2021 year

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Provincetown waterfront with Public Library

Provincetown
Photo by Gail M. Vasques


Winter Visitors Guide: Lodging, Restaurants, Shopping, Things To Do, Pamper Yourself…

January

Snowy Cape Cod National Seashore Park

JANUARY 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
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FREE parking in our municipal parking lots

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown November through April, Provincetown United Methodist Church, 10 Shank Painter Road, Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30 SkipFood.org

Provincetown Public Library books, movies, special events, computers, free WIFI ProvincetownLibrary.org

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown readings, art openings FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum exhibitions, life drawing, workshops, movies PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge Cinema a non-profit arthouse cinema at Whalers Wharf, open year-round ProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Castle Hill Truro Center for the Arts workshops, life drawing CastleHill.org

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.


Jan. 15-18 Martin Luther King Weekend
Helping Our Women
Jan. 13 Helping Our Women (HOW) — Walk in the New Year with Helping Our Women. Starting on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Helping Our Women will be taking Nature Walks and we invite you to join us. Our VISTA, Katie Brandon, will meet you at 12:00 PM in the parking lot at Beech Forest Trail, off of Race Point Road in Provincetown, for an approximately 1-mile Nature Walk. Call HOW today at (508) 487-4357 to reserve your spot for this Nature Walk or for additional information. Transportation is available for HOW clients. – HelpingOurWomen.org

Castle Hill Dance Festival Winter Celebration

Provincetown Dance Festival presents an exclusive online festival celebrating fifteen years of dance in Provincetown.


Jan. 17 The Provincetown Dance Festival A Special Winter Online CelebrationCastleHill.org

Provincetown Winter ~ Provincetown Harbor and MacMillan Pier

Always beautiful MacMillan Pier

Jan. 18-Feb. 28 Winter Wednesdays — Whenever, Wherever virtual classes, January 18, 8:00 am – February 28, 8:00 am – WinterWednesdays.org

Provincetown Film Society Winter Auction

Winter Auction Jan 29-Feb 7, 2021


Jan. 29-Feb 7 Provincetown Film Society’s Winter Auction – ProvincetownFilm.org


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Celebrate Valentine's Day in Town

Say “I Love You” in Provincetown


Winter Visitors Guide: Lodging, Restaurants, Shopping, Things To Do, Pamper Yourself…

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February

February

FEBRUARY 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

FREE parking in our municipal parking lots

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown November through April, Provincetown United Methodist Church, 10 Shank Painter Road, Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30 SkipFood.org

Provincetown Public Library books, movies, special events, computers, free WIFI ProvincetownLibrary.org

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown readings, art openings FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum exhibitions, life drawing, workshops, movies PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge Cinema a non-profit arthouse cinema at Whalers Wharf, open year-round ProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Castle Hill Truro Center for the Arts workshops, life drawing CastleHill.org

Jan. 18-Feb. 28 Winter Wednesdays — Whenever, Wherever virtual classes, January 18, 8:00 am – February 28, 8:00 am – WinterWednesdays.org
Feb 3, 10, 17 UUMH Winter Spirituality Series 2021, Story Time with Char, Wednesdays 2-3:30pm. Every life is a collection of stories. This will be just an old-fashioned reading and sharing of stories, including some Chicken Soup for the Soul, some Did You Know … informational stories,chapters of Anne LaMott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, and even some stories of people we know. To sign up please contact Char Priolo at [email protected]
Feb. 12-14 Valentine’s Weekend & President’s Weekend
Feb. 19-21 Mates’ Snowbound Leather WeekendMatesLeatherWeekend.com/Snowbound/


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Winter Visitors Guide: Lodging, Restaurants, Shopping, Things To Do, Pamper Yourself…

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March

March

MARCH 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

FREE parking in our municipal parking lots

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown November through April, Provincetown United Methodist Church, 10 Shank Painter Road, Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30 SkipFood.org

Provincetown Public Library books, movies, special events, computers, free WIFI ProvincetownLibrary.org

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown readings, art openings FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum exhibitions, life drawing, workshops, movies PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge Cinema a non-profit arthouse cinema at Whalers Wharf, open year-round ProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Castle Hill Truro Center for the Arts workshops, life drawing CastleHill.org

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown November through April, Provincetown United Methodist Church, 10 Shank Painter Road, Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30 SkipFood.org

Provincetown Public Library books, movies, special events, computers, free WIFI ProvincetownLibrary.org

