SPONSORED POST: The May 5th Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour is expanding its reach and producing a series of events under the umbrella of Design Wellesley, a month-long celebration of the town’s extensive design community including the local architects, design experts, artists and retailers that make Wellesley a premiere design destination.
The excitement will kick off with a VIP book signing and presentation by renowned architect, Patrick Ahearn, followed by a series of unique shopping and art events leading up to the tour. Here’s what you have to look forward to:
April 10: Patrick Ahearn, the renowned, award-winning architect, will sign copies of his new book, Timeless, at a private VIP reception
April 27 – 29: Wellesley Square Merchants Association will host a “Design Wellesley” shopping event, featuring participating retailers Clever Hand Gallery, Comina, Florijn Home, European Manor, Isabel Harvey, London Harness, Page Waterman Fine Framing and Wellesley Books.
April 28, 3pm – 5pm: Sip and Shop at the Curating Lifestyle event with Wellesley Artist, Carolyn Mackin, at Marcus in Linden Square
May 3 – 4: Fine art consultant Libby Silvia of Artstyle will host an open house
May 5: The grand finale — The Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour, 11am – 3pm. The 2018 Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour will showcase six gorgeous homes where guests will be invited to visit the entire first floor and outside spaces, while enjoying gourmet bites and shopping at pop-up boutiques featured at each home. Architects, interior designers, and/or contractors will also be on hand to answer questions specific to the home. Tickets will be available at local Design Wellesley events, at local retailers and at www.whjwc.org beginning on April 9.
A full description of the events, including how to purchase tickets and/or rsvp, can be found at www.whjwc.org.
The WHJWC would like to thank this year’s corporate sponsors, which underwrite its fundraising efforts. They include
Barber Real Estate Group of William Raveis Real Estate, Brendon Properties, Eye Care & Laser Surgery (LASIK) – Marc Leibole M.D., Needham Bank and Roche Bros. The WHJWC would also like to thank the sponsors of the 2018 Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour including Hartney Greymont, J. Derenzo Properties, Cutting Edge Homes Architects + Builders, RiverStone Custom Builders, Sleeping Dog Properties and Yale Appliance + Lighting. This year additional partners include hospitality sponsors Carpenter & MacNeille Architects and Builders, Coda Managed Homes and Patrick Ahearn Architect, LLC; media partner New England Home and pineapple sponsor Homesense.
About the Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club (WHJWC)
The WHJWC is a volunteer organization dedicated to community service. Our fundraisers, Wellesley Marketplace, Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour and the 5KWonder Run and Kids Fun Run, provide scholarships for Wellesley students and support many area charitable organizations. In 2016-2017, over $130,000 was given back to our community.