Local Events You Should Check Out This Weekend

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out the below for a list of some great things to do!

September 9, 2016

Barnstable Village’s Ghost Hunters Tour

Bring your camera, digital/analog voice recorder and join us on this one of a kind tour. You will go on a walking tour of Barnstable Village with professional Ghost Hunters. You will stop and hear the haunting tales that plague the town. You will then have the opportunity to investigate a very active and well known haunted cemetery. The evening includes a three-hour walking tour (or longer) of the village’s haunted locations and participants will visit places such as Barnstable Play House, Barnstable Court House and many more. You will learn how to do EVP’s (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) also known as “recording voices of the dead” inside the cemetery. One stop on the tour has had some local’s spooked and has been featured on the SyFy Television Show “Ghost Hunters” it is nicknamed “The House of 11 Ghosts” or the town knows it as “The Barnstable House”. As the tours ends you will enter the darken “Old Jail” built in 1690s by the order of Massachusetts Bay Colony Courts, which is actively haunted. The tours have gotten exciting throughout the years with the paranormal events that have been seen and recorded and just think, it may happen to you. $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 8-12, free for children under 8. 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Heritage Museum/Old Jail, 3353 Main St. (6A), Barnstable. Parking is available at The Old Jail on the grass.

Academy Playhouse presents: Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Barney Cashman, a middle-aged, married nebbish wants to join the sexual revolution before it is too late. A gentle soul with no experience in adultery, he fails in each of three seductions: Elaine Navazio, a sexpot who likes cigarettes, whiskey, and other women’s husbands; Bobbi Michele, an actress friend who he discovers is madder than a hatter; and Jeannette Fisher, his wife’s best friend, a staunch moralist. Directed by Peter Earle Featuring: Geof Newton, Carol Penfield, Rachel Hatfield, and Ellen Birmingham. 8 p.m., $22, 120 Main St., Orleans. For more information, visit www.apacape.org.

September 10, 2016

Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative Festival

Come to Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Sanctuary in Cummaquid for a wonderful day of fun, animals, and hands-on activities. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative, this is a group of environmental non-profit organizations who concentrate on animal rehabilitation and habitat preservation. We will have live animal presentations, book signings by local authors (sponsored by Books by the Sea), and each organization has an activity for your child to complete. Fill up your “passport” and win a prize! It’s a FREE event but donations are greatly appreciated. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.,

345 Bone Hill Road, Cummaquid.  For more information, visit www.3bays.org.

Highland Lighthouse Tour

Enjoy a tour of a local lighthouse. Keeper’s Shop is open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; tours daily: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through October 10. All tour climbers must be 48” tall. No exceptions. Tour ticket prices: adults $6, students and seniors $5. To keep hands free for handrails, no person may be lifted or carried. Food, drinks, and bulky personal items (e.g. backpacks, tripods, selfie sticks) should be left in your vehicle in the parking lot. Shoes are required. Flip flops are not allowed. Highland Museum and Lighthouse, 27 Highland Light Road, North Truro. For more information, visit highlandlighthouse.org.

September 11, 2016

20th Annual Cliff Walk for ALS

The A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation’s 20th Annual “Cliff Walk” for A.L.S fundraiser invites supporters to spend the day on the beautiful Cape Cod Canal (at the Buzzards Bay Park, Main Street, Buzzards Bay) for a full day of fun and fundraising, featuring activities for the whole family, including raffles, prizes, BBQ, games, a balloon man, moon bounces, face painting, tug of war, bean bag toss, most creative T-shirt contest, live musical entertainment from South Shore Rave and the Baha Brothers and a scenic 7- mile walk along the Canal. To help patients and their families living with Lou Gehrig’s disease, please start gathering pledges today. Forms are available at alsfamily.org. If you would like to participate but are unable to gather pledges, the public is welcome to join in the festivities for a $10 donation per person. This event is rain or shine, registration is at 10am and the Walk begins at 11am. Proceeds benefit the many in-house patient programs of the A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation as well as research efforts. For more information on the Foundation, the “Cliff Walk” or to download pledge sheets, please call 508-759-9696 or visit alsfamily.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Street, Buzzards Bay. For more information, visit www.alsfamily.org/index.php/cliff-walk.

Looking for Something Else?

Check out the complete list of events by visiting our Event page. Click the button below to get started.


Speak Your Mind


737 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Contact Us | Advertise Terms of Use 
Employment and EEO | Privacy