Each Tuesday morning in June, July and August at 10:00am drop by for an informal guided tour of the award-winning Wildflower Garden. The garden covers one third acre and contains over 300 plants. Located at the Green Briar Nature Center, the property is owned by the Thornton W. Burgess Society, a non-profit educational organization. The $5 fee helps to support maintenance of this special garden. Advance registration is not necessary.
Each Tuesday morning at 10:00am in June, July and August enjoy an informal guided tour of the award-winning Wildflower Garden at the Green Briar Nature Center in East Sandwich. There are over 300 plants in the one-third acre that comprises the garden, which consists naturally of three zones: shaded hillside, wetlands and sunny meadow. All plants were chosen to ensure color and interest throughout the growing season. This is a drop in program, and advance registration is not required. The fee is $5 for non-members, $3 for members.
Eat local fish this summer with Pier to Plate!
“If it’s Pier to Plate, you know it’s Cape caught.”
✔ Local ✔ Sustainable ✔ Delicious
On Memorial Day weekend, the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance launched an exciting new program, Pier to Plate, to create demand for lesser-known seafood. A small group of area restaurants, a fish market and a catering company will serve locally-caught dogfish and skate to their customers throughout the summer. A full list of participants is available at www.piertoplate.org.
Two new Special Exhibits will open the Museum's summer season this year on May 26.Chatham in the Military: As our Nation emerged into a United States, wars shaped not only the boundaries of territories but the spirit and culture of who we are today. Chatham, like many small early colonial towns in our country, lost many men who fought for "freedom and justice" through time.
Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Season! May 5-June 11, 2017: Open Weekends, Friday-Sunday 11AM -8PM Hyannis “HyArts” Artist Shanties, 180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 508-862-4990
Browse among the seven colorful shanties featuring local artists who work and sell their wares right from their “seaside studios”. Artwork varies and includes painting, jewelry, sculpture, glass, ceramics, mariner knot work, wood carving, and much more! Artists change weekly. FREE family entertainment Thursdays-Saturday evenings, July/August. Shanties are open every day from June 12 through October 9.
Heritage opens its season (April 15-October 9) with a special exhibit, "Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views," featuring works by Paul Resika, April Gornik, Jim Holland, and 44 other premier American contemporary landscape painters. The artists use the traditional genre of landscape painting in compelling new ways, addressing contemporary issues of land use, nature appreciation, and ecology through their paintings of the American environment.
Each Saturday morning throughout the year families are invited to drop in and enjoy a lively tale of Peter Rabbit and friends from the stories of Thornton W. Burgess. After the story, meet one of the nature center's resident animals. This program is suitabe for families with children ages 2 and up. The fee is $2 per person, and advance registration is not required.
Cape Cod Art Association proudly presents The National 2017 Fine Art Exhibit. This annual open juried exhibit embraces the talent from across the United States and is always of CCAA's biggest and most prestigious exhibits of the year. Visit CCAA from July 10-August 13 to view the beautiful artwork in this exhibit.