Outer Cape Calendar
Bucket List (Thurs)
The public art collective Illegal Art will stage a fully permitted event on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Provincetown Town Hall at 260 Commercial St. Passers-by will be invited to write something on the sidewalk in chalk, then wash it away with a bucket of water.
Poetry and Pros (Thurs)
The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown is presenting a poetry reading and conversation with Gail Mazur and Jill Bialosky, moderated by Major Jackson. The event will take place on Zoom on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. Registration costs $10 at fawc.org.
Mayflower Compact (Thurs)
The Provincetown Public Library and mystery writer Jeannette de Beauvoir are hosting the Provincetown 400 Book Club’s second meeting, discussing Nathaniel Philbrick’s Mayflower, on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. Email [email protected] to join.
The Payomet Performing Arts Center is presenting Sandman, a live aerial and juggling show performed by Cirque by the Sea, at its new Ballfield Drive-in at 29 Old Dewline Road in Truro at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6; Sunday, Aug. 9; and Wednesday, Aug. 12; and at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Advance tickets are required — $25 and $15 for kids — at payomet.org or 508-487-5400.
Seashore Sleuthing (Fri & Mon)
The Center for Coastal Studies is presenting “Get to the Bottom of It!” — a beach exploration for kids on Friday, Aug. 7, at 9 a.m. and Monday, Aug. 10, at 10:30 a.m. Group size is limited to 10, and suggested donation is $7. Reserve a spot at coastalstudies.org.
Jane and Judy (Fri & Wed)
East End Books Ptown is hosting two free Zoom events this week. The first is with Natalie Jenner, author of The Jane Austen Society, and Jennifer Rosner, author of The Yellow Bird Sings, on Friday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. The second is with comedian Judy Gold, author of Yes, I Can Say That, and Chef Rossi on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. Register at eastendbooksptown.com.
Extra Mayo (Fri)
The Wellfleet Recreation Dept. is presenting a virtual concert by Sarah Burrill on its Facebook page on Friday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m. as part of its “Virtual Music at Mayo” series.
Going Gaga (Tues-Sat)
“The Lady Gaga Songbook,” a show by the cello and vocal duo Branden & James, at Pilgrim House’s outdoor venue on Tuesday, Aug. 11, through Saturday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 at pilgrimhouseptown.com.
Ranger Talk (Sun)
The Nauset Fellowship Unitarian Universalist in Eastham is hosting a Zoom discussion with the Cape Cod National Seashore’s new deputy superintendent, Lesley Reynolds, on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. Register at the Chapel in the Pines Facebook page or by emailing [email protected].
Cyber Pops (Sun)
This year, “Pops by the Sea” is going virtual. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod concert will stream live on the AFCC Facebook page on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. and will feature performances by the Boston Pops Orchestra, with a spotlight on conductor Keith Lockhart. Free Eventbrite.com tickets are required, with donations welcome.
Lawn Shorts (Tues)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall is holding a live free outdoor screening of its Wellfleet Youth Film Festival on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 8 p.m. in the backyard. Space is limited; register at wellfleetpreservationhall.org. The rain date is Aug. 12.
Life Support (all week)
The Cape Cod Museum of Art is holding an online auction at ccmoa.org in honor of Harry Holl’s recently donated Tree of Life sculpture. Bid on silent auction items through Aug. 15; the live auction portion will take place on Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. Outer Cape artists’ work is included.
Chorale Holds Breath
The Outer Cape Chorale announced the cancellation of its December 2020 concerts due to the continuing pandemic, but it will still feature outreach and online activities with artistic director Allison Beavan at outercapechorale.org.