Programs and events will be held at Brooks Academy Museum unless otherwise noted.

Admission to programs is $5 for adults; $4 for members. $2 for kids and students.

  • Mon
    15
    Feb
    2016
    2:00 - 4:00Brooks Academy Museum

    Exhibit of donations for the Elmer Crowell Barn; railroad, cranberry & maritime displays. Bird-carving demonstration.

    Free

  • Sun
    20
    Mar
    2016
    PMBrooks Academy Museum

    Local historian Joan Maloney walks through the process of researching historic homes.

    $5; $4 members

  • Sun
    10
    Apr
    2016
    2:00 amBrooks Academy Museum

    J. Duncan Berry discsses the architecture of West Harwich and lives of former residents who built the grand homes.

    $5; $4 members

  • Sun
    15
    May
    2016
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Bob Zaremba of Maps of Antiquity discsses the history and preservation of the largest and most detailed map of the area from the mid-19th century, recently preserved with funds from Community Preservation Funds.

    Free for Harwich residents.

  • Fri
    20
    May
    2016
    2:00 - 4:00Brooks Academy Museum

    Verbal appraisals provided by Eric Mulak of Eldreds Auction Gallery Dennis.

    Fee to be determined

  • Thu
    09
    Jun
    2016
    Thu
    06
    Oct
    2016
    Thursdays, 3:00 - 6:00Brooks Academy Museum

    18 week market offers seasonal, locally grown produce, meats, breads, baked goods, farm related products and more. Museum exhibits open during market.

    Thursdays

  • Sun
    19
    Jun
    2016
    2:00 - 4:00Brooks Academy Museum

    Features exhibits on shipwrecks, Hannah Stokes, railroad, cranberries & more.

    Free

  • Sat
    25
    Jun
    2016
    2:00 pmMount Pleasant Cemetery

    Led by local historian Joan Maloney

    $5; $4 members

  • Sat
    09
    Jul
    2016
    2:00 pmHarwich Center

    Explore the sights and stories of historic Harwich with a costumed reeaactor. Includes admission to museum and barn.

    $5; $4 members

  • Sun
    17
    Jul
    2016
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Jim Parker looks at the wealth of bird carvers on Cape Cod.

    $5; $4 members

  • Thu
    21
    Jul
    2016
    10:00 - 6:00Brooks Academy Museum

    Juried show & sale of crafts by local artisans on Museum grounds.

    Lobster roll lunch at First Congregational Church.

     

  • Sun
    24
    Jul
    2016
    POSTPONEDCrowell Barn

    We regret that Jeanne Marie Carley's talk has been postponed until September.

     

  • Sun
    07
    Aug
    2016
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Author and Cape Cod historian Jim Coogan looks at the Cape's experience during the American Revolution in this 240 anniversary of American Independence.

    $5; $4 members

  • Sat
    13
    Aug
    2016
    2:00 pmHarwich Center

    Explore the sights and stories of historic Harwich with a costumed reenactor. Includes admission to museum and barn.

    $5; $4 members

  • Mon
    15
    Aug
    2016
    7:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Author Susan Playfair discusses the history and cultivation of America’s famous native fruit.

    $5; $4 members

  • Thu
    18
    Aug
    2016
    TBDBrooks Academy Museum

    Juried show & sale of crafts by local artisans on Museum grounds.

    Lobster roll lunch at First Congregational Church.

  • Sun
    21
    Aug
    2016
    12:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    All homemade, all delicious. Proceeds benefit the Society.

  • Sat
    03
    Sep
    2016
    10:00 - 4:00Harwich Community Center

    30+ quality dealers; Verbal appraisals from Noon until 3 PM; lobster roll lunch available.
    At Harwich Community Center. Proceeds benefit the Society.

    Admission $6

  • Sat
    24
    Sep
    2016
    1:00 pmPine Grove Cemetery

    Tour explores West Harwich history with Carole DeChristopher.

    $5; $4 members

  • Sun
    09
    Oct
    2016
    1:00 pmStart at Brooks Academy Museum

    Sunday October 9, (rain date Oct. 10)

    Guided tour of a working cranberry bog during the harvest season & Start at the museum at
    1 PM to view the museum's extensive cranberry exhibit and hear an introductory talk by cranberry grower Bev Thacher. Then proceed to the Gingras bog for a tour.
    Registration required. Limit 50 people.

    $5 adults; $2 kids & students

  • Sat
    15
    Oct
    2016
    5:30; 6:00; 6:30 Congregational Church Cemetery, Harwich Center

    Meet the spirits of Harwich past on a guided lantern tour of the Congregational Church Cemetery,
    Harwich Center, with costumed re-enactors. No children under 10 please.

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    $10 adults; $5 kids & students

  • Sun
    16
    Oct
    2016
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Postponed from earlier this summer. Author Jeanne Marie Carley talks about the wealth of folk art on Cape Cod.
    $4 non-members (Members $3)

  • Sat
    22
    Oct
    2016
    5:30; 6:00; 6:30Congregational Church Cemetery, Harwich Center

    Meet the spirits of Harwich past on a guided lantern tour of the Congregational Church Graveyard,
    Harwich Center, with costumed re-enactors.No children under 10 please. Meet at the Brooks Academy Museum.

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    $10 adult, $5 kids and students.

  • Sat
    29
    Oct
    2016
    10 AM until NoonOn the grounds of the Brooks Academy Museum and the Elmer Crowell Barn 80 Parallel Street, Harwich

    Bring your decoys or bird-related items for an oral appraisal by decoy expert Theodore Harmon of Decoys Unlimited, Inc.
    Verbal appraisals are $5 per item $10 for 3 items. Maximum of 3 items.
    Donuts and cider will be served and the restored Elmer Crowell Barn will be open for viewing.

    For additional information call the Harwich Historical Society at 508-432-8089.

  • Sat
    05
    Nov
    2016
    10:00 - 2:30Brooks Academy Museum

    Holiday decoations, crafts, gifts, baked goods & more.

  • Sat
    03
    Dec
    2016
    1:00 - 4:00Brooks Academy Museum

    Exhibits, Crowell Barn & more.

    Opening day is free.

  • Sat
    10
    Dec
    2016
    1:00 - 4:00Brooks Academy Museum

    Exhibits, Crowell Barn & more.

  • Sat
    17
    Dec
    2016
    1:00 - 4:00Brooks Academy Museum

    Exhibits, Crowell Barn & more.