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Bourne Scallop Festival

September 18, 2015 by Beth Colt

Come and enjoy New England’s largest Scallop Festival under the Big Tents along the banks of the Cape Cod Canal. The Bourne Scallop Festival has a proud history in the community, attracts over 50,000 visitors from all over the world, and has been awarded Cape Cod Life Magazine’s “Best Festival Winner”. Families can enjoy non-stop entertainment, a midway of rides and games, and a professional Juried Arts & Crafts Show, featuring over 100 vendors. Enjoy our famous scallop and herb-roasted chicken dinners, plus a food court offering hamburgers, hot dogs, lobster rolls, chowder, salads, raw bar, strawberry shortcake, beer, wine and so much more! Open rain or shine!

Falmouth Farmers Market

August 27, 2015 by Beth Colt

Support the local farms of Cape Cod as well as bakery’s, bee keepers, and many other homegrown businesses every Thursday from 12-6pm at Marine Park by Falmouth Harbor.

Falmouth Farmers Market

August 20, 2015 by Beth Colt

Support the local farms of Cape Cod as well as bakery’s, bee keepers, and many other homegrown businesses every Thursday from 12-6pm at Marine Park by Falmouth Harbor .

Wine and Music Wednesday @ Cotuit Center for the Arts

July 15, 2015 by Beth Colt

Featuring The Familiars

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in the Cotuit Center for the Arts Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.

The first event was held in March of 2010 and it has become a very popular event at the Center. It’s the perfect way to end your day, start your evening or just join friends for a night out looking at terrific art. Tickets are just $10 or $5 for members and are only available at the door.

Join for a splendid selection of wines and live music!

Wayne Potash at Highfield Hall & Gardens

July 15, 2015 by Beth Colt

Meet on the lawn with your picnic at 5:00 pm, or enjoy snacks from our food vendors.  Parent’s Choice Award winner and family favorite singer-songwriter Wayne Potash is our featured performer for the evening.  There will be crafts and activities for children. Admission by free will donation.

For more information on Wayne Potash, visit his website at: Wayne Potash

Farm to Table Series: Salad Daze with Gustari Oils & Vinegars

July 15, 2015 by Beth Colt

Another summer of “Buy Local, Eat Local” and we will give you lots of ways to “Cook Local.”  Vendors from local markets and farms will supply the ingredients and we will work with these high quality products in order to help you put the best tasting and freshest dishes on your table at home.   Some artisans may join the classes to promote their products and answer any questions you might have.  Recipes and tastes are provided. Each class will feature a different theme.

Register early, menus TBD, register on-line or call, 508-495-1978, ext. 2.

Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival: Hydrangeas at Highfield

July 12, 2015 by Beth Colt

Highfield Hall & Gardens kicks off the Cape Cod Hydrangea FestivalJoan Harrison, author of Hydrangeas: Cape Cod and the Islands, will be offering a lecture on hydrangeas on Cape Cod as well as a book signing; Barbara Conolly will present a talk about how to grow hydrangeas and Terry Soares will introduce the newest hydrangea varieties.

Throughout the event: Prides Corner hydrangeas, including new varieties, will be available for purchase; members of  the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod will be painting en plein aire; Falmouth Garden Club  arrangements will be on display throughout the mansion; new hydrangea varieties will be on display around the gardens; light refreshments will be available.

Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast at Peg Noonan Park

July 8, 2015 by Beth Colt

Come watch family friendly movies projected over Peg Noonan Park each Wednesday, in the historic downtown Falmouth area.  Grab dinner and some ice cream, and sit back to relax in the festive main street atmosphere.  Chairs or blankets recommended. Begins at dusk.

Quicks Hole Music: Tamar Korn & A Kornicopia

July 7, 2015 by Beth Colt

Tamar is … well … a vocal genius. She becomes the music. She embodies the music. She channels the music. The music is putty in her hands. I am in awe of her lightness of being, and I deeply respect her ability to make me giggle. I’m fortunate to be alive in the age of Tamar. Each night will be completely different because Tamar’s art is completely intuitively in the moment. Tamar will be playing with Rob Adkins on bass (who was last in Woods Hole with Hetty Kate) and Craig Ventresco, an amazing West Coast honky tonk & trad jazz guitarist. Reserve here:July 7, July 8. Both shows at Quicks Hole Tavern, Woods Hole, 9:00 PM.

Falmouth Farmers Market

July 2, 2015 by Beth Colt

Support the local farms of Cape Cod as well as bakery’s, bee keepers, and many other homegrown businesses every Thursday from 12-6pm at Marine Park by Falmouth Harbor.

