november rain (or shine)! {november 2016 issue}

Take a break from election exhaustion and read about all the wonderful things happening this month to distract you from what has been either a collective crisis or catharsis, depending on your point of view. There’s no better place than Cape Cod to breathe some perspective into your day!
in this issue
  • Our thoughts on why that cherished civil duty – voting – matters to the Cape. Hey, don’t skip ahead! We really don’t care which boxes you check on November 8 (or earlier) – we just want you help you rock the vote with resources for polling places, ballot initiatives, and media coverage. #VoteLocal
  • Chat With A Local: Kalliope Egloff helps us know more about protecting our local water supply, a precious resource we often take for granted.
  • Where To Find It: Work Spaces! From cafés to conference rooms, we share our favorite places and spaces to be productive.
  • Love is a stress-free swimsuit and active-wear shopping experience, with more sizes than usual to choose from … we Live to #RevelInTheArts … a new Local vegetarian/gluten-free café is something to celebrate!

what’s up + where to get down

  • Discover “The Curious World of Hieronymous Bosch” at the Cape Cinema. {11.3; 7pm}
  • Happy lucky #7 birthday to LLL editor Amanda Converse’s incredible Hyannis West End boutique, Shift! New friends and established devotees are invited to shop and celebrate. {11.4; 5-8pm}
  • Immerse yourself in art-in-the making at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod’s first-ever Revelry Festival, silent auction and marketplace – read more in our Live section. {11.5-6)
  • The annual Vivapalooza health expo at Barnstable High features free wellness education and empowerment for all ages – plus a farmers’ market, Cape Cod Healthcare blood drive, kids’ zone, and juicing demos. {11.6; 9am-noon}
  • Join the Women of Fishing Families for the B Liska Amazing Scavenger Racein Chatham! Register your team of up to 6 here. {11.6; 1pm}
  • Shake off the pain of this election cycle at O’Shea’s Olde Inne, where Vinegrass hosts Chatham County Line for an awesome (and cheap!) evening of music! {11.7; 7pm}
  • VOTE. Seriously. Read our piece on why it matters. {11.8; find your polling place and check ballot questions}
  • Indulge in cheap post-election retail therapy. Bring $10 and your best bag of clean, good condition clothing to Wellfleet Prez Hall for the annual Fall Clothing Swap. {11.9; 5:30-7:30pm}
  • Celebrate CCYP’s 11th Anniversary of the only organization dedicated to connecting, engaging and advancing young professionals on Cape Cod at the Ridge Club! Dinner is open to members; after-party open to non-members! {11.10; 6-10pm}
  • Honor our veterans. Visit the Cape and Islands Veteran’s Outreach Center for ways to get involved. {11.11}
  • Get your Hoops & Hops on with Cape Fit Hoops at Cape Cod Beer! {11.16; 6:15-7:45pm}
  • Make room for all the fixins’. Start Thanksgiving season off at the Bourne Turkey Chase {11.19; 9am} or Chatham Turkey Trot {11.24; 8am} or start to work it off at the Andrea Holden 5k {11.26; 10am}.

Locally yours,
Amanda, Kate and Jen

PS :: Don’t forget to add a cozy Project Cape Made sweatshirt to your fall/winter wardrobe AND save the date for our LoveLocal Fest :: Holiday Edition! on December 4 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Cape Cod Community Media Center – stay tuned for more details!

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