What’s Happening On Cape Cod This Week

We are keeping our fingers crossed that the wet weather doesn’t affect too many events this weekend! If you are looking for fall fun, we’ve got a few suggestions for you! 

Night Climb at Highland Lighthouse, Fri, 10/11, 6 PM, Truro

Climb the 69 steps into the Lantern Room and see the moon rise out of the Atlantic Ocean and the sun set over Cape Cod Bay from Cape Cod’s o

ldest and tallest lighthouse. Adults $6, Students and Seniors $5. All climbers must be at least 48” tall to climb. highlandlighthouse.org

41st Yarmouth Seaside Festival, Sat, 10/12 – Mon, 10/14 – yarmouthseasidefestival.com

A weekend full of fun events! An arts and crafts show, a beach bonfire and fireworks, a sand sculpture contest, canoe and kayak race and a huge parade are all part of this annual tradition. Most of the action happens at Joshua Sears Memorial Field. For a full schedule, visit yarmouthseasidefestival.com.

Muddy Potatoes

Brewster Potato Fest, Sat, 10/12, 10 AM, First Parish Church, Brewster

Enjoy potato-related food, fun, music, contests, crafts and kids activities! Who knew carb loading could be this fun?? Potato-peeling contest! Best potato recipe! Baked potato bar! Even try some Potato ice cream! Admission is free. Rain date is set for Sunday 10/13. Firstparishbrewster.org

The Provincetown Monument commemorates the Pilgrim’s first landing place at the Cape’s tip.

Wampanoag Day, Sat, 10/12, 11 AM, Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

A day full of cultural activities including Wampanoag Nation singers and dancers, corn husk doll making, Easter Sons Drumming, Flint knapping demonstrations, Wampum Pendant making, craft vendors, and Wampanoag food for sale. There will also be special presentations made by Smoke Sygnals and Wampanoag Language Reclamation Project. Included with museum admission. pilgrim-monument.org

Cotuit Fall Festival, Sun, 10/13, 11 AM, Dotteridge Homestead, Cotuit

Enjoy and vote on your favorite homemade chili, enjoy a slice of home-baked pie or take one home, and enjoy cooking and artisan demos from local makers during this fun village festival. All proceeds from the afternoon will go toward HSSC Programming. Cotuithistoricalsociety.org

Art & Oyster Crawl, Sat, 10/12, 5 PM, Commercial and Bank Streets, Wellfleet – Event is SOLD OUT

Visit local art galleries, taste fresh Wellfleet oysters and clams, and enjoy fine wines and local beer. You’ll meet a representative from each of these industries at each gallery to learn a little more about what they do. Event is SOLD OUT. Wellfleetspat.org

Porchfest, Sun, 10/13, 1 PM, Sandwich Historic District (Rain date is Monday 10/14)

Twenty local bands will perform on porches and in yards Sunday afternoon in the center of Sandwich, where music-lovers can stroll by to listen. Musicians include Out Late with Diana DiGioia, Kathleen Healy, Kim Moberg, the Ukeladies, and more. Plenty of restaurants close by! sandwichartsalliance.org

About Cat Wilson

Cat Wilson is "That Girl" on Cape Country 104 – a Cape Cod native and longtime Cape radio personality. She is a passionate supporter of Military and Veteran causes on the Cape and also hosts local music spotlight program, “The Cheap Seats” on Ocean 104.7.

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