EQUESTRIAN
Vera Kessels – Barisone Clinic
Dec. 2–3, 2017
Tall Oaks Farm 55 Orchard St., Millis, MA; neda.org
Auditors welcome.

30th Annual Newport Winter Festival Beach Polo
Feb. 2018
Easton’s Beach 175 Memorial Blvd.; Newport, RI; newportwinterfestival.com

SKI
USASA Rail Jam
Dec. 30, 2017
Loon Mountain, 60 Loon Mountain Rd., Lincoln, NH; usasa.org

GARDENS/PARKS
Reverberations: A Visual Tour Photographs of the Arnold Arboretum by Kippy Goldfarb/Carolle
Dec. 2, 2017 | Artist Talk
On Display: Through Feb. 4, 2018
Hunnewell Lecture Hall The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
125 Arborway, Boston, MA; arboretum.harvard.edu; Registration required.
Forcing Spring Bulbs
Jan. 13, 2018
Dana Greenhouse
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
arboretum.harvard.edu
With Tiffany Enzenbacher.
Register early!

DANCE
Pam Tanowitz and Simone Dinnerstein New Work for Goldberg Dinnerstein
Dec. 8, 9 & 10, 2017
The Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA
icaboston.org

Madeline Meets The Nutcracker
Dec. 17, 2017
Stanford White Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Newport, RI
ribt-nm@cox.net

DanceWorks Boston
Jan. 11–13, 2018
Tsai Performance Center, Boston University, Boston, MA
danceworksboston.com
Get your tickets early!

THEATRE
Mystery at the Museum
Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2017
“St. Nick’s Sinister Secret”
Newport Art Museum
76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI; newportartmuseum.org
Incognito
Through Dec. 10, 2017
The Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre
172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI; gammtheatre.org

Crimes of the Heart
Through Dec. 17, 2017
2nd Story Theatre, 28 Market St., Warren, RI; 2ndstorytheatre.com

The Hanover Theatre
Dec. 17, 2017 | 10th Anniversary
Production of A Christmas Carol
2 Southbridge St.; Worcester, MA thehanovertheatre.org
Sensory-friendly performance offers a unique theatre experience for individuals and families impacted by autism or other sensory issues. Visit their website for other great performances.

MUSIC
Chris Botti
Dec. 1, 2017
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, NH; thecolonial.org
Grammy-winning trumpeter.

Music in the Living Room
Dec. 2, 2017 | Classic Winds
Dec. 3, 2017 | Laszlo Gardony,
Jazz Pianist
Dec. 9, 2017 | Enigmatica
Dec. 10, 2017 | Silver Bells
Dec. 16, 2017 | Barry Brown, Acoustic guitarist
Dec. 17, 2017 | Nancy Hood, Mezzo Soprano
Dec. 23, 2017 | The Ivy Leaf
Dec. 30, 2017 | Mary King,
Harp / Fiddles
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Rd. (Rt. 114), Bristol, RI; blithewold.org
Concerts included with regular admission. Reserved seats held for an additional fee.

Swanhurst Chorus
Dec. 2, 2017 | Winter Concert – New England Composers
United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Rd., Middletown, RI
Dec. 16, 2017 | Annual Messiah & Carol Sing with Wassail Reception Emmanuel Church
Dearborn St., Newport, RI; swanhurst.org

Holiday Evenings at the Breakers
Dec. 2–30, 2017
44 Ochre Point Ave., Newport, RI; newportmansions.org
Holiday music and light refreshments.

Redwood Library & Athenaeum
Dec. 3, 2017 – The English Influence, 50 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI
Register online: redwoodlibrary.org
Dr. Edward Markward, music director of the RI Civic Chorale & Orchestra examines music in
Europe from 1350–1600.

New England Conservatory Symphonic Winds & Chamber Singers with the US Navy Band Northeast
Dec. 6, 2017
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St., Worcester, MA; mechanicshall.org

Christmas in Song
Dec. 8, 2017
St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, RI
newportnavychoristers.org
Benefits the Portsmouth Historical Society.

Paskamansett Concert Series
Dec. 9, 2017 | Mike Laureanno
Dartmouth Grange Patrons Hall, 1133 Fisher Rd., Dartmouth, MA
paskamansettconcertseries.weebly.com

Cello by Candlelight
Dec. 9, 2017
North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St., Woodstock, VT; woodstockvt.com
Solo cello for the Solstice with Eugene Friesen.

