DescriptionOne of the town of Barnstable's seven villages, Barnstable initially developed as a coastal trade center. Highlighting the area's maritime past, the Barnstable Village Cultural District is steps away from the working waterfront and shelters several 17th-century sea captains' homes. Also drawing visitors to the district are artists' studios, art galleries, independent retailers and restaurants.
The oldest operating community theater on the Cape, Barnstable Comedy Club, founded in 1922, performs four main productions each year; shows take place at 3171 Main St. (SR 6A) and include comedies, musicals and dramas. The season runs November through May; phone (508) 362-6333.
Things to SeeCoast Guard Heritage Museum