There is always something happening on Cape Cod. From holiday celebrations to unique festivals and celebrations, Cape Cod is full of excitement. Of course, the beautiful sights and surroundings on the Cape only enhance the experience of Cape Cod events. The beautiful shoreline looks even more incredible when taking in a fireworks display, and it makes the perfect backdrop for almost every kind of event in Cape Cod. Why not join the friendly locals in celebrating holidays and events in Cape Cod? Below, you will find events on Cape Cod that are sure to be a thrill for you and your family on vacation.

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The Museum of Natural History in Cape Cod Presents Tuesday Tweets

binoculars-100590_640Cape Cod is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors. They have numerous trails and historic walks through sleepy towns that will be sure to entertain any outdoor and nature lover. One location that strives to provide the best nature and outdoor excursions is the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. This museum holds a plethora of different events, but one of the more popular ones is Tuesday Tweets.

Tuesday Tweets

This event allows guests to join the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History for an hour walk along trails to discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Birding is when a person or group of people venture out into the outdoors to observe birds in their habitat. With Tuesday Tweets from the Natural History Museum in Cape Cod, guests are able to enjoy an expert led birding adventure.

Whether you are a beginner or an expert, Tuesday Tweets is built for you. Bring your binoculars, wear appropriate trail footwear, and come prepared to watch, study, and enjoy our feathered friends that call Cape Cod their home.


Tuesday Tweets runs Tuesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 and costs only $4 to attend. The group meets at the Museum of Natural History Cape Cod and leaves for the various trails on time. If you wish to attend, make sure that you check weather conditions prior to your trip. Tuesday Tweets only runs in the absence of rain, so make sure you do your research. Enjoy Cape Cod’s feathered friends on this amazing trip offered by the Cape Cod Natural History Museum.

Plymouth Farmer’s Market


The Plymouth Farmers’ Market is a wonderful place to get all sorts of fresh, local, and seasonal products all year-round. The Market offers produce, cheese, meats, and even some prepared foods—all of which are locally sourced. The Market’s goal is to draw attention to the area’s agricultural diversity, as well as to sustain the local food economy. Additionally, it promotes food literacy by educating the public about the seasonal availability of produce and how to prepare health, locally grown meals.

The Culinary Insights program, which is an important part of the Market, spotlights local chefs, food educators, vendors, and health and wellness professionals who demonstrate their talents in the kitchen. In addition to all the educational efforts, the Market is also a wonderful social experience that builds the community through the celebration of the local and seasonal foods found in historic Plymouth. The Plymouth Farmers’ Market also features local musicians during its outdoor seasons. These performances are a wonderful way to browse produce and more, while listening to some of the best local musicians.

Visit This Seasonal Event

There are two seasons of the Farmers Market: The indoor season and the outdoor season. The outdoor season is held each Thursday from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. June through October. The Indoor Season is held the second Thursday of each month, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. November through May. The Market is located at the Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Avenue in Plymouth. If you want more information, ask one of us at New England Vacation Rentals!

Critter Capers at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

7644676386_0ce92bc787_oThe Green Briar Nature Center is located in a quiet space in Cape Cod and offers calm, peace, and beauty. You can come out an enjoy the many interpreted nature trails and a gorgeous wild flower garden. There are programs for both adults and children, along with many workshops, including jam making.

Check out the Green Briar Nature Center for an educational half-hour visit with a naturalist and one of the residents. Discover the life cycles, habitats, and natural habits of these animals. It’s a great activity for kids 2 ½ and older!

About Green Briar Nature Center

Where: Green Briar Nature Center
When: Fridays, 10:30 a.m.
Admission: Members: Free, Non-members: $2/person

Get Jammin’ at the Jam Kitchen

Join in the fun at the historic 1903 Green Briar Jam Kitchen and make your own batch of something sweet, either for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials are provided during the workshops and participants will be able take home four to six (6 oz.) jars.

Family Jam Workshops (Children 6 and older)
Workshops are held on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45
Fee includes one adult and one child.

Adult Jam Workshops
Adult jam workshops are held on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Advanced, paid registration is required for all workshops. Please call 508-888-6870 for registration and more information.