On the shore
From early June through the end of August, Friday nights at Ocean House are the scene of the popular Lobster Boils & BBQs. This special event includes live music and provides a true New England experience. Event runs 6 to 9 p.m. on the private beach. Cost, plus tax and gratuity, is $110 per adult; $55 for child ages 4-12; with children younger than 3 admitted free.
July 1 through August 28 features an Artist-in-Residence program every weekend, drawing on local talent. Artists share their work, give demonstrations or lectures, and ply their art in a spectacular sensorial setting. Each Friday night, visitors are invited to a complimentary reception from 5 to 6 p.m. honoring the weekend’s guest artist.
Summer’s signature event—the Independence Day Beach Ball—takes place on July 3 with an all-out celebration. Dress up in red, white, and blue to dance, dine, and enjoy dazzling fireworks over the ocean. Feast on fresh seafood, grilled classics, and delightful desserts. Live entertainment and an evening to remember. Event runs 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $140 per adult 21 and older; $120 for ages 5-20; and children 4 and