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August 2023 Events on Cape Cod

Josie Cataldo | 7/21/2023

Annual Summer Fair

Where: The Federated Church of Orleans, 162 Main Street, Orleans MA

Wednesday August 2nd, the annual fair featuring books, jewelry, household goods & furniture, plants, handcrafts, baked goods and super raffles will be taking place. Don't miss out! It'll be held rain or shine.

Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod's 40th Annual Quilt Show

Where: Cape Cod Regional Technical School, 351 Pleasant Lake Ave., Harwich MA

Wednesday August 2nd - Friday August 5th, the 40th Annual Quilt Show will feature 200+ beautiful quilts including a special "Road Trip" quilt display, raffle quilt, quilts for sale, vendor mall, handcrafted boutique, daily lectures/demonstrations and "kids sew" booth.

Dana Ayers Live on the Patio

Where: Lobster & Chowder House, 975 US-6 , Wellfleet MA

Thursday August 3rd and Tuesday August 15 local favorite Dana Ayers will be on the Patio for live music along with tasty seafood and beverages. It's fun for the whole family!

La Tavola Italian Feast Under the Stars

Where: Steeple Street in front of the Mashpee Library, Steeple Street, Mashpee MA

La Tavola is an evening of Italian food, drink, and music scheduled to take place from 5:30 to 8 pm on Friday, August 4th. All proceeds benefit the Mashpee Chamber Scholarship Fund and #ShopMashpee campaigns.

Illumination Night

Where: Onset Beach, 186 Onset Ave, Onset MA

On Saturday August 5th from 7:30 - 9:30, thousands of red flares will illuminate Onset Bay! Stop by to listen to some awesome live music and participate in fun summertime activities.

7th Annual Chatham Summer Arts & Craft Festival

Where: Chatham Community Center, 702 Main Street, Chatham MA

August 5th - August 6th, experience the Vibrant 7th Annual Chatham Summer Arts & Craft Festival! This highly anticipated event will showcase an exquisite array of American-made arts, crafts, and specialty foods.

"A Night At The Movies!" Concert

Where: Our Lady of the Cape Church, 468 Stony Brook Road, Brewster MA

Back by popular demand! Friday, August 11th at 7:00 p.m. enjoy an evening of music celebrating movie soundtracks of the last 100 years! The musicians have prepared a brand new program full of fun movie themes, stories, and songs.

13th Annual David's Old Silver Swim

Where: Seacrest Beach Hotel, 350 Quaker Rd, Falmouth MA

Open ocean fun swim on August 12th in front of the Sea Crest Hotel along the beautiful shoreline of Old Silver Beach. A family event for swimmers of all ages and levels to raise money for Compassionate Care ALS in honor of David Garber, and others living with ALS.

52nd Festival of the Arts

Where: Chase Park, Chatham MA

The 52nd Festival of the Arts, sponsored by the Creative Arts Center will be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 18th - 20th from 10am-5pm at Chase Park in Chatham. The festival boasts 120 juried local and national artisans and craftsmen exhibitors.

9th Annual Onset Chalk-Full-O-Fun Street Painting Festival

Where: Lillian Gregerman Bandshell, 1 Union Ave, Onset MA

The 9th Annual Onset Chalk-Full-O-Fun Festival is happening Saturday August 19th! Enjoy some acoustic music while catching up with old friends or making new ones. Show your love for art and community by supporting the Onset Bay Association!

United We Dance

Where: Brooks Park, 1 Oak Street, Harwich MA

United We Dance is a free community event for all ages and abilities featuring free dance classes in Afro jazz, Krump, Hip Hop and more, performances and vendors. No dance experience required. Fun for all ages! Bring the family or a group of friends and come groove August 20th at 11:00 a.m.

11th Annual Kill Tide Arts and Craft Festival

Where: Drummer Boy Park, 733 Main Street, Brewster MA

Celebrate the 11th Annual Kill Tide Arts and Craft Festival, taking place on Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27th. This remarkable event will showcase a diverse range of traditional American-made works, paying homage to the unique and cyclical phenomenon known as the Kill Tide.

Cape Cod Classics Car Show

Where: Lobster & Chowder House, 975 US-6, Wellfleet MA

Head to Lobster & Chowder house Thursday August 31st for a free classic car show featuring some of the finest automobiles in the Cape Cod Classics Car Club. There's food and beverages off the menu, full bar and patio seating.

19th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival

Where: Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown MA

Celebrate the 19th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival Tuesday August 8th with incredible live performances from Zahili Gonzalez Zamora and Steve Hambleton

45th Annual Carnival Parade

Where: Commercial Street, Provincetown MA

Don't miss out on Provincetown's 45th Annual Carnival Parade Thursday August 17th! This fun-filled event was created as a way introduce new LGBTQ+ visitors to Provincetown and to welcome more allies into the community. This exciting event has become a beloved tradition, and this year's theme is "Land of Toys!"