Town Talk


1st March

Discover “Polishing the Mirror” by Ram Dass at Innerglow Yoga’s March Book Club Discussion

Backbends & Bookends Wellness Book Club March Discussion at Innerglow YogaJoin your favorite yogis at 7:30pm on Wednesday, March 29th for a fun and lively discussion of “Polishing the Mirror,” by Ram Dass. The book is part of Innerglow Yoga‘s mindfulness book club, Backbends and Bookends. This fun an centering social-reading group was formed on the idea that a good book read with great friends can ground your mind and lift your spirit. Meetings are held every other month at the Innerglow Yoga studio on Steeple Street, next to Estia Restaurant. Pick up your copy of the book at Market Street Bookshop and you’ll even save 10% when you mention the book club!

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About Innerglow Yoga:
Locally-owned and operated by certified yogi, Michelle Itzkowitz, Innerglow Yoga is a welcoming, all-levels studio whose classes range from meditative to highly physical. With a wide variety of teachers and classes, the studio aims to be a place where anyone and everyone can find their ideal way to practice the art of yoga. The Innerglow Yoga studio also features a small in-house boutique which carries popular national and locally-made wellness accessories from yoga mats and attire to prayer beads and scented candles and incense.



27th February

View Claire La Faye’s Stunning Designer Gowns During Head Over Heels Trunk Show

Head Over HeelsBrides-To-Be, be sure to stop by Head Over Heels Bridal Boutique for their Claire La Faye Trunk Show, happening on March 10th through the 12th. Claire La Faye is a Portland, Oregon based designer with a fine arts background. You can peruse a selection of Claire’s ethereal designs during the event. Her silhouette and fabric choices are ultra feminine with a bit of an edge, perfect for the modern bride seeking a unique look on her wedding day. The best part is all of Claire La Faye’s designs will be 10% off during the Trunk Show. To view these gorgeous looks, book an appointment by visiting Head Over Heels’ website or calling the boutique at 774-330-2113.

Bridal Gowns from Head Over Heels

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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 planning your big 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.



24th February

Live Music at The Lanes: Weekend Line-Up

Lanes - Live Music CalendarAs part of their weekly entertainment line-up The Lanes hosts live music and DJs, with no cover, every Friday and Saturday night. Check out this week’s lineup below:

Friday,  February 24th, 9:30pm: Aaron Norcross Jr
Saturday, February 25th, 9:30pm: Technicolor Motor Home

For more fun stuff happening at the Lanes as well as sales, events and classes in the Commons this month, check out our monthly series, The Buzz!

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About The Lanes Bowl & Bistro:
The Lanes is a contemporary version of a traditional blowing alley, providing gastropub style dining, live entertainment, weekly events, and (of course) bowling. The casual yet modern atmosphere includes the bistro with space for bands and various entertainment, ten-pin bowling lanes, and a seasonal outdoor bar, cafe and bocce court.



24th February

Enjoy “Spring in France” at Bleu Restaurant

"Spring in France," a Five Region Wine Dinner at Bleu RestaurantThursday, March 16th, join Chef Feufeu at Bleu Restaurant for a five-course culinary tour of the five regions of France featuring hand-selected wine pairings from Loire, Burgundy, Rhone Valley, Bordeaux, and Normandy.

Guest speaker, Gary Gahl from Winebow Boston, will guide you through the history and character of each unique region through five indulgent courses of expertly-paired French cuisine. Take a peek at the wine selection below…

Les Vins
Mardon, Quincy, Tres Vielle’s Vignes, Loire 2015
Domaine Bouzereau, Aligote, Burgundy 2014
Domaine des Martinelles Croze Hermitage, Rhone 2013
2011 Antoine Pouget, Margaux 2011
N/V Chateau Du Breuil, Fine Calvados

Tickets are $85/person and can be purchased directly at the restaurant or by calling 508-539-7907. Please note: Bleu will be closed for renovations from Monday, February 27th to Saturday, March 4th. If you would like to make wine dinner reservations during that time please send an e-mail to bleurestaurant@comcast.net.

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About Bleu Restaurant:
Chef-owned and operated by Cape Cod local Frederic Feufeu, Bleu’s fresh, seasonal menu of authentic French bistro fare has made them an oft-raved about destination for foodies and fine-diners from Wellfleet to Wellesley; and their ever-changing menu is always understated and delicious. Since its opening, the bistro has received top honors for its exceptional cuisine. A native of France’s Loire Valley and veteran of the New York restaurant scene, Frederic expertly blends fresh ingredients, traditional recipes and contemporary techniques to produce simple, authentic, and utterly delicious French cuisine for an unforgettable dining experience.



