Friday, December 21, 2012
Here's a glance at other holiday activities going on around town through Dec. 25, including a Christmas Pageant and Christmas Caroling at Tilden Village on Sunday.
With just four days left til Dec. 25, here's a look at holiday festivities going on in Medfield. If we've missed anything, just let us know in the comment section below and we'll add it right away! MEDFIELD HOLIDAY PLANNER Sunday, Dec. 23 10:30 a.m., St. Edward's Church, Christmas Pageant. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Christmas Caroling at Tilden Village. and... Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Services ONGOING Boy Scout Christmas Tree Pickup. Schedule now to dispose of your holiday tree; pick up will be Dec. 29, Jan. 5, or Jan. 12. For more information or to schedule a pickup, click here. Receive updates to this story -- it's changing every day -- and other breaking news in your inbox or smartphone by signing up for our newsletter here.
Monday, December 3, 2012
As part of Medfield's annual tree lighting celebration, Lord's Department Store will offer 20% off most items in the store on Dec. 7.
As part of this year's annual holiday celebration, Lord's Department Store will hold its 43nd Annual Midnight Madness when Lord's will offer a 20 percent discount off everything in the store except food and tobacco products. Affectionately known as "the social event of the season," Midnight Madness will take place on Friday, Dec. 7 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. There will also be chances to win the following: Santa Claus will arrive at 6:30 p.m. and there will be free photos (taken by Patch contributor Colleen Sullivan) with Santa for the first 200 people. Guests can enjoy free soda, coffee, and doughnuts at the soda fountain as well as live entertainment by "Good Speed and Friends."
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The annual event begin at 7:30 p.m., immediately following the tree lighting at Baxter Park.
One of Medfield’s most beloved holiday traditions is the annual Carol Sing at the United Church of Christ, 496 Main Street, taking place once again on Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Immediately following the tree-lighting ceremony at Baxter Park, revelers heading down Main Street to the Midnight Madness event will be enticed by the sounds of a brass quintet playing Christmas music in the church lobby. Once inside, listeners will enjoy the UCC Sanctuary Choir singing the season’s finest choral music, including the first local performance of Robert Lehman’s “Carol of the Stable,” composed earlier this year, and a chorus from George Frederick Handel’s beloved oratorio, “Messiah.” The UCC Medfield’s handbell choir, the Chapel Bell Ensemble, …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization sponsors many holiday events this year. Here is just a smattering. If there's something missing from the list, tell us about it in the comment section.
It's the MEMOst wonderful time of the year... The Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization (MEMO) will kick the holiday season into full swing next week with many holiday events. In preparation for the festivities, last weekend MEMO volunteers helped Henry Marcel install approximately 8,000 holiday lights at Baxter Park and Town Hall. Each year, MEMO installs and sponsors the lights for the Holiday Tree Lighting and also runs the event. Next week's schedule of MEMO-sponsored events includes: The contest is open to soloists in the following categories: Pre K – 5th Grade, Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12 and duets and ensembles from all grades. The contest will be held on Tuesday night, Dec. 4, in the chorus room at Medfield High School…
Saturday, December 18, 2010
A summary of this week's biggest headlines.
The first week of Medfield Patch is in the books. We debuted Tuesday morning, introducing Medfield Patch to the community with a welcome video from yours truly and highlighting traditional winter events like the tree lighting ceremony, holiday parade and Angel Run. Less than a few hours up and running, we learned of some tragic news regarding a Medfield resident. The body of Robert Piccirillo was found in his submerged truck in the Charles River in Millis Sunday and was identified Monday. The investigation remains ongoing between Millis and Medfield police. We also featured Lord's Department Store as it has been the "heartbeat of the community" for over 70 years. On Wednesday, we previewed the Medfield High School girls' basketball team …
Monday, December 13, 2010
Town shows holiday cheer at annual events.
Turning on the 'lights' for the holidays A cold, crisp winter evening did not keep families and friends from gathering in Baxter Park on Dec. 3 for the town's annual tree lighting ceremony. Children took the stage to sing a variety of Christmas carols while others in attendance viewed the many lights around the park, signaling the beginning of the holiday season. While the lighting of the town tree was the spotlight of the evening, there was another tree of significance on this night. Strung with blue lights, the other tree of importance that drew a loud cheer from the crowd was the one dedicated to and lit for the Medfield High School girls' volleyball and girls' soccer state championship teams. The event was a project of Medfield …