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First Night Sandwich

December 31, 2016 by Beth Colt

Celebrate the New Year at First Night Sandwich.  The evening will be full or arts and multicultural activities, musical performances, ice sculptures, food vendors and more around various parts of downtown Sandwich Village. 

Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

December 17, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

Gardens Aglow

December 16, 2016 by Beth Colt

Gardens Aglow at the Heritage Museum and Gardens is a holiday tradition.  Heritage Museum and Gardens is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with festive holiday displays, activities, music, food and more.

Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

December 10, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

Gardens Aglow

December 9, 2016 by Beth Colt

Gardens Aglow at the Heritage Museum and Gardens is a holiday tradition.  Heritage Museum and Gardens is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with festive holiday displays, activities, music, food and more.

Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

December 3, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

Gardens Aglow

December 2, 2016 by Beth Colt

Gardens Aglow at the Heritage Museum and Gardens is a holiday tradition.  Heritage Museum and Gardens is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with festive holiday displays, activities, music, food and more.

Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

November 26, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

Gardens Aglow

November 25, 2016 by Beth Colt

Gardens Aglow at the Heritage Museum and Gardens is a holiday tradition.  Heritage Museum and Gardens is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with festive holiday displays, activities, music, food and more.

Bird Carvers & Wildlife Arts Show

September 10, 2016 by Julia Pearl

The annual Bird Carvers & Wildlife Arts Show and Sale features New England’s most outstanding carvers displaying and selling their wares.  Some will give carving demonstrations as well throughout the weekend event.

All admission proceeds from this event go to a great cause – Thornton W. Burgess Society and its Green Briar Nature Center’s education programs.

Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod’s Garden Tours- Cranberry Bog View

July 11, 2016 by Beth Colt

Garden #1 Cranberry Bog View 
5 Norse Pines Drive, East Sandwich 02537
Working with an almost empty pallet of Cape Cod sand six years ago, this gardener has created a whimsical mix of raised beds, container vegetable gardens, wild cottage plots and formal plantings. Highlights are: a she-shed with overflowing window boxes, an Angel Trumpet tree, strawberries in an unusual resting place, various cages over raised beds to keep out the groundhogs, and five different varieties of hydrangea (‘Abracadabra’, ‘Endless Summer’ and ‘PeeGee’ among them).
Directions: Take Exit 3 off Rte 6, Head north on Quaker Meeting House Road to cross over 6A onto Spring Hill Road. Take the first right off Spring Hill Rd into Norse Pines. #5 is second house on left adjacent to cranberry bog.       Park in front of the house or in front of the wooded lot next door.

Lobster Roll Super

July 8, 2016 by Beth Colt

Lucious Lobster Roll, with chips, cold drink and dessert.

$17 Complete

FREE Hot Dogs for the KIDS!

Or Chicken Salad supper alternative $10

Eat in, Outside, or Take Home

Take-out Pick-up starts at 4:30

Supper starts at 5:00PM

Quantities limited. Don’t be disappointed!

Preorder by Wednesday, July 6

Calll 508-564-5628

Behind the scenes tour of the Heritage Collection

June 29, 2016 by Beth Colt

Go behind the scenes with Manager of Interpretive Programs Alexandra Mulrow for an exclusive tour of The Heritage Collection. The gallery will be closed to the general public during this private tour, giving participants the opportunity to engage deeply with objects like silver made by Paul Revere, a Native American dress made of money, and works by Elmer Crowell, America’s most famous decorative bird carver as Alexandra shares information that goes beyond exhibit labels.

Advance registration is recommended, as space is limited. Cost (includes museum admission): $10 Members, $25 Non-Member adults, $17 Non-Member youth

SandwichFest 2016

June 25, 2016 by Beth Colt

SandwichFest is a hometown street fair celebration featuring the Best Sandwich in Sandwich competition!

Rain or shine ~ we will be there having a great time…

Saturday June 25th, 2016 ~ 10am – 4pm 

The Seventh Annual SandwichFest will be celebrated on Saturday, June 25, from 10 am to 4 pm, rain or shine. This year’s street festival will be held on Water Street (Route 130) stretching from Town Hall Square to the Hoxie House.

Approximately 75 Juried Arts and Crafts, food and local non-profit organizations will take part in the event. The “Best Sandwich in Sandwich” tent will be located at the Hoxie House along with a “Beer and Wine Garden”.

To vote on People’s Choice Award and to sample the delicious sandwiches, purchase a $20 Ticket per person by registering and purchasing below. Fun and games with the Sandwich Recreation Department on the lawn of the former Thornton W. Burgess Museum, a Dog Costume Parade and Competition and much more awaits fair goers at this celebration of summer.

Walking Tour of Sandwich Village

June 14, 2016 by Beth Colt

Walking tours of Sandwich Village: Explore Back Roads and Back Stories.

June 14-October 8. 10am-11:30 on Tuesdays in June, July and August and Saturdays in September and October.

Led by knowledgeable docents. Free, donations welcome. Rain cancels. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours. Meet at the Sandwich Glass Museum. Good walking shoes are recommended.

– See more at: https://www.capecodtoday.com/calendar/#event|walking-tour-of-sandwich-village|2791

Strawberry Day

June 11, 2016 by Beth Colt

Enjoy fresh strawberries in a homemade dessert served in the historic Jam Kitchen from 11am-2pm for a $4 fee.  View old-fashioned strawberry jam making and sample jam tastings.  Browse among the used book sale, visit the nature center’s resident animals, and stroll the paths of the wildflower garden and grounds. – See more at: https://www.capecodtoday.com/calendar/#event|strawberry-day|1714

Rhododendron Festival

May 21, 2016 by Beth Colt

RHODODENDRON FESTIVAL

Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties and an explosion of color cover 100 acres with spectacular blooms at Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA.  Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flowers, learn more about Heritage’s storied rhododendron legacy, participate in activities with horticultural experts, and take one of these signature plants home with you from the special plant sale.  www.heritagemuseums.org

Cut! Costume and the Cinema Exhibition

April 16, 2016 by Beth Colt

CUT! features 43 breathtaking period costumes worn by Hollywood’s biggest stars, and offers an in-depth look at how costumes help the actors we admire play their parts well. The exhibition tour is organized by Exhibits Development Group, USA in cooperation with Cosprop, LTD, London, England.

Visitors to CUT! will be transported to the high seas with the costume Johnny Depp wore as Jack Sparrow inPirates of the Caribbean. And they will move from fairy tale England (Angelica Huston, Ever After) to colonial Virginia (Colin Farrell, The New World) to 18th-century England (Keira Knightley, The Duchess) and to 19th-century Paris – fantastic and opulent – (Emmy Rossum,The Phantom of the Opera). They will enjoy the escapades of the pair from 22B Baker Street – (Robert Downey, Jr and Jude Law, Sherlock Holmes) and be transported to seedy Shanghai in the 1930s (Natasha Richardson and Ralph Fiennes, The White Countess) and to World War II Belarus (Daniel Craig, Defiance). More than 30 actors, including Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Heath Ledger and Kate Winslet will be represented from some 25 films, all of which have been recognized in the trade and appreciated by the public for the quality of their costumes that evoke eras that have long since passed.

For more information, please visit heritagemuseums.orgor call (508) 888-3300.

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