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Children & Families

Explore•a•Saurus Exhibit at Boston Children’s Museum - Boston, MA

Feb 17, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress Street Boston, MA
This exhibit will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind. Touch and measure a fossil footprint and estimate the size of the dinosaur that left it . Make a life-sized model of a dilophosaurus. Build a three-dimensional dinosaur bone puzzle. You can even paint virtual skin on a dinosaur skeleton, and see what these animals might have looked like in life. Exhibit opens February 17, 2017.
Time: Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $16; children age 1-15, $16
Telephone: 617-426-6500

February School Vacation at Boston Children's Museum - Boston, MA

Feb 18, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress Street Boston, MA
All week long, design and build your own dinosaur. Touch and hold real fossils. Be a dino detective. Make your own dinosaur footprints and play games to move like a dinosaur. A musical story time with New England Conservatory will happen Thursday, February 23, at 2 p.m. A KidsJam family dance party happens Friday, February 24. 6:30-8 p.m.
Time: Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $16; children age 1-15, $16
Telephone: 617-426-6500

Audubon Maple Sugaring and Pancake Breakfast - Seekonk, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017 Audubon Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Avenue Seekonk, MA
Step back in time at the Caratunk Wildlife Refuge to experience the history of maple sugaring. Discover how maple sugaring started with Native Americans and how to make this sweet syrup in your own backyard. Sample pancakes, muffins and other treats with fresh maple syrup. Tours begin every 15 minutes starting at 9 a.m. Please register in advance; space is limited.
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Admission: Adults, $18; children, $9

Silly Soirée - Boston, MA

Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017 Boston Children's Museum, 308 Congress Street Boston, MA
Calling all kids! Grab your favorite grown-up, dress up in your finest, and get ready to have the time of your lives at the Silly Soirée! Formal attire is encouraged. This dance party in the Museum is complete with dinner, games, exploration of Museum exhibits, and a silly photo booth. For more information, email or call Katie Stack at Stack@bostonchildrensmuseum.org or 617-986-3662.
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Admission: $100-$125
Telephone: 617-986-3662

Stop, Look & Listen Tour at Castle Hill - Ipswich, MA

Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017 Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 310 Argilla Road Ipswich, MA
An outdoor adventure for the whole family! The group walk from the Barn to the Pine Grove, investigating the trail for signs left by animals, and piece together the evidence that will help us see the story in the landscape. Bring your skills of observation! At the end of the hike we’ll warm up with hot chocolate around a campfire. This walk is about 3/4 mile each way. We will go at an easy pace. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $15; children. $10


Chinese New Year in Harvard Square - Cambridge, MA

Mar 5, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017 Harvard Square Cambridge, MA
2017 is the Chinese Year of the Red Fire Chicken. Come celebrate in Harvard Square. There will be a grand procession through Harvard Square and a cultural open house at the Hong Kong! A full schedule of Chinese New Year activities will be announced shortly.
Time: Consult event website


Salem Film Fest 2017 - Salem, MA

Mar 2, 2017 - Mar 9, 2017 Various locations Salem, MA
Come to Salem, see the world during the largest all-documentary festival in New England. Film screenings and talk-backs with the directors are the highlights of the weeklong film fest. See event website for schedule.
Time: Consult event website


Spring Orchid Sale - Waltham, MA

Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017 Lyman Estate Greenhouses, 185 Lyman Street Waltham, MA
Shop the greenhouse’s selection of hundreds of orchid plants, including Cattleyas, Laelias, Paphiopedilums, and Phalaenopsis. Species and hybrid plants that are budded and blooming are available.
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 617-994-5913


Lunar Attraction Exhibit at Peabody Essex Museum - Salem, MA

Jan 26, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex Street Salem, MA
The moon has engaged our curiosity and imagination over millennia and across cultures. Lunar Attraction features artworks that explore our longstanding fascination and connection with the moon, ranging from myths about werewolves to the gravitational pull that controls Earth's tides. Exhibit open through September 4, 2017.
Time: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; third Thursdays, open until 9 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $20; seniors, $18; students, $12, Youth age 16 and younger, free

Exhibit: Shoes: Pleasure and Pain - Salem, MA

Jan 31, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex Street Salem, MA
Explore the creativity of footwear from around the globe through more than 300 pairs of shoes, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to those by contemporary makers. This exhibition considers the cultural significance of shoes and examines the latest developments in footwear technology creating higher heels and dramatic shapes.
Time: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $20; seniors, $18; students, $12; youth age 16 and younger and Salem residents. free

Free Sundayf and Dutch Paintings Exhibit at The Clark - Williamstown, MA

Mar 5, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017 Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street Williamstown, MA
Discover the art of the Dutch Republic three ways: Be one of the first to see the exhibition An Inner World: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Paintings, make a still-life drawing, and enjoy a special performance of period music. An Inner World features seven exceptional genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Admission: Free


Henry Acker Gypsy Jazz Trio - South Yarmouth, MA

Feb 23, 2017 - Mar 23, 2017 Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street South Yarmouth, MA
Henry Acker is a twelve-year-old gypsy jazz guitarist in the style of Django Reinhardt and with abilities far beyond his years. He performs exhilarating gypsy jazz repertoire along with jazz standards in duet and trio with his father Victor Acker, a Berklee alum and jazz guitarist.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $20
Telephone: 508-394-7100

The Chieftains - Medford, MA

Mar 1, 2017 - Mar 1, 2017 The Chevalier Theatre, 30 Forest Street Medford, MA
The Chieftains have been highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music has notably hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $39-$89
Telephone: 781-391-7469

Madeleine Peyroux and Rickie Lee Jones in Concert - Boston, MA

Mar 2, 2017 - Mar 2, 2017 The Wilbur, 246 Tremont Street Boston, MA
Two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1978 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona . Peyroux, whose voice has often been compared to that of Billie Holiday’s, was discovered while in her early twenties. Rounder Records has just released “Keep Me in Your Heart for a While: The Best of Madeleine Peyroux,” an anthology of her 20-year career.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $45-$65

Ariana Grande - Boston, MA

Mar 3, 2017 - Mar 3, 2017 TD Garden,100 Legends way Boston, MA
Multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-nominated artist, Ariana Grande brings the Dangerous Woman Tour to TD Garden. Special Guests include: Little Mix and Victoria Monet.
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Celtic Crossings: Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney - Boston, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017 Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA
Phil Coulter, from Derry, and Andy Cooney, from New York, join forces to present Celtic Crossings, weaving a tapestry of Irish warmth, spirit, and culture through music. Guests include Irish vocalist Geraldine Branagan, World Champion Irish dancer Conor O’Brien (of Lord of the Dance) and the Irish Pops Ensemble.
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $39 / $59 / $99

The TEN Tenors: The Power of TEN - Pittsfield, MA

Mar 10, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017 Colonial Theatre, 111 South Street Pittsfield, MA
Celebrated for their wonderfully vast repertoire, breathtaking arrangements and powerful live performances, The TEN Tenors are among the most successful touring groups of all time. They perform a high-octane blend of soul-stirring operatic arias and heart-pounding rock anthems. The Tenors have performed with Andrea Bocelli, André Rieu, Sarah Brightman, Willie Nelson, Katherine Jenkins and Christina Aguilera.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $25-$75

Inspirations vocal concert - Duxbury and Hingham, MA

Mar 12, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 See description below Duxbury and Hingham, MA
Pianist Jonathan Roberts South shore Conservatory piano faculty play music they love. Be inspired by what inspires them! Music from Classical to Jazz showcases the diversity and brilliance of these performers.
March 12 at Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury
March 19, at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham
Time: 4 p.m.
Admission: Admission is free

Dropkick Murphys - Boston, MA

Mar 15, 2017 - Mar 15, 2017 House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne Street Boston, MA
Celtic Rock/Punk band The Dropkick Murphys just released a new album, 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory, on which the band carries on the tradition of rough and tumble storytelling.
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $32.50 - $60

Close Encounters With Music: Beethoven Journey’s --Early, Middle and Late - Great Barrington, MA

Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA
Follow three stops along Ludwig Beethoven’s journey, from disciple of Haydn to Olympian master. Listen to the early Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, a middle-period Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, and the glorious “Archduke” Trio. Performed by pianist Michael Brown, winner of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant.
Time: 6 p.m.

Jimmy Webb:The Glen Campbell Years - Pittsfield, MA

Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017 Colonial Theatre, 111 South Street Pittsfield, MA
Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years highlights some of the srecordings from the Webb/Campbell songbook, pulling the audience in with hits such as “Honey Come Back,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston” and more!
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $25-$45

Spring Sing with Revels - Watertown, MA

Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017 Grace Vision Church, 80 Mt. Auburn Street Watertown, MA
Enjoy seasonal sing alongs, a performance by The Revels Alumni Youth Chorus, rousing gospel music from Linda Brown-San Martin, and maybe a little bit of Cole Porter too. The music closes with a seriously funny Mummers Play, refreshments, and a visit from the Padstow ‘Obby ‘Oss, that ancient harbinger of spring.
Time: 2 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $20; children, $7

Melissa Aldana Trio - Boston, MA

Mar 22, 2017 - Mar 22, 2017 Berklee College of Music, 160 Mass Avenue Boston, MA
Tenor sax star Melissa Aldana, the first woman to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone competition, makes no secret about being inspired by Sonny Rollins: like Sonny in the late '50s, she fronts a piano-less trio.
Time: 7:30 p.m
Admission: $25; student,s $10

Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds - Pittsfield, MA

Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 23, 2017 Colonial Theatre, 111 South Street Pittsfield, MA
Dana Louise forged the beginnings of her guitar sound amid the Azores’s lava rocks and dragon trees. Back in the States, she began singing and songwriting professionally. The Glorious Birds use jazz and bluegrass with a contemporary beat to create a futuristic folk sound.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $30

TIGUE and Innov Gnawa - Boston, MA

Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017 Berklee College of Music, 160 Mass Avenue Boston, MA
TIGUE and Innov Gnawa perform as part of the Third Annual Celebrity Series Stave Sessions. TIGUE is a percussion trio using members’ conservatory training and eclectic influences to create music that sits at the intersection of contemporary music and art rock. Innov Gnawa performs Moroccan gnawa music: hypnotic Islamic liturgical chants with plucked string and percussive instrumentation. 
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $25; students, $10

Blonde Redhead Featuring ACME - Celebrity Series Stave Session - Boston, MA

Mar 25, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017 Berklee College of Music, 160 Mass Avenue Boston, MA 02215
Formed by Japanese lead singer and guitarist Kazu Makino and Italian twin brothers Amedeo (guitar/vocals) and Simone Pace (drums), Blonde Redhead has built itscareer as a driving creative force on the indie music scene. They will perform their seminal 2004 album Misery is a Butterfly in its entirety.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $25; students, $10

Steep Canyon Rangers - Great Barrington, MA

Mar 26, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA
A bluegrass band at itscore, the Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walks the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra. They’re as danceable as the most progressive, party-oriented string band, and equally comfortable translating their songs for accompaniment by a full symphony. It’s that mix of serious chops and good-natured fun
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $25 to $60. Some $15 tickets are available for people age 30 and younger
Telephone: 413-528-0100

Outdoor Activities

Full Moon & Folklore Hike - Essex, MA

Feb 10, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 Crane Wildlife Refuge Essex, MA
Join us for a night hike through the dunes of the Crane Wildlife Refuge! Transformed by the glow of the full moon on snow, the dunes are an eerily beautiful landscape. We’ll warm ourselves with hot cider around a beach fire at the end. Prepare for hiking up and down dunes, through soft sand, for approximately 2 to 3 miles. Suggested for ages 13 and older. Pre-registration required. Directions to the Crane Wildlife Refuge. Event repeats on March 12.
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Admission: $15
Telephone: 978-356-4351

Out Like A Lamb Hike - Ipswich, MA

Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 Crane Wildlife Refuge Ipswich, MA
Join this night hike through the dunes of the Crane Wildlife Refuge. This will be a great hike even if the roaring cold lion is still around! At the end of our walk we’ll warm ourselves with hot cider around a beach fire. We will be hiking up and down dunes, through soft sand, for approximately 2 ½-3 miles. Suggested for guests age 13 and older. Pre-registration required. Directions.
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Admission: $15


Spirit Medium Karen Tatro at Ventford Hall - Lenox, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017 Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street Lenox, MA
Spirit Medium Karen Tatro and her fellow investigators is are returning to one of their favorite sites for the "Spirits of Ventfort Hall" program, giving attendees the opportunity to explore their abilities among like-minded mediums. With experience, training and knowledge of the spirit world, Tatro and her team will assist the group in the investigation. Reservations are required. Reserve only online at http://www.karentatro.com/march-4th-ventfort.html.
Time: Doors open at 6 p.m.; program at 7 p.m.-midnight
Admission: $65 per person

Spirit Medium Karen Tatro at Ventford Hall - Lenox, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017 Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street Lenox, MA
Karen Tatro, a certified spirit medium, and her fellow investigators return to present the Spirits of Ventfort Hall program, giving attendees the opportunity to explore their abilities among like-minded mediums. Guests will be divided into smaller groups, shown the basics of communication with energies and then investigate areas where they feel connections. A Ventfort Hall docent will present a brief history of the 1893 mansion. Reservations are required. Reserve only online.
Time: 6 p.m.-midnight
Admission: $65 per person

Parties, Dances, Balls

Winter Ice Party - Cambridge, MA

Feb 26, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 Harvest Restaurant, 44 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA
Enjoy ice luge drinks, Harpoons beers, and winter-inspired dishes and desserts. Dance to tunes by DJ Ryan Brown or relax by an outdoor fireplace.
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

Shen Yun - Boston, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017 Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont Street Boston, MA
Classical Chinese dance does the storytelling, presenting diverse ethnic and folk traditions. In this performance ancient legends blend with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumesmeet breathtaking animated backdrops.
Time: Saturday, 2 and 7:305 p.m.; Sunday, 1 and 6 p.m.
Admission: $70-$180

Craft Reveals: Remarkable Events of Substance and Inspiration - Brockton, MA

Mar 5, 2017 - Apr 24, 2017 Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street Brockton, MA
During March and April, Fuller Craft Museum overflows with eye-opening, informative events to engage and inspire audiences.
Trilogy of Trios Chamber Music Concert. March 5. Three trios perform Beethoven Trio for Piano, Flute and Bassoon, contemporary compositions performed by Erik Lindgren, and a jazz trio with Berklee College professors. 2 p.m.
Shades of Yale University Vocal Concert. March 18. Shades celebrates music of the African Diaspora with choreographed, vocal arrangements. Its sound resembles Sweet Honey in the Rock, Take 6, John Legend, Angelique Kidjo, Gershwin, Big Mama Thornton. 2 p.m.
Studio Open House. April 1. Celebrate Fuller Craft Museum’s renovated studios. Learn about classes and workshops. 2 p.m.
Deep Collaboration: Terry Martin & Zina Manesa-Burloiu. April 8. Martin and Burloiu are internationally renowned artists in the medium of wood. This one-day event is a two-hour demonstration, a lecture, and a pop-up show.
John Coltrane's A Love Supreme with Leonard Brown Quintet. April 8. John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme with poetry and music performed by WGBH’s Eric Jackson and Leonard Brown’s quintet “Joyful Noise.” 7:30 p.m.
Luminarium Dance Company. April 21-24. Luminarium Dance Company is a contemporary dance company. Luminarium will be constructing installations with wood, metal, glass, ceramics, and fiber—and setting them in motion through dance.
Time: Consult event website
Telephone: 508-588-6000

Drumline Live - Concord, MA

Mar 7, 2017 - Mar 7, 2017 Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, MA
The Legendary Historically Black College and University band experience comes alive with a world-class cast of percussionists, musicians and dancers. Drumline Live is a high-octane musical roller coaster ride that will hit every emotion in their bodies. Free tickets are limited to four per patron and are available beginning January 30 at 11 a.m.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 603-225-1111

A Little Bit Of Ireland - Waltham, MA

Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington Street Waltham, MA
A feast of Irish music, folk dancing, and light-hearted comic blarney featuring Soprano Mara Bonde Ricker. This homage to the Emerald Isle includes a pinch of Irish tenors, a touch of Riverdance and a rousing visit to an Irish pub. A cast of 100 and live orchestra round out this extraordinary production
Time: Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
Admission: Consult event website
Telephone: 781-891-5600

Science & Nature

Snowy Owl Prowl - Essex, MA

Feb 11, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 Crane Wildlife Refuge Essex, MA
Wide-open coastal sites are the location of choice for wintering Snowy Owls; the owls have been frequent visitors to the Crane Wildlife Refuge. Join us as we hike the dunes in search of these magnificent birds. Prepare for hiking up and down dunes, through soft sand, for approximately 2 to 3 miles. Suggested for ages 13 and older. Pre-registration required. Dates: February 11 and 19. Directions to the Crane Wildlife Refuge. Event repeats on March 26
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Admission: $15

Winter Birding Along Crane Beach - Ipswich, MA

Feb 25, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017 Crane Beach Ipswich, MA
Join Ranger Dave Williams for a walk along Crane Beach to look for winter birds. Birders may spot species they don’t often see, while beginners will learn what to look and listen for. Bring your binoculars. Directions. Event repeats on March 5.
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Admission: $15
Telephone: 978-810-5892

Shopping & Sales

Like a Boss - Cambridge, MA

Feb 26, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 The Handle Bar Indoor Cycling Studio, 1030 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA
Join us for Like a Boss, a shopping event at The Handle Bar Indoor Cycling Studio. This event which allows you to meet, mingle, and shop the work of nine of Boston's most empowering female entrepreneurs. From greeting cards to footwear, the studio will transform from a place to sweat to a place to shop!
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Admission: Free

BerkChique! 2017 - Great Barrington, MA

Apr 7, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017 Catwalk, 325 Stockbridge Road Great Barrington, MA
BerkChique is a fashionable alternative to the traditional fundraiser in the form of a Pop-up Boutique selling clothes and accessories collected from some of the most fashionable and stylish closets in the Berkshires. Find upscale clothing and accessories at unbelievable prices. All proceeds to non-profits including the Berkshire Humane Society, Community Access to the Arts, IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, and WAM Theatre.
Time: First Dibbs on Friday: VIP, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; general, 6:30-8:30; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admission: Friday, VIP, $100; general, $25; Saturday and Sunday admission is free

Shows & Exhibits

Spring Bulb Show at Smith College - Northampton, MA

Mar 4, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017 Lyman Conservatory at Smith College, 16 College Lane Northampton, MA
Fields of Flowers. Are there any more beautiful fields of flowers begging to be artistically captured than the flowering bulb nurseries of Holland? For centuries these wide swaths of color have charmed visitors to the Low Countries and many have tried to interpret the texture, color and contrast of the vivid plots of bulbs against somber skies.
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Admission: $5
Telephone: 413-585-2740

Boston Flower Show 2017 - Boston, MA

Mar 22, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA
The Boston Flower & Garden Show hosts gardening, cooking and floral design demonstrations and lectures every day. Enjoy amateur competitions in floral design, horticulture and photography. Shutter bugs: join one of the photography mini-workshops. The Massachusetts master gardeners host an information booth to answer gardening questions. The Little Sprouts Children’s Center will be packed with fun activities like storytelling, vegetable stamping, and tissue flower making.
Time: Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m
Admission: Adults, $20; seniors age 65 and older, $17; children age 6-17, $10; Flower Show After Dark, $15


"The Honey Trap" - Boston, MA

Feb 16, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA
When two off-duty British soldiers go for a drink on the outskirts of Belfast in 1979, they meet two local girls. What seems like a typical night at the pub turns into something much darker. Decades later, reliving that night for an oral history project, Dave reopens old wounds that send him back to Belfast in search of answers and revenge. An Irish tragedy.
Time: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $30; seniors over age 61, $25); students, 10; Three-Play Flex Pass, $50
Telephone: 866-811-4111

“The Night of Iguana” - Cambridge, MA

Feb 18, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017 Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA
Set in a retreat on the sweltering Mexican coast, “the Night of the Iguana” assembles a disgraced preacher, a poor Nantucket spinster, and others to tell a tale of loneliness and the violent emotions just bubbling under the surface.
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website
Telephone: 617-547-8300

“Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” - North Andover, MA

Feb 23, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017 Rogers Center for the Arts, 315 Turnpike Street North Andover, MA
What happens when beloved comic strip kids grow up and go to high school? In this unauthorized parody, the characters from Peanuts are too immersed in their own problems  to care that everybody’s favorite dog has just died. Dark, tragic, and very funny, the play asks: What happens after death? Not recommended for children under 16.
Time: Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” - Boston, MA

Mar 7, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017 Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street Boston, MA
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery. Dates and times.
Time: See description above
Admission: $40-$175

"Sister Act the Musical" - Norwell, MA

Mar 17, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017 Company Theatre Centre for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive Norwell, MA
Sing Hallelujah for this new, ridiculously fun, feel-good musical that will have you jumping to your feet! Delores Van Cartier, a wannabee Las Vegas diva, sees her life take a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in – where else – a convent!
Time: Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Admission: $38 to $43
Telephone: 781-871-2787

The Illusionists – Live from Broadway - Boston, MA

Apr 4, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017 Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street Boston, MA
The Illusionists – Live From Broadway has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. Dates and times.
Time: See description above
Admission: $40-$175

Workshops & Classes

Adult Workshops at Fuller Craft Museum - Brockton, MA

Jan 14, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 Fuller Craft Museum 455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA
Take a workshop this winter to develop your craft artistry:
Ukrainian Egg Decoratin, March 4, March 18, or April 1. 10 am-1 pm. $75. Learn a traditional method of decorating eggs as practiced by the Ukrainian people.
Calligraphy for Beginners, March 11, 10 am-1 pm. A professional calligrapher teaches the fundamentals
Pottery: Intro to Wheel Throwing, January 19-March 16, 6-8:30 pm $210 .This 8-week course covers all the basics of working on a pottery wheel.
Bookbinding, February 25- March 31, 6-8:30 pm. $190 plus $35 for materials. This class will cover all the basic skills you need to create your own personal journal or sketchbook.
Time: See description above
Admission: See description above
Telephone: 508-588-6000