Ten Things You Can do While in Boston This Weekend

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Planning a fun weekend this week? Try out some of the events happening in Boston this time. A great variety of festivals, parties, and clubs for any kind of outing you might be looking for. 

Take your friends or family with you to have a great time because Boston never disappoints you when it comes to having fun. 

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The Holiday Season is Here at Snowport

Beginning on Friday on Friday, Boston’s Seaport transforms to Snowport the city’s Christmas wonderland that includes food, activities, and an open-air market which returns to the city for the fourth year in a row. The event will feature outdoor ice-free curling, huge-scale winter games and The Tree Market at Snowport, and an outdoor market that features local businesses.

Visitors can also expect to visit attractions such as Snowport’s 10-foot-high Mistletoe archway, Present Place, featuring an array of vibrant large-sized gifts and there’s the Winter Wish Wall, a 25-foot interactive chalkboard on which visitors can write their wishes for the holidays as well as Boston Children’s Museum special pop-up exhibit, Dinos in Space. Are you in need of a bite to eat or a spot to sit to relax?

The market’s outdoor location includes 19 food and beverage vendors. Visitors can relax in the heated tent or in the new lounge apres ski-themed featuring red Adirondack chairs and fake fire pits.

Shop locally at CraftBoston’s Christmas Online

This season of the holidays, The Society of Arts + Crafts is hosting CraftBoston Holiday Online, a juried show, and market that features crafts made by hand that are ideal to shop for the holidays. The event will be open on Friday, and will be will run until Jan. 8. The once-in-person event held at Hynes Convention Center before the pandemic now is a two-month-long online exhibit that people can view on the internet from all over the nation.

There are items available for sale including clothes, jewelry, quilts pottery, home décor glasswork, woodwork, and much more. The show showcases the nation’s top crafters. They also host demonstrations and workshops. Society of Arts + Crafts also offers demonstrations interviews, demonstrations, as well as other virtual events during the Christmas show.

Explore upcoming events at the event here and also find previous live activities via YouTube. The event’s sponsors and partners comprise Fidelity, Boston Cultural Council, and Mass Cultural Council.

Buy for the New England Craft & Specialty Food Fair

It’s former home at the Topsfield Fairgrounds to new premises in the fall The every year New England Craft & Specialty Food Fair is back for the 27th time. It will be crammed into the Danvers Indoor Sports arena with over 225 of the most talented artisans from the region, visitors can browse and buy hundreds of American-made pieces that range from alpaca fiber gloves to Celtic embroidery, from flower arrangements and stained glass.

The “food tasting” event will also be available and will feature gourmet food snacks like jerky soup mixes, chocolates hot sauce, and many more. Are you looking for something but you’re not ready to make the purchase? You can visit anytime throughout the weekend long. Your admission ticket includes the entire duration of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the gate, as well as on the internet through this website.

Find uncommon books during the Boston Antiquarian Book Fair

More than 100 book dealers from all over the world will come together for three days of exhibits of unique books, signed manuscripts, maps, the first editions, and much more during The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returning in the Hynes Convention Center this Friday through Sunday.

The event will feature discussions and roundtables including “Women on the Frontier of the American Wilderness” on Saturday and “The Trials and Triumphs of Collecting Romance Fiction” in the afternoon on Sunday. The fair also offers complimentary book appraisals on in the afternoon, just outside the main entrance of the hall.

The Saturday and Sunday events are free, whereas the opening-night tickets are on sale for $25 through the Eventbrite website. For the complete list of events, go to this fair’s site. 

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Introduce your children to the wonders of classical music through Peter and the Wolf

What do these people have in common? Boris Karloff, David Bowie, Eleanor Roosevelt, Alice Cooper as well as Sean Connery? All of them have had a go as the narrator of Sergei Prokofiev’s acclaimed classical work “Peter and the Wolf” which will be performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra this Saturday at noon. Music historians frequently use the short (about 25 mins) piece of music as a symphonic story for children.

The story is told through instruments that portray characters and, obviously the voice of the narration of a little Russian boy known as Peter his grandfather who warns him of the presence of a hungry wolf and the way Peter along with his animal companions which include a bird, a cat, and a duck ultimately capture the wolf which leads to a happy conclusion.

The familiar tune with the light and lively leitmotif are among the most well-known works of the genre of classical music. This is the reason why aside from 2020 it has been performed by the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO) has been performing it every year on the stage of Symphony Hall since 2009. Tickets for adults cost $20, while children who are 18 or less are at no cost. 

Explore More than 20 hard ciders available at CiderFeast

We’ve all heard about the benefits an apple could accomplish, but what do we know which of the region’s top hard ciders are made from apples? Find out during CiderFeast the festival of everything falls on the weekend of October 1 from 1-4 p.m. located in South Boston. CiderFeast will feature a variety of 20 top cider producers from New England and beyond for an all-inclusive event of tasting.

You can expect Massachusetts favorite spots such as Artifact Cider Project, Carr’s Ciderhouse, Pony Shack, and more along with Vermont, New Hampshire, and cider makers that hail from the Finger Lakes region in New York and even import from Spain.

Alongside tastings of hard cider expect expert-led panels and talks. Artisan snacks like Cheese and New England Charcuterie and apple cider doughnuts Brewers Foods Spent Grains Chips, plant-based products made by PlantPub the founder Pat McAuley, and more cider-friendly foods are also available. Admission includes all meals and beverage samples, live entertainment, as well as an ice-cold tasting glass to keep. VIP tickets also include a customized T-shirt created by Mark Reusch and an hour-earlier entry to CiderFeast. 

Welcome to The Garden for Comics Return Home

Boston Bruins right wing Cam Neely was in the midst of a slowing down of his sporting professional career (1983-96) when an idea for a new project popped up in his life. In 1995, he and comedian Denis Leary put on the first Comics Come Home event. The event was held under the auspices of the Cam Neely Foundation, which aids families affected by cancer with treatments, resources, and other support, Comics Come Home became the foundation’s annual fundraising event.

This year’s event, the 26th in a row (and the first following two years of pandemics off) is an amazing lineup. The performers will be at the mic on TD Garden this Saturday at 8 p.m. The performers include Jimmy Fallon, Lenny Clarke, Chris Distefano, Sam Jay, Robert Kelly, John Mulaney, Carolyn Plummer as well as Roy Wood Jr. Tickets are on sale now through the TD Garden website. 

Check out several international movies at the Boston Turkish Documentary and Short Film Competition

This Friday marks the start of this Friday, Boston Turkish Documentary and Short Film Competition gives filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their films to be seen by an international audience. They will be screening short films in the MFA and on the internet until the 24th of November.

The highlights are “Love, Deutschmark, and Death,” which examines the “unknown music of emigrating Turkish guests and their children from Germany,” and “Mimaroglu: The Robinson of Manhattan Island,” the story of a composer for electronic music and his lively wife. For the complete schedule, go to the festival’s website. 

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