Wrentham will be abuzz this weekend as the polls will be open Saturday for the special debt exclusion election, and there will be activities in the center of town as part of Downtown Merchants 2nd Annual Wrentham Art on the Common. Also, the Class of 2011 will graduate from King Philip Regional High School on Sunday at 2 pm.
The election will be in the Gibbons Gym, which is in the Janelli Annex, at the Wrentham Elemtary School, 120 Taunton Street. This is the second time the gym has been used as a polling site by the town. To read more about the debt exclusion vote visit The Wrentham Times' Special Election Section.
Art on the Common festivities kickoff at 8 am with a pancake breakfast at the Original Congregational Church. Proceeds from the breakfast will be going to the D.A.R.E. Support Group. Then at 10 am, the activities on the Common will start with local artists presenting and selling their works of jewelry, pottery, paintings, and other wares. There will be free art classes for all ages and there will be live entertainment at the gazebo. Special promotions will be offered by many of our Downtown Merchants, signified by a red balloon outside their door. The Proctor Mansion Inn will be offering house tours as well as hosting a Bake Off contest. Entries may be dropped off at the Inn at 10 am. The winners will be announced at 1 pm. Categories for the bake off include "Best Cake," "Best Cookie" and "Best Pie."
Also on Saturday, the Wrentham Cultural Council and Wrentham Historical Commission will present "Beyond the Plaque," an exhibit which ran on Memorial Day, commemorating the lives of Wrentham's 20th century war casualties. The exhibit is being shown at the Old Fiske Museum from 11 am to 2 pm. The exhibit has been assembled through the joint efforts of American Legion, the Wrentham Cultural Council and the Wrentham Historical Commission. The Old Fiske is located at 55 East Street on the Wrentham Town Common.