Town Talk

26th May

Check Out The Recently Added DIY Art Classes Happening at Color-Me-Mine

New Events at Color Me MineSeeking some fun activities to do this Spring and Summer? Well we have some good news for you, our friends at Color Me Mine recently added a variety of fabulous new events to their calendar. Their themed evenings range from family centric (like their Dad and Littles Cars event) to Ladies Nights (like their BYOB custom pallet board parties). Take a look at what they have planned below and be sure to keep in touch with them on their facebook page for the latest.

Ladies Night at Color Me MineLadies Night at Color Me Mine: Custom Latitude & Longitude Pallet Board

On Thursday, June 1st, Color Me Mine will walk you through distressing, staining, and painting techniques to create your very own personalized Family Pallet Board with the latitude and longitude coordinates of your home. They provide each participant with a custom giant sticker stencil and they have a vast assortment of paint and stain colors to choose from. This also makes an amazing house warming gift. Registration is required and seating is limited. Call 508-539-8500 to reserve your spot.

Ladies Night at Color Me Mine
Ladies Night at Color Me Mine: Custom Family Board

On Friday, June 2nd, Color Me Mine will walk you through distressing, staining, and painting techniques to create your very own personalized Family Name Pallet Board. You will receive three custom stencils for your board; the first stencil will have your family’s last name (or whatever you would like it to say – LOVE, FAMILY, etc.), the second will have everyone’s first name (they can even add your pet!), and the third will have established date (see example above). They have a vast assortment of paint and stain colors to choose from. Registration is required and seating is limited. Call 508-539-8500 to reserve your spot.

Minion Paint PartyColor Me Mine: Stuart The Minion Paint Party

Sign your Minion lovers up to paint and play with Stuart the Minion on Sunday, June 11th. Color Me Mine will provide each child with all the supplies to create their of choice either a Fluffy unicorn bank or a Minion chip & dip set. Kids will also have the opportunity to paint, color, dance, and take photos with Stuart himself. Registration is required and seating is limited. Call 508-539-8500 to reserve your spot.

Cars Paint PartyColor Me Mine: Dad & Littles Cars 3 Event

On Sunday June 25th, Color Me Mine has a fun event planned specifically for Dads and their Littles, themed around Disney’s new Cars 3 movie. Color Me Mine will provide materials for the kids to paint their very own Lightning McQueen bank and Dads to paint a personalized Cars themed snack plate. Donuts, juice and coffee will be provided and for some added fun, Color Me Mine will have a face painter in the studio working her magic for all the kids too! Registration is required and seating is limited. Call 508-539-8500 to reserve your spot.

About Color Me Mine:
Color Me Mine is a paint your own ceramic and art studio. They provide everything you need to create a custom, one-of-a-kind artwork. For more information give them a ring at 508-539-8500 or strop by their studio, located on North Street next door to Gustare Oils and Vinegars and across the street from Asia restaurant.

19th May

Don’t Miss our First Ever Sidewalk Festival on May 27th

Sidewalk FestivalJoin us for our first ever Sidewalk Festival on Saturday, May 27th, beginning at noon. You’ll find an array of complimentary family-friendly activities throughout the neighborhood, including face painting, balloon animals, sidewalk chalk, cornhole and more.

Additionally, you can catch several talented Cape Cod musicians performing live throughout the day, including Still Willow, Jim Lareau, Brian Sances, Molly Parmenter, and Kathleen Healy.

Extended shopping hours also kick off on May 27th, so you’ll be able to visit your favorite spots through 8pm. And last, but far from least, there will be a Sidewalk Sale taking place throughout the event, so you can score some deals while enjoying a fun day in the neighborhood.

Can’t make our May Sidewalk Festival?…or want to experience the fun more than once? No worries, we are throwing Sidewalk Fests monthly throughout the Summer season. Join us on May 27th, June 17th, July 15th, August 19th, and September 16th.

