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Are you planning a backyard wedding?

Backyard weddings are a great way to save money your venue space, although you must remember that you will need to consider many things before you can commit to this idea.

Do you or your parents have a backyard big enough for your wedding?  To answer this, you must think about your guest list and about what type of reception you would like to have. Do you envision a plated dinner or a buffet?  Passed hors d’oeuvres and cocktail bar or grilled picnic food?  Each type of reception comes with different capacities.  Will you also be hosting your ceremony in the backyard, or just the reception?  You will need even more space if you are hosting both.

Elegant outdoor weddings

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Kenneth Winston BE363 Cotton Lace/English Net sheer illusion back with lace appliques. Can be lined or unlined. Tulle skirt wedding ball gown in color Ivory bridal size 14. Click here to see Giggi’s online store 

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TLS BRIDAL BOOTCAMP KIT (12 WEEKS)

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Motives® Mavens Element

  • Chosen by Motives Mavens as must-have shades for every woman
  • Eight complementary shades in neutral and deep hues for creating multiple looks
  • Perfectly sized for glamorous looks on-the-go

Create this Look:

  1. Use Motives Eye Base on the entire lid for a look that will last all day
  2. Apply Bordeaux onto the lid
  3. Apply Truffle to the crease and lower lash line.
  4. For transition blending use Native
  5. Apply Shell to highlight the brow bone and inner corner of the eye
  6. Raven can be blended on the outer V of your lid
  7. Line the waterline and lower lash line with Motives Waterproof Eye Pencil in Black Magic
  8. Finish your gorgeous look with Motives Luxe Precision Liner in Jet Black on your top lash line

Brides can also purchase their accessories with..

Hi Brides, Since we can not have any walk in shoppers, book a zoom appointment with Giggi to select and purchase you bridal accessories!

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The Stevens Estate

A notable and distinctive mansion with elegant gardens and a breathtaking 153-acre estate setting in Northeastern Massachusetts. Reserve one or more of the estate’s formal meeting rooms for your next meeting or corporate event. Impress your guests with an exclusive cocktail reception, fundraiser or party at the Stevens mansion, a timeless and unforgettable setting for sophisticated events. Bedazzle your guests with a fairytale wedding ceremony, cocktail hour and reception inside the mansion or under our peaked seasonal tent set in lush gardens.

Please visit our Contact page with your inquiry, to check dates and request pricing.
To reach us directly, please email Joanna@StevensEstate.com or call 978-682-7072.

Weddings

pic: Courtesy of Sadie Anne Photography

The Stevens Estate makes a beautiful setting for a wedding reception and ceremony. With multiple unique spaces to use for your special day, create an experience that is truly “you two, and nobody else”. Choose the magnificent parlors, the manicured lawn or the airy Garden Room to celebrate your exchange of vows. Enjoy 153 acres of stunning property for your photographs. Allow guests to mingle with a combination indoor and outdoor cocktail hour on the terrace, lawn or inside the mansion. Share a delicious meal provided by some of the finest caterers around and dance the night away under the stars or inside the mansion.

PEAK SEASON – May to October

Each season has its own unique beauty at The Stevens Estate. Choose a bright, Spring day with splashes of color from spring flowers, a long Summer afternoon with blue skies and light breezes, or a dramatic Fall backdrop with rich autumnal colors and contrasts for your special day.

  • CEREMONY – A Formal ceremony with elegant white lawn chairs on the manicured lawn
  • COCKTAIL HOUR – A sophisticated affair inside the mansion, on the terrace or on the lawn
  • RECEPTION – Under an elegant peaked tent atop a cobblestone terrace next to the lawn

Enjoy exclusive use of the estate for your wedding with a 4.5 hour Cocktail Hour and Reception package, plus setup and breakdown time. Add another 30 minutes for your ceremony with elegant white garden chairs, set up on the ceremony lawn. The luxurious bridal and groom’s suites on the second floor of the mansion are also yours for two hours, prior to your ceremony.

