Events Calendar

Allen House Events

The following events are coming up at The Allen Center:

Cherry Street Players at The Allen Center: Viva Maestra

Friday, December 2nd, 7PM

The Cherry Street Players present "Viva Maestra", the next performance of the series"Classical with a Twist." The concert begins with a performance by Cherry Street Cellists Quartet, interludes with refreshments with the musicians, and then concludes with musical performances composed or inspired by women. 

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Celebrate Newton Holiday Craft Fair 2022

Sunday, December 4, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come down to The Newton Cultural Alliance's annual Celebrate Newton Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday, December 4th, 2022 from 10-4 pm.  Don't miss this one-day shopportunity to get unique handmade gifts from local artists. Enjoy live music while you stroll the aisles filled with the latest trends in textiles, jewelry, fine art, ceramics, and homemade wellness products. 

More info available here!

NAA Allen Center Exhibition Fall 2022

Sunday, December 4, 1:00 pm

The Newton Art Association presents an exhibit now through January 7th at The Allen Center. An Opening Reception will be held on Sunday, December 4, 1 – 3 p.m. with the awards juror Andrew Witkin, co-owner of the Krakow Witkin Gallery on Newbury Street.

More info available here!

Catie Curtis at The Allen Center

Friday, December 16th, 7:30 PM

Newton's own legendary folk singer! Catie Curtis in Concert - live - up close and personal at The Allen Center!

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Member Events This Month

The following events are being hosted by our members nearby:

Up Close & Musical - All Newton Music School

Friday, December 2, 6:30 pm

All Newton Music School presents a free faculty concert, Up Close & Musical. Listening to teachers perform chamber music together enhances the music lesson experience. These concerts are one hour in length and presented in a relaxed setting.

More info available here!


FUUSN Holiday Fair

Saturday, December 3, 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Holiday Shopping with Heart at The First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton Holiday Fair. Stalls and tables spill forth with treasures new and old. Items include handmade gifts, toys, jewelry, gifts/collectibles, homemade baked goods, jams and jellies, books, decorated wreaths, ornaments, and trees! And a Silent Auction.

More info here!


A Holiday Songfest - Highland Glee Club

Saturday, December 3, 3:00 pm

The men of the Highland Glee Club usher in the holidays with songs for Christmas and Chanukah in a variety of styles. Reception to follow.

Tickets can be purchased here!


Festival of Lights - New Art Center

Sunday, December 4, 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

New Art Center lights up the winter with celebrations of Hanukkah, Diwali, Kwanzaa, and Las Posadas, Art educators will lead participants through different make-and-take activities that highlight the themes, rituals, and traditions of different holidays. Special events include DEAFinitely, a Danza Mexica ritual-inspired performance,an interactive Indian dance workshop, and the Jewish Arts Collaborative’s illuminated mobile art exhibit, Brighter Ignited.

More info here!


Candles and Cards - Historic Newton

Sunday, December 4, 4:00 pm

Historic Newton uses history to inspire handmade holiday cards and candles at a maker event. View historic greeting cards from the Archives and candle advertisements from the one-time factory run by the Jackson family at the Jackson Homestead. 

Tickets can be purchased here!


Anton Nowels Demo - Newton Art Association

Thursday, December 8, 7:00 pm

In this demonstration hosted by The Newton Art Association, award-winning artist Anton Nowels will demonstrate how he uses abstraction and impressionism in painting. Nowels uses an experimental approach to color developed by Josef Albers that allows for a great range of color choices.

More info here!


Sting and Peter Gabriel - Newton Family Singers

Sunday, December 11, 4:00 pm

Newton Family Singers returns to performing and sharing music with their Fall 2022 Concert: Sting and Peter Gabriel. This season we explore the music of Sting and his frequent collaborator Peter Gabriel. This family-friendly, toe-tapping, joyous music explores themes of love, community, and the precious fragility of our time together. 

Tickets can be purchased here!


Celebrations! - New Philharmonia Orchestra

Sunday, December 11, 3:00 pm

The New Philharmonia Orchestra is thrilled to bring back its favorite holiday tradition: Celebrations! featuring the Boston Ballet School. Boston Ballet School students perform alongside the New Phil Orchestra with scenes from the Nutcracker. This colorful holiday program will put the entire family in the holiday spirit!

Tickets are available here!


Hanukkah Happens - Zamir Chorale of Boston

Thursday, December 22, 7:30 pm

Zamir Chorale of Boston presents the concert Hallelujah XXXII at Temple Emanuel. This event will feature 18 versions of "Hallelujah" from a variety of traditions, Jewish and Christian, classical and popular, North and South American, European and Israeli.

Register here!


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