April 26. Blending of the Waters Gala.
July 25 to August 3, 2014. Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration.
July 25 – July 28. Tour the US Coast Guard’s Eagle sailing ship.
July 26. SeaFest
July 26. BassAckwards Race
July 26 & 27. Come aboard the Charles W Morgan.
July 26. 12:00-5:00 Canal Music Fest.
July 26. Parade of Lights through the Canal.
July 26 & 27. Cape Cod Central Railroad Centennial Celebration Trains
July 27. Family Fun Day
July 27. Cape Cod Baseball League All Star Game
July 27. Annual Van Rensselaer Trophy Race
Online entry must be completed by 1700 on Thursday, July 24, 2014. See the Beverly Yacht Club website at www.beverlyyachtclub.org
July 28 – July 31. Tall Ship Kalmar Nyckel
July 28-30. Oliver Hazard Perry Tall Ship Tours
July 29. Official 100th Anniversary Commemoration.
July 29. Tug Boat Parade 4-6PM
July 29. 4-9PM Entertainment for the Whole Family
July 29. Centennial Fireworks display over the Railroad bridge in Bourne.
August 2 & 3. Cape Cod Central Railroad Centennial Celebration Trains
August 2 & 3. Water Street Wing Fling
August 3. 15th Annual Kids off the Dock Fishing Tournament.
August 3. Aptucxet Trading Post & Museum
What’s Happening All Week Long
Discover Marine Animals at the National Marine Life Center
OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS
April 18-25. Little Flippers Story Time & Crafts. At 11 am. Join the National Marine Life Center for marine animal stories and crafts! $3/members, $5/non-members. Located at 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532
April 18-25. Marine Animal Medical Mystery. Learn what it’s like to be a marine animal care technician or researcher! Best suited for ages 8-14. Cost $3/members, $5/non-members. Located at the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532.
April 18-27. Patient Update at the National Marine Life Center. Learn the stories of the marine animal patients currently in care at the National Marine Life Center. Free. Located at the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532
April 22. Behind-the-Scenes Tours at the National Marine Life Center. In celebration of Earth Day, learn about the National Marine Life Center’s marine wildlife patients and tour the inside of their animal hospital. Located at the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532
April 26. Daffodil Festival – Featuring a competitive flower show and photography show, tag sale, plant sale, gardening talks, music, food and a fishing competition. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
April 23-27. SEAL TIDES: An educational, family-friendly comic mystery play. In this educational, family friendly comic mystery play, learn about marine animal strandings and help solve a mystery! Located at the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532.
April 30. Talk of the Town Speakers Series – “Exploring Cape Cod’s History through its Architecture” with Sarah Korjeff, Historic Preservationist with the Cape Cod Commission –Glass Museum Auditorium. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
May 31 to June 15. Wareham School Activities
May 17. 1600 BASH (Bringing Alive Sandwich History) – the New Plimmoth Gard militia demonstrates their skills, Quakers hold open house, Miles Standish arrives from Plimouth, Rev. Smith greets visitors, kids games. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
May 25. Feet, Fins & Flippers 5K. 9 AM. Use your FEET and help our FINNED and FLIPPERED friends in this 5K run/walk along the Cape Cod Canal! Located at Buzzards Bay Park, 100 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA.
May 28. Talk of the Town Speakers Series -“Herb Gardens during the Puritan and Colonial Period” with Carolyn McMorraw, Master Gardener –Glass Museum Auditorium. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
May 29 – June 1. Friends of Scusset Beach Fishing Derby. The fishing derby will run from midnight Thursday May 29th to noon on Sunday June 1st.The entrance fee is $25 per person. Applications can be found at our website and in the office at Scusset Beach. Strippers are the fish to catch and they can be weighted at Scusset Beach Fish Pier. There will be prizes to the top 3 winners. 1st place $250, 2nd place $100 and 3rd place $50 . Come join us for some great fishing.