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown readings, art openings FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum exhibitions, life drawing, workshops, movies PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge Cinema a non-profit arthouse cinema at Whalers Wharf, open year-round ProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Castle Hill Truro Center for the Arts workshops, life drawing CastleHill.org

March 14 Daylight Savings Time
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
March 20 Spring Equinox
March 28 Passover & Palm Sunday


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April

April

Photo courtesy of the Center for Coastal Studies CoastalStudies.org ~ Center for Coastal Studies under NOAA permit # 16325

Humpback whales feeding. Photo courtesy of the Center for Coastal Studies CoastalStudies.org
Center for Coastal Studies under NOAA permit # 16325

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APRIL 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

FREE parking in our municipal parking lots

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown November through April, Provincetown United Methodist Church, 10 Shank Painter Road, Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30 SkipFood.org

Provincetown Public Library books, movies, special events, computers, free WIFI ProvincetownLibrary.org

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown readings, art openings FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum exhibitions, life drawing, workshops, movies PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge Cinema a non-profit arthouse cinema at Whalers Wharf, open year-round ProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Castle Hill Truro Center for the Arts workshops, life drawing CastleHill.org

Early April Pilgrim Monument & Museum openPilgrim-Monument.org
Mid April Captain John Boats Provincetown Whale WatchCaptJohn.com
Mid April Dolphin Fleet Whale WatchWhaleWatch.com
Mid April Sea Salt ChartersSeaSaltCharters.om
April 3-4 Easter Weekend
April 13 Ramadan

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville book cover

Herman Melville, “Moby Dick” book cover


TBD Provincetown Library, Annual Moby-Dick Marathon. Listen to 2020 Provincetown Public Library’s Virtual Moby-Dick MarathonProvincetownLibrary.org
April 22 Earth Day
April 23-25 Gays for Patsy Provincetown Town Hall – GaysForPatsy.org


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May

May

Provincetown Harbor Transportation Ferry

Don’t drive to Provincetown! Take a ferry!

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MAY 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
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Ferry ServicesBay State Cruise, Boston Harbor Cruises, Captain John Boats Fast Ferry

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

TWENTY SUMMERS at Hawthorne Barn20Summers.org

May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 9 Mother’s Day
May 10 + 11 Monumental Yard Sale WeekendPtown.org
Mid May Fast Ferry Service Begins: Bay State Cruise Company, Boston Harbor Cruises, Captain John Boats Fast Ferry
May 14-15 Outer Cape Chorale Concert
May 14-16 Broto Conference: Art & Science CollaborationsBroto.eco
Wkends Twenty Summers20summers.org
May 21-22 Single Women’s WeekendProvincetownForWomen.com/single-womens-weekend
May 28-31 Memorial Day Weekend
May 29-June 2 Cabaret FestProvincetownCabaretFest.com


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June

June

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JUNE 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

TWENTY SUMMERS at Hawthorne Barn20Summers.org

TBD Heritage Day CelebrationProvincetownLibrary.org
June 13-Sept 26 Great Music on Sundays @5Facebook page
Wkends 3-11 Twenty Summers20summers.org
June 5-6 14th International Encaustic ConferenceCastleHill.org
June 4-6 Provincetown PridePtown.org
June 4-6 Provincetown Coastal RowingRegattaCentral.com
June 4-7 Women of Color WeekendWOCW.org
June 16-25 Provincetown Film FestivalProvincetownFilm.org/festival/
June 20 Father’s Day
June 21 Provincetown Dance FestivalProvincetownDanceFestival.com
June 21 Summer Solstice
June 24-27 Provincetown Portuguese FestivalProvincetownPortugueseFestival.com


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July

July

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JULY 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
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Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Jazz with Bart WeismanBartWeisman.com

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

TWENTY SUMMERS at Hawthorne Barn20Summers.org

TBD Annual Secret Garden TourPAAM.org
TBD Annual 5KRun/WalkASGCC.org
TBD GLAD’S Annual Summer Party
July 4th Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
July 10-18 Bear WeekPtownBears.org
July 21-24 Girl SplashProvincetownForWomen.com
July 24-31 Family WeekPtownFamilyWeek.com


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August

August

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AUGUST 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Jazz with Bart WeismanBartWeisman.com

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

TWENTY SUMMERS at Hawthorne Barn20Summers.org

TBD Trails for WhalesCoastalStudies.org
TBD Whale WeekCoastalStudies.org
TBD Home Made Boat RaceCoastalStudies.org
TBD Provincetown Jazz FestivalProvincetownJazzFestival.org

