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Mary M.B. Wakefield Charitable Trust

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Dec.15.2017 Merry Historic Milton: Progressive Tasting Trolley Tour
Dec.13.2017 - Dec.17.2017 Catch the Holiday Spirit at the Wakefield Estate's Annual Holiday Open House
Dec.13.2017 Holiday Open House Opening Reception Dec. 13th
Nov.30.2017 Make a Holiday Wreath Workshop Nov. 30th
Nov.09.2017 - Dec.01.2017 Order your hand-made holiday wreath today!!
Nov.08.2017 Holiday Inspiration with Lisa Ahern Wed. Nov. 8th
Nov.04.2017 - Nov.05.2017 Blue Hills Great Estates Fall Foliage Tour Nov. 4-5
Sep.17.2017 OPEN HOURS FROM 1-4 pm
Sep.15.2017 September Summer Garden Music Features Milton’s Own Songmaster Eric Martin
Aug.30.2017 August Garden Music Event Features Local singer/songwriter Dean Stevens 8/30
Jul.26.2017 Summer Garden Music 7/26th Features Local Songster Richie Parsons and his Trio
Jun.17.2017 Join us for our 5th Dogwood Days Garden Party -June 17th!
Jun.14.2017 Wine, Cheese, Trees, and Trivia
Jun.11.2017 Garden Conservancy Open Day 6/10: Opening the Gates to a Cluster of Great Gardens
Jun.10.2017 - Jun.17.2017 Make Plans to Visit During 2017 Dogwood Days-June 10-17
Jun.10.2017 - Jun.11.2017 Central New England Woodturners Show, Sale, and Demo 6/10 and 6/11
Jun.10.2017 Bring the Family Out for Dogs and Dogwoods 6/10
Jun.10.2017 Bonsai Workshop, Saturday, June 10th at 11:00
May.21.2017 Sunday Open Hours 1:00-4:00 pm through June - but NOT 5/28
May.14.2017 Take Mom Out for a Mother's Day Stroll and a Spot of Tea!
May.13.2017 Volunteer Work Day - Help us spruce up for Dogwood Days!
Apr.26.2017 April Stone Soup: Tom Palmer on Eliot's Reforestation of Blue Hill 4/26
Apr.21.2017 Arbor Day Earth Celebration
Apr.12.2017 Lecture: Peter Gray on The Power of Play-April 12th
Apr.08.2017 Mushroom Growing Workshop 4/8
Mar.29.2017 March Stone Soup: Alan Banks on 19C Parks Creation
Mar.18.2017 ATTN! DATE CHANGE: Creating a Compact Orchard 3/25!!!
Feb.22.2017 February Stone Soup 2/22 with MHS's Jon Green
Feb.11.2017 Want fresh eggs? Learn How to Raise Your Own Chicken Workshop 2/11
Jan.28.2017 Winter Propagation Workshop 1/28
Jan.21.2017 A Light Shines in the Darkness: Winterfire 2017 1/21
Dec.10.2016 Wildlife Ornament Making for Families
Dec.09.2016 - Nov.14.2016 Join us for our 7th Annual Holiday Open House 12/8-14
Dec.08.2016 Opening Reception - 7th Annual Holiday Open House
Dec.01.2016 Make a Holiday Wreath Workshop
Nov.09.2016 Grab Your Spot! Holiday Inspiration with Lisa Ahern Nov. 9th
Oct.22.2016 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER -Help us celebrate (and save) bats Sat. October 22n
Oct.22.2016 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER Join us for our Fairy Fest!
Oct.02.2016 Attention 10/2: Today's open hours are cancelled.