Rental of the mansion and grounds for your reception includes the services of a professional Event Manager to plan, detail and manage your event. The rental fee includes use of our peaked 100’ x 40’ tent, custom made parquet dance floor, two bar set-ups, chandeliers and twinkle lights. The rental fee also includes dining and cocktail tables, china, glassware and utensils (up to 250ppl), tablecloths and a variety of napkin colors. Chiavari chairs are not included in the rental fee but can be rented for the tent at $5.50 each.

OFF-PEAK SEASON – Late October to April

From late Fall to Early Spring, enjoy exclusive use of the mansion’s first floor rooms and suites for your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Host informal receptions for up to 180 people or dinners for 100 in the grand rooms and hallways and decorate the house as you would your own. Enjoy use of the Bridal and Groom’s suites for two hours before your ceremony. The Stevens Estate in Winter is a magical wedding destination. Find out about our reduced rates for Off-Peak Saturday, Friday and Sunday weddings.

  • CEREMONY – The ceremony takes place in the grand setting of the mansion’s parlors or on the lawn.
  • COCKTAIL HOUR – A sophisticated affair inside the house with stationary and passed hors d’oeuvres.
  • RECEPTION – An informal reception in the grand setting of the house or a formal reception in the Garden Room.
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Warren Conference Center

Here at the Warren Conference Center and Inn you have the option to create the celebration of your dreams. We host beautiful weddings all year round. We are nestled within The Ashland Reservoir located on over 100 lakefront acres offering a beautiful backdrop to your perfect day. The Hayden Lodge is the centerpiece for the picture-perfect wedding reception, ceremony, or rehearsal dinner. With an exquisite dining room that comfortably seats up to 200 guests. For ease of comfort our Lodge offers indoor and outdoor space for all of your wedding wishes.  Your guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments while overlooking the tranquil property. Offering private overnight accommodations and unparalleled cuisine, Warren Conference Center and Inn combines exceptional service and food quality. We would love to host your next celebration. Warren Conference Center and Inn is the ideal location for a truly memorable wedding.

DESTINATION WEDDINGS

Arrive at the Warren Conference Center and Inn and stay all weekend!  The versatility of the property allows for a weekend’s worth of activities!  A rehearsal dinner barbeque or clambake followed by a campfire with s’mores.  A 3.5 mile hike around the lake, a volleyball, softball or mixed doubles game on the tennis courts prior to your ceremony on one of our luscious lawns.  Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres are served on one of our patios, or indoors by one of the fireplaces followed by dinner and dancing in our charming dining room.  End your evening with an after party with ping pong.  Brunches are an ease with our buffet menus and expert coordination.  There are many options to create the destination wedding of your dreams in our natural, tranquil setting!  Our wedding professionals will help every step of the way and our catering and events staff will tend to every detail!   

OUR WEDDING COORDINATORS WILL BE WITH YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY!

CALL US TODAY 508.231.3000 TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION!

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Weddings at Harrington Farm


Weddings at Harrington Farm


Harrington Farm offers a myriad of picturesque indoor and outdoor spaces. Our sixty acres of pristine grounds feature fragrant gardens, tranquil pond, abundant patio space, and an elegantly renovated farm that dates back to 1763. Harrington Farm is nestled on Wachusett Mountain with distant views to the west which make for beautiful sunsets, no matter what time of year. View our packages below.VIEW PACKAGES

Check out this fall-themed farm table! We have six of these tables available for your creativity and to give your reception a unique look.

Photo by Dan Aguirre Photography

Our Planning Services


As a wedding-only venue, we make planning your big day simple and seamless. From the moment you choose Harrington Farm, we’re always here to listen, answer questions, and guide you through the decisions that will make your wedding special. From vendor shopping to tablescape design to menu selection, we manage every part of the process with a personal touch and commitment to quality that will put you at ease. Not to mention, we promise to capture your unique style in every last detail.

