This month's Cape Cod events calendar features the annual Boat Builders' Show, Hyannis Marathon weekend, and nature explorations in the great outdoors. Welcome reminders that springtime is just around the corner!
For February school vacation week, special kid-oriented events are hosted all over Cape Cod.
From beach walks and bird watching programs, to specially planned activities at Cape Cod resorts, there's plenty of fun things for the whole family to do on Cape Cod in February!
When: Beginning February 18, 2017
Where: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Rt. 6A, Brewster
Admission: Many events are free with admission (off-season admission $10/adult, $7/senior, ages 3-12 $5, under 3 free)
More Info: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History; (508) 896-3867
The Museum opens mid-month, just in time for school vacation week. Bring the young 'uns to learn about the animals that call the Cape their home. Other special February vacation events at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History include birdwatching, films, arts and crafts, nature walks, and interactive presentations.
Note: Reservations may be required for some special school vacation week events.
When: February 3-5, 2017, Friday 2-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis MA
Admission: $5/adult, 12 and under free, plenty of free parking
More Info: Cape Cod Marine Trades Association
For avid boaters, this is one of the first Cape Cod events of the year to remind us that boating season will be here before we know it.
Whether you're in the market for a new boat, or just like to ogle the newest and nicest watercraft to come on the market, you won't want to miss the 8th Annual Boat Builders' Show in Hyannis where more than 50 talented exhibitors showcase their custom and limited-production fiberglass and wooden creations.
When: February 18-19, 2017, Saturday at 3 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.
Where: Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 744 West Main Street, Hyannis
Admission: Adult tickets from $32, students from $16
More Info: Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra; Box Office (508) 362-1111
This month, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra salutes the hits of the late '50s and early '60s. Featuring the nationally acclaimed vocal group Five By Design, the CCSO will fill the concert hall with hits aplenty by popular artists of the era from Bobby Darrin to Frank Sinatra and more.
When: February 24-26, 2017
Where: Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis
Admission: Entry fees for participants; no charge for spectators
More Info: Hyannis Marathon
One of the premier Cape Cod events of the winter season, this weekend kicks off on Friday with a 5Km Fun Run. Saturday features the Hyannis Marathon Race Exposition. And Sunday brings the running of the Hyannis Marathon, the Half Marathon and the Marathon Team Relay & 10K Start. Renowned Boston Marathon winners Bill Rodgers and Jacqueline Hansen will be special guests for the Marathon weekend.
Important Note: The date, time, place, admission charges, etc. of the events on this page may be changed by the event sponsor at any time, without my knowledge. Please be sure to confirm all information directly with the sponsor before you make any plans!