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August 16, 2016
Falmouth Road Race

Falmouth Road Race

For 44 years the Falmouth Road Race has brought thousands of people from all over the world to the town of Falmouth. It’s amazing to see how quickly the town transforms as participants, coaches, and families crowd the streets. In total, the race is about seven miles long. The race begins at the Captain Kidd in Woods Hole and winds around Nobska Lighthouse to finally finish along Grand Avenue at Falmouth Heights Beach. There are multiple heats that runners are placed in to dependent on their rank. Each runner has a specific number and as they cross the finish line […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 15, 2013

Calcutta Fishing Derby

The 2013 Calcutta Fishing Derby has come to a close, and the winners were announced last night at a party at the Landfall Restaurant.  Fishermen and women from all over Falmouth and Woods Hole gathered to share the delicious bounty including fried bluefish and striped bass bites with cajun dipping sauce, baked striped bass, roasted bluefish with mayonnaise, homemade clam chowder, several salads and cole slaw. Winners were as follows:  Dave Ponelli (Bass @ 27.75 lbs,  Bluefish @  12:00 lbs),  Lisa Danburg (Bass @  8.85 lbs, Bluefish @   7.75 lbs) and in the child’s division,  William Kelleher with a […]