Category Archives: Holidays

The Sanatorium of Horror coming to Wellesley

A classic neighborhood haunted house returns to Wellesley this year at 67 Whittier Rd., where the theme will be “The Sanatorium of Horror.” (Wellesley, by the way, once was home to a real sanitarium.) The Thames family last year didn’t host a haunted house due to some major construction. Previously, they had creeped out the […]

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Beautiful people to have another option to remain so in Wellesley

Loading View on Instagram   Follain, a skin care, hair care, and cosmetics store, is opening a holiday pop-up store November 1 through December 31 at 50 Central St., the former Twig location. The shop, which also has locations in Boston’s South End and on Nantucket, is known for its made-in-the-US ethos and highly curated […]

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Wellesley Halloween 2014 activities

Bates Pumpkin Fair (including haunted house), Saturday, Oct. 18, 10am-2pm WHAT: The Bates Pumpkin Fair is coming up and newcomers and longtime attendees are welcomed! This community-wide event for children and adults features games, prizes, moon bounces, raffles, haunted house, craft activities, lots of goodies, auction and pumpkins for sale. Local businesses show their support […]

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Haunted House & more at Bates Pumpkin Fair on Oct. 18

The Bates Pumpkin Fair is  a community-wide event for children and adults features games, prizes, moon bounces, raffles, haunted house, craft activities, lots of goodies, auction and pumpkins for sale. Local businesses show their support through purchased sponsorships and donating raffle items. Parents of children in the Bates community volunteer and staff all the booths and […]

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Wellesley holding Howlin’ Haunted Halloween house decorating contest

Gussy up your house for Halloween and win fabulous prizes and bragging rights, courtesy of the Wellesley Recreation Department. The house decorating contest deadline is Oct. 20, and prizes will be awarded in several categories: scariest, judge’s choice, best theme, most creative and funniest. Email a picture of your house or a neighbor’s house to […]

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Wellesley scratches Christmas itch early for lottery commercial

Wellesley Square was glittering last night with Christmas lights, leaving some to wonder whether downtown retailers were really jumping the gun with holiday displays. Reader BK sent along this photo of guys hanging up lights and another local snapped a shot and posted it to Twitter. There’s literally a Christmas movie being filmed in Wellesley Center […]

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Race is on: Wellesley Turkey Trot registration open

Registration has opened for the Wellesley Turkey Trot, a road race slated for Thanksgiving morning and now being supported by the Fund for Wellesley, which means funds raised will benefit Wellesley residents. The past two Thanksgivings a 5K/5-mile race called the Turkey5 has been held in Wellesley. The Nov. 27 event this Thanksgiving will consist of a 5K race and a 1K […]

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Wellesley Memorial Day observances for May 30

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Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend, Veterans’ parade slideshow

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Wellesley

Post by The Swellesley Report (Wellesley, Mass.).

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