Commander's Mansion

Commander's Mansion The Commander's Mansion is a historic rental venue available for both corporate and social events. Located in the heart of Watertown; 20mins from Boston!
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The Commanderโ€™s Mansion is a historic venue located in Watertown. The mansion is available for weddings, corporate and social events.

Operating as usual

Happy 4th everyone! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Big thanks to Watertown Public Works for installing our patriotic bunting and making the Mansion ...
07/04/2021

Happy 4th everyone! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Big thanks to Watertown Public Works for installing our patriotic bunting and making the Mansion look sharp for the holiday weekend!

Happy 4th everyone! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Big thanks to Watertown Public Works for installing our patriotic bunting and making the Mansion look sharp for the holiday weekend!

The Commanderโ€™s Mansion team is excited to introduce the Friends of the Mansion. Come join us and volunteer your time an...
07/02/2021

The Commanderโ€™s Mansion team is excited to introduce the Friends of the Mansion. Come join us and volunteer your time and talents to plan community events, get your hands dirty in the Freedom Garden, or help uphold the historic preservation of the Mansion. Visit www.commandersmansion.com/friendsofthemansion to learn more, sign up or make a donation.

The Commanderโ€™s Mansion team is excited to introduce the Friends of the Mansion. Come join us and volunteer your time and talents to plan community events, get your hands dirty in the Freedom Garden, or help uphold the historic preservation of the Mansion. Visit www.commandersmansion.com/friendsofthemansion to learn more, sign up or make a donation.

๐•๐•ฆ๐•๐•ช โ„‚๐•’๐•ฅ๐•–๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜ ๐•Š๐•ก๐• ๐•ฅ๐•๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅ East Meets West Catering is an award winning off-premise catering company. Their innovative cuis...
07/01/2021

๐•๐•ฆ๐•๐•ช โ„‚๐•’๐•ฅ๐•–๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜ ๐•Š๐•ก๐• ๐•ฅ๐•๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅ
East Meets West Catering is an award winning off-premise catering company. Their innovative cuisine, top shelf service and our ability to assist our clients with all the other details that make for a great event really set us apart. Our event planners know exactly what it takes to create the memorable event that youโ€™ve imagined!
Read more about @eastmeetswestcatering check out the #linkinbio!

The storm rolled its way through and we are up and running! Mosesian Center for the Arts Women in Comedy Festival will b...
06/30/2021

The storm rolled its way through and we are up and running! Mosesian Center for the Arts Women in Comedy Festival will be taking the stage shortly! ๐ŸŽญ #womenincomedy

The storm rolled its way through and we are up and running! Mosesian Center for the Arts Women in Comedy Festival will be taking the stage shortly! ๐ŸŽญ #womenincomedy

๐ŸŽค This Weds night we will have the Women in Comedy Festival under our tent! Grab your tickets at Mosesian Center for the...
06/28/2021

๐ŸŽค This Weds night we will have the Women in Comedy Festival under our tent! Grab your tickets at Mosesian Center for the Arts!
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#Repost @mosesianarts with @make_repost
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More exciting news! Tickets are on sale for all of our summer events at @commanders.mansion! See the Women in Comedy Festival (June 30), @earfull_series (July 14), @stlgld and poet/performer Regie Gibson (July 28), and @earfull_series with new authors and musicians (August 4).

Shows will be outdoors under the tent and will happen rain or shine! Take-out meals from @_branchline will be available to pre-order, and beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be on sale.

Get tickets at www.mosesianarts.org/shows

๐ŸŽค This Weds night we will have the Women in Comedy Festival under our tent! Grab your tickets at Mosesian Center for the Arts!
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#Repost @mosesianarts with @make_repost
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More exciting news! Tickets are on sale for all of our summer events at @commanders.mansion! See the Women in Comedy Festival (June 30), @earfull_series (July 14), @stlgld and poet/performer Regie Gibson (July 28), and @earfull_series with new authors and musicians (August 4).

Shows will be outdoors under the tent and will happen rain or shine! Take-out meals from @_branchline will be available to pre-order, and beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be on sale.

Get tickets at www.mosesianarts.org/shows

#didyouknow โ€ฆJust off the main vestibule of the Mansion, there is a tall, thin door that now remains locked. This was on...
06/25/2021

#didyouknow โ€ฆ
Just off the main vestibule of the Mansion, there is a tall, thin door that now remains locked. This was once the service door for the staff to bring food and beverages to the Commander and his guests when they dined on the veranda.

