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    November 16, 2023. The ptownie dispatch!

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    November 16, 2023

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    Mr. New England Leather

    November 17 thru 19, 2023 throughout Provincetown

    Come see the annual pageant to crown Mr. New England Leather 2024! In addition to the competition and the following Victory Celebration, the weekend is full of opportunities to socialize and show off your gear in Provincetown!

    In 2023, one of Holly Folly’s biggest traditions is welcoming entertainers to Provincetown throughout the weekend at Provincetown Town Hall. There is a holiday market, Jingle Bell Run and Champagne Brunch (a Santa run in bathing suits), dance parties, sing-alongs, and drag bingo, to just name a few other events. Always a fabulous time.

    The Canteen Holiday Market

    November 22 thru December 31, 2023 at The Canteen

    The beloved Provincetown tradition is back for its seventh year at The Canteen Holiday Market! Starting the day after Thanksgiving and running until New Years, the Canteen transforms into a magical, cozy place to gather, enjoy holiday foods and drinks, and buy handcrafted goods from local artisans. This year, we will be offering several different experiences for you to enjoy — all in one trip or over several outings to our little “village.”

    Join Truro Vineyards on Friday November 24th & Saturday November 25th for our annual Outdoor Holiday Market featuring local Cape Cod artists! Kick off the holiday season by shopping local while sipping on wine & cocktails, eating lunch from the Crush Pad Food truck.

    Provincetown Lobster Pot Tree Lighting

    November 25, 2023 at Lopes Square

    The Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree, is a Provincetown tradition to ring in the holiday season. In 2004, artist Julian Popko designed the Lobster Pot Tree in Lopes Square to recognize the hard-working local lobstermen. The tree is built from real lobster traps and is decorated with lights and bows. At dusk, the community gathers to sing carols, drink hot cocoa and count down for the lights to be illuminated. We thank the Popko family for their ongoing commitment to kicking off the holidays in Provincetown!

    I’d Rather Be Naughty Than Nice,” the show also alternates between Tina Burner’s signature mixes and live arrangements of pop and holiday standards orchestrated by Broadway’s Blake Allen at Crown & Anchor in Provincetown thru December 2nd.

    Provincetown Holly Folly Follies: A GAY Holiday Extravaganza!

    December 1 at Town Hall

    Bring in the holidays with a super special holiday version of the Provincetown Holly Folly Follies presented by The Crown & Anchor in historic Town Hall. Many of Provincetown’s iconic performers usher in the holiday season in true Provincetown style – don’t miss this one-of-a-kind holiday cabaret show! One show only!

    The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Returns to Provincetown’s Town Hall for Holly Folly With Their All-New Holiday Show: Green & Gleeful on December 2. Get ready to jingle your bells and fa-la-la-la with a fabulous holiday extravaganza that will leave you feeling merry and bright! Step into a world of festive delight, where the Grinch takes flight! Join us for a magical journey, filled with whimsy and glee, as the Grinch brings holiday cheer, for all to see. With singing Who’s and dazzling lights, this show will steal your heart, on wintery nights. Experience the joy, the laughter, and the fun, in Green & Gleeful, a show for everyone! Don’t miss this zany adventure, where the Grinch’s spirit shines bright, and makes your holiday season merry and bright!

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    2023 Provincetown Art Issue

    2023 Provincetown Art Magazine

    Welcome to the second annual ptownie Art Issue. Like all things ptownie, this art-filled magazine you hold in your hands is the inspiration of our publisher, Mike Miller. Mike’s vision for the issue is to celebrate art, and we do just that with full-page images that you don’t see much anymore.

    Provincetown Holly Folly 2023 Must See Events!

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

    Feeling Good Provincetown

    Provincetown Health & Fitness

    Looking for ptownie’s recommendations for feeling and looking your best while in Provincetown? Check our Health and Fitness Guide!

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    Mr. New England Leather Weekend

    November 17, 2023 to November 19, 2023

    11th Annual Pilgrim Trot

    November 23, 2023

    Canteen Holiday Market

    November 22, 2023 to December 31, 2023

    Lobster Pot Tree Lighting

    November 25, 2023

    Holly Folly

    December 1, 2023 to December 3, 2023

    Outer Cape Chorale: Winter Concert

    December 8, 2023 and December 9, 2023

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