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Wampanoag Cultural Celebration Day!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Photo credit Cape Cod Times Register Now Highfield Hall & Gardens, in coordination with the members of the Wampanoag Tribal Nations and the Rotary Club of Falmouth, is thrilled to present a Wampanoag Cultural Celebration Day, outdoors and under the tent, on the Highfield grounds! With Massachusetts’ and the Cape's deep history with indigenous people, Highfield is partnering with members of the Wampanoag Education committee, and Rotary of Falmouth to present a fun and educational day-long festival to celebrate and raise awareness of the culture and history of local tribes whose ancestral lands include Cape Cod, the Islands, and [...]

$10

Highfield Hall Simon Concert Series: Longleash Trio

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield Hall is proud to present Longleash Trio as the 3rd installment of our Simon Concert Series! Comprised of Pala Garcia, violin; John Popham, cello; Julia den Boer, piano, Longleash is an ensemble with traditional instrumentation and a progressive identity. The “expert young trio” (Strad Magazine) takes its name from Operation Long Leash, a Cold War-era CIA operation that promoted American avant-garde artists in Europe. “Fearlessly accomplished” (Arts Desk UK), Longleash has quickly earned a reputation in the US and abroad for innovative programming, artistic excellence, and new music advocacy. Appearances abroad include Jeunesse (Vienna), Átlátszó Hang [...]

$45 – $55

Weekly 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; 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

Farm to Table: Vegetarian Transition to Fall

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Rescheduled from Sept. 16th. If you have previously registered for this class, we will contact you directly with information regarding new date.    Register Now At the end of the summer, we are left with an abundance from the garden! As the days get shorter and cooler, our fresh from the garden meals transition to the indoors. The menu this week includes a California chopped salad, Vegetarian chili with a surprise and bite sized apple pies. 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 [...]

$60 – $70

NEW DATE Autumn Collection Arrangement Workshop

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Don't purchase a thing to create your own beautiful Autumn arrangement! Join Anna Holmes for this hands-on workshop and learn how to make a floral arrangement with found and collected materials. Collect what you need from your yard, your neighbor's yard or on favorite walks you take along the beach or in the woods! Materials provided from the bounty of the season will be a mix of dried hydrangea, grasses, flower pods, garden flowers, fall leaves, local greenery, and vines. The actual plant selection is determined based on availability. Anna will contact participants prior to the class [...]

$45 – $55

An Encaustics Workshop: Learn How to Paint with Beeswax & Color!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join us for special art workshop introducing the technique of encaustic, working with wax and pigments! In this workshop led by award-winning New England artist, Debra Claffey, you will learn the basics of working with beeswax and pigment—layering, fusing, incising, embedding, including using the materials safely and efficiently. Encaustic is a Greek word meaning “to heat or burn in” (enkaustikos). Heat is used throughout the process, from melting the beeswax and varnish to fusing the layers of wax, and adding colored pigments. You will take home two pieces of your original art created during the class. Basic [...]

$140 – $150
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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

An Artist’s Perspective: A Tour Through SEAChange

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Charyl Weissbach, Boston painter and one of the four artists exhibiting in SeaChange, will lead an in-depth tour discussing her work and the work of artists, Donna Talman, Pat Gerkin, and Debra Claffey. Charyl will focus on selected works chosen by each artist. Join the tour and learn how each artist addresses conservation and environmental concerns, and the reason for forming ‘Elemental Collective’. Each artist employs encaustic, a method of painting with hot wax, with results as vast and beautiful as their process and materials are diverse. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers during [...]

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Comfort Foods: Soups & Breads

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join Michelle in Highfield's kitchen as she shares her favorite soup and bread recipes for the fall season. In this workshop, you will learn how to create warm, tasty soups and breads to compliment them. Hearty soups and crusty breads are perfect for cooler fall nights! Recipes and tastes are provided. Class topics and recipes are also subject to change depending on availability. Class size is limited. Pull up a seat at the table! Register online today or give us a call at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 Highfield will adhere to social distancing protocols and space classmates out accordingly. [...]

