Fall for Harwich…Parade-Fireworks and More

Everyone loves a Parade…. and the 4th  Annual Harwich Chamber of Commerce Hometown Parade is Sunday September 9th at 11:30. This year’s theme is “Feel the Rhythm of Harwich. 

Our Grand Marshall this year is Buddy Hall…. just a brief history of Buddy Hall- 95 years young,  (Emulous E. Hall III) Son of First Harwich Police Chief, Emulous E. Hall Jr.; Brother of Fire Chief Charles Hall • Joined 8th Air Force at 18 & served in England during much of WWII • Volunteer Firefighter for 22 Years once participated in a search and rescue by snowmobile  • Service on various Town committees over the years- Town Representative to Cape Cod Planning & Economic Development Commission •  Oldest living Past Grand Master of the Harwich Pilgrim Masonic Lodge -Donated Bowman’s Island in the Middle of the Herring River (visible from Rte looking north) to the Town of Harwich for conservation.  Owned and operated Bud’s GoKarts since 1960. Been everywhere, done everything…I’m sure there’s more…Stop by and I’m sure he will share many stories.

Beginning on Freeman  and Hoyt once again and traveling down Route 28 in Harwich Port and ending at the Harwich Cultural Center. More information on the route to follow. Parade Participant Forms are available NOW at the Harwich Chamber of Commerce.


 Fall for Harwich Festival *A series of events celebrating autumn in Harwich.  Ongoing September-Octoberwww.harwichcc.com

Saturday, September 1
Art in the Park, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Doane Park, Harwich Port.  Rain date Wednesday.  www.guildofharwichartists.com

Saturday, September 1
Harwich Historical Society Antique Show. Harwich Community Center, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Indoor show with 30-35 dealers, also includes appraisals and lobster roll lunch. Proceeds benefit the Society. www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org.

Sunday, September 2
Pops Concert   5PM Pilgrim Congregational Church, Harwich Port Tickets are available by calling 508-432-9037.  www.pilgrimchurchharwichport.org

Tuesday-Friday, September 4-9
 Cape Cod Senior Softball League Classic.  Potters Field and Senior Memorial Field, off Oak Street, Harwich Center. www.capecodseniorsoftball.com.

Wednesday, September 5th
Port Summer Nights- ENCORE to Summer….
Four Bands throughout Harwich Port 5:00pm-8:00pm for one more night of music..Bands will be The Oh Boys,Jazz til Dawn, Aaron Norcross Trio and Mike Dumas and the Satelite Band.

Friday, September 7
Luscious Lobster Roll Lunch 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM.  Christ Church Episcopal, Harwich Port.  508-432-1787

Saturday, September 8
Beach Day.  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  Games, food and fun for the whole family.  Red River Beach, South Harwich.  www.harwichcranberryfestival.org.  Rain date Sunday, Sept. 9th.

Sunday, September 9
Harwich Chamber of Commerce Home Town Parade -11:30 AM, Route 28 Harwich Port, Freeman Street to Doane to South ending at the Harwich Cultural Center for Awards and Music -Final Route will be posted  here. Forms are available here -click the link- Parade Forms  are available at the Harwich Chamber of Commerce and on our website  www.harwichcc.com

Saturday, September 15
Guided Walking Tours of Harwich Center, Brooks Academy Museum and Elmer Crowell Barn, 2:00 PM Costumed guides tell the Stories and point out the historic village during the Civil War era. Starts at the museum and includes admission to museum and barn exhibits.

Saturday, September 15
Harwich Chamber of Commerce Fall Business EXPO, 9:00AM-4:00PM Inside the Harwich Community Center- Gymnasium. Meet and visit with the many Harwich businesses.

