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
    06
    May
    2019

    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Learn how fiber is prepared, watch a demonstration of spinning, learn the different types of fibers that can be spun, and what you can do with hand spun yarn. You’ll have a chance to try it yourself, too. Admission $5, ($4 for members)

  • Sun
    19
    May
    2019
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Learn how fiber is prepared, watch a demonstration of spinning, learn the different types of fibers that can be spun, and what you can do with hand spun yarn. You'll have a chance to try it yourself, too. Admission $5, ($4 for members)

  • Sun
    16
    Jun
    2019
    2--4 PM Brooks Academy Museum

    Celebrate the 175th birthday of the Brooks Academy building on our Opening Day.  See our new exhibits and have a slice of birthday cake!  Admission is free today.

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    2:00 pmBegins at Brooks Academy Museum

    A costumed guide points out the sights of historic Harwich Center. One hour tour begins at the Museum with a brief orientation at 2 PM. $5 fee includes Museum admission.

     

  • Fri
    12
    Jul
    2019
    5:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Author Frank Haddleton will speak about his book, Walker's Key, and sign copies.  Haddleton writes of his family’s roots in Harwich and Chatham and what happened, or what might have happened, to his ancestors in Tampa Bay.  “Walker’s Key” is a great read, with murder, sibling rivalry, adventure, and romance thrown in, and even a bit of fascinating history.

    A free, Friday@ 5 event!

  • Sun
    14
    Jul
    2019
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Tour of the Island Pond Cemetery  and the arboretum with Cemetery Director Robbin Kelley. Meet at Brooks Academy Museum. $5.

  • Sun
    21
    Jul
    2019
    2:00 pmBrooks Academy Museum

    Architectural historian Dr. J. Duncan Berry tells the stories of the sea captains who lived in West Harwich's historic homes. $5 fee includes admission to the Museum.

  • Tue
    23
    Jul
    2019
    10 AM until NoonBrooks Academy Museum

    Learn what life was like for kids who went to sea on a sailing vessel in the mid 19th century. Learn the secret code of nautical flags, sample hardtack, and learn to tie knots like sailors did. For kids age 8 to 11 years old. $6 per child. Reservations a must.

  • Sun
    28
    Jul
    2019
    2:00 pmMeet at parking lot of West Harwich Baptist Church

    Architectural historian Dr. Duncan Berry leads a walking tour of Captains' Row in West Harwich. See examples of at least seven styles of architecture in this historic area. $5.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019
    Noon --2 PMElmer Crowell Barn Museum

    Have you always wondered about the worth of that old decoy grandpa left? Do you have a bird carving you bought at a yard sale?  Bring them on over and let decoy and carving expert Ted Harmon of Decoys Unlimited give you an oral appraisal.