July 25, 2014

Woods Hole Celebrates a 23-Year Film Festival Tradition

Woods Hole is perhaps best known as the point of departure for vacationers heading to Martha’s Vineyard, not to mention scientists heading out to do research at sea. But each summer, the community becomes a major destination for filmmakers and film lovers alike during the Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest film festival on the Cape and Islands and one of the longest running festivals in New England. This year, from Saturday, July 26 to Saturday, August 2, the sidewalks, restaurants, and auditoriums transform into a place where films, music, science and summer meet. Now in its 23rd year, WHFF […]
July 21, 2014

Woods Hole Public Library

There is always something unique and exciting happening at the Woods Hole Public Library. This summer the library will be celebrating the art of the discarded book with an exhibit and series of workshops entitled “Renewal”. Artists, crafters, and book lovers are invited to create a piece of art to be displayed in the library from July 21 to July 31. There will be a closing party for the exhibit on July 31 where all pieces will be auctioned off in a silent auction that will benefit the library. Pieces may be small scale, large scale, two-dimensional, three-dimensional, or anything […]
June 23, 2014

Fourth of July Cape Cod style in Woods Hole

The fabulous Woods Hole Fourth of July celebration is right around the corner, so make your plans to be in the Hole that day if you enjoy small town festivities.  Woods Hole’s parade is organized by the Marine Biological Laboratory, and all the students come out in festive costume often with a marine or biology inspired theme.   Since Falmouth is the birthplace of Katherine Lee Bates (who penned “America the Beautiful”), Woods Hole takes it’s patriotic role seriously.  Where else might you glimpse the original “sea to shining sea” on the 4th of July Cape Cod style? Old cars join […]
June 21, 2014

Eel on Eel Pond: Shuckers Raw Bar now offers Sushi

Exciting news for foodies who love eating out in the charming village of Woods Hole: Shuckers World Famous Raw Bar has partnered with sushi chef Steve Loo Shawren from Martha’s Vineyard (originally from Malaysia) to bring us fresh authentic sushi!  Yes, you can now enjoy eel overlooking Eel Pond. Shuckers is located at 91 Water Street, on a dock looking out over the marina.  What could be better than delicious seaweed salad, spicy tuna roll, lobster roll with avocado and mango plus a nice glass of chilled wine while looking out over the boats?  Sunset in this spot is especially […]