Provincetown Women’s Week 2018

Provincetown Women’s Week

What is Women’s Week?

Provincetown for Women hosts Provincetown Women’s Week to celebrate community, culture, and women. This week-long celebration boasts some of the top performers and comics in the LGBTQ community, and events such as book signings, dune tours, dancing, and films.

It’s an opportunity for you to enjoy the women in your life and women from all over the country. Take in the natural beauty of Provincetown, go for a bike ride, or just hang out on Commercial Street and people watch. This is a week you won’t want to miss.

Provincetown Womens Week

2017 Events & Schedule

Here’s the list of events by date. You can also see the schedule by event.

Women’s Filmmaker’s Residency Brunch

What: Featuring keynote film director of Desert Hearts, Donna Deitch.  Sponsored by the Harbor Lounge and Angel Foods.

When: Fri, 10/13; 11 am – 1 pm

Cost: $50.00; PFS members, $35.

Where: Harbor Lounge, 359 Commercial St | Directions

 

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 


Maggie Cassella, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU

Who: Maggie Casella brings her new show, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU, to the Post Office Cafe for a six-night run! Maggie’s show covers queer culture, stupid stories, and a smattering of current events that’ll make sure you remember where you came from while laughing when we’re so desperately need in laughter in these times.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Tue, 10/10 – Sun, 10/15 at 2:30 pm

More about Maggie’s New Show in Maggie’s Words

Holy s#$t. Everything sucks! They lied! It didn’t get better – it got worse! There’s an orange narcissist with his finger on the button! The Vice President is a closet case who believes in conversion therapy! They’re gonna reverse marriage equality. Uh Nazis?? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? So #STFU and enjoy some #queer #culture #comedy.

PS. No #GayPanicDefence allowed. PPS. #NSFW. PPPS. Put your hashtags down now! Guaranteed not to suck.


Julie Wheeler

WhoCurve magazine calls her “..the total package…”.Wheeler’s show is a fast paced, positive look at today’s world with her music and stand up comedy. Julie can strap on her guitar or ukulele and break your heart with her big soulful voice, and then a moment later have you laughing at her quirky comedy.

Cost: $23.50 | Buy Tickets

Where: Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times: Thu, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14 at 2:30 pm.

Kate Clinton, Comedy

Who: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50 | Buy Tickets

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St.

When: Fri, 10/13; Two shows: 3 pm & 7 pm

 

Karen Grenier

Who: Featuring Karen’s upbeat and heartfelt originals along with classic cover songs by Louis Armstrong, Joni Mitchell,  Leonard Cohen, Roberta Flack and more!

Cost: $23.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Map

All Dates & Times: Thurs, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14; 4 pm


Zoe Lewis & Natalia Zukerman, Curly Not Straight

Who: A rare chance to catch these two wonderful song-writers together! Sultry vocals, slide guitar and rootsy blues meets world-beat vaudeville, modern day Charlie Chaplin.

Zoe Lewis: Zoe plays vintage jazz, gypsy swing and world-beat originals on anything from the piano to the spoons. One of life’s true originals. Classic cabaret and a ton of joy!

Natalia Zukerman: The Philadelphia Daily News calls Natalia Zukerman “ … a wise mix of rootsy styles from torch blues to country swing. If you’re a fan of Madeleine Peyroux, Bonnie Raitt or even Amy Winehouse, you’ll find stuff to connect with here.” Zukerman has worked with musicians such as Janis Ian, Willy Porter, Susan Werner, Erin McKeown, AG, and Garrison Starr. She has released five solo albums of original music is part of the band Winterbloom.

Cost: $25. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Fri, 10/13 at 4 pm

 

Lucie Blue Tremblay

Who: Folk musician, singer and songwriter, Lucie Blue Tremblay who has been writing, recording and performing all over the world since 1982, having shared the stage with such prominent names as Randy Newman, James Taylor, Jane Siberry, Pete Seeger, Judi Richards, Sarah McLachlan, Cris Williamson and Meg Christian. Through a universal theme of love, her message explores honor, strength, laughter, thought and peace. 

When: Thur, 10/12; 4 pm

Cost: $25 in advance; $28 at the door

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

 

Tea Dance at the Boatslip

What: The Boatslip’s Legendary Afternoon Dance Party!

Cost: No cover

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Directions

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15; 4 – 7 pm


Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map


Lisa Koch, Wild Hormones

WhoPicture Tina Fey meets Bette Midler with Joan Jett guitar chops… and you’ve got Seattle’s Lisa Koch. This singer/comedian, out lesbian, and sober chick, Koch (“Coke”) is a twisted mix of comedy, theater, and tunes.

Cost: $25.00. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Sat, 10/14, 5:30 pm

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Piano Sing-Along At Porchside Bar

What: Audience requests, classics, oldies, show tunes. Fabulous Nina pouring your favorite beverages. Darlene VanAlstsne will sing with the audience with guitarist Monica Falcone.

When: Fri, 10/13; 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Cost: No Cover

Where: Gifford House Inn, 9 Carver St | Directions

 

Dance Party: Early Girls Night Out!

What: Get set for a wild time with DJ Shelly Cullen.

When: Fri, 10/13, 6 pm until …

Where: Velvet Lounge, 258 Commercial St | Directions

Cost: $10

 

Julie Goldman, Tigger Happy

Who: Julie Goodman is armed with words, music and her irreverent and infectious humor. Goldman will provide some relief and perhaps even flame some fires in this Trigger Storm we find ourselves in every day!

Goodman and her creative partner Brandy Howard have been creating projects center on LGBT and female characters in comedy. Previous project include Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show and Bravo’s The People’s Couch and Vanderpump Rules Aftershow. 

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 6 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

 

 

 

Kate Clinton, Comedy

Who: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50 | Buy Tickets

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St.

When: Fri, 10/13; 7 pm

 

Judy Gold, Kill Me Now

Who: Judy Gold, the Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, is in Provincetown with her new show, Kill Me Now. In addition to her critically acclaimed Off-Broadway show, and her stand-up performances, Judy has also guest starred on numerous TV shows including Louie, Broad City, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Inside Amy Schumer, Difficult People, & 30 Rock. Currently, she can be seen on the Showtime series I’m Dying Up Here, and she has a recurring roles on TBS’s, Search Party.

Read more about Judy at Judy Gold.com.

