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Throughout one of many busiest weeks of the summer time, music selections abound, together with live shows for the primary North Falmouth PorchFest, the Cape Cod Chamber Music Competition, the Provincetown Jazz Competition (in Cotuit), a live performance that features tidbits of music historical past, and a return live performance by native favourite Emily Wade Adams. 

Different highlights embody a dance program in Wellfleet, making teddy bears in Falmouth, seeing and holding reptiles in Brewster, an antiques present in Orleans, a celebration of Nantucket Lightship baskets and a film screening in Dennis, book-signings in 4 cities, a library’s exhibit on preserving an historical cemetery.

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Library hosts cemetery exhibition

Sturgis Library in Barnstable will every day open a month-long show of pictures and art work in regards to the Mates of Historic Cemetery, a volunteer neighborhood group caring for gravestones in Yarmouth’s Historic Cemetery. The show illustrates efforts to guard, protect and doc the historical past of gravestones, and viewers can study safely cleansing a headstone, the distinction between a unclean and cleaned stone, and the misplaced artwork of hand-carving stone. The exhibit consists of pictures of Historic Cemetery photographs on the market.

When: 8 a.m. -5 p.m. every day by means of Aug. 27  

The place: Sturgis Library; 3090 Essential St., Barnstable

Admission: Free


Make and take a teddy bear at Falmouth ‘picnic’

Falmouth Museums on the Inexperienced are internet hosting a Teddy Bear Picnic, the place contributors could make a bear with kids or grandchildren. Every “Bear Equipment” comes with a bear, stuffing, T-shirt, a beginning certificates and different gadgets. Youngsters have to be accompanied by an grownup, and participation is restricted for this in style kids’s occasion.

When: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5

The place: Falmouth Historic Society, 55 Palmer Ave.

Admission: $15 for youngsters, free for adults

Reservations (required) and knowledge:

The Marie’s Memories booths will offer antique and vintage jewelry, women’s items, glass and pottery at the Cape Cod Antiques Dealers summer show.

A number of centuries represented in Cape antiques sellers present

The Cape Cod Vintage Sellers Affiliation will maintain its August out of doors summer time vintage present for the 52nd 12 months of the custom. Sellers from throughout the Cape and all through New England will current a big selection of 18th-, Nineteenth- and early Twentieth-century antiques, which is able to embody American nation furnishings, backyard antiques, instruments, pottery, glassware, work, jewellery, books, cooking gadgets, baskets, ornamental gadgets and extra.  

When: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6

The place: Nauset Regional Center Faculty, 70 Route 28, Orleans

Admission: $7; $6 with a present card or advert; free for youngsters below 18 and college students with ID 


A modern Nantucket Lightship Basket woven by Pat Sakellis of Dennisport, who will demonstrate the craft at the Dennis Maritime Museum.

Nantucket Lightship baskets showcased at Dennis celebration

A one-day celebration of Nantucket Lightship Baskets previous and current will likely be showcased on the Dennis Maritime Museum. Guests may have the possibility to view vintage baskets from the non-public assortment of Charles and Barbara Adams, in addition to fashionable baskets created by Mid-Cape artisans utilizing Nineteenth-century strategies. Cape Cod weavers Pat Sakellis, Sue Poskitt and Joyce Maria will exhibit basket-crafting strategies, and guests will have the ability to strive their fingers at weaving themselves. Details about the place to take basket-weaving classes regionally will even be out there, and refreshments will likely be served. The museum’s different displays will even be on view.

When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6

The place: Dennis Maritime Museum, 67 Faculty St., West Dennis.

Admission: Free


Members of the band Puffy Elvis performing at a show. The group will be part of Saturday's North Falmouth PorchFest.

A day of listening for the North Falmouth Porchfest

The North Falmouth Porchfest, a day of free musical performances starting from folks tunes to conventional chanties to traditional rock, will debut Saturday as a presentationby  the North Falmouth Village Affiliation. The occasion will function 15 acts introduced on lawns and porches alongside Previous Essential Street, with an Arts and Craft Pop-up providing work of space visible, ceramic, fiber and literary artists. The performers will embody regional favorites that embody the Groovalottos (a soul-funk jam band); Puffy Elvis (a 10-member band specializing in rock ‘n’ roll tunes from the Nineteen Sixties); Grasshopper Inexperienced (an area quartet identified for authentic pop/rock songs); Paradise Rock Band (a gaggle with a mixture of bluesy funk, traditional rock, and authentic songs); and the Sonnay Fiddlers (Celtic tunes performed by musicians ages 5 and up).North Falmouth Porchfest is sponsored partially by the Mass Cultural Council and Rockland Belief.

