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.

Cape Cod Classics Car Club

Heading out this weekend? There's plenty happening across the Cape and Islands. Try these: In Mashpee, it's 3 days of fun around pirate activities for kids and grown-ups at the Pirate Palooza. The Cahoon Museum of Art in Cotuit hosts its 23 annual Great Brush-Off on Saturday, with an auction of artworks all created on that day. And vintage cars and motorcycles are coming to the Cape Cod Mall.

Library of Congress

Many fun choices if you're heading out this weekend. The 92nd annual Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow takes over the Barnstable County Fairgrounds from Friday through Sunday.

The weekend leading up July 4th has plenty to offer.

This is a great weekend for events and activities. On the Upper Cape, Arts Alive brings on more than 60 performances - great music, poetry, theater and more. In Yarmouth, the Summer Celebration includes giant sand sculptures and kite dancing. The Provincetown Film Festival brings Matt Dillon to town, along with a slew of great films.

Lots to do this weekend on Cape Cod and the Islands. At the Payomet Performing Arts Center in Truro, the Jumpin Jambalaya Jam brings music, dance and food on Saturday, with an afternoon program geared for children and evening events for adults. The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is sponsoring a three-day festival of music-related films and fun activities.

Ray Sterner

This weekend is busy with great events to explore. The Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis offers "Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence and Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic," featuring of 31 contemporary artists working in encaustic. Two Cape libraries team up to present "History Along Route 6A," a 10-day event.


Let the holiday weekend begin! Here's a sampling of what's happening: the 9th annual "Troops in the Spotlight - billed as the largest Memorial Day event in New England - starts Sunday morning at Kmart Plaza in Hyannis and goes for 24 hours. Summer concert season is getting started, and the Cape Cod Melody Tent is opening its box office with a line-up of acts from Buddy Guy to Lily Tomlin and more.

Provincetown Chamber of Commerce

There's plenty happening this weekend. In Chatham, a public art installation opens, giving kids and adults a way to enjoy the idea of sharks. Provincetown is busy with a Monumental Yard Sale and a celebration of TV. Cape Cod Maritime Days get going.

Lots of great events happening on the Cape and Islands this weekend. On the Outer Cape, the 2nd Cape Cod Women's Music Festival takes over Provincetown Town Hall, with headliners Dwight & Nicole. St.

Going out this weekend? Here's what's happening.