Cape Cod Holiday Events

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Homeless CAL Head


Homeless for the Holidays
Kickoff Party

DATE: Thurs, November 21, 5-10pm
LOCATION: Mezza Luna
253 Main St, Buzzards Bay
Come on down, bring a new unwrapped toy, non-perishable food items, or cash donations, and enjoy a night of free entertainment and food. Entertainment includes Brandon Manter, Just Like That, Thee Midnight Society, and Shattered. Matty B from Pixy 103 will be broadcasting live from the Mezza Luna, and we will have a special appearance by Mr. & Mrs. Claus so please bring your children to enjoy the event. We will be raffling off many wonderful items, as well as a 50/50 raffle.


Family Pantry 
Turkey Drive

DATE: Donations thru November 21
LOCATION: 133 Queen Anne Rd, Harwich
Thanksgiving is a time for us to give thanks, join family and friends to share in the traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings. Well some of our neighbors here on Cape Cod are not able to afford the holiday dinner. The Family Pantry of Cape Cod helps one in ten families on Cape Cod during the holidays.
The Pantry is asking people from the community to donate medium size turkeys. The Pantry anticipates needing 600 turkeys this year. It would also be nice to offer a pie with each dinner, people from the
community can donate a FROZEN pie if they are able. 
Donations may be dropped off up until November 15, 2019 at The Family Pantry Location Queen Anne Road, Harwich Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m, Wednesdays 10-Noon, Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., 5:00– 7:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 am - 12 Noon
Those in need may register now through November 22, 2019 to receive a dinner with all the fixings at The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. You have to be a pantry client to participate and must register by November 22, 2019.
If you are not a client yet come on in and talk to our volunteers to see if you qualify. Pick up for clients is on Sunday Nov 24, 2019. The Pantry will be distributing 400 full dinners that can be cooked at home by the clients. After the first 400 meals are distributed there will be additional turkeys distributed after that. The meals are assembled and distributed by a group of volunteers.
If you wish to volunteer to help call the pantry at 508-432-6519.
You may also make a financial donation on our web site at


Help Nauset Disposal
Curb Hunger

DATE: Pick up at YOUR HOUSE!
LOCATION: thru November 22
Each November, Nauset Disposal organizes our annual food drive, Curb Hunger, to help those in need in our community. Donations from our Cape Cod Customers will benefit The Family Pantry of Cape Cod, and donations from our Plymouth Area Customers will benefit the South Shore Community Action Council. 
Here's How it Works:
On your scheduled pickup day(s) during the weeks of Nov 11 – 22, leave your donation of non-perishable goods next to your container, and we'll take care of the rest. 
We will deliver items to The Family Pantry and and South Shore Community Action Council the week of Thanksgiving. 
In 2018, we donated over 1,500 pounds of food to The Family Pantry of Cape Cod, and we’d like to top that this year… but we can’t do it without your help! Please help us Curb Hunger and ensure those in need in our community have a happy, healthy holiday season. Thank you in advance for your contribution and support!

Donate to HAC All Year Round

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: 460 West Main St,

Throughout the year, HAC teams up with individuals, local businesses, and community groups to organize a drive, collecting basic home goods for clients making the transition from shelter to permanent housing. Your donation will make a difference in the lives of those we serve, providing them a solid foundation as they make a fresh start in a new home.

Sandwich Glass Museum's
10th Annual
Glassblowers' Christmas

DATE: November 15- December 30
LOCATION: Sandwich Glass Museum
As popular as ever, we will again be exclusively featuring Cape Cod artists on our forest of Christmas trees in our Contemporary Gallery. You are certain to find an exclusive one-of-a-kind beautiful piece of hand- blown art. You will be supporting the Museum, local economy and the artists who give so much to our Cape Cod community. In addition to our holiday invitational, other regional artists' work will be on display and available for purchase in our Museum Store. Something for everyone! Happy Holidays!

Community Christmas
Craft Fair

DATE: Fri, November 15, 4-8p
Sat, November 16, 8AM-4PM
LOCATION:Marstons Mills Community Church
Beautiful hand-crafted Christmas ornaments lovingly made by the crafting ladies of Marstons Mills. Proceeds to benefit the Historic Church Restoration Fund.

Third Annual
SeaMarket Marine
Flea Market & Yard Sale

DATE: Sat, November 16, 8AM-4PM
LOCATION: Cape Cod Maritime Museum
135 South St, Hyannis,
A day of bargains, boats, and nautical treasures, the SeaMarket will feature new and used marine and fishing-related gear, art, boats, books, charts, antiques, collectibles, maritime treasures and more.

