Indie’s Indie (Thursday, July 7)
Payomet Performing Arts Center hosts indie singer-songwriter Molly Parmenter, whose music is intimate and soulful. The concert is on Thursday, July 7, 6:30 p.m., at Baker’s Field Pavilion at Mayo Beach in Wellfleet. Tickets are free at tickets.payomet.org.
Good-Looking Books (Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, July 10. & Wednesday, July 13)
East End Books Ptown hosts P. David Ebersole, who will discuss his book 99 Miles From L.A., which deals with romance and crime. Attend in person or virtually on Saturday, July 9, 6 p.m. Signed copies are available for in-person participants. Registration required at eastendbooksptown.com. A zoom link is also available there. Tickets are $5.
Scotland’s bestselling author Coinneach MacLeod will discuss his debut cookbook, The Hebridian Baker: Recipes and Wee Stories from the Scottish Highlands. Signed copies are available. Attend the event virtually or in person at the Mary Heaton Vorse house, 466 Commercial St., Provincetown, on Sunday, July 10, 1 to 3 p.m. Registration is required and a Zoom link is available at eventbrite.com. Limited tickets are available for a reception.
Wayne Hoffman will discuss his book The End of Her, a nonfiction investigation by the author into the brutal murder of his great-grandmother a century ago. The talk takes place on the waterfront by East End Books Ptown on Tuesday, July 12, 6 p.m. Signed copies are available. Attend virtually or in person; registration is required and a Zoom link is available at eventbrite.com.
Walkie-Talkie (Saturday, July 9)
The Provincetown Conservation Trust invites participants of all ages to explore trails in the Cape Cod National Seashore, led by Harwich Conservation Trust naturalist Andrea Higgins. This week, join the Beech Forest Mindful Nature Walk in Provincetown on Saturday, July 9, 9 to 11 a.m. Each walk is $20 per person. Learn more at harwichconservationtrust.org.
Royale Procession (Saturday, July 9)
The Pilgrim House presents drag queen Latrice Royale: “Large and in Charge, Chunky yet Funky, Bold & Beautiful.” The first show is on Saturday, July 9, 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 at thepilgrimhouse.thundertix.com.
Off Book (Sunday, July 10)
The Provincetown Public Library welcomes live theater back with the revival of its Summer Play Series. This season, there will be five new one-act plays in a wide range of genres by Cape-based authors and playwrights. The performances are Sundays at 2 p.m. beginning July 10 at the library in the Marc Jacobs Room. Admission is free.
Potential Grizzlies (Sunday July 10 & Thursday, July 14)
The Provincetown Business Guild will present Bear Week Bingo, hosted by P’town drag queen Mackenzie with cohost Austin, plus special Bear Week guest Paige Turner, on Sunday, July 10, 3 to 5 p.m. There will be eight rounds of Bingo with prizes for each round. Participants must be over age 21. Tickets are $40 at ptown.org.
Drag queen Nina West makes her P’town debut at Provincetown Town Hall on Thursday, July 14, 8:30 to 10 p.m. She will be joined by bear-favorite musician Mike Flanagan, exploring what it means to be a P’town bear. Tickets range from $45 to $125 at ptown.org.
Good Spirits (Sunday, July 10)
The Cape Cod Museum of Art presents the Bourbon Sunset Trio on Sunday, July 10, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The group will sing three-part harmonies accompanied by mandolin, guitar, and banjo. Tickets are $20 at ccmoa.org.
Nation Conversation (Tuesday, July 12 – Wednesday, July 13)
The Wellfleet Public Library hosts Wellfleet resident and historian of U.S.-Cuba relations Peter Kornbluh, who will offer his analysis of current policies as the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis approaches. The free event takes place on Tuesday, July 12, 8 p.m. Face masks are required.
Author, editor, and summer resident of Truro Robert Kuttner will talk about his latest book, Going Big, which examines U.S. politics at this critical historical moment. The event is free, on Wednesday, July 13, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Face masks are required.
All That Jazz (Tuesday, July 12)
The Provincetown Art Association and Museum hosts vocalist Dane Vannatter with the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet as part of the 15th season of Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman. The show is on Tuesday, July 12, 6 p.m. All concerts in the series will be on Tuesdays at the same time. Admission is $20.
Lavender Leisure (Thursday, July 14)
The Provincetown Senior Center leads a trip to the Cape Cod Lavender Farm on Thursday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. Participants will explore the garden and expansive lavender fields, then enjoy lunch at Brax Landing. To register, call the Senior Center at 508-487-7080. Bus donation is $5. RSVP by July 10.