Events and Programs


There is always plenty of free entertainment/talks/programs at all of our village libraries all year long.
Check out the offerings on-line on the Barnstable libraries calendar of events and also a cape wide listing of events at

ART visits NATURE at the Halfway House, Sandy Neck Beach!  2017 dates:  May 5, May 19, September 8, September 10, September 22, September 24, October 13, October 15
For application and more information click here or email: OR

Find happenings  in the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District and in all seven villages at



Check out the Hyannis Main Street map featuring an easy to follow map of Main Street Hyannis and Hyannis Harbor.

There is also a town wide map with arts and culture gems; the Kennedy Legacy Trail; places to see in the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District, and 2017 Hyannis Main Street annual events.  

Take a look at the 2017 spotlight of events/programs around the Hyannis HyArts & Barnstable Village Cultural District  and for quick view lists for each venue: free concerts all venues by date , free concerts at Aselton Park ; free music at Bismore Park and the artist shanties; free events and activities on Hyannis Village Green by day of week, along Main Street Hyannis and calender of events in the Barnstable Village Cultural District.  .


Call to artists for the 2018 Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty program:

Each year, the first deadline for the season is the 4th Friday in October.  
After this date, applications WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS and those juried into the program will be able to participate in the current season if any open spots or placed on a waiting list.
Click HERE for an application.   Click HERE for additional information about the program.