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July 16. The Magic of Harry Potter. Celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. First be "sorted" and after the wand has chosen the wizard, fulfill all kinds of wizardly and witchy duties! $25 ( $10 for accompanying adults) South Cape Village and Mashpee Commons, Mashpee, 10 am- 4 pm.
July 19. Rental not quite ready yet? Visit the Josiah Dennis Manse and walk through 1730's colonial history with docents, authentic and beautifully restored rooms, and the schoolhouse. FREE (donations accepted). Dennis Village, Saturday 1-4 p.m. (Tues & Thur. too)
July 18. The Graduate. The Cape Playhouse showcases the scandalous 60's comedy about a young man fresh out of college who falls into several forbidden love affairs. $30-$60. Cape Playhouse, Dennis. Mon thru Sat at 8:00 pm, Matinees: Wed & 2nd Thu at 2:00 pm, 1st Saturday at 4:00 pm. July 20. (or any day!) Kayak on Bass River! Get a cooling workout on the water and enjoy the views of Bass River. River Cruise or Kayak. PRICES VARY. Bass River Cruises and Kayaks, West Dennis, 10 am-6 pm daily. July 17. (or any day) Cape Cod Rail Trail. A rejuvenating alternative to being in a gym! Enjoy the spectacular environment of the 28 mile trail from South Dennis to Wellfleet. Park at various locations, including the entrance on Rt. 134. Bike by ponds, lakes, and woods for as little or much time as you please. FREE. See online for map of trail.
Enjoy your vacation!