, plus a Maritime Room that includes Dennis’ sea-connected historical past.

When: weaving at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 9; the exhibition shall be open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays till Aug. 25

The place: The Manse, 61 Whig St., Dennis on the intersection with Nobscussett Street

Admission: Free, donations appreciated.

Data: https://www.dennishistoricalsociety.org/occasions/2022-07-09/weaving-on-the-loom

A guest enjoys circus juggling balls at Payomet Performing Arts Center.

A visitor enjoys circus juggling balls at Payomet Performing Arts Middle.

Find out how they do it on the circus

The Cirque by the Sea troupe at Payomet Performing Arts Middle will maintain a Circus Summer season Social below a tent to each exhibit circus acts and provides guests an opportunity to strive. All ages and talents are invited to strive completely different types of circus arts together with aerials, acrobatics, hula hoop and juggling. Native ice cream shall be served, and the circus staff will carry out quick exhibits each hour.

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday

The place: Payomet Performing Arts Middle, 29 Previous Dewline Street, Truro

Admission: Free (registration not required)

Data: https://payomet.org/

Paul Rishell and Annie Raines will perform a concert of American roots and blues music on July 10 at part of Highfield Hall & Gardens' "Music Under the Tent" series.

Paul Rishell and Annie Raines will carry out a live performance of American roots and blues music on July 10 at a part of Highfield Corridor & Gardens’ “Music Below the Tent” collection.

Paul Rishell and Annie Rainers to play at Highfield

Blues guitarist Paul Rishell and multi-harmonicist Annie Raines will play blues and roots music as a part of Highfield Corridor & Gardens’ “Music Below the Tent” collection. Rishell and Raines have been working as a blues duo for 25 years; have recorded six albums collectively, together with the W.C. Helpful Award-winning “Shifting to the Nation” (2000); and acquired quite a few award nominations from the Blues Basis. The 2 are visiting artists within the Berklee School of Music’s American Roots Music Program, and have beforehand opened for Ray Charles, Little Feat, Dr. John, Susan Tedeschi, John Sebastian and lots of extra artists.

When: 4 p.m. Sunday, July 10

The place: Highfield Corridor & Gardens, 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth

Admission: $35, $25 for members

Data: https://highfieldhallandgardens.org/

The Bourbon Sunset Trio will perform July 10 as part of the Cape Cod Museum of Art's summer concert series.

The Bourbon Sundown Trio will carry out July 10 as a part of the Cape Cod Museum of Artwork’s summer season live performance collection.

Bourbon Sundown Trio to carry out outside in Dennis

The Bourbon Sundown Trio will play three-part harmonies, accompanied by the normal string instrumentation of mandolin, banjo and guitar as a part of the Cape Cod Museum of Arts’ summer season Outside Live performance Sequence. The live performance will function varied forms of music,  together with swing, bluegrass, Dixieland jazz, Celtic music, jazz requirements and classical.

When: 4:30 p.m., Sunday, July 10

The place: Cape Cod Museum of Artwork, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis

Admission: $20, $17 for members. Tickets might be bought on-line till 3:30 p.m. on the day of live performance; afterwards, they could be obtainable for buy on the door..

Data: https://www.ccmoa.org/

Provincetown pianist John Thomas will play a concert in Wellfleet to raise money to help people in Ukraine.

Provincetown pianist John Thomas will play a live performance in Wellfleet to boost cash to assist folks in Ukraine.

‘Music for Ukraine’ live performance to boost funds to assist

The First Congregational Church of Wellfleet and pianist John Thomas will current a live performance to boost funds to assist Ukrainians inside and outdoors of their residence nation. The live performance, which will even function saxophonist Ken Area, will embrace Ukrainian people melodies, works by Ukrainian composers Mykola Lysenko, Mykola Leontovych, Victor Kosenko and Mykhailo Verbytsky and others. Half of the donations shall be despatched to the Worldwide Rescue Committee, and half shall be despatched to the United Church of Christ International H.O.P.E. Ukraine Emergency Attraction. The “Music for Ukraine” live performance was first offered in April in Provincetown; $4,000 in donations have been despatched to the Worldwide Rescue Committee and to Oastea Domnului Chisinau.

When: 5 p.m., Sunday, July 9

The place: First Congregational church of Wellfleet, 200 Most important St., Wellfleet

Data: 508-349-6877; https://www.rescue.org/https://www.ucc.org/global-h-o-p-e/ukraine-emergency-appeal/https://johnwthomas.com/, https://www.wellfleetchurch.org/

Author Colleen McKeegan's debut novel is "The Wild One."

Writer Colleen McKeegan’s debut novel is “The Wild One.”

Writer Colleen McKeegan friends at library cocktail hour

The Pals of the Mashpee Library will host a cocktail hour with writer Colleen McKeegan to have a good time her debut novel, “The Wild One.” Wine and cocktails shall be obtainable by way of a money bar on the occasion. The novel is described as a darkish and twisted coming-of-age thriller that includes three younger girls exploring their childhood trauma at a summer season camp. Earlier than turning to fiction, McKeegan was the senior options editor at Marie Claire, and he or she has held varied editorial roles at The Reduce, Quick Firm, Bloomberg, Fortune, The New Yorker and Bicycling.

When: 5 p.m. Sunday, July 10

The place: Willowbend Nation Membership, 100 Willowbend Drive, Mashpee

Admission: A steered $20 donation to the Mashpee Library

Data: RSVP at [email protected]

Bear Week exhibits embrace the Provincetown Follies and Nina West

All through the summer season, the Provincetown Enterprise Guild is partnering with the Crown & Anchor on a brand new season of the “Provincetown Follies,” a cabaret type present that includes native expertise and friends as a profit for the guild. For Bear Week, a visitor performer on the Crown & Anchor shall be Nina West, the Miss Congeniality of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 11. West is at present starring as Edna Turnblad within the nationwide tour of “Hairspray,” and is the founding father of the Nina West Basis, which has raised greater than $2 million to assist LGBTQ+ youngsters and households.

