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    Provincetown Holly Folly 2022 Must See Events!

    Snowball Bar Crawl
    November 13, 2022

    Have you made your Holly Folly plans?

    Holly Folly is a weekend of shopping, partying, and revelry! Come get all your Christmas shopping done and enjoy Provincetown in the offseason.


    Canteen Holiday Market and Winter Lodge
    Friday-Sunday Dec 2-4
    11am – 10pm

    Canteen Holiday Market Provincetown

    The Canteen’s Holiday Market and Winter Lodge is a month-long pop-up celebration offering a place to gather, warm up, enjoy holiday foods & drinks, buy handcrafted goods from local artisans & experience live music, performances & other events to fill you with warmth & holiday cheer!


    Holly Folly Gallery Stroll
    Friday & Saturday Dec 2-3
    1pm – 5pm

    The Provincetown Gallery Stroll will return Holly Folly. Most of Provincetown’s galleries, from the east to the west end, are open for visitors to stroll through with many featuring special exhibitions during The Stroll. This is a great opportunity to visit the many wonderful galleries throughout Provincetown.


    TV Trivia @ Provincetown Brewing
    Friday Dec 2
    4pm – 6:30pm

    Provincetown Community TV invites you to get into the Holly Folly spirit with us at Happy Hour a Fundraiser for PTV TV Trivia @ PBC!
    Eat. Drink. Play. Apps. Brew. TV Trivia.
    Have you ever wondered “What is PTV anyway?” Well, it’s YOUR television station Provincetown! Come learn more, while enjoying community, local brew and supporting an essential public resource. Incredible Raffle and Auction items from B/well and Water’s Edge Cinema. Dozens of generous trivia prizes from our local businesses.


    The Real Housewives of Provincetown
    Friday & Saturday Dec 2-3
    6pm – 7pm

    The Real Housewives of Provincetown is a hilarious unauthorized parody of the beloved reality franchise. But these aren’t your usual Housewives – these bitches are from PTOWN! Armed with high heels and low morals, join them and Dandy Cohen as he asks the most important Blue Card Questions of his career! Why did Frannie Fanizzi flip that table? Why does Countess Evelyn Shankpainter the Third love cabaret? Just who touched Melinda Macmillan’s letters? These questions and more will be revealed in the most hilarious hour that Ptown has ever seen. We made it nice!


    MADAME’S “FACE FOR RADIO” HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY
    Friday – Sunday Dec 2-4
    6pm – 7pm


    For decades, glittering television and stage luminary Madame has been told she has “a face for radio.” This holiday season, the randy legend lights up the airwaves with a vintage-style LIVE radio experience complete with new gowns, new jokes, new songs, and the same old face. Acclaimed puppeteer Joe Kovacs returns with Foley sound effects artist Jimmy McDonald for a hilarious Christmas special that’s bound to keep Madame on the naughty list and you in stitches.


    Zoë Lewis & The Souvenirs
    Friday Dec 2
    7pm

    ZOE LEWIS & THE SOUVENIRSZoë’s original fun and energetic sound of vintage jazz, gypsy swing, and world beat grooves is a Friday Night crowd pleaser. ZOE LEWIS & THE SOUVENIRS with LIAM HOGG on drums, RON SIEGEL on bass, ROXANNE LAYTON on recorder & lots of surprise guests!


    Tiny Beautiful Things
    Thursday-Sunday Dec 1-4
    7pm & 2pm

    Just in time for the holidays, we’ll welcome the Cape Cod premiere of Nia Vardalos’s stage adaptation of the New York Times best-selling book, Tiny Beautiful Things. With its authentically-lived core, the stage play personifies the questions and answers that “Sugar” was publishing online from 2010-2012, when the struggling writer (Strayed) took over the unpaid, anonymous position of an advice columnist. Tiny Beautiful Things is a play about reaching when you’re stuck, healing when you’re broken, and finding the courage to take on the questions which have no answers.


    To the Season for Giving – A Benefit for the ASGCC
    Friday Dec 2
    8pm – 9pm

    Tis the Season for Giving, a benefit for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, has raised over 75,000.00 to date for the ASGCC since Hostess Anita Cocktail started the event in 2009. In its second year at the Post Office Cabaret, this years event promises to be bigger and better than previous years with Stellar entertainment from some of your favorite Local entertainers as well as some very special guests from around the country. please join us for this incredible event!


    Provincetown Holly Folly Follies: A GAY Holiday Extravaganza!
    Friday Dec 2
    7pm – 10pm

    Provincetown Holly Folly Follies, the gayest holiday show in Town returns to Town Hall on Friday night, December 2nd at 8:30pm. Don’t miss this all-star line-up that includes some of your favorite Provincetown talents to help celebrate the season. Doors open at 7:00PM for FREE photos with ‘Santa, Daddy’ and Tito’s drinks.


