Visit the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster.
This place is truly a gem that should be discovered. Located on scenic and historic Route 6, the museum has something for the entire family. There are great exhibits, interesting programs, expansive hiking trails, and bird watching opportunities. Check out their website www.ccmnh.org for hours and programs as they do vary at this time of year.
The Payomet Performing Arts Center.
Over the summer The Payomet in Truro is an awesome venue to see a wide range of artists. Their home base sits atop a bluff overlooking the Outer Beaches and Atlantic Ocean. It is a beautiful location and on a clear day you may even see Great Britain. Currently, the Payomet uses alternative venues for their shows. This year Roger McGuinn of The Byrds will be playing on Saturday May 5 at The Tilden Arts Center on the campus of Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable. Lisa Fischer a well-known backup singer who was featured in the documentary “Twenty Feet From Stardom”. If you are a fan of classic rock you have heard Lisa sing opposite Mick Jagger on Gimme Shelter. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton will appear at Provincetown Town Hall on June 9. It is also worth the trip just to check out the venue. The first show under the tent this year will be The Wailers. Bob Marleys legendary backing band is slated to appear June 24th. The tent is located at 29 Old Dewline Road in North Truro.
The Cape is known for its active and vibrant arts community. Take time to visit some of the many Art Galleries. A few of our favorites are the Addison Art Gallery in Orleans, Gallery Antonia in Chatham, Sydenstricker Glass Galleries in Brewster, The Frying Pan Gallery and The Harmon Gallery in Wellfeet, Jobi Pottery and Gallery in Truro, and the Rice-Polak Gallery in Provincetown.
Visit both Nickerson State Park and The Cape Cod National Seashore
Nickerson State Park in Brewster and The Cape Cod National Seashore that runs along the coast from Eastham to Provincetown are great places to spend a full day exploring. There are plenty of hiking and biking trails, beaches to walk, ponds and salt marshes to discover. Springtime is a phenomenal time of year to enjoy natural beauty of Cape Cod as many species of birds and marine mammals migrate back to our area. Bring a camera and binoculars to enhance your viewing experience.
Attend a Local fair .
Our local communities have wonderful series events that promote and celebrate our history and heritage. Brewster in Bloom is 1 great family festival that runs over three days. From May 4-6 a schedule of concerts, performances, arts and antiques shows, a road race, and a parade highlight events that will please both children and Adults.
WES FEST is an annual children’s fair that supports the Wellfleet PTO. This year WES Fest will be held on Saturday May 26 from 10:00-3:00. Amusements, music, food, and fun are the order of the day at WES Fest. Held at Bakers Field on the waterfront in Wellfleet, this is awesome event at a beautiful location for a great cause.