12/2019 Events

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA

Edaville Family Theme Park Festival of Lights

Friday, November 15, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020

New England’s number one holiday tradition and event of the year, CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS  is back BIGGER, BRIGHTER & MORE MAGICAL THAN EVER. Take a step back in time and stroll through Dickens Village, enter Cran Central, formerly the original Edaville Railroad, experiencing the most magical light displays, so colorful and bright! Admission includes all rides, attractions & Christmas Festival of Lights.

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Marshfield Fairgrounds
140 Main Street
Marshfield , MA

Marshfield Holiday Light Show

Friday, November 22, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019

Drive through a 1 mile course of dancing holiday light displays, timed to music broadcast into your car. Featuring dozens of dazzling displays to delight the entire family! The show is open select dates beginning November 22, 2019, through the end of December! Buy your car load pass to this epic holiday experience online and save! Dates and times are listed on the weblink.

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

Christmas at the Newport Mansions

Saturday, November 23, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Nov. 23, 2019-Jan.1, 2020 - The Breakers, The Elms & Marble House - Decorated & Open Daily Dec. 8 - Jan. 1, 2020 - Rosecliff Open Daily
Christmas Highlights:                   
• A 15 foot tall poinsettia tree in the Great Hall of The Breakers, made up of approximately 150 individual poinsettia plants.
• More than 24 decorated Christmas trees at The Breakers, The Elms & Marble House.

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Duxbury
Various Venues
Duxbury , MA

15 years of Holly Days Spirit

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Duxbury Business Association members are making final preparations for celebrating “Fifteen years of Holly Days Spirit” throughout Duxbury, Massachusetts on Sunday, December 1, from noon until dusk. Save the date for this fun-filled day of free events offered throughout the town which has always appealed to people of all ages.

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Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton , MA
Phone: 508-588-6000

Origami Art Creation & Technique

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Experiment with the technique of paperfolding called origami. Hear the peace crane tale, and then fold with paper, plastic and metal and experience the range of origami's possibilities. Learn some tricks and techniques including heart transplant, golden venture and wet-folding while you fold your own unique origami. Come and have fun! Suitable for Teens through adults.

 

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Plymouth Center for the Arts
11 North Street
Plymouth , MA

It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play

Saturday, December 7, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY. December 7-22. Plymouth Center for the Arts. Plymouth, MA - Performed by the Americana Theatre Company.
Back by popular demand! This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

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The James Library & Center for the Arts
24 West Street
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-7100

The Holiday Marketplace

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Looking for locally made, one-of-a-kind gifts this holiday season? Include the Marketplace when you shop this year. Artisans on three floors of the James offer quality pottery, soaps, culinary creations, textiles, bird decoys, jewelry, writing instruments, specialty dog foods and treats and more for unique holiday gift giving.

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

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Please stop by for our annual winter Open House! Admission is free and you can pop in at any time during the day. The Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners will be here, and our exhibit rooms will be filled with their hand-turned creations to admire and purchase – from bowls to pens, jewelry, bottle stoppers, and more, the unique wood-grain patterns in each piece make them true works of art.

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Burial Hill
19 Town Square
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508 747-0012

Burial Hill Tours: Veterans on Burial Hill

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Guided walking tour with Dr. Anne Mason, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square.

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Stellwagen Beer Company
100 Enterprise Drive
Marshfield , MA

Owls at Stellwagen

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

We are co-hosting a FREE family friendly program about Marshfield’s active nighttime residents at one of our favorite local hangouts. Learn about the several species of owls that work the night shift with crafts for kids, owl vocalizations, and a step outside in search of our gifted raptor friends. Feel free to bring your own box/brown bag dinner to enjoy.

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

Birding Plum Island

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Travel to Parker River Wildlife Refuge (better known as Plum Island) with Sanctuary Director Sue MacCallum in search of a variety of land and sea birds. Migrating ducks seek shelter and food in the protected waters of the Merrimack River estuary, and land birds stop in to feed and rest during their southward migration.

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James Library & Center for the Arts
24 West Street
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-7100

Opening Reception: Hanna Washburn “Homebody”

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Hanna Washburn presents her soft sculptures made from recycled clothing, furniture, and found objects. Working with materials that have their own history, her playful anthropomorphic forms engage with material memory, and explore the relationship between the body and space.

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

Johnny Souza & Friends - Wicked Fun Holiday Concert

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 8:00pm

Johnny Souza is back with his 6th annual holiday show the Spire Center! Along with Johnny on trumpet & vocals, the show will feature some of the region’s finest musicians including Leah Souza/Vocals, Johnny Souza III/trumpet and other surprise guests! This lively show is fun for all ages and features plenty of your favorite holiday tunes…and a lot of laughs to get you in the spirit of the season!

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Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Holiday Pops with The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, December 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019

Saturday 3pm & 7:30pm - Sunday 3pm Catch that holiday glow with the purest of magical ingredients: holiday music!  Our pops weekend inspires joy with plenty of merriment and your favorite seasonal classics sung by gifted soprano, Kristen Watson, and The Plymouth Community Intermediate School 6th Grade Chorus.  Don’t miss fun favorites such as Mele Kalikimaka (The Hawaiian Christmas Song), I’ll Be Home for Christmas, and Believe from the holiday film The Polar Express, plus the annual March of the Toys parade with Santa leading our way!

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Duxbury Performing Arts Center
73 Alden Street
Duxbury , MA

Holiday Concert Performed by the Snug Harbor Community Chorus

Saturday, December 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019

Saturday Dec. 14 at 7:30pm at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center and Sunday Dec. 15 at 2pm at St. Andrews Church, 17 Church Street, Hanover
The holiday show features traditional holiday carols and varied seasonal fare, both sacred and secular. The Saturday, Dec. 14 concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center. The Sunday, Dec. 15 matinee will be performed at 2 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church in Hanover.

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