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Family & Kids Event Calendar: Saturday, December 9, 2023 (Weekend)
Seasonal Fun Events
A Taste of WinterBrighton  $
Annual Candlelight Stroll at Strawberry Banke...New Hampshire  $$
Bright Nights at Forest Park Holiday Lights...Western Mass  $
Christmas at the Old ManseConcord  $
Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge...Sturbridge  $
Cozy and Bright PJ Party NightNewton  $$
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  $$
Flying Santa arrives in Hull via Helicopter...Hull  Free
Gardens Aglow - A Celebration of Holiday...Sandwich  $$
Holiday BricktacularSomerville  $$
Holiday Craftstravaganza Children's Drop-Off...Dover  $
Holiday Zoolights: Stone ZooStoneham  $
Holidays at the Newport MansionsRhode Island  $$$
Holidays on the HillBeverly  $$
Illuminations Somerville Tour 2023Somerville  Free
Jingle Jam: Free, Festive Christmas FunWatertown  Free
Kris Kringle at the Salisbury CarouselSalisbury  Free
La Salette Festival of Holiday LightsAttleboro  Free
Lancaster Celebration of LightsCentral Mass  $
Merrimack Celebration of LightsMethuen  $$
Pastries & Play with Santa 2023Newton  $$
Photos with Santa at Faneuil Hall Marketplace...Boston  -
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops with...Foxboro  Free
Snowmazing! at Boston Children's MuseumBoston  $$
Snowport - Boston Seaport's Winter Wonderland,...Boston  -
SoWa Winter Festival & Holiday MarketBoston  $
The Train to Christmas Town on Cape Cod Central...Buzzards Bay  $$
Visit Santa At The Shore Line Trolley Museum...Connecticut  $
Visit With Santa - In Person! (DECEMBER 2023...Amherst  $
Visit with Santa at Little WanderersFall River  $$
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
Boston Open Market at Boylston StreetBoston  Free
Dress your Stuffed PetActon  -
Make, Mingle, and Munch: Create Your Own...Harvard  $$$
Arts & Culture Events
Art of Penobscot Bay Exhibit at Thos. Moser...Maine  Free
Destination: Nature Juried Art ExhibitHarvard  Free
Earth & Planetary Sciences GalleryCambridge  $
Inspired by Movement, Rhythm, Heritage, and...Arlington  Free
Marine Heatwaves 3D Art InstallationNew Bedford  $
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition...Chelsea  $$
Of Many MindsBoston  Free
Senior Choreographers ConcertBack Bay  Free
SoWa Artists Guild Winter FestivalSouth End  Free
Sudbury Cooperative Preschool Diverse Book...Sudbury  Free
The Band's Visit: Huntington TheatreBoston  $$
The Heart SellersBoston  $$
Books & Poetry Events
AAPI/LGBTQIA+ Book Club: AfterpartiesQuincy  Free
Circle Round Live: Holiday EditionBoston  $$
Exhibits
'Framing Mass Killings' Exhibit at Old State...Boston  $
Adidas and Foot Locker Present a Fashionable...Cambridge  -
All Aboard! Trains at Science ParkBoston  $
Body Worlds: The Anatomy of HappinessBack Bay  $$
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  -
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  $$
Welcome to the Table - Holiday Exhibition...New Hampshire  $
Fairs & Festivals
Christmas SpectacularEssex  -
Middle Street WalkGloucester  Free
Winter Wonder Fest 2023Boston  Free
Movies
Polar Express Family Movie NightMarshfield  $
The Heart of New EnglandBoston  $
Fitness Classes
Arogya Yoga AshramBrookline  $
Free Fencing Class for KidsNewton Highlands  Free
Sunday Run Club at Castle Island Brewing...Norwood  Free
Food Fun Events
Gingerbread cookie day / Pepparkakans Dag...Newton  $
Fundraisers
The Giving Machines at CambridgeSideCambridge  -
Hiking Events
Lichen Walk at Hale EducationWestwood  Free
Holiday Events
28th Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of...Concord  -
31 Nights of LightBoston  Free
Brunch with Santa CruiseBoston  -
Cape Cod Train to Christmas Town (Polar Express)...Buzzards Bay  $$
Charles Riverboat Cookies & Carols Cruise...Cambridge  -
Chloë Agnew & Friends Present Their Annual...Canton  $$
Christmas Festival of Lights: Edaville USA...Carver  $$
Deck The Halls at Hammond Castle: Guided...Gloucester  $$
Free Christmas Movie Event (The Muppet Christmas...Billerica  Free
Gift of Lights at NH Motor SpeedwayNew Hampshire  $$
Hanukkah at Town Meeting BistroLexington  $$
Historic Holiday Freedom Trail StrollBoston  $$
Holiday Lights Spectacular at RWP ZooRhode Island  $
Holiday TrolleySalem  -
Nauti or Nice Holiday Party at Nautilus Pier...Boston  -
Night Lights: Starry Skies at New England...Boylston  $$
