Get your Figawi tickets for the Figawi Ball on Saturday, May 19.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Figawi, one of the Cape’s great signature traditions, will kick off the 2012 race festivities with the 26th annual charity ball on Saturday, May 19th at 7 PM at The Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis. Tickets are now on sale. The Cape’s own American Idol Finalist Siobhan Magnus will headline this year’s ball with a moving, live performance of the National Anthem. The evening will also feature a red carpet arrival, dancing, cuisine from several of the Cape’s finest restaurants, a silent auction, a raffle, gaming tables and some new surprises. Entertainment will be provided by The Figawi House Band Soul Sound Revue and Groove Alliance. Auction items include trips, fabulous works of art from artists such as Jerome Howes and Marjorie …
Five Things You Need to Know Today: March 20
The National Weather Service predicts areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming southwest between 6 and 9 mph. Word of the Day - élan \ay-LAHN\ : vigorous spirit or enthusiasm Do you love Puritan Cape Cod or the Figawi Ball? Have a few words for the recently passed co-owner of Puritan Howard "Howie Figawi" Penn? Share them here. Have a place that is a go-to for lunch or dinner with the kids? Tell everyone what eatery is the most family friendly in town. The Sagamore Bridge will be reduced to one lane each way for steel work and Route 6 will be reduced to one lane at Exit 6 eastbound at 8 am and westbound at 9 am.
Howard Penn, 80, of Hyannis, was a prominent figure in Barnstable's community and co-owner of Puritan Cape Cod.
Tell us what you remember about Howard Penn and your Figawi experiences.