Category Archives: shopping

Suburban South Shore Boston Spring Home Show 2018 in Hanover MA

The Suburban Boston Spring Home Show will be held on January 26, 27 & 28, 2017  at Starland Sports Complex  in  Hanover MA. There is  free parking and free admission.  Suburban South Shore Boston Spring Home Show 2018 in Hanover MA

At the Home Show, our goal is simple: to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement – whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel.

The  events feature a wide selection of home improvement professionals in a fun, interactive environment. After meeting with and comparing our expert exhibitors, we know you’ll be inspired and motivated to start planning with confidence. More importantly, we want you to be excited for all the fantastic possibilities that come with your project!

Moms  Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and mor

When it’s all said and done and you’re ready to celebrate your home, we’ll do a little celebrating ourselves, knowing we had some part in it.

Exhibitor Categories

General Contractors
Hot Tubs
Basement Systems
Window Treatments
Energy Conservation
Pest Control

Kitchen Showcase

Your dream kitchen is waiting for you at The Home Show’s Kitchen Showcase. Our “Show Within A Show,” the Kitchen Showcase features the latest styles and trends installed by knowledgeable, professional, local contractors. Whether you’re considering a full blown renovation – complete with the latest modern touches – or a simple cabinet makeover, don’t miss your chance to have the kitchen you’ve always wanted!

Here’s what you’ll find at the Home Show’s Kitchen Showcase:

• Take advantage of our vendors’ show-only deep discounts!
• Any space! Any budget! Vendors are ready to answer all of your questions.
• Like the Home Show, our Kitchen Showcase is FREE!


Friday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm & Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
University Sports Complex
645 Washington St., Hanover, MA 02339

Christmas Holiday Events at South Shore Plaza in Braintree MA 2017

The Christmas Holiday spirit will be alive at the South Shore Plaza shopping mall in 2017 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 Davios   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 Christmas Holiday Events at South Shore Plaza in Braintree MA 2017

Santa Claus Photo hours at South Shore Plaza

EVENT DATES: 11/2 to 12/24

It’s time for holiday photos with Santa!

Santa’s waiting! Take your family holiday photos! Save time, avoid the line! Reserve your magical moment with Santa online 

Fun With Santa

Join us for crafts, activities and photos with Santa on Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:30AM-11:00AM at the Santa set in the Nordstrom Wing – lower level.

There will be snacks and refreshments!

The event registration is free, but individual photo package rates do apply. Click the ‘Learn More’ link below to register today!

Caring Santa

Just for Children with Special Needs. Caring Santa is coming to town! Reserve your spot for a private photo experience today by clicking the ‘Reserve Your Spot’ link below.

Event Time: 8:00AM-10:00AM

The event registration is free, but individual photo package rates do apply.

Caring Santa will be waiting on Level 1 Nordstrom Wing


2017 Breakfast with Santa Event


Dave & Buster’s

Dave & Buster’s Breakfast with Santa Includes:
– HOT Breakfast Buffet
~Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Danish, Mini Muffins, Breakfast Potatoes, Bagels, Fresh Fruit, Assorted Juices and Coffee~
– $10.00 Power Card
– Unlimited Video Game Play (for Non-Ticketed Games)
– Arts & Crafts
– Giveaways
– Face Painters
– Balloon Artist
– Your Photo with Santa
*Please Come Prepared with Your Cameras & Cell Phones!

$21.99 per person before taxes, fees and suggested gratuity.

The Breakfast with Santa event will be hosted at Dave & Buster’s Braintree where food, beverages, and activities will be. As a guest of the event, you will have access to Dave & Buster’s, as well as our Million Dollar Midway which is packed to the rafters with hundreds of games and simulators prior to our standard operating hours!

Speaking of awesome gaming options, Unlimited Video Game Play will be added to each guest’s Power Card! This option will allow you and your family to play all of our non-redemption games all day! As a guest of the event, you are welcome to stay at Dave & Buster’s past the event end time, pending the building is open to the public.

Tickets will be e-mailed to you following purchase and must be brought the day of the event. Underage policies apply at each location, see store for details. Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

2017 Chistmas Holiday hours

Black Friday11/24/2017
12:01AM to 9PM
Holiday Hours12/10/2017
10AM to 9PM
Holiday Hours12/11/2017 – 12/14/2017
9AM to 10PM
Holiday Hours12/15/2017 – 12/23/2017
8AM to 11PM
Christmas Eve12/24/2017
8AM to 6PM
Christmas Day12/25/2017
Holiday Hours12/26/2017
9AM to 9PM
New Year’s Eve12/31/2017
11AM to 6PM
New Year’s Day1/1/2018
10AM to 6PM

Christmas Holiday Events at Derby Street Shoppes 2017 in Hingham MA

Conveniently located off exit 15 (Route 3 on the South Shore ), the Derby Street Shoppes, located in Hingham MA , is an upscale shopping center containing nearly 80 shops, retailers, and restaurants. Unique in that it is “outdoors”, with a giant parking lot in the middle rather than the perimeter. It is great place for your Christmas holiday experience in 2017

Christmas Holiday Events at Derby Street Shoppes 2017 in Hingham MA

Holiday Stroll with the Boston Pops Quintet

.Tuesday November 28th

Presented with Capital One, we’re kicking off our holiday festivities with a special performance from the Boston Pops Quintet.

You’ll have a wonderful time singing along to your favorite holiday songs, outside The Paper Store.

