Indie’s Choice – The Provincetown Independent


Cold Turkey (Thursday, November 25)

There will be an unofficial Turkey trot Thursday, November 25, 8:30 am to 10:30 am Runners must meet at Pilgrims’ First Landing Park, 1 Commercial St. in Provincetown. There are two routes: a two mile option to Herring Cove and back; or a five mile option to Herring Cove, the Provincetown monument and back. All are welcome, including children and canine companions.

Qya Cristál performs at Crown & Anchor on Friday. (Photo courtesy of Qya Cristál)

Double crown (Friday, November 26)

Roxy Pops hosts the annual “Day After Thanksgiving Drag Bingo” at the Crown and anchor, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown, Friday, Nov. 26, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. A perk for the Provincetown Business Guild, $ 40 gets you eight rounds of bingo with a chance to win prizes in each round. Later, at 7:30 p.m., Qya Cristál made her solo debut in “One Night Only”. Tickets are $ 39 on

Chestnut roasting (Friday November 26 – Saturday November 27)

Bob Keary presents “Good Night, Provincetown” at Post office cafe, 303 Commercial St. in Provincetown, Friday, November 26, 9 pm The next day, November 27, Mona Mour, supported by the Mike Flanagan Trio, presents “Mona’s Chestnuts” at 9 pm. Tickets are $ 30 for “Good Night, Provincetown”, $ 25 for Mona, on

It’s a gift (Friday November 26 – Saturday November 27)

There will be an outdoor holiday market at Vineyards of Truro, 11 Shore Road, Friday November 26 and Saturday November 27. Shop local vendors and performers while sampling libations and bites from the Crush Pad Food Truck. Reservations required. Friday is fully booked, but there are slots available on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $ 5 at

Holiday Market (Friday November 26 – Sunday November 28)

Canteen The holiday market runs from Friday, November 26 to Sunday, November 28, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 225 Commercial St. in Provincetown. Shop for wreaths, trees, and work from local artisans. More information on

Quiet as a mouse (Saturday, November 27)

There will be a book signing for Marian R. Carlson’s The adventures of the Plimoth plantation: told by the mayflower mouse To Snow library, 67, rue Main in Orléans, Saturday, November 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carlson is a children’s author from Chatham. Visit for details.

Be festive (Saturday, November 27)

Orleans winter festival will kick off on Saturday, November 27 with a candlelight walk with Ms. Claus starting at 5 p.m., followed by a tree-lit tree at Depot Square. Then, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., enjoy a holiday market with live music and hot chocolate at Artist Cottages, 14 Old Colony Way in Orléans. More information on

See the lobster tree light up on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of the Provincetown Tourist Board)

Lobster Light (Saturday, November 27)

Directory Lobster tree lighting will take place on Saturday, November 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Lopes Square in Provincetown. A dozen tall traps covered with arcs and red lights, the Lobster Pot Tree was started in 2004 by artist Julian Popko to honor local lobster boats.

See the light (Sunday, November 28)

To rejoin Nauset scholarship for a free screening of the film Journeys in the Light: Untold Stories of Cape Cod Sunday, November 28 at 10 a.m. The film is about the Zion Union Heritage Museum in Hyannis, which celebrates the history of African Americans, Cape Verdeans and Wampanoag people on Cape Cod. The event will be hosted by Museum Director John Reed, who is also President of the Cape Cod Chapter of the NAACP. E-mail [email protected] save.

Go once (Sunday November 28)

The Coastal Studies Center‘The online holiday auction ends Sunday, November 28 at 3 p.m. There are nearly 70 items, including artwork, concert tickets, gift cards, and travel. Bid on

Close Call (Wednesday December 1)

Artists from the Outer Cape are encouraged to submit work for an Open Call show at the Communal room, 46 Bradford St. in Provincetown, from Friday December 3 to January 23. The deposit day is Wednesday, December 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit for submission requirements.

Crack the Code (Wednesday December 1)

The Group of Truro Library Books will discuss Walter Isaacson The code breaker Wednesday, December 1, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The book deals with Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna and the moral implications of gene editing. E-mail [email protected] for the Zoom link.

Perfect crime (Wednesday, December 1)

The Provincetown Film Art Series continues Wednesday December 1 at 7 p.m. with the screening of the 1936 film by Jean Renoir The Crime of Monsieur Lange at Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street in Provincetown. Tickets are $ 14 on


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