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Ripe with Activity: A Preview of Autumn Fairs and Harvests

Cape Cod Autumn Fairs, Festivals and Events...

Though famous worldwide as a haven for beachgoers and summer getaways, the attractions of the Cape do not wither after Labor Day. In fact, you could say many are just coming to life. In September and October, numerous events are scheduled across the peninsula where you can revel in the Cape’s bountiful local harvest. From pumpkins to scallops, cranberries to oysters, there’s something here for every discerning palate. Read more…

Hidden Gem

Hidden Hollow at Heritage Museums and Gardens helps children step away from day-to-day distractions and reconnect with the world outside.

Walking down the sloping path, the air fills with the sounds of children laughing and playing. A father smiles as he watches his daughters, dressed in butterfly wings and an owl costume from an overflowing costume box, examine the small blooms of a new blueberry bush and a planter box filled with carnivorous plants. On a sunny summer day, energy and enthusiasm resonate throughout the grounds of Heritage Museums and Gardens—and emanate from the families and children exploring Hidden Hollow.

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For decades, visitors from all over the world have visited Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich to see 100 acres of famous gardens, explore beautiful outdoor spaces, and enjoy treasures in three unique Americana museums. Three years ago, Heritage added a new attraction: Hidden Hollow, a place where families can escape the ever-growing technological influences of today and experience the beauty of Cape Cod’s landscape. With innovative activities, interesting exhibits, and a schedule of monthly planned events and classes, Hidden Hollow sees well over 50,000 visitors every year. Read more…