Hike to Hatches (Saturday, Jan. 14)
Center for Coastal Studies biologist Lisa Sette and poet-naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield lead a guided hike to Hatches Harbor in Provincetown on Saturday, Jan. 14, 9 to 11 a.m. Participants will learn about the plants and animals that thrive in the dunes and sea around Cape Cod. $30 suggested donation ($25 for members). Space is limited, and registration is required. See coastalstudies.org for information.
Clean the Scene (Saturday, Jan. 14)
The Center for Coastal Studies also sponsors its annual MLK Day Beach Cleanup on Saturday, Jan. 14. Meet at the Race Point Visitor Center in Provincetown at 10 a.m. and help tally the trash afterwards. Advance registration is requested. Email [email protected] for more information or to register.
About a Boat (Saturday, Jan. 14)
The Coast Guard Auxiliary (Nauset Flotilla) presents a one-day boating basics course at the Orleans Police Station (99 Eldredge Park Way) on Saturday, Jan. 14, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Taught by U.S. Coast Guard-trained instructors, the course will educate sailors, paddleboarders, and power-boaters ages 12 and up about nautical safety principles, basic navigation, and trailering. The course costs $45, and registration is required. Email [email protected] for information.
Mind Your Bind (Saturday, Jan. 14)
Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) presents a book binding workshop on Saturday, Jan. 14, 1 to 3 p.m. Create your own paperback book with Eastham-based poet and educator Len Germinara. The free event is for middle-school students and above. All materials will be provided. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
History at the Hall (Saturday, Jan. 14)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall (335 Main St.) hosts “13 Moons,” a presentation by Darius Coombs, on Saturday, Jan. 14, 1 to 3 p.m. Coombs, a Mashpee Wampanoag, will discuss the history of traditional Wampanoag culture and the effects of colonization. Free. Registration is encouraged at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Bridge of Light (Saturday, Jan. 14)
The Wellfleet Historical Society celebrates the new year — and the invention of the square-bottomed folding paper bag by Wellfleeter Luther Childs Crowell in 1872 — with a paper-bag-lantern event at Uncle Tim’s Bridge (East Commercial St., Wellfleet) on Saturday, Jan. 14. Meet at the Wellfleet Historical Society Museum (262 Main St.) at 4 p.m. to decorate bags and learn more about Crowell’s 293 patents, and join the group at 5:30 for a walk to the bridge to enjoy the lights. See wellfleethistoricalsociety.org for information.
Gregg on Guitar (Saturday, Jan. 14)
The Winter Music Series at Truro Public Library (7 Standish Way) presents Gregg Sullivan on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2 to 4 p.m. Sullivan will play acoustic fingerstyle guitar by artists including the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, and Billy Joel. Free. See trurolibrary.org for information.
Everybody Is a Star (Saturday, Jan. 14)
The Pilgrim House (336 Commercial St., Provincetown) presents an All-Star Karaoke Party on Saturday, Jan. 14, 7 to 11 p.m. Take to the stage alongside a rotating cast of your favorite local queens. Free. See pilgrimhouseptown.com for information.
Meeting House Masterpieces (Sunday, Jan. 15)
South Harwich Meeting House (270-260 Chatham Road) presents the New York Chamber Music Co-op on Sunday, Jan. 15, 3 p.m. The ensemble will perform works for string quartet and piano. Tickets are $25. See southharwichmeetinghouse.com for information.
Music & More (Sunday, Jan. 15)
The Cape Cod Museum of Art (60 Hope Lane, Dennis) presents the Kareem Sanjaghi Band in concert on Sunday, Jan. 15, 3:30 p.m. The band will play songs from the Great American Songbook including jazz, Latin, and swing standards. Tickets ($18 members, $24 nonmembers) are available at ccmoa.org.
Roasts and Toasts (Sunday, Jan. 15)
The 1620 Brewhouse (214 Commercial St., Provincetown) presents Sunday Roast, with host Austin Tyler, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy local news and laughs over a good meal. See instagram.com/1620brewhouse for information.
Walk the Walk (Monday, Jan. 16)
Wellfleet’s annual MLK Day Walk takes place on Monday, Jan. 16, beginning with a drum circle at Wellfleet Town Hall (300 Main St.) at 12:30 p.m. The silent meditative walk begins at 1 p.m. Food pantry donations can be dropped off in front of Wellfleet Preservation Hall. Call Sallie at 508-237-1500 to volunteer.
Meet the Author (Wednesday, Jan. 18)
The Provincetown Senior Center (2 Mayflower St.) hosts author Jeannette de Beauvoir for a book reading and signing on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1:30 p.m. See the Council on Aging newsletter at provincetown-ma.gov for information.
Need for Beads (Wednesday, Jan. 18)
Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) hosts a beaded bracelet workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 3 to 4 p.m. Drop in and make bracelets with donated beads and elastic cord. Free. See snowlibrary.org for information.
Chat With Gabrielle (Wednesday, Jan. 18)
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill (10 Meetinghouse Road) presents a live Zoom chat with New York Times bestselling author Gabrielle Zevin on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 6 to 7 p.m. Host Karen Dukess will interview Zevin about her acclaimed recent novel, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow. $10; see castlehill.org for information.
Film on Film (Wednesday, Jan. 18)
The Provincetown Film Art Series screens Camera Buff at Waters Edge Cinema (237 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. Krzysztof Kieslowski’s 1979 film, in Polish with English subtitles, tells the story of a factory worker in a censored society who becomes obsessed with filmmaking. Tickets are $14 general admission ($12 senior and students) at provincetownfilm.org.