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Summer Storywalks®

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Highfield is excited to be hosting a summertime series of family Storywalks® beginning June 28th! In collaboration with the Falmouth Library Youth Services, Highfield will present a Storywalk ® along the ADA Accessible Historic Beech Tree Path for 10 weeks this summer.  A new story will be installed each Monday, starting June 19, 2022 and ending August 29, 2022. The walk will begin at the gravel parking lot entrance and travel down among the musical instruments and beautiful historic Beech trees which are over 100 years old!  Families will be able to enjoy the serene setting while reading a story [...]

Free

An Evening with Rossano Sportiello, Pianist

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Playing the piano since the age of 9 and professionally since 16, Rossano Sportiello’s jazz concerts are not to be missed. He has performed all over the US and Europe to international acclaim and has played with many of the world’s finest jazz luminaries such as Clark Terry, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Eddie Locke. Among other awards, he received the prestigious Vittorio Ramella Award, for making significant contributions to the world and who have distinguished themselves in the international community. In 2016 he played at the prestigious Newport Jazz Festival in piano solo.  He has recorded numerous CDs, [...]

$45 – $55

Hounds of Highfield

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

​Are you ready to kick off the summer? Because the Hounds of Highfield event is almost here! Please join Highfield Hall & Gardens on Saturday, June 25, from 11am to 2 pm as we celebrate the loving and enduring bond, we all share with our loyal canine companions! This family friendly community event will feature dog contests, a doggie parade and costume contest, an obstacle course, a service dog talk and demonstration, raffles, prizes, and much more! Local rescue groups, retail vendors, and food trucks with delicious fare will be on site too. Admission is free, donations are encouraged. There [...]

FREE

Papercutting Workshop ~ “Tree of Life”

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Learn a beloved folk tradition of many cultures. Using simple techniques and materials, you'll create at least one papercut to take home. This class is for anyone with or without artistic experience. The instructor, Tamar Shadur, is an experienced teacher with degrees in Art Education and a MEd. in ESL. Tamar is a tapestry designer and weaver who offers papercutting workshops as a way to pass on her late mother's expertise and legacy. Tamar also offers PowerPoint presentations, and her articles have appeared in various publications. Children 3rd grade and up, accompanied by an adult are welcome! Register online now [...]

$40 – $50

Farm to Table Fourth of July with Gail Blakely

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Gail shares her take on the traditional Fourth of July barbecue  Celebrate with the Fourth of July with a traditional barbecue with classic deviled eggs with olives, grilled chicken thighs and spareribs with a peanut butter barbecue sauce. We will also make saffron rice with fresh peas and marinated cherry tomatoes with radishes. Dessert will feature red, white and blue parfaits served with macaroons and holiday sprinkles! Grab a seat at the table TODAY! Register online now or call, 508-495-1878 ext. 2

$65 – $75

Fun with French – Session 1

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now L’ Amusement avec Francais! We invite children to join us for Session 1 of this fun and interactive French class. Participants will be introduced to the language and culture of France.  Activities will include games like  “Simon Says," the song “Frere Jacques," and the artist Monet!  Register online now or call, 508-495-1878 ext. 2

$20

Yoga at Highfield with Innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga again to offer an outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Michelle Itzkowitz, owner, founder and certified longtime instructor of innerglow yoga, 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 Wednesday 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 Michelle has been studying yoga for over 20 [...]

$20

Curatorial Tour

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Please join Joanne Ingersoll, Highfield Hall & Gardens Director of Exhibitions & Interpretation, on a tour of the current exhibitions, Collectors Collecting Collections and Understory: Juried Exhibition of the Guild of American Papercutters. Meet Joanne and enjoy an up-close look at our newest exhibits. The tour will provide historical context, technical explanations, and other interesting details about the collectors and their collections! The tour will last approximately 45 minutes with an opportunity for dialogue. Cost: Admission Fee Members: Free Adults: $10 Seniors (65+) & Veterans: $8 Groups limited to 10 ppl. Grab a spot and register early! [...]

$10

Summer Science Lecture Series: Dave Remsen, Marine Biological Laboratory

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Explore the biodiversity of the waters surrounding Woods Hole Explore the biodiversity of the waters around Woods Hole with Dave Remsen, Director, Marine Research Services at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). At MBL, he oversees the collection, culture, and husbandry of aquatic species on campus. Dave is a former senior program officer of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility of Copenhagen, Denmark, and his career has revolved around the field of biodiversity informatics. Discover why the this area of the Cape is special for so many scientific institutions studying the marine ecosystems. Register online now or call, 508-495-1878 ext. [...]

$10

Paper Arts & Crafts for Kids!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Join artist and elementary art educator, Elyse Kotakis, for a fun summer  workshop! Young artists will explore the stunning works on view in the  gallery as part of the exhibition, "Turning Cut Paper into Art" before returning  to the studio to create their own masterpiece. Using inspiration and  observations gleaned during their experience in the gallery, students will  design a unique cut paper work of art. Students will think critically, build skill, get creative and have fun. What a wonderful way to kick off summer and  savor the final days of this exhibit! Program appropriate for children [...]

