Town Talk

10th July

Plaza Parties: Featuring Free Dance Lessons ??

New this year, join us for a complimentary dance lesson ?? from Ballroom-Bliss during our Plaza Parties ?

The events are taking place on Saturday July 13th and August 10th, and the Dance Instruction will be set-up from 4-6pm.

Arrive early and enjoy a live performance by Cape Harmony from 12-1:30pm, and catch a set by Kareem Sanjaghi‘s Jazz Trio from 2-3:30pm.

1st July

Save-the-Dates: Summer Concerts ? + Movie Nights ? @ The Bandstand

Join us at the Bandstand this summer for our Concert Series ? and Movie Screenings ?. The events are free and open to the public; the only thing you need to bring is your own chair or blanket to set up on the lawn in front of the stage. There will be a pop-up beer/wine ? garden during the concerts (non-alcoholic beverages including juice, soda, and water will be available as well). Check out the schedule, and be sure to mark your calendars for some of these fun summer events.  

24th June

Renowned Storytellers Len Cabral & Bill Harley – Live at The Bandstand

Join us for a performance by renowned storytellers Len Cabral and Bill Harley at the Bandstand on Saturday, June 29th, beginning at 3pm.

Len Cabral is an internationally acclaimed storyteller who has been enchanting audiences with his performances at schools, libraries, museums and festivals since 1976. A great grandson of a Cape Verdean whaler whose grandparents immigrated to America from the islands off the coast of West Africa, Len’s strong Cape Verdean ancestry comes alive in his exuberant retelling of African, Cape Verdean, and Caribbean folktales as well as original stories and tales from around the world. Len is the recipient of the National Storytelling Network 2001 Circle of Excellence Oracle Award, the author of a children’s book for young readers and a contributor to several folktale collections.

Bill Harley has been recognized by audiences and peers as one of the top storytellers in the country. Best known for his work with children and families, his ability to navigate through a confusing world with humor and wisdom is evident in his masterful storytelling as well as his numerous award‐winning recordings and books. Bill tours internationally as a performing artist, author and keynote speaker.

Len and Bill frequently perform together and combine both music and storytelling into their shows, providing audiences of all ages with a wonderfully unforgettable experience.

The show is free and open the public.

3rd June

Save-The-Date: Ryan Montbleau Band, live at the Bandstand 7/25 ?

10th May

Memorial Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale

Kick off the summer with us during our Memorial Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale! On Saturday May 25th, you’ll find sales and special promotions at the shops, plus an array of family-friendly activities taking place throughout the neighborhood, including face painting, balloon animals, and live music. And, if you are one of the first 100 guests, you will receive a free gift bag filled with select items ?

Mashpee Commons extended shopping hours also kick off on May 25th, so you’ll be able to visit your favorite spots through 8pm ?

Sidewalk Sale Schedule of Events:

10am: ? Complimentary Gift Bags for first 100 guests, Central Square (near Red Balloon Toy Shop)

12-4pm: ? Free Face Painting/Glitter Tattoos, Central Square (near Hot Diggity)

4-8pm: ? Free Balloon Twists, Central Square (near Hot Diggity)

2-8pm: ? Live Music in Central Square (near Red Balloon Toy Shop) including:
Kim Moberg Music 2-3:30pm
Melic Moon 4-5:30pm
Kareem Sanjaghi Jazz Trio 6-8pm

? Keep an eye out for our MDW photo contest, taking place near the big blue chair, 3 winners will receive a $50 gift card to the Mashpee Commons business of their choice!

✨And of course, you’ll find sales ? taking place at the shops from 10am-8pm!

If you’re hungry after all that fun, be sure to visit one of our many neighborhood restaurants with outdoor seating ?? ?

6th April

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Dress up in your Easter best and head to Mashpee Commons on Saturday April 20th for a complimentary family photo with the Easter Bunny!

The Easter Bunny will be posing for photos and handing out free chocolate eggs from Ghelfi’s Candies between 12-4pm in Central Square (near the Red Balloon Toy Shop). Bring your own camera or smart phone to snap your pics (we will have a helper on hand so that you can jump in the shot with your kids if you like). This event is free and open to the public, no need to register in advance.

Please note, activities may be moved indoors due to inclement weather, we will be posting updates on our Facebook page and in our stories on Instagram.

10th February

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

9th February

Check out our picks for the perfect Date Night at the Commons

Heart-shaped décor in shades of red and pink is popping up around the neighborhood, which can only mean one thing…Valentine’s Day is almost here! If you’re looking for the perfect date-night spot (or girls night idea), we have plenty of dining and entertainment options to choose from here in the neighborhood. We’ve compiled a list that includes a variety of choices, so that you can find something that aligns with your budget and style. Check out our top picks for a Valentine’s outing at the Commons:

Siena Italian Bar & Grill has an amazing $27.95 prix-fixe four course winter menu, plus some additional specials just for Valentine’s Day. Their prix-fixe includes a selection of delicious options such as crispy calamari with a citrus-tomato aioli, butternut squash with a maple-cream sauce, and desserts such as a rich chocolate mousse layered on a flourless chocolate cake. You can also opt for their wine pairing to accompany your meal for just $11.95.

