2016 Events
Museum & Boat Shops Open June 16, 2016.

Feb. 5-7 – The Boatbuilders Show on Cape Cod
Look for us at the 10th Annual Boatbuilders Show at the Resort & Conference Center in Hyannis: Friday, Feb. 5th (2 p.m. to 7 p.m.), Saturday, Feb. 6th (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.), and Sunday, Feb. 7th (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). See you there!


June 24 – Osterville Farmers’ Market Opening Day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On the grounds of the Osterville Museum campus. Enjoy breads, fruit,

vegetables, flowers, jams, honey, butters, meats,

cup cakes, cookies, salads, soaps, and so much more.

Every Friday - through September 18.


•  July 10 - Osterville Historical Museum’s Pigs & Pearls, 5 to 7 p.m.  

Join us for an evening of fabulous local food from our Farmers’ Market vendors and

local chefs and music. A silent auction of one-of-a-kind prints

from the Museum’s archives. Tickets available on-line or at the Museum.


•  July 16 - Osterville Historical Museum’s Village Day Antique Car Parade 

Enjoy the 75+ antique and vintage cars on the Museum

campus before & after our parade through the Village. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


•    July 20 - Art@ The Museum - Renowned Cape Cod artists in a one day show. Members preview: 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Show 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.


•  August 18 - Our 25th Annual Antiques Show @ the Osterville Historical Museum

35+ exquisite dealers from around New England featuring unique

items in this much-loved event. Admission: $10; kids are free. Open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

2016 Dealer Contract Available Here.


•  August 20 - Cape Cod Cat Boat Association Parade. 8th Annual Townie Hornor Rendezvous.

Catch the parade of cats at the Bridge around noon on Saturday, weather permitting.

Watch as the cat boats gather at the Wianno Yacht Club on Friday and Saturday.

Join in the cat boat captains' BBQ on the grounds of the OHM on Saturday evening. Please call ahead for the BBQ. 508-428-5861.

Sponsored by the Cape Cod Cat Boat Association and the Osterville Historical Museum.


October 1 – Osterville Farmers’ Market Fall Festival  

Special Saturday Osterville Farmers' Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Osterville Historical Museum


•  October 13 - Parker House- Osterville Historical Museum Annual Meeting, 5 p.m. 

Annual report and vote on slate of board candidates.


•  December 8 - Members Only Preview Party Festival of Trees @ the Osterville Historical Museum


•  December 9 & 10 - Festival of Trees @ the Osterville Historical Museum

Dozens of magnificently decorated tabletop trees by local merchants.

Extended Museum hours on Friday, Dec. 9 until 6 p.m. Silent auction ends at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10.