Artist Shanties are open October weekends, Friday through Sunday, Oct 1 -24, 2021
October Saturdays, family fun activities at the Harbor Overlook including live music!

HYANNIS, MA, September 29, 2021— Visit Cape Cod artists and artisans at the Harbor Overlook and Bismore Park locations,every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 24, 2021.  Shanties are open, 11:00am – 4:00pm, artists frequently come in early and stay late.  Artwork varies, and is hand-made, crafted or designed.
Artist shanties are located at 51 and 180 Ocean Street, Hyannis.
All artists are listed on-line
Stay up to date on art-full happenings and programs on social media @artsbarnstable   All activities subject to change or cancel without notice.  No rain dates. Harbor Overlook October programs sponsored by the Hyannis HyArts and Barnstable Village Cultural Districts.

HAPPENING AT THE HARBOR OVERLOOK | 51 Ocean Street, Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties:  Activities every Saturday, October 2 – October 23:

Live music, 2:00pm -3:30pm featuring a different musician each week

Take a selfie at the fall into fun Smile Spot created by @capebloom.
Stop by the free, family friendly craft table to make and take a fun memory with you!
Fall flowers, cider and donuts and pumpkins for sale, while supplies last.
Special program:  Saturday, October 9th only: 11:30pm – 1:30pm. 

Meet Natural Resource Officer Amy Crouteau and learn about all kinds of critters and creatures we see on Cape Cod!


Oct 2:    Kim Moberg, passionate & heartfelt vocals interpreting her favorite cover songs and own compositions.

Oct 9:    Ken Silvia, velvet-voiced songsmith of rhythm & blues and vintage standards

Oct 16:  Marcia Wytrwal & John Dirac, jazz standards and more…a little American Songbook and a little groove

Oct 23:  Kathleen Healy, Indy-folk singer/songwriters with a mix of original and classic and contemporary folk covers

PARK AND WALK!  To visit the artist shanties there are several town parking lots just steps away!
Barnstable Town Hall parking lot is accessible from Main or South Street with free parking for up to six hours.
From here it is a short, easy walk to Hyannis Main Street.  Follow through the Hyannis Village Green along the Walkway to the Sea to the Harbor Overlook and Bismore Park.  Other parking lots are also available within walking distance.
Downtown Hyannis parking locations:
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BISMORE PARK| 180 Ocean Street, Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties: Named for the seven villages in Town of Barnstable, each of these seven shed exteriors feature “Through the lens: A look around town, past and present”. Local photographer Marie Grady Palcic researched historical archives for many of the Barnstable locales and shares photos from the ‘early days’ in contrast to how the villages appear today.  Other images are part of the “Seven Series” themed images with one photo from each of the seven villages featured.

Cape Cod Ukulele Club, performances on Sunday Oct 3 and Oct 10, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

A whole lot of strumming and singing for all ages! Bring chairs or blankets to watch Cathy Hatch’s Ukulele Club play away, including using kazoos and noise makers too! Bluegrass, Pop, and more!

A mile long Main Street always fun to stroll with local shops and over 40 restaurants!
Programs in October:
Hyannis Film Festival- Weekend of October 15th- 17th
Shop Local Day- Saturday, October 16th
Hyannis Open Streets- Sunday, October 17th
Halloween Safe Trick or Treat- Sunday, October 31st- 4-6 pm