JANUARY - MARCH —
Classroom Visitations to Yarmouth Schools for programs on Native Americans and their Crafts, the Sea Captains of Yarmouth and the History of the Saltworks on Cape Cod.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21st, 2PM
Midwinter Salon at the Captain Bangs Hallet House. Powerpoint Lecture by Bill Ewen, author of “Steamboats of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket". Followed by reception. $10., Members $8. Reservations required at 508.362.3021.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12th, 9AM-3PM
Giant Yard Sale to the Yarmouth Senior Center. Donate items to HSOY or rent your own table for $35. For table reservations call 508.362.3832.
FRIDAY, MAY 15th, 10AM
Spring Trail Walk with Gretchen Moran Towers, Cape Cod birder from the Museum of Natural History, Brewster. Meet at the Gate House behind the Yarmouth Port Post Office and join a 1 1/4-mile tour of this 50-acre preserve. (Intended for adults and children over 12). FREE.
THURSDAY, JUNE 16th, 5-7PM
Lecture and exhibit of antique silhouettes, followed by wine & cheese reception for members and their guests at the Captain Bangs Hallet House.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17th, 1-5PM
Captain Bangs Hallet House OPENS TO THE PUBLIC featuring an exhibit go antique silhouettes. The House is regularly open to the public for tours 1-4PM, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 15th.
SATURDAY, JULY 4th, 11AM
Annual Fourth of July Picnic at the Kelley Chapel Meadow for members and their guests. Enjoy an old-fashioned picnic to celebrate our country’s birthday. FREE.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2nd,
An all day excursion to Gloucester, including round trip bus, 2 1/2-hour harbor cruise around Thacher Island (bring your own lunch) and admission to Beauport, one of Historic New England’s premier properties. Limited space. $85. Reservations required at 508.362.3021.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th, 1-4PM
“All Around The Common.” Open House at the four historic properties on the Yarmouth Port Green. All will be welcoming visitors. FREE.
• 4PM—Mark Twain’s America, a concert by pianist Jacqueline Schwab, whose name was featured extensively in Ken Burns documentaries. At the New Church; Sponsored by HSOY and funded in part by the Mid-Cape Cultural Council. FREE.
• Patrons of this special event will receive preferred seating for the concert and following the concert an opportunity to meet the artist at a cocktail reception at a local residence. $35. Reservations required at 508.362.3021.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th, 5PM
Annual Meeting and Dinner. Reservations required. Place to be determined. For information call 508.363.3021.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 1 & 3PM (Rain date OCT 8th)
Tour of Yarmouth Port's Ancient Cemetery where you will meet costumed characters representing Yarmouth's early settlers and hear their stories. $10. Reservations required call 508.362.3021.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20th, 3PM
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service in the Historic Kelley Chapel, nestled in a secluded meadow behind the Yarmouth Port Post Office, Rt 6a. Join friends and neighbors seated on 1790 Quaker Meeting House pews in front of a potbellied wood stove and enjoy traditional hymns of the harvest season. Refreshments and conversation follow the service.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4th, 1-4PM
Yarmouth Port Christmas Stroll. Visit the museums, bed & breakfasts, inns, and businesses along the Old Kings Highway in the famed section known as the Captains' Mile. They will welcome you with holiday decorations, tasty treats, and music of the season. Children are invited to have their photo taken at the Captain Bangs Hallet House (courtesy of Walgreens). FREE.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6th, 4-6PM
New Members' and Volunteers' Reception at the Captain Bangs Hallet House.