Anne Hood apples Markbittman

Summer Special Events 2014

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Saturday, June 28: Cocktail Party Extravaganza at Edgewood Farm, at 6:00 pm honoring Mindy Todd - kick off event , $75 - tickets click HERE click on directions HERE

Sunday,July 6: The Postcard Show - featuring work that is 4" x 6" by local and international artists - free!

Tuesday, July 8: Author, Ann Hood, Truro Public Library (sponsored by Truro Public Library)

Ann Hood is the author of the bestselling novels THE KNITTING CIRCLE and THE RED THREAD. Her memoir, COMFORT: A JOURNEY THROUGH GRIEF was named one of the top ten non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly and was a New York Times Editors Choice. The winner of two Pushcart Prizes and Best American Spiritual, Food, and Travel Writing Awards, her most recent novel is THE OBITUARY WRITER.  Free

Wednesday, July 9: Art Critism Panel Discussion at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 7:00 pm
with Barry Schwabsky, Mira Schor, Helen Miranda Wilson, moderated by Joanne Mattera
, $20. in advance, $25 door

Barry Schwabsky is this year's Woody English Distinguished Artist and Writer's Chair Get Tickets HERE

Thursday, July 10: Poetry Reading with Barry Schwabsky
Castle Hill Back Deck
, free for members, $10 non members

Barry Schwabsky's collections of poetry include Opera: Poems 1981-2002 (2003), Book Left Open in the Rain (2009), and 12 Abandoned Poems (2010). His new book of poetry, Trembling Hand Equilibrium, will be published this year, along with a collection of critical writings on poetry. Recent magazine and online publications of his work have been with Bomb, The Bow-Wow Shop, Snow, and West Wind Review, among others. He is art critic for The Nation and co-editor of international reviews for Artforum and has recently published Words for Art: Criticism, History, Theory, Practice (2013). 

Saturday, July 12: The First Ever Pamet River Float, $50Stephen Kinzer

Tuesday, July 15: Tuesday Evening Lecture on the Deck with Stephen Kinzer, 6:30 on the deck.

Saturday, July 19: Castle Hill Summer Bash! Honoring Stephen Kinzer
catered by Cosmos Catering,

Sunday, July 27: Castle Hill Organic Garden Tour in Truro, $20 in advance, $25 at the door TICKETS HERE

Monday, August 4: Come Get Roasted and Smoked with Mark BittmanMark Bittman, Pamet Yacht Club, 6:30 pm $250. members, $275 non members

The Truro Center for the Arts is excited to welcome back NY Times Food Columnist, Mark Bittman, for a Carnivorous & Vegetarian Feast at the beautiful Pamet Yacht Club in Truro, MA.  Indulge in Wellfleet Oysters, Ballston Brisket and Ryder Ribs, with recipes by David Grayson and Mark Bittman.  Vegetarian guests will enjoy delicious fare by Provincetown-based Cosmos Catering, one of the Cape’s premier caterers.

Mark Bittman is an American journalist and author on the subject of food.  He is the author of the “Minimalist” column, which ran for more than 13 years in the Dining section of The New York Times.   He is one of the country’s best-known and widely-admired food writers.  In 2009 Bittman wrote Food Matters discussing the environmental and lifestyle challenges incited by the overproduction and overconsumption of meat, simple carbohydrates and junk food.  Bittman now contributes to the New York Times Opinion Pages, and is the lead food columnist for the New York Times Magazine. TICKETS HERE

Saturday, August 9: Castle Hill Famous Silent Auction, $25. tickets here

Thursday, August 28: John T. Bunker Lecture Series, John Bunker Jr., Guest Speaker,

John BunkerJrNot Far From the Tree: What apples teach us about the past, present and future

6:30pm, Castle Hill Back Deck, refreshments served, Free

Join John Bunker for an evening of apple history and adventure.   John grew up near Boston and Palo Alto and has been coming to Truro for 63 summers.  He moved to Maine in 1968 and has been living there ever since.  He started and directs Fedco Trees, the cooperative tree and shrub nursery in Maine.  He has come to be known for his "fruit exploring,"  tracking down, identifying and preserving rare, historic apple varieties for nearly forty years.  He teaches and speaks regularly about apples and fruit growing around New England.  He and his wife, Cammy Watts, live and tend their gardens and orchards on Super Chilly Farm in Palermo, Maine.

Wednesday, September 3, Artist Panel Discussion, The View from Cape Cod: Deb Forman: moderator, Megan Hinton, Sal Del Deo, Robert Henry, Romolo Del Deo at Preservation Hall, $20 in advanced, $25 at the door, 7:00 pm

Get Tickets HERE


Thursday, September 4, Paint the Race, aboard a Whale Watch boat, in conjunction with the Provincetown Schooner Regatta! $30.00 Paid for in part by the Provincetown Cultural Council

October 23, 24, 25: The 10th Annual Provincetown Dance Festival


Paint the TownBoston Tap