Naumkeag's Exceptional Garden Party

Restoration at the National Historic Landmak is Evident

By: - Jul 30, 2015

Robert Alsop Celia Deg. Kittredge Nathan Howard III President & CEO Barbara Erickson & GiGi Wilmes & Gigi Wilmes Mark Wilson Paula Moats & Joe McNay

The cloudless afternoon made way for the numerous guests and staff that attended the Annual Naumkeag Garden Party, which was held outdoors at the beautiful and tranquil estate in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Sun hats, floral party dresses and summer suits made way for a delightful afternoon that featured live jazz by The Lamb Shakers and a dance performance by the Berkshire Pulse Dance Company.

The lovely decor for this event was made possible by Carl Sprague.

Naumkeag is going through a Garden Restoration, thanks to the historic landmarks numerous donations.

Welcome remarks for this yearly event were given by Board of Directors member, Nathan Howard III. Choate family members, Celia Deg. Kittredge & Robert and Suzette Alsop, followed Mr. Howards remarks with vivid reflections on the day.

Esteemed President and CEO, Barbara Erickson followed. Her remarks praised Naumkeag and the crowd for their continued participation and support in this ongoing project.

The afternoons sweet delights were donated by Josh Needleman, founder of Chocolate Springs, located in Lenox. The chocolates and sweets were 'World Class' and extraordinary. Bellinis were courtesy of owner Jim Nejaime and Spirited Wine, Food and Spirits of Lenox. Soma Catering was responsible for the hors d' oeuvres.

The photos of this great event will take you on a tour of the Naumkeag Garden Party of 2015.

Donations are always greatly appreciated. Contact Denise Trapani at: to contribute to the Garden restoration at Naumkeag.