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Saturday, December 15, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an enchanting family-friendly holiday lantern stroll and joyous Christmas carols at the Eustis Estate. Decorate a lantern with your own designs, then join a parade around the property. The Milton High School choir leads a sing-along of festive winter songs. Warm up with hot chocolate, coffee, and treats, and explore the decorated museum.

Appropriate for children ages five to twelve. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Most of the event is outdoors (weather permitting), so dress warmly.

Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$5 Historic New England members $10 nonmembers $5 children under 12 $25 family price
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Celebrate the season with a Victorian afternoon tea at the Eustis Estate. Relax in the beautifully decorated hall and enjoy tea sandwiches, scones, and other treats, including an optional champagne toast. Your ticket includes admission to the museum and the special exhibition, Head to Toe: Hat and Shoe Fashions from Historic New England.

Seating is limited. Advance tickets required. Champagne can be purchased the day of for an additional $10. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$38 Historic New England members $45 nonmembers
Saturday, December 8, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Celebrate the season with a Victorian afternoon tea at the Eustis Estate. Relax in the beautifully decorated hall and enjoy tea sandwiches, scones, and other treats, including an optional champagne toast. Your ticket includes admission to the museum and the special exhibition, Head to Toe: Hat and Shoe Fashions from Historic New England.

Seating is limited. Advance tickets required. Champagne can be purchased the day of for an additional $10. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$38 Historic New England members $45 nonmembers
Friday, December 7, 2018 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday, December 7, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. and 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Forbes House Museum, 215 Adams Street, Milton, Mass.

Wakefield Estate, 1465 Brush Hill Road, Milton, Mass.

Eustis Estate, 1424 Canton Avenue, Milton, Mass.

Join this second annual exclusive progressive tasting event through three historic mansions in Milton: Forbes House Museum, the Wakefield Estate, and the Eustis Estate. Each house will be decorated for the holidays drawing inspiration from the holiday traditions of New England.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$110 Historic New England, Wakefield Estate, or Forbes House members $125 nonmembers
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Get inspired by the special exhibition Head to Toe: Hat and Shoe Fashions from Historic New England and create your own fashion masterpiece. Looking for something unique for all those holiday parties? Get an exclusive after-hours look at the galleries and then enjoy wine and snacks in the historic kitchen while making your own fascinator headpiece.

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information or buy online.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$30 Historic New England members $35 nonmembers
Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Enjoy a magical evening of music and holiday cheer at the Eustis Estate. Explore the 1878 mansion, which has been lavishly decorated for Christmas, while live holiday music fills the halls. Light refreshments, including wine and cider, will be served.

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$20 Historic New England members $25 nonmembers $15 students
Sunday, December 2, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Enjoy a magical evening of music and holiday cheer at the Eustis Estate. Explore the 1878 mansion, which has been lavishly decorated for Christmas, while live holiday music fills the halls. Light refreshments, including wine and cider, will be served.

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$20 Historic New England members $25 nonmembers $15 students
Sunday, December 16, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Enjoy a magical evening of music and holiday cheer at the Eustis Estate. Explore the 1878 mansion, which has been lavishly decorated for Christmas, while live holiday music fills the halls. Light refreshments, including wine and cider, will be served.

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$20 Historic New England members $25 nonmembers $15 students
Thursday, November 8, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

In connection with our special exhibition Head to Toe, Historic New England welcomes hat collector Lorraine Muratore-Pires for a lecture on the colorful history of headwear. Lorraine’s hat collection has more than 500 pieces. See examples of some of her unique hats and hear the stories behind them.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a reception with refreshments and an opportunity to explore Head to Toe.

Advance tickets recommended. Call 617-994-6600 for more information or buy online.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$10 Historic New England members, $15 nonmembers
Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Three local iconic garden estates will host the 2nd Annual Blue Hills Great Estates Fall Foliage Weekend, showcasing their autumn landscapes and designed gardens on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4, 10am-3pm daily. The Trustees’ Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, the Mary Wakefield Estate, and Historic New England’s Eustis Estate will open their grounds to visitors to celebrate the fall season with landscape and garden tours, nature crafts, seasonal beverages and treats, and activities for the whole family.

Price: 
$5 for members, $10 for nonmembers, children under 18 free
Free Event

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