Moving On (Thursday, Nov. 16)
Dawn Walsh, executive director of Lily House, leads a “Death Café” discussion of end-of-life issues and an “opportunity to make friends with death” at Provincetown Council on Aging (2 Mayflower St.) on Thursday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. Free; registration required at 508-487-7080.
Thanks for the Laughs (Thursday, Nov. 16)
Jimmy Tingle presents “Humor and Hope for the Holidays,” featuring “the humor, hope and humanity the world so desperately needs to wrap up 2023,” at Wellfleet Preservation Hall (335 Main St.) on Thursday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org; $5 from each ticket sold will be donated to the Family Pantry of Cape Cod.
Gear Up (Friday-Sunday, Nov. 17-19)
New England Leather Weekend takes place from Friday, Nov. 17 to Sunday, Nov. 19 with events at the Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial St., Provincetown) and Provincetown Brewing Co. (141 Bradford St.). See mr-nel.com for a complete schedule.
Breaking Bread (Friday, Nov. 17)
Grace Chapel (25 Lieutenant Island Road at Route 6, South Wellfleet) hosts a free community supper on Friday, Nov. 17, with continuous seatings from 5 to 7 p.m. See gracechapelwellfleet.com for information.
Gather Together (Friday, Nov. 17)
Chapel in the Pines (220 Samoset Road, Eastham) hosts the Nauset Fellowship’s Fall Harvest Potluck Dinner on Friday, Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m. RSVP (required) at 508-255-9216; see nfuu.org for information.
Step In Time (Friday, Nov. 17)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall hosts Outermost Contra Dance, with live music, on Friday, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. $15 regular admission ($10 for 30 or under; $5 with student I.D.) A cash bar will be available. See outermostcontra.org for information.
Turnip Time (Saturday, Nov. 18)
“Turn Up for Fun Day” at Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) on Saturday, Nov. 18 features “a variety of turnip-themed amusements for the young and young at heart,” including magic shows, face painting, art demonstrations, and more. Free. See article on page C4, easthamlibrary.org, and easthamturnipfestival.com for information.
Songs and Stories (Saturday, Nov. 18)
Rand Burkert presents a storytelling and sing-along session for kids and families at Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) on Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m. Free. See snowlibrary.org for information.
Upper Crusts (Saturday, Nov. 18)
First Congregational Church of Wellfleet (200 Main St.) hosts a savory and sweet holiday pie sale to raise funds for college scholarships on Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. See wellfleetchurch.org for information.
Those People (Saturday, Nov. 18)
The Truro Playwright Collective presents a staged reading of Jim Dalglish’s White Gays, a comedy-drama about a group of friends in Boston’s South End and a new acquaintance who comes to visit them, at Truro Public Library (7 Standish Way) on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Free. See truroplaywrightcollective.org and trurolibrary.org for information.
Folk Sounds (Saturday, Nov. 18)
Singer and songwriter Anne Hills performs at Snow Library in Orleans on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Free. See snowlibrary.org for information.
Various Vessels (Saturday, Nov. 18)
The Commons (46 Bradford St., Provincetown) hosts an opening reception for “Sea-Pods,” an exhibition of ceramic pieces by artist Rick “Wave” Kapler, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. The show is on view until Nov. 26. See provincetowncommons.org for information.
Ciao for Now! (Saturday, Nov. 18)
Off Main Gallery (75 Commercial St., Wellfleet) marks the end of its season with a closing party on Saturday, Nov. 18, 5:30 p.m., featuring food and drink. See offmaingallery.com for information.
Miniature Masterpieces (Sunday, Nov. 19)
Wellfleet Public Library hosts Tiny Painting Day for kids and adults on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. Materials will be provided for participants to create their own three-inch-square paintings. Free. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
To Market, to Market (Sunday, Nov. 19)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall hosts the Wellfleet Farmers Market’s annual harvest market day, featuring provisions by local growers and vendors, on Sunday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. See wellfleetfarmersmarket.com and wellfleetpreservationhall.org for information.
Turkey Time (Tuesday, Nov. 21)
Pick up a “take-home turkey” activity for kids, including a make-your-own stuffed toy turkey kit, at Wellfleet Public Library during regular library hours beginning Tuesday, Nov. 21, 5 p.m. and continuing until the turkeys run out. Free. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
Shine Bright (Saturday, Nov. 25)
The annual lighting of the Lobster Pot Christmas Tree at Lopes Square in Provincetown takes place on Saturday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m., with caroling and hot cocoa. Free parking in the MacMillan Pier lot. See ptowntourism.com for information. (Editor’s note: The tree lighting was incorrectly listed for Nov. 16 in the Nov. 16 edition.)
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.