This coming weekend Dedham Square Circle is organizing a weekend long celebration to mark the end of the Dedham Square Improvement Project. The celebration will have dancing, cake, live music - and this weekend's Dedham's Open Studios!
Merchants throughout the Square have special offers, events and promotions and restaurants will have special drink and menu items.
Here are just some planned events for the weekend. For updates on events and activities, visit www.dedhamsquarecircle.org.
Friday, Oct. 4:
- Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Open House 8-10:30 pm. There will be an Introductory Class to teach the basics of some of our popular dances, followed by a Pro Show, social dancing, refreshments, hors d'oeuvres and Giveaways. Free and open to all. No partner is necessary, just show up and be ready for a fun night.
- Paradise Café will have live music featuring Dan Masterson from 8:30-10:30 p.m. No cover charge.
Saturday, Oct. 5:
- Blue Bunny 10th Birthday Celebration. Birthday cake cutting at 11 a.m. and lots of prizes and surprises during the day.
- Dedham Square Circle is giving away free ice cream cones to the first 200 people at Ron’s Ice Cream starting at 2 p.m. There will be a balloon artist to entertain you while you wait in line.
- Paradise Café will have live music featuring Terry Kitchen with Becky and the Hitmen from 8-10 p.m. No cover charge.
- Preview Day for Dedham Open Studios. Browse work from local artists which will be for sale on Sunday, Oct. 6.
- Yoga Now will host an open house with free mini-sessions beginning at 1 p.m. and going every half hour until 4 p.m. Drop in for all levels and types of yoga. Visit www.yoga-now.com
Sunday, Oct. 6:
- Dedham Open Studios with more than 85 local artists showcasing their original work throughout the Square and beyond.
- Enjoy live music and dance performances on the street in front of the Dedham Community Theatre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., sponsored by Dedham Square Circle.
- At 2 p.m. there will be a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the “New and Improved” Dedham Square. All are invited to participate in this historic occasion.
Promotions throughout weekend:
The Dedham Community Theatre will have a free raffle for a VIP Book which includes six movie passes and one popcorn valued at over $60. Stop by to enter between 10/4-10/6.
The Dedham Exchange is also hosting a free raffle for a gourmet food basket filled with local honey, handmade caramels, Dedham's own “Our Favorite Salad Dressing”, jams, pasta,Dedham note cards and more. Stop by to enter on Saturday and Sunday.