June 14. Heritage Day – The morning starts with a March of the Descendants of original families with church bells ringing, students singing, proclamations, student poems & music playing at Town Hall. The afternoon at Sandwich High School has an all-town picnic & photograph, cupcake competition, music, and a baseball game with the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Baseball League! Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
June 15. Heritage Hey Day – A free entry day at beautiful Heritage Museums and Gardens for Sandwich residents to enjoy with the addition of old-time games and plenty of concerts. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
June 21. 1700 BASH (Bringing Alive Sandwich History) – Horse drawn wagon rides around the village, 1774 Minuteman encampment, historical geo-Cache hunt, children’s petting zoo, Tories vs. Patriots play performed at Town Hall, re-enactors stroll the village. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
June 21. 6th Annual Quahog Day Come hear Doug the Quahog’s annual First Day of Summer prediction for how many weeks of beach weather lie ahead! Hy-Line Cruises dock, Onset Pier, starting at 12:30 PM.
June 22. Clambake Party
June 25. Talk of the Town Speakers Series – “Sandwich During the American Civil War” with Bill Daley, Sandwich Historical Commission –Glass Museum Auditorium. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
June 27 & 28. Scents of Summer” Wareham Garden Club Garden and Kitchen Tour – An enchanting tour of gardens & kitchens. Visit homes from 1774 to the present, each with unique features to inspire you. Starts at Wareham Public Library, Rt 6, 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA 02571. Event contact: 508-295-9260 or 508-295-6240
June 28. Sandwich Fest!- Presented by the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
July 1 – November 2. – “Swinging the Lamp”: Sailing Ships of New England. The USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild, the largest model ship association on the East Coast, will display approximately 45 ships that plied the New England waters in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Ships like these would have sailed through the original Cape Cod Canal built by August Belmont. These exquisite models will occupy the Center Gallery of the Sandwich Glass Museum. 129 Main Street, Sandwich, MAThursday night concerts at Buzzards Bay Park
July 5. Spectacular fireworks display is being planned for the 100th patriotic & historic celebration. Shell Point, Onset.
July 6. Phinney’s Harbor Day 5K @ Monument Beach Marina, Bourne MA. Celebrate the original path of the Cape Cod Canal through Phinney’s Harbor at the PHD5K multi-terrain fun run Sunday, July 6th starting at 8 AM. This is a fun and challenging course where runners travel neighborhoods, dirt roads, sand and woods. Early registrants receive a free t-shirt. 508-737-9401
July 8-10. Historical Displays in Town Hall
July 10. 275 Anniversary Incorporation Wareham
July 12. Birthday Parade and Founders Ball in Wareham
July 19. 1800 BASH (Bringing Alive Sandwich History) – Civil War Parade to Town Hall, “Sandwich Guards”, re-enactors open Camp Chipman to meet visitors, Burying Grounds tour, horse drawn wagon rides around the village, quilt show at Town Hall. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
August 16 & 17. Thornton Burgess Weekend. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
August 22. Mermaid Ball. Calling all mermaids, pirates, and sea creatures! Put your dancin’ shoes on and celebrate the National Marine Life Center! Featuring music by T R A X of Plymouth, fine dining, live and silent auction, and more! Located at Waverly Oaks Golf Club, 444 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA, 02360.
September 13. Grand Parade – Parades are pretty special in Sandwich, but this one will be the grandest of them all featuring many bands, floats, organizations, teams, companies, and more. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
September 13. Friends of Scusset Beach 5 K run/walk. 9 AM along east end of the canal to help raise money for the playground.
September 19-21. 45th Annual Scallop Fest.
September 24. Talk of the Town Speakers Series – “Daring Sea Rescues Along the New England Coast” with Michael Tougias, author & lecturer –Glass Museum Auditorium. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
October 11-12. Cranberry Harvest Celebration
October 29. Talk of the Town Speakers Series – “Thornton Burgess” as portrayed by actor David B. Hobbs –Glass Museum Auditorium. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
November 19. Talk of the Town Speakers Series – “An Overview of American Folk Art” with Beth Friend, art historian –Glass Museum Auditorium. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
December 31. First Night Sandwich. Sponsored by the Sandwich 375th
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