Abington - Abington Celebrates Christmas at Island Grove Sat, Dec 3, 4 - 7p. Enjoy this free family fun event! Visit Santa & Mrs. Claus in the Gingerbread Cabin, hayrides provided by MNC Farmstand (sponsored by Anderson Insulation), carolers, hot cocoa, popcorn, s’mores by the fire pit, special holiday guests, dance demonstration at 5:30p, lighting of the bandstand 6:15p & more!

Attleboro - Attleboro Christmas Parade Sat, Dec 3, 10a.

Braintree - 2nd Annual Holiday Shoppe Sun, Dec 4, 10a. 30 local artisans & entrepreneurs will be on hand to help you tackle your holiday shopping list! You will be able to find something for everyone, even if they ended up on the naughty list!

Bridgewater - Giving Tree Through Dec 16 during open hours. In collaboration with South Shore Foster Closet, the Bridgewater Public Library will be collecting unwrapped gifts for foster teens. Grab a tag or two from one of our giving trees and then bring back the unwrapped gift. List available in Facebook event.

Bridgewater - Hogwarts Holiday Brunch Sun, Dec 4, 9a - 12p, 75 Main St. The Bridgewater Credit Union invites you to a Hogwarts Holiday Brunch. So grab your cloaks, wands, brooms and head to the Bridgewater Corporate Office! Experience the magic of Hogwarts with your magical wand, a wicked breakfast buffet, enchanting decorations, face painting, where you'll receive your house colors, and photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus! Parking will be in the lot behind the office building and additional parking will be in the employee lot on Pearl St.

Bridgewater - Bridgewater Community Dance Fri, Dec 2, 7 - 9p, Bridgewater Senior Center. It's a great time! You'll learn Circle Dances and Mixers, International Folk Dances & New England Squares and Contras. Beginners Welcome. All dances are taught Gender neutral language. Ages 10 and up.

Bridgewater - Movie & Pizza Night Fri, Dec 2, 6p, Central Square Congregational Church. Join Rev. Beth for pizza and popcorn, where she’ll read Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, followed by a showing of the original animated version of the movie. All are welcome!

Bridgewater - SMFC @ St Thomas Aquinas Church Sun, Dec 4, 3p. Join us for acoustic version of the concert at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Bridgewater. This shorter concert will feature additional exclusive content, not in our full program. Purchase tickets or 508-697-7370.
Bridgewater - Holiday Greens Sale! Sat, Dec 3, 9a - 12p, Come on down to the Bridgewater Garden Club's Green Sale and Cookie Walk!
BTV at 80 Spring St in Bridgewater. Beautiful wreaths, and greens for decorating and COOKIES!! Lots of yummy cookies available this weekend! Home baked and ready for you to grab a treat for your family or someone else! Get in the holiday spirit with some gorgeous decorations and holiday goodies!

Bridgewater - Holly Day Fair Sat, Dec 3, 9a - 2p, 50 School St. The First Parish is hosting its annual Holly Day Fair. There will be local artisans, crafters, homemade cookies, soup, and ethereal music interludes. A variety of cookies to choose from like fudge, coconut bars, brown butter choc. chip, cherry almond oatmeal, and many more. Warm up with these soup choices like Tuscan Chicken, Butternut Squash, Matzo Ball, Lentil, and more.

Bridgewater - Nature Preserve Stroll Fri, Dec 2, 10 - 11a. Explore the trails of Great River at a slower pace with Wildlands' Stewardship Manager Owen Grey. Owen will guide you on a short loop through fields managed for both agriculture and wildlife, then to the viewing deck overlooking the Taunton River before walking the paved road back to the parking lot for a total of about 1 mile. What to Wear & Bring: Sturdy, closed-toed shoes, Weather-appropriate clothing. What to Expect: about 1 mile on flat terrain (both paved & unpaved) at a slower pace, Learn about the preserve's management & ecology. Restrictions: No pets.

