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"Cape Happenings" - 5 Things to Do on Cape Cod July 23-29

County Fair

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July 23. The last day of the Barnstable County Fair! An annual event that no tourist (or  native!) should miss. There are animal shows, 4-H demonstrations, petting zoos, horticulture displays, rides, games, arts and crafts, various vendors. New artist Crystal Bowersox performs at 7:30. $10 for adults, $2 children 6-12, under 6 FREE. 12 noon-10 pm.

July 23. Interact with Live Reptiles! Museum of Natural History, Brewster. Michael Ralbovsky, founder of Rainforest Reptiles, provides animals for The Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, will be appearing. Experience safe contact with alligators, turtles, snakes, and frogs. $10.  4:30- 5:30 and 7-8.

July 25. Music on the Dennis Village Green!  "Tripping Lilly" -Original acoustic folk.  FREE. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, food, and drink and enjoy the summer's eve. Head to the Ice Cream Smuggler for dessert. FREE. Dennis Village Bandstand at the corner of 6A and Old Bass River Rd, 7pm.

July 27 (or any day) . Scargo Tower. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the highest point in the mid-cape area. Take a picnic, blankets, swim in  the lake and then head to the tower. Read about the legend of Princess Scargo before you go! FREE. Dennis, anytime.

July 28 (and most summer nights) . Harvest Gallery & Wine Bar. If you haven't had the pleasure of wining and light dining at this little treasure--make tonight your first!  See our previous BLOG about Harvest Wine Gallery here. Browse through the current exhibit, or order a drink and listen to the Kami Lyle Trio -pop, jazz, original/ piano, guitar, bass. An eclectic, downtown setting that retains the small-town charm of the Cape. 7:30 p.m. most summer nights.

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