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May 2016

Orleans Farmers Market

May 1 @ 8:00 am - November 27 @ 12:00 pm
Orleans Farmers Market,
Colony Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Old Colony Way. Every Saturday 8am-Noon. Music. Accepting EBT, SNAP, Credit Cards, ATM at market.

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June 2016
$10

A Year with Frog and Toad

June 28 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 11:00 am
Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre,
3299 Rte 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
F&T

A Year with Frog and Toad Book & Lyrics by Willie Reale Music by Robert Reale Based on the books by Arnold Lobel Originally presented on Broadway by Bob Boyett, Adrianne Lobel, Michael Gardner, Lawrence Horowitz and Roy Furman World Premiere at The Children’s Theatre Company Minneapolis, Minnesota June 28 - August 31 Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10 AM Tickets: $10 Perfect for all ages Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go…

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Live Music at the Art Cottages

June 30 @ 4:00 pm - September 1 @ 6:00 pm
ORLEANS ARTISTS COTTAGES,
21 OLD COLONY WAY
ORLEANS, MA 02653 United States
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The Art of Music will be in the air……………….. Beginning June 30th and every Thursday starting at 4pm Music will fill the air at the Artist Cottages @ the Orleans Market Square.  We have a line- up of Musicians that will not only please the ear but make you want to dance.  Stop by the Cottages from Wednesday – Sunday to see the beautiful Art and relaxing atmosphere and work of the fabulous artists. BUT on Thursdays come dance to…

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July 2016

Nauset Beach Summer Concerts

July 11 @ 7:00 am - August 29 @ 9:00 pm
Nauset Beach,
Orleans, MA United States
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Nauset Beach Concert

Free Monday Nights At the Gazebo, 7-9pm

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August 2016
$35

Hairspray The Broadway Musical

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - September 3 @ 10:00 pm
Cape Rep Indoor Theatre,
3299 Rte 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
Hairspray

Hairspray The Broadway Musical Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters August 3 - September 3 Tues.-Thurs. at 7 pm, Fri. & Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. Aug. 14, 21 & 28 at 2 pm Tickets $35 Call the Box Office for information 508.896.1888 In 1962, Baltimore high school student Tracy Turnblad does not fit the…

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Free

Delro Rosco: Longing for Eden

August 5 @ 5:30 pm - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Community of Jesus,
5 Bay View Drive
Orleans, Massachusetts 02653 United States
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Mount Tabor Ecumenical Centre for Art & Spirituality presents the opening of an exhibit by Hawaiian artist Delro Rosco: Longing for Eden, a series inspired by biblical scripture about the Garden of Eden and beauty found and experienced in nature. Delro Rosco’s works are explorations about natural creation, diminishing goodness, and a longing to return to that ideal reality. August 5 through September 30, daily (except Wednesdays) 11 AM to 5 PM at Patmos Art Center at the Community of…

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Mudflat Mania! at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

August 29 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,
869 Main St / Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents our final 2016 Mudflat Mania! on Monday, August 29 at 3:45 pm. Join our Mudflat Mania! naturalists on our highly popular hikes to Cape Cod Bay and explore the life on and below the Brewster sand flats. Nets, pails, water, sunscreen and our essential Mudflat Mania! Guide Book can be purchased through the Museum Shop. The walk is about 20 minutes out to the flats and then as long as…

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$25

Lighthouse Chamber Players

August 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wellfleet Public Library,
55 West Main Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States

Summer Chamber Music on The Cape Season Concert 3 Dvořák Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75 Brahms Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 108 Prokofiev Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 94a Elizabeth Chang,violin Sylvia Wang, piano

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September 2016
$25

Lighthouse Chamber Players

September 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Wellfleet,
200 Main Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States

Summer Chamber Music on The Cape Season Concert 4 Pre-Concert Talk: David Schneider, Amherst College Professor of Music Boccherini String Trio in F Major, Op. 47, No. 6 Mozart Piano Trio in B-Flat, K. 502 Chausson Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 30 Featured Guest Anne-Marie McDermott, piano Elizabeth Chang, violin Nardo Poy, viola Maureen McDermott, cello

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Free

Master Artist Cheng Lian Demonstration

September 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery,
43 South Orleans Rd (Route 28)
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Cheng will demonstrate painting a live model. This demonstration is free and open to the public. To register, please contact Michelle Murray at [email protected]

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NOAPS Paint Out at Pleasant Bay

September 3 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery,
43 South Orleans Rd (Route 28)
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Watch painters from across the country and Canada paint the beauty of Pleasant Bay. Select works will be included in the evening reception from 5 to 7.