Bridgewater - Toy Drive/ Jeeps & Coffee/ Seven Line Project Sun, Dec 4, 10a. ALL are welcome!! Join the Seven Line Project for Jeeps & Coffee. Mike Shea's Coffee Roasting Co in Bridgewater will open for this event. At 12p, all JEEPS will convoy to the Angels in America Trailer of Smiles Toy Drive to drop off toys. PLEASE BRING A NEW UNWRAPPED TOY or gift card to donate.

Sun, Dec 4, 12 - 4p, 57 Central Square. The Bridgewater Business Association is hosting Christmas on the Common. The southbound side of Central Square will be closed to provide a safe environment for our vendors, food trucks, music, and entertainment! The Holiday Parade starts at 11:45a from the old BR high school. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be delivered courtesy of escorts by the Bridgewater Fire and Police departments. There is no cost to attend Christmas on the Common, but some activities (photos with Santa, pony rides) have costs. For more information, please visit the Christmas on the Common Bridgewater Business Association Website.
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Brockton - MCC’s A Christmas Story Massasoit Community College, Brockton Campus, Buckley Performing Arts Center, 1 Massasoit Boulevard. The Massasoit theater company is presenting a classic holiday play for this winter season with their production of A Christmas Story. With the humorous writing of author Jean Shepherd and brilliant directing by Jim Sullivan, this family holiday favorite will run for five shows over two weekends between December 3-11.
Show Dates Include: Sat, Dec 3rd, 8p; Sun, Dec 4th, 3p; Fri, Dec 9th, 8p; Sat, Dec 10th, 8p &
Sun, Dec 11th, 3p. To purchase tickets, please call (508) 427-1234 or click here.

Brockton - Holiday Toy Drive Fri, Dec 2, 5 - 9p, 11 Crescent St. Joe Angelo's Cafe is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive in memory of Mayor Bill Carpenter. There will be raffles and music by Mel's band. The toy drive box will stay at Joe Angelo's Cafe until December 12th. All toys will go to children and families of Brockton Schools.

Brockton - Pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus Sun, Dec 4, 11a - 2p, 727 North Main St. Santa and Mrs. Claus are making a special stop at Gowell’s Home-Made Candy! Bring your Christmas list and have your picture taken! The candy store will be open to shop all your favorite sweet treats as well!

Brockton - Pet Photos with Santa Sat, Dec 3, 11a - 3p. Bring your furry friend to the APCSM on Sat. 12/3 for pet photos with Santa! Purrrfect for holiday cards and making memories! No appointment necessary, only a $20 donation to the shelter.

Brockton - Evening of Elegance Sat, Dec 3, 7p. Join us or an Evening of Elegance. Visit the Brockton Library Foundation for more information. Brockton Public Library Fundraising Gala ~ Evening of Elegance. Semi-Formal, Scrumptious morsels to eat and beautiful music magnified throughout our marble halls.

Brockton - Make Your Own Gingerbread Houses Sat, Dec 3, 4 - 6p. You are invited to this free fun annual event for all ages. Please RSVP so we're sure to have enough materials.

Brockton - Vivaldi's Gloria Sun, Dec 4, 3p, 1350 Pleasant St. The Jubilate Chorale is partnering with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra to present Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria at Christ Congregational Church.
Bryantville - Bryantville Holiday Fair Sat, Dec 3, 9:30a - 1:30p. Come and join us for another fun year of shopping and holiday entertainment!
Free admission - raffles, shopping, and more!

Canton - Winterlights at the Bradley Estate Now through Jan 7th, 4:30 - 8:30p. Winterlights is back! Join us for a magical outdoor experience at the Bradley Estate as it sparkles with thousands of shimmering and artfully-designed holiday lights. Winterlights runs Wednesday through Sunday each week from the Friday after Thanksgiving through January 7th. Winterlights at The Bradley Estate is presented by Citizens. Advanced purchase of timed tickets is required (one ticket needed per person). Tickets will not be sold on site. Ticket time represents your arrival window, please arrive during this time.