When:

  • Mon, 10/9 & Tue, 10/10 at 8 pm
  • Thu, 10/12 & Fri, 10/13, at 7 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

 

Cher-ing, Jennie McNulty & Thirsty Burlington

Who: Mix one part Cher concert with one part Stand Up Comedy show and you get one fabulously funny evening of entertainment. Thirsty’s LIVE singing even made Cher say, “You do me better than I do me.” Throw in Jennie’s hysterical stand up and improv and stories of a lifetime of idolizing Cher and you have a one of a kind show.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Tickets

 

Vicki Shaw, White Trash that Won’t Burn

Who: Vickie Shaw bring her southern comedy style – slow paced, endearing, sharp, and don’t mess with her (she’s southern!)  to Provincetown Women’s Week.  Shaw has performed across the US, sailed on innumerable Olivia cruises, appeared on LOGO, and so much more.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7:30 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

 

Suede

Who: NY says she’s like Adele meets Diana Krall meets Bette Midler. Dare her. She was Joan Rivers’ opening act. Come see why. Suede’s just back from a national tour that covered the West Coast, Key West, Texas, the Midwest and selling out venues like San Francisco’s Feinstein’s, NYC’s famous Birdland and many other world renowned clubs. Catch her while you can!

Cost: $33.50 – 53.50 | Buy Tickets

Where: Paramount at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Fri, 10/13, 8 pm
  • Sat, 10/14, 5 pm

 

Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

 

The Return of Vixen with DJ Corday!

What: Sage Inn & Lounge brings back Vixen for 2 nights! Disco night with live performance by Jennifer Corday at 9pm.

When: Fri, 10/13; 9 pm

Cost: $10

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

 

STEAM Dance Party

What: Back by popular demand, Women’s Week’s sizzling hot party returns! The infamous Wet T-shirt contest with surprise guest judges, Go-Go dancers, drink specials, and the fabulous DJ Rockaway are just part of the fun!

When: Fri, 10/13; 9:30 pm

Cost: No cover

Where: Paramount at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

All-Women’s Dune Tour

What: Reserve now for a special 90-minute all-women chartered tour of the breathtaking dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore. If you’ve never taken this trip, you’ll just be amazed.

When: Sat, 10/14, 9:30 – 11 am

Cost: $49 | Buy Ticket or call Art’s Dune Tours at 508-487-1950 to purchase a ticket. 

Where: Art’s Dune Tours, 4 Standish St. | Directions

Lucie Blue Tremblay CD Release Party

What: WayUpTown Productions 
Presents a special gathering the 
release of Lucie Blue Tremblay’s new CD.

When: Sat, 10/14; 2 pm

Cost: Free

Where: WayDownTown Restaurant, 265 Commercial Street | Directions

Maggie Cassella, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU

Who: Maggie Casella brings her new show, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU, to the Post Office Cafe for a six-night run! Maggie’s show covers queer culture, stupid stories, and a smattering of current events that’ll make sure you remember where you came from while laughing when we’re so desperately need in laughter in these times.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Tue, 10/10 – Sun, 10/15 at 2:30 pm

More about Maggie’s New Show in Maggie’s Words

Holy s#$t. Everything sucks! They lied! It didn’t get better – it got worse! There’s an orange narcissist with his finger on the button! The Vice President is a closet case who believes in conversion therapy! They’re gonna reverse marriage equality. Uh Nazis?? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? So #STFU and enjoy some #queer #culture #comedy.

PS. No #GayPanicDefence allowed. PPS. #NSFW. PPPS. Put your hashtags down now! Guaranteed not to suck.


Julie Wheeler

WhoCurve magazine calls her “..the total package…”.Wheeler’s show is a fast paced, positive look at today’s world with her music and stand up comedy. Julie can strap on her guitar or ukulele and break your heart with her big soulful voice, and then a moment later have you laughing at her quirky comedy.

Cost: $23.50 | Buy Tickets

Where: Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times: Thu, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14 at 2:30 pm.


Kate Clinton: Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse!

What: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50Buy Tickets

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 & Sun, 10/8.  7 – 8 pm
  • Wed, 10/11, & Thu, 10/12. 7 – 8pm
  • Fri, 10/13.  Two shows: 3 pm & 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14: 3 – 4 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions


Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Thu, 10/12; 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Lesbians In Shorts! Film Program

What: Love, lust, and laughs are what you can expect from this diverse compilation of short films! We have pulled together some of the best lesbian films on the LGBTQ film festival circuit for the first ever Women’s Week film program featuring all Lesbians Short Films!

Whether pulling on your heart strings or tickling your funny bone, there will never be a dull moment during this program of nostalgic, sexy, heartwarming, and hilarious films!

When: Thu, 10/12 at 5 pm; Sat, 10/14 at 3:30 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $15 | Buy Tickets

Sunset Dune Tour & Beach Fire

What: The highlight of our vacation! See the breathtaking Cape Cod National Seashore dunes, the sun set over the ocean, plus experience a bonfire on the beach! Adult refreshments are included. Get your tickets now; this event always sells out.

When: Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Cost: $49 | Buy Tickets

Where: Art’s Dune Tours, 4 Standish St. | Directions

Karen Grenier

Who: Featuring Karen’s upbeat and heartfelt originals along with classic cover songs by Louis Armstrong, Joni Mitchell,  Leonard Cohen, Roberta Flack and more!

Cost: $23.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Map

All Dates & Times: Thurs, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14; 4 pm


Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Thu, 10/12; 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map


Tea Dance at the Boatslip

What: The Boatslip’s Legendary Afternoon Dance Party!

Cost: No cover

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Directions

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15; 4 – 7 pm

Suede

Who: NY says she’s like Adele meets Diana Krall meets Bette Midler. Dare her. She was Joan Rivers’ opening act. Come see why. Suede’s just back from a national tour that covered the West Coast, Key West, Texas, the Midwest and selling out venues like San Francisco’s Feinstein’s, NYC’s famous Birdland and many other world renowned clubs. Catch her while you can!

When: Sat, 10/14, 5 pm

Where: Paramount at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $33.50 – 53.50 | Buy Tickets

Lisa Koch, Wild Hormones

WhoPicture Tina Fey meets Bette Midler with Joan Jett guitar chops… and you’ve got Seattle’s Lisa Koch. This singer/comedian, out lesbian, and sober chick, Koch (“Coke”) is a twisted mix of comedy, theater, and tunes.

Cost: $25.00. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Sat, 10/14, 5:30 pm

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Piano Sing-Along At Porchside Bar

What: Audience requests, classics, oldies, show tunes. Fabulous Nina pouring your favorite beverages. Darlene VanAlstsne will sing with the audience with guitarist Monica Falcone.

When: Fri, 10/13; 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Cost: No Cover

Where: Gifford House Inn, 9 Carver St | Directions

Julie Goldman, Tigger Happy

Who: Julie Goodman is armed with words, music and her irreverent and infectious humor. Goldman will provide some relief and perhaps even flame some fires in this Trigger Storm we find ourselves in every day!

Goodman and her creative partner Brandy Howard have been creating projects center on LGBT and female characters in comedy. Previous project include Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show and Bravo’s The People’s Couch and Vanderpump Rules Aftershow. 

