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Highfield Hall Meet the Chef Series: Stephanie Mikolazyk of Quicks Hole Tavern

May 1, 2016 by Beth Colt

This exclusive series features chefs from regional restaurants. Enjoy demonstrations, meet and talk to the chefs, and hear what goes on in the kitchen and how the magic happens. These programs sell out fast – please register early to avoid disappointment. Contemporary New England fare from Quick’s Hole Tavern in Woods Hole

Highfield Hall & Gardens Welcome Back Open House

May 1, 2016 by Beth Colt

Stop by Highfield Hall for a full day of fun including: a Highfield Estate walk, artist receptions for: Studio Art Quilt Association show, South Cape Artists show and Heather Bloom, and activities for children and families. Sponsored by Atria Woodbriar 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm.  highfieldhall.org.

Maypole Celebration at Highfield Hall

May 1, 2016 by Beth Colt

Maypole Celebration
A traditional maypole dance for children as well as family activities including an estate walk, art reception, crafts, games and garden activities. 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm. highfieldhall.org

Pies and Poetry with Linda Steele

April 30, 2016 by Beth Colt

Pies and Poetry with Linda Steele, author of Meet Me in My Cape Cod Kitchen

Linda Steele, author of Meet Me in My Cape Cod Kitchen offers a pie making workshop to inspire creativity. Join us to cook, and write, in the Highfield kitchen! All levels welcome, inspiration provided!

Register on-line or call, 508-495-1878, ext. 2

Falmouth Village Blooming

April 29, 2016 by Beth Colt

Join us in welcoming spring back to Falmouth Village!  For the first two weeks in May, Falmouth Village blooms with May baskets, May poles, plant sales and an unbelievable kids day! Of course, there will also be plenty of blooming bargains at retail stores.  Add to that a Cinco de Mayo celebration in the streets Flower Power specials at local restaurants and you have one Cape Cod village that ushers in spring with gusto. Look at all that’s in store for the first two weeks in May as Falmouth Village brings out the blooms!

April 30th: KIDS DAY! From 10-12, bring your little ones to Museums on the Green for crafts, story time, snacks and more! Check our Facebook page to register!

April 30th – May 8th: Take a self-guided tour through Falmouth Village where participating businesses will display handmade and unique May baskets.  More than 30 businesses take this competition seriously, and the May baskets are everything from simple to lavish. Vote on the Falmouth Village Facebook page for your favorite and crown a People’s Choice winner.

May 1: May Pole Celebration at Highfield Hall

May 5:  Cinco de Mayo:  They’re closing the street and spilling out of the restaurants for this annual spring celebration. Sip a blooming Margarita as Anejo Mexican Bistro moves the fun out into the street to celebrate the 5th of May.  You’ll want to arrive in festive garb to enjoy $5 burritos and margaritas and plenty of music to go along with the holiday at this spring street party.

TBD: Falmouth Beautification Council Plant Sale, 9am – 3pm: Put the gardening gloves on and revvvv your garden engines for the annual Falmouth Beautification Council Sale. Here’s your chance to fill the window boxes and planters as the council peddles its pedals! From 9:00am – 3:00pm, under the tents at Town Hall Square, purchase your annuals, perennials, herbs, daylilies, shrubs, veggies, house plants and more. This is a sale that gardeners wait for which signals that the growing season can now begin. Special workshops for gardeners and kids will be offered too.

May 8: May Baskets will be judged

May 9: Winning Basket Announced

Meet the Chefs: Andrew Medeiros – Pier 37 Boathouse

April 24, 2016 by Beth Colt

This exclusive series features chefs from regional restaurants.  Enjoy demonstrations, meet and talk to the chefs, and hear what goes on in the kitchen and how the magic happens. These programs sell out fast –  please register early to avoid disappointment.

Cape Cod classic cuisine from Pier 37 Boathouse in Falmouth Harbor.

Register on-line or call, 508-495-1878, ext. 2.

Highfield Hall Garden Walks & Carriage Trails

April 21, 2016 by Beth Colt

Your host, Highfield archivist and historian Lisa Willow Dunne, will guide your tour of the property and carriage trails, with anecdotes about the  Beebe Family, the history of the mansion and Beebe Woods.

First and third Thursdays April 15 – October.event-beebewoodsnaturewalk

Looking for a docent led tour on another day, please inquire about special group tours: 508-495-1878, ext. 2.