Canton - Winter Wonderland Sat, Dec 3, 10a - 12p. We're kicking off the holiday season with some winter fun at The Village Shoppes! Join us next to Sombrero's for hot cocoa, caroling, a costume character meet & greet and more. The first 200 kiddos will receive a free swag bag!

Canton - Breakfast with Santa at the Irish Cultural Centre Sat, Dec 3, 11a - 1p. Join us for the return of our annual Breakfast with Santa Clause! A morning filled with activities including live music, arts & crafts etc!

Canton - Holiday Ceramic Ornament Family Workshop Sat, Dec 3, 10 - 11:30a. Create unique and long-lasting holiday ornaments. You will learn different hand building techniques to cut, shape, and decorate ceramics ornaments celebrating the winter season or your favorite winter holiday. Ornaments will be fired after the workshop and available for pickup within 10 days of the program. This is a caregiver/child activity that can be one adult and one child or the whole family. Each paying participant can create up to 4 ornaments.

Dartmouth - Sunset Family Owl Prowl at Cornell Farms Sun, Dec 4, 3:30 - 5:30p. Join us on Sunday evening at 3:30 PM to learn about the owls that breed in Massachusetts! We will talk about how to identify owls by call, where to find them, and how owls can successfully hunt at night. We will take our skills to the trail and listen for owls along Shockley Trail. At the end of our walk, our outdoor educator will read a bedtime story – “Owl Moon” by Jane Yolen. Don’t forget a flashlight!
East Bridgewatter - 38th Annual Christmas On The Common Sat, Dec 3, 9a - 3p. Kiwanis Club of East Bridgewater is celebrating the 38th annual Christmas on the Common and have released a schedule of holiday events upcoming this December. A variety of events will be taking place across the whole month including a lighting ceremony, Christmas parade, and craft fair.

East Bridgewater - Breakfast with Santa Sun, Dec 4, 9 - 11:30a. Breakfast with Santa at The Sachem Rock Senior Center! Join us for a jolly good time! Enjoy a homemade breakfast, holiday story, craft, of course SANTA, and special guest MRS. CLAUSE!

Easton - Holiday Music with Joey and Friends Sun, Dec 4, 5p. Join us as we join the Easton Lions for a holiday celebration. The Shovel Town Cultural District is hosting an hour of fun holiday music after the parade from 5 - 6p.

Easton - Easton Festival of Trees Thurs - Sun, Dec 1 - 4 & 8 - 11, 12 - 8p. Come see this years Nutcracker Theme throughout Easton Country Club! Families have enjoyed strolling through the forest of holiday cheer with over 75 themed Christmas Trees at the Easton Festival of Trees! We are excited to show you our best year yet!
Easton - Tom Rush Concert Fri, Dec 2, 7:30p, Oakes Ames Memorial Hall. THE HALL IS BACK! And so is Tom Rush! We are thrilled to announce the return of this legendary singer-songwriter to the Hall stage. His distinctive guitar style, wry humor, and warm, expressive voice have captivated audiences around the world. Join us as he takes us on another memorable musical journey. A limited number of VIP tickets are available to meet Tom Rush in a more intimate setting prior to the show. Enjoy complimentary appetizers, champagne and reserved front row concert seating. Masks are required for the Reception and will be provided. Tickets include complimentary food trays, and a cash bar.

Halifax - RENT: The School Edition Sat, Dec 3, 7p & Sun, Dec 4, 2p. The Silver Lake Regional High School presents Rent: The School Edition with book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Larson.

Hanover - St Andrew's Day Hike Sun, Dec 4, 9:30 - 11:30a. For all you Scots and Scots at heart, don your best plaids and tartans and come for a hike in celebration of St. Andrews Day, Scotland's patron saint. The hike will be about 4 miles and will follow the Indian Head River Trail as it passes through the towns of Hanover, Hanson, and Pembroke.
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Hanson - Drama Kids Night Out Fri, Dec 2, 5 - 9p. Join Drama Kids for a night of games, crafts, pizza and more.

