Our roundup of holiday activities taking place in Natick, Massachusetts:
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Happy holidays & free parking from the Town of Natick
Visitors who want to shop and dine in Natick Center can enjoy free two-hour holiday-season parking November 26-January 2. Look for the hooded meters to clue you in on which parking spaces are free.
Parking fees are NOT waived at private parking lots and commuter rail lots.
Holiday Craft Fair at Natick Sons & Daughters of Italy lodge, Nov. 27
The Natick Sons & Daughters of Italy Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Nov. 27 from 9am-2pm at the lodge at 37 Washington Ave. It’s free and open to the public.
You will meet vendors selling unique pottery, jewelry, textiles, bags, and more. A warm lunch of corn chowder and meatball subs will be served along with chips, brownies and cupcakes, and beverages.
The organization will be raffling off a handmade log cabin-themed reversible quilt at $25 per ticket. You can purchase your raffle ticket at this link.
The organization is also selling holiday wreaths, plain or fully decorated.
Fair and raffle proceeds will go towards supporting the Lodge and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27
A special concert by Sound & Spirit begins at 12:30pm on the front steps of the First Congregational Church and winds throughout downtown until 1:30. Get inspired to shop small, and shop local.
Menorah Lighting on Natick Common, Nov. 28th
Join the Chabad Center of Natick on Sunday, Nov. 28, at 3:15pm, for the annual Menorah Lighting on the Common. Chanukah, the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” begins Sunday evening, Nov. 28, and continues through Monday, Dec. 6.
Holiday Lighting on Natick Common, Nov. 28th
Holiday window contest, Dec. 1 – 15
Natick Center Cultural District’s 10th Annual Holiday Window Contest will run Dec. 1-15. Stroll the downtown to see how Natick’s local restaurants, shops, and services add to the seasonal magic in a spirited competition to win the title of “Best Holiday Window 2021.”
Holiday stroll, Dec. 18
Stroll, shop, and enjoy the holiday lights in Natick Center, Dec. 18, 3pm-6pm.
3:30-4:30: caroling by Sound & Spirit
4pm-6pm: Santa Claus will visit!