Cape Cod Tree and Landscape Rings in the New Year at a NEW Location!
Cape Cod Tree & Landscape Inc. is excited to announce that we have moved to a new location at 39 George Ryder Road in West Chatham! Stop by and say hello!
Celebrate the New Year all month!
First Night Chatham: Main Street, Chatham, Dec. 31st. Some of Chatham's First Night outdoor activities may be canceled due to weather but the festivities are still on! Many of the events will be held indoors, so don't let the cold scare you away. The many performances include Chinese Folk Art Dancers, Alex the Jester, Live Story Telling, and numerous musical entertainments such as: Cape Cod Fiddlers, Shaun England Band, Community Hand Bell Ringers, Four Guys in Tuxes Swing Band, M.A.D. Jazz and much more!
New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunges!
Due to frigid temperatures that might deter even a polar bear from taking a wintery dip, some or all of the Polar Bear Plunges maybe postponed. Please check your local listing for updates.
Barnstable Harbor New Year’s Day Splash: Mill Way Beach, Barnstable Village, Jan. 1, 12PM. Commemorative event t-shirts will be on sale. Participants should plan to arrive early.
FOYCOA Polar Plunge: Bass River Beach, South Shore Drive, South Yarmouth, Jan. 1, 12 – 2PM. Dive into the freezing cold ocean to support the Yarmouth Senior Center.
Mashpee Polar Bear Club: Loop Beach, Ocean View Avenue, Cotuit, Jan. 1, 12PM, (early arrival suggested) for the 14th Annual “Freezin for a Reason” plunge! The first 50 people to make a $25.00 donation to aid the family of an individual undergoing treatment for renal cell carcinoma will receive a 2018 Polar Bear beach towel. If you can’t make the event but would like to contribute to this year’s cause may mail their tax deductible donation to: The Polar Bear Club,18 Jackson Drive, Cotuit, MA, 20625.
Monument Beach Polar Bear Club New Year’s Day Swim: Monument Beach, Shore Road, Bourne, Jan. 1, 12PM . $20 donation includes event t-shirt and a “certificate of bravery”. Warm up with a hot bowl of chowder at the follow-up gathering at the Weary Travelers Club, 77 Valley Bars Road.
Provincetown Polar Bear Plunge: Johnson’s Street Parking Lot, Provincetown Harbor, Jan. 1, 12 – 12:30PM. Brave the chilly waters or stick to the sidelines and cheer on the polar bears! This 3rd annual plunge is sponsored by the 8 Dryer Hotel and Yolqueria, and the Harbor Lounge. Afterwards, go to the Harbor Lounge for cocktails and hot beverages, chili, and music!
Music and More!
Cape Symphony New Year's Day Party: Barnstable Performing Arts Center 744 West Main Street, Hyannis, Jan. 1st, 3 – 5PM. Celebrate the New Year with Jung-Ho and the Cape Symphony musicians, joined by singer/songwriter Jimmy Webb and the late Glen Campbell’s daughter, Ashley.
Champagne Reception for First Light Fireworks: Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Rd, Jan. 1, 4 – 6PM. The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum hosts a Champagne Reception which will also offer wine, oysters, and various hors d’oeuvres and features fireworks overlooking the harbor. Tickets are $50 per person. Call 508-487-1310 or click link for more information..
Dan'l Webster Inn's Chef's Demonstration Table & Dinner: Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa, 149 Main Street, Sandwich, Jan. 5, 6 – 8PM. Culinary demonstrations with Executive Chef Steve Chausse and Pastry Chef Lydia Broderick, followed by a scrumptious 3-course dinner.
Fiddle & Banjo Workshop with Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons: Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St, Wellfleet, Jan. 6, 12 - 2PM. Both intermediate and advanced students are welcome! Bring your instruments!
Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons: Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St, Wellfleet, Jan. 6, 7:30 - 9:30PM. 1st place winners in the International Blues Challenge’s solo/duo category, Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons, perform fiddle & banjo music at the Wellfleet Preservation Hall.
440-Gypsy Jazz Presents Toe-Tapping Snappy Hot Jazz: Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth, Jan. 7, 3 – 5PM. 440-Gypsy Jazz recently released their first album "Why Why" and now they present a concert of rich violin and clarinet music. Admission: $15.00.
PETER DEAN: Visions and Fantasies: Cape Cod Museum of Art 60 Hope Lane, Dennis, Jan. 4 – 7, 10AM – 4PM (Sunday 12 – 4PM). Art exhibit (abstract/contemporary) by Peter Dean.
Argentine Tango Lesson & Open Dance: Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St, Wellfleet Jan. 7, 7 – 9PM. Have fun at this one-hour introduction to the Argentine Tango, followed by the opportunity to practice your new dancing skills. Free, donations accepted.
Food On Film: "TAMPOPO": Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St, Wellfleet, Jan. 11, 6 – 9PM. “Tampopo” (1985, Dir. Jûzô Itami and starring: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto). For foodies and film lovers!
Cool 4 Fuel Benefit Event - 2 SHOWS! Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St, Wellfleet, Jan. 13, 3 - 7:30PM.
3PM: Rose Clancy, Cumberland, Robert Finch, New Beach Band, Christine Ernst, & Suede.
7:30PM: Bert Jackson Trio, Rip it Ups, Monica Rizzio, Rose Martin, Christine Ernst, & Suede.
Enjoy these live music and spoken art performances! Proceeds benefit the Lower Cape Outreach Council winter fuel assistance program.
Warm Winter Salads with Chef Joe Cizynski: Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth, Jan. 15, 6 – 8PM. Bouillabaisse potato salad, quail and lentil salad, and a poached cured halibut salad with oyster mushrooms. Includes wine from the Loire Valley. $65.00. Click link to purchase tickets.
Saturday Night Music Café and Dance Party with Crocodile Tears: Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth, Jan. 20, 8 - 10:30PM. Dance to oldies and classic rock and roll with the The Crocodile Tears. Adults only. BYOR (Bring Your Own Refreshments) Admission: $15, $12 for members.
String Quartet No. 63, "Sunrise", Franz Joseph Haydn
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 3, Johannes Brahms
AB5 in Concert: Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth, Jan. 21, 3 – 5PM. Jazz lovers won’t want to miss this quintet! Complimentary refreshments will be served. Admission: $20, $18 for members.
Sparrow Blue, In Concert: Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth, Jan. 27, 7:30 – 9:30PM. Enjoy this wonderful folk/country fiddle and acoustic guitar duo! Complimentary refreshments are provided. Admission: $20, $18 for members.
Pianist Ben Rosenblum Presents "100 Years of Jazz": Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth, Jan. 28, 2 – 4PM. Ben Rosenblum celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording with this grand performance! Complimentary refreshments will be served. Admission: $15.00