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Braintree Masonic Building Touch a Truck 2015

The Braintree Masonic Building  will be hosting a Touch a Truck and open house event on Saturday April 11th from 9-3pm. The event is free and a great community event.


While toy trucks provide children with endless amusement, nothing can beat the real thing! Truck enthusiasts of all ages are invited to get an up close look at a variety of trucks and vehicles from   local  Braintree  businesses and state and town agencies.

The Rainbow girls of Wollaston Assembly No. 10 will be doing face painting also. $1 for 1 cheek, $2 for both and $3 for the whole face

Braintree Masonic Building: 403R Washington St., Braintree


Braintree Restaurant Week 2015

Braintree will be celebrating its 1st restaurant week from Sunday March 8th to Saturday March 14th. Braintree’s Restaurant Week is the first event of Braintree’s 375th
Anniversary Celebration.  The Braintree 375 Committee is pleased to have organized a Braintree version  of Restaurant Week as part of this yearlong Anniversary Celebration
encouraging participating restaurants to create “375th” theme menu offerings  with a percentage of sales going to the 375th Anniversary Celebration and  Braintree Historical Society.


They are encouraging residents to go out and experience these customized delicious menu creations and special price offerings available only during Restaurant Week in honor of Braintree’s 375th Anniversary. The snow has really impacted small local businesses and the 375 committee hopes folks will go out and support these participating restaurants.

Campanale’s Restaurant –

Offering a special 375 menu dinner for two with dessert and coffee $37.50 during the week. Friday & Saturday featuring a sirloin special with dessert and coffee for $37.50 per person

Four Square Restaurant & Bar –

Offers dinner for two at $37.50 this special price fix meal includes a salad, your choice of entrees and a bottle of wine

Granite Grill

Offering a price fix menu for two and a bottle of wine for  $37.50.

Maria’s Restaurant

Offering $3.75 kids meals and a price fix meal  for two at $37.50 which includes a bottle of wine, garlic bread with cheese and two entrees.


Sintra Restaurant

Specials all week including a price fix menu on  Friday & Saturday featuring a special appetizer and entrée for $37.50 per person and a paired Cabernet Sauvignon offered at $3.75 a glass.

Southside Tavern

Offering $3.75 appetizers from 3 – 6 pm, $3.75  kids meals all day & night and a price fix menu for two at $37.50 which includes a bottle of wine, one appetizer and two entrées


Best Christmas Holiday Lights South of Boston 2014

Best christmas lights South of Boston 2014

Messina Woods Braintree

Where are the best places to see Christmas Lights South of Boston we asked that on Facebook and here are some of the responses!  We do a yearly trip to the LaSalette Shrine in Attleboro.    We hit up the Braintree Light every chance we get as my in laws live around the corner that one never gets old.   I think we will be checking out the Norwell ones as well that one is brand new in 2014   Please continue to share your best areas for lights!!

If you know of a great light display! Please let us know-


Braintree  Messina Woods Drive
This neighborhood boasts several   houses with lights set to music.  Turn on  your car radio and enjoy the show!  Synchronized Holiday Lights.  Over 50,000 lights, multiple houses, and 1,960 channels of computer controlled animation.  The lights will go on from Saturday December 6th, throughDecember 23rd

Please check out their note on Facebook about them turning off the lights after 10 years.


Millis Wonderland

Drive worthy ! Our enchanted display will be opening on Friday December 5th at 6pm and will be open every evening, weather permitting, through 10pm December 25th, Christmas Day.


Lilah Lane Pembroke Light Show

We have over 30,000 lights set to go with the music plus 48 different blow ups .  We’re conveniently located off Route 53 in Pembroke. We have lights on weather permitting every night till the end of the year.


Tick-Tock Lane



The Wonder of Christmas Lights

Come and walk through our winding Christmas park. View displays about christmas past and present.Every three minutes the lights will dance to the synchronized christmas music. The whole park comes alive with light!  1090 West Chestnut St Brockton


Forest Street in Norwell! Show is every night from 5-9. It plays on the hour and lasts apx 25 mins so 5-525, 6-625 and so on… Tune your radio to 88.7.


Lakeville MA 

Check out Crazy Tech Christmas in Lakeville. It’s on Furlong Circle off of Bridle Path in Lakeville . The almost 50000 LED lights are programmed to Christmas music, and even Santa is up in the window checking his list!
Tune To: 87.9 to Hear the Music

Sunday – Thursday
Shows Start at 4:30 PM and End at 10:00 PM

Friday – Saturday
Shows Start at 4:30 PM and End at 11:00 PM

Special Shows – December 23 – 25th
Shows Start at 4:30 PM and End at 11:00 PM

Show Dates
First show: Day after Thanksgiving, 2014
Last Show: January 6th, 2015

Holbrook MA 

3 Oak Street
Computerized light and music show with over 20,000 Lights    Shows play nightly from 6-9pm from Mon-Thurs, and from 6-11pm from Fri-Sun.


Abington MA 

48 Loganberry DR

Many lights,music and lights play to computer operation of lights over 100 hand made figures.


Middleboro Festival of Lights 

KOA Boston Campgrounds  3 night festival from 4-9pm  check out all the details here


Whitman MA 

Constitution Circle Whitman   (off of Old Colony Way)  House is  has computerize lights with a Frozen Music theme.  


