Cape Cod things to do Nov. 26-Dec. 2: Books, jazz, animals, oysters


Star oyster friends at e book signing

Visitors to the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History can meet Sammy Spat, star of the brand new e book “Sammy Spat and the Big Rescue,” by creator Kahren Dowcett. In the story, Dowcett takes a deep dive into the world underneath the ocean, taking Sammy, a one in 1,000,000 oyster, on a marine journey that weaves life classes with ecological consciousness. The e book shines a light-weight on oysters, not solely as a sustainable meals supply, however as a keystone species. Dowcett shall be readily available, signing copies of her e book.

When: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Where: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St., Brewster

Admission:  $10 adults, $5 youngsters (museum admission)


Holiday brunch with creator Amy Pershing

Amy Pershing, creator of the Cape Cod Foodie Mystery Series, will deal with friends to a studying from her lately launched e book, “An Eggnog to Die For,” over a vacation brunch. Guests will obtain copies of each that e book and her “A Side of Murder” to be signed by Pershing following the studying. Brunch highlights embody spiked eggnog, a mimosa bar, and white chocolate peppermint martinis.

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday

Where: Mad Minnow Bar & Kitchen, 554 Route 28, Harwich

Admission: $75


Jazz ensemble to play favorites

The jazz ensemble of eight-string guitarist Fred Fried and the Bruce Abbott Quintet, that includes vocalist Marcelle Gauvin, will play a live performance of works by such composers as George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mandel, Michel LeGrand and Bill Evans. Sax, flute, bass and drums spherical out the ensemble’s sound.

When: 3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth

Admission: $20


Nathaniel Philbrick.

Philbrick to discuss new ‘Travels with George’ e book

"Travels with George," by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Museums on the Green will host a reside and live-streamed speak with Nantucket creator Nathaniel Philbrick, discussing his newest “Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy.” In the autumn of 2018, Philbrick launched into a journey into what Washington referred to as “the toddler woody nation” to see for himself what America had change into within the 229 years because the beginning of the nation. “Travels with George” follows Philbrick’s personal adventures together with his spouse and their canine as they observe Washington’s presidential excursions and grapple together with his legacy as a person of the individuals, a reluctant president and a plantation proprietor who held individuals in slavery. Copies of the e book shall be obtainable for buy and personalization.

When: 4 p.m. Monday

Where: First Congregational Church, 68 Main St., Falmouth

Admission: Free


Documentary screening to spotlight the human/animal bond

The documentary function “The Way Home: A Century of Finding Loving Companions for Shelter Animals” can have a public screening because the Animal Rescue League of Boston continues its celebration of 100 years of service on Cape Cod. The movie highlights the human/animal bond and the league’s work over the previous century. Following the movie shall be a musical efficiency that includes Lisa Jason, a singer-songwriter from New York with Cape roots, backed by piano, drums and bass. Proceeds will profit each the league and Cotuit Center for the Arts.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road

Admission: $25


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