Outer Cape Calendar
The Pearl Can’t Help It
Music at the Wellfleet Pearl is back! The Aaron Norcross Trio performs Sunday, July 26, at 3 p.m. at 250 Commercial St. No cover. Visit wellfleetpearl.com for the full schedule.
Join Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary at 291 Route 6 for Early Bird Walks on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. and Thursdays at 8 a.m. Bird watchers will explore the sanctuary’s scenic trails. Group size is limited to eight, and masks are required. The walk costs $22 a person (members $18); purchase tickets at massaudubon.org.
The Wellfleet Recreation Dept. is holding its 46th annual road race virtually this year. Register by 6 p.m. on Friday, July 24, and run the five-mile race anywhere you’d like, as long as it’s before 6 p.m. on Friday, July 31. Registration costs $20 if you can pick up your T-shirt locally, $25 if you want it mailed. Visit the recreation dept.’s Facebook page for details.
A Capella Fellas
Great Music on Sundays @5, normally a staple at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Provincetown, has gone virtual this year, with eight online concerts available on Great Music on Sundays @5’s YouTube channel. The first engagement, featuring the all-male a capella group Hyannis Sound, will take place on Sunday, July 26, at 5 p.m. Find future events at ptownmusic.com.
Call of the Wild
Payomet Early Stages presents a free Zoom conversation on coastal birding with wildlife biologist Danielle Belleny and Jeffrey Ward. They will discuss issues of conservation and climate change, as well as birding tips. You must register at payomet.org to participate before the event on Sunday, July 26, at 11:30 a.m.
The Center for Coastal Studies is streaming the film The Story of Plastic for free from Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31. It will be followed by a live-stream discussion on Monday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. with Madhavi Venkatesan, executive director of Sustainable Practices, and Laura Ludwig, coordinator of the center’s marine debris and plastics program. Register at coastalstudies.org.
Loud and Proud
Drag “screlter” (a portmanteau of “screamer” and “belter”) Cacophony Daniels graces Pilgrim House’s outdoor stage to perform “So Close and Yet So Far” at 7 p.m. nightly from Tuesday, July 28, through Saturday, Aug. 1. Tickets are $35 at pilgrimhouseptown.com.
Hold a Kandall
Amy Kandall, the ceramics and painting teacher at Nauset Regional High School and founder of Green Thumb Ceramics, is having a show of “Quarantine Paintings” at Spiritus Pizza at 190 Commercial St. in Provincetown. Have a slice and scan the walls.
The Eastham Public Library is launching a virtual children’s show featuring Jungle Jim on Tuesday, July 28, at 5 p.m. The show, which is free, will be available to screen the entire week following. Register at easthamlibrary.org.
Making the Zine
The Wellfleet Public Library is looking for submissions of poetry, fiction, or prose written during the pandemic for its Quaranzine. Submissions of 1,000 words or less are due by Friday, July 31. Email them to [email protected] or [email protected].
Through Wednesday, July 29, the Stewart Clifford Gallery at 338 Commercial St. in Provincetown is hosting the show “Colorful Explorations,” featuring work by Nick Peterson-Davis and Bill Chisholm. Get a virtual glimpse at stewartcliffordgallery.com.
The Edward Gorey House, at 8 Strawberry Lane in Yarmouth Port, is reopening on Wednesday, July 29, with the exhibition “He Wrote It All Down Zealously: Edward Gorey’s Interesting Lists,” including writings, drawings, and musings by Gorey that (mysteriously) never made it to publication. This summer, Gorey House visits are by appointment only: reserve at edwardgoreyhouse.org.
The Fine Arts Work Center is hosting a Zoom discussion on Tuesday, July 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. with poet Gail Mazur and artist Bert Yarborough on the subject of the late Michael Mazur’s New Provincetown Printmaking Project, which brought renowned artists together from 1990 to 1994 to create limited print portfolios as a fund-raiser. Register for $10 at fawc.org.