When: 1–4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6

The place: All in North Falmouth: 137 Previous Essential Street, 155 Previous Essential Street (North Falmouth Congregational Church), 194 Previous Essential Street (Bourget Legislation Group), 229 Previous Essential Street, and 262 Previous Essential Street. The Arts and Crafts Pop-up will run all through the afternoon at 194 Previous Essential Street.

Admission: Free


“A Place Like This: Finding Myself in a Cape Cod Cottage,” by Sally Buffington

Writer Sally Buffington to signal her native memoir

Former Cape Cod native Sally Buffington will return to the world to attend a number of book- signing occasions for her household memoir, “A Place Like This: Discovering Myself in a Cape Cod Cottage.”  The ebook is geared toward revealing the Cape’s magnificence and displaying readers that generally the only of moments carry us essentially the most lasting pleasure. Buffington is a author, photographer and classically educated musician who now lives in southern California.

When and the place: 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave. #2028; 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7 at Beneath the Brine Bookstore, 554 Route 28, Harwich Port; and 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12 at Mitchell’s Guide Nook, 54 Essential St., Nantucket

Admission: Free


Musician Mark T. Small will perform music from history at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod.

Entertainer to incorporate music’s historical past in South Yarmouth live performance

Internationally acknowledged musician and entertainer Mark T. Small will carry out a live performance of tunes from the early 1800s to the late Nineteen Fifties, taking part in blues, boogie, early rock, and honky-tonk picks. Small’s present on the Cultural Heart of Cape Cod will even embody historic tales round such picks as “America the Lovely,” “Superb Grace,” “Autumn Leaves” and “Maple Leaf Rag.” His recordings have reached the highest 20 on nationwide music charts, and he received the 2016 Boston Blues Problem. Small encourages historic discussions throughout every efficiency, with matters together with the background of the music and devices.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6

The place: Cultural Heart of Cape Cod, 307 Previous Essential St., South Yarmouth.

Admission: $25


Watch regionally shot ‘Jack London’s Martin Eden’ at Cape Cinema

There will likely be a particular screening of Jay Craven’s 2021independent narrative function movie, “Jack London’s Martin Eden” Sunday at Cape Cinema in Dennis, with Craven readily available to introduce the screening and lead a post-film dialogue. The film, filmed on Nantucket as a part of Craven’s Semester Cinema coaching program that entails skilled mentors of a scholar crew, had its world premiere on the Nantucket Movie Competition, performed eventually 12 months’s Woods Gap Movie Competition and received Greatest Movie and Greatest Director awards on the Boston Movie Competition. The movie, primarily based on London’s autobiographical novel is about in 1909, and tells the story of a poor and unschooled sailor who falls in love with a magnetic younger lady of means and schooling.

When: 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 7

The place: Cape Cinema, 35 Hope Lane, Dennis

Admission: $10.50 for adults; $8.50 for seniors; $7 for youngsters aged 12 and below


The Ying Quartet includes, from left,  Janet Ying (violin), Phillip Ying (viola), new first violinist Robin Scott, and David Ying (cello).

Ying Quartet has three-Live performance residency with music competition

Cape Cod Chamber Music Competition will host a three-concert, weeklong residency with the Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet as a part of its forty third summer time season. On Monday’s “Concerto Gala” in Chatham, the quartet will likely be accompanied by competition inventive administrators Jon Manasse (clarinet) and Jon Nakamatsu (piano), and there will likely be a post-show fundraising reception on the Wequassett Inn and Golf Resort. The Tuesday live performance in Cotuit will likely be “An Night with the Ying.” On account of issues about public well being and security, live shows are programmed to be 60 to 80 minutes with out intermission.

When and the place: All at 5 p.m.: Monday, Aug. 8 at First Congregational Church of Chatham, 650 Essential St.; Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Cotuit Heart for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Street; Friday, Aug. 12 at First Congregational Church of Wellfleet, 200 Essential St.

Admission: $55 (Aug. 8); $40 (Aug. 9 and 12); $15 for faculty college students (with ID); and free admission for attendees 18 and below 

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Young trumpeter Cameron Shave will make his Provincetown Jazz Festival debut.

Musicians make debuts at 18th annual Provincetown Jazz Competition

Jazz musicians Leala Cyr and Cameron Shave will make their Provincetown Jazz Competition debuts this week accompanied by Fred Boyle on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass, and Bart Weisman on drums. Trumpeter Shave, 18, from Massachusetts will open the live performance. Shave is a Jazz Scholarship winner of the Worldwide Trumpet Guild and one in all 4 winners of the Constancy Investments Younger Artists Competitors on the Boston Pops. Vocalist and trumpeter Cyr, from Connecticut, launched her debut album, “First Intuition,” in February 2019.