Hanson - Hanson Holiday Fest 2022 Sat, Dec 3, 5 - 7p. Join us on the Town Hall Green. 5 - 7p with fireworks at 7p!

Hanson - Stuff-a-Cruiser Toy Drive Sat, Dec 3, 9a - 1p. Drive thru toy drive to benefit Hanson Community Christmas and Toys for Tots.

Hanson - Annual Build-A-Gnome Workshop Sun, Dec 4, 1 - 3p. Join us for Holiday fun, while together we craft some adorable Christmas-themed Gnomes! Wear your ugly Xmas Sweaters to this event for some added holiday fun! All supplies are provided as Amy shows you step-by-step how to craft your own unique little Friend. You can add it to your own home decor or give it as a gift! Hot Coco or Tea and Cookies will be served.

Hingham - Winter Fair and Wreath Raising Sat, Dec 3, 11a - 2p. Grab your friends and family and join us at Weir River Farm for a Winter Fair and Wreath Raising! Browse local artisans and vendors, visit our farm animals in the barnyard, climb aboard a tractor, and make a winter craft! Help us build and decorate our giant wreath, then watch us raise it onto our barn at the end of the afternoon. Be sure to grab delicious food and beer from local food and beer trucks. While adults are enjoying a beer, kids can grab a hot drink and snack from our hot chocolate bar. While you’re here, be sure to stop by the Weir River Farm Store to purchase Trustees-Grown meat, delicious local cheeses, jams, baked goods, ice cream, and produce, as well as fun locally-sourced gift items. Admission includes everything except food, beverages, and vendor merchandise. This event has a rain date of December 4. Admission fee is per person. Tickets available online or at the door. We encourage visitors to bring reusable items that they might need throughout the day such as a refillable water bottle.

Holbrook - Holbrook Rotary Stroll - Sat, Dec 3, 4 - 8p. Following the Town tree lighting, join us for a celebration of December holidays. We are closing down the roads with dozens of vendor tables, music and activities!! This is a free event to attend, vendor tables available for a fee. Join us for the first Rotary Holiday Stroll. Rain date Sat, Dec 10th.

Holbrook - Pop Up Finger Print Ornaments Sat, Dec 3, 4 - 8p. A quick finger print is all it takes. Choose a star, mitten or stocking ornament! Choose a reindeer, Santa, penguin or snowman design. We will do the rest, kiln fired ornaments will be ready for pick up one week later! Pick up in Holbrook. We will have other items for sale including Holbrook ornaments,ugly sweater light up hats (for kids and adults), light up wands and more! No sign up required!

Middleboro - Holiday Wreath Workshop & Kids Craft & Cocoa Sat, Dec 3, 10a & 1p. We invite you to two events at the Homestead to kick off the holiday season. Long-time volunteer and instructor Mary Ann Cunningham will be conducting two sessions of wreath making workshops using freshly cut winter greens. Both classes will be held in the West Classroom. Registration is required. Seats are limited. If you have garden gloves and hand pruners, please bring them with you. We will have everything else including fresh cut greens, ribbon, wire, wreath backs and other additional decorations. If you have anything special from home that you want to add to your wreath, feel free to bring it. Also, our newest board member and long time volunteer, Kelly MacDonald Weeks, will be hosting a kid's mini-wreath wreath workshop in the barn from 10a - 1p. Kids will assemble their very own nature wreaths. We'll provide wreath forms, fresh cut greens, decorative yarn, and some “berry” poms for decoration. Once their wreath is complete kids can grab a cup of cocoa! This is a drop in program. No pre-registration required. Adults are asked to stay with their kids during this program.

