Events

 


GALA EVENTS

 

September 11
TASTE OF WGBH: FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL CHEF’S GALA
7-10 p.m., $150. One Guest St., Boston. Festival: Sept. 11-14. Wine Auction, Brunch Bar, Tastings, and more. wgbh.org

 

September 12
ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP GALA
$150 pp. Race Brook Country Club, Orange, Conn. Most Reverend Bishop Frank Caggiano, Keynote & Honoree; The William Pitt Foundation, Honoree. 203-378-9378; sjcadets.org/gala

 

September 12
FLAVORS OF BOSTON - GREAT GATSBY STYLE GALA
$300. Seaport Hotel, Boston. Cocktail reception, live music, auctions, well-known Boston Chefs. National Sponsor: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 617-527-5600; go.liverfoundation.org

 

September 20
COLLECTIBLE WINE DINNER AT THE ELMS
7 p.m., $450 advance only. The Elms, Newport, R.I. Cocktail attire/valet parking. The 9th Annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival event dates: Sept. 19-21. newportmansions.org

 

September 27
DUXBURY FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL: “GALA EVENING ON THE BAY”
Duxbury Bay Maritime School, Duxbury, Mass. Celebrating the first annual Duxbury Food & Wine Festival, Sept. 25-28. Visit DuxburyFoodandWineFestival.com for details

 

 

MUSEUMS

 

Ongoing
NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM
Through Oct., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Adult $14, Senior $13, Student (19+) $9, Child & Youth $6, under age 5 free. 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, Mass. Home of the largest whaling ship model, and five whale skeletons including the rare blue and northern right. 508-997-0046; whalingmuseum.org

 

 

 

 

 

MANSIONS & GARDENS

 

September 3, 10, 17, & 24
BLITHEWOLD MANSION, GARDENS AND ARBORETUM
Guided Tours offered at 1 and 2:30 p.m., $5 in addition to regular admission. Blithewold Visitor Center, 101 Ferry Rd., (Rt. 114), Bristol, R.I. 401-253-2707; blithewold.org.

 

September 6 & 7
BLITHEWOLD MANSION, GARDENS AND ARBORETUM
Sept. 6 at 10 a.m., Register: $11. Mornings in the Vegetable Garden; Sept. 7 at 1 p.m., Admission plus $5. “Plantiful” Plant Walk with author and Blithewold’s Interpretive Horticulturist, Kristin Green. 101 Ferry Rd., (Rt. 114), Bristol, R.I. 401-253-2707; blithewold.org.

 

September 19-21
NEWPORT MANSIONS WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
The Elms, Rosecliff & Marble House, Newport, R.I. Featuring special guests Martha Stewart and Sara Moulton. Tastings, celebrity chef appearances and cooking demonstrations, book signings, seminars, Wine & Rosecliff Gala, Newport After Dark Party, Winemaker’s Brunch, auctions, free parking, shuttle transportation, and more. newportmansions.org.

 

Ongoing
NEWPORT MANSIONS SERVANT LIFE TOUR
Offered hourly from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., adults $15, ages 6-17, $5. The Elms, Newport, R.I. newportmansions.org.

 

ANTIQUES

 

October 23-26
October 23 Gala Preview to benefit Ellis Memorial THE CYCLORAMA at the Boston Center for the Arts. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 539 Tremont St., Boston, MA. Weekend Show & Sale; Fri. 1-8, Sat. 11-8, Sun. 11-5 $15, under 12 free. Complimentary catalog, special programs and re-admission.Valet and discount parking. Groups of 10 or more, please inquire about our special offers. (617) 363-0405 Days of show phone (617) 299-6096. ellisboston.com.

 

ART PROGRAMS AND CLASSES

 

SNOWFARM
5 Clary Rd., Williamsburg, Mass. Days Only or Overnight Inclusive classes offered. Studio workshops in Ceramics, Digital Arts, Glass Beads, Glassblowing, Kiln Glass/Stained Glass, Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Mixed Arts, Painting/Drawing, Textile Arts, Welding, and Woodworking. Classes for beginners as well as the more experienced student. 413-268-3101; public.snowfarm.org.



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