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A TRANQUIL ATMOSPHERE

The Gardens at Elm Bank

As guests arrive, they are guided through the wooded driveway which leads to our complimentary parking areas. Included in all rentals is use of the gardens for photography, cocktail receptions, and for guests to enjoy freely. The tranquil atmosphere will bring your guests together as they absorb the beauty of the gardens and our one-of-a-kind property in celebration of your event.

Whether you are looking for yourself or on behalf of family or friends, we look forward to introducing you to our remarkable property.

The Gardens at Elm Bank resides on Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s stunning 36-acre property located along the Charles River in Wellesley and Dover, Massachusetts. Just thirty minutes outside of Boston, our property offers twelve gorgeous display gardens and multiple event spaces to suit your wedding of any capacity. We take pride in offering one event on the property at a time for our late afternoon and evening rentals, allowing for the most intimate experience possible. 

Massachusetts Horticultural Society, founded in 1829, is the oldest, formally organized horticultural institution in the United States. Our location at The Gardens at Elm Bank is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for many elements. Whether you are looking to incorporate our history or simply have a unique setting for your special day, our property is the perfect backdrop.

We offer packages and pricing for ceremony only, reception only, as well as having both ceremony and reception on the property. Our Italianate Garden is sure to wow your guests with its linear beds, restored fountain and magnificent cooper beech hedging. Weezie’s Garden for Children is an enchanting location where guests to roam freely and enjoy cocktail receptions among the unique structures and captivating water features.

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The Connors Center

With more than 50,000 square feet of event and meeting space situated on an 80-acre estate in Dover, Massachusetts, the Connors Family Retreat and Conference Center, owned and operated by Boston College, provides a picturesque backdrop for meetings, conferences, retreats, corporate outings, weddings, and social functions. Less than 20 miles from Boston, the Connors Center offers a peaceful oasis in a surprisingly convenient location.

On your wedding day, nothing short of perfection will do. Whether your style is elegant, casual, or something in between, our 80-acre estate is the ideal location to make your dream wedding a reality.  Every member of our team is committed to ensuring a spectacular event for you and your guests.

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How to get a food truck for your wedding

For weddings, food trucks are a vital option that can save you a ton, while actually enriching your guests’ experience. The average cost for traditional wedding catering is approx. $70 per person for food and $85 per person for food and drinks together.


Food trucks, however, will cost on average $25-$45 per person.  And custom-cooked meals made right in front of your friends and family are more likely to lift spirits than  than formal, plated service.


Roaming Hunger has a dedicated weddings division that focuses exclusively on making your big day a big success.  Head right HERE to begin, and we’ll quickly gather a list of all the best food trucks available to serve you, send you their menus

How to get a food truck for your party

Booking a food truck for your own private party is in many ways the simplest task of all, but the same rules still apply.  Expect generally a $1000 minimum ($700-$800 for taco trucks).  But if you’re planning on having more than 50 people over, this will generally save you money in the long-run ($10-$20 per person as opposed to $30 per person for traditional catering).
Get started right HERE to check out food trucks for your party, and let us handle all the logistics for you.  We even insure your event with our 120% service guarantee.

About Boston’s Baddest Burger

Boston’s Baddest Burger might be the best burger we’ve had in Boston, actually. Despite the namesake, this food truck is grillin’ up the heartiest burgers in the city, out to fully tackle and curb your hunger on the curb.

At Boston’s Baddest Burger, you can expect the best. They do of themselves, too, because they’re hand crafting patties made up of fresh-ground beef, ensuring the juiciest, meatiest flavor around. Get “The Baddest” burger outfitted with a full 12 oz. patty on organic brioche bread, or try out their other savory sammies; Boston’s Baddest Burger’s got fresh sliced deli meats like ham and roast beef sliced thin on ciabatta, along with hot dogs, hot pastrami and grilled chicken sammies. Drool worthy? Absolutely. Find Boston’s Baddest Burger in Boston, of course, or have ’em out to cater your next event. Trust us. It feels good to be bad sometimes.

MUST TRY
The Hub — This humble version of “The Baddest” features a single patty loaded up with your choice of toppings, smothered in cheese on organic brioche or a classic American bun.

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