Songs, marshmallows at ‘Circle by the Sea’
“Circle by the Sea” will return for a 38th summer season for monthly campfire gatherings with music. The song circle will feature Karen Woodhall, David Jackson and Friends, and talent will be welcomed in an open-mic format. There will be toasting marshmallow-toasting, and guests are encouraged to bring a mask, beach chairs, flashlight, a piece of firewood, a non-alcoholic beverage, drums and instruments. Rain will cancel the event.
When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Sandy Neck Beach, Route 6A, on the Sandwich/Barnstable line
Admission: $7 donation
Information: 508-563-6647 or https://facebook.com/groups/1365164983523861
‘Hawthorne, Hofmann and Hopper’ exhibit to open
The work and influence of two of Provincetown’s legendary art teachers will be the focus for Provincetown Art Association and Museum’s “Hawthorne, Hofmann and Hopper — Preserving a Legacy” exhibit. With works pulled from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibit highlights Charles Hawthorne and Hans Hofmann as artists and teachers by juxtaposing examples of their work with that of some of their students. Work by artist Edward Hopper will also be showcased, but more of an influence on other artists than a teacher. In addition to these three masters, the exhibition will also include works by Edwin Dickinson, Robert Henry, John Noble, Lillian Orlowsky, Houghton Crawford Smith and Selina Trieff, among others.
When: Friday through Aug. 29
Where: Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St.
Admission: $12.50 general admission; free for PAAM members and children 16 and younger
Play bocce while eating barbecue
Cheer and eat barbecue as teams of two or four compete in an evening of friendly tournament-style competition during the Bocce & BBQ fundraising event for Heritage Museums & Gardens. The winner of the tournament wins free registration to the Bocce & Bellinis event Aug. 7. Proceeds from this fundraiser support museum exhibits and educational programming.
When: 5-8 p.m. Friday
Where: Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St., Sandwich
Admission: For bocce, $160 teams of two; $320 for teams of four. For spectators, $70. Youth tickets, $30.
Tickets and information: https://bit.ly/2TBjSiu
Antiques fair, car show to return to Brewster
The Brewster Historical Society will hold its 48th annual Open Air Antiques Fair and Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show Saturday, rain or shine. The Harris Black House, Higgins Farm Windmill and Hopkins Blacksmith Shop will be open for tours.
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Drummer Boy Grounds, 773 Main St., Brewster
Admission: $6, $5 with show card or ad, free for children 12 and younger.
Information: 508-896-9521, [email protected] or
Puerto Rican singer, poet featured at story series
The Hyannis Public Library Multicultural Stories Series will continue with Maritza Nieves, a Puerto Rican singer, musician, poet and songwriter. An active member of Connecticut Storytellers, she works at private and community events, hospitals and schools.
When: 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Hyannis Public Library, 401 Main St.
Lennie Peterson to portray music through art
Lennie Peterson is an artist and musician, including as trombonist for the band Entrain, who has synesthesia, a neurological condition that causes him to “see” music and translate the shapes, colors and images of that music onto his canvas or paper. The former professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston will be part of an afternoon open house for the exhibit “Synesthesia: The Music-Inspired Portraits and Mindscapes of Lennie Peterson” collection of art in many mediums at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, then show his talent in an evening interactive presentation. Peterson will create a large composer portrait, accompanied by Wayne Naus on piano, then the two will join for a musical selection.
When: open house 2-5 p.m. Saturday; presentation 7-9 p.m.
Where: The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth
Admission: Free for open house; $20 for presentation
Artist Lacava to greet visitors at Eastwind Gallery
The first featured artist of the summer Eastwind Gallery will be Judy Lacava, who will also greet visitors on Saturday. Inspired by the ocean while walking her dog on the Cape Cod beaches, Lacava weaves fine silver around sea glass, shells and stones to create unique jewelry and works with wampum.
When: Gallery hours as of June 25 are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Lacava will be on hand June 26.
Where: Eastwind Gallery, 34 Main St., Orleans
Latin-alternative group LADAMA to play at Payomet
Payomet Performing Arts Center will welcome LADAMA in a concert that offers a fresh take on traditional, Pan-American rhythms and Latin Alternative music. The band is four women, musicians and educators from Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and the United States. Members Lara Klaus, Daniela Serna, Mafer Bandola and Sara Lucas play traditional and non-traditional instruments to reimagine South American and Caribbean styles such as cumbia, maracatu, onda nueva and joropo and blend them with soul, rhythm and blues, and pop.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Payomet Performing Arts Center at Highlands Center, 29 Old Dewline Road, North Truro
Admission: $25 members; $28 general admission
Tickets and information: 508-487-5400, https://bit.ly/3gFuvbY
Roomful of Blues to perform at The Music Room
The Rhode Island-based Roomful of Blues band, which has been playing for audiences for over 50 years, will perform at The Music Room in West Yarmouth. The group has earned five Grammy Award nominations and various other accolades, including seven Blues Music Awards and twice being selected as Best Blues Band by the DownBeat International Critics Poll. The band’s latest Alligator Records release is “In A Roomful of Blues.”
When: 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Music Room, 541 Main St., West Yarmouth
Tickets and information: https://www.musicroomcapecod.com
Kalliope Reed Quintet to kick off summer season
The Kalliope Reed Quintet will kick off its 2021 summer season with a new concert program “Contemporary Americana,” including the world premiere of Daniel Baldwin’s “Seven Colored Earth” that will be featured on the group’s upcoming debut album. The program will also feature an arrangement of George Gershwin’s “American in Paris”; Jenni Brandon’s “Found Objects: On the Beach,” (inspired by Yarmouth’s natural landscape); and Becky Turro’s “Thaw” (inspired by the spring thawing of Acadia National Park). The professional New England quintet, founded in 2019, plans a summer season featuring eight world premieres across six concerts.
When: 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Yarmouth New Church Preservation, 266 Main St.
Admission: Free, donations encouraged
Harwich Town Band to begin 2021 season
Harwich Town Band will begin its 2021 season with the annual Red, White and Blue Spectacular concert.
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Brooks Park, 1 Oak St., Harwich
Maps, mural tell Cape Cod history
Cape Cod Museum of Art, celebrating its 40th anniversary, will hold an opening reception for its summer/fall historical exhibit called “cARTography: Envisioning Cape Cod.” The four-part exhibition includes a rare showing of historical maps of Cape Cod, on loan from the private collection of Orleans resident David Garner; two giant, restored art deco murals depicting an ocean voyage that were formerly on the walls of a Hyannis movie theater (and haven’t been seen in 50 years); “Our Story,” giving a Native American perspective to the exhibition; and an immersive installation by contemporary artist and cartographer Mark Adams.
When: 5:15 to 7 p.m. June 30
Where: Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis
Admission: Free to the reception
Information: 508-385-4477, ccmoa.org
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