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Highfield Hall

56 Highfield Drive
508-495-1878

Mission Statement

The mission of Highfield Hall & Gardens is to preserve Cape Cod's preeminent historic estate by offering an engaging environment to experience the arts, explore nature, and appreciate history.

Vision Statement

Highfield Hall & Gardens is a dynamic and unique museum providing opportunities for education, entertainment and inspiration. The natural, historic, and cultural assets of Highfield Hall are creatively used to their fullest potential enabling residents and visitors of all ages to experience the arts, explore the natural environment, and value history. As a compelling and engaging destination, Highfield Hall & Gardens plays an increasingly important role in the cultural economy of Cape Cod, thus ensuring the long term sustainability of the organization.

Upcoming Events at Highfield Hall

Summer Story Walk

Monday, Jul 26, 2021 from 12:00am to 6:04pm
Falmouth, MA
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Yoga at Highfield by Innerglow

Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Falmouth, MA
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Summer Story Walk

Monday, Aug 2, 2021
Falmouth, MA
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Yoga at Highfield by Innerglow

Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Falmouth, MA
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Highfield Celebrates! A Night of Magic and Mentalism

Friday, Aug 6, 2021 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Falmouth, MA
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Summer Story Walk

Monday, Aug 9, 2021
Falmouth, MA
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Yoga at Highfield by Innerglow

Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Falmouth, MA
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Summer Story Walk

Monday, Aug 16, 2021
Falmouth, MA
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Yoga at Highfield by Innerglow

Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Falmouth, MA
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Summer Story Walk

Monday, Aug 23, 2021
Falmouth, MA
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Yoga at Highfield by Innerglow

Thursday, Aug 26, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Falmouth, MA
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Summer Story Walk

Monday, Aug 30, 2021
Falmouth, MA
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Summer Story Walk

Monday, Sep 6, 2021
Falmouth, MA
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Recent News

Highfield Hall News - May 20, 2021

EXHIBITS AT HIGHFIELD The galleries at Highfield Hall are brimming with color and an eclectic array of materials found in the millinery collection of Elsie Rebello and Hats by Elsie, and in the art quilt show titled Edges. Visitors will find an…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens Happenings Newsletter - April 2021

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Highfield Hall News - January 28, 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Ticket price is $125.00 per person with dinner $60.00 per person without dinner The virtual supper club series is back for 2021 and we have some exciting dinners already on the calendar!…

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Highfield Hall News - January 21, 2021

HIGHFIELD HALL & GARDENS YEAR-END APPEAL A hearty thank you to all of you that submitted your generous donation for our year-end appeal! Like so many organizations Highfield Hall & Gardens has been financially impacted by restrictions due…

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Highfield Hall Opens 2021 with the American Tapestry Alliance Biennial 13, from January 27, 2021

Highfield Hall opens 2021 with the American Tapestry Alliance Biennial 13, an installation featuring 35 tapestries from around the world. This will be Highfields' first exhibition showcasing the international juried show featuring the finest…

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Wrapping up the Holidays at Highfield...

Merry holidays to you and yours! This has been quite a year for all of us, and we are grateful beyond words at the kindness and generosity of our Highfield friends. Your encouragement and support throughout this year were heartwarming. Eight…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens Happenings Newsletter - December 2020

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Highfield Hall and Gardens Happenings Newsletter - November 2020

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - November 5, 2020

PEASANT BREAD IN UNDER TWO HOURS! SECRETS TO BAKING THE BEST BREAD Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Cost: $60 members/$70 non-members “The best, easiest bread you will ever make.” That’s how Alexandra Stafford…

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Falmouth is Celebrating Highfields’s Guest Speakers at the Highfield Supper Club Dinners!

