Archive for October, 2011

THE NIGHT WATCHMAN PRESENTED BY FALMOUTH MUSEUMS ON THE GREEN

October 28, 2011

October 29

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 55 Palmer Ave, Village Green, Falmouth

508-548-4857

Website: www.falmouthhistoricalsociety.org

6p.m.

On October 29 near All Hallows Eve, spirits and memories come alive in old houses after dark. Join the night watchman to see what spirits inhabit Dr. Francie Wicks House this year. The watchman’s tour is for children 6-12 years and accompanying adults. The tour costs $3/child, $5/adult. Call 508-548-4857 to reserve a time slot!
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SIOBHAN MAGNUS HOSTS A NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS ROUND-UP

October 28, 2011

October 29

Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

508-394-7100

Website: www.cultural-center.org

4:30p.m. – 6:30p.m.

An acoustic concert featuring award-winning singer-songwriters Mitzi Dawn, Chaise Flanders and Nolan Neal from Nashville. Mitzi and Chaise have co-written songs with Siobhan for her upcoming debut album, and all three Nashville musicians will take turns performing and talking about their original work. Siobhan, too, will perform and discuss two of the songs she has co-written with Mitzi and Chaise. This will be an unusual, interesting, and memorable event. Call for reservations. Tickets: $18 per person.

HAUNTED HAPPENINGS

October 28, 2011

October 29

Atwood House Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Road, Chatham

Kealyn Garner: 508-945-2493
Website: http://www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org/HauntedHappenings

12p.m. – 7p.m.

A Halloween celebration for guests of all ages. Support our talented local Chatham residents by coming to see them in multiple ‘spooktacular’ performances- including a recreation of a 17th Century witch trial! Help us award first, second, and third place prizes for community scarecrows placed on the Atwood House lawn. Grab a delicious treat from our food table before heading inside for a scavenger hunt, crafts, and pumpkin decorating. After craft time, the Mural Barn lecture hall will be transformed into a movie theater. At 4:00 and 6:00 pm we will be playing of the classic spooky film ‘The Mummy’ with famed actor Boris Karloff! Fee: $7 adults, $6 members, children 12 and under free!  

SPOOKY TUNES WITH DONNA SCHEER

October 28, 2011

October 29

Falmouth Public Library, 300 Main Street, Falmouth

508-457-2555
Website: http://www.falmouthpubliclibrary.org

11a.m.

Drop in! Songs and not-too-scary stories. Wear your costume! Sponsored by the Friends of the Falmouth Public Library.

NATIONAL MARINE LIFE CENTER “SPOOKY SPLASH” OPEN HOUSE

October 28, 2011

October 29

National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay

508-743-9888
Website: http://www.nmlc.org

10a.m. – 2p.m.

Come visit the Marine Animal Discovery Center in costume! Learn about spooky ocean animals! Enjoy arts and crafts and games and refreshments with a Halloween theme. Tour our new Marine Animal Hospital. Fee: $5 per person

CHURCH FAIR & LOBSTER ROLL LUNCHEON

October 28, 2011

October 29

North Falmouth Congregational Church, 155 Old Main Road, North Falmouth

508-563-2177

8:30a.m. – 1:30p.m.

Please come to our Happy HallowThankMas Church Fair. Something for everyone! Crafts, holiday items, jewelry, baked goods and more. Lobster Roll and clam chowder luncheon begins at 11:00 a.m. -1PM (or until we run out of lobster ) Also serving hot dogs, shredded broccoli salad, chips, beverages, coffee and snacks served all morning. Bring your friends to our historic little Cape Cod Church!!!

34TH ANNUAL CAPE COD MARATHON RUNNING WEEKEND

October 28, 2011

October 29 & 30

Falmouth Village Green

508-540-6959

Website: www.capecodmarathon.com

Half Marathon on SAT @ 7:30a.m., Marathon & Relay on SUN @ 8:30a.m.

The Cape Cod Marathon takes its participants on a twenty-six mile loop around the town, beginning in the historic Falmouth Village Green, past the picturesque Falmouth Inner Harbor, along the breathtaking Nantucket Sound vistas of Falmouth Heights and Menauhant, across Green Pond and through the rustic wooded areas of Davisville and past Falmouth’s legendary Cranberry bogs in Hatchville. The race then turns west towards the Buzzards Bay villages of West Falmouth and Sippiwissett and south through the internationally famous scientific community of Woods Hole. Winding through Woods Hole, the race then returns to the beaches of the Sound with a stunning turnaround, past the lighthouse and along the beaches of Surf Drive and then finally back through the downtown streets of Falmouth to finish at the Village Green. The marathon’s route gives participants a unique view of almost every section of Falmouth and its neighborhoods and people.

HALLOWEEN HOOPLA!

October 28, 2011

October 28 & 29

YMCA Camp Lyndon, 117 Stowe Road, Sandwich

508-428-9251
Website: http://www.ymcacapecod.org

FRI & SAT 7p.m. – 9p.m.

Happy little hoopla ages 2-7, SAT 3p.m. – 5p.m.

Friday and Saturday night at Camp Lyndon. Experience the original “Wicked Scary” or the new “Not So Scary”. Tour the ghoulishly haunted cabins, take a horrific hayride, grab a tasty treet. This event is designed to stir up the older kids and adults with a little Fright Night Camp! AND Happy Little Hoopla: Saturday, October 29 from 3pm to 5pm. Now the Hoopla has even more to offer kids and families of all ages. Camp Lyndon will host an afternoon with a festive party complete with snacks, crafts and games. The Happy Little Hoopla is for children ages 2-7. Take a friendly hayride through the decorated campsites at dusk. Cost is $5 per person, payable at the gate.

HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN NIGHT

October 28, 2011

October 28 & 29

Heritage Museums and Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

508-888-3300 ext. 108
Website: http://www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org

5:30p.m. – 8p.m.

This family favorite is better than ever! Families with children of all ages can take part in these non-scary activities:
Enjoy the Toe Jam Puppet Band’s Halloween Show in the Heald Center, featuring all original Halloween songs and puppets.  The performers will dress kids in kooky Halloween gear as they learn dances like “Do the Frankie” (as in Frankenstein) during a 45 minute show full of Toe Jammy monsters and silliness. Visit the Auto Museum and “ride” in the 1913 Model T Ford. Purchase a treat at Magnolia Café. Explore the lighted Hart Family Maze Garden. Take a tractor-pulled hay ride around the Parade Field (weather permitting).  Play in Hidden Hollow, lit up just for this event (weather permitting). Make a creature of the night craft to take home, get a temporary tattoo, play games, and ride the carousel! Participants are welcome to dress in costume, but should wear comfortable shoes to walk throughout the event. In the event of inclement weather, all activities will take place indoors, with the exception of Hidden Hollow and the hayride. This popular event has sold out in the past so we recommend purchasing tickets in advance. Ticket prices: $8 Members, $10 Non-Members, Children age 2 and under are free

HAUNTED HOUSE AT BOURNE HIGH SCHOOL

October 28, 2011

October 28

Bourne High School, 75 Waterhouse Road, Bourne

5p.m. – 7p.m.

Come join us for the second annual haunted house! Admission: $3. All proceeds benefit the Class of 2013.