August 5. Cape Cod Baseball League Playoffs. Tonight kicks off the thrilling Cape League playoffs featuring the best college players in the country. Games nightly over the next week. Catch a game at DY High School to support our home team the YD Red Sox. But pay special attention to #34 pitcher Ryan Gibson playing for the Hyannis Harbor Hawk (he was our beloved player that we were host family to last year!) FREE. (See August 10 also) Schedule on website. http://v2.capecodbaseball.org/news/season/index.html?article_id=1275
August 7. 25th Annual Pops by the Sea. The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra wows in this annual summer treat. Farrelly Brothers Peter and Bobby will be the celebrity guest conductors. Guest performers are Broadway stars Jason Danieley (Next to Normal) and Kelli O'Hara (South Pacific). Approx $15. Hyannis Village Green, 5-7 pm. http://www.artsfoundation.org/pops-tickets
August 9. If you were planning on spending the day at Chapin Beach--not so fast! Comedian Adam Sandler will be filming his latest movie at Chapin Beach. Costars Andy Samberg and Leighton Meester (Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl) will be filming scenes for their new movie "I Hate You, Dad". No sunbathing, but catch a glimpse of the stars!
August 9. Harwich Junior Theatre presents Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. See this delightful tale of a spunky little mouse and her adventures in first grade. Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. through August 25. $10. Division St, West Harwich. http://www.hjtcapecod.org/home.html
August 10 (or anytime). Mini- golfing with pirates! Play a round of mini-golf at the must-see pirate-themed course, Pirate's Cove. Afterwards, check out the gift shop, complete with pirate gear, treasure chests, and nautical inspired glassware and gifts. If you're lucky, you might catch Cape Cod Baseball League players there as well - it's a popular hangout for them after the games! Approx $10. Rt. 28 in South Yarmouth. 10 am-10 pm http://www.piratescove.net/location/