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Children & Families

Family Fun Day: Historic Games - Harvard, MA

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017 Fruitlands, 102 Prospect Hill Road Harvard, MA
On this day of family fun, all kinds of toys and games replicated from the 1800s will come out of their boxes and into play at the Wayside Visitor Center. Try your hand at table-top bowling, a round of shooting marbles, spinning tops, and more! It's the perfect excuse to get unplugged for an afternoon.
Time: Noon-4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $14; seniors and students, $12; children age 5-13, $6
Telephone: 978-456-3924

Vacation Week Drop-In Art Programs at Norman Rockwell Museum - Stockbridge, MA

Feb 18, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017 Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Enjoy this fun-filled week of drop-in art activities and demonstrations inspired by our special exhibition, Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning. Develop your own sidekick and storylines inspired by the.
Time: 1-4 p.m.

Presidents’ Day Celebration at The Clark - Williamstown, MA

Feb 20, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street Williamstown, MA
Celebrate Presidents’ Day in style with a trip to the Clark’s shiniest galleries! Learn about colonial silver in the newly opened Henry Morris and Elizabeth H. Burrows Gallery, metallic art-making activities and hear a colonial American fife and drum and more. All activities free; complimentary admission is provided to one adult per child participating in the activities. Children admitted free.
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Vacation Ski & Outdoor Adventures at Notchview - Dalton, MA

Feb 21, 2017 - Feb 21, 2017 Notchview, 2241 Route 9 Dalton, MA
In the morning, kids learn to ski with Notchview’s instructors. After a morning of cross-country skiing on the trails, everyone heads back to the lodge for lunch followed by an afternoon of activities including outdoor exploration of the woods or indoor arts and crafts. Lunch included! Ages 7-12. Registration required by February 2. To register email acaluori@thetrustees.org or call 413.628.4485 ext 3.
Time: 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $360
Telephone: 413-628-4485

Comedy

Lenny Clarke Live on Stage - Beverly, MA

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017 Larcom Theatre, 13 Wallis Street Beverly, MA
Stand-up comedian Lenny Clarke is unpredictable in a very good way on stage — you don’t know where he’s going to go next. It’s never the same show twice. He’s a unique and funny performer … truly worth catching, says NYC Review
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $35
Telephone: 617-531-1257

Lenny Clarke and Friends Live on Stage - Lexington, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA
Boston comedian Lenny Clarke has material and a perspective in an old-school Don Rickles vein, but his attitude is very much that of a quick-witted young comic. This contrast comes wrapped in a conversational, deceptively genial delivery, with just brief moments of clowning. 
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $36
Telephone: 617-531-1257

Dinner Theater

“Don’t Wine If You Are Murdered” - Lenox, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street Lenox, MA
The Comical Mystery Theater Tour ensemble returns to Ventfort Hall Mansion for another Murder Mystery Dinner Theater program. Helena Handbasket is hosting a wine tasting with world-famous wine connoisseur U. Paul McCork, who is showing off his talents. But someone decides he shouldn’t make it to his next appearance. Come and help solve the mystery of who popped Paul’s cork for the last time. Reservations required by January 23. Email: info@gildedage.org.
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $35 per person including a full-course dinner with a cash bar for beer and wine.
Telephone: 413-637-3206

Film

“Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland” at IMAX in New England Aquarium - Boston MA, MA

Dec 22, 2016 - Jan 31, 2017 New England Aquarum, 1 Central Wharf Boston MA, MA
See grinning iguanas claw their way along the seafloor to snack on seaweed. Swim with tropical penguins rocketing through the water to cool off. Wallow in muddy pools with grunting giant tortoises. Explore the islands that gave us a greater understanding of life on our blue planet. Also at IMAX now are “Great White Shark 3D” “Humpback Whales 3D” Show times and tickets.
Time: See link above
Admission: Adults, $9.95; children age 3–11, $7.95; seniors, $7.95
Telephone: 617-973-5200

"Sleeping Beauty" Performed by Bolshoi Ballet in HD - Great Barrington, MA

Jan 22, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017 Mahaiwe, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA
. In this resplendent and magical production, the Bolshoi dancers take the audience on a dream¬like journey through the classic fairytale. Jacob’s Pillow Scholar-in-Residence Brian Schaefer will present an informational talks 20 minutes before the Bolshoi Ballet broadcast are included in the ticket price of $17 per broadcast.
Time: 1 p.m.
Admission: $17
Telephone: 413-528-0100

