New Year's Week + Weekend Roundup

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you're having a wonderful vacation break! It's been so fantastic to relax and entertain and be in holiday mode (I don't think it's an accident that Laurel and Violet have been playing so beautifully together!). Anyhow, as you can see, I'm keeping things light on this site during the break. Come follow on Instagram for personal updates, and meanwhile, enjoy this roundup of events for the New Year's week/weekend!

December 29 + 30: Sing along to The Sound of Music. (Arlington)

December 29 - 31: Celebrate vacation week at the MFA by making art inspired by winter. (Boston)

December 29 - 31:  The Whaling Museum is a festive winter wonderland. (Nantucket)

December 29 - January 1: The most beloved festival of lights. (Carver)

December 29 - January 1:  School vacation boredom busters. (Easton)

December 26 - January 4: Take a journey during school vacation without leaving Boston. (Boston)

December 29 - January 4: Blink! A light and sound extravaganza. (Boston)

December 29 - January 4: A Splendid book collection. (Chestnut Hill)

December 29 - January 4: The zoo becomes magical with thousands of twinkling lights. (Stoneham)

December 26 - January 4: Some good old-fashioned school vacation activities. (Sturbridge)

December 29 - January 4: December school vacation fun at the Ecotarium. (Worcester)

December 30: Make some noise to get ready for New Years Eve. (Acton)

December 30 + 31: Winter vacation storytime. (Concord)

December 31: Shake, rattle and roll your way to 2015. (Acton)

December 31: Strap on your skates and roll into the new year. (Beverly)

December 31: So much fun to be had at First Night Boston. (Boston)

December 31: Count down to noon! (Boston)

December 31: Family-friendly New Years Eve party. (Easton)

December 31: Ski in the new year. (Princeton)

December 31: A wild way to ring in the “zoo year”. (Stoneham)

December 31: A jammin’ New Years Eve with Josh and the Jamtones. (Wellesley)

December 31: Kids New Year’s Eve at Wenham Museum. (Wenham)

December 31: No need to stay up until midnight for this Noon Year’s Eve celebration. (Worcester)

January 1: A New Year's Day boat trip to Thompson Island. (Boston)

January 2: FREE admission to Discovery Museums. (Acton)

January 2: Sing, dance and move to live music. (Boston)

January 2 - 4: The Joshua Show, a hipster Mr. Rogers. (Brookline)

January 3: WinterFest weekends at The Fruitlands begin. (Harvard)

January 4: Meet the artist at the opening of the For the Birds exhibit. (Newburyport)

January 4: Unpredictable thrills, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts at Circo Comedia. (Newton)

January 4: Need new winter gear? Hit up this equipment swap. (Sudbury)

Image credit: Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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