North Falmouth
Congregational Church

Annual Holiday Fair &
Lobster Roll Lunch

DATE: Sat. November 16th 9am-2pm
LOCATION: North Falmouth
Congregational Church
Lobster roll & chowder lunch 11-1 also serving hot dogs, broc. salad & beverages. Thanksgiving & Christmas items, handcrafts, jewelry, attic treasures, baked goods, silent auction & raffle.


13th Annual Holiday
Shopping Fair

DATE: Sat, November 16, 9A-3P
Community Center

Crafters include: a selection of pottery, stained glass, handmade knits, jewelry, wood carvings, seashell creations, artwork, etched glass, photography and MORE! Non Profit groups: Boy Scouts will be selling holiday wreathes, Girl Scouts will be selling crafts. There will be a raffle table including items donated by all of the crafters/vendors which the proceeds benefit the P.A.R.K program (Positive Afterschool Recreation for Kids), for scholarships, future trips & special events!

Indoor Flea Market
/Craft Fair

DATE: Sat, November 16, 10AM-4PM
LOCATION: Stony Brook Elementary
School, Brewster
Indoor Flea Market and Craft Fair. Admission to public is free. Vendor info:

Holiday Vendor Fair

DATE: Sun, November 17, 10-3p
LOCATION: American Legion
20 Main St, Sandwich
Get all your holiday shopping done in one spot. Shop 30+ local vendors. Free Admission


Hands On Holidays!

DATE: Sun, November 17, 10:30am-noon
LOCATION: Cape Cod Synagogue,
145 Winter St, Hyannis
Learn all about the lovely Jewish traditions through interactive song, story and craft. All preschool children and their parents/caretakers, grandparents and siblings are welcome! There is no charge and synagogue membership is not required. Please come and enjoy this fun, free and educational event!

Holiday Boxwood Tree

DATE: Thurs., November 21, 3-5p
LOCATION: Barnstable Adult
Community Center
Fee $40 Paid to the Instructor RSVP-Required by November 15 Boxwood greens make a beautiful tree centerpiece for the holidays. Learn the steps for making and decorating your own. All materials are provided. Instructor: Katri Mullaly, Sisukat Designs

Craft Fairs with
the Sunshine Crafters

DATE: Fri., November 22, 9a-3p
LOCATION: Barnstable Adult
Community Center
The Sunshine Crafters have been busy making and collecting items to sell that will support older adults in need in our community. November 22 will feature both crafts and a bake sale. Get ready for the holiday season!

A Natural & Nautical
Holiday Open House

DATE:Fri, November 22, 3-6pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Country Garden,
380 West Main St.
Dress your door and top your tables with great wreaths and centerpieces that you make on your own!
Make a Bayberry Centerpiece with Sue for just $40.00 (includes a bayberry candle.)
Make a Starfish Wreath with Roberta, also $40.00.
Marsha will be making Urchin and Airplant Ornaments in the greenhouse for $10.00.
Jocelyn will show you how to make a Nautical Narcissus in a Mason Jar for just $5.00 a piece.
C.L. will be making a Living Succulent Candle Holder with you this year for just $25.00.
Trim the tree and light your lampost with beautiful decorations from our Christmas Shop. Everything (except custom work and live plants) will be 25% off from 3:00-6:00 pm THIS NIGHT ONLY.
We hope to see you here in our wonderland of holiday decor. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free- individual make and take projects must be purchased at the registers before you make them.

Christmas Fair

DATE: Sat., November 23, 8:30a-2p
LOCATION: St. Pius X, Yarmouth
Knitters & Crafters, bake goods, plants, silent auction, jewelry and much more.


Cranberry Fair - St. Peter's

DATE: Sat., November 23, 9a-2p
LOCATION: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
310 Rte. 137, Harwich
The BEST Cookie Lane on Cape Cod, crafts, silent auction, baked goods and holiday gifts. Specialty foods include homemade pies, gourmet cupcakes and deli items - chili, baked beans, Swedish meatballs, soups, and more. Be sure to visit Jewelry Junction, Second Time Around and Attic Treasures. Cranberry Café is open 11am -1pm with amazing homemade soups, sandwiches, pulled pork, beans and franks. Credit Cards Accepted! Proceeds support local homeless students.


