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40 and Fabulous! Annual Bourne Scallop Festival


September 25, 26, 27

Buzzards Bay Park , Main Street , Buzzards Bay


BOURNE, August 25, 2009 –It’s SO much more than Scallops!  Celebrated up and down the East Coast, the Bourne Scallop Fest is recognized with distinction given the “Best Festival Award” by Cape Cod Life Magazine. 


Over 500 volunteers will help manage the Fest with over 55,000 visitors expected to come to the area!  The Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce organizes this extravaganza held annually at Buzzards Bay Park on the banks of the Cape Cod Canal – next to the famous Buzzards Bay Railroad Bridge .  The gates will open each morning at 10 am and close at 10:00pm, Sunday will close at 6:00pm. 


Back by popular demand ourScallop and Herb-Roasted Chicken dinners served by J&J Concessions, along with a variety of other favorites for the kids including burgers, hotdogs, sausage, and fried dough.  Harpoon Brewery will provide Beer and Wine will be served by Coastal Wine Trail representing eight local wineries.  Or choose the raw bar, lobster rolls, clam chowder, garden fresh salads, cheese samplings, desserts and SO much more.


L&R Productions returns with their juried Arts and Crafts Show and Home Expo.


A fantastic line up of live entertainment is scheduled including headliner ENTRAIN from Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday night at 7pm.  The children will again be delighted with Toe Jam Puppet Band for two shows on Saturday and the Tall Tex Greeters, costumed characters on stilts, always a big hit with families.  New this year – County Western favorites – The Don Campbell Band on Friday night at 7pm.  The Northeast Navy Showband returns Sunday at Noon.  For a complete entertainment line-up, go to


General Admission is only $5 - children 12 and under are admitted FREE.  FREE parking is available at the Corps of Engineers parking lot at Buzzards Bay Park , or behind Main Street , Buzzards Bay .


Proceeds from the Fest help pay for the Chamber’s scholarship program, Concerts in the Park Series, and operation of four visitor centers in Buzzards Bay, Sagamore, Sandwich, and Wareham .


Thirty businessessponsor the Bourne Scallop Fest ival including: Title Sponsors – Comcast; Premier Sponsors – Falmouth Hospital and TD Banknorth; Presenting Sponsors – Harpoon Brewery & Coastal Wine Trail; Major Sponsors – Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Cape Cod, and Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office; Media Sponsors – COOL 102, WEEI 96.3 Sports Radio, WCOD106, 95WXTK, Southcoast Media Group and The Women’s Journals; Supporting Sponsors –A.D. Makepeace Co., Southcoast Hospitals Group-Tobey Hospital, and Wareham Crossing; Business Sponsors – Buckler’s Towing Service, Cape Cod Central Railroad, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, Country Club Enterprises, LLC, Hy-Line Cruises and The Nimrod Restaurant & Jazz Lounge; Contributing Sponsors – Amerigas, Convention Data Services,  Falmouth Toyota Scion, and Sovereign Bank; Breakfast And Lunch Sponsors – Dunkin’ Donuts, IHOP, Lindsey’s Family Restaurant, Linear Retail - Starbucks, Mezza Luna Restaurant, The Sagamore Inn and Tihonet Village Market.




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