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$30

Orleans Police Relief Association 5-0 5K

September 3 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Olde Jailhouse Tavern,
28 West Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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The Orleans Police Department presents the second annual Five-0 5K in beautiful Orleans, Ma. The race begins at the Old Jailhouse Tavern, 28 West Road, at 10:30am. Runners and walkers are welcome for this 3.1mile race, and the flat route provides a great Labor Day weekend run to wrap up the summer season. Awards, music, and raffles follow the conclusion of the race at the Old Jailhouse Tavern. Lace up your sneakers, bring the family, and come join the fun!…

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Free

From Tragedy to Transcendence: Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for Cello Solo: Snow Library: Saturday, September 3 at 1 p.m.

September 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Snow Library,
67 Main St.
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
From Tragedy to Transcendence
               		Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for Cello Solo

Join us on Saturday, September 3 at 1 pm for a presentation of Johann Sebastian Bach's Six Suites for Cello Solo arranged and played on the Acoustic Guitar by renowned musician Steven Hancoff. In the Marion Craine Gallery. Free to the public.

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National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society Opening Reception

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery,
43 South Orleans Rd (Route 28)
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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The National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) is pleased to announce the 26th Best of America Exhibition. Each year, over 700 entries are received into this prestigious competition, with only 100 paintings accepted for the carefully juried show. The host for the 26th NOAPS Best of America Exhibition is the Addison Art Gallery in Orleans, Massachusetts, on beautiful Cape Cod. A premier, international destination of stunning beaches, quaint villages and miles of National Park, Cape Cod is a haven…

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Free

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Opening Reception

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery,
43 South Orleans Rd (Route 28)
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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The National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) is pleased to announce the 26th Best of America Exhibition. Each year, over 700 entries are received into this prestigious competition, with only 100 paintings accepted for the carefully juried show. The host for the 26th NOAPS Best of America Exhibition is the Addison Art Gallery in Orleans, Massachusetts, on beautiful Cape Cod. A premier, international destination of stunning beaches, quaint villages and miles of National Park, Cape Cod is a haven…

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Nature Screen presents “SHARK MOUNTAIN” !

September 6 @ 11:00 am - September 30 @ 2:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,
869 Main St. / Rte. 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster continues its Nature Screen monthly film series with PBS’ original NATURE documentary; Shark Mountain September 6th– September 30th 2016 11am – 2pm daily. A team of expert and intrepid divers, led by renowned underwater film specialists Howard and Michele Hall, leads viewers into the ultimate domain of sharks. On the dive of a lifetime, Shark Mountain reveals underwater creatures unlike anywhere else in the world. Some 300 miles off Costa Rica…

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$4 - $12

Talk by Robin Smith-Johnson, Author of “Legends & Lore of Cape Cod”

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orleans Historical Society’s Meeting House Museum,
Main Street and River Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Mr. Smith-Johnson will share historic tales about shipwrecks, murders, hauntings and more, including ancient Wampanoag legends and the history of Billingsgate Island.

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Close Encounters of the Ocean Kind; A special lecture with John J. King ll

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,
869 Main St. / Rte. 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster is proud to present Close Encounters of the Ocean Kin, a special lecture with explorer, photographer, author and Chatham conservationist John King Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 1pm. John is an entrepreneur with a diverse resume, who has strong ties to Cape Cod that span many generations. After finishing college, John spent more than 7 years working as a commercial fisherman on vessels in Alaska. He became a licensed ship's Master…

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Mushroom Walk & Talk with Rachel Goclawski

September 11 @ 1:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,
869 Main St, Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02633 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents a Mushroom Walk & Talk with Wild Foods Foraging Guide, Rachel Goclawski Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 1pm. Foraging for mushrooms can be a safe, fun and nutritious activity! Learn how to identify the different classes of mushrooms, types of edible mushrooms that are "easier" to identify safely and what time of year they appear, nutritional along with their medicinal value and health benefits. Following the mushroom presentation at the…

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Tuesday Tweets Birdwatching Walk & Talk

September 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,
869 Main St, Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02633 United States
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Discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding with CCMNH bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers on Tuesdays, September 13 & 27 and October 4 & 25, 9:30am-10:30am. Whether you are experienced or a beginner, walk the beautiful trails, bring binoculars, wear appropriate footwear and come prepared to watch, study and enjoy our feathered friends in their natural habitats. $2 /Member $4/Non-Member Rain cancels the walk. For further information, contact the Museum at 508-896-3867, Ext. # 133

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