Middleboro - Annual Christmas Fair at The Little Yellow Church Fri, Dec 2, 5-8p & Sat, Dec 3, 9a-2p. Come and join the festive fun at NCC - The Little Yellow Church - as we celebrate the season with our annual Christmas Fair! Start & finish your holiday shopping with an incredible array of local artisans crafters. Enjoy some deliciousness at the Titicut Cafe for dinner on Friday, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday. More will be found at the Church Ladies Preserves table along with the infamous NCC Bake Table. You just cannot go wrong! Santa's Table, Raffles & more!

Middleboro - Christmas MarketFest Sat, Dec 3, 12 - 5p, 10 Nickerson Ave. 30+ Vendors, FREE DOOR PRIZES. Face painting & Special Guest "Santa Claus" Also we will have our 9th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4:45p on the front lawn! This event is free to the public.
Middleboro - Food Drive - Electronics Disposal Fri & Sat, Dec 3 & 4, 9 a - 3 p, North Easton Savings Bank, 448 W. Grove St, Middleboro and FIRST CITIZENS CREDIT UNION, 629 S St. W, Raynham. DONATE CAN GOODS* & RECYCLE YOUR E-WASTE FOR FREE small appliances • printers • computers • laptops • VCRs • miscellaneous wire • ac units • cell phones • random metal items • anything with a plug. (NOTE: Any Tube TV or Flatscreen Greater than 32" require a S40 recycling fee.) Donate non-perishable, non-expired food items (Check Expiration date!), and dispose of your electronic devices for FREE! The Junkluggers makes sure electronics are safely recycled,
upcycled, or donated.

Milton - Christmas Cheers Fri, Dec 2, 6 - 8p. Enjoy a magical evening of music and holiday cheer at the Eustis Estate. Explore the 1878 mansion, which has been lavishly decorated for Christmas, while live holiday music fills the halls. Advance tickets are required. Refreshments, wine, beer, and cider are included with your ticket.
Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

Pembroke - First Light 2022 Sat, Dec 3, 4 - 6p. You are invited to North River’s first ever First Light! Join us as we celebrate the Christmas season and bring North River’s largest light display ever to life! The evening will include hot chocolate, caroling, a Christmas bulb craft for the kids and teens, several campfire stations complete with s’more kits, as special musical guests, Hanover High VOX Choir! Invite your friends, neighbors, and families to this free event for the community. North River's Christmas Light display will run nightly from Dec 3 - 24.

Plymouth - Frosty Village Craft Fair Fri, Dec 2, 6 - 9p & Sat, Dec 3, 10a - 3p. West Elementary PTA welcomes you to join us in our annual Frosty Village Craft Fair! Get all your holiday shopping in with over 80 Vendors, bake sale items and AMAZING raffle baskets! Our vendors have so many amazing one of a kind items! You will get all your shopping done in one place!

Plymouth - Lights of Hope Fri, Dec 2, 5:30 - 7p. Plymouth South High School DECA students are once again planning and executing the 11th Annual Lights of Hope event this year. Lights of Hope is a fundraiser benefiting Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth Cancer Center. Dedicate a luminary bag in honor of a loved one who has been lost to or is struggling with illness for a minimum donation of $5. All bags will be displayed along the pathways of the Plimoth Grist Mill in conjunction with the tree lighting downtown. Donations can be made now and on the night of the event on site at the Plimoth Grist Mill, among other various locations around town.

Plymouth - Plymouth Patuxett Workshops: Pinecone Wreath Making Sat, Dec 3, 10a - 12p. Join Plimoth Patuxet Museums for a festive holiday workshop! Learn how to create a pinecone wreath made with locally collected pinecones. Once your wreath is created, leave it as is for a rustic look, or garnish it with a bow for an added holiday flare.

Plymouth - Christmas Fair Sat, Dec 3, 9a - 1p. Come to our annual Christmas Fair! Crafts, re-gifting table, Greens, Cafe with delicious sandwiches & soups, and Gift Basket raffles!

