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A Piece of the Past to Enjoy in the Present August 25th, 2018
by Carrieanne Petrik, Engagement Manager at the Trustees of the Reservation

Looking for something fun to do this summer?

Naumkeag, a historic home of the Trustees of Reservations in Stockbridge, has a huge line up of programs for the whole family.

Every Thursday, through September 7th, there is an ever-changing line up of live music on the Oak Lawn. There’s a cash bar and plenty of space for picnicking.

For the first time in years, the gorgeous Jamesway barn is open at Naumkeag for tours. Learn all about how the Choate family grew all of their food and shipped it down to NYC.

To help celebrate this new space, there is an amazing homesteading series each Monday from 11-12:30 covering topics like home brewing and raising your own rabbits.

There are also monthly carriage rides through history and the opportunity for you and your friends to walk through the fields with goats.

Looking to unwind a bit? Come to yoga on Monday mornings or meditation on Friday mornings, both from 9-10am. For those who are interested in learning more about plants, on Friday mornings from 10:30-11:30 join a Naumkeag horticulturalist for the Art of Cut Flowers, and learn how to grow and arrange cut flowers. You get to leave with an arrangement of your own from our flower fields.

The second Tuesdays of July and August, work with expert bartender Billy Jack Paul to discover the complex relationship of plants with alcohol and spirits for an amazing mixology class.

For the little ones in your life, there are art classes and science projects on Tuesday mornings.

Or maybe you want to learn more about the house? Naumkeag is open 7 days a week for guided tours, every hour on the half hour. Bring a friend and make a day of it. Grab something to eat at our grab and go café and take in one of the most beautiful views in the Berkshires.

For more information visit
thetrustees.org/naumkeag
or call 413-298-3239×3013.