Waldorf School of
Cape Cod's
The 29th Annual
Holiday Faire

DATE: Sat., November 23, 10a-3p
LOCATION: St. Barnabas,
Main St., Falmouth
Join us for a holiday faire like no other! Unique activities and seasonal crafts for children of all ages, one-of-a-kind wares crafted by local artisans, scrumptious home-cooked foods and desserts, outdoor skill challenges, live music and more… Come and explore; prepare to delight your senses at our 29th annual enchanting Holiday Faire!

Upper Cape Tech Craft Fair

DATE: November 23 & 24,
LOCATION: Upper Cape Tech, Bourne
Annual celebration of crafts!


November Fall Craft
& Vendor Fair

DATE: Sat, November 23, 10a-2p
LOCATION: Yarmouth Loyal Order
of Moose 2270

Crafters and Vendors, Avon, Pampered Chef, Party Light, Cozy Home Cape Cod, Shell Art, Beauty Counter, Paparazzi, WOTM Bake Sale Table, Young Living, CC Photograhy

16th Annual Eastham
Turnip Festival

DATE: Sat, November 23, 1-4PM
LOCATION: Nauset Regional High School
We’ll begin the festivities with a pun in cheek Blessing of the Turnips, then issue a royal decree by crowning this year’s Turnip King or Queen. There will be live music, crafts, and plenty of turnip cuisine!!!


Make A Living
Ornament Workshop

DATE: Sat., November 23, 1-2:30pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Country Garden,
380 West Main St.
Make a unique living ornament in a glass ball for yourself, or a friend, or for each of you! Materials and instruction included. $10 apiece. Please let us know how many ornaments you would like to make when you register. Advanced registration required. Payment is due at the time of registration. Drop by or call the store to reserve your space. 508-775-8703


Illuminate Thanksgiving 2019

DATE: Plymouth Waterfront
LOCATION: Sat, November 23, 5-7PM
The program will begin in Town Square outside the National Pilgrim Memorial Meetinghouse and will be immediately followed by a Procession of Lights down Leyden Street. The event culminates on the Plymouth waterfront for main stage events, including performances by Northern Lights A Capella Chorus and Plymouth International Chorus.

Annual Indoor
Harvest Market

DATE: Sun, November 24, 10AM-1PM
LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall
Buy from your favorite local vendors, enjoy great music, and find some locally made gifts for the holidays! We'll be there, rain or shine.

Pet Photos with Santa

DATE: Sun, November 24, 11AM-2PM
LOCATION: Agway of Cape Cod
686 Route 134, South Dennis
Bring your family pet to Agway of Cape Cod in South Dennis for professional photos shot by photographer Kim Roderiques.Your $10 donation (cash only) will include a digital download of your photo (perfect for creating holiday cards). All proceeds will benefit the MSPCA-Cape Cod in Centerville.


Grinch Tree Workshop
with C.L. Fornari

DATE: November 24, 1-2:30pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Country Garden,
380 West Main St.
Create a tree with "Seussical" glee. No one else will have one, except you and me! A conversational starter, at dinners and parties. All supplies are included, for just thirty dollars! Advanced registration is required. $30.00 payment is due at the time of registration. Please stop by or call the store today to reserve your space. 508-775-8703

Thanksgiving Falmouth
Farmers Market

DATE: Tues, November 26, 10a-2p
LOCATION: Marine Park at Falmouth Harbor
Scranton Avenue
Make your holiday more sustainable by shopping local first. Get your holiday fixings and support your local farms and businesses.


Doctor Dolittle

DATE: November 26-December 29
LOCATION: Cotuit Center for the Arts
4404 Falmouth Rd
Opens Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30PM, then Fridays at 7:30PM, Saturdays at 5:00PM, Sundays at 2:00PM.
The classic tale of kindness to animals trots, crawls and flies onto the stage in Doctor Dolittle, the big Broadway-sized family musical. All of the characters we've come to love through the stories of Hugh Lofting and the magical movie musical are given new life in the stage version.

eHoliday Tech Class

DATE: Wed., November 27, 2-3p
LOCATION: Cotuit Library
Graphics and ecards and FaceBook posts, oh my! When the holidays roll on out, so do all the Internet memes. Do you want to design your Christmas card, or send an ecard to friends and family? How about make a silly post of FaceBook with a cute picture or video? Well, this tech class will give you a nice rundown of the fun things you can do to bring the holidays to your computer screen this year. Room is limited to 8 participants, to please be sure to register beforehand. Admission is free, though donations are welcome. Please register at activities or contact the Library.

