Things to Do This Week on Cape Cod

For the next 10 days, there is a great mix of outdoor, indoor and virtual events in which to take part on Cape Cod, with something for all ages. Now is the perfect time to get out there and do something fun!  (For a list of local drive-in theaters, click here. For information on farmers’ markets, click here. For upcoming Halloween Happenings, click here!)

Through 10/31 13th Community Connections Virtual Walk – Walk 1, 2 or 3 miles – all at once or a little at a time. No matter where you are, you can bring awareness and support to help people with disabilities in our programs. Register at

Through 11/2 Nauset Disposal Virtual Trash Bash – No getting down to do good this year, but Nauset Disposal is still looking to help several deserving local nonprofits raise some much needed cash –including The Cape & Islands United Way, Cape Cod Cares for the Troops, and the Center for Coastal Studies. Make a donation between now and Nov. 2, and you’ll be entered into the Staycation Sweepstakes! There are three fabulous getaways up for grabs – to the Pelham House in Dennisport, the Mirbeau Spa in Plymouth, and the Surfside Hotel & Suites in P-town. Find out what you can win and who benefits at

10/22 Cape Cod Chamber Low Tide Walk Networking Experience – 9 a.m. at Ellis Landing Road, Brewster. Enjoy meeting others and seeing the beauty of Cape Cod Bay. Learn a bit about Cape Cod aquaculture by visiting the oyster beds exposed by the low tide. Local hot cider after will make the October experience complete. Dress warmly and plan on bare feet or waterproof shoes. Registration is required.

10/24-11/14 Cape Cod Women’s Music Festival, Virtual Saturday Concert Series – We will highlight a different artist every Saturday at 6 p.m. this fall. You’ll hear from music fest artists past and present, plus a few surprises!  These concerts are short and sweet, just a few songs to give you a taste of their talents  and a chance to enjoy the gift of music from home or wherever you may be. View for free and make a donation if you’re able at

10/24 Wicked Cool Autumn Welcome – 9 a.m. – noon or 1-4 p.m., Camp Greenough, Yarmouthport. Hosted by Cape Cod & Islands Council Boy Scouts of America. Enjoy pumpkin carving, bat house building, fishing, archery, and more. Registration is required – adult supervision and face coverings are mandatory.

10/24 The Beat Goes On, Virtual Fundraiser for Payomet Performing Arts Center – 5 p.m. Rosanne Cash, David Bromberg, Suzanne Vega, Tom Rush, and a host of others are helping to keep the beat going at Payomet. Tune in free and make a donation if you can at

10/25 Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold, The Concert Experience – Falmouth Drive In. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame icon Stevie Nicks brings her legendary music to the big screen when Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold The Concert comes to select cinemas for one night only on October 25. Recorded over two nights during her sold-out 24 Karat Gold Tour, the film features a set-list of fan favorites and rare gems from Stevie’s multi-platinum selling catalog. Tickets are $45. Proceeds benefiting our local nonprofit Harbor Light Illumination Concert Series.

10/25 Tour de la Mer – 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Heritage Museum and Gardens, Sandwich. If you love your car, motorcycle, or truck, and would like to enjoy the fall colors on Cape Cod’s scenic Route 6A, join us for the inaugural Tour de la Mer on Sunday, October 25. We have a leisurely tour of the Cape planned for you, culminating with a socially distanced outdoor lunch stop at Truro Vineyards. This event also benefits the automobile collection and related programs at Heritage Museums & Gardens. Sign up online to join me for the Tour de la Mer today! 

10/28 Emperor’s Ghost Army – 11:30 a.m., Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Some fun for adults! This movie will introduce you to one of the one of the most stunning archaeological finds of the 20th century: a terracotta army estimated at 8,000-strong. A mausoleum concealing a life-size terracotta army of cavalry, infantry, horses, chariots, weapons, administrators, acrobats, and musicians, was discovered in 1974 – all built to serve China’s first emperor in the afterlife. You must reserve your seat in advance; seating is limited to 24 people, masks and social distancing protocols will be in place.

10/30 Live-streamed Concert to Benefit Independence House – Please join Independence House from the comfort of your at 7:30 p.m. when Ayla Brown and Rob Bellamy perform songs of Strength, Hope and Love, LIVE-Streamed. This concert is a benefit for Independence House, Cape Cod’s leading counseling, advocacy and resource center to address and prevent domestic and sexual violence. Tickets are $20. Receipt for ticket purchase will include a link to the scheduled live performance. This concert will be live-streamed on the Independence House website via Cape Cod Community Media Television. This is NOT a zoom event. 


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10/24 National Prescription Drug Takeback Day – This annual effort encourages you to dispose of any unused or unwanted prescription medication in your home safely by dropping it off at any local police department. Check your town’s PD’s FB page for details.

10/29-12/31 Sandwich-Bourne Lions Annual Kids’ Coat Drive – The Lions Club is partnering with Anton’s Cleaners to collect gently used coats for kids and adults too. All sizes are needed, and they will take used, good quality warm winter coats & jackets: items that you would give to a friend. Several drop offs are designated in Sandwich, one in Bourne. Find a list at




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