Weekend Outlook


Wondering what to do this weekend? Every Wednesday during All Things Considered, Steve Junker speaks with the editors of Cape Week about events happening on Cape Cod and the Islands. 

You can hear this week's best bets here.

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Want to hone your Davy Crockett-style tracking skills? Head to Harwich this Saturday, where the Harwich Conservation Trust presents naturalist and tracking instructor Todd Kelley for a workshop on how to identify wildlife and their tracks by interpreting the clues they leave behind.

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Dog-lovers should to head to the Cape Cod Fairgrounds this weekend, as more than 900 dogs of many breeds compete in the annual Cranberry Cluster All-Breed Dog Shows.

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This weekend may be what many people consider the unofficial end of summer, but there is plenty going on both this weekend and on into the fall. Here's a preview.

A different kind of food buffet takes place at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds in Falmouth on Saturday, as more than 25 food trucks roll into town.

Edward Gorey House

Fans of author and illustrator Edward Gorey can introduce a new generation to his work with an unusual children’s celebration Saturday at the Edward Gorey House in Yarmouth Port.

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As we arrive at what many consider the midway point of summer, there is no shortage of great activities to get out and enjoy.

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Hydrangea bushes are blooming this time of year. They’re blue, they’re pink, they’re purple, they’re white – and, they’re finally getting their own festival.

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July Fourth is the biggest party of the summer. With the holiday on a Saturday, that’s going to be the big day for parades and fireworks. Here's a guide to what's happening around the area.

So maybe having great white sharks off the beach isn't ideal for a tourist destination. But then again... maybe it can be a good thing. The fascination for sharks is celebrated this Saturday in Chatham with an all-day Finomenal Fest that's part education, part fun.