Brewster in Bloom - Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Cape Cod Brewster

1 Great Festival...3 Great Days!

May 1, 2 & 3, 2015

    

Here's what you missed if you couldn't make the 2014 festival!

2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS click on the title to download the PDF version!

2014 Brewster in Bloom Sponsors


PRESENTING SPONSOR

 

CHAMPIONS

 

BENEFACTORS

Pomeroy Photography & Graphics

Sea Meadow Inn

The MEWS at Brewster Anitques

 

SUPPORTER

Harbor Lights Mini Golf

Tom Hague III Building & Remodeling

WeNeedAVacation.com

 

MEDIA SPONSOR

 

OFFICIAL "BIB" PHOTOGRAPHER

Pomeroy Photography & Graphics

Obtain your personal

Brewster in Bloom photograph! Contact Bill: 508.240-4914 / email WFPomeroy@gmail.com for more details. Appointments available most Thursdays – Saturdays at your choice of business setting or preferred Brewster in Bloom location. Prices start at $10.62

 

3rd Annual Antiques & Art Excursion:

a self-guided tour of some of Brewster’s

fine galleries!

Check the listings of these participating shops to find special offers:

2 View Design

Aries East Gallery

By the Bay artful inspirations

Dickerson Gallery Handcraft House

Heart Pottery

Stringe Gallery Art & Antiques

Struna Galleries

The Mews at Brewster Antiques

The Spectrum of American Craftsmen Underground Art Gallery Woodworks Gallery

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office & Sheriff James M. Cummings and Staff

Brewster Boy Scouts & Cub Scouts: John Donlan, Leader

Rotary Club of Nauset (Orleans)

Lt. George Bausch, Brewster Police Department

Brewster Fire and Rescue

Brewster Department of Public Works

Trinity Lutheran Church

Brewster Baptist Church

Town of Brewster Staff

 

And all of the Special Event Volunteers who make

Brewster in Bloom possible!

Download the 2014 Festival Map

Pre-Brewster in Bloom event Tuesday, April 29

BREWSTER LADIES’ LIBRARY...2:00 pm: 1822 Main Street features Michael Tougais, bestselling author of 23 books, who will give a dramatic presentation on his co-authored book Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy.   Tougias is known for his fast paced writing style and character-driven survival thrillers, including The Finest Hours, which is currently being made into a major motion by the Disney Corporation.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 2

CAPTAINS GOLF COURSE CLOSEST TO THE PIN CONTEST….7:00 am – 1:00 pm Freeman’s Way. (Restricted to those playing a round of golf.) You could be one of the daily winners of gift certificates to Brewster businesses. Proceeds benefit the Elder Brewster Scholarship Fund and Friends of Captains

 

DICKERSON GALLERY…9:00 am – 5:00 pm 1050 Main Street: Open House, refreshments and weekend sale! Meet resident artists Jack and Kate Dickerson. www.dickerson.com

 

2 VIEW DESIGN…10:00 am – 5:00 pm 2814 Main Street: Open House featuring the plein air paintings of awarding-winning artist, Adell Donaghue.  Gallery owner, Marie Jainchill will discuss techniques of plein air painting in the French tradition, sharing Adell's stories of painting in the marshes and on the dunes of the Cape.  In addition to Adell's paintings, 2 View Design has an eclectic collection of other original art at affordable prices, an array of decorative objects, vintage garden accessories, décor and a selection of artfully chosen costume jewelry including. 508-237-8391.

 

CONSIGNING WOMEN…10:00 am – 5:00 pm 220 Main Street: Secret “Scratch-off Sale” – save 10 – 50% off your purchase by scratching the secret discount at time of purchase! Refreshments. Free daffodil stem to the 1st 50 customers daily.

 

HANDCRAFT HOUSE...10:00 am – 5:00 pm 3966 Main Street: “Bloomin’ Sale” – 10% storewide discount. Enter free drawing to win an Eileen Smith coaster set.

 

STRINGE GALLERY ART & ANTIQUES…10:00 am – 6:00 pm 2896 Main Street: Original Art and Antiques 25% Off Sale; enter to win drawing for an original water color by resident artist Tom Stringe.