London’s National Theatre: “No Man’s Land” - Great Barrington, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Mahaiwe, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA
Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s play, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre. One summer’s evening, two aging writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night. Recommended for audience members ages 17 and older due to explicit language and adult content.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $17
Telephone: 413-528-0100

Historic

Antique Sleigh Rally 2017 - Sturbridge, MA

Feb 26, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
Come and see more than 20 horse-drawn sleighs pulled by a variety of horse breeds including Haflinger, Gypsy, Morgan, Arabian, Clydesdale, Percheron, and miniature horses. Visitors can take a horse drawn sleigh ride around the common, go sledding, watch our craftsmen at work, see hearthside cooking, and visit dozens of historic buildings. Other winter activities include sledding on 1830s-style sleds and horse-drawn sleigh rides around the Common. Warm up by one of the many cozy fireplaces throughout the Village. Admission to the rally is included as part of regular admission at no additional cost. This event relies on sufficient snowfall. If snow is not sufficient, cancellation will be posted on our website and social media.
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Adult, $28; senior, $26; youth, $14
Telephone: 800-733-1830

Hobbies

Railroad Hobby Show - West Springfield,, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017 Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue West Springfield,, MA
Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield) is a railroad lover's fantasy come to life. Featuring over eight acres of displays in four huge buildings, the show includes hobby clinics, manufacturer product announcements, collectibles and hard to find items. Many say it takes more than a day to see all the exhibitors.
Time: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $14 per day; children under age 15 free when accompanied by an adult; parking $5 per day

Winter Photo Walk at Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA

Feb 8, 2017 - Feb 8, 2017 Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
A staff photographer guides guests on an exploration of Old Sturbridge Village during the quiet winter season where photo opportunities abound. Learn how to frame shots, explore working with winter light and shadows, and take great photographs. Dress for the weather; the walk will take place both indoors and out. Take extra care with your equipment. Maximum of 15 participants in each walk. Photo Walk repeats on February 8.
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Admission: $18

Literary

Gore Place: Edgar Allan Poe: Master of the Macabre - Waltham, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Gore Place, 52 Gore Street Waltham, MA
Born in Boston in 1809, Poe ranks among the great American authors, inventor of the detective story, a wicked satirist and a master of the thriller. Literary historian Rob Velella brings Poe to life in a one-man, living history presentation with readings, biographical details, and wonderfully dark humor.
Time: 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Admission: $13-$18

Museums

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays Exhibit - Stockbridge, MA

Dec 1, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017 Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Throughout the decades, illustrator Norman Rockwell's holiday depictions shifted in subject and style, resulting in a broad range of imagery inspired by both the past and the present. This exhibition featuring original Saturday Evening Post cover tearsheets includes many of Norman Rockwell’s most memorable and enduring holiday images.
Time: Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $18; seniors over age 64, $17; veterans, $16; college students, $10; youth age 6-18, $6

Hanna-Barbera: The Architects Of Saturday Morning - Stockbridge, MA

Jan 5, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017 Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
Saturday mornings for many children in America are spent watching cartoons. From 1958 through the 1980s, a majority of those cartoons bore the Hanna-Barbera imprint. "Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning" is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry. Exhibit is open through May 29, 2017,
Time: Daily, weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $18; seniors over age 64, $17; veterans, $16; college students, $10; youth age 6-18, $6

Flora in Winter - Worcester, MA

Jan 26, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017 Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street Worcester, MA
Worcester Art Museum blooms with flower arrangements inspired by works of art. This premier floral design event includes captivating and imaginative interpretations of artworks created by skilled arrangers from across the region, displayed in virtually every museum gallery.
Time: Wednesday-Friday, Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults $20, youth $6 during exhibition hours
Telephone: 508-799-4406

Music

The Low Anthem - Plymouth, MA

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017 Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street Plymouth, MA
Psych-folk noir, smatterings of mutterings, night-music. Lisa Bastoni Band opens.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $20

A German Requiem - New Bedford, MA

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017 Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School Street New Bedford, MA
Sine Nomine choral ensemble
 presents 
A German Requiem
. Johannes Brahms transcribed an alternative edition of his beloved Ein Deutsches Requiem with accompaniment of four hands on one piano. This more intimate version will be performed by Sine Nomine choral ensemble with soloists.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $20; student and senior discounts at the door

Marc Broussard - Rockport, MA

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
Marc Broussard has created a sound that borrows liberally from blues, rock, pop, gospel and R&B to form an infectious hybrid of deep Southern roots music. Making his Rockport debut, Broussard is touring off the release of his covers-only record S.O.S. 2: Soul on a Mission.
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Admission: $36, $29, $19
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Cape Symphony Orchestra Performs "Fantastic Voyage" - Hyannis, MA

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017 Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 744 West Main Street Hyannis, MA
January 21-22 This special concert will be an adventure for your imagination, beginning with two powerful film scores from John Corigliano: his wild soundscapes from Altered States, and his Academy Award-winning music from The Red Violin. Sat 730 sun 3
Time: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.
Admission: Consult event website

Winter Pub Sing with Revels at Doyle’s - Jamaica Plain, MA

Jan 24, 2017 - Jan 24, 2017 Doyle’s Café, 3484 Washington Street Jamaica Plain, MA
Join Revels for some lusty singing and great food and drink at Doyle’s Cafe, one of the most famous watering holes in all of Boston! Revels music director Megan Henderson leads the fun, as we sing folk songs, drinking songs and more from the Revels Pocket Pub Sing Book, yours free for the evening.
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Admission: $15

Brooklyn Rider - Rockport, MA

Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 25, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
The game-changing string quartet Brooklyn Rider presents eclectic repertoire and gripping performances that continue to draw rave reviews from classical, world, and rock critics alike. 
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Admission: $29- $39
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Denny Laine of Wings And The Moody Blues - Arlington, MA

Jan 27, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017 Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street Arlington, MA
Denny Laine celebrates the 40th anniversary of the “Wings Over America” tour with a live on stage performance of their greatest album, “Band on the Run”—complete and unabridged!
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $30 in advance and $35 day of the show
Telephone: 781-648-4849

Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show - Beverly, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Larcom Theatre, 13 Wallis Street Beverly, MA
This highly acclaimed international touring production showcases the most authentic cast and costuming of its kind. Imitators of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & cast bring a colorful performance to over 50 years of hits.
Time: Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m.
Admission: $15, $20, $25
Telephone: 978-525-9093

Beatles Extravaganza - Plymouth, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street Plymouth, MA
A full night of Beatles music with some of the best Beatles tribute bands in New England! Doors open at 2.
Time: 2-10 p.m.
Admission: $30

Bettye LaVette - Rockport, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
A soul queen with a commanding voice and a hugely charismatic stage presence, Bettye LaVette comes to Rockport in the midst of a long-deserved career renaissance.  
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Admission: $46, $40, $29 (Fees may apply)
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Peter Eldridge at the Regattabar - Cambridge, MA

Feb 4, 2017 - Feb 4, 2017 1 Bennett Street Cambridge, MA
Boston Native Peter Eldridge will be performing at the Regattabar longside with Ben Wittman, Matt Aronoff, Jesse Lewis, and special guest Eugene Friesen. The performance is going to be the New England release party for his album, Disappearing Day, which was selected as a 'Critics' Pick Best of the Year' in Jazziz Magazine.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: General, $20; students, $15

Fire and Rain: The Music and Stories of James Taylor - Norwell, MA

Feb 4, 2017 - Feb 4, 2017 Company Theatre Center for Performing Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive Norwell, MA
The music of James Taylor continues to be part of the fiber of pop music culture. Through the musical magic and storytelling of Dave Binder, this nostalgic sojourn sheds new light on the words and music of this timeless performer. Close your eyes and you are certain James is in the room.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $26
Telephone: 781-871-2787

Tribute to James Taylor - Norwell, MA

Feb 4, 2017 - Feb 4, 2017 The Company Theatre Centre for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive Norwell, MA
The music of James Taylor continues to be part of the fiber of pop music culture. Through the musical magic and storytelling of Dave Binder, this great show sheds new light on the words and music of this timeless performer.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $26
Telephone: 781-871-2787

