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Meet 10 outstanding local individuals who are making a difference in their communities and creating some buzz.

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36 Seal Spotter

Photographer Robert Michelson steps onto Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge for the first time to capture gray seal pups and seal mating behaviors.

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Learn the rumba, join a book club or explore the National Seashore. Our guide includes plenty of fun activities and events for all ages to get through the winter months.

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The Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Take a journey across the Cape through their camera lenses.

January/February 2018, Volume 27, No. 1, Cape Cod Magazine (ISSN 2167-4604) is publishing monthly, except bimonthly in November and January for $14.95 per year by Lighthouse Media Solutions with offices at 396 Main Street, Suite 15, Hyannis, MA 02601. Periodical Postage paid at Hyannis, MA and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send Change of Address to Cape Cod Magazine, Subscription Services, PO Box 3000, Denville, NJ 07834-3000. @Copyright 2015 Lighthouse Media Solutions. Cape Cod Magazine is a registered trademark of Lighthouse Media Solutions. All rights reserved. Publisher is not responsible for omissions or errors. Contents in whole or in part may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Publisher. Publisher disclaims responsibility to return unsolicited material, and all rights in portions published thereof remain the sole property of Cape Cod Magazine and Lighthouse Media Solutions.

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News and notes from around the Cape

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Magical Waterfront Views in Orleans

People at local events and parties.

Openings and receptions across the Cape

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Food & Drink

West Falmouth Library Turns a Page

Mac’s Market & Kitchen in Eastham, Sunbird Kitchen in Orleans

Twenty for Twenty: Cape Cod Magazine celebrates 20 years

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Events you won’t want to miss

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A Toast To 20 Years During the planning stages of Cape Cod Magazine’s 20th anniversary, I started flipping through dozens of old issues. Naturally, I was curious to see what we covered 10, 15, 20 years ago. Cover lines that jumped out at me: “Where Have all the Drive-Ins Gone?” “21 Cozy Places,” “The Allure of the Outer Cape” and “In Search of the Perfect Kayak Spot.” It was fun to see familiar faces in the magazine’s pages from a decade ago—such as Provincetown selectman Cheryl Andrews—still making a difference on the Cape today. But it occurred to me that even though topics and readers’ interests change, one thing remains the same: Cape Cod Magazine continues to be your expert resource for all things Cape Cod. To kick off the new year and to celebrate our 20th milestone, we are introducing beautifully re-designed pages in Currents, On the Scene, Datebook and Artist Profile, among others. You’ll notice cleaner headline fonts, cool new graphics and larger pictures of people at local events. We know you’ll find these pages more attractive and easier to read. Throughout the year, watch for special features and stories tied to our 20th anniversary. For this issue, I was fortunate enough to meet 10 fascinating individuals for our fifth annual People to Watch feature. The list includes local filmmakers, an entrepreneur, boat builders and the new executive director of Cape Cod Young Professionals. Check out our Winter Survival Guide for events and activities to keep you busy until spring and feast your eyes on stunning vistas captured by members of The Cape Cod Viewfinders Club, who are also celebrating its 60th milestone in 2018. Finally, in our November/December issue, a photo credit was mistakenly left off our Shop Talk page. Lydia Leclair Photography in Harwich Port captured the photo of Angela Thornton, owner of Artisan Skin Care. We are celebrating our anniversary all year long with special pages and features in print, Facebook and Instagram (@capecodmag). Thank you to all of our readers and advertisers for all of your continued support. Cheers to another 20 years!

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VIVIAN SIEMPOS HAIDAS is a native Cape Codder and mother of a 2-year-old son. Travel, one of her greatest passions, has given her a unique perspective on and appreciation for the Cape. She frequently writes about real estate trends and lifestyle stories for Cape Cod Magazine. For this issue, Haidas penned the artist profile on mixed-media painter and sculptor Sarah Holl.

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DAN CUTRONA appears in Cape Cod Magazine frequently. For this issue, Cutrona traveled across the Cape to photograph a variety of Cape Codders for our annual feature “People to Watch.” Cutrona has also shot extensively for Cape Cod Magazine’s sister publications, Chatham Magazine, South Shore Living, Home Remodeling and Southern New England Home. He lives in Mashpee with his family.

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ROBERT MICHELSON’s photographs and articles have appeared in dozens of publications, including Field & Stream, National Geographic, TROUT and Highlights for Children. In addition to his photography background, Michelson became a certified SCUBA diver in 1979 and offers PADI-sanctioned underwater photography courses through Massachusetts dive training centers. His photographs of gray seals, taken last winter on Monomoy National Refuge Wildlife in Chatham, appear in this issue.

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Keeping Beaches Beautiful TEXT BY LISA LEIGH CONNORS | Rubber lobster claw bands. Foil helium balloons. Ribbon tangled in seaweed. These are just a handful of the items that environmentalist Rebecca Arnold might pick up during a morning walk at Lighthouse Beach or Morris Island in Chatham. Arnold’s interest in beach trash happened serendipitously. While out with the Chatham Walkers at Hardings Beach one morning four years ago, Arnold began picking up a few pieces of debris on the way to the lighthouse. Since then, she has created 43 categories that started with fishing line and has grown to include knots, frayed lines, toys, chewing tobacco cans, Ziplock bags, bottles, plastic tops and Styrofoam. To shed light on the growing problem, Arnold created poster boards showing her trash, which have been on capecodmagazine.com

PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAN CUTRONA display at First United Methodist Church and the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, both in Chatham. When she finds a lobster trap tag, she sends it to the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown so they are aware of the problem. “Although our Cape beaches usually look clean,” says Arnold, “the debris is found in the wrack line—not the usual place to walk.” Her hope is to get Cape schools and teachers involved in educating young people about how balloons and plastic toys can cause harm to fish, animals, birds, the ocean and the Earth. “I’m doing a lot,” says Arnold, “but a small amount compared to what’s on Chatham beaches.” Arnold can be reached at arnold_rebecca@comcast.net.

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Where are they now?

Q&A with John Harvey, founder of Cape Cod Magazine BY LISA LEIGH CONNORS

When John Harvey bought Cape Cod Magazine in 1998, it was a monthly local entertainment newspaper called the Neon Navigator, located in Mashpee. He changed the name soon after he bought it and operated it for four years before Michael and Liz Rabideau purchased it in 2002. Today, Harvey is publisher and editor of the monthly Pet Gazette newspaper and splits his time between Mashpee and Miami. We caught up with him from his home in Miami recently via email.

John Harvey, the founder of Cape Cod Magazine, divides his time between Mashpee and Miami.

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Q: Why did you change the name from Neon Navigator to Cape Cod Magazine? A: Because it lacked focus and needed a broader editorial mission for advertisers and readers across Cape Cod. We branded this new publication as a widely circulated magazine of 25,000 copies. We wanted to make a big splash, so we took it off the newsstands, made it a free publication and partnered with the Best Read Guide Distribution Company. Cape Cod Magazine was then distributed at more than 800 Best Read Guide key publication racks in all 15 towns on the Cape and Plymouth.

March 1998 Cape Cod Magazine is started by John Harvey. Formerly known as the Neon Navigator, Harvey changed the name to Cape Cod Magazine and distributed it as a free monthly publication across the Cape and Plymouth.

Q. What were you doing before you started Cape Cod Magazine? A: I owned and operated four newspapers in the Metro West area, including the Bentley’s Community Calendar shoppers in Sudbury and Wayland. After the Community Newspaper Company bought the four titles of our company in 1997, I started to search for another newspaper challenge. I came across the Neon Navigator for sale in Editor & Publisher Magazine and the rest is, as they say, history. Q: As publisher of the Pet Gazette, do you work on the publication from Miami? Where is it available? A: Yes. I am in touch with my staff daily. I publish the Pet Gazette monthly in print and online, working out of my homes on Cape Cod and Miami Beach. The free, monthly publication is available at more than 1,200 locations, including veterinarian hospitals and practices and other pet-oriented business on the Cape and Southeastern Massachusetts.

January 2002 Liz and Michael Rabideau purchase Cape Cod Magazine. The Rabideaus change the business from a free publication to a subscription-based model, published nine times a year.

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Q&A with Liz and Michael Rabideau Publishers of Cape Cod Magazine, 2002-2014 In 2002, Liz and Michael Rabideau bought Cape Cod Magazine, with the goal of producing a glossy magazine with high-quality content. In addition to Cape Cod Magazine, Rabideau Media Group also published Cape Cod Guide, South Shore Living and Chatham Magazine, which are still in circulation today and part of the Lighthouse Media Solutions family. Today, the West Barnstable residents enjoy time at Long Beach in Centerville, Beach Point at Sandy Neck and attending Cape Cod Baseball League games. We took a trip down memory lane with Michael and Liz recently to discuss their time as owners of RMG.

Q: What publications did you own before Cape Cod Magazine? A: Cape Cod Guide was our initial acquisition of Rabideau Publishing, which later became Rabideau Media Group. We were actively seeking a publication to start what we had always planned to be a group of publications, set in a seaside New England community with a strong local culture. We then created Cape Cod Parent & Child, which launched in December 2000 as a quarterly newspaper to serve young parents in the region. In the fall of 2001, we were approached to buy Cape Cod Magazine. It fit the need of becoming a core product with more of a Continued on page 14

March 2002 Rabideau Publishing consolidates offices by moving Cape Cod Magazine from Mashpee to Main Street, Hyannis, joining Cape Cod Guide and Cape Cod Parent and Child, which move from their West Barnstable office.

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March 2003 Cape Cod Magazine debuts new flag/logo.

March 2004 Cape Cod Magazine teams up with Puritan Cape Cod to launch Girls Night Out at the Puritan store in Hyannis. The annual event features a night of shopping, refreshments, networking and support for women. Girls Night Out continues to grow every year.

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year-round business cycle. It diversified our advertising base and had great upside potential from a circulation and branding point of view. Q: Both of you are originally from Connecticut. How did you end up on the Cape? A: Although we were from different parts of the state, we met while working at Southern Connecticut Newspapers Inc., which published the daily Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time newspapers. It was there that we originally planned to one day own and operate our own group of newspapers. When we began our search, our goal was to create the job we wanted in a seaside New England community steeped in culture and history. It is purely by coincidence we ended up on the Cape—a place Liz had been coming to on vacation since she was born. Q: You grew and shaped Cape Cod Magazine into what it is today. What was the driving force behind your success? A: We were both active in the community and we were constantly gaining feedback from the local communities that made up our audience. By 2012, we had evolved from a magazine publishing company into a multi-media company. We began producing digital

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apps and a tablet version of the magazine. Our audience continued to grow as we created several weekly and bi-weekly newsletters, including Cape Cod Insider, and blogs like Relish and StyleFile, which had, in many cases, their own audiences. We were developing a digital-first format to build brand loyalty and increase audience engagement. Q: How did you manage to work together as husband and wife for 15 years? A: The advantages and challenges of living with your business partner is that there is always a conversation, brainstorming session or debate happening 24/7. Liz focused on sales and I focused on administration and production, and we both worked with our editors on content. While it was clear that RMG was a family-run company, we welcomed and encouraged everyone’s input. We did not always agree, but we felt the conversation, brainstorming and debate always made our products better. Q: You started the annual Girls Night Out with Puritan Cape Cod nearly 15 years ago. What was the inspiration for this popular event? A: In the ’80s and ’90s, it was called “value added.” As part of our advertising pitch to Rick and Jim Penn to

July 2011 The first annual Best of Cape Cod issue is launched, featuring readers’ picks and editor’s picks of the best places to shop, drink, eat and visit on the Cape.

October 2011 Cape Cod Magazine increases from nine to 10 issues a year.

begin advertising with Cape Cod Magazine, we proposed creating an event in March, traditionally retailers’ worst month of the year. The idea was to simply get our readers into the Puritan store at a tough time of year and vice-versa, to expose some of their loyal shoppers to Cape Cod Magazine. It was a win-win. Q: What are some of your proudest or most memorable moments at Cape Cod Magazine? A: It’s always a terrific feeling to see a product you helped create, with your name on it, make it onto a store shelf and into a customer’s shopping bag. We would literally start with nothing, and through the creative process and then the manufacturing process, end up side by side on a store shelf with the greatest magazines ever produced. Q: Favorite cover stories? A: I think my all-time favorite was the “99 Best Things to Eat” issue in June 2009. It marked the beginning of a new editorial direction where we focused more on helping the audience discover the best of the best in the region and helped burnish the authoritative voice the brand was seeking. Every single member of the staff participated in brainstorming, developing and writing the list.