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 6 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

 

 


Cher-ing, Jennie McNulty & Thirsty Burlington

Who: Mix one part Cher concert with one part Stand Up Comedy show and you get one fabulously funny evening of entertainment. Thirsty’s LIVE singing even made Cher say, “You do me better than I do me.” Throw in Jennie’s hysterical stand up and improv and stories of a lifetime of idolizing Cher and you have a one of a kind show.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Tickets


Vicki Shaw, White Trash that Won’t Burn

Who: Vickie Shaw bring her southern comedy style – slow paced, endearing, sharp, and don’t mess with her (she’s southern!)  to Provincetown Women’s Week.  Shaw has performed across the US, sailed on innumerable Olivia cruises, appeared on LOGO, and so much more.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7:30 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

Betty, Performance at Town Hall

Who: Don’t miss this amazing trio All-Girl alternative rock band! You know them from ‘The L Word’ appearances and theme song, Showtime’s ‘Weeds’, HBO’s ‘Real Sex’ and more! VIP ticket holders will also be invited to a meet and greet with BETTY after the show at WayDownTown.

When: Sat, 10/14; 8 pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: $20 – $45 | Buy Tickets

Opening Act: Flight of Fire

Flight of Fire is an award winning Boston band known for their over-the-top stage antics and crowd-pleasing songs, playing energetic rock, and roll and emotional folk rock.

The Provincetown Ghost Tour

What: Ready for a freakishly good time? Pilgrims, pirates, and people of the past fill the sights and sounds of this haunted journey through the narrow streets of Provincetown and its historic cemeteries, inns, and buildings. Come if you dare, but just be sure to get your tickets for this as soon as you can because this event will sell out.

Dates: Sat, 10/14

Times: 8 – 9:30 pm

Cost: $25 in advance; $35 at door.

Where: Women’s Week Headquarters – Firehouse, Engine 3, 256 Commercial St. | Directions

Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

The Return of Vixen with DJ Corday!

<strong>What: </strong>Sage Inn & Lounge brings back Vixen for a second night! Disco night with live performance by Jennifer Corday.

When: Sat, 10/14, 9 pm

Cost: $10

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Wonder Woman Party

What: If you had the hots for Wonder Woman, Bat Girl, Thelma & Louise, or any of the Women’s Week celebs, come join us to celebrate our heroines and dance. DJ Rockaway leads the charge!

When: Sat, 10/14, 9 pm

Cost: No cover

Where: Paramount at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Sister Funk

Wh0: Since 1999, Sister Funk, a 5-piece all female band has been performing on national level playing their fresh funky originals and some of the best pop/rock/dance covers of yesterday and today. Sister Funk is best known for putting on high-energy shows and for their variety and adaptability. Their song repertoire ranges from classics like Crazy by Patsy Cline and Mustang Sally to current songs on the top 40 charts like Taylor Swift and everything in between.

When: Sat, 10/14; 10 pm

Cost: Free

Where: WayDownTown Restaurant, 265 Commercial Street | Directions

Drag-in, Amateur Drag King Contest

Cape Cod Walks the Walk, Alzheimer Fundraiser

What: This annual fundraiser and celebration raises crucial funds to support free services through the The Alzheimer’s Family Support Center Of Cape Cod for families of those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases. Trolly ride, food, live music!

For donate or for more information go to the Cape Cod Walks the Walk page or call 508-896-5170.

When: Sun, 10/15; Registration starts at 10 am. Walk starts at 12 pm.

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Website: Alzheimer’s Family Support Center Of Cape Cod

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 


Maggie Cassella, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU

Who: Maggie Casella brings her new show, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU, to the Post Office Cafe for a six-night run! Maggie’s show covers queer culture, stupid stories, and a smattering of current events that’ll make sure you remember where you came from while laughing when we’re so desperately need in laughter in these times.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Tue, 10/10 – Sun, 10/15 at 2:30 pm

More about Maggie’s New Show in Maggie’s Words

Holy s#$t. Everything sucks! They lied! It didn’t get better – it got worse! There’s an orange narcissist with his finger on the button! The Vice President is a closet case who believes in conversion therapy! They’re gonna reverse marriage equality. Uh Nazis?? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? So #STFU and enjoy some #queer #culture #comedy.

PS. No #GayPanicDefence allowed. PPS. #NSFW. PPPS. Put your hashtags down now! Guaranteed not to suck.


Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

Tea Dance at the Boatslip

What: The Boatslip’s Legendary Afternoon Dance Party!

Cost: No cover

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Directions

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15; 4 – 7 pm


Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

Past Day’s Events

Women’s History Walking Tour of Provincetown

What: Hear how Provincetown’s rich character was shaped by these strong and courageous women.

Date: Sat, 10/7

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am

Cost: $20 includes all day admission to the monument and museum.

Where: Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Road | Directions

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 


Cris Williamson

Who: Decades before independent labels were the norm, and years before women, much less lesbians, had any real access to the industry, Cris Williamson changed the face of popular music with the recording of her album, The Changer And The Changed. Released on Olivia Records, the first woman-owned woman-focused record company, her music and voice quickly became the cornerstone of what would become known as “women’s music,” music created, performed, and marketed specifically for and by women.

Today, that recording, The Changer and the Changed, remains one of the best-selling independent releases of all time. And Cris, with 31 albums to her credit, continues to tour, teach and record.

Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Mon, 10/9, 2:30 pm

Cost: $25. Buy tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions


Tea Dance at the Boatslip

What: The Boatslip’s Legendary Afternoon Dance Party!

Cost: No cover

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Directions

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15; 4 – 7 pm


Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Thu, 10/12; 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

MB Caschetta, Author

Who: Local author reading from her collection of short stories ‘Pretend I’m Your Friend’.

When: Sun, 10/8; 5 pm

Where: Womenscrafts, 376 Commercial St | Directions

Fortune Feimster

Who: Fortune headlines the best comedy clubs across the country and was named to Variety’s list of Top 10 Comics To Watch.

She started as a performer and writer on Chelsea Lately, and has since appeared on TV in Idiotsitter, Mulaney, Glee, Two Broke Girls, Workaholics, Drunk History, @MidnightLast Comic Standing, and Conan. She also appeared in 2016’s movie Office Christmas Party. 

Recently, Fortune completed a role for the independent film F***Ing People and her own half hour special for Netflix. And Amblin Pictures acquired Bad Cop, Bad Cop a feature which she co-wrote and is attached to star. Currently, she’s a series regular as ‘Nurse Collette’ on The Mindy Project and has a recurring role on Life In Pieces.

When: Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10 at 5:30 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets


Kate Clinton: Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse!

