Bidding Season (through Sunday, Nov. 27)
The Center for Coastal Studies annual Online Holiday Auction runs through Sunday, Nov. 27. The virtual benefit features vacations (and staycations), jewelry, original art, home decor, and other items. All proceeds benefit the center’s research and conservation work. Visit coastalstudies.org to bid.
Shop ’Til You Drop (Friday, Nov. 25)
Shop for the holidays — and support dozens of local businesses — at “Mom & Mom- and Pop & Pop-owned shops” on Pink Friday in Provincetown on Friday, Nov. 25. The event is sponsored by the Provincetown Business Guild.
Feel the Flow (Friday, Nov. 25)
Genevieve Morin of Truro Yoga will teach a class at the Truro Community Center (7 Standish Way) on Friday, Nov. 25, 9 to 10:30 a.m. All levels are welcome; a contribution of $15 to $20 is suggested. Visit truroyoga.com for more information.
To Market, to Market (Friday, Nov. 25)
The Canteen Holiday Market (225 Commercial St., Provincetown) opens on Friday, Nov. 25 and runs every weekend through Jan. 1. Features include an outdoor market with 25 vendors selling local art and gifts; a backyard bar, bake shop, and food hut; and the Canteen’s Winter Lodge, a pop-up chalet-style restaurant. See canteenholidaymarket.com for a complete schedule and vendor information.
Go Bingo (Friday, Nov. 25)
Austin and Mackenzie will host an afternoon of bingo at the Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Friday, Nov. 25, 1 to 3 p.m. $40 buys eight games of bingo. Search for the event on eventbrite.com to buy tickets.
Stuff a Cruiser (Saturday, Nov. 26)
The Provincetown Police Dept. hosts the first of two “Stuff-a-Cruiser” toy drives at the Stop & Shop (56 Shank Painter Road) from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. It’s part of the department’s 9th annual Toys for Tots drive. Donations are also accepted at the police station (26 Shank Painter Road) 24 hours a day up until Dec. 3.
Cher-ry Christmas (Saturday, Nov. 26)
The Crown & Anchor presents Thirsty Burlington’s holiday special, “Cher 1975,” on Saturday, Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m. The legendary entertainer has captivated Provincetown audiences for 30 years. Tickets are $35 at thecrownanchor.thundertix.com; proof of vaccination is required.
Lobster Lights (Saturday, Nov. 26)
The annual Lobster Pot Tree Lighting will take place in Lopes Square in Provincetown on Saturday, Nov. 26, 5:30 p.m. The installation was created to celebrate Provincetown lobstermen during the holiday season, and the tradition has continued for 18 years.
Calling All Artists! (Tuesday, Nov. 29)
The Provincetown Commons (46 Bradford St.) invites artists to submit work for its Holiday Open Call exhibition. Works should be dropped off on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the exhibition will be on view from Friday, Dec. 2 to Sunday, Jan. 29. See provincetowncommons.org for more information.
A Novel Novel (Tuesday, Nov. 29)
Author Judy Lannon will discuss her debut novel Nine Days on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans). The event is free. See friendsofsnowlibrary.org for more information.
Lady With Van (Wednesday, Nov. 30)
The 2015 British comedy-drama The Lady in the Van, starring Maggie Smith, will screen at the Provincetown Public Library (356 Commercial St.) on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 5:30 p.m. as part of the library’s “Living with Mental Illness” movie series. The screening is free. See provincetownlibrary.org for more information.
‘Red Rocket’ (Wednesday, Nov. 30)
Howard Karren’s Provincetown Film Art Series continues with a screening of Sean Baker’s 2021 film Red Rocket at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Waters Edge Cinema (237 Commercial St.). Simon Rex stars as an aging porn actor. More information at paam.org.
A Grand Opening (Thursday, Dec. 1)
In recognition of World AIDS Day, AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod hosts the grand opening of its drop-in center’s new location (301 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Thursday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. The program will feature light bites and spirits followed by a short presentation and a candlelit vigil to the Provincetown AIDS Memorial at Town Hall. See asgcc.org for more information.