May 2012 – April 2013

May
19
Sat
Cape Cod Maritime Days: Highland Lighthouse tours @ Cape Cod Highland Light
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Cape Cod Maritime Days: Highland Lighthouse tours

Climb 69 steps to the top of the lighthouse and view a video depicting the history, moving and re-lighting of Highland Light. Children must be 48 inches tall to climb stairs.
Cost: $4 admission
Information: 508-487-1121, www.CapeCodLight.org

May
20
Sun
Cape Cod Maritime Days: Race Point Lighthouse @ Race Point Lighthouse
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cape Cod Maritime Days: Mariner’s Day Lighthouse Tours at Race Point Lighthouse

The Cape Cod Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation is offering free tours of the Race Point Keeper’s House, Lighthouse and Whistle House. The Keeper’s House was restored to its’ original 1950’s-era beauty. Views from the top of the restored lighthouse are spectacular, and shouldn’t be missed!

Meet at the lower level of the Race Point Beach parking lot. The American Lighthouse Foundation will provide complimentary roundtrip transportation over a stunning two miles of sand to the lighthouse. Light refreshments will be provided at the Keeper’s House. The Race Point Lighthouse Gift Shop will also be open, offering a unique selection of Race Point Lighthouse memorabilia for sale.

Cost: Free (donations accepted)
Information: 508-487-9930, www.racepointlighthouse.net 

Sep
27
Thu
A Visit from the Night Watchman @ Falmouth Museums on the Green
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Strange spirits haunt the town of Falmouth, and those that visit will be treated to interactions all throughout the 1790 Dr. Francis Wicks House as this mildly scary haunted experience comes to life.  Recommended for families with children age 6 and higher.

www.falmouthhistoricalsociety.org

Dec
1
Sat
Nobska Lighthouse Public Viewing @ Nobska Lighthouse
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Nobska LighthouseHistoric Nobska Lighthouse, Nobska Road,
Woods Hole is open for public viewing. Santa visits at Noontime!

Holidays by the Sea Weekend 2012, Falmouth Chamber

Holidays by the Sea Weekend 2012, Palmer House Inn

All Through the Houses @ Falmouth Museums on the Green
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Christmas at the Falmouth Museums on the Green will be celebrated with all of the museums decorated and shown in all their Christmas finery. Experience the glamor of Christmas past in Famouth.

http://falmouthhistoricalsociety.org

Make it part of your Holidays By The Sea Weekend in Falmouth.

Dec
2
Sun
Historic Inns of Falmouth Holiday Tour
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Falmouth Bed and Breakfast Association invites you to visit our inns that will be decorated for the Christmas season. The Village properties that will be participating in the open house tour include The Palmer House Inn.

Several of the inns in Woods Hole and Falmouth Heights, will also be open for viewing. Tickets are $10.00 per person and can be purchased at the Falmouth Chamber of commerce or at any of the participating inns. Refreshments will be served.  All proceeds will go to the Falmouth Military Support Group which provides support to our area’s service members serving abroad and also when they return home. The group also provides support for Falmouth’s military families and friends.

All Through the Houses @ Falmouth Museums on the Green
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm

This Christmas at the Falmouth Museums on the Green will be celebrated with all of the museums decorated and shown in all their Christmas finery. Experience the glamor of Christmas past in Famouth.

http://falmouthhistoricalsociety.org

Make it part of your Holidays By The Sea Weekend in Falmouth.

Dec
7
Fri
31st Annual Christmas in Edgartown
Dec 7 – Dec 9 all-day

Enjoy the holiday spirit in Edgartown, on Martha’s Vineyard. From shopping, to a parade, to Christmas cookies let this quaint New England town help you get in the mood for the holidays. Christmas in Edgartown.

Stay at the Palmer House Inn, enjoy the ferry ride to Martha’s Vineyard, and see more of the holidays on the Cape.

Apr
10
Wed
Lecture Series: Award Winning Author James T. Patterson @ Falmouth Historical Society Education Center
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture Series: Award Winning Author James T. Patterson @ Falmouth Historical Society Education Center | Falmouth | Massachusetts | United States

The Falmouth Museums on the Green, Lecture Series:

Award Winning Author James T. Patterson will discuss his new book,”The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America”
Check with the event venue for the latest information on this coming Cape Cod event.

After this fascinating lecture we suggest you spend the evening on one of our relaxing bed chambers.
Apr
13
Sat
Woods Hole Historical Museum Model Boat Show @ Woods Hole Historical Museum
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
WWII US Navy Landing Craft Model

WWII US Navy Landing Craft

Displays of model boats built by enthusiasts from all over New England and beyond. Displays include historical representations, whimsical feats of imagineering, racing boats, tug boats, war boats, pleasure boats, working boats and more.

There are races of remote controlled sailboats in Eel Pond, which is connected to the ocean by a drawbridge. There are presentations by people doing interesting things with models and other boats.


We wrote about the Model Boat Show in our Innkeeper’s Diary.

Go to www.woodsholemuseum.org/woodspages/show.html for the latest information from the event organizer.

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