Summer Guide Cape Cod

Summer Guide Cape Cod 2018

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www.summerguidecapecod.com 91 visit the blacksmith shop and Harris-Black House on May 5, 1-4 p.m.; Saturdays from Memorial Day to Columbus Day from 1 – 4 p.m.; Thursdays through Saturdays 1- 4 p.m. from June 28 to Labor Day; and Sundays from June 24 to September 9 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Elijah Cobb House, home to the Cobb House Museum (and offices to the Brewster His- torical Society), gives visitors a glimpse into the life and living quarters of one of Brewster's sea cap- tains, Elijah Cobb. Even though the house under- went renovations in 2015, the antique charm and historical integrity of the house, which was built in 1799, is still present. For $5, visitors can walk through the Cobb house and experience the keep- ing room, where the keeping, living, and cooking in beehive ovens took place; the best parlor, which contains intricate molding that was used to identify a kind of class system in the house and was used to impress important guests; a sea captain's medicine cabinet (with the medicine still intact); a first mate's desk and other artifacts. Visitors are welcome to tour the Cobb House and Museum at 739 Lower Road, Brewster 508-896-9521 on May 5 from 1 – 4 p.m.; Saturdays from Memorial Day to Columbus Day from 1 – 4 p.m.; Wednesdays from 4 – 7 p.m., and Thursdays through Saturdays from 1 – 4 p.m., from June 27 to Labor Day; and at an open house on October 6 from 1 - 4 p.m. In order to keep up with the town's historic ag- ricultural roots, the Brewster Historical Society of- fers a farmer's market on 51 Drummer Boy Road. Visitors can roam the stands from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., from June 24 to September 9, and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables grown by Brewster farmers and other farmers on the Cape. While picking through produce, visitors can learn about sustain- able growing techniques, tap into Brewster's his- tory, and support locally grown food. Visitors look- ing for locally grown produce during the off-season can visit the Harvest Market on October 28 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 51 Drummer Boy Road.• Cobb House Museum interior Hopkins Blacksmith Shop Photos courtey of Sally Gunning, Brewster Historical Society The Brewster Historical Society is also offering the following events this summer brewsterhistoricalsociety.org 508-896-9521 • Open Air Antiques Fair, June 24 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., located at Drummer Boy Park, 773 Main St. • Historical tours: August 9 and 23, September 6 and 20 (Tickets can be purchased at www.brew- sterhistoricalsociety.org) • The Widow's War Tour of Brewster – From 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Based on the historical novel by Sally Gunning, visitors can take a narrated bus tour, stop at five historic locations, and enjoy complimentary refreshments at historic Hopkins House Bakery. A book signing with author Sally Gunning will take place after the tour. • A Sea Captain's Tour of Brewster – From 1 – 4 p.m., visitors can take a narrated bus tour, stop at four historic locations, take part in a cem- etery scavenger hunt for captains' graves, and enjoy complimentary light repast at historic Captain Freeman Inn. • At Crosby Mansion, located at 163 Crosby Lane, visitors can participate in the Jewels, Jangles & More Sale. A Preview and Buy Night will take place on October 12 from 4 – 7 p.m.; admission is $10, and wine and refreshments will be included. A free admission sale will take place on October 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; visi- tors who make a donation will be able to take a historic mansion tour.

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