Event Calendar October 2013


The richness of life on Cape Cod and the Islands is celebrated with festivals all year long. We celebrate our clams, chowder and scallops, daffodils and strawberries, fine wines and culinary fare, extraordinary films and filmmakers, along with our seafaring heritage.

Life Forms by Bryan Randa

Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street,Sandwich, MA 02563, from 04/01/13 to 10/31/13 9:30am - 5:00pm

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508 888 0251

Versatile glass artist Bryan Randa displays a variety of creatures from our natural world. From the garden to the ocean, hummingbirds to octopus and seashells. Also on view larger pieces of exquisite art glass. A compelling show.


Risky Business: Rum Running on Cape Cod (Exhibit)

Cape Cod Maritime Museum, from 07/10/13 to 12/15/13 10:00am - 4:00pm

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(508) 775-1723

Importing alcohol into the United States was a risky business between 1920 and 1933, one that drew in Cape Cod sailors and captains, Coast Guard seamen and officers, gangsters and code breakers.“Risky Business: Rum Running on Cape Cod” exhibit provides a look at another Cape Cod, where shootouts on the beaches, high-speed chases in the night with no running lights, and murder on the high seas were all part of this very risky business. The exhibit opens on July 10th and runs through December 15th. Photo credit: “Just Spotted” oil painting by William R. Davis.


Chatham Gallery Nights

Throughout Chatham, from 07/13/13 to 12/14/13 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Chatham's outstanding galleries will be holding their Chatham Gallery Nights every second Saturday of each month through December. The first of this series will be held this Saturday, July 13, from 5-7 pm. Stroll through Chatham and visit our galleries and enjoy their wonderful hospitality and exceptional art. Let your customers know that something special will take place in Chatham galleries this Saturday.

Special Exhibit: Transitional Glass - The Arts Glass of Debbie Tarsitano

Sandwich Glass Museum, from 08/01/13 to 11/03/13 9:30am - 5:00pm

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The Sandwich Glass Museum is proud to present the special exhibition, Transistional Glass, a restrospective display of the artwork of famed glass artist Debbie Tarsitano. The exhibit, Transitional Glass, reveals how her work has evolved in both design and technique over her nearly forty year artistic career. From early oil paintings to hot glass techniques such as flamework encasement, hot sculpting, glass casting, and Pate de Verre jewelry, the exhibition is a timeline of Ms. Tarsitanto's body of work. Debbie will give a Gallery Talk at 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 22nd.

Free Fall Lecture Series: New England Mariners and the Global Ocean

Sea Education Association, Falmouth, from 09/15/13 to 12/08/13 2:00pm

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In this series of four lectures, Dr. Mary Malloy, Professor of Maritime Studies and Director of the Global Ocean program at SEA, will trace the routes of Yankee mariners from the late-eighteenth century to the present, including the voyage of a recent SEA class of college students from Tahiti to Hawaii.

Innovation and Color: The Reinterpretation of the Woodcut

Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, from 10/01/13 to 11/17/13

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In recent years, especially on the Cape, the white-line woodcut technique has been rediscovered by many talented artists. The exhibition will show important work by the innovators of white-line woodcuts on the Cape and how current artists are taking those lessons learned from those artists and pushing it to new levels. An opening reception will take place on October 4th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm.


Massachusetts Archaeology Month

, from 10/01/13 to 10/31/13

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Check website for newly scheduled events and updates, links to event holder's sites, learn more about this year's poster. Printed calendars and posters are available upon request. This year's Massachusetts Archaeology Month poster takes a closer look at a 19th century Native American house foundation in Grafton.

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