On Thursday, we delivered our traditional "Five Things" for your weekend planner, but there's so much going on today and tomorow, we thought it was only fair to share some more events, holiday fairs and entertainment options.
1. 41st Annual Holiday Fair
Where/When: Waldorf School of Lexington, 739 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3
Why Go: Because there are crafts, performances, activities for kids, and holiday shopping for parents from more than 30 area artisans selling handmade wares.
Pricing: $3/$5/$15 Child/Adult/Family Maximum
2. Dance Inn Presents, In a Holiday Mood
Where/When: The Dance Inn, 1403 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 4 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3
Why Go: Dance Inn’s annual winter spectacular, “In a Holiday Mood”, is a toe-tapping, hand-slapping, magical celebration featuring the Legacy Dance Company, Dance Inn Youth Intensive and About Time Tap & Jazz companies, with special appearances by Legacy alumni and faculty members.
Pricing: Tix on sale at the door and a portion of the proceeds from this show will benefit the Lexington Food Pantry.
3. The Nutcracker
Where/When: Winchester High School, 80 Skillings Road, Winchester; 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3
Why Go: Because it's Winchester’s annual, full-length production of holiday favorite "The Nutcracker."
Pricing: General admission tickets are $20.
4. Alternative Christmas Market
Where/When: Lexington United Methodist Church, 2600 Massachusetts Ave; 9 to 10 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 4
Why Go: It's an opportunity to purchase gifts for those who truly need hope through participating organizations such as Project Chacocente, Equal Exchange, Bikes not Bombs, More than Words and the Lexington High School Gay-Straight Alliance.
Pricing: Free until you buy.
5. Climate Change & the Oceans--What's in Store for the Future
Where/When: Cary Memorial Building, 1605 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4
Why Go: Concerned about climate change? Bud Ris, president of the New England Aquarium, will discuss the likely effects of climate change on our oceans in this event presented by the Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition.