Hopefully you’re in the spirit for another holiday weekend filled with Christmas craft fairs! Here’s the list of top ten FREE things to do this weekend.
1. Holly Days Open House at the Stevens Estate
The Stevens Estate in North Andover is hosting an open house! This Saturday join them for activities, refreshments and beautiful decor. Santa will even be making a visit! This is a great event for the whole family.
When: Saturday Dec. 14th 10:00am-2:00pm
Where: The Stevens Estate at Osgood Hill, 723 Osgood St., North Andover
2. Santa’s Coming to BB!
Visit Santa this weekend at Buttons and Bows! You child will get the chance to sit on his lap and have the opportunity to take a FREE photo! Don’t waste your time waiting in line at the mall for a photo with Santa when you can get one here for FREE!
When: Saturday Dec. 14th 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: Buttons and Bows, 448 Great Rd., Acton
3. The HolidAY Tent at Arsenal Yards
Let the HolidAY Tent at Arsenal Yards warm you up with holiday magic this Saturday! Located in front of Shake Shack, you can enjoy complimentary seating, games for the whole family, a visit from Santa and more! This is the perfect event for the whole family.
When:Saturday Dec. 14th 11:00am-1:00pm
Where: Arsenal Yards, 485 Arsenal Street, Watertown
4. Taza Chocolate’s Winter Warmer Weekend
Sip & savor as you shop local vendors at Taza’s Winter Warmer Weekend! There will be FREE samples of hot chocolate as you shop local vendors and guest artisans. There are gift options for everyone!
When: Saturday Dec. 14th 11:00am – Sunday Dec. 15th 5:00pm
Where: Taza Chocolate Factory Store, 561 Windsor St., Somerville
5. Kendall Square Holiday Ice Show
This Saturday is the 14th Annual Kendall Square Holiday Ice Show! There will be FREE admission all day and a FREE ice show. After the show join the performers on ice and skate with the stars! Skating begins at 11:00am and the Ice Show will take place at 2:00pm.
When: Saturday Dec. 14th 11:00am-9:00pm
Where: Community Ice Skating, 300 Athenaeum St., Cambridge
6. Fenway Pop-Up Holiday Bazaar
Support local artisans at the 2nd Annual Fenway Pop-Up Holiday Bazaar! This bazaar features locally-produced and handmade items like artwork, prints, jewelry, gift items, baked goods, and more! This is the perfect opportunity to find great gifts for the holidays.
When: Saturday Dec. 14th 11:00am-4:00pm
Where: Fenway Community Center, 1282 Boylston St., Boston
7. 5th Annual Union Square Holiday Stroll
Head over to Union Square in Somerville this Saturday for their Annual Holiday Stroll. There will be food, retail shopping, music, crafts and even a visit from Santa! There will be a storefront decoration contest, photo contest, and more.
When: Saturday Dec. 14th 12:00pm-6:00pm
Where: Union Square, 366 Somerville Ave., Somerville
8. CambridgeSide Gift Wrap to Benefit A Bed For Every Child
CambridgeSide wants you to wrap your gifts while helping a great cause this holiday season! The annual Gift Wrap program at CambridgeSide benefits the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless’ A Bed For Every Child program. Visit level 2 near Kay Jewelers now through Dec. 24th for complete hours.
When: Now through Tuesday Dec. 24th 10:00am-9:00pm
Where: CambridgeSide, 100 CambridgeSide Place, Cambridge
9. Inman Square Holiday Market
This Sunday Inman Square in Cambridge is hosting their annual Holiday Market. There will be an awesome group of local crafters to help make your holiday shopping easy this season. Head on over and shop around with your family, there will be plenty of local restaurants to get lunch at afterwards!
When: Sunday Dec. 15th 11:00am-5:00pm
Where: Inman Square, Cambridge
10. 8th Annual Winter Market & Open House
Shop unique hand-made holiday gifts at the Artisan’s Asylum’s Winter Market. There will be beautiful jewelry, woodworking, laser-cut arts, 3D printed gifts and more. They’ll have that special gift that you’ve been looking for!
When: Saturday Dec. 14th 12:00pm – Sunday Dec. 15th 6:00pm
Where: Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler St., Somerville