15th Annual Chatham
Turkey Trot

DATE: Thurs, November 28, 8am
LOCATION: Begins Orpheum Theater,
637 Main Street
All groceries collected and money raised go to the Lower Cape Outreach Council. Organizers have updated some of the pre-event and actual trot procedures for 2019. Gobble up all the details and new information about the 2019 trot at

Gardens AGLOW

DATE: November 29- December 29
LOCATION: Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove St., Sandwich
Join us for the celebration of lights that has become a treasured holiday tradition. In addition to the beautiful light displays throughout the gardens, the event features extensive indoor holiday décor and numerous activities around the grounds and galleries, even a visit with Santa Claus in the 1913 Model T Ford! This event is for the whole family so come one and all and see Heritage in a whole new light.

Holidays at Highfield

DATE: November 29-December 8
LOCATION: Highfield Hall
& Gardens, Falmouth
The event includes cookies served in an Olde English “pub,” a popular gift gallery of work by regional artists and craftspeople, the Any Soldier letter writing room, model trains, a family crafts area, seasonal music, Santa on Saturdays, and more.  New this year is a fully appointed to-scale dollhouse model of the West Falmouth 1870s Captain Caleb Hamblin’s House, which is sure to be a hit. In a busy season full of things to do, Highfield Hall & Gardens is worth the stop.

Thankful Hike

DATE: Fri., November 29, 10am
LOCATION: Indian Lands Conservation
Area, South Dennis
Join naturalist/historian Marcus Hendricks for a hike through the Indian Lands Conservation Area. Free; all welcome. Wear good walking shoes. Info: or 508.694.7812


Kids’ Lighthouses and
Holiday & Small Works Sale!

DATE:Fri & Sat., November 29 & 30
LOCATION: Creative Arts Center, Chatham
The Creative Arts Center in Chatham invites children on the two days following Thanksgiving to create candy lighthouses for free, all materials included: Friday, November 29th from 10 am to 3 pm; or Saturday, November 30th from 10 am to 2 pm. Also, the Holiday and Small Works Sale, with a huge selection of small original art, sterling silver jewelry, pottery, handmade items, cards and much more all made locally by members of the Creative Arts Center will be available.

6th Annual
St. John the Evangelist
Family Christmas Fair

DATE:Sat., November 30, 9a-3p
LOCATION: 841 Shore Road at
Barlows Landing Road, Pocasset
Enjoy vendors, crafters, artisans with creations shared at the Family Christmas Fair located in the community village of Pocasset. Unique gifts, shopping, lunch for sale, free cookie decorating and bake sale.

The Enchanted Village

DATE: November 30,-December 23
LOCATION: Cape Codder Resort
1225 Iyannough Rd. Hyannis
Welcome to the holiday season and celebrate the warmth & sparkle back of the holidays with our Cape Cod Enchanted Village.


Provincetown Lobster Pot
Tree Lighting

DATE: Sat, November 30, 5:30-6:30PM
LOCATION: Lopes Square, Provincetown
We raise the giant buoy tree topper over 2 stories into the sky, and complete the creation of the 2019 Lobster Pot Tree with a countdown until everything is glowing with 1000's of led lights! Bring your friends & family. Join the singing or just bring your CHEER! Rain or Shine**Free Event

Barnstable Village
Holiday Stroll

DATE: Wed., December 4, 6-8p
LOCATION: Main St. Barnstable Village
Fun family holiday stroll!

50th Annual
Christmas Stroll Osterville

DATE: Fri., December 6, 12-8p
LOCATION: Osterville Village
All day & evening throughout our traditionally decorated Village. Ecumenical Creche Services in Village Center at 6:00 p.m. followed by Carriage rides, Trolley, Music, Refreshments

Christmas Traditions
Holiday Tours

DATE: December 6-15
LOCATION: Falmouth Museums on the Green
55 & 65 Palmer Avenue
Open for visitation each day, with the theme of “A Colonial Christmas.” The 1790 Dr. Francis Wicks House will be decorated in the finery of Christmas past. Additionally, the Museums will have a full range of activities all week long.

Christmas in Harwich

DATE: December 6-8
LOCATION: Various locations
Christmas in Harwich begins with the Harwich Port Stroll Friday night and Christmas ornament sale and continues with merchant open houses, music, refreshments and good cheer.

