Marsh-mallow (Thursday, May 26)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., holds an artist reception on Thursday, May 26, 4 to 6 p.m., for the exhibition “Many Views: Restoring Our Marsh,” curated by Walter and Myra Dorrell. The art is on view through Tuesday, May 31.
Sidewalk Chalk (Thursday, May 26 & Saturday, May 28)
The Brewster Book Store presents two events with local authors and illustrators. On Thursday, May 26, 6 to 8 p.m., the “Books and Buzz” series continues at Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters, 2624 Main St. in Brewster. Authors Liz Michalski and Lindsey Palmer lead a conversation, answer questions, and sign their latest novels. Tickets with an included drink are $20 at socoffee.co. On Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m. to noon, author and illustrator Bob Staake will sign copies of his latest book, The Path, and decorate the store’s walkway at 2648 Main St. with chalk designs inspired by the book. More information: 508-896-6543 or [email protected].
Devil on Your Shoulder (Friday, May 27–Saturday, May 28)
The Crown & Anchor presents Kristen Becker’s show “Dykotomy,” running two nights, May 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wave Bar, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown. Becker embodies both “drunken redneck and woke women studies,” examining the good, bad, and ugly of both personas. Tickets are $25 at onlyatthecrown.com.
Dragulous (Friday, May 27-Saturday, May 28)
The Pilgrim House, 336 Commercial St. in Provincetown, presents two new drag shows. Miss Conception brings 10 classic characters to life in “Villains,” premiering Friday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. Then, Miss Richfield 1981 celebrates 20 years of performing in P’town with the opening of “Cancel Cultured Pearls” on Saturday, May 28, 9 p.m. Tickets for both are $35 at pilgrimhouseptown.com.
Come Sale Away (Saturday, May 28)
The Truro Historical Society holds its annual yard sale to benefit the Highland House Museum on Saturday, May 28, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale takes place outside the museum at 6 Highland Light Road in Truro. More information: [email protected].
Stick to Your Roots (Saturday, May 28)
Wellfleet Gardeners holds its annual plant sale rain or shine on Saturday, May 28, 8:30 a.m. at Wellfleet Town Hall, 300 Main St. For more information, visit the Wellfleet Gardeners Facebook page.
Beyond Barriers (Saturday, May 28)
Andrea Higgins’s guided walks continue with a barrier beach walk sponsored by the Harwich Conservation Trust and Eastham Conservation Foundation on Saturday, May 28, 9 to 11 a.m. Meet in the Doane Rock parking area, 520 Doane Road in Eastham, for a 2.5-to-3-mile walk in the surrounding woods, barrier beaches, and marshes. Registration, capped at 10, is $20 at harwichconservationtrust.org.
Signed, Seal, Delivered (Saturday, May 28)
The Center for Coastal Studies will hold a High Head guided seal hike in anticipation of the arrival of gray seals on Saturday, May 28, 3 to 5 p.m., with biologist Lisa Sette and poet naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield. Required registration with a $30 suggested donation is at coastalstudies.org.
A Real Page Turner (Saturday, May 28)
Paige Turner’s show “Tucking Myself In” opens at the Post Office Cafe, 303 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Saturday, May 28, 7 p.m. Turner sings parodies and songs from sleepover soundtrack classics like Hairspray, Taylor Swift, Celine Dion, and more. The show runs through Friday, Sept. 9. Tickets are $35 at postofficecafe.net.
En Plein Air (Saturday, May 28–Sunday, May 29)
The Eastham Painters Guild opens its season of weekly outdoor fine art shows with an exhibit featuring 21 Cape Cod artists. Browse original works in a wide variety of styles at the 1869 Schoolhouse Museum, 25 Schoolhouse Rd., on May 28 and 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stocked Pantry (Tuesday, May 31 & ongoing)
The Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way, is collection donations for Helping Our Women’s (HOW) Personal Pantry Drive from Friday, May 27 through Thursday, June 2. HOW provides services to women on the Outer Cape with chronic illnesses and is seeking toiletries like toothpaste, sanitary products, and soap, and household cleaners. Organization members will operate a table at the library on Tuesday, May 31, 2 to 4 p.m. For more information about other dates, times, and locations, visit trurolibrary.org.
Putting the Kart Before the Donkey (Kong) (Tuesday, May 31)
The Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road, invites racers to its first ever “Mario Kart Team Tournament” on Tuesday, May 31, 6 p.m. Teams of four will compete in Mario Kart 8. Space is limited. Required registration is at easthamlibrary.org.
Flip the Script (Wednesday, June 1)
The Wellfleet Public Library holds the first in its “Pleasures of the Script” series of table readings facilitated by local playwright Candace Perry and the library’s outreach coordinator Racine Oxtoby on Wednesday, June 1, 4 to 6 p.m. The first play on the table is Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap.
Don’t SKIP This (Ongoing)
The Soup Kitchen in Provincetown’s “SKIP Into Summer” auction and raffle runs through Saturday, June 4. Bid on items and experiences donated by local businesses at skipfood.org.