$20

Hydrangea Fest Talk with Lorraine Ballato ~ Success with Hydrangeas

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Lorraine Ballato presents, "Success with Hydrangeas" No garden is complete without this queen of American shrubs. From 18-inch, container-sized, reblooming beauties to 8-foot explosions of multicolored zing, there is a hydrangea for every garden. Through slides and discussion, you’ll learn all about hydrangeas, including the many recent introductions that have hit the market, their proper care, and the hardy cultivars that perform well despite over-enthusiastic pruning and finicky weather. You’ll leave this talk never again having to ask the question, “Why doesn’t my hydrangea bloom?” Register online today or call us at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 As a [...]

$10 – $20

Create a Portable Feast ~ Picnic Ideas with Kay Benaroch

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Learn how to prepare a gourmet picnic!  Surprise your guests and/or family with these easy to make dishes--perfect for a picnic or boat trip! We'll prepare a chopped Greek salad and pork banh mi sandwiches accompanied by Chinese noodles in peanut sauce. Dessert will feature mason jar strawberry shortcakes. Homemade frozen lemonade will cap off this delicious summer meal! We hope you will enjoy this demonstration class with tastings. The menu may change due to availability of ingredients. Please contact us 48 hours in advance for an updated listing. This class is appropriate for ages 18 and [...]

$65 – $75

Paul Rishell and Annie Raines Blues and Folk Music

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Long time blues guitarist Paul Rishell and multi-harmonicist playing Annie Raines are the unofficial royalty of Boston country blues. They are visiting artists at the Berklee College of Music’s American Roots Music Program and have opened for Ray Charles, Little Feat, Dr. John, Susan Tedeschi, John Sebastian and many more. They continue to perform American roots music and their own compositions at festivals, concert halls, and clubs all over the world. This summer they will perform for us as part of our "Music Under the Tent" Series at Highfield Hall. Register online now or call, 508-495-1878 ext. 2

$25 – $35

Fairy Garden Workshop for Children of All Ages

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Do you BELIEVE in Fairies??... Anna Holmes does! She’ll take you on an enchanting journey where you’ll create your very own miniature fairy-world garden design filled with magic. You’ll begin with a bewitching Fairy Story to spark your imagination. Then, you’ll find inspiration in nature as you take a short “gathering” walk to collect your woodland items. A “mini” fairy house, live tiny plants, a pond and special fairy trinkets will be provided. What to bring:  YOUR IMAGINATION! This is one of our most popular workshops and sells out quickly. Class size is limited, so please register [...]

$45 – $55

Fairy Garden Workshop for Children of All Ages

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Do you BELIEVE in Fairies??... Anna Holmes does! She’ll take you on an enchanting journey where you’ll create your very own miniature fairy-world garden design filled with magic. You’ll begin with a bewitching Fairy Story to spark your imagination. Then, you’ll find inspiration in nature as you take a short “gathering” walk to collect your woodland items. A “mini” fairy house, live tiny plants, a pond and special fairy trinkets will be provided. What to bring:  YOUR IMAGINATION! This is one of our most popular workshops and sells out quickly. Class size is limited, so please register [...]

$45 – $55

Yoga at Highfield with Innerglow

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Highfield is excited to be partnering with innerglow yoga again to offer an outdoor yoga series this summer! Join Michelle Itzkowitz, owner, founder and certified longtime instructor of innerglow yoga, 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 Wednesday 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 Michelle has been studying yoga for over 20 [...]

$20

Papercutting Workshop with Carolyn Guest

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Join us for a paper cutting workshop with artist, Carolyn Guest Artist Carolyn Guest will discuss papercutting as a cultural art form and demonstrate basic techniques. Participants will use these simple techniques and materials to create at least one papercut to take home. Having grown up on a family farm in Vermont and spending time in Poland, folk art and crafts were always an integral part of Carolyn’s life. She is a member of several artist’s guilds and is on the board of the Guild of American Papercutters, currently exhibiting in Highfield. For her artwork, the sheep [...]

$40 – $50

Caribbean BBQ Feast with Kay Benaroch

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Enjoy a taste of the islands without hopping on a plane!   Tease your taste buds with BBQ shrimp and Grand Marnier chicken accompanied by rice and beans and carrot salad. Coconut chocolate macaroons round out this Caribbean feast! We hope you will enjoy this demonstration class with tastings. The menu may change due to availability of ingredients. Please contact us 48 hours in advance for an updated listing. This class is appropriate for ages 18 and up. If you’d like to bring a child, please let us know. Grab a seat at the table TODAY! Register online now [...]

$65 – $75

Arts and Crafts: Mask Making

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now The children will make two masks during the class using craft supplies of jewels, feathers, yarn and markers. Voice animation will be encouraged as we don our masks for theatrical fun! This program is appropriate for ages 5 - 10. This program has been made possible by a generous grant from the Woods Hole Foundation Register online now or call, 508-495-1878 ext. 2

$20

Bread 101: Peasant Bread in Under Two Hours

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Buy Now Gail shares her take on the traditional Fourth of July barbecue  “The best, easiest bread you will ever make.” That’s how Alexandra Stafford describes her mother’s peasant bread, made famous in her blog, Alexandracooks.com. We have been making this bread in the Highfield kitchen for the past ten years, with great success. Participants will make their own bread and  will leave with a bowl and whisk for future bread making, as well as their own freshly baked loaf. Stay tuned for Bread 102 in August! The menu may change due to availability of ingredients. Please contact us [...]

$65 – $75

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