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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

Wonderful Oceans: Life Beneath the Waves - Cambridge, MA

Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017 Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA
Learn about current marine research with graduate students from Harvard; see live marine animals, observe museum specimens, explore our gallery of marine life, and conduct experiments to learn more about the creatures of the sea. Participants are encouraged explore the museum before or after class. These programs are not appropriate for children under 8 years of age. Families must register at least one adult and one child for this program.
Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon
Admission: $20

Zoo Lover’s Day and Ape Awareness Day - Boston, MA

Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017 Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road Boston, MA
Chat with zookeepers to learn about the animals that call Franklin Park Zoo home and partake in ape-themed crafts and activities in the Tropical Forest.
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $19.95; senior over age 61, $16.95; children ages 2-12, $13.95

Bunny Bonanzoo at Stone Zoo - Stoneham, MA

Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 Stone Zoo, 149 Pond Street Stoneham, MA
Stone Zoo! Easter crafts, games, music and other fun surprises, and of course a visit with the Easter Bunny!
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $19.95; senior over age 61, $16.95; children ages 2-12, $13.95

Family Farm Fest at Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA

Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017 Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
Young and old are invited to celebrate spring with the arrival of baby animals and the prepping of fields at Old Sturbridge Village. Meet the Village’s newborns and experience the responsibilities of raising animals on a farm in 1830. All week, guests will meet Laura Ingalls Wilder, of the "Little House" series. Discovery Adventures programs for children ages 7-14 are also scheduled for April School Vacation week! Pre-registration for these 3 or 5 day programs is required.
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $28; seniors 55 and older, $26; college students, $14; youths age 4-17, $14

Comedy

Banned In Boston Comedy and Fundraiser - Boston, MA

Apr 7, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017 House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne Street Boston, MA 02215
Banned in Boston is the annual comedy and music revue that raises money for Urban Improv's youth empowerment programs. Local celebrities, media personalities, politicians, and business, arts and community leaders rally together to put on a one-night-only, impromptu show of hilarity, musical satire, and skits.
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Admission: $250

Cruises

Revels Tall Ships Harbor Cruise - Boston, MA

Jun 18, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017 departing from Long Wharf Boston, MA
Join Revels at its annual fundraiser aboard the event boat MV Majesty for a tour of Boston Harbor to view the visiting full-rigged ships, barques & barquentines, brigs & brigantines at Boston’s hosting of the International Tall Ships 2017. Buy your tickets soon - this event will sell out!
Time: 5-8:30 p.m.
Admission: $350 per person ($200 pp is tax-deductible).

Day Camps for Kids

South Shore Conservatory Summer 2017 Performing Arts Programs - Hingham and Duxbury, MA

Jun 15, 2017 - Jun 15, 2017 One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, and Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury Hingham and Duxbury, MA
Music programs of various durations are offered to children of all ages. Hingham site: 781-749-7565; Duxbury site: 781-934-2731
Time: Consult event website
Admission: Consult event website

Circus Arts Summer Day Camp - North Truro, MA

Jul 17, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA
Professional performers teach aerial arts, acrobatics, juggling, mini-trampoline, physical comedy, tightwire walking, improv, object manipulation, rope climbing and physical training. Camp runs four days a week (Monday-Thursday) from July 17 to August 17.
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. or 9:30 a.m.-noon
Admission: Full week, full days, $260; full week, half days, $160; half week, full days, $150
Telephone: 508-487-5400

Farms

Lamb Visits - Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard, MA

Mar 13, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017 The FARM Institute, Aero Avenue Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard, MA
Come to the lamb nursery of The Farm Institute to see the newborn lambs. March 18, 22, 25 and 29.
Time: 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 508-627-7007

Festivals

Motif #1 Day 2017 - Rockport, MA

May 20, 2017 - May 20, 2017 Downtown Rockport, MA
The Motif No.1 Day Festival -- named after the humble fishing shack that has inspired work from many painter and photographer -- honors the arts in Rockport. Come enjoy film, poetry, dance, music, art-making activities, historical presentations and more.
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Gardens