Plymouth - Plymouth Holiday Market Sun, Dec 4, 11a - 5p, Plymouth Memorial Hall, 83 Court St. Join us for the Plymouth Holiday Market! A one-day handmade holiday shopping festival! Featuring the work of 95 hand picked, local artisans offering apparel, jewelry, stationery, ceramics, home goods, specialty food & desserts, vintage and antiques and more that you won’t find at the mall! VIP Shopping Hour: Shop crowd-free at the Plymouth Holiday Market before we open the doors for general admission from 10 -11a.

Plymouth - A Christmas Carol at the Hedge House: Holiday Tour Sat & Sun, Dec 3 & 4, 11a - 4p. Rediscover how the greedy Ebenezer Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man after his past, present, and future are revealed on Christmas Eve. This self-guided tour features six period rooms decorated to recreate scenes from the beloved story by Charles Dickens. Costumed characters will greet guests and read scenes from the 1843 novella. Tickets may be purchased in advance, but no reservations are necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 508-746-0012, email, or visit.

Plymouth - 11th Annual Winter Lights 5K Fri, Dec 2, 6:15p. Race time: When the tree lights go on, the race begins. The race will begin between 6:15 - 6:30p. Winter Lights Post Race Holiday Party - John Carver Inn, 25 Summer Street! Awards ceremony, pictures with Santa, complimentary hot and cold hor d'oeuvres, and cash bar. Awards will be presented 7:30 - 7:45p.
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Raynham - R.A.V.E.'s 15th Annual Holiday Craft Fair Sat, Dec 3, 9a - 3p, St. Ann's Parish Center, 660 No. Main St. The Raynham Association of Volunteers for Education (R.A.V.E.) is holding its 15th Annual Holiday Craft Fair. This is a juried craft fair with various unique, handmade crafts perfect for gift giving. Exciting raffles, kids' make-and-take crafts, lunch service, and baked goods will be available for purchase. Stop by with your friends/family and enjoy the spirit of the holiday season—Free Admission!

Raynham - Vendor Bingo Sun, Dec 4, 12:45p, 291 Mill St. The American Legion Post 405 is hosting a vendor bingo. Ten rounds cost $25 and include lunch. There will also be a cash bar available. For more information, please contact 508-880-9788.

Raynham - First Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Sun, Dec 4, 6p, Stone Church, 785 S Main St. To celebrate this holiday season, the First Congregational Church of Raynham is hosting a tree lighting event with a sentimental opportunity for you to get involved! With a $75 dollar donation, sponsors will have an illuminated iron Christmas tree serve as a personal memorial for their chosen loved one. It will also include a custom inscription sponsors can write, along with a free keepsake tree ornament to hang on your tree at home. The trees will be on display at the Stone Church Lawn until January 1st. There will be a brass band seasonal music concert to follow the display at 7p. To reserve a tree and for more information, please call (508) 822-6177.

Raynham - New England Vikings Christmas Party Sat, Dec 3, 7p. Join us at our annual Christmas party! ALL are welcome! Pot luck dinner (bring a dish to share!) dancing, 50/50 raffle and optional gift exchange. If you’d like to participate in the gift exchange, $10 limit. gals buy for gals, guys buy for guys. 21+ event.

Rockland - Inaugural Wicked Pissah Holiday Parafair Sun, Dec 4, 11a - 4p. Join us for the inaugural Wicked Pissah Holiday Para-fair at Hartsuff Hall in Rockland. Featuring psychic mediums tarot readers, vendors of all sorts and paranormal teams. Plus pictures with Krampus! A portion of the proceeds goes to the continuing preservation efforts for the Hall.

Sharon - Holiday Market Fair Sat, Dec 3, 9a - 2p. Looking for vendors and shoppers who would like to sell any craft or home goods! We also will have a white elephant raffle. Proceeds will help support the church.

Taunton - Fair Foods Fri, Dec 2, 3 - 5p. Fair Foods and Old Colony YMCA have partnered to sell fresh produce, meats, and more! Purchase a bag of groceries for $2 bag. Cash Only.

