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

There are quite a lot of music and history-related occasions occurring this week, overlaying a number of genres of tunes and centuries previous. Amongst our highlighted live shows, 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 pageant in Dennis; a cabaret present in Provincetown; and bluegrass and folks on the Nationwide Seashore.

For those who discover wanting into the Cape Cod and Islands’ wealthy previous intriguing, the Highland Home Museum in Truro has a Household Day of occasions; you may watch 18th-century weaving in Dennis; a Revolutionary Battle reenactment on Nantucket; a strolling tour in Brewster;

Different issues to do embody household enjoyable with circus acts and canines; an uncommon mixture of phrases, music and artwork in Provincetown; an exhibit of latest 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 modern exhibit “Innovators in Glass.” The exhibit can be on view via 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 referred to as “Innovators in Glass,” which brings collectively modern works by famous artists and explores the spectrum of technical and inventive potentialities. 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 via Oct. 30 throughout museum hours

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

Admission: Free

Info: 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 reside 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

Info: 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 discuss his artwork for the occasion. Different occasions embody ‘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 concerning the Highland Gentle’s authentic lighthouse keeper, Isaac Small, via his great-great-great grandson John Small.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9

The place: Highland Home Museum, 6 Highland Gentle Highway, North Truro

Admission: $10/household; free for members.

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

Susan Kelley to show weaving on the loom

Weaver Susan Kelley will showcase weaving abilities on an 18th-century barn loom on the Josiah Dennis Manse on Saturday to re-create the efforts girls within the mid-1700s went via to offer for his or her households earlier than there have been clothes shops. Below the steerage of Kelley, who has been weaving for greater than a half-century, guests of all ages can have the possibility to attempt on the vintage barn loom. Costumed docents and native historical past specialists can be on the Manse to reply guests’ questions concerning the 1736 homestead and its relation to early Cape Cod historical past. The interval rooms embody two parlors, the borning room, the preserving 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 can 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 Highway

Admission: Free, donations appreciated.

Info: 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 attempt. All ages and talents are invited to attempt totally different types of circus arts together with aerials, acrobatics, hula hoop and juggling. Native ice cream can be served, and the circus staff will carry out quick reveals each hour.

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday

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

Admission: Free (registration not required)

Info: 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” sequence.

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” sequence. 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

Info: 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 time live performance sequence.

Bourbon Sundown Trio to carry out outside in Dennis

The Bourbon Sundown Trio will play three-part harmonies, accompanied by the standard string instrumentation of mandolin, banjo and guitar as a part of the Cape Cod Museum of Arts’ summer time Outside Live performance Collection. The live performance will function numerous varieties 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 could 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..

Info: 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 out of doors of their house nation. The live performance, which will even function saxophonist Ken Area, will embody Ukrainian folks melodies, works by Ukrainian composers Mykola Lysenko, Mykola Leontovych, Victor Kosenko and Mykhailo Verbytsky and others. Half of the donations can be despatched to the Worldwide Rescue Committee, and half can be despatched to the United Church of Christ World H.O.P.E. Ukraine Emergency Enchantment. The “Music for Ukraine” live performance was first introduced 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

Info: 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."

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

Creator Colleen McKeegan friends at library cocktail hour

The Buddies of the Mashpee Library will host a cocktail hour with writer Colleen McKeegan to rejoice her debut novel, “The Wild One.” Wine and cocktails can 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 time camp. Earlier than turning to fiction, McKeegan was the senior options editor at Marie Claire, and he or she has held numerous editorial roles at The Minimize, 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

Info: RSVP at [email protected]

Bear Week reveals embody the Provincetown Follies and Nina West

All through the summer time, the Provincetown Enterprise Guild is partnering with the Crown & Anchor on a brand new season of the “Provincetown Follies,” a cabaret model present that includes native expertise and friends as a profit for the guild. For Bear Week, a visitor performer on the Crown & Anchor can be Nina West, the Miss Congeniality of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 11. West is presently 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 Entice.”

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

Admission: $35-$45 for Provincetown Follies; $45-$125 for Nina West efficiency.Info: 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 yr’s Provincetown Jazz Pageant.

Vannatter, quintet start Provincetown Jazz Pageant

The 18th annual Provincetown Jazz Pageant will function Ohio singer Dane Vannatter accompanied by the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet. Vannatter, who has received two BackStage Bistro Awards performs repeatedly 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 pageant 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

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

Watch canines enjoying with frisbees

The Flying Excessive Canines group can 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 Ok-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.

Info 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” can 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 can be on show from Friday, July 8 via July 20.

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

Info: 508-237-5499; [email protected]

Seashore presents summer time leisure

A live performance and a chat this week are a part of a summer time of occasions on the Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore’s outside 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 authentic bluegrass, trendy folks, 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 is able to 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 Highway, Eastham

Admission: Free, reservation required

Info: 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 referred to as the Previous Kings Freeway. Individuals can have an opportunity to find the historical past behind many vintage properties, study concerning the shipmasters and others who lived there, and pay a go to to some vital graves within the Historic 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)

Info: https://www.brewsterhistoricalsociety.org/

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

A duplicate of tents used through the Revolutionary Battle can 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 Venture 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 various folks and sophisticated occasions of 1775-1783. There can be duplicate gear, instruments, and uniforms, plus residing 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

Info: https://nha.org/

To have your occasion thought-about for a Finest Wager, ship data to CapeWeek Editor Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll at [email protected] at the very least two weeks earlier than the occasion.

This text initially appeared on Cape Cod Occasions: Cape Cod to do: Music, historical past, e book, Bear Week, jazz, canine, frisbee

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