Haul out the holly and get ready for some holiday cheer! Here are some local events to get you in the spirit! Check back as we’ll be updating weekly! Have an event you’d like us to know about? Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Lower Mills Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting
Come and celebrate the season in Lower Mills. #shopsmall #shoplocal The Holiday Tree Lighting, part of the Mayor’s Holiday Trolley Tour, at Meetinghouse Bank at 4 PM! Holiday Stroll will take place on Saturday, November 25th.
St. Mark’s Village Small Business Stroll
November 25 is Small Business Saturday! Start your day shopping and brunching with the old and the new in your Greater Ashmont Main Street district, north of Shepton Street (St. Mark’s Village), with stalwart businesses like Crawford Drug, Tasha Michelle Kloset, and The Modern Dog Boston, as well as newer offerings, like I Am Fashion men’s boutique, El Barrio Mexican Grill (Seabreeze’s same management/new name), and Caffe Zia Gianna. More participating merchants to be announced as the date approaches.
Greater Ashmont Pop Up Holiday Market and Peabody Square Tree Lighting
Stock your pantry, buy local crafts, and celebrate the season in Peabody Square at our third annual pop-up holiday market! Holiday music will fill the air as you shop our market stands for pantry staples and holiday treasures. The market will lead directly into the Annual Peabody Square Holiday Tree Lighting, part of the Mayor’s Holiday Trolley Tour! The fun takes place on Saturday, November 25th from 3pm-7pm! We also heard from a reliable source that Buddy the Elf and Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer will be there as well as State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and Boston City Councelor Annissa Essaiba George.
Light it up! Santa Claus and his posse of merrymakers will be on hand for the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour! The Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour will continue the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees while bringing holiday spirit to children across Boston. The event is sponsored by Bank of America, and includes visits with Santa, holiday performances, tree lightings and more.
Saturday, December 2nd at 1pm – Codman Square
Sunday, December 3rd at 6 p.m. – Adams Corner
See a classic!
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre performs The Nutcracker at the Strand Theater from December 15th to Dec. 24th.Get tickets here.
Eat, Drink & Be Charitable!
Mix and mingle with friends, neighbors and the Leahy Holloran Center for a Holiday Cocktail Reception and $10,000 drawing on Wednesday, December 6th from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Landmark Public House – 772 Adams Street. Drawing ticket includes $10,000 raffle entry, admission for 2 – 2 drink tickets and complimentary hors d’oevres. Tickets are $100. For more info visit here!
Say Cheese – Family Holiday Portraits!
Celebrate the Holidays by getting your family together and capturing a moment that will last a lifetime. Schedule a holiday portrait session for Saturday, December 9th from 5:30pm-9pm. Whether you plan on featuring your new baby, want to include all the kids, or choose to make it a whole family affair, we can accommodate your needs for your holiday portrait. ShiSha K. Photography will be on hand for 15 minute session and onsite printing! For more information visit here!
The Boston J.U.M.P Winter Ball is a special celebration of food, fun, friends and family at Venezia On Saturday, December 16th at 8pm. Boston J.U.M.P (Jamaica’s United Mission for Progress) is an educational development organization which serves the Caribean-American community. Proceeds will benefit the schools Bridge View School and St. Jude’s Primary School in Jamaica. Tickets are $65. Formal attire is suggested. You can purchase tickets here!
Celebrate the season!
Put on your best party clothes and celebrate the season and time together with your church family and friends at the Second Church Winter Gala. Enjoy a tasty dinner and win an item or two at the silent auction. And be entertained…… Invite everyone you know. For information please call the church office at 617-825-2797 or see Michelle Moise. This fun event takes place on Sunday, December 17th from 4pm-8pm at Venezia – 20 Ericsson Street. Tickets are $60 or $110 for two. Children’s meal $20 (12 and under). For tickets visit here!
Winter Solstice Party at Ester
Enjoy a celebration of light and rebirth of the sun! Featuring food, drink, live entertainment, and lots of merriment on Thursday, December 21st!