 

THE SPECTRUM OF AMERICAN CRAFTSMEN...10:00 am – 5:00 pm 369 Main Street: Enter a special “BIB” drawing for a $100.00 gift certificate toward a gallery purchase! Drawing will be held on the May 4 at 5pm. Winner will be notified by telephone.

 

THE MEWS AT BREWSTER ANTIQUES…11:00 am – 4:00 pm: 2926 Main Street (across from Ocean Edge) Re-opening for the 23nd season.  Country & paint, early American pattern glass, European & American art glass, Quimper, Dedham, Chocolate molds, Prints, Folk Art, Textiles & more. 15% off all purchases over $20.

 

STRUNA GALLERIES…11:00 am – 5:00 pm 3873 Main Street: Open House and Book Signing - Gallery/Studio of Copley Artist Timothy Jon Struna - watercolor, acrylics, copper plate engraving, giclee’. Meet author Barbara E. Struna signing her historical novel – The Old House.  Enter to win a $100 gift certificate (no purchase necessary).

 

OLD MANSE INN...1:00 - 3:00 pm 1861 Main Street: Open House and tours of this Historic Inn. Enter to win the drawing for a painting by a local artist. Refreshments served.

 

CANDLEBERRY INN ON CAPE COD…1:00 – 4:30 pm 1882 Main Street: Spring Tea Time at the historic Candleberry Inn.  Enjoy a selection of hot or iced teas, the Innkeeper's famous scones, and a tea tray of sweet & savory treats. 20% of the day's proceeds will be donated to the Brewster Historical Society.  $20 per person, advance reservations required. Please call 508-896-3300.

 

FRIENDS OF BREWSTER ELDERS…2:30 – 5:00 pm: Council on Aging, 1673 Main Street: Ice Cream Social – Build your own Sundae with choice of two different flavors of Ice Cream, Hot Fudge or Strawberry Topping plus many yummy “add-ons.” $2 adults, $1 children under 12

 

EPOCH ASSISTED LIVING AT BREWSTER PLACE…4:00 – 7:00 pm 855 Harwich Road (Rte. 124) Chowder Fest: join us for a cup of our famous New England clam chowder and EPOCH hospitality.  Music with the Dave Burbank Orchestra.

 

20th ANNUAL BREWSTER BAND CONCERT…7:00 pm: John E. New conducting at the Brewster Baptist Church, Rt. 6A. This will be a special and festive night with many surprises. Special guest is the founder of the Band, Miss Leah Belliveau. The program includes music from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean, the Broadway smash hit Cats, the music of Duke Ellington, Scott Joplin, and a medley of Frank Sinatra hits among others. Admission is FREE (free will donations accepted). Sponsored by Sea Meadow Inn

 

SATURDAY, MAY 3

CAPTAINS GOLF COURSE CLOSEST TO THE PIN CONTEST….7:00 am – 1:00 pm Freeman’s Way. (Restricted to those playing a round of golf.) You could be one of the daily winners of gift certificates to Brewster businesses. Proceeds benefit the Elder Brewster Scholarship Fund and Friends of Captains.

 

DICKERSON GALLERY…9:00 am – 5:00 pm 1050 Main Street: Open House, refreshments and weekend sale! Meet resident artists Jack and Kate Dickerson. www.dickerson.com

 

CAPE COD 5 - 5K BLOOM RUN…10:00 am Starts at the Brewster Inn & Chowder House, 1993 Main Street - Registration opens 8:30 am. Co-sponsored by Pomeroy Photography & Graphics, Brewster Recreation and Bayside Runner.

 

CAPE COD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY…10:00 am 869 Main Street: Rain Garden Celebration with Amanda Sloan, Landscape Architect. A Rain Garden is designed to provide an important function, collecting and purifying rainfall and storm water runoff. It can be as simple as a small garden depression that accepts rainwater from the downspout of a house, to a more sophisticated engineered design that treats storm water from a roadway or parking lot.  In all cases, the plants provide moisture uptake and removal of nutrients including nitrogen and phosphorus.  Amanda will discuss the design, construction and environmental impacts of the Museum’s rain garden. Participants will help us finish the final plantings and celebrate with cake. Fee $10: reservations recommended, call 508-896-3867 x133.

