What’s Happening on Cape Cod This Weekend

While some events may be impacted by Dorian, we are keeping our fingers crossed for good weather this weekend! Here are some of our top picks for events planned for this weekend. We strongly suggest keeping an eye on the weather and checking in with CapeCod.com for updates! 

Eastham’s Windmill Weekend is one of the biggest town events of the year.

Eastham Windmill Weekend, Fri, 9/6 – Sun, 9/8, Windmill Green

Three days of fun featuring a car show, kids’ games, bike raffle, live music and food! There’ll also be a parade, a sand art contest, and more. Easthamwindmillweekend.org


Cape Cod Sings!, Fri, 9/6, 7:30 PM, Cotuit Center for the Arts

This is an A Cappella Festival, featuring Centertonix, the Cape Cod Surftones, and the Cranberry Shores Chorus. Tickets are $20; artsonthecape.org.


Courtesy of audubon.org.

Cape Cod Wildlife Festival, Sat, 9/7, 10 AM, Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Celebrate Cape Cod wildlife at this fun, family-friendly festival hosted by the Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative. Music, food trucks, and lots of kids’ activities. FREE admission!


Harwich Cranberry Fest Beach Day, Sat, 9/7, 11-3, Red River Beach

This is a beach prelude to next weekend’s Cranberry Festival! Enjoy FREE games – fish pool, ring Toss, bowling, sand castles, races, tug-o-war, and more – and enjoy crafts, and a touch-a-truck. Rain date is Sunday. FREE – food will be available for purchase.


Seaside LeMans Kart Race, Sat, 9/7, Noon, Mashpee Commons

Opening ceremonies will kick off at noon, followed immediately by the 4-hour Formula One kart race and awards presentation. Race benefits local nonprofits. Come see CCB-Media in the pre-race at 9! More Info: https://seasidelemans.org/ 


Hydrangea Wreath Workshop, Sat, 9/7, 1 PM, Hyannis Country Garden

Bring in some freshly cut hydrangeas and the experts at Hyannis Country Garden will help you create a wreath that will dry and last into the winter. $40. Pre-register at hyanniscountrygarden.com.


Auditions, Dr. Dolittle, 9/7, 2-6 PM, Cotuit Center for the Arts Schoolhouse

Principals, and ensemble roles for men and women of all ages, as well as ensemble kids from 8 years old and up. Production dates are in November. Details at artsonthecape.org .

Barnstable Police BBQ and Cornhole Tournament, Sat, 9/7, 5-8 PM, Cape Cod Beer

The Barnstable Police Department is hosting this event in loving memory of Sergeant Jason Sturgis, who passed away suddenly back in July. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go directly to the Sturgis Family Fund. Tickets are as follows: $30 Entry into blind draw cornhole tournament (Top 2 teams win Cape Cod Beer/Sturgis Sweatshirts), $25 just to attend. The Cornhole Tournament will be run by Cape Cod Cornhole, and the first 140 attendees receive Cape Cod Beer/Sturgis Pint glass. Live Music and a cash BBQ and bar.

Cliff Walk for ALS Fundraiser, Sun, 9/8, 9 AM, DCR Scusset Beach Reservation

A day of fun and fundraising, featuring a 7-mile Walk along the Cape Cod Canal, followed by a BBQ, live music, and activities for the whole family. Raffles, prizes, games, tug-of-war, corn hole, face painting, and a playground for kids! Proceeds benefit the in-house patient programs of the A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation as well as research efforts. alsfamily.org


Harwich Hometown Parade, Sun, 9/8, 11:30 AM, Harwich Port

Harwich’s Hometown Parade kicks off Sunday at 11:30. Grand Marshall recently retired deputy Police chief Tom Gagnon leads the way with sand castles, doggie play care, a sixteen foot horseshoe crab, pirates of cape cod, ZUDY, Harwich Paint & Decorating, Monomoy Regional School Athletics, Cape Cod Tech, and your favorite port summer night bands and more…. Bring new colorful socks for “Cole’s Socks For Smiles” and help fill the DPW truck! More: www.Harwichcc.com 

About Cat Wilson

Cat Wilson is "That Girl" on Cape Country 104 – a Cape Cod native and longtime Cape radio personality. She is a passionate supporter of Military and Veteran causes on the Cape and also hosts local music spotlight program, “The Cheap Seats” on Ocean 104.7.

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