Today is Monday, Nov. 26. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Gusty: Temperatures should warm up a bit on Monday over the 30s on Sunday, but the gusty winds will stick around. The forecast calls for temperatures in the mid-40s with wind gusts above 20 miles per hour.
2. Winter Sports: The winter sports season officially starts on Monday with the first practices for the winter sports teams at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School.
3. Deck the House: Monday marks the start of the 2012 edition of Patch’s “Deck the House” holiday lights contest. The nationwide winner gets $500 toward their light bill and $100,000 for their school district.
4. Chipolte: The newest location of the Mexican food chain Chipolte is opening just down the road in North Beverly. It was originally planned to open last Monday but at last check was not open, although it should be soon.
5. Recreation: The Hamilton-Wenham Recreation Board meets on Monday night at 6:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center next to Hamilton-Wenham Library, where the board will get an update on the Patton Park playground project and discuss the fiscal 2014 budget.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.