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.
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!
Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday, December 3
Plan to come and do your holiday shopping.
We will be featuring local artisans who produce fine arts, photography, jewelry, clothing, hand woven items, greeting cards, and home furnishings. There will be door prizes!
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!
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!