For more information about what’s happening at Mashpee Commons, check out our website calendar:

18th May

Stop By Modern Mix to Shop Their Pre-Season Sidewalk Sale This Saturday


Be sure to stop by locally owned gift boutique, Modern Mix this Saturday, May 20th during their Pre-Season Sidewalk Sale. The event will feature a preview of some of the items you’ll find during our big Sidewalk Festival, happening over Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 27th. This is the perfect opportunity to beat the crowds and score some serious deals on some fabulous accessories and home décor items. The sale includes their Waxing Poetic jewelry line, Beatriz Ball serving ware (pictured above), Endless Bracelets (pictured below), Curly Girl Wall Art, Angela Moore Bracelets, and more. You’ll find saving of up to 70% off during their pre-season sale. Be sure to get there early to peruse the best selection. The boutique will be open 10am-6pm, and it’s looking like it will be a gorgeous day to stroll the Commons (win, win).

About Modern Mix Giftery:
Modern Mix is a locally-owned gift shop specializing in fun and functional pieces to enhance any occasion and bring a celebration into every moment. With a wide selection of fun and luxury barware, whimsical gifts, and quirky home accessories, their carefully-curated selection and complementary gift wrapping services ensure you get the perfect present every time.

5th May

Check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Mom-Worthy Gift Ideas

Mother's DaySeeking the perfect gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? We have a few ideas. Check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide below for some gifts she’ll love, carefully selected from our favorite shops.
Mother's Day Gift Guide1.Victoria by Wallaroo Hat Company, Sun Hat available at The Write Choice
2. Women’s Golf Attire available at The Black Dog
3. Voluspa Coconut Wax Candles available at Fabvilla
4. Gift Card from Trevi Cafe Wine Bar
5. Beaded Clutch available at Unique Boutique
6. “Life is Better with a Dog” Hoodie available at Hot Diggity
7. Cape Cod Necklaces in Sterling Silver or 14k Gold available at Sachs Jewelers
8. Strawberries & Champagne Gift Box available at Gustare Oils & Vinegar
9. Ceramic Dish by local artist Sarah Caruso available at Woodruff’s Art Center
10. Gourmet Sugarfina Champagne Gummy Bears available at Modern Mix
11. Alex and Ani Mother/Daughter Bracelet Set available at Kensington’s
12. Goody Goody Slippers available at The Lili Pad

4th May

Pick Up Something Unique For Mom During Setting The Space’s Mother’s Day Trunk Show This Saturday

Setting the Space Trunk ShowSetting the Space is having a Mother’s Day Trunk Show this Saturday from 1-4pm, just in time to pick up the perfect last minute gift (that feels anything but) for Mom. The event will feature unique items from their vintage-chic DeBeadra Collection jewelry line (pictured above) and charming prints from their Chartered Mermaid Art collection. Both lines make excellent gifts for Mom. While you’re there, you can also take a peek at their new spring arrivals. Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be served during the event.

About Setting The Space:
You can always find something unique at Setting The Space. Exclusive home accent pieces and eclectic, upscale furniture set Setting The Space apart from any other home décor and interior design shop. Their Mashpee store can be found on Steeple Street next to Siena Italian Restaurant. For more info, check out their website or give them a call at 508-477-0400.

28th April

Stop by Talbots This Weekend for their Friends and Family Sale

TalbotsLadies, Talbots is having a Friends and Family sale now through May 1st and you’re invited! Their store is stocked with Spring and Summer arrivals, all of which will be 30% off during the event. Plus, they will be giving out limited-edition book bags with any purchase of $125 or more (while supplies last). For more info give them a ring at 508-539-9800.

13th April

Don’t Miss Hot Diggity’s Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt, This Saturday!

Join Hot Diggity for their Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 15th. Easter eggs filled with healthy dog treats and prizes (including a few $25 Mashpee Commons gift cards) will be dispersed throughout the Village Green (just across from the Mashpee Library). The hunt will begin at 11am (sharp), the eggs will go fast, so don’t be late! Participants should bring leashed dogs, a basket for collecting, and poop bags (just in case).

Stick around afterwards and take a family photo with the Easter Bunny, who will be located near The Red Balloon Toy Shop in Mashpee Commons from 12-4pm. These events are free and open to the public, no need to register in advance, just show up and have fun!

30th March

Don’t Miss The Grand Opening of Riddle, Cape Cod’s First and Only Escape Room, This Weekend!

