Captain Kidd

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 […]
June 13, 2014

Captain Kidd Bar and Restaurant with all new menu and decor

The Captain Kidd restaurant re-opened last week after a major renovation with sparkling new spaces, a fabulous modern menu and all the same old charm.  Perched on the Eel Pond with great views over the water, the Captain Kidd is known as a world-class watering hole in the finest village on Cape Cod. Guests enjoy the dockside dining, many tables with killer water views, and classic old brass wood and marble bar area with an amazing mural depicting the pirate Captain Kidd painted in the 1930’s. In the winter, this cozy room is a great gathering place for locals.  In […]
August 10, 2012

Woods Hole’s Pirate Bar

Built in 1849,  the Captain Kidd is Woods Hole’s favorite pirate bar. With marble counter tops and furnishings from old ships, dining at the Captain Kidd really takes you back to Woods Hole’s original pirate days. Yes, it’s true.  Woods Hole was once the hangout of pirates, including the famous Captain Kidd who was rumored to use nearby Tarpaulin and Kettle Coves as a hideout from which to spring upon merchant ships. The Kidd, as locals refer to the restaurant, was outfitted in honor of our famous pirate forbearer, and the walls of the main bar are lined with a 1930’s […]
August 7, 2012

What is a Heart? Featuring the Persuasions

One of the hottest performances of the Woods Hole Film Festival 2012 was definitely the documentary film, “What is a Heart?” featuring a performance from the singing group the Persuasions. The presentation took place at the Lillie Auditorium on the first of August and was a hit among viewers. The film, “What is a Heart?” is a documentary about Christopher Janney’s performance art piece entitled HeartBeat. The film follows Janney as he creates and explores his art. The Persuasions, also named the “Kings of Acappella,” are a 60’s and 70’s-era singing group. The ensemble originally came together in Brooklyn, NY […]