Upcoming Events at Historic Newton

STORYTIME AT THE MUSEUMS

The free, bi-weekly Storytime program engages kids 0 months to 3 years old by focusing on literacy, Newton’s history, play, and lessons from the museums. Families are welcome to bring older siblings.

November 30, 9:30 am, the theme is “Dinosaurs.”
December 4, 10:30 am, the theme is “Dinosaurs.”
December 14th, 9:30 am, the theme is “Snow”
December 18, 10:30 am, the theme is “Snow”
Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue


MEET THE MAKERS AND MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY

Get a head start on your holiday shopping and support arts and culture in Newton at both of the museums. Meet Newton artists and authors, purchase work directly from them, and enjoy a 20% discount on merchandise at the museum shops. At the Durant-Kenrick House from 10:30 am to noon, join for “Art, Spirituality and The Power of Creativity,” an inclusive discussion with Newton artists and authors about the spiritual tones that often guide their creativity, presented with NewCity Church. For a complete schedule at each museum, visit newtonma.gov/MeetTheMakers. Admission is Free and includes museum admission. For additional iinformation please call 617-796-1450

December 1, 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street, and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue


FREE WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON

Everyone is invited to enjoy free admission to the museums.

December 7th and December 8th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street, and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue


HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF DURANT-KENRICK HOUSE

Built in 1734, the Durant-Kenrick House was the home of families who observed the
winter holidays in different ways. Take a special tour of the house by candlelight led by
Historic Newton staff, enjoy winter caroling, and sip hot cider and cocoa. Kids can create
winter crafts, too. Register in advance through newtonma.gov/candletour or come on the day of the tour.

Admission: Adults: $15.00 non-member, $10.00 Historic Newton members and children ages 10 and over. For information please call 617-641-9142.

December 15, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue

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