There’s some working happening in the house in which Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan (1874-1970) lived at 473 Commercial St. in Provincetown. The town’s wharf is named for its most famous resident—McMillan was an arctic explorer, geographer and naturalist who, despite all his travels, lived close to where he was born.
Here Are Just Some Of The Exciting Events Coming Up:
- Oct 30 – Nov 3: Halloween Weekend
- Oct 31 – Nov 4: Spooky Bear Weekend
- Nov 22 – 24: Mr. New England Leather Weekend
- Nov 27: Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument
- Nov 28 – Dec 1: Thanksgiving Weekend
- Nov 29: Annual Day After Thanksgiving Drag Bingo with Tiki Bronstein!
- Nov 30: Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree
- Dec 6 – 8: Holly Folly
- Dec 7: Boston Gay Men’s Chorus A Super GAY Christmas!
- Dec 13 – 14: Outer Cape Chorale Concert
- Dec 27 – Jan 2: First Light
- Dec 29: New Year’s Eve Fireworks @ 5:30 PM
We love a travel quote to get us inspired to explore new places! Here are a few of our favorite “wanderlust-quotes” that get us right in the mood to head to Provincetown!
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro
“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” – Oscar Wilde
“A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.” – Wilfred Peterson
“Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.” – Jason Mraz
“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey
“I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” – Harun Yahya
“Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury
“Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves” – Euripides
What are your favorite travel quotes?
10 Iconic waterfront Cape Cod cottages once treasured by fisherman and vacationers alike, revitalized to their original allure. Offering an authentic summer escape preserved from modern extremities, these quaint Cape Cod cottages will bring you back to the outer Cape beaches, the sounds of Cape Cod bay, and the tranquility of all that Beach Point, Truro, Massachusetts has to offer. Located minutes from Provincetown, the culture hub of Cape Cod, Truro Beach Cottages give you access Art Galleries, Photography Studios, Fishing, Watersports, Biking, Cape Cod National Seashore, Café’s, Restaurants, Theatre’s, Parades, Antique Shops, Harbor Cruises, Bookstores, Eclectic Shops, Whale Watching and much much more. Enjoy a casual summer retreat full of activities and festivities just steps from your beach cottage. Quiet evenings with the ocean in the background and the refreshing sea breeze will leave you yearning for tomorrow’s adventure.
Our cottages were updated in 2018 with brand new furniture, mattresses, sheets, pillows, and towels and offer you a casual summer beach vacation.
We are so thrilled to welcome some amazing new businesses to town this year! The everchanging landscape of Provincetown is one of the things that makes the community unique and wonderful. Each time one visits, it seems that there is something new to experience! This year expect some new places to eat, shop, and even a new brewery! Here are some of the new businesses you can look for on your next Ptown vacation!
Provincetown Brewing Company is coming to 141 Bradford Street (They plan to be open by July)!
From their website: “Provincetown Brewing Co. (PBC) launched Fall 2018, but our tap room and brews will officially roll out in Summer 2019. PBC, founded on the progressive ideals that make Provincetown great, is passionate about brewing quality craft beer. PBC will evoke a sense of community by reclaiming shared, revolutionary, American values, anchored on the iconic geography of Provincetown.”
Check them out here!
170 Commercial Street is turning into a brand new coffee shop named “joe.”
The new owners are creating a coffee shop “with a twist.” This includes nonalcoholic happy hour, “grab and joe” sandwiches, and more! We are so excited to see what becomes of the new joe!
The Club is coming to replace Pied Bar
A supper-type jazz club is coming (hopefully by Mid-June) to Provincetown opened by actress/comedian Lea Delaria. You can read more about it on Ptownie.com for all the details! We can’t wait for this amazing addition to town!
What new businesses are you excited about this season? Read more about other new business openings and transfers here.