COVID Concerns, Staff Shortages Cancel Taste Of Brewster

By: Bronwen Walsh

Topics: Community events , Historic preservation

Although Taste of Brewster has been canceled, the historical society continues fundraising to bring home the figurehead from Henry Sears’ sunken ship, Imperial. COURTESY PHOTO

BREWSTER – The Brewster Historical Society has canceled its Taste of Brewster food festival scheduled for Oct. 6 due to continued COVID concerns and restaurant staff shortages.

An email from the group said advance sale ticket money would be refunded. Those wanting to donate to the society’s annual appeal to bring home the “White Lady” figurehead from Henry Sears’ ship, Imperial, are invited to do so at

Volunteers still plan to staff a grand opening of a new woodworking shop adjacent to the Cobb House Museum on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m., as well as a Harvest Bazaar at Windmill Village on Sunday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both events are free. Visit the society’s website for more details.