Calendar of events

December 16 — 22, 2018

Found 31 events

Monday, December 17

Toe Jam Puppet Band

10:00 AM
Sing, dance and play the hour away with New Bedford’s favorite, the Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Buttonwood Park Zoo every Monday morning at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Trinity celebrates the holidays with 'A Christmas Carol'

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the …

Linden Place Mansion Celebrates the Art of Christmas

Stunning decorations and original artwork, concerts, parties, family day await you all season long at the 200-year old mansion! A towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase, elegant decorations on every mantle and in …

Tuesday, December 18

Tuesday trail team in Westport

9:00 AM
The Westport Land Conservation Trust is looking for volunteers to join a weekly group to beautify and maintain the more than 10 miles of trails managed by WLCT. The “Tuesday Trail Team” will meet …

Trinity celebrates the holidays with 'A Christmas Carol'

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the …

Linden Place Mansion Celebrates the Art of Christmas

Stunning decorations and original artwork, concerts, parties, family day await you all season long at the 200-year old mansion! A towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase, elegant decorations on every mantle and in …

Wednesday, December 19

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas

11:00 AM
Written by Jones, Hope and Wooten Directed by Tony Annicone In this outrageously funny comedy, it’s Christmastime in the newest—and tiniest—town in Texas. And it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in Doublewide. Not …

Skyline at Waterplace to Hold Toy Drive Cocktail Party for Toys for Tots Complimentary Hors d ’Oeuvres and Cash Bar with Donation of New, Unwrapped Toy

6:00 PM
Skyline at Waterplace will host a toy drive cocktail party for Toys for Tots on December 19th. Guests will enjoy complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, entertainment from XS Band, and a special visit from Santa himself! The event …

Trinity celebrates the holidays with 'A Christmas Carol'

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the …

Jesse Liam Band, Toy Drive Concert

Looking for some merry songs and holiday cheer this December? Join us at the Seekonk Public Library on December 19th at 6 PM for the Jesse Liam Band’s 8th Annual Toy Drive Concert Tour. Come for the music or bring a toy for a less fortunate child …

Linden Place Mansion Celebrates the Art of Christmas

Stunning decorations and original artwork, concerts, parties, family day await you all season long at the 200-year old mansion! A towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase, elegant decorations on every mantle and in …

Thursday, December 20

Children’s story hour in Barrington

10:00 AM
Come to Barrington Books and hear Miss Margie read several theme-related story and picture books geared towards the pre-school set, followed by craft time allowing the children to express their …

Young children’s story hour

10:00 AM
Bring your little ones for stories geared for 3- to 5-year-olds. Includes a craft and light snack.

Toddler tales at the Zoo

10:30 AM
Enjoy a zooper fun story time at the zoo, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Includes a snack and a craft/activity. Recommended for ages 3-5.

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas

11:00 AM
Written by Jones, Hope and Wooten Directed by Tony Annicone In this outrageously funny comedy, it’s Christmastime in the newest—and tiniest—town in Texas. And it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in Doublewide. Not …

Thursday Drop-In Open Studio Sessions

1:00 PM
Thursdays November 1st - January 3rd, 2019 @ 1:00-3:30 pm ​ $5 BAM Members | $10 Non-Members Join us at BAM for our drop in Open Studio sessions, offered each Thursday! We welcome artists of all levels, mediums, & …

'Scrooged' in Barrington

6:30 PM
Watch the film Scrooged (PG-13, 1988, 1hr. 41 min.) while eating and decorating cookies. Hot cocoa too! This modern take on Charles Dickens starring Bill Murray turns 30 this year.WHERE: Barrington …

Trinity celebrates the holidays with 'A Christmas Carol'

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the …

Linden Place Mansion Celebrates the Art of Christmas

Stunning decorations and original artwork, concerts, parties, family day await you all season long at the 200-year old mansion! A towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase, elegant decorations on every mantle and in …

Friday, December 21

Mindfulness Meditation at the Museum: ​Making Space for Art

9:00 AM
Friday Mornings in the Main Gallery @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am December 7th - February 22nd, 2019 Admission: $5 Donation to BAM (Per Session) RSVP HERE: http://www.bristolartmuseum.org/mindful.html ------------------------ Most of …

Sparkle! An outdoor family event

5:00 PM
Stroll through Blithewold’s illuminated gardens and greenhouse and be invigorated by that crisp winter air. Enjoy singing with our carolers and savor hot cocoa and s’mores around a …

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas

6:00 PM
Written by Jones, Hope and Wooten Directed by Tony Annicone In this outrageously funny comedy, it’s Christmastime in the newest—and tiniest—town in Texas. And it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in Doublewide. Not …

Karaoke in Tiverton

6:00 PM
The Knights of Columbus will host karaoke on Fridays at their hall at 28 Fish Road in Tiverton. The kitchen will be offering food for purchase beginning at 6 p.m., with karaoke and dancing from 7 to …

Trinity celebrates the holidays with 'A Christmas Carol'

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the …

Linden Place Mansion Celebrates the Art of Christmas

Stunning decorations and original artwork, concerts, parties, family day await you all season long at the 200-year old mansion! A towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase, elegant decorations on every mantle and in …

Saturday, December 22

Mount Hope Farm - Farmers Market

9:00 AM
Our winter farmers market will keep you eating healthy all winter long. Join us every Saturday in the barn and pick up fresh and local vegetables, meat, bread, fish, mushrooms, and more. A rotating assortment of artisan vendors will be joining us as …

Norman Bird Sanctuary's December Mini Camp

9:00 AM
Trail Trekkers Did you know that there are 7 miles of hiking trails at Norman Bird Sanctuary? This active winter camp give campers a chance to climb rocky ridges and explore the forests all while learning about the habitats that are …

Aquidneck Growers Market

10:00 AM
With a changing selection of artisan vendors, the markets also hosts live local music. Shoppers can pick up their weekly fresh and local food supplies while checking out Newport Vineyards and Winery …

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas

6:00 PM
Written by Jones, Hope and Wooten Directed by Tony Annicone In this outrageously funny comedy, it’s Christmastime in the newest—and tiniest—town in Texas. And it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in Doublewide. Not …

Trinity celebrates the holidays with 'A Christmas Carol'

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the …

Linden Place Mansion Celebrates the Art of Christmas

Stunning decorations and original artwork, concerts, parties, family day await you all season long at the 200-year old mansion! A towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase, elegant decorations on every mantle and in …

December 16 — 22, 2018

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