What’s Sprouting in Boston?
Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston.
by Kim Foley MacKinnon
November 22 – 30
Friday, November 26
Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction
This annual family fest at the MIT Museum has teams link their machines together for a crazy chain reaction.
MIT Museum, Rockwell Cage Gym, 77 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. From 1-4 p.m. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Saturday, November 27
26th Annual Roslindale Village Tree Lighting
Join Mayor Menino, Santa, and the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Urban Nutcracker to light the community tree. Ornament making, music, performances and more will get you in the holiday spirit.
Adams Park, Roslindale. From 3-5 p.m. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Saturday, November 27-December 19
The Velveteen Rabbit
This popular children’s book comes to life with puppets and actors, plus original music. It’s a warm and fuzzy weekend treat.
Boston Children’s Theatre, YMCA Greater Boston, 316 Huntington Ave. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Tuesday, November 30
Copley Square Holiday Tree Lighting
If you missed the tree lighting in Roslindale or you just can’t get enough holiday fun, head to Copley Square. Santa Claus, the United States Air Force Brass Band Quintet, Trinity Church Choristers, Brian Jones and the Copley Singers and holiday carolers will all be on hand.
Copley Square. From 5-6 p.m. Visit the website for the full schedule.