#funfactfriday #historichomes

#didyouknow โ€ฆ
Just off the main vestibule of the Mansion, there is a tall, thin door that now remains locked. This was once the service door for the staff to bring food and beverages to the Commander and his guests when they dined on the veranda.

#funfactfriday #historichomes

06/23/2021

๐•‹๐• ๐•Ÿ๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅโ€™๐•ค ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•– ๐•Ÿ๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅ! ๐ŸŽธ
Itโ€™s opening night of Mosesian Center for the Arts Live at the Mansion! Tonightโ€™s artist is Will Dailey joining us for his first live show in front of an audience since 2019! Performance is at 7 pm in the tent. Link for tickets: https://www.mosesianarts.org/timedevents/1169?vrid=alZIcitnPT06OmVhM2JlMTViZTFjNDcyMWYwYzdhZWMzZmY4ODg0NWFm&showall=1

#MosesianArtsLiveattheMansion #outdoormusic

โ€œA father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor sail to take us there, but guiding light who shows us the way.โ€ โ€ขUnkn...
06/20/2021

โ€œA father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor sail to take us there, but guiding light who shows us the way.โ€ โ€ขUnknown.

#happyfathersday to all those that are Dads, hopeful fathers, and father figures.

โ€œA father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor sail to take us there, but guiding light who shows us the way.โ€ โ€ขUnknown.

#happyfathersday to all those that are Dads, hopeful fathers, and father figures.

1865. The end of slavery and a new life for so many. Our beloved mansion was commissioned and began being built this sam...
06/19/2021

1865. The end of slavery and a new life for so many. Our beloved mansion was commissioned and began being built this same year. Itโ€™s so interesting to think of the day to day life of what was happening under our roof at that time. It makes history feel so much closer to us now. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ#juneteenth #history #historichomes #historicmansion

1865. The end of slavery and a new life for so many. Our beloved mansion was commissioned and began being built this same year. Itโ€™s so interesting to think of the day to day life of what was happening under our roof at that time. It makes history feel so much closer to us now. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ#juneteenth #history #historichomes #historicmansion

What a perfect day for our friends at #lyndratheraputics to host their retreat today with lunch provided by @HostessCate...
06/16/2021

What a perfect day for our friends at #lyndratheraputics to host their retreat today with lunch provided by @HostessCatering!
#corporateevents #corporateretreat

What a perfect day for our friends at #lyndratheraputics to host their retreat today with lunch provided by @HostessCatering!
#corporateevents #corporateretreat

Photos from East Meets West Catering's post
06/14/2021

Photos from East Meets West Catering's post

โ€œLove has no age, as it is always renewing itself.โ€ Happy  golden anniversary to the Calvos! Wishing you many more! Cate...
06/13/2021

โ€œLove has no age, as it is always renewing itself.โ€

Happy golden anniversary to the Calvos! Wishing you many more!

Catering: East Meets West Catering
Florals: Russo's
Rentals: Peak Event Services

When Mother Nature gave us a gloriously sunny afternoon for the sweetest couple. ๐ŸŒžPhotographer: @combrinkphotography  Vi...
06/12/2021

When Mother Nature gave us a gloriously sunny afternoon for the sweetest couple. ๐ŸŒž

Photographer: @combrinkphotography
Videographer: Oleg Krysko Videography
Beauty: Valerie Alessandro Hair Stylist
Florals: Forevermark Flowers
Cellist: Vintage String

06/11/2021

Hubba hubba! ๐Ÿคฉ Check out that brand new fridge in our professional #cateringkitchen !

โ€œSo take the photographs and still frames in your mindHang it on a shelfIn good health and good time.โ€ Our very own Shan...
06/10/2021

โ€œSo take the photographs
and still frames in your mind
Hang it on a shelf
In good health and good time.โ€

Our very own Shane (Tammyโ€™s son) and his boyfriend Jacob had some very special pre-prom portraits taken at the Mansion by Nystedt Photography . Cheers to many more beautiful milestones being captured here! #loveislove #pride #prom

โ€œThe great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free....
06/07/2021

โ€œThe great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free.โ€ โ€ขJFK

The future site of the newly named Freedom Garden! Thank you to all who voted at the Poppy Picnic and the Memorial Day Observance! For all those interested in purchasing a memorial brick, we will be sending out an informational email soon so, stay tuned! If you havenโ€™t signed up for the memorial brick and time capsule information- you can sign up by emailing [email protected]!

