If you're looking for some local activities to get you into the holiday spirit, look no further than these seasonal events happening in Central Massachusetts. 

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Winter Reimagined at New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill

Thousands of colorful lights provide the background for whimsical decorations with special programs, concerts, demos and more Wednesday through Saturday at New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill now until January 1, 2017More Info.

Ice Skating at Worcester Oval

Each winter, the City of Worcester kicks-off a fun-filled season of ice skating at the Worcester Common Oval.  Ice skating on the Worcester Common Oval will open on December 2, 2016 for the winter season. The Oval is located at 455 Main Street, behind Worcester City Hall. More Info.

Holiday Open Barn at The Winery

Winter sangrias, hot mulled wines, our award winning wines & non-alcoholic grape cider will be available every Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holiday Monday from 11-6 with Live Music every Saturday & Sunday. Dec 3 - Dec 31, 2016. More Info.

Brunch With Santa

Old Sturbridge Village hosts a brunch with santa Sundays until December 18. More Info.

Home for the Holidays at Salisbury Mansion

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View uniquely themed holidays trees throughout one of Worcester's most historic houses and take a candlelight tour Fridays in December. More Info.