Just a Blip (Friday, Dec. 10)
Payomet Performing Arts Center presents the next in its series “Remembrances of the North Truro Air Force Radar Station” at the Truro Community Center, 7 Standish Way, on Friday, Dec. 10, 5 p.m. Registration is free at payomet.org.
Home Sweet Home (Saturday, Dec. 11)
Decorate your own gingerbread house at Snow Library, 67 Main St. in Orleans, on Saturday, Dec. 11. There will be sessions at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. as well as kits to take home. To register, email [email protected]
Light It Up (Saturday, Dec. 11)
The Wellfleet Elementary School Parent Teacher Association is holding a holiday market behind Wellfleet Town Hall, 300 Main St., on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2 to 7 p.m. There will be snacks, local vendors, and even a Santa visit. Then, from 4 to 5:15 p.m., there will be a holiday tree lighting and sing-along featuring Denya LeVine, Julie Charland, and Wellfleet Elementary School music students.
Bach to Reality (Saturday, Dec. 11)
Cellist Guy Fishman and violinist Renée Hemsing perform at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., on Saturday, Dec. 11, 3 p.m. The program includes music by Bach, Castello, Vivaldi, and Corelli played on period instruments. Tickets are $30 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Don’t Fight It (Saturday, Dec. 11)
The second round of Provincetown Theater’s “Mosquito Story Slam” takes place at 238 Bradford St. on Saturday, Dec. 11. The theme is “I Fought the Law.” Sign up at 6:30 p.m.; stories begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 at provincetowntheater.org.
Season’s Greetings (Saturday, Dec. 11 – Sunday, Dec. 12)
The Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra presents “A Summer Holiday,” with music by Samuel Barber, Florence Price, and Charles Ives and featuring soprano Sarah Joyce Cooper. There will be two performances: Saturday, Dec. 11, 5 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Church, 625 Main St. in Chatham; and Sunday, Dec. 12, 3 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 533 Route 28 in Harwich Port. Saturday’s concert benefits WE CAN (Women’s Empowerment through Cape Area Networking). Tickets are $35, students and children free, at capecodchamberorchestra.org.
Natural Writer (Sunday, Dec. 12)
Mass Audubon is holding an online nature writing half-day workshop on Sunday, Dec. 12, 9 a.m. to noon. It is led by Kim Hoff, an essayist and naturalist at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary. Registration is $45 at massaudubon.org.
Deep Dive (Sunday, Dec. 12)
Provincetown perennials Peter Donnelly and Jon Richardson perform in the Dive Bar at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Sunday, Dec. 12, 8:30 p.m. No cover. Info at onlyatthecrown.com.
Cookie Crumbles (Tuesday, Dec. 14)
Peppermint Puff Pinwheels. Cranberry Orange Drops. Chocolate Pistachio Buttercrunch. These are just some of the cookies you’ll learn to make as part of Katherine Alford’s class at Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, 10 Meetinghouse Road, on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 5 to 8 p.m. Registration is $75, all ingredients included, at castlehill.org.
Life Imitates Art (Tuesday, Dec. 14)
When art historian Mallory Mortillaro was cataloguing at the Hartley Dodge Foundation in Madison, N.J., she discovered a lost sculpture by Auguste Rodin. She relates her experience in “The Discovery of a Masterpiece,” a Zoom talk via the Provincetown Public Library, on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 6 to 8 p.m. Registration is free at provincetownlibrary.org.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (Wed.)
The Provincetown Film Art Series, hosted by Howard Karren, continues at Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., with Sidewalk Stories on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. The 1989 film stars Charles Lane, who also wrote and directed it. Tickets are $14 at provincetownfilm.org.
Personal Development (Wednesday, Dec. 15)
The deadline to apply for the Provincetown Art Association and Museum’s Teaching Artist Development Program is Wednesday, Dec. 15. The program, which begins January 2022 and is led by Pete Hocking, culminates in each participant teaching a free member workshop and showing work at the Provincetown Commons. Visit paam.org for details on how to apply.