We’ll reveal our new holiday tree and Mr. & Mrs. Claus will pay a special visit. Families can have a complimentary photo taken at our photo booth.

6PM – 8PM: Visit Capital One Cafe for complimentary Hot Chocolate & baked treats.
6PM – 8PM: Photo booth outside The Paper Store
6.30PM – 7PM: Sing along with Boston Pops Quintet
6.50PM – 8PM: Mr. & Mrs. Claus make a special visit

Holiday Stroll

Tuesday evenings and weekends in December! Keep an eye out around the center for strolling carolers and for the appearance of Mr. & Mrs. Claus.

Tuesdays from 6PM-8PM:
December 5th, 12th, and 19th

Weekends from 12PM-4PM:
December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, and 23rd

Black  Friday Hours

F Nov 24 8AM – 9PM
S Nov 25 10am-9pm

92 – 98 Derby Street
Hingham, MA 02043

Christmas Holiday Events at Colony Place in Plymouth MA 2017

Colony Place is more than a shopping center in Plymouth MA. It’s a place for must-have fashions, mouthwatering food, and must-see fun. Browse outdoor shops with everything from apparel to athletic gear. Eat up great dining choices – quick bites to family fare. At the region’s largest outdoor shopping center you’ll also find great family events all year long. Outdoor shops that give you an inside look at the latest trends. Restaurants where taste is always on the front burner. Whatever you’re looking for, this is where it all falls into place. Here are the Christmas events for 2017 Christmas Holiday Events at Colony Place in Plymouth MA 2017 shopping

Sunday November 19th   11am-3pm

Hayrides with Santa

In the parking lot more near  Pier 1 imports

There will be Free HayRides with Santa and his horses, Victorian Carolers, dance performance and holiday music!

Weather update

There is a 1 HOUR DELAY for hayrides with Santa this morning due to the weather. Event now begins at 12:00! Current plan is near Pier 1. Stay tuned for alternate location if the weather continues.

Lunch with Santa Claus 
Free photos and specialtime with Santa-please bring your own camera.
Order lunch off the regular menu
Saturdays in December
Lunch with Santa at TGIF Colony Place Saturdays  in December 11-1pm
D’angelos 12/17 11-1pm
Sundays in December
Lunch with Santa at Red Robbins Sundays in December Colony Place 11-1pm

10 PLUS Experience Gift Ideas for South Shore Boston Kids 2017

The 365 things South Shore Gift Them Experiences guide offers you great ideas for hassle-free gifts for kids with gifts that give back through unforgettable experiences. Are aunt, uncles, grandparents looking asking what to give your kids, tell them give a gift experience instead of toy or a game.

Children Museum Memberships

South Shore Children’s Museum in Hanover  has museum bucks similar to a gift certificate SSCM Bucks are worth $5 each and can be used towards museum admission, a book of museum passes, purchasing a membership, a birthday party balance or special event ticketing.

Easton’s Children Museum basic membership for a family of 4 starts at $125Easton children’s museum belong to Association of Children’s Museums’ Reciprocal Network which includes discounts admission to Boston Children’s Museum.

Zoo Memberships

Both  Buttonwood Zoo in New Bedford  and Capron Zoo in Attleboro  have  family members starting at $75   plus it has a reciprocal  agreement with the Museum of Science

Art & Craft Time

Just Claying Around in Bridgewater has gift certificate for getting your creative on plus lots of mom and me classes.   Liz Boston Art Studio in Weymouth  has weekly art classes and lots of opportunity for walking in and painting as well as Gift cards


Starland in Hanover has gift certificates available!  Children’s  World in Canton and Kidssport in Stoughton have deals going right now!!

Theater Tickets

The South Shore always has great local theater like the Company theater in Norwell and Priscilla Beach theatre in Plymouth     You can also check out  Blue Man Group which is a great show for teens and tweens

The Wizard of Oz  is coming to Boston in January

Big Shows

The Hot Nick Show  Paw Patrol  will be visiting Rhode Island in January  and Boston in March

Disney on Ice Dream Big  will be over Christmas Vacation and   Dare to dream  Disney on ice show at the TD Graden


If you have Superhero fans in the house Marvel Universe Live will be hitting in April Vacation in Worcester    and later on in the month in Providence 

Big Bird and the Gang  will be hitting Boston in April for Sesame Street Live 

Monster Jam will hitting Worcester over February vacation and then in Providence 

Sports Tickets

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming in over Christmas vacation  to the  Boston Garden and to Worcester and Providence in March

Also tickets to one of our great sports team Boston Bruins , Boston Celtics  Red Sox  Patriots  Providence Bruins

Local Attraction Tickets or Season Passes  

Edaville USA ThomasLand  Carver MA

A season pass pays for itself after just 3 visits. If your family loves spending time at Edaville consider this pass to save! Passes are good for the entire season and include full access to the park.

Canobie Lake Park Salem NH

Canobie’s Holiday Sale is going on NOW thru 12/31  Buy as many 2018 all-day tickets as you want and SAVE $10.00 off summer prices!

StoryLand  Glen NH

Make life long memories with a trip to Story Land!


LegoLand  Discovery Center  Boston  

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston is a LEGO World full of color, creativity and fun for children aged 3-10 and their families. This indoor attraction, featuring a range of educational and interactive experiences, will inspire imaginations with 2 LEGO rides, hands on LEGO build and play experiences, a 4D cinema, and even Boston area landmarks brought to life made completely out of LEGO bricks