Soak Up The Sun!

The sun is shining and the season is here…hallelujah! Let’s get right to the good stuff:
in this issue

  • At a loss about how to make your mama smile this Sunday? We’ll help.
  • The best fest for a great cause: get your tickets to the 3rd Cape Cod Women’s Music Festival {May 17} to benefit the Cape Wellness Collaborative – making a huge difference for those facing cancer on the Cape and Islands!
  • LLL co-founder Amanda Converse takes on swimsuit season in her shop local challenge.
  • Love is the key. Live for the open road {or bike path}.  Local food delivery service? It’s real.
what’s up + where to get downDo you follow us on Facebook? You should … we post a Local Lowdown every Friday afternoon with our top picks for the weekend. Here are a few more events to add to your calendar:

  • It’s all about the pups at the Paws at the Beach fundraiser for the Cold Noses Foundation at Craigville Beach! {5.9, 11am-3pm}
  • Start your weekend with the Hyannis Harbor Walk + Fun Run for Cape Abilities! {5.9, 9am}
  • Whole Foods Hyannis is turning 1 and celebrating local-style with Cape Cod African Dance + Drum, and Funktapuss – and a BBQ to benefit the Cape Wellness Collaborative! {5.14, 10-5pm}
  • Put on your finery for the 29th Annual Figawi Charity Ball! {5.16, 7pm}
  • Cape Cod Alive will be at the Wequaquet Lake Yacht Club to benefit Calmer Choice. {5.17, 4pm}
  • Celebrate fresh and locally-caught seafood – and the Cape Codders who provide it. The Academy Ocean Grille is hosting a “wine + dine” pairing to benefit the Cape Cod Commercial Fisherman’s Alliance. {5.19, 5:30pm}
  • Cape Cod Organic Farm, 57 Heavy, LoveLiveLocal + Cape Cod Beer are teaming up for a Nepal earthquake relief fundraiser at the brewery! Save the date for {May 22} – details to come!
  • Get your tickets to the 3rd Annual Aston’s Bloody Mary Mix Off, presented by EmBargo + LoveLiveLocal, where 18 local bars/restaurants will compete for bragging rights, all to raise funds for Cape Cod Child Development’s Early Intervention program. {5.31, 1-4pm; noon for VIP tickets}
  • Green Cape, an organization dedicated to fighting toxic chemicals making their way into Cape Cod’s water supply, is having their Spring Into Summer Gala at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod! {5.31, 6-8:30pm}

Don’t forget to tag #lovelivelocal in your photos for a chance to be featured in our next email!

another affordable opportunity for small businesses and local makers/artists!

For the 2nd summer, LoveLiveLocal will be greeting visitors + locals alike down at the Bismore Park Visitor Center in bustling Hyannis Harbor! From May through October (staffed daily with knowledgeable folks providing LLL-approved recommendations in the summer months). This is an awesome way to have your business, restaurant, shop, activity or other local venture seen by thousands for only $100 for the season. Contact us asap to reserve a spot for your rack cards, business cards or poster!

 As always, locally yours,
Amanda, Jen and Kate

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