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

Historic

Anniversary of the First Muster of the National Guard - Salem, MA

Apr 1, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017 St. Peter's Church to the Common Salem, MA
The celebration of the 380th Anniversary of the First Muster of the National Guard opens with a ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Church and Armory Park and continues with a march by National Guard units, Lancers, and re-enactors to the Common. The muster ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m. and will feature a Pass in Review and Cannon Salute.
Time: 9:30 a.m.-noon

Tall Ship Sørlandet - Boston, MA

Apr 10, 2017 - Apr 12, 2017 Fan Pier Marina, 1 Marina Park Drive Boston, MA
The Tall Ship Sørlandet from Norway will be arriving on April 9 and leaving on April 14. Public boarding hours are April 10-12, 1:30 to 5 p.m. Tour times are subject to change at the Captain’s discretion.
Time: 1:30-5 p.m.

Patriots Day - Lincoln Concord, Lexington, MA

Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 17, 2017 Minute Man Visitor Center, 250 North Great Road, and other locations Lincoln Concord, Lexington, MA
Patriot’s Day, on April 17, commemorates the start of the Revolutionary War, and is a state holiday in Massachusetts. Much of the activity takes place at or near the Minute Man National Historic Park. Saturday, April 15 The Lexington Minutemen reenact parts of the Battle retreat on April 15 from Parker’s Revenge at 1 p.m. in Lexington Center to the Tower Park Battle at 3:30 to 5 p.m. near the Munroe Tavern on Massachusetts Avenue. See Lexington Minutemen website for schedule.
Sunday, April 16 The Lincoln Minutemen host a concert of fife & drum music Sunday from 1:45-3:30 p.m.in Pierce Park, at Lincoln and Weston roads, and a reenactment at 7 .m. of the muster of the Lincoln Minutemen, who fought at the North Bridge.
Monday, April 17 Lexington & Concord. Events in Lexington begin at 6 a.m. with a reenactment of the Battle of Lexington on the Green. Lexington holds a Youth Parade at 7:30 a.m.
In Concord a parade is held at 9 a.m. The parade begins in Concord Center, crosses North Bridge and returns to Main Street. The North Bridge Visitor Center in Concord and the Minute Man Visitor Center in Lincoln will also be open.
Lexington’s big parade begins at 2 p.m. and reaches Massachusetts Avenue and Waltham Street by about 2:30 p.m. It is full of marching bands, floats, clowns, and performers.
Time: See description above
Admission: Most events free

Tall Ships and Sail Boston Festival 2017 - Boston and Charleston, MA

Jun 17, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017 Waterfront Boston and Charleston, MA
The first major event is the Parade of Sail on June 17. Next is a Crew & Cadet Street Parade at on June 19. The Tall Ships depart on June 22. All events are free and open to the public.
Parade of Sail is in Boston Harbor, June 17. The vessels will parade in flotillas from Broad Sound into the main channel of Boston Harbor turning at Charlestown, before proceeding to their assigned berthing areas. Public viewing of the parade will be spectacular from Castle Island, the Seaport District, the Boston Waterfront, East Boston, the North End and Charlestown. , 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For Groups: Sail Boston 2017 welcomes groups of 10 or more people for public boarding or ticketed grandstand opportunities for the Grand Parade of Sail. Group tickets for Parade of Sail include premium viewing location, easy drop off and pick up for buses, access to covered bistro seating and concessions, handicap seating and restrooms, festival site with announcer and live entertainment. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $99. Public ticket sales for parties for fewer than 10 people are anticipated in Spring 2017. Please check back for more details.
Time: See event website for details

Hobbies

Slavic Easter Egg Decorating Workshops - Lenox, MA

Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017 Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street Lenox, MA
This Eastern European tradition of creating intricate and beautifully decorated eggs has been passed down for generations. Lenox resident Tjasa Sprague, who will again lead the workshop, learned the technique many years ago from her Czechoslovakian mother, Maria Krofta.
Time: Two sessions: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
Admission: $30 advance reservations, $35 day of event, all materials included

Spring Photo Walks at Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA

May 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017 Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
Come explore the Village on a quiet Spring day where photo opportunities abound. A staff photographer guides you through the Village, both inside and out. Learn how to frame shots, explore working with light and shadows, and walk away with some great photographs. Pre-registration is required. Photo Walks tend to sell out, so register early!
Time: Two sessions: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.; 5:15 to 7:15 p.m.
Admission: $18

Museums

WOW! World of WearableArt Exhibit - Salem, MA

Feb 18, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex Street Salem, MA
For the last 25 years, New Zealand has hosted an annual design competition that challenges sculptors, costume designers, textile artists and makers of all stripes to explore the boundary between fashion and art. This exhibit presents 32 ensembles the competition's most unique, spectacular and outlandish wearable artworks. On view through June 11, 2017.
Time: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am-5 pm
Admission: Adults, $20; seniors, $18; students, $12; youth age16 and younger, free

Festival of Flowers at Springfield Museums - Springfield, MA

Apr 6, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017 Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street Springfield, MA
Four dozen objects from the art, history and science collections are creatively interpreted by local florists, designers, and garden club members. A new element to this year’s Festival are Afternoon Tea parties on Friday and Saturdayat 2 p.m. Guest will enjoy tea, light sandwiches and desserts among the colorful arrangements. Families can explore the world of flowers through kids' activities and a performance of “I Spy Butterfly.”
Time: Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $18; seniors, $12; youth age 3-17, $9.50; Springfield residents, free

Music

The Zombies - Boston, MA

Mar 28, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017 Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont Street Boston, MA
This unique presentation will unite four original member of the Zombies to perform material from their new studio album and classics from earlier years.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $45-$65

SFJAZZ Collective: The Music of Miles Davis - Rockport, MA

Mar 30, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performersin jazz today. Each season the Collective focuses its repertoire on a different modern master, and this season the octet will be exploring the music of Miles Davis.
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Admission: $45- $59
Telephone: 978-546-7391

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Rockport, MA

Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
As the preeminent Cajun band in the world, BeauSoleil has been exporting the rich musical traditions of southwestern Louisiana for close to 40 years. The group almost singlehandedly revived Cajun music in the 1970s,incorporating folk and world music traditions.
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Eric Jackson Hosts A Love Supreme Live Jazz Concert - Brockton, MA

Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017 Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street Brockton, MA
Hear this live performance of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme with poetry and music by WGBH Radio's Eric Jackson and Leonard Brown's quintet "Joyful Noise." Eric Jackson, host of WGBH Radio's Eric in the Evening, will speak the words Coltrane wrote for the suite. Reserve soon; space is limited
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $20 until April 1; $25 at the door; $10 for children under age 12

Dave Davies of The Kinks - North Truro, MA

Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA
Co-founder of The Kinks, Dave Davies puts on some of the most electric rock 'n roll shows to be experienced today.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $35-$75
Telephone: 508-487-5400

Tannahill Weavers with Elizabeth and Ben Anderson - Harvard, MA

Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 27, 2017 Harvard Unitarian Universalist Church, 9 Ayer Road Harvard, MA
The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Its diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $20 in advance / $25 general admission

New England Blues Summit 2017 - Hyannis, MA

Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017 Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center, 35 Scudder Avenue Hyannis, MA
April 28-30 Friday afternoon brings blues act Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, followed by Anthony Gomes, and the headline duo of Tommy Castro and Mike Zito. Saturday’s music includes Grits & Groceries Orchestra and the Willie J. Laws Band. The afternoon features a Youth Showcase and acoustic blues with Mark T. Small & Dave Howard. Saturday night offers performances by the Anthony Geraci and the Boston Blues All-start with headliner Shemekia Copeland. Both nights close with Afterhours Blues Jam. On Sunday Racky Thomas will have his Traveling Medicine Show Revival. The Farewell Blues Jam will round out the weekend with Toni Lynn Washington, Sam Gentile, Bruce Bears, Sonya Rae and Ryan Taylor.
Time: Consult event website
Admission: $35-$60. Prices for above do not include dinner and room.

Rusted Root - Great Barrington, MA

May 29, 2017 - May 29, 2017 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA
Known for its mixture of acoustic, rock ‘n’ roll, and other styles of music, Rusted Root draws from African, Latin American, and Native American traditional sounds. The has toured with Santana, Dave Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers Band.
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $35-$40

Judy Collins - North Truro, MA

Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA
Few singers have the staying power of folk icon, Grammy award winner and legend Judy Collins. For nearly 45 illustrious years, her dulcet tones have graced our ears, and her poetic lyrics have galvanized a generation. She has released more than 40 albums, has had numerous Top 10 hits, Grammy nominations and gold and platinum selling albums.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $88, $68, $42
Telephone: 508-487-5400

Jesse Colin Young - North Truro, MA

Jul 5, 2017 - Jul 5, 2017 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA
Founder of The Youngbloods, singer-songwriter Jesse Colin Young remains a vibrant musical force. Most known for his 1969 smash hit “Get Together,” Young has forged a long-sustaining career built on his soaring tenor, infectious melodies and thought-provoking lyrics.
Time: 8 p.m.

Dave Mason - Alone Together Again Tour - North Truro, MA

Jul 9, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA
Released in 1970, Dave Mason's Alone Together is one of America’s most beloved classic rock albums. Dave Mason revisits this classic masterpiece to perform a limited engagement concert tour along with his band Johnne Sambataro, Alvino Bennett, and Tony Patler.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $45, $65, $85

Arlo Guthrie - North Truro, MA

Jul 27, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA
Arlo guthrie is a folk music icon who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $95, $65, $55; students age 24 and younger, $20

Outdoor Activities

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

Paranormal

Paranormal Investigation - Lenox, MA

Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017 Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street Lenox, MA
Paranormal investigator David Raby brings his experience and passion to Ventfort Hall. Author of non-fiction and online articles. Cost is .00. Reservations required.
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $35
Telephone: 413-637-3206

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

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.
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

Rockin' Road to Dublin - Lowell, MA

Mar 30, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017 Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 East Merrimack Street Lowell, MA
Rockin’ Road to Dublin is the new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show and the finish of a Broadway theatrical production. It stars Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith, 14 dancers, 8 musicians and two vocalists.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $35-$50

The Golden Dragon Acrobats - Lexington, MA

Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017 Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA
The Golden Dragons is known as the leading Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. Come see acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music.
Time: 3 p.m.
Admission: $39-$49
Telephone: 617-531-1257

Boston Pops Opening Night With Queen Latifah - Boston, MA

May 10, 2017 - May 11, 2017 Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA
With a Grammy award and an Oscar nomination for “Chicago,” this entertainer charms audiences with her warm presence and boundless talents.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $45- $150
Telephone: 617-266-1492

Science & Nature

Science of Sharks Exhibit - Boston, MA

Apr 14, 2017 - May 14, 2017 New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf Boston, MA
At this newest exhibit at the New England Aquarium, you can get close to shark species from around the world. Shark science comes alive with inspiring videos and underwater footage. The Aquarium Lecture Series is full of discussions about sharks and their place on Earth.
Time: daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adult $26.95; children age 3-11, $18.95; seniors age 60 and older, $24.95

Shopping & Sales

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

Storytelling

The Moth GrandSLAM - Boston, MA

Mar 30, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017 Cutler Majestic Theater, 219 Tremont Street Boston, MA
The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell tales of new horizons. Each ticket purchase includes a copy of The Moth's new book, All These Wonders: True Stories about Facing the Unknown.  
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Admission: $35
Telephone: 212-742-0551

Theater

"Blithe Spirit" at the Great House - Ipswich, MA

Mar 13, 2017 - Apr 13, 2017 Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road Ipswich, MA
Theater returns to the Great House on the Crane Estate with "Blithe Spirit," the smash comedy hit by Noel Coward. This much-revived classic features cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium", one Madame Arcati. DatesL March 17-19, 24-26.
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website
Telephone: 978-356-4351

"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

“Chill” - Lowell, MA

Mar 22, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017 Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, 50 East Merrimack Street Lowell, MA
Merrimack Repertory Theater presents a bittersweet drama about all life throws you between ages 18 and 28. The play follows four Massachusetts teens across a decade of change in America, and is inspired by the real-life experiences of playwright Eleanor Burgess.
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website
Admission: $70 - $26
Telephone: 978-654-4678

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

Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 Fuller Craft Museum 455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA
Take a workshop this winter to develop your craft artistry:
Ukrainian Egg Decorating, March 18, or April 1. 10 am-1 pm. $75. Learn a traditional method of decorating eggs as practiced by the Ukrainian people.
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