#freedomgarden #historicmansion

โ€œThe great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free.โ€ โ€ขJFK

The future site of the newly named Freedom Garden! Thank you to all who voted at the Poppy Picnic and the Memorial Day Observance! For all those interested in purchasing a memorial brick, we will be sending out an informational email soon so, stay tuned! If you havenโ€™t signed up for the memorial brick and time capsule information- you can sign up by emailing [email protected]!

#freedomgarden #historicmansion

love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is ...
06/04/2021

love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ #pridemonth #pride #pride2021 #samesexcouples #samesexwedding

love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ #pridemonth #pride #pride2021 #samesexcouples #samesexwedding

*๐•๐•ฆ๐•Ÿ๐•– ๐•”๐•’๐•ฅ๐•–๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜ ๐•ค๐•ก๐• ๐•ฅ๐•๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅ*Off the Vine Catering is a diverse caterer servicing weddings, corporate and social events. The...
06/02/2021

*๐•๐•ฆ๐•Ÿ๐•– ๐•”๐•’๐•ฅ๐•–๐•ฃ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜ ๐•ค๐•ก๐• ๐•ฅ๐•๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅ*

Off the Vine Catering is a diverse caterer servicing weddings, corporate and social events. Their culinary team is talented in all areas of cuisine but have an emphasis on Italian and American fare.
For more information check out our the #linkinbio for their full interview!

05/31/2021

More from todayโ€™s Observance ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Watertown Fire DepartmentWatertown Police DepartmentWatertown Veterans' ServicesWaltham American Legion Band

Honoring those that served and sacrificed for our freedoms. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ The Watertown Veterans' Services hosted their Memorial Da...
05/31/2021

Honoring those that served and sacrificed for our freedoms. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

The Watertown Veterans' Services hosted their Memorial Day observance with speeches from Veterans from branches of US military. @VFWPost1105 Pvt Shutt Detachment Amvets POST 41 Watertown Police Department Watertown Fire Department Watertown Public Works Waltham American Legion Band

05/29/2021

Thank you to all sponsors, volunteers and attendees of our first Poppy Picnic! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโญ๏ธ
AllStar Entertainment & UpLighting
@greenurbgardens
Reasons To Be Cheerful
Disabled and Limbless Veterans
Watertown Fire Department
Watertown, Massachusetts
Watertown Police Department
Branch Line
Donohue's Bar and Grill

Congratulations to Harvard Business School Section E graduates! Bakers' Best Catering put on an incredible spread for th...
05/28/2021

Congratulations to Harvard Business School Section E graduates! Bakers' Best Catering put on an incredible spread for them tonight!

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ The Poppy Picnic is almost here! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThe event will be held rain or shine! And donโ€™t forget to order your picnic-to-go ...
05/26/2021

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ The Poppy Picnic is almost here! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
The event will be held rain or shine! And donโ€™t forget to order your picnic-to-go from Branch Line! To order, visit their website and select pick up on 5/28 and look for the special Poppy Picnic menu. Or pick up a gift card from Donohue's Bar and Grill to buy yourself a meal to bring down.
After dinner, snap a selfie with the military vehicles that will be on display, do a Poppy craft or treat yourself to an ice cream treat with Reasons To Be Cheerful We canโ€™t wait to see you there to kick off your Memorial Day weekend!
#memorialdayweekend #poppypicnic
Www.commandersmansion.com/events

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ The Poppy Picnic is almost here! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
The event will be held rain or shine! And donโ€™t forget to order your picnic-to-go from Branch Line! To order, visit their website and select pick up on 5/28 and look for the special Poppy Picnic menu. Or pick up a gift card from Donohue's Bar and Grill to buy yourself a meal to bring down.
After dinner, snap a selfie with the military vehicles that will be on display, do a Poppy craft or treat yourself to an ice cream treat with Reasons To Be Cheerful We canโ€™t wait to see you there to kick off your Memorial Day weekend!
#memorialdayweekend #poppypicnic
Www.commandersmansion.com/events

Mother Nature ended up being on our side for Tess and Yossi today! And what a beautiful day it is for them! Mazel Tov! โ€ข...
05/23/2021

