Cape & Islands fieldtrips: March through June
Through September 1
CAPE COD MUSEUM OF ART CELEBRATES 35 YEARS!
In 2016, the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis celebrates its 35th anniversary. The museum is hosting exhibits and events during the year, including a national juried exhibition, the Annual Gala & Art Auction, and a fashion show. For more information, visit ccmoa.org.
WINE AND MUSIC WEDNESDAYS
‘Wine and Music Wednesday’ is an open house held on the third Wednesday of every month in the gallery of the Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit. Enjoy wine tasting and live music for just $10 ($5 for members) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit artsonthecape.org.
Through April 14
FOOD ON FILM SERIES
A fresh take on dinner and a movie, the Wellfleet Preservation Hall and Lola’s Local Food Lab have partnered for a fourth year to host “Food on Film.” Attendees take in a thought-provoking feature film while noshing on a small plate dinner inspired by the movie. This year’s theme is “Table Manners: Recipes for Polite Society.” The series is held on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. The film on March 31 is I am Love; and on April 14, Metropolitan. For tickets, visit wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Saturdays through April 30
Learn how to make all kinds of jam delights, including apple pie jam, cherry apricot jam, strawberry rhubarb jam, and more on Saturday mornings, through April 30, in the historic 1903 Jam Kitchen, operated by the Thornton Burgess Society in East Sandwich. The Saturday morning classes are for adults from 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Children’s classes and other workshops are available on other days.) Each class is $45 ($35 for members), and participants can bring home four to six (6 oz.) jars of their own preserves. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 508-888-6870, or go to thorntonburgess.org.
GARDEN EXPO IN HARWICH
Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, 351 Pleasant Lake Avenue in Harwich, hosts the 2016 Lower Cape Home & Garden Expo Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hosted jointly by five Cape Cod chambers of commerce, the event features vendors offering a wide variety of home and garden products and services. Best of all—admission is free! Learn more at harwichcc.com, or call 508-430-1165.
April 23, 30
FALMOUTH HOSTS “DAFFODIL DAYS”
A vista of thousands of blooming daffodils is an incredible sight to see at the six-acre Spohr Gardens in Falmouth—especially after a long winter. Bring the family to explore the beautiful grounds of the property and celebrate the arrival of spring. Events are scheduled on both Saturdays, April 23 and 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bonus: enter a raffle for a chance to win a daffodil quilt! For information, visit spohrgardens.org.
April 29-May 1
NANTUCKET’S DAFFODIL FESTIVAL
As the winter chill leaves Nantucket, millions of yellow, orange, white and pink daffodils spring from the island earth. The flowers’ return is celebrated at the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Daffodil Festival with garden shows, picnics, pageants, and parades. The annual antique car parade at the festival features more than 100 daffodil-adorned vintage cars. For more information, visit nantucketchamber.org, or call 508-288-1700.