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Holiday Celebrations: 4th of July Picnic Style!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join our culinary instructors as they set up the kitchen outside on Highfield’s back porch again! Kick off the summer with a picnic style menu that can be prepared in advance so you can relax and enjoy your company. If you’re bored with the same old chili recipe, chef Kay Benaroch, is going to kick it up with the addition of roasted fresh chilis, spices and cocoa powder along with chorizo sausage.  To accompany the chili, how about an Asian coleslaw featuring a tasty peanut-flavored dressing and an easy-to-make open-face tart using blueberries and peaches. Bonus recipes [...]

$60 – $70

Yoga at Highfield by innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga and offering a new outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Kirsten van der Bil, certified and longtime instructor of innerglow, for yoga on the lawn. Students will enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing session in the Gardens overlooking the beautiful Beebe woods. Classes will be held every Thursday morning through the end of August from 9-10 am, weather permitting. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and mask!  Pre-registration is required. Grab a spot today! Register online now or call us at 508-495-1878, ext. 2 Kirsten has been studying [...]

$20

Yoga at Highfield by innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga and offering a new outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Kirsten van der Bil, certified and longtime instructor of innerglow, for yoga on the lawn. Students will enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing session in the Gardens overlooking the beautiful Beebe woods. Classes will be held every Thursday morning through the end of August from 9-10 am, weather permitting. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and mask!  Pre-registration is required. Grab a spot today! Register online now or call us at 508-495-1878, ext. 2 Kirsten has been studying [...]

$20

Farm to Table: Vegetarian Summer 102

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join our Farm to Table annual series and "cook local" outside under the Highfield tent! Summer means barbeques, but for those who don’t eat meat, the pickings can be slim. In part two of the series, Michelle Itzkowitz, continues to offer tasty recipes that can be enjoyed any day of the week. Using the freshest, local ingredients, we will explore with corn grilled in the husk, a spinach and strawberry pasta salad a crunchy summer salad with refreshing dressing and mini strawberry rhubarb pies. Class topics and recipes are subject to change depending on availability. Register online today [...]

$60 – $70

Yoga at Highfield by innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga and offering a new outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Kirsten van der Bil, certified and longtime instructor of innerglow, for yoga on the lawn. Students will enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing session in the Gardens overlooking the beautiful Beebe woods. Classes will be held every Thursday morning through the end of August from 9-10 am, weather permitting. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and mask!  Pre-registration is required. Grab a spot today! Register online now or call us at 508-495-1878, ext. 2 Kirsten has been studying [...]

$20

Creating a Climate for Change through Art & Science: Courtney Mattison

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join us under the tent as we launch this series with Courtney Mattison discussing, "Uniting Art and Science to Conserve Our Changing Seas." Special summer lecture series in collaboration with the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the Woodwell Climate Research Center. Courtney is an internationally recognized artist who hand-crafts intricately detailed ceramic sculptural works inspired by the fragile beauty of coral reefs and the human-caused threats they face. Her work raises awareness for the protection of our blue planet, urging policy makers and the public to conserve our vital and changing seas. In this [...]

Free
Recurring

Estate Walk

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Estate walks lead by our talented volunteer docents are a great way to discover & enjoy Highfield Hall & Gardens! Docent-led estate tours are offered free with admission and are held on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday of each month, June – October from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, weather permitting. Regularly scheduled walking tours are Free with Admission. They are available first come, first served with a limit of 15 people per group. Discover the fascinating history of the original owners (the Beebe family), the house, and the grounds. Discuss the exterior architecture and compare photos of the house [...]

Free with admission

Hydrangea Fest Talk: featuring Barbara Conolly

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Barbara Conolly presents, "Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Hydrangeas but were afraid to ask!" Join us under the Highfield tent for a fun and educational presentation by Barbara Conolly, MPS, MCLP, a certified landscape professional and arborist. Barbara's talk and demonstration will cover the many varieties of hydrangea and their special characteristics. Topics addressed will include how to site different types, the best pruning practices, watering needs, and the best methods of amending the soil specific to a variety. In addition, she will talk about how to dry different varietal blooms. Highfield’s several varieties of hydrangeas [...]

$5

Mindful Meditation in the Garden

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join Carol Radford for a relaxing hour-long meditation experience that will introduce you to a variety of mindfulness strategies. Highfield is excited to be hosting a series of meditation sessions in our new Meditation Garden. In these monthly workshops you will use your senses, listen to a guided meditation, focus on your breath, practice standing meditation and learn hand mudras. Each workshop will focus on a different theme. Enjoy the beauty of Highfield Hall & Gardens as you experience nature and learn mindfulness strategies in our new Meditation Garden. Sign up for one, two, or all three [...]

$5 – $15

Yoga at Highfield by innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga and offering a new outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Kirsten van der Bil, certified and longtime instructor of innerglow, for yoga on the lawn. Students will enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing session in the Gardens overlooking the beautiful Beebe woods. Classes will be held every Thursday morning through the end of August from 9-10 am, weather permitting. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and mask!  Pre-registration is required. Grab a spot today! Register online now or call us at 508-495-1878, ext. 2 Kirsten has been studying [...]

$20

Farm to Table: Burgers & Flatbreads on the Grill

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join our Farm to Table annual series and "cook local" outside under the Highfield tent! Grilling brings out the best of summer vegetables and is a healthy way to add flavor to your meal. Chef Kay Benaroch's menu this week includes a spicy turkey burger, Mexican (grilled) corn salad, Indian Naan (grilled flatbread) and a salad of grilled eggplant and zucchini combined with feta cheese and fresh greens. Class topics and recipes are subject to change depending on availability. Register online today or give us a call at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 Highfield will adhere to social distancing protocols [...]

$60 – $70

Creating a Climate for Change through Art & Science: Emil Ruff, MBL

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Microbes Munch Methane: how microbes reduce methane emissions from the oceans. Special summer lecture series in collaboration with the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the Woodwell Climate Research Center. Join us for the second installment of this series featuring Emil Ruff, Assistant Scientist: “Microbial ecology and ecophysiology.” at Ecosystems Center and Josephine Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory. Microorganisms play a vital role in the Earth’s carbon cycle. They can be a source or a sink of the greenhouse gas methane. In this presentation we will dive to the murky depths of the ocean [...]

Free

Yoga at Highfield by innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga and offering a new outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Kirsten van der Bil, certified and longtime instructor of innerglow, for yoga on the lawn. Students will enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing session in the Gardens overlooking the beautiful Beebe woods. Classes will be held every Thursday morning through the end of August from 9-10 am, weather permitting. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and mask!  Pre-registration is required. Grab a spot today! Register online now or call us at 508-495-1878, ext. 2 Kirsten has been studying [...]

$20
Recurring

Estate Walk

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Estate walks lead by our talented volunteer docents are a great way to discover & enjoy Highfield Hall & Gardens! Docent-led estate tours are offered free with admission and are held on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday of each month, June – October from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, weather permitting. Regularly scheduled walking tours are Free with Admission. They are available first come, first served with a limit of 15 people per group. Discover the fascinating history of the original owners (the Beebe family), the house, and the grounds. Discuss the exterior architecture and compare photos of the house [...]

Free with admission

Weekly Curatorial Tour

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Please join Joanne Ingersoll, Highfield Hall & Gardens Director of Programs and Exhibitions, on a tour of the current exhibitions; Turn the Tide: Courtney Mattison and SEAChange: Meditations on Sustainability. Meet Joanne and enjoy an up-close look at the magnificent Artworks, the tour will provide historical context, technical explanations, and biographical notes on artists. This weekly tour will be offered every other Wednesday at 11:00 AM for the duration of the exhibits. It will last approximately 45 minutes with an opportunity for dialogue between textile lovers. Cost: Admission Fee Members: Free Adults: $10 Seniors (65+) & Veterans: [...]

Free with Admission

CANCELLED Yoga at Highfield by innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

This event has been CANCELLED due to weather. Please contact the office at 508-495-1878 with any questions or for more information.  Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga and offering a new outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Kirsten van der Bil, certified and longtime instructor of innerglow, for yoga on the lawn. Students will enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing session in the Gardens overlooking the beautiful Beebe woods. Classes will be held every Thursday morning through the end of August from 9-10 am, weather permitting. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and mask!  Pre-registration is required. [...]

$20

Farm to Table: Seafood & Sauces on the Grill

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join our Farm to Table annual series and "cook local" outside under the Highfield tent! Cape Cod seafood on the grill—is there anything better?  This week we will explore different presentations of swordfish and bluefish, clams and shrimp, all with a variety of different and easy sauces.  Compound butters will be included as well, along with a discussion of incorporating fresh herbs and edible flowers in summer cooking. Class topics and recipes are subject to change depending on availability. Register online today or give us a call at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 Highfield will adhere to social distancing protocols [...]

$60 – $70

Creating a Climate for Change through Art & Science: Loretta Roberson & Scott Lindell

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Farming Seaweed & Corals for a Better Tomorrow! Due to recent changes in the CDC guidelines, this presentation will be held under the tent. Special summer lecture series in collaboration with the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the Woodwell Climate Research Center. Loretta Roberson and Scott Lindell have blue thumbs! These aquaculture pioneers are growing marine life that can fuel the blue economy and offer new model organisms for advancing ecological and biomedical science. Loretta Roberson, Ph.D., Associate Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory, is interested in how organisms respond to human impacts on coastal [...]

Free

Yoga at Highfield by innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga and offering a new outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Kirsten van der Bil, certified and longtime instructor of innerglow, for yoga on the lawn. Students will enjoy a relaxing and revitalizing session in the Gardens overlooking the beautiful Beebe woods. Classes will be held every Thursday morning through the end of August from 9-10 am, weather permitting. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and mask!  Pre-registration is required. Grab a spot today! Register online now or call us at 508-495-1878, ext. 2 Kirsten has been studying [...]

$20

Farm to Table: Fresh Mozzarella with Matt Lombardo, Roland’s Catering

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now What could be better than fresh mozzarella and August tomatoes? This year Chef Matt Lombardo, Owner/Chef of Roland’s Catering, will join us to demonstrate how to make this delicious fresh cheese, then explore a variety of ways to serve it.  Of course, there is the classic caprese salad—but how about making it with peaches?  The possibilities are endless!  What about Chicken Parm Burgers? Or perhaps an Antipasto with Cream Drenched Mozzarella and Tiny Tomatoes and Kalamata Olives.  A fun and attractive side is “Eat the Rainbow” Chopped Salad with Basil, Kale, and Mozzarella.  Explore other delectable combinations [...]

$60 – $70

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