 

CROCKER NURSERY...10:00 am 1132 Rt. 137: Container Gardening with Ann Marie Crocker. Learn how to create unique annual containers including what annuals work best and what to avoid. Also learn about the new annuals for 2014!

 

STONY BOOK GRIST MILL…10:00 am – 2:00 pm Stony Brook Road: Open House Visit this treasured historic site; fresh cornmeal for sale!

 

CROSBY MANSION…10:00 am – 3:00 pm 163 Crosby Lane: Open House of this historic Brewster home with docent guided tours, ongoing slide presentation.

 

KID FEST AT DRUMMER BOY PARK…10:00 am – 3:00 pm, 773 Main Street:

NAUSET YOUTH ALLIANCE…10:00 am – 3:00 pm $5 admission includes “Touch a Truck”, bounce-house, carnival games, arts & science activity tables, live music and DJ.  3:00 pm – golf ball drop: $5 per ball or 5 for $20

BREWSTER RECREATION…12:00 noon -3:00 pm: Enjoy a beautiful kite display or get involved and learn how to build and fly them. Kite kits will be available for purchase, $5 per kite. (Event is canceled if raining.)

 

JURIED FINE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW…10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Hosted by Cape Cod Sea Camps, 3057 Main St - more than 90 vendors. Local Flavors food concession. Free admission and parking. Co-sponsored by Party Cape Cod.

 

2 VIEW DESIGN…10:00 am – 5:00 pm 2814 Main Street: Open House featuring the plein air paintings of awarding-winning artist, Adell Donaghue.  Gallery owner, Marie Jainchill will discuss techniques of plein air painting in the French tradition, sharing Adell's stories of painting in the marshes and on the dunes of the Cape.  In addition to Adell's paintings, 2 View Design has an eclectic collection of other original art at affordable prices, an array of decorative objects, vintage garden accessories, décor and a selection of artfully chosen costume jewelry including. 508-237-8391.

 

CONSIGNING WOMEN…10:00 am – 5:00 pm 220 Main Street: Secret “Scratch-off Sale” – save 10 – 50% off your purchase by scratching the secret discount at time of purchase! Refreshments; Free daffodil stem to the 1st 50 customers daily.

 

LEMON TREE VILLAGE…10:00 am – 5:00 pm 1069 Main Street: Sidewalk Sales, In-store demonstrations by local artists, FREE popcorn and tractor hayrides.   

 

HANDCRAFT HOUSE….10:00 am – 5:00 pm 3966 Main Street: “Bloomin’ Sale” – 10% store wide discount. Enter a free drawing to win a set of Eileen Smith coasters.

 

HEART POTTERY…10:00 am – 5:00 pm 1145 Main Street: Pottery seconds; cheap to good homes!

 

STRINGE GALLERY ART & ANTIQUES…10:00 am – 6:00 pm 2896 Main Street: Original Art and Antiques 25% Off Sale; enter to win drawing for an original water color by resident artist Tom Stringe.

 

THE SPECTRUM OF AMERICAN CRAFTSMEN….10:00 am – 5:00 pm 369 Main Street: Enter a special “BIB” drawing for a $100.00 gift certificate toward a gallery purchase! Drawing will be held on the May 4 at 5pm. Winner will be notified by telephone.

 

THE MEWS AT BREWSTER ANTIQUES…11:00 am – 4:00 pm: 2926 Main Street (across from Ocean Edge) Re-opening for the 23nd season.  Country & paint, early American pattern glass, European & American art glass, Quimper, Dedham, Chocolate molds, Prints, Folk Art, Textiles & more. 15% off all purchases over $20.

 

STRUNA GALLERIES…11:00 am – 5:00 pm: 3873 Main St: Open House - Gallery/Studio of Copley Artist Timothy Jon Struna - watercolor, acrylics, copper plate engraving, giclee’. Historical novel – The Old Cape House will be available. Enter to win a $100 gift certificate (no purchase necessary).

 

BY THE BAY ARTFUL INSPIRATIONS…12:00 noon – 2:00 pm 1069 Lemon Tree Village: featuring Coastal Colors with Brewster Artist Susan O’Brien.