January 2013 The first annual People to Watch issue makes its debut.

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April 2014 Rabideau Media Group, which owns Cape Cod Magazine, South Shore Living, Chatham Magazine and Cape Cod Guide, is bought by Lighthouse Media Solutions.

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Chatting with sisters Laura and Simone Pereira, Owners of Elburne INTERVIEW BY MEGHAN NANAN

When did Elburne open? May 2016 on Memorial Day weekend. What are some of your top-selling items? Jute and wool rugs, paintings by local artists and reclaimed wood dining tables. Where did the name Elburne come from? It was our childhood street in Yarmouth. Our journey began on a trip to our hometown in Brazil, where we discovered factories making furniture from reclaimed wood. We began importing pieces and sourcing other home products made ethically, to form a curated and environmentally conscious home shop on Cape Cod. What do you look for when choosing merchandise? The story behind it. Where it’s made, who’s making it and what impact it has on local economies and the environment.

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What do you love most about your job? Discovering artists and makers and connecting them to our customers. It’s very satisfying to see how happy local makers get when we sell their pieces. We jump around and dance every time! What inspired you to open your store? We always worked well together and both of us were looking for a challenge at the time. We wanted to stay on the Cape, and at the same time, bring a fresh perspective to the area.

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West Falmouth Library Turns a Page When it was time to renovate, add onto and restore West Falmouth Library, Yarmouth-based architectural firm Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber came up with a plan. “We did an initial study to see what the library needed moving forward into the future,” says Rick Fenuccio, principal at the architecture firm. For example, while the original staircase was historic, it was also dangerous, says Fenuccio. “The project evolved from there.” The renovations included adding a climate-controlled archive room, a central office area and circulation desk, and a deck and terrace outside. “They have a beautiful garden 20

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outside, but they didn’t have a way of getting to it,” says Fenuccio. Work on the original 1896 building included restoring its original color scheme. “From sampling and analysis, we were able to see what the colors were,” says Fenuccio. “Everyone felt it was important to bring that back.” Library director Lois Hiller says the restoration work stayed true to all of the original colors, inside and out. Many generous donations made the renovations possible. For more information about West Falmouth Library’s capital campaign, visit westfalmouthlibrary.org. —Marina Davalos

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1 Jan FIRST DAY 5K Lace up your running shoes and kick off the new year with a 5K race, which benefits the Sandwich Recreation Department Scholarship Fund. Start time: 11 a.m. Oak Crest Cove, 34 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich, southshorerace.com.

locations—Rome, Vatican City, Florence, Berlin, London and Scotland—and shows a surprising dark side of the renowned Renaissance artist, famous for peaceful and idyllic paintings, such as “The Birth of Venus” and “La Primavera.” 10 a.m. Chatham Orpheum Theater, 637 Main St., 508-945-0874, chathamorpheum.org/artseries

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SATURDAY NIGHT MUSIC CAFÉ AND DANCE PARTY WITH CROCODILE TEARS The band plays oldies and classic rock ’n’ roll, from Buddy

Holly and Elvis to Van Morrison and Eric Clapton. $15/$12 for members, at the door. By candlelight and for adults only. BYORefreshments (coolers welcome). 8-10:30 p.m. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, 508-394-7100, cultural-center.org.

20 & 21 Jan HAYDN TO BRAHMS: A THREAD OF GENIUS Johannes Brahms revered Franz Joseph Haydn so much, he kept a bust of the great master in his bedroom. Haydn was known as the father of the symphony.

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Plus, he helped invent the string quartet. Cape Symphony’s star string principals will present the Haydn string quartet nicknamed “The Sunrise.” A century later, Brahms wrote “Variations on a Theme by Haydn” in tribute to the admired composer. Brahms is known for creating extraordinarily passionate melodies and intricate rhythms, such as those you’ll hear in his Symphony No. 3. Enjoy two of the greats and their musical connection. Conductor: JungHo Pak. Saturday, Jan 20, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 21, at 3 p.m. Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 744 West Main St., Hyannis, 508-362-1111, capesymphony.org

20 Jan ROBERT BURNS SUPPER Highfield Hall hosts its 3rd Annual Robert Burns Supper – a fun and festive evening of “toasting” and “roasting” the Lads and Lassies while paying tribute to the National Bard of Scotland. Traditional Scottish music, entertainment, whisky and haggis! (Vegetarian options available.) Tartans from all Clans and Sassenachs are welcome! 5:30-9 p.m. Snow date: Jan. 27. Highfield Hall & Gardens, 56 Highfield Dr., Falmouth, 508-495-1878, highfieldhallandgardens.org 22

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20 Jan BRUCE MARSHALL IN CONCERT An awesome evening of blues, R&B, rock and Southern boogie, sure to set Cotuit on fire! Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, 508-428-0669, cotuitcenterforthearts.org

21 Jan AB5 IN CONCERT AB5 is a jazz quintet that plays America’s songbook. Its mission is to keep alive our most beloved songs and jazz standards, while incorporating elements of swing, Latin, fusion and ballad. AB5 is led by saxophonist Artie Bakopolus, who brought on board keyboardist Dennis Cecere, bassist John Doherty, drummer Alan Stone and guitarist Fred Woodard. $20/$18 for members. 3 p.m. For tickets, visit cultural-center.org or call 508-394-7100. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth.

films (“The Gay Divorcee,” “Top Hat,” “Follow the Fleet,” “Swing Time,” “Shall We Dance”). Five Mondays from 5-7 pm. Wellfleet Council on Aging, 715 Old Kings Highway, Wellfleet, 508-3480313. Register at openuniversityofwellfleet.org.

24 Jan–21 Feb HENRY FIELDING’S “TOM JONES” This five-session course reads, studies and discusses Fielding’s boisterous, satiric 18th-century novel—praised through the centuries for its wit, style and fun. The class is taught by former Boston College English professor Bob Chipka, who has written extensively on Fielding and 18th-century British literature. Five Wednesdays from 2:15-4:15 p.m. at Wellfleet Library, 55 Main St., Wellfleet, 508-349-1800. $60. Register at openuniversityofwellfleet.org.

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22 Jan-19 Feb “THE 1930S—FRED AND GINGER AT RKO” Dance and theater professor, critic and performer Marc Strauss warms up winter afternoons with five sessions of movie viewings, study and discussion of five popular Fred Astaire and Ginger Roger

SPARROW BLUE IN CONCERT Sparrow Blue is a fiddle and acoustic guitar duo from southeastern Massachusetts,

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4 Feb BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER CONCERT

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treasure which has been inaccessible to the public for several years. It features more the 600 paintings, including Raffaello, Mantegna, Bellini, Botticelli and many other works of art from the 15th to 19th centuries. In this documentary, Italian director Davide Ferrario embarks on a personal journey and captures the restoration and reopening of the museum. 10 a.m. Chatham Orpheum Theater, 637 Main St., 508-945-0874, chathamorpheum.org/artseries

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The exhibit features the work of nearly 100 of the Cape’s finest painters, photographers, artisans and poets inspired by one another’s creations. Meet the artists and poets and enjoy their work and refreshments. All are welcome. 5-7 p.m. The reception will be followed by a reading of the Mutual Muses poets from 7-8 p.m. Exhibit runs from Feb. 14 through March 4, in all four Cultural Center galleries.  Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, 508-394-7100.  cultural-center.org.

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17 Feb MARTHA’S VINEYARD 20-MILER & AMITY ISLAND RELAY

The Martha’s Vineyard 20-Miler is a must race for die-hard runners of many levels. From highly competitive athletes looking to test their Boston and spring marathon readiness to dedicated recreational runners seeking to extend the length of their monthly long run, this race offers the chance to combine a visit to one of the East Coast’s most beautiful shore communities with a race on a fast, USATF-sanctioned course. Not quite up to the 20-mile challenge? Grab a partner and enter the Amity Island Relay (2x10 miles)! To register, visit mv20miler.com.

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popular shows as “Wicked,” “Hairspray,” “The Lion King,” “Mamma Mia,” “Rent,” “Jersey Boys” and “Phantom of the Opera.” Talented singers LaKisha Jones, Anne Runolfsson and Rob Evan have appeared on the Broadway stage in “Phantom,” “The Color Purple,” and “Jekyll and Hyde.” Saturday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 18, at 3 p.m. Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 744 West Main St., Hyannis, 508-362-1111, capesymphony.org

20 Feb-3 Apr MEET THE POTTERS WHEEL- SESSION II Whether you’re just meeting the potter’s wheel or renewing an old friendship, this class is for you. Through a mix of demonstration and one-on-one teaching by Truro potter Paul Wisotzky, the class covers basic wheel skills. Depending on class composition and interest, there will be flexibility to introduce more advanced techniques as well. 9 a.m.-noon. 7 sessions every Tuesday, $345. Register online at castlehill. org. Truro Center for the Arts, 10 Meetinghouse Road, Truro, 508-349-7511.

24-25 Feb HYANNIS MARATHON, HALF-MARATHON, 10K AND MARATHON TEAM RELAY One of the premier February race events in New England.

It’s the first distance race event of the year with runners from all over New England hoping to either run a personal record, cover the distance for the first time, qualify for the Boston Marathon or to just get moving again! The 10K will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24. The Hyannis Marathon, Half Marathon, & Marathon Team Relay will all run concurrently on Sunday, Feb. 25. New this year: The Hyannis Double Dip Challenge—run or walk the Hyannis 10k on Saturday and then the Hyannis Half Marathon or Hyannis Marathon on Sunday. Finishers will not only receive bragging rights, but also a snazzy finisher medal. hyannismarathon.com

24 Feb DANCE PARTY/MUSIC CAFÉ WITH THE GEORGE GRITZBACH BAND The band plays inventive takes on classics and a healthy helping of innovative originals offering a great mix of blues, roots and R&B. The band has appeared at a variety of venues and festivals across North America, including opening for B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt and Robert Cray. 8-10:30 p.m. $15/$12 for members, at the door only. Bring your own refreshments (coolers welcome). Table seating The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, 508-394-7100 cultural-center-org, 

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‘OUTERMOST’ INSPIRATIONS:

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Contemporary art, writing and the environment

Reception and exhibition at the Addison Art Gallery, 4-6 p.m.

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“The Outermost House,”by Henry Beston, is a classic of American literature, considered a seminal work of today’s environmental movements, and one of the reasons that the Cape Cod National Seashore exists today. Beston wrote “The Outermost House” based on his solitary year in a 20×16 house on the dunes of Eastham on Cape Cod. February marks the 40th anniversary of the Blizzard of ’78, one of New England’s greatest storms, which washed the Outermost House (Fo’castle) out to sea. Below are some special events tied to the anniversary.

A new exhibition exploring the natural Cape Cod world of Henry Beston and the Cape Cod National Seashore. “My house completed, and tried and not found wanting by a first Cape Cod year, I went there to spend a fortnight in September. The fortnight ending, I lingered on, and as the year lengthened into autumn, the beauty and mystery of this earth and outer sea so possessed and held me that I could not go.” —Henry Beston, The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod.

1-28 Feb EXHIBITION AT THE CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE

The exhibition can be previewed at addisonart.com as works are completed, and will be on display throughout the month at the Addison Art Gallery.

Salt Pond Visitors Center, Eastham Featuring new works by area and national artists capturing the beauty of our surroundings. For the entire month of February in the Cape Cod National Seashore’s Salt Pond Visitors Center, Eastham. The show is curated by Helen Katherine Addison, owner of Addison Art Gallery.

Snow Squall, Wellfleet Harbor pastel | 11 x 14 Amy Sanders

“There is a winter change of color, as well. The warm golden quality vanishes and is replaced by a tone of cold silver-grey.”—Beston

Salt Pond Visitors Center, Eastham; Starting at 11:30 a.m. Adults and children alike are amazed to see the processes that lead to a finished painting. Artists are happy to answer questions and discuss their techniques. Maryalice Eizenberg and Jonathan McPhillips will be painting in oil starting at 11:30 a.m. and Amy Sanders will be working in pastel starting at 1 p.m.

18 Feb DON WILDING, BESTON EXPERT, TALK 2 p.m., Salt Pond Visitors Center, Eastham Learn how Beston’s trail to Cape Cod began in World War I, how he tapped into the healing power of nature on the Outer Beach, how “The Outermost House” inspired legislators in Washington to establish the Cape Cod National Seashore, and the influence The Outermost House had on Rachel Carson and the American environmental movement. Wilding will be available to sign books before and after his talk.

