Jul
28
Thu
Falmouth Farmers Market @ Marina Park
Jul 28 – Jul 29 all-day
Falmouth Farmer's Market sign

Farmer’s Market

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Every Thursday, local farmers, bakers, and culinary artisans sell fresh produce, cheese, wine, bread, coffee, chocolate, lobsters and other seafood products, plants, flowers and home baked goodies at Peg Noonan park in downtown Falmouth.

Falmouth Farmer’s Market

Please contact event organizer for changes and the latest information.

Fairy Garden for Children and Caregiver
Jul 28 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 am

    Spend a special morning with Anna creating your own miniature fairy world with natural materials. We’ll begin with a short walk to collect woodland items.  Moss, fairy house, container and special fairy trinkets will be provided. This is one of our most popular classes, so enroll early! Register on-line or call, 508-495-1878, ext. 2

Jul
29
Fri
CLOSED – Free Friday Night July 29
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We will be closing early for a private event on July 29. The next Free Friday Night and “Off the CLOC” talk will return on August 5.

RELOCATED 7/29 – “Off the CLOC” Talks with Members of the College Light Opera Company Artistic Staff
Jul 29 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Highfield Hall will be closing early on July 29 so the “Off the CLOC” talk will take place at the Cape Cod Conservatory. Please call 508-548-0668 to register. The “Off the CLOC” talk will return to Highfield Hall on August 5.

Jul
30
Sat
25th Woods Hole Film Festival
Jul 30 – Aug 6 all-day
Woods Hole Film Festival

Woods Hole Film Festival

The oldest Festival on Cape Cod and the Islands, the Woods Hole Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the best independent film from emerging filmmakers.  Over 8 days, the Festival will present over 100 films from around the world in the quaint village of Woods Hole.  Filmmakers and patrons alike come to Woods Hole, a seaside village in Falmouth, from around the world to see great films, meet interesting filmmakers and bask in the best of summertime on Cape Cod.

The Palmer House Inn is a short drive from this exciting event.

For more details and up-to-date schedules go to www.woodsholefilmfestival.org.

 

 

Cape Cod Bonsai Display and Demonstration
Jul 30 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

The Cape Cod Bonsai Club will bring a variety of bonsai trees for display throughout the mansion over the weekend. Members will be present to answer questions about this time-honored tradition.  On Sunday, July 31, at 11:00 am, club members Charles Orr and Andy Arnault will host a demonstration, which is included in the price of your admission.  For twenty five years, the club has pursued the historical, aesthetic and horticultural aspects of this art from and helped advanced the education and enjoyment of the art of Bonsai through meetings, exhibits and publications.      

The Children’s Hour with Lisa Dunne – Travel to Japan!
Jul 30 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Craft projects for children ages 4 -9, Saturdays from July 9 – August 20 at 11:00 am Bring your little ones and have fun together in the Highfield craft room.  We’ll have a special project each week, ending with a parade out into the garden! No pre-registration required. If you are planning on bringing in a group of 5 or more please call the Friday before, 508-495-1878, ext. 2. Children’s Hour Summer Project Schedule: July 9: Origami Paper Collage July 16 : Watercolors July 23: Mini Zen Gardens July 30: Paper Fish Kites August 6: Fans & Paper Lanterns August 13: Printmaking August 20: End of the Summer Celebration with Veggie Sushi and Tea Party

Aug
4
Thu
Falmouth Farmers Market @ Marina Park
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day
Falmouth Farmer's Market sign

Farmer’s Market

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Every Thursday, local farmers, bakers, and culinary artisans sell fresh produce, cheese, wine, bread, coffee, chocolate, lobsters and other seafood products, plants, flowers and home baked goodies at Peg Noonan park in downtown Falmouth.

Falmouth Farmer’s Market

Please contact event organizer for changes and the latest information.

Highfield Hall Garden Walks & Carriage Trails
Aug 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Your host, Highfield archivist and historian Lisa Willow Dunne, will guide your tour of the property and carriage trails, with anecdotes about the  Beebe Family, the history of the mansion and Beebe Woods. First and third Thursdays April 15 – October. Looking for a docent led tour on another day? Please inquire about special group tours: 508-495-1878, ext. 2

Aug
5
Fri
“Off the CLOC” Talks with Members of the College Light Opera Company Artistic Staff
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Every Friday in July and August come by Highfield Hall for CLOC  Theatre “Talk Backs” with members of CLOC artistic staff. Pre-registration required as space is limited, contact CLOC at 508-548-0668.

Aug
7
Sun
Sunday Estate Walk & History of the Beebe Property
Aug 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Estate Walks are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from April 15 to October 31, weather permitting. Reservations appreciated for groups of 5 or more people: 508-495-1878, x 2. Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate.  Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more.

Sixth Annual Bluegrass on the Lawn!
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The sixth annual Bluegrass on the Lawn concert offers foot‐stomping entertainment for the entire family. Headline band Chasing Blue is a hot young ensemble from the Berklee College of Music that has become favorites of the national bluegrass circuit. Back-up band Mile Twelve is a perennial Bluegrass on the lawn favorite. Bring a picnic supper, or enjoy a tasty treat from Barking Claw, The Ice Cream Lady, or Cape Cod Beer and plan to have a fun afternoon with family and friends. Thank you to our sponsor:      

