Archive for July, 2011

WEATHER FORECAST

July 17, 2011
Sunday July 17
Today Sunny. Warm. High 87F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph.
 
Tonight A few passing clouds. Low around 70F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
 
Monday July 18
Day Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms – possibly severe in the afternoon. Storms may produce large hail and strong winds. High 83F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
 
Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe early. Low 69F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
 
Tuesday July 19
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
 
Wednesday July 20
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.
 
Thursday July 21
More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.
 
Friday July 22
Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.
 
Saturday July 23
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.
 
Sunday July 24
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.
 
Monday July 25
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.
 
Tuesday July 26
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

RESORT ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 15 – 22, 2011

July 17, 2011

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

11:00AM                 GM Meeting for Captain’s Quarters – Come meet the General Manager Michael MacDonald and discuss the happenings of the resort for the year. Held at Captain’s Quarters Resort.

 

1:00PM                     GM Meeting for Surfside – Come meet the General Manager Michael MacDonald and discuss the happenings of the resort for the year.  Held at Surfside Resort.

 

4:00-5:00PM          Ice Cream Social at Surfside – Come enjoy a nice afternoon down at Surfside Resort for a refreshing cold treat!  Featuring all the toppings to make the best Cape Cod Sundae! Event is free of charge.  Please visit the Front Desk with any questions, and to register.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

 

6:30-8:30PM        Family Movie Night – Join us in the Lobby at Surfside Resort for a fun-filled night!  Bring a pillow, or a sleeping bag to lounge on while we enjoy a family friendly movie!  We will offer popcorn to snack on during the movie, however feel free to bring your own snacks/drinks.  Event is free of charge.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011

 9:00-5:00PM           Massages – Nationally Certified Massage Therapist Loreena Welch will be melting the stress away in a serene Cape Cod setting.  Located in a secluded spot, Loreena offers massages for $1 per minute (Cash Only).  Stop by or call the Front Desk for more details and to make reservations.

 

CAPE AND ISLANDS UNITED WAY ICE CREAM FEST

July 17, 2011

July 17

Various Cape Locations, Cape Cod

508-775-4746

Website: www.uwcapecod.org

The Cape and Islands United Way will host the first annual “Cape and Islands United Way Ice Cream Fest” on Sunday, July 17, 2011 in conjunction with National Ice Cream Day. The one-day community-wide fundraising event will benefit those in need throughout the Cape and Islands. Participating shops will donate a percentage of their ice cream proceeds from that day to the Cape and Islands United Way. For a list of participating locations and agencies who will benefit, visit http://www.uwcapecod.org.

HOOTENANNY ON THE HILL – AN AFTERNOON OF BLUEGRASS AT HIGHFIELD HALL

July 17, 2011
July 17
Highfield Hall, 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth
508-495-1878
Website: www.highfieldhall.org
2pm – 6pm
Grab a blanket, grab the kids, pack a picnic and come on up to the top of Highfield Drive for an afternoon of good old fashioned (and some new-fashioned) bluegrass music. We’ll start off with the New England Bluegrass Band (NEBgB) at 2:00, followed by perennial favorites, the Falmouth Fiddlers at 3:00. Three Cats and a Dog will strut their bluegrass stuff at 4:00, then NEBgB will return to wrap things up at 5:00. Stay for an hour or stay for the afternoon.This event has been supported in part through a grant from the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. There is no admission charge, although free-will donations will be gratefully accepted.

FALMOUTH CULTURAL COUNCIL ART MARKET

July 17, 2011

July 19 (TUES: 6/29-8/30)

Town Hall Square, 59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth Village

508-548-7611

Website: www.arts-cape.com

2PM – Dusk

What will you find there? Works by Falmouth area painters, sculptors, print makers, photographers, jewelry makers, ceramists, fiber artists, writers, and more, along with performances by local musicians, dancers, and who knows what else.  AND: lots of information about what is going on in local theaters, galleries, and classrooms.

THE COLLEGE LIGHT OPERA COMPANY PRESENTS: Cole Porter’s 1948 Musical, “KISS ME, KATE”

July 17, 2011

July 19 – 23

Highfield Theatre, 58 Highfield Drive, Falmouth

Box Office: 508-548-0668

Website: www.collegelightoperacompany.com

Tues – Sat @ 8p.m., Thurs Matinee @ 2p.m.

A show-biz tale based on The Taming of the Shrew, teamed with Cole Porter’s great wit, lyrics and score!  Songs include “Another Opening, Another Show,” “Where Is The Life That Late I Led?,” “Why Can’t You Behave?,” “Wunderbar,” “So In Love With You Am I,” “Too Darned Hot,” and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare.”  Tickets are $30.00 per person (evening & matinee tax exempt).  They can be purchased by calling the Box Office, or visiting the Box Office at 58 Highfield Drive, Falmouth.  Box Office Hours are Monday-Saturday: 10AM – 12:30PM, 2PM – 5PM, 7PM – 9PM.

BARNSTABLE COUNTY FAIR

July 17, 2011

July 16 – 23

1220 Nathan Ellis Hwy, Rte 151, East Falmouth

508-563-3200

Website: www.barnstablecountyfair.org

Daily: 12p.m. – 10p.m. (Gates close @ 10p.m., midway area closes at 11:30p.m.)