Falmouth Holidays
by the Sea Weekend

DATE: December 6-8
LOCATION: Various locations
The crisp snap of seasonal glitter starts with the Holidays by the Sea weekend in Falmouth. Begin the festive holidays singing carols at Nobska Lighthouse as the winter’s sun sets over Vineyard Sound. Greet Santa as he arrives by boat at beautiful Falmouth Harbor. Run the in 8th Annual Jingle Jog and Kids Elf Run. Join in the caroling at the lighting of the Village Green. Enjoy the Main Street festivities of the Holiday Stroll and get ready for the biggest small-town Christmas parade in all Southeast New England.

Holly Folly Weekend

DATE: December 6-8
LOCATION: Various locations
Throughout the weekend there'll be events all over town. Open houses, dance parties, drag bingo, a Jingle Bell Bathing Suit Run down the center of town ... that's just a little sampling of the fun and frivolity in P'town on Holly Folly Weekend.


Holiday Carol Sing
at Historic Nobska

DATE: Fri., December 6, 5pm
LOCATION: 233 Nobska Rd.,
Woods Hole
Warm your heart and get ready for a fun evening by caroling with neighbors and the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce staff at Historic Nobska Lighthouse. Join the carolers as they lead us in a festive seasonal sing-along of familiar holiday classics. Enjoy the nighttime vista of Vineyard Sound with hot chocolate and treats! Remember to dress warmly!

The Greater Falmouth
Community Chorus

DATE: Friday, December 6, 7:30PM
Sunday, December 8, 3PM
LOCATION: First Congregational
Church of Falmouth
Join us for an evening or afternoon of Family Fun and listen to the great seasonal classics with new selections from Maestro John Dulina. You will even get to sing along…our way of saying Happy Holidays! At the First Congregational Church of Falmouth.

Christmas in
Cotuit Open House

DATE: Sat., December 7
LOCATION: The Cahoon Museum
of American Art
Stop by the museum for some holiday cheer! Enjoy family friendly activities and light refreshments, view the exhibitions, and visit the Museum Shop to find unique and artistic gifts for those on your shopping list. Admission Free.

8th Annual Holiday Fair

DATE: Sat & Sun, December 7 & 8
LOCATION: St. Francis Xavier, Hyannis
Crafters invited Space fee $20.00 or Raffle donation two day event

Breakfast with
Mrs. Claus and
Scavenger Hunt

DATE: Sat, December 7, 9AM
LOCATION: Soprano’s,
“Rein” Deer Crossing, Mashpee
This is a family-friendly event where you will get to meet Mrs. Claus and have the opportunity to take pictures.


Annual Greens Sale

DATE: Sat, December 7, 9am-1pm
LOCATION: Centerville Public Library
Fresh Arrangements, Wreaths, Swags, Baked Items, Gift Baskets and "New to You" Holiday Decorations


Santa Stampede 
5k and Family Fun Run

DATE: December 7, 9am-1pm
LOCATION: Barley Neck Inn,
5 Beach Rd.

10% of proceeds benefit Homeless Prevention Council & bring an unwrapped toy for Lower Cape Outreach Council! All runners get a long-sleeve t-shirt, the latest in power foods from Friends', free appetizers from Barley Neck Inn, timing, holiday costume contest, 25+ prize categories, & post-race party!

Holiday Market
and Green Sale

DATE: Sat., December 7, 9:30a-4p
LOCATION: Falmouth Museums
on the Green
The Falmouth Garden Club presents a Holiday Market and Green Sale. The sale will inlcude a variety of fresh greens and holiday arrangements along with crafts and artwork made by Garden Club Members.


Hyannis Village
& Harbor Stroll

DATE: Sat., December 7, 12p
LOCATION: Main St., Hyannis
Main Street stroll with harbor lighting and boat parade on Ocean St.


Santa's Boat Parade

DATE: Saturday, December 7, 4-6PM
LOCATION: Hyannis Harbor
Enjoy a free kids' craft and chowder, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies for sale while you wait for Santa to arrive by boat.

Santa visits by
Helicopter, Dennis

DATE: Sat., December 7, 1p
LOCATION: Patriot's Square, Dennis
Stop by Patriot Square Shopping Center to watch Santa’s landing.


Falmouth Village
Holiday Stroll

DATE: Sat., December 7, 3:30-9P
LOCATION: Falmouth Village
& Queens Buyway

Falmouth Village transforms into a winter wonderland! Santa himself will bring the whole North Pole to Peg Noonan Park – you don’t want to miss this! Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic to make room for live music, face painting, refreshments, caroling, parade characters and of course – endless shopping at all of your Main Street and Queens Buyway favorites!,

Carols on the
Green in Eastham

DATE: December 7, 4-5PM
LOCATION: Windmill Green
in Eastham

What's better than Christmas caroling on a crisp December night? Caroling by the light of the festively decorated Eastham Windmill! This year, Nauset Honors Chorus will lead the event. Bring the family and your Holiday spirit, and enjoy!

