Nichole’s Picks 11/5 + 11/6

Pick #1: A Midsummer’s Night Dream 

Over at Endicott’s College Tia’s Theater


Thursday, November 3, 7:30 pm
Friday, November 4, 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 5, 2:00 and 7:30 pm Tia’s Theater

General Admission: $15
$5 Seniors and students of other institutions Free to EC ID holders

Shakespeare’s most popular comedy centers around the woodland adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors,and their interactions with fairies and a duke and duchess. Magic, love, and humor cast an unforgettable spell. Directed by Penny Singh.

Funded in part by the van Otterloo Family Foundation.


Pick #2: Boston Christmas Festival (Ugh.)

I know it is insanely early for this crap, but I usually miss posting about it because it takes place so darn early….so, here it is.  Take it or leave it.

Read More HERE

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The 30th Annual Boston Christmas Festival at the Seaport World Trade Center:
November 4, 5, and 6, 2016.

Show Hours:
Friday: Noon-7pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-5pm


Admission: $15  •  Kids under 14: FREE

Boston Christmas Festival - Gingerbread House Competition

Gingerbread House Competition!

Top Chefs create gingerbread masterpieces to be judged by a celebrity panel and sold with proceeds benefiting Housing Families, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending family homelessness. As one of the largest operators of quality affordable housing for homeless and very low-income families in Massachusetts, Housing Families provides safe, temporary shelter and individualized supportive services to enrich childrens’ lives, nurture the potential of each family member, and help those in greatest need maintain permanent housing.



Pick #3: Strawbery Banke Children’s Authors Festival

Saturday, November 5th
2nd Annual
Children’s Authors Festival
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Children’s Author Festival welcomes 20 local children’s book authors and illustrators (click here for the list) to read from and sign their books, available for purchase at the event. Each child under 12 receives a ticket for free skating (in season) at Labrie Family Skate at Strawbery Banke.)


For a comprehensive list of family activities, please visit our friends at North Shore Kid

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