Friday, December 1, 2023
Annual Harwich Port Stroll
5:30 Annual Tree Lighting and Caroling in Doane Park with the Harwich Elementary School Chorus, Pilgrim Masonic Lodge and Pilgrim Congregational Church.
5:30 – 8:30 Christmas Stroll – Families, Children and all will stroll through the shops, church and art galleries for specials and holiday fun.
5:30 – 8:30 Homeless for the Holidays – Harwich Fire & Police collecting toys, food, and cash/gift cards for Toys
6:15 Santa’s Arrival to the Harwich Chamber of Commerce Porch via Harwich Fire Truck.
6:15 – 8 pm Visit with Santa – Outside Visitor Information Center
6 – 8 pm Harwich Town Band Concert – TD Bank
5:30 – 8:30 Annual Cookie Sale and Nativity Scenes Display – Pilgrim Congregational Church.
6:00 Seven Trees for Seven Villages – Trees light in each Village
Saturday, December 2nd –
EXCITING & NEW THIS YEAR –
12 – 6 Dickens of a Christmas A Christmas Carol in Harwich – A Live interactive strolling experience of the classic story by Charles Dickens. Scenes come alive along Main St. starting at the Pilgrim Masonic Lodge and ending at Brooks Park. Vendors and Food Trucks located at Brooks Park
9 – 11 Garden Club of Harwich Holiday Boutique, Harwich Community Center – Hand-made Fresh Evergreen Wreaths, Holiday Sweets, Holiday Centerpieces and Decorations, Hand Crafted Gifts. Holiday House Tour Tickets available.
9 – 12 Harwich Elementary PTO Holiday Bazaar
10-4 Holiday Open Market at The 204 -204 Sisson Road
11 – 4 Harwich Garden Club Holiday House and Inn Tours
3:00 – 3:45 John McCutcheon Concert for Kids, 204 Sisson Road – This FREE!!! concert for kids and their adult chaperones is part of the holiday celebrations going on throughout Harwich, World renowned singer, songwriter, storyteller, multi-instrumentalist John McCutcheon has made 8 recordings for children, six of which were nominated for Grammy awards.
3 – 5 First Congregational Church Advent Concert, First Congregational Church – Free! The theme will be “Animals” and the children of the congregation will participate, along with the choir, instruments, and readings. All are invited. The music includes pieces by Bill Staines, Gordon Lightfoot and a carol sing along.
7:30 – 9:30 An Evening with John McCutheon, 204 Sisson Road – John McCutcheon folk music’s renaissance man — master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author
11 – 5 Santa, Mrs. Claus and Friends – A Variety of scenes and activities strategically located a variety of businesses in East Harwich. Meservey’s Route 137 Shell-Harwich Paint & Decorating, Terry’s TV & Appliances, Hinckley Home Center, Wequassett Resort.
Wequassett Resort & Golf Club
11 – 4 Holiday Market & Food Trucks – Red River BBQ, Encore Food Truck
4:00 pm Santa Arrives
5:30 Tree Lighting and Caroling by the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School Chorus
6:00 Harwich Chamber of Commerce Annual Fireworks – Ending the night overlooking Pleasant Bay at Wequassett Resort & Golf Club. Sponsored by: Presenting Sponsors Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, Eastward Ho Golf Club, Harwich Paint & Decorating and Chatham Paint & Hardware; Diamond Sponsors Meservy’s 137 Gas and Hinckley’s Home Centers; Platinum Sponsors JFF Design, Terry’s TV & Appliances, and Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival
Sunday, December 3rd –
EXCITING & NEW THIS YEAR –
12:00 Holiday Parade – from Harwich Elementary School to Monomoy High School
2:00 – 6 pm Dickens of a Christmas A Christmas Carol in Harwich – A Live interactive strolling experience of the classic story by Charles Dickens. Scenes come alive along Main St. starting at the Pilgrim Masonic Lodge and ending at Brooks Park. Vendors and Food Trucks located at Brooks Park