Thankful in the Andovers & More Local Buzz!

by | Nov 19, 2023

Thanksgiving Gift Baskets

Lots to be Thankful for in Andover & North Andover

Count Down to Turky 🦃 Day & there’s Lots Going on Locally. So, keep reading to Get the Scoop!

Local Thanksgiving 🦃 Options

Thanksgiving Gift Baskets 🧺

A Thanksgiving 🦃 Gift Basket from Elsie’s Pantry makes a nice Hostess Gift🎁. Starting at $29. You get a Soup Mix. And Your Choice of Tapenade or Pesto. Plus, a Scented Candle, Gourmet Oil or Decorative Napkin. All Wrapped Beautifully in a Basket. To order, eMail Elsie’s Pantry.

Elsie’s Pantry Thanksgiving Gift Basket

Elsie's Pantry Thanksgiving Gift Basket


Salty Classic Caramels

Fill your Candy 🍬 Dish with Salty Classic Caramels from Downtown Andover’s Highland & Heather this Thanksgiving. Because Everyone❤️’s these Rich Buttery, Sea🌊Salt Sweets.

Jacobsen Co. Salty Classic Caramels

Salty Classic Caramels at Highland & Heather Andover


Run for Pie🥧

Run for Pie 🥧! Join the Feaster 🦃Five Race in Andover on Thanksgiving Morning! Because you get an Apple 🍎 Pie when you finish. And Feaster 🦃Five Proceeds Benefit Local Organizations. Like the Sidney Mae Olson Rainbow 🌈 Fund.

Largest Thanksgiving 🦃 Road Race in Massachusetts

Run for Pie FeasterFive Road Race Andover


Run for Sidney’s 🌈

Sidney’s Rainbow 🌈 Run debuts at the Feaster 🦃 Five. Sidney Olson, 5, was killed by a vehicle in Elm Square this year. And the Feaster 🦃 Five is Naming Its Popular Kids Race in Her Memory. The goal is to Celebrate Sidney’s Joyous Spirit & Introduce More Kids to Running. The Sweet Girl memorably asked for a Rainbow 🌈 Birthday Party. Because It’s Everyone’s Favorite Colors. And her family set up the Sidney Mae Olson Rainbow Scholarship Fund at SHED Children’s Campus. Which Sidney attended.

Sidney Olson wanted a Rainbow 🌈 Birthday Party

Sidney's Rainbow Run FeasterFive Andover


Local Dining

Pastels de nata

Start the Day with Pastels de nata at Andover’s Somebody’s Place. But you need to Act Fast! Because the Portuguese Egg Custard 🍮Tart Pastry is Available for a Limited Time Only.

Pastel de nata at Somebody’s Place

Pastels de Nata at Somebody's Place Andover


New Pizza 🍕 Menu

OTTO Andover has New Pizzas on the Menu. So, stop in soon to try Exciting Flavor Combinations. Like Buffalo Chicken🐔, Caramelized Pear🍐 Blue Cheese Arugula, Meatball Ricotta Basil 🌿, Spinach Artichoke & More.

New Menu at OTTO Pizza Andover

New Menu at OTTO Pizza Andover


Holiday Catering

‘Tis the Season to be Merry 🎅. Which means Lots of Celebrations. And Greg from North Andover’s Good Day Cafe has you covered. With Event Catering Services.

Event Catering from Good Day Cafe

Catering from Greg at Good Day Cafe North Andover


Cold Weather ☃️ Comfort

Andover’s Chateau Restaurant is Your Go-To for Cold ❄️Weather Comfort Food. Like this Baked Lasagna with Meat Sauce. And the Portion is Huge. So, you will be sure to take some home.

Baked Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Baked Lasagna with Meat Sauce from the Chateau Restaurant in Andover


Winter ❄️ Cocktails

Downtown Andover’s 34 Park is Offering Winter Cocktails. Like the Voulez-Vous🍸. Deep Eddy Cranberry, Prosecco🍾 & Cranberry-Lime Orb.

Voulez-Vous Winter Cocktail at 34 Park

Voulez-Vous Winter Cocktail at 34 Park Andover


Peanut 🥜Butter Balls

Locals-in-the-Know are Pre-Ordering Peanut Butter Balls Now. Available from Andover’s Sweet South Kitchen 👩‍🍳. These Yummy, Seasonal 🎄Treats make the Perfect Hostess Gift & are a Dessert Table Favorite.

Sweet South Kitchen Peanut 🥜 Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Balls from Sweet South Kitchen Andover


Fall Cleanup

No Raking Required

Local Lawn Service CM Landscaping is still Accepting Fall Cleanup Clients. Winter Snow 🌨️ is Coming. So, Book Today!

CM Landscaping Fall Cleanup Services

Fall Cleanup Services from CM Landscaping



High School 🎓 Vote

Will Andover move towards a New High School or a Renovated High School? Andover residents Vote Tomorrow at Town Meeting. View the Warrant.

Special Town Meeting in Andover

Special Town Meeting Andover November 20th


Missing Middle Housing🏠

The Town of Andover needs help Shaping the MBTA Zoning District. Because a New State Law requires the Town to create this district, for what it calls Missing Middle Housing 🏠. Which is Multifamily HousingFor more information, visit And attend an Important Meeting on Wednesday, December 13th, at 7pm in the Memorial Hall Library.

Attend the Wednesday, December 13th Meeting for More Info

Missing Middle Multifamily Housing is Coming to Andover


Shop Local

Holiday ✨ Sparkle

Add Holiday Sparkle to Your Thanksgiving Attire. Visit Downtown Andover’s Quiet Pleasures Jewelry for Affordable & Fashionable Jewelry.

Bracelet at Quiet Pleasures

Bracelet at Quiet Pleasures Jewelry Andover


Metallic Vibes

Be Bold & Beautiful in Metallic Leather. And Visit Share the ❤️Consignment. Voted Best in the Andovers, Follow North Andover’s Chic Boutique on Facebook, for Fab Fashion Tips.

Leather for Less at Share the ❤️ Consignment

Metallic Vibes Leather Jackets at Share the Love Consignment North Andover


Holiday Ornaments

Locals ❤️ the Quaint Holiday 🦌 Ornaments available now at Smolak Farms. And the Smolak Farms Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 25th is the Perfect Time to Pick Some up!⁠

Holiday Ornaments at Smolak Farms

Smolak Farms North Andover Holiday Ornaments


Andover Holiday Market

Proceeds benefit the Andover Farmers Market. Visit the Andover Holiday Market website for more info.

Andover Holiday Market 2023

Andover Holiday Market at South Church


Holiday Pop-up Market

Prism Wheel Holiday Pop-up Market

New England 🍂 Living

No Place Like Home ❤️

Linda Lecomte, the Coldwell Banker Realty Andover agent, bringing you wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Linda Lecomte, REALTOR with Coldwell Banker Realty Andover wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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