Saturday, February 25, 2012

Bear Week Schedule - 2012 @ptownbears


2012 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

*EVENTS, LOCATIONS, TIMES AND COVERS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

DAILY

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

Herring Cove BeachAccessible daily by bicycle andtown shuttle bus.Parking Lot:
6am -
midnight
Breakfast SpecialsBayside Betsy's
177 Commercial Street
9am - noon
Pool Party
lounge chairs for rent
Boatslip
161 Commercial Street
9am - 4pm
Pool Party
Free lounge chairs & WIFI access
Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
10am - 4pm
Pool Party
Free lounge chairs
Provincetown Inn
1 Commercial Street
10am - 4pm
Bear Week Info Booth
Event Programs & T-Shirt Sales
Firehouse 3
256 Commercial Street
11am - 4pm
World Famous Tea Dance
The deck of the Boatslip is transformed into Provincetown's biggest outdoor dance party.  7 day pass included with package C, (2) 1 day passes included with packages A&B.
Boatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street
4pm - 7pm
Cover
Included in
Registration
Bear Hour 
2 for 1 appetizers
Monkey Bar
149 Commercial St 
5pm - 6pm
No Cover
Cub and CocktailsCrown and Anchor
247 Commercial Street
6pm - 8pm
Bear City 2 MovieArt House
214 Commercial Street
TBD
After TeaPied Bar
193A Commercial Street
6pm - 9:30pm
Nightly Block PartySpiritus Pizza
190 Commercial Street
1am - 2am

FRIDAY, JULY 6TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

KEY EVENT: BEARDEPENDANCE 2012Paramount - Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
10pm - Closing
No Cover

SATURDAY, JULY 7TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

Registration Packets
Registrants arriving late on Saturday can attend the evening events with identification. Registrants arriving after Saturday please pick up packets at the Bear Week Info Booth.
A-House Front Porch
4 Masonic Place
Noon - 5pm
Bear City 2 Movie PartyA-House
4 Masonic Place
10pm - Closing
Cover
Included
Packages A & C
Big Muslce BearKEY EVENT: BIG MUSCLE BEAR BASH
Hosted by Big Muscle Bear
Featuring DJ Ted Eiel, Chicago
Paramount - Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
10:00pm - Closing
No Cover

SUNDAY, JULY 8TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

Spiritual Bears
Join welcoming congregations
Saint Mary of the Harbor, Episcopal
517 Commercial Street
10am
UU Meetinghouse
236 Commercial Street
11am
Provincetown Art & Culture I
TBD
TBDTBD
Bear Market
An art/craft fair celebrating all of the talent and diverse creativity within the Bear Community.
Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial St
10am - 4pm
KEY EVENT: CARIBBEAN POOL & BEACH PARTYProvincetown Inn
1 Commercial Street
TBD
Included
Packages A & C
Dog Tag Tea DanceCrown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
5pm - 8pm
No Cover
KEY EVENT: XXLBoatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street
TBD
Cover
Included in
Packages A&C
KEY EVENT: BEARS AROUND TOWNLeather and Chrome NightThe Club Purgatory
11 Carver Street
10pm - Closing
Cover
Classic DiscoThe A-House
8 Masonic St
9:30pm - Closing
Cover
Included in
Packages A & C
Crown and Anchor
247 Commercial St
9:30pm - Closing
No Cover

MONDAY, JULY 9TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

Yoga BearBoatslip
161 Commercial St
8am - 9am
Cover
Masonic Lodge Tour with Coffee Reception
A special tour of lodge rooms (built 1870) featuring trompe l'oeil painting and Masonic charter signed by Paul Revere in 1795.
King Hiram's Masonic Lodge
2 Masonic Place
10am
No Cover
Elevenses Tea Dance
A morning dance with an elevenses English tea.  Traditional New England barn dances and couples dances; no partner or experience needed as dances will be taught. Led by Chris Ricciotti, founder of the Lavender Country and Folk Dancers.
Boatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street
10am - noon
No Cover
Bears At the Beach
Look for the Bear Flag! Head to the left from the beach house, past the point-or follow path from bike parking area on road. Bring water, food and sun screen. Shuttle from town center, or bike to beach - free entry for pedestrians or bicyclists, charge for parking.
Herring Cove Beach11am - 4pm
Free Event
Bear BoatKEY EVENT: BEAR BOAT SUNSET CRUISE
Aboard the Provincetown II.  Cash bar & food for sale (pizza, hot dogs, snacks etc..)
MacMillan Pier A David Flower Productions Inc. Event4pm Music & Boarding
5pm-8:30pm Sailing
Advance Sales:
Packages A & C
Tickets

OR
Non-Registered
Tickets
KEY EVENT: COCKTAILS AT KEN & HARRY'SSee registration package for location6pm - 8pm
Donations at the door
for GLAD
Donation Included
Packages A & C
KEY EVENT: BEARS AT THE A-HOUSEProvincetown's oldest gay nightclub (eStreet 1798 - and a gay club for over 1/2 century) invites the bears for a night of meeting and dancing. Includes the Macho Room and Little Bar (no cover) and the Big Bar (dance club and backyard patio)The A-House
8 Masonic Place
10pm - Closing
Cover
Included in
Packages A & C

