On Sunday, Dec. 9, the center of Wayland will come alive for the annual holiday community celebration. From historical events, to shopping, to crafts at the library, check out the various events below:
Grout-Heard Open House
This was provided by the Wayland Historical Society
Come welcome in the holiday season Sunday afternoon, Dec. 9, when the Grout-Heard House Museum swings wide its doors for the Community Open House. Festivities will run from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Once again, Wayland Garden Club members, headed by Jane Daley and Anette Lewis, will transform the old rooms with holiday decorations. Again the Girl Scouts from all over town will make ornaments for the Stone Room alcove. There will be music by a string trio, by the Madrigals, and by the Bella Cappella. Sample homemade Christmas cookies at the tea table and greet old friends.
Wayland Depot Open Special Hours on Sunday, Dec. 9
The following was submitted by Judy Graves.
The Wayland Depot will be open from noon to 5 p.m., as part of the annual Wayland Center Community Celebration. Please stop by to do your holiday shopping and enjoy refreshments! We have beautiful handcrafted gifts such as pottery, scarves, jewelry, baby clothes, greeting cards and books, along with unique ornaments and holiday decorations. Your purchases will support worthy Wayland organizations and local artists. In 2012, we made donations to Wayland's Habitat for Humanity Project, Wayland Rail Trail, the Wayland Community Fund, and the Parmenter Food Pantry.
Wayland Public Library Holds Holiday Open House, Kids Craft
The following was submitted by Library Director Ann Knight.
The Friends of the Library will provide refreshments in the Wayland Public Library as part of the town center holiday celebrations. Children ages 4 and up are invited to drop in to make holiday crafts with Children's Librarian Elise Katz from 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. in the library's Raytheon Room.
At 4 p.m., carolers will gather in front of First Parish Wayland for the traditional carol sing. Everyone is welcome to join in and hot chocolate and cookies will be served inside following the singing.
If your group or organization is participating in the Wayland Center Community Celebration, please feel free to add the details in the comments below.