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Family & Kids Event Calendar: Friday, December 1, 2023
Seasonal Fun Events
Bright Nights at Forest Park Holiday Lights...Western Mass  $
Christmas at the Old ManseConcord  $
Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge...Sturbridge  $
Deck The Halls Holiday CelebrationGloucester  $
Emerald Glow at Charlesgate: LED Trees in...Boston  Free
Enchanted Village: Jordan's Furniture Avon...Avon  $
Festival of Trees and Snow Village at Mass...Wellesley  $$
Flashlight Candy Cane HuntLincoln  Free
Framingham Holiday Tree Lighting & Block...Framingham  Free
Gardens Aglow - A Celebration of Holiday...Sandwich  $$
Generals Park Ice Skating RinkQuincy  Free
Holiday BricktacularSomerville  $$
Holiday Zoolights: Stone ZooStoneham  $
Holidays at the Newport MansionsRhode Island  $$$
La Salette Festival of Holiday LightsAttleboro  Free
Lancaster Celebration of LightsCentral Mass  $
Light Up Seaport 2023Boston  Free
Merrimack Celebration of LightsMethuen  $$
Picture Your Pet with SantaBoston  $
Plymouth Tree Lighting, Santa & Winter Lights...Plymouth  Free
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops with...Foxboro  Free
Snowport - Boston Seaport's Winter Wonderland,...Boston  -
SoWa Winter Festival & Holiday MarketBoston  $
The Train to Christmas Town on Cape Cod Central...Buzzards Bay  $$
Visit With Santa - In Person! (DECEMBER 2023...Amherst  $
Winter Lights at Naumkeag, The Bradley Estate...Canton  $$
Winterlights at Naumkeag, The Stevens-Coolidge...3 Locations  $$
Animals
Franklin Park Zoo Winter Activities & Exhibits...Boston  $$$
Stone Zoo Winter Activities and ExhibitsStoneham  $$
Arts & Crafts
Big Barn Story & Craft HourDover  $
Arts & Culture Events
A Singularly Marine & Fabulous Produce: the...New Bedford  $
Art of Penobscot Bay Exhibit at Thos. Moser...Maine  Free
Blanchard Theater Arts' Fall ProductionWestford  $
City of AnglesBack Bay  $
Destination: Nature Juried Art ExhibitHarvard  Free
Earth & Planetary Sciences GalleryCambridge  $
Marine Heatwaves 3D Art InstallationNew Bedford  $
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition...Chelsea  $$
Of Many MindsBoston  Free
Putnam Country Spelling BeeWestford  $
SoWa Artists Guild Winter FestivalSouth End  Free
SoWa First Friday/ SoWa Artists guild winter...South End  Free
The Band's Visit: Huntington TheatreBoston  $$
The Heart SellersBoston  $$
The Umbrella Winter MarketConcord  -
Dance Events
American Preparatory Ballet Training ©Virtual/Online  -
Legacy Dance Company presents ‘Tis the Season...Arlington  $$
Exhibits
'Framing Mass Killings' Exhibit at Old State...Boston  $
All Aboard! Trains at Science ParkBoston  $
Body Worlds: The Anatomy of HappinessBack Bay  $$
Exhibition: Fashioned by SargentBoston  $$
Impassioned Destruction: Politics, Vandalism,...Boston  $
Interwoven: Women's Lives Written in Thread'...Concord  $$
Lunchbox Moments exhibitionBoston  Free
Maritime History Exhibition: All Hands! Yankee...New Bedford  $
Material Mapping: Data-driven Sculpture by...Brockton  -
On View Now -- 'Future: Illustrated' Exhibit...Arlington  Free
Polly Sumner Doll: Conventional & Controversial...Boston  $
Swimming with Sharks: A Deep Dive into Shark...Cambridge  $
The Humble Petitioner: Fighting for Rights...Boston  $
Tiny Treasures: The Magic of Miniatures at...Boston  $$
Welcome to the Table - Holiday Exhibition...New Hampshire  $
Fairs & Festivals
Gingerbread House Drop OffWellesley  Free
Methuen's Festival of TreesMethuen  $$
Movies
The Heart of New EnglandBoston  $
Fitness Classes
Arogya Yoga AshramBrookline  $
Free Fencing Class for KidsNewton Highlands  Free
Sunday Run Club at Castle Island Brewing...Norwood  Free
Fundraisers
The Giving Machines at CambridgeSideCambridge  -
Holiday Events
2023 Marblehead Christmas WalkMarblehead  Free
28th Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of...Concord  -
31 Nights of LightBoston  Free
Cape Cod Train to Christmas Town (Polar Express)...Buzzards Bay  $$
Carolers and Cocoa at the PruBoston  Free
Christmas Festival of Lights: Edaville USA...Carver  $$
Deck The Halls at Hammond Castle: Guided...Gloucester  $$
Gift of Lights at NH Motor SpeedwayNew Hampshire  $$
Haverhill Christmas StrollHaverhill  Free
Historic Holiday Freedom Trail StrollBoston  $$
Holiday Lights Spectacular at RWP ZooRhode Island  $
Night Lights: Starry Skies at New England...Boylston  $$
Santa in the CityBoston  -
