What Are You Doing This Weekend?

Trying to think of things to do this weekend? Here are a few ideas!


Winter Reimagined at the Tower Hill Botanic Gardens in Boylston. Winter Reimagined offers  Stroll among the dramatic displays of lights throughout 15 acres of formal gardens and help celebrate the arrival of winter and its important role in the cycle of plants and nature. Pre-purchased tickets are required; admission includes access to the glowing gardens, Garden Shop, wishing tree forest, towering conservatories, fire pits, upcycled igloo, fairy village and much more. https://rem.ax/2zRz0h5

New England Motor Speedway City of Lights in Loudon, NH. Stay warm while driving over two miles of lights at the Speedway, which features over 60 holiday scenes, 400 light displays, and two million LED bulbs.  The course winds around the outside of the track's grandstands and includes a portion of the NHMS Road Course.  It also includes a trip through the infield tunnel with the famous Tunnel of Lights before rolling down VIP Street. This is a special treat for race fans yound and old! https://rem.ax/2zEjzVr

Holiday Happenings in Andover, Friday from 4-8 pm. This year's annual event's thems is "Light Up the Night!" and will take place on Main Street, the Old Town Hall, and other locations in the downtown area. Enjoy kids' crafts, live performances, tree display, craft fair, special store sales, horse drawn carriage rides and more! https://rem.ax/2zPNVbr  

Holiday Wine & Gift Market in the Barn at Willow Spring Vineyard in Haverhill on Friday from 4:30-9:00.  Did you even know this vineyard existed right next door to us? Check out the local vendors selling handmade items and gifts, enjoy the cash bar while taking in the holiday atmosphere.  Wine tastings are also available for $5. https://rem.ax/2zS7iAK

Light Up Seaport in Boston, Friday from 6-8 pm. Second Annual Tree Lighting event in Boston's Seaport District. Head to Seaport Common on Northern Ave where you can enjoy live holiday music, holiday treats from Seaport restaurants, cookie decorating and giveaways! The event benefits Massachusetts Fallen Heroes and The Gavin Foundation. https://rem.ax/2zTlc5y

MFA First Friday at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on Friday from 6:00-9:00. A 21+ monthly event offering a unique environment for gathering with friends, where you can enjoy fine art, music, bars featuring signature cocktails, and delicious tapas available for purchase. Advance ticket purchase suggested. https://rem.ax/2zS7xM0

11th Annual North End Holiday Stroll, Friday from 6:00-11:00 pm. See the tree lighting and celebrate the holidays and shop local this season while exploring the festively decorated streets of Boston’s Little Italy! Come shop, sip, snack and stroll as you enjoy exclusive holiday cheer at the North End’s finest independently-owned fashion, gift, home, food and wine shops. Get your "passports" stamped and be entered to win gift baskets, gift certificates and a stay at teh Battery Wharf Hotel! https://rem.ax/2zCQn0N

A Charlie Brown Christmas by the Boston Children's Theatre at the Larcom Theater in Beverly, Saturday and Sunday at 1:00.  The enduring animated holiday special comes to life in the stage production that's just perfect for getting you and the family in the holiday spirit. https://rem.ax/2neVKkY

Holiday Pop-Up Shops at the Stroll, presented by the Haverhill Chamber of Commerce on Saturday from 2-6 pm in downtown Haverhill. This year the Chamber celebrates "Grinchmas". The event includes family friendly activities including cookie decorating, ornament making, live music with performances by local artists and the 2017 Haverhill Idol winner.  You can take a ride on the Haverhill Bank Express Train or visit Santa’s Workshop to meet Santa and some of his elves. Enjoy the spirit of the season with holiday music performed by wandering carolers and a saxophone quartet. The highlight of the evening will be the official tree lighting with Santa in Washington Square…and the Grinch may even make an appearance too. https://rem.ax/2zPUTx1

Not So Nutcracker, Saturday and Sunday at Lawrence High School's Performing Arts Center.  Ring in the Holiday Season with this 90-minute adaptation of the Nutcracker featureig the Sugar Plum Fairy, dancing Santas, holiday hip hop and the Parade of the Wooden Soldiers. Come join the fun! Presented by the Andover Center for Performing Arts. https://rem.ax/2zQTcPY

Whatever your plans for the weekend, enjoy!