Holiday celebrations start this week in Watertown with three events: a decorated historic mansion, a tree lighting ceremony with Santa and an art show and sale.
Commander’s Mansion Holiday Open House
Head to the Commander’s Mansion in Watertown to see Santa, dancers, holiday mocktails and more. The historic home located at 440 Talcott Ave. in Watertown, next to the Arsenal on the Charles, will host the Annual Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This is a FREE event and all are welcomed! See the schedule and find out more here.
Tree Lighting Ceremony
The fifth annual Tree Lighting ceremony will be held on Friday, Dec. 2 in Watertown Square. A reception will follow at the Watertown Savings Bank (WSB) main office in Watertown Square. Santa Claus will arrive to the Square by fire truck at 5:15; the tree will be lit at 5:30; and the reception to follow immediately after at WSB. Find out more here.
Holiday Art Show & Sale
On Saturday, Dec. 3, First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St., will host their annual Holiday Art Show & Sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 18 artists and crafters, along with the church’s youth group, will showcase a wide array of fine arts and crafts. Find out more by clicking here.