Santa visits The Shops at Chestnut HillChestnut Hill  Free
Santa’s Wonderland Returns to Cabela's with...Berlin  Free
Winter Wonderland at Southwick's ZooMendon  $$
Holiday Markets
16th Annual North End Holiday StrollBoston  Free
Boston Women's Holiday Marketplaces (3 locations)...3 Locations  Free
Downtown Boston Holiday MarketBoston  -
Downtown Crossing Holiday Market 2023Boston  -
Holiday Market at Powisset Farm StoreDover  Free
Holiday Market Place at LexArtLexington  Free
Holiday Shopping at Powisset Farm StoreDover  Free
Holiday Stroll at BellforgeMedfield  Free
Kids Only! Holiday SaleCambridge  $
LexArt Holiday Market PlaceLexington  Free
Snowport Holiday Market at the SeaportBoston  Free
Sudbury Art Association Holiday MarketSudbury  Free
The Holiday Market at SNOWPORTBoston  Free
Winter Market at North Bennet Street School...Boston  Free
Ice & Snow Fun Events
Festival of Lights, WorcesterWorcester  $
Ice Rink at 401 Park in the FenwayBoston  -
Ice Skating at the Worcester Common OvalWorcester  $
Ice Skating On Frog Pond 2024 Season (Hours,...Boston  $$
Learn Something Events
Open House & Winter MarketBoston  Free
Lectures/Discussions
Drive your Future in Real Estate: Apply...South End  Free
The Power of PrecipitationBoston  $
Music & Concerts
Boston Pops: Holiday PopsBoston  $$$$
Celebrate the Season: A Family SongfestMarblehead  $$
DOUBLECAMP x Alt BloomBoston  $
Harmolodic Microjam, A Jazz ConcertConcord  $
Vienna Light Orchestra | Christmas Tour 2023...Boston  $$
Nature & Outdoors
Free Entrance Days in the National ParksOther Boston Area  Free
Parents Only Events
Arlington Parents Group (for NEW parents...Arlington  Free
Arlington Parents of InfantsArlington  Free
Friday Night FlightsBoston  $
Sharon Parents of Infants GroupSharon  Free
Watertown Parents of Infants VIRTUAL Group...Virtual/Online  Free
Performances
Black NativityBack Bay  -
Frozen JRConcord  $
Phillis in BostonBoston  $$
Preschool Fun Events
Participate in a paid research study at Boston...Boston  Free
PJ Library Feel Good Story TimeNewton  Free
PJ Library Shabbat Drop In Playgroup at JCDS...Watertown  Free
Sales & Deals
Ski NH - 4th & 5th Grade Snowsports Passport...New Hampshire  Free
Ski Vermont 5th Grade PassportVermont  $
Zoodoptions at Zoo New EnglandBoston  $$$
School Events
Global Children School Open HouseCambridge  Free
School Vacation Events
April Vacation Week at the Old State House...Boston  $
Science & Technology Events
Take ApartsActon  -
Special Events
31 Nights of Light at Prudential Center 2023...Boston  Free
Prenatal Yoga + MocktailsMilton  $
Winterfest and the Tunnel of LightsConnecticut  $
Sporting Events
Curling at SeaportBoston  -
Story Hours
Story Hour with Mr. Ed: Barnes & Noble, Burlington...Burlington  Free
Story Time: Barnes & Noble (Peabody)Peabody  Free
Storytime for 2 Year Olds: Somerville Library...Somerville  Free
Theater & Shows
Black NativityBoston  $$
Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker 2023Boston  $$
Phillis In Boston: A PlayBoston  $
The Nutcracker: A Family Tradition by Commonwealth...Weston  $$
Tours
Boston's City Center Exploration GameMassachusetts  $
Harvard Square Chocolate TourCambridge  $$
Santa Express Train: Lincoln, New Hampshire...New Hampshire  $$
The Polar Express Train Ride - Blackstone...Rhode Island  $$$
Virtual Activities
Arts Wayland Presents: The December Online...Wayland  Free
Boston University virtual paid research study...Boston  -
New Adoptive Parents GroupVirtual/Online  Free
New Adoptive Parents Support GroupBoston  Free
Virtual Watertown Parents Group for NEW Parents...Watertown  Free
Fun Family Activities
Amusement Parks
Beaches
Boating & Sailing
Escape Rooms
Historic Landmarks
Indoor Adventures
Rock Climbing
Paintball
Science & Technology
Sports Teams
Tours
Whale Watching
Arcades & Mini Golf
Biking
Bowling
Farms & Orchards
Laser Tag
Libraries
Roller Skating
Playgrounds
Skiing
Spray Parks & Pools
Trampoline Parks
Winter Fun
Arts & Crafts
Birthday Parties
Daytrips
Hiking/Walking
Ice Skating
Museums
Parks & Nature
Playspaces
Snow Tubing
Theaters
Water Fun
Zoos & Aquariums
Popular Resources
Boston with Kids
Free Things to Do
Family & Kids Events
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Boston Birthday Parties
Boston Museums
Rose Kennedy Greenway
Boston Aquarium
Boston Massachusetts
Boston Bowling
Boston Haymarket
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