Tot Time at the Nature Playscape
Wednesdays, November 14 and December 12 @ 10 am
Tot Time at the Nature Playscape at Gore Place: outdoor fun for kids 1.5-6 years. Explore nature with rocks, sticks, water, and more. Provocations to explore different elements of nature are open-ended and allow children to do as little or as much of an activity as they like. There will be a different focus each month with new activities. Please dress children in pants and closed-toe shoes.
Daytime Mansion Tours
Ongoing on the hour, Monday-Friday 10 am-2 pm and Saturdays 12-3 pm Except 12/15 and 22
$12 adults, $6 children, $3 for EBT card holders (2 adults, 2 kids per group), free for U.S. military veterans, active duty, reservists
Snowshoe rentals (Snow permitting)
Ongoing Monday-Friday 10 am-2 pm and Saturdays 12-3 pm snow permitting, except 12/15 and 22
$12 adults, $5 children, free for members
Bundle up and enjoy the snow this winter! Snowshoes are available for children and adults to rent from the Carriage House when the grounds are snow-covered.
Take-a-Walk backpack rentals
Ongoing Monday-Friday 10 am-3 pm and Saturdays 12-3 pm (12/1 start), except 12/15 and 22
$5 per family, free for members
Appropriate for ages 3-7. With a Take a Walk backpack children and their accompanying adults can explore the open spaces and hidden places of the 50 acre estate. Backpacks contain activities, a magnifying glass and binoculars. Come into the Carriage House to get your backpack and begin your adventure!
November 28 & 29, 5-8pm
The curated shop items are handmade/designed by artists from all over the United States. Everything from linens to jams to ceramics. We will also have vendors selling their wares directly. More information here.
A December Evening Holiday Party
Wednesday, December 5, 6-9 pm
$150 members, $175 non-members
Make your plans now to attend the most beautiful holiday party in Boston! This year’s party, in the elegantly decorated 1806 Gore mansion, features fabulous hors d’oeuvre, music, and a holiday boutique of American made crafts and gifts. Stroll through 21 period furnished rooms with the largest collection of early 19th c. Boston-made furniture in its historic setting and hear the stories of the time. This is truly a memorable experience!
Saturday, December 15 at 10 am, 1 pm and Sunday, December 16 at 1 pm and 3:30 pm
$38/pp member rate, $43/pp general admission
Guests enjoy a 3-tiered tea with scones, sandwiches, and sweets in the beautiful 1793 carriage house, children do a holiday craft activity, families take photos in front of the tree, and everyone joins Santa for songs and stories. Seating is family style at tables up to 8. Tickets must be purchased at least one week prior to tea date.BUY TICKETS NOW
Holiday Tea in the 1806 Mansion
Saturday, December 15 at 4 pm
Saturday, December 22 at 3 pm
$38/pp member rate; $43/pp general admission
Adults and older children enjoy a 3-tiered tea including scones, sandwiches, and sweets in the 1806 mansion followed by a viewing of the principal rooms of this beautiful 19th century home. Seating is family style at tables up to 8. Tickets must be purchased at least one week prior to tea date.BUY TICKETS NOW
“Music for the Holly Days” Annual Concert (Moody Street String Band)
Wednesday, December 18 at 7:30 pm
$15/pp members, $18/pp non-members, $12/pp students with ID
Enjoy traditional Celtic and holiday music by The Moody Street String Band in the beautifully restored 1793 Carriage House at Gore Place. Advance tickets suggested.BUY TICKETS NOW