Fall in Love with Autumn Weddings at The Commons

There is just something about Autumn in Topsfield, MA....

From the breathtaking foliage to the exquisite seasonal cuisine, this is a venue that is fit for the perfect Fall wedding! 

Our ceremony space transforms into a photographer's dream in early October. There is no better background than beautiful New England foliage!

Our extraordinary cuisine compliments any Autumn wedding perfectly.  Some of our most popular menu selections during these chilly Autumn months include:

Hors D'oeuvres:

Maple Glazed Scallops and Bacon (shown on the left)
 A favorite for any season! Fresh sea-scallops wrapped in applewood smoked bacon and brushed with pure Vermont maple syrup, topped with maple butter presented on a bamboo skewer

 Mini grilled Cheese with Tomato Soup Shooters 
   Heart shaped grilled cheese bites served with a tomato soup shooter

Korean Grilled Beef Skewers (shown on the left) 
 Marinated and grilled Korean style beef presented on a bamboo skewer drizzled with a green onion and garlic sauce

Stuffed Mushrooms
 Crimini mushrooms stuffed with assorted wild mushrooms, buttery crumbs baked with sherry and rosemary essence, cheddar cheese, and apple wood smoked bacon


October Salad
Wild field greens tossed with sugared walnuts, creamy goat cheese, and dried cranberries, served with homemade cider vinaigrette

Tuscany Caesar Salad                                                                    
 Crisp romaine, shaved parmesan Reggiano cheese and toasted garlic croutons, tossed with a creamy dressing, in a savory homemade parmesan Reggiano cup


Cider Roasted Chicken Breast                                                          
Cider-glazed Statler chicken breast, cornbread and cranberry cake, finished with an apple cider reduction

Chicken Florentine (shown below)                                                
  Statler chicken breast filled with fresh garden spinach, imported fontina cheese, and prosciutto de Parma with herb pan sauce

Char Grilled Filet Mignon (shown below)                                    
  Certified Angus Beef® seasoned and grilled, served with a savory rosemary, shallot, and red wine reduction. Pair our filet with mashed sweet potatoes for a seasonal entree that is sure to impress!

Butternut Squash Risotto                                                                 
 With toasted pine nuts and roasted haricot verts

On those chilly October afternoons, guests can warm up by one of our three fireplaces!

The Gould Barn, located next door, is a beautiful location for rustic wedding photos!

The beauty of The Commons in the Fall will leave your guests in awe. It may even make them forget about the many feet of snow that follow this wonderful season :)
Blog by Kelly Hart