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 7th 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 8th 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 December 10, 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
Wednesday, December 18th, 7-9 pm

Join us for good cheer on a cold night, and delight in the lights, colors, and history of the Day House, decorated with our Deck the Halls: Songs of the Season holiday theme. 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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