Inaugural Redbrook Food Truck Festival
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Inaugural Redbrook Food Truck Festival

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The Mobile Biergarten is heading towards the Cape!

We’’ll excite to team up with our friends at New England Open Markets and set up in the friendly confines of Redbrook’s village green, surrounded by over 25 trucks selling a diverse array of delicious food! It’s a great warm up for Thanksgiving.

Admission to the fest giving you the maximum ability to eat, drink and shop in this picturesque setting.

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Castle Hill at Crane Estate Traveling Biergarten
Nov
4
12:00 PM12:00

Castle Hill at Crane Estate Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Our collaborative biergarten event series with The Trustees makes the first of two Sunday stops at one of the most picturesque sites in the Trustees care- Castle Hill at Crane Estate, in Ipswich, MA.

We'll be joining their annual Art Show and Sale, right at the top of the breathtaking Grand Alleé, flanked by statues, evergreens, and a view of the Atlantic Ocean.

The show runs from 10-4 and admission is included with your admission to this breathtaking property. 

Taking inspiration from Germany, we’re setting up tables, string lights, outdoor games and a cash bar serving Notch session beer in half liter steinkrugs. Each weekend will also offer unique events to help you relax and explore the Trustees’ beautiful sites. Call your friends, bring a picnic, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

There is an admission fee of $10 per car for non-Trustees members visiting Castle Hill. Card-carrying Trustees members can enter for free. Admission to Crane Beach also allows you to walk up the hill and visit the biergarten and mansion. Each admission includes a free self-guided tour of the home’s first floor.

About Castle Hill on Crane Estate: Plumbing magnate Richard Crane's 59-room, Stuart-style mansion, breathtaking gardens, lawns and views of the sea also provides a home to a wide variety of wildlife. The property is also home to The Inn at Castle Hill, and Crane Beach, a popular destination for beachgoers. While the details are too vast to recount here, we can assure you that you’ll be glad you came out to enjoy session beer in a truly picturesque setting.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten
Oct
21
12:00 PM12:00

Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of publicm family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of publicm family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

The Traveling Biergarten is going back to the farm- Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA!

We'll be pouring Notch session beer in half-liter glaskrugs and have authentic biergarten furniture set-up for your relaxation. There will also be a selection of games to play should you find the urge to toss some corn bags around. 

Appleton Farms charges $3 admission for non-Trustees members. 

About Appleton Farms: Appleton Farms offers a rare glimpse into New England’s agricultural past- rolling grasslands, grazing livestock, stone walls, and historic farm buildings are part of this 1,000-acre pastoral landscape. One of the oldest continuously-operating farms in the country, Appleton Farms still raises dairy cows, goats and chickens and is home to six miles of paths for pedestrians and horses. The farm was gifted to the Trustees by Colonel Francis Appleton and continues to operate in its centuries-old tradition by operating a Farm Stand and CSA.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten
Oct
20
12:00 PM12:00

Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of publicm family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of publicm family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

The Traveling Biergarten is going back to the farm- Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA!

We'll be pouring Notch session beer in half-liter glaskrugs and have authentic biergarten furniture set-up for your relaxation. There will also be a selection of games to play should you find the urge to toss some corn bags around. 

Appleton Farms charges $3 admission for non-Trustees members. 

About Appleton Farms: Appleton Farms offers a rare glimpse into New England’s agricultural past- rolling grasslands, grazing livestock, stone walls, and historic farm buildings are part of this 1,000-acre pastoral landscape. One of the oldest continuously-operating farms in the country, Appleton Farms still raises dairy cows, goats and chickens and is home to six miles of paths for pedestrians and horses. The farm was gifted to the Trustees by Colonel Francis Appleton and continues to operate in its centuries-old tradition by operating a Farm Stand and CSA.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Salem Food Truck Festival
Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

Salem Food Truck Festival

The 3rd annual Salem Food Truck Festival is featuring local beer in 2018! Notch is proud to host the biergarten at this year's festival which features 45 of the area's top food trucks!

Held at the Salem Common in historic downtown Salem, Ma, this family-friendly festival offers live music and as much delicious as you want! 

We'll be selling half liters of our favorite session beers and the bar will accept cash or card. 

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Salem Food Truck Festival
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Salem Food Truck Festival

The 3rd annual Salem Food Truck Festival is featuring local beer in 2018! Notch is proud to host the biergarten at this year's festival which features 45 of the area's top food trucks!

