Holiday Events

This series of events are supported in part by a grant from the Norwood Cultural Council and by the Andrew & Ernest Boch Memorial Fund. Please join us for music, fun, and a chance to see the Day House decorated with our holiday theme “Deck the Halls: Songs of the Season”! All events are free and open to the public.

Steve Marchena, Classical Guitarist
Saturday, December 7 at 2 pm

Local musician Steve Marchena opens the holiday season with a mix of classical virtuoso standards and his own adaptation of more contemporary music.

Grace Allendorf, Mezzo-soprano
Sunday, December 8 at 2 pm

Norwood native Grace Allendorf returns for her annual concert, featuring holiday favorites from the classical repertoire to popular hits.

Children’s Holiday Stories & Crafts
Saturday, December 14 at 2 pm

We are organizing an afternoon with holiday stories and crafting for children with parental supervision. Space is limited, so please register your participation by noon on December 12, with an email to info@norwoodhistoricalsociety.org

Amici Cantores in Concert
Saturday, December 14 at 6 pm

Founded in 2010, under the direction of Catherine Connor-Moen, Amici Cantores consists of 13 talented and well seasoned singers with a wide range of musical backgrounds. Amici Cantores performs literature both of sacred and secular genres without accompaniment. The choir’s rich and diverse repertoire includes madrigals, motets, folk songs and a capella jazz.

Norwood High School Madrigals’ Choir
Sunday, December 15th at 2 pm

The Madrigals will close out our holiday events, with their crowd-pleasing versions of familiar songs rising up through the Great Hall of the Day House.

Holiday Open House with Live Jazz
Wednesday, December 18th, 7-9 pm

Join us for warm cheer on a cold night! The Day House will be filled with music from a Jazz trio in performance, as well as the lights, colors, and history of our Deck the Halls: Songs of the Season decorations. We’ll be offering snacks and drinks, so drop by anytime – all are welcome!

Our December program is supported by generous grants from the Andrew & Ernest Boch Memorial Fund and the the Norwood Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Meetings of the Board of Governors are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Day House.

Members’ meetings are normally held on the fourth Wednesday of April and October, and we host a tour in Norwood, or nearby, every June. Other programs and special events scattered throughout the year.

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