What’s Sprouting? December 10-12
Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston.
By Kim Foley MacKinnon
Friday, December 10-19
Ebenezer Scrooge gets a visit from three ghosts on Christmas Eve, making him rethink his life and character in this adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Riverside Theatre Works, 45 Fairmont Ave., Hyde Park. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Friday, December 10-December 24
Kids Matinees at the Pops
Take the family to the Pops for a children’s sing-along and photo opp with Santa after the concert. Table seats include a kid-friendly menu, along with special holiday treats. Boston Symphony Orchestra, 301 Mass. Ave., Various dates. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Saturday & Sunday, December 11-12
Free Curious George Screening
Cradles to Crayons partnered with National Amusements to screen Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas. Just bring new or gently used coats, hats, gloves or boots to one of the participating theaters in Massachusetts for free admission. Participating Showcase Cinemas. Dec. 11 and 12 at noon. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Sowa Holiday Market
You’ll be sure to find a unique gift from one of 80-plus juried artists and designers from around New England at this holiday market. There will be handbags, jewelry, pottery, letterpress stationery, silk-screened t-shirts, baby clothes, re-purposed wool accessories and more! Cathedral High School Gym, 74 Union Park St., (on the corner of Washington Street), South End. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Sunday, December 12
Stroll through Harvard Square for cookies, hot chocolate, music, free ice-skating at the Charles Hotel, plus an indoor children’s Holiday Activity Room with cookie-decorating and more. Harvard Square, Cambridge. Visit the website for the full schedule.