Held at the Salem Common in historic downtown Salem, Ma, this family-friendly festival offers live music and as much delicious as you want! 

We'll be selling half liters of our favorite session beers and the bar will accept cash or card. 

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Fruitlands Museum Traveling Biergarten
Sep
23
12:00 PM12:00

Fruitlands Museum Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

The Traveling Biergarten joins Fruitlands Museum's annual juried Craft Festival, set on a scenic ridge that was once home to Transcendentalists and Shakers.

This ticketed event brings together museum-quality works of over 40 juried artists. It's one of the best events of its kind in the area.

Notch's biergarten is joining the craft festival as a vendor and there will be food available for purchase and live music.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Fruitlands Museum Traveling Biergarten
Sep
22
12:00 PM12:00

Fruitlands Museum Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

The Traveling Biergarten joins Fruitlands Museum's annual juried Craft Festival, set on a scenic ridge that was once home to Transcendentalists and Shakers.

This ticketed event brings together museum-quality works of over 40 juried artists. It's one of the best events of its kind in the area.

Notch's biergarten is joining the craft festival as a vendor and there will be food available for purchase and live music.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten
Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're heading back to The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover, MA to ring in fall!

We'll be set up in the historic gardens and lawn of Stevens-Coolidge place from 12-6 with games and activities, biergarten furniture, session beer in half liter steinkrugs and lots of room for you! Bring your friends, a picnic, and enjoy these special surroundings. Each day will offer a special event to help you explore this amazing landscape.

About Stevens-Coolidge Place:  The Stevens-Coolidge Place is a wonderful example of “the country place,” when rural retreats were designed as places that integrated indoor and outdoor spaces – and that were meant to be lived in as well as admired. The property served as a summer home and agricultural estate for John Gardner Coolidge and his wife, Helen Stevens Coolidge, from 1914-1962 and features two connected late-Federal period farmhouses, four distinctive gardens, and a greenhouse complex. Since becoming a Trustees’ property, Stevens-Coolidge offers tours of the home, which includes the family’s original furnishings, many garden-centric events, and several festivals during the warmer months.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten
Sep
15
12:00 PM12:00

Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're heading back to The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover, MA to ring in fall!

We'll be set up in the historic gardens and lawn of Stevens-Coolidge place from 12-6 with games and activities, biergarten furniture, session beer in half liter steinkrugs and lots of room for you! Bring your friends, a picnic, and enjoy these special surroundings. Each day will offer a special event to help you explore this amazing landscape.

About Stevens-Coolidge Place:  The Stevens-Coolidge Place is a wonderful example of “the country place,” when rural retreats were designed as places that integrated indoor and outdoor spaces – and that were meant to be lived in as well as admired. The property served as a summer home and agricultural estate for John Gardner Coolidge and his wife, Helen Stevens Coolidge, from 1914-1962 and features two connected late-Federal period farmhouses, four distinctive gardens, and a greenhouse complex. Since becoming a Trustees’ property, Stevens-Coolidge offers tours of the home, which includes the family’s original furnishings, many garden-centric events, and several festivals during the warmer months.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten
Sep
14
4:00 PM16:00

Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're heading back to The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover, MA to ring in fall!

We'll be set up in the historic gardens and lawn of Stevens-Coolidge place from 12-6 with games and activities, biergarten furniture, session beer in half liter steinkrugs and lots of room for you! Bring your friends, a picnic, and enjoy these special surroundings. Each day will offer a special event to help you explore this amazing landscape.

About Stevens-Coolidge Place:  The Stevens-Coolidge Place is a wonderful example of “the country place,” when rural retreats were designed as places that integrated indoor and outdoor spaces – and that were meant to be lived in as well as admired. The property served as a summer home and agricultural estate for John Gardner Coolidge and his wife, Helen Stevens Coolidge, from 1914-1962 and features two connected late-Federal period farmhouses, four distinctive gardens, and a greenhouse complex. Since becoming a Trustees’ property, Stevens-Coolidge offers tours of the home, which includes the family’s original furnishings, many garden-centric events, and several festivals during the warmer months.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten
Sep
13
4:00 PM16:00

Stevens-Coolidge Place Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're heading back to The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover, MA to ring in fall!

