Thursday, October 17

8am Annual Fun Run and Walk
Meet @ the new Council on Aging location, in front of  Veteran’s Memorial Community Center,  Winslow Street and 2 Mayflower Street
The COA has moved to a new location, but that won’t stop us from hosting our Fun Run!  It’s a mile walk or a 5-mile run, and we’ll give you a map at the starting location.  After the run, we’ll be treated to a delicious breakfast, courtesy of the Friends of the Council on Aging, and a tour of their new facility!

9:30 – 11am The Breakfast Club Readings
@Napi’s Restaurant, 7 Freeman Street
Start your day off right with authors Lynn Ames, Marianne K. Martin, Sally Bellerose, Rachel Spangler, Melissa Brayden, and Laurie Salzler. Bring your own breakfast-to-go or coffee and join these wonderful authors for some romance and laughs as they read from their latest works and regale you with stories!

9:30 – 10:30 Women in 12-Step Recovery
@Recovering Hearts, 4 Standish Street
Meetings are open to all women!  Please join us.

10-11am Jobi Pottery In-Store Painting Demo by Susan Kurtzman
@ id, 220A Commercial Street
Jobi Pottery has been a Cape Cod cottage industry for 60 years, with fantastic colors and their signature little fish on everything from pinch pots and vases to dinner plates and mugs. Drop by id to see Susan Kurtzman hand paint the fun, classic and retro designs that have always been the style of Jobi Pottery. For questions call 508 487 4300

10am-Noon Laughter and Silence Workshop @ Yoga East
@Yoga East, 43 Race Point Road
Fun laughter exercises, yogic breathing, deep relaxation leading to a group laughter followed by a guided meditation exploring five vital areas of your life.  Bring a journal. Led by DIAN HAMILTON, certified laughter yoga teacher, dianhamilton@msn.com or call 508-487-8814.
Sliding scale $10-$20.

11am – 1:45pm Golden Crown Literary Society Presents!
@Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial Street
Author readings, author chats, book signings — all in one fun lesbian literary festival! Authors include Tiffany Berry, Rachel Spangler, Sophia Kell Hagin, Karen Badger, Laurie Salzler, Dalia Craig, and many others.

11am – noon  Book Signing
@Womencrafts, 376 Commercial Street
Pat Lombardi and Lorraine Kujawa  at a book signing of “Coffee at Hilde’s — Four Provincetown Poets”

noon  Kate Clinton Touch Football Classic!
@Bas-Relief Park, Bradford Street behind Town Hall
Come join Kate and other Women’s Week performers for a fun-filled romp around Bas Relief Park!  Kate’s Touch Football game is a crowd-pleaser, guaranteed to get you going and keep you laughing!  FREE!

12:30 – 2:30pm Schooner Sail on the Bay Lady ll
@9 MacMillan Pier
Tickets: call  508.487.9308 to reserve

1-2pm Bold Strokes Books Presents “The Erotic Mind”
@Gabriel’s at the Ashbrooke Inn, 102 Bradford Street
Moderator Justine Saracen with authors Radclyffe, Rachel Spangler, Andrea Bramhall, D. Jackson Leigh, Melissa Brayden, and VK Powell

1-2pm Author Kate McLachlan Book Signing
@Womencrafts, 376 Commercial Street
Kate will sign her books

1pm Kristen Becker
@Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street
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1:10 – 1:45pm Golden Crown Literary Society Book Signing 
@Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial Street

1:45pm Concussion
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Written & directed by Stacie Passon, CONCUSSION was a selection of the Sundance, Berlin, and Provincetown Film Festivals

2-4pm Twisted Pizza Tasting Party with Kate Clinton!
@ Twisted Pizza, Subs and Ice Cream, 293 Commercial Street
508-487-6973, www.provincetowntwistedpizza.com

2pm – 3:30 Meet the Bywater Authors & Lynn Ames
@Womencrafts, 376 Commercial
Marianne K Martin, Sally Bellerose, and Lynn Ames

2 – 3pm Free Concert Featuring Brenda Evans & Friends
@UU Meeting House Lawn, 236 Commercial Street
Local folk singer/songwriter with the voice of an angel

2-3pm Bold Strokes Books Presents “Talking It Up”
@Gabriel’s at the Ashbrooke Inn, 102 Bradford Street
Moderator VK Powell with authors Kathleen Knowles, I Beacham, Sophia Kell Hagin, Justine Saracen, Lee Lynch, Ali Vali

2:30pm Karen Grenier
Cabaret @ The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
“Celebrate!” Songs of Equality and the Power of Love!
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2:30pm Cris Williamson
@Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street
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Come see Cris at Womencrafts after the show, 376 Commercial

3:15 – 4pm Bold Strokes Books Authors Book Signing
@Recovering Hearts, 4 Standish Street
Authors Radclyffe, Rachel Spangler, Andrea Bramhall, D. Jackson Leigh, Melissa Brayden, and VK Powell

4pm Last Call at Maud’s – 20th Anniversary Screening!
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Take a trip through time to the lesbian bar scene of the past 50 years — “a significant piece of gay history” — in this incisive 1993 documentary. Filmmakers Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss will be present.

