Let's bring some light to these early nights! Join us in making your own lantern to light our Caroling and then take home.
Community Partner: Boston Harbor Now
Boston Harbor Now will add to this festive event with an opportunity to make your own seed ball bird feeder to hang up where you live!
Friday, December 9th, 5:30-6:30p
Featuring Songful Artists and the Back Bay Ringers
To start the evening off, the Back Bay Ringers, a community-based handbell ensemble, will lead us in a mini-workshop on bell ringing and Boston's rich history with this art form. Workshop will begin at 5:30p and be followed by a short performance. Afterwards, we'll enjoy caroling by Songful Artists' Original Dickens Carolers, a Victorian-themed a cappella quartet specializing in yuletide harmonies.
Play: Make your own Caroling Books and Pomanders!
Get in the Victorian spirit by making your own songbooks to use throughout the holiday season, as well as a spiced clementine pomander ball to take home!
Community Partner: Boston Society of Architects
Architects from the BSA Space will be on hand to help you design your own Gingerbread Tiny House. BSA Space is Boston’s leading center for architecture and design. Visit BSA Space to view gingerbread houses designed by the area’s top architecture and landscape firms on view from December 12th – January 1.
Friday, December 16th, 5:30-6:30p
Featuring NEMPAC Community Holiday Choir
Back by popular demand, this fun North End neighborhood choir has returned to enchant Bostonians with their family friendly tunes. Under the direction of the talented Rhaea D’Aliesio this choir includes members of all ages.
Play: Make and Take Toys
Make your own (and take it home!) optical illusion toy to help ring in the festivities with fun.
Community Partner: Boston Ballet
Our final performance will also include a special appearance by The Boston Ballet’s Dancing Bear. The Bear will be on hand to take photos will children of all ages and give away Nutcracker Crowns.
Boston Harbor Now will also return with the opportunity to make your own seed ball bird feeder to hang up where you live!