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Friday September 20, 2019:
Mansion Hours: 10:00AM - 3:00PM, Last tour departing at 2:00PM
Grounds Time: dawn - dusk

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September 2019

Kid-Friendly Tour

September 21 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
view of mansion from south lawn

Does your child like history? Come to one of our special kid-friendly tours set to take place the third Saturday of each month! Families are invited to visit the 1806 mansion while a guide engages children on the tour to think critically about then versus now. A small craft or activity will follow the tour. Tickets are $12 per/all ages, ($10 per for Gore Place members). Please, no more than two adults per party. The tour and activity runs from…

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Gore Place Annual Members Meeting

September 23 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gore Place logo, 83rd annual meeting of Gore Place Society will take place on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 6:00pm in the mansion. RSVP 781-894-2798. Scholar Clark Pearce will share his enthusiasm about Gore Place and its collection.

The 83rd Annual Meeting of Gore Place Society Light refreshments will follow the meeting. Members, new and old, are encouraged to attend. Scholar Clark Pearce will share his enthusiasm about Gore Place and its collection.   Slate: President, Tom Thaler Vice President, Pam Swain Vice President, Electa Tritsch Secretary/Clerk, Tom Kohler Treasurer, George Kimball Asst. Treasurer, Bethe Hagopian At-Large, Jennifer Drayton Governors Greer Candler-  2020 Michael Carter - 2021 William Diercks - 2020 Deborah Gates - 2022 Jim Hunnewell -…

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Sold Out: Gore Place Memory Project

September 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

$37
green bowl and blue bowl with framed butterflies on wall

This class is FULL. Program meets every Tuesday, September 3 to October 15, 2019, from 1-2:30 pm in the Carriage House at Gore Place.   This program is designed for adults 55+. No experience with watercolors required. $37 for whole program. Fee includes materials. The Gore Place Memory Project will provide low cost cultural and artistic enrichment to older adults in a comfortable social setting that encourages the sharing of their family memories. Participants will learn basic watercolor techniques to…

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Moonlight Tours

September 27 at 7:30 pm
$12 – $18

Evening tours of the mansion. What was life like on a big country estate in the early 1800s? Take a moonlight tour at Gore Place and find out! We'll see the 1793 carriage house, walk the grounds, and tour the 1806 mansion, one of the few early homes designed by a woman. The mansion at Gore Place is said to be the finest example of Federal period architecture in New England. On this tour you'll start in the 1793 Carriage…

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October 2019

Indoor Front-Carry Babywearing Tour

October 1 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2019

$12

Are you a new parent? Looking to get out of the house and be with other adults in a museum? Come to our special babywearing tour led by a veteran babywearer. We’ll see our gorgeous 1806 mansion, and we won’t mind if your baby sleeps – or cries – through our tour! Tour Details: $12 per caregiver. Front carries only to keep the collections safe. Please no older siblings. Only worn babies/toddlers please. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

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Sold Out: Gore Place Memory Project

October 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

$37
green bowl and blue bowl with framed butterflies on wall

This class is FULL. Program meets every Tuesday, September 3 to October 15, 2019, from 1-2:30 pm in the Carriage House at Gore Place.   This program is designed for adults 55+. No experience with watercolors required. $37 for whole program. Fee includes materials. The Gore Place Memory Project will provide low cost cultural and artistic enrichment to older adults in a comfortable social setting that encourages the sharing of their family memories. Participants will learn basic watercolor techniques to…

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The Gore Place Century Party

October 5 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
art deco logo saying Century Party, Saturday, October 5, 2019, 12-4pm

The Century Party honors the days of the Waltham Country Club, 1927-1934. Taking place on several acres of the beautiful 50 acre estate, The Gore Place Century Party offers games, music and activities for all ages including wagon rides, live music by the Riverboat Stompers, archery, lawn games, an exhibit by the Waltham Telephone Museum, and a food and beer tent! Admission will be $5 all ages (Gore Place members admitted free.) Children must be accompanied by an adult. Food…

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Fiddlers on the Farm

October 6 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10

A celebration of the great fiddling traditions in New England at Gore Place in Waltham, MA.

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Sold Out: Gore Place Memory Project

October 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

$37
green bowl and blue bowl with framed butterflies on wall

This class is FULL. Program meets every Tuesday, September 3 to October 15, 2019, from 1-2:30 pm in the Carriage House at Gore Place.   This program is designed for adults 55+. No experience with watercolors required. $37 for whole program. Fee includes materials. The Gore Place Memory Project will provide low cost cultural and artistic enrichment to older adults in a comfortable social setting that encourages the sharing of their family memories. Participants will learn basic watercolor techniques to…

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O’Carolan Etcetera

October 8 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$11 – $16

The trio O'Carolan Etcetera brings its audience selections from three centuries of traditional instrumental music: early English dance tunes that Jane Austen would have known; Irish jigs and Scottish airs; reels from old New England that set the toes a-tapping; and French Canadian tunes played on the hurdy-gurdy! $16 general, $13 member and $11 students   People call the beautifully restored 1793 Carriage House at Gore Place “a lovely little music box of a room.” An intimate space (capacity 75)…

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