Outer Cape Calendar
Thursday, Nov. 21, 12:30-2 p.m.
“Civics 101”: The Provincetown Independent presents a panel discussion with select board members from the Outer Cape. Discuss their role in town governance, ask questions, and meet and greet at the Eastham Public Library at 190 Samoset Road. Free.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m.
Every Thursday (except Thanksgiving), Crone’s Team Trivia meets at Napi’s Restaurant at 7 Freeman Place in Provincetown. Enjoy a special trivia menu, join a team and pick your brain. No cover.
Friday, Nov. 22, 9-11 a.m.
Foods to Encourage, a free food program offered by the Lower Cape Outreach Council and the Barnstable County Dept. of Health & Environment on the second and fourth Friday of every month, offers a bag of fresh fruits and vegetables, cooking demonstrations, and healthy recipes at Veterans Memorial Community Center at 2 Mayflower St. in Provincetown. No registration required. Open to all and free.
Friday, Nov. 22, 2 p.m.
Work with volunteers to reduce plastic pollution by sewing reusable shopping bags at the Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee at Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main St. Bring your sewing machine if you can. All materials provided. Free.
Saturday, Nov. 23, 1-4 p.m.
What’s happening at the 16th annual Eastham Turnip Festival? A Turnip Cook-off, Turnip Shuck-off, Guess the Weight of the Enormous Turnip, Turnip Bowling, Temporary Turnip Tattoos, Holiday Marketplace, and much more, including live bluegrass music by the Higher Ground String Band. It’s all at Nauset Regional High School at 100 Cable Road in Eastham. Free.
Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 p.m.
The artist reception for “Light and Line,” an exhibit of Hanni Woodbury’s prints and the photographs of her late husband, Thomas Woodbury, will be at Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main St. Free.
Sunday, Nov. 24, 2-4 p.m.
A Nauset Interfaith Association Thanksgiving Service, with a musical dialogue of excerpts from the play Bronx Jazz, by father and son members of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, will take place at St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, 61 Canal Road in Orleans. Free.
Monday, Nov. 25, 2-4:30 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.
Troubleshoot your technology needs: sign up at the front desk for a 20-minute time slot at the Tech Drop-in at Wellfleet Public Library at 55 W. Main St. Free.
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 6:30 p.m.
“Dementia Awareness,” a presentation and discussion with Pat Bertschy, outreach director from the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod, features strategies for caregivers. It’s at the Wellfleet Public Library at 55 W. Main St. Free.
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 5-7 p.m.
This year’s Lighting Ceremony of the Pilgrim Monument kicks off the one-year countdown to Provincetown 400’s fireworks show, which commemorates the anniversary of the Mayflower’s first landing in 1620 and the history and culture of the Wampanoag people. Join the crowds at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Road. Free.Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7-8 p.m.
“Thanksgiving Dinner Redux,” a lecture with Robert Ware of the Center for Coastal Studies at Napi’s Restaurant at 7 Freeman Place in Provincetown, will explore the first Thanksgiving dinner menu. Come early (5 p.m.) and have dinner.