The holiday season is here, which means events are going down that don’t take place at any other time of year. While that is, in a way, true of every moment of human existence, the holiday season is unique in that people take greater notice of these “tangible” special events.
To help you enjoy some of these occurrences, we’ve compiled a few of the more unique happenings going down in our city this year. Read on for our top suggestions for how to make memories during the 2019 holiday season in Braintree, MA.
- Where? Barnes & Noble Booksellers Braintree, 150 Granite St, Braintree
- When? Saturday, Dec. 21 at 11:00 am
It’s Christmas, and you know what that means! Put on your… construction hat? Hold up a second.
The title of this event is rather confusing. First of all, it says “On Christmas Night,” but it actually takes place four days before Christmas. Secondly… “featuring Construction Site?” Is Construction Site a band? Or does this event take place at a construction site? Things get weirder still when you see that it all goes down at Barnes & Noble.
After some intensive detective work and deductive reasoning, we’ve concluded that “Construction Site on Christmas Night” is the name of a children’s book that will be read at the Barnes & Noble Storytime and Activities event, taking place on Saturday the 21st. This is the importance of proper punctuation, people!
Now that we’ve figured that out, we’d also like to let you know that after the reading there are activities. At stores with a café, participants can grab a $4 coupon for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice.
- Where? Congregation Mishkan Tefila, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline
- When? Sunday, Dec. 15 from 3 to 4 pm
For those looking to experience some Hanukkah fun, check out “It’s a Mad Science Hanukah.” This event, intended for kids aged five and up (but with no age limit explicitly listed), features hands-on experiments with oil, fire and light.
- Where? Eustis Estate Museum and Study Center, 1424 Canton Avenue, Milton
- When? Sunday, Dec. 22 at 5:00 pm
Those who are interested in the history of Braintree, or just like large and mysterious buildings, might dig the Christmas Cheers party at the Eustis Estate. Attendees can explore the expansive interior of the 1878 mansion, which will be lavishly decorated for Christmas. Live holiday music will be echoing through the halls, while wine, cider and other light refreshments will be served for your consuming pleasure.
Do note that advance tickets are required.