Mother Nature ended up being on our side for Tess and Yossi today! And what a beautiful day it is for them! Mazel Tov!
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Planning : Pine & Zest Events
catering: Catering By Andrew
Florals: ILA Flowers
Band: @Onkoreband
Photographer: Alex Paul photography
Live steam: Rob Alberti's Event Services
Rentals: Taylor Rental of Haverhill Ma
Magnet Photos: Memories In An Instant

The Poppy Picnic is this Friday May 28th 530-730 PM! Register for your FREE tickets through our event page! #poppypicnic...
05/22/2021

The Poppy Picnic is this Friday May 28th 530-730 PM! Register for your FREE tickets through our event page! #poppypicnic #memorialdayweekend

Special thanks to:
Watertown Veterans' Services
@greenurbgardens
AllStar Entertainment & UpLighting
Disabled and Limbless Veterans
Branch Line
Donohue's Bar and Grill
@vfwpost1105
Pvt Shutt Detachment

The Poppy Picnic is this Friday May 28th 530-730 PM! Register for your FREE tickets through our event page! #poppypicnic #memorialdayweekend

Special thanks to:
Watertown Veterans' Services
@greenurbgardens
AllStar Entertainment & UpLighting
Disabled and Limbless Veterans
Branch Line
Donohue's Bar and Grill
@vfwpost1105
Pvt Shutt Detachment

MCA Live at The Mansion: Will Dailey
05/22/2021
MCA Live at The Mansion: Will Dailey

MCA Live at The Mansion: Will Dailey

Join us at Commander's Mansion at the Arsenal on the Charles for an evening of music with Will Dailey to kick off an MCA Live summer series.

We are so pleased to welcome Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center here tonight to celebrate their residents! โ€ขโ€ขCatering:...
05/20/2021

We are so pleased to welcome Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center here tonight to celebrate their residents!
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Catering: East Meets West Catering
AV: Boston Pro Sound
Rentals: Taylor Rental of Haverhill Ma & Peak Event Services

05/18/2021

If you missed todayโ€™s news, Gov. Baker announced the plan to lift any covid restrictions on May 29th! No social distancing, no smiling under your mask, and no gathering limits! And we just wanted to say... itโ€™s ok to still want a small event. Itโ€™s ok to want to keep your guests list small and intimate. We are still offering our Petite Collection for events of 25 people and under. Click the #linkinbio or email [email protected] for more information! #petitecollection #intimatewedding

It feels so good to be back. Especially on the most beautiful, perfect Spring day for Mario and Monica. ๐ŸŒทCatering Boston...
05/15/2021

It feels so good to be back. Especially on the most beautiful, perfect Spring day for Mario and Monica. ๐ŸŒท
Catering Boston Catering & Events
Music Murray Hill Talent
Florals forevermarkflowers
Photography @ElizabethStokaPhotography
Videography @HoneyRiverFilms
Cake @tiotcma

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ New Sponsor Alert! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Disabled and Limbless Veterans will have a convoy of military vehicles on display at our May 28...
05/12/2021

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ New Sponsor Alert! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Disabled and Limbless Veterans will have a convoy of military vehicles on display at our May 28th Poppy Picnic! Go our event page to register! Space is limited due to COVID restrictions. #poppypicnic

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ New Sponsor Alert! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Disabled and Limbless Veterans will have a convoy of military vehicles on display at our May 28th Poppy Picnic! Go our event page to register! Space is limited due to COVID restrictions. #poppypicnic

Happy Motherโ€™s Day to all the mother figures and female role models out there. Your strength (through this year especial...
05/09/2021

Happy Motherโ€™s Day to all the mother figures and female role models out there. Your strength (through this year especially) and love keeps the world turning. โค๏ธ #happymothersday
Jodi Raphael Events Taylor Rental of Haverhill Ma Peak Event Services La Bonne Maison @CarolSilverston Tommy's Wholesale & Retail

Happy Motherโ€™s Day to all the mother figures and female role models out there. Your strength (through this year especially) and love keeps the world turning. โค๏ธ #happymothersday
Jodi Raphael Events Taylor Rental of Haverhill Ma Peak Event Services La Bonne Maison @CarolSilverston Tommy's Wholesale & Retail

Today was a big day at the mansion!  Taylor Rental of Haverhill Ma was setting up a special tent for tomorrow- our first...
05/07/2021

Today was a big day at the mansion! Taylor Rental of Haverhill Ma was setting up a special tent for tomorrow- our first 2021 wedding with Jodi Raphael Events and La Bonne Maison! #letthepartybegin #2021wedding #historicpreservation