We'll be set up in the historic gardens and lawn of Stevens-Coolidge place from 12-6 with games and activities, biergarten furniture, session beer in half liter steinkrugs and lots of room for you! Bring your friends, a picnic, and enjoy these special surroundings. Each day will offer a special event to help you explore this amazing landscape.

About Stevens-Coolidge Place:  The Stevens-Coolidge Place is a wonderful example of “the country place,” when rural retreats were designed as places that integrated indoor and outdoor spaces – and that were meant to be lived in as well as admired. The property served as a summer home and agricultural estate for John Gardner Coolidge and his wife, Helen Stevens Coolidge, from 1914-1962 and features two connected late-Federal period farmhouses, four distinctive gardens, and a greenhouse complex. Since becoming a Trustees’ property, Stevens-Coolidge offers tours of the home, which includes the family’s original furnishings, many garden-centric events, and several festivals during the warmer months.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Powisset Farm Traveling Biergarten
Sep
9
12:00 PM12:00

Powisset Farm Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Sunday Funday begins at 12pm in classic biergarten fashion as we serve session beer in half-liter steinkrugs! We'll have an array of outdoor games for your enjoyment, but you can just easily bring your friends and make the most of this great day out.

About Powisset Farm: This 108-acre property has a long history of agricultural enterprises, from a dairy farm many years ago, to Amelia Peabody’s legendary farm, famous for its breed stock of Hereford cattle and Yorkshire pigs. Many visitors remember fondly the glowing green pastures dotted with cattle and framed by beautiful barns. The Trustees began farming for their CSA program in 2007, growing vegetables, herbs and flowers for their own CSA program as well as a farm stand open three days a week in the summer. Powisset Farm also offers Powisset Cooks, an ongoing series of culinary education workshops and farm dinners, as well as making weekly donations to five local hunger relief partners.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Powisset Farm Traveling Biergarten
Sep
8
12:00 PM12:00

Powisset Farm Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Saturday gets going early at Powisset- The Farm Stand and Café are open from 10-4, featuring farm-grown veggies and other locally-sourced foods. You're also welcome to bring your own food to the biergarten. 

Powisset's Open Barnyard program runs from 10-2, so you can stop in and see how this working farm grows food for their CSA and Farm Stand.

A fun run will meet at the biergarten site at 11:30am and head out for a loop around the Noanet Woodlands before returning back to the biergarten for refreshment and socializing. 

The Wagwan Jerk Bar will also be serving their modern Caribbean barbeque in the afternoon and evening. 

About Powisset Farm: This 108-acre property has a long history of agricultural enterprises, from a dairy farm many years ago, to Amelia Peabody’s legendary farm, famous for its breed stock of Hereford cattle and Yorkshire pigs. Many visitors remember fondly the glowing green pastures dotted with cattle and framed by beautiful barns. The Trustees began farming for their CSA program in 2007, growing vegetables, herbs and flowers for their own CSA program as well as a farm stand open three days a week in the summer. Powisset Farm also offers Powisset Cooks, an ongoing series of culinary education workshops and farm dinners, as well as making weekly donations to five local hunger relief partners.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Powisset Farm Traveling Biergarten
Sep
7
4:00 PM16:00

Powisset Farm Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're excited to go back to Powisset Farm for a gorgeous fall weekend!

Friday night features one of Powisset Farm's delicious farm dinners with Mother's Moustache, an acoustic ensemble that sets the perfect mood for your night. Tickets are available for this multi-course meal, through Powisset's webpage, so make sure you reserve yours before they sell-out! 

If you want to bring your own food to Powisset, please do; our biergarten will be available for dinner-goers and the general public alike. 

About Powisset Farm: This 108-acre property has a long history of agricultural enterprises, from a dairy farm many years ago, to Amelia Peabody’s legendary farm, famous for its breed stock of Hereford cattle and Yorkshire pigs. Many visitors remember fondly the glowing green pastures dotted with cattle and framed by beautiful barns. The Trustees began farming for their CSA program in 2007, growing vegetables, herbs and flowers for their own CSA program as well as a farm stand open three days a week in the summer. Powisset Farm also offers Powisset Cooks, an ongoing series of culinary education workshops and farm dinners, as well as making weekly donations to five local hunger relief partners.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Castle Hill at Crane Estate Traveling Biergarten
Aug
19
12:00 PM12:00

Castle Hill at Crane Estate Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Our collaborative biergarten event series with The Trustees makes the first of two Sunday stops at one of the most picturesque sites in the Trustees care- Castle Hill at Crane Estate, in Ipswich, MA.

