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"Cape Happenings" - 5 Things to Do on Cape Cod July 30 - August 5

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July 30. Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber Cancer Institute Fundraiser. While you're waiting until 2 pm to get into your rental, hang out at the Dennis Village Bandstand! 50/50 raffle, dunk tank, live music--all for a great cause. 11 am-3 pm, Dennis Village Green on Route 6A

July 30.  Grease anyone? Saturday Night Car Show. Come re-live past generations with the Cape Cod Classic Car Club. Check out over 100 cars, including a 1971 Mach 1 Mustang, a 1936 Ford Panel Truck and a 1928 Ford Model A T-Bucket. Enjoy oldies music. FREE. Patriot Square, South Dennis (in the top parking lot of Stop and Shop). 5 pm- dusk

July 31. Dennis Conservation Trust Auction.  A terrific annual  fundraising evening full of fabulous food, spirited refreshments, and live and silent bidding.  John Terrio is the comical and boisterous auctioneer!  $60 in advance, $65 at the door. The Sea View, Dennisport. 5 pm.

August 1-4. Adam Sandler and the Green Monster--can't get any better!  Although the exact day is not yet known, Adam Sandler, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon and Andy Samberg will be filming scenes for their new movie at Chapin Beach in Dennis, as well as at the Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich. Production crews have started creating an imitation Fenway Green Monster at the baseball field at Wixon Middle School for other scenes.  Don't miss a celebrity sighting! Chapin Beach in Dennis Village, Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich, Wixon Middle School on Rt 134 in East Dennis. FREE. days to be announced

August 3. Xanadu re-done! The Cape Rep Theatre presents the 2007 musical based on the 1980 favorite starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. Complete with legwarmers, roller-skating, and a romance between a mortal and demi-god. $30-$35. Brewster, 7 pm.

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