Friday, Dec. 27, 9-11 a.m.
Participants in the Lower Cape Outreach Council’s Foods to Encourage program will receive an extra bag of fresh fruits and vegetables, recipes, food samples, and ideas for healthy eating at the Provincetown Council on Aging at 2 Mayflower St. Free.
Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 28-29, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Holiday Market and Winter Lodge Pop-up is merrily ensconced at The Canteen, 225 Commercial St., Provincetown. Out back at beachfront you’ll find a holiday village of rotating local vendors, food and drink, entertainment and games. On the patio up front and behind the kitchen is the Winter Lodge, with a special menu and sit-down service. No cover.
Sunday, Dec. 29, 4-6 p.m.
First Light Reception & Fireworks: Champagne, wine, oysters, hors d’oeuvres, and a bird’s-eye view of the fireworks, at Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Road. Tickets are $100 at pilgrim-monument.org, or call (508) 487-1310.
Sunday, Dec. 29, 4:30-6 p.m.
Fireworks Cocktail Party at Tin Pan Alley, 269 Commercial St. in Provincetown: enjoy hors d’oeuvres and small plates (with a cash bar) and watch the fireworks from a beachfront dining room or patio. $25 at Eventbrite.com.
Sunday, Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. (dusk)
Brave the cold and watch the First Light Fireworks over MacMillan Pier from anywhere on Town Beach in Provincetown. The crisp winter air makes for ideal viewing. Free.
Monday, Dec. 30, 1:30 p.m.
Have a New Year’s Celebration with the Provincetown Recreation Dept. staff and children, featuring an ice cream sundae bar and lots of games, at the Provincetown Council on Aging at 2 Mayflower St. RSVP at (508) 487-7080. Free.
Monday, Dec. 30, 7 p. m.
Brews Clues: Monday Night Trivia With Bob takes place at Provincetown Brewing Co., 141 Bradford St. No cover.
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 12:30 p.m.
Receive a takeaway meal for New Year’s at Soup Kitchen in Provincetown, at the United Methodist Church, 20 Shank Painter Road. Free, donations accepted.
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 3-4:15 p.m.
Bike & Helmet Decorating for the Light Bright Bike Ride: adorn your wheels with luminous décor at the Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St. Free.
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m.
The Light Bright Bike Ride, a free community bike parade (bring your own bike and lights), starts at Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St., and continues for 30 minutes. Prizes will be awarded for the best bike decorations. Free.
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 6-9 p.m.
The Eastham Elementary School Parents Group presents the third annual Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Party at Hog Island Beer Co., 28 West Road in Orleans. It’s an evening of DJ dancing, kids’ games, face painting, and a full bar and menu. Admission is $15; children $10; and under four years old, free.
Wednesday, Jan. 1, noon
The 2019 Polar Bear Plunge community event will take place at Johnson Street Town Landing. Registration at polarbearplunge.redpodium.com costs $50, benefiting the Center for Coastal Studies. Bring water shoes.