We'll be set-up right at the top of the breathtaking Grand Alleé, flanked by statues, evergreens, and a view of the Atlantic Ocean. 

Taking inspiration from Germany, we’re setting up tables, string lights, outdoor games and a cash bar serving Notch session beer in half liter steinkrugs. Each weekend will also offer unique events to help you relax and explore the Trustees’ beautiful sites. Call your friends, bring a picnic, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

There is an admission fee of $10 per car for non-Trustees members visiting Castle Hill. Card-carrying Trustees members can enter for free. Admission to Crane Beach also allows you to walk up the hill and visit the biergarten and mansion. Each admission includes a free self-guided tour of the home’s first floor.

About Castle Hill on Crane Estate: Plumbing magnate Richard Crane's 59-room, Stuart-style mansion, breathtaking gardens, lawns and views of the sea also provides a home to a wide variety of wildlife. The property is also home to The Inn at Castle Hill, and Crane Beach, a popular destination for beachgoers. While the details are too vast to recount here, we can assure you that you’ll be glad you came out to enjoy session beer in a truly picturesque setting.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Karl's Sausage Kitchen's 60th Anniversary Party
Aug
12
11:00 AM11:00

Karl's Sausage Kitchen's 60th Anniversary Party

Karl's is turning 60 and Notch is helping our friends celebrate!

Notch's Mobile Biergarten tap truck will be pouring half liters of Zwickel German pale lager and Hootenanny Berliner Weisse on Sunday, August 12th! This will be a family-friendly event held at the Emerson Park in Peabody. 

Expect German-style beer and food, music, and entertainment for all ages. 

Tickets are on sale now and include a limited-edition Anniversary Stein, Entertainment, and all Activities. Food and beverages are sold separately. Discounted Early Bird Tickets are on sale until July 4th. Children under 5 are free and do not require a ticket.

The first 1500 Adult tickets will receive a special Anniversary Ceramic Stein for use at the beer tent and for you to take home. The first 300 junior tickets also receive a special Anniversary plastic soda mug for the event and to take home. 

Activities include:
• 6 hours of Live German Hofbrau music complete with Alpine Horn, performed by the Tubafrau Hofbrau Band.
• Cornhole and other lawn games
• Bubble Soccer (ages 7+)- if you haven’t seen it check this video out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me1y78yMOSo
• Big Ball Volleyball https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_FYeFGj1uA
• Bouncy house with slide and basketball hoop

Parking is available on the city side streets and at the Higgins School.

We suggest carpooling when you can and remembering the importance of a designated driver. 

Things to know
Karl’s 60th Anniversary Sommerfest will be held rain or shine. There will have tents over the food area with limited seating and a dance area protected from rain or the scorching sun. All food tents will be open regardless of weather. The beer trucks are near the food area and covered as well.

Please bring lawn chairs, blankets, water bottles, and sun screen. With all the activities and the large soccer fields you may want to move around throughout the day. Bring comfortable shoes to allow you to play Bubble soccer or the Big ball Volleyball. 
No coolers, dogs or smoking please- this is a city park.

Karl's store at One Bourbon Street will be closed for the entire day on Sunday, August 12th. 

Cash, Credit Cards / ATMs
Cash, credit cards or debit cards are accepted at the entrance for tickets, by all vendors, beer stations and food stations. There are no ATMs near the field, please bring cash or cards.

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Bird Park Traveling Biergarten
Aug
11
12:00 PM12:00

Bird Park Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, familty-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, familty-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Join us at a rare "in-town" experience at Walpole's Bird Park!

Notch is excited to join Bird Park's annual Dog Days Festival, which runs from 10-2. Bring your canine friends for a morning fund-raising walk or join in the dog competition with over five categories for you and your four-legged friend to strut your best stuff!

We'll be opening up the biergarten at noon (just after the hot dog grill fires up) and will serve until 7pm. You're welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy the great outdoors!

About Bird Park: Created in 1925 as an idyllic public space for the town's factory community, Bird Park continues that mission in the 21st century, with popular walking spaces, water elements and plenty of space for active play, including basketball and tennis courts. 

