December Community Calendar

December Community Calendar Events


*Gift of Lights

Event Date: runs now through December 31, 2017

Time: 4:30PM-9PM

Location: New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Address: 112 Route 106 North, Loudon, NH

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Spanning over two miles, the Gift of Lights features over 60 holiday scenes, 400 light displays, and two million LED bulbs.  The course winds around the outside of the track’s grandstands and includes a portion of the NHMS Road Course.  It also includes a trip through the infield tunnel with the famous Tunnel of Lights before rolling down VIP Street.

A portion of the proceeds go to benefit Speedway Children’s Charities.  Additionally, anyone bringing three non-perishable food items – to be donated to the Loudon Food Pantry – will get $2 off per car load. (Can’t be combined with any other offer.)

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Event Date: Friday, December 15, 2017- Saturday, December 23, 2017

Time: Varies

Location: The Hanover Theater

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Head to the Hanover Theater in Worcester for the 10th annual production of this holiday classic! Follow along as Ebenezer Scrooge as he’s visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future.

Visit the theaters website for a full list of show times.

Boston Pops Holiday Pops Kids Matinees 2017

Event Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017 & Sunday, December 17, 2017

  • Saturday, December 23, 2017 & Sunday, December 24, 2017

Time: 11AM

Location: Symphony Hall

Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA, 02115

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One of Boston’s most beloved holiday traditions is back again this year. What better way to get in the holiday spirit than enjoying sing-alongs and photos with Santa! Ticket prices start at $35.

Vacation Week Fun

Event Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2017- Saturday, December 30, 2017

Time: Varies

Location: The Discovery Museums

Address: 177 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720

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Looking for something fun to do with the kids during their winter vacation? Well, look no further thanks to the Discovery Museums in Acton. From visiting the outdoor sock skating rink, to exploring the Discovery Treehouse, there will be something for everyone to enjoy!

Event is free with admission.

Farm-to-Kitchen Cooking Class: Holiday How-to

Event Date: Saturday, December 30, 2017

Time: 1PM-3PM

Location: Boston Public Market

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Join Chef Cleo Bell for a lively, hands-on cooking class to learn different tips and recipes to make your holiday celebration a success! This week will focus on creating 3 different Hors D’Ouevre recipes that will be a perfect addition to your New Year’s Eve party.

Bessie’s New Year’s Eve Party Prep

Event Date: Sunday, December 31, 2017

Time: 10AM-12PM

Location: Discovery Woods

Address: 177 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720

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Celebrate New Year’s Ever early, and in style! Wear you warmest pajamas and dance the day away as you countdown to 12 (noon) with friends.

*This program is weather dependent. Inclement weather may result in changes to the program.