01/2019 Events

Newport Mansions
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport , RI
Phone: 401-847-1000

Christmas at the Newport Mansions

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Tuesday, January 1, 2019

November 17, 2018-January 1, 2019 - Christmas at the Newport Mansions returns to The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House with newly imagined holiday decor. Throughout the three houses, there will be a total of 25 large decorated Christmas trees, plus additional smaller potted trees and topiaries.

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Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA
Phone: 508-866-8190

Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville Family Theme Park

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Tuesday, January 1, 2019

November 16-January 1, 2018 - New England’s most memorable holiday tradition, The Christmas Festival of Lights brings the magic to the holiday season. Every year being bigger, brighter, and better than the year before, Edaville takes you into an enchanting wonderland where you can experience millions & millions of lights, unlimited Christmas train rides, unlimited use of all 90 plus rides and attractions including access to Thomas Land & Cran Central (Dino Land is closed).

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Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Studio Americana youth performing arts class - The Reluctant Dragon

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Americana Theatre Company's (ATC) Studio Americana youth performing arts classes are now open for Winter 2018 registration.  Studio Americana’s mission is to develop talent, inspire creativity, and prepare students to activate their dreams. Studio Americana offers premiere training in theatre and musical theatre for students at affordable rates

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

South Shore Duck Run

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 8:15am to 12:00pm

A traditional winter birdwatching activity will take us to the open waters, both fresh and salt,  in search of ducks of all kinds. We will jump in the van(s) and hit all of the South Shore hot spots, keeping our ears open for recent sightings of significance. Bring a thermos, we will provide a baked snack.

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Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Studio Americana youth performing arts class - Screenplay Writing

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Americana Theatre Company's (ATC) Studio Americana youth performing arts classes are now open for Winter 2018 registration.  Studio Americana’s mission is to develop talent, inspire creativity, and prepare students to activate their dreams. Studio Americana offers premiere training in theatre and musical theatre for students at affordable rates.

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

Chili and Cornbread Owl Prowl

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Teacher Naturalist Doug Lowry will sweeten the deal... chili and cornbread at the office first, then on to the owls! This popular winter activity is a tradition not to be missed. Search the secretive domain of one of nature’s most skilled nocturnal hunters with hopes of observing these stealthy creatures. Test your auditory skills by listening for the distinct calls, some of which can be heard from a mile away. We will bundle up and pile into the van to take advantage of the most up-to-date scouting reports.

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South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA

WaterWatch Lecture - Barstow’s Two Oaks and the Upper North River Shipyards

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

For 200 years the North River bustled with the industry of building wooden ships and we see the evidence of this on historical markers and local town seals. Recently discovered artifacts and stories are adding to the depth of what we know about this influential piece of local history. Come see a collection of images and artifacts from the Barstow’s Two Oaks Shipyard in Hanover and hear how the shipbuilding industry shaped the town of Hanover, and the influence these ships had on the early United States.

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Nantasket Beach Resort
45 Hull Shore Drive
Hull , MA
Phone: 781-925-5433

Nantasket Beach Lecture Series: "Into the Raging Sea" with Rachel Slade

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 7:00pm

On October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barreled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the container ship El Faro whole, resulting in the deadliest American shipping disaster in thirty-five years. No one could fathom how a vessel equipped with satellite communications, a sophisticated navigation system, and cutting-edge weather forecasting could suddenly vanish until now.

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

Desserts and Destinations: Brazil, Birding the Southern States

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Birders Christine and Steven Whitebread will present a slideshow presentation of their recent trip to Brazil’s southern states and share a destination-appropriate dessert. This region spans from the Iguazu Falls to the Atlantic, and from the Argentinian border in the south to Sao Paulo city. Visit the world-famous falls and many other interesting and unique habitats in this subtropical to temperate climate of cool mountain regions to warm, sandy coastal areas. Through photos and stories, learn about the almost 500 species of birds, mammals, flowers, and butterflies they encountered.

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Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-4488

Comedy Night featuring Tony V & Jim Lauletta

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 8:00pm

Tony V is a long time New England comedy legend who has appeared in numerous films and television shows as well as having been seen on Comedy Central, MTV Comedy, HBO, and more. A regular in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Tony V has played virtually every major club in North America. Jim Lauletta is a New England headliner who has been seen on Comedy Central, as well as having made other television appearances. He has been a regular in Las Vegas, and has worked across the country including a stint in Los Angeles before returning to New England.

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South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA

WaterWatch Lecture Series - Eating Green Crabs to Save Our Clams and Estuaries?

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Green Crabs are a marauding European invader that is eating our clams, mussels, eelgrass and eroding our salt marshes. What can be done? Researchers and the seafood industry are teaming up to market these crabs as food and fertilizer. Could this be a winning strategy help manage these invasive species and help save our coasts from this destructive invader? Come find out! Free admission.

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Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-4488

Say Darling at the Spire Center

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 8:00pm

Grammy-Nominated singer and songwriter Celia Woodsmith – of the acclaimed bluegrass band Della Mae – and critically lauded guitarist Chris Hersch of the alt. country rock band Girls Guns & Glory, had each independently decided to relax their rigorous schedules, both ending up back home in New England with time on their hands. These two road warriors and workaholics didn't last long before delving into a new and exciting project: Say Darling. Say Darling will get you off your chair and dancing, or keep you spellbound with evocative vocals and performances.

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John Carver Inn & Spa
25 Summer Street
Plymouth , MA

John Carver Inn Dinner Theater - MobFellas

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Mob boss Carmine Pelagatti is set to bestow a great honor on one of his top men, but in a world where murder comes with a smile, the night is bound to be marred by betrayal, double-dealing and even death. You’ll need to keep your wits about you to keep up with the cast of fast-talking fast-shooting characters and make it out with your honor and your life intact. Figure out who whacked who!

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South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA

WaterWatch Lecture Series - Plastic Ocean

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Plastics in our oceans are a major concern for wildlife and for us. But how do we know how much plastic is in the ocean? Sea Education Association scientist Jessica Donohue will explain how this data is collected, what the sources are, where it accumulates in the North Atlantic and what we know about the impacts of microplastics on sea life and human health. Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series.

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA

Soup and the Wildest Places: Iceland... Land of Beauty and Contrast

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Iceland... land of beauty and contrast.  A country where fire and ice co-exist, where multi-story tall waterfalls are in abundance, and a dramatic coastline catches the eye.  A place that has something for everyone from the hard-core adventurer, to those making a quick stop-over. 

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