Crafts and Cider Pressing on Tap for Hayfest

Jackson Homestead 527 Washington Street, Newton, MA

Step back into the 19th century at our annual fall family festival, which takes place Sunday, October 2 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. in the backyard of the Jackson Homestead. Children are encouraged to try activities, including apple cider pressing, weaving, sack races, and candle dipping. Bring the family for a day of old-fashioned […]

Museum Day

Jackson Homestead 527 Washington Street, Newton, MA

Enjoy free admission to the Jackson Homestead or the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds during this national day of museum discovery. Download a free ticket to visit today between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Tree Planting Ceremony at Jackson Homestead

Jackson Homestead 527 Washington Street, Newton, MA

Celebrate Arbor Day with a ceremony to plant a new tree to replace the more than 200-year-old honey locust in the front yard of the Jackson Homestead that fell during a storm. See what Newton artisans created with wood from the tree at this outdoor event (weather permitting). This event is free. Let us know […]