2022 Founders Circle Events

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Get outside, meet fellow Founders Circle members, and enjoy an in-depth, exclusive look at some of our most iconic properties

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Have questions about your membership in the Founders Circle or ways that you can get more involved? Please email Quinn Divens, Annual Fund Associate, at qdivens@thetrustees.org.

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2022 Events

Friday, July 8 | 5PM
Special Founders Circle Reception for a Concert with Livingston Taylor & Vance Gilbert
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA

Gather with fellow Founders Circle members to toast the start of summer and enjoy a special night of music against a breathtaking backdrop. We hope you will join us for pre-concert festivities and take advantage of this opportunity to secure your preferred parking and picnic spots. The pre-concert, private gathering is for Founders Circle members and their guests and includes light refreshments.

5PM for special pre-event entry (Doors open at 6pm, concert begins at 7pm)

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Saturday, July 16 | 5-10PM
Meals in the Meadow
The FARM Institute, Edgartown, MA

Our annual farm-to-table dinner is back—join us as we dance and dine to support the Farm-Based Education Program at The FARM Institute.

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Saturday, July 23 | 4-7PM
Naumkeag Garden Party
Naumkeag, Stockbridge, MA

Join The Trustees as we gather at our Annual Fundraiser for an in-person experience on the grounds of Naumkeag. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres by Mezze Catering + Events, as well as live music from Wanda Houston & the HBH Band!

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Thursday, August 18 | 4-7PM
Great Point Circle Picnic on the Point 
Coskata-Coatue, Nantucket, MA

All contributions received through the Great Point Circle will be directed towards the Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge and Trustees work on Nantucket. Includes drive to Great Point.

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Thursday, September 8 | 6-9PM
One Waterfront Gala
Envoy Hotel, Boston, MA

The Trustees’ Boston Waterfront Initiative, One Waterfront, advances a bold vision for iconic, public open space on the Boston waterfront to respond to these opportunities and challenges. Join us for our fourth-annual celebration to bring Piers Park III in East Boston to life.

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Thursday, September 15 | 5:30 PM
Appleton Farms Dinner
Appleton Farms, Ipswich, MA

Dine under the stars! Enjoy Appleton Farms’ most stunning and lesser-known landscapes, beginning with cocktails at the historic Laundry Cottage Terrace overlooking the Great Pasture followed by dinner along the iconic Prince of Wales Allée.

Event proceeds support agroecology, education, and stewardship at Appleton Farms, one of the oldest continuously operating farms in the country.

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Friday, September 16 | 5-10PM
World’s End Dinner
World’s End, Hingham, MA

Dine among Frederick Law Olmsted-designed carriage paths that meander through rolling hills and rocky shorelines, while glimpsing sweeping views of the Boston skyline.

Save the date! Registration coming soon.


Thursday, November 3| 5-9PM
Annual Meeting and Dinner
State Room, Boston, MA

Save the date! Registration coming soon.