Annual Children’s
Christmas Concert
Dec. 10, 2018
Multi-Purpose Room Sippican School Tabor Academy, 16 Spring St., Marion, MA; tricountysymphonicband.org
Following concert, follow the Sippican School’s Cottage Street Jam Band and march to Island Wharf to greet Santa.

Concerts at the Point
Dec. 10, 2017 | Ieva Jokubaviciute, Solo Piano
Westport Point United Methodist, 1912 Main Rd., Westport, MA
concertsatthepoint.org

St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble
Dec. 17, 2017
Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., Newport, RI
emmanuelnewport.org
Russian choral music and seasonal folk songs.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra – “In The Mood” for Christmas
Dec. 18, 2017
Grand Ballroom, Omni Mount Washington Resort
310 Mt. Washington Hotel Rd., Bretton Woods, NH
brettonwoods.com
Three-course dinner and dancing, $85 pp. Limited seating/reservations recommended.

The Greater New Bedford Choral Society
Jan. 7, 2018 | Winter Concert
Location: TBA
gnbcs.org
Jonathan Babbitt, Director; Raymond Buttero, Accompanist.

Seaglass Theater Company
Dec. 9 & 10, 2017 | Christmas Concerts
Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St., New Bedford, MA; seaglasstheater.com

ART
The Foundry Artist Show
Opening Reception: Nov. 30, 2017 | 5–9 p.m.
Dec. 1 at 12–8 p.m.; Dec. 2–3 at 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Dec. 8 at 12–8 p.m.; Dec. 9–10 at 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
The Pawtucket Armory Center for the Arts
172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI
Silent Auction will benefit the Providence Animal Rescue League. Admission to the show is free. Please consider donating a few extra non-perishable food items for the RI Food Bank; foundryshow.com


Westport Art Group Annual Holiday Sale & Small Works Sale
Dec. 2, 2017
1740 Main Rd.; Westport, MA; westportartgroup.com

The Paintings of Christopher
W. Benson from 1975–2017
Through Dec. 31, 2017
Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave.; Newport, RI; newportartmuseum.org
Closed Mondays.

Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now
From the British Museum Through Jan. 7, 2018
RI School of Design, 20 North Main St., Providence, RI; risdmuseum.org

EXHIBITIONS
Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England Show runs through Feb. 4, 2018
Symposium: Dec. 8, 2017 | with Dr. Sarah Burns
A day of talks: Dec. 9, 2017 | with noted scholars
Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA; worcesterart.org
Show on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum following its run in Worcester. Registration required for symposium and talks.

The View from Plato’s Man Cave Through Dec. 10, 2017
Atelier
200 Bellevue Ave.; Newport, RI; ateliernewport.com
David Barnes ~ Jeremy Miranda

Georgia O’Keeffe:
Art, Image, Style
Dec. 16–April 1, 2018
Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square;161 Essex St., Salem, MA; pem.org

Artist in Exile: Expressions of Loss and Hope
Through Dec. 31, 2017
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, CT; artgallery.yale.edu

Pierre Cardin: 70 Years of Innovation
Through Jan. 1, 2018
Rosecliff Mansion, 548 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI; newportmansions.org
Exhibit is included in mansion tour admission.


Greater Fall River
ART Association
Through Jan. 2, 2018 | Historic Sites / Nostalgic Places
80 Belmont St., Fall River, MA
greaterfallriverartassoc.org

MUSEUMS
Sandwich Glass Museum Through Dec. 30, 2017 | 8th Annual Glassblowers’ Christmas
Through March 21, 2018 | Considering Cartoons:
The Art of Animation 129 Main St., Sandwich, MA
sandwichglassmuseum.org

Storrowton Village Museum
Dec. 2–3, 2017 | Yuletide Festival
1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield, MA; storrowtonvillage.com
Beautifully decorated 18th & 19th century buildings, musical performances, craft demonstrations, ice sculpting, kids events, and more.

National Museum of American illustration
Vernon Court
492 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI; americanillustration.org
Off Season Hours: Friday 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

TOURS
31st Holiday House Tour & Tea
Nov. 18–Jan. 1, 2017
Dec. 9, 2017
Tea at the Parish Hall, St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Marion, MA
sippicanwomansclub.org
Proceeds benefit Marion students pursuing bachelor’s degrees.

26th Annual Holiday
House Tour
Dec. 9, 2017 | Candlelight Tour
Dec. 10, 2017 | Afternoon Tour
Optional: Sunday Pre-tour brunch at the Wamsutta Club.
427 County St., New Bedford, MA
nbpreservationsociety.org

Christmas at the Newport Mansions
Through Jan. 1, 2017
The Breakers, The Elms, and Marble House
Newport, RI
newportmansions.org
Thousands of poinsettias, fresh flowers, Evergreens, and wreaths. Visit website for additional highlights.

