Special Events

Each year there are several signature special events including the annual Poetry and Chili Festival, Entertainment Tonight!, our monthly Wine and Music Wednesday gatherings, the monthly Salon of Shorts, 2nd Wednesday Theater and the annual Art and Souls Masquerade Ball.  

 

Salon of Shorts

Ongoing: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 7:30pm

Cotuit Center for the Arts offers an open mic series called Salon of Shorts on the third Wednesday of each month in the Art Studio. Award-winning poets, playwrights, and spoken word performers Christine Rathbun Ernst and Gregory Hischak host the series, which encompasses all types of performances: poetry, storytelling, essay reading, music, performance art, improv, and stand-up.

Members’ Talent Show

September 9

Have a talent? Share it with the your Cotuit Family!
All Members are invited to perform their talent of choice
at this one-of-a-kind event! Not to be missed!

Cape Cod Dance Expo & Performance

Saturday, October 15

An exciting two-part event that brings Cape Cod dancers and dance professionals together to showcase our favorite art form and the joy of dance!

Cape Cod Theater Coalition Season Highlights Theater Celebration

October 18

This year's annual Season Highlights Theater Celebration will be held on October 18, 5:30-8:00 pm at Cotuit Center for the Arts.  Fun, food, drink, great entertainment and conversation will punctuate the celebration in support of our wonderful theater community.  The casual evening includes performances from your favorite theaters, a catered reception with sumptuous hors d'oeuvres, complimentary wine, soft drinks and a cash bar, and a drawing for fabulous prizes including theater tickets, wine, restaurant gift certificates and more!  

Wine & Music Wednesday-October

October 19, 6:00pm

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.

The first event was held in March of 2010 and it has become a very popular event at the Center. It’s the perfect way to end your day, start your evening or just join friends for a night out looking at terrific art. Tickets are just $10 or $5 for members and are only available at the door.

Join us for a splendid selection of wines and live music!

16th Annual Art & Souls Costume Ball

October 29, 7:30pm  

Come celebrate the 16th year of our horrifyingly fun Halloween dance party -- this year's theme will be "Sweet Sixteen Zombie Prom Night!"  Time to party with the undead!

Enjoy music, dancing, and “bone-chilling” refreshments.

Check out pictures from last year's balll by clicking here.

Spooky Halloween Magic Show!

Sunday October 30

Magic, Mystery, and Spooky Fun for the whole Family!

Join us the day before Halloween for the Thrilling Halloween Magic of Rich Archer and Company. Things will go Bump at the Center with Illusions including the Comedy Sword Box, Ghosts. Goblins, and Ab the Vampire Bunny! For Kids 3-103. Come in costume and join in the fun! Kids receive a free Spooky Magic trick at the door. 

Wine & Music Wednesday-November

November 16, 6:00pm

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music. The first event was held in March of 2010 and it has become a very popular event at the Center. It’s the perfect way to end your day, start your evening or just join friends for a night out looking at terrific art. Tickets are just $10 or $5 for members and are only available at the door. Join us for a splendid selection of wines and live music!

Wine & Music Wednesday Holiday Sing-A-Long

December 21, 6:00pm

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.

December's Wine & Music features a Holiday singalong featuring our own David Kuehn on piano!  Please join us for what has become a lovely annual tradition.

Winter Vacation Magic!

February 21 

Magic, Mystery, and Fun for the whole Family!

Warm up with some Vacation Magic with Rich Archer and Company. Thrill to the Floating Kid Illusion, Houdini Escape Trunk, and some brand new magic! Adults sit back in amazement as the Kid's help with spectacular magic onstage. Returning in an encore performance is Ab the Magic Bunny! Join in the fun!