Recent News

Fantastic Fruit on Display! - a new feature on our website

Friday, 22 September 2017 11:04

We've added a new feature to our website! You can check out some of the fantastic fruit currently on display at the Wakefield Estate by pointing to the "Visit" tab on our website, "drop down" to the new "Fantastic Fruit on Display" tab and slide over to one of the tabs describing some of the intriguing plants currently in displaying gorgeous or unusual fruit or seed pods. Check back frequently because we will be adding additional entries as the fruit on different trees and shrubs ripens and is prime for viewing.

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Join us for our final Summer Garden Music, Friday Sept. 15th

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:47

We have something extra special planned for our final evening of garden music! This time join us on Friday evening, September 15th at 6:00 to stroll the gardens or just kick back, enjoy a refreshing beverage and hear great music and savor the final days of summer. Eric Martin, who gave such a fantastic and fun performance during last summer's series, returns to serenade summer's swan song. Martin, a local Brush Hill resident and prominent Boston singer-songwriter and musician known for his bluesy repertoire and talent on the guitar, blues harp and vocals, is sure to provide the perfect sets for an enjoyable Friday with friends. Suitable for all ages. Tickets $10 for adults; subject to cancellation due to weather.

Reservations required. Please call to RSVP: 617-333-0924.

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2017 Interns Wrapping Up a Packed Six Weeks

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 14:37

This year, the Wakefield Estate Summer Landscape Intern crew was small but mighty, with just three very special and carefully chosen members. With two young women who are horticulture majors at Norfolk Aggie, and a graduating senior from Academy of the Pacific Rim who is headed to Unity College to pursue Environmental Studies, this year's crew has exceeded our expectations, proving that indeed "less can be more." The 2017 crew has helped further spruce up the estate's landscape and created a spectacular new woodland trail which will delight students in the fall. This year many visitors have remarked that the estate has never looked better, and the summer work of the interns will help us maintain the high standard we've achieved.
The 2017 Summer Landscape Intern Crew includes: Ava Burke, Colleen McDonough, and Sebastian Boucher.
Great job team, and best of luck in the fall!
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August Garden Music Series Features Dean Stevens 8/30

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 14:30

Join us on Wednesday, August 30th from 6:30-8:00 pm, for another chance to stroll the gardens at their peak summer beauty, enjoy a refreshing beverage, and hear great music. This month we feature local singer/songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire Dean Stevens. For over 25 years, Dean has delighted audiences of all ages with his exuberant self-taught guitar style and expressive voice. Dean sings in English and Spanish with songs that explore personal and social topics, paints sketches of people and places and celebrates the earth. 
Admission is $10; this event is subject to cancellation due to weather. The Wakefield Estate is located at 1465 Brush Hill Road.
Reservations required. Please call to RSVP: 617-333-0924.
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