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 An opportunity to hear from experts about an interesting and relevant topic at a venue just down the street from the Woods Hole Inn.MBL Falmouth Forum Lecture Series 2015-2016

September 18th, 2015 – April 1st, 2016.  Join us for a series of lectures, performances, and presentations brought to you by the MBL Associates held in the Lillie Auditorium at 7:30 PM. Lectures are free and open to the public.


12/04/15 “Brave Genius: Jacques Monod’s Adventure From the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize” – Sean B. Carroll, award-winning scientist, writer, educator and executive producer

03/04/16 “How To Build a Heart: Lessons From Man and Nature” – Duke Cameron, MD, Professor and Chief of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

04/01/16 “This Verse Business: One-Man Show about Poet Robert Frost” – Gordon Clapp, Emmy-winning actor

Date TBD “Life Lessons from Living in Space” – Sunita Williams, Captain, US Navy

For more information, please visit:

Lillie Auditorium located at 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole.  




Gardens Aglow

Gardens Aglow 2015

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from November 27th through December 27th, 2015 between 4:30 and 8:30pm join us for Gardens Aglow!  Heritage sparkles this holiday season featuring over nine miles of holiday lights throughout the gardens, a stunning model train exhibit in the Special Exhibitions Gallery with new features this year, and music and dance performances in the Automobile Gallery. St. Nick will hold court in the Model T. Other activities include holiday crafts, Hidden Hollow by moonlight, rides on the vintage carousel, and marshmallow roasting over outdoor fire pits. Stroll the gardens with family and friends, and enjoy Heritage in a whole new light.  Tickets are $15 for member adults, $5 for member children, $18 for non-member adults, $7 for non-member children. Children under two are free.  New this year! A selection of original Currier & Ives winter scenes lithographs on display in the Special Exhibitions Gallery.

Saturday, December 5th ONLY: Chip Koser of South Cape Ice Sculptures will create a four block ice sculpture that he will be demonstrating live from 4:30-8:30pm. The sculpture will feature holiday elves with carved out faces so that visitors can take photos with it.

Heritage Museums & Gardens located at 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA. 





Holidays at Highfield

Holidays at Highfield is open daily from November 27-December 6, Friday-Sunday 10 am – 4 pm, Monday-Thursday 12 – 4 pm.  This holiday season, Highfield takes you around the world! Designer/stylist Sandra Cavallo has asked our decorators to incorporate elements of international holiday celebrations into their decorating themes.  Enjoy learning about traditions from the North Pole to France as you wander from room to room.  It’s a brand new Holidays at Highfield.  Traditional highlights include the Gift Gallery, the international creche collection courtesy of Bill Hendel, and the Tea Shoppe serving holiday breads, gingerbread men, cookies, Highfield Holiday Tea, cider and coffee.  The trains will be running all day throughout the event.  Live music and Santa will be on premise too, see for further details.

Highfield Hall & Gardens is located at 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA