The Weekender: Holiday Festivities to Brighten Up Your December


Don’t let the darkest time of the year get you down. Brighten up your December with these holiday events filled with merriment, cheer and—yes—some twinkling lights! With uberPOOL prices at 50% of uberX from 7-10pm this Saturday night, you have no reason not to get out of the house!

Sugar Plum Fairies | The Nutcracker

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Who can resist sugar plum fairies and dancing candy canes? Boston’s favorite ballet company brings the story of the Nutcracker ballet to life.

Twinkling Lights | The Mayor’s Celebration of Lights

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The Boston Public Library showcases the Mayor’s Celebration of Lights. Feast your eyes on a this breathtaking light show complete with 3D projections.


Holiday Gifts | Downtown Boston Holiday Market

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Skip the overnight shipping and get your last minute holiday shopping in at the Downtown Boston Holiday Market! The market hosts unique artisans and vendors along with musical performances and maybe even an appearance from Santa!

Cookie Construction | Gingerbread House Making Class

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Bring your family for a lesson in gingerbread house building or leave the kids at home and enjoy a little cookie construction with a martini or two at Zebra’s Bistro and Wine Bar.

A Festive Fete | Naughty or Nice Holiday Party

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Whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, you’re invited to the 8th annual Naughty or Nice holiday party hosted by The Greatest Bar. Avoid the ugly sweaters and head to a holiday event that promises to be more fun than festive!

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