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Tea Party

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Tickets are valid anytime and do not expire
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
$20/ages 13+(reg. $25);$12.00/ages 4-12 (reg. $15) Ages 3 & under are Free.
Congress Street, Boston, MA

Tickets must be exchanged in person at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Relive the most important event leading up to the American Revolution! The Boston Museum that lets you "Dump Tea Into the Sea!" Voted "New England's Best New Museum" by Yankee Magazine.


Christmas Revels

Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice (Preview Night)
Friday, December 12
7:30 p.m.
$37 (reg. $60/peak performance run)
Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Purchase by November 13

The 2014 Christmas Revels takes us back in time to Victorian England. Set within the "Crystal Palace," the remarkable glass building erected to hold the Great Exhibition of 1851, this year's Revels packs lush anthems, familiar carols, lively dances, gorgeous costumes, raucous music hall songs, and a laugh-out-loud Cinderella "Panto." Expect plenty of audience involvement and many other annual Christmas Revels touchstones including our signature piece, the joyous and participatory Lord of the Dance.


Davis Farmland, Children's Discovery Farm
$16.50 (regular $17.95 -$21.95 ages 2-59. Under 2 is Free. Seniors 60+ 14.95 at the gate)
Sterling, MA
Open now-October 26

Great farm fun for everyone! Visit with farm animals; help with milking, egg collecting, bottle feeding; visit Imagine Acres, where imagination is the only limitation; explore pretend houses; shop at Bunnie's Market; visit Moo Moo's Bounce House; take a pony ride, visit Adventure Play and Spray and Adventure Land (dig for dinosaur bones and much more) ~ great fun for the whole family!


Holiday Pops

Holiday Pops - 3 Performances!
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase tickets early - this event will sell out quickly!
All concerts include the traditional Pops sing-a-long and a visit from Santa Claus.

  • Saturday, December 6, 11:00 a.m. (Kids performance) $40/2nd balcony These special family concerts include a children's sing-along and post-concert photos with Santa and special treats. Children younger than 2 are admitted free.

  • Sunday, December 7, 3:00 p.m. (Matinee) $50/2nd balcony

  • Saturday, December 14, 7:30 p.m. $64/1st balcony


White Christmas

Irving Berlinís White Christmas: The Musical
Sunday, December 28
6:30 p.m.
$63/Orchestra (reg. $69)
Citi Performing Arts Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by November 20

Your new favorite holiday musical returns to Boston this December! Based on the beloved film, Irving Berlin's White Christmas tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "Happy Holiday," "Sisters," "Blue Skies," and the unforgettable title song, Irving Berlin's White Christmas promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family! "Plenty of razzmatazz, including snow! You'll leave the theatre humming Irving Berlin's irresistibly hummable tunes!" (The Boston Globe).


King Richard's Faire

King Richard's Faire
August 30-Oct. 19 (Note: Tickets are not valid Sept. 28, Oct. 5, & Oct. 12). .
$20 (reg. $28)
Carver, MA
Purchase by October 17

See the Renaissance era brought to life! With the Sturdy Beggars ("The Mud Show"); Daniel Duke of Danger; A Bit o' Bard – Shakespeare Scenes; Rafferty the Piper – Scottish Music & Mirth; Musicians of the Realm; Sheriff's Court; the Royal Zoo; Avalon Apothecary; King of Crowns; The Crystal Garden; Medieval Metal; StarFire Swords; Hans Dipper's Wax Works; Fairytale Fynery; & more!


Nutcracker

The Nutcracker (Boston Ballet)
Saturday, November 29
7:30 p.m.
$83/Orchestra (reg. $108)
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 30

A dazzling holiday tradition for the entire family! This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012, and has been called "the most magical version of The Nutcracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland. Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Ringling Bros. Circus

Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze,
Friday, October 17
7:00pm
$24/end loge, Loge 8 (reg. $27)
TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 18

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze, where surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength, agility and courage. Circus performers from across the globe create the perfect blend of athleticism and bravery, where power meets fearlessness and amazement has no bounds. Magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists are engineered into one spectacular performance. Celebrate the tradition today and experience its modern flare of twists and turns! Witness the spectacle ~ the perfect mix of marvel and majesty in an imagination equation where the impossible comes to life in Built To Amaze!


Rudolph

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Sunday, December 14
4:00 p.m.
$49/Orchestra (reg. $53)
Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by November 14

Join us in celebrating Rudolph's 50 years on television and come see all of your favorite characters from the special including, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, the Misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in the all new Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Itís an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.


Topsfield Fair

Topsfield Fair 2014
October 3-13
$9/ages 8+ (reg $11 weekdays, $15 weekends)
Topsfield, MA
Purchase by October 10

Begun in 1818 by the Essex Agricultural Society, don't miss this year's 196th Topsfield Fair ~ a New England Fall Tradition! Don't miss the Giant Pumpkin Contest; the Beekeeping Exhibit; sheep shearing; Hallamore Clydesdales; horse and oxen pulling; Cider Mill; Maple Sugar House; Furniture Institute of New England; Blacksmith Shop; hands-on digging for potatoes, carrots, onions, turnips; the Royal Canadian Mounted Police & more!



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