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Five things to do for fun in and around Boston, Dec. 19-25

Gaze at the stars, don your ugliest sweater, and more.

Ugly holiday sweaters are encouraged at Powisset Farm’s Family & Friends Ugly Sweater Holiday Cookie Decorating Party.Images from Adobe Stock


Yuletide Carols

Warm up your vocal chords for White Christmas: The Sing-A-Long. Arlington’s Regent Theatre will host a singalong of the iconic 1954 film starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. With music composed by Irving Berlin, the movie’s tunes are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Matinee screenings at noon, and evening screenings at 7 p.m. Adult tickets start at $15. regenttheatre.com/main/tickets_events


Starry Night

Marvel at the stars at Solstice Stargazing at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln. The Aldrich Astronomical Society will provide telescopes for the session, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. There will also be self-guided activities and lantern tours, and shopping and refreshments through the deCordova Store and Twisted Tree Cafe. Member carload $24, nonmember carload $30. Register at thetrustees.org/events.



Icy Adventure

Embark on a magical journey with Disney on Ice: Find Your Hero, featuring stories and characters from Moana, Tangled, The Little Mermaid, and more. The show will run at Agganis Arena until January 2. Showtimes range from noon to 7 p.m. Tickets start at $15. disneyonice.com/find-your-hero/boston-ma-agganis-arena


Hanukkah Concert

Visit Temple Emanuel in Newton for a stunning hybrid concert, Hanukkah Happens XXXII, featuring Hazzan Elias Rosemberg, the cantor of Temple Emanuel, performing alongside the Zamir Chorale