Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities

Weymouth Center is the perfect setting for your special event!

The Weymouth Center’s Boyd House and its gardens provide a unique variety of space for community, business and personal rental. Whether hosting a large social event, corporate retreat, business meeting requiring breakout spaces or planning an intimate affair, the 1922 Boyd House gracefully meets your needs.

The commercial kitchen, board room, library, great room, veranda, patios and side lawns set within the privacy of the 22-acre estate afford the best of modern conveniences in a historic landmark setting. Marquis tents are easily accommodated on the side lawns. The long-bed gardens and lawn adjacent to the pond are the perfect setting for an outdoor wedding ceremony or commemoration. 

There are a variety of rental options from the Garden Room to the Great Room or the whole first floor! The Boyd House’s Great Room can accommodate 100 people seated in rows or about 65-70 seated at round tables. The lawn can fit a 50 by 80 foot tent which can shelter 200-300 people, depending upon the set up.The options for a Social Event are too numerous to name here so please contact us at 910-692-6261 between 10am and 2pm, Monday-Friday. Our staff would be happy to answer questions for you!

A sample rental contract is available here:

Questions? Email: weymouthcenter@pinehurst.net or call 910-692-6261.

Main points from the rental contract:

PLANNING SESSION:  Renter is responsible for scheduling an appointment with Weymouth’s Property Manager to plan and confirm the necessary set-up and clean-up schedule.

KITCHEN USE: Kitchen areas may be utilized by professional catering services only. Light Kitchen Use includes use of sinks, ice machine, commercial fridge and counter prep areas only. For events other than wedding receptions full use of the kitchen use will incur additional charge.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:  Alcohol permits are required 30 days prior to event.

TENTS & EQUIPMENT must be from an approved service provider. Property Manager must be included in the tent/equipment placement process. The fee to set up a tent is $100 per tent.

PORTABLE TOILETS are required for events with more than 100 guests.

INSURANCE: Sixty (60) days prior to the event, Renter is required to provide a Certificate of Insurance for General Liability in the amount of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) per occurrence, naming Friends of Weymouth, Inc., as the Additional Insured party for the date(s) of the event. This amount may be adjusted higher depending upon risk assessment. 

ROOM ACCESS:  The second floor and specifically the St. Andrews Conference Room may be used for Full-Day Reception/Wedding Ceremony rentals and Conference Room rentals ONLY. Other areas and rooms that are not part of the rental agreement may not be entered.

NO SMOKING:  Weymouth Center is a nonsmoking campus. Smoking materials or evidence of smoking found on the grounds during or after event will result in forfeiture of the security fee.

ROOM CAPACITY:  According to the Fire Marshall, the maximum standing capacity of the Great Room is 163.  The maximum theatre style seated capacity is 100. The maximum table seated capacity is 66.

WEYMOUTH CONTENTS:  Weymouth’s inventory of linen, china, glassware and flatware is not a part of the rental agreement. All tables, chairs, tents, linens and tableware for outside events must be rented from a third-party supplier.

NOISE:  Weymouth Center is located in a residential district and local noise ordinances apply.

FIREPLACES:  Fireplaces are not operational and shall not be used.

CANDLES:  Candles must be dripless and covered. They may only be used in the Great Room, Dining Room and on outside tables.

CONFETTI:  Only birdseed be used as confetti, and use is confined to outside only.

FIREWORKS/SPARKLERS:  No fireworks or sparklers are allowed on the premises.

Some Additional Notes

Weymouth reserves the right to schedule concurrent events.

No Smoking. Weymouth Center buildings, grounds and parking lot are part of a non-smoking campus. Evidence of smoking materials left anywhere will result in forfeiture of the Security Fee.

We’re sorry but at this time Weymouth Center is not handicapped accessible.