The 1730 Conant House is open all year, Monday-Friday, 10 am to 3 pm for self-guided tours to see our exhibit, “Falmouth: Changing with the Times”. Our Cultural Center rotates exhibits throughout the year. Additionally, the Museums on the Green offers a full range of adult and family programs, including our 2019 Lecture Series. Costs to most lectures are $ 5 for members and $ 10 for non-members, and are usually held at our Cultural Center, 35 Katharine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth unless otherwise noted. We also offer historical trolley rides on Wednesdays during the fall (reservations required), and in the Spring and Summer, walking tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am (weather permitting).
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Entries Welcome for Katharine Lee Bates Community Poetry Fest
March 24 @ 11:15 am - May 22 @ 3:00 pm
CALLING ALL POETS!
We are now accepting entries for our annual Katharine Lee Bates Poetry Fest, which was established over two decades ago to celebrate literacy, originality and creativity and to remember the Falmouth-born poet who wrote, among many other works, “America the Beautiful.”
Submissions from poets of all ages are welcome. Poems must be original, unpublished works of 25 lines or less. Each entrant can submit up to three different poems.
The submission deadline is before 3 pm on Friday, May 22, 2020. Winners will be notified in June and invited to read their works at the Poetry Fest on Friday, July 10, at the Museums on the Green.
Click on the links below for an entry form. Submit each entry on a separate page, unsigned and ready for photocopying. Please mail all entries to the Falmouth Historical Society, PO Box 174, Falmouth, MA 02541