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Holiday Happenings in Sturbridge, Massachusetts (2011)

Holiday Happenings in Sturbridge, Massachusetts (2011)

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Gingerbread Decorating is Just One of Many Holiday Traditions in Sturbridge, MA
Photo copyright 2011 Kathryn Acciari


The holiday season is in full force.  The big tree on the Town Common has been officially lighted, and the first weekend of holiday shopping is over.  But there are four glorious weeks of celebrating ahead of us.  To help you plan your days of good cheer, here is a list of holiday events happening in historic Sturbridge, Massachusetts. 



Winter Tree Scavenger Hunt
Hosted by the Sturbridge Conservation Commission
Walk the Heins Farm trails and find the 10 trees decked out for the holidays
More info:  (508) 347-2506 


Toys for Tots Collection by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
Collecting new, unwrapped toys
Drop off at the Massachusetts State Police
315 Charlton Road/Route 20 - Sturbridge

Dec 1
Rasta Birthday Party at Pioneer Brewing at Hyland Orchards
Featuring Iza Jane and the Great Wood Acoustics
Arnold and Lake Roads
(508) 347-7500
Dec 2

Big Little Holiday Party at Old Sturbridge Village
See OSV web site for reservations and details

Dec 3, 4, 10 and 11

Breakfast with Santa at the Publick House
Call (508) 347-3313 for reservations 

Dec 3 

Gingerbread House Decorating at the Publick House
Call for reservations (508) 347-3313  

Dec 2-4;
Dec 9-11;
Dec 16-18

Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings  4-9 pm
For details go to www.osv.org
Dec 16

Central Mass South Chamber of Commerce Holiday Fun at Five
Holiday networking at the Publick House Historic Inn
Reservations:  (508) 347-2761 

Dec 2-18

Stageloft Repertory Theater presents:  "A Christmas Carol"
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 PM; Saturday matinee at 4 PM; Sunday at 2 PM.  Tickets and info:  (508) 347-9005  www.stageloft.com 

Dec 4, 11, 18

Sunday Brunch with Santa at Old Sturbridge Village
Reservations recommended (508) 374-0363
Adults: $19.95, seniors $19.95, children under 10 $8.00

Dec 11 Brunch with Santa at the Ugly Duckling Loft
Reservations: (508) 347-2321
Dec 15 

Broadway Delivers to the Oliver Wight Tavern: Cabaret Lulu's Holiday Celebration   11:30 am - 3 pm
$45 per person.  Info on OSV web page. 

Dec 24 

Christmas Eve Feast at the Publick House
Reservations (508) 347-3313 or 1-800-PUBLICK x300

Dec 25 

Christmas Day Buffet at the Publick House
Route 131/Main Street  $49 per person  11 AM - 5 PM
Reservations: 1-800-PUBLICK x 300 

Dec 28 

Families Cook at Old Sturbridge Village
Enjoy winter vacation week by preparing an old-fashioned meal 

Dec 26 - Jan 2

Vacation Week at Old Sturbridge Village
Many family activities to enjoy!  9:30 am - 4 pm

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Comment balloon 0 commentsKathryn Acciari • November 27 2011 06:24PM