What: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50Buy Tickets

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 & Sun, 10/8.  7 – 8 pm
  • Wed, 10/11, & Thu, 10/12. 7 – 8pm
  • Fri, 10/13.  Two shows: 3 pm & 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14: 3 – 4 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions


Cher-ing, Jennie McNulty & Thirsty Burlington

Who: Mix one part Cher concert with one part Stand Up Comedy show and you get one fabulously funny evening of entertainment. Thirsty’s LIVE singing even made Cher say, “You do me better than I do me.” Throw in Jennie’s hysterical stand up and improv and stories of a lifetime of idolizing Cher and you have a one of a kind show.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Tickets


Karen Williams, My Life Matters!

Who: Comedienne Karen returns to the Crown for Women’s Week and you won’t want to miss her hilarious comedy, My Life Matters. Not to be missed show!

Karen Williams, the first openly lesbian black comic to include lesbian material in her act, has appeared in solo and ensemble comedy shows, both live and filmed. and has humor pieces published in multiple humor anthologies. Williams founded the HaHa Institute, providing workshops which use humor to encourage everyone’s potential for compassion, wisdom, and healing. Read more at the HaHa Institute.

Cost: $28.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Sat, 10/7 – Mon, 10/9 at 7:30 pm


Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

Dance Party: I’m with Her Party!

What: Columbus Day weekend’s hottest dance party! A Girl Power event.

When: Sat, 10/7, 9 pm

Where: Pied Bar, 193A Commercial St | Directions

Steve Morgan & the Kingfish

WhoSteve Morgan and the Kingfish, winners of the 2015 Boston Blues Challenge! Read more about this local Cape band at their website.

When: Sat, 10/7; 9:30 pm

Where: WayDownTown Restaurant, 265 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: Free!

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 


Cris Williamson

Who: Decades before independent labels were the norm, and years before women, much less lesbians, had any real access to the industry, Cris Williamson changed the face of popular music with the recording of her album, The Changer And The Changed. Released on Olivia Records, the first woman-owned woman-focused record company, her music and voice quickly became the cornerstone of what would become known as “women’s music,” music created, performed, and marketed specifically for and by women.

Today, that recording, The Changer and the Changed, remains one of the best-selling independent releases of all time. And Cris, with 31 albums to her credit, continues to tour, teach and record.

Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Mon, 10/9, 2:30 pm

Cost: $25. Buy tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions


Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Thu, 10/12; 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Tea Dance at the Boatslip

What: The Boatslip’s Legendary Afternoon Dance Party!

Cost: No cover

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Directions

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15; 4 – 7 pm


Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map


Fortune Feimster

Who: Fortune headlines the best comedy clubs across the country and was named to Variety’s list of Top 10 Comics To Watch.

She started as a performer and writer on Chelsea Lately, and has since appeared on TV in Idiotsitter, Mulaney, Glee, Two Broke Girls, Workaholics, Drunk History, @MidnightLast Comic Standing, and Conan. She also appeared in 2016’s movie Office Christmas Party. 

Recently, Fortune completed a role for the independent film F***Ing People and her own half hour special for Netflix. And Amblin Pictures acquired Bad Cop, Bad Cop a feature which she co-wrote and is attached to star. Currently, she’s a series regular as ‘Nurse Collette’ on The Mindy Project and has a recurring role on Life In Pieces.

When: Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10 at 5:30 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets


Zoe Lewis & Mouth of Babes

Zoe Lewis and Mouths of Babes team up for two shows at Sage Inn.

Zoe Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, vaudevillian and Provincetown resident, who has released 8 albums of original material, toured with Judy Collins, the Indigo Girls, Richie Havens, Patty Larkin, Nanci Griffiths and has even opened for Pat Benatar on the ukulele! Vintage jazz, gypsy swing and world-beat originals played on anything from the piano to the spoons. One of life’s true originals. Classic cabaret and a ton of joy!

Mouths of Babes. Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth, both long-time singer/songwriters on the contemporary folk music scene, have joined together to form the new duo, Mouths of Babes. This is their first time performing at Provincetown Women’s Week.

Cost: $30 | Buy Tickets

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Sun, 10/8, 7 pm & Mon, 10/9, 5 pm


Kate Clinton: Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse!

What: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50Buy Tickets

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 & Sun, 10/8.  7 – 8 pm
  • Wed, 10/11, & Thu, 10/12. 7 – 8pm
  • Fri, 10/13.  Two shows: 3 pm & 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14: 3 – 4 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions


Cher-ing, Jennie McNulty & Thirsty Burlington

Who: Mix one part Cher concert with one part Stand Up Comedy show and you get one fabulously funny evening of entertainment. Thirsty’s LIVE singing even made Cher say, “You do me better than I do me.” Throw in Jennie’s hysterical stand up and improv and stories of a lifetime of idolizing Cher and you have a one of a kind show.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Tickets


Babefest featuring Ani DiFranco

What: The 2nd annual Babefest event features singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco along with Andrea Gibson, Rae Sanni and Gracie and Rachel. This event will feature music along with spoken word performances.

When: Sun, 10/8; 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7 pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: $39.50 – 79.50 | Buy Tickets

Activist University

Babefest will also feature an Activist University meetup at Fisherman Hall at 3pm, giving the Babefest activists the chance to connect and learn from each other how to create impact in their communities, country and the world.

Activist University is a collaborative 60-minute session guided by Care2 campaigners designed to bring activists together and provide a step-by-step guide to grassroots organizing focusing on using local activism to make a difference in your City. Activist University was launched in 2016 by Care2, the world’s largest social network for good, with over 40 million members starting petitions, supporting each other’s campaigns and sharing stories that inspire action.

When: Sun, 10/8 at 3 pm

Where: Fisherman Hall, Provincetown School, 12 Winslow St | Directions

RSVP to attend.


Karen Williams, My Life Matters!

Who: Comedienne Karen returns to the Crown for Women’s Week and you won’t want to miss her hilarious comedy, My Life Matters. Not to be missed show!

Karen Williams, the first openly lesbian black comic to include lesbian material in her act, has appeared in solo and ensemble comedy shows, both live and filmed. and has humor pieces published in multiple humor anthologies. Williams founded the HaHa Institute, providing workshops which use humor to encourage everyone’s potential for compassion, wisdom, and healing. Read more at the HaHa Institute.

Cost: $28.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Sat, 10/7 – Mon, 10/9 at 7:30 pm


Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

Babes Resist! A Girl Power Dance Party

Dates: Sun, 10/8

Times: 9 pm – 1 am

Cost: TBA

Where: Pied Bar, 193A Commercial St | Directions

The Walrus & The Carpenter

Who: Amazing Cape Cod band playing rock covers and originals. Great dance band!

When: Sun, 10/10; 9:30 pm

Where: WayDownTown Restaurant, 265 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: Free!

Annual Golf Tournament

What: The Columbus Day Golf Outing is like no other. Start your day with other Women’s Week participants and coffee then on to a shotgun start for 18 holes of golf. After the 18th hole you’ll head into the clubhouse for lunch, festivities, a cash bar and plenty of prizes! The entire event is a benefit for Helping Our Women, a local nonprofit dedicated to assisting women with chronic or life-threatening conditions. Join us for fun – and to help a good cause!

