Thanksgiving Story Time for Kids
When: November 18, 2015; 11:00-12:00pm
Where: Provincetown library, Provincetown, MA
The Provincetown Public Library will host a special Thanksgiving edition of our story hour led by Susan Packard in the Second Level Children’s Area this month. The session will feature a great new learning theme for kids accompanied by fun books, crafts, and activities designed to stimulate young minds. This holiday event is funded by the Friends and Supporters of the Provincetown Library.
Eastham Turnip Festival
When: November 21, 2015, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Nauset Regional High School, 100 Cable Road, Eastham
Info: Eastham Public Library / (508) 240-5950
Yes, you read that right ... a turnip festival! The town of Eastham is famous for its turnips - the sweetest you'll ever taste, courtesy of Cape Cod's light sandy soil and sweet salt air. This one-of-a-kind Cape Cod event celebrates the venerable hometown veggie with an afternoon full of games (turnip bowling, anyone?), fun contests for all ages, arts and crafts for the kids, live music, and lots of unique tastings from the turnip cook-off. Eastham turnips will be on sale, too, just in time for your Thanksgiving feast!
Plymouth Thanksgiving Events
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 20
Makepeace Farm's Harvest Market
When: November 22, 2015 11:00am-4:00pm
Where: DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park Plymouth, MA
Celebrate Thanksgiving in Plymouth
Annual Chatham Turkey Trot
When: November 26, 2015, 7 - 8 a.m. registration
Where: Begins behind the Orpheum Theater on Main Street in Chatham
Entry Fee: Ages 17+ $15 plus a bag of non-perishable grocery items; ages 5-16 $5; under 5 free with one grocery item
Info: Turkey Trot
Work up an appetite for Thanksgiving dinner on a fun, family friendly walk/run along 3.1 miles of Chatham's scenic roads. This ever-popular annual event benefits the Lower Cape Outreach Council's emergency programs.
“We Gather Together” 5K
When: Thursday, November 26th, 2015, at 8am
Where: Sandwich runners, or walkers, will be meeting at Wing School, (33 Water St, Sandwich, MA 02563) to support four different food programs of Time Out Productions. The fee for the race is $10 with a bag of 10 non-perishable grocery items, which will be donated to the Sandwich food pantry. For more information, check out “We Gather Together” 5k or contact this email address: email@example.com
Provincetown 5k Pilgrim Trot
Run the Pilgrim Trot on Thanksgiving day in P-town! What better way to spend your Thanksgiving than celebrating the Pilgrims who fled here from religious persecution and made the Cape their home. The event will take place at the Sandcastle Resort and Club, located on 929 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657. The event starts at 9am and there is a $25 dollar registration fee, all proceeds from the event will be donated to the Provincetown Art Association & Museum.
Andrea Holding Thanksgiving Race
Looking for a great cause to support? Come show your support and remember Andrea Holden, a young girl who died on November 27th, 1990, suddenly and unexpected, after celebrating her seventh birthday. All funds raised go to benefit the health and well-being of children in the Mid-Cape Area. The Andrea Holding Thanksgiving Race takes place on November 28th at 10am at Whig St. and Scarsdale Rd, Dennis, Massachusetts 02660.
Run Your Turkey Off
Show your support for Bourne High School by participating in the 4th annual “Run Your Turkey Off” race. This race will benefit the Bourne High School Track and Field, and cross-country teams. It takes place on November 28th at 9am. Visit their website for various prices and take a look at the course-map, also register online, and to see what awards will be given to the runners.
Cape Cod Moms