Life Lessons (Thursday, Oct. 7)
Lifetime Learning at Snow Library continues with “Fifty Years of Affirmative Action: Remedy for Oppression or Reverse Discrimination?” taught by Paul Kelleher. The Zoom course runs over four Thursdays beginning Oct. 7, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Registration is $10 at friendsofsnowlibrary.org.
Way With Words (Thursday, Oct. 7)
The Fine Arts Work Center presents “Wilder Words,” a virtual reading by 24PearlStreet faculty, on Thursday, Oct. 7, 6 p.m. The theme: “ecological impulses.” Participants include Elisa Albert, Rebecca Morgan Frank, Dorianne Laux, January Gill O’Neil, and Allison Joseph. Registration is free at fawc.org.
General Interest (Thursday, Oct. 7)
“Thursday Night at the Movies,” hosted by WOMR, opens with Buster Keaton’s The General on Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. Also this month: Mockery on Oct. 14, Freaks on Oct. 21, and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari on Oct. 28. The free screenings are held upstairs at 494 Commercial St. in Provincetown.
No Filter (Friday, Oct. 8)
Christine Ernst, a.k.a. Fat Ass Cancer Bitch, will perform her own brand of unmitigated comedy and storytelling in “Unmute Yourself” at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., on Friday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Pep in Your Step (Friday, Oct. 8)
Comedian Eddie Pepitone, known as “the bitter Buddha,” will join “godfather of punk comedy” JT Habersaat at the Red Room, 258 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Friday, Oct. 8, 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 at redroomatvelvet.com.
Opera Glasses (Saturday, Oct. 9)
The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD program returns to Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, 2357 Route 6, on Oct. 9, 12:55 p.m. with Modest Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov. The performance features bass René Pape, conductor Sebastian Weigle, and a production by Stephen Wadsworth. Tickets range from $15 to $30 at what.org.
Set Sail (Saturday, Oct. 9)
Fundraising for Project Valor kicks off at Thanassi Gallery, 234 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Saturday, Oct. 9, 4 to 7 p.m. The organization offers disabled veterans the opportunity to sail for free aboard the wooden boat Valor. There will be refreshments, entertainment by Qya Cristál, and a raffle of art by Thanassi Kuliopulos. More information at projectvalorsailing.org.
Good Taste (Saturday, Oct. 9)
Join Wellfleet SPAT for an “Art and Oyster Crawl” on Saturday, Oct. 9, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Enjoy wine, beer, and oysters at eight participating galleries: Newcomb Hollow Shop & Gallery, AMZehnder Gallery, Marrinan Gallery, Cove Gallery, Left Bank Gallery, BHA Gallery, the Works Gallery, and Frying Pan Gallery. Tickets are $50 to $80 at wellfleetspat.org.
Love the Bomb (Saturday, Oct. 9)
Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road in Truro, hosts “The Bomb: Anti-Nuke Songs of the Sixties and Beyond” on Saturday, Oct. 9, 5 p.m. Part of the series “Remembrances of the North Truro Air Force Radar Station,” the event includes performances by Chandler Travis, Kami Lyle, Stephen Russell, Alex Brewer, John Shuman, Kathleen Healy, and Randy Patterson. Registration is free at payomet.org.
Tribal Matters (Sunday, Oct. 10)
Nauset Fellowship presents “Mashpee Wampanoag Today,” a Zoom talk with Brian Weeden, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. Weeden is one of the youngest people to serve as chair of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council. Registration is free at nfuu.org.
Jolly Good (Tuesday, Oct. 12 – Wednesday, Oct. 13)
Fiona Goodwin stars as “A Very British Lesbian” at Pilgrim House, 336 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Tuesday, Oct 12, 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. this week. Tickets are $25 at pilgrimhouseptown.com.
Rave Reviews (Wednesday, Oct. 13)
Comedian Vickie Shaw will be “Rantin’ and Ravin’ ” at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown, beginning Wednesday, Oct 13, 7 p.m. as part of Women’s Week. There are also shows Thursday, Oct. 14 through Saturday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m. Tickets are $29 at onlyatthecrown.com.
Gold Medal (Wednesday, Oct. 13)
Comedian and singer Judy Gold appears at the Post Office Café and Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. in Provincetown, in “Yes I Can Say That!” on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 8:30 p.m. as part of Women’s Week. She will also appear Friday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 17, 5:30 pm. Tickets are $25 at postofficecafe.net.