Outer Cape Calendar
The Wellfleet Public Library is hosting a virtual poetry reading on Zoom with Heather Corbally Bryant, Tzynya Pinchback, and Lynne Viti, on Thursday, July 16, at 7 p.m. The library will also host a virtual book talk on Zoom with Susan Reverby, author of Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman, on Monday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free. To register, email [email protected] with “Poetry” or “Susan Reverby” in the subject line.
Wellfleet Preservation Hall is hosting a series of three Zoom cooking classes with Chef Liam. The first, focusing on ceviche and knife skills, will be on Wednesday, July 22, at 6 p.m. and will include a virtual trip to Hatch’s Fish Market. The cost is $30 per class or $75 for all three. Visit wellfleetpreservationhall.org for details.
Seal of Approval
The Center for Coastal Studies is leading a guided seal hike on Thursday, July 16, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, July 20, at 5 p.m. Participants will visit a gray seal haul-out in Truro. Group size is limited to eight and the suggested donation is $5. The center is also presenting “Get to the Bottom of It,” a live beach exploration of the marine life of Provincetown, on Friday, July 17, at 3:30 p.m. Group size is limited to 10 and the suggested donation is $7. Sign up at coastalstudies.org.
Bird’s the Word
Join Mike Faherty, host of WCAI’s “Weekly Bird Report,” for a free, virtual discussion, offered by WGBH. It’s the perfect opportunity to ask all of your burning birding questions and get some tips, and will take place Friday, July 17, at noon. Register at wgbh.org.
Black Women Poets
Helping Our Women will be holding a reading and discussion of poetry written by African-American women on Thursday, July 23, at 2:30 p.m. at its outdoor patio at 34 Conwell St. in Provincetown. Masks are required, and due to social distancing, seating is limited: call 508-487-4357 to reserve a spot.
The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod and TD Bank are presenting a free virtual concert series this summer, streaming live on AFCC’s Facebook page. This week, Zoë Lewis and Roxanne Layton perform on Sunday, July 19, at 11 a.m., and Cape Cod Moonlighters Big Band performs on Wednesday, July 22, at 7 p.m.
The New Norm
Norm Lewis will join host Seth Rudetsky for a virtual concert and conversation on Sunday, July 19, at 8 p.m., as part of the Seth Concert Series. Lewis, who was the first African-American phantom in Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera, most recently appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! Tickets are $23.50 at thesethconcertseries.com.
Music in the Air
Live music at the Pearl, at 250 Commercial St. in Wellfleet, is back up and running, with Charlie Marie performing Monday, July 20, at 3 p.m., and the Rick Lockwood Trio performing Tuesday, July 21, at 3 p.m. No cover. Details at wellfleetpearl.com.
Seen on the Green
Dawn Derow will perform a live outdoor concert on the Eastham Windmill Green, at 2515 Route 6, on Monday, July 20, at 7 p.m. She will be joined by Gregg Sullivan on guitar, Bart Weisman on drums, Ron Ormsby on bass, and guest vocalist Jason Reiff. Admission is free; proper social distancing will be observed.
Mozart at the Met
A performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s exquisite opera Le Nozze di Figaro — a.k.a. “The Marriage of Figaro” —recorded on Oct. 18, 2014, will stream for free on Saturday, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. (or later — as long as it’s before Sunday at 6:30 p.m.) at metopera.org. Search online for “Nightly Met Opera Streams” to get to the right page.
The Bakker Gallery, at 359 Commercial St. in Provincetown, is holding a show of “20 Artists/20 Days” through July 30, featuring a singular classic work of Provincetown art each day. The entire show can be seen on Bakker’s pages on Artsy.net.