    The Nutcraker’s Ball
    Friday Dec 2
    10pm – 1am

    Have you been naughty or nice? The Nutcracker Ball strap into the holidays with your favorite leather look to celebrate both Holly Folly and the 30th Birthday of Cameron Pierce’s – Mr. Snowbound Leather – 30th birthday!


    2022 Annual Holly Folly Jingle Bell Run & Brunch Fundraiser
    Saturday Dec 3
    9:30am – 12:30pm

    One-horse-open-slay your way down Commercial Street in as little clothing as you dare for this frosty fun-run to benefit the PBG! Annual Holly Folly Jingle Bell Run & Brunch will gather at Fanizzi’s for coffee, strip down, and run through Provincetown to the Lobster Pot Tree before climbing into their favorite onesie for a Brew Brunch at Provincetown Brewing Co.


    Whales & Wassail
    Saturday Dec 3
    10am – 3pm

    Join us for a fun holiday shopping experience at our Provincetown lab and offices. Whales & Wassail is presented as part of the Provincetown Business Guild’s annual Holly Folly celebration. The event also includes a silent auction featuring the work of our vendors and benefits the Center for Coastal Studies.
    Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts vendors will be selling beautiful artwork and handcrafted items beneath Spinnaker, our humpback whale skeleton. Shoppers will be treated to a festive seasonal drink and cookies.

    Holly Folly Drag Brunch
    Saturday & Sunday Dec 3 & 4
    11am – 2:30pm


    Holly Folly Drag Brunch with 2 shows at 11am and 1pm with a fierce Holly Folly show served with a mouthwatering brunch. Join the incandescent Roxy Pops, Qya Cristal, Elle Emenope and Mackenzie for this must see Crown & Anchor staple.


    Souper Saturday
    Saturday Dec 3
    11:30am – 2:30pm

    Join us for Provincetown’s most popular Holly Folly activity, Souper Saturday.  For just $8 you can choose from dozens of soups made with love from several Provincetown restaurants!  It’s a great way to support SKIP while having a warm cup of delicious soup.


    Snowball Bar Crawl
    Saturday Dec 3
    1pm & 4pm

    Wine and wassail your way through the streets of Provincetown with the merriest of revelers with the Snowball Bar Crawl. Fugly sweaters, Santa suits and tinsel-toes encouraged. Check out Ptown.org for your favorite Provincetown stops on the way to the North Pole. Presented in partnership with our friends at Tito’s Handmade Vodka.


    Holly Folly Inn Stroll
    Saturday Dec 3
    1pm – 4pm

    The Provincetown Gallery Stroll will return Holly Folly. Most of Provincetown’s galleries, from the east to the west end, are open for visitors to stroll through with many featuring special exhibitions during The Stroll. This is a great opportunity to visit the many wonderful galleries throughout Provincetown.


    Santa Con Tea
    Saturday Dec 3
    4pm – 7pm

    The weather may be cold, but this tea is still served HOT. Don’t miss out Santa Con Tea on your favorite Provincetown tradition this Holly Folly. Wear your best Santa style while DJ Tony Toland all the beats and drinks will keep you cozy.


    Joy to All! music for happy holidays
    Saturday Dec 3
    6pm

    The “Joy to All!” concert is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season! Mark your calendar for Saturday, Dec. 3rd at 6PM and enjoy 10 musicians performing music for happy holidays. A delightful concert for the season featuring vocalists Paul Goddu, Trish LaRose, Mozelle, Phoebe Otis, Carolyn Rogers & Fermín Rojas pianists Craig Combs & John Thomas flautist Eric Maul & reed player extraordinaire Ken Field a special final event of the 24th season of Great Music on Sundays @5


    Mike Flanagan is bringing “A Soulful Christmas”
    Saturday Dec 3
    6pm – 7pm

    Mike Flanagan is bringing “A Soulful Christmas” back to the Cabaret for year two. Last year this show, which features two incredible vocalists and long-time collaborators – Lauren Scales and Sheree Marcelle, presented arrangements of Christmas favorites from the likes of Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway, Vince Gauraldi, and more, and mixed in classic Holiday movie visuals to a sold out audience. This year, Mike, Lauren, Sheree, and the band will bring back some of those same arrangements with some new twists, along with songs from soundtrack of the movie Elf!


    Bing The Holiday Hits with Jon Richardson
    Saturday Dec 3
    6pm – 7pm

    Bing Crosby’s voice will forever define the music of the Holiday season! Joined by a talented cast of musicians, Jon Richardson will take you for a walk down memory lane and will bring you nostalgia, hope, and Christmas cheer.


