Now things are really getting exciting!!! The weather continues to cooperate so that today the roof is being shingled and the windows are going in. It is so hard to believe that we are enjoying 50 + degree weather in Falmouth Cape Cod as we enter the second week of January. Certainly some would say global warming and others just chalk it up to crazy New England weather. Now that the addition is starting to be closed in it builds our confidence that we will keep the project on track. The other good thing is that we can avoid the crazy flood we experienced a couple of weeks ago when the rain came pouring down right into the 1st floor kitchen/pantry through the antique window because the drainpipe was removed where the new addition abuts the house. YIKES!!
I thought you might appreciate seeing the video of the little window waterfall and the new windows and roofing activity.
The work on the Main Hall of The Captain’s Manor Inn is underway. The back set of stairs and the “necessary room” (also know has a half bathroom) have been removed as we prepare for the work to open the existing Inn to the new expansion area.
Wow what a difference and what a mess!!!! Dust everywhere 🙂
We are happy to see the ArtMarket begin its 5th summer in Falmouth on Main Street just down the street from The Captain’s Manor Inn. The market runs every Tuesday from 2pm until 8pm beginning today through Labor Day.
About 24 artists and artisans from Falmouth will have their tables set up to show and sell their creations. There will be painters, jewelers, glassblowers, ceramists, fabric artists, and more, displaying their work and demonstrating their skills, as well as performances by local musicians.
Two new features this year are a display of books by Falmouth authors and CDs by Falmouth musicians.
In 2009 the Town of Falmouth was designated a “Preserve America Community“ by the White House. This award is important because it is for perpetuity and Falmouth is the only town on the Cape to have received this award. The award is a tribute to the our historical organizations and individuals who have helped to keep our town’s history preserved and relevant for us and for the future. In 2011, Falmouth plans to honor the “Preserve America” designation in conjunction with the 325th Anniversary of the incorporation of Falmouth in 1686.
We invite you to book your accomodations at the elegant Captain’s Manor Inn in Falmouth where there are numerous historic sites, museums, and homes. Guided historic walks are provided by The Falmouth Historic Society as well as Highfield Hall.
We are especially proud of Falmouth’s designation as a Preserve America Community and view ourselves as stewards of The Captain’s Manor Inn, a Cape Cod bed and breakfast built in 1849 and lovingly restored to its old-world architectural splendor with up-to-date amenities. The Inn is listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places as part of the Falmouth Village Green Historic District.
When you stay at our Cape Cod bed and breakfast you will find an abundant number of wonderful restaurants to choose from in Falmouth, Ma. We hope you find the link to a walking map below these pictures helpful. Some pictures of our favorites are shown below the map. Our guests love the convenience of leaving their car at the Inn and walking to dinner.
Click here to View Falmouth Village Restaurants in a larger map
Schedule your fun filled getaway at The Captain’s Manor Inn bed and breakfast and enjoy one of the summer concert series at the Cape Cod Melody Tent. The performances range from Huey Lewis & The News to Tony Bennett and closing out the season is The Temptations & The Four Tops.
June 18 Siobhan Magnus July 9 Trace Adkins
July 10 k.d. lang July 14th Happy Together Tour
July 16 Pink Martin July 17 Huey Lewis & The News
July 24 Micheal McDonald & Boz Scaggs August 13 The Beach Boys
August 14 Tony Bennett August 18 Chicago
August 19 Chris Botti August 28 The Temptations & The Four Tops
For further concert information you may go to www.melodytent.org
We are very proud of our guest, George Austin, and his illustrious curling accomplishments. Just this weekend he stayed at our bed and breakfast for the 2011 GNCC Senior Men’s Championship at the Cape Cod Curling Club right around the corner in Falmouth. There were 17 teams that competed over the 4 day event for the coveted trophy which he has captured five times as skip (captain) on the winning rink (team) . Kevin and I enjoyed watching George’s team compete live. We look forward to George and Kathy’s return in July, when George’s team will be Defending Champions in the Cape Cod Mixed Summer Bonspiel (36 teams) and Defending Champions in the Cape Cod Men’s Summer Bonspiel (24 teams) I have attached some pictures of George and the event and even have a video to share.
Video shot from behind the glass in the beautiful viewing area of the Cape Cod Curling Club in Falmouth, Ma. (sorry about the audio…another viewer asked where The Captain’s Manor Inn is located while I was videotaping)
We are very happy to have begun the renovations to the Lawrence bathroom. The Lawrence room is so beautiful with 14 foot tall ceilings and lovely furnishings that it was crying out for that new bathroom and we just could not get to it before we opened for our first season last May. So we are busy working on it now. Or I should say Kevin is working and I am consulting 🙂
Some pictures of the work in process, mainly the demolition are below:
We just cleaned out from our first snowstorm of the season!
The snow was heavy and wet vs. light and fluffy. You can tell how the ocean wind was pushing the snow by the looking at the east side of the Inn sign as compared to the west side of the sign. Also if you look at an enlargement of the front of the Inn picture you will see a wreath was blown away by the wind. (Our daughter Laura found it in one of the shrubs in the front yard after a bit of a search : -).
The Falmouth Village Green decorations look even more special after the snow.
We are having a wonderful time meeting our guests who are traveling from various states in the U.S. as well as from around the world to join us at the Inn in Cape Cod. Since opening in May our international guests have been from Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Norway and the U.K. One uncanny visit was from 2 couples visiting from Melbourne and Sydney Australia. It just so happened that our daughter was getting ready to travel to Australia for a college tri-mester abroad and she was able to visit with our guests and gain wonderful information on her upcoming trip. The uncanny part was she was only home for that one night before heading out and our guests just happened to be in Falmouth prior to going to Martha’s Vineyard and they found our Inn for their one night stay as they were driving through town. We are so lucky!! I have attached some pictures from our new Australia friends who were kind enough to send them when they arrived home.