Friendly Crossways Retreat & Conference Center
247 Littleton County Road, Harvard, MA

Friendly Crossways Retreat & Conference Center

247 Littleton County Road
Harvard, MA 01451
Friendly Crossways Retreat & Conference Center, Harvard — Friendly Crossways is the perfect space for you to celebrate your outdoor wedding ceremony and reception.  Lodging is available on site, along with a caterer who uses very local produce (from her own garden!)
247 Littleton County Road
Harvard, MA 01451

Maximum Capacity: 150 people
Renovated century-old carriage house and barn. Meeting space, breakout rooms, 46 acre farm, organic garden, orchard. Pick your own blueberries and tomatoes. Wheel-chair accessible.

Large meeting spaces include the 24' x 48' dining hall with banquet seating for 70, with a fireplace; and a 24' x 36' conference room furnished with comfortable couches and overstuffed chairs. There are two, more intimate “breakout” rooms for smaller groups.

The kitchen is fully equipped with two stoves, ovens, sinks and refrigerators, and pots, pans and diningware to serve 70. Day and overnight rates include use of the kitchen. The main dorm can sleep up to 25; a sleeping loft has 4 twin and 3 bunk beds. There are 13 private and family bedrooms with one to four beds. Blankets, pillows and hand-made quilts are provided.

4 acres of lawn with volleyball, softball and soccer set-ups, surrounded by 40 acres of organic gardens, forest and corn fields. Plenty of space for outdoor weddings and receptions.

Rec room with ping-pong table. Common room with video/DVD player. Sustainable Living Center.
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Conference Room
General Event Space Max Capacity: 80 people 760 sq ft 70.6 sq meter
The conference room is furnished with couches, overstuffed chairs, and a large television with a dvd/video player. The room also features wall-to-wall carpeting.. The conference room is air-conditioned.
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Capacity: 80 People
  • Air Conditioned
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Atmosphere/Decor: The room includes wall-to-wall carpet, couches, and overstuffed chairs.
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
  • Floor Covering: Carpet
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 24 X 36
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in meters: 7.3152 X 10.9728
  • Special Features: Television with DVD player, air-conditioning
  • Total Square Feet: 760
  • Total Square Meters: 70.6
Dining Hall
Private Dining Room Max Capacity: 72 people 620 sq ft 57.6 sq meter
Great Outdoors
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 150 people 18000 sq ft 1672.3 sq meter
Subterranean Suite
General Event Space Max Capacity: 25 people 700 sq ft 65 sq meter
Wedding Glade
Outdoor Venue 87000 sq ft 8082.6 sq meter
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