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Cape Cod Events
September 2018

Although summer is drawing to an end, the Cape Cod events calendar for September is still full of fun things to see and do!

Shoppers at craft fair in Hyannis MAArts & Crafts Fair on the Village 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!

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Fairs, Festivals & Special Events on Cape Cod September 2018


Truro Agricultural Fair

When: September 2, 2018, 10 a.m. to 3 p..m.

Where: 20 Town Center Road, Truro, MA

Admission: Free

More Info: Truro Agricultural Fair

 
Celebrating agriculture, aquaculture, fishing and farming, the Truro Agricultural Fair offers a delicious variety of locally harvested foods from land and sea. Buy oysters, just picked fruits and veggies, fresh eggs or honey or delicious lunch by the Pamet River.

Tasty treats will be available from participating local restaurants and food trucks, fresh vegetables, oysters and lobsters from local farmers and fishermen, locally churned ice-cream, fresh baked goods and more.

The fair is free and open to the public and includes harvest, pie-eating, pie-baking and barnyard beauty contests. Bring your own "zucchini racecar" for the 24’ long Zucchini 500 racetrack!

There'll be music all day, old-fashioned kids games and art-making tables, and even turnip and rutabaga bowling.

Come early to enter your own favorite barnyard beauty (animal!), homemade pie, most beautiful bouquet and/or lots more in many games & contests. Come see who has the longest cucumber on Cape Cod!

To register, volunteer or sponsor please visit SustainableCAPE.org.


Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta & Yacht Race

When: September 3 - 6, 2018

Where: MacMillan Pier, Provincetown Harbor and offshore

Admission: Many events are free

More Info: Provincetown Schooner Race

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, informative talks, and of course, schooner and yacht racing!

Want to be up close to the action? Reserve a seat on a schooner. 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 7-9, 2018

Where: Windmill Green and other locations in Eastham

Admission: Many events are free

More Info: Eastham Windmill Weekend


Join the festivities and show off your skills at the talent show. Ooh and aah over the shiny autos at the car show. Pick up a few Holiday gifts at the arts and crafts booths. Chow down at the cookout. Tour Nauset Lighthouse.  Enter for chances to win great raffle prizes. And be sure to save time in your schedule for the Windmill Weekend Parade on Sunday. 

This is just a small sampling of the many events scheduled for the weekend. Check out the Windmill Weekend website (link above) for the full lineup!


Seaside LeMans Race

When: September 8, 2018

Where: Mashpee Commons, Mashpee

Admission: Free for spectators

More Info: Seaside LeMans Race


"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.


Cranberry Cluster Dog Shows

When: September 13 & 16, 2018

Where: Cape Cod Fairgrounds, East Falmouth

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

More Info:  Cranberry Cluster


The Cranberry Cluster All-Breed Dog Show and Obedience/Rally Trials is an 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.

Note: No un-entered dogs will be allowed on premises, per AKC rules.



Falmouth Car Show & Dream Cruise By The Sea

When: September 15-16, 2018

Where: Various locations in Falmouth

Admission: Free

More Info: Falmouth Dream Cruise 

This event is a "don't miss" for auto-lovers of all ages! 

Here's your chance to see vintage, exotic, hot-rod and muscle cars at the car show on Saturday, then watch them cruising around the town of Falmouth on Sunday. Specially designed, one-of-a-kind glass trophies are awarded to the rides that're voted best in category.


Harwich Cranberry Arts and Music Festival

When: September 15-16, 2018

Where: Harwich Community Center Field, 100 Oak Street

Admission: Free

More Info: Harwich Cranberry Festival


It's another fun weekend in the town of Harwich, thanks to the Harwich Cranberry Festival Organization.

This two-day festival features more than 100 talented artists and crafters displaying their wares for sale. (A little early Holiday shopping, anyone?)

When you hear the music, it's time for some toe-tapping live entertainment. And then there's the big fireworks display on Saturday night - it's a highlight of the festival!

The Cranberry Festival is free for all to enjoy. And parking is free, too.


Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

When: September 27-30, 2018

Where: Various venues in Provincetown

Admission: Ticket prices vary by event

More Info: Tennessee Williams Festival


Theater buffs from far and wide come to Cape Cod each year just to attend the  fabulous Tennessee Williams Theater Festival.  

Festival events are held at different venues around Provincetown, and include performances of Williams' works, opportunities to meet the artists, and get togethers for Williams aficionados at coffee hours, mixers and parties.


"Truro Treasures" Weekend

When: September 21-23, 2018

Where: Various venues in Truro

Admission: Many events are free

More Info:  Truro Treasures


The normally tranquil town of Truro turns lively as residents and visitors celebrate Truro Treasures.

From start to finish, 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: 

  • Silent Art Auction
  • Arts & Crafts Fair
  • Grape Stomp
  • Golf Tourney
  • Antique & Classic Car Show
  • Dog Show
  • Truro PD Demo & Open House
  • 5K Run/Walk

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!

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