Monthly Archives: February 2013

Birding | Cape Cod

February 26, 2013 by insideout

Birding in Falmouth goes on year round. This picture was in our Falmouth Enterprise paper this week after being snapped in the backyard of a North Falmouth home. Read more below on what one of our guest’s captured during her Falmouth birding.

Downy Woodpecker in Cape Cod

Downy Woodpecker

The downy woodpecker is the smallest of woodpeckers found in North America.ย  All year long it is a common sight in Falmouth where it can be heard and seen drilling into dead limbs as well as utility poles and other man-made objects.ย  You can identify this woodpecker as male due to its unique red patch on the back of its crown.

One of our birding guests this past season was kind enough to document the numerous birds she heard and or saw while staying at the Inn:

Mourning Dove, Red-bellied woodpecker, Downy woodpecker, Northern flicker, Blue jay, American crow, American kestrel, Black capped chickadee,

Tufted titmouse, American robin, Gray catbird, American goldfinch, White breasted nuthatch and Red breasted nuthatch.

Thank you Elaine!

To read about the wonderful birding in Falmouth please go to www.falmouthbirds.com.

 

 

 

 

Hospitality Job Fair | Falmouth

February 22, 2013 by insideout

We are very happy to be hosting the Falmouth Bed and Breakfast Association first annual job fair this coming Saturday, March 2nd from 1pm until 4pm.

Innkeepers representing 6 of our Inns will be on hand to meet and accept applications for a variety of positions.ย  The Inns that are hiring are located in the Main Street area of town as well as on Grand Avenue and in Woods Hole.

Join us to learn about the Inn positions available at the various properties:

Hospitality Job Fair

Hospitality Job Fair

Front Desk/Concierge
Housekeeping
Kitchen Help
Web & Social Media
Servers
Valet Parking

Pickle Jar Restaurant

February 19, 2013 by insideout

A new restaurant just down the street from The Captain’s Manor Inn in Falmouth Village has opened for lunch and breakfast service Wednesday through Monday.ย  Kevin and I ventured down to take some pictures and try the food.

 

One word Delicious!pickle jar restaurantpickle jar restaurant blackboard

 

The menu has plenty of options including healthy options for those trying to behave. There are also fabulous baked goodies courtesy of one of the owners who also has her own baking company known locally as Butter Queen.

Kevin is a definite pickle fan so he could not resist taking home some homemade pickle goodies.

Two couples from East Falmouth have started this venture together and we wish them the very best.ย pickle jar restaurantpiclkle jar restaurant

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2013 by insideout

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Valentine’s Day.ย  Here in Cape Cod we just finished cleanup from Nemo and we had another 2-6 inches last night depending on where you were on the Cape.ย  When is Spring arriving ???

We were very pleased to have the K.L. Bates room

Katherine Lee Bates Room

Katherine Lee Bates Room

highlighted in an article

by Bed & Breakfast expert Marti Mayne.

Her article is titled “Best Inn Rooms for Romance on Valentine’s Day and Beyond.”

To read the article and see the various Inns cited please CLICK HERE.

Blizzard 2013 Nemo

February 11, 2013 by insideout

It has been a very busy few days especially since we were supposed to be closed.ย  We fortunately did not lose power so we opened up to provide rooms for a number of past guests, family, and local neighbors who lost power.ย  In addition NSTAR had contacted us and we housed 5 NSTAR workers some of whom had traveled for days from Tennessee to help our neighbors in Massachusetts.

Yesterday we decided to go for a walkabout and take some pictures to share.ย  My daughter Laura and my son’s dog Gus accompanied me on the walkabout. One great idea we had was to go for part of our walk on the Shining Sea Bikeway which as you will see in the pictures started out plowed but that ended and we got a good leg workout trudging through the snow and drifts ๐Ÿ™‚

Wishing everyone restored power soon and back to the normalcy of winter in New England.

Shining Sea Bike Tour Weekend

February 7, 2013 by insideout

Shining Sea Bikeway

Shining Sea Bikeway

We are very excited to promote what we hope to be our first annual June Shining Sea Bike Tour.

We have partnered with Rob Miceli of Cotuit Cycling Tours and our good friend Beth Colt of Woods Hole Inn/Quicks Hole Restaurant to create a unique and special event that offers you both a Falmouth and Marthaโ€™s Vineyard experience from the unique vantage point ofย  leisurely biking.

The weekend is packed with fun from the wine and cheese welcome reception to 2 bike tours and a lobster taco dinner at Quicks Hole Restaurant.

For a more complete overview of the June 14-16 weekend please click on the link below and scroll through the pdf flyer:

Shining Sea Bike Tour Details

 

Cinco de Mayo

February 5, 2013 by insideout

Cinco de Mayo is synonymous with spring. Even if you canโ€™t be in Falmouth for May 5, 2013 you can still celebrate Mexican culture and food during May with our Cinco de Mayo package. Along with your simply elegant guestroom and breakfast,ย  your ย Cinco de Mayo package stay at the Captainโ€™s Manor Inn anejo (640x425)includes a welcome gift basket with such items as salsa, chips, margarita glasses, margarita mix and tequila and a $50 gift certificate for lunch or dinner at Anejo restaurant.

This is a favorite restaurant of many of our guests.ย  See reviews such as the one below at Tripadvisor:

โ€œI had never had lobster enchiladas before, but these were delicious and so different! The food was great, service was responsive and the atmosphere lively! I would definitely recommend dining here.โ€

Check availability for your May getaway by clicking on this symbol :

After selecting your room you can add the

“Cinco de Mayoย  Package” to your guestroom at check out.

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