Recent News

More Summer Garden Music Wed. 8/18 with the Rozziecats!

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 09:21

Next up in our Summer Garden Music Series, hailing all the way from Roslindale, this month’s featured musical guests are the Rozziecats, playing a variety of  vocal and instrumental acoustic music, from old folk to new Americana, and from Beatles to bluegrass. Rozziecats’ members are Jenn Goldson (vocals, guitar), Andy Hollinger (vocals, mandolin, dobro), Kim Patch (fiddle) and Eric Smalley (bass).

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy an evening in the garden serenaded by local musical talents. Space is limited; pre-registration required. Tickets $10; $5/members. This event is weather dependent. Rain date is August 19th.

Register here or by calling 617-333-0924.


Join us for our Third Thursday Evening Garden Tour - August 19

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 11:46

During Dogwood Days 2021, we got a terrific response to our special Evening Garden Tours so we've decided to offer one a month during the summer months on the third Thursdays. Join us for our August tour on the 19th at 6:00 pm. This tour will showcase the arboretum's seasonal highlights and share some insights about the property's history. Members free, non-members donation suggested. Register here, or by calling 617-333-0924 x22.


Second Sat and Sun Open Hours with Family Fun Days Aug. 14 & 15

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 11:38

We're having Second Sat and Sun Open Hours with Family Fun Days Again in August! Save the dates: August 14 & 15
Enjoy a relaxing and fun weekend visit to the Arboretum and the animals! Families and individuals are invited to find a nice spot to take in nature to relax and enjoy a leisurely and socially distanced visit and/or BYO picnic. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the labyrinths, self-guided garden tour, or see the Wakefield animals. Some animals will be welcoming their friends both days from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Open hours are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15.

If you missed #DogwoodDays2021 you can enjoy it here!

Thursday, 01 July 2021 07:44

If you missed coming out to Dogwood Days 2021 - or if just want to relive the memorable times - we have put together a slide show of its highlights for your enjoyment. To view it, click here.
We hope you will come visit soon. The dogwoods are past but we have spectacular blooms you will enjoy! The Arboretum is open regular business days 9 am-3 pm, by appointment (call us at 617-333-0924 x24), or during special programs like our Second Saturday and Sunday Open Hours on July 10th and 11th and Garden Music on July 21st. Hope to see you soon!

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