Today was a big day at the mansion! Taylor Rental of Haverhill Ma was setting up a special tent for tomorrow- our first 2021 wedding with Jodi Raphael Events and La Bonne Maison! #letthepartybegin #2021wedding #historicpreservation

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today we thought today would be fun to share ... how do you like your margarita? Frozen vs rocks? F...
05/06/2021

Happy Cinco de Mayo!
Today we thought today would be fun to share ... how do you like your margarita? Frozen vs rocks? Flavored or original? Tell us your favorite! ๐Ÿน

Happy Cinco de Mayo!
Today we thought today would be fun to share ... how do you like your margarita? Frozen vs rocks? Flavored or original? Tell us your favorite! ๐Ÿน

05/03/2021

โœจHappiness often sneaks through a door you didnโ€™t know you left openโœจ
โ€ขJohn Barrymore

Our front door transformation is complete! She looks as good as new! #historichomes #historicrestoration

Join us for the first annual...โ€‹โญ๏ธPoppy Picnicโญ๏ธMay 28th 2021 530-730 PM. โ€‹We will be honoring the heroes that served ou...
05/01/2021

Join us for the first annual...
โ€‹
โญ๏ธPoppy Picnicโญ๏ธ
May 28th 2021 530-730 PM.
โ€‹
We will be honoring the heroes that served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice.

Learn about...
@GreenUrbGardens will be unveiling the design for our future veterans memorial garden and have the opportunity to vote on it's name!
โ€‹
Watertown Veterans Services, VFW POST 1105 and the Pvt Shutt Detachment will be teaming up to bury a time capsule under the memorial garden. Learn how you can add something to the time capsule!
โ€‹
Do you have a loved one that served in the armed forces that you would like to honor? Find out more about our memorial bricks that will be added to our memorial garden.
โ€‹
Enjoy...
There will be music provided by AllStar Entertainment & UpLighting.
โ€‹
Reasons to be Cheerful: Hudson Chillwagon will be selling frozen treats.
โ€‹
Flex your art skills with a poppy themed kids craft!
โ€‹
DonATE...
What is a picnic without food!? We have teamed up with two local eateries to donate a portion of their proceeds from the Poppy Picnic to go toward the PVT Shutt Detachment and VFW 1105 Scholarship funds.
โ€‹
Donohue's Bar and Grill will donate 20% of all gift cards bought in the month of May. Reference 'Poppy Picnic' when purchasing.
โ€‹
Branch Line is offering a special grab'n'go dinner for our picnic goers! A portion of each meal will be donated to the scholarship fund. Check website for details.
โ€‹
This is a FREE community event, but space is limited due to covid restrictions so visit the link in our bio to reserve your tickets today! *face coverings required*

Join us for the first annual...
โ€‹
โญ๏ธPoppy Picnicโญ๏ธ
May 28th 2021 530-730 PM.
โ€‹
We will be honoring the heroes that served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice.

Learn about...
@GreenUrbGardens will be unveiling the design for our future veterans memorial garden and have the opportunity to vote on it's name!
โ€‹
Watertown Veterans Services, VFW POST 1105 and the Pvt Shutt Detachment will be teaming up to bury a time capsule under the memorial garden. Learn how you can add something to the time capsule!
โ€‹
Do you have a loved one that served in the armed forces that you would like to honor? Find out more about our memorial bricks that will be added to our memorial garden.
โ€‹
Enjoy...
There will be music provided by AllStar Entertainment & UpLighting.
โ€‹
Reasons to be Cheerful: Hudson Chillwagon will be selling frozen treats.
โ€‹
Flex your art skills with a poppy themed kids craft!
โ€‹
DonATE...
What is a picnic without food!? We have teamed up with two local eateries to donate a portion of their proceeds from the Poppy Picnic to go toward the PVT Shutt Detachment and VFW 1105 Scholarship funds.
โ€‹
Donohue's Bar and Grill will donate 20% of all gift cards bought in the month of May. Reference 'Poppy Picnic' when purchasing.
โ€‹
Branch Line is offering a special grab'n'go dinner for our picnic goers! A portion of each meal will be donated to the scholarship fund. Check website for details.
โ€‹
This is a FREE community event, but space is limited due to covid restrictions so visit the link in our bio to reserve your tickets today! *face coverings required*

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440 Talcott Ave
Watertown, MA
02472

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