Highlands Center Programs and Events

Calendar of 2018 Events

Partners and volunteer paint at Highlands Fest 2012

Joyce Johnson

SAVE THE DATE Saturday, June 30, 10 am to 1 pm. Free.

Highlands Fest is an annual celebration of the Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore by its partner organizations: Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod, Cape Cod National Seashore, Payomet Performing Arts Center, Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, Sustainable CAPE, and Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill.

Payomet Performing Arts Center

Payomet celebrates its 21st season as one of Cape Cod's leading presenters of performing arts including professionally staged theater productions. Payomet's summer season also features music concerts by emerging and established artists, Circus Camp for children and CircusCape performances for the entire family at their Highlands Center tent from mid-June to mid-September. There is a great variety of offerings for the 2018 season, so please refer to their calendar and website.

Call 508-487-5400 for tickets or visit the Payomet website.

Fired Up! Castle Hill Wood Kiln

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill will hold 2 firings of its wood-fired kiln at the Highlands Center.

Loading Monday-Wednesday, May 7-9, and unload Saturday, May 12
Loading Sunday-Tuesday, June 17-29, and unload Friday, June 22
Loading Sunday-Tuesday, October 7-9, and unload Friday, October 12

To participate in one of the 2017 firings - see www.castlehill.org

Walk: Truro's Cold War Past

TBD for 2018
½ hours, ¾ mile. Free.
Tour the former North Truro Air Force Station. Learn about the role the area played in our Cold War past, as well as its future as the Highlands Center.

Past Events

Annual Highlands Fest at the end of June.

Highlands Fest 2017: Bee Dynamic
Highlands Fest 2016: Spreading Wings
Highlands Fest 2015: Sprouting Forth
Highlands Fest 2014: Taking Root


DOE ARM Climate Research Facility (July 2012 - July 2013)

The Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Monitoring System Mobile Climate Research Facility has been engaged in a one-year deployment at Highlands Center. The goal was to study aerosols - tiny particles in the air such as dust, soot and sea salt - to improve understanding of how aerosols effect Earth's climate.

Learn more about ARM at the Department of Energy website.

Last updated: January 30, 2018

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