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My oldest daughter, soon to be 8 years old, sipped her hot cocoa thoughtfully, the white lights of our Christmas tree reflected in her dark blue eyes. She watched me wrestle awkwardly with the star on top. “You know what I really want this year?” ”What’s that?” I asked from within the pine needles, thinking […]
On the day after Thanksgiving, we put up our holiday decorations. A wreath made of colored balls in the shape of a peace sign goes on our front door. We put our menorah on our dining room table, and our vintage tinsel Christmas tree gets assembled in our family room. My husband is Jewish, and […]
For 364 days a year, Brockton, Massachusetts, is known as the City of Champions. On the last Saturday in November, though, Brockton transforms into a far more magical place — USA Christmas Town awaits! James Edgar, a Brockton department store owner, was once quoted as saying, “I have never been able to understand why the […]
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The holidays are quickly approaching, and we’re here to help you plan your 2017 season! There are so many wonderful Boston holiday events to check out!
This holiday season, check out some of the amazing holiday events in Boston — and beyond!
November 18–December 2 Methuen Festival of Trees (Methuen) :: The Festival of Trees has been a marvel of the Merrimack Valley for over two decades. Featuring over 240 trees, wreaths, and displays you could win, this family celebration has something for everyone. November 18–January 1 Edaville Festival of Lights (Carver) :: Edaville’s Christmas Festival of Lights is one of the […]
Through December 29 Edaville Express (Carver | Wednesdays and Thursdays) :: Join Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elves at the Edaville boarding station as they embark on a 45-minute interactive train ride adventure to find Santa, all while enjoying chocolate milk, HOOD egg nog, and cookies. Fueled by Christmas cheer, the train ride includes sing alongs to […]
There’s nothing like being in Boston for the holidays!
November 18–December 2 Methuen Festival of Trees (Methuen) :: The Festival of Trees has been a marvel of the Merrimack Valley for over two decades. Featuring over 240 trees, wreaths, and displays that you could win, this family celebration has something for everyone. November 18-January 1 Edaville Festival of Lights (Carver) :: Edaville’s Christmas Festival of Lights is one […]