An Artist’s Journey (Thursday, Sept. 7)
A career-spanning exhibition of photographs by Rachel Brown opens at Wellfleet Preservation Hall (335 Main St.) with a reception for the artist on Thursday, Sept. 7, 5 p.m. The show is on view until Sept. 26. See wellfleetpreservationhall.org for information.
Clued In (Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 7-9)
Cape Playhouse (830 Main St., Dennis) presents the closing performances of Ken Ludwig’s comedy Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 7-9, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sept. 7. Tickets are $51 to $101 (plus fees) at capeplayhouse.com.
Undie Fun (Thursday-Friday, Sept. 7-8)
Alt-cabaret duo the Skivvies bring their brand of stripped-down acoustic covers and original music back to the Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 7 and 8, 9 p.m. The shows will feature guest appearances by local artists Delta Miles, Brittany Rolfs, Angelo McDonough, João Santos, and Jonathan Hawkins, with percussion by Paul Amorese. Tickets are $35 ($45 for V.I.P. seating) at onlyatthecrown.com.
Round and Round (Friday-Sunday, Sept. 8-10)
A Cape Cod tradition for 46 years, Windmill Weekend takes place on and around Eastham Windmill Green (2500 State Hwy.) from Friday to Sunday. The family-friendly events include a talent show, craft show, antique appraisals, museum tours, games, musical performances, and raffles. See easthamwindmillweekend.org for a complete schedule.
Musical Voyages (Friday, Sept. 8)
Balla Kouyaté, a balafon player and singer from the Djeli tradition of Mali, collaborates with cellist, singer, and composer Mike Block and his band in a concert at Wellfleet Preservation Hall on Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
World Sounds (Friday, Sept. 8)
The Boston-based Cocek Brass Band bridges the music of the Balkans with New Orleans dance, Afrobeat, klezmer, reggae, and Western classical in a concert at Cultural Center of Cape Cod (307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth) on Friday, Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 at cultural-center.org.
Daydream Believer (Saturday, Sept. 9)
A collection of artworks from the last 15 years by John Choly opens at The Commons (46 Bradford St., Provincetown) with an artist reception on Saturday, Sept. 9, 4 p.m. The show is on view until Sept. 17. See provincetowncommons.org for information.
Clean Scene (Saturday, Sept. 9)
The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, Beyond the Bounds, and Surfrider Foundation present a beach clean-up and music event at Marconi Beach (end of Marconi Beach Road, Wellfleet) on Saturday, Sept. 9, 4:30 p.m. The free program will feature hip hop dancing and a live graffiti session at sunset, along with electronic music by DJ and producer Adam Keshen, and will be followed by a bonfire. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 10. See wellfleetculturaldistrict.org for information.
Glad Rags (Saturday, Sept. 9)
Payomet Performing Arts Center (29 Old Dewline Road, North Truro) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a “Dressed to the Nines” benefit cocktail party featuring music by John Pizzarelli on Saturday, Sept. 9, 5 p.m. Formal dress not required, and boas will be provided to all attendees. Tickets start at $250 at payomet.org.
Constant Cravings (Sunday, Sept. 10)
Celebrity chef Ronnie Woo celebrates the release of his cookbook Did You Eat Yet?: Craveable Recipes From an All-American Asian Chef at East End Books (389 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Sunday, Sept. 10, 3 p.m. See eastendbooksptown.com for information.
Folk Folks (Sunday, Sept. 10)
Roots-infused husband-wife contemporary folk duo Crowes Pasture performs at Cape Cod Museum of Art (60 Hope Lane, Dennis) on Sunday, Sept. 10, 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $24 ($18 for museum members) at ccmoa.org.
Musical Horizons (Sunday, Sept. 10)
Great Music on Sundays @5 presents “Music Without Borders” at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House (236 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Sunday, Sept. 10, 5 p.m. Musicians Basel Zayed, Takaaki “Taki” Masuko, Ken Field, and John Thomas will perform works combining traditional Arabic musical scales and time signatures with modern interpretations. Tickets are $25 ($20 seniors; $50 limited priority seating) at ptownmusic.com.
Drawing Herstory (Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 11-13)
Author and illustrator Sabrina Jones presents an illustrated reading from her books Our Lady of Birth Control: A Cartoonist’s Encounter With Margaret Sanger and My Body/Our Rights, an anthology of radical comics on abortion, birth control, health care, and identity, at Wellfleet Public Library (55 West Main St.) on Monday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m., and at Provincetown Public Library (356 Commercial St.) on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Both events are free. See wellfleetlibrary.org and provincetownlibrary.org for information.
Next Up (Tuesday, Sept. 12)
Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) hosts a free open mic night for all performers — including musicians, writers, and stand-up comedians — on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. Signups for 15 five-minute slots start at the beginning of the program. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
Aging Issues (Tuesday, Sept. 12)
Writer and Alzheimer’s Family Support Center cofounder Melanie Braverman discusses dementia and the LGBTQ community at Provincetown Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. Free. See provincetownlibrary.org for information.
Spoken Words (Wednesday, Sept. 13)
Writers Elizabeth Bradfield and Lisa C. Taylor read from their poetry at Wellfleet Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Free. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
Paddle Power (Thursday, Sept. 14)
The Chequessett Club (680 Chequessett Neck Road, Wellfleet) hosts a pickleball tournament benefiting Lily House, a community home for end-of-life care, on Thursday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m. The $75 entrance fee per person is payable the day of the event. Register at thelilyhouse.org.
Eat Local (Thursday, Sept. 14)
Provincetown Arts Society (466 Commercial St.) hosts a Sunset Market and Bar featuring food and drink by local purveyors and chefs on Thursday, Sept. 14, 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 to $500 and benefit Sustainable CAPE and the society’s programming. See provincetownartssociety.com for information.
Our Arts & Minds team curates a selection of Outer Cape events each week. Please email event information to [email protected] at least two weeks in advance for consideration.