Trevi Cafe & Wine Bar is offering a special three course Valentine’s Day menu on February 14th, along with two special cocktails: the Strawberry Sparkler, which includes sparkling rosé with fresh strawberries, and their Chocolate Raspberry Martini with Godiva chocolate, vanilla vodka, créme de cocoa and Chambord. Trevi’s special dinners always fill up fast, so be sure to call them soon to reserve your spot: 508-648-7664

You are not going to want to miss Bleu’s special Valentine’s Day event, with the added romance of a strolling musician! Their menu on February 14th will feature delicious French classics such as escargots, sea scallops bouillabaisse, filet mignon ‘au Poivre’, and Bleu’s famous ‘plateau de fruits de mer’ seafood plate, this special menu is indulgent, romantic and not to be missed. Give them a ring at 508-539-7907 to make a reservation.

If you prefer to grab a cocktail and a beer along with a few light bites, in lieu of a seated dinner, stop by Bobby Byrne’s or The Lanes Bowl and Bistro. Our cocktail pick at Bobby’s is their delicious Winter White Sangria, made with local Truro Vineyards wine and fresh seasonal fruit. The Lanes Bowl & Bistro has an awesome appetizer special running weekly on Thursday; you can grab any two of their mouth-watering apps for just $12! Both spots have a great selection of beers on tap as well.

If your Valentine loves authentic Greek food check out Estia. And if you’re seeking sushi, stop by Asia. Both restaurants will be serving their full menus on Valentine’s Day.

Does your Valentine have a sweet tooth? Washashore Bakery is serving up Valentine’s Day brownies, lava cakes, and chocolate dipped strawberry cheesecake bites all week long. If your sweetie is a cupcake lover, contact Cupcake Charlie’s to order one of their Chocolate Heart Cupcake Boxes, which includes 10 cupcakes, and features flavors such as chocolate caramel sea salt, chocolate raspberry surprise and chocolate overload. If you’re seeking the classic heart-shaped box of chocolates, be sure to stop by Ghelfi’s Candies, their chocolates are made right here on Cape Cod.

If you’re looking for something fun to do before or after you dine, check out Riddle’s 2-for-1 Valentine’s Day special. Riddle is the top Escape-Room on Cape Cod. Located at 61 Market Street (near the Organic Market and Cape Cod Coffee), Riddle consists of six different game rooms. An Escape Room is a live action adventure game where players have 60 minutes to work together as a team to complete a mission by solving a series of puzzles, riddles and connecting clues. Each of the six games at Riddle has a unique theme with puzzles integrated into the storyline. For more information, visit their website or give them a ring at 508-648-7664.

Don’t forget the flowers! Verde Floral Design creates stunning arrangements. Give them a call at 508-681-8169 to place an order, or stop by and let their design experts put together a gorgeous arrangement for you. Your Valentine will not be disappointed.

6th February

Sip & Shop This Friday at One 21 Boutique

This Friday, February 8th, stop by One 21 Boutique for their Sip and Shop event. Between 4 and 7pm, you will receive an extra 10% off on sale items, plus 20% off their new spring collection! The shop owner and buyer, Sara (pictured above) will be on hand to tell you all about the latest styles and trends available at her boutique. Sara grew up in Northern Italy, which is where she sources her gorgeous merchandise. You’ll find everything from the perfect pair of jeans to leather jackets and bags in her store.

Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be available during the event. Pop by, and have a little pre-dinner nibble while perusing One 21’s fabulous winter sale and stunning spring arrivals. We can’t think of a better way to start the weekend. One 21 Boutique is located in Central Square, near Bobby Byrne’s Restaurant, and next door to Paisley Boutique.

19th January

Winter Clothing Drive

We have teamed up with Cape Cod Broadcasting and Nauset Disposal on a ❄️Winter Clothing Drive❄️ to gather warm attire for those in need this season. Donations will be distributed to the community by Champ Homes.

To donate your lightly used or new winter clothing, you can drop off your items at MOCEAN between January 19th and January 26th. Anyone who drops off a donation at MOCEAN will be entered into a raffle to win a new winter coat (of your choice!) from MOCEAN ? The winner will be announced on January 26th.

The event wraps-up on Saturday, January 26, with live appearances from the Cape Cod Broadcasting team! They’ll be located at 22 Market Street (next door to The Black Dog and across the street from Vineyard Vines) between 11am-5pm. You’ll find some of your favorite local radio personalities here during the event, including:

Ocean 104.7’s Dave Read, 11am – 1pm
99.9 The Q’s Ralphie Marino & Rebecca Romo, 1 – 3pm
Cape Country 104’s “That Girl in the Morning”, 3 – 5pm