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Castle Neck Boat Tour
Friday, July 19
Join us for a cruise in Essex Bay aboard our pontoon boat the Osprey!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Crane Beach on the Crane Estate, Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate
Friday Farm Dinner
Friday, July 19
Enjoy a lovely al fresco farm-to-table dinner, complete with live music, lawn games & gorgeous views!
Chestnut Hill Farm
Evenings at Naumkeag
Friday, July 19
Magic at Sunset!
Steampunk Party
Saturday, November 16
Our Steampunk party is an interactive theatrical game that highlights the estate's technological marvels..
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
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Special Events & Programs

Notch Travelling Biergartens

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Join us and Notch Brewing for a unique and fun experience.

Farm Dinners

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Come on down to the farm for a great dinner with family and friends.

Full Moon Hikes

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From Brew Hikes to Moonlit Meditations, you will find an adventure to remember.

Concerts and Music

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Come and enjoy some music with us.

Art & the Landscape

Doug Aitken: New Horizon
Multiple Locations
July 12, 2019 – July 28, 2020

Imagine a 100-foot-tall hot air balloon floating over our inspiring landscapes reflecting and illuminating the world in new and unexpected ways.

Art & the Landscape

Alicja Kwade: TunnelTeller
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Ipswich
May 19, 2018 – April 1, 2020

A multi-year initiative to present compelling contemporary art in the context of a public landscape.

Farm Shares & CSA

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Sign up for summer of delicious veggies. So good!

Brews, Hikes, & More

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We're brewing up some fun with these fun events. Learn about brewing or just join us for a cold one after a hike.

Summer Camps

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Registration is open now.

With world-class properties, we take pride in offering unparalleled summer camp experiences. Week-long camps begin in June and offer flexible whole and half day options.


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Find your zen at one of our special places in Massachusetts.

Powisset Cooks!

Powisset Farm, Dover

A year-round program designed for people who love food and farming. We offer hands-on, interactive classes and workshops and casual Farm Dinners – all centered around seasonal food fresh from our fields and other local farms.


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Learn how to care for your garden, our experts will show you the best ways to get the most out of your soil.

Nature Playgroups

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Fun in nature for the littles.