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Artist Sarah Holl has come full circle. After starting her career at Scargo Pottery in Dennis more than 40 years ago, and later moving to studios in Hyannis and Yarmouth, she’s back on Route 6A, about a mile away from where her artistic endeavors began. It was sort of a homecoming for Holl. “I’m in love with my new studio space,” she says. “It’s like my second home.” Holl is a prolific creator, with colorful paintings on display throughout her studio—not just hanging on the walls, but also stacked up and leaning against beams, walls and furniture. A much larger-thanlife painting of a colorful butterfly on the building’s exterior beckons passersby to walk inside, and they

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ARTIST PROFILE

Artist Sarah Holl says her father, the late renowned potter Harry Holl, once told her: “You can’t do something like art parttime; you have to be in it 100 percent.” Sarah Holl’s paintings share something in common with her pottery: permanence and durability. She uses a final coat of epoxy resin on her canvases, which creates a smooth-surface look similar to glazed pottery.

are more than welcome, too. Holl has created a place for people to gather and celebrate art by hosting events and weekly studio hours. In this way, she has taken after her father—the late renowned potter, Harry Holl—who taught her the importance of collaboration and sharing of art with other artists and the community. As a young girl, Holl learned an important lesson from her father: “You can’t do something like art part-time, you have to be in it 100 percent,” he once told her. “You need to be mentally dialed in to your work. If you are not in a good place, then your art will reflect that.” Holl took that advice to heart. She has lived and breathed art her entire life, as a painter, potter, teacher and community arts enthusiast. She worked at Scargo Pottery, founded by her father, for 35 years. During that time, she studied as an apprentice with her father, as well as with the late Sam Feinstein, who summered in Dennis, and Provincetown artist Cynthia Packard. 28

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When Holl realized it was time to spread her artistic wings, she changed mediums from clay to paint and moved locations from Dennis to Hyannis, where she established Sarah Holl ArtSpace on the HyArts campus. After eight years there, she moved to the Cultural C enter of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, where she hoped to work with clay again, but the room was small and felt limiting to Holl. Last April, she decided to move back to Dennis Village. Holl’s paintings share something in common with her pottery: permanence and durability. She uses a final coat of epoxy resin on her canvases, which creates a smooth-surface look similar to pottery that has been glazed. Her talents and her free-spirited nature shine when she takes a subject that may seem mundane and makes it truly pop. For example, Holl will start with a still life, add metallic paper on top of the paint, then drizzle an array of colors to create a realistic yet magical image. She offers drop-in classes at her studio on Tuesday nights and teaches figure drawing at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. Through her classes, Holl hopes to inspire students to find their own voice. “You have to believe in yourself,” says Holl. “That’s number one or doubts show up in your stroke.” Sarah Holl’s work can be viewed at her studio, Sarah Holl Studio, 608 Route 6A, Dennis, as well as at Cape Cod Hospital, the Naked Oyster and Colombo’s, all in Hyannis, and Anejo Mexican Bistro in Falmouth, among other public spaces. Call 508-364-7949 or email sarahhollart@yahoo.com to inquire about her drop-in classes. For more information, visit sarahholl.com capecodmagazine.com

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Cape Cod Academy 50 Osterville/W.Barnstable Rd., Osterville 508-428-5400 capecodacademy.org Now celebrating 40 years of educating students, Cape Cod Academy is an independent Pre-K through grade 12 day school situated on 46 acres in the heart of the Cape. Across our three school divisions, a positive peer pressure environment encourages curiosity, leadership and academic rigor. Our curriculum is not driven by standardized testing, and our classes enable students to develop new-century skills that are imperative for future success including critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication and collaboration. Our classrooms are led by top-flight faculty who develop new teaching approaches based on the best research and our own experience on how best to reach our kids. Student performance is measured in many ways - in addition to testing - and we take pride in the fact that 100% of our graduates attend their select colleges. Our students respect high performance in the various ways their peers can offer it – in art, performance, sports and scholarship.

Falmouth Academy 7 Highfield Dr., Falmouth 508-457-9696, falmouthacademy.org Falmouth Academy is a private day school educating students in grades 7-12 through an innovative academic program enhanced by signature offerings including Science in the Real World, Arts-Across-the-Curriculum, and 40-plus electives. Intentionally small classes ensure personalized attention and “no back rows”—cultivating a space where students can engage in discussion and explore ideas. Falmouth Academy students become confident, active learners who read closely, listen carefully, and think critically. They are scholars and musicians, athletes and artists, budding scientists and aspiring authors who thrive at America’s finest colleges and universities. The campus is situated on 34 acres in Falmouth with three grass playing fields and a gymnasium for soccer, lacrosse and basketball, a new performing arts center, science capecodmagazine.com

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TEACHING CHILDREN TO GROW SPIRITUALLY, ACADEMICALLY AND SOCIALLY and computer labs, an art studio, outdoor classroom spaces, a community garden, apiary, and greenhouse. Committed to sustainability and surrounded by natural beauty, students learn to be stewards of the earth. At FA, students can do it all. Scholarship Exam and Open House is Jan 20th and four $10,000 scholarships will be awarded. Learn more at falmouthacademy.org.

St. Pius X School 321 Wood Rd. S. Yarmouth 508-398-6112, spxschool.org Please Join Us for our Open House: Saturday, January 27th from 2:00–4:00

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Trinity Christian Academy of Cape Cod Where a Christian Education Shapes a Lifetime 979 Mary Dunn Rd., Barnstable

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Veritas Academy 1200 Old Stage Rd., Centerville 508-420-8145, veritasacademycapecod.org Founded in 1998, Veritas Academy remains rooted in the truth of the Biblical worldview of Creation and Redemption, providing rigorous training following the classical model of education working through the learning

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stages of grammar, logic and rhetoric, including memorization, recitation, field trips and special events. Classical education employs the wisdom of the past to enable students to understand and excel in our present world. Veritas Academy offers an education which teaches that all knowledge and life extends from God, thereby equipping students to know what is true, choose what is good, and appreciate and create what is beautiful as exemplified by our music program that teaches all students in music history, sight reading and chorale/recorder performance. Visit our website to find out more and schedule an appointment.

The value of an independent school education cannot be matched. While other schools emphasize standardized test performance, at Cape Cod Academy, our priority is to provide innovative learning opportunities that prepare students to thrive in a 21st century world. Our students are empowered to create their own educational experiences — and to pursue their passions inside and outside the classroom. Come see the Cape Cod Academy advantage for yourself. Contact us today to schedule your family’s personal tour.

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PHOTOGRAPHY AND TEXT BY ROBERT MICHELSON

After taking photos of seals from the air and sea over the years, photographer Robert Michelson steps onto Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge for the first time to capture gray seal pups and seal mating behaviors. Photographer Robert Michelson captured harbor and gray seals on Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, above and far right, from a boat and a single-engine plane in 1990. After acquiring federal permits, Michelson explored the wildlife refuge decades later last January and photographed gray seals. At bottom right, gray seals, which are sometimes called “horseheads” because of their longer snout, display typical arched back behavior.

My project “Gray Seals of Cape Cod: A Life History Photo Journey” began in August 2016 when I acquired federal permits to photograph gray seal pups and seal mating and courtship behaviors at the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham. While I was permitted up to two visits to the island during a roughly 10-week period—between Dec. 15, 2016 through Feb. 28, 2017—Mother Nature interrupted my 36

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schedule. Consistently strong winds allowed me to get to Monomoy only once, on Jan. 9 of last year, the day after the largest blizzard to hit Monomoy during the 16 years the seal surveys have been taking place. Another twist in my plans: The boats taking the seal team out to Monomoy landed on the westerly side of the island at the widest point, which meant a 1½-mile hike through 3-foot snow drifts to get to the staging area at the eastern lighthouse.

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From top left, clockwise: A gray seal pup feeds from its mother in the foreground; as the pup grows, its fluffy white coat changes to a more mottled and black appearance; and a large bull and female go nose to nose during the introductory portion of mating. Immediately after mating, the male leaves the female as she begins her 11-month gestation period and gives birth between December and early February. (Images were photographed on Jan. 9, 2017, under the authority of NMFS MMPA Permit No. 17670; and USFWS Permit No. 53514-17-02.)

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there are usually seals behind the lighthouse.” She led me behind the building to—jackpot!—the perfect view of gray seals and pups. I was shooting what I thought was a young male with a mature bull fighting. Later, I was told that they were a male and female mating.

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Editor’s Note: For his project, Robert Michelson was attached to a federal permit held by Kimberly Murray, a scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Marine Fisheries Service. Michelson also acquired a special commercial filming permit from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in order to take professional photos on the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.

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BY MARINA DAVALOS

We’re once again on a mission to debunk the saying, “There’s nothing to do on the Cape in the winter.” This year, we found spa packages, book clubs, plays, classes, dinners, and oh, the opera! We know you’ll love our lineup, which includes plenty of fun activities and events for all ages.

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Go birdwatching at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Tuesday Tweets Join expert birder Gretchen Moran Towers as she guides you along the trails in search of the Cape’s finest feathered friends. For beginner or expert birders alike. Bring binoculars and dress warmly. 9-10:30 a.m. on four Tuesdays: Jan. 9, 23 and Feb. 6 and 20.

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 869 Main St., Route 6A, Brewster 508-896-3867, ccmnh.org

Birdwatching for Beginners Gretchen Moran Towers teaches basic skills needed in identifying our avian friends, then takes you into the field to put your new skills to use. 10-11 a.m., Jan. 18 and Feb. 22.

Visit the National Seashore There are many opportunities along the Cape Cod National Seashore to get some exercise or just take in the natural beauty around us. Dogs on a leash are allowed on beaches, so bring Fido along for a beach walk. You may even spot a seal or two. Then there’s the hiking trails (some dog friendly, some not—check beforehand). And if there’s snow, some of the roads may be closed. “This offers opportunities for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing,” says Sue Moynihan, the seashore’s chief of interpretations and cultural resources. It’s also a great opportunity for bird watching and spotting animal tracks, she adds. The National Seashore offers programs periodically in the winter. For more information, visit nps.gov/capecod or call the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham at 508-255-3421.


Book Clubs Titcomb’s Book Club Located on Route 6A in the heart of Sandwich, Titcomb’s book club meets at 7 p.m., the third Tuesday of every month. Titcomb’s announces the title for the following month at the time of the meeting and the group discusses possible questions to ask the author, who sometimes joins in person or by phone. Upcoming book titles: Tuesday, Jan. 16: “Ruthless River,” by Holly Fitzgerald Titcomb’s Bookshop, 432 Route 6A, Sandwich, 508-888-2331, titcombsbookshop.com

Centerville Library Book Friends— Centerville Library Drop In Book Club Meets at 5 p.m. the third Thursday each month in the conference room. Upcoming book titles: Thursday, Jan. 18:  “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared,” by Jonas Jonasson For more information, contact Nancy Farrell at 774-521-3903. Centerville Public Library, 585 Main St., Centerville, 508-790-6220  

Eastham Library Book Club Book club meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday each month. Titles for this winter include:

Tuesday, Jan. 16: “Only Time Will Tell,” by Jeffrey Archer Tuesday, Feb. 20: “The Tiger’s Wife,” by Téa Obreht Tuesday, March 20: “Love Anthony,” by Lisa Genova Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road, Eastham, 508-240-5950, easthamlibrary.org Most Cape libraries host book clubs—a complete listing of area libraries can be found at clamsnet.org. 44

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Five Bays Bistro dinner specials $29 prix fixe menu. Three courses Sunday through Thursday through April. Five Bays Bistro, 825 Main St., Osterville, 508-420-5559, fivebaysbistro.com

Taco Tuesdays at Añejo $3 tacos for lunch and dinner! Popular tacos include the carne asada, with Oaxaca cheese, cilantro and guacamole; and the Baja fish taco, with fried local cod. On Taco Tuesdays, all tacos are available à la carte. Añejo also offers a year-round express menu, featuring burrito bowls, hand-held burritos and lettuce-wrapped tacos, all $14 and under, and Sunday brunch—a departure from their usual menu. Añejo Mexican Bistro & Tequila Bar, 188 Main St., Falmouth, 508-388-7631, anejomexicanbistro.com Two-timing Tuesdays at Flynn’s Irish Pub Noted for their famous burgers, on Tuesdays you can get two for $12. That’s right, two famous Flynn’s burgers for $12! They go all out with their burgers, with items such as the bacon and pepper jack cheeseburger and the bacon cheddar and honey barbeque burger. Check out “For the Adventurous Types” portion of their menu for unique combinations, such as The Hungry Irishman—a burger with mashed potatoes, corn and peas, topped with house gravy and slices of sharp cheddar cheese. Flynn’s Irish Pub, 119 Cranberry Highway, Sagamore, 508-833-8626, gotoflynns.com

