Category Archives: Holidays

8th annual Wellesley Luminary Night set for Dec. 7

It’s already time to start planning your participation in The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club’s (WHJWC) 8th Annual Luminary Night, which this year takes place on Sunday, Dec. 7. On Luminary Night, families and businesses throughout Wellesley light luminary candles along their streets, sidewalks and doorsteps, creating a beautiful town-wide glow welcoming the holiday season. […]

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Over-sugared Wellesley’s last chance to donate Halloween candy

The scariest part about Halloween is the way that just two weeks after the ghosts and ghouls go away, the pounds and tooth decay show up. Time to break it to your trick-or-treaters gently: it’s been a wild ride, but the candy has got to go. Right now, this town has enough Hershey bars, Sour […]

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Closed in Wellesley on Veterans Day

The following will be closed in Wellesley on Veterans Day: Schools Town Hall and all other town offices Libraries Post offices Banks Recycling and Disposal Facility Note that the MBTA will run on a regular weekday schedule, and the RIDE Service will operate on a Sunday schedule. See here for ways the town is honoring […]

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MassHort Festival of Trees springs to life on Nov. 28

Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Festival of Trees will showcase over 75 beautifully decorated trees and features a new Snow Village exhibit for children and adults to enjoy. Snow Village features model trains, holiday villages, Fenway Park, Beacon Hill, and more. Horse-drawn hay rides, Santa visits, ornament workshops, music events are also on tap this season. The sixth annual […]

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Christmas comes early to Wellesley Square

Some would say too early. Some would say: What happened to Thanksgiving?

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Happy Halloween, from Wellesley College Whitin Observatory

Via Isabellamcd on Instagram Via Wellesley College on Instagram MORE: Wellesley College Whitin Observatory public nights

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Last-minute Wellesley-themed Halloween costumes for 2014

You’ve already decided you aren’t going to be a Frozen character or a zombie, or a combination of the two for Halloween this year.  Rather, you’re thinking of something with a bit of Wellesley flair. If you’re really stuck, here are a few swell costume ideas to consider. *Wellesley Sleepwalker. Yes, the controversial sculpture that […]

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Morses Pond monster spied in Wellesley

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As reader CH puts it: “We are strange people down on the pond.”   MORE: Halloween activities in Wellesley 

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