Your Week Ahead

5 things to do in and around Boston

The Boston Tea Party reenactment, a Celtic Christmas concert, best British TV ads, and more.

Niko Alexandrou


  • Starting Sunday > December 15

  • With music from the likes of Solas and dancing by acclaimed pros and local students, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan makes for a spirited holiday outing. The show is at Boston’s Cutler Majestic Theatre (tickets start at $25) today and Thursday through Sunday, and Hanover Theatre in Worcester (tickets start at $46) on Tuesday.


Michael Blanchard Photography


  • Monday > December 16

  • On December 16, 240 years ago, Colonists in Boston staged a public protest that touched off the American Revolution. On Monday, reenactors will pay tribute to that night’s historic events. A $15 ticket gets you into the 6:30 p.m. tea tax debate at the Old South Meeting House. You don’t need a ticket to join the 7:30 p.m. procession from there to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums, to watch the dumping of the tea. 800-838-3006;

Mass Audubon/Norman Smith and Shawn Carey


  • Thursday > December 19

  • Kids ages 3 to 5 can get an up-close look at one of the owls that lives at Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum in Milton and make an owl-themed craft at a Fledglings: Discovering Nature Together event at 10:30 a.m. Tickets cost $12. Register at or by calling 617-333-0690, ext. 227.



  • Thursday > December 19

  • See the best television ads from across the pond on Thursday night at 7 when the Institute of Contemporary Art screens the winners of the British Arrows Awards for 2013. The Arrows also will screen December 26-29 and January 4. Tickets cost $10. 617-478-3100;


  • Friday-Saturday > December 20-21

  • Scones by the fire, anyone? The historic country house Gore Place in Waltham is taking reservations for its Holiday Teas. Tea for adults and older children — complete with sandwiches, sweet treats, and a house tour — takes place at 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Tea for the little ones includes a visit from Santa and will be held at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets cost $35 per person. Call 781-894-2798 by Tuesday to reserve.

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