Provincetown Blog

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Piping Plover in Provincetown
June 13, 2014

The Piping Plover, a beautiful, small shorebird, is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act both federally and in the State of Massachusetts. There are less than 2,000 pairs along the Atlantic coast.  With its miles of undeveloped beaches, Cape Cod National Seashore supports about 15% of the Massachusetts breeding population. Much of the Continue Reading

A view from the harbor
Come visit us in Provincetown!
April 26, 2014

Unique galleries, amazing restaurants, and a welcoming atmosphere make Provincetown a favorite destination for visitors, whether for an overnight or several weeks. Over the years, Provincetown has evolved from a well known artists colony to an upscale destination for the traveler. Provincetown embodies diversity, community spirit, and creative expression. Our resident population is just under Continue Reading

Elizabeth and Elizabeth Brooke with Mr.Pippin and Miss Potter
New Name, Same Folks – Provincetown Hotel
December 27, 2013

We have rebranded and our new name is the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s. Same innkeepers, same great service, just a new name. We hope you enjoy our new site with photos by Jumping Rocks. Visit us at The Provincetown Hotel.

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Annual Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument 2012
November 15, 2012

To celebrate the Pilgrims’ first landing in the new world in Provincetown November 11, 1620 is the annual lighting of the Pilgrim Monument. When: November 21, 2012 from 5-7pm Where: Well, you can see it anywhere in Provincetown! However, if you are up at the monument you can partake in all the festivities. And yes, Continue Reading

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Bird Watching in Provincetown
October 18, 2012

Provincetowns Beech Forest in the Cape Cod National Seashore (CCNS) is a national mecca for birders because it is a major resting stop for the semi annual shore and seabird migrations along the East Coast flyway. Provincetowns geographical significance to this migration rests on the simple fact that it sticks forty miles out to sea. Continue Reading

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October is Fall Foliage Month in Provincetown!
October 3, 2012

6 to 8 Columbus Day Weekend 8 to 14 Annual Womens Week  www.womeninnkeepers.com 6 to 8 Monumental Yard Sale 14 to 21 Fantasia Fair   www.fantasiafair.org 17 to 21 Provincetown Round Up Weekend   www.provincetownroundup.org 27 to 31 Halloween Festival 27 to 28 Spooky Bear Weekend   www.ne-ursamen.org

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Come visit us in Provincetown this July!
July 4, 2012

7th Fine Arts Work Center Summer Awards Celebration   www.fawc.org 8th PAAMS ANNUAL SECRET GARDEN TOUR www.paam.org 7 to 15 BEAR WEEK in Provincetown   www.ptownbears.org 11 Summer JAZZ with Bart Weisman at PAAM   www.paam.org 17 to 21 GIRL SPLASH   www.girl-splash.com 22 Provincetown 5K RUN WALK  http://tinyurl.com/7ekptbk 23 to 28 WHALE WEEK Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies www.coastalstudies.org 23 HOMEMADE BOAT Continue Reading

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June happenings in Provinctown
May 25, 2012

Race Point Lighthouse Tours- the first and third Saturdays June – Oct. 2013 – www.racepointlighthouse.org 1 HOW  13th By The Sea Bike Trek – www.HelpingOurWomen.org 1-2 WorldFest – www.facebook.com/worldfestptown 6 Community Beach Clean-up – www.ptown.org 6 ASGCC Night at Chef’s Table – www.asgcc.org 8 Truro Vineyards Summer Kick-Off Party “Wine & Whales” – www.trurovineyardsofcapecod.com 8 Veterans and Their Families Fishing Event – www.vetsfishptown.com TBA Provincetown Heritage Day – www.ptownlib.com 15 Outriders Boston to Ptown Bike Ride – www.outriders.org 16 Soup Kitchen Continue Reading

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Whale and Bird Watching Starts Early in Provincetown, Ma
April 23, 2012

The following is some wonderful buzz about the return of the Osprey and the Whales to Provincetown. A right whale breaching April holds magic in Provincetown. Make your reservation at Gabriel’s and we will point you in the direction of majestic whale watching, spots where birds will eat right out of your hand and so Continue Reading

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The Outer Cape Chorale, Provincetown Massachusetts
November 20, 2011

Outer Cape Chorale The Outer Cape Chorale was founded in 2002 by its conductor Jon Arterton. The Cape Cod Chorale has grown to a group of over 140 chorus based in Provincetown, Massachusetts. They are a community chorus of which no member auditions. The members simply must have one thing in common, the love of Continue Reading

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