14th Annual
Mashpee Chamber
Christmas Parade

DATE: Sat, December 7, 4:30p
LOCATION: Begins at “Rein” Deer Crossing
The Mashpee Chamber Christmas Parade is a unique night-time event with live music, illuminated floats, and hot chocolate for everyone. Rain date, Dec. 8


16th Annual
Telethon for Hope

DATE: Sat., Dec 7, 5-8:30p
LOCATION: Barnstable High School
A major fundraiser to support our programs on Cape Cod and the Islands. Held each December, the event gives help and hope to those we serve at a time of year when they can use it the most. Visit to register to be a Telethon Fundraiser and embrace the spirit of giving this holiday season! New this year, Housing Assistance is partnering with Love Live Local and will be broadcasting the telethon live from Barnstable High School Field House during the LoveLocal Fest :: Holiday Edition 2019 on Saturday, December 7th, 5:00 - 8:30 PM!

LoveLocal Fest
Holiday Edition 2019

DATE: Sat., Dec 7, 5-9p
Sun., Dec 8, 11-5p
LOCATION: Barnstable High School
Hosting over 125 local makers, artisans, artists, food and beverage purveyors. The event is FREE and open to the public, but as always, there will be a suggested donation of $5 at the door. This year the proceeds will go to Housing Assistance Corporation - HAC as well as Love Live Local's own Project Cape Made grant program.

Lighting of the Village Green

DATE: Sat., December 7, 7p
LOCATION: Falmouth Village Green
The Falmouth Brass Choir will lead the caroling before a special visit from Santa as we light up the green. People are encouraged to bring flashlights. Dress warmly. Be sure to enjoy the Main Street to Queens Buyway Stroll before and after the Lighting of the Green

Jolly Jaunt 5K

DATE: Sun., December 8,
reg beings 8am
LOCATION: Resort and
Conference Center, Hyannis
Bring your holiday gear and lace up those running shoes to support the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts in Hyannis.

56th Annual
Falmouth Christmas

DATE: Sunday, December 8, 12p
LOCATION: Falmouth Village
Theme: “Peace and Goodwill” Known as Southeastern Massachusetts’ largest holiday parade, featuring theme decorated floats, marching bands, live animals, costumed characters and Santa Claus!

Santa Claus
Is Coming To
Country Garden

DATE: Sunday, December 8, 12-3pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Country Garden,
380 West Main St.
Celebrate the HOWL-a-days with a visit with Santa Claus and an Ugly Sweater Party for both our 2 and 4-footed friends!
Pets and kids of all ages, bring your wish lists and don your ugly sweaters! It's a fun day filled with cider & snacks, and Santa has an open ear and holiday magic free to all! This is a pet-friendly event and is free to all.

Dennis Christmas Stroll

DATE: Sun., December 8, 12-3:30pm
LOCATION: Route 6A, Dennis Village
Enjoy hayrides & trolley rides, Christmas tree lighting, face painting, village stroll (visit all the shops), silent auctions, toys and food donations, Santa & Mrs. Claus and so much more. Music at the Village Green Bandstand and many special events.


Centerville Christmas Stroll

DATE: Sun, December 8, 3:30-5:45PM
LOCATION: Centerville Public Library
Stroll Main Street and enjoy the lights and decorations, a visit with Santa, ice sculptures and live music along with hot cider, roasted marshmallows and an array of nibblies provided by the residents and organizations throughout historic Centerville Village!

2019 Holiday Concert
Harwich Town Band

DATE: December 10, 7-9P
LOCATION: Harwich Community
Center, 100 Oak Street
Wonderful refreshments! Hear and see the jingle tree also known as "The Schellenbaum"!

Chatham Christmas
Stroll Weekend

DATE: Fri & Sat, December 13-14,
LOCATION: Various locations, Chatham
Christmas in Chatham will bring you back to days gone by. This weekend is part of a month-long celebration of the Holidays that includes a town light parade, caroling, visits with Santa, music and theater performances, sweet treats, Christmas fairs, open houses and shopping throughout the town.

Holiday Cookie Stroll
in Historic Bass River

DATE: Sat, December 14, 10a-3p
LOCATION: Bass River,
South Yarmouth

Strollers enjoy seeing the holiday decorations in the lovely homes and receive a delicious, homemade cookie at each of the primary stops. This year’s stroll features seven private homes, the Bass River Yacht Club, the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, and an Open House at the South Yarmouth Library, where cider and cranberry bread will be served.

