Christmas events with a railroad theme are very popular throughout New England. Some of this is due, no doubt, to the popularity of the children’s book The Polar Express – and there are several Polar Express events around New England (see: New Hampshire’s Polar Express Event and Some More Polar Express Events). Some other . . . → Read More: Christmas and Trains
We have already written about New England’s most well known Polar Express event – New Hampshire’s Polar Express Event. Not to be outdone, there are a couple of other places in New England that also host Polar Express events:
The Blackstone Valley Polar Express in Woonsocket, RI on December 12 and 19 The Polar . . . → Read More: Some More Polar Express Events
Here is just a sample of some of the things going on in the Green Mountain State to get you in the holiday spirit…
November 27: Manchester Tree Lighting –- Manchester
November 27 and November 28: The Nutcracker performed by the Albany Berkshire Ballet – Burlington December 3: Handel’s Messiah performed . . . → Read More: Vermont 2010 Christmas Events
Following is a quick round up of some of the holiday season events coming up in the Granite State.
Christmas Tree Lightings
November 26: 4-9 PM State House Plaza, Main Street, Concord November 27: 6 PM Abbie Griffin Park, Merrimack November 28: 6 PM, Jackson
November 26 to 28: The Nutcracker at the . . . → Read More: 2010 New Hampshire Holiday Season Events
2010 marks the 10th anniversary of Boston’s acclaimed Urban Nutcracker, the holiday dance classic with an inner-city edge presented by BalletRox.
Urban Nutcracker is Tony Williams re-imagining of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet. Performances will be at the Wheelock Family Theatre. It will run from December 3 through 19. Tickets start at . . . → Read More: Urban Nutcracker in Boston December 3 – 19
Following is a sample of the holiday season events coming up in the State of Rhode Island…
December 4: Tree lighting and skating performance! Bank of America City Center – Providence
Performances of A Christmas Carol
Now – December 31: A Christmas Carol at the Trinity Repertory Theater – Providence December 9, . . . → Read More: Upcoming Rhode Island Christmas Season Events
The Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is bringing his My Christmas Concert to the TD Garden in Boston on Sunday, December 5, 2010. He will be accompanied by the New York City Opera Orchestra. The concert begins at 7:00 PM. Ticket prices start at $77.50.
A Boston Christmas tradition since 1969, Black Nativity is in a new home the 2010 season at the Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University for four shows on:
Friday, December 17, 8:00pm Saturday, December 18, 3:30pm Saturday, December 18, 8:00pm Sunday, December 19, 3:30pm
This is an eagerly anticipated annual holiday event that you will . . . → Read More: Black Nativity – Boston, MA
Checking on New Hampshire ski resorts openings finds a mixed bag. Many resorts have declared the day after Thanksgiving, November 26, as their opening day, while others have yet to project their opening day. Following is a quick sampling of New Hampshire ski areas:
November 26: Cannon Mountain Loon Mountain Waterville Valley Wildcat Mountain . . . → Read More: New Hampshire Gearing Up Slowly for the 2010 / 2011 Ski Season
Typically one does not think of heading to the Cape or the Islands in November or December. These destinations are usually reserved for much warmer times of the year. But some traditions are worth braving the more bracing weather. So it is with the Nantucket Christmas Stroll.
The Nantucket Christmas Stroll, more properly Christmas . . . → Read More: A Reason to Head to Nantucket This Holiday Season