Heritage Museums & Gardens is the largest public garden in Southern New England. It is located on 100 acres of magnificent grounds and trails on the banks of Shawme Pond in Historic Sandwich. Heritage holds a significant collection of specialty gardens and water features. Hidden Hollow™, an interactive family-friendly area, allows for play and exploration of the natural world. Heritage also has three gallery buildings housing automobiles, American folk art, historical artifacts, a vintage carousel, and special exhibitions.
From historic Sandwich to the artists’ colony in Provincetown, every town and village on Cape Cod has artists’ studios, music festivals, galleries and craft shops to enjoy. The Cape has over 83 museums to explore, including the Cape Cod Museum of Art and Heritage Museums & Gardens. There are outdoor concert and the world-class Cape Symphony. Theaters abound, including the Cape Playhouse, America’s oldest professional summer theater. Historic attractions are plentiful, from the JFK Hyannis Museum to Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown.
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From Cochrane and Traynor to Munson and Fisk, from Garciaparra and Erstad to Varitek and Helton, the Cape League has proven a breeding ground for top Major League talent since the turn of the century. Suffice it to say, the CCBL will once again prove it is the place where "tomorrow's stars shine tonight."
The Falmouth Art Center, home of the Falmouth Artists Guild, is dedicated to the visual arts, providing educational and exhibition opportunities on a year-round basis. We welcome students of all ages and abilities and all those who enjoy and appreciate art. We offer a full roster of classes and workshops. Come see the beautiful artwork in our two galleries which are open to the public. There is always artwork available for purchase!
The Barnstable County Fair has been an annual summer tradition on Cape Cod since 1844. There are animal shows, 4-H demonstrations, petting zoos, horticulture displays, rides, games, live music, arts & crafts, food and commercial vendors with various arts and crafts for sale. The Fair features the best in wholesome family fun and entertainment. More than 85,000 people attend each year! The Barnstable County Fair is a great place to get up close and personal with the farm animals, enjoy a world of fun foods and the thrill of Rockwell Amusements Midway rides.
Wellfleet Cinemas was built in 1986 and is independently owned and operated. All four screens all equipped with Dolby Digital EX. and JBL Speakers. We now have Dolby Digital EX installed on all screens. Some customers have asked why most of the sound does not come out of the surround speakers. As you can see on the Dolby web site most of the sound is destined for the Left Front, Center Front, and Right Front speakers behind our acoustically transparent screen, were the largest speakers are.
Free self guided walking tour. The Kennedy Legacy Trail, in the heart of the HyArts Cultural District, celebrates the significant role the Kennedy's played in shaping the history of Hyannis and Cape Cod. The 1.6 mile trail consists of 10 informational signs from Main Street to the harbor, including the JFK Memorial at Veteran's Beach. Visitors along the trail can retrieve additional information by accessing the QR code or dialing the number on each sign. Follow the white sail stencils on the sidewalks leading the way to each stop.
Founded in 1954, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History encourages and advances understanding of our natural environment through discovery and learning. The museum is set on 80-acres, abutted by 300 acres of town-owned conservation land. Two floors of exhibits feature the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, indigenous birds, and coastal change, and several an aquarium housing different species of crustaceans, mollusks, fish, frogs, turtles and snakes. Several displays are interactive and geared to children.
Plimoth Plantation - An American's Hometown adventure is just minutes away from Cape Cod and Boston. Plimoth Plantation offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. Today, Plimoth Plantation provides an engaging and experiential outdoor and indoor learning environment on its main campus and at the State Pier on Plymouth’s waterfront, and at the Plimoth Grist Mill on Town Brook.
Discover the magic of Martha's Vineyard! Located just 7 miles off the Massachusetts coastline, the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard is a world apart, offering a vacation ambience unlike any other. Explore the diversity of our six island towns, take long walks along our pristine shores, and step back in time to a more leisurely pace. Each season offers something different. We invite you to come and experience all the island of Martha's Vineyard has to offer.
The Community of Jesus is an ecumenical monastery in the Benedictine tradition. Join us for worship at the Church of the Transfiguration for the Daily Offices sung in Gregorian chant, for weekday or Sunday Eucharist, or for a time of private prayer and reflection. Docent led tours about the art and architecture of the Church are available every day except Wednesday. The Church tells the story of salvation in mosaics, frescos, bronze, glass, carved limestone and icons from Genesis to Revelation.