FALMOUTH – Margaritaville has been located on Shore Street in Falmouth. “The snow melted, you can see grass,” said Elizabeth Sherman as a way to explain the impromptu outdoor February margarita party.
From afar, the four people and a baby camped out on lawn furniture looked like they were manning a yard sale. But strains of music… “searching for my lost shaker of salt” … led to a closer inspection revealing not stuff for sale, but rather a party.
“We’re celebrating Margarita Day a day late,” said Dustin Fauth, a third grade teacher at Mullen Hall School. “There’s a little bit of sunshine on Cape Cod. We had to seize the day.”
Fauth and his wife, Katie Fauth, a counselor at Lawrence School, were entertaining on their front yard, along with their six-month-old son, Theodore. “It’s his first Margarita Day,” said Katie.
The story behind the gathering comes from a mutual love of the country of Belize, as well as margaritas. Dustin and Katie just returned from Belize. Sherman, a tech person for Cisco Systems, who is Katie’s sister, and Sherman’s boyfriend, Nick Kleimola, who works for TD Bank, are going to Belize in two weeks.
What better way to discuss Belize than over margaritas on the day after Margarita day, a day that happens to be “so nice, in a relative way, for February in Falmouth,” said Kleimola, who lives a few doors away from the Fauths.
“It translates to drinking outside,” said Sherman.
— Brian Tarcy