Here’s hoping you all had a great Labor Day weekend! Well, things are going back to their old autumnal paces what with school starting up once again. An as we look to the weekend, there is still a lot to do on Cape Cod. Here are some things to do as you get ready for the weekend:
The Cape Cod Kidz What to do on the Weekend Guide by Christine Chapman
On Friday, September 7, 2012:
Highland Cape Cod Lighthouse Tour 10:00 AM- 05:30 PM If you’re a lighthouse fanatic, or just enjoy learning a bit about lighthouses on a beautiful day, Check out the Highland Lighthouse in North Truro.
Critter Capers is an old favorite. Head out at 10:30 AM to hear about some wonderful critter! The Green Briar Nature Center in East Sandwich is a great place for the whole family!
Lap Sit Story Time 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. This is a great introduction to literacy for the little ones. At the Brewster Ladies' Library in Brewster.
Tidal Flat Explorations 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM. I love the great variety of wonderfully hands-on and educational programming at the Wildlife sanctuaries in Cummaquid and Wellfleet. This sounds like a wonderful experience for the whole family. Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary in Cummaquid.
Spaghetti Supper 6:00 PM. Community building over spaghetti! The first Friday of every month…spaghetti supper! The Congregational Church of South Dennis in South Dennis.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Bird Banding Demonstrations with Sue Finnegan 8:30 AM- 10:00 AM. This is always a really popular event. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History always has great programming that appeals to children and adults alike! The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is in Brewster.
Kayak Trip 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Sounds awesome. At the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary in South Wellfleet.
Train Rides from Historical Train Station 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. A favorite for the boys but the girls enjoy train rides too! West Barnstable Train Station in West Barnstable.
Highland Cape Cod Lighthouse Tour 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM. I love to get out to see lighthouses. I can’t wait to get out to see this one again! Highland Lighthouse in North Truro.
Paddle for the Bays - Family Day 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. I love beautiful beaches in the late summer…especially after Labor Day! Dowses Beach in Osterville.
Cape Cod Symphony Youth Orchestra Auditions 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM. For budding musicians wanting to take their commitment to music to the next level: Cape Cod Conservatory of Music and Arts in West Barnstable.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Mermaid Princess Tea Party 9:00 AM. This sounds like a blast, and I wish we could make it to what sounds like every mermaid princess’s most cherished memory!!! At The Flying Bridge Restaurant in Falmouth!
Highland Cape Cod Lighthouse Tour 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM. What better day to visit a lighthouse than on a Sunday…late afternoon, before closing…Highland Lighthouse in North Truro.
And there you have it! Another weekend coming up and lots of choices. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying some quiet time hiking, biking or doing yard work! Have a great weekend, and don’t forget to breathe and appreciate all that you have…and how crazy September feels as our lives shift from summer into fall.
Be kind to yourselves, and enjoy the weekend!