4-7:15pm  SUNSET DUNE TOUR & BEACH FIRE
Get your seat now on the just-women, chartered tour of the spectacular Cape Cod National Seashore dunes. See the sunset over the ocean, and experience a bonfire on the beach. Adult refreshments included. Very limited number of seats. Get your reservation early; this event will sell-out. Tickets available on at ProvincetownForWomen.com or by calling (508) 246-2082. $95

4pm Maggie Cassella
@Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street
She’s baaaaaaack! Because I Said So
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4- 7pm Tea Dance!
@The Boatslip, 161 Commercial Street

4 – 6pm Authors at the Fairbanks Inn: Reading, Q & A, Book Signing
@Fairbanks Inn, 90 Bradford Street
Featuring best-selling authors Lynn Ames, Marianne K. Martin, Sally Bellerose, and Laurie Salzler

4 – 6:30pm UU Craft Show Early Bird Preview Sale!
@Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 238 Commercial Street
Special sneak preview and sale of many wonderful craft items: leather handbags and wallets, hand-decorated tiles, jewelry, decoupage boxes and tiles, homemade jams and jellies, soap and beauty products, photography, pottery, ceramics, shell art — you will be amazed!

4pm Mimi Gonzalez
Cabaret@ The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
There’s No Where She Won’t Go To Make You Laugh! Buy Tickets Now

4:05 – 5pm Bold Strokes Books Authors Book Signing
@Recovering Hearts, 4 Standish Street
Authors Kathleen Knowles, I Beacham, Sophia Kell Hagin, Justine Saracen, Lee Lynch, and Ali Vali

4:30 – 6:30pm Sunset Schooner Sail on the Bay Lady ll
@9 MacMillan Pier
Tickets: call  508.487.9308 to reserve

5pm Sage Lounge opens!
Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial Street
Come enjoy Sage’s new fall menu featuring small plates to be shared, craft cocktails, fine wines, and a cozy atmosphere. More Info

5pm Vickie Shaw
Paramount @The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
Comedy with a Southern Belle twist!
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5 – 7pm Bold Strokes Books Meet and Greet
@Harbor Lounge, 359 Commercial Street
All are welcome — come meet and mingle with your favorite authors!

5:30 Judy Gold
@Art House, 214 Commercial Street
The New York Times called stand-up comic Judy Gold  ”Highly entertaining! Brash, Buoyant & Infectiously nostalgic.”   The Huffington Post said her show is, “Comedic Gold. A funny & fantastic ride! It’s the ultimate laughter-through-the tears tale.”   Hilarious not-to-be-missed comedy!
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5:30pm – 8:30pm Piano Sing Along at Porchside Bar
@Gifford House Inn, 9 Carver Street
Classics, oldies, show tunes, and audience requests. Fabulous Nina pouring your favorite beverage!

5:30pm Poppy Champlin
@Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street
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6pm Karen Williams
Cabaret@ The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
Laugh out loud stand-up comedy! Buy Tickets Now

6pm – 7:30 Wine and Cheese Party at Womencrafts
@Womencrafts, 376 Commercial
Come join us,  meet and mingle with your favorite authors over wine and cheese!  Everyone is welcome!

6:15pm Concussion
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Written & directed by Stacie Passon, CONCUSSION was a selection of the Sundance, Berlin, and Provincetown Film Festivals

6:30 – 7:30 Emily Nyman, Singer-Songwriter, Entertains!
@The Provincetown Library
Emily sings an eclectic mix of originals and cover tunes, including folk and classic rock, with a sprinkling of blues, country, and old standards!
FREE ADMISSION!  Check out Emily’s Website

7pm Jennie McNulty
@Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street
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7pm Kate Clinton
Paramount @ the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
Come see Kate in The “Sis-Boom-Bah Tour” Buy Tickets Now

7pm Melissa Ferrick
@Art House, 214 Commercial Street
Above all there is the sound, Melissa Ferrick has a voice burnished by breakdowns and breakthroughs, refined over the twenty years she has been doing this.
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7:30pm Jessica Kirson
Cabaret@ The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
Voted Best Female Comic in NYC! Buy Tickets Now

7:30pm ACROSS THE POND-A brand new Musical by ZOE LEWIS
@Provincetown Theater, 238 Bradford Street
Song, dance and the contemplation of “home” high in the clouds on an eventful transatlantic flight! A sell-out success this summer! Don’t miss this delightful piece starring Ms.Lewis and her amazing cast of characters, original production directed by Donna Drake from A CHORUS LINE Tix: 508-487 7487 or www.provincetowntheater.org $26 Economy, $30 First Class (Lasts an hour)

8:30pm Suzanne Westenhoeffer
@Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street
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8:30pm  WOMEN’S WEEK “IDOL” SHOW
Paramount at The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
WOMEN’S WEEK IDOL has become a not-to-be missed event! Kate Clinton kicks off the event with apanel of hilarious celebrity judges – Vickie Shaw, Jessica Kirson, Karen Williams, Suede, Jennie McNulty and Mimi Gonzalez make it a night of mega fun. For your shot at stardom and a cash prize, arrive at 7:30PM if you want to compete. Please Note: Standard Karaoke music is available for competing contestants. If you have a special song you’d prefer to sing please bring the music. Doors open to the public at 8PM.
Tickets$20 General/$35 VIP preferred seating, available at the Crown & Anchor Box Office.

8:30pm Concussion
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Written & directed by Stacie Passon, CONCUSSION was a selection of the Sundance, Berlin, and Provincetown Film Festivals

9pm Betty
@Art House, 214 Commercial Street
Betty is the hot rock pop band from NYC whose music has two Emmys.  As heard on The L Word, Weeds and Ugly Betty!
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9pm Big Bad Gina
Cabaret@ The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street
Genre hoppin’ Folkin’ Rockin’ with a Driving Girl-Groove Edge! Buy Tickets Now

9:30pm IDOL After Party
This is the place to dance tonight.  Shake it up after IDOL on the dance floor or the waterfront deck at the longest women-owned and operated club in the universe.  A Girl Power Event at The Pied Bar, 193 Commercial Street

9:30 Dirty Blonde featuring CHERYL ARUDA
@ WayDownTown, 265 Commercial Street
Never a cover, always a great time!