Crisp lunch specials Personal flatbread and side salad for only $10 Crisp, 791 Main St., Osterville, 508-681-0922, crispflatbread.com

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Locals night on Tuesdays and Live Music on Thursdays at Bluefins Sushi & Sake Bar Come down to Bluefins on Tuesdays! Locals get 20 percent off all food. Must-try menu items include Korean bibimbop: A mix of rice, chicken or beef, and mixed vegetables served in a stone pot; chicken Katsu; and pad thai. “Plus, we have 15 different appetizers. We’re not just sushi,” says owner Andy Baler. On Thursdays, Bluefins presents live music with Michael Oakland. “It’s a fun place, there’s always something happening,” says Baler. Check the website for upcoming live acts. Bluefins Sushi & Sake Bar, 513 Main St., Chatham, 508-348-1573, bluefinschatham.com Burger Bar at C Salt Wine Bar & Grille Offered every night (except Saturday) available only at the bar: An 8-ounce house-ground burger, a blend of ribeye, sirloin and short rib, with caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, gruyere cheese, apple wood smoked bacon, crispy romaine hearts and vine-ripened tomatoes, sesame roll from Maison Villatte in Falmouth and hand-cut truffle frites. $16 C Salt Wine Bar & Grille, 75 Davis Straits, Falmouth, 774-763-2954, csaltfalmouth.com Old Yarmouth Inn’s prix fixe dinners A three-course prix fixe menu offered all night Sunday through Thursday and from 4:30-6 p.m.  Friday and Saturday. $25-$30 Old Yarmouth Inn, 223 Route 6A, Yarmouth, 508-362-9962, oldyarmouthinn.com

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Special Dinners Burns Supper at Highfield Hall Robert Burns (1759-1796) was (and still is) considered Scotland’s National Bard—or storyteller/poet. Take part in this tradition of whiskey, poetry, haggis and overall mayhem—including bagpipes—at Highfield Hall from 5:309:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20. Snow date: Jan. 27. “It’ll be a fun evening that can undo your winter blues,” says Highfield’s marketing director Janet Morgenstern Passani. A little trivia: Robert Burns is the author of the well-known New Year’s piece, “Auld Lang Syne.” Highfield Hall & Gardens, 56 Highfield Dr., Falmouth, 508495-1878, highfieldhallandgardens.org

Ceraldi Pop-up at Roux Join chef Michael Ceraldi of Ceraldi’s restaurant in Wellfleet for a seven-course sit-down dinner at Roux, a bed and breakfast in Provincetown. Ceraldi sources all of his ingredients locally, from the Orleans winter farmers market, Nauset Middle School’s greenhouse and Seawind Meadows farm in Dennis. “He’s so connected to the growers and the shuckers,” says Roux’s co-owner Ilene Mitnick. “He always starts with the oysters, and every night there’ll be some kind of new flavor that he uses.” Roux also provides an overnight package for the pop-up event. 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 10. Roux, 210 Bradford St., Provincetown, 508-487-1717, rouxprovincetown.com

The world is your oyster: Private raw bar parties Chatham Shellfish Company owner Stephen Wright invites visitors to book a private party for up to 12 people at its private raw bar. Visitors can BYOB, enjoy $1 oysters, and the hourly rate includes a private shucker. “It’s a great weekend pre-dinner or afternoon activity. Great for winter survival,” says Wright. For more information, call Stephen Wright at 508-241-7503 or visit chathamoysters.com

Don’t Miss the Opera! Live opera in HD at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater and Cape Cinema in Dennis For opera buffs, watch live performances of New York’s Metropolitan Opera, transmitted via satellite in HD in Wellfleet and Dennis. The live productions are simulcast from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, featuring behind-the scenes interviews and previews. “You can just come as you are, you don’t even have to dress up,” says Christopher Ostrom, executive director of the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. The 2018 season includes showings of Puccini’s “Tosca,” Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” and Puccini’s “La Bohème.” Check websites for specific times and showings. Cape Cinema, 35 Hope Lane, Dennis, 508-385-2503 capecinema.com Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, 2357 Old Route 6, 508-349-9428, what.org

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Culture and Classes See a play at Cotuit Center for the Arts “Richard III”—Shakespeare’s masterpiece, told with puppets! A co-production with Cape Cod Theater Company. Jan. 18-28. “A Few Good Men”—Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay. Jan. 25-Feb. 11. “On My Way to You”—Donna Scheer in a cabaret performance of songs and stories. Feb. 8-25. Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, 508-428-0669; cotuitcenterforthearts.org

Classes and Concerts at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod Learn the Rumba! Rumba with Doug McHugh of Ballroom Bliss Deepen your understanding of Latin rhythms. Known for its sensual, flowing motion, the Rumba, aka the “dance of love,” is distinguished by its romantic feel. Bring a partner and let loose! Four Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. beginning Jan. 9.

Learn digital photography Introduction to Digital Photography with Julia Cumes Whether you are a novice or a more experienced photographer and want to hone your skills, this workshop is for you. This class introduces photographers to technical and creative skills. Subjects will include aperture, shutter speed, focal length, composition, portraiture and storytelling. Assignments will offer participants the opportunity to practice techniques and approaches they learn during the workshop sessions. Access to a digital SLR camera and computer are required. 6-8 p.m., five Tuesdays beginning Jan. 9. Paint the sea! Seascape Construct with Lance Walker Learn to “construct” seascapes in oils. This class will cover all aspects of the construction of a painting through a series of studies. All levels are welcome! This class meets in Lance’s Studio on the upper level of the Education Wing. 6-8 p.m., six Thursdays, beginning Jan. 11. Fiddlin’ fun! Sparrow Blue in Concert Sparrow Blue is a fiddle and acoustic guitar duo from southeastern Massachusetts, playing American folk, roots and classic country music. Featuring Todd Nickerson (of the band 6 East) on guitar and vocals and Katy Boc (of The Jones River Band) on fiddle and vocals. The duo recently released their first album, “Mabel.” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, 508-394-7100, cultural-center.org

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Unique Exercise! Capoeira African-Brazilian dance meets martial arts. This sensation has been sweeping the globe and instructor Andre Lima brings it to life on Cape Cod. But it’s nothing new—it was invented hundreds of years ago in Brazil. African slaves weren’t allowed to practice martial arts, so in the confines of their quarters they would play music, practicing the martial arts in secret under the guise of dancing and chanting. Lima, originally from Brazil, has been teaching this unique form of dance/martial arts for 16 years. Intrigued? Find out more by contacting Andre Lima at 774-208-1874, or email alimabrasil@gmail.com. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Orleans Bodystrong Fitness, 21 Old Colony Way, 508-237-3861, bodystrongfitness.net 10-11 a.m., Saturdays, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., Wellfleet, 508-349-1800,wellfleetpreservationhall.org

Buti and Barre at Wellbeloved Wellness These two unique classes will get you toned, in shape, and feeling good. Buti is an Indian term meaning, “the cure to something that’s been hidden away or kept secret.” Buti yoga incorporates power yoga, cardio and tribal dance — a must try for anyone seeking something different! And speaking of dance, ballet-inspired Barre classes incorporate moves from ballet, yoga, and Pilates for a full-body workout. Check Wellbeloved’s website for weekly Buti yoga and Barre classes, including Barre fusion and Barre bootcamp.

Yoga Sculpt This class incorporates weights with a traditional yoga practice, giving a nice, balanced workout. Instructor Tricia Diamond developed the technique on a whim. “Someone asked me once if I could sub for a Pilates class, but I wasn’t a certified Pilates instructor,” says Diamond, “so I tried yoga with weights and I developed it from there.” Diamond emphasizes that while using the 1 to 3 lb. weights gives you a good workout, she maintains the integrity of yoga. “It’s still breathing and meditation-oriented,” she says. 8-9:15 a.m., Wednesdays; Centerville Yoga and Wellness, 1600 Falmouth Road, Centerville, 508-775-1422; centervilleyoga.com

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Treat Yourself to a Spa Day Beach Plum Spa & Med Spa With two Cape locations, the Beach Plum Spa has plenty of packages to choose from. The “Girls Time Together” includes a facial, massage, pedi and more, plus a cosmo. The “Mermaid” package offers an oxygen facial, an anti-aging eye treatment and a warm seashell massage. The Beach Plum Experience boasts a mud wrap, lunch with a glass of wine, and even a Beach Plum robe to take home.

West Falmouth Wrapture—a detoxifying algae wrap, marine modeling facial Waquoit Hand and Feet Retreat—a mani and pedi, plus massage to arms, hands, legs and feet. Buff up on Bristol Beach—a full-body exfoliant, massage, plus mani and pedi.

Two Cape locations: Beach Plum Spa & Med Spa, Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, 508-534-5501 Dan’l Webster Inn, 149 Main St., Sandwich, 508-833-3211, beachplumspa.com

Solstice This Hyannis day spa offers up much for the winter. Come by for a cupping treatment to relieve tension to the muscles, done by LMT Barbie Clemons. “It’s a good detox for January,” says Solstice co-owner Sheryl Baba. In February, join Solstice’s annual fundraiser for Independence House. Buy a $10 raffle ticket and choose from 30 different prizes, including a massage, a hair color or foil or a lava shell massage! In March, shed the winter doldrums with an exfoliating sugar scrub “body glow polish.”

Relax & Renew Day Spa Now in her 16th year, owner Andrea Winget is grateful for her local clientele. “I appreciate everyone so much,” says Winget. With so many packages to choose from, grab some girlfriends and head down to the spa in West Falmouth. Here is a sample of cleverly named packages offered at Relax & Renew:

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Nature Games at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Bring your kids over February vacation! With indoor and outdoor activities, kids will learn all about what animals do in the winter, meander through garden paths and make crafts. More information available on their website. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 19-23. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St., Route 6A, Brewster, 508-896-3867; ccmnh.org

Kids’ classes at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod Beginners Bronze Metal Clay with Kim Rumberger Kids ages 8-14 learn to use metal clay to sculpt and build jewelry or other items that are fired in a kiln to become solid pieces of bronze. Days 1 and 2 are spent learning how to handle the clay and create the pieces, and on Day 3, kids will finish and assemble the items. From 10 a.m.-noon, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 19, 20 and 22. To register, visit cultural-center.org or call 508-394-7100.  

For Young Minds Visit the Woods Hole Science Aquarium The aquarium is open year-round, with lots of opportunities to interact with sea creatures. Activity sheets for all ages can be downloaded from the website, to print and bring along for the visit. They include scavenger hunts, where kids have to find creatures such as an anemone, a sea robin or a toadfish, while learning about endangered species in the process. Woods Hole Science Aquarium, 166 Water St., Woods Hole, 508-495-2001, aquarium.nefsc.noaa.gov

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Cupcake decorating with Kim Rumberger Who doesn’t love a cupcake? And how much better does it taste when you decorate it yourself? In this workshop, kids ages 8-14 learn how to make frosting and use pastry bags with various tips to decorate mini cupcakes, which will be shared with visitors and staff at the cultural center. To register, visit cultural-center.org or call 508-394-7100. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, 508-394-7100; cultural-center.org

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Give Founder and President Jim Barnes a call at 802.464.4321 or email JimBarnes@hermitageclub.com today to schedule your personal tour of our private mountain and hear about a special membership offer.


Have a Mini Vacation With Grandparents! The Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis has a cool new program for kids and their grandparents. “Grandparents RULE!” is an overnight package designed so that kids and their grandparents can spend some quality time together. The one-night package includes accommodations, welcome gifts, meals, arcade vouchers and admission to the Cape Codder’s indoor water park. Need we say more? Cape Codder Resort & Spa, 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, 855-861-4370, capecodderresort.com

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Health & Wellness A “Clean Kit” from The Local Juice The Local Juice in Hyannis offers a three-day “reboot” meal kit, with all items made in-house using locally sourced ingredients. The kit comes with three days of healthy breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack items. Manager Rachel Gillis explains the contents: “It comes with three of our cold-pressed juices, three smoothies, three grain cups with rice or quinoa and in-season veggies with a protein, and three of our homemade energy burst snacks.” The total daily caloric intake of the gluten-free kit? A healthy 1,200 calories. The Local Juice Bar + Pantry 539 South St., Hyannis, 508-775-5552, thelocaljuice.com

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People To Watch An entrepreneur. A passionate educator and coach. Filmmakers sparking important dialogue. We picked 10 individuals who are making a difference in their communities and creating some buzz.