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

 

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Bird Park Traveling Biergarten
Aug
10
4:00 PM16:00

Bird Park Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, familty-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, familty-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Join us at a rare "in-town" experience at Walpole's Bird Park!

Friday's experience is classic biergarten- open from 4pm-9pm, join us with a picnic, relax and play some games.  You can also join in a 6pm Meters for Liters fun run with Notch's Kylie Klinger. The ~3-mile excursion will really help you appreciate a steinkrug of session beer in the biergarten when you return.

About Bird Park: Created in 1925 as an idyllic public space for the town's factory community, Bird Park continues that mission in the 21st century, with popular walking spaces, water elements and plenty of space for active play, including basketball and tennis courts. 

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

 

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Rocky Woods Traveling Biergarten
Jul
29
12:00 PM12:00

Rocky Woods Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Late July brings us to the comfort of shade and peaceful Chickering Pond, which instantly reminded us of Munich's world-renowned Seehaus Biergarten in the Englischen Garten.  

Rocky Woods is home to 6.5 miles of trails for your exploration. You can also visit the Nature Center and check one of a limited number of kids' Adventure Backpacks to help you explore your surroundings.

In addition to our cash bar, we'll also have a selection of casual field games and use of the Rocky Woods' volleyball set. Please bring a picnic and enjoy a lovely Friday evening with Notch and The Trustees! You can even take a walk to the top of 435-foot Cedar Hill.

Rocky Woods charges a $5 parking fee for all non-member cars.

About Rocky Woods: Rocky Woods' 491 acres have a rich history, that can be seen in the footpaths and logging roads that meander through its woods and wetlands. The reservation is situated with one foot within the Charles River watershed and the other foot within the drainage of the Neponset. Mill Brook, which flows through the Fork Factory wetlands, meanders southeast to the Neponset River, while Vine Brook, on the Rocky Woods side, flows southwest into the Charles. Five man-made ponds, the local watershed, and the surrounding trees provide a home to a wide range of wildlife including songbirds.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

 

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Rocky Woods Traveling Biergarten
Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Rocky Woods Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Late July brings us to the comfort of shade and peaceful Chickering Pond, which instantly reminded us of Munich's world-renowned Seehaus Biergarten in the Englischen Garten.  

Enjoy our selection of casual field games and the use of the Rocky Woods' volleyball set. Please bring a picnic and enjoy a lovely Friday evening with Notch and The Trustees! You can even take a walk to the top of 435-foot Cedar Hill.

Rocky Woods charges a $5 parking fee for all non-member cars.

About Rocky Woods: Rocky Woods' 491 acres have a rich history, that can be seen in the footpaths and logging roads that meander through its woods and wetlands. The reservation is situated with one foot within the Charles River watershed and the other foot within the drainage of the Neponset. Mill Brook, which flows through the Fork Factory wetlands, meanders southeast to the Neponset River, while Vine Brook, on the Rocky Woods side, flows southwest into the Charles. Five man-made ponds, the local watershed, and the surrounding trees provide a home to a wide range of wildlife including songbirds.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

 

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Rocky Woods Traveling Biergarten
Jul
27
4:00 PM16:00

Rocky Woods Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Late July brings us to the comfort of shade and peaceful Chickering Pond, which instantly reminded us of Munich's world-renowned Seehaus Biergarten in the Englischen Garten.  

Rocky Woods is home to 6.5 miles of trails, so we'll kick-off the weekend with Meters for Liters Friday at 6pm. Led by Notch's Kylie Klinger, this fun run is open to runners of all ages and skill levels; think of it as a great way to earn those beers that await you back in the biergarten. 

We'll also have a selection of casual field games and use of the Rocky Woods' volleyball set. Please bring a picnic and enjoy a lovely Friday evening with Notch and The Trustees! You can even take a walk to the top of 435-foot Cedar Hill.

Rocky Woods charges a $5 parking fee for all non-member cars.

About Rocky Woods: Rocky Woods' 491 acres have a rich history, that can be seen in the footpaths and logging roads that meander through its woods and wetlands. The reservation is situated with one foot within the Charles River watershed and the other foot within the drainage of the Neponset. Mill Brook, which flows through the Fork Factory wetlands, meanders southeast to the Neponset River, while Vine Brook, on the Rocky Woods side, flows southwest into the Charles. Five man-made ponds, the local watershed, and the surrounding trees provide a home to a wide range of wildlife including songbirds.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

 

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Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate Traveling Biergarten
Jul
22
12:00 PM12:00

Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Join us at one of Canton's best-kept secrets- The Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate!