Oct.02.2016 Open Garden Hours Oct. 2nd
Sep.25.2016 Open Garden Hours Sept. 25th
Sep.24.2016 Reading, Looking & Writing: Poetry Workshop 9/24
Aug.31.2016 August Garden Music Event Features Eric Martin
Jul.27.2016 Summer Garden Music Series
Jul.05.2016 - Jul.29.2016 Does Your Teen Have Summer Plans? Session One begins 7/5
Jun.19.2016 Sunday Open Hours June 19th and June 26th
Jun.04.2016 - Jun.12.2016 Dogwood Days 2016: A Week-long Celebration
May.22.2016 Sunday Open Hours 1:00-4:00 pm
May.19.2016 May Stone Soup: SAI Archaeologist Sara Belkin Shares Her Journey of Discovery
May.15.2016 Sunday Open Hours 1:00-4:00 pm
May.14.2016 Backyard Homesteading: Proper Planting Techniques and Spring Clean-up
May.14.2016 Help out at Volunteer Day at the Wakefield Estate May 14th from 12 noon - 3 p14
Apr.28.2016 April Stone Soup 4/28: Deb Merriam Shares Safari Stories
Apr.16.2016 Mushroom Growing Workshop
Apr.14.2016 Spring Floral Demo with Lisa Ahern
Apr.09.2016 Seeing a lot of winter damage in your yard? Restorative Pruning 4/9
Mar.31.2016 March Stone Soup: Patty O'Neill and Birding around the World 3/31
Mar.19.2016 Planning and Creating a Compact Orchard
Feb.27.2016 Backyard Homesteading Series: Raising Your Own Chickens 2/27
Feb.25.2016 February Stone Soup 2/25: Travels with Polly
Jan.28.2016 2016 Stone Soup and Speaker Series Begins Thursday, January 28th
Jan.16.2016 Family Felting Class Offered Jan. 16 for Holiday Weekend Fun
Jan.09.2016 Join us for our 6th Annual Winterfire Jan. 9th
Dec.10.2015 Sixth annual Holiday Open House December 10th
Dec.05.2015 Family Wreath and Birdseed Ornament-making Workshop Dec. 5
Dec.02.2015 Wreath-Making Workshop to be held Dec. 2nd
Dec.01.2015 Talk by Noted Educator David Sobel Dec. 1
Nov.11.2015 - Dec.02.2015 Order a Hand-crafted Holiday Wreath! Deadline: Dec. 2nd!
Nov.11.2015 Do Your Part! Veteran’s Day Drop-in Volunteer Day at Wakefield Estate 11/11
Nov.04.2015 Holiday Inspiration with Lisa of Cedar Grove
Oct.17.2015 Final Third Saturday Open Hours
Oct.15.2015 Final week of Open Hours
Oct.08.2015 Final 2 weeks of Open Hours
Oct.01.2015 Open Hours Continue
Sep.24.2015 Open Hours Continue
Sep.19.2015 Third Saturday Open Hours Continue
Sep.19.2015 Drop-In Volunteer Work Day
Sep.17.2015 Open Hours Continue
Sep.17.2015 Third Thursday Garden Music Series Thursday, September 17th
Sep.10.2015 Open Hours Continue
Sep.03.2015 Open Hours Continue
Aug.27.2015 Summer Open Hours - Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm
Aug.22.2015 Summer Open Hours - Third Saturdays - 2:00-5:00 pm
Aug.20.2015 Summer Open Hours - Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm
Aug.20.2015 Third Thursday Garden Music Series Thursday, August 20th
Aug.13.2015 Summer Open Hours - Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm
Aug.06.2015 Summer Open Hours - Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm
Jul.30.2015 Summer Open Hours - Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm
Jul.23.2015 Summer Open Hours - Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm
Jul.18.2015 Summer Open Hours - Third Saturdays - 2:00-5:00 pm
Jul.16.2015 Summer Open Hours - Thursdays 4:00-6:00 pm
Jul.16.2015 Third Thursday Garden Music Series Thursday, July 16th
Jun.21.2015 Dads, Dogs, and Dogwoods- a family fun event!
Jun.20.2015 Bonsai Workshop
Jun.14.2015 Dogwood Days 2016: A Week-long Celebration
May.16.2015 Family Fairy Festival
May.13.2015 Spring Floral Inspiration with Lisa Ahern of Cedar Grove
May.09.2015 Volunteer Work Day - Help us spruce up for Dogwood Days!
