Women’s Week in Provincetown began in 1984 as a clam bake. It is now a 10-day affair with 270 individual events, including more than 14 musical acts, 10 comedians, 10 movies, and 22 literary events. A complete calendar is at womensweekprovincetown.com/.
Here is a selection of highlights of events still to come.
Thursday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.: A Michelle Crone Series workshop, Old Dykes & Allies With Herstory. Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St. Free. Hear the stories of what Provincetown was really like way back when, from the women who lived it. “Mostly true adventures and you can even ask questions.”
Thursday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m.: Workshop: Balancing Change & Managing Life Transitions with Helping Our Women’s executive director and certified coach Gwynne Guzzeau. An interactive workshop where you’ll learn to manage the change events in your life so they don’t manage you. Call HOW at 508-487-4357 to register for this free program and the location.
Friday, Oct. 14, 3 p.m.: A Teatime Walk & Talk with Cape Cod National Seashore Ranger Aleutia Scott and HOW Executive Director Guzzeau at the Beech Forest in Provincetown. The one-mile walk comes with a cup of tea and a talk on the health benefits of being in nature.
Friday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.: Foxfest Variety Show at the Paramount, Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St.; $30. A variety hour of comedy, music, drag, and burlesque hosted by Kristen Becker and starring special guest foxes. Proof of vaccination required.
Friday, Oct. 14, 9 p.m.: The Drag-In with Jennie McNulty and Mimi Gonzalez at the Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St.; $25.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.: Join volunteers from the Lily House, a respite care home in Wellfleet, for a panel discussion on “Cannabis and Psychedelics to Ease the Journey” at the Provincetown Commons, 46 Bradford St.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:15 p.m.: Dykes on Bikes, including mopeds, electric bikes, and motorcycles, will gather at the Harbor Hotel, 698 Commercial St., in Provincetown.