23rd February

March Cookbook Club Will Feature New Cookbook by Oprah Winfrey

March Cookbook Club at Williams-Sonoma featuring Oprah's "Food, Health & Happiness"Photo courtesy of “Food, Health & Happiness” by Oprah Winfrey

On Wednesday, March 22nd, join the passionate staff at Williams-Sonoma as they cook their way through Oprah Winfrey’s latest cook book, “Food, Health & Happiness.” From 6-8pm, you’ll sample recipes like Oprah’s Garden Greens with Lemon Vinaigrette, Chef Mei Lin’s Turkey Lasagna, and a refreshing Coconut Lime Sorbet while Williams-Sonoma‘s talented culinary staff share exclusive cooking tips and techniques to help you on your way to becoming a master home chef. After the class, stick around for a special in-store discount and private shopping with your instructor and fellow classmates.

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What’s the Cookbook Club?
Whether you are a veteran chef who’s always on the hunt for a new recipe to try, or an aspiring foodie looking for place to start in the vast world of gourmet home-cooking; the Cookbook Club is the perfect place to get your culinary fix! Tickets are $75 per person and include a generously-portioned 3-course tasting menu and a copy of the featured book. For more information about this class or other Cookbook Club events, give them a ring at 508-477-1800, or visit their website.



23rd February

Mark Your Calendars for Cape Kids Store’s Moving Sale!

50% Off Moving Sale at Cape Kids StoreAdorable, locally-owned children’s boutique, Cape Kids Store will be moving to a new location this Spring just up the street from where they are now, and in preparation for their new space, they’re hosting a moving sale! This Friday through Sunday (February 24th-26th), fill your kiddos’ closets as Cape Kids Store makes room in their new space for even more great products. Enjoy up to 50% off goodies from popular children’s brands like Hatley, Mud Pie, Chaser Brand Kids, Babiators and more.

For more information stop by the Cape Kids shop where it is currently located on North Street next to Absolutely Juiced or give them a ring at 508-477-0169. And don’t forget to keep an eye out on our blog for more information (and photos of their new space) after the move!

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About Cape Kids:
Locally-owned by LA transplant, Amanda MacNeil, Cape Kids carries an adorable selection of functional and fashionable styles for kids and babies including a wide variety of exclusive, locally-crafted designs. Amanda aims to merge her LA style with her love for Cape Cod in the quaint children’s boutique. From super soft tees made from vintage band shirts, to fashionable necklaces for Mom that double as teething toys for baby, Cape Kids’ carefully-curated selection of unique items for little ones effortlessly blend function and fashion for the Cape Cod Mom who wants a little of both.



23rd February

Kensington’s “Case for Giving” Luggage Drive Ends February 28th

"Case for Giving" Luggage Drive at Kensingtons of Mashpee CommonsTime is running out to participate in Kensington’s “Case for Giving” luggage drive. Throughout the month of February, Kensington’s at Mashpee Commons, along with Briggs & Riley Travelware has been collecting luggage for charity through Briggs & Riley’s Case for Giving Program. Stop by their shop (located in Central Square across from Hot Diggity)  before Tuesday, February 28th, with a gently-used Briggs & Riley rolling bag to receive a $100 credit toward the purchase of a new one (customers can also receive a $50 credit for every non-Briggs & Riley rolling bag donation). (more…)



21st February

Spring into Style for a Good Cause at Talbots!

Talbots' Spring Stye Event to Benefit Dress for SuccessClean out your closet, Ladies! Talbots’ 2017 Spring Style event is here. From February 21st through March 5th, enjoy 25% off this season’s cutest styles and browse their latest collection, a collaboration with O, The Oprah Magazine.

In addition to helping you piece together a perfectly polished look for Springtime, Talbots will donate 30% of the sale’s net proceeds to Dress for Success, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

For more information about this event, stop by Talbots’ Mashpee shop, located on Steeple Street across from Puritan Cape Cod, or visit their website.



21st February

Store Manager Position Available at Magic Wear

Magic WearGolf and lifestyle apparel shop, Magic Wear, is seeking a motivated and sociable individual to take on the role of Store Manager at their shop here in Mashpee Commons.

The ideal candidate should demonstrate an excellent work ethic, a positive attitude, and preferably have 2-5 years of retail management experience. Knowledge of social media marketing methods preferred. For more information about this opportunity, check out their online posting here, or send your cover letter and resume to magicwearapparel@gmail.com.

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About Magic Wear:
Magic Wear carries comfortable and stylish lifestyle apparel for men, women, and children. The casual yet sophisticated look and ultra-comfy feel of their attire was inspired by the easygoing lifestyle found on the Cape. The name Magic Wear was conceived by PGA Professional and store owner, Rick Coleman. Rick believes that the fantastical nature of the many game-changing moments that occur in various sports are magic. That sentiment is captured in their whimsical logo depicting a rabbit jumping out of a top hat. Magic Wear is located in Central Square (next door to Sol Optics and across the way from Bobby Byrne’s Pub). For more info, visit their website or give them a ring at (774) 361-6375.



21st February

Spend February Vacation at the Mashpee Library!

MPL ExtIt’s school vacation week! Instead of spending it at home, why not take a visit to the Mashpee Library? In addition to their excellent selection of children’s literature, the Mashpee Library offers fun, family activities and free community events all year long. We took a look and picked out some of our favorites happening this week. Check them out below… (more…)