The Engaged Citizen Thomas Bena Creator of the film “One Big Home” and founder of Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival At the beginning of Thomas Bena’s film “One Big Home,” the late journalist Mike Wallace asks the filmmaker: “Why does it offend you?” His question was referring to the increase of trophy homes on Martha’s Vineyard. Bena responds: “When I walk around the island in the winter and see meters spinning and I see a house empty for eight months, it feels wrong to me.” The thoughtful and engaging film, which took 12 years to make, follows Bena’s journey from carpenter to activist in the town of Chilmark on Martha’s Vineyard. The residents of both Chilmark and Truro used “One Big Home” to help galvanize support around a bylaw limiting house size. Chilmark passed the bylaw in 2013 and Truro residents approved it last May. When the Lakeville native first came to the Vineyard at the age of 30 in 1997, Bena says it felt like some kind of magic land and fell in love with it immediately. The 90-minute documentary is an expression of why someone shouldn’t be able to build a 20,000-square foot home. “If we don’t preserve our open spaces, says Bena, “our natural spaces, the sense of place—it goes away, forever.” To view “One Big Home,” visit onebighome.com For information on the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, visit tmvff.org

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The Entrepreneur Although Cape Cod native Liz Hostetter has lived in Fiji, Paris, London and Hong Kong, and currently lives with her husband and three children in Boston, she and her family think of Osterville as their home base. “I go for a walk at the same beach I have been going to since I was a kid—Dowses Beach. It’s a total recharge,” says Hostetter, who splits her time between Boston’s South End and Osterville. Hostetter founded the clothing company Ellie Kai in 2011 while living in Hong Kong. When she couldn’t find styles that fit her 5-foot10-inch frame, she started working with a local tailor to create her own designs, which eventually inspired her to start a made-to-order clothing line featuring comfortable and stylish pieces. Hostetter received the nickname “Ellie” while working with children in Fiji with the Red Cross, and “Kai” signifies power, victory and water. Hostetter, who has 35,000 clients nationwide, points out that made-to-order clothing is less wasteful and is better for the environment. She operated a boutique in Ostervile for a time, but recently closed the location as the company’s business model pivots to an online platform. “People don’t like going to the mall anymore,” says Hostetter, “so my timing might be pretty good.”

Liz Hostetter Founder of Ellie Kai, a made-to-order clothing line

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Spotlight on American Clothing Industry Judy Laster founder of Woods Hole Film Festival

John Gamache filmmaker and associate director of Woods Hole Film Festival

“We used to make 97 percent of our clothes in America and now we make 3 percent,” says filmmaker John Gamache. He is working on a documentary with Judy Laster, founder of Woods Hole Film Festival, about efforts by people to revive the apparel manufacturing industry in the U.S. The working title is “Made Here: Rebuilding America’s Apparel Manufacturing Industry.” Gamache says he was introduced to the topic a couple of years ago while working on an Indiegogo campaign for Good Clothing Company, formerly located in Mashpee and now located in Fall River, which supports independent designers and local job creation. The film-

makers have talked to designers, business owners, policy makers and innovators and have visited places in Fall River, New Bedford, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Lowell and MIT in Cambridge, where students are working on hightech fashion. “This subject takes you back to the beginning of what we did, the literal fabric of America,” says Laster, “when cities and economies were built around people making stuff.” On Facebook: @madeheremovie Woods Hole Film Festival: woodsholefilmfestival.org


Building Functional Works of Art Woody Metzger and Jim Donovan Owners of First Light Boatworks & Marine Railway

When the owners of Pease Boatworks were ready to sell the business, the stars aligned for Woody Metzger and Jim Donovan. Metzger signed on as general manager for 11 months before buying the boatyard a year ago with Harwich native Jim Donovan, who had been working in St. John and surfing in 90-degree weather. After 58

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Harwich fisherman Fred Bennett, built his first boat with his grandfather when he was 12. Metzger, whose dad was a commercial fisherman, grew up on Town Cove in Orleans and his earliest memories are of wooden boats and being on the water. Currently, the First Light crew is working on a beautiful, hand-crafted plank-on-frame capecodmagazine.com

36-foot vessel that will take a year and a half to build. “When something gets launched here,” says Metzger, “it doesn’t feel like technology made it. It has energy and you have a connection with it.” firstlightboatworks.com

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A Passionate Educator Jessica Durfey Spanish teacher, varsity girls soccer and varsity girls lacrosse coach, Cape Cod Academy In the opening week of school, Spanish 4 honors students at Cape Cod Academy are presented with the idea that they can study anything that interests the class—history, current events, literature, art—as long  as they study the topic in Spanish. So last September, Cape Cod Academy teacher Jessica Durfey asked her five students,  “Who would you like to study?” They ultimately decided on the late Eva Perón. They studied her life history and accomplishments in Argentina and also tied it in with Day of the Dead by making an altar for Perón. Durfey says she tries to keep it fun for students and enjoys sharing her passion for the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Last

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year for Halloween, Durfey dressed up as painter Frida Kahlo. “People still talk about me being Frida, not only just Spanish students,” says Durfey, who is originally from Western Massachusetts. “They know who this person is now because I dressed up as her.” Durfey also coaches varsity girls soccer and varsity girls lacrosse and is school advisor for the Pink Ribbon Club, which raises awareness and money for breast cancer research and patients. This year, Durfey is the new coordinator of class trips and international travel. “I am able to help students have more meaningful opportunities through experiential learning on the Cape,” says Durfey, “in greater New England and even abroad.” capecodacademy.org

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Staying True to the Mission Karen Gardner CEO of Community Health Center of Cape Cod

Karen Gardner first started working at the Community Health Center of Cape Cod 15 years ago when it was known as the Falmouth Free Clinic and located in the basement of Falmouth Hospital. When it opened its doors in 1998, the clinic served 600 patients in the first year. Today, the center serves 15,000 and offers primary care, dental, vision, behavioral health, addiction programs, family planning and an onsite pharmacy, all under one roof. “Through all the craziness in the health care world and reimbursement, we have always been able to stay true to our mission of providing compassionate and affordable health care to all, regardless of their ability to pay,� capecodmagazine.com

says Gardner, who also serves in the military as a reserve advisor to the U.S. Airforce Surgeon General. In 2006, the health center received designation as a federally qualified health center, and in 2008, the 10,000-square-foot facility opened in Mashpee and was later expanded to 22,000 square feet in 2012, which allowed for a new pharmacy, walk-in and imaging services. The Community Health Center of Cape Cod is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018 with a gala on June 22 at The Cape Club in Falmouth. For more information, visit chcofcapecod.org/anniversary

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Making an Impression Jesse Marsolais Marsolais Press & Lettercarving

In his spacious basement studio at the Harwich Cultural Center, Jesse Marsolais is keeping alive the ancient craft of letterpress and lettercarving—a technology that extends back hundreds of years. On any given day, you might find him carving a memorial slate with a mallet and chisel or printing a wedding invitation from metal type set by hand. When Marsolais, originally from central Massachusetts, found out there was affordable artist space at the former Harwich Middle School a year ago, he immediately inquired about it. Several months later, he and his wife, who ironically attended the former middle school in her youth, moved to the Cape.

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Walking into Marsolais’ studio is like a step back in time: Thousands of pounds of printing equipment from the early 1900s rests on old wood floors, old metal letters are lined up on a table. The bulk of Marsolais’ work includes wedding invitations, business cards and small books. Customers are attracted to its three-dimensional quality, impression on the paper and unique design. “The nicest thing anyone has ever said about my work is that it was exactly what they didn’t know they wanted,” says Marsolais. “That’s the goal, every time.” marsolaispress.com

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A Young Leader Lauren Barker Executive Director of Cape Cod Young Professionals

When the executive director of Cape Cod Young Professionals stepped down last June, the 12-year-old nonprofit organization started a national search for its next leader and found the perfect candidate—nearly 2,000 miles away in Denton, Texas. Lauren Barker, a former administration manager, says her experience with local policy, nonprofit management and community programs will help tackle important issues on the Cape, including career development, housing and childcare. “One of the main things that the CCYP board of directors and I connected on was my passion for local government and community involvement,” says Barker, who spearheaded the Keep Denton Beautiful program in Texas, where she worked with 6,000 volunteers. On the same day she received the job offer from CCYP, her husband, Andrew, got a job offer from Cape Cod Beer, which sealed the deal. They relocated their two children, Liam, 7, and Caitlin, 5, and their 9-month-old Weimaraner, Hildy, to Orleans last September. “We feel really lucky to be here,” says Barker, “and wake up and pinch ourselves every day.” capecodyoungprofessionals.org


The Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club, celebrating its 60th anniversary in January, is comprised of 95 members from all over the Cape who capture everything from scenic to wildlife images, portraits to creative shots. The club hosts guest speakers, critique nights, an annual juried photo competition and field trips, with the goal of promoting the study and enjoyment of photography. Take a journey across the Cape through their camera lenses.

The End of Summer, Barbara Markus

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Fox Family in the Dunes, Province Lands, Sue Swartzlander

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Full Moon Over Salt Pond, Steve Director

Day’s End, First Encounter Beach, Cloudy Morning at Nauset Beach, Suz Karchmer

Eastham, Ron Snider

Rescue Drill on Nantucket Sound, Sandy Mason

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Highland Light in Winter, Peter Selig

Dawn on Fort Hill, John Ward

Carnival, Provincetown, Lew Schwartz

FEBRUARY 2018 The Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club hosts the 21st Annual Photography Contest for non-members at the Creative Arts Center in Chatham. MARCH 2018 Members exhibit at Orleans Camera, Skaket Corner, Orleans. MAY 2018 Members exhibit at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod: 60th Anniversary Showcase of Members’ Prints

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When Mac Hay noticed off-season customers at his former Eastham location buying a cup of chowder and a lobster roll, then eating in their cars, he saw a need to open a welcoming place for people to sit and enjoy their food yearround. So last June, he opened Mac’s Market & Kitchen, capecodmagazine.com

Mac’s Market & Kitchen is both a market and café in Eastham that also offers extensive catering services. Pictured above: Owner Mac Hay and Jennifer Mentzer, director of catering.

both a market and a seafood café with a casual vibe. Menu items include Mac’s clam chowder (pork and gluten-free), Portuguese kale soup, ceviche, steamed shellfish, raw bar items and lobster rolls. Prepared foods in the to-go case offer an array of deli salads and sides, such as the popular kale Caesar salad with curried chick peas, as well as fish and crab cakes, smoked salmon and bluefish—all the makings for a delicious lunch, beach picnic or dinner. The 1,200-square-foot building also houses extensive catering services. “It’s very casual, fun and evolving,” says Hay. “There’s a fine line between being creative and also being accepted—it’s always an interesting balance, watching the food find its equilibrium here.” —Marjorie Naylor Pitts Mac’s Market & Kitchen, 4680 State Highway, Route 6, Eastham, 508-255-6900, macsseafood.com.

