Come Dancing (Friday, Nov. 18)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall (335 Main St.) hosts the monthly Outermost Contra Dance on Friday, Nov. 18, 7 to 9 p.m. The evening includes New England contra dances, square dancing, and waltzes with live music. No experience is necessary. Tickets are $15 regular admission, with discounts for dancers under 30 and students with I.D. Vaccination cards are required. See outermostcontra.org for more information.
Members Only (Friday, Nov. 18)
Provincetown Art Association and Museum (460 Commercial St.) opens its annual “Members Juried Exhibition” and “Members Open: Small Works” shows with a public reception on Friday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m. See paam.org for more information.
Perfect Blend (Friday, Nov. 18)
Provincetown Public Library (356 Commercial St.) hosts a Crafty Coffee Hour every Friday in November in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 10 a.m. to noon. Hosts Amy and Deborah invite crafters to begin making something new or bring a work in progress while enjoying company over a cup of coffee. They promise that “baked goods appear occasionally.” The sessions are free.
Shirts and Skins (Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20)
Mr. New England Leather Weekend will take place at various venues in Provincetown from Friday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Nov. 20. Hosted by Mr. New England Leather 2022 Ulysses Thomas, the weekend includes a welcome dinner, gear brunches, a beer blast, and a charity auction in addition to the main competition event on Saturday, Nov. 19. See mr-nel.com for the complete schedule.
Dough-Do (Saturday, Nov. 19)
Ms. Laura and Ms. Ann will host a “fall-scented” playdough workshop for kids and families at Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) on Saturday, Nov. 19, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The workshop is free. See snowlibrary.org for details.
A Viking’s Life (Saturday, Nov. 19)
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (869 Main St., Brewster) presents a screening of Nature: The Wild Way of the Vikings, narrated by Ewan McGregor, on Saturday, Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m. The film uses dramatic recreation to tell the story of the Vikings and their deep respect for their natural environment. Admission is free.
Turn Up for Turnips (Saturday, Nov. 19)
The Eastham Turnip Festival on Saturday, Nov. 19 will include a bluegrass concert by Cathy Hatch and the Cape Cod Ukulele Club at Chapel in the Pines (220 Samoset Road) at 1 p.m. and a “Turn Up for Fun” family activity day at the Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All events are free.
Pilgrim Promenade (Saturday, Nov. 19)
Wellfleet Adult Community Center (715 Old Kings Hwy.) hosts a Fox Island Marsh and Pilgrim Spring walk on Saturday, Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m. The approximately two-mile walk starts at the Baker Road trailhead and will be led by Patty Shannon. Call the center at 508-349-2800 for more information.
Free Speech (Saturday, Nov. 19)
Truro Public Library (7 Standish Way) presents a free staged reading of the new play Liberty Talks by Fermin Rojas on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. as part of the Truro Playwright Collective’s reading series. See trurolibrary.org for more information.
Make a Toast (Monday, Nov. 21)
The Outermost Toast Toastmasters Club, which meets on the first and third Monday of every month, will gather at Wellfleet Preservation Hall on Monday, Nov. 21 to practice public speaking skills in a relaxed, supportive environment. All are welcome to attend as guests. See outermosttoast.toastmastersclubs.org for more information.
Lots of Trots (Thursday, Nov. 24)
The tenth annual Pilgrim 5K Trot will run, walk, and waddle through Provincetown on Thursday, Nov. 24. All people and pets are welcome, and costumes are encouraged. Proceeds will benefit Helping Our Women, and H.O.W. will also collect donations of canned food and personal products. See ptowntourism.com to register. The Lower Cape Outreach Council will sponsor the Turkey Trot 5K in Chatham the same day to benefit local outreach services; see chathamturkeytrot.com for more information.