The Atwood House & Museum at 347 Stage Harbor Rd., Chatham, will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays beginning July 5 and continuing through Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come see our new exhibits: "Chatham in the Military" and "Windows into Time: Clothing and Artifacts." Admission is free to members; $10 for adults and $5 for children 8-18 years.
Our experienced naturalists lead you away from the crowds to discover the rich aquatic life and beauty of Cape Cod. We will experience some of the Cape’s most biodiverse waterways!Kayaks, paddles and life vests provided. Times vary
$43/MA Audugon members, $48/non-members
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an Adult
or register online:
Dive into marine science (not literally) with Mass Audubon Naturalists on a 2-hour boat cruise aboard Hy-Line's Sea Swan and discover creatures that live in Cape Cod waters!
Examine the contents of a plankton net to find crabs, worms and microsopic marine animals
Explore the contents of a dredge and a lobster trap to find spider crabs, whelks, bay scallops and even tiny sculpins!
Learn from Mass Audubon naturalists why Nantucket Sound and Lewis Bay are so full of life
Closely observe sharks, porgies and sometimes even black sea bass
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.
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.
The Yarmouth Art Guild will feature a new weekly outdoor summer art exhibit and sale which will take place on Wednesdays beginning June 28th at 11 am to 4 pm and run throughout the summer until Sept. 20th. The YAG artists will display original art, printed reproductions (both framed and unframed), ceramic tiles, cutting boards and greeting cards. Join us for this special new YAG adventure at the lovely well-known gift store. “Just Picked” and enjoy art and gifts that are unique and quite special!
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.