On December 5th from 10am to 2pm bring the entire family to Eastham and enjoy some holiday fun! Santa arrives at 10am at the Gift Barn. There will be a moon bounce for all of the kids to enjoy as well as refreshment and more. There is a trolley that will be taking people back and forth between the Red Barn and the Elks Lodge. The Elks Lodge on McKoy Road will have holiday games and crafts projects, face painting and balloons, an obstacle course, pony rides, GymKids demonstration, and more! Bring an unwrapped toy for the toy drive (toys for tots). This is a fun event for the whole family and it is a big hit, so get there early!
A benefit for the Eastham Historical Society will be held at the Orleans/Eastham Elks on September 26th starting at 6pm. Tickets are $20 per person and include Food, entertainment and a chance to win some great prizes. There will be a cash bar as well. The Elks is located within walking distance of the Town Crier Motel and is a great place to hang with the locals and to eat some great food. This years Oktoberfest will be their 3rd and so far it has been a big hit. For more info on this event contact Joan Sullivan at 508 255-077.
This years thirty second annual Windmill Weekend will be held on September 11, 12 and 13. Windmill Weekend has a little something for everyone. To kick off the weekend there will be a fish and chicken fry at the Eastham/Orleans Elks Club. There will be a band playing some great music outside on stage. There will also be a talent show on stage and awards ceremony. There will be a craft show at Nauset High School on Saturday from 10 to 4. Head back to the Elks lodge on Saturday afternoon for a vehicle show. Then Sunday morning there will be a pancake breakfast held at the Elks lodge. At the windmill green there will be booths setup with activities for everyone, raffles, local organizations and more. On Sunday afternoon there will be a parade starting at Brackett Road and goes all the way to the windmill green.
For the full list of events, activities and times visit the Eastham Windmill Weekend website.
Located just up the street at the Schoolhouse Museum on Schoolhouse Road there will be an antiques sale and show. The show starts at 9am and runs until 4pm. There are 48 local and regional antiques dealers signed up to be at the show already. The cost is $4.00 and there will be a bake sale table as well. Stop on by and browse some great antiques and finds. You may leave with a great find, or you may just want to reminisce of times past. For more info view their website here.
The Eastham Cultural Council presents the 2009 Hands On The Arts Festival on the Windmill Green, Saturday June 20 and Sunday June 21, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The festival will be celebrating its 11th year. This Eastham festival is great and hands on for both kids and adults alike. Anyone can try to craft with local artisans and learn how to make things with their hands. There will be booths for painting, printmaking, fiber arts, jewelry making and more. There will also be some great live entertainment such as a puppeteer, storytelling, musical instruments, a potters wheel and more. Local artists will have their work on display for purchase. These purchases help to fund all of the FREE activities at the festival. For more info and scheduling visit the website here.