Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 12/12/2018

Blink! Light and Sound Show – November 28, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Blink!, the world-famous light and sound show, will return to deck the halls this holiday season at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Blink! features the signature holiday tree at Marketplace Center joined by other trees and lights throughout the property. This year’s Blink! show features six holiday favorites. Performances run from 4:30 – 10 pm daily through January 1, 2019.

Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 12/11/2018



The first outdoor rink to host this unique all-ages entertainment. Imagine sitting in the bumper car moving forwards, backward and sideways with a full 360-degree turn radius bumping opponents out of your way! 

Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 12/10/2018

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Polar Express

Bring Chris Van Allsburg’s timeless classic to life with a train ride to the North Pole at one of these stations!

* Cape Cod Central Railroad’s The Polar Express, Nov. 23 – Dec. 23, Buzzards Bay Depot, 70 Main St., Buzzards Bay. All Aboard! The Polar Express Train Ride comes to life this holiday season as the Cape Cod Central Railroad rolls out of the Buzzards Bay station bound for the “North Pole!” Come early and climb aboard with your family to cozy up and enjoy our festively-decorated vintage train cars! $35 and up.

* Edaville Express: Where’s Santa?, Wednesdays & Thursdays, Nov. 24 – Dec. 24, 5 or 6pm, Edaville USA, 5 Pine St., Carver. Hlp Mrs. Claus and the elves search for Santa on a 45-minute interactive train adventure, featuring milk & cookies, singing and a special gift. $47; children under age 2, $18. 508-866-8190;

The Immaculate Conception School’s North Pole Express, Dec. 1, varying times. Newburyport Commuter Rail Station, Newburyport. This experience includes a wonderful train ride, a sea of elves, a reading of Twas The Night Before Christmas and of course, Santa himself.

* The Tinseliner, November 23-25, December 1-2, 8-9, 15-16. Adams, MA. This holiday season, dress up in your best 1950’s travel clothes and climb aboard the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum’s exclusive Tinseliner for a trip back to the era of black & white television, Lionel Trains, Bing Crosby, “glow bright” frosted color Christmas lights, silver trees and colorful tinsel!  Featuring a scheduled visit from the man dressed in red himself, this approximate one-hour experience is appropriate for children of all ages and will evoke the nostalgia and romance of a typical American Christmas during the 1950’s. BSRM’s Tinseliner trains feature a vintage, all stainless steel Budd Rail Diesel Car just like the ones people traveled on for the holidays during the 1950’s. 

Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 12/7/2018

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The 5th annual Middleborough Festival of Lights presented by the Middleborough Tourism Committee will be held at the KOA, 438 Plymouth St, Middleborough, MA. on December 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 4:00 to 9:00 pm. For $5 a car load, drive through acres decorated with over 200,000 lights then stop at Christmas Village where you can purchase cocoa and cookies for a dollar each or buy hand made authentic Middleborough ornaments. Have a professional picture taken with Santa or the Grinch for $5 while strolling through the village to seasonal music. Visit model trains presented by the Oak Point model Train Club or stop by the alpacas. Don't forget to see the cabins in decorating contest and vote for your favorite cabin. Cash prizes are sponsored by Rockland Trust. 

Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 12/5/2018

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Brought to you by the organizers of SOAM, this one night holiday market event will be full of local gift shopping, food, entertainment, and nostalgic highlights sure to leave you with unforgettable memories and filled with the spirit of the season. This is not your grand mom's craft fair. Come enjoy the experience.


Saturday, December 8th

4pm - 8pm

Somerset-Berkley Regional High School

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