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Join us for Fall Foliage Family Fun Days - Nov. 6 & 7

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 13:25

Enjoy nature's autumn display while enjoying a leisurely socially distanced visit and/or DIYpicnic during this year's Fall Foliage Fun Days Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7 from 10 am- 3pm. We'll have fun fall-focused activities for all ages including a return of our popular "make-it station," scavenger hunts, seed and leaf collecting, phenology walks, mandela making, leaf-rubbing, visits with the Wakefield animals, and more.

Registration not required but appreciated at this link or by calling 617-333-0924 x22. Suggested donation $5-$10 per adult.

The Wakefield Arboretum is located at 1465 Brush Hill Road in Milton.



Second Saturday and Sunday Open Hours Sept 11 & 12

Wednesday, 01 September 2021 13:38

Second Saturday and Sunday Open Hours
September 11 & 12, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
While visitors are always welcome to join us for self-guided tours of the arboretum non-holiday weekdays 9:00 am-3:00 pm, we will again offer extra open hours on September's Second Saturday and Sunday. These weekend hours have been popular with families or small groups who enjoy a morning visit with the Wakefield animals, take a stroll or savor a DIY picnic in a spot of their choice. The Wakefield animals will again be welcoming their friends both days from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Open hours are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 11, and Sunday, September 12. Suggested donation $5 per adult.
For more information, call 617-333-0924 x22.
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More Summer Garden Music Wed. August 18 with the Rozzicats!

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 Rozzicats, playing a variety of  vocal and instrumental acoustic music, from old folk to new Americana, and from Beatles to bluegrass. Rozzicats’ 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.


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.


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