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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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. 

Cape Cod Chamber

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.