Lower and Outer Cape events information should be sent in 14 days before the intended date of publication. E-mail the who, what, where and when to dtunney@wickedlocal.com. Questions? Call 774-722-1160. All listings are subject to change.

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

Fish Fry, Orleans Eastham Elks, 10 McKoy Rd., Eastham, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fish, burgers, dogs and more, cash bar.

Lobster roll lunch. Roll, slaw, chips, drink, $17. Eat in or take out. Christ Episcopal Church, 671 Route 28, Harwich Port, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Info: 508-432-1787.

French Cable Station Museum tour, 41 Route 28, Orleans, frenchcablestationmuseum.org. Guided tours 1 to 4 p.m. Donations accepted.

Nauset Lighthouse Tour Climb to the top of the Nauset Lighthouse at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Eastham. Learn the history of the light and what goes into maintaining and operating it while getting beautiful views out over the Atlantic. Tours are free; donations appreciated. Park in the Nauset Light Beach parking lot. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Festival of the Arts, Chase Park, Cross Street, Chatham, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 120 artisans, food trucks, children’s Art Corner. Free shuttles all day from Creative Arts Center, 154 Crowell Rd., and Chatham Community Center, 702 Main St. Sponsored by Creative Arts Center. Info: capecodcreativearts.org.

Book Talk with Rachel Cline and Adam Moss, authors of Are We Done, Yet? 7:30 p.m., Wellfleet Public Library 55 W. Main St.

Pulled pork dinner. Orleans United Methodist Church, corner of Route 28 and Main Street, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Slow roasted pulled pork on a roll, homemade coleslaw, cookies and beverage. $12; take out available.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

Cape Cod National Seashore Five beaches: Coast Guard, Eastham; Nauset Light Beach, Eastham; Head of the Meadow Beach, Truro; Race Point Beach, Provincetown; Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown; Marconi Beach, Wellfleet. Summer fees: $20 daily vehicle; $10 motorcycles; $3 pedestrians/bicyclists. Annual pass $60. Info: nps.gov/caco.

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, 291 Route 6, Wellfleet. Five miles of trails, nature center, picnic area, guided programs and tours. Trails open daily 8 a.m. to dusk. Admission $8 adults, $3 children, $5 seniors 65 and older; members free. Info: massaudubon.org/wellfleetbay.

French Cable Station Museum tour, 41 Route 28, Orleans, frenchcablestationmuseum.org. Guided tours 1 to 4 .m. Donations accepted.

Festival of the Arts, Chase Park, Cross Street, Chatham, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 120 artisans, food trucks, children’s Art Corner. Free shuttles all day from Creative Arts Center, 154 Crowell Rd., and Chatham Community Center, 702 Main St. Sponsored by Creative Arts Center. Info: capecodcreativearts.org.

Honey Bee Day at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Route 6A, Brewster, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live bee hive openings noon and 12:45 p.m. $5. Advance sign up required. Free events with paid museum admission: honeybee arts and crafts, movie Silence of the Bees, shown throughout the day. Info: 508-896-3867 ext. 133.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

Nauset Lighthouse Tour Climb to the top of the Nauset Lighthouse at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Eastham. Learn the history of the light and what goes into maintaining and operating it while getting beautiful views out over the Atlantic. Tours are free; donations appreciated. Park in the Nauset Light Beach parking lot. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

French Cable Station Museum tour, 41 Route 28, Orleans, frenchcablestationmuseum.org. Guided tours 1 to 4 .m. Donations accepted.

Crosby Mansion Open House, last of the season, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 163 Crosby Lane, Brewster. Guided and self-guided tours of the historic house. $5 donation requested from visitors over age 12. Info: crosbymansion.com.

Festival of the Arts, Chase Park, Cross Street, Chatham, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 120 artisans, food trucks, children’s Art Corner. Free shuttles all day from Creative Arts Center, 154 Crowell Rd., and Chatham Community Center, 702 Main St. Sponsored by Creative Arts Center. Info: capecodcreativearts.org.

Nauset Fellowship, Chapel in the Pines, Samoset Road, Eastham, Looking Back, Looking Forward .... 50 years of Nature Observation, with Bob Prescott, longtime director of the Wellfleet Bay Sanctuary. 10 a.m.

Trump's Foreign Policy and What Lies Ahead, with speaker Trudy Rubin, foreign affairs columnist at Philadelphia Inquirer, 7:30 p.m., Wellfleet Public Library 55 W. Main St. Free, all welcome.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 19

Mindfulness Meditation, Orleans Community Center, 44 Main St., noon to 12:30 p.m., or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Drop-in class with Deborah Ennis and Asa Nadeau. Free; donation accepted. All levels welcome. Info: 508-432-3383.

