Highlights from the week that was.
The Town Library
Guest Speaker, author, Millian VanDorn will read from her new book, Horse: The Enchanting Story of a Unicorn That Lost His Horn. Millian is also the best-selling author of, I am Gnome, soon to become a major motion picture.
A barefoot woman in tie-dye T-shirt crashed the H1N1 vaccine sign-up line at the Cohasset High School on Thursday morning. She was holding a sign that said “I need a miracle” and trying to barter brownies and bootleg tapes for a low number on the list.
Get your Greyote Crunchies! Local girl scouts will be selling homemade dog biscuits (called Greyote Crunchies!) to benefit the Greyote Rescue & Outreach League (GROL). Look for their booth at the Village Fair on December 5, right next to the Limburger Cheese and clam chowder stand.
Now on the social docket: Greyote Gala (date TBD, late winter 2010), a charity wine-tasting and auction event (not to be missed).
Local marching band, Musty Slippers to be featured in regional Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade to be held at South Shore Plaza on Thanksgiving Day.
Musty Slippers to headline "Greyote-pa-looza" during Spritzing Rock Brewing Company's "SummerFest on the Common." The band promises a Duran Duran tribute and is currently perfecting the rock ballad, Hungry Like a Wolf.
Minot’s Ledge Lighthouse
Hamilton&Burr Realtors to host weekend open house at Minot's Ledge Lighthouse. Free ferry service will be available, weather permitting.
Semi-Squelched lighthouse rumors:
Renowned Mad Scientist eyes Minot's Ledge Lighthouse for relocation of his evil lair.
Local realtors deny that Patriots' quartrback, Tom Brady posturing to purchase Minot's Ledge Lighthouse – although Gisele was reportedly spotted trying on capri pants in Ports and has been invited by a certain local socialite to headline a charity fashion luncheon for underprivileged models at the Red Lion Inn.
The Art Center
Art Center announces new exhibit: Dogs Playing Board Games. Wine & Kibble opening, slated for evening of December 1.
The Abandoned (and possibly haunted like Town Hall) Hardware Store
Local realtors deny that old hardware store to become Limburger Cheese test kitchen.
Spritzing Rock Brewery to open microbrewery/bistro (above possibly future Limburger Cheese Test Kitchen).
Paving company has asphalt surplus and offers to cover town common. Board of Selectmen were drawn into emergency meeting on Thursday and have yet to be seen leaving town hall.
There are plans under way to build 3 gingerbread MacMansions on the town common (next to Spritzing Rock Pond) as a fundraiser for the town's new Multi-cultural Center and Pancake House. The full-size, candy-covered homes would be open to the public through Valentines' Day.
High School Sports
Thanksgiving Day high school football game will feature "throwback" uniforms. Plimouth Plantation has donated attire for both Pilgrim and Indigenous People teams.
Plans are underway to change the high school's mascot from "Skippers" to "Greyotes." The TMG, has been in touch with a mascot costume fabricator that has been contracted by a booster group, to build a 9'-high Greyote "suit." (Unfortunately, it will not be available until mid-2010). GROL has supplied photographs, fur samples, and other forms of reference material to assist in the suit's construction.
In case you missed it, Tiny Mind Gazette readers spoke! Town pond was secretly renamed “Spritzing Rock Pond.” There is no known association with the Spritzing Rock brewing Company.
Spritzing Pond development plan includes enclosed water-centric theme park and beer garden. Local realtors remain silent.