When: Mon, 10/9; 8:30 am

Cost: Chequessett Members, $100, Non-Members, $125 | Register

Where: Chequessett Yacht & Golf Club, 680 Chequessett Neck Rd, Wellfleet, MA 02667 | Directions

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 


Cris Williamson

Who: Decades before independent labels were the norm, and years before women, much less lesbians, had any real access to the industry, Cris Williamson changed the face of popular music with the recording of her album, The Changer And The Changed. Released on Olivia Records, the first woman-owned woman-focused record company, her music and voice quickly became the cornerstone of what would become known as “women’s music,” music created, performed, and marketed specifically for and by women.

Today, that recording, The Changer and the Changed, remains one of the best-selling independent releases of all time. And Cris, with 31 albums to her credit, continues to tour, teach and record.

Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Mon, 10/9, 2:30 pm

Cost: $25. Buy tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions


Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Thu, 10/12; 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map


Fortune Feimster

Who: Fortune headlines the best comedy clubs across the country and was named to Variety’s list of Top 10 Comics To Watch.

She started as a performer and writer on Chelsea Lately, and has since appeared on TV in Idiotsitter, Mulaney, Glee, Two Broke Girls, Workaholics, Drunk History, @MidnightLast Comic Standing, and Conan. She also appeared in 2016’s movie Office Christmas Party. 

Recently, Fortune completed a role for the independent film F***Ing People and her own half hour special for Netflix. And Amblin Pictures acquired Bad Cop, Bad Cop a feature which she co-wrote and is attached to star. Currently, she’s a series regular as ‘Nurse Collette’ on The Mindy Project and has a recurring role on Life In Pieces.

When: Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10 at 5:30 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets


Zoe Lewis & Mouth of Babes

Zoe Lewis and Mouths of Babes team up for two shows at Sage Inn.

Zoe Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, vaudevillian and Provincetown resident, who has released 8 albums of original material, toured with Judy Collins, the Indigo Girls, Richie Havens, Patty Larkin, Nanci Griffiths and has even opened for Pat Benatar on the ukulele! Vintage jazz, gypsy swing and world-beat originals played on anything from the piano to the spoons. One of life’s true originals. Classic cabaret and a ton of joy!

Mouths of Babes. Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth, both long-time singer/songwriters on the contemporary folk music scene, have joined together to form the new duo, Mouths of Babes. This is their first time performing at Provincetown Women’s Week.

Cost: $30 | Buy Tickets

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Sun, 10/8, 7 pm & Mon, 10/9, 5 pm


Jennie McNulty

Who: Jennie McNulty headlines comedy clubs, colleges, Pride Festivals and events across the country. She produces two comedy/variety shows in the Los Angeles area and is host of Walking Funny With… . McNulty also frequently runs stand up writing workshops in an online web conferencing format. For more info, visit www.thejokedr.com.


Karen Williams, My Life Matters!

Who: Comedienne Karen returns to the Crown for Women’s Week and you won’t want to miss her hilarious comedy, My Life Matters. Not to be missed show!

Karen Williams, the first openly lesbian black comic to include lesbian material in her act, has appeared in solo and ensemble comedy shows, both live and filmed. and has humor pieces published in multiple humor anthologies. Williams founded the HaHa Institute, providing workshops which use humor to encourage everyone’s potential for compassion, wisdom, and healing. Read more at the HaHa Institute.

Cost: $28.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Sat, 10/7 – Mon, 10/9 at 7:30 pm


Judy Gold, Kill Me Now

Who: Judy Gold, the Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, is in Provincetown with her new show, Kill Me Now. In addition to her critically acclaimed Off-Broadway show, and her stand-up performances, Judy has also guest starred on numerous TV shows including Louie, Broad City, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Inside Amy Schumer, Difficult People, & 30 Rock. Currently, she can be seen on the Showtime series I’m Dying Up Here, and she has a recurring roles on TBS’s, Search Party.

Read more about Judy at Judy Gold.com.

When:

  • Mon, 10/9 & Tue, 10/10 at 8 pm
  • Thu, 10/12 & Fri, 10/13, at 7 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Women’s Opening Week Party

When:: Mon, 10/9; 8 – 10 pm

Where: WayDownTown Restaurant, 265 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: Free!

Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 


Maggie Cassella, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU

Who: Maggie Casella brings her new show, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU, to the Post Office Cafe for a six-night run! Maggie’s show covers queer culture, stupid stories, and a smattering of current events that’ll make sure you remember where you came from while laughing when we’re so desperately need in laughter in these times.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Tue, 10/10 – Sun, 10/15 at 2:30 pm

More about Maggie’s New Show in Maggie’s Words

Holy s#$t. Everything sucks! They lied! It didn’t get better – it got worse! There’s an orange narcissist with his finger on the button! The Vice President is a closet case who believes in conversion therapy! They’re gonna reverse marriage equality. Uh Nazis?? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? So #STFU and enjoy some #queer #culture #comedy.

PS. No #GayPanicDefence allowed. PPS. #NSFW. PPPS. Put your hashtags down now! Guaranteed not to suck.


Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Thu, 10/12; 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map


Fortune Feimster

Who: Fortune headlines the best comedy clubs across the country and was named to Variety’s list of Top 10 Comics To Watch.

She started as a performer and writer on Chelsea Lately, and has since appeared on TV in Idiotsitter, Mulaney, Glee, Two Broke Girls, Workaholics, Drunk History, @MidnightLast Comic Standing, and Conan. She also appeared in 2016’s movie Office Christmas Party. 

Recently, Fortune completed a role for the independent film F***Ing People and her own half hour special for Netflix. And Amblin Pictures acquired Bad Cop, Bad Cop a feature which she co-wrote and is attached to star. Currently, she’s a series regular as ‘Nurse Collette’ on The Mindy Project and has a recurring role on Life In Pieces.

When: Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10 at 5:30 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets


Annual Community Dinner & Performer Showcase

What: It’s the Annual Party! A great buffet dinner, and a sneak peek of your favorite Women’s Week performers’ shows!

When: Tues, 10/10; 6 pm

Cost: $55

Where: Provincetown Inn, 1 Commercial St. | Directions


Left On Pearl, A Film By Susan Rivo

In 1971 classified ads for employment were still segregated by gender, battered women’s shelters did not exist, abortion was illegal, and a married women couldn’t open a bank account without her husband’s permission.

Left On Pearl is a documentary that provides a riveting and often humorous look at the 1971 takeover and occupation of a Harvard University-owned building by hundreds of Boston area women. The ten-day occupation of 888 Memorial Drive by women demanding a Women’s Center and low income housing for the community in which the building stood, embodied within it many of the hopes, triumphs, conflicts and tensions of Second Wave feminism.

