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 2014

Ongoing: 4th Wednesday of every month, 7:30pm

Cotuit Center for the Arts offers an open mic series called Salon of Shorts on the fourth 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.

Member Summer Social

August 3, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Rain or shine
A special event for Cotuit Center for the Arts members.

The days might be hot but Cotuit is cool! Shake off that mid-summer slump and join us for our first annual Members’ Summer Social or as we like to call it, our “We-Couldn’t-Do-It-Without-You” event. You are the heart of our Welcoming Hub. Your support keeps us teaching, performing, creating and moving forward.

Wine & Music Wednesday - August

August 20, 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. Music on August 20th by The Familiars of Cape Cod

Entertainment Tonight! 2014

Saturday, September 13, 6:00pm - 11:00pm

The Center’s annual gala fundraiser featuring live performances from the year’s theatrical productions, a feast of Hors d’Oeuvres, Full-Service Bar, VIP Lounge, Live and Silent Auctions, and Dancing into the wee hours with the incredible rock & roll of the Rip It Ups!

Do It. At Cotuit.

Wine & Music Wednesday - September

September 17, 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.

Cape Cod Theater Coalition Season Highlights Gala

Monday, October 6 from 5:30-7:30pm

“Season Highlights”, 3rd Annual Celebration to Benefit 24 Cape & Islands Live Theaters.

Join us in supporting local live theater by attending our 3rd annual “Season Highlights” Celebration featuring a reception and musical performances from past and future shows.  Past year’s celebrations have  included performances from Cotuit Center for the Arts, Academy of Performing Arts, Cape Rep Theater, Chatham Drama Guild, HJT, Eventide, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater and more, and this year is sure to include tunes from your favorite shows performed by your favorite theaters.    Fun, Food and Drink; the evening includes a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception and cabaret seating for the performances.  Don’t miss out… seating is limited so order your tickets today.   Proceeds from the evening go to support the Cape & Islands Theater Coalition and its 24 individual member theaters. 

Wine & Music Wednesday - October

October 15, 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. Music on October 15th by Chris Parker.

Oyster Cabaret

Oyster edu-tainment at its finest!  Come and laugh, learn, and slurp down succulent -bi-valves and thirst quenching bubbly. Enjoy this aqua-culture fusion and meet super hero, Sammy Spat - he's one in a million who just might save the world!!

14th Annual Arts & Souls Masquerade Ball

The 14th Annual Art and Souls Masquerade Ball will take place on Halloween Night, Friday, October 31.  There will be music, dancing, and “bone-chilling” refreshments. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded. This is one of the best Halloween parties in New England.  Check out pictures from some of the previous years’ events by clicking here!

Wine & Music Wednesday - November

November 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.

Annual Member Talent Show 2014

Tuesday, December 9 at 7pm

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!

Wine & Music Wednesday - December

December 17, 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.