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Featuring Bluegrass, BBQ & Bevs 
Saturday, September 23, 2023, 6 to 9:30 pm
rain date Sunday, September 24

We look forward to a night under the stars at our fourth annual fall celebration and fundraiser!  Live bluegrass music by On the Trail, great BBQ from Fine & Dandy, and beverages from Litchfield Distillery = fun in support of our Mather Homestead restoration projects!

If you are unable to attend, please consider a donation in support of our restoration projects.  Click on "tickets" to donate.

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Litchfield Distillery
Fine and Dandy Platters
October 1, 2022

What a fun night! Many thanks to all who made Barnraiser 3.0 a great success. Fabulous food by Fine & Dandy, unbelievable entertainment by Griffin House, and AMAZING guests!!  We raised over $18,000 for restoration projects at the Homestead - thank you!!


Photos right by Katharine Calderwood.  

September 25, 2021


Many thanks to all who joined us for Barnraiser 2.0.  We enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, masterfully prepared by S.E.A.T., whiskey tasting by Sagamore Spirit, dinner on the barn lawn, and music by Petting Zoo. Our Barnraiser 2.0 raised funds for our beautification projects.

Photos right by Katharine Calderwood.  

September 19, 2020

We raised the roof on September 19, 2020 to celebrate the completion of the new Elizabeth W. Chilton Education Center, a.k.a., "the barn," and to thank our many donors including Richard L. Chilton, Jr., The Darien Foundation, and the McPherson family (descendants of the Mathers).



Mather Homestead Barnraiser 1.0 (2020)
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