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Weekend Outlook

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Sunday is Father’s Day, and there are plenty of activities for dads, and for the whole family, to enjoy.

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It is Memorial Day weekend, and there are a variety of events to mark the holiday, particularly parades and services on Monday. Here's your rundown.

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You may think of rubber ducks as baby’s toys in the bathtub, but a big flock of them are going to get into the Bass River Saturday for a good cause.

What's happening this weekend? All Things Considered guest host Travis Bubenik speaks with Kathi Scrizzi-Driscoll of the Cape Cod Times about some of the great things to see and do in our region this weekend.

For example, there's a program happening at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster that draws some links between pollution and frogs. And on Nantucket, it's the 42nd annual Daffodil Festival.


From storytelling to studying sea creatures to learning about antiques, there's plenty to do this weekend.

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For the first weekend of April there are events to get you outdoors, as well as stage antics to make you laugh. Here's a round-up.

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Hunting for eggs is a tradition for many families around Easter. This weekend there are more than a dozen places on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard to go looking for eggs, and, in some places, the Easter Bunny. Here's a listing.

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There's no such thing as a quiet weekend around the Cape and Islands.  Here are a handful of great choices for getting out, including films, music, food, and even science. 

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This is the weekend for the Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Parade in Yarmouth. It's the winter's biggest event by the numbers, drawing 40,000 spectators, with almost 400 expected to march.

Oscar night hoopla highlights the Weekend Outlook. There's also an animated shorts festival in Wellfleet, and a new theatrical adaption of the Diary of Anne Frank.

Many music and arts events are planned around the celebration of Valentine's this weekend, so grab a sweetheart and head out to enjoy the holiday that's all about love and caring. 

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We’ve had a relatively mild winter, but there are still a few events this weekend geared toward ignoring the cold weather.


Some unusual things are happening in the Cape Cod theater world this weekend—two related to opera, and one big challenge for writers, actors and directors.

Chatham Chamber of Commerce

Find out how meals were prepared in the 18th and early 19th century on Saturday, when the Caleb Nickerson House, in Chatham, opens its unusual beehive oven for baking. You can even bring a  prepared recipe to bake.

Cotuit Center for the Arts

The work of dozens of Cape artists will be on display in the mid-Cape area at two art exhibits that open this weekend, one at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in Yarmouth, and the other at the Cotuit Center for the Arts.