LOWER CAPE - Autumn Fairs, Festivals and Events…
Cape Cod Bird Festival | September 13–15
The Cape and Islands have gained a reputation as premium bird-watching destinations on the East Coast, and at the first-ever Cape Cod Bird Festival, avian enthusiasts can watch the wonders of fall migration. From the festival headquarters at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa in Hyannis, birdwatchers can sign up to take trips throughout the region to glimpse dozens of species, including songbirds, shorebirds, and pelagic birds. One of the highlights is Family Day at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, where guests of all ages can enjoy live owls, habitat explorations, bird banding demonstrations, and more. For more information, visit capecodbirdclub.org or call 508-364-7050..
Harwich Cranberry Arts and Music Festival | September 14–15
Cranberries are more than a fruit that we all know and love. The Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival takes place over two days in Brooks Park, featuring 100 craft vendors, food, and a music festival sponsored by WMOR/WFMR, featuring the Adam Ezra Group, Muckand the Mires, the Andrew Gillis Band, and others. Admission is free. Visit harwichcranberryfestival.org for the full schedule of cranberry-inspired festivities.
Fourth Annual Celebrate Our Waters Weekend | September 14–15
Fall in love with the pristine ponds, bays, and beaches of Orleans during the Celebrate Our Waters Weekend. Enjoy more than 50 water-centric events, like kayak or cat boat trips, a sandcastle building contest, or a relaxing bonfire on Nauset Beach. It’s a chance to put other things aside and take time to appreciate, and celebrate, the wonderful aquatic ecosystems that make up the stunning landscape of Cape Cod. For a full schedule of events and locations, visit orleanspondcoalition.org.