New this fall ~ Don't miss out on the fun! Reserve your seat at the table for Highfield's Virtual Supper Club featuring engaging guest speakers, and fabulous food from local restaurants - all of which can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home!…

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New Fall Culinary Series: Healthy Family-Friendly Dinners and Snacks at Highfield Hall

Dates and Time: Thursdays (October 8, 15 and 22) from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Cost: $60 members/$70 non-members (per class) Hey busy moms and dads out there! Wish dinners were quicker, healthier and required less clean up? Running out of…

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Highfield Hall Happenings Newsletter - September 24, 2020

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Highfield Hall Happenings Newsletter - September 10, 2020

Fairy Garden Workshop Coming Soon and the Fall Supper Club Series... Find out what's new at Highfield... We are thrilled that so many people continue to enjoy the grounds, and fairy houses! These fairy houses will be on the grounds until September…

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Highfield Celebrates, Culinary Workshops and CLOC Talks

Highfield Hall & Gardens is officially open to the public, with new summer hours! Wednesday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm We will continue to adhere to the safety protocols and limit the amount of visitors entering the house.…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - August 6, 2020

Highfield Hall & Gardens is officially open to the public, with new summer hours! Wednesday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm We will continue to adhere to the safety protocols and limit the amount of visitors entering the house.…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - July 23, 2020

Highfield Hall & Gardens is officially open to the public, with new summer hours! Wednesday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm We will continue to adhere to the safety protocols and limit the amount of visitors entering the house.…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - July 16, 2020

Highfield Hall & Gardens is officially open to the public, with new summer hours! Wednesday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm We will continue to adhere to the safety protocols and limit the amount of visitors entering the house.…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - July 9, 2020

Our Summer Appeal letters are in the mail! Thank you to all our donors who have supported us throughout these difficult times, and beyond. Highfield Hall & Gardens has a large sum to raise by the end of the year to cover critical operating…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - June 29, 2020

Please Join Highfield Hall & Gardens for our 5th Annual Fundraiser, Highfield Celebrates! In place of our annual fundraising Gala, this summer we will present a series of virtual dinner parties for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - June 11, 2020

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Highfield in July, until that time we invite you to view two incredibly beautiful and diverse virtual exhibits – 60/60: Over Sixty Pieces of Art by Women Over 60; and the always popular Falmouth…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - June 4, 2020

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Highfield in July, until that time we invite you to view two incredibly beautiful and diverse virtual exhibits – 60/60: Sixty Pieces of Art by Women Over 60; and the always popular Falmouth High…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - May 28, 2020

In compliance with the state’s guidelines for re-opening we have rescheduled our summer exhibit opening of 60/60: Sixty Pieces of Art by Women Over Sixty to July 1. However, you can now view the beautiful exhibit online by clicking HERE. Over…

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Plant-Based Sloppy Joes Virtual Cooking Class And More Online Experiences

In compliance with the state’s guidelines for re-opening we have rescheduled our summer exhibit opening of 60/60: Sixty Pieces of Art by Women Over Sixty to July 1.  However, you can now view the beautiful exhibit online by clicking HERE.…

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Virtual Wacky Cakes Class And Container Gardening

TABLE SCAPE GARDEN DESIGN WITH ANNA HOLMES Saturday, June 20 from 2:00-3:30pm $50 members/$60 non-members Anna Holmes will be returning to Highfield with this hands-on workshop all about putting together a beautiful “tablescape”…

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Virtual Cinco De Mayo Cooking Class And Container Gardening

Thank you to all who have renewed memberships and made contributions to our Annual Fund over the last several weeks. Your support during the current situation and your belief in the future of Highfield has us brimming with optimism as we look…

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Don't Miss Highfield's Exciting New Developments

We hope you and your families are in good health and spirits as we navigate these challenging times together. As Cape Cod residents and businesses continue to follow the Massachusetts stay-at-home advisory, we the staff of Highfield Hall &…

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A Delicious Fresh Fruit Cake Recipe And A New Gardening Tip

The health and wellness of our community remains our top priority, and given the evolving situation with COVID19, Highfield Hall & Gardens will remain closed until further notice in compliance with state orders. Once we have been provided with…

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Comfort Food Recipe Of The Week And A New Gardening Tip

The health and wellness of our community remains our top priority, and given the evolving situation with COVID19, Highfield Hall & Gardens will remain closed until further notice in compliance with state orders. Once we have been provided with…

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Important Notice from Highfield's Executive Directors

We at Highfield Hall & Gardens hope that you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe during this difficult period. Like so many other organizations, we have taken the COVID-19 threat seriously, and while many of us are still adapting to…

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Highfield Announces New Leadership

The Board of Trustees of Highfield Hall & Gardens (HH&G) is pleased to announce the appointment of Co-Executive Directors: Lisa Walker, Tara Keefe Burke, and Joanne Ingersoll. The team brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the…

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Fall Riding Lessons At Lord Stirling Stable Online and Walk-in Registration Begins August 17, 2019 at 8:00 A.M.

