Category Archives: Art

Sneak Peek: Mass Hort Festival of Trees, Snow Village

The day before Thanksgiving I should have been home chopping onions for the stuffing and setting the table, but instead I played hooky from such hooey to take a sneak peek at Massachusetts Horticulture’s annual Festival of Trees and Snow Village at Elm Bank Reservation, which is located on the Wellesley/Dover/Natick line. Garden clubs, schools, […]

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Holiday shoppers descend on Wellesley Marketplace

This year’s Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club’s annual Wellesley Marketplace event that took place Saturday at the Wellesley Middle School drew over 2,000 shoppers and 175+ exhibitors. I scooted in early to take a few pictures and left wishing I could have really dug in and shopped, it all looked that enticing. But duty called me […]

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5 Unique finds at Wellesley marketplace

The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club‘s Wellesley Marketplace takes place on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Wellesley Middle School, 50 Kingsbury St. Premium Admission starts at 9am for $20. General admission starts at 10am for $15 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. With its cut above the ordinary offerings, shopping at Marketplace is always […]

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Wellesley miracle sought: Finding owner of St. Fiacre statue

We frequently get requests from readers to help find missing dogs and cats or to reunite such pets with their owners. But today we got a new one: A request to help a statue of an Irish saint find its way home, perhaps to a resident’s home, a cemetery or a church. A Swellesley reader writes […]

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Wellesley artisan raises $75K for juvenile diabetes research

From Ann Schunior, a local potter: Longtime Wellesley resident Ruth Treitman has reached a milestone: $75,000 raised for juvenile diabetes research through the sale of her silver jewelry at the Clever Hand Gallery in Wellesley Center. Treitman often incorporates woven chains, based on ancient techniques, into her bracelets and necklaces.   As a former math teacher at […]

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Wellesley Marketplace is ready to help you check off your shopping list

  The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club will host the 39th Annual Wellesley Marketplace on Saturday, November 21st at the Wellesley Middle School, 50 Kingsbury St.  Open from 9am – 4pm, Marketplace is an annual retail favorite for those seeking unique holiday gifts for family and friends.  Shoppers will have access to over 200 vendors and […]

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Wellesley College Upstage to present “A Taste of Honey”

Join Wellesley College Upstage for its first production of the season, “A Taste of Honey” by Shelagh Delaney, written in 1958  when she was nineteen years old. The play is radical for its time in its portrayal of the realities of working class life, and ahead of its time in Delaney’s championing of the female voice. […]

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Painting of Wellesley’s Lake Waban, so pretty

We came across this painting online titled Shady Pond by Waban Lake, Wellesley Ma., by Boston artist Michael William. The original painting is oil paint on masonite panel, about 10″ x 10″, and can be purchased on Etsy for $129.99 In his artist’s bio, William says that he paints on a small scale, not spending […]

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