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June 19

50th Anniversary Summer Gala Celebration

One of the Creative Arts Centers’ largest fundraisers. Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction items at Chatham Bars Inn. 297 Shore Road. 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit capecodcreativearts.org

June 21-23

Chatham History Weekend

Learn about this small town’s historic riches, its organizations and 2019 offerings. All historic Chatham venues will be open for at least one day this weekend, many with reduced or no admission charge. Explore points of interest on a shuttle bus. For more information, visit historic-chatham.org

June 21

Chatham Marconi Maritime Center’s Annual Benefit Reception

Join Marconi Maritime Center at their premier summer fundraiser supporting the youth STEM education program and development of future Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum exhibits. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, raw bar and a range of beverages. Live music, a live auction and raffle. Limited to 135 guests, email gala@ChathamMarconi.org to attend. Chatham Beach & Tennis Club, 12 Main St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. chathammarconi.org

June 23

Chatham’s Archaeological Digs

The Atwood’s Sunday monthly lecture will focus on the archeological findings of Craig Chartier, an archeologist who led the dig of the old Atwood House. Free for members / $10 for non-members. Atwood House & Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Road, Chatham, chathamhistoricalsociety.org

June 26-Aug. 28

Chatham Bars Inn Summer Guest Chef Series

Join executive chef Anthony Cole and his guest chef friends, including Michael Schlow, Mike Price, Andy Husbands, Tony Messina, Tatiana Rosana and more, for a farm-to-table family-style dinner every Wednesday this summer. Each exclusive dinner will be located outdoors at the inn, beginning with a champagne toast at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. All guest chefs will feature seasonal produce from the inn’s farm and fresh seafood from the Cape. $95 per person or $130 per person with two selected wine pairings. Limited availability. To reserve, please call 508-945-0096. For more information, visit chathambarsinn.com

June 27

Clicquot on the Coast Pool Party

This special event features Veuve Clicquot Premier Champagne and Belvedere vodka cocktails. Perfectly set at the outdoor pool at Chatham Bars Inn, this fun party will offer live music, small bites and marvelous views of the Atlantic Ocean. Bring your friends for some fun in the sun by CBI’s oceanfront pool! $65 per person. Must be over 21 to participate. For more information, visit chathambarsinn.com

June 28-Aug. 30

Lobster Roll Suppers

Before heading over to the Friday night Chatham Band concert, stop by the Methodist Church for a lobster roll. Eat in, take out or enjoy at their outdoor picnic tables. You may call ahead to reserve your meal. 5-7 p.m. Fridays. First United Methodist Church,
16 Cross St., 508-945-0474, chathammethodist.org

June 28-Aug. 30

Chatham Band Friday Night Concerts

Every Friday night, all roads on the Cape lead to Kate Gould Park and the Whit Tileston Bandstand where the one and only Chatham Band performs. Attendees are encouraged to sing along, march around and dance. 8-9:30 p.m. Whit Tileston Bandstand, Kate Gould Park, Main St., chathamband.com

June 30

40th Annual Chatham Harbor Run/Walk

Join the Cape Cod Athletic Club at their annual harbor 6.2-mile run or 3.1-mile walk to benefit the Monomoy Regional High School Scholarship fund. T-shirts available for purchase on race day. Pick up registration applications at Chatham Squire on Main Street or register online at capecodathleticclub.org. New time: 11 a.m. Monomoy Regional Middle School, 425 Crowell Road.

July 1-Aug. 26

Mondays on Main

The Chatham Merchants Association and Chatham Chamber of Commerce bring you a night of live music and entertainment on Main Street every Monday night in July and August. The shops, restaurants and businesses will have specials, promotions, pop-up shops and more! “Chatham—It’s Where You Want to be on Monday Night!” 5:30-9 p.m. mondaysonmain.com

July 3-July 24

 TD Bank Summer Concert Series

Presented by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, the concert series consists of four weekly, family-oriented concerts. Free and open to the public. 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Whit Tileston Bandstand, Kate Gould Park, Main Street. artsfoundation.org

July 4

Independence Day Parade

This year’s theme is “Chatham Honors You! Service Members Past, Present, Future,” which honors all men and women who have served in all wars and in peacetime, and pays tribute to Chatham’s contributions to the military. 9:30-11:30 a.m., chathamparade.com

