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    Rockapella

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    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 year after year and constantly draws new fans is Rockapella's astonishing full-band sound. A sound that seems to be impossible coming from just five guys with microphones. No instruments, no tracks, no mirrors ...more


    Nutcracker Story Hour - Boston Ballet School

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore at Peabody Institute LIbrary, Peabody

    December 5, 2014

    Join us around the North Shore community for an interactive Nutcracker Story Hour! Includes a sample children’s ballet class.


    Kids' Holiday Pops!

    Presented by Lexington Symphony at Lexington High School, Donald J. Gillespie Jr. Auditorium, Lexington

    December 5, 2014

    Lexington Symphony’s holiday concerts have become a cultural cornerstone of the holiday season in Lexington and surrounding areas. The Kids’ Holiday POPS! matinee performance offers a...more

    Holiday Fanfare!

    Presented by Lexington Symphony at Lexington High School, Donald J. Gillespie Jr. Auditorium, Lexington

    December 5, 2014

    Lexington Symphony’s holiday concerts have become a cultural cornerstone of the holiday season in Lexington and surrounding areas. The evening Holiday Fanfare! concert features holiday...more

    A Latin Holiday Voyage: A Concert For Peace In Venezuela

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO

    December 5, 2014

    A program of entrancing Renaissance, Baroque, and Afro-Hispanic music from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, and Cuba, played on Baroque and folk instruments....more

    The Muse of Winter - Cambridge

    Presented by The Oriana Consort at University Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014

    Come celebrate Oriana Consort's 20th Anniversary season! Concert to include Britten's "Ceremony of Carols", Handel's "Let God Arise", with period orchestra,...more

    Handel's Messiah

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    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, Natick

    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

    Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families

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

    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? Learn about owl calls, behavior and habitat, and search for our...more

    Karen K and the Jitterbugs

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    December 6, 2014

    Join Karen K in her Bug Out, the imaginary fort in her backyard where she finds adventures and makes music with her friends, the Jitterbugs: Bumble (guitar), Stink Bug (drums), Hop (bass) and...more

    Tomaseen Foley's A Celtic Christmas

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    December 4 - December 6, 2014

    Now in its 18th season, Tomaseen Foley's "A Celtic Christmas" recreates the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas. In a remote farmhouse in the parish of Teampall an...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

    Bari Koral Family Rock Band

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    December 6, 2014

    Bari Koral is a beloved kids/family recording artist and music, movement and kids yoga educator in New York City. Dubbed the "It girl" of kids/family music by New York Magazine,...more

    Meet Me In St. Louis - Weston

    Presented by Weston Friendly Society of the Performing Arts at Weston Town Hall Theatre, Weston

    November 29 - December 6, 2014

    Meet Me In St. Louis is based on the classic, heartwarming 1944 film starring Judy Garland. A story about the Smith family that takes place in 1904 on the eve of the St. Louis World's...more

    Jane Monheit

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    December 6, 2014

    A vocalist balancing remarkable virtuosity with innate interpretative skills, Jane Monheit has quickly ascended to the world’s top echelon of jazz singers. The native New Yorker covers vast...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton, 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

    Celebrations!

    Presented by New Philharmonia Orchestra at First Baptist Church in Newton, Newton

    December 7, 2014

    New Phil’s seasonal celebration of peace, joy and creativity! Join the New Phil, dancers from Boston Ballet School, Newton Family Singers and the Chestnut Hill School Chorus in a celebration...more

    King Midas

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 4 - December 7, 2014

    A greedy king learns lessons of love in this delightful musical performance, inspired by a famous Greek myth. Award-winning puppeteer Liz Joyce brings a cast of colorful hand puppet characters to...more

    The Mahoney Brothers Present: “Jukebox Heroes LIVE"

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 7, 2014

    Jukebox Heroes is a live musical event with incredible show stopping impersonations performed by The Mahoney Brothers. Jukebox Heroes creates an evening of unforgettable, nostalgic entertainment...more

    Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse - Steve Marvin & Jim Porcella

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    December 7, 2014

    Join us for Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse, featuring Steve Marvin and Jim Porcella, the 2 Swingin' Tenors, with Jim Rice on piano. These two national recording artists have combined their...more

    The Muse of Winter - Somerville

    Presented by The Oriana Consort at Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, Somerville

    December 7, 2014

    Come celebrate Oriana Consort's 20th Anniversary season! Concert to include Britten's "Ceremony of Carols", Handel's "Let God Arise", with period orchestra,...more

    Nutcracker Story Hour - Boston Ballet School

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore

    December 12, 2014

    Join us around the North Shore community for an interactive Nutcracker Story Hour! Includes a sample children’s ballet class.


