Recreation & Activities

ArtWeek 2019 is going to be a hit!

By Julie Craven Wagner | April 16, 2019

Immerse yourself in the local arts scene during ArtWeek 2019 One of the best things about the Cape and Islands is the endless variety of artistic, cultural and creative events.…

Palm Springs is now just one flight away!

By Stefanie Celata | April 1, 2019

A West Coast Getaway Palm Springs is no longer just a jaunt for the Hollywood A-Listers, now East Coasters can easily soak up the California sun! With a direct flight…

Village LIFE: Barnstable

By Cape Cod Life Publications | March 14, 2019

One Town, Seven Villages The concept of villages versus towns is one that is a constant source of discussion in New England, but particularly on the Cape and Islands as…

The Fantastic Mr. & Mrs. Fox

By Allyson Plessner | December 10, 2018

A world of whimsy is brought to life in this Dennis home Many know the Fantastic Mr. Fox as a wily creature who lives underground with his family and a…

Harbor LIFE: Provincetown

By Bill O'Neill | November 15, 2018

 Expect the unexpected in this historic seaside escape We’ve all done it. Someone asks where on the Cape we live or visit, or maybe they want to know the…

Village LIFE: The Magic of Mashpee

By Blair Miller | November 15, 2018

A hidden treasure no more The true essence of any classic village is found at its center, or trademark downtown. In the dynamic hub of Mashpee, community spirit is on…

All Aboard to Snow Country

By Chris White | November 15, 2018

From New England to across the pond, Cape Cod Ski Club finds adventure and comradery on the slopes Photos courtesy of the Cape Cod Ski Club “Snow trains,” now legendary…

Keeping it Local

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 15, 2018

Customers have a choice of where and how to spend their hard-earned dollars. But local businesses are an investment in everyone’s future. As we embrace another holiday season here on…

Gunkholing: Celebrating Village LIFE

By Brian Shortsleeve | November 15, 2018

In the last issue of Cape Cod LIFE, we began our new series, “Village LIFE,” by focusing on the village of Dennis on Route 6A, also lovingly known as the…

Fall Awakening

By Elizabeth Hilfrank | October 3, 2018

This fall season, make the most of your yard and get your gardens in tip-top shape for the spring ahead Spring is typically the first season to come to mind…

Village LIFE: Dennis Village

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 13, 2018

“Village is a place where you can find peace, unity, strength, inspiration and most importantly a natural and beautiful life.” – Minahil urfan Where the Past is Present This is…

Harbor LIFE: Wellfleet

By Bill O'Neill | September 13, 2018

 Fresh seafood & fine art set this coastal community apart This is the fifth installment of a new series exploring the vibrant harbors across Cape Cod and the Islands…

September/October 2018 Events: Islands

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

October 17-21: MV Food & Wine Festival The 11th annual Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival is the perfect event to experience the local production of farm and fish on…

September/October 2018 Events: Lower Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

September 15-16: Harwich Cranberry Festival Set up on the fields of the Harwich Community Center, the Harwich Cranberry Festival will take place September 15-16. This festival is well-known for its…

September/October 2018 Events: Upper Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

September 15th: Cape Cod Canal Day, Bourne The Cape Cod Canal has always been a hotspot for activity. whether it’s biking, running, rollerblading, or relaxing. Taking place at Buzzards Bay Park,…

September/October 2018 Events: Outer Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

October 13-14: Wellfleet OysterFest The Wellfleet OysterFest, in its 18th year, has returned for another weekend of food, drink and entertainment. During the two-day festival, families can enjoy arts and…

Yarmouth Seaside Festival

September/October 2018 Events: Mid Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

October 6-8: Yarmouth Seaside Festival Spending summer on the Cape is a no-brainer, but you may not have considered attending events on Cape Cod for Columbus Day weekend. The Yarmouth…

Foliage, Family & Fun: Cape & Islands festivals you won’t want to miss this fall

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

The end of summer does not mean the end of good times on the Cape and Islands. All throughout Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket there are festivals and events…