 

WOODWORKS GALLERY…12:00 noon – 3:00 pm, Lemon Tree Village, 1069 Main Street: meet local wood carver John Canedy whose subject matter includes Cape Cod fishermen, local fish and whales, his well know “Santa” figures, and Dune Spirits. Come discover the special powers that Dune Spirits hold!

 

UNDERGROUND ART GALLERY...12:00 noon - 5:00 pm 673 Satucket Road: Open House - Refreshments - $50 Raffle!

 

LATHAM SCHOOL CAMPUS…1:00 pm 1646 Main Street: Open House and tour starting from the parking lot at corner of Alden and Main Streets. Latham School is a private campus serving children with complex special needs. This open house is a rare opportunity to witness the vibrancy of our programs. Open House Highlights: Latham School House Tour; Student Crafts, Soap and Plant Sales; Dog Training Exhibitions by Latham Student; Student Spring Art Show;  CEO Anne McManus speaking on the history of the Cpt. Elijah Bangs Campus Main House, interaction with other staff and students, and more. Children welcome to use campus playground at end of tour. (A second tour is offered at 2:00 pm.)

 

OLD MANSE INN...1:00 - 3:00 pm 1861 Main Street: Open House and tours of this Historic Inn. Enter to win the drawing for a painting by a local artist. Refreshments served.

 

ARIES EAST GALLERY...1:00 - 4:00 pm 2805 Main Street: Viewing of new works by Geoffrey Smith and gallery artists.  All are welcome.

 

WINDMILL VILLAGE at DRUMMER BOY PARK…1:00 – 4:00 pm 773 Main Street: tours and demonstrations at the Higgins Farm Windmill, Hopkins Blacksmith Shop and Harris Black House. The Yarmouth Minutemen also appear.   

 

BREWSTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM…1:00 – 4:00 pm 3171 Main Street: Open House featuring the new exhibit “Living by the Sea,” and the display of the Captain Elijah Cobb dollhouse, donated by Cape Associates to raise funds for the purchase of the Captain Elijah Cobb House at 739 Lower Road. Raffle tickets on sale: $10 each or 3 for $25.  Refreshments will be served. 

 

CANDLEBERRY INN ON CAPE COD…1:00 – 4:30 pm 1882 Main Street: Spring Teatime at the historic Candleberry Inn. Enjoy a selection of hot or iced teas, the Innkeeper's famous scones, and a tea tray of sweet & savory treats. 20% of the day's proceeds will be donated to the Brewster Conservation Trust.  $20 per person, advance reservations required. Please call 508-896-3300.

 

LATHAM SCHOOL CAMPUS…2:00 pm 1646 Main Street: Open House and tour starting from the parking lot at corner of Alden and Main Streets. Latham School is a private campus serving children with complex special needs. This open house is a rare opportunity to witness the vibrancy of our programs. Open House Highlights: Latham School House Tour; Student Crafts, Soap and Plant Sales; Dog Training Exhibitions by Latham Student; Student Spring Art Show;  CEO Anne McManus speaking on the history of the Cpt. Elijah Bangs Campus Main House, interaction with other staff and students, and more. Children welcome to use campus playground at end of tour.

 

THE BREWSTER BOOKSTORE…2:00 – 4:00 pm 2648 Main Street - Book Signing with two authors: Christopher Setterlund signing My Footsteps: A Cape Cod Travel Guide and Barbara Struna signing The Old Cape House.

 

WENEEDAVACATION.COM…2:00 – 4:00 pm 15 Cape Lane: Open House to show-off their new Brewster office! Stop by to enjoy food, conversation about vacation rentals, and enter a raffle to win a $25 gift certificate to JTs Seafood.  We welcome you!

 

JT’s SEAFOOD RESTAURANT…2:00 – 4:00 pm 2689 Main St: Chowder Tasting!