Wachusett Music Series Presents: The Rafters - Harvard, MA

Feb 4, 2017 - Feb 4, 2017 Harvard Pro Musica, 9 Ayer Road Harvard, MA
The modern folk-pop duo of Miki and Dave Fitzgibbons met in college and have been playing shows all over the Northeast ever since. Miki’s compelling lead vocals and thoughtfully crafted lyrics are backed by husband Dave’s atmospheric guitar and vocal harmonies.
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $15; young adults, 10; children under age 10, free
Telephone: 978-365-2043

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Boston, MA

Feb 7, 2017 - Feb 8, 2017 TD Garden, 100 Legends Way Boston, MA
The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ most commercially successful album to date remains 1999's Californication, and in 2012 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Catch them playing Getaway cuts.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $112-$126

Beantown Swing Orchestra - Rockport, MA

Feb 8, 2017 - Feb 8, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
The 18-piece big band performs music of the swing era with its characteristic and infectious swing beat, as well as Sinatra classics. The Orchestra’s mission is to bring big band music back into the mainstream for future generations to enjoy. 
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $20, $15 (fees may apply)
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Beantown Swing Orchestra - Rockport, MA

Feb 8, 2017 - Feb 8, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
The 18-piece big band performs music of the swing era with its characteristic and infectious swing beat, as well as Sinatra classics. The Orchestra’s mission is to bring big band music back into the mainstream for future generations to enjoy. 
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Admission: $15- $20
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Get the Led Out - Ridgefield, MA

Feb 10, 2017 - Feb 10, 2017 Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road Ridgefield, MA
Have you ever imagined experiencing Led Zeppelin’s iconic songs in concert just the way you remember them? With all the guitar solos, drum fills, and vocal melodies intact, and performed with all the passion and fury that this legendary catalog deserves? Well here's your chance!
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $60
Telephone: 203-438-5795

In Matters of Love vocal concert - Hingham, MA

Feb 12, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017 South Shore Conservatory, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, MA
Let South Shore Conservatory's dynamic voice faculty set the mood with their favorite love songs, certain to entice, soothe, and fill you with warmth. Discover the personal connection between song and vocalist as you are serenaded in a variety of musical styles, from classical and jazz to Broadway and pop.
Time: 4 p.m.
Admission: Free admission

Christian Tetzlaff, violin & Lars Vogt, piano - Rockport, MA

Feb 12, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
An artist known for his musical integrity, technical assurance and intelligent, compelling interpretations, Christian Tetzlaff is internationally recognized as one of the most important violinists performing today.  
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Admission: $42-$59
Telephone: 978-546-7391

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

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.

Outdoor Activities

Look Park Winter Carnival 2017 - Florence, MA

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017 Look Memorial Park 300 N Main Street Florence, MA
There will be over a dozen carnival games with winter themes including a reindeer ring toss, penguin bowling and the puck shot challenge. Additional entertainment will be provided with an ice sculpture carving demonstration and maybe a dog sledding demonstration with rides if the weather allows for it! There will also be a Christmas Tree Burn for people to warm up by as well as warming tents when you're looking to get out of the cold. Bring your sled and go for a ride on the Look Park sledding hill. Bring ice skates; a rink will be open. Bad weather date is January 29. Follow us on Facebook for updates.
Time: All day
Admission: Vehicle entry fee is $5; carnival games tickets are 50 cents each.

Ward Winter Fun Day - Andover and North Andover, MA

Jan 29, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017 Ward Reservation, 34-42 Prospect Road Andover and North Andover, MA
Short to medium-length guided hikes to different destinations on the reservation will leave periodically throughout the afternoon. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, refreshments, and a warming fire will be available throughout the afternoon. Schedule:
Guided hike to Boston Hill at 12:30 p.m. -- 3 miles, 1.5 hours
Guided hike to the Judy Trail at 1 p.m. -- 3 miles, 1.5 hours
Periodic guided hikes around Holt Hill and the bog - 1 mile, 30 minutes
Park at the reservation entrance on Prospect Road, east of Route 125, in Andover. Follow signs to the activities. The event will take place with or without snow on the ground.
Time: Noon-3 p.m.
Admission: $10 per car
Telephone: 978-689-9105