The Singing Trooper, Sgt. Daniel M. Clark, in a benefit concert at Eastham United Methodist Church, 3200 Route 6, 7 p.m. $15 adults, $5 student and children. Call the church office to reserve tickets, 508-255-8774. Also available at Ace Hardware, 4205 Route 6. At the door if any seating available.

Outermost Toastmasters, meets 7 p.m., at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 355 Main St., Wellfleet, lower level. Guests always welcome. Improve public speaking and leadership skills in a fun and relaxing environment. Refreshment and informal conversation follows. Info: Call Ken, 508-277-7618.

Native Nightlife Walk, in the Seashore, with guides Todd Kelley and native Wampanoag/Nipmuc Marcus Hendricks, sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust and Eastham Conservation Foundation, 6 to 8 p.m. $20, registration required at harwichconservationtrust.org.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

Mudflat Mania, two-hour program on the low tide flats at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Route 6A, Brewster. 9:30 a.m. Bring nets, pails, water, sunscreen, towel. Adults $8, children $6. Info: 508-896-3867, ext. 133.

Bauhaus Summers on the Outer Cape Join Cape Cod Modern House Trust founder Peter McMahon to learn about how the Outer Cape attracted many of the prime movers of the enormously influential Bauhaus architectural movement. 7 p.m., CCNS Salt Pond Visitor Center, 50 Nauset Rd., Eastham. Free.

CrabGrass Bluegrass Band at Brewster Ladies’ Library, 5 p.m. Hear banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and bass. Outdoors event, weather permitting. Bring a chair. (Rain location auditorium.) Free and all welcome. Sponsored by Brewster Ladies’ Library Association.

Bingo, Orleans Eastham Elks, 10 McKoy Rd., Eastham, 6:30 p.m. Food available.

Nauset Lighthouse Tour Climb to the top of the Nauset Lighthouse at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Eastham. Learn the history of the light and what goes into maintaining and operating it. Tours are free; donations appreciated. Park in the Nauset Light Beach parking lot. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn Tie Dye. Brooks Free Library, 739 Main St., Harwich, says bring your white T-shirt and it will supply the liquid dyes to create unique clothing, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. It’s free, no registration is required and everyone is welcome. Info: 508-430-7562.

Climate Change and Immigration: Uncovering the Connections, with speaker Aviva Chomsky, 8 p.m. at Wellfleet Public Library 55 W. Main St. Free, and everyone invited.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

Digging into the Past, a talk about Highland Lighthouse with John Small, the great-great-great grandson of Isaac Small, the first lighthouse keeper of Highland Light. 1 p.m., at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Route 6A, Brewster. Free with museum admission.

Nauset Model Railroad Club open house 6 to 8 p.m., 180 Route 6A, Orleans, lower level Hilltop Plaza. Scavenger Hunt, model railroads Millvale, Union Freight, Pawtucket Station and more. Free, plenty of parking. Donations accepted. Info: nausetmodelrrclub.com

Nauset Lighthouse Tour Climb to the top of the Nauset Lighthouse at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Eastham. Learn the history of the light and what goes into maintaining and operating it while getting beautiful views out over the Atlantic. Tours are free; donations appreciated. Park in the Nauset Light Beach parking lot. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

Mudflat Mania, two-hour program on the low tide flats at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Route 6A, Brewster. 11 a.m. Bring nets, pails, water, sunscreen, towel. Adults $8, children $6. Info: 508-896-3867, ext. 133.

Author talk. Gardening expert C. L. Fornari talks about her book Sand and Soil - Creating Beautiful Gardens on Cape Cod and the Islands. 7 p.m., Brewster Ladies Library. Free.

The Widow’s War Tour of Satucket (Brewster) Village, sponsored by Brewster Historical Society, based on historical novel by Sally Gunning, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Narrated bus tour, refreshments, book signing. $45, brewsterhistoricalsociety.org. Tours depart from Drummer Boy Park, 773 Main St., Brewster.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

Symphony at the Seashore Cape Symphony, led by Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak, performs on the outdoor stage with patriotic tunes, Broadway hits, and more, 7 p.m., 7 p.m., CCNS Salt Pond Visitor Center, 50 Nauset Rd., Eastham. Bring bug spray. Free.

Fish Fry, Orleans Eastham Elks, 10 McKoy Rd., Eastham, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fish, burgers, dogs and more, cash bar. Lobster roll lunch. Roll, slaw, chips, drink, $17. Eat in or take out. Christ Episcopal Church, 671 Route 28, Harwich Port, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Info: 508-432-1787.

French Cable Station Museum tour, 41 Route 28, Orleans, frenchcablestationmuseum.org. Guided tours 1 to 4 p.m. Donations accepted.

Nauset Lighthouse Tour Climb to the top of the Nauset Lighthouse at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Eastham. Learn the history of the light and what goes into maintaining and operating it while getting beautiful views out over the Atlantic. Tours are free; donations appreciated. Park in the Nauset Light Beach parking lot. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.