May 18th, 2016
Looking for things to do this weekend, or a reason to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather? Look no further - May 20-22nd marks the Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend Parade and fireworks! The caring team at Wellesley Dental Group is excited to be the Fireworks and platinum sponsor again this year along with Roche Brothers. The Fireworks this year will be even bigger and better. Make sure to mark your calendars and spread the word. We look forward to spending the weekend with you and your family -keep a look out for our tractor float at the parade. Check out the schedule below and stay tuned for more blog posts with photos and a glimpse at all of the fun!
The 2016 Schedule is as follows:
Friday – May 20th
Wonderful Weekend Sidewalk Sale
3:05p.m. - 6:00p.m
Saturday – May 21st
(decamp after parade)
18th Century Military Encampment at Town Hall Grounds
Centennial Reservation Trail Walk — Wellesley Trails Committee
Meet at 9:00am at Centennial Reservation parking lot off of Oakland Street
Wellesley College Walk with Professor Peter Fergusson
Wellesley College Academic Quadrangle, Green Hall
Free, Local Charity Benefit, Hay Wagon Ride
Linden Square, donations welcomed
Featuring Exotic and Antique Cars, Motorcycles, and Bicycles plus live music plus "Straight from Gotham City - 50th Anniversary of Batman TV Show"
Spring Carnival at Unitarian Universalist Church (UU Wellesley)
309 Washington Street
Wonderful Weekend 18% Off Select Items Specials!
Linden Square and Wellesley Square
Open House at Wellesley Municipal Light Plant — 4 Municipal Way (455 Worcester Street, Route 9) Featuring an historical tour of the Original Substation.
1:00p.m. — 4:00p.m.
Cottage St Neighborhood Historical Walking Tour -- Wellesley Historical Society
St. Andrews Church Parking Lot, 79 Denton Road
Veterans’ Ecumenical Memorial Mass at Saint Paul Church
Wellesley Veterans’ Council
502 Washington Street
Sunday – May 22nd
Bird Walk Locally, with Natalie Starr — Wellesley Conservation Council
Meet at the Cameron St. Parking lot at the Main Library
9:30a.m.-Kids 1K Run
The parade starts at the intersection of Route 16 (Washington Street) and Route 9 and continues westbound along Route 16 to Wellesley Square. The reviewing stand is in Wellesley Square.
Grace Knight Babson Fund for Religious Education — 56th Annual Program
Knight Auditorium, Babson College Campus, Wellesley Avenue
5:00p.m. — DUSK
6:00p.m. Opening Act 7:00p.m. Main Attraction
Concert for Wellesley at Hunnewell Field
Featuring the Reminisants (7p.m.) and Wellesley Town Band (6p.m.)
*Please note, asterisk indicates a small fee may be charged.
(Check here for last minute updates)