November Community Calendar

November Community Calendar Events


Celebrate National Take A Hike Day: Orienteering

Event Date: Friday, November 17, 2017

Time: 9AM (Drop in)

Location: The Discovery Museums

Address: 177 Main Street (Route 27) Acton, MA 01720

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Celebrate National Take a Hike Day with the Discovery Museums in Acton. With three different courses that vary in difficulty near Discovery Woods, there will be something challenging and fun for everyone!

Visit the museums website for further details.

Paradise City Arts Festival

Event Date: Friday, November 17, 2017- Sunday, November 19, 2017

Time: Varies

Location: Marlborough

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A festival the whole family will enjoy. Enjoy crafts, other art, and sculptures by more than 175 artists from 40 different states! There will food tents, live music and other children’s entertainment. Visit the website for more information.

Gobble Gobble Gobble Thanksgiving Race

Event Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017

Time: Registration: 7:30; Race: 9AM

Location: Davis Sq, Somerville, MA

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The 21st annual Gobble Gobble Gobble Race will take place on Thanksgiving Day morning. The race is open to runners, joggers and stroller families. All benefits from the race will go to Project Soup as well as Somerville Track PAC. The first 2400 registrants will receive a “Gobble Gobble Gobble” long-sleeve t-shirt.

Be sure to register in advance, this race will be capped at 3,100 participants.

Franklin Park Turkey Trot 5k

Event Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017

Time: 9AM

Location: Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse

Address: 1 Circuit Drive, Boston, MA

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Start your Thanksgiving Day off right with the Franklin Park Turkey Trot 5K. This event supports the Franklin Park Coalition’s seasonal programs such as Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park concerts, year-round volunteer days, fitness activities, and much more! A great family event that is fun for all ages!

Elf the Musical

Event Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017- Sunday, December 10, 2017

Time: Shows vary

Location: Boch Center Wang Theatre

Address: 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

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Everyone’s favorite holiday show will be returning the Boston this year! Elf the Musical will return to the Boch Center for two weeks only. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than enjoying this family friendly tale.

Visit for a full list of showings. Ticket prices range from $37.00- $125.00.

Boston Common Tree Lighting Ceremony & Skating Spectacular

Event Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Time: 5PM-8PM

Location: Boston Common, Boston, MA

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To start this event, enjoy a free figure skating ice show at The Boston Common Frog Pond by national and international figure skaters and more! Following the show, join Mayor Marty Walsh for The Boston Common Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy refreshments from local eateries and sponsors.

Ice Show at Frog Pond will take place from 5PM-6PM. Lighting Festivities will take place from 6PM-8PM.