Pianist Sara Daneshpour

April 17, 2016 by Beth Colt

Pianist Sara Daneshpour has been dazzling audiences throughout the world for the past decade. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music studying under Leon Fleisher, she earned her Master’s degree from the Juilliard School. She has won first prizes at the 2012 Concours International de Musique du Maroc (Morocco), the 2007 International Russian Music Piano Competition and the 2003 Beethoven Society of America Competition. One of only 2 pianists to be accepted to the prestigious Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 2013, Ms. Daneshpour toured Europe, playing in Russia, Germany, Finland, Estonia, Denmark and Sweden.

http://highfieldhallandgardens.org/event/sara-daneshpour-piano/

Highfield Hall Meet the Chef Series: Jean Lanahan – East Wind Lobster & Grille

April 17, 2016 by Beth Colt

This exclusive series features chefs from regional restaurants. Enjoy demonstrations, meet and talk to the chefs, and hear what goes on in the kitchen and how the magic happens. These programs sell out fast – please register early to avoid disappointment. Seafood from East Wind Lobster & Grille in Buzzards Bay

Sunday Estate Walk & History of the Beebe Property

April 17, 2016 by Beth Colt

Estate Walks are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from April 15 to October 31, weather permitting.

Reservations appreciated for groups of 5 or more people: 508-495-1878, x 2.

Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate.  Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more.

Highfield Hall Meet the Chef Series: Lu Matrascia-Nonna Elena Imports

April 10, 2016 by Beth Colt

This exclusive series features chefs from regional restaurants. Enjoy demonstrations, meet and talk to the chefs, and hear what goes on in the kitchen and how the magic happens. These programs sell out fast – please register early to avoid disappointment. Lu Matrascia, Italian style from Nonna Elena Imports. Register on-line, or call 508-495-1878, ext. 2

Cellist Sebastian Baverstam and pianist Constantine Finehouse

April 3, 2016 by Beth Colt

When only 15 years old, cellist Sebastian Bäverstam took first prize in the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition, and several months later performed the Shostakovich First Concerto with the BSO in Symphony Hall. His pianist, Constantine Finehouse, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and also studied at NEC, The Juilliard School and Yale University. The duo has played over 100 recitals together and released their first CD in 2010. http://highfieldhallandgardens.org/event/13696/

The Hollywood Musical Part 1: The Jazz Singer to The Wizard of Oz: A Robert Wyatt Lecture

March 19, 2016 by Beth Colt

This country’s most prized contributions to world art are jazz and American musical theater. The Broadway show moved to Hollywood in 1927 when Warner Bros. introduced the first “talkie,” The Jazz Singer, in which Al Jolson sang six songs. Throughout the 1930s the screen boomed with sensational musical films and the decade ended with the blockbuster The Wizard of Oz. Part 1 of this new 4 part series will thrill you with lively banter and sensational movie clips! $25/$20 members. highfieldhall.org

Winter Spiral Walk

December 17, 2015 by Beth Colt

$5 donation per family

Come celebrate the Winter Solstice at Highfield! Meet “Lady Evergreen” and walk the outdoor spiral of evergreens illuminated with lanterns, and tie a ribbon to the evergreen tree to make a wish or remember someone special.  Enjoy cider and cookies after the spiral walk.

Highfield Hall Holiday Ball

December 12, 2015 by Beth Colt

Not to be missed annual gala benefitting educational programs at Highfield Hall.

Holiday Caroling, dancing to Stage Door Canteen, silent auction, elegant hors d’oeuvres, desserts, entree stations and drinks.

7pm – 11pm.

www.Highfieldhall.org

Falmouth Theatre Guild Presents: A Christmas Carol

December 5, 2015 by Beth Colt

A Christmas Carol, Presented by The Highfield Theatre Guild at The Highfield Theater

“Being a Ghost Story of Christmas”: by Charles Dickens

A Holiday Classic!

December 4-20, 2015

Fridays at 7:30

Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00

Tickets: $20 adults, $18 seniors, and $16 youths

Box Office: 866-811-4111

Group Sales: 508-548-0400

www.FalmouthTheatreGuild.org

Holidays at Highfield

November 27, 2015 by Beth Colt

Holidays at Highfield is open daily from November 27-December 6, Friday-Sunday 10 am – 4 pm, Monday-Thursday 12 – 4 pm.  This holiday season, Highfield takes you around the world! Designer/stylist Sandra Cavallo has asked our decorators to incorporate elements of international holiday celebrations into their decorating themes.  Enjoy learning about traditions from the North Pole to France as you wander from room to room.  It’s a brand new Holidays at Highfield.

Traditional highlights:

The Gift Gallery, featuring items that range from fine crafts to hostess gifts
The international crèche collection courtesy of  Bill Hendel
The Tea Shoppe serving holiday breads, gingerbread men, cookies, Highfield Holiday Tea, cider and coffee

The trains will be running all day throughout the event.

Special Music:
Throughout the event: pianist Judy Risch
Saturday, November 28 at 10:00 am: the students of Nikki Engstrom
Sunday, December 6 beginning at 10:00 am: the harp students of Cy O’Neil

Falmouth Theatre Guild members performing selections from their holiday production of
A Christmas Carol: Sunday, November 29, 1:00 pm

Santa will be on site from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on:
Friday, November 27
Saturday, November 28
Sunday, November 29
Saturday, December 5
Sunday, December 6 (please note that Santa may be late this day due to the Christmas parade!)

Culinary Director Gail Blakely and her kitchen elves will be making cookies and welcoming guests in the kitchen on:
Friday November 27
Sunday, November 29
Friday, December 4
Sunday, December 6

Highfield Hall Garden Walks & Carriage Trails

October 20, 2015 by Beth Colt

Tuesdays, October 6 and 20, 11:00 am, $5 donation suggested

Please inquire about group tours: 508-495-1878 x 303

Your host, Highfield archivist and historian Lisa Willow Dunne, will guide your tour of the property and carriage trails, with anecdotes about the Beebe family, the history of the mansion and Beebe Woods.

More at highfieldhall.org

SUNDAY ESTATE WALK & HISTORY OF THE BEEBE PROPERTY

October 18, 2015 by Beth Colt

Estate Walks are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from April to October, weather permitting. Reservations appreciated for groups of 5 or more people: 508-495-1878, x 2.

Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate.  Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more.

$5 suggested donation

More at highfieldhall.org

Pianist Chad Bowles

October 11, 2015 by Beth Colt

Sunday, October 11, 4:00 pm, $25/$20 members
A rising star in the piano world, classical pianist Chad R. Bowles is increasingly recognized as a master of his instrument and routinely hailed for an ideal combination of innate musicianship and stunning virtuosity.

SUNDAY ESTATE WALK & HISTORY OF THE BEEBE PROPERTY

October 4, 2015 by Beth Colt

Estate Walks are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from April to October, weather permitting. Reservations appreciated for groups of 5 or more people: 508-495-1878, x 2.

Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate.  Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more.

$5 suggested donation

More at highfieldhall.org

JazzFest Falmouth Denise Donatelli in Concert

October 3, 2015 by Beth Colt

$30, $35 at the door
Tickets and information at JazzFestFalmouth.org

Denise Donatelli, West Coast resident, has released four albums and won three Grammy nominations and is one of today’s premiere vocalists.  Her second recording “What Lies Within” made it to the top ten Jazz Week Radio Chart in 2008. In addition to The Los Angeles Jazz Society has honored Denise with the 2012 Jazz Vocalist of the Year award and more recently, Denise has made the 2013 DownBeat Critics Poll in the Rising Star category.

Highfield Hall Garden Walks & Carriage Trails

September 29, 2015 by Beth Colt

Tuesdays, September 1, 15 and 29, 11:00 am, $5 donation suggested

Please inquire about group tours: 508-495-1878 x 303

Your host, Highfield archivist and historian Lisa Willow Dunne, will guide your tour of the property and carriage trails, with anecdotes about the Beebe family, the history of the mansion and Beebe Woods.

More at highfieldhall.org

JazzFest at Highfield Hall: Pianist Jon Weber

September 27, 2015 by Beth Colt

$25/$20 members. Sensational jazz pianist, Jon Weber, is based in New York City and Chicago where his performances and compositions have met critical and popular acclaim. An international artist, he frequently travels to venues in the U.S., Europe, China and Japan where he delights audiences with his virtuosity. He serves as host of the popular Piano Jazz with Jon Weber on NPR. More at highfieldhall.org

JazzFest at Highfield Hall: Louis Armstrong: A Robert Wyatt Lecture

September 26, 2015 by Beth Colt

One of the earliest trumpet sensations, Louis Armstrong pioneered the groundwork which shifted the newly founded jazz from collective improvisation to solo performance. His distinctive singing voice was also used as an improvisatory tool, and we owe scat singing to his list of inventions. The pairing of his unique instrumental gift and a charismatic personality won him universal and eternal appeal as the “Satchmo,” king of all jazz aficionados. More at highfieldhall.org

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