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RESTAURANT PROFILE

Spinnaker Sails Into Brewster Formerly the Bramble Inn, the new restaurant and B&B serves up Mediterranean-influenced dinners and heavenly desserts in a warm, contemporary setting. BY JANICE RANDALL ROHLF

Within less than a year, what was once the Bramble Inn is now Spinnaker, a B&B and restaurant in the heart of Brewster. If the former was beloved (and it was), its successor is on the same path to enchant patrons. For the 18th-century sea captain’s house reincarnation, it was out with the quaint and in with a quiet, contemporary luxury expressed by fresh white paint on the once-papered walls, subtle nods to the seashore and a genuine, warm welcome from new owners Rob and Andrea DeSimone. The three refreshed guestrooms

and triumphal breakfasts won’t disappoint even the most seasoned travelers (one online review claims the croissants are better than in Paris!), while the restaurant is open to the public for dinner. Trust me, you don’t want to pass up an opportunity to eat here. Lucky for me, I arrived before my guest, which gave me time to pull up a stool at the cozy, five-seat bar and order a glass of Italian pecorino wine, a nice switch from my usual chardonnay or pinot grigio that is dry yet flavorful. Spinnaker’s signature cocktail, Pamplemousse

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Spritz, a refreshing mix of gin, grapefruit juice and rosemary simple syrup, sounds perfect to sip in summer out on the lovely back patio, while other cocktails hint at Rob and Andrea’s frequent travels—the menu descriptions cite inspiration from such exotic locales as Venice and Cannes. Nursing our drinks and chatting with the friendly bartender, my guest and I lingered over appetizers of crispy lobster fritters with Fra Diavolo dipping sauce, and meltin-your-mouth gorgonzola-stuffed dates wrapped in Applewood smoked bacon. Once settled in the dining room, which is in fact three separate areas, we noted a distinct Mediterranean influence to the menu in such dishes as Chatham clams with pasta and fennel sausage, turkey Milanese, and swordfish with red pepper and onion agrodolce sauce. It’s no surprise that Chef Rob’s culinary experience includes cooking apprenticeships

in Italy as well as cooking at Bricco in Boston’s North End and helming Spiga, in Needham. His deft hand with la cucina italiana was also evident in my guest’s roasted duck ragu with handmade gnocchi; its robust San Marzano sauce smacked of a long cooking time and also introduced an essence of porcini mushrooms. I opted for Faroe Island salmon, served with seared cauliflower, sweet potato puree, crunchy capers and aged balsamic. It was exactly the embellished seafood dish I had hoped it would be. Totally satisfied, we were cajoled into ending on a sweet note, and I highly recommend leaving room for dessert. Our verdict: a thumbs-way-up endorsement for the amazingly fudgy gluten-free brownie and also for the brioche bread pudding with salted caramel sauce and vanilla gelato. If ever there was heaven in a spoon, this is it!

SPINNAKER 2019 Main St., Brewster, 508-896-7644, spincape.com. Winter hours: Thursday-Sunday, dinner.

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Restaurant Guide The dining guide is compiled by Cape Cod Magazine editorial staff as a service to our readers. This directory is not intended as a recommendation of the establishments, nor does it include every restaurant in the region. Featured listings (highlighted in shaded box) are part of an advertising package. We recommend you call ahead to check hours, prices and other details. Search our online database at capecodmagazine.com

extensive menu. 8 Upper County Road, Dennisport, 508.394.6661 $$ MC

CLEAN SLATE EATERY A farm-to-table restaurant that stresses quality ingredients. An unforgettable dining experience. Reservations required. 702 Route 28, West Dennis, 508.292.8817. $$$ MC

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AMERICAN 400 EAST Casual atmosphere and wide variety of menu items. 1421 Orleans Rd. (Route, 39), East Harwich, 508.432.1800 $$ LC THE BARNSTABLE RESTAURANT AND TAVERN A prolific selection of menu items, ranging from Cape Cod seafood staples to unique twists on classic American dishes. 3176 Main St., Barnstable, 508.362.2355 $$ MC

BARLEY NECK INN Romantic upscale atmosphere. 5 Beach Road, Orleans, 508.255.0212 $$ LC

BEAR IN BOOTS GASTROPUB Delicious global cuisine made in an all-scratch kitchen located in Falmouth’s historic downtown. 285 Main St., Falmouth, 508.444.8511 $$ UC BELFRY INNE & BISTRO New American cuisine presented in this refurbished church in the village. 8 Jarves St., Sandwich, 508.888.8550 $$$ UC

BISTRO ON MAIN AND CHATHAM RAW BAR A low-key spot offering an eclectic menu and great people watching. Chatham Raw Bar offers local shellfish and seafood in its purest form. 593 Main St., Chatham, 508-945-5033, bistroonmainchatham.com; chathamrawbar.com $$ LC

BLACK CAT TAVERN Casual waterfront restaurant located on the docks of Hyannis Harbor across from the Hy-Line ferries. The menu features everything from juicy burgers and garden-fresh salads to fresh native seafood and prime beef. 165 Ocean St., Hyannis, 508-778-1233 $$$ MC BLACKFISH Modeled in a British “gastro-pub” style of eatery featuring an Italian and French-influenced menu. 17 Truro Center Road, Truro, 508.349.3399 $$ OC

BISTRO ON MAIN Wood-grilled meat and seafood are complemented by a handsome wine selection. 595 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.5033 $$$ LC

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BRAMBLE INN & RESTAURANT Intimate dining in a Civil War-era farmhouse. 2019 Main St., Brewster, 508.896.7644 $$$ LC CAPE SEA GRILLE This old sea captain’s residence is home to exquisitely prepared New American and seafood dishes. Now open year round. 31 Sea St., Harwich Port, 508.432.4745 $$$ LC C SALT WINE BAR AND GRILLE Farm-to-tablethemed restaurant where diners can enjoy locally inspired dishes, such as lobster and cod stew. 75 Davis Straits, Falmouth, 774.763.2954 $$$ UC CAPTAIN KIDD Classic fare served indoors and out overlooking Eel Pond. 77 Water St., Woods Hole, 508.548.8563 $$ UC

CAPTAIN LINNELL HOUSE Traditional American fare in an upscale atmosphere. 137 Skaket Beach Road, Orleans, 508.255.3400 $$$ LC CAPTAIN PARKER’S A family destination with a long heritage of winning regional “chowder” competitions. 668 Route 28, West Yarmouth, 508.771.4266 $$ MC CHART ROOM Killer sunsets and a classic New England menu are the norm at this Upper Cape standby. 1 Shipyard Lane, Cataumet, 508.563.5350 $$ UC CHATHAM SQUIRE Renowned local watering hole offers pub fare and full range of entrées. 487 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.0945 $$ LC CHATHAM WINE BAR & RESTAURANT Offering more than 150 wines by the bottle, craft beers and artful entrees for brunch, lunch and dinner in the elegant dining room. Also features outdoor seating. Executive chef Regina Castellano and celebrity chef Rock Harper (overall winner of “Hell’s Kitchen,” Season 3) marry classic and contemporary techniques using the finest local and seasonal ingredients. 359 Main St., 508-945-1468. $$$ LC CLANCY’S RESTAURANT Cape Cod classics of fresh and local fried seafood, steak and pasta fill the

CLEAT & ANCHOR Enjoy a new twist on your favorite New England classics while surrounded by a nautical atmosphere. Stay into the evening and choose from an array of delicious wines and draft beers, as well as specialty cocktails like the Wind Surfer, High Seas and Wash-Ashore. 243 Lower County Road, Dennis Port, 508-258-0175, cleatandanchor.com $ MC COLOMBO’S CAFE & PASTRIES The Italian eatery has earned a sturdy reputation for quality, flavor and an unbeatable atmosphere. Owner David Colombo and his kitchen staff teamed up to bring fresh, housemade pastas to the table. The cafe also offers a wide assortment of delicious pastries, from sea salted chocolate caramel tart to chocolate ricotta pie. 544 Main St., Hyannis, 508.790.5700 $$ UC CRISP AND CRISP TOO Mouth-watering pasta and wood-fired pizza made with local and organic ingredients. The sophisticated atmosphere is paired with an outdoor patio complete with a fire pit and games. Crisp, 791 Main St., Osterville, 508-681-0922, and Crisp Too (for express takeout), 770 Main St., Osterville, 508-681-0922, crispflatbread.com $ UC DAN’L WEBSTER INN Traditional American in the more upscale dining room or casual in the tavern room. 149 Main St., Sandwich, 508.888.3622 $$ UC DEL MAR Daily blackboard specials and the woodfired brick oven are the backbone of this eclectic modern setting. Don’t pass up the fire-roasted Wellfleet oysters Rockefeller or fig and prosciutto pizza. 907 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.9988 $$ LC EMBARGO Modern tapas and martini bar with dancing and live entertainment. Known for its stylish, urban atmosphere. 453 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.9700 $$ MC EMBER PIZZA Contemporary pizza and chicken wings. 600 Route 28, Harwich Port, 508.430.0407 $$ LC ETZY’S WINE BAR AND BISTRO Open year-round, the restaurant serves homemade pizza, creamy clam chowder and haddock sandwiches. Etzy’s also features a large selection of wine and beers on tap. A fun hangout spot with large flat-screen TVs, live music and trivia nights. 697 Main St., Dennis Port, 508.258.0805 $ MC FINELY JP’S Creative American cuisine in a modern atmosphere. Definitely a favorite among locals and visitors year-round. 554 Route 6, Wellfleet, 508.349.7500 $$ OC FIVE BAYS BISTRO Upscale New American in a contemporary atmosphere. 825 Main St., Osterville, 508.420.5559 $$$ MC GLASS ONION Simple, elegant compositions featuring fresh local ingredients. 37 North Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.3730 $$$ UC HEARTH ‘N KETTLE Wholesome family dining in Hyannis and South Yarmouth. Serving breakfast all day, lunch and dinner. Great kids’ menu. Hyannis: 508.568.2935 and South Yarmouth: 508.394.2252 $ MC LC INDUSTRY ALE HOUSE You can’t go wrong with the namesake Industry Burger, topped with Vermont cheddar, fried leeks, shallots and truffle oil. The rotating draft menu of 20 lesser-known craft beers is sure to impress. 79 Route 130, Sandwich, 774-361-6851. $ UC

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KKATIE’S BURGER BAR Delicious and juicy burgers fill up this menu, with diverse and hearty appetizers and toppings. A family-run burger business with several locations on the South Shore. 334 Main St. Hyannis, 774.552.2951. $ MC MAD MINNOW A creative Cape gastropub with an innovative menu made from local ingredients. 554 Main St., Harwich Port, 774.209.3977. $$ LC MAHONEY’S ATLANTIC BAR AND GRILLE Chic and cozy dining room with lively bar and a menu featuring upscale comfort foods like local pan-seared lobster with brandy flambé, bistro-style roasted chicken and filet mignon with Bordelaise. 28 Main St., Orleans, 508.255.5505 $$$ LC MARSHSIDE This casual dining experience for the whole family includes a diverse menu and beautiful views of Sesuit Creek. 28 Bridge St., East Dennis, 508.385.4010 $$ MC MEWS Fine continental cuisine with a comprehensive fine wine and cocktail list. 429 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.1500 $$$ OC MOM & POPS BURGERS A fun, vibrant hangout spot that offers fresh, delicious and high-quality food. Standout items include pressed and steamed burgers, baconwrapped hot dogs and Mom’s homemade Lumpia— hand-rolled Filipino pork eggrolls served with sweet chili sauce. 1603 Main St., Chatham, 774-840-4144 $ LC MOONCUSSERS Wine, martini and tapas bar and tavern. Extensive wine selection. 86 Sisson Road, Harwich Port, 508.430.1230 $$ LC NAPI’S The varied menu features the famous Portuguese kale soup to Greek and Italian specialties. 7 Freeman St., Provincetown, 508.487.1145 $$ OC OCEAN HOUSE Steak and seafood served with panAsian accents along with views of Nantucket Sound. 425 Old Wharf Road, Dennis Port, 508.394.0700 $$$ MC

OLD YARMOUTH INN Classic American dishes served in this historic inn and stagecoach stop. Don’t miss Sunday brunch. 223 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, 508.362.9962 $$ MC OLD JAILHOUSE TAVERN Once used as the town’s lockup, the American tavern has been recently renovated and features a revamped menu with seafood, ribs and steak. Customer favorites include codfish piccata and the veal Orleans. 28 West Road, Orleans, 508.255.JAIL $$ LC

ORLEANS WATERFRONT INN The best views of Town Cove from this historic inn. 3 Old County Road, Orleans, 508.255.2222 $$ LC PATE’S Since 1957, this landmark eatery has been serving up steaks, prime rib, lamb chops and fresh local seafood. Route 28, Chatham, 508.945.9777 $$ LC

QUICKS HOLE TAVERN Two-level tavern features a mix of nautical charm and elegance. Menu offers fresh catch entrées and innovative seafood dishes by chef Stephanie Mikolazyk. 29 Railroad Ave., Woods Hole, 508.495.0048 $$$ UC RED NUN Award-winning burgers along with soups, salads, sandwiches and seafood. 746 Main St., Chatham, 508.348.0469; 673 Main St., Dennisport, 508.394.BUOY $ LC ROADHOUSE CAFÉ A heralded downtown Hyannis capecodmagazine.com

destination with consistently quality cuisine. 488 South St., Hyannis, 508.775.2386 $$ MC

