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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center Opens for the Season

Friday, May 24, 2019
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, 847 Orleans Road, North Chatham

Opening for the 2019 season on May 24!  This museum tells the story of Guglielmo Marconi, whose company built the wireless maritime station, and how the station's Morse code operators were able to communicate with ships across the world even a hundred years ago.  During Cape Cod Maritime Days in May, exhibits are open from 1-4 pm Fridays, from 10:30 am-4:30 pm Saturday, and from 1-4 pm Sundays.  Visit the website for hours of operation starting in June!

Annual Figawi Race Weekend

Saturday, May 25, 2019 to Monday, May 27, 2019

A true harbinger of summer, the annual Figawi Race from Cape Cod to Nantucket  has earned widespread recognition, not only as a prestigious sailing event, but as one of New England’s best parties of the year. People from all over swarm the Island on Memorial Day weekend – decked out in Nantucket Reds and other nautical attire – to be part of the Figawi scene.

Spring Crocker Neck Walk

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Santuit Road, Cotuit

Join Prof. Gil Newton, ecologist and author, on an interpretive walk through the diverse ecosystems of the 97-acre Town-owned Conservation Area. Learn about salt marsh ecosystems and the flora and fauna that thrive here.  Optional purchase of Gil’s guide The Ecology of a Salt Marsh: A Tour of Crocker Neck ($12) benefits BLT.