What's open, what's closed on Columbus Day

No school, no post office on Columbus Day
These aren't the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria on Nauset Marsh in Eastham, but they will do this Columbus Day. Photo by Maggie Kulbokas.

In observation of Columbus Day, many services and municipal offices are closed. Columbus Day, honoring the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World on October 12, 1492, has been celebrated as a federal holiday since 1937.

Locals and visitors will be wrapping up the long weekend today and there is still plenty to do on the Cape including the final day of the Yarmouth Seaside Festival. See the CapeCodToday.com calendar for more things to do.

According to the National Weather Service, today's temperatures should be in the low 60s, mostly sunny with 0% chance of rain.

Closed on Monday, October 13, 2014:

  • Schools
  • Municipal and federal offices
  • United States Post Office
  • Public libraries (CLAMS services, online lending available)
  • Banks

Open on Monday, October 13, 2014:

  • Restaurants and bars
  • Convenience stores, gas stations and retail stores
  • Liquor stores
  • Movie theaters
  • All lanes open in roadwork construction areas across Cape

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