Wakefield Charitable Trust Calendar Of Events


Blue Hills Octoberfest
Oct.20.2018 -
Calendar Of Events & Programs


The Wakefield Estate will host its 1st annual Blue Hills Octoberfest on Saturday October 20 from 2-5pm. The event will feature live music, delicious street food, kids activities, farm animals, garden games and a fine selection of locally crafted beers by Turtle Swamp Brewing of Jamaica Plain. The Blue Hills Octoberfest is a benefit to raise funds for the Outdoor Environmental Education Program, which enables over 2000 Boston students to enjoy a day of outdoor learning each year at the Wakefield Estate.

Adding to the festival-feel of the event, live music will be performed by Electric Standard,  a trio of local musicians that plays an eclectic mix of original songs and classic blues, rock and soul. Delicious food for will be prepared by The Chubby Chickpea,  a Boston based food truck serving Israeli street food, specializing in vegetarian and gluten free options - in addition to delicious chicken! - and creative side dishes.

The Blue Hills Octoberfest features locally crafted draft beers from Turtle Swamp Brewing of Jamaica Plain, the first true home of American brewing. Turtle Swamp Brewing is a neighborhood brewery that strives to be a good neighbor, while making consistent beer with high quality and local ingredients. "The beer of Jamaica Plain."

Tickets are $20 and must be purchased via this link or at Ticket price includes garden entrance, one free pour of Turtle Swamp Brewing draft beer, and a raffle ticket for a private tour and beer tasting at Turtle Swamp Brewing with its founder/owner.
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