    THIRSTY BURLINGTON’S HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
    Saturday Dec 3
    7:30pm – 8:30pm

    Thirsty Burlington is BACK to ring in the holiday season! Join the world’s number one Cher tribute artist LIVE for this spectacular evening of merriment and celebration! Feat. Special guest Mark Meehan!


    The Anita Cocktail Variety Hour
    Saturday Dec 3
    7:30pm – 8:30PM

    The Anita Cocktail Variety Hour Provincetown

    The Anita Cocktail Variety Hour, Ptown’s HOTTEST Drag Revue is thrilled to be returning to the PO Cabaret after a knock-out first season. With entertainers from PTown and Beyond, the Anita Cocktail Variety Hour is a hour of the finest drag from all over New England and beyond.


    HUNG With Care: A Queer Holiday Burlesque Spectacular
    Saturday Dec 3
    8:30pm & 10:30pm

    HUNG With Care is a queer holiday burlesque spectacular created by the production team at Big Gay Hudson Valley that has been titillating audiences since 2012. The original, fully scripted show is a scintillating sleigh ride of yuletide classics featuring performances from premier cabaret artists with specialities ranging from burlesque to dance, circus acts, drag, live singing and so much more. The show will be making its Provincetown debut this holiday season with a one-night only show at Town Hall.


    Sandy Claus: Out of the Clauset with Kristen Becker
    Saturday Dec 3
    9pm – 10pm

    Whoever said Santa was an only child? This Christmas’ hottest new show is Out of the Claus-et, a live interview with Sandy Claus: Santa’s older, gayer drunker sister. From #metoo to the elf uprising of 2001, Sandy dishes the dirt with up-and-coming reality TV journalist, America Stevens. Starring Kristen Becker, the lovable drunkard Sandy Claus sets the record straight about the North Pole and removes the shroud of secrecy that has long hidden the truth around Santa’s empire. “It is time for transparency in the North Pole!’ says Sandy Claus. One might think it’s all candy canes and bon bons at the North Pole, but Out of the Claus-etreveals that not even magical, mythical creatures were able to avoid the conflicts of the last few years. Sandy tried appealing to her brother in writing, but has realized it is time to take her message on the road (Read Sandy’s letter to her brother Santa)


    Anne Hutchinson Solo Comedy Show
    Saturday Dec 3
    9pm – 10pm

    Join the iconic banishee and gender renovator, Anne Hutchinson, for a very special Solo Comedy Show at the Post Office Cabaret.


    Ho! The Hung With Care After Party
    Saturday Dec 3
    10pm – 1am

    After a night that’s far from silent, join the cast and your fellow attendees for a Ho! After Party the Crown & Anchor featuring beats by Hung With Care star Go Go Gadget!


    Pajama Brunch at Bayside Betsy’s
    Sunday Dec 4
    11am – 1pm

    Join the team at Bayside Betsy’s for the return of their annual pajama brunch to celebrate Holly Folly weekend.


    Holly Folly Bingo with Austin & Mackenzie
    Sunday Dec 4
    1pm – 3pm

    Come with the full fam to enjoy everyone’s favorite vehicle for fun, drinks, and luck at the PBG’s Holly Folly Bingo. This annual fundraiser for the Provincetown Business Guild features 8 rounds of exciting prizes from your favorite Ptown shops and more with the Crown & Anchor!


    Paige Turner: Drag Me To Christmas
    Sunday Dec 4
    4pm – 5pm

    NYC/Provincetown drag superstar PAIGE TURNER: DRAG ME TO CHRISTMAS! We are thrilled to welcome back “Showbiz Spitfire” Paige Turner for the holiday season in her all LIVE SUNG evening of merriment. This oversized Barbie wants a lot this Christmas and isn’t taking NO for an answer. ‘Tis the season to be greedy, so come be a misfit, get your stocking stuffed, and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas — Paige Turner style. The show features over-the-top parodies and holiday classics like Mariah Carey, Bing Crosby, parodies as well as original holiday songs written for Miss Turner. A full evening of presents just waiting to be unwrapped!


    Provincetown’s Annual Sugar & Spice Cookie Party
    Sunday Dec 4
    5:30pm & 8:30pm

    Abby Cummings hosts the annual Sugar and Spice Cookie Party at the Post Office Cabaret! Enjoy live music by Mike Flanagan and fill your stockings with as many delicious baked goods as possible.


    Your stop for a full schedule of Provincetown events, programs, shows, parties, and more!: Provincetown Event Calendar

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