Trolley Problem (Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12)
The Provincetown Business Guild presents another weekend of trolley tours of Provincetown’s LGBTQ history with drag entertainer and comedian Anne Hutchinson. Tour participants can board the Mayflower trolley at Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial St., on Friday, June 10, Saturday, June 11, or Sunday, June 12, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $37 at ptown.org.
Echo, Echo, Echo… (Friday, June 10)
The Albert Merola Gallery, 424 Commercial St. in Provincetown, holds an opening reception for a new exhibition, “An Utterance and Its Echo,” by artist Duane Slick on Friday, June 10, 7 to 9 p.m. The show runs through Wednesday, June 29.
Turtle Tracks (Saturday, June 11)
Friends of Herring River board member Barbara Brennessel leads a marsh path walk to spot terrapins and their nests on Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will meet at the Great Island parking lot, 1440 Chequessett Neck Road in Wellfleet. Binoculars suggested. Registration, limited to 10, is free at herringriver.org.
Go Cray-zy (Saturday, June 11)
The Robert Cray Band, influenced by funk, blues, and roots music, plays a concert at Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road in Truro, on Saturday, June 11, 7 p.m. Robert Cray is a five-time Grammy winner and a Blues Hall of Fame inductee. Tickets are $38 to $72 at payomet.org.
For the Record (Sunday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 15)
Pianist Alissa Leiser and violinist Elizabeth Chang play a concert of Bach, Mendelssohn, and Mozart at the Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W Main St. on Sunday, June 12, 2 p.m. AIDS historian Sarah Schulman comes to the library on Monday, June 13, 7:30 p.m., for a talk about her political history of ACT UP New York, Let the Record Show. Then, poets Ed Meek and Neil Silberblatt give a reading of their work on Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 p.m. On Wednesday, June 15, 7 p.m., local author Don Wilding gives a talk on shipwrecks of Cape Cod. All events are free and open to the public, with limited seating. Masks are required.
Reunified (Sunday, June 12)
“Great Music on Sundays @5” returns to the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown, 236 Commercial St., for a 24th season of 11 concerts. The first season preview concert, “Together Again!,” is free and takes place Sunday, June 12, 5 p.m. Donations welcome. Masks and proof of vaccination required.
Clear as Day (Sunday, June 12 – Monday, June 13)
East End Books Ptown welcomes journalist Stephanie Guyer-Stevens for a hybrid virtual and in-person talk about her book Divine Messengers: The Untold Story of Bhutan’s Female Shamans, researched and written with French anthropologist Françoise Pommaret. The talk is Sunday, June 12, 6 to 7 p.m. On Monday, June 13, 6 p.m., Kristan Higgins gives a talk about her new novel, Out of the Clear Blue Sky. Registration and Zoom links for both events are available for $5 at eastendbooksptown.com.
Brush Up on Brushmaking (Monday, June 13 – Wednesday, June 15)
Artist and brushmaker Glenn Grishkoff teaches a three-day virtual brushmaking workshop via the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill from Monday, June 13, through Wednesday, June 15, 1 to 5 p.m. Students will learn how to make 12 to 15 paintbrushes using animal hair, straw, and other found natural materials. Tuition with a materials fee is $635 at castlehill.org.
Corny (Wednesday, June 15)
Jay Vivian leads a “Corn Hill History Walk” for the Truro Historical Society on Wednesday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The group meets at the Corn Hill Beach parking lot on Corn Hill Road in Truro. Registration is $10 at trurohistoricalsociety.org.
Grave Matter (Wednesday, June 15)
The Provincetown Senior Center, in collaboration with the Provincetown Cemetery Commission and Dept. of Public Works, leads a guided tour of Provincetown cemeteries on Wednesday, June 15, 1:30 pm. Transportation from the senior center, 2 Mayflower St., to cemeteries is provided. Register by calling 508-487-7080.
Bad Sign (Wednesday, June 15)
The Provincetown Public Library’s “Terrible Children” movie nights continue with a free screening of The Omen (1976) on Wednesday, June 15, 5:30 p.m.
Open House (Wednesday, June 15)
The Friends of the Truro Library hold their annual spring meeting Wednesday, June 15 at 10 a.m. All are welcome. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the library hosts an open house with a tour of its new gardens, mud kitchen, and children’s sensory wall.