Official Film Website: http://www.leftonpearl.org

When: Tue, 10/10 at 6 pm; Wed, 10/11 at 8:30 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $15 | Buy Tickets


Cher-ing, Jennie McNulty & Thirsty Burlington

Who: Mix one part Cher concert with one part Stand Up Comedy show and you get one fabulously funny evening of entertainment. Thirsty’s LIVE singing even made Cher say, “You do me better than I do me.” Throw in Jennie’s hysterical stand up and improv and stories of a lifetime of idolizing Cher and you have a one of a kind show.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Tickets


Julie Goldman, Tigger Happy

Who: Julie Goodman is armed with words, music and her irreverent and infectious humor. Goldman will provide some relief and perhaps even flame some fires in this Trigger Storm we find ourselves in every day!

Goodman and her creative partner Brandy Howard have been creating projects center on LGBT and female characters in comedy. Previous project include Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show and Bravo’s The People’s Couch and Vanderpump Rules Aftershow. 

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 6 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

 

 


Judy Gold, Kill Me Now

Who: Judy Gold, the Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, is in Provincetown with her new show, Kill Me Now. In addition to her critically acclaimed Off-Broadway show, and her stand-up performances, Judy has also guest starred on numerous TV shows including Louie, Broad City, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Inside Amy Schumer, Difficult People, & 30 Rock. Currently, she can be seen on the Showtime series I’m Dying Up Here, and she has a recurring roles on TBS’s, Search Party.

Read more about Judy at Judy Gold.com.

When:

  • Mon, 10/9 & Tue, 10/10 at 8 pm
  • Thu, 10/12 & Fri, 10/13, at 7 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets


Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 

Maggie Cassella, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU

Who: Maggie Casella brings her new show, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU, to the Post Office Cafe for a six-night run! Maggie’s show covers queer culture, stupid stories, and a smattering of current events that’ll make sure you remember where you came from while laughing when we’re so desperately need in laughter in these times.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Tue, 10/10 – Sun, 10/15 at 2:30 pm

More about Maggie’s New Show in Maggie’s Words

Holy s#$t. Everything sucks! They lied! It didn’t get better – it got worse! There’s an orange narcissist with his finger on the button! The Vice President is a closet case who believes in conversion therapy! They’re gonna reverse marriage equality. Uh Nazis?? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? So #STFU and enjoy some #queer #culture #comedy.

PS. No #GayPanicDefence allowed. PPS. #NSFW. PPPS. Put your hashtags down now! Guaranteed not to suck.

 

Zoe Lewis & Natalia Zukerman, Curly Not Straight

Who: A rare chance to catch these two wonderful song-writers together! Sultry vocals, slide guitar and rootsy blues meets world-beat vaudeville, modern day Charlie Chaplin.

Zoe Lewis: Zoe plays vintage jazz, gypsy swing and world-beat originals on anything from the piano to the spoons. One of life’s true originals. Classic cabaret and a ton of joy!

Natalia Zukerman: The Philadelphia Daily News calls Natalia Zukerman “ … a wise mix of rootsy styles from torch blues to country swing. If you’re a fan of Madeleine Peyroux, Bonnie Raitt or even Amy Winehouse, you’ll find stuff to connect with here.” Zukerman has worked with musicians such as Janis Ian, Willy Porter, Susan Werner, Erin McKeown, AG, and Garrison Starr. She has released five solo albums of original music is part of the band Winterbloom.

Cost: $25. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Fri, 10/13 at 4 pm

 

Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 

Single Women’s Mixer

What: Come out and meet other single women who are in Ptown for Women’s Week!

When: Wed, 10/11; 5 pm

Where: Shipwreck Lounge, 10 Carver St | Directions

 

Annual Clambake Party

What: The annual Clambake takes place on the harborfront at the Crown & Anchor. Choose lobster, steak or chicken as your entree. Includes the traditional Clambake foods; clams, mussels, potatoes, sausage & corn-on-the-cobb, cornbread and dessert. Don’t miss this signature Women’s Festival Events!

Date & Time: Wed, 10/11, 5:30 pm

Cost: $78.50. Price includes tax & gratuity

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Lisa Koch, Wild Hormones

WhoPicture Tina Fey meets Bette Midler with Joan Jett guitar chops… and you’ve got Seattle’s Lisa Koch. This singer/comedian, out lesbian, and sober chick, Koch (“Coke”) is a twisted mix of comedy, theater, and tunes.

Cost: $25.00. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Sat, 10/14, 5:30 pm

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Julie Goldman, Tigger Happy

Who: Julie Goodman is armed with words, music and her irreverent and infectious humor. Goldman will provide some relief and perhaps even flame some fires in this Trigger Storm we find ourselves in every day!

Goodman and her creative partner Brandy Howard have been creating projects center on LGBT and female characters in comedy. Previous project include Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show and Bravo’s The People’s Couch and Vanderpump Rules Aftershow. 

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 6 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

 

 


Kate Clinton: Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse!

What: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50Buy Tickets

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 & Sun, 10/8.  7 – 8 pm
  • Wed, 10/11, & Thu, 10/12. 7 – 8pm
  • Fri, 10/13.  Two shows: 3 pm & 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14: 3 – 4 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions


Cher-ing, Jennie McNulty & Thirsty Burlington

Who: Mix one part Cher concert with one part Stand Up Comedy show and you get one fabulously funny evening of entertainment. Thirsty’s LIVE singing even made Cher say, “You do me better than I do me.” Throw in Jennie’s hysterical stand up and improv and stories of a lifetime of idolizing Cher and you have a one of a kind show.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Tickets


Vicki Shaw, White Trash that Won’t Burn

Who: Vickie Shaw bring her southern comedy style – slow paced, endearing, sharp, and don’t mess with her (she’s southern!)  to Provincetown Women’s Week.  Shaw has performed across the US, sailed on innumerable Olivia cruises, appeared on LOGO, and so much more.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7:30 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets


Idol Contest! 2 Shows

What: Women’s Week Girl Splash Idol is back. Idol is of the most popular events of the week, and sells out every year. Performers from the week – Vickie Shaw and Roxanna Ward – make up the panel of judges, and comedian Kate Clinton hosts this event. | Buy Tickets

When: Wed, 10/11 & Thu, 10/12 at 8:30 pm. Doors open to the public at 8 pm.

Where: Paramount at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $28.50, General Admission | $35 VIP preferred seating | Buy Tickets

Contestants

Arrive at Paramount by 7:30 pm. Karaoke music will be available for competing contestants.


Left On Pearl, A Film By Susan Rivo

In 1971 classified ads for employment were still segregated by gender, battered women’s shelters did not exist, abortion was illegal, and a married women couldn’t open a bank account without her husband’s permission.

