Welcome to 2017 on Cape Cod! Looking at this month's events calendar, you'll see that it's a quiet time of year for fairs, festivals, and special events.
A Peaceful Winter Day on Cape Cod
But not to worry! We don't entirely "roll up the streets" around here during the off season. ;-)
January features a number of special events for Cape Cod locals and visitors to enjoy, both indoors and out.
On New Year's Day, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra kicks off 2017 with their annual extravaganza in Hyannis.
Later in the month, the Orchid Society brings its festive touch of color to chilly winter days.
And all month long, we outdoorsy types can get a much-needed fix of fresh salt air while strolling a deserted beach or joining in on a guided nature exploration.
When: January 1, 2016, 3 p.m.
Where: Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 744 West Main Street, Hyannis
Admission: Tickets from $32/adult
More Info: Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra
Begin 2017 on a rousing note with the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra's New Year's Day Party.
This year's extravaganza performance features a host of guest artists including Broadway star Marissa McGowan, renowned pianist Jeffrey Biegel, and the comedy of Dan Kamin.
Once again, CCSO starts the new year with a don't miss performance!
When: January 17, 2017, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. (weather permitting)
Where: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Rt. 6A, Brewster
Admission: $2 members, $4 non-members
More Info: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Birds, birds, and more birds! You'll be amazed to see how many of our fine feathered friends hang out on Cape Cod in the wintertime.
Dress for the weather, bring your binocs, and join Gretchen the Bird Nerd for a birdwatching walk on the grounds of Cape Cod museum of Natural History.
When: January 28-29, 2017, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis
More Info: CAOIS
Imagine being surrounded by thousands of colorful orchids in full bloom. What better way to brighten up a winter day? The Cape & Islands Orchid Society's show features vendors from near and far with displays that'll have you dreaming of a greenhouse of your own!
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