Apr.30.2015 April Stone Soup Profiles One of Nature's Showstoppers: the Dove Tree 4/30
Apr.11.2015 Horticultural Triage: Assessing and Repairing Your Winter-damaged Landscape
Mar.26.2015 March Stone Soup 3/26 Profiles the Remarkable Dawn Redwood
Mar.21.2015 Planning and Creating a Compact Orchard
Feb.26.2015 2015 Stone Soup Series: Great Trees of the Estate - Portrait of the Apple
Feb.07.2015 Backyard Homesteading: Raising Your Own Chickens
Feb.05.2015 2015 Stone Soup Series: Great Trees of the Estate - Portrait of the White Pine
Jan.10.2015 Winterfire: Our 5th Annual Mid-winter Garden Stroll
Dec.10.2014 Fifth Annual Holiday Open House
Dec.03.2014 Order a Hand-crafted, Locally-sourced Holiday Wreath!
Dec.03.2014 Wreath Making Workshop
Dec.02.2014 Opening Reception December 2nd for Library’s Exhibit of Polly Wakefield’s Watercolors
Nov.19.2014 Holiday Inspiration with Lisa Ahern of Cedar Grove
Nov.11.2014 Volunteer Work Day - Help us with fall-clean-up!
Oct.18.2014 - Oct.19.2014 Members Open Weekend
Sep.26.2014 Autumnal Fire
Sep.17.2014 Wednesday Open Hours Extended! Check out our new labyrinth.
Aug.13.2014 Try "Lazing on a Sunny Afternoon." Summer Open Hours
Jun.08.2014 - Jun.14.2014 Dogwood Days 2014: A Week-long Celebration
Jun.07.2014 10th Anniversary Garden Party
May.10.2014 Spring Shearing Day
May.10.2014 Love Your Mother Earth Celebration
Apr.24.2014 Earth Art for Families
Apr.24.2014 Stone Soup 4/24: Stories from the attic - Vignettes of those who once lived at the Estate
Mar.29.2014 Pruning Practicum, a "hands-on" opportunity to practice pruning
Mar.27.2014 Stone Soup 3/27: A Vintage Photo Slide Show
Mar.08.2014 Backyard Homesteading Series: Creating a compact orchard for your backyard
Feb.27.2014 Stone Soup 2/27: Maritta Manning Cronin discussing Thacher Farm
Feb.08.2014 Backyard Homesteading Series: Raising Your Own Backyard Chickens
Feb.01.2014 Winterfire: Our 4th Annual Mid-winter Garden Stroll
Jan.30.2014 Stone Soup Series: Brian Sullivan discussing "If Ever Two Were One"
Jan.11.2014 Enjoy the glow of the Winterfire at the Wakefield Estate
Jan.11.2014 Winterfire - UPDATE rescheduled to Feb. 1
Dec.14.2013 4th Annual Holiday Open House
Dec.12.2013 4th Annual Holiday Open House
Dec.04.2013 Make your Own Spectacular Holiday Wreath
Dec.02.2013 Order a Hand-crafted Holiday Wreath! Deadline: Dec. 2nd!
Nov.13.2013 Holiday Inspiration with Lisa: Floral Decorating Demo
Nov.01.2013 Post-Halloween Pumpkin Drop
Oct.05.2013 Backyard Homesteading Series: Propagation: Starting Your Own Arboretum Collection
Sep.20.2013 Autumnal Equinox Fire and Tree Sale
Jun.14.2013 Dogwood Fire
Jun.09.2013 Dogs and Dogwoods Day
Jun.08.2013 Garden Conservancy Open Days Program
Jun.07.2013 - Jun.14.2013 Dogwood Days 2013: A Weeklong Celebration
May.30.2013 May Stone Soup: the State of our Climate and Plants
May.11.2013 Spring Shearing Day
May.02.2013 Spring Floral Demo with Lisa Ahern
Apr.25.2013 Stone Soup Series: Taber Keally on the state of the Neponset River watershed
Apr.19.2013 Earth Art Celebration
Apr.14.2013 Backyard Homesteading: Beekeeping - Greet the new Queen
Mar.28.2013 Stone Soup Series: The State of Bees with Ed Karle
Mar.16.2013 Backyard Homesteading Series: Creating a compact orchard for your backyard
Mar.16.2013 Pruning Practicum, a "hands-on" opportunity to practice pruning
Feb.28.2013 Stone Soup Series: Preservation in Milton
Feb.16.2013 RESCHEDULED! Raising Your Own Backyard Chickens
Feb.09.2013 Backyard Homesteading Series: Backyard Chickens
Jan.31.2013 Stone Soup Series: Backyard Invasives
Jan.12.2013 Winterfire: Our 3rd Annual Mid-winter Garden Stroll
Nov.10.2012 Winter Prep Pruning and Maintenance
Oct.28.2012 Seed Scavenger Hunt/Pumpkin Carving
Oct.11.2012 Fall Floral Decorating Inspiration with Lisa
Sep.21.2012 Autumnal Equinox Fire
Jul.10.2012 - Aug.15.2012 2012 Wakefield Estate Summer Landscape Internship
Jul.09.2012 - Aug.03.2012 Attention Teens! Sign up now for 2012 Summer Archaeology Institute
Jun.13.2012 Lecture: The 'Stuff’ of History: The Material Culture of a Milton Founding Family
Jun.02.2012 - Jun.03.2012 Dogwood Days and Open House!
