Weekly Blueprint

Hello everyone, I hope you're enjoying a wonderful weekend! Ours has been so relaxing...we had dinner guests last night, I went on a nice long run, and otherwise we've been doing lovely holidays things like buying our Christmas tree, decorating the house, and addressing holiday cards (Laurel and Violet make a great assembly line!). I have a quiet moment now, so wanted to drop the Weekly Blueprint early, and also wish those who celebrate a very Happy Hanukkah!

December 7: Meet artist Vivian Beer, creator of the new exhibit, Refining Landscapes (Cambridge)

December 7: Jeff Jam appears at the Somerville Library (Somerville)

December 8: Under the Night Sky Storytime, where you can hear a tale and find a constellation (Dover)

December 8: It's Holiday Helping Hands Week, where children can make gifts to share with senior citizens (Easton)

December 8: Peppa Pig comes to Massachusetts in this action-packed show (Worcester)

December 9: Pretend to be a paleontologist and touch a real dinosaur skeleton (Acton)

December 9: Free MFA admission and a mega Hanukkah celebration for the whole family (Boston)

December 9: It’s a great night for a pet photo with Santa (Boston)

December 9: A holiday sale for kids only (Cambridge)

December 9: Mount Auburn Hospital has a special holiday tree lighting (Cambridge)

December 9: A Hanukkah celebration with crafting and snacks (Somerville)

December 9: A preschool snowflakes and snowmen story time at Gore Place (Waltham)

December 9: Learn how to raise responsible children at this lecture (Watertown)

December 10: Maccabees and Cheese is a fun celebration of the season (Arlington)

December 10: Make and decorate a lantern and take part in a candlelit procession at the Holiday Lantern Walk (Boston)

December 10: A Family Fiddle Food Fest with playing, dancing, and fun (Boston)

December 10: Enjoy pop up opera performances throughout Roslindale (Boston)

December 10: Parenthood is the theme of the first installation at Cambridge Arts new poetry program (Cambridge)

December 10: Holiday Party and Tree Lighting at Bradley, with a tour, lights, and plenty of cheer (Canton)

December 10: Take part in a Grand Menorah lighting at City Hall (Peabody)

December 10: Christmas Cavalcade with Chandler Travis Philharmonic and Friends, with proceeds benefitting the homeless (Somerville)

December 10: The Gingerbread Express model train starts its trip through some delicious looking houses (Wenham)

December 11: First day of the CraftBoston Holiday (Boston)

December 11: Caroling at the Greenway Carousel includes free hot chocolate and treats (Boston)

December 11: A Christmas Celtic Sojourn returns for a thirteenth season (Boston)

December 11: First day of the Cultural Survival Bazaar (Boston)

December 11: Visit Globe Santa at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Boston)

December 11: Puppet Showplace Theater presents A Tale of the Monkey King (Brookline)

December 11: A two-day Math MoSAIC Festival, with art exhibits, conversations, and activities (Cambridge)

December 11: Celtic legend and song comes to life in The Christmas Revels (Cambridge)

December 11: First day of the Harvard Square Holiday Fair (Cambridge)

December 11: A pantomime version of A Christmas Carol (Newburyport)

Image credit: 8 Nights, 8 Windows

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