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    October 19, 2023. The ptownie dispatch!

    Dispatch October 19
    October 19, 2023

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    Spooky Bear Weekend

    October 26 thru 31, 2023 throughout Provincetown

    Halloween in Provincetown overlaps with Spooky Bear Weekend, which includes themed parties, shows and a farewell brunch. The Northeast Ursamen is a bear centric social group that presents events for its members and the community, along with some charitable fundraising for the community. Events encourage camaraderie and connection for all. Anyone from the LGBTQAI+ community and allies are welcome to become members.

    Here is your Guide to Spooky Bear Weekend in Provincetown is an almost definitive listing of EVERYTHING that will be going on an opportunity to “do” Halloween right—Beary Tunes style! Northeast Ursamen will be Spooky!

    Dina Martina Halloweena!

    October 27 & 28, 2023 at The Crown & Anchor

    The Crown & Anchor’s “funny ghoul” herself, Dina Martina will descend upon the Paramount stage Halloween weekend with her hilarious show, DINA MARTINA HALLOWEENA! As the clock strikes 7:00pm on October 27th, that portly star of the pumpkin patch, Dina Martina, will come back to life and haunt you with songs that’ll thrill, video that’ll chill, and costumes that’ll scare the bejesus out of you! Whether you’re a ghost, a ghoul, or a zombie, you won’t want to miss the frighteningly funny DINA MARTINA HALLOWEENA!

    Get ready for the spookiest showdown in Provincetown as FAG BASH takes on BEARS IN SPACE Spooky Bear Weekend at the Gifford House!!! Join us for this hair raising spooktacular!!! FAG BASH vs BEARS IN SPACE for this intergalactic showdown!

    Bianca Del Rio @ Town Hall

    October 28, 2023 at Provincetown Town Hall

    LET’S GET SPOOKY with RuPaul’s Drag Race Champion BIANCA DEL RIO! Join us on Saturday, October 28th at 8:30PM as this International Superstar returns to Provincetown Town Hall for ONE SHOW ONLY. Celebrate Halloween in style and count down the days with us until Spooky Bear Weekend for this evening of true comic genius.

    Just in time for Halloween, the Provincetown Theater is bringing back its frighteningly good leading man from their revered 2019 mounting of Sweeney Todd, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway star Tom Hewitt in the regional premiere of Aaron Mark’s critically acclaimed one-man thriller, Another Medea.

    Provincetown Food & Wine Festival

    November 1 thru 5 throughout Provincetown

    Check out new events, places to stay and ADDITIONAL RESTAURANTS staying open for us this year! Welcome the Provincetown Food & Wine Festival!! We are mixing things up! This year‘s theme is LOCAL FOOD for GLOBAL WINES. We are highlighting all our indigenous bounty from LAND & SEA. Our incredible partnerships will showcase Provincetown’s harvest!

    Local Food for Global Wines: We are focusing on Food Pairings! Experts will give you tips and tricks while you explore Food & Wine Pairing throughout The Grand Tasting. Taste over 300 wines from dozens of vendors, suppliers & distributors. winemakers and winery ambassadors. This event allows you to taste through a plethora of selections from all over the world.

    In between splashes of wine, grab some food at one of the participating businesses! Several of Provincetown’s favorites (including Relish Sandwich Shop) will all be showing off some treats for you to enjoy! Receive your commemorative etched wine glass upon admission! A portion of all ticket sales for this event will be donated to SKIP (Soup Kitchen in Provincetown).

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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.

    Spooky Bear Weekend in Provincetown!

    Spooky Bear Weekend in Provincetown is an opportunity to “do” Halloween right—Beary Tunes style! Northeast Ursamen will be Spooky!

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    Indoor Activities in Provincetown

    The weather is starting to get cooler here in Provincetown. Here is a list of Indoor Activities we suggest to do in town.

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