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The Cultural Center of Cape Cod Has the Best Art and Amazing Entertainment!

As you look for your next night out on Cape Cod, South Yarmouth offers a variety of exceptional events to enjoy with your partner. Here at The Captain Farris House, we urge all our guests to spend a date night at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. This artistic hub provides you with an enriching experience that will make your time together even more memorable. Whether you want to attend a show or try your hand at a cooking class, this Cape Cod favorite will be worth your afternoon or evening!

What’s Happening at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod?

With so much to do in our area, you’ll want to spend your time immersing yourself in our local culture. And, there’s no better way to do that than at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. In fact, when you stay with us, you’ll be just across the street. Before you create the perfect date, read our insights on what the season will hold at this South Yarmouth treasure!

The Story Behind the Cultural Center of Cape Cod

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod resides in what used to be the Bass River Savings Bank. From 2000 to 2007, a group of locals transformed this architectural building to its modern day purpose and saved an almost-forgotten South Yarmouth gem. Now, it provides enthralling entertainment to over 200,000 people annually with the motto “All the Arts for All of Us.”


Make your next date even more special by attending one of the seasonal events at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. From the moment you walk into the Center, you’ll be delighted by the contemporary design and modern features. You’re sure to have an amazing time when you attend a live performance or gallery show!

Culinary Classes

If you want to try something different, attend a cooking class. This favored activity affords you the opportunity to show off your skills and enjoy your deliciously prepared meal with your partner. During the summer season, you’ll experience the freshly pressed bottles of wine from the Cape Cod vineyards at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. And, an instructor will teach you how to correctly pair wine with international cuisine.

In addition, you can also plan a custom cooking experience and tailor the menu to your specific requests. It’s the best place for a birthday celebration, corporate retreat, or intimate dinner party. Whatever way you indulge in the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, you’re sure to satisfy your culinary cravings.

Bass River Press

Another program at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod is the Bass River Press. In 2015, this initiative began to support local poets to get their work published. The first winner of the Press Award was On the Loose by Cotuit poet Judith Askew who captured the true art behind this beloved writing form. Before you leave the Center, stop by the gift shop and purchase a copy or keep your eye out for the 2017 Bass River Press publications!

Book Your Stay at The Captain Farris House

After you attend a spectacular event at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, our convenient location offers easy access to an array of activities on “the Cape.” Whether you spend your time outdoors or exploring local sites, you’ll feel your stress melt away on our front doorstep at The Captain Farris House. Our bed & breakfast offers 10 stunning guest rooms and suites that will make your getaway even better.

We invite you to browse our selection and choose the ideal retreat for you and your beloved. If you are searching for an intimate getaway, our Russell’s Hideaway is the ideal place to reignite the flame. This luxurious accommodation features a comfortable king bed, a marvelous sundeck with views of our property, and a gas fireplace. And, you can relax with a bubble bath in the whirlpool tub! We can’t wait to host you and your significant other this year at The Captain Farris House!

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