What’s Happening on Cape This Weekend

Mother Nature seems to be giving us a bonus on the great weather this weekend! Take advantage of the warm sunny days and make plans to get outside! Not sure what to do or where to go? Here are some of our top picks for this weekend!

Cape Cod Harvest Festival, Sat, 9/28 & Sun, 9/29, Cape Cod Fairgrounds

Celebrate Autumn with a fun day for the family, Apple cider donuts, crafters, a beer and wine garden, farm animals, rides for the kids, a farmers market and more. Plus a brand new Autumn maze! Adults $7, kids 6 and over $3. Kids under 6 get in free.


Canal Clean-Up, Sat, 9/28, 9 AM, Sandwich Recreation Area

Join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Rangers to clean up the south side (Cape side) of the Cape Cod Canal. They’ll supply bags, gloves and grabbers. Meet at the Sandwich Recreation Area. 99 Freezer Road in Sandwich. Search for “Canal Clean Up” on Facebook for updates on the event. There are more events going on at beaches across the Cape for Nat’l Public Lands Day – find the list at sustainablepracticesltd.org.

13th Pumpkin Patch, Sat, 9/28, 9 AM, West Yarmouth Congregational Church

The first of two full trailer trucks of pumpkins and gourds will arrive at West Yarmouth Congregational Church Saturday to kick off the largest Halloween nonprofit pumpkin sale in the state. The patch will be open daily through Wednesday, October 31st. Sale hours will be 9 am to dusk except Sunday hours beginning at 11:30 after worship. Look for other Fall-themed items for sale, including homemade apple pies on 10/5 & 10/14.

Positively Different Soccer Clinic, Sun, 9/29, 10 AM, Barnstable High School

This free skills clinic for kids aged 6-14 hosted by The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod will once again be led by Olympic Gold Medalist Kristine Lilly, along with players from the Barnstable High School Varsity Soccer Team. In addition to picking up new skills, participants will enjoy a Q&A with the players, photo opportunities, and the chance to get their gear autographed. All kids are required to wear proper soccer attire, and bring their own ball. Only 120 spaces available – register at thecooperativebankofcapecod.com.


Cape & Islands Police K9 Relief Fund 11th Annual Motorcycle Run – Sat, 9/28 AM, 9-11 AM

Funds raised will help to cover the veterinary costs of retired K-9’s from local police departments. The ride will make its way from Patriot Square in Dennis to McMillan Wharf in Ptown – register at capecodpolicek9.org.

Touch-A-Truck, Sat, 9/28, 11 AM, Harwich Community Center

Children of all ages will love the chance to see their favorite trucks up close! Kids are invited to climb up on and sit in the driver’s seat of some of their favorite trucks while they learn about the people who help protect and maintain our community. This event is FREE and will be held in the Community Center parking lot, rain or shine.

Family Fun Day, Sat, 9/28, 11 AM, Cape Abilities Farm

Build a scarecrow, make a corn silk doll, decorate a pumpkin, or do the farm scavenger hunt. There will be apple and cider tasting too. All the fun will move indoors if it’s raining. Admission is free. You pay only for some of the supplies, like pumpkins. Capeabilities.org

Doxie Day, Sat, 9/28, Noon, Barnstable Village (Main Street)

Join the Wiener Waddle and Waggin’ Parade, and cheer on your favorite doxie in the Doxie Dash. Think you have the longest dachshund or teeniest weenie? Enter contests to win prizes and bragging rights. Mingle and meet other doxies to benefit local animal organizations. ccdoxieday.com

Love Local Fest, September Edition, Sun, 9/29, 11 AM, Aselton Park, Hyannis

Come meet local makers + the small businesses that support them, enjoy local food, craft beverages, kids’ activities, music from local bands Sarah Swain & the Oh Boys (12pm) + CATIE FLYNN BAND (3pm) and beautiful views of Hyannis Harbor. lovelivelocal.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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