Archive for October 19th, 2011

HARVEST DINNER WITH THE PILGRIMS

October 19, 2011

October 22

Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth

1-800-262-9356 ext. 8353, 8364, or 8365

Website: www.plimoth.org

5:30p.m.

Take a savory journey into the past. An evening of entertainment and hospitality awaits you as you sit down to a “groaning board” filled with the finest food that this season of plenty has to offer. Your Pilgrim hosts – residents of 1627 Plimoth – will spice up your dinner conversation with tales of England – old and new. Discover the table manners and recipes that traveled across the Atlantic with the Pilgrims, and find out about what happened at the famous harvest celebration of 1621. During dinner, you will be entertained with centuries-old psalms and songs and perhaps you will be convinced to join in singing a round or two. Adult: $60.95, Child (under 12) $41.95, Adult Member: $43.95, Child Member: $31.95. Prices include Museum admission and tax.

SEASONAL HAYRIDES & HALLOWEEN PARTY

October 19, 2011

HAYRIDES

October 22 & 23

Coonamessett Farm, 277 Hatchville Road, East Falmouth

508-563-2560

Website: www.coonamessettfarm.com

10a.m. – 3p.m.

Visit the farm and take your kids for a ride on the hay wagon! Rides are free with day passes.

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY

October 22 & 23

Coonamessett Farm, 277 Hatchville Road, East Falmouth

508-563-2560

Website: www.coonamessettfarm.com

11a.m. – 3p.m.

Bring your favorite goblins to the Coonamessett farm! Children in costume will receive a goodie bag filled with great treats and toys! There will be pumpkins to pick (pay by the pound) and paints and decorations for your pumpkin! The famous blueberry maze will delight and challenge the kids. Day passes are required for non-members, members pay only for the pumpkin!

A HARVEST OF QUILTS: AN EXHIBIT BY THE CAPE COD QUILTERS

October 19, 2011

October 22 & 23

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

508-394-7100

Website: www.cultural-center.org

SAT 10a.m. – 5p.m. & SUN 12p.m. – 5p.m.

An amazing display of quilts will fill the Cultural Center with gorgeous color, texture, and design. Members’ Boutique. And a raffle of a gorgeous quilt made by the CCQ members, proceeds to benefit We Can, the Animal Rescue League of Boston/Brewster, and Lower Cape Outreach Council. $6 entry fee.

GODFATHER OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE: JEROME KERN AND HIS SHOW BOAT

October 19, 2011

October 22

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

508-495-1878

Website: www.highfieldhall.org

10a.m.

Godfather of American Musical Theatre: Jerome Kern and his Show Boat Lecture by Robert Wyatt. Jerome Kern might be best remembered for Show Boat, his epoch-launching 1927 musical, the music for Swing Time, arguably the best of the 10 Astaire/Rogers films or for “almost” writing the music for Porgy and Bess and Annie Get Your Gun. Sway to his immortal melodies—”A Fine Romance,” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” “All the Things You Are,” “The Way You Look Tonight”—and enjoy anecdotes from Kern’s magical life in New York and Hollywood which produced over 1,000 songs in 107 works for stage and film. Tickets are $20 if purchased by noon on Friday, October 21 call 508-495-1878, ext. 303; $25 at the door.

THE COMING OF THE FLOOD: THE FALMOUTH CHORALE

October 19, 2011

October 22 & 23

Lawrence School Auditorium, 113 Lakeview Avenue, Falmouth

774-392-2383

FRI @ 7:30p.m. & SUN @ 3p.m.

Falmouth Chorale presents Noye’s Fludde by Benjamin Britten on Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 23 at 3:00 p.m. at the Lawrence School Auditorium. This delightful light opera will feature Paul Soper in the starring role and Tania Mandzy as Mrs. Noah. The Coro Ragazzi Children’s Chorus and Turning Point Dance Studio perform as Ark animals. The Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra, and Mashpee Congregational Church bell choir join the professional string quintet, recorder choir, keyboardists, and percussionists for this collaborative work- even the audience takes part! Choral works by Britten, Mozart, Tallis, Randall Thompson and Eric Whitacre round out the program. Tickets are available at Eight Cousins, Uncle Bill’s Country Store, Market Street Book Shoppe and Titcomb’s Book Store. Advance adult prices are $20.00, and students under 18 are $5.00. At the door, prices are $25.00 for adults.