Choose a Town

Travel Info

Places to Stay

Having Fun

Cape Cod Events
September 2014

Although summer is drawing to an end, our Cape Cod events calendar for September is still full of fun things to do.

Arts & Crafts Fair on the Town Green


From unique annual events like the Seaside LeMans and the Provincetown Schooner Regatta, to classic car shows, arts and crafts festivals, and family fun days at the beach ...

September is a wonderful time to enjoy all Cape Cod has to offer - minus the crowds!


Fairs, Festivals & Special Events in
September


Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

When: September 1-4, 2014

Where: MacMillan Pier, Provincetown Harbor and offshore

Admission: Many events are free

More Info: (508) 487-7245 / www.provincetownschoonerrace.com


The annual Schooner Regatta brings classic sailing vessels and yachting fans from far and wide to Provincetown for a week of sailing and educational events. Whether you're onboard or onshore, you'll find plenty to see and do during the regatta, including schooner and cat boat tours, a "Paint the Race" art class for kids, informative talks, and of course, schooner and yacht racing!

Want to be up close to the action? Reserve a seat on a schooner for the Fishermen’s Cup race from Gloucester to Provincetown, the Parade of Sail, or the Long Point Schooner & Yacht Race. A limited number of spectator seats seats may also be available on other vessels. (See the Regatta's website for details. Early reservations are a must!)



Eastham's Windmill Weekend Festival

When: September 5-7, 2014

Where: Windmill Green and other locations in Eastham

Admission: Many events are free

More Info: www.easthamwindmillweekend.com


Join the festivities and show off your skills at the sand art contest at First Encounter Beach. Pick up a few Holiday gifts at the arts and crafts show. Chow down at the fish and chicken fry. Strut your stuff at the square dance. And be sure to save time in your schedule for the Windmill Weekend Parade on Sunday. 

For children between the ages of 6 and 15, there'll also be a FREE raffle to win one of two bikes donated by Idle Time Bikes. One bike will be awarded to a boy and one to a girl.

This is just a small sampling of the many events scheduled for the weekend, so be sure to check out the Windmill Weekend website for the full lineup!


Seaside LeMans Race

When: September 6, 2014, noon - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Mashpee Commons, Mashpee

Admission: Free for spectators

More Info: (508) 398-2293 / www.seasidelemans.org

"Drivers ... start your engines!"

Race fans won't want to miss this special event where teams of fearless drivers hop into European-style Formula One karts and vie for the checkered flag.

From the drop of the green flag, to pit stops, spin-outs and crashes, to the much-anticipated final lap, it's non-stop excitement for participants and spectators alike!

With the 4-hour race as its main feature, plus entertainment by popular local bands, lots of children’s activities, food and drinks - Seaside LeMans is a fun outing for the whole family.




Harwich Beach Day

When: September 6, 2014, 11 am - 3 pm (rain date Sept. 7)

Where: Red River Beach, South Harwich

Admission: Free

More Info: www.harwichcranberryfestival.org


Just another lazy day at the beach? No way!

Harwich's Beach Day is full of activities - games, races, arts and crafts, face painting, sand sculptures, hayrides and pony rides, raffles, food, drink and a bake sale - plus an evening bonfire with live music.

If you're going to be in Harwich, or anywhere nearby, take a spin over to Red River Beach and join in the festivities!



27th Annual Glass Show & Sale


When: September 6-7, 2014,  Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Corpus Christi Church, 324 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich

More Info: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org

Sponsored by the Sandwich Glass Museum, this show and sale features unique antique and collectible American and European glassware from the 18th to the 21st century. This is a great opportunity to meet nationally-prominent glass dealers and to acquire a glass treasure for your own collection or for a special gift.



The Art of Flowers

When: September 10-11, 2014, Saturday noon to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis MA

Admission: Free with museum admission (Adults $9; Seniors age 62+ $8; Ages 13-18 $5; Kids 12 and under Free)


"The Art of Flowers" is a Standard Flower Show presented by the Village Garden Club of Dennis. Club members will display creative floral arrangements of many styles as well as artistic designs and horticulture.

Proceeds from this event benefit the Museum.