Jamaican Grill Night at Coonamessett Farm

July 1, 2015 by Beth Colt

Feast on a fine Jamaican buffet of locally produced food, in the Cape Cod night air, while listening to the upbeat sounds of steel drum music by Vernon.  Explore the beautiful grounds of Coonamessett Farm complete with Alpacas and countless rows of delicious veggies.

Wednesday Evenings through September 16th

5 – 8 pm

 

 MENU
 Salads

CF Caesar
Jamaican Tossed
Spanish Town Style Potato
Millie’s Cucumber
Tropical Fruit
Watermelon
Rasta  Pasta
Jalapeno Cornbread
One Down Soup 
 

Entree’s
Curried Goat
Seasoned Rice and Peas
Callaloo 
Fried Plantains
Festival Dumplings
Corn on the Cob

Batata  Pudding

From-the-grill:  Jerk Chicken and Pork with fresh fruit salsa

Iced Tea and Damian’s Elixir!
 
Farm Members: Adults, $21.95
Non-Farm Members: Adults, $24.95
Children 4 to 9 yrs old: $12.95
Children 3 yrs old or less: Free
All prices are subject to a 7% Mass meal

Falmouth Public Library Book Sale

June 29, 2015 by Beth Colt

Gather on the library lawn for the Capes largest book sale!

Summer’s Upon Us! Open House @ Highfield Hall

June 28, 2015 by Beth Colt

Come and enjoy a Fairy House Workshop, Cut Paper Demonstration and Workshop, Estate Tour, and Artist Reception for Cut Paper, Josh Dorman, Brian Randa and The Fairy Houses of Highfield Hall.

JAMAICAN GRILL NIGHTS AT COONAMESSETT FARM

June 24, 2015 by Beth Colt

Feast on a fine Jamaican buffet of locally produced food, in the Cape Cod night air, while listening to the upbeat sounds of steel drum music by Vernon.  Explore the beautiful grounds of Coonamessett Farm complete with Alpacas and countless rows of delicious veggies.

Wednesday Evenings through September 16th

5 – 8 pm

 

 MENU
 Salads

CF Caesar
Jamaican Tossed
Spanish Town Style Potato
Millie’s Cucumber
Tropical Fruit
Watermelon
Rasta  Pasta
Jalapeno Cornbread
One Down Soup 
 

Entree’s
Curried Goat
Seasoned Rice and Peas
Callaloo 
Fried Plantains
Festival Dumplings
Corn on the Cob

Batata  Pudding

From-the-grill:  Jerk Chicken and Pork with fresh fruit salsa

Iced Tea and Damian’s Elixir!
 
Farm Members: Adults, $21.95
Non-Farm Members: Adults, $24.95
Children 4 to 9 yrs old: $12.95
Children 3 yrs old or less: Free
All prices are subject to a 7% Mass meal tax

Quicks Hole music: Mona’s Hot 3

June 21, 2015 by Beth Colt

two nights of hot jazz, western swing, bluegrass, etc., with Dennis Lichtman (clarinet, mandolin, violin), Grant Gordy (guitar) & Jared Engel (bass, banjo). Dennis Lichtman, the band leader of Mona’s Hot Four, ground zero of NYC’s hot jazz explosion, has recently been on the road with Pokey LaFarge and Jim Kweskin among other greats. Grant Gordy sat in the guitar chair of the David Grisman Quintet for six years (original occupant, Tony Rice) – need I say more?. Bassist Jared Engel anchors Mona’s trad jazz jam on Tuesday, and he also holds Mona’s Monday night bluegrass jam together. Different shows each night. Reservations strongly advised: June 21. June 22. Both shows at Quicks Hole Tavern, Woods Hole, 9:00 PM.

Violinist Irina Muresanu @ Highfield Hall

June 21, 2015 by Beth Colt

Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike with her exciting, elegant and heartfelt performances of the classic, romantic and modern repertoire. The Los Angeles Times has written that her “musical luster, melting lyricism and colorful conception made Irina Muresanu’s performance especially admirable.” Muresanu and pianist Donald Enos, founder of the Meetinghouse Music Festival forty-two years, will perform music of Maurice Ravel and American composers Scott Joplin, Ned Rorem, William Bolcolm and Dan Welcher.

Reserve tickets online here

 

 

Falmouth Strawberry Festival

June 20, 2015 by Beth Colt

Indulge in the annual event filled with strawberry shortcake, lobster rolls and entertainment for all ages.  Events include face painting, a bounce house, childrens activities, arts and crafts vendors, and one of the best flea markets of the summer.  This is one of the top a don’t miss events of the year held on the St, Barnabas lawn on the Falmouth Village Green.

 

Falmouth Arts Alive Festival

June 19, 2015 by Beth Colt

Arts Alive is free 3-day celebration of the arts in Falmouth and the Upper Cape. This year it will be on Friday, June 19, 5 to 9pm; Saturday, June 20, 10am to 9pm; and Sunday, June 21, 11am to 5pm.

