Good luck choosing your holiday weekend events. There are a lot of great holiday concerts, performances and craft shows to attend in Boston the weekend of December 8, 2007.
Saturday, December 8, 2007
Peace on Earth – Holidays Around the World: December 8, 2007
The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus performs the Peace on Earth concert on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 3pm and at 8pm. Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, located at 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115. For more information please call (617) 585-1260.
Holiday Sing at Symphony Hall: December 8, 2007
The Holiday Sing at Symphony Hall by the Handel and Haydn Society is on Saturday, December 8, 2007. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, in Boston, Massachusetts 02115. For more information please call 617-266-1492.
Everyone Loves Latkes Party: December 8, 2007
Enjoy a Festival of Lights, latkes make by Harvard Square restaurants, Klezmer music and stories. The Everyone Loves Latkes Party takes place between 3pm and 5pm at Winthrop Street and JFK Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Saturday December 8, 2007-Sunday, December 9, 2007
A Dancer’s Christmas: December 8, 2007-December 9, 2007
The Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble performs A Dancer’s Christmas. The show opens on Saturday, December 8, 2007 with performances at 3pm and 7:30pm. The show on December 9, 2007 is at 7:30pm. Location: Robsham Theatre at Boston College in Newton, Massachusetts. For more information please call 617-552-4002.
Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fair: December 8, 2007 – December 9, 2007
The Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fair is this weekend. Find some unique holiday gifts on Saturday from 10am until 7pm and on Sunday from noon until 6pm. Location: First Parish Unitarian Church. Zero Church Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138.
Urban Nutcracker: December 8, 2007-December 9, 2007
BalletRox performs their version of a holiday classic, The Urban Nutcracker, by Anthony Williams. There are weekend matinees at 1pm, with Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30pm, and Sundays at 5:30pm. Location: John Hancock Hall, 180 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Tickets: (877) 548-3237.
The King and I: December 8, 2007 – December 9 2007
Enjoy a live performance of The King and I, a classic Roger & Hammerstein’s musical. Saturday shows are at 8pm, and Sunday’s show is at 2pm. The performance takes place at Turtle Lane Playhouse. Turtle Lane Playhouse is located at 283 Melrose Street, in Newton, Massachusetts 02466. For more information call 617-244-0169.
A Renaissance Christmas: December 8, 2007- December 9, 2007
Enjoy holiday music by an early music ensemble, the Boston Camerata. The Boston Camerata performs early music in this unique holiday experience. Ticket prices range from $10 to $46. Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 8pm: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Sunday: 3pm concert on Sunday, December 9 , 2007, at the First Parish Church located at 20 High Road, Newbury, Massachusetts. For more information please call 617.262.2092.
Sunday, December 9, 2007
Carol Festival: December 9, 2007
The Boston Boy Choir performs their holiday Carol Festival on Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 3pm.Location: St. Paul Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138. For more information please call 617-868-8658. Tickets: 617-868-8658
O Magnum Mysterium: December 9, 2007,
The concert is on Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 3pm at All Saints Parish in Brookline, Massachusetts. For more information please call (617-242-4540).
Monday, December 10, 2007
Holiday Pops: December 10, 2007 through December 27, 2007
The Boston Symphony Orchestra performs their traditional concert of Holiday Pops. Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, in Boston, Massachusetts 02115. For more information please call 617-266-1492.
Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker: through December 29, 2007
The Boston Ballet will perform the holiday classic tale of “The Nutcracker.” Evening performances run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 5:30p, and weekend matinees at 1pm. Location: Opera House, 539 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111. For more information please call (617) 259-3400.
Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity: through December 17, 2007
The Black Nativity holiday performance is celebration and storytelling with poems by Langston Hughes. The Black Nativity takes place at the Tremont Temple located at 88 Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts, 02108. For more information please call 617-585-6366.
Boston Ballet, http://ticketing.bostonballet.org
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, http://www.bgmc.org
Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble, http://www.blde.org
Boston Pops, http://www.bostonpops.org
Regent Theatre, http://www.regenttheatre.com
Turtle Lane, http://turtlelane.org