Fun Things to Do

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

December 5, 2014
Fair

Renaissance Fair in Woods Hole Dec 6th

Join the Woods Hole community at Community Hall (72 Water Street) this weekend on Saturday December 6th for the annual “Renaissance Fair” with crafts, hand-made wreaths for sale, Solstice Singers and much more! This years crafts include over 30 artisans with hand made goods, local photographs, watercolors, wonderful jellies, jams and hot sauces, jewelry, knit hats, candles and kids toys.  The Woods Hole Renaissance Fair is the perfect place to do all your holiday shopping, while enjoying the festive Woods Hole atmosphere.  For lunch in Woods Hole, try the home made soups from Church of the Messiah at the Firehouse, […]
February 11, 2014
winter in woods hole

Great Winter for Snow on Cape Cod

It’s been a great winter for snow on Cape Cod with so many storms down here that we are just getting used to them!  Sadly, many winters it does not snow much because we are so close to the warm Gulf Stream.  But this year has been a great one for sledding on the Golf Course, skating on local ponds, enjoying winter sunsets with snow in the foreground as we keep getting new layers of white snow. Our local inns and B&B’s on Cape Cod offer all sorts of specials welcoming visitors in our quieter season.  The Palmer House offers […]
September 3, 2012
Nat Chalkley

Nat Chalkley

If you’re looking to fish the waters of Cape Cod, Nat Chalkley is a local fishing expert. Chalkley has been fishing Cape Cod’s waters for over 20 years – so he knows all the tricks to fishing in this area. Chalkley grew up in Virginia and began fishing the James River as a young kid. He also spent much of his summer in Woods Hole fishing off of skiffs. By 17 years old, Chalkley worked as a mate on a charter boat and soon began commercially rod and reel fishing. He achieved his captain’s license at 19 and quickly started […]
August 31, 2012

OceanQuest

Woods Hole is home to some of the largest scientific organizations in the world – so who wouldn’t want to experience a little bit of science while visiting? One of the best ways to discover the environment around Woods Hole is aboard OceanQuest. OceanQuest is a 90-minute discovery cruise that provides an introduction to oceanography.  The discovery cruises provide a hands-on learning environment where passengers are encouraged to involve themselves in collecting data, working with equipment, and dealing with live creatures. Time during the cruise is divided among three stations: One station takes place in the stern of the ship […]