ROCK HARBOR GRILL Casual hotspot boasts an eclectic range of food, including seared Ahi and longbone short-rib pot roast. 8 Old Colony Way, Orleans, 508.255.3350 $$ LC

SCARGO CAFÉ A comfortable, old world atmosphere that serves “eclectic American” cuisine. Offering a great selection of wines and a menu with favorites like the seafood strudel and steak marsala. 799 Main St., Dennis, 508-385-8200, scargocafe.com $$ MC STARS AT THE CHATHAM BARS INN Great steak and continental cuisine in one of the most beautifully situated dining rooms around. 297 Shore Road, Chatham, 1.800.527.4884 $$$ LC TIN PAN ALLEY Chic restaurant in the heart of Provincetown is best described as seasonal New American, offering a mix of seafood, steak and chicken entrées. Restaurant showcases local and national singers every night from 9 p.m. to midnight during peak season. 269 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.1648 $$ UC VAGABOND CHEF A new restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner inside Yarmouth Crossing shopping plaza in South Yarmouth, has received welldeserved praise for its buzz-worthy burgers. Each dish is prepared with attention to quality and taste. 1076 Route 28, South Yarmouth, 508-398-1960. $ MC VAN RENSSELAER’S Casual atmosphere serving Cape Cod seafood and Wellfleet oysters. Route 6, South Wellfleet, 508.349.2127 $$ OC VERS New location! Located in the former Orleans Public House, Chef Jonathan Haffmans, and his wife, Karen, intend to stay true to the concept and vibe of its former Chatham location. Expect to see some favorites, such as homemade pastas, signature tuna tartare and the Truth or Dare dessert. 15 Cove Road, Orleans, 774-561-2185 $$-$$$ LC VIERA Sophisticated and classy restaurant near the Harwich/Dennis town line. Standout menu includes sautéed organic salmon, slow braised short ribs, and hangar steak. 11 Route 28, Harwich, 774.408.7492 $$ LC WILD GOOSE TAVERN Pub-style American fare inside the historic Wayside Inn. 512 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.5590 $$ LC THE WELL TAVERN AND KITCHEN Serving lunch and dinner along with live music, The Well has it all. The menu includes fresh ingredients from local farmers and fishermen, and boasts a fun, cozy and welcoming environment. 70 Main St., Wellfleet, 508-214-0038, thewelltavernandkitchen.com $ LC TWENTY-EIGHT ATLANTIC Chef James Hackney’s menu at the resort’s signature restaurant celebrates native and seasonal ingredients with an award-winning, creative flair. Waterfront location. Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, 2173 Route 28, Harwich, 508-430-3000, wequassett.com/dining $$$ LC

St., Wellfleet, 508.349.6450 $$ OC

YARDARM Serving lunch and dinner, including seafood, steak, soups and burgers. 48 South Orleans Road, Orleans 508.255.4840 $ LC YARMOUTH HOUSE Extensive menu and casual dining. 335 Route 28, West Yarmouth, 508.771.5154 $$ MC

ASIAN BANGKOK KITCHEN The flavors that chef Nick Phaenephom produces in this tiny, colorful restaurant are anything but diminutive. The star of the menu is the Pad Kee Mao, which features wide, chewy rice noodles tossed with organic vegetables and meat. 339 Barnstable Road, Hyannis, 508.771.2333. $ UC INAHO Expertly prepared sushi and Japanese fare in an upscale environment. 157 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, 508.362.5522 $$$ MC MISAKI Authentic Japanese sushi bar and restaurant. 379 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.3771 $$ MC

BAKED GOODS CHATHAM FILLING STATION Baked goods, breakfast and lunch in a retro diner environment. Located in the former Old Harbor Bakery location, next to Chatham Fish & Chips. Cash only. 75 Old Harbor Road, Chatham, 774.994.0297 $ LC

BREAKFAST/LUNCH BETSY’S DINER 50s-style diner. 457 Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.0060 $ UC CAFÉ CHEW A superb place for a quick bite or pastries in a post-and-beam setting. 4 Merchants Road, Sandwich, 508.888.7717 $ UC CENTERVILLE PIE CO. Visit the flagship bakery for more than 18 different flavors of sweet and savory pies. For breakfast and lunch, visit the restaurant right next to the pie shop and enjoy a classic entrée. 1671 Falmouth Road, Centerville, 774.470.1406 $ MC LC CHATHAM PERK Coffee bar and cafe features espresso bar, iced coffee and lattes, breakfast sandwiches, café sandwiches, soups, salads, pastries and desserts, all served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. 307 Orleans Road, North Chatham, 508.945.5005 $ LC THE CORNER STORE Built-to-order burritos, wraps, salads and bowls, along with home-baked goods and daily specials. Now featuring two locations: 1403 Old Queen Anne Road, Chatham, 508.432.1077 and 54 Main St., Orleans, 508.255.5454 $ LC THE DAILY PAPER The blackboard specials make this one of the Cape’s most popular breakfast joints. Also serving lunch and dinner. Ask for the breakfast burrito. 546 Main St., Hyannis, 508.775.9711 and 644 West Main St., Hyannis, 508.790.8800 $ MC

THE WEST END Experience fine dining in the heart of Hyannis. The menu changes regularly based on seasonal inspirations and local availability. Craft cocktails served in a sophisticated atmosphere. Open nightly from 5-11 p.m. 20 Scudder Ave., Hyannis, 508-775-7677 $$ MC

GREEN LOTUS CAFÉ A bevy of options for the vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and raw diner who wants something a little more gourmet. 349 Main St., Hyannis, 508.775.1067 $ MC

WINSLOW’S TAVERN New American cuisine served inside the dining room, on the front lawn overlooking Main St. or more casually upstairs by the bar. 316 Main

GRUMPY’S Serves breakfast and lunch with hearty meals and homemade soup. Available for functions. 1408 Route 6A, East Dennis, 508.385.2911 $ MC

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KARMA A popular menu item is the Burger Bowl—a rice and quinoa-based burger that’s seared nice and crispy just like the “real” thing. Offers sustainable, healthdriven food and drink, but also yoga, meditation and massage. 2628 Main St., Brewster, 508-896-8805 $ LC

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THE LITTLE SANDWICH SHOP Much as the name suggests, this sandwich shop is small and welcoming, offering classic sandwiches, wraps and burgers made with fresh ingredients. 428 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.3932 $ MC

AMARI BAR AND RESTAURANT Italian cuisine featuring a contemporary open kitchen setting. 674 Route 6A, East Sandwich, 508.375.0011 $$ UC

PARKSIDE MARKET The restaurant focuses on producing sandwiches that are simple, tasty and homemade. The most popular sandwich is the Cab, a combination of chicken, avocado, bacon and homemade ranch dressing on a ciabatta roll. 281 Market St., Falmouth, 774.763.2066. $ UC

THE PEACEMAKER The owners of the popular Lost Dog Pub in Orleans and East Dennis have opened a casual breakfast and lunch spot behind their East Dennis location. Serves hearty breakfast sandwiches and subs in a relaxed, neighborhood atmosphere. 1366 Route 134, East Dennis, 508-258-0350 $ MC THE PORTSIDE TAVERN Combining unique American meals with Mediterranean-inspired dishes. The bar boasts 22 beers as well as cocktails and a lengthy wine list. 72 North St., Hyannis, 508.534.9600 $$ MC

ALBERTO’S RISTORANTE Northern Italian specialties in an upscale setting. 360 Main St., Hyannis, 508.778.1770 $$ MC

BUCA’S Traditional Tuscan cuisine with a modern flair in a casual atmosphere. 4 Depot Road, Harwich, 508.432.6900 $$ LC CIRO & SAL’S A landmark Provincetown sitdown serving up Northern Italian. We recommend the pasta Abbruzzi. 4 Kiley Court, Provincetown, 508.487.6444 $$ OC FANIZZI’S Italian-American specials on the water and open year round. 539 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.1964 $$ OC GERARDI’S CAFÉ Creative and traditional Italian food from an inventive up-and-coming chef. 902 Route 28, South Yarmouth, 508.394.3111 $$ MC MONTANO’S RESTAURANT A warm, traditional Cape Cod atmosphere that captures the essence of New England seafood and Italian cuisine. 481 Route 6, North Truro, 508.487.2026 $$ OC NAUSET BEACH CLUB The alta cucina, or high cuisine, of Northern Italy is complemented by an award-winning wine cellar. 222 Main St., East Orleans, 508.255.8547 $$ LC

PICKLE JAR KITCHEN Don’t let the name fool you. It’s not all about pickles inside this cozy breakfast/ lunch spot on Main Street in Falmouth. Menu includes an omelet with ultimate hash, homemade soups and specialty “sammiches.” 170 Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.6760 $ UC

OSTERIA LA CIVETTA Traditional food from Emilia Romagna, a Northeastern Italian region. 133 Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.1616 $$ UC

RUGGIE’S Popular family owned breakfast and lunch

PALIO PIZZERIA Specialty pizza. 435 Main St.,

spot in Harwich Center. Menu ranges from breakfast sandwiches and omelets to hot subs and burgers. 707 Main St., Harwich, 508.432.0625 $ LC

SEA STREET CAFÉ Serving breakfast all day the oldfashioned way. All-scratch kitchen serving fresh, locally made bread and delicious lunch options including pizzas, club sandwiches and chowders made in house. 50 Sea St., Hyannis, 508.534.9129 $ MC

FRENCH/INTERNATIONAL BLEU Artistic flair describes not only the décor, but Chef Frederic Feufeu’s French cuisine. 10 Market St., Mashpee, 508.539.7907 $$$ UC KAROO KAFE South African-inspired atmosphere and fare featuring exotic vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. 3 Main St., Eastham, 508.255.8288, $$ OC L’ALOUETTE Owner/Chef Christian Schultz describes the menu as global cuisine with a French influence, featuring crepes and escargot, as well as Asian-inspired dishes, such as crispy spring rolls. 787 Main St., Harwich Port, 508.430.0405 $$$ LC

WICKED Organic restaurant open for lunch and dinner featuring steak, seafood, salads, pizzas, and burgers. 680 Falmouth Road, Mashpee, 508.477.7422 $$ UC

MEDITERRANEAN ABBA Chef Erez Pinhas presents an array of Mediterranean and Thai dishes. 89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, 508.255.8144 $$$ LC ESTIA Seasoned restaurant owners Nick and Katherine Markantonis introduce diversity to the Upper Cape’s dining scene. Located in Mashpee Commons, Estia is serving up authentic and traditional Greek dishes with a modern twist. Popular dishes include coal-fired pizza and pan-seared swordfish. 26 Steeple St., Mashpee, 508-539-4700 $$ UC FRONT STREET A blend of Mediterranean fusion in an antique atmosphere and terrific wine list. 230 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.9715 $$$ OC THE TALKATIVE PIG AND MARKETPLACE Offering pizza, market sides and seasonal Mediterranean-style entrees made by hand daily from simple, fresh ingredients. Dine in or order out. Open breakfast, lunch and dinner. 2642 Main St., S. Chatham, 508.430.5211 $$ LC TREVI Spend a quiet evening sipping wine from the ample list and sampling tapas, or select from the menu. 25 Market St., Mashpee, 508.477.0055 $$ UC

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Hyannis, 508.771.7004 $ MC

ANEJO Upscale Mexican food in a chic modern atmosphere. Try the chile Rellenos. 188 Main St., Falmouth, 508.388.7631 $$ UC

PIZZA BARBONE Delicious gourmet wood-fired pizza in casual setting. Owners use vegetables from their own rooftop garden. 390 Main St., Hyannis, 508-957-2377 $ MC

BRAZILIAN GRILL Churrasco a Rodizio, consisting of a variety of grilled meats carved at your table. One price for all you can eat. 680 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.0109 $$ MC

PRIMAVERA RESTAURANTE This fine-dining Italian restaurant has a modern twist on traditional Sicilian cuisine. The location is newly renovated and offers a charming familial atmosphere. 43 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, 774.251.9062 $$ MC SCRIBANO’S ITALIAN MARKET & DELI Serves authentic Italian dishes in casual setting. For those with a sweet tooth, Scribano’s also offers mini cannolis and a selection of creamy gelato and fruity Italian ice. 302 Route 28, Harwich, 774.408.7701 $ LC SIENA Big Italian portions. 38 Nathan Ellis Highway, Mashpee, 508.477.5929 $$ UC STONE L’OVEN Casual pizzeria and café. Salads, sandwiches and pasta served next to the stone-hearth oven in an open kitchen. Take-out and delivery available. 271 Main St., Falmouth, 508.548.1222 $ UC

