The most wonderful time to take part: Four local holiday events for everyone


By Bailey Bisson

Looking for some fun, kid-friendly events to attend this holiday season? Here are a few ideas that are sure to lift the whole family’s spirits!

Buttonwood Park Zoo is hosting a Holiday Stroll on two Saturdays only, this month, Dec. 10th and the 17th, from 10am-4pm. The latest admission for this event will be 3:15. The park is located on 425 Hawthorn street in New Bedford, MA. With 25 different vendors, guests are sure to find the perfect last minute gifts. General admissions ticket fees are required to enter the zoo.

The Children’s Advocacy Center is a non profit organization located on 58 Arch street in Fall River, MA. The staff will be hosting a free event called Holiday Potluck on Monday, Dec. 19th from 1pm-9pm. Anyone wishing to attend this event must RSVP electronically by Wednesday, Dec. 14th. Lunch and goodies will be given out, and guests are encouraged to bring their own holiday treats to share.

Attleboro’s famous National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette is currently hosting their 70th Annual Christmas Festival of Lights located on 947 Park street in Attleboro, MA. This is an ongoing attraction which is available for people of all ages until after Jan. 1st. With a complete food court, carousel, and hot chocolate, this is sure to be a favorable site for the kiddos. However, partygoers can get involved in the Midnight Mass, which will take place on Dec. 25th. Check the complete list of dates and events on the website.

Tiverton’s local farmer’s market is hosting the Christmas Market, which will take place on Sunday, Dec. 18th from 10am-2pm. The market will be set up in the Tiverton Middle School Gymnasium located on 10 Quintal Drive in Tiverton, RI. This one-time event includes artisanal foods, gifts, artists and live music.

Don’t miss out on a joyful season. Get involved and have a good time!

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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