Archive for September 11th, 2011

FARM TO TABLE: COOKING THE FALL HARVEST-WINTER SQUASHES

September 11, 2011

September 15

Highfield Hall, 56 Highfield Dr, off Depot Ave, Falmouth

508-495-1878

Website: www.highfieldhall.org

10:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.

Acorn, butternut, kabocha, delicata—and pumpkins, of course. Join Gail Blakely as she takes you through new ways to savor these hard skinned, tough fleshed vegetables. We will go beyond roasting and braising, pureeing and stewing, and explore dishes such as beef with squash in curry, bulgur pilaf with pumpkin and raisins, and acorn squash and chorizo tart! $29 per person. Call 508-495-1878 ext 303 to register.

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TROLLEY TOURS OF FALMOUTH PRESENTED BY FALMOUTH MUSEUMS ON THE GREEN

September 11, 2011

September 14

Falmouth Museums on the Green, Hallett Barn, 55 & 65 Palmer Ave, Village Green, Falmouth

508-548-4857

Website: www.falmouthhistoricalsociety.org

10a.m.

The past comes alive when you travel down some of Falmouth’s oldest thoroughfares, listening to stories of the town’s seafaring heritage with Jim Lloyd on a two-hour guided tour. Tickets for the two-hour tour are $20 and may be reserved by calling 508-548-4857. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Green Harvest Farmers’ Market

September 11, 2011

September 13

Barnstable County Agricultural Society, 1220 Nathan Ellis Highway, East Falmouth

508-563-3200

12p.m. – 6p.m.

The farmers’ market will feature local and fresh, sustainably grown, organic produce. Rain or Shine (will move indoors if it rains) Enter through the Currier Road Gate. There is plenty of onsite parking.

ANUSARA YOGA WITH SUJATA RINGAWA

September 11, 2011

September 12

Highfield Hall, 56 Highfield Dr, off Depot Ave, Falmouth

508-495-1878

Website: www.highfieldhall.org

5p.m.

All levels of experience are welcome. $15 per session, paid before class. Please bring your own yoga mat.

MONDAY MORNING BIRDING WITH GRETCHEN MORAN

September 11, 2011

September 12

Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich

508-888-6870

Website: www.thorntonburgess.org

8a.m. – 11a.m.

Led my Gretchen Moran, participants will meet at Green Briar at 8:00am and travel by passenger van to birding hotspots on the Cape.  Return by 11:00am.  Novices and seasoned birders alike are welcome. $8 for members, $12 non-members

NAUSET LIGHTHOUSE OPEN HOUSE

September 11, 2011

September 11

Nauset Lighthouse, Ocean View Dr, Eastham

Website: http://www.nausetlight.org/NLtours.htm

4:30p.m. – 7:30p.m.

Tours are free and open to the public (donations accepted). Parking is available at Nauset Light Beach parking lot (Cape Cod National Seashore). *Parking fees may apply.  Directions to Nauset Light: Route 6 to Bracket Road (third traffic signal from Eastham/Orleans rotary). Right onto Bracket Road. Go to end and take left onto Nauset Road. Take first right onto Cable Road. At end of Cable Road, take left onto Ocean View Drive to parking lot. Walk along path to Nauset Light.

TOUR: THREEE SISTERS LIGHT HOUSES

September 11, 2011

September 11

Nauset Light Beach parking area

Salt Pond Visitor’s Center: 508-255-3421

Website: http://www.nps.gov/caco/planyourvisit/events.htm?month=9&year=2011

4p.m. – 5p.m.

These 19th-century lighthouses once provided a beacon for sailors off the shore of Nauset Light Beach. Learn of their history and importance. Meet at the northeast corner of Nauset Light Beach parking area, Eastham. Beach fees may apply.

BIRD BANDING DEMONSTRATION WITH SUE FINNEGAN

September 11, 2011

September 11

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St, Rte 6A, Brewster

508-896-3867

Website: www.ccmnh.org

9a.m. – 10:30a.m.

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History will present a Bird Banding Demonstration with Sue Finnegan, Certified Master Bander and Manager of Wing Island Bird Banding Station. Reservations will be accepted. $5 cash or check only will be collected on site at front door.  You will learn why bird banding is important and experience the thrill of seeing birds at very close range. You may even be invited to release a bird after it has been banded. The demonstration will be held at the solar calendar on Wing Island. Meet at the front door of the Museum where a volunteer will guide you out to the island or you can go there on your own. Rain cancels the program.

HARWICH JUNIOR THEATRE PRESENTS: IN TRIBUTE TO FALLEN HEROES OF 911 “THE GUYS”

September 11, 2011

September 10 & 11

Harwich Junior Theatre, 105 Division St, West Harwich

508-432-2002 x 4

Website: www.hjtcapecod.org

Saturday @ 7:30p.m., Sunday @ 4p.m.

In tribute to the firefighters and heroes, HJT presents this courageous and riveting play that tackles the horror of September 11th with an intimacy that’s both unsettling and healing. Playwright Anne Nelson will be present for certain performances and talk back discussions. Tickets $15.

BIRD CARVER & WILDLIFE ARTS SHOW & SALE

September 11, 2011

September 10 & 11

Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich

508-888-6870

Website: www.thorntonburgess.org

10a.m. – 4p.m.

At the Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen from 10am to 4pm. New England’s most prestigious carvers of birds and animals plus wildlife painters will gather at Green Briar to show and sell their wares during our 8th annual carvers’ show. Some will give carving demonstrations for the public. All admission fees benefit the educational programs of the Burgess Society. Purchase tickets at the door. Admission: $3 members, $5 non-members