Peter Mayer of Jimmy Buffet's Coral Reefer...Cambridge  -
Santa in the CityBoston  -
Santa Tea at Town Meeting BistroLexington  $$
Santa visits The Shops at Chestnut HillChestnut Hill  Free
Santa’s Wonderland Returns to Cabela's with...Berlin  Free
Stories & Songs with Mrs. ClausMassachusetts  $$
Visit Santa in Downtown CrossingBoston  Free
WBUR’S Circle Round Live: Holiday Edition...Boston  $
Winter Wonderland at Southwick's ZooMendon  $$
Holiday Markets
2023 Holiday Glass SaleCambridge  Free
Boston Women's Holiday Marketplaces (3 locations)...3 Locations  Free
Christkindlmarkt – German Holiday MarketAllston  $
Downtown Boston Holiday MarketBoston  -
Downtown Crossing Holiday Market 2023Boston  -
GISB Holiday MarketAllston  Free
Holiday Market at Powisset Farm StoreDover  Free
Holiday Market Place at LexArtLexington  Free
Holiday Shopping at Powisset Farm StoreDover  Free
Hood Park Winter VillageCharlestown  Free
Junior League of Boston Holiday MarketBack Bay  $
LexArt Holiday Market PlaceLexington  Free
Snowport Holiday Market at the SeaportBoston  Free
Sudbury Art Association Holiday MarketSudbury  Free
The Holiday Market at SNOWPORTBoston  Free
Ice & Snow Fun Events
Ice Rink at 401 Park in the FenwayBoston  -
Ice Skating at the Worcester Common OvalWorcester  $
Ice Skating On Frog Pond 2024 Season (Hours,...Boston  $$
Learn Something Events
Fabulous Fungi: The 'Art' of the Mushroom...Dover  -
Lectures/Discussions
Drive your Future in Real Estate: Apply...South End  Free
Music & Concerts
Bach Christmas Oratorio: Parts I-III for...Concord  $
Ben Rudnick and Friends: Holiday Extravaganza...Beverly  -
Boston Pops Holiday Pops Kids MatineesBoston  $$$
Boston Pops: Holiday PopsBoston  $$$$
ELVIS CHRISTMAS SHOWBoston  -
Family and Children's Concert: Tufts Wind...Medford  Free
Matt Heaton & the Outside ToysBrookline  $
Sound & Spirit: The Magic of the Season Concert!...Natick  $$
The Concord Band and the NutcrackerConcord  $
Nature & Outdoors
Free Entrance Days in the National ParksOther Boston Area  Free
Performances
Black NativityBack Bay  -
Hanukkats by Talking Hands TheatreBrookline  $
Shadow Play Art Lab Hours at ICABoston  Free
The Calamari Sisters: The Feast of the Seven...Arlington  $
The Dating Game LIVE | Round 3Beverly  $$
The Grinch Who Stole Christmas & Rudolph...Maynard  Free
Preschool Fun Events
Participate in a paid research study at Boston...Boston  Free
Sales & Deals
Ski NH - 4th & 5th Grade Snowsports Passport...New Hampshire  Free
Ski Vermont 5th Grade PassportVermont  $
Zoodoptions at Zoo New EnglandBoston  $$$
School Events
Admissions Open House – Preschool & Kindergarten...Allston  Free
School Vacation Events
April Vacation Week at the Old State House...Boston  $
Special Events
31 Nights of Light at Prudential Center 2023...Boston  Free
Army-Navy Game Week at the USS Constitution...Charlestown  Free
Belmont Center Menorah LightingBelmont  Free
Holiday FUN at Barefoot Books!Concord  Free
Hot Cocoa with Mrs. Claus at Smolak Farms...North Andover  Free
The Southern New England Sports Card & Autograph...Mansfield  $
Winterfest and the Tunnel of LightsConnecticut  $
Sporting Events
Army-Navy Game at Gillette StadiumFoxboro  -
Curling at SeaportBoston  -
Free Fencing Class for KidsNewton Highlands  Free
MBTA Commuter Service | Army-Navy GameFoxboro  $
Story Hours
After School Detention: Stand-Up Comedy and...Boston  $$
Theater & Shows
A Christmas Carol at Mosesian Arts Center...Watertown  $$
A Christmas Carol at Mosesian Arts Center...Watertown  $
A Christmas Carol: North Shore Music Theatre...Beverly  $$$
All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914Stoneham  $$
Black NativityBoston  $$
Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker 2023Boston  $$
Cannabis CabaretBoston  $
Holiday FeastBoston  Free
That Holiday Feeling-The Tradition Continues...Stoughton  $
The Company Theatre: Rodgers and Hammerstein's...Norwell  $$
The Illusionists: Magic of the HolidaysBoston  -
The Nutcracker: A Family Tradition by Commonwealth...Weston  $$
The Nutcracker: José Mateo Ballet Theatre...Dorchester  $$$
‘Twas - The Night Before Christmas Improvised...Boston  $$
Tours
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
Water Fun Events
Cookies and CarolsCambridge  -
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
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Water Fun
Zoos & Aquariums
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