MI PUEBLO This hidden gem serves delicious and authentic Mexican cuisine, arguably the best on the Cape! 459 Main St., Hyannis, 508-771-1575. $ MC SAM DIEGO’S Mexican and southwest fare in a family friendly environment. 950 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, 508.771.8816 $ MC THE JERK CAFÉ A Jamaican oasis featuring traditional spices and special grilling techniques. 1319 Route 28, South Yarmouth, 508.394.1944 $ MC

PUB BOG PUB Cosmopolitan dining featuring inspired pub fare and a range of daily preparations. 618 MacArthur Blvd., Pocasset, 508.392.9620 $$ UC

and bread. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside or out. 15 Hinckley Road, Hyannis, 508.778.8588 $$$ MC

pizza with chunky tomato sauce and whole wheat flour blend crust. 155 Crowell Road, Chatham, 508.348.0200; 95 Route 6A, Sandwich, 508.888.5979; 456 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, 508.394.6054 $$ LC MC UC

BOBBY BYRNE’S RESTAURANT AND PUB This popular pub was conceived, designed, built, decorated and tended by a longtime bartender named Bobby Byrne. Mashpee Commons, Mashpee, 508.477.0600; Route 28 and Bearse’s Way, Hyannis, 508.775.1425; Route 6A and Tupper Rd., Sandwich, 508.888.6088 $$ UC MC

PB BOULANGERIE The bistro boasts an eclectic assortment of mouthwatering meat, fish and vegetable dishes while the scents of fresh bread permeate the cozy confines. 15 Lecount Hollow Drive, Wellfleet, 508.349.1600 $$ OC

VILLAGGIO AT THE REGATTA Hearty Italian, Tuscan steakhouse delicacies and creative appetizers all served in an upscale, but cozy Colonial-era restaurant. Casual pub fare served in their bar/tavern. 4631 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, 508.428.5715 $$$ UC

BRITISH BEER COMPANY English pub fare in a family environment. Extensive selection of imported English brews. 263 Grand Ave., Falmouth, 508.540.9600; 46 Route 6A, Sandwich, 508.833.9590; 412 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.1776 $$ UC MC

PAIN D’AVIGNON French café known for its bakery

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FLYNN’S IRISH PUB Great food and a vast selection of beers. It even offers a beer club for those who wish to compare tastes. 119 Cranberry Highway, Sagamore, 508.833.8626 $ UC KELLY’S ON MAIN This fresh take on an Irish pub offers unique versions of traditional pub dishes as well as Irish-themed meals. There is a lively entertainment scene featuring local artists. 644 Main St., Hyannis, 508.775.1900 $$ MC THE LANES Contemporary bistro and bar, with six bowling lanes, full drink and food service lane-side, outdoor bocce court and live entertainment. 9 Greene St., Mashpee Commons, 774.228.2291 $$ UC LIAM MAGUIRE’S IRISH PUB AND RESTAURANT This authentic Irish pub was established in 1994. Liam often headlines the evening’s entertainment. 273 Main St., Falmouth, 508.548.0285 $ UC

LOCAL BREAK A laid-back gastro-pub in an old iconic beach bar setting. 4550 Route 6, Eastham, 508.255.6100 $$ OC RED FACE JACKS PUB Fine pub fare served in a family-friendly atmosphere with sports bar theme and plenty of game coverage. 585 Main St. (Route 28), West Yarmouth, 508.771.5225 $$ MC

SEAFOOD BAXTER’S BOATHOUSE Your choice of counter service or sit-down at this landmark “clam shack” on the pier. 177 Pleasant St., Hyannis, 508.775.4490 $$ MC BLUEFINS SUSHI & SAKE BAR New restaurant located in the former Celestino’s. Bluefins owner Andy Baler, who also owns Nantucket Fish Company and the Chatham Pier Fish Market, has exclusive access to dayboat and freshly cut seafood every day, so you know the fish served is top-notch. 513 Main St., Chatham, 508.348.1573 $$$ LC BOOKSTORE & RESTAURANT Lunch and dinner. 50 Kendrick Ave., Wellfleet, 508.349.3154 $ OC BRAX LANDING Enjoy seafood favorites with the family on the deck overlooking Saquatucket Harbor. Route 28, Harwich Port, 508.432.5515 $$ LC BREWSTER FISH HOUSE This little restaurant on Route 6A serves some of the Cape’s best seafood and most elegant creations. 2208 Main St., Brewster, 508.896.7867 $$$ LC DOCKSIDE RIBS N LOBSTER A great view of Hyannis Harbor and next to the Steamship Authority terminal with a casual indoor or outdoor atmosphere. 110 School St., Hyannis, 508.827.4355 $ MC

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Serious foodies on the Cape may want to add the word “Sunbirdy” to their vocabulary. J’aime Sparrow uses it often to describe not only the food at Sunbird Kitchen, but also the ambience and the way things are done at this 2 1/2-year-old Orleans spot that began life as a popular food truck in Wellfleet. Sparrow, who owns the congenial restaurant with her graphic designer husband, Christian, introduced dinner last June, an “inevitability” she says, after seeing how well received their breakfast and lunch were and also to remain sustainable. With business partners Garrett Smythe and Karen Densmore overseeing the kitchen and wine (try the Feudi San Gregoria rosé), respectively, the evening meal embraces Sunbird’s foundational ingredient-driven recipes, many based on food the Sparrows became passionate about during 10 years in San Francisco. Humbly named Chips & Dip, charred eggplant spread with pickled currants brings the starter to a whole new level; Salt Cod Fritters, so creamy inside and crispy outside, conjure a savory version of fried ice cream; and Smythe’s spin on Beet Salad includes his own scratch-made horseradish ricotta and Wellfleet-grown pickled rhubarb. Adding kimchi makes a lunchtime Grilled Cheese “Sunbirdy,” while the same house-made Korean condiment spices up a Ramen Bowl on the dinner menu. Mushroom Pho is a meatless dinner standout with shiitakes cultivated on Martha’s Vineyard and seaweed from Maine. The entire menu highlights what’s fresh daily at nearby Chatham Bars Inn Farm along with pickled and fermented items from Sunbird’s own pantry. “Every piece of everything gets used,” says J’aime, “which forces you to be creative but is also practical.” And above all, delicious! —Janice Randall Rohlf Sunbird Kitchen, 85 Route 6A, Orleans, 508-237-0354, birdinthesun.com. Off-season dinner hours: Thursday-Saturday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

gatherings dine on traditional American fare by the fire. 3250 Main St., Barnstable, 508.362.6610 $$ MC

NAKED OYSTER Fresh Cape Cod Bay oysters highlight this bistro atmosphere. 410 Main St., Hyannis, 508.778.6500 $$$ MC

FIN Casual seafood and contemporary American dining with an impressive wine list. 800 Main St., Dennis, 508.385.2096 $$$ MC

THE OYSTER COMPANY Casual atmosphere featuring locally harvested Dennis oysters. 202 Depot St., Dennisport, 508.398.4600 $$ MC

IMPUDENT OYSTER Delicious seafood combos at

PEARL Specializing in classic Cape Cod fare. 250 Commercial St., Wellfleet, 508.349.2999 $$ OC

THE 41-70 This restaurant strives to celebrate Cape Cod cuisine and New England’s regional culture using local ingredients and inspiration from Cape Cod’s history. 71 Water St., Woods Hole, 508.457.3100 $$ UC

RED’S AT SEA CREST BEACH HOTEL Savor flavors of Cape Cod classics in an array of unique seafood samplers, entrees and elegant desserts while enjoying a view of Old Silver Beach. 350 Quaker Road, North Falmouth, 508.540.9400 $$$ UC

THE WICKED OYSTER Conveniently located in Wellfleet Center and serving a wickedly delectable breakfast and dinner, this sophisticated and lively atmosphere captures the essence of the Cape. 50 Main St., Wellfleet, 508-349-3455, thewickedo.com $$ LC

DOLPHIN The locals love the bar while more formal

downtown landmark. 15 Chatham Bars Ave., Chatham, 508.945.3545 $$$ LC

MAC’S SHACK The seafood is the freshest since the owner is also the local seafood distributor. 91 Commercial St., Wellfleet, 508.349.6333; Mac’s Provincetown, 85 Shank Painter Road, Provincetown, 508.487.6227 $$ OC capecodmagazine.com

THE SAGE INN & LOUNGE Enjoy inventive small plates and specialty cocktails in an urban atmosphere. Activities like interactive cooking classes and special events are offered year-round. 336 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.6424 $$ OC

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Sailors’ Valentines BY MARINA DAVALOS New England lore says that homesick sailors of the 1800s—out at sea for months or years—fashioned finely crafted designs of shells in octagonal wooden cases as they whiled away their time far from loved ones at home. Historians, however, have traced “Sailors’ Valentines” back to the island of Barbados, a major seaport of the day. Barbadian women and children made the shell art pieces and sold them as souvenirs to foreign sailors. Here are two Cape Cod artists instrumental in keeping the sentimental art form alive.

Sandy Moran’s parents were antique dealers, and she, a Boston accountant Monday through Friday, operated her own antique shop on the weekends in Hingham. In 1989, she left both jobs and moved to Sanibel Island, home of the Sanibel Shell Show. “But I was bored when I got there,” says Moran, who lives in Yarmouth Port.. “I was used to working so much.” Eventually, she visited a shell shop with the intention of learning a craft and while there befriended Jean Karabin, who made sailors’ valentines. Moran was familiar with the art form, having had one from the 1800s pass through her hands while in the antique business. She was inspired by Karabin’s work and decided to make her own. “My first one was shaped like a heart,” says Moran, who has since participated in and won prizes at shell shows in Florida and on the Cape. Her 76

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A retired pharmacist, Cotuit resident Gregg Roberts remembers seeing his first sailor’s valentine at a whaling museum when he was 5 years old. Decades later, he awoke from a dream one morning compelled to create one of his own. Since he didn’t have any small shells in his house, he fashioned his first sailor’s valentine out of dry macaroni noodles. “I didn’t want to research designs or anything, I wanted to create it from my mind’s eye,” says Roberts. And that’s how he approaches each piece of artwork: “I don’t draw them out first—I just create as I go along.” He got better at it and started purchasing shells from catalogs in the days before the Internet. “Making them is really peaceful,” says Roberts. “It’s a good mental exercise.” When a woman asked him to teach her how to make them, she suggested he show his shells in Sanibel. In his first year exhibiting in the Sanibel Shell Show, Roberts won first prize. Over time, he gathered shells from all

over the world, and his designs often feature flowers fashioned out of the tiniest of shells, intertwined with nautical knots. “My signature is this flat knot work,” he says. greggroberts.net

Opposite page: Sandy Moran incorporates a variety of items, from an oil painting of a ship to colorful tropical shells, in her sailors’ valentines. Above: Gregg Roberts, working in his Cotuit home, says making sailors’ valentines is “really peaceful.” The large valentine, above, hangs in the Cotuit Public Library and Roberts created the valentines, at right, for his father and mother, whose photos are in the center of each valentine. capecodmagazine.com

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R E A L ESTATE O PP O RT U N ITI ES

Magical Waterfront Views Enjoy direct salt-waterfront access from this magical compound—perfect for your active family. Pack up the boat for an easy cruise to the Orleans-only side of Nauset Beach or launch kayaks from the backyard to explore some of the best paddling on Cape Cod. Take in spectacular views of Fort Hill, Nauset Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. The open floor plan, which flows seamlessly to the pool, patios, decks and private grounds, make it the perfect home for entertaining.

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100 Freeman Lane, Orleans Price: $2,895,000 Living Area: 5,000 square feet Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 5 Lot size: 1.38 acres Listing Agent: Eric Ehnstrom, 508-247-9700, ext. 204 (office) or 508-360-2244 (cell), eric@oldcape. com, oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty, 100freemanlane.com, oldcapesothebys.com

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The home also boasts a generous master suite with a renovated bath and dressing room, a private office and boathouse. Step outside on the private grounds to enjoy

the gorgeous sunsets, which give way to mesmerizing starlit skies and the winking beacon of Nauset Light.

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As we look back on two decades of Cape Cod Magazine, we are reminded of why the Cape is so special—the people, places, its rich history and unparalleled views. We look forward to 20 more years as the authority you turn to first for the BEST of Cape Cod!

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