Basking Ridge, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will be conducting registration for English-style, balanced seat riding lessons at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue.  Lessons are available for juniors (ages 9-17) and…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens - Video Extras: Relive the Magic Of Stickwork

Visit Patrick Dougherty’s A Passing Fancy today! One world-renowned sculptor. Dozens of community volunteers. Unlimited imagination. Limited time. View Patrick Dougherty’s latest Stickwork masterpiece at Highfield today…and…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - Looking Ahead to 2019

The year 2018 has seen some growing pains at Highfield Hall & Gardens. We would like to thank those who took the time to speak with us constructively about our exhibitions and help us better understand the needs and desires of the community we…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - December 20, 2018

HAPPY HOLIDAYS: To the Highfield members, supporters, and friends, Together, we welcomed talented local and international artists to Highfield, enjoyed the best of bluegrass from up and coming musicians, heard incredible jazz and classical music,…

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Monumental Stick Sculpture Coming to Highfield

One-of-a-kind Massive Stick Sculpture Coming to Highfield Stickwork at Highfield June 2019 - 2021 Exciting news! Highfield Hall & Gardens was selected from worldwide venues for a monumental stick sculpture by internationally-renowned sculptor…

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11th Annual Holidays At Highfield Hall

Highfield Hall And Gardens presents its 11th year of spectacular decorating, seasonal activities and displays during the Holidays at Highfield from November 24 to December 3. Designer Sandra Cavallo and her talented team transforms the Victorian…

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Spring Open House at Highfield Hall

Join us for our annual spring Open House as we herald in our new season with art exhibitions that celebrate the ocean from Cape Cod to the Gulf of Maine. Join us for our traditional Maypole celebration.  Enjoy music performed by the Queen…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens Announcing Programs for Spring 2017

Music Lecture Series Spring events: March 23 & 25 and additional dates through November 4. Highfield Hall's music director Robert Wyatt will take you on a musical journey from bluegrass to Broadway in this year's music lecture series discussing…

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Highfield Hall and Gardens News - March 12, 2017

Enjoy seven nights at the world-renowned Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic. You'll be surrounded by one of the most sought after golf courses, beautiful coastlines and a paradise of vacation experiences.  Play three championship golf…

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Highfield Hall & Garden’s Summer Open House Heralds the Arrival of Kanreki: A 60 Year Journey

Highfield Hall & Gardens will celebrate the opening of Kanreki: A 60 Year Journey, an exhibition of nearly 200 contemporary Japanese prints at its annual Summer’s Upon Us! Open House on Sunday, June 26, from 1:00 PM -3:00 PM. The…

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Cellist Sebastian Bäverstam and Pianist Constantine Finehouse Perform at Highfield Hall & Gardens

The talented protégé cellist Sebastian Bäverstam and pianist Constantine Finehouse will perform a variety of chamber music selections at Highfield Hall & Gardens. Both musicians have won numerous accolades and various competitions. They…

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Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival Arrives at Highfield Hall and Gardens

Highfield Hall & Gardens will offer a day full of lectures and demonstrations from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in conjunction with the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival. The morning begins with a 10:00 am lecture by Joan Harrison, author of Heavenly…

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Open House at Highfield Hall and Gardens Features Art Exhibitions and the Return of the Fairy Houses

Highfield Hall & Gardens announces its Summer Open House on June 28 from 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm.  The Open House celebrates the beginning of The Fairy Houses of Highfield Hall show as well as artist receptions for 3 additional exhibitions. The…

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Highfield Hall & Gardens announces Artist Talk and Presentation for Anne Mavor’s Ancient Landscapes: The Spirit of Place

Anne Mavor’s Ancient Landscapes: The Spirit of Place is currently on view at Highfield Hall & Gardens through July 6. An artist presentation entitled “A Painting Collaboration Across Generations,” is scheduled on Sunday, June 1, at 1:30…