When: 9 p.m., Sunday, July 10 for “Provincetown Follies Bear Week Version”; 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14 for “Nina West: Bear Lure.”

The place: Crown & Anchor, 247 Industrial St., Provincetown

Admission: $35-$45 for Provincetown Follies; $45-$125 for Nina West efficiency.Data: https://ptown.org/occasions/provincetown-follies-pride-edition-the-crown-anchor/

Dane Vannatter will perform at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod as the first concert in this year's Provincetown Jazz Festival.

Dane Vannatter will carry out on the Cultural Middle of Cape Cod as the primary live performance on this 12 months’s Provincetown Jazz Competition.

Vannatter, quintet start Provincetown Jazz Competition

The 18th annual Provincetown Jazz Competition will function Ohio singer Dane Vannatter accompanied by the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet. Vannatter, who has gained two BackStage Bistro Awards performs often on the annual Mabel Mercer Cabaret Conference in Manhattan and venues in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Boston and the Cape. The quintet will function Steve Ahern on trumpet and flute, Bruce Abbott on saxophone and flute, Fred Boyle on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass, and Bart Weisman on drums. The jazz competition will proceed Aug. 8 in Cotuit with Leala Cyr and Cameron Shave; and Aug. 16 with 15-year-old pianist Ben Collins-Siegel.

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 11

The place: Cultural Middle of Cape Cod, 307 Previous Most important St, South Yarmouth

Admission: $30

Data: 508-394-7100; https://www.cultural-center.org/

Watch canines taking part in with frisbees

The Flying Excessive Canine group shall be a part of family-friendly leisure at West Falmouth Library, led by Mike Piazza, multiple-time world finalist and world-record holder within the sport of Okay-9 frisbee. Attendees will obtain complimentary frisbees.

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 12

The place: West Falmouth Library, 575 West Falmouth Freeway

Admission: Suggestion donation of $10 per household on the door.

Data on all household occasion on the library: http://www.westfalmouthlibrary.org/

Artist Ellen LeBow's "For those whose work is invisible" is part of the "Unanswered Prayers" program and exhibit at the Rice Polak Gallery in Provincetown.

Artist Ellen LeBow’s “For these whose work is invisible” is a part of the “Unanswered Prayers” program and exhibit on the Rice Polak Gallery in Provincetown.

Phrases, music and pictures unite for “Unprayed Prayers”

“Unprayed Prayers” shall be a collaborative program mixing work by award-winning author Mary Gordon, musician Suzzy Roche of The Roches band and Wellfleet artist Ellen LeBow on the Rice Polak Gallery in Provincetown. The three have been working collectively for a decade, and Gordon says she wrote the prayers, which have been then set to music by Roche, and the concept of together with scenes with highly effective narratives got here from Lebow.

When: 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 12; exhibition of LeBow’s artwork shall be on show from Friday, July 8 by July 20.

The place: Rice Polak Gallery, 430 Industrial St, Provincetown, MA 02657

Data: 508-237-5499; [email protected]

Seashore presents summer season leisure

A live performance and a chat this week are a part of a summer season of occasions on the Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore’s out of doors amphitheater or indoor auditorium on the Salt Pond Customer Middle in Eastham. On July 12, Toast and Jam’s Tim Dickey and Julie Charland will carry out unique bluegrass, trendy people, Americana and swing. On July 13, Stephen M. Smith will headline an occasion on “Salt Marsh Dieback and the Way forward for Cape Cod,” which can cowl how salt marshes filter pollution, offering nursery habitat for shellfish and finfish, and buffer storm surge.

When: Toast and Jam, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 12; salt marsh lecture at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 13

The place: Salt Pond Customer Middle, 50 Nauset Street, Eastham

Admission: Free, reservation required

Data: 508-255-3421

Historic strolling tour to be held in Brewster

The occasion options an hour-long, guided “Haunts and Habitats” strolling tour alongside Brewster’s historic Most important Avenue, additionally known as the Previous Kings Freeway. Contributors could have an opportunity to find the historical past behind many vintage houses, be taught in regards to the shipmasters and others who lived there, and pay a go to to some vital graves within the Historical Burial Floor. The occasion will recur in August.

When: 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 13

The place: Tour begins from Woodshed Parking Lot, 1993 Most important St., Brewster

Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for members (reservation required)

Data: https://www.brewsterhistoricalsociety.org/

A replica of tents used during the Revolutionary War will be on display on Nantucket.

A reproduction of tents used in the course of the Revolutionary Battle shall be on show on Nantucket.

Nantucket venture brings Revolutionary Battle period to life

The Nantucket Historic Affiliation is collaborating with Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution for its first show of the touring Oval Workplace Challenge exhibition. The venture is an immersive expertise that features hand-sewn tents that replicate Gen. George Washington’s encampment and handmade camp furnishings to painting the tales of the varied folks and sophisticated occasions of 1775-1783. There shall be reproduction tools, instruments, and uniforms, plus dwelling historical past interpreters, plus programmed lectures.

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14; 6 p.m. July 13 lecture with Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, president and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution; 6 p.m. July 15 lecture by writer Nathaniel Philbrick

The place: show at Nantucket Historic Affiliation’s Previous Mill, 50 Prospect St.; lectures on the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.

Admission: Free

Data: https://nha.org/

To have your occasion thought of for a Finest Wager, ship data to CapeWeek Editor Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll at [email protected] no less than two weeks earlier than the occasion.

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