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What's Happening on Cape Cod? May Edition

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Cape Cod is one of the most popular tourist and vacation spots around. There's plenty of events and functions happening to keep you entertained! The May 2017 lineup consists of the following: 

 

May 5th-7th
The 31st Annual Brewster in Bloom Festival.
Call 508-896-3500 or visit http://bit.ly/2qJI6mN for more information.  

Enjoy the 2-days fine arts and crafts show, arts and antiques excursion, closest to the pin contest, annual 5-k Bloom Run, Kid Fest at Drummer Boy Park and the town parade. Businesses hold open houses with special offers. Most events are free.

 

May 6th 
Trad-Stroll Woods Hole.
Call 508-548-2892 or visit http://bit.ly/2pLK3C3 for more information. 

The Stroll begins at Community Hall with a lecture and demonstration on Morris Dancing.  It then shifts to the top of Water Street and moves along through the village where you will hear a dozen traditional music groups play.  Have a bite to eat then end the day taking to the floor of the Community Hall to twirl to the music of the Woods Hole Folk Orchestra.  All music is free. The schedule of performances will be on posters and post cards around town and available at the event.  

 

May 17th - 21st
Nantucket Wine Festival, Nantucket Island
Visit http://bit.ly/2qwGH6L for more information. 

Located on the island of Nantucket, this boutique experience of world class wines and award winning food will forever change you. Over the past 21 years, the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has become one of the most celebrated wine and food events in the country.  

 

May 26th - June 4th
Rhododendron Festival, Sandwich 
Visit http://bit.ly/2paYwU7 for more information. 

Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties and an explosion of color cover 100 acres with spectacular blooms. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flowers, learn more about Heritage’s storied rhododendron legacy, participate in activities with horticulture experts, and take one of these signature plants home with you from the special plant sale.

 

May 28th
Annual Johnny Kelley Race, Hyannis
Visit http://bit.ly/2pKVpEc for more information.

Join us on Sunday, May 28th for the annual tribute to Cape Cod's Marathon Man, Johnny Kelley. Although Johnny's name is synonymous with the Boston Marathon, he also represented the United States as a member of three Olympic teams. At the young age of 18 in Nazi Germany, he ran with another legend, the great Jesse Owens, in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. He was the only American to cross the finish line, finishing the race in 18th place.

 

May 31st - June 6th
Wellfleet Restaurant Week
Visit http://bit.ly/2qJXwaI for more information

Visit Wellfleet from Wednesday May 31st through Tuesday, June 6, 2017 and experience the unique specials that participating restaurants are offering. Participating eateries are free to choose their own "restaurant week special" - from prix fixe menus, to evolving nightly specials to entering to qualify for special rewards.  Please check this website frequently or call participating establishments to learn more about their individual restaurant week special. Come try a new restaurant or enjoy one of your favorites.

 

Top Producer Dinner at Wequassett's 28 Atlantic!

This week was a celebration of our Mid Year Top Producers!  Lisa Griffin, Liz Green, Maryanne Geary, Doug Campbell, Steve Silva, and Sue Dean had all reached the goal of 2 million or more in gross sales volume by July 1st!  What a night- we began with cocktails at the Wequassett Pool with a vew of Pleasant Bay at sunset.  Then we moved up the hill to the infamous 28 Atlantic for a dinner that was truly an event!   Appetizers of lobster filled raviolis, grilled octopus, or the favorite- Hudson Valley Foie Gras.  Everyone tried something different for dinner ranging from herb crusted lamb to the butter basted lobster or even their very own Family Farms tenderloin of beef.   The presentation and celebratory atmosphere was very special - next year we expect to have even more of TEAM ERA be a part of our mid year Top Producer Celebration. 

Getting ready for the new ERA ZAP Platform!

ERA Cape Real Estate will be the only company on Cape Cod benifitting from Realogy's recent purchase of Zip Realty.  That purchase brought with it - ZAP (Zip Agent Platform).  This innovative and technologically advanced program for leads and lead management will give ERA Cape Real Estate the "leading" edge!!.  Our agents will receive inquiries from all over the world on our listings and on all Cape Cod listings- giving us the opportunity to better serve the consumer and our clients!   We will be attending seminars and training sessions over the next two months in preparation of the roll out!