The choices are vast and varied this weekend: taste some great chili, cool off with a mint julep, view local art, and listen to a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Here's your Weekend Outlook.
Saturday is May 5, which is Cinco de Mayo in Mexico, and there are two annual events that are taking advantage of that holiday. The first one is in Oak Bluffs. It's the Martha's Vineyard Big Chili Contest.
Then two celebrations combine in Cotuit at the 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Gala: Cinco de Derby.
There will be an opening reception for a few different art exhibits on Friday evening at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, including for one group that is celebrating a big anniversary, the Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club.