2018-07-18 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 18

Mother-Daughter Doll Tea by the Sea. Mothers and children are invited to the first ever Doll Tea by the Sea, 1:30 p.m. at the King Caesar House, 120 King Caesar Road. Bring a favorite doll to the King Caesar House for an afternoon of tea, lemonade, tea sandwiches and more. Activities for the children include embroidery lessons, teacup center-piece making and a festive coloring station. Moms can tour the King Caesar House and sip tea by the sea. Raffle tickets available for great prizes.

“When WWI Came to America.” Paul Lawton talks about the sinking of the USS San Diego and the U-boat attack on Cape Cod. 8:30 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Breakfast is $5.

Duxbury Music Festival recital. 4:30 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. Admission is free.

Thursday, July 19

Duxbury Music Festival. All- Bernstein faculty concert in honor of the composer’s birth centenary. 7 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. Tickets are $125.

Friday, July 20

Duxbury Music Festival. Beatles on the Green Concert, 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Town Green. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children.

Saturday, July 21

Duxbury Music Festival. Family Fest featuring the SSC ImagineARTS band, interactive activities, food and more. 10:30 a.m. on the Duxbury Town Green. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Duxbury Music Festival. Rhythm & Blues on the Green dinner dance. 6:30 p.m. on the Town Green. $90 per person, $720 per table.

Sunday, July 22

Duxbury Music Festival. Sunday in the Park, DMF students and faculty in recital. 5 p.m. on the Town Green. Free.

Monday, July 23

Duxbury Music Festival. DMF Faculty concert and reception. 6:30 p.m. at a private home. A program of chamber music featuring a piano quartet, a string quartet and a trio of oboe, bassoon and piano. Tickets are $125. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit sscmusic.org/dmf/ or call 781-934-2731, ext. 23.

Tuesday, July 24

Duxbury Music Festival recital. 4:30 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. Free admission.

BookBreeze Festival. Christopher Setterlund presents his book, “Historic Restaurants of Cape Cod,” which details the history of the iconic establishments of the Cape. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Copies of the book will be available. Registration is required at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655

Wednesday, July 25

Duxbury Music Festival. The Last Tango in Duxbury. 7 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. A program of instrumental music inspired by the spirit and rhythms of South American and Cuban dances. Tickets are $60.

Thursday, July 26

Duxbury Music Festival recital. 4 p.m. at the Village at Duxbury. Free.

Saturday, July 28

Gallery talk. Darryl Furtkamp and Devon Mozdierz talk about their printmaking process. 2:30 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum.

Tuesday, July 31

BookBreeze Festival. New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe talks about her most recent novel, “The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen.” Copies of the book will be available. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Register at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

Hydrangea are Blooming. Mal Condon “The Hydrangea Guy” is the keynote speaker at the second annual Hydrangea Festival, 1-3 p.m., at the Duxbury Senior Center. The Community Garden Club of Duxbury will display over 100 beautiful hydrangea arrangements. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance at the Senior Center.

Thursday, August 2

BookBreeze Festival. Novelist, biographer and historian William Kuhn talks about his books, “Mrs. Queen Takes the Train” and “Reading Jackie: Her Biography in Books.” Kuhn will also talk about his latest novel, “Prince Harry Boy to Man,” which follows the Queen’s grandson on a comic deployment to Afghanistan. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Register at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

Friday, August 3

Historic Clothing Committee Gallery Talk. 11 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library, Join DRHS Textiles and Clothing Committee Member Madelon Ali as she compares and contrasts two white cotton dresses, one high-waist, the other with a drop waist. The installation will be on display through September.

Saturday, August 4

Alden Kindred of America Reunion. Take a musical voyage through American history with 400 years of popular songs, enjoy an 18th century spinning demonstration, and tour Alden House and the Alden “First Site” during the 118th annual reunion of the Alden Kindred of America, 10-4 pm at the Alden House Historic Site. Tickets for Saturday’s program are $30 adults ($25 for members) and $15 for kids and students and include lunch by Bongi’s Turkey Roost. Reservations may be made online at alden.org or by calling the museum at 781-934-9092. The weekend festivities kick off on Friday with a party at Alden House from 5-8 pm with food, beverages, music, and fun. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Tuesday, August 7

Brown Bag Lecture. Tony Kelso presents a free Brown Bag Lecture, “Summering in Old Duxbury: WW1 through 1960s” from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center.

Wednesday, August 8

BookBreeze Festival. The third child of Joseph and Rose Kennedy takes center stage in “Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter,” by Kate Clifford Larson, a biography that chronicles Rosemary’s life with fresh details and tells how her famous siblings were affected by, and reacted to, her struggles. 7-9 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is required and begins July 25 at 10 a.m. at www.duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

Saturday, August 11

Sheep and Shawl Day. Celebrate all things “woolly” at the Alden House Historic Site from 12 to 4 p.m. The program will explore the process of turning wool into cloth and fiber arts with a demonstration of 18th century spinning, weaving and natural dyeing, rug hooking, knitting and more. There will be lambs visiting from the Soule Homestead Education Center in Middleborough along with hands-on activities in spinning and weaving for kids. Tours of Alden House will be offered. Admission for tours is $8 for adults; $5 for kids and students; members are free.

Thursday, August 16

The final BookBreeze fundraiser of the season. Features author J. Courtney Sullivan, here to talk about her newest book, “Saints for All Occasions.” 5:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School.

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