Taunton - Annual Diwali Gala Sat, Dec 3, 5p. The annual Diwali gala celebrates Diwali, the Festival of Lights, and will feature cultural dances, a DJ, gourmet three-course vegetarian dinner, henna art, and fun-filled activities for all ages.
Taunton - Taunton Christmas Parade Sun, Dec 4, 12p.

Wareham - Christmas Parade Sat, Dec 3, 2p. Join us for our annual Christmas parade. Route is Town Hall to Besse Park via Route 6 and Main St. Santa will arrive via boat at Besse Park after the parade. Cookies and cocoa will be served

West Bridgewater - Introducing Healing Journeys Sat, Dec 3, 10:15a. Good Life Healing Journeys are very specialized healing events that provide 90 minutes of synergistic restorative healing that promotes relaxation, mood stability and physical healing. We combine 30 minutes each of Reiki, Shiatsu, and Massage Therapy into one glorious 90 minute healing journey to create a unique and targeted wellness experience.
Bookings at 8:45a and 10:15a. Space is limited. Healing Journeys must be precooked and prepaid. No refunds. Sessions can be booked online or call 508-559-8004.

Weymouth - Sensory Friendly Disney's Strange World Sat, Dec 3, 10a. Autism Resource Center welcomes families seeking a supportive and sensory friendly movie experience! Doors open at 9:30a and tickets are $6.50/pp at the door. One complimentary ticket will be given to families that pre-register via email.

Whitman - Candy Cane Craft Fair Sat, Dec 3, 10a - 3p, Knights of Columbus, 1195 Bedford St. The Whitman Mother's Club is hosting the Candy Cane Craft Fair, featuring over 40 craft tables, raffles, a bake sale, Santa's Mailbox, and Mrs. Claus' Kitchen, which will have lunch and snacks available for purchase. Admission costs $0.50 for seniors and $1.50 for ages 12 and above. If you would like more information, you can contact whitmanmothersclub@gmail.com.

Whitman - Police and Fire Station Toy Drive Sun, Dec 4, 9a - 1p, 20 Essex St. Our annual toy drive will take place in our police station parking lot. Please stop by with a toy to support this great event. All donations go directly to local children. Santa may stop by to help us out. Police and Fire personnel will be there, stuffing an ambulance and police car with your donations.

Whitman - Gift Card Orders with Dollars For Scholars Sat, Dec 3, 10a - 12p, Whitman Public Library Community Room. Whitman Hanson Dollars for Scholars will be processing orders for gift cards this holiday season as part of its fall fundraising drive. Interested individuals can order gift cards from over 300 nationwide merchants.
A Dollars for Scholars representative will also be in the Meeting Room of the Hanson Police Station on Sunday, December 4, from 10a - 12p to answer any questions. Payments should be in the form of a check or cash. For more information on the gift card ordering program, please contact
Mike Ganshirt at (781)-252-9683.

Whitman - Holiday Fair Sat, Dec 3, 1 - 4p. Come spend the afternoon with us! Enjoy shopping, fun and festivities.
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Virtual Visits - Fri, Dec 2, 2p. On the first Friday of each month, we share a video tour of one historic site or museum from around the Old Colony region and host a speaker from the site for a live Q&A with the audience on Zoom! In December we’ll tour the Beer Can Museum & Hall of Fame in East Taunton where beer cans, old and new, are celebrated!

