Life at the Lake: A Crystal Lake Walking Tour

Ever wondered about the evolution of Crystal Lake? This Newton landmark has been a spot for ice harvesting, recreational activities, famous neighbors, preservation efforts, and more. During this early morning walking tour we’ll share stories, photos, and seasonal memories as we walk all the way around the pond. Walking tours are $10 for members and...

$10 – $15

The Tree Nursery on Nonantum Hill: A Durant-Kenrick Walking Tour

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds 286 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA, United States

Did you know Newton Corner was the site of one of New England’s first commercial nurseries? Put yourself back in time to when the Kenrick family cultivated fruit trees, ornamental trees, and shrubberies. Travel the original acreage of the nursery, see an 1882 Kenrick house, and visit the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds. As nature allows,...

$10 – $15

Walking Tour: 100+ Years Ago in Auburndale

Did you know that Auburndale was almost called Pigeonville? This tour takes you past sites of importance from the 18th through the early 20th century, telling you colorful stories about the people and institutions that shaped the village we know today. You’ll see one of Newton’s oldest homes, hear about student life at Lasell Female...

$10 – $15