37th ANNUAL BREWSTER IN BLOOM
May 5 - 7, 2023
2023 Main Events
Brewster Band Spring Concert! Friday, May 5, 7:00 p.m. at Brewster Baptist Church. The Band kicks off the season with its first (indoor!) concert before heading outside to Drummer Boy Park for the summer. With John E. New conducting, their annual Brewster in Bloom Concert is in conjunction with the Brewster in Bloom weekend celebration. Admission is free and free will donations will be accepted to support the Bands’ future programs.
Brewster in Bloom Fine Arts & Crafts Show, May 6 & 7 at Drummer Boy Park. And we’re so happy to welcome everyone to this “first-of-season” open-air arts and crafts show on Cape Cod! Saturday’s show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday’s is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission and parking are FREE!!
Cape Cod 5 Bloom Run, Saturday, May 6 steps off at 10 a.m. (rain or shine!) from the Brewster Inn & Woodshed, Route 6A in Brewster! Registration opens in the Inn’s parking lot at 8:30 a.m. for this 5K, 3.1 mile-run/walk. For this event the MYLAPS B-Tag Timing System is used. Entry Fee is $40 per person or $25 for participants aged 12 and under. Fee includes event t-shirt if paid by April 14. Register and pay online with V/MC/D; cash or check payable to “Town of Brewster”. Find more information here: https://brewsterma.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=29882. This event is sponsored by Cape Cod 5, Cedarworks, Inc., The Davenport Companies, Pretty Picky Properties, and Boxwoods Landscaping.
Brewster in Bloom Town Parade, Sunday, May 7th: “Flower (Flour?) Power!” Sponsored by Brewster Inn/Woodshed. The parade steps off from Eddy Elementary School parking lot at 1 p.m. and goes west on Route 6a to Swamp Road. Entry forms will be available here is April!
ADDITIONAL SPONSOR HOSTED EVENTS!
CROCKER NURSERIES – Container Gardening Talk with Ann Marie Crocker: Sunday, May 7th 10am. Learn how to create stunning container gardens to last all season. Hear about the best annuals to use for containers including what’s best for sun and shade. 1132 Long Pond Road | www.CrockerNurseries.com |508-896-5060
SEA CAPTAIN FOSTER HOMESTEAD – Open House: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday May 5 – 7, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with Tours of the Gardens at 1 p.m. Sea Captain Foster Homestead is a 1799 home with a Heritage Barn available for events and community programs. The property is returning to its historical best. Gardens are usually full of blossoms throughout the warm season. This is also home to Oasis Brewster, a senior day program – https://OasisBrewster.org. 1222 Stony Brook Road | https://brewsterheritage.org/2022/04/25/sea-captain-foster-homestead/
THE MEWS AT BREWSTER ANTIQUES – Season Opening Weekend! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday May 5, 6 and 7, 11a.m – 4 p.m. A true antiques shop, featuring six Dealers, is celebrating their 33rd year in business. Stop by and say hello! 2926 Main Street | www.The-MEWS-At-Brewster-Antiques.com | 508 896-4887; 508 776-9098
BREWSTER BOOK STORE – Garden Themed Story Time and Kids’ Activities: Saturday, May 6, 10:30 a.m. – 12 Noon. Join us in our “secret garden” for a joyful celebration of all that blooms. We’ll be reading aloud our favorite children’s garden themed books and planting seeds. And all weekend long: Visit our pop-up Bloom Room all weekend to pick up a bouquet of locally grown tulips and enjoy 10% off gardening books. 2648 Main Street | www.BrewsterBookStore.com | 508-896-6543
BREWSTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY – Cobb House Museum Open House and “White Lady” Ceremony: Saturday, May 6th, 1 – 4 p.m. Welcome the return of the “White Lady” figurehead to Brewster: ceremony at 2 p.m.! Museum exhibits for the new season include Brewster Women at Sea, and Brewster Whalemen. All guests are also welcome to visit the newly completed vintage Woodworking Shop in the Cobb House Annex. Refreshments served. No admission charged for this event. 739 Lower Road
Historic Windmill Village Open House: Saturday, May 6th, 12 noon – 3 p.m. The 1795 Higgins Farm Windmill will be open for guided tours. In addition, see a blacksmith at work in the 1867 Hopkins Blacksmith Shop and visit the 1795 Harris-Black House, a Cape Cod “small house.” No admission charged for this event. 51 Drummer Boy Road | 508-896-9521 | www.BrewsterHistoricalSociety.org
THE BREWSTER STORE – Open House: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 5, 6 and 7. Enter a drawing for a $25 gift certificate! Complimentary refreshments each day. 1935 Main Street | www.BrewsterStore.com | 508-896-3744
JT’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT – Chowder Tasting! Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 2689 Main Street (Route 6A) | www.JT-Seafood.com | 508-896-3355