Jun.02.2012 - Jun.03.2012 Plein Air Painting
May.15.2012 Lecture: Hidden History: Archaeological Investigations at the Wakefield Estate
May.12.2012 Spring Shearing Day
May.02.2012 Lecture: The Davenport Farm: An overview of its history, evolution and occupants from 1707-2012
Apr.22.2012 Backyard Homesteading Series: A Primer on Beekeeping
Apr.20.2012 Earth Art! Family Outdoor Art Exploration
Apr.07.2012 Backyard Homesteading Series: Pruning Your Backyard Trees and Shrubs
Mar.24.2012 Backyard Homesteading Series: Creating a compact orchard for your backyard
Feb.11.2012 Backyard Homesteading Series: Backyard Chickens
Jan.07.2012 Winterfire: our 2nd Annual Mid-winter Garden Stroll and Ski
Nov.16.2011 Holiday Decorating Inspiration with Lisa Ahern
Oct.30.2011 Cabbage Night Pumpkin Carving and Pre -Halloween Fun
Sep.24.2011 - Sep.25.2011 2011 ISA Women's Tree Climbing Workshop
Sep.23.2011 Autumnal Equinox Evening Garden Tour
Jul.21.2011 - Jul.21.2011 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Jun.11.2011 Dogwood Days - Come out and take a stroll!
Jun.04.2011 Dogwood Days - See the dazzling display of blooms!
Apr.13.2011 Bring Spring Inside! Spring Floral Decorating Demo
Apr.02.2011 Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series: Creating a Compact Orchard
Feb.12.2011 Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series: Backyard Chickens
Jan.22.2011 Mid-winter Evening Garden Tour
Dec.15.2010 2nd Annual Holiday Open House
Nov.10.2010 Holiday Inspiration with Lisa
Oct.17.2010 1st Annual Tour de Coops
Oct.10.2010 Learn How to Prepare Kimchi
Oct.02.2010 - Oct.03.2010 2nd Annual Women¹s Tree Climbing Workshop
Sep.30.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Sep.27.2010 "Take A Child Outside Week" Open House
Sep.23.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Sep.16.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Sep.09.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Aug.26.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Aug.19.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Aug.12.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Aug.05.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Jul.29.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Jul.22.2010 Wakefield Estate Open Site (3-5 pm) and Guided Tour (4 pm)
Jul.06.2010 - Aug.12.2010 2010 Summer Intern Crew Begins!
Jul.05.2010 - Jul.16.2010 Summer Archeology Institute for High School Students - Session 2
Jun.14.2010 - Jun.25.2010 Summer Archeology Institute for High School Students - Session 1
Jun.11.2010 - Jun.12.2010 Dogwood Days - Enjoy the estate's magnificent Kousa Dogwood collection in FULL BLOOM!
May.01.2010 Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series: Creating a Compact Orchard
Apr.24.2010 Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series: Beekeeping
Mar.20.2010 Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series: Creating Backyard Wildlife Habitat
Feb.06.2010 Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series: Backyard Chickens
Jan.09.2010 Backyard Homesteading Workshop Series: Fruit Trees
Jan.02.2010 First Day Stone Soup and Nature Walk
Nov.19.2009 Holiday Decorations and Tablescapes
Oct.23.2009 Davenport Farmhouse Tour and Talk

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