April 16-October 10

HERITAGE UNVEILS EXHIBIT OF MOVIE COSTUMES

Discover the glamour and artistry of cinematic couture at Heritage Museums & Gardens’ new exhibit “CUT! Costume and the Cinema.” Five centuries of fashion as interpreted by award-winning costume designers and worn by our favorite stars will be on display, along with props, movie clips, photos and memorabilia. Among the 43 costumes featured are Anjelica Huston’s Ever After gown and Kate Winslet’s dress from Finding Neverland. Heritage Museums and Gardens is located in Sandwich. Learn more at heritagemuseumsandgardens.org.


April 23

A TRIBUTE TO JAMES TAYLOR

Singing along is encouraged at Greg Johnson and Friends’ tribute to the life and music of James Taylor. The masterful singer/songwriter’s rich catalog of music provides the perfect background for a memorable evening at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in Yarmouth. The curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $20. For reservations, call 508-394-7100, or visit cultural-center.org.


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 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 ANNUAL 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.


April 30, May 1

SONGS ABOUT THE SEA

The Cape’s allure will always  be intertwined with the sea—and that’s what the Falmouth Chorale celebrateS in its spring concert. Join these talented singers on a voyage of song honoring life near the ocean. This concert is held at the John Wesley United Methodist Church in Falmouth on Saturday, April 30, at 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m. For ticket information, visit falmouthchorale.org.


May 1-May 31

CAPE COD MARITIME DAYS

Celebrate the Cape’s rich maritime history during the 23rd annual Cape Cod Maritime Days. The month-long celebration, hosted at venues across the Cape, includes lectures, boat-building exhibits, lighthouse and walking tours, and kayaking excursions as well as other maritime-themed activities. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, the Cape Cod Commission and Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. For more information, visit capecodmaritimedays.com, or call 508-362-3225.