The Bradley Estate is just off the highway, but it's perfectly peaceful for your biergarten needs- a family friendly space full of games, picnic spots, live music, and session beer. All that's missing is you and your closest friends! Bradley is so attractive they regularly host weddings, so you won't miss this space in a rare, summer biergarten weekend!

The site has parking on site and admission is free!

About the Bradley Estate: This 90-acre country retreat transports you back 100 years to a world of magnificent homes, elegant gardens, fields, and woodlands. The family home was designed by renowned architect Charles Platt to accentuate the natural surroundings. The Italianate, lattice-walled gardens really capture the eye but share their space with rhododendron, azaleas, and dogwood trees. The Estate is also home to a small cluster of farm buildings that support the small but vibrant working farm. 

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

 

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Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate Traveling Biergarten
Jul
21
12:00 PM12:00

Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Join us at one of Canton's best-kept secrets- The Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate!

The Bradley Estate is just off the highway, but it's perfectly peaceful for your biergarten needs- a family friendly space full of games, picnic spots, live music, and session beer. All that's missing is you and your closest friends! Bradley is so attractive they regularly host weddings, so you won't miss this space in a rare, summer biergarten weekend!

The site has parking on site and admission is free!

About the Bradley Estate: This 90-acre country retreat transports you back 100 years to a world of magnificent homes, elegant gardens, fields, and woodlands. The family home was designed by renowned architect Charles Platt to accentuate the natural surroundings. The Italianate, lattice-walled gardens really capture the eye but share their space with rhododendron, azaleas, and dogwood trees. The Estate is also home to a small cluster of farm buildings that support the small but vibrant working farm. 

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

 

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Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten
Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

The Traveling Biergarten is going back to the farm- Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA!

Appleton Farm really comes alive on Saturdays! Appleton's signature Haybale Hangout, a children's activity program starts at 10am. The Farm Store is open from 10-4, so you can stock-up on fresh local produce and farmstead cheese. 

We'll be pouring Notch session beer in half-liter steinkrugs starting at noon. and have authentic biergarten furniture set-up for your enjoyment. There will also be a selection of casual outdoor games to play should you feel the urge for casual activity. Picnics are welcomen but food will also be available for sale. 

Appleton Farms charges $3 admission for non-Trustees members. 

About Appleton Farms: Appleton Farms offers a rare glimpse into New England’s agricultural past- rolling grasslands, grazing livestock, stone walls, and historic farm buildings are part of this 1,000-acre pastoral landscape. One of the oldest continuously-operating farms in the country, Appleton Farms still raises dairy cows, goats and chickens and is home to six miles of paths for pedestrians and horses. The farm was gifted to the Trustees by Colonel Francis Appleton and continues to operate in its centuries-old tradition by operating a Farm Stand and CSA.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten
Jul
13
4:00 PM16:00

Appleton Farms Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of publicm family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of publicm family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

The Traveling Biergarten is going back to the farm- Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA!

The Biergarten opens at 4pm with games. Pick-up some food at their Farm Store or enjoy your own picnic as live music fills the air.  Notch's resident runner, Kylie Klinger will lead a Meters for Liters fun run at 6pm. Meet her and the rest of your fellow runners in the biergarten before exploring portions of the six miles of the farm's trails.  

We'll be pouring Notch session beer in half-liter steinkrugs and have authentic biergarten furniture set-up for your relaxation. There will also be a selection of games to play should you find the urge to toss some corn bags around. 

Appleton Farms charges $3 admission for non-Trustees members. 

About Appleton Farms: Appleton Farms offers a rare glimpse into New England’s agricultural past- rolling grasslands, grazing livestock, stone walls, and historic farm buildings are part of this 1,000-acre pastoral landscape. One of the oldest continuously-operating farms in the country, Appleton Farms still raises dairy cows, goats and chickens and is home to six miles of paths for pedestrians and horses. The farm was gifted to the Trustees by Colonel Francis Appleton and continues to operate in its centuries-old tradition by operating a Farm Stand and CSA.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Castle Hill at Crane Estate Traveling Biergarten
Jul
8
12:00 PM12:00

Castle Hill at Crane Estate Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Our collaborative biergarten event series with The Trustees makes the first of two Sunday stops at one of the most picturesque sites in the Trustees care- Castle Hill at Crane Estate, in Ipswich, MA.