 Saturday and Sunday, September 15 & 16*
Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival.  Arts, Crafts, Music and Food. NEW LOCATION, Behind the Harwich Community Center Harwich Center.www.harwichcranberryfestival.org
  Saturday:  Crafts Fair, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Food Vendors 9:00AM-8:00PM
  CranJam Music Festival, 12:30 – 8:00 PM
                  They’re Back……FIREWORKS… 8:00 PM — Our Presenting Sponsors this year…. 


Our Platinum Sponsors

Our Gold Sponsor

Our Silver Sponsors

Harwich Cranberry Festival Sunday September 16th Crafts Fair, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Food Vendors 9:00 AM-4:00PM

Saturday, September 15
Cemetery Tours –Pine Grove-West Harwich Baptist Church Cemetery, West Harwich 1:00 PM.  www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org.

Saturday, September 29
Blessing of the Animals, 10:00 AM. Christ Church Episcopal, Harwich Port. 12noon at Red River Beach 508-432-1787.  www.christepiscopalharwich.org

Farmer’s Market, 3:00 – 6:00 PM.  Grounds of Brooks Academy, Harwich Center. (Rain or Shine).  Sponsored with the Harwich Agricultural Commission.  www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org.

Cape Cod Theatre Company Home of Harwich Junior Theatre.  Productions appealing to all ages.  www.capecodtheatrecompany.org


Fall for Harwich Festival *A series of events celebrating autumn in Harwich.  www.harwichcc.com

October 6 & 7
Harwich Part Octoberfest Sidewalk Sale, Music and Fun.  Shop along Harwich Port and Listen to some of your summer favorites and more..Remember SHOP LOCAL….

Thursday, October 5
Farmer’s Market, 3:00 – 6:00 PM.  Grounds of Brooks Academy, Harwich Center.  (Rain or Shine).  Sponsored with the Harwich Agricultural Commission.  www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org.

Saturday, October 13 & 20
Lantern Tours.   Start at dusk.  Meet the “spirits” of Harwich past on these guided lantern tours of the Harwich Center Cemetery, with costumed re-enactors.  Admission & Registration Required.  Brooks Academy Museum.  www.harwichhistoricalsocity.org.

October 14-21   
Harwich Restaurant Week Restaurant specials and discounts all week long.  Presented by the Harwich Chamber of Commerce www.harwichcc.com

Cape Cod Theatre Company Home of Harwich Junior Theatre.  Productions appealing to all ages.  www.capecodtheatrecompany.org

Ongoing          Fall For Harwich Festival  www.harwichcc.com



Port Summer Nights Musical Strolls

Enjoy the sights and sounds of summer Wednesday nights in Harwich Port with
Port Summer Nights
Wednesday Nights 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

                    July 4th- August 29th                      Presented By

July 4thThank a Local Hero
 Just Like That, Earth Junior, Act 4, Night Train

July 11th Rock & Roll
Andrea, the Judge and the Sinner, Digney Fignus, Mike Dumas & Satelite Band, Out Late with Diana Di Gioia

July 18th – Family Fun Night
Elmore and the Counterfeit, Keltic Kids, Technicolor Motor Home, Someone’s Little Brother, JO & CO

July 25th – Get Your Groove On

Drumma Queens, The Johns,Vb & The Buzz, Super Soulshine, Link Montana and Rough Riders

August 1st – Country Night & Touch a Truck
Tattoo Cowboy, North Country, Catie Flynn, Blue en Blonde

August 8th – Battle of the Decades
All Worn Out Jug Band, Crocodile Tears, Elmore and the Counterfeit,
The Rip It Ups,
Mojo Kings

August 15th – Blues and Jazz
 Monica Rizzio,Steve Morgan & the Kingfish, The Clayton Reistano Project, Groovalottos

August 22nd – Days of Summer
High Attitude, Straight Jacket Slumber Party ,Last Men on Earth   

August 29th – Last Blast of Summer
 Canon Hill ,Ukeladies,Mark’s Music Rock Program, Blue en Blonde, Act 4


Sponsored by the Harwich Chamber of Commerce Events Committee.


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