5 Things To Do This Weekend, From A Disco Party To Winterlights

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Where has the time gone? 2019 is almost over and a new decade is on the horizon, but the stress from the holiday season persists. Decompress with these events that’ll be sure to calm that end-of-the-year anxiety.

Disco Holidaze Day Party
Bella Luna & The Milky Way, Jamaica Plain

Saturday, Dec. 21

Bella Luna & The Milky Way has been a JP staple for years and this weekend the restaurant is having a groovy daytime holiday party. There’s no cover, themed cocktails will be flowing and DJ Saucy Lady will spin some funky tunes.

'Little Women' Week

Through Dec. 22

If you’re as excited as I am for Columbia Pictures’ “Little Women” release on Christmas, you’ll want to stop in Concord this weekend for their lineup of events. You can take a walking tour of Orchard House, where Louisa May Alcott called home and wrote the famous novel.

Holiday Buzz Market
ONCE Somerville

Saturday, Dec. 22

Two floors of 40 plus vendors that sell handmade and vintage art, jewelry and books? Sign me up. This event is great for last minute gift shoppers who also enjoy full booze and taco bars. Free admission makes this market an easy yes for weekend plans.

(Courtesy Holiday Buzz)
(Courtesy Holiday Buzz)

The Christmas Revels
Harvard’s Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

Through Dec. 29

“The Christmas Revels” is here for its 49th year of joyful, theatrical magic. This year’s show revolves around a radio station in the 1930s that explores the roots of American music. Be prepared to go on a musical journey across the country, from Appalachian bluegrass to California and through the South.

Stockbridge, North Andover, Canton

Through Jan. 4

Three of the Trustees of Reservations properties are decked out in twinkling lights for the holidays: Naumkeag in Stockbridge, The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover, and the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton. Plus there are crafts and scavenger hunts for the kids.

People walk through the Winterlights display at the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover. (Hadley Green for WBUR)
People walk through the Winterlights display at the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover. (Hadley Green for WBUR)


Christian Burno Arts Fellow
Christian Burno is the arts reporting fellow for The ARTery, WBUR’s arts and culture team.