When: 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8

The place: Cotuit Heart for the Arts, 4404 Route 28

Admission: $30

Data:, 508-428-0669 ext. 0

Writer explores love, archaeology and magic in books, discuss

Boston and Provincetown-based creator Michael Hartwig will share insights from and invite inventive contributions to his latest LGBTQ fiction printed through the pandemic. Two of the books — “Oliver and Henry” and “Roman Spell” — are a part of the Roman Bonds Trilogy. The third ebook, “Love Unearthed,” is anticipated in late 2022. Hartwig hopes to elicit inventive concepts in regards to the plot from the viewers. Hartwig can also be an artist, whose oil work are represented by On Heart Gallery in Provincetown.

When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9

The place: Provincetown Public Library, 356 Business St.

Admission: Free


The Movimento Project's

Movimento Challenge offers modern dance live performance

In its sixth 12 months of collaborative manufacturing, the Brewster-based Movimento Challenge will current “RESET,” a up to date dance live performance, in Wellfleet. Officers say RESET is about renewal, about lastly with the ability to collect, discover and create dances collectively — in regards to the potent second of overcoming isolation and distance. Native and interneational choreographer will explores our particular person/collective experiences of the final two years when, they are saying, “as a neighborhood, all of us lived below the shadows of a worldwide well being, political, and financial disaster that has considerably impacted our every day lives.”

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 and Wednesday, Aug. 10

The place: Wellfleet Preservation Corridor, 335 Essential St.

Admission: $20


An American alligator will be among the creatures in a

Rainforest reptiles star in museum present

The Cape Cod Museum of Pure Historical past in Brewster will current a “Reptiles Rock” present with the Rainforest Reptiles group providing hands-on alternatives for youngsters of various ages. This system will embody a mini zoo set-up with 10 to 14 smaller animals similar to bugs, frogs, snakes and lizards to take a look at; and a presentation by a herpetologist with 4 bigger animals, possible together with a tortoise, a lizard, a snake and an alligator. All habitats are tropical or semitropical rainforests within the U.S., South America, Africa or Myanmar/Burma. Volunteers will likely be requested and hands-on alternatives out there.

When: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11

The place: Cape Cod Museum of Pure Historical past, 869 Essential St. (Route 6A), Brewster

Admission: $15


Yelena Lembersky, a Leningrad-raised author will share her family’s story at a Brewster Book Store event to raise money to help send medical aid to Ukraine.

Guide retailer occasion raises funds to assist Ukraine folks

The Brewster Guide Retailer will host a night of tales, meals and fundraising for Ukraine Ahead, a Boston-based nonprofit supplying medical support to the folks of Ukraine. The occasion options Yelena Lembersky, a Leningrad-raised creator who will share her household’s story, and talk about and signal copies of her not too long ago launched memoir, “Like a Drop of Ink in a Downpour: Recollections of Soviet Russia.” Sofiya Penek Klein, a longtime buyer with deep Ukrainian roots, offered inspiration for the occasion and can share her story as properly. Ukraine Ahead partnersing with hospitals, universities, volunteer organizations and extra and has thus far shipped over 20,000 kilos of provides to Ukraine, in response to organizers. 

When: 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11

The place: Brewster Guide Retailer, 2648 Essential St.

Admission: Donations welcome


Emily Wade Adams will perform a concert of original music and covers at Cotuit Center for the Arts.

Emily Wade Adams to sing ‘Motown to My City’

Cape Cod native and present New York Metropolis performer Emily Wade Adams will debut her new music to a hometown viewers with a ‘Motown to My City’ live performance that includes new songs from her album in addition to favorites from artists like Etta James, Stevie Marvel, and extra. Adams’ authentic tunes mix Motown lady group, retro pop, and ’60s rock flavors. Her band members will embody musical director Malcolm Granger (keys), Gregg Sullivan (guitar), Jim Peterson (bass), and Brad Conant (drums). Adams has been seen on the Cotuit Heart for the Arts in music tributes, together with to Amy Winehouse, and in New York, leads NYC’s Café Society jazz quintet, does session work, writes songs and manages advertising for different artists.

When: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11

The place: Cotuit Heart for the Arts, 4404 Route 28

Admission: $40; $38 for seniors; $15 for college kids.Data:

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