Business briefs, Nov. 16 edition


Museum of Russian Icons holds shop sale

Clinton – The Museum of Russian Icons, located at 203 Union St. in Clinton, will be holding a museum shop sale Friday, Nov. 23, and Saturday, Nov. 24. Spend $25 and receive $5 off or spend $50-plus and receive $10 off. Also, order fine art prints online and receive 15 percent off (discount is applied before shipping and tax. Remember to enter the promo code HOLIDAY12 at online check out!) For more information about the museum shop sale, call 978-598-5000. To find out more about the Museum of Russian Icons, visit


Stephanie G Jewelers offer Black Friday specials

Hopkinton – Stephanie G Jewelers, which is located at 77 Main St. in Hopkinton, has announced it will be holding special offers on Black Friday. Look for their ad in this week's Community Advocate for a valuable coupon. Also, mark your calendars for Men's Night every Thursday, Dec. 6, 13 and 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. To find out more about Stephanie G Jewelers, visit


Thanksgiving sale at Learning Express Toys

Westborough – Learning Express Toys will be holding its Thanksgiving sale Monday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 25, with 20 percent off store-wide. The sale can's be combined with any other offer, discount or fundraiser, and is not valid on specials. Prior sales are excluded and the sale may not be used for the purchase of a gift card. Also, join Learning Express Toys Sunday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 5 p.m., for the Weston Nurseries Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting. Learning Express Toys is located at 50 East Main St., Westborough. To find out more, call 508-898-0076.


The Treasure Chest opens in Northborough

Northborough – The Treasure Chest, a discounted designer boutique, is now open at the new Kendall Square at 269 West Main St., Northborough, with plenty of free parking. The boutique offers the latest European and Made in the USA fashions, all at wholesale prices or 20 to 80 percent off retail, as well as home décor and gift baskets for all occasions. Look for their ad in this week's Community Advocate for a valuable $10 off discount. Also, watch for their Holiday Open House, to be held Nov. 29. Store hours are Sundays, from 12 to 4 p.m.; Mondays through Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Big Little Holiday Party at Marlborough Country Club

Marlborough – Marlborough Country Club has announced that its Big Little Holiday Party will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, starting at 6:30 p.m. Treat employees to an elegant affair by joining with other small and local businesses for a holiday event. Large holiday celebrations can be costly and time-consuming to plan, but Marlborough Country Club's “Big Little” is the perfect solution. Cost is $39 per person and includes a displayed cheese and cracker platter, antipasto station, passed Swedish meatballs, tomato soup shooters with gourmet grilled cheeses, mini chicken parmesan won tons, and a plated dinner. To find out more or to make reservations, call 508-485-1660.


Book now for a mini golf party at Trombetta's Farm

Marlborough – Indoor mini golf parties are fun, especially with colder weather upon us, so why not book your own party today at Trombetta's Farm? Cost is $165 for up to 10 guests, and the party includes a homemade ice cream cake, 18 holes of indoor mini golf, a private party room, paper goods and candles. Trombetta's Farm, located at 655 Farm Rd. in Marlborough, is open Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To find out more, call 508-485-6429 or visit


Tower Hill recognizes top volunteers

Jean and Richard Leif of Northborough present the new bronze recognition plaque. Photo/Submitted

Boylston – More than 100 individuals actively volunteer their time to support Tower Hill Botanic Garden, from garden maintenance and planting, to greeting and touring visitors, supporting special events, in the library and gift shop, and numerous other tasks that support the garden's mission “to advance the science and encourage and improve the practice of horticulture.” Local residents who were honored as top volunteers – those who had been active more than 10 consecutive years and with a total contribution of more than 2,000 hours of service include Frank H. Bissett, of Northborough; Judith H. Bissett, of Northborough; Kathleen V. Bowman, of Westborough; and Natalie K. Perkins, of Shrewsbury. To find out more about Tower Hill, visit



Natalie Perkins (right) receives a certificate of recognition from Joann Vieira, Tower Hill Botanic Garden's Horticulture Director. Photo/Submitted.