Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Beech Forest Beauty Walk

This 90-minute guided stroll through Provincetown’s Beech Forest explores the forest habitat and may include displays of fall color. FREE. Reservations are required and may be made up to one week in advance by calling Province Lands Visitor Center at (508) 487-1256.

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Oct
21
6:00 PM18:00

State of the Seashore with Superintendent Brian Carlstrom

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about 2019 accomplishments at Cape Cod National Seashore such as the repair and reopening of the parking area at Herring Cove Beach and the completion of the rehab of the Head of the Meadow Bike Trail. Find out about current and future projects such as the rehab of the historic station at Coast Guard Beach in Eastham and the rehab project at Highland Light about to get underway.

In addition, Friends will be presenting a $75,000 "check" to the park, the result of fundraising efforts for the repair and rehab of the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trail in Wellfleet, and will be signing the official agreement with the National Park Service and Cape Cod National Seashore which will be in effect for the next ten years.

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Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Beech Forest Beauty Walk

This 90-minute guided stroll through Provincetown’s Beech Forest explores the forest habitat and may include displays of fall color. FREE. Reservations are required and may be made up to one week in advance by calling Province Lands Visitor Center at (508) 487-1256.

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Oct
29
3:00 PM15:00

Bats of Cape Cod

SUNY-ESF bat researcher Sarah-Jayne Collins will present practical demonstrations of field survey equipment and a discussion of local bat populations, threats to the species, current status, and ongoing research. FREE.

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Oct
31
2:00 PM14:00

On the Trail with the Classics

These 45-minute programs are set in locales that inspired writers and poets, and include a one-mile walk. Share in the poetry of Mary Oliver on October 17 (meet at Province Lands Visitor Center), and enjoy Wyman Richardson’s descriptions of Nauset Marsh on October 31 (meet at the Salt Pond Visitor Center outdoor amphitheater).

 

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Oct
17
2:00 PM14:00

On the Trail with the Classics

These 45-minute programs are set in locales that inspired writers and poets, and include a one-mile walk. Share in the poetry of Mary Oliver on October 17 (meet at Province Lands Visitor Center), and enjoy Wyman Richardson’s descriptions of Nauset Marsh on October 31 (meet at the Salt Pond Visitor Center outdoor amphitheater).

 

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Oct
13
6:30 PM18:30

Nauset Light Full Moon Tour

Enjoy this special, annual event conducted by the Nauset Light Preservation Society. Stop by and climb Nauset Light, visit the lookout room and learn about the lights history. (During busy times there may be a wait as only 10-15 people at a time can be accommodated.) FREE.

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Beech Forest Beauty Walk

This 90-minute guided stroll through Provincetown’s Beech Forest explores the forest habitat and may include displays of fall color. FREE. Reservations are required and may be made up to one week in advance by calling Province Lands Visitor Center at (508) 487-1256.

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Beech Forest Beauty Walk

This 90-minute guided stroll through Provincetown’s Beech Forest explores the forest habitat and may include displays of fall color. FREE. Reservations are required and may be made up to one week in advance by calling Province Lands Visitor Center at (508) 487-1256.

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Healthy Parks Healthy People 5K
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Healthy Parks Healthy People 5K

This family-friendly 5k/5-Mile Plus is the culminating event of the Health Parks, Healthy People program to promote health and wellness, and benefits Cape Cod Healthcare Cardiac Rehabilitation and Friends f the Cape Cod National Seashore. It's a fun on-and off-road course that starts at Nauset High School and continues on a loop by Nauset Light Beach and back. The 5K features a road and trail run, while the 5-Mile Plus is a road run. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Link here for sign up.

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Science in the Seashore Symposium
Sep
12
1:00 PM13:00

Science in the Seashore Symposium

The ninth annual Science in the Seashore Symposium showcases the variety of research being conducted by scientists and scholars in the park. Learn about ticks, bats, shoreline change and much more. Several short presentations followed by Q&A. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore through a generous donation from the Chambers Family Foundation.

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 Mosquito Story Slam
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

Mosquito Story Slam

Enjoy this live storytelling event and podcast now in its 6th season on the Outer Cape. Storytellers will have five minutes to tell a true story based on the theme, “Mother Nature.” FREE. Sponsored by Eastern National, providing stores in seashore visitor centers and the Keeper’s Shop, and tours at Highland Light.


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Visitor Access in Changing TImes with Park Superintendent
Aug
15
10:00 AM10:00

Visitor Access in Changing TImes with Park Superintendent

Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom will discuss visitor access in changing times – how Cape Cod National Seashore makes sure visitors can still get to the beach while the sea is rising and climate is changing. Brian will discuss climate change adaptation within the National Park Service and provide three case studies at the Cape Cod National Seashore: Nauset Light Beach, Marconi Beach, and Herring Cove Beach. Followed by refreshments and over in time to head to the beach and see for yourself.

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Delicious Wild-Harvest: Wampanoag Fishing, Shellfishing, and Whaling Technology
Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

Delicious Wild-Harvest: Wampanoag Fishing, Shellfishing, and Whaling Technology

Join Elizabeth and Jonathan James Perry for a presentation on coastal tribal community lifeways and seasonal hunting based on family tradition and historic accounts in the Northeast. They will bring examples of their art and hand-crafted fishing gear. FREE. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

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