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.

  • Sun
    15
    Apr
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Talk: Forbidden Waters: Harwich's Captain John Kendrick and the First American Voyage to Japan. Author and historian Scott Ridley discusses the recent discovery of a 225-year-old ship's log that set off a celebration in Japan, plus information on the Kendrick family of East Harwich. Admission $5, members $3.

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    1:00 pmHarwich Cultural Center

    Were Cape Cod sea captains involved in the slave trade?  Come hear Meadow Hilley's talk and decide whether the evidence  proves it!   1 PM at the Harwich Cultural Center, Sisson Road.

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    1:30 pmHarwich Cultural Center, Sisson Road

    Did Cape Cod sea captains buy and sell human beings?  Uncovering the history of Cape Cod’s involvement in the slave trade, with Meadow Hilley.  Admission Free.

  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018
    Thu
    04
    Oct
    2018
    3 PM--6 PM80 Parallel St, in the grove opposite the Museum

    Every Thursday, June 7 through October 4, from 3 PM until 6 PM in the grove opposite the Museum. Seasonal local produce: vegetables, fruit, baked goods and more from your favorite local vendors. Occasional music. Museum and Crowell Barn open.

  • Sun
    17
    Jun
    2018
    2 PM until 4 PMat the Museum, 80 Parallel Street

    Opening Day! Come see what's new this year, including an exhibit in the Barn about the life of Elmer Crowell. Toys from the 1950s, the Pleasant Lake General Store, and more! Admission free today.

  • Sun
    24
    Jun
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum 80 Parallel St.

    A talk by Jay Stradal of the Nauset Model Railroad Club. Learn how the coming of the railroad changed life on Cape Cod. Admission $5, members $4.

  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    One hour tour by a costumed guide who tells the stories and points out the sites in our historic village. Tour begins at the Museum. Fee of $5 includes Museum admission.

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    10 AM until 4 PM Brooks Academy Museum

    We join our neighbors Rain and Justine Ryder and Brian Murphy in this special Harwich event. See the Ryder and Murphy gardens AND the Brooks Academy Museum/Crowell Barn all one $10 ticket.  Start at either the Museum or at the Ryders' on Forest Street right off of Main Street.  All proceeds benefit the Harwich Historical Society. 

  • Sun
    15
    Jul
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Meet Harwich Cemetery Administrator Robbin Kelley at the Brooks Academy Museum and then go on a walking tour of Island Pond Cemetery and Arboretum. Hear about the plans for this beautiful natural area. Admission $5, $4 for members.

  • Sat
    04
    Aug
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    One hour tour by a costumed guide who tells the stories and points out the sites in our historic village. Tour begins at the Museum. Fee of $5 includes Museum admission.

  • Sat
    04
    Aug
    2018
    Noon --2 PMElmer Crowell Barn

    Got a decoy tucked away in the attic that you wonder about? Could it be a rare Crowell or a Joe Lincoln, or maybe something from the Mason Decoy Factory?  Bring it on over.  Ted Harmon of Decoys Unlimited will appraise decoys and bird carvings. $

     

     

     

     

  • Sat
    01
    Sep
    2018
    10 AM until 3 PMHarwich Community Center, Oak Street

    30 + dealers. Delicious lunches available. All proceeds benefit the Harwich Historical Society. $6, $5 with newspaper ad or card.

  • Sat
    15
    Sep
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    One hour tour by a costumed guide who tells the stories and points out the sites in our historic village. Tour begins at the Museum. Fee of $5 includes Museum admission.

  • Sat
    06
    Oct
    2018
    1 pm--4 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of finding the famous “Piano in the Woods.”

    Enjoy the performances of three pianists on our famous piano while watching members of the Guild of Harwich Artists paint. All on the grounds of the Brooks Academy Museum. Come join us for music and art. Paintings will be raffled off at the end of the day.

     

  • Sat
    06
    Oct
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    One hour tour by a costumed guide who tells the stories and points out the sites in our historic village. Tour begins at the Museum. Fee of $5 includes Museum admission.

  • Sat
    13
    Oct
    2018
    Sat
    20
    Oct
    2018
    Call for timesBrooks Academy Museum

    Meet the spirits of Harwich Past on an at-dusk lantern tour of the Congregational Church Cemetery in Harwich Center. $10.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.   Call 508-432-8089 for times and to register.

  • Sat
    20
    Oct
    2018
    1:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Tour of the Museum's cranberry exhibit and guided tour of Gingras cranberry bog. NOTE: THIS IS A NEW DATE . REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  $10.

  • Sun
    28
    Oct
    2018
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Author Jack Sheedy tells tales of the strange, hard-to-explain, and downright mysterious happenings on Cape Cod. Admission $5. Members $4.

  • Sat
    03
    Nov
    2018
    10 AM until SOLD OUT!Brooks Academy Museum

    Pies and other baked goods. All home-made, all delicious!  Come early, (starts at 10)  pies sell out FAST!  All proceeds benefit the Harwich Historical Society.

  • Sat
    01
    Dec
    2018
    1 PM until 4 PMBrooks Academy Museum

    Come enjoy and exhibit of Cape Cod folk art and shop for holiday gifts in the Museum gift shop. Open December 1, 8, 15th. 1 PM until 4 PM.