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Sunday May 3rd, 2015 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Historical Society.

This year’s “Taste” promises to be an exciting blend of the area’s favorite and new establishments, tempting the palates of area foodies. Twenty-two restaurants, caterers, farms, delicatessens, cafés, bakeries, candy shops, and wine and beer purveyors will be offering tastings in the Holliston Historical Society Asa Whiting House and barn.

Participants include: Anthony’s on the Green, Arcadian Farms, Berry Bon Bon!, Bertucci’s, The Candy Cottage, Crafted, Depot Package Store, Dosa Temple, Dunkin’ Donuts, Fine Cakes and Italian Pastries (formerly named Gaetano's),

Vendors invited to 35th Annual Harvest Fair Sept 20

on 4/23/2015

Crafters, artists and antique dealers are invited to submit an application for the 35th annual Holliston Historical Society’s Harvest Fair on Sept. 20.

Every year people look forward to our annual antiques and crafts fair on the picturesque lawn of the Historical Society which is traditionally held in September.   Along with the fine items offered by our crafters and collectors, the Society provides food, Society baked pies, a silent auction and children’s activities.  Many buyers return to find their favorite crafters’ booths every year and enjoy the day at our fair.

The fee for a

Last evening, January 17th the  pot-luck dinner was enjoyed by many at the Asa Whiting house. Attendees contributed delicious appetizers, appealing varieties of salads and sumptuous entrees The entrees included ,but were not limited to, homemade Boston baked beans and" frankfurters", accompanied by a history lesson by Joanne Hulbert! Wine, beer and soda were enjoyed by all, as some attendees told why they brought a particular item. Bill made his mother's recipe for potato pancakes with homemade applesauce.

" On Writing A Memoir"

on 10/19/2014

On October 15th, the Programs committee hosted Mr. Thatcher Freund to speak with the audience on the importance of writing a memoir. He explained how a memoir differs from an autobiography in that it does not encompass an entire life with dates and facts. A memoir is a personalized recollection of events that are visualized and remembered through the eyes of the author. He encouraged us to delve into our past and relate as much detail as possible. This is what makes a memoir interesting.

Oktoberfest 2014 Friday Oct. 17th, 7 PM

on 10/11/2014


Guten Tag!

Join us for the 17th annual Holliston Historical Society Oktoberfest celebration. Our 1815 barn is the perfect venue for this festive occasion. Members of the Society volunteer with the set up, cooking, serving, decorations and clean up. Come and meet them as well as your Holliston neighbors and friends.

As is the tradition for this event the featured entertainment is the Double Eagle Oktoberfest Band. This lively band has performed all over the East Coast and Canada and will get you laughing, singing and dancing a polka before the evening is done.

In addition to large soft

Early summer saw the Society having its annual meeting with the election of officers for the 2014-2015 year.  After the business portion several honorees were awarded for their contribution to the Society.  Ginny and Don Bates were Member(s) of the Year and Rick and Joanne Brown received the President's Award.  Congratulations!

In June, the Annual Father's Day Car Show and Breakfast was held with over 200 cars participating and many guests and admirers voted on their favorite. The kitchen served up a hearty breakfast during the show.