Aug
10
Wed
Farm to Table Series with a Japanese Flair: Japanese Comfort Food with Gail Blakely
Aug 10 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Move over mac ‘n cheese.  This class is about go-to, feel-good Japanese food:  Stuffed Savory Pancakes (Okonomiyaki), Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl (Oyako Donburi), Wafu Pasta (Japanese spaghetti), Fried Pork Cutlets (Tonkatsu) and Crab Fried Rice (Chahan).  And, if you still have room for dessert, Green Tea Ice Cream is a very happy ending. Register on-line  or call, 508-495-1878, ext. 2   About the Farm to Table Series: Move over sushi.  The flavors of Japan are plentiful, and since Japanese cuisine respects the seasons, it’s a perfect complement to our Farm to Table Series, focusing on fresh picks from our local markets.  Preparing authentic dishes isn’t as difficult as you might think. Yes, we’ll make some classics like miso soup. And we won’t shy away from rice (white rice, brown rice, black rice and sushi rice—we’ll sample them all!) But, we’ll also create dishes like Udon Noodles with Shiso Pesto, Braised Pork Belly with Ramen, Crunchy Cucumber Pickles and Cherry Blossom Sugar Cookies.   Learn tips, techniques and the difference between miso and shiso in this East-meets-West culinary series.  Sampling required. See you in the kitchen!

Aug
11
Thu
Falmouth Farmers Market @ Marina Park
Aug 11 – Aug 12 all-day
Falmouth Farmer's Market sign

Farmer’s Market

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Every Thursday, local farmers, bakers, and culinary artisans sell fresh produce, cheese, wine, bread, coffee, chocolate, lobsters and other seafood products, plants, flowers and home baked goodies at Peg Noonan park in downtown Falmouth.

Falmouth Farmer’s Market

Please contact event organizer for changes and the latest information.

Aug
12
Fri
Bento Box Workshop with Debra Samuels: Hands-On Presentation and Book Signing
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

    Debra Samuels says she’s “bonkers for bento,” and you will be, too, after this unique, interactive make-taste-and take-event.  This best-selling cookbook author, food/travel writer, and cooking instructor has been sharing her passion for obento with the world.  It all began when she moved to Japan and started creating healthy, perfectly proportioned and colorful meals for her children in these Japanese compartmentalized lunch boxes. Admission includes your very own bento box to fill and take home, along with Debra’s cookbook My Japanese Table: A Lifetime of Cooking with Friends and Family. Click here to learn more about Debra Samuels. Register on-line or call, 508-495-1878, ext. 2

Aug
18
Thu
Falmouth Farmers Market @ Marina Park
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day
Falmouth Farmer's Market sign

Farmer’s Market

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Every Thursday, local farmers, bakers, and culinary artisans sell fresh produce, cheese, wine, bread, coffee, chocolate, lobsters and other seafood products, plants, flowers and home baked goodies at Peg Noonan park in downtown Falmouth.

Falmouth Farmer’s Market

Please contact event organizer for changes and the latest information.

Highfield Hall Garden Walks & Carriage Trails
Aug 18 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Your host, Highfield archivist and historian Lisa Willow Dunne, will guide your tour of the property and carriage trails, with anecdotes about the  Beebe Family, the history of the mansion and Beebe Woods. First and third Thursdays April 15 – October. Looking for a docent led tour on another day? Please inquire about special group tours: 508-495-1878, ext. 2

Aug
21
Sun
Sunday Estate Walk & History of the Beebe Property
Aug 21 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Estate Walks are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from April 15 to October 31, weather permitting. Reservations appreciated for groups of 5 or more people: 508-495-1878, x 2. Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate.  Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more.

Violist Ayane Kozasa and Cellist Paul Wiancko
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The recital of Ayane Kozasa, viola and Paul Wiancko, cello, will reveal two remarkable musical personas. Ayane Kozasa’s solo career catapulted after winning the gold medal in the 2011 Primrose International Viola Competition. As a chamber musician, she is a founding member of the Aizuri Quartet and a prize winner of the 2015 London Wigmore Hall Competition. Paul Wiancko is a versatile musician who is also an arranger, composer and collaborator. He has shared the stage with jazz greats Etta James and Chick Corea, and classical musicians Midori, Yo-Yo Ma and Richard Goode. For their Highfield Hall recital, each artist will play a suite by J. S. Bach, Ms. Kozasa will perform Telemann’s 12 Fantasies for Solo Viola and Mr. Wiancko’s American Haiku, commissioned for the duo, will highlight the afternoon’s musical fare. For more information on Ayane Kozasa visit: www.ayanekozasa.com For more information on Paul Wiancko visit: www.paulwiancko.com Register on-line or call, 508-495-1878, ext. 2

Aug
24
Wed
Farm to Table Series with a Japanese Flair: Finishing with Some Classics with Gail Blakely
Aug 24 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

It’s a Yakitori Party, and you’re invited!  Our last class in this season’s Farm to Table series features authentic Japanese favorites:  Classic Miso Soup, Braised Pork Belly with Ramen, Chicken Kebabs with Yakitori Rice Bowl, Braised Pork Belly with Ramen and Cherry Blossom Sugar Cookies.  Scattered Sushi Rice Salad from Debra Samuels’ bestselling cookbook My Japanese Table is also on the menu (Plus, don’t miss Debra’s incredible Bento Box Workshop at Highfield on August 12!). Register on-line or call, 508-495-1878, ext. 2   About the Farm to Table Series. Move over sushi.  The flavors of Japan are plentiful, and since Japanese cuisine respects the seasons, it’s a perfect complement to our Farm to Table Series, focusing on fresh picks from our local markets. Preparing authentic dishes isn’t as difficult as you might think. Yes, we’ll make some classics like miso soup. And we won’t shy away from rice (white rice, brown rice, black rice and sushi rice—we’ll sample them all!) But, we’ll also create dishes like Udon Noodles with Shiso Pesto, Braised Pork Belly with Ramen, Crunchy Cucumber Pickles and Cherry Blossom Sugar Cookies.   Learn tips, techniques and the difference between miso and shiso in this East-meets-West culinary series.  Sampling required. See you in the kitchen!