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    December 2, 2021. The ptownie dispatch!

    December 2 Dispatch
    December 2, 2021

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    Tis the Season for Giving

    December 3, 2021 at 8:00pm at Post Office Cafe and Online

    Hosted by Ptown’s own Anita Cocktail, Tis The Season will feature performances by Abby Cummings, Zola Powell, Jona Williams, Liza Lott, John Swanson, Miller Brooks, and many more of your favorite entertainers from all over New England.

    Get your tickets today!

    Annual Jingle Bell Run & Champagne Brunch

    December 4, 2021 from 9:30am – 12:00pm

    Don your finest speedo, or come as Santa, Mrs Claus, Rudolph or a naughty elf, and kick off the day Ptown style (It’s also a Ptown ‘Express Yourself Day’).

    More information here

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    Souper Saturday

    December 4, 2021 from 11:30am to 2:30pm at Tin Pan Alley

    Soup Kitchen in Provincetown (SKIP) will be selling hot cups of soup from over 30 Provincetown restaurants and businesses at Tin Pan Alley and quarts of cold soup at the Old Firehouse next to Town Hall. All the profits will go to support the daily community lunches at the Soup Kitchen in Provincetown.

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    Holly Folly Drag Bingo

    December 4, 2021 at 2:00pm at The Crown & Anchor

    Come dressed in your best holiday drag, and laugh your antlers off! This is the perfect way to show your spirit and kick off the holiday season!

    Get your tickets now!

    Holly Folly Follies Holiday Extravaganza

    December 4, 2021 at 8:00pm at Provincetown Town Hall

    Some of Provincetown’s iconic performers usher in the holiday season in true Provincetown style. You will not want to miss this one-of-a-kind holiday cabaret show.

    Get your tickets!

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    From the Town Crier: Visitor Center at Cape Cod National Seashore

    Visitor Center at Cape Cod National Seashore offers a panoramic and comprehensive view of the Cape, National Seashore and Rescue station, dunes and beyond. Don’t miss the rotating exhibits, nature films, and beautiful bookstore! Located on Race Point Road near the intersection with Province Lands Roads

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    Lobsters Provincetown

    Provincetown History Snippet: Lobster

    The lobster industry in North America started here, and Provincetown was the first lobster center of New England.

    Todd Flaherty Provincetown 1

    Actor, Filmmaker, Writer

    Todd Flaherty washed ashore in Provincetown for the first time in 2010. Fresh out of a rough breakup and frustrated with the relentless audition process in New York, he heard from a friend that the Provincetown Theater was looking for somebody just like him.

    Ric Ide Still Lives

    Still Lives

    A new series by Provincetown photographer Ric Ide.

    Charitable Giving

    Charitable Giving Guide

    Do you love our town? Then here are some ways you can help keep it alive, vibrant, and safe!

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    Canteen Holiday Market

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    Tis the Season of Giving

    December 3, 2021


    Holly Folly

    December 3, 2021 – December 5, 2021


    Souper Saturday

    December 4, 2021


    Outer Cape Chorale

    December 10, 2021 and December 11, 2021


    First Light

    December 30, 2021 – January 2, 2021

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