2017 Event Calendar
All events sponsored by the Dennis Historical Society, the 1736 Josiah Dennis Manse Museum,
1801 Jericho Historical Center & 1867 West Dennis Graded School Museum are open to the public.
No admittance fee - unless otherwise stated. Donations gratefully accepted.
Saturday, March 25, 2:00 P.M.
Saltworks in Dennis and Yarmouth During the Federal Period (1775-1825)
Local historian, Bob Kelley, will share his latest research and
findings about our area's saltworks.
Saturday, May 6 from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Cape Cod Museum Trail Festival
DHS Exhibition Booth and displays
Saturday, April 29, 2:00 P.M.
Sail Away Ladies!
Join local historian and author, Jim Coogan, for a talk about 19th
century seafaring women.
Saturday, May 13, 10:00 A.M.
Tour the Cobb House
Private tour with author, Sally Gunning, of the Brewster Historical
Society's newly restored Cobb House.
Saturday, May 20 from 1 to 4 P.M.
Blue Water Wives & Mothers
Celebrate the 24th Annual Cape Cod Maritime Month with some
hair-raising, heart-rending tales
Saturday, June 17 from 1 to 4 P.M.
Focus on Farms
Opening day at Captain Theophilus Baker’s House celebrates Dennis’
Saturday, June 24 from 1 to 4 P.M.
Josiah Dennis Manse Museum’s Opening Reception
Tour the first minister’s home with costumed docents.
Saturday, July 15 from 1 to 4 P.M.
Children on the Farm
Children of all ages can experience 19th century farm life at
Captain Theophilus Baker’s House!
Friday, July 21 at 10 A.M.
Dennis Village Cemetery Walk
Discover East Parish history of ministers & mariners with Terri Fox
as your guide.
Friday & Saturday, July 28 & 29, 9 A.M. to 2 P.M.
Rose Victorian 5th Annual Yard Sale
in the front yard, back yard & barns, rain or shine.
Friday, Aug. 11 at 10 A.M.
West Dennis Cemetery Walk
Terri Fox guides you through the historic south side cemetery of
Crow and Crowell.
Saturday, Aug. 19 - 10 A.M to 4 P.M.
Colonial Day at the Manse
A day filled with Colonial demonstrations by costumed interpreters
plus a Pie, Bake & Book Sale. Enjoy Colonial trades, candle making, wool
spinning, 18th century education, floral & herbal remedies, lawn games &
events for all generations.
Saturday, Aug. 19 from 7 to 9 P.M.
“MUSIC N’ MORE”
Dance to The Sound Dunes Swing Ensemble at a Fundraiser
Saturday, September 9, 2:00 P.M.
Songs of the Sea and More!
Join Julie Charland and Denya LeVine for an afternoon of songs and
Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1 to 4 P.M.
Autumn at the Manse
Celebrate the annual “Fall for the Arts” in a historic atmosphere.
Saturday, Oct. 7 from 1 to 4 P.M.
Apple Pie Baking Contest Version 2
Join us at Cpt. Theophilus Baker’s House for our 2nd annual
Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11:30 A.M.
Dennis Historical Society Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Details to be announced.
Sunday, Dec. 10 from Noon to 3:30 P.M.
DHS Christmas at the Manse
Enjoy natural holiday decorations in a festive Colonial home that will
enchant young & old.
Memorial Day to Columbus Day
The Rose Victorian
The Rose Victorian will hold special events in the house and on the