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    Hub Picks: 20+ Fun Things to Do This Week in Boston

    Monday, Dec. 11

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    State House Menorah Lighting

    Join Governor Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Israeli Consul General Yaakov to participate in State House Menorah Lighting. 4 p.m., Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Chabad Boston’s Copley Square Menorah Lighting

    Join Governor Charlie Baker and Consul General Yaakov for Chabad Boston’s Copley Square Menorah Lighting. 5:30 p.m., Copley Square, Boston. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Tuesday, Dec. 12

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Trivia Tuesdays at Dorchester Brewing Company

    On Tuesday nights, head on over to Dorchester Brewing Company for Trivia night by Stump! Test your knowledge and have some fun. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Wednesday, Dec. 13

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Thursday, Dec. 14

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the Musical

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the musical brings the television classic to the stage at Boston’s Shubert Theatre. The show runs Dec. 14-17 and tickets start at $38. 7 p.m. Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Friday, Dec. 15

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the Musical

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the musical brings the television classic to the stage at Boston’s Shubert Theatre. The show runs Dec. 14-17 and tickets start at $38. Performances today at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston.

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Sip & Shop at Boston Public Market

    Every Friday enjoy a beverage while shopping or dining throughout the Boston Public Market. Visit the market’s special BPM bar in the Market Hub for local beer and wine selections. 3-7 p.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Saturday, Dec. 16

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the Musical

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the musical brings the television classic to the stage at Boston’s Shubert Theatre. The show runs Dec. 14-17 and tickets start at $38. Performances today at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston.

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Dorchester Brewing Company Brewery Tours

    Enjoy a brewery tour and learn about the brewing process at Dorchester Brewery Company every Saturday. To join, sign up in the Tap Room before the tour. Tours are limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Free, but visitors are asked to give a $5 cash donation to a local charity (College Bound, Horizons for Homeless Children or the Dorchester Historical Society). 1-4 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Sunday, Dec. 17

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the Musical

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the musical brings the television classic to the stage at Boston’s Shubert Theatre. The show runs Dec. 14-17 and tickets start at $38. Performances today at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Monday, Dec. 18

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Cityside Free Comedy Mondays

    Enjoy free comedy every Monday night at Cityside Bar. CitySide Comedy Club brings you some of the best stand-up comics working today, along with frequent, surprise guests. Come join in the fun to see comedians who have performed on Conan, Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Sirius XM, HBO and more. There’s no cover charge and it is 21 plus. It’s first come, first seated, with standing room available if sold out. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. It’s Cityside Bar, 1960 Beacon St., Brighton.

    Tuesday, Dec. 19

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Trivia Tuesdays at Dorchester Brewing Company

    On Tuesday nights, head on over to Dorchester Brewing Company for Trivia night by Stump! Test your knowledge and have some fun. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Wednesday, Dec. 20

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m.

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Thursday, Dec. 21

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Friday, Dec. 22

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Sip & Shop at Boston Public Market

    Every Friday enjoy a beverage while shopping or dining throughout the Boston Public Market. Visit the market’s special BPM bar in the Market Hub for local beer and wine selections. 3-7 p.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Saturday, Dec. 23

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Dorchester Brewing Company Brewery Tours

    Enjoy a brewery tour and learn about the brewing process at Dorchester Brewery Company every Saturday. To join, sign up in the Tap Room before the tour. Tours are limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Free, but visitors are asked to give a $5 cash donation to a local charity (College Bound, Horizons for Homeless Children or the Dorchester Historical Society). 1-4 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Sunday, Dec. 24

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Monday, Dec. 25

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Tuesday, Dec. 26

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Trivia Tuesdays at Dorchester Brewing Company

    On Tuesday nights, head on over to Dorchester Brewing Company for Trivia night by Stump! Test your knowledge and have some fun. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Wednesday, Dec. 27

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Thursday, Dec. 28

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-8 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Friday, Dec. 29

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Boston Common.

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 4-10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Saturday, Dec. 30

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Ice Skating on Frog Pond

    The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog Pond right in the heart of the Boston Common. Lockers, skate sharpening and skating aids are also available. Admission is based on skater’s height: 58 inches and over is $6, under 58 inches if free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Boston Common.

    Patriot Place Winter Skate

    Grab your skates and hit the ice for Winter Skate at Patriot Place. $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card, or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. On-site skate rentals are $4. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Dorchester Brewing Company Brewery Tours

    Enjoy a brewery tour and learn about the brewing process at Dorchester Brewery Company every Saturday. To join, sign up in the Tap Room before the tour. Tours are limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Free, but visitors are asked to give a $5 cash donation to a local charity (College Bound, Horizons for Homeless Children or the Dorchester Historical Society). 1-4 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston.

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. Tickets start at $101. Performances today at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Sunday, Dec. 31

    Boston Winter: Skating Path

    Lace up those skates at Boston Winter’s Skating Path, a custom-designed pathway weaving around the main stage and marquee Boston sign at City Hall Plaza. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Boston Winter: Holiday Market

    Enjoy the Holiday Market at Boston Winter at City Hall Plaza through Dec. 31. Enjoy unique attractions and more than 85 boutique-style chalets offering a wide variety of local and international gifts, good and food. Attractions this year include a Santa House, a Bavarian Village and Vinopolis, an interactive wine and beer experience. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

    It isn’t the holiday season without performances of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” This holiday favorite returns to the Boston Opera House for its sixth season through Dec. 31. 7 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Monday, Jan. 1

    Christmas Festival of Lights

    The 2017 Christmas Festival of Lights at the La Salette Shrine shine daily through New Year’s Day. This magnificent display features 300,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres. Daily, 5- 9 p.m. La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., Attleboro. 

    Blink! Light and Sound Show at Faneuil Hall 

    An all-new Blink! Light and Sound Show comes to Faneuil Hall this season, lighting up the marketplace from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1. Come visit the largest tree in the northeast adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music. Nightly, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

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