Recent News

Join us for Winterfire now scheduled Sat. Feb 8th

Friday, 24 January 2020 12:59

Due to the forecast for inclement weather, we have to postpone our Winterfire event scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25th. We have rescheduled it for Saturday, February 8th. Please RSVP at 617-333-0924 x22 for more information or to let us know you will attend.

Here's more info about this wonderful event. Hope you can make it!

Winterfire 2020 - celebrate the new decade!
Now scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8th, 5:00-7:00 pm

It's time for one of our most popular family events: the Wakefield Estate's annual Winterfire! Join us at this annual event that combines lightscape with landscape to highlight many of the estate's signature trees and garden features against a dark mid-winter sky. Enjoy some hot chocolate and roast a hot dog on an open fire. This is a fun, family-friendly event that is free to the public. Of course, donations are always welcome. RSVPs are not required but appreciated so we can make sure have enough marshmallows and sausages!
Subject to cancellation due to weather; see or our Facebook page for any last minute changes or call 617-333-0924 x22. Dress warmly and bring a friend!


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 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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