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Our December calendar continues to fill with free and fun holiday specials, craft fairs, winter festivals, and your pick of wintertime events. The Mass Horticultural Society concludes its Festival of Trees this weekend, and the Concord Museum is decked out for the holidays with its annual Family Trees exhibit. Concerts with Ben Rudnick and Stacey Peasley, plus the opening of Boston Children’s Theatre’s The Velveteen Rabbit are just a few of the great things going on this weekend. Read on for all of our picks. You can find additional options in our Event Calendar and our Holiday Fun Guide.
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Our December Go list is packed with holiday events and activities. Looking for a Nutcracker performance or the best places to see holiday lights? Figuring out what to do during school vacation or on Christmas Day? It’s Christmas and New Year’s in Boston, and there are so many things to do that all families really need for the holidays is more time to do them all.
Holiday celebrations kick into high gear in December, many beloved seasonal traditions return, and the calendar is packed with special performances, historic re-enactments, and vacation-week activities. Read on for our top, must-do holiday activities for families, favorite special events taking place in December, and some activities that are available all winter. And for more ideas, see our Holiday Fun Guide and Events calendar.
We hope you all have plenty to be thankful for during this holiday. And while we trust you will find time to enjoy friends and family, the next holiday season officially kicks off this weekend, and we have found plenty of things to do to get your family into the spirit (besides hitting a Black Friday sale).
There's the annual F.A.T. Chain Reaction at the MIT Museum (that’s “Friday After Thanksgiving”), the opening of the Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker on Friday, and ZooLights at the Stone Zoo on Thursday. Other family fun includes a sing-along version of Mary Poppins at the Regent Theatre in Arlington. Of course, there are plenty of Hanukkah events taking place, too.
And that's just a few of the great things going on this Thanksgiving weekend. Read on for our picks, and remember, you can find additional options in our Events Calendar.
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