 

SUNDAY, MAY 4

KIWANIS PANCAKE BREAKFAST...7:00 am -12 noon at the Old Sea Pines Inn, 2553 Main Street, Kiwanis Fundraiser

 

CAPTAINS GOLF COURSE CLOSEST TO THE PIN CONTEST….7:00 am – 1:00 pm Freeman’s Way. (Restricted to those playing a round of golf.) You could be one of 3 daily winners of gift certificates to Brewster businesses. Proceeds benefit the Elder Brewster Scholarship Fund and Friends of Captains

 

DICKERSON GALLERY…9:00 am – 5:00 pm 1050 Main Street: Open House, refreshments and weekend sale! Meet resident artists Jack and Kate Dickerson. www.dickerson.com

 

JURIED FINE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW …10:00 am – 4:00 pm Hosted by Cape Cod Sea Camps, 3057 Main St.  More than 90 vendors! Local Flavors food concession. Free admission and parking. Co-hosted by Party Cape Cod.

 

2 VIEW DESIGN…10:00 am – 5:00 pm 2814 Main Street: Open House featuring the plein air paintings of awarding-winning artist Adell Donaghue. Meet gallery owner Marie Jainchill who will discuss techniques of plein air painting in the French tradition, sharing Adell's stories of painting in the marshes and on the dunes of the Cape.  In addition to Adell's paintings, 2 View Design has an eclectic collection of other original art at affordable prices, an array of decorative objects, vintage garden accessories, décor and a selection of artfully chosen costume jewelry including. 508-237-8391.

 

CONSIGNING WOMEN…10:00 am – 5:00 pm Main Street: Secret “Scratch-off Sale” – save 10 – 50% off your purchase by scratching the secret discount at time of purchase! Refreshments; Free daffodil stem to the 1st 50 customers daily.

 

HANDCRAFT HOUSE...10:00 am – 5:00 pm 3966 Main Street: “Bloomin’ Sale” – 10% store wide discount. Enter free drawing to win a set of Eileen Smith coasters.

 

STRINGE GALLERY ART & ANTIQUES…10:00 am – 6:00 pm 2896 Main Street: Original Art and Antiques 25% Off Sale; enter to win drawing for an original water color by resident artist Tom Stringe.

 

THE MEWS AT BREWSTER ANTIQUES…11:00 am – 4:00 pm: 2926 Main Street (across from Ocean Edge) Re-opening for the 23nd season. Country & paint, early American pattern glass, European & American art glass, Quimper, Dedham, Chocolate molds, Prints, Folk Art, Textiles & more. 15% off all purchases over $20.

 

STRUNA GALLERIES…11:00 am – 5:00 pm 3873 Main St: Open House/Gallery/Studio of Copley Artist Timothy Jon Struna - watercolor, acrylics, copper plate engraving, giclee’. Meet the author Barbara E. Struna signing her historical novel – The Old Cape House. Enter to win $100 gift certificate (no purchase necessary).

 

HEART POTTERY…12 noon – 5:00 pm 1145 Main Street: Pottery seconds; cheap to good homes!

 

THE SPECTRUM OF AMERICAN CRAFTSMEN….12:00 noon – 5:00 pm 369 Main Street: Enter a special “BIB” drawing for a $100.00 gift certificate toward a gallery purchase! Drawing held on the May 4th at 5pm. Winner will be notified by telephone.

 

CANDLEBERRY INN ON CAPE COD…12:30 pm 1882 Main Street:  Tea & Brewster in Bloom Parade Seating. You’re invited to join the hosts for a lovely Spring Teatime and outdoor seating on the route of the Annual Brewster in Bloom Parade. Free parking at the Inn, which is along the parade route.  Enjoy a selection of fine hot or iced teas, the Innkeeper's famous scones and a tea tray of sweet and savory treats.  $25 pp, advance reservations required. Please call: 508-896-3300

 

BREWSTER IN BLOOM PARADE sponsored by Breakwater Dental and Brewster Inn/ Woodshed…1:00 pm From Underpass Rd. west on Main St. to Swamp Rd. Judging by the VIP’s at Breakwater Dental; winners notified Monday!

 

OLD MANSE INN...1:00 - 3:00 pm 1861 Main Street: Open House and tours of this Historic Inn. Enter to win the drawing for a painting by a local artist. Refreshments served.

 

BREWSTER LADIES’ LIBRARY…3:00 pm 1822 Main Street: Toast and Jam in concert featuring Julie Charland, Tim Dickey, Alice Malone and Laird Boles with original acoustic music - with roots in the bluegrass genre.  Also, Americana, old-time, modern folk, and standards; with unique instrumental arrangements.