Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Share with other Hamilton-Wenham Patch users some of your great local last-minute gift ideas in Hamilton and Wenham.
Procrastinators – it’s crunch time. If you are looking for a way to finish your holiday shopping and avoid traffic lights, a search for a parking space or the need to feed a meter, there’s lots of local options right here in the two towns. Do not forget about Patch’s “Places” guide, with a complete directory of every local business, with a link to its website, hours, phone number and other important details you will want to know before heading out. And even if you are out and about, you can get it all on our mobile smartphone App. In the comments section below, let others readers know: What are some local gift ideas to grab in the few remaining shopping days before Christmas?
Friday, December 9, 2011
The "Christmas in the Village" evening shopping event took over downtown Hamilton and Wenham on Thursday night.
Businesses in downtown Hamilton and Wenham hosted shoppers during the "Christmas in the Village" event on Thursday night. Businesses from Hayfields in Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing to Crows Corner in 300 at Main across to Jolie Tea Co. on Bay Road to Timeless Interiors on Railroad Avenue all participated.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
The biggest event of the shopping season is Thursday night in Hamilton and Wenham, with live holiday music, store specials and an appearance from Santa.
The second annual Christmas in the Village Marketplace is happening on Thursday night. Here’s a quick wrap-up of some of the things you’ll want to know before you head out. When is the Christmas in the Village Marketplace? Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5-8 p.m. Where it is happening? In the combined Hamilton and Wenham downtown (300 at Main, Bay Road and Railroad Avenue) plus Wenham Village on Main Street. How long has the Christmas in the Village Marketplace event being happening? This is the second year it has happened. It was organized last year by the newly formed Hamilton-Wenham Merchants Association. What’s going to be happening out of the ordinary? There will be live music, sales, specials and giveaways, plus food and drinks at many shops …
Friday, November 25, 2011
The usual morning "Five Things" column that typically comes to you each weekday morning instead this Friday morning is focused on just one topic - shopping.
On “Black Friday,” allegedly one of the busiest shopping days of the year, we give you some things to know about shopping right here in Hamilton and Wenham. 1. Parking: Unlike the downtown areas in many communities, it does not cost a cent to park in downtown Hamilton, whether it is at the plaza or on Railroad Avenue. The same goes for Wenham. Take your time with no worries about feeding the meter or getting a ticket. But you should still remember parking laws, including following the posted signs and keeping away from fire hydrants and street corners. 2. More Than Downtown: Do not forget, there are some great possible holiday shopping spots in the two towns outside of the town center in Wenham and in the Hamilton-Wenham village. Just a …