Holiday Holly Hike

DATE: Sat, December 14,
LOCATION: Ashumet Holly
Wildlife Sanctuary
Ashumet features more than 65 types of hollies, ranging from American to Asian to European specimens, as well as the rare Franklinia tree. Learn about the natural history of the Sanctuary's 50 original Hollies propagated by former property owner and Massachusetts's first Agriculture Secretary, Wilfred Wheeler.

West Dennis
Christmas Stroll

DATE: Sat., December 14, 11a-4p
LOCATION: Main Street
(Rt. 28), W. Dennis
Catch a ride on the trolley to visit all of the participating locations along Route 28. Maps will be available showing parking and participating sites.

Yarmouth Port
Christmas Stroll
& Tree Lighting

DATE: Sunday, December 15, 1-4PM
LOCATION: Route 6A in Yarmouth Port
Enjoy trolley rides, yummy food such as soup, cookies, hot chocolate, cider, and pastries! Entertainment includes a face painting, magic shows, balloon artist, and a juggler. A brass band will also be playing holiday themed music. After the stroll, join us for a tree lighting ceremony at 4:15 PM on the Village Green.

Big Nick's
Xmas Toy Run II

DATE: Sun, December 22, 10AM-1PM
LOCATION: Yarmouth Police
Department Headquarters
Fire up the bikes and meet at Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters to pick up Toys for Tots and deliver them to the children at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis and then continue on as a group-- loud and proud-- to deliver to the children at Falmouth Hospital.

Tis the Seasoon

DATE: Sunday, December 15 at 5pm
LOCATION: Monomoy Regional
Middle School
Cape Cod Theatre Company/Harwich Junior Theatre proudly presents The Cape Cod Performing Arts Ensemble. Featuring dance students from CCTC/HJT and Cape Cod Ballet Theatre for Children along with other special guests! Tickets: Adults $16, Seniors $14, Students $12

First Light

DATE: Sun., December 29, dusk
LOCATION: Macmillan Pier, Provincetown
Come see a New Year’s Eve fireworks display that will light up Provincetown Harbor! Fireworks will be launched from MacMillan Pier, but visible multiple locations.

First Night Chatham

DATE:Tuesay, December 31
It’s a full day of fun and entertainment, starting with the Town Photo at the Chatham Lighthouse at Noon, and culminating
with Fireworks at Oyster Pond at the stroke of midnight.

First Night Sandwich

DATE: Tuesday, December 31 4-9pm
LOCATION: Sandwich
First Night Sandwich is a New Year's Eve celebration, held in the village on Sunday, December 31, 2017, from 4 to 9 pm with a parade at 8 pm. It is a family friendly community event of music, art, dance and theatre with a parade and fireworks. Join us this year for all the wonderful events. Buttons are $10 Adults, 3 and under free and will be available shortly online and at Sandwich Village Merchants.





Hyannis Pantry & Soup Kitchen
Salvation Army
100 North St, Hyannis, MA
Breakfast 8:30-9:15 (Soup Kitchen Mon. – Friday)
Lunch 11:30 -12:15 (Soup Kitchen Mon. – Friday)


Nam Vets Association of Cape & Islands Pantry
569 Main St., Hyannis, MA
Open Tues. & Thurs. 9:30AM-12:00PM

St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry

St. Francis Xavier Church
21 Cross Street, Hyannis, MA
Tues. & Fri., 10-12noon

AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod

21 Cross Street, Hyannis, MA

First Baptist Church

486 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
Tuesday 9 AM - 12 noon


Bourne Friends Food Pantry
20 Commerce Park, Pocasset, MA
Every Thurs. 9-11; 4th Thurs. 5 to 7PM
3rd Sat 9-12noon


Lower Cape Outreach Council
19 Brewster Cross Road, Orleans, MA

St. Vincent de Paul

Our Lady of the Cape
468 Stoney Brook Road, Brewster, MA


St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church Pantry
625 Main St., Chatham, MA

Lower Cape Outreach Council

19 Brewster Cross Road, Orleans, MA


Elder Services of Cape Cod
68 Route 134, South Dennis, MA

St. Vincent de Paul

Our Lady of the Cape
468 Stoney Brook Road, Brewster, MA


Mustard Seed Kitchen
Main St., Wellfleet , MA
Tues. & Thurs. meal delivery for people who need short term help

Lower Cape Outreach Council

19 Brewster Cross Road, Orleans, MA

St. Vincent de Paul

St. Joan of Arc
61 Canal Rd., Orleans, MA
Food provided to clients who call to request food.


