Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're enjoying a fantastic week! This week was pretty major for me due to this big announcement, plus I'm very much in the holiday spirit and getting excited to slow things down soon. This weekend is going to be all about cookies and snuggles and fun! And speaking of fun, if you're looking for something to do, here are 37 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration! Enjoy, and please share with friends!

1. Wild Animals in Your Neighbrrrrhood! helps visitors learn how wildlife survives the winter (Acton)

2. The Alastair Moock Family Holiday Hootenany promises lots of fun for the whole family (Arlington)

3. The ArtROX! Holiday Pop-Up Shop appears in Dudley Square (Boston)

4. A Candy Land tournament, where every child takes home a toy or game (Boston)

5. Enjoy Peppa Pig's Big Splash at the Orpheum (Boston)

6. An autism spectrum-friendly presentation of the Urban Nutcracker (Boston)

7. Book signings, talks, and food trucks at Eat Boutique Holiday Market (Boston)

8. Take in the Mayor's Celebration of Lights, with 3D projections promoting peace, hope, and unity (Boston)

9. At the Pru there's a Polar Express Story Hour followed by a viewing of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Boston)

10. A Healthy Treats for the Holidays class at KITCHEN at Boston Public Market (Boston)

11. Feet of Clay Cooperative Holiday Show and Sale (Brookline)

12. Harvard Square Holiday Fair (Cambridge)

13. Take in a performance of The Pirate Princess at the American Repertory Theater (Cambridge)

14. Cultural Survival Bazaar (Cambridge)

15. The Cottage Gingerbread Breakfast has a brunch buffet, gingerbread decorating, photo opportunities, and more (Chestnut Hill)

16. Last weekend to enjoy a Country Christmas at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (Concord)

17. Winter Solstice Celebration at the Old Manse, a community gathering to generate warmth and spirit (Concord)

18. Hot apple cider and family fun feature prominently at this sugar cookie decorating party (Dover)

19. Use recycled materials to build and decorate an elf house, igloo, or frosty castle (Easton)

20. Free admission to the Fall River Historical Society's museum and a chance to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus (Fall River)

21. Handmade Holidays at the Hanover Mall (Hanover)

22. Watch March of the Penguins, and then make a diorama of a wintery scene (Harvard)

23. A holiday sing-a-long with Mister Vic (Maynard)

24. Illumination Night at Rocky Woods, with an illuminated pond, hot chocolate, s'mores, and a roaring fire (Medfield)

25. Check out the new Star Wars movie at the Mendon Drive in (Mendon)

26. Illumination Night at Governor Hutchinson's Field, with a campfire, treats, and lighted trees (Milton)

27. Karen K and the Jitterbugs appear in an upbeat concert (Natick)

28. PJ Havdalah Dance Party with Little Beats at Temple Aliyah (Needham)

29. An American Doll Christmas Breakfast, styled as a high tea gathering and followed by crafts and a story time (North Andover)

30. Christmas Candlelight Tour at Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary (Norton)

31. Take a candlelit walk through Plimoth Plantation, with carols, treats, presentations, and a fire in the hearth (Plymouth)

32. Holiday Bricktacular at Legoland, with a scavenger hunt and a Winter Wonderland Creative Challenge (Somerville)

33. Celebrate Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)

34. Hot cider, games, contests, and more during the Winter Neighborhood Celebration (Walpole)

35. Enjoy Tea with Santa at Gore Place (Waltham)

36. Etsy Artists of Boston Winter Bazaar (Watertown)

37. Free pottery painting at the Arsenal Mall, so kids 7+ can make a mug to give as a gift (Watertown)

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