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Golden Ball Tavern and its Team of Loyalists Looking for Tour Guides

Now, as most Westonians know, we have two publicly-accessible-ish (soon, JST, soon) Taverns in town. While the JoSTice (the Josiah Smith Tavern at 358 Boston Post Road) gets most of the attention as the Community occasionally LOSES its collective mind on Facebook about the costs, the lease, the use, and the lack of restaurant, there’s another tavern down the street

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Josiah Smith Tavern Update: Master Lease

If you live or have lived in Weston, or spent hours trying to get across the Intersection of Doom, you will be familiar with our postcard-worthy Josiah Smith Tavern. Once surrounded by elm trees and frequented by colonials, the Tavern went through many iterations, like an actual tavern, carriage-making, a home, a place to get second-hand clothes, and after a

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Candlelight Carol Sing-Along at the Josiah Smith – December 24

The Christmas Eve Candlelight Carol Sing-Along sponsored by the Women’s Community League/Weston Community League/WCL will take place on Saturday, December 24, at 7 PM outside the Josiah Smith Tavern in Weston Center. Please join your friends and neighbors for this special event that has been a 50-year town tradition. Please bring your own candles/flashlights. Music by the Weston High School Band.

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Weekend Happenings In and Around Weston (Plus Soccer)

So, Weston, are you ready for the weekend? Well, get your time turners ready because I do not believe it is possible to attend every single event, but with the right strategy, you may get to most of them. One little wrinkle in the possibility of the total weekend win is the USA vs Netherlands World Cup (that’s soccer) game

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Mega-Saturday Continues with JST Exhibit Open for Last Views

The final Community Open House for the Weston Historical Society’s exhibit “History Under One Roof” at the Josiah Smith Tavern will be Saturday, December 3 from 10 am to 4 pm. This aligns with all other planets events in downtown Weston including the Handmade Holiday Market at the AIC and then later with the Winter Festival on Town Green. There

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Getting to Know the Joneses: Tonight, November 10 at the WPL

Tonight, Thursday, November 10, the Weston Historical Society will present a lecture by Rebecca Midgal, the free-lance curator who created the amazing exhibit now on display at the Josiah Smith Tavern. “Tools, Toys, and Treasures: Getting to Know the Joneses” will focus on three generations of the Jones family, as well as extended family and friends who, at one point

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History Under One Roof is Open Wednesday and Thursday This Week at the JST

As mentioned in a prior Owl, the Weston Historical Society has re-opened the “History Under One Roof” exhibit at the JoSTice (Josiah Smith Tavern) on a limited basis. If you have not spent some time at the exhibit learning about the generations of people and horses who called the JST home, then you won’t know many interesting facts about the

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Weston Historical Society Re-Opens “History Under One Roof” Exhibit at the JST

The Weston Historical Society is re-opening its exhibit, which debuted last May at Celebrate Weston. Located in four first-floor rooms in the newly restored Josiah Smith Tavern (JST or the JoSTice), “History Under One Roof” tells the story of the JST as a tavern, a home for three generations of the Jones family, and a community building since the early

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“History Under One Roof: The Evolution of the JST” Exhibit: An Owl Preview

On Tuesday, May 17, the Owl was pleased to be invited to a Preview Party for the opening of the Weston Historical Society’s “History Under One Roof: The Evolution of the Josiah Smith Tavern” at none other than the Josiah Smith Tavern, aka the JST or, for followers of the Wes-TEN, JosTice. Because of the possibility of CAKE, and also

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