$60 – $70
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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

Falmouth Jazz at Highfield: Paul Jost Quartet

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield is excited to host the Paul Jost Quartet this season! Join us in welcoming Paul Jost (vocal/harmonica/arranger) accompanied by Jim Ridl (pianist), Dean Johnson (bass) and Tim Horner (drums). Each member of the Paul Jost Quartet is an incomparable artist and as a group they bring the highest caliber performance to the creation of music and to the stage. When describing vocalist and arranger Paul Jost, two words come to mind … “passionate” and “storyteller”. To Paul, each lyric offers a story, a message, and a vehicle to convey his own interpretation and message. While Paul [...]

$40 – $50

Holiday Cooking: Thanksgiving Pies!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now If making pie crust and homemade pies are something you’ve always wanted to do this is the class for you! Join culinary instructor, Kay Benaroch, in the kitchen for hands-on demonstrations about how to make your own pie dough and then use it to fashion a double crust, deep-dish apple pie using pre-made filling. In this workshop Kay will also demonstrate the making of an open-faced apple crostata and will give some hints on fashioning a pecan pie, pumpkin pie and pear-cranberry pie with oatmeal strudel.  Bring a box large and sturdy enough to carry your pie [...]

$60 – $70

NEW Fall Wreath Workshop

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Anna is excited to host a new workshop this season! Learn how to create your own Fall wreath using a mix of dried hydrangea and seasonal flowers along with pods, berries, grasses and foliage for a luxurious looking design. The finished size of this wreath is approximately 20” wide. Anna will review where to source local materials, drying flowers for future wreaths/designs and keeping your wreath fresh looking. We encourage you to bring your favorite things to incorporate into your wreath for a combination of student’s own collection and materials provided by instructor.   Space is limited. Sign [...]

$45 – $55

Elegant Card Making Workshop

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Learn how to craft your own unique notecards for any occasion, using applied papers and attachments! With design techniques such as stamps, decorative papers, punches and natural fibers, Sandra Delbridge will share her numerous creative ideas and encourage you to imagine your own. Possible themes might be nature-inspired or celebration-specific such as holidays, birthdays, and weddings. All materials will be provided. Ages 16 and up. You will make five to ten cards during the class, depending on the time, and take home many more ideas! Space is limited. Grab a seat now! Register online today or give [...]

$25 – $35

Holiday Cooking: Thanksgiving Sides!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Need some holiday cooking inspiration this Thanksgiving? Cooking for the holidays can be stressful, so let our Culinary Director, Gail Blakely, show you how to make it all seem effortless. This week Gail will share her tips and tricks in the kitchen for holiday cooking, focusing on Thanksgiving sides that will wow your guests without overwhelming YOU!  Class size is limited. Grab a seat at the table EARLY! Register online today or give us a call at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 Highfield will adhere to social distancing protocols and space classmates out accordingly. Recipes and tastes are provided. Class [...]

$60 – $70

Holiday Cooking: Cooking for Hanukkah

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Need some holiday cooking inspiration for Hanukkah? Join culinary instructor, Michelle, and special guest chef Pamela Rothstein in the kitchen this week as they share tips and recipes about cooking for Hanukkah this year. Chef Rothstein is the Director of Lifelong Learning at the Falmouth Jewish Congregation. Class topics and recipes are also subject to change depending on availability. Class size is limited. Grab a seat at the table EARLY! Register online today or give us a call at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 Highfield will adhere to social distancing protocols and space classmates out accordingly. Recipes and tastes are [...]

$60 – $70

Holiday Tabletop Boxwood Trees

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now It's time to pull out the holiday greenery! Learn how to make this festive classic Christmas tree design using fresh boxwood branches with mini lights, ornaments and ribbon with a tree topper. Your tree will last throughout the holidays.  All materials are provided.  Bring a box to carry your tree home and a small pair of hand clippers.  You’ll be able to select your decorations at the class. Your design will be perfect as a centerpiece, placed in the entryway or to give it to someone on your holiday list! This popular class fills quickly & space [...]

$55 – $65

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