September 1, 2017
science-stroll

Guided Science Tour of Woods Hole

Woods Hole Historical Museum Discover science in Woods Hole during a one-hour guided walking tour! Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday (July 5 to September 1) and Wednesday through Saturday (September 6 to September 23) by the Woods Hole Historical Museum. During the tour participants learn about the illustrious history of science in Woods Hole and the groundbreaking research that is still carried out to this day. The tour covers the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute’s discovery of the Titanic, environmental and ecological problems faced by Cape Cod and its waters, and the value of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s biomedical research. […]
September 18, 2017
the watershed

The Sea Around Us: You Are What You Drink

The Woods Hole Business Association is proud to partner this September with the world-renowned Woods Hole science community to present “Destination Science: Discover Woods Hole,” two weekends packed full of mostly free events in celebration of the global impact being made by laboratories right here! Come this fall to experience Cape Cod like a local, and discover the big science happening in the little village of Woods Hole. “The Sea Around Us: You Are What You Drink,” will celebrate the 11th Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, beginning in Little Compton, Rhode Island on October 1 and ending in Woods Hole. Proceeds […]
September 12, 2017
Rachel-Carson-Statue-featured

Rachel Carson: Women in Science Pioneer

The Woods Hole Business Association is proud to partner with the world-renowned Woods Hole science community to present “Rachel Carson: Women in Science Pioneer,” a weekend commemorating the 55th anniversary of Carson’s groundbreaking work, Silent Spring, released on September 27, 1962. Carson’s ties to Woods Hole run deep; she first arrived in 1929 as a 22-year-old summer researcher with the Marine Biological Laboratory. It was the first time she saw the ocean, and she learned to swim in the waters of Woods Hole. Carson also worked for the Bureau of Fisheries (now part of NOAA), and conducted research at its station in […]
August 15, 2017
Tommy Leonard plaque

Falmouth Road Race Turns 45

The Falmouth Road Race celebrates a milestone with the 45th running this Sunday, August 20. If you know your race history, you’ll recall it began in 1973 as the brain child of local bartender, Tommy Leonard, so appropriately, it started out as a bar-to-bar run from his two places of employment – the Cap’n Kidd on Water Street in Woods Hole to the Brothers 4 in Falmouth Heights. Since then, the race has grown in size and stature, and is now one of the most popular in the country, largely due to the stunning course. Make Woods Hole your home […]