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Complimentary Color & Interior Design Consultations

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 12:30pm
Snow's Home & Garden, Orleans

Select Fridays and Saturdays in April, May and June. See schedule

Whether it's a seasonal redecorating project or a complete home remodel, the design process can be overwhelming.  But sometimes a bit of friendly, professional advice is all it takes to move on to the next step with confidence.

Meet with one of Snow's three visiting design experts to:

Painting with the Seals- Mondays and Saturdays!

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 11:00am to Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 11:30am
New England Aquarium

See first-hand the artistic abilities of our harbor seals and take home a beautiful memento of your close encounter. Participants in each studio session will be invited into the Atlantic harbor seal exhibit to learn about this intelligent local species while working side-by-side with a trainer. As part of the day's exercises, your seal will paint a masterpiece using three colors of your choosing. Using a specially adapted paint brush, the seals at the aquarium create colorful paintings with a couple flicks of their head or flipper. You might even get a seal kiss!

Commerce & the Sea: A Celebration of Antonio Jacobsen

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 to Sunday, June 21, 2015
30 Bates Road, Mashpee Commons

This exhibition will focus on the wonderful maritime paintings of Antonio Jacobsen. We also plan to spotlight artists in our permanent collection who were influenced by Jacobsen and to include contemporary artists whom he influenced as well.Friday, April 24th, 2015Gallery Talk about Antonio Jacobsen with Bill Bourne, Head of Americana and Marine Art, Eldred'sout Antonio Jacobsen - 4:30 pm -5:30pmOpening Reception: 5:30pm -7:00pm - Friday, April 24th

Emerging Within - Abstract Photography by Julie DeMello

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
Woodruff's Art Center, 1 N.Market Street, Mashpee Commons

April 30 - June 14, 2015 at Woodruff's Art Center in Mashpee Commons a solo photography exhibition will be on view entitled “Emerging Within” featuring new abstract photography by Falmouth photographer Julie DeMello. A reception will be held Friday, May 1st from 5:30-7:30pm

Cape Cod Maritime Days

Friday, May 1, 2015 to Saturday, June 6, 2015

Enjoy a month-long celebration of Cape Cod's rich maritime history! Lighthouse & walking tours, nautical art exhibits and lectures on maritime lore, boat-building exhibits, kayaking excursions and the Maritime History Symposium.

Tours at Nauset Lighthouse

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 12:00pm to Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 12:00pm
Nauset Lighthouse, Eastham

The historic Nauset Lighthouse was rescued from the edge of a sixty-foot high eroding cliff in November 1996. The tower was moved approximately 300 feet to a new location across the road and has now been restored! Tours during Cape Cod Maritime Days are on Sunday, May 1oth and Sunday, May 17th from 1 to 4 p.m. Tours on Sunday, May 24th and Sunday, May 31st are from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.  For the full summer schedule through October 25th, click here! Tours open to the public, donations accepted. Parking fees may apply.

HyArts Shanties on Hyannis Harbor

Friday, May 15, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015
Ocean Street, Hyannis

A visit to the artist shanties guarantees a cultural experience that is unmatched! This is a unique opportunity to meet Cape Cod artists and watch them work along the inspiring backdrop of Hyannis Harbor. Works vary and include photography; painting (acrylics, oils, pastels, watercolors, etc.); handmade jewelry from metals, gemstones, glass, beach stones and more; ceramics; mosaics; mariner knot work; wood carving; tapestry; fiber art and much more!

Homeport-West Dennis: Life & Times of Some West Dennis Captains

Saturday, May 16, 2015 to Friday, September 11, 2015
Dennis Maritime Museum, West Dennis Graded School, 67 School Street, West Dennis

West Dennis produced 137 sea captains, a Cape Cod record for a small village! Learn of their triumphs and tragedies in this maritime exhibit.  1 to 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Dennis Historical Society. Handicapped accessible.

Rhododendron Festival

Saturday, May 16, 2015 to Sunday, May 24, 2015
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties and an explosion of color cover 100 acres with spectacular blooms during this week-long event. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flowers, learn more about these gorgeous plants from horticultural experts, explore Heritage’s connection to noted rhododendron hybridizers Charles O. Dexter and Jack Cowles, and participate in other family activities related to this signature plant. Take a piece of Heritage’s rhododendron legacy home by purchasing a rhododendron at a special plant sale. Free with museum admission.