RiddleThis Saturday, April 1st, at exactly 12:00 noon, the future of entertainment on Cape Cod will change forever, and this is no April Fool’s joke! Join Riddle for a chance to win cool prizes during their Grand Opening celebration. Seven lucky winners will get a shot at solving the puzzle that magically unlocks the doors to this mysterious new business. We also heard that these seven lucky participants will win a $50 gift certificate from a Mashpee Commons merchant (Siena Restaurant, Bobby ByrnesThe Lanes Bowl and Bistro, Organic Market, MOCEANModern Mix Giftery, and Gustare Oils and Vinegars), plus a coupon for a free game at Riddle, and a Riddle T-shirt! Bottom line, there will be epic amounts of fun taking place at Riddle! To participate, simply stop by Riddle at 12:00 Noon (SHARP) to receive a ticket and a chance to be randomly selected as one of the lucky seven to solve the puzzle.

On Sunday, April 2nd at exactly 1:00pm, the fun continues with Riddle’s Grand Opening Scavenger Hunt. Find characters such as a Pirate, a Vampire, or an Oompah Loompah, follow the clues they provide, solve the riddles, and you could win a “sweet” prize: a Ghelfi’s Candies of Cape Cod gift basket (valued at $150 – yum!), a coupon for a free game at Riddle, and a Riddle T-shirt. Interested attendees must be present in front of Riddle at 1:00pm (SHARP) in order to participate in the scavenger hunt, and should plan to wear sneakers or comfortable shoes. Think “Amazing Race”!

Immediately following the Scavenger Hunt, Riddle will present a check donation to local non-profit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands. Riddle chose to donate a portion of the proceeds from their opening weekend to this wonderful local organization in an effort to support their mission to serve more kids on the Cape & Islands.

About Riddle:
Riddle, located at 61 Market Street (near the Organic Market), is an Escape Room consisting of six different games. An Escape Room (also known as Escape Game, Mystery 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. Participants must use their wit, creativity, inquisitiveness, problem-solving skills and teamwork to successfully complete the mission.

It is Riddle’s goal to provide participants with the opportunity to put down the electronics, leave the real world behind and have a blast spending 60 minutes of quality time with family, friends, colleagues, and even strangers. Riddle is co-owned and created by Nicole Merriman and Ashley Carr, also co-owners of Hot Diggity. For more information, visit or call 508-648-7664. And be sure to follow them on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for the latest info.

PLEASE NOTE: Photography is not allowed inside any of Riddle’s Escape Rooms.

30th March

Mothers-of-the-Bride (or Groom), Head Over Heels Bridal Boutique is having a Trunk Show just for you…

siri dress in goldWedding planning and bridal boutique, Head Over Heels, will be turning their attention to the Mother-of-the-Bride and Mother-of-the-Groom with their Siri trunk show happening March 31st through April 2nd. The show will feature a wide variety of designer dresses, ranging in style from modern to classic. The best part is all Siri designs will be 10% off during the event. To view these elegant looks, book an appointment by visiting Head Over Heels’ website or calling the boutique at 774-330-2113.
siri dress blue

About Head Over Heels Bridal Boutique
Family-run bridal boutique, Head Over Heels, is a one-stop shop for planning your wedding. Owners/cousins Christina and Meagan, along with their mothers Linda and Diane, can help you with every element of creating your dream day. In addition to carrying a selection of exquisite designer gowns, Head Over Heels offers complete wedding planning services. Head Over Heels is located on Market Street, across from the Organic Market.

25th March

Stop By Woodruff’s Art Center For The Opening Reception Of Their Latest Exhibition

That's Amore“The Art of Transportation” includes work by 20 local artists interpreting transportation in various mediums. The artists’ work depicts an assortment of both traditional and unexpected modes of transport. All works are creatively rendered using mediums such as watercolor, oil, sculpture, and photography.
The opening reception will take place on Thursday, April 6th from 5:30-7:30pm. Artists will be present and refreshments served. The event is free and open to the public. If you can’t make it to the opening, you can still catch the show at Woodruff’s through May 14, 2017.

Woodruff’s Art Center is open Monday through Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 11-5. In addition to art exhibitions, Woodruff’s sells a broad selection of art supplies and offers classes focused on various artistic techniques. For more information, check out their website or give them a call at 508-477-5767.