Left On Pearl is a documentary that provides a riveting and often humorous look at the 1971 takeover and occupation of a Harvard University-owned building by hundreds of Boston area women. The ten-day occupation of 888 Memorial Drive by women demanding a Women’s Center and low income housing for the community in which the building stood, embodied within it many of the hopes, triumphs, conflicts and tensions of Second Wave feminism.

Official Film Website: http://www.leftonpearl.org

When: Tue, 10/10 at 6 pm; Wed, 10/11 at 8:30 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $15 | Buy Tickets


Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

 

Corday!

Who: She plays it all! And with a great personality and hot jeans! She has been featured on the cover of Curve magazine, and she wrote the soundtrack to Elena Undone. Her rockin’ sweet music is captivating.

When: Wed, 10/11; 9:30 pm

Where: WayDownTown Restaurant, 265 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: Free!

Kay Halle’s Fun Run

What: More than 15 years ago, Kay Halle, a Woman Innkeeper and avid runner, started the Fun Run, a 3K run or 1.5kwalk around Ptown and the Provincelands. We continue the tradition today, meeting for a run — we’ll supply the maps — and treated afterward to breakfast at the Council on Aging. It’s a community moment, with free give-aways!

When: Thurs, 10/12; 8 – 10 am

Cost: Free – just show up! 

Where: Veteran’s Memorial Community Center, 2 Mayflower St (off Winslow St) | Directions

All-Women’s Dune Tour

What: Reserve now for a special 90-minute all-women chartered tour of the breathtaking dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore. If you’ve never taken this trip, you’ll just be amazed.

When: Thu, 10/12; 9:30 – 11 am (Also Sat, 10/14, 9:30 – 11 am)

Cost: $49. Call Art’s Dune Tours at 508-487-1950 to purchase a ticket. 

Where: Art’s Dune Tours, 4 Standish St. | Directions

Women’s History Walking Tour of Provincetown

What: Hear how Provincetown’s rich character was shaped by these strong and courageous women.

Date: Thu 10/12

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am

Cost: $20 includes all day admission to the monument and museum.

Where: Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Road | Directions

Kate Clinton’s Touch Football Game

What: What’s Women’s Week without Kate’s Touch Football Game? Whether you come to play or spectate, you are sure to have a blast as Women’s Week’s performers delight you with their antics! What will Poppy wear this year? Will Kate make a touchdown? Come see for yourself!!

When: Thurs, 10/12; 12 pm

Where: Bas-Relief Park, 106 Bradford St | Directions

Crisp Autumn Sailing on the Bay Lady II

What: Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun 10/15, 12:30 pm

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

 

Lucie Blue Tremblay CD Release Party

What: WayUpTown Productions 
Presents a special gathering the 
release of Lucie Blue Tremblay’s new CD.

When: Thu, 10/12; 2 pm (Also Sat, 10/14; 2 pm)

Cost: Free

Where: WayDownTown Restaurant, 265 Commercial Street | Directions

Maggie Cassella, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU

Who: Maggie Casella brings her new show, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU, to the Post Office Cafe for a six-night run! Maggie’s show covers queer culture, stupid stories, and a smattering of current events that’ll make sure you remember where you came from while laughing when we’re so desperately need in laughter in these times.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Tue, 10/10 – Sun, 10/15 at 2:30 pm

More about Maggie’s New Show in Maggie’s Words

Holy s#$t. Everything sucks! They lied! It didn’t get better – it got worse! There’s an orange narcissist with his finger on the button! The Vice President is a closet case who believes in conversion therapy! They’re gonna reverse marriage equality. Uh Nazis?? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? So #STFU and enjoy some #queer #culture #comedy.

PS. No #GayPanicDefence allowed. PPS. #NSFW. PPPS. Put your hashtags down now! Guaranteed not to suck.


Julie Wheeler

WhoCurve magazine calls her “..the total package…”.Wheeler’s show is a fast paced, positive look at today’s world with her music and stand up comedy. Julie can strap on her guitar or ukulele and break your heart with her big soulful voice, and then a moment later have you laughing at her quirky comedy.

Cost: $23.50 | Buy Tickets

Where: Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times: Thu, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14 at 2:30 pm.

The Annual Olivia Party

What:  One of the most popular annual events of Women’s Week. Come party with your favorite Women’s Week Celebrities and Olivia’s own DJ Rockaway! Free Olivia gifts to the first 50 fans!

Dates: Thurs, 10/12

Times: 4 – 7 pm

Cost: $10 at the door

Where: Pied Bar, 193A Commercial St | Directions

Zoe Lewis & Natalia Zukerman, Curly Not Straight

Who: A rare chance to catch these two wonderful song-writers together! Sultry vocals, slide guitar and rootsy blues meets world-beat vaudeville, modern day Charlie Chaplin.

Zoe Lewis: Zoe plays vintage jazz, gypsy swing and world-beat originals on anything from the piano to the spoons. One of life’s true originals. Classic cabaret and a ton of joy!

Natalia Zukerman: The Philadelphia Daily News calls Natalia Zukerman “ … a wise mix of rootsy styles from torch blues to country swing. If you’re a fan of Madeleine Peyroux, Bonnie Raitt or even Amy Winehouse, you’ll find stuff to connect with here.” Zukerman has worked with musicians such as Janis Ian, Willy Porter, Susan Werner, Erin McKeown, AG, and Garrison Starr. She has released five solo albums of original music is part of the band Winterbloom.

Cost: $25. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Fri, 10/13 at 4 pm


Karen Grenier

Who: Featuring Karen’s upbeat and heartfelt originals along with classic cover songs by Louis Armstrong, Joni Mitchell,  Leonard Cohen, Roberta Flack and more!

Cost: $23.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Map

All Dates & Times: Thurs, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14; 4 pm


Tea Dance at the Boatslip

What: The Boatslip’s Legendary Afternoon Dance Party!

Cost: No cover

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Directions

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15; 4 – 7 pm

Sunset Dune Tour & Beach Fire

What: The highlight of our vacation! See the breathtaking Cape Cod National Seashore dunes, the sun set over the ocean, plus experience a bonfire on the beach! Adult refreshments are included. Get your tickets now; this event always sells out.

When: Thu, 10/12; 4 pm (Also Sat, 10/14 at 4 pm)

Cost: $49 | Buy Tickets

Where: Art’s Dune Tours, 4 Standish St. | Directions

Zoe Lewis & Natalia Zukerman, Curly Not Straight

Who: A rare chance to catch these two wonderful song-writers together! Sultry vocals, slide guitar and rootsy blues meets world-beat vaudeville, modern day Charlie Chaplin.

Zoe Lewis: Zoe plays vintage jazz, gypsy swing and world-beat originals on anything from the piano to the spoons. One of life’s true originals. Classic cabaret and a ton of joy!

