Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week from early now through the...
Kids can sign up to read to therapy dog Zyla at the Sawyer Free Library
Spend some time with your child reading with Reading Buddy Zyla the Therapy Dog. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot with Zyla and Joan Denizot.
Kids can learn Minecraft skill from others at the Newbury Town Library!
“Can you teleport me?” “How do I fly?” “I need a sword!” “What are you building?” These exclamations are the sounds of a room full of kids playing Minecraftedu. Welcome to...
Come to a free performance at Sawyer Free Library featuring 'What Time is It, Mr. Fox" Duo
Sawyer Free Library invites kids to a live performance by the "What Time is it Mr. Fox?" Duo! This is just one of the great family activities during Gloucester's Middle...
Junior chefs will make a gingerbread house at this Williams-Sonoma class workshop!
Do you have a mini iron chef in your house?  Here's a perfect opportunity to nurture their interest in the culinary arts at Williams-Sonoma's Market Street Lynnfield location...
Kids will paint their own buoys as ornaments on the Gloucester Lobster Trap Tree!
Kids of all ages are welcome to pain their own buoy at Cape Ann Art Haven ! Bring your inner artist and paint a buoy for use as decoration ornaments on the Gloucester Lobster...
Come enjoy a Christmas Panto matinee performed by Theater in the Open!
When Charles Dickens wrote “A Christmas Carol” he created a new Christmas tradition, but did you know he was a huge fan and proponent of the biggest Christmas tradition of...
This 'Appleton Cooks' workshop focuses on Gifts from the Kitchen at the Trustees of Reservations' Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts.
Some of the most coveted gifts come from the kitchen! Join us as we prepare a variety of sweet & savory homemade food gifts perfect for sharing with others throughout...
Experience the beginning of the holiday season at Marblehead's Christmas Walk!
The Marblehead Chamber of Commerce invites you to Marblehead to enjoy four days of holiday festivities, family events and activities!  Come for one or all four days with...
The Phillips Academy Music Department will sponsor its annual holiday concert featuring excerpts from Handel's oratorio. a Fundraiser for Neighbors in Need and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
The Phillips Academy Music Department will sponsor its 28th annual holiday concert presenting excerpts from Handel's Oratorio, Messiah featuring the Phillips Academy...

Christmas at Castle Hill

Christmas at Castle Hill  is a wonderful North Shore Tradition!

Kick off your holiday season with The Trustees of Reservations! Tour the Great House at the Crane Estate beautifully decorated for Christmas. With a nod to the great polar expeditions of the 1920s, you'll see outdoor adventure paraphernalia, polar-inspired decorations, and a magnificent ice sculpture. Enjoy live music and dance, interactive activities, and warm cookies and cider. On Sunday afternoon, 2 pm-4pm, visit with the North Pole's greatest celebrity Santa Claus.

Friday, December 4, 2015 5-9pm
Saturday, December 5, 2015 10am-4pm
Sunday, December 6, 2015 12-4pm

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There are a lot of alternatives for gift memberships on the North Shore Massach!
Giving the gift of membership to one of your favorite organizations is a perfect way to tell somebody that you want them to share your interests and spend some time together. It's extending a hand of friendship and inviting the recipient to join you in a common experience - not just at the time of giving the gift, but throughout the year and...
Cut your own tree farm on the north shore
The weekend after Thanksgiving we begin to get into the holiday swing of things. I like to hang wreaths and lights and go to one of the local tree farms and select our Christmas tree. There’s nothing quite like the real deal–-a pine-smelling, sap-sticky, beautiful-in-its-imperfections Christmas tree. If you’re seeking a Currier & Ives...
Visit Plymouth Rock and the Plimoth Plantation this Thanksgiving Holiday
We are so close to Plymouth that it's worth a visit over the next few weeks so the kids can see and experience the history that they learn in school.  Check out Pilgrim Memorial State Park , home to the Mayflower II and the Plymouth Rock, then head down the road to Plimoth Plantation to experience pilgrim life as it was back in the 17th century....
Art Classes for Children and Adults in Newbury MA. Greater Newburyport MA
Artist and educator Nancy Forristall is accepting registration for Winter Art Studio for Kids. The winter session, begins in December with a variety of afternoon workshops for young artists at the Pine Island Studio in Newbury. With a limit class size, the outstanding student/teacher ratio promotes the individual development of each student, while...
Learn to Skate, North Shore, Massachusetts family fun, Winter Things-to-Do
Get your young hockey or figure skater off to a great start and sign up today for the next learn to skate session at the Peabody Rink - the McVann-O'Keefe Memorial Skating Rink. Adult classes are available too. Learn to skate lessons for all ages and abilities offered at the newly renovated facility. Several sessions are offered so that the...