Thriving in Change - Sat, Dec 3, 10a - 12p. Change is a constant. It’s time to THRIVE in change instead of being at the mercy of all the changes around us! Are you ready to step into your power and own your future? This workshop will help you understand what's happening right now in your life and how you can approach change differently. We'll talk about the necessary steps for transformation. By the end of this workshop, you'll have a clear idea of what it means to become a more powerful version of yourself. The version of you who can handle the changes coming at you and CREATE the changes you want in your life. So often, we are expected to wear many hats and excel in everything we do. Instead, we just end up stressed and deflated. But there's a way out of this cycle (and we can have fun doing it!) This exclusive workshop will be held live on Zoom.
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Bridgewater - Hank Phillippi Ryan at Ousamequin Club Mon, Dec 5, 2 - 3p, B’water Senior Ctr., 10 Wally Krueger Way. Ousamequin Club invites you to the presentation of Famed Author & TV Reporter who’ll be speaking about her multi-faceted career and her writing. will have copies of her books for signing and sale, just in time for the upcoming holidays. There will be a short business meeting before the presentation The program is free and open to the community.
Bridgewater - BSU Winter Dance 2022 "Dance is for everybody" Dec 9 & 10, 7:30p, Dec 11, 2p, Rondileau Student Union Auditorium, 19 Park Ave. Bridgewater State University is hosting a Winter Dance and Concert for the 2022 holiday season. The concert will feature choreography from advanced students with compelling solos, intricate small groups, and powerful ensembles moving across the stage. It will be a spectacular celebration of art, life, and the winter season. Tickets must be purchased to attend.

Bridgewater - Santa Social Fri, Dec 9, 4 - 7p, 50 Central Square. The Simply Sold Realty Co is hosting its fourth Annual Santa Social. There will be pictures with Santa, a hot cocoa bar, yummy goodies, a Dear Santa Selfie Station, letters to Santa, crafts, games, raffles, music, goodies, giveaways, and much more. On Saturday, December 10th, everyone is invited to the first Annual Representation Matters: The Black Santa Experience! The event is free and the number of children participating must be registered. Make sure to register for the events you plan to attend. For more information, contact (508)-807-5394.

Whitman - Decorate for Scholars: Whitman Hanson DFS Tree Lights on Fri, Dec 9, 4 - 7:30p, Sat, Dec 10, 2 - 8p (plus vendors in the Town Hall), Sun, Dec 11, 4 - 7:30p. Dollars for Scholars is kicking off the holiday season with the 3rd Annual “Decorate for Scholars” in historic Whitman Park. Trees will be lit and displayed in the park for viewing. There will also be raffles, holiday music, and tons of family fun. Additionally Saturday, there will be a vendor holiday shopping event held in Whitman Town Hall.

East Bridgewater - HUGS Grinch Tea Party Sat, Dec 10, 11a - 12:30p, EB Community Center, 355 Plymouth St. Get into the holiday spirit and join the Grinch for tea, punch, and treats! Tickets are $12 per person and additional donations are welcomed! Please contact Christina at (617) 686-0362 or email for tickets. Limited seating is available, so please get your tickets early. All proceeds will go towards the Hugs program.

Easton - ECAT: Chat with Santa Sat, Dec 10th, 3 - 4p. Easton Community Access Television (ECAT) Presents: Live Chat with Santa. Zoom chat or call Santa when he visits the ECAT studio. Your chat with Santa will be broadcast live on TV. To register email with your phone number, child's name, age, address and if you would prefer zoom or a phone call. You will be provided with a three minute time and instructions on how to chat with Santa. This is a free event.

West Bridgewater - Breakfast with Santa Sat, Dec 10, 9a - 11a, Rose L Macdonald Elementary School, 1 Steppingstone Dr. Join us for muffins, donuts, and hot cocoa! We will have crafts, games, raffles, and photos with Santa available!

East Bridgewater - The Black Santa Experience Sat & Sun, Dec 10 & 11, 10a - 3p, 484 N Bedford St. "Add a little color" to your holiday season! Come visit Santa, where professional photographic services will be available to capture your families' holiday fun. Fur-babies are also welcomed for photos. Admission to the event is free and there will also be a children's craft table available.

Halifax - Mingle & Jingle Event Sat, Dec 10, 9a - 12p, 464 Plymouth St. The Halifax Elementary School will host a festive event to spread holiday cheer throughout the town! Families and community members are encouraged to attend. There will be reindeer games, a pop-up holiday shop, photos with Santa, and hot cocoa with elves! Tickets must be purchased to attend and will be available on December 1st.
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