WCAI Events

WCAI regularly hosts events around Cape Cod, on the Islands, and on the South Coast. We hope you can join us!

Currently Featured: Pub Nights, Conference for Women, Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, Long Haul BookFilm Series at WHAT

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WCAI Pub Nights

Pub Nights are back by popular demand. Meet the staff and mingle with other enthusiastic WCAI listeners all across the Cape, Islands, and Coast.

We are anxious to meet you and hear what you have to say, so please make a night of it. All pub nights feature a cash bar, as well as light snacks that are generously provided by our hosts. Optional activities and general merriment make these Pub Nights something special.

Mac's Seafood Provincetown
January 14, 2015 - PAST

Thank you so much to our hosts at Mac's Provincetown and to all of you who joined us for the event. We enjoyed delicious sushi and wonderful cocktails, as well as great conversation! If you'd like to learn more about Mac's Seafood, visit their website. Pictures from the event are posted here

State Road, Martha's Vineyard
Feb 4, 2015

Pub Night on Martha's Vineyard is scheduled for Wednesday, February 4th at State Road in West Tisbury. We are grateful to State Road for hosting the evening and providing snacks, as well as a cash bar. Join other listeners and meet the WCAI staff and shake-up an otherwise uneventful Wednesday Night. Check out the menu, get directions, and learn more about State Road

Pain D'Avignon, Hyannis
(Postponed due to storm.)
Rescheduled for

Feb 11th, 5-7pm  - PAST

Pain D' Avignon is located in Hyannis, and provides a wonderful opportunity for anyone mid-cape to join in the fun. Our host will generously provide a selection from Chef Matthew Tropeano - Rillette of Duck on Crostini - Skewered Chicken Tikka Masala - Tartare of Tuna in cucumber - Mushroom Arancini - Braised Short Rib & Crispy Polenta - as well as a Bread and Antipasto table. A cash bar is available with a wide variety of selections. Pain D'Avignon is known for freshly baked goods, and unique-European styled lunch and dinner menus. Join us to ask questions about the station, share your thoughts,  have some fun, and enjoy a winter evening out. Learn more about our host, Pain D' Avignon here.


Quick's Hole Tavern, Woods Hole 
February 18, 2015 - PAST
5-7 pm

Pub Night is scheduled in Woods Hole, a stone's throw from the Steamship Authority and the WCAI studios. Join the WCAI staff and other listeners at Quick's Hole Tavern on Wednesday, February 18th from 5-7 pm. Great views, wonderful conversation, and our host is providing delicious nibbles and a cash bar. Learn more about Quick's Hole Tavern and their commitment to keeping things Wicked Fresh

Waterfront Grille, New Bedford 
February 25, 2015 - PAST
5-7 pm

Pub Night comes to the South Coast.  We'll be at Waterfront Grille in New Bedford. Join the WCAI staff and other listeners on Wednesday, February 25th from 5-7 pm. Great conversation, delicious nibbles courtesy of our host, and a cash bar. Learn more about Waterfront Grille

Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet
March 11

Celebrating arts, culture, and community – The Wellfleet Preservation Hall presents Pub Night on March 11th from 5-7 pm. Enjoy light snacks and a cash bar in a unique setting. The Hall hosts events year-round and features a robust schedule with programs and events that appeal to all. Learn more here

Brotherhood of Thieves, Nantucket
March 25, 2015
5-7 pm

Good Food, Good Spirits, and Good Company. The Brotherhood of Thieves on Nantucket sums it up well. Join the WCAI staff, and fellow listeners for an evening of food, fun, and conversation. Pub Night on Nantucket is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th from 5-7 pm. Learn more about our host here

Zia Pizzeria, Orleans
April 1, 2015
5-7 pm

Zia Pizzeria will kick-off the 2015 season by hosting the very last Pub Night on April 1st from 5-7 pm. This will be your last opportunity to join in the fun and festivities, so don't wait. Zia Pizzeria is located in Orleans and our host will graciously provide delicious snacks and a cash bar for your enjoyment. Check out Zia Pizzeria here for a menu and directions

Cape Cod's 1st Conference for Women
March 5, 2015
Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Tickets Available

Cape Cod's 1st Conference for Women is scheduled for March 5th. Event organizers have described the conference as one that will inspire celebration, growth, empowerment, and collaboration among women in the region. The multi-faceted event will feature breakout sessions, a keynote speaker, as well as local artists and merchants. WCAI Host,  Alecia Orsini will speak at the event. As CEO of Good Natured Dog Productions, and a member of the WCAI team, she will lead a discussion on how Cape Cod young professionals can both live and thrive in the region. The Key Note speaker for the event is Kathleen O'Keefe Kanavos, author  and three-time breast cancer survivor. For a complete schedule and tickets to the event, visit the web site.

History Quiz Bowl
Saturday, March 7, 6 pm
Whaling Museum

Free for audience members

The annual Nantucket history-and-trivia event is returning to the Whaling Museum on Nantucket. This is the sixth year for the event. Held at the Whaling Museum, the trivia competition pits team against team on their march to be crowned the historical knowledge champion. This year, all questions will be derived from acclaimed and award-winning island author, Nat Philbrick's book, In the Heart of the Sea. All teams are encouraged to study the novel in advance of the competition. The book is also the basis for an up-coming Hollywood release, directed by Ron Howard. All teams must register in advance of the event, and applications can be found at the Nantucket Historical Association web site. Attendance at the competition, which takes place in front of a live and lively audience, is free of charge. WCAI's Mindy Todd will deliver the questions and help to host the event, and several WCAI staff members will also compete on a team, at the event. 

The Long Haul: The Future of New England's Fisheries
New Book Signings Coming Soon 

Copies of The Long Haul: The Future of New England's Fisheries are available at select local bookstores like Yellow Umbrella Books, as well as online.

Visit often to learn more about series updates, book-signings, and events. 


Sea Change Ocean Conservation Film Series at WHAT 
Series begins January 18
Presented by: Wellfleet Harbor Actor's Studio & Massachusetts Audobon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary 

The film series is a continuation of the partnership between the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater and the Massachusetts Audobon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Each film in the series will be accompanied by a panel discussion or activity. The film series officially begins with "The Shark Riddle" on January 18th at 1 pm. A complete schedule of films, ticket prices, show times, and activities is available at the web site: (www.what.org). WCAI's Sean Corcoran, Dr. Heather Goldstone, and Mindy Todd will moderate panel discussions on the films listed below. 

"Meet the Coywolf" - Panel discussion lead by Sean Corcoran 
March 7, 7 pm
"The Mystery of Eels" - Panel discussion lead by Dr. Heather Goldstone
April 4, 7 pm
"The Lost Bird Project" - Panel Discussion lead by Mindy Todd
May 2, 7 pm