Family Winter Olympics at Bartholomew's Cobble - Sheffield, MA

Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 19, 2017 Bartholomew’s Cobble, 105 Weatogue Road Sheffield, MA
Bring the family and head to the Bartholomew’s Cobble for this fun winter obstacle course. Be prepared to be silly and work together to get to the finish line. Suitable for ages 5 and up. Kids Free. This event happens with or without snow.
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Admission: Free

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

Savage Love Live with Dan Savage - Boston, MA

Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 25, 2017 Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont Street Boston, MA
Dan Savage is a writer and activist best known for his political and social commentary, as well as his honest approach to sex, love and relationships. Savage’s sex advice column, “Savage Love,” is syndicated in many newspapers and websites. His writing has appeared The New York Times, GQ, Rolling Stone, The Onion, and on Salon.com.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $35-$70

Science & Nature

I "Heart" Science - Cambridge, MA

Feb 11, 2017 - Feb 11, 2017 Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, 26 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA
Explore the natural world in this annual daylong festival featuring dozens of activities. Dig into the soil; watch living marine creatures; design a LEGO brick home for an insect; investigate fossils; explore the glass flowers, and more. Hear short talks on current research at Harvard. This program is for children and adults.
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $12; non-Harvard students, $10; seniors (65 and older), $10; children ages 3–18, $8

Shows & Exhibits

Boat Builders Show on Cape Cod - Hyannis, MA

Feb 3, 2017 - Feb 5, 2017 Resort and Conference Center 35 Scudder Avenue Hyannis, MA
Come see a large selection of unique, custom and non-production boats in both wood and fiberglass. Boaters looking for something other than off-the-rack, production boats will discover more than 40 exhibitors and a large variety of custom-built sail and powerboats on display. You will not find boats like this at the major metropolitan boat shows.
Time: Friday, 2-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: $10; children admitted free

Theater

“Something Rotten” - Boston, MA

Jan 17, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017 Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street Boston, MA
The year is 1595, and struggling playwrights Nigel and Nick Bottom are planning on taking Shakespeare down a peg or two. In this irreverent portrait of the Renaissance, “Something Rotten!” tracks the Brothers' shaky progress while gleefully parodying The Great White Way's greatest hits along the way, riffing on everything from “Phantom of the Opera” to “Les Miserables.” Dates and times.
Time: See description above
Admission: $40-$80

Leisure & Lust: A Theatrical Performance in Two Acts - Lenox, MA

Jan 27, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017 The Mount, 2 Plunkett Street Lenox, MA
Leisure & Lust is a psychological journey through the ravages of poverty and the oppressions of affluence. This is the story of Grace Hunter, a brilliant woman with a hunger for romance, and her tortured husband Harry, a closeted man rapidly losing his grip on reality. This piece is inspired by Edith Wharton’s life and writing style. Leisure & Lust is an immersive theater experience. The play is site-specific to The Mount and will be performed live in its rooms.
Time: Performances at 11 a.m., 2, 5, and 7 p.m. Evening show includes reception and talk back with cast and crew
Admission: Daytime performances, $25; 7 p.m. performance, $75

“Cabaret” - Boston, MA

Jan 31, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017 Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street Boston, MA
Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd––and to leave their troubles outside. Dates and times.
Time: See description above
Admission: $40-$150

“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

“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

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

Visual Arts

Winter Glow Art Exhibit - Barnstable, MA

Jan 23, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017 Cage Cod Art Association, 3480 Route 6A (Main Street) Barnstable, MA
The cold of winter can be brutal, but beauty abounds in many ways during those quiet months of the year. Cozy images come to mind like frozen lakes, ice skating, tea by the fire and sparkling snow at sunset. See the interpretations of this theme for yourself and vote for your favorite piece to win the coveted People's Choice Award. 
Time: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.4 p.m.; Sunday, noon- 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 508-362-2909

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
Wood Bowl Turning, January 28-29, 10 am-4 pm. $195 plus $15 for materials
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.
Woven Wall Hangings, February 11-12, noon-3 pm. Make your own custom woven wall hanging, with picture frames and found materials.
Intro to Jewelry and Metalsmithing, January 21-22 or February 18-19, $225 plus $45 for materials. Students will design and produce unique jewelry pieces while learning essential fabrication techniques.
Time: See description above
Admission: See description above
Telephone: 508-588-6000