Cranberry Cluster Dog Show

When: September 11-14, 2014

Where: Cape Cod Fairgrounds, East Falmouth

Admission: Adults $5, children (under 12) $2

More Info: www.cranberrycluster.com


The Cranberry Cluster Dog Show is four days of AKC recognized competition featuring top dogs from both the Cape Cod Kennel Club and the South Shore Kennel Club.

This event includes conformation judging, obedience trials and rally trials.



"Truro Treasures" Weekend

When: September 19-21, 2014

Where: Various venues in Truro

Admission: Many events are free

More Info: (508) 487-1288 / www.trurotreasures.org


The normally tranquil town of Truro turns lively as residents and visitors celebrate the 23rd year of Truro Treasures.

From the Friday's kick-off event at Highland House Museum to Sunday's gala Grape Stomp and Jazz Festival at Truro Vineyards, there's more to do in Truro this weekend than I can begin describe. Here's just a small sampling of the events to whet your appetite: 

  • Pancake Breakfast
  • Golf Tournament
  • Silent Art Auction
  • Arts & Crafts Fair
  • Magic Show for Kids

  • Antique & Classic Car Show
  • Childrens' Events
  • Raffles
  • Dog Show (with prizes!)
  • Adult Treasure Hunt

Come to Truro for the weekend, or pop by for a day's outing. It's a great way to welcome autumn to Cape Cod!



ScallopFest

When: September 19-21, 2014, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Cape Cod Fairgrounds, East Falmouth

Admission: General Admission $6 adults, $2 kids 6-12; 5 and under admitted free. 

More Info: (508) 759-6000 / www.scallopfest.org


September brings us one of the most anticipated Cape Cod events of the season - ScallopFest.

For nearly a half century, ScallopFest has welcomed generations of locals and visitors to a festive celebration of the venerable (and tasty) scallop with three days of food and fun for the whole family.

In addition to ScallopFest's famous scallop and herb-roasted chicken dinners, there's a food court with raw bar, midway with rides, a juried craft show, kids games and activities, and live entertainment.

If you're in town, don't miss ScallopFest - it's the place to be the weekend of September 19th!



Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

When: September 25-28, 2014

Where: Various venues in Provincetown

Admission: Ticket prices vary by event

More Info: (866) 789-8366 / www.twptown.org/


Theater buffs from far and wide will be coming to Cape Cod for this year's Festival which will explore "Tennessee Williams and his Circle of Friends". 

Events will be held at different venues around Provincetown, and will include opportunities to meet the artists, and get together with fellow Williams aficionados at coffee hours, mixers and parties.



Cranberry Day

When: September 27, 2014, 10 am - 4 pm

Where: Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road, Sandwich

Admission: By donation (Chowder, chili and dessert available for purchase)

More Info: (508) 888-6870 / www.thorntonburgess.org/CranberryDay.html

Celebrating Cape Cod's native cranberry, the day is filled with old-fashioned fun. Walk the beautiful grounds of the nature center, take a cranberry bog tour and see harvesting demonstrations, then go inside for cooking demonstrations in the historic 1903 Jam Kitchen.



Dream Cruise By The Sea & Car Shows

When: September 27 & 28, 2014

Where: Various locations in Falmouth

Admission: Free

More Info: (508) 548-8500 / www.falmouthdreamcruise.com

This two-day event is a "don't miss" for auto-lovers of all ages. On Saturday, classic car shows are held in multiple locations around town, featuring historic, antique and classic cars, hot rods and muscle cars, plus a display from local police fire and sheriff's departments.

On Sunday, see vintage, exotic, hot-rod and muscle cars cruising down Main Street through historic Falmouth Village. Pairpoint Glass trophies will be awarded to the rides that're voted best in category.


Want to Add An Event To This Month's Calendar?

Click here



Related Pages:

Month-by-Month Event Calendars

Activities - Main Page

** Don't miss This Month's Most Popular Pages at the top of this page!


Home





New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below:





Important Note: The date, time, place, admission charges, etc. of the events on this page may be changed by the event sponsor at any time, without my knowledge. Please be sure to confirm all information directly with the sponsor before you make any plans!


Search This Site



This Month's Most Popular Pages:

October Events

Beachfront Hotels

Vacation Rentals 

Boston-Cape Cod

Fireworks Displays