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Want to enjoy your own fresh eggs? Backyard Chickens 2/8Workshop

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 10:10

Have you been thinking of living closer to the earth and reducing your carbon footprint? Growing your own food and enjoying your own fresh eggs is a great way to start! It can be a true delight and fun for the whole family. Our annual Backyard Homesteading workshop on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 9:00-11:30 am is designed for people interested in learning how to start a backyard coop and grow healthy, productive chickens for years of enjoyment and fresh food. After the indoor portion of the workshop on raising your own chickens, there will be a tour of the coops and chicken tractors on site, so dress accordingly. Suggested donation for the workshop is $20; $15 for members. Space is limited. Please pre-register by calling 617-333-0924 x22. 

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Join us for Winterfire 2020 on Jan. 25th!

Monday, 13 January 2020 13:53

It's time for one of our most popular family events: the Wakefield Estate's annual Winterfire! Join us at this annual event on Saturday, January 25th from 5:00-7:00 pm. It combines lightscape with landscape to highlight many of the estate's signature trees and garden features against a deep mid-winter sky. Enjoy some hot chocolate and roast a hot dog or sausage on an open fire. This is a fun, family-friendly event that is free to the public. Of course, donations are always welcome. Subject to cancellation due to weather; see or our Facebook page for any last minute changes. Dress warmly and bring a friend! 




Join us for the Holiday Open House Opening Reception Dec. 11th from 4-8 pm

Sunday, 01 December 2019 20:27

Please join us at the Opening Reception for our annual holiday open house! Catch the holiday spirit & see our historic Isaac Davenport Mansion decked out in beautiful greens and holiday decorations.

Our annual Holiday Open House kicks-off with an opening reception Wednesday, December 11th from 4-8 pm with light refreshments and hot drinks; suggested donation for the reception is $10, Free for members.

Holiday Open House visiting hours continue daily from Thursday, December 12 - Sunday Dec 15, 11:00 am-2:00 pm daily. Admission to the open house is a suggested donation of $5, members free. To rsvp for the Opening Reception or arrange a group visit, call 617-333-0924 x22.

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