Christmas Holiday Events at South Shore Plaza in Braintree MA 2014

The Christmas Holiday spirit will be alive at the South Shore Plaza shopping mall in 2014   The South shore plaza is located in  Braintree MA.  If you love shopping in a climate controlled mall, South Shore Plaza is the mall for you! Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Sears, Nordstrom, and Target serve as anchor stores in this upscale center.The Plaza’s dual level design allows for over 180 specialty shops including, Apple, Forever XXI, Coach, Banana Republic, Love Culture, Vera Bradley, A/X Exchange, Long’s Jewelers, and Sur La Table. After a long day of shopping, reward yourself at one of our fine seven dining establishments. We have many exciting dining options from sit down restaurants such as Rodizio Grill, Kobe Toyko Steakhouse, California Pizza Kitchen and The Cheesecake Factory, to grab-and-go choices such as Chipotle and Cheeseboy. With its many fine stores and beautiful surroundings, South Shore Plaza serves as one of Boston’s and the South Shore’s premiere shopping destinations. Conveniently located off I-93, Rte. 3 and 128 at Exit 6

Santa Claus Photo hours at South Shore Plaza

EVENT DATES: 11/8/2014 – 12/24/2014

Santa is here! Come visit him in the Nordstrom Wing for a family photo you’ll never forget!


Santa Photo Dates & Times:

November 10- November 15 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

November 16 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

November 17- November 20 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

November 22 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM

November 23 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

November 24- November 26 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM

November 27 CLOSED

November 28- November 29 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

November 30 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

December 1- December 4 10:00 AM- 8:30 PM

December 5- December 6 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

December 7 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

December 8- December 10 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

December 11 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

December 12- December 13 9:00 AM – 9:30 PM

December 14 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

December 15- December 20 9:00 AM – 9:30 PM

December 21 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

December 22 – December 23 9:00 AM – 9:30 PM

December 24 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

EVENT DATES: 12/7/2014 – 12/7/2014

Please join us on December 7th, from 8:30 am – 10:00 am in the Nordstrom Wing, for a private event designed to support children with special needs and their families.


Pet Photo Nights

Sunday nights!!

EVENT DATES: 11/16/2014 – 12/14/2014

Get in the Holiday spirit and bring your pet to pose with Santa!

November 16 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

November 23 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

November 30 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

December 7 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

December  14 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM



Level 1 Nordstrom Wing


Holiday Store Hours

11/27/2014: Closed (Thanksgiving)
11/28/2014: 12:30am – 10pm (Black Friday)
11/29/2014: 8am – 10pm (Holiday Hours)
11/30/2014: 10am – 7pm (Holiday Hours)
12/05/2014: 10am – 10pm (Holiday Hours)
12/06/2014: 10am – 10pm (Holiday Hours)
12/07/2014: 10am – 7pm (Holiday Hours)
12/08 – 12/11/2014: 10am – 10pm (Holiday Hours


The Nutcracker Ballet South of Boston Performances 2014

The Nutcracker Ballet – it just may be the most classic of holiday traditions. And while the Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker is the most traditional of them all, choices for South Shore  families are numerous: traditional performances to modern interpretations, full-length, lavish productions to less traditional versions.

Below is a list of South Shore -area performances of the Tchaikovsky holiday classic, coming to multiple stages in the coming weeks.


Braintree Ballet


Saturday December 13th and Sunday December 14th

The Braintree Ballet Company Proudly presents it’s 18th season of the Nutcracker for 3 performances Saturday December 13th 2pm & 7pm  and Sunday December 14th 2pm  Tickets are  $20 in advance $20 at the door if available



José Mateo’s Ballet Nutcracker in Duxbury


Friday Nov 28th 12:30 & 4:30pm  Saturday Nov 29th  12:30 & 4:30pm   Sunday Nov 30th  1:30pm

José Mateo’s Ballet Theatre presents its 27th season of its beloved production of The Nutcracker, 16 South Shore Conservatory (SSC) ballet students will be among the dancers on stage.  The production runs from November 29 through December 22, starting with a three-day run at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden Street in Duxbury.  You can purchase tickets here  Tickets are $15-$50  They also have performances in Cambridge and Dorchester as well.


The International Ballet School of Norwell

The International Ballet School of Norwell will be performing 2 shows of the Nutcracker   at   Hingham High School  Saturday .  December . 6th  at 6 pm   and Sunday   December . 7th at 2 pm  Ticket astart at  $30 and can be purchased in advanced   

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The Nutcracker Ballet presented by the Dance Workshop of Hanover

Dance Workshop Group and Children’s Dance Ensemble present…. THE NUTCRACKER BALLET  Saturday, December 20th at 2pm  and  Sunday, December 21st at 2pm

The Performing Arts Center  at  Whitman-Hanson Regional High School  600 Franklin Street   Whitman, MA 02382 children tickets $12 and adults $16


South Shore Ballet Company  Hingham

The four performances of The Nutcracker are Saturday, Dec. 13th at 2 p.m. and 6.p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14th at 1 pm. and  6pm. Performances will be in Hingham at Derby Academy. All seats are reserved. Tickets are $18 and $20 at the door . Stop by the school at 24 Rockland St, Hanover or call 781-312-7224.