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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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Don't miss our fun wreath-making workshop! TWO nights this year!

Thursday, 07 November 2019 10:32

Don't miss our fun wreath-making workshop!
This year - Two nights by popular demand!
PLEASE NOTE! Our second night has been changed to December 10th!!!!
Tuesday, December 3rd, 6:30 pm & Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 6:30 pm
This year, we will hold our popular wreath-making workshop two nights -Tuesday, Dec. 3rd and Thursday, Dec.10th from 6:30-8:00 pm (please note this date changed!). Participants will create a fabulous holiday wreath for their door with locally-sourced fancy evergreens. This workshop will begins with a short demonstration on how to make a wreath base from locally sourced greens. After that, floral designer extraordinaire Lisa Ahern will show how to embellish that plain base and turn it into a custom-made show stopper! All materials provided but feel free to bring your own decorations. The fee for this class is $40; $30 for members. Space is limited and registration is required; call 617-333-0924 x22.

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Get your tickets now for 3nd Annual Merry Historic Milton Progressive Dinner Tour!

Thursday, 07 November 2019 10:26

Three of Milton’s iconic estates will host the 3rd annual Merry Historic Milton Progressive Dinner - an exclusive progressive holiday dinner tour visiting the Eustis Estate, the Wakefield Estate, and the Forbes House Museum. Each house will be decorated for the holidays and feature one course and a signature drink, drawing inspiration from the holiday traditions of New England. Proceeds support the educational programs of these three Milton non-profit organizations. This festive event will take place Friday, December 13.

The tour begins at the Eustis Estate with appetizers, and festive music. Next, enjoy a cozy fireside stop at the Wakefield Estate for the main course, then on to the Forbes House Museum for a nightcap and dessert with live music. Tickets are $110 for members of Historic New England, Forbes House, or Wakefield Estate; $125 non-members. 

Participants will travel by bus to the three sites, and can choose between two start times (the tour lasts three hours):
6:00 pm. Return to the Eustis Estate at 9:00 pm.
7:30 pm. Return to the Eustis Estate at 10:30pm

Limited tickets available and advance purchase is required. Tickets can be purchased on-line at: https://my.historicnewengland.org/2779/6234
or by calling 857-317-2511. 
For more information, call 617-333-0924.

Thank you to our community partners for their generous support of Merry Historic Milton - #MHM2019: Gold level sponsors Elliott Physical Therapy and Thacher Montessori School; Silver level sponsors Cedar Grove Gardens, Keating Brokerage, and Richard Hunt Landscaping; and contributors The Fruit Center and R3BILT.

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