Around the Table
Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church
91 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Mon., Wed., Fri., lunch only

The Falmouth Service Center

611 Gifford St., Falmouth, MA
Open: Mon. 10am-6pm, Tues & Thurs., 10-2pm, Wed. 5-7pm, Fri. 10-12noon


The Family Pantry of Cape Cod
133 Queen Anne Rd, Harwich, MA
Tues. 10-3:30, Thurs. 10-3:30 & 5-7PM & Sat. 10-12

Hand of Hope Outreach Food Pantry

49 Rt. 28, West Harwich, MA
Tues./Weds./Thurs. 1-3pm, Mon./Fri. 10-3pm


Serving Hands & Family to Family Food Distribution
First Baptist Church, 100 William Street
Vineyard Haven, MA
Open the Friday following the first Thursday of the month 2-3PM

Nantucket Food Pantry

10 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA
Open Tues. & Thurs. 4PM – 6PM


Mashpee Good Neighbor Food Pantry
258 Main Street, Rt. 130, Mashpee, MA
Open Tue. 10-12noon, 1st & 3rd Wed. 6:30-7:30pm

Mashpee Tribal Council Pantry

483 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA
Open every other Mon. & Wed. 10-2pm

Christ the King Food Pantry

St. Vincent de Paul
Route 151 & Jobs Fishing Rd., Mashpee , MA
Open Wed. 10-12 noon & 2nd & Last Weds of month 5-7pm

The Falmouth Service Center

611 Gifford St., Falmouth, MA
Open: Mon. 10am-6pm, Tues & Thurs., 10-2pm, Wed. 5-7pm, Fri. 10-12noon

First Baptist Church

486 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
Tuesday 9 AM - 12 noon

Hand of Hope Outreach Food Pantry

49 Rt. 28, West Harwich, MA
Tues./Weds./Thurs. 1-3pm
Mon./Fri. 10-3pm


Local/Lunch and Dinner
St. Joan of Arc Church
63 Canal Rd., Orleans, MA
Serving lunch Tues. 12noon
Serving dinner Thurs. 6pm

Lower Cape Outreach Council

19 Brewster Cross Road, Orleans, MA

St. Vincent de Paul

St. Joan of Arc
61 Canal Rd., Orleans, MA
Food provided to clients who call to request food.


Soup Kitchen in Provincetown (SKIP)
24 Shank Painter Rd, Provincetown, MA
Meals served Nov.-April, Mon.-Fri., 12:30-1:30pm

AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod
96-98 Bradford St., Provincetown, MA
Lunch program and emergency Food Pantry available Monday through Friday


Sandwich Food Pantry
331 Cotuit Rd., Sandwich, MA
Office hours Mon. thru Fri. 10 - noon
Open every Wed. 10-12 noon, Last Wed. of each
month 6-7:30pm and 3rd Sat. of each month 10 to 12

Hand of Hope Outreach Food Pantry

49 Rt. 28, West Harwich, MA
Tues./Weds./Thurs. 1-3pm
Mon./Fri. 10-3pm


Lower Cape Outreach Council Truro
Route 6A, Truro, MA

Mustard Seed Kitchen

Main St., Wellfleet , MA
Tues. & Thurs. meal delivery for people who need
short term help


Lower Cape Outreach Council
Wellfleet, Route 6
Wellfleet, MA

Mustard Seed Kitchen
Main St., Wellfleet , MA
Tues. & Thurs. meal delivery for people who need
short term help


St Pius X Food Pantry
5 Barbara Street, South Yarmouth, MA
Open by request

Brown Bag Program

Yarmouth Senior Center
528 Forest Road, West Yarmouth , MA
1st Friday of the month 2-4

First Baptist Church

486 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
Tuesday 9 AM - 12 noon

Brown Bag Program

Yarmouth Senior Center
528 Forest Road, West Yarmouth, MA
1st Friday of the month from 2-4 PM

Hand of Hope Outreach Food Pantry

49 Rt. 28, West Harwich, MA
Tues./Weds./Thurs. 1-3pm
Mon./Fri. 10-3pm

Yarmouth Food Pantry

845 Main Street (Rte 28) – Unit 16
South Yarmouth, MA
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30,
2nd Friday 3-4:00PM , 3rd Sat & 4th Fri. 10-11AM