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. 

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April springs forth with events across Cape Cod and the Islands. Here's a roundup of things to do and places to go, including the seasonal re-opening of Highfield Hall in Falmouth. Harwich Junior High presents the area premiere of the musical "Freckleface Strawberry." In Hyannis, a dance marathon is raising funds for cancer research.

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No need to hunt far for Easter egg hunts and other great activities this weekend. We have a rundown of things to do, including a couple of egg hunts on the Cape and one on Martha's Vineyard. Also this weekend, the exhibition Mutual Muses pairs poets and visual artists.

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There's plenty to do this weekend. The Chatham Chorale presents a “Celtic Invasion,” which includes St.

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Let the mighty winds blow! There are still great events to get out for this weekend, including the Cape Cod St. Patrick's Parade, two fine nights of music at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, and a Natural History Conference is happening at 4Cs, open to the public and natural history professionals.

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Plenty of fun events to explore this weekend. At CCCC there's a Multicultural Festival that includes "immersion rooms" of different cultures.  "The Mumberly Inheritance" is an old-time melodramatic theater production offered by the Chatham Drama Guild. The Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra holds it's Soloist Competition, rescheduled because of Blizzard 2013. And an art exhibit at Sandwich Glass Museum offers portraits from the Sandwich Historical Society of people who lived in town during the 19th century.

Lots to do this weekend on the Cape and Islands. Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll have a rundown of events. There's an Oscar watching party on Martha's Vineyard with a real Oscar you can hoist, and a concert of Oscar music with the Cape Cod Opera. The "King and I" is in production with a father-and-son angle. A Rogers and Hammerstein review features a notable harp. And Chinese-American dancers celebrate the Lunar New Year at Cape Cod Community College.

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Itching to get out this weekend?  Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll have a rundown of events happening this weekend. High School students are mounting a fundraiser concert called Shelter from the Storm, and at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, a new documentary premieres on the 1913 Armory Show that redefined modern art in America. Also, a couple of family theater shows are among the options for your school holiday week, and the Nantucket Film Festival is trying something new with a winter film series.

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So a little snow is headed our way... there's still a chance you'll be able to plow your way out to take in the Boatbuilders Show in Hyannis, or comedy at the Cape Codder, or enjoy great musicians gathered around the (fake) fireplace at the Cotuit Center for the Arts.  Steve Junker anbd Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll have the details for you in the Weekend Outlook!

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Looking for something great to do this weekend? Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi-Driscoll have a rundown of arts-and-culture events. Comedian Kelly MacFarland and others come to Hyannis for a fundraiser, and Provincetown Theater is hosting a festival in which plays get written and staged all in 24 hours! Also, the venerable Woods Hole Folk Music Society welcomes Bill Staines for the 41st time in 41 years! The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival gets underway next Tues, bringing more than 1000 students from all over New York and New England.

Also, consider Nantucket's marathon reading of Moby Dick, starting Saturday at 11am and ending midday on Sunday. And on Martha's Vineyard, at the Pit Stop in Oak Bluffs a trio of great musicians perform, including Dylan Foley, three-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion. 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi-Driscoll have a few suggestions for you. Wellfleet is hosting three days of events to commemorate the Matin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. After six years, Provincetown's Universal Theatre Festival is closing with big hurrah.  And singer Tedi Marsh performs at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, with special guests and new songs.

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