Founded in 1984, the Cahoon Museum of American Art preserves the art and home of Ralph and Martha Cahoon. The museum promotes appreciation of American art with a particular emphasis on the art of Cape Cod and the Northeast. The museum has a collection of folk paintings by the Cahoons as well as a . . . → Read More: Cahoon Museum of American Art – Cotuit, Massachusetts
The Truro Agricultural Fair is a fair to celebrate agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, and farming on Cape Cod. This old fashioned country fair started in 2009 and has been held every year since in the late summer. Attractions at the fair include:
A harvest market where farmers can sell directly to fair attendees Contests such . . . → Read More: Truro Agricultural Fair – Truro, Massachusetts
Every summer for over a decade the Payomet Performing Arts Center has been located in a large tent on a former Air Force base in North Truro. The center presents a mix of music, theater, film, readings, festivals, kids programs, and other events. Past performances have included the play Hopper’s Ghosts”, the Yiddish Theater . . . → Read More: Payomet Performing Arts Center – Truro, MA
A favorite activity for Cape Cod visitors when they tire of the beach it bike riding. The Cape has numerous bike trails for all levels of ability, from trails that are suitable for novice bikers and families to challenging off-road mountain biking trails. Following you will find lists of the paved and unpaved bike . . . → Read More: Cape Cod Bike Trails
The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) was founded in 1985. What was to have been a one-time event has grown into a quality professional theater organization with a national reputation. WHAT has delivered over 120 productions since 1985 including American, New England, and World Premiers. Past productions include: The Bald Soprano, The Blue Room, . . . → Read More: Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater – Wellfleet, Massachusetts
The Osterville Historical Museum preserves the history of the Village of Osterville. On the grounds of the Museum are the Cammett House (circa 1730), Captain Parker House (1824), Herbert F. Crosby Boat Shop (circa 1855), and a Jelly House (early 1900s).
Exhibits include period decorative arts, furniture, ceramics, and seven full-sized wooden boats.
In . . . → Read More: Osterville Historical Museum – Osterville, Massachusetts
The Grist Mill located on Stony Brook Road in Brewster, MA was built in 1873 on the foundation of a Fulling Mill that dated from 1665. The mill uses falling water from Stony Brook to turn the waterwheel that turns the millstones that grind corn. The museum’s upstairs has artifacts from Cape Code as . . . → Read More: Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum – Brewster, Massachusetts
The Zion Union Heritage Museum is an African-American and Cape Verdean museum located in Hyannis, MA. Its mission is to celebrate “the African-American and Cape Verdean population as well as other ethnic and demographic diversity of the Town of Barnstable and Cape Cod”.
Exhibits display artifacts from the arts, local history, politics, religions, sciences, . . . → Read More: Zion Union Heritage Museum – Hyannis, Massachusetts
The Coast Guard Heritage Museum in Barnstable opened in May of 2005. The museum preserves the history of the United States Coast Guard and its predecessor organizations such as the Revenue Marine Service, the Revenue Cutter Service, and the U.S. Life Saving Service on Cape Cod.
Exhibits include displays of:
The Coast Guard Service . . . → Read More: Coast Guard Heritage Museum – Barnstable, Massachusetts
The Cape Cod Museum of Art collects and exhibits works of art from artists that are associated with Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands. The Cape Cod Museum of Art offers:
Year-round art classes for both children and adults Seven galleries of collections and exhibitions A sculpture garden A film program featuring independent . . . → Read More: Cape Cod Museum of Art – Dennis, Massachusetts