 

60 performances of Theater, Spoken Word, Dance and Music for all tastes – jazz, classical, folk and fiddle, show tunes.

 

Town Dance on Friday night, a Rock Fest Saturday Night.

 

More than 50 artisans and crafts people display and sell their wares.

 

All free and everyone welcome – rain or shine!

“Godspell” by the Woods Hole Theatre Company

June 18, 2015 by Beth Colt

The Woods Hole Theater Company will present the musical “Godspell” at the Woods Hole Community Hall

June 11-27, Thursday to Saturday, at 8:00 PM

Sunday June 21 at 2:00 PM

Reservations:  508-540-6525.

Quicks Hole Music: Howard Levy and Friends

June 15, 2015 by Beth Colt

Howard is, objectively speaking, the best diatonic harmonica player ever. And a piano monster. He co-founded Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Trio Globo, and a dozen other musical projects. There will be three Woods Hole shows. On June 15, Pianist, Sound Healer and Yoga Practitioner Meg Ruby will join Howard. On June 16, Howard will play with “Celloman” Eugene Friesen. On June 17, Howard will be backed by his son Miles Levy (drums) and Steve Bailey (bass), Chair of the Bass Department at Berklee School of Music. Reservations strongly advised for each show: June 15,June 16, June 17. All three shows at Quicks Hole Tavern, 9:00 PM.

“Godspell” by the Woods Hole Theatre Company

June 11, 2015 by Beth Colt

The Woods Hole Theater Company will present the musical “Godspell” at the Woods Hole Community Hall

June 11-27, Thursday to Saturday, at 8:00 PM

Sunday June 21 at 2:00 PM

Reservations:  508-540-6525.

Quick Hole Music Series: Roy Williams and the Human Hands

May 27, 2015 by Beth Colt

Gypsy jazz, Western swing and original compositions by Roy (guitar) with Alex Hargreaves (fiddle), Jeff Picker (bass) & Nick Anderson (percussion), four hard-swinging, incredibly talented, imaginative, up-and-coming instrumentalists.

May 25 is Western Swing Night and May 27 is Gypsy Jazz Night.  Make reservations and get the info on these amazing musicians:  Both nights at Quicks Hole Tavern, 9:00 PM.

Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26, 2015 by Beth Colt

The annual memorial day parade showcases local bands and businesses as they march to honor those that have served our country.  Down town Falmouth comes alive with food, fun and fantastic shopping.  This is a great event for all ages.

Quicks Hole Music Series: Roy Williams and The Human Hands

May 25, 2015 by Beth Colt

Gypsy jazz, Western swing and original compositions by Roy (guitar) with Alex Hargreaves (fiddle), Jeff Picker (bass) & Nick Anderson (percussion), four hard-swinging, incredibly talented, imaginative, up-and-coming instrumentalists.

May 25 is Western Swing Night and May 27 is Gypsy Jazz Night.  Make reservations and get the info on these amazing musicians:  Both nights at Quicks Hole Tavern, 9:00 PM.

 

Summer on Cape Cod, Woods Hole is Quintessential Cape Cod Village

June 9, 2014 by Beth Colt

Sunset summer Cape CodSummer on Cape Cod…the smell of fresh cut grass, the whoosh of the surf, a light breeze on hot skin, corn on the cob with butter, tender lobster meat melting in your mouth.  Cape Cod is the essence of summer, and Woods Hole is the quintessential place to enjoy it.

My summer started with a visit to Stoney Beach (an easy walk from the Woods Hole Inn) and my first swim away from the shore.  Looking back at the bay dotted with waterfront estates and sweeping lawns, I felt a release from the worries of winter.  I reflected on all the things I love about our little village — scientists walking around with lanyards, wooden boats bobbing on their moorings, the smell of charcoal from my neighbor’s yard, rabbits that tear around at dusk, twinkling lights of the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard reflecting on the harbor, sunset with music playing at Quicks Hole, warm popovers in the morning from Pie in the Sky, my favorite tea at Coffee Obsession, a cool pinot grigio on the dock of Landfall.

Last weekend, I put all the winter coats in the basement and dusted off the paddle board, the life preservers and my flip flops.  We moved the dinghy to the beach, and collected the Mirror (a tiny wooden sailing vessel popular here) for racing in Great Harbor with the Woods Hole Yacht Club.  I located last year’s stash of sun screen, my summer shorts and t-shirts, swimsuits and coveralls.

Oh summer, with your visitors galore and friends from faraway places.  We wait for you all year, then you are here and we wonder, can it really last through October?  Oh yes… in beautiful Woods Hole, the answer is yes.

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