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Full Calendar of Programs, Education, and Events

Evening to Remember
July 22, Saturday, 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Evening to Remember
The Chatham Historical Society’s annual summer celebration offers an opportunity to join friends for cocktails and elegant hors d’oeuvres, bid on wonderful items in the live and silent auctions, and support the Atwood House & Museum and the Society’s work Bringing History to Life.

This year we honor Barry Clifford with the Bringing History to Life Award for his research and work on the Whydah.

See details on the Evening to Remember Page.
Event Details:
When: July 16, Saturday, 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Location: Atwood House & Museum
Admission: $75.00 per person
Reservations and tickets are now available. Please email atwoodmuseumevents@gmail.com with your number in party, name, address and telephone number.


August 5th & 6th, Saturday & Sunday, 10 AM - 2 PM
ATWOOD HOUSE & MUSEUM ANTIQUES SALE


A rare opportunity for all to purchase duplicate, nonessential, and deaccessioned treasures from the Atwood House collection. Numerous antique items from deep within the storage recesses of the Museum will be offered!

This event will be held on the lawn of the Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Rd., Chatham, MA, on Saturday & Sunday, August 5th & 6th, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Donations of quality antiques to be sold during this two day sale for the benefit of the Museum will also be gratefully accepted. Bring your donated items on the day of the event, or call in advance (508) 945-2493, or email information to director.atwood@gmail.com.
Location: Atwood House & Museum Lawn

August 12, Saturday, 1-3 PM
Local Author Book Signing
Chatham Through Time
Author: Janet Daly

Janet Daly's fascinating new book, “Chatham Through Time” covers Chatham's History from the 19th Century to present using a large selection of then and now photographs, both color and black & white, from the Chatham Historical Society archives. A portion of her proceeds support Atwood House & Museum/Chatham Historical Society! The book is now available for sale in the Museum gift shop and in local bookstores.
Location: Atwood House & Museum
Admission: Free!

August 20, 2017, 3:30 PM
Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting of the Chatham Historical Society
Sally Cabot Gunning, Guest Speaker

The Annual Meeting of the Chatham Historical Society will be held at the Eldredge Public library.

The Chatham Historical Society/Atwood House ∓ Museum Annual Meeting features critically acclaimed local historical novelist Sally Cabot Gunning. Her talk, “The Humans Behind the History”, will discuss character development used in her many bestselling books.

The meeting and talk are free, and open to the public on the day of the event. Advanced reservations are available for current members and can be made by emailing atwoodmuseumevents@gmail.com.
Location: Eldredge Public Library - 564 Main Street
Admission: Free (priority to members with advance reservations)

September 17, Sunday, 2 PM
At The Atwood Lecture Series
Celestial Navigation
Speaker: Don German
Location: Atwood House & Museum
$5 Admission - Members Free!

October 7th & 8th, Sat & Sun, 1 - 4 PM; Columbus Day Weekend
Special Sneak Preview of Next Year's New Exhibit
Sneak Preview of “Double Take” Exhibit
New next year - This fascinating photographic exhibit shows dramatic panoramas of Chatham in the early 1900's compared to what those scenes look like today. Custom limited edition giclee prints of these photographs will also be available for sale.
Location: Atwood House & Museum
Admission - Regular Museum Admission

October 15, Sunday, 2 PM
At The Atwood Lecture Series
Ghosts of Cape Cod
Speaker: Bill Russo
Location: Atwood House & Museum
$5 Admission - Members Free!

November 12, Sunday, 2 PM
At The Atwood Lecture Series
Geology of Cape Cod
Speaker: John Ciborowski
Location: Atwood House & Museum
$5 Admission - Members Free!

December 9th to December 23rd
Holiday Festivities at the Atwood
The Atwood House & Museum will be open in December to celebrate the holiday season. Museum hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 1-4 PM, and for additional special events (to be announced). Bring the entire family and enjoy an Old Fashion Christmas, celebrate seasonal traditions and take advantage of the sales going on in our gift shop.
Location: Atwood House & Museum
Admission - Regular Museum Admission