Things To Do around Westwood This Weekend: Friday, Nov 18 - Sunday, Nov 20


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This weekend's events ushers in what feels like the winter holidays.  Visit the 41st Annual Holly Berry Fair in Walpole, the Snowbound Expo in Boston, and the Magic of Lights at Gillette Stadium.  

A little too fast forward for you? Don't worry - you can still hit the pause. Celebrate November's holiday with a Thanksgiving Food and Wine Pairing.

Local theatre also offers a number of options. Shrek plays in Needham, and the 24 Hour Play Festival is being performed in Walpole.

This Saturday, it's easy to do good and make an impact - grab a few items from home or the store and help replenish the supplies of Westwood Food Pantry. The Scouting for Food Drive, organized by the Cub Scouts, offers convenient ways to donate. Drop off your donations in a bin located just inside the doors of Roche Bros in Westwood, or use the drive-through at Thurston Middle School.

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Magic of Lights - Fri Nov 18 5:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

This year, Magic of Lights, a drive-through holiday light experience, makes its third and final showing at Gillette Stadium. [more details]

Thanksgiving Food and Wine Pairing - Fri Nov 18 10:15 pm

Boston Winery

Find out what wines pair best with pumpkin ravioli, slow roasted porchetta, and pumpkin cheesecake.  [more details]

Scouting for Food Drive - Sat Nov 19 9:00 am

Your Front Door, Roche Bros or Thurston Middle School

Westwood Cub Scout Troops will once again be collecting donations from the community for their annual “Scouting For Food" Drive to benefit the Westwood Food Pantry.
If you receive a Cub Scout flyer at your door and want to have Cub Scouts come by to pick up your non-perishable donations, package them and leave them outside your front door by 9 a.m. on Saturday. 
If you don’t receive a flyer, you can still donate with a drop-off. [more details]

41st Annual Holly Berry Fair - Sat Nov 19 10:00 am

United Church

This annual community tradition includes a children's zone and children's shopping, crafts, face painting, writing a letter to Santa, creating a card for homebound friends, and an online silent auction. [more details]

Salvage Angel's Holiday Stroll - Sat Nov 19 11:00 am

Norwood Space Center

Over 30 vendors will be selling vintage, handmade goods, art, fashion, collectibles and more at this outdoor pop up market, hosted by Salvage Angel. [more details]

24 Hour Play Festival - Sat Nov 19 8:00 pm

The Walpole Footlighters

Writers and directors have been given a theme on the morning of Friday, November 18th and have 24 hours and until the morning of November 19th to come up with an original, 10 minute play. Actors have just the day to rehearse before they perform for the audience on Saturday evening. [more details]

Shrek the Musical - Fri Nov 18 8:00 pm, Sat Nov 19 1:00 pm & Sun Nov. 20 1:00 pm

Needham Community Theatre

Needham Community Theatre presents Shrek the Musical. Performances will take place at the Newman Elementary School Auditorium at 1155 Central Avenue in Needham. [more details]

Snowbound Expo - Fri Nov 18 2:00 pm, Sat Nov 19 2:00 pm & Sun Nov 20 10 am

Hynes Convention Center

Snowbound Expo is a gathering of retailers with gear, technology, apparel and resorts, kicking off the winter and snow sport industry. Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller and World Champion skier Chris Davenport will be available for autographs at Peak Skis. There will also be an indoor slope, giant curling, beer gardens, prizes and giveaways. [more details]

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