We'll be set-up right at the top of the breathtaking Grand Alleé, flanked by statues, evergreens, and a view of the Atlantic Ocean. 

Taking inspiration from Germany, we’re setting up tables, string lights, outdoor games and a cash bar serving Notch session beer in half liter steinkrugs. Each weekend will also offer unique events to help you relax and explore the Trustees’ beautiful sites. Call your friends, bring a picnic, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

There is an admission fee of $15 per car for non-Trustees members visiting Castle Hill. Card-carrying Trustees members can enter for free. Admission to Crane Beach also allows you to walk up the hill and visit the biergarten and mansion. Each admission includes a free self-guided tour of the home’s first floor.

About Castle Hill on Crane Estate: Plumbing magnate Richard Crane's 59-room, Stuart-style mansion, breathtaking gardens, lawns and views of the sea also provides a home to a wide variety of wildlife. The property is also home to The Inn at Castle Hill, and Crane Beach, a popular destination for beachgoers. While the details are too vast to recount here, we can assure you that you’ll be glad you came out to enjoy session beer in a truly picturesque setting.

The Trustees is a non-profit that preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. Their network of over 100 farms, historic homes, and wooded areas spans from The Berkshires to the Cape and Islands and everywhere in between.

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Merrymount Beach Mobile Biergarten
Jun
30
12:00 PM12:00

Merrymount Beach Mobile Biergarten

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We're heading to the South Shore!

Merrymount Beach sits at the southern end of historic Quincy Shore Drive. This neighborhood beach isn't often open to the public, but you can enjoy it for the day with half liters of session beer during this special event.  We're bringing tables, beer, and landjager sausages, while Merrymount Beach is serving up hot dogs and hamburgers from the concession stand. 

Bring your family, bring your friends, and enjoy dipping your feet in the ocean with the Boston skyline in the background. 

Street parking is limited, but you can park along Wollaston Beach and walk down or park just down the road at Merrymount Elementary School. 

A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to the Merrymount Association.

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Chestnut Hill Farm Traveling Biergarten
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

Chestnut Hill Farm Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're visiting another one of The Trustees' working farms, Chestnut Hill Farm in Southborough, MA. 

Sunday is Harvest Fest! Details will be announced closer to the event, but if you want to learn all about farm life, enjoy a few beers, play some games, and enjoy family-friendly activities, this is the event for you! 

About Chestnut Hill Farm: Saved from development in the 1960's, this recent Trustees acquisition is not only home to a CSA and Farm Stand, it's also a designated bird reserve, offering safe harbor to bobolinks, eastern meadowlarks, and other ground-resting species of birds.

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Chestnut Hill Farm Traveling Biergarten
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Chestnut Hill Farm Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're visiting another one of The Trustees' working farms, Chestnut Hill Farm in Southborough, MA. 

The Farm Stand open at 10am, but we think you'll want to arrive a little later to enjoy the biergarten after you stock up on fresh local produce. We'll be pouring until close to sundown. 

About Chestnut Hill Farm: Saved from development in the 1960's, this recent Trustees acquisition is not only home to a CSA and Farm Stand, it's also a designated bird reserve, offering safe harbor to bobolinks, eastern meadowlarks, and other ground-resting species of birds.

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Chestnut Hill Farm Traveling Biergarten
Jun
22
4:00 PM16:00

Chestnut Hill Farm Traveling Biergarten

 Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

Notch is proud to partner with The Trustees to bring you a series of public, family-friendly Traveling Biergarten events in some of Massachusetts’ most scenic places.

We're visiting another one of The Trustees' working farms, Chestnut Hill Farm in Southborough, MA. 

Join us on these scenic 131 acres for games, friends, and snacks on Friday night, whether you're in town or you've just come from the train station. It'll be a great way to end your week. 

About Chestnut Hill Farm: Saved from development in the 1960's, this recent Trustees acquisition is not only home to a CSA and Farm Stand, it's also a designated bird reserve, offering safe harbor to bobolinks, eastern meadowlarks, and other ground-resting species of birds.

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