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    Salon Series

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    September 18, 2014

    Hear some of Boston’s best virtuosos on an intimate scale and join them in lively roundtable discussions in comfortable, friendly surroundings.

    ...more


    The Wiggles: Ready, Steady, Wiggle! Tour

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 24, 2014

    Ready, Steady Wiggle, will bring more of the toe tapping, laughter-inducing Wiggle-tastic excitement to families all over the US and Canada, stopping in nearly 40 markets across the continent....more

    SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY AT JACKSON HOMESTEAD

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead

    September 27, 2014

    The Jackson Homestead and Museum is participating in Museum Day, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, in which museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting...more

    SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY AT DURANT KENRICK

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 27, 2014

    Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds is participating in Museum Day, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, in which museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting...more

    Justice in Action

    Presented by Theatre Espresso and Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre

    September 27, 2014

    PARTICIPATE! Take part in a performance of Theatre Espresso’s interactive play "Uprising on King Street: The Boston Massacre". DEBATE! Play jurors in the trial of Captain Preston....more

    Sunday Parkland Games

    Presented by Charles River Conservancy and Knucklebones

    June 22 - September 28, 2014

    The Charles River Conservancy (CRC), in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), presents the 6th season of the Sunday Parkland Games. The free games...more

    Finding Neverland

    Presented by American Repertory Theater

    July 23 - September 28, 2014

    Based on the Miramax film by David Magee, Finding Neverland follows the real-life relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't...more

    The Craft Festival at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Come check out our 4th Annual Craft Festival in partnership with the Worcester Center for Crafts. Craftsmen from all across New England are onsite for this juried...more

    Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks & Water

    Presented by Essex National Heritage Commission

    September 19 - September 28, 2014

    Explore Essex County’s cultural, historic, and natural sites during two weekends of 150+ FREE events! Enjoy a variety of walks, guided hikes, sails,...more

    Greek Festival, Boston

    Presented by Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England

    September 26 - September 28, 2014

    The Annunciation Cathedral Boston at 514 Parker Street is having its annual Greek Festival on the grounds of the Cathedral under a big tent and indoors. Located at Parker and Ruggles Street, it is...more

    The Berenstain Bears

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 4, 2014

    Currently engaged in a critically-acclaimed, sold out off-Broadway run in NYC, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! is hitting the road. Come on down to Bear Country where Brother Bear, Sister Bear, Papa...more

    Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE)

    Presented by Boston Comics Roundtable and Lesley University College of Art and Design

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo was established in 2010 to create a showcase space for artists and writers in the greater-Boston area working in the field of comics. The event is a joint...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    Family Concert - Disney, the Beatles, & Looney Tunes

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre

    October 5, 2014

    The Boston Civic Symphony opens its 90th season with music from the greatest rock group of all time and two cartoon giants; Walt Disney and Looney Tunes. Jordan Rich will be our guest host and 17...more

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze!

    October 2 - October 5, 2014

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength,...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra: Life, Death and the Afterlife—in Reverse

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre

    October 5, 2014

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra performs works by Theofanidis, Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Featuring Boston Conservatory faculty member guest artist Kerry Deal (soprano).


    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall

    October 5, 2014

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s “Today”) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes...more

    Kids' Shows: Mister G

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 11, 2014

    Mister G is Ben Gundersheimer, a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter who spent 20 years as a Boston-based rock frontman and solo artist before transitioning to family music.

    Recently,...more

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze!

    at DCU Center

    October 9 - October 13, 2014

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength,...more

    MassArt Presents Family Day!

    Presented by MassArt

    October 18, 2014

    Twice a year, visitors of all ages are invited to Family Day! Drop in for a free, fun-filled day of interactive activities and artmaking designed and guided by MassArt students and gallery...more

    Harvest Festival- Make Your Own Instrument

    Presented by Rockport Music

    October 18, 2014

    Engage in Rockport’s annual Harvest Festival activities by making your own instrument—tambourine, maracas, guitar, and more—using fun, everyday items. All ages are welcome to...more

    Kids' Shows: Ben Rudnick & Friends

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 18, 2014

    Multiple award winners in family music, Ben Rudnick & Friends' adventurous acoustic music and lyrically humorous style have won them fans of all ages. Whether on stage or record, the...more

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze!

    at TD Garden

    October 15 - October 19, 2014

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength,...more

    Kids' Shows: The BJ Hickman Magic Show

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 25, 2014

    The BJ Hickman Magic Show is family entertainment, with fun, audience participation magic, and silliness galore. New England-based magician BJ Hickman has performed shows nationwide, in locations...more

    YOUNG PEOPLES CONCERT: The Emperor and the Nightengale

    Presented by Mistral at St. Paul's Church, Brookline

    October 26, 2014

    Kids can attend for free and are invited to wear their Halloween constumes! An engaging and poignant Hans Christian...more

    Inside the Haunted House by The Gerwick Puppets

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

    In this original Halloween story, two brave children dress up as ghosts to investigate a creepy old mansion. Find out what haunted surprises await them inside! Elaborate scenery, large-scale...more

    Vocalist Cyrille Aimée

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 29, 2014

    Winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Vocal Competition, the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and finalist in the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition,...more

    Rockapella

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 31, 2014

    Often imitated, never duplicated, this certifiably unique pop musical group has taken the traditional genre of a cappella to a new level. The little miracle that keeps the crowds coming back...more

    Kids' Shows: Tim (of Tim and the Space Cadets)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    November 1, 2014

    Brooklyn-based Tim (of Tim and the Space Cadets) play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. Songwriters Tim Kubart and Matt Puckett weave their...more

    Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    November 7, 2014

     Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and Disney/Pixar’s "Toy Story" in their new touring show...more

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    November 8, 2014

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. In this special afternoon, BYSO play's...more

    Kids' Shows: Film - THE PARENT TRAP (1961)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    November 8, 2014

    Starring Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills, The Parent Trap is the delightful comic tale of twin sisters, long separated, who meet accidentally for the first time at summer camp. After...more

    Resurrection: Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

    Presented by Cambridge Symphony Orchestra at MIT's Kresge Auditorium

    November 9, 2014

    Resurrection: Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

    featuring:
    Diana Jacklin, soprano;
    Joanna Porackova, mezzo-soprano; and
    New England Conservatory Youth Choir, Walnut Hill...more

    Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presents Dvorak & Bartok

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall

    November 9, 2014

    The real “news” of this concert is the return to Boston of legendary Russian cellist Natalia Gutman. One of the world’s most honored and revered musicians, Gutman has played many...more

    ALICE

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre

    October 17 - November 16, 2014

    Alice is a new musical written and directed by Andrew Barbato. Based on the books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Alice through the Looking Glass by Lewis...more

    Annie

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre

    November 5 - November 16, 2014

    The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of Annie will...more

    Kids' Shows: Silly Sally's Bubble Show

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    November 22, 2014

    Silly Sally's Bubble Show is a fun, inventive, educational, silly and interactive show for kids and families of all ages! Little bubbles, medium bubbles and GINORMOUS bubbles collaborate to...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Sibelius & Brahms

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    Calling all Sibelius lovers! On this program you will hear three works by the great Finnish master that essentially define him as a composer. First and most famous is Finlandia, turbulent at the...more

    ELF: The Musical

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human,...more

    The Play of Daniel

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    The Trinity Concert Series welcomes the Boston Camerata as they celebrate their 60th anniversary with a new production of The Play of Daniel. Featuring Boston Camerata soloists and the Trinity...more

    The Italian Girl in Algiers (L’Italiana in Algeri)

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at The Boston Conservatory Theater

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    Rossini’s acclaimed comic opera gem, The Italian Girl in Algiers, tells the story of a young woman who travels to Algiers to find her missing lover. Sung in Italian with English...more

    Arturo Sandoval

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    November 28, 2014

    He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars performing with Celine Dion, at the Grammy Awards with Justin Timberlake and in...more

    Kids' Shows: Film - THE MUPPET MOVIE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    November 29, 2014

     They're irreverent, irrepressible, and downright irresistible…they're the Muppets. In their first full-length movie, see how their meteoric rise to fame and fortune began:...more

    The Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    December 3, 2014

    The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars of the hit Emmy Award-winning TV series of the same name, are bringing an all new concert to cities across the U.S. The...more

    A Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

    Presented by Island Moving Co.

    November 28 - December 5, 2014

    Island Moving Co. invites you to join us for our wonderful holiday ballet A Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff. Follow our young protagonist throughout the mansion as she celebrates...more

    Handel's Messiah - A Holiday Tradition in Worcester

    Presented by Music Worcester, Inc. at Mechanics Hall

    December 6, 2014

    Each year the chorus performs with orchestras and soloists in Mechanics Hall as part of the Music Worcester season, including an annual performance of Handel's Messiah. For over...more

    Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    November 8 - December 6, 2014

    Ever wondered if an owl really is as smart as they say? Why don't we hear them when they fly? Just how far can an owl see? Come with the whole family under the moon to learn about owl calls,...more

    Maud Morgan Arts Fall Classes

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    September 29 - December 6, 2014

    For Maud Morgan Arts teacher Alice Turkel, the ideal class size is large enough so that students “can’t get quite as much help as they want.” Turkel offers plenty of instruction...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    Kids' Shows: Magic by Scott Jameson

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    December 13, 2014

    Come see the show audiences are calling "superb!", "a blast!", and "heartwarming fun for the whole family." Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson at the Coolidge...more

    Holiday Community Sing

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    December 20, 2014

    Join the Town of Rockport and Rockport Music for the annual holiday sing-along. Free, No tickets required.


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