July 4

Strawberry Festival

Following the Fourth of July parade, enjoy strawberry shortcake, hot dogs, sandwiches and beverages. 11a.m.-1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 16 Cross St.,
508-945-0474, chathammethodist.org

July 11

Farm to Table Dinners at the Chatham Bars Inn Farm

These farm-to-table dinners each have their own distinctive menus creatively prepared by Chef Anthony Cole and his culinary team using produce from the Chatham Bars Inn farm. Enjoy a welcome reception in a stunning setting at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner from 6-8 p.m. Dinner guests will be seated at long tables surrounded by the farm’s fruits, vegetables and flowers with twinkling lights suspended above the dining area. Tickets include a four-course family style dinner with red or white wine for $130 per person. For more information, visit chathambarsinn.com

July 12-21

5th Annual Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival

An annual celebration of the region’s blue, pink, and white signature flowers! This 10-day festival’s main attractions are the daily tours of private gardens, each designed and maintained by the individual homeowners. As you admire beautiful spaces, you will be supporting a variety of local nonprofits. capecodchamber.org

July 13

Evening to Remember

The Chatham Historical Society will host its annual fundraising gala at the breathtaking “Sea La Vie” estate in Chathamport. The evening will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a celebration of history honoring the 2019 “Bringing History to Life” award recipient and beautiful waterfront views. A silent auction will take place throughout the night. 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased through chathamhistoricalsociety.org

July 25

Great White Gala

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s fourth annual gala will benefit shark research and the conservancy’s education programs. Live music and dancing, silent and live auctions. 6:30-10 p.m. New location this year: Wychmere Beach Club, 23 Snow Inn Road, Harwich Port. For more information, visit atlanticwhiteshark.org

July 29

Taste of Chatham

A fresh face on a summer classic. An evening of delicious food, drink and great company. Chatham’s premier dining event supports local families of Monomoy Community Services. 5:30-8:30 p.m. monomoy.org/fund-raising/taste-of-chatham/

 

August 3

18th Annual Hookers Ball

The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance annual party helps raise money to fund its work to keep local seafood on dinner plates, healthy fish populations in the ocean and a sustainable and profitable small-boat fishing industry on Cape Cod. Enjoy live music and dancing; a silent and live auction; a raw bar and local seafood. 6-10 p.m. 150 George Ryder Road, under the big white tent at Chatham VFW. capecodfishermen.org

August 3

Pirates Day

A day of swashbuckling fun with face paint, games, snacks and real, live pirates! For tickets, visit chathamhistoricalsociety.org. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Atwood House & Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Road, 508-945-2493, chathamhistoricalsociety.org

August 8

Farm to Table Dinners at the Chatham Bars Inn Farm

These farm-to-table dinners each have their own distinctive menus creatively prepared by Chef Anthony Cole and his culinary team using produce from the Chatham Bars Inn farm. Enjoy a welcome reception in a stunning setting at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner from 6-8 p.m. Dinner guests will be seated at long tables surrounded by the farm’s fruits, vegetables and flowers with twinkling lights suspended above the dining area. Tickets include a four-course family style dinner with red or white wine for $130 per person. For more information, visit chathambarsinn.com

 

August 16-18

48th Annual Festival of the Arts

Cape Cod’s premier fine arts and crafts festival showcases beautiful work from 120 artisans. Exhibitors from around the country showcase one-of-a-kind pieces, including clothing, jewelry, fine woodworking, art, ceramics and glass. Food trucks and an ice cream van will be at the center of the green. A children’s tent features fun activities and face painting. Free admission. Five-minute walk from Main Street. Shuttle bus from Creative Arts Center and Main Street Community Center.
508-945-3583. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Chase Park, Cross St., capecodcreativearts.org/festivals

 

August 25

Chatham Historical Society Annual Meeting

The Atwood House & Museum will be hosting The Chatham Historical Society annual meeting to review reports, bylaws and other business matters. Attend the meeting to learn more about Chatham’s Historical Society! Atwood House & Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Road, 508-945-2493, chathamhistoricalsociety.org

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