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6 Fun Things to Do in Yarmouth for Valentine’s Day

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1. Father Daughter Dance
Daughters and Fathers (or uncles/grandfathers) come together for a night of dancing, pizza, refreshments, and fun. For more information, click here!

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2. Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Parade Fundraiser
Celebrate Valentine’s weekend at the Cape Cod Irish Village in South Yarmouth with live entertainment from Stage Door Canteen and Studio 2 Beatles Tribute Band. For more information, click here.

Valentine's Fundrasier

3. Jimmy Fund and Wounded Warriors Fundraiser
Saturday, February 13, 2016 join us for a night of music and fundraising where the Annual Fundraiser at Giardinos on Rt. 28 is held with proceeds being split between The Jimmy Fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Research and The Wounded Warfighters Group, of Cape Cod Veterans Inc. Click here for more information.

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4. Community Soup Sampler
Join us for an all you-can-eat buffet of members’ delicious homemade soups, stews, chowders, and Pastor Chuck’s famous chili.  Included will be rolls, breads, beverages, and a second buffet of homemade desserts. Reservations are not necessary but recommended by calling the church at 508-775-0891. Starts at 5:15 pm. Click here for more information.

Eat Drink Valentine's Day

5. Pop Up Class with Chef Austin
Take it easy and celebrate early with this flavor-packed menu of French treats. Cook your meal and then enjoy with accompanying wine and a Chocolate Opera Cake for dessert all while dining in our new Owl Hall!
Tickets are $65, to register call 508-394-7100. More information, click here.

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6. Cape Cod Family and Film Youth Festival
Celebrate cinema with films for children, families, and film lovers of any age.
 Film programs available on Sunday February 14th and Monday February 15th. For more information, click here.

 

Conservation Areas

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Photo by William DeSousa

Bud Carter Conservation Area
The trail with the highest point in Yarmouth is situated on what is known as the Sandwich Moraine, a significant glacial feature left over from the last ice age of 20,000 years ago. The area boasts of two scenic vistas. Many side trails and loops occur within this 300 acre land tract.

Callery-Darling Conservation Area
This trail is located north of Route 6A and stretches from Homers Dock Road to the salt marshes west of Center Street. The area displays great ecological diversity in various stages of vegetative succession. Soil are rich and deep with organics, indicating an aggressive farming history. Abandoned cranberry bogs and ancient salt water bogs are present with original dikes intact. The Bass Hole Boardwalk is one of the more popular attractions within the area.

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Photo by William DeSousa

Crab Creek Conservation Area
The trail winds its way along the shore of Crab Creek. This area has long been a favorite for crabbing enthusiasts with its abundance of blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Blue crabs measuring five (5) inches from point to point may be taken without permit. However, a state permit is required when using traps or pots.

Dennis Pond Conservation Area
The main trail is approximately 3,285 feet long and winds its way through a variety of woodland communities. There is also a side trail which follows closely along the shoreline and rejoins the main trail later.

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Photo by William DeSousa

Horse Pond Conservation Area
These trails are located within a 400 acre tract of town owned land. The main trail occurs along the northern perimeters of Horse Pond with spurs, loops, and connectors to other trail systems.

Meadowbrook Conservation Area
This area consists of brackish marsh, salt marsh, and relic Atlantic white cedar swamp fronting on Swan Pond. A 310 foot boardwalk leads from the parking area to the north shore of Swan Pond.

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Photo by William DeSousa

Raymond J. Syrjala Conservation Area
This  area is 15 acres in size with a trail approximately 3,500 feet in length and forms a loop that passes through a rather wet environment. A man-made reservoir to the east of the trail was created to store water for the now abandoned cranberry bogs.

Sandy Pond Conservation Area
Sandy Pond is approximately 12 acres in area and presents itself as a classic “kettle” pond with steep slopes and a depth of 35 feet. A nature trail leads around the entire pond and connects to other trails to the north, west, and east.

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Photo by William DeSousa

Thacher Show Conservation Area
This area consists mostly of salt march with a short trail through a wooded thicket. The marsh end of the trail boasts commanding scenic views of the salt marshes and island thickets. The Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown can be seen to the north on an exceptionally clear day.

 

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