Natalia Zukerman: The Philadelphia Daily News calls Natalia Zukerman “ … a wise mix of rootsy styles from torch blues to country swing. If you’re a fan of Madeleine Peyroux, Bonnie Raitt or even Amy Winehouse, you’ll find stuff to connect with here.” Zukerman has worked with musicians such as Janis Ian, Willy Porter, Susan Werner, Erin McKeown, AG, and Garrison Starr. She has released five solo albums of original music is part of the band Winterbloom.

Cost: $25. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Fri, 10/13 at 4 pm


Karen Grenier

Who: Featuring Karen’s upbeat and heartfelt originals along with classic cover songs by Louis Armstrong, Joni Mitchell,  Leonard Cohen, Roberta Flack and more!

Cost: $23.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Map

All Dates & Times: Thurs, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14; 4 pm


Tea Dance at the Boatslip

What: The Boatslip’s Legendary Afternoon Dance Party!

Cost: No cover

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Directions

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15; 4 – 7 pm


Sunset Sailing on the Bay Lady

What: Cape light and the sunsets are unparalleled in the fall. Join Captain Bob Burns and the crew of the BAY LADY II for a memorable sail across Provincetown Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay. Depending on wind direction your 2-hour sail will take you either across the Bay towards the bluffs of Corn Hill, where the Pilgrims discovered a cache of Indian corn back in 1620, or round Long Point Light at the tip of the Cape in the direction of Wood End Lighthouse.

All Dates & Times: Sat, 10/7 – Sun, 10/15, 4:30

Reservations: 508-487-9308

Where: 9 Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map


Lesbians In Shorts! Film Program

What: Love, lust, and laughs are what you can expect from this diverse compilation of short films! We have pulled together some of the best lesbian films on the LGBTQ film festival circuit for the first ever Women’s Week film program featuring all Lesbians Short Films!

Whether pulling on your heart strings or tickling your funny bone, there will never be a dull moment during this program of nostalgic, sexy, heartwarming, and hilarious films!

When: Thu, 10/12 at 5 pm; Sat, 10/14 at 3:30 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $15 | Buy Tickets


Lisa Koch, Wild Hormones

WhoPicture Tina Fey meets Bette Midler with Joan Jett guitar chops… and you’ve got Seattle’s Lisa Koch. This singer/comedian, out lesbian, and sober chick, Koch (“Coke”) is a twisted mix of comedy, theater, and tunes.

Cost: $25.00. Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Dates & TimesWed, 10/11 – Sat, 10/14, 5:30 pm

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Piano Sing-Along At Porchside Bar

What: Audience requests, classics, oldies, show tunes. Fabulous Nina pouring your favorite beverages. Darlene VanAlstsne will sing with the audience with guitarist Monica Falcone.

When: Thurs, 10/12; 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Cost: No Cover

Where: Gifford House Inn, 9 Carver St | Directions

Julie Goldman, Tigger Happy

Who: Julie Goodman is armed with words, music and her irreverent and infectious humor. Goldman will provide some relief and perhaps even flame some fires in this Trigger Storm we find ourselves in every day!

Goodman and her creative partner Brandy Howard have been creating projects center on LGBT and female characters in comedy. Previous project include Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show and Bravo’s The People’s Couch and Vanderpump Rules Aftershow. 

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 6 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

 

 


Kate Clinton: Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse!

What: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50Buy Tickets

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 & Sun, 10/8.  7 – 8 pm
  • Wed, 10/11, & Thu, 10/12. 7 – 8pm
  • Fri, 10/13.  Two shows: 3 pm & 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14: 3 – 4 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions


Judy Gold, Kill Me Now

Who: Judy Gold, the Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, is in Provincetown with her new show, Kill Me Now. In addition to her critically acclaimed Off-Broadway show, and her stand-up performances, Judy has also guest starred on numerous TV shows including Louie, Broad City, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Inside Amy Schumer, Difficult People, & 30 Rock. Currently, she can be seen on the Showtime series I’m Dying Up Here, and she has a recurring roles on TBS’s, Search Party.

Read more about Judy at Judy Gold.com.

When:

  • Mon, 10/9 & Tue, 10/10 at 8 pm
  • Thu, 10/12 & Fri, 10/13, at 7 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

When: Thu, 10/12; 7 pm

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Other Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Sat 10/14; 4 pm

Lucie Blue Tremblay

Who: Folk musician, singer and songwriter, Lucie Blue Tremblay who has been writing, recording and performing all over the world since 1982, having shared the stage with such prominent names as Randy Newman, James Taylor, Jane Siberry, Pete Seeger, Judi Richards, Sarah McLachlan, Cris Williamson and Meg Christian. Through a universal theme of love, her message explores honor, strength, laughter, thought and peace. 

When: Thur, 10/12; 7 pm

Cost: $25 in advance; $28 at the door

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Vicki Shaw, White Trash that Won’t Burn

Who: Vickie Shaw bring her southern comedy style – slow paced, endearing, sharp, and don’t mess with her (she’s southern!)  to Provincetown Women’s Week.  Shaw has performed across the US, sailed on innumerable Olivia cruises, appeared on LOGO, and so much more.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7:30 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets


Idol Contest! 2 Shows

What: Women’s Week Girl Splash Idol is back. Idol is of the most popular events of the week, and sells out every year. Performers from the week – Vickie Shaw and Roxanna Ward – make up the panel of judges, and comedian Kate Clinton hosts this event. | Buy Tickets

When: Wed, 10/11 & Thu, 10/12 at 8:30 pm. Doors open to the public at 8 pm.

Where: Paramount at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $28.50, General Admission | $35 VIP preferred seating | Buy Tickets

Contestants

Arrive at Paramount by 7:30 pm. Karaoke music will be available for competing contestants.


Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

Provincetown Cares 10th Anniversary Party

What: Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of Provincetown Cares, the amazing local organization that harnesses the power of entertainment to make a difference for women’s health care. Meet the cast of this year’s annual benefit play Brave Smiles! Join Anne Ramsay (L Word), Kelly McAndrew (OISNB & House of Cards,) Maureen Keiller (Spotlight), and the rest for pictures with the cast, dancing, complimentary nibbles, an auction, raffle, and more!

When: Thu, 10/12; 9 pm

Where: Pied Bar, 193A Commercial St | Directions

Cost: $10 suggested donation; $75 VIP ticket available

Jennifer Corday

Who: Corday is an accomplished guitarist, bassist, and cellist, as well as a passionate vocalist and skilled songwriter and storyteller. She has released several critically acclaimed CDs, and has won numerous awards for her performances and videos. 

Her music has been featured in several award-winning lesbian films, such as Elena Undone, And Then Came Lola, We Have To Stop Now, Second Shot, Methhead, and Crazy Bitches. Corday will also appear as an actress in the upcoming TV series, Crazy Bitches.

When: Thu, 10/11, 9 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $20 | Buy Tickets

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