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Violinist Emil Altschuler to perform at Highfield Hall

One of America's finest up-and-coming virtuoso violinists, Emil Altschuler, will perform at Highfield Hall on Sunday, May 25, at 4:00 p.m. Mr. Altschuler, who will be accompanied by pianist Keun-Young Sun, will perform a beautiful and fiery program…

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Music at the Mansion presents Frederick Moyer, Jazz Pianist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2014 Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org   Music at the Mansion presents Frederick Moyer, Jazz Pianist   Frederick Moyer, a superb classical as well as jazz…

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Welcome Back! Open House At Highfield Hall & Gardens

Highfield Hall announces its 8th season with an open house on Sunday April 6th from 11:30 am – 3:30 pm.  A full slate of activities for adults and children is planned for the event which is sponsored by Atria Woodbriar. All are welcome and the…

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John Yankee, Liz Rogers and Robert Wyatt perform Holiday Concert at Highfield Hall & Gradens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2013 Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions adean@highfieldhall.org   John Yankee, Liz Rogers and Robert Wyatt perform Holiday Concert at Highfield Hall & Gardens   Highfield…

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The Linden String Quartet to perform at Highfield Hall & Gardens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2013 Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions adean@highfieldhall.org The Linden String Quartet to perform at Highfield Hall & Gardens The Linden String Quartet will perform at…

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Bach is Best at Highfield Hall & Gardens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       November 7, 2013 Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org Bach is Best at Highfield Hall & Gardens    The life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach will be…

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The Ragtime Craze: A Robert Wyatt Lecture and Recital at Highfield Hall & Gardens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org   The Ragtime Craze: A Robert Wyatt Lecture and Recital at Highfield Hall & Gardens  …

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JazzFest Falmouth at the Mansion: Yoko Miwa Trio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       September 4, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org   JazzFest Falmouth at the Mansion: Yoko Miwa Trio   Renowned…

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National Exhibition of Mosaics Opening Reception July 12 at Highfield Hall & Gardens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org   National Exhibition of Mosaics Opening Reception July 12 at Highfield Hall & Gardens  …

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Massachusetts Cultural Council awards grant to Highfield Hall & Gardens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2013   Contact: Barbara Milligan, Executive Director, bmilligan@highfieldhall.org   Massachusetts Cultural Council awards grant to Highfield Hall & Gardens   Highfield Hall &…

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Music at the Mansion presents Ensemble Passacaglia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org     Music at the Mansion presents Ensemble Passacaglia     The Victorian elegance of…

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Judy Garland: America's Sweetheart, a music lecture at Highfield Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org       Judy Garland: America’s Sweetheart A music lecture at Highfield Hall  …

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Laszlo Gardony Trio to perform at Highfield Hall

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org   Laszlo Gardony Trio To perform at Highfield Hall  …

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Highfield Hall 2013 Music Lecture Series Begins with Jazz

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org   Highfield Hall 2013 Music Lecture Series Begins with Jazz  …

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7 x 7: Paints, Pastels and Poems Kicks off Exhibition Season at Highfield Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2013   Contact: Annie Dean, Director of Programs and Exhibitions, adean@highfieldhall.org     7 x 7: Paints, Pastels and Poems Kicks off Exhibition Season at Highfield Hall  …

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Music at the Mansion presents Robert Wyatt on Gershwin and Rachmaninoff

Highfield Hall kicks off its 2013 Music at the Mansion series with programs on George Gershwin on Sunday, February 17 at 4:00 pm and Sergei Rachmaninoff on Saturday February 23 at 10:00 am.  Tickets for each performance are $20 for members and…

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Aurea Ensemble presents A Child's Christmas in Wales at Highfield Hall

Entering Highfield Hall at holiday time is to walk into 19th century splendor, with its rooms bedecked in grand floral flourishes, lighted trees and festive decor. On Sunday December 23 at 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. the majesty of music and the beauty of…

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Highfield Hall Introduces Bugs ‘n’ Blooms Summer Program for Ages 4 to 6

Limited space still available Highfield Hall in Falmouth will offer Bugs ‘n’ Blooms, the second session of its Summer Discovery Days program for children, beginning July 30. The program runs for six half-day sessions from 9 am to 1…

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