8 Things to Do This Weekend in Dedham

From a variety of Christmas Fairs to a free holiday movie and a vintage toy show there's a lot to do in Dedham this weekend.

There are lots of fairs and events this weekend in Dedham. Patch File Photo
There are lots of fairs and events this weekend in Dedham. Patch File Photo

By Michele Taranto

Christmas Fairs

There are a number of festive church fairs throughout Dedham this weekend. Visit one, or better yet, all four and get a large chunk of your Christmas shopping done. While there, you may also grab the chance to visit with Dedham neighbors and enjoy some delicious homemade food!

Annual Snowflake Fair

Visit one of Dedham's many holiday traditions at the Allin Church's Annual Snowflake Fair, Saturday, December 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 683 High St. Browse through a variety of handmade gift items and holiday decorations for sale. Once shopping is done, indulge in some delicious homemade baked goods for all your hard work!

Christmas Market & Greens Sale

Deck the halls of your house with fresh greenery for sale at the St Paul's Christmas Market and Greens Sale, Saturday, December 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 59 Court St. Gift items from  Nest and The Dedham Exchange will also be available as well as a variety of homemade food.

Holly Fair

The Annual Holly Fair at the First Church will be held on Saturday, December 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 670 High St. This festive event includes a great White Elephant Sale, greenery, baked goods, special treasures, a raffle and the best lunch in town!

Christmas Fair

The Church of Good Shepherd will be holding their Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 7, at 9 a.m., 62 Cedar St. The will be offering new tables for shopping, food, and lots of festive fun!

FREE Holiday Classic Film

Enjoy a holiday classic movie the entire family can enjoy, and a great price! Showcase Cinema de Lux, at Legacy Place, is offering free admission to "A Christmas Story," on Saturday, December 7, at 10 a.m., with a donation of a non-perishable food item to benefit a local food pantry.

Children's Holiday Party

The Dedham Public Library staff is hosting a family holiday party, Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m.-12 noon, at the Endicott Estate, 656 East St. Bring a finger food to share and spread the word! Call 781-751-9283 for more information.

Santa Photos

Snap a photo of jolly old St. Nick as he strolls the sidewalks of Legacy Place, on Sunday, December 8, 2-4 p.m.

Greater Boston Antique & Collectible Toy Show & Sale

Recapture Christmas' past with the Greater Boston Antique & Collectible Toy Show with over a hundred years of nostalgia on display. There will be nearly 100 tables full of items from the 1880's to the 1980's, from cast iron toys to Star Wars figures as well as vintage Christmas decorations. The event will be held on Sunday, December 8, 9 a.m., Holiday Inn, 55 Ariadne Rd. Admission is $7.

For a discount coupon, visit www.bostontoyshow.com.


Dedham Square Circle December 05, 2013 at 11:31 AM
Just a reminder that the Annual Dedham Square Holiday Stroll is also this weekend. It's tomorrow night, Fri. 12/6, from 5:30-8:30. Merchant promotions, street performers, and a from Santa for the lighting of the town's Christmas Tree at 6:30 pm. Here's a link with more details: http://dedhamsquarecircle.org/holidaystroll


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