Aug. 15-21 Carnival 2021 Somewhere over the RainbowPtown.org/calendar/carnival/
Aug. 19 Carnival Parade – – Ptown.org/calendar/carnival/


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September

September

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SEPTEMBER 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

TBD Afterglow FestivalAfterglowFestival.org
TBD PAW Pet Appreciation WeekCasasAnimalShelter.org
TBD Harbor to the Bay Bike RideASGCC.org
TBD PAAM Annual Consignment AuctionPAAM.org

Sept. 3-6 Labor Day Weekend
Sept. 7 Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 10 25th Celebration Of Life Concert, UU ChurchUUMH.org
Sept. 11 31st Annual Swim for Life & Paddler FlotillaSwim4Life.org
Sept. 16-19 Gay Pilots Cape Cod ClassicNGPA.org
Sept. 17-19 Yankee Lambda Antique Car ShowYankeeLCC.com
Sept. 16 Yom Kippur
Sept. 17-19 Provincetown Book FestivalProvincetownLibrary.org
Sept. 17-20 Provincetown Classic Women’s Flag FootballIWFFA.com
Sept. 22 Fall Equinox
Sept. 23-26 14th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater FestivalTWPtown.org
Sept. 25-Oct. 2-9 Provincetown Wellness Week


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October

October

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OCTOBER 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

Provincetown Ghost Tours The 90-minute walking tours explores old Provincetown buildings and cemeteries and provides a taste of the town’s long history and reported ghost stories. The Coffee Pot, 315 commercial street, Lopes Square, Provincetown Center ProvincetownGhostTours.com

TBD Rose Dorothea Award CeremonyProvincetownLibrary.org
TBD PAAM Annual GalaPAAM.org
TBD TedxProvincetownTED.com
TBD Spooky Bear WeekendPtown.org

Oct. 2-9 Provincetown Wellness Week
Oct. 8-10 Fall Monumental Yard Sale WeekendPtown.org
Oct. 8-11 Washashore Music and Arts Festival
Oct. 9-11 Columbus Day Weekend
Oct. 11-17 Women’s Week ProvincetownWomensWeekProvincetown.com
Oct. 17-24 Fantasia Fair The Original Transgender WeekFantasiaFair.org
Oct. 29-31 Halloween WeekendPtown.org


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November

November

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NOVEMBER 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON A SPECIFIC
BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN ANY OF THE LISTINGS BELOW
AND CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY.

FREE parking in our municipal parking lots

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown November through April, Provincetown United Methodist Church, 10 Shank Painter Road, Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30pm SkipFood.org

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

Nov. 4-7 Provincetown Wine and Food Festival
Nov. 11 Veterans Day
Nov. 11 Lighting of the Pilgrim MonumentPilgrim-Monument.org
Nov. 25-28 Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov. 25 Annual Pilgrim 5k Trot
Nov. 27 Annual Lighting of the Lobster Pot TreeFacebook page
Nov. 29 Hanukkah


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December

December

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DECEMBER 2021

IN THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES CHANGES ARE INEVITABLE.
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Wishing you a Season filled with beautiful moments and cherished memories!

Wishing you a Season filled with beautiful moments and cherished memories!

FREE parking in our municipal parking lots

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown November through April, Provincetown United Methodist Church, 10 Shank Painter Road, Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30 SkipFood.org

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Pilgrim-Monument.org

Visitors Center at Province LandsNPS.gov/caco

Highland Museum and LighthouseHighlandlighthouse.org

Provincetown Public LibraryProvincetownLibrary.org

The Cape School of Art in ProvincetownCapeSchoolOfArt.org

Fine Art Work Center FAWC FAWC.org

Provincetown Art Association and Museum PAAM PAAM.org

Provincetown TheaterProvincetownTheater.org

Water Edge CinemaProvincetownFilm.org/Cinema

Truro Center for the Art at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

Dec. 1 World Aids DayASGCC.org
Dec. 3-5 Holly FollyPtown.org
Dec. 4 Souper Saturday Fundraise for Soup Kitchen ProvincetownPtownSoup.org
Dec. 10-11 Outer cape Chorale ConcertOuterCapeChorale.org
Dec. 24-26 Christmas Weekend
Dec. 31- Jan. 2 New Year’s Eve & Weekend
12/30–1/5/2022 First Light ProvincetownPtown.org

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