TUESDAY, JULY 10TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

PilatesBoatslip
161 Commercial St
8am - 9am
Cover
Whale Watch
Dolphin Fleet, tickets and info at Lopes Square at head of wharf.
MacMillan Wharf9:30am (for 10:00 departure)
Advance Tickets
(800) 826-9300 Mention
Ptown Bears for $3 off.
OUTDOOR EVENT: BEARS IN THE WILD
Hike Details forthcoming
Meet at the Boatslip Resort (161 Commercial Street) carpool to hike; complimentary lunchMeet at 10:30am
Provincetown Art & Culture IITBDTBD
"Wing It"
in Memory of Steve Melamed, co-owner of Bayside Betsy's, chair of the Provincetown Visitor Services Board, chair of the town’s economic development council, treasurer of the Provincetown Business Guild, and a member of the zoning board in Provincetown.
Bayside Betsy's
177 Commercial St
5pm - 7pm
Sunset Dune Tour and Clam Bake
Camp fire and Clam Bake on the beach by Arts Dunes Tours.
Meet at the corner of Standish & Commercial Sts.6:30pm - 9:30pm
Advance Tickets
508-487-1950
BlowoffKEY EVENT: BLOWOFF
Bob Mould and Rich Morel's 'house party' comes to Ptown!
Boatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street
9pm - Closing
Cover

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

Yoga BearBoatslip
161 Commercial Street
8am - 9am
Cover
KEY EVENT: BEAR BRUNCH
Fannizzi's moves their famous Sunday brunch to Wednesday as a Bear Week special event.
Fannizzi's10am - 1pm
Dining Charge
Bingo
Admission $25.00 to benefit P-Town AA Roundup
UU Church Lawn
236 Commercial Street
6:30pm Bingo
Feed the Bears BuffetClub Purgatory
9 Carver St
7pm - 10pm
No Cover
$5 Donation to the
Ptown Soup Kitchen
Hump Day KaraokeWave Bar - Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
9pm - Closing
No Cover
KEY EVENT: THE VAULT AT LARGELeather NightParamount - Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
10pm - Closing
No Cover
Latin Fever Dance PartyClub Purgatory
9 Carver St
10:30pm - Closing
Cover

THURSDAY, JULY 12TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

PilatesBoatslip
161 Commercial Street
8am - 9am
Cover
Bears on BikesGale Force Bikes /
Beach and Deli Market
144 Bradford St Ext.
Corner of West Vine
9am - noon
Free Event
Provincetown Art & Culture IIITBDTBD
KEY EVENT: FIELD TRIPCentral Bus Terminal
Ryder St
Adjacent to MacMillian
Wharf
TBD
Solid Gold Tea
DJ Maryalice spins dance classics from the 70s and 80s
Boatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street
4 - 7pm
Cover
Included in
Packages C
KEY EVENT: DISCO DOCK with DJ Lennie III 70s and 80s night of original gay club vinylBoatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street
9pm - Closing
Cover
Included in
Package C
Bears Country Western Dance PartyClub Purgatory
9 Carver St
10pm - Closing
Cover

FRIDAY, JULY 13TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

Yoga BearBoatslip
161 Commercial St
8am - 9am
Cover
MRFKEY EVENT: JAZZ BRUNCHFeaturing Mike FlanaganMichael Shay's Restaurant
350 Bradford Street
(far East End...free parking, also on the Town Shuttle)
9am - 12:30pm
Dining Charge
Included in
Packages B & C
KEY EVENT: BEAR WEEK FUNDRAISER BALLS
Our annual fundraiser evening supporting the Community of Provincetown. Bracelets for sale in advance at the Bear Week Information Booth and are included in registration packages B & C.
FIREMAN'S BALL
Paramount - Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
9:30pm - Closing
$15 Cover
Included in
Packages B & C
UNIFORM BALL
The A-House
8 Masonic Place
9:30pm - Closing
$15 Cover
Included in
Packages B & C

SATURDAY, JULY 14TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

KEY EVENT: WOOF AT THE WHARF BBQ LUNCH
BBQ Pool Party
Boatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street
11am - 1pm
Dining Charge
Included in
Packages B & C
KEY EVENT: UNDERBEAR PARTY
Wind down from an active week and get comfortable with hundreds of furry guys in boxers and briefs. Clothes check provided.
Paramount
247 Commercial St
10pm - Closing
$5 Cover

SUNDAY, JULY 15TH

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

Spiritual Bears
Join welcoming congregations
Saint Mary of the Harbor, Episcopal
517 Commercial Street
10am
UU Meetinghouse
236 Commercial Street
11am
Pool/Beachside BBQ LunchCrown & Anchor
247 Commercial Street
11am - 3pm
$13.95
KEY EVENT: BEARS AROUND TOWNLeather and Chrome NightThe Club Purgatory
11 Carver Street
10pm - Closing
Cover
Classic DiscoThe A-House
8 Masonic St
9:30pm - Closing
Cover
Included in
Packages A & C
Pool Party
Crown and Anchor
247 Commercial St
9:30pm - Closing
No Cover

THANKS FROM PROVINCETOWN BEARS

Bear Week is organized by John Burrows, founding director; Rich Frenette, treasurer; Derick, volunteer coordinator; Kristin King, board member; Tom Quinn, events coordinator; Chip Winslow, webmaster; Frank Vasello, board member; and David Thompson, advisory member.

Special thanks to:
Tom Hurlbut of PhotoBearNE Photography, provider of the Provincetown Bear Week cover image
John Kullas, photography