ANTIQUES /AUCTIONS
Sotheby’s
Dec. 6, 2017 | ICONS
Dec. 7, 2017 | Fine Jewels
Dec. 11, 2017 | Fine Books
& Manuscripts
Dec. 12, 2017 | History of Science and Technology
Dec. 13, 2017 | Tiffany: Dreaming in Glass
Dec. 13, 2017 | Important Design
Dec. 13, 2017 | Masterworks by
Tiffany Studios:
The William A. Richardson
Collection
sothebys.com

Grogan & Company
Dec. 7, 2017 | Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets
20 Charles St.
Boston, MA; grogan.com

The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show
Preview Party: April, 19, 2018
Show: April 20–22, 2018
The Navy Yard, 11th Street and Kittyhawk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
philadelphiaantiquesandartshow.com
Benefits the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Medicine.

BOOKS/LECTURES/FILM
Animals on the Move: A Story of Migration and Dispersal Over Land and Under the Sea
Dec. 7, 2017
Buttonwood Park Zoo, 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA; bpz.org
Please pre-register.

Renoir: An Intimate Biography
Dec. 10, 2017
Museum of Fine Arts Avenue of the Arts
465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA; mfa.org
Ticket required.

Nathaniel Philbrick
Jan. 13, 2018
Liberty Hall, Marstons Mills Public Library, 2150 Main St., Marstons Mills, MA
nathanielphilbrick.com
Lecture / Q&A / Signing

DELICIOUS
Holiday Fireside Live Music
Friday: Grayson Ty
Dec. 1, 2017
Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Rd., Middletown, RI; newportvineyards.com
Please RSVP!

SPECIAL EVENTS
Christmas Stroll on Nantucket
Through Nov. 5, 2017
Dec. 1–3, 2017
Nantucket, MA; nantucketchamber.org

33rd Annual Wassail Weekend
Dec. 8, 2017
Woodstock Village, Woodstock, VT; woodstockvt.com

Wreaths Across America
Dec. 16, 2017 | Noon
Common Burying Ground, 30 Warner St., Newport, RI; wreathsacrossamerica.org
Honoring our veterans through laying wreaths on the graves of our county’s fallen heroes. Sponsored by the Surface Navy Association.

CFF National Show
Dec. 16 & 17, 2017
Seaport Inn
Fairhaven, MA; cffinc.org

Cat Fanciers’ Federation Cat Show
RFC Winter Cat Show
Jan. 6 & 7, 2018
Cumberland, RI; cffinc.org; Ragdoll Fanciers’ Club

FAMILY
New York Theatre Ballet: The Nutcracker
Dec. 9, 2017
Colonial Theatre; 95 Main St.; Keene, NH; thecolonial.org

Gardens Aglow
Through Dec. 30, 2017
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St., Sandwich, MA
heritagemuseumsandgardens.org; A treasured family tradition.

Holiday Classic Cluster – Eastern Dog Club Dog Show
Dec. 7–10, 2017
Better Living Center, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield, MA; easternstatesexposition.com
All-breed show, obedience, and rally competitions.

Open Farm Days
Dec. 16, 2017
92 Allens Neck Rd., South Dartmouth, MA; roundthebendfarm.org
Non-GMO and grass-fed meat, seasonal veggies, honey, maple syrup, and herbal teas are available to purchase.
Family friendly tours 11 a.m.

COMEDY
Kate & Casey
Dec. 1, 2017
Wage House, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket, RI; wagehouse.com

Dashing Through the Snow
Through Dec. 31, 2017
Newport Playhouse, Newport, RI; newportplayhouse.com

The Bit Players:
Award-Winning Improv Comedy
Dec. 31, 2017 | 7 p.m., 9 p.m. & 11 p.m.
Firehouse Theater
4 Equality Park Place off Broadway, Newport,RI; firehousetheater.org

GREAT OUTDOORS

Friends of Ballard Park
Hazard Road entrance, Newport, RI; ballardpark.org

2017 Foundry Artists Holiday Show


Opening Reception: Thursday, November 30th, 5-9pm

Show and Sale
Friday, December 1st, 12-8pm
Saturday, December 2nd, 10-6pm
Sunday, December 3rd, 10-6pm

Friday, December 8th, 12-8pm
Saturday, December 9th, 10-6pm
Sunday, December 10th, 10-6pm


​For more information visit foundryshow.com