The Barnstable County Fair has been an annual summer tradition on Cape Cod for 167 years. The Fair is a place where families can spend the day together and share experiences they can only experience at the Barnstable County Fair. There are animal shows, 4-H demonstrations, petting zoos, horticulture displays, rides, games, live music, arts & crafts, food and commercial vendors with various arts and crafts for sale. The Fair features the best in wholesome family fun and entertainment. More than 85,000 people attend with an anticipated 90,000 this year. The Barnstable County Fair is a great place to get up close and personal with the farm animals, enjoy a world of fun foods and the thrill of Rockwell Amusements Midway rides.

CAPE & ISLANDS JULY 4TH PARADES AND FIREWORKS

July 4, 2011

Monday, July 4

Barnstable Village Fourth of July parade, 9 a.m. Monday, commences at County Complex on Railroad Avenue, proceeds down Main Street (Route 6A), left onto Mill Way, continues to Village Hollow where it ends for various activities. Presented by Barnstable Village Civic Association and West Barnstable Civic Association.

Star Spangled Weekend, St. Mary’s Church, Route 6A, Barnstable Village. Monday: Short prayer service in church gardens, 8:15 a.m., followed by procession of church’s God Bless America float to staging area behind courthouse; the Rev. Mark Anschutz will lead procession and Blessing of the Floats.

Fireworks cruises, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Barnstable Harbor, Barnstable Village. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure. Complimentary appetizers sandwiches and desserts. Cash bar. $65. Reservations: 508-362-6088 .

Chatham celebrates July Fourth at 9 a.m. Monday with a parade, “Let Freedom Ring.” along Main Street in Chatham center. The parade begins at the intersection of Shore Road and Main Street and proceeds down Main Street to Veterans’ Field. Judges will view entries along the staging area and at the reviewing stand on the lawn of the First United Methodist Church at Cross Street.

Fourth of July refreshment stand, 8 a.m. until end of parade Monday, First Congregational Church, Main Street at rotary, Chatham. Coffee, donuts, cold drinks, Italian ice.

Fourth of July pancake breakfast with Bourne Braves, 8-10 a.m. Monday, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 159 Main St., Sandwich. Also, get prime seating for Sandwich Fourth of July parade. Autograph opportunity for kids. $5. 508-737-4539 .

Twenty-fifth Annual Centerville Fourth of July Parade and Field Events, 10 a.m.-noon Monday, parade forms on grounds of Centerville Elementary School and proceeds up Bay Lane, turns right onto Bumps River Road, left onto Park Avenue, right onto Main Street and continues to Centerville Recreation Building for field events. Refreshments provided by Barnstable-Yarmouth Lions Club. Sponsored by Bay Lane PTA at Centerville Elementary School and Centerville Civic Association. 508-775-2980 .

Orleans parade, 10 a.m. Monday, Eldredge Park Way, rain or shine. The parade route goes down Eldredge Park Way, Route 6A, Main Street and Route 28 and back to Eldredge Park.

Falmouth Bike and Carriage Parade, 10 a.m. Monday, village green to Peg Noonan Park, Main Street, Falmouth Village.

Hyannisport parade, 11 a.m. Monday, begins at Hyannisport Post Office on Longwood Avenue, turns left onto Washington Avenue, right onto Lafayette Avenue, left onto Winchester Avenue, left onto Scudder Avenue and continues onto Dale Avenue to West Beach Club where it will end. Two-mile road race precedes parade at 9 a.m. at Hyannisport Post Office. Presented by West Beach Club.

Provincetown Fourth of July parade, 11 a.m. Monday, begins at Cape Inn and proceeds along Commercial Street until Franklin Street. 508-487-7097 .

Provincetown Fourth of July fireworks, dusk (9 p.m.) Monday, over Provincetown Harbor.

Cotuit parade, 11 a.m. Monday, begins at Cotuit Post Office and proceeds down School Street to Main Street to rear entrance of Cotuit Elementary School where it will end. Presented by Cotuit Civic Association.

Hyannis Parade “Family, Friends, Fun and Freedom,” 4 p.m. Monday, Main Street. Begins on Ocean and Main streets, turns left onto Main Street, left onto Sea Street and left onto South Street. Public parking on North Street. Parking ban from 2-6 p.m. on Main Street. Parade marshal: John Sullivan, retired Barnstable High School art and drama teacher. Free concert by Barnstable Town Band, 5:30-7 p.m., Hyannis Village Green. Also free concert by Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Ensemble, 7 p.m.-dusk, Aselton Park, Ocean and South streets.

Fireworks cruises, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Barnstable Harbor, Barnstable Village. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure. Complimentary appetizers sandwiches and desserts. Cash bar. $65. Reservations: 508-362-6088 .

Town of Barnstable Fourth of July fireworks, Monday, shot off barge in Lewis Bay at dusk (9 p.m.), Hyannis. Main viewing locations at Aselton Memorial Park and Veteran’s Park Beach. Parking ban in effect south of South Street (Ocean Street, Old Colony Road, Gosnold Street and all streets off of Gosnold) from 5 p.m.-midnight. Parking available in North Street lots and town hall parking lot. No rain date.

Falmouth fireworks, approximately 8:45p.m. Monday, Falmouth Heights Beach, Grand Avenue.

Nantucket fireworks, 9 p.m. Monday, Jetties Beach.

Edgartown fireworks, 9 p.m. Monday, Edgartown Harbor.

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!

July 4, 2011

Hello Everyone!

The weather is great in Falmouth today! Everyone is ready for the fireworks!  We hope that everyone has a safe time while enjoying the night!  Just a warning, the roads will be blocked off around the Heights area from 6p.m. until the pedestrians are safely out of the area.  The fireworks generally last about a half hour or so.