The latest Natick, Mass., business news:
Mall unveiling time capsule from ’94
The Natick Mall on Wednesday, Oct. 12 will unveil a time capsule from 1994, back when the rebuilt shopping center featured tenants such as Filene’s, Jordan Marsh, and Sears. The contents will be revealed and on display between noon and 4pm in the Infinity Pool Court area of the Mall.
Retro music, gifts, and an appearance by the DeLorean time machine from “Back to the Future.”
The time capsule was filled with memorabilia, including articles from newspapers—whatever those are.
Separately, the Mall has announced expanded holiday shopping hours:
*Thanksgiving Day Closed
*Black Friday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
*Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (starting Friday, December 9, 2022)
*Sunday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (starting Sunday, December 11, 2022)
*Christmas Eve 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
*Christmas Day Closed
Individual retailer hours may vary.
Big Papi going for a Mall walk
Former Red Sox star David “Big Papi” Ortiz, who collects endorsements like he did homers, is taking part in a marketing event at Natick Mall on Oct. 10 at 10am. He’ll be touting a Medicare-related service and going for a walk around the mall with attendees. Register for the event.
Thank you to new advertiser: Wedding and Bar Mitzvah Expo
If you are planning a Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, Sweet Sixteen, Prom, Anniversary or other special occasion you will get to meet and compare over 50 local experts to make your event shine. Save time and money by picking out all your vendors in one place on one day at this Expo on Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Verve Hotel in Natick on Rte. 9 east.
It is $5 per adult. Kids are free. If you register online in advance or bring in an ad promoting the show then you and a guest get in free.