Fun Things to Do

Woods Hole is filled with fun things to do in the summer.

September 28, 2016
Rumors

Hilarity descends on Woods Hole with Neil Simon’s, “Rumors”, this October

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC) brings Neil Simon’s brilliant farce, Rumors, to the Community Hall this October, continuing its 42 years of engaging and promoting the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and the vicinity. WHTC operates year-round, producing a wide variety of plays and special events at affordable prices. Rumors, is an uproariously hilarious farce surrounding bickering, false identity, lies, relationship trials and of course, rumors. The show opens as  Chris and Ken Gorman arrive at the Sneden’s Landing townhouse of Deputy Mayor Charlie Brock to celebrate his 10th wedding anniversary to his wife, Myra and […]
August 17, 2016
science-stroll

Discover Science in Woods Hole

Woods Hole Historical Museum Discover science in Woods Hole during a one-hour guided walking tour! Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday through August 26 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. The tour also features touch tanks and marine life. The tour […]
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 […]
August 9, 2016
Science Made Public

Science Made Public

Science Made Public is an annual, summertime series of publicly accessible talks by scientists and engineers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. All talks take place on Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. in WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center, 15 School Street, Woods Hole. August 9 – Breaking the Ice: Tracking the Effects of Climate Change in the Arctic Lauren Kipp, Joint Program Student, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Dept. The Arctic is particularly susceptible to climate change, but little is known about how increased temperatures, diminishing sea ice, and the thawing of frozen land will affect the Arctic Ocean and its ecosystems. […]