    Holiday Pops

    Presented by Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

    December 12, 2014

    The Nutcracker Suite - Piotr Tchaikovsky
    Twas the Night Before Christmas - Clement Clarke Moore
    Let It Go - Kristen & Robert...more

    Kids' Shows: Magic by Scott Jameson

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    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

    Hollowed Egg Decorations Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    December 13, 2014

    Spend the afternoon with your child or a friend and make decorative egg ornaments or centerpieces for the holidays. Create something traditional or whimsical! Materials include all art supplies,...more

    Holiday Sing

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    December 13, 2014

    Sing along to your favorite holiday carols and songs with the magnificent and merry H&H chorus and H&H children's choral ensembles-as well as brass quintet! Faneuil Hall is the...more

    Velveteen Rabbit

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 11 - December 14, 2014

    Margery Williams' classic children's book comes to life through puppetry, storytelling, song, and a magic trick (or two!) in this gentle, heartfelt production. "The Velveteen...more

    WSO Family Holiday Pops featuring Anye Olsen

    Presented by The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at MassBay Community College, Wellesley

    December 14, 2014

    The WSO presents our annual Holiday Pops featuring soprano Anya Olsen, Leslie Holmes narrates 'The Snowman', The WSO plays Holiday favorites, Santa drops by, sing-along, kids conduct the...more

    Family Holiday Concert with Boston City Singers

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica and Boston City Singers at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    December 14, 2014

    Join Chorus pro Musica and the Boston City Singers for a family holiday concert at Old South Church featuring festive carols and modern and traditional holiday favorites!


    The Nutcracker - Cambridge

    Presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre at Sanctuary Theatre, Cambridge

    December 4 - December 14, 2014

    Discover the magic and excitement of the Holiday season with the timeless tradition of José Mateo Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker. Thrilling, magical, inspiring, and...more

    Nutcracker Story Hour - Boston Ballet School

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore

    December 17, 2014

    Join us around the North Shore community for an interactive Nutcracker Story Hour! Includes a sample children’s ballet class.


    Nutcracker Story Hour - Boston Ballet School

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore

    December 19, 2014

    Join us around the North Shore community for an interactive Nutcracker Story Hour! Includes a sample children’s ballet class.


    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    December 19, 2014

    An open singing event!  If you love Broadway musicals, come sing your favorite Broadway tune with our fabulous accompanist, or just sit in the audience and enjoy the sing-a-long numbers. All...more

    Holiday Community Sing

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    December 20, 2014

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


    Kids' Shows: Film - THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    December 20, 2014

    ‘Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of...more

    Karen K & The Jitterbugs' Holiday Show

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    December 20, 2014

    “You’ll find yourself singing and dancing along without even trying.” –Mommy Poppins

    Come celebrate the season with Karen K & The Jitterbug’s...more

    Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 4 - December 20, 2014

    Our improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every week based on your suggestion. No two shows are alike! Best of all, children who want to participate have opportunities to...more

    The Alastair Moock Family Holiday Extravaganza

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 20, 2014

    This Family Holiday Extravaganza includes Grammy-nominated Alastair Moock and Friends — plus special guests The Fayerweather Street School Chorus — presenting a performance of classic...more

    NBSO's Family Holiday Pops: Magical Moments

    Presented by New Bedford Symphony Orchestra at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford

    December 20, 2014

    The NBSO’s Family Holiday Pops Concerts are bursting with magical moments! With holiday music we all love played by a great orchestra, friends and family sharing the joy of the season, and...more

    Cinderella

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 18 - December 21, 2014

    "Cinderella" is the classic story of a young woman whose good heart transports her from rags to royalty. Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30”...more

    The Nutcracker - Boston

    Presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre at Strand Theatre, Boston

    December 19 - December 21, 2014

    Discover the magic and excitement of the Holiday season with the timeless tradition of José Mateo Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker. Thrilling, magical, inspiring, and...more

    Boston Pops - Holiday Pops

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 3 - December 24, 2014

    Join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-a-long, and even a visit from jolly old Santa Claus. The special...more

    Artisan Card Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    November 23 - December 26, 2014

    Learn to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind artisan cards worthy of framing. This workshop goes beyond standard card-making demos - we will create an original linoleum block carving and an edition...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The Wright Brothers

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 26, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Boston Pops - Home Alone

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 26, 2014

    Experience this true holiday favorite as never before, on the big screen with live orchestral accompaniment! With a charming and delightful score by our own Pops Laureate Conductor and legendary...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: World of Wonders

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 27, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    December 19 - December 28, 2014

    "God Bless us, everyone!" Continue our family holiday tradition and start getting in the holiday spirit with Troy Siebels' adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale. You know...more

    Meet Me in St. Louis

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    November 28 - December 28, 2014

    Join the Smith family for the holidays as they face leaving their beloved St. Louis home and relocating to New York City. This heart-warming American musical is a celebration of family, home,...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The YoYo Show

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 28, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Mr. Punch's Christmas Carol

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 24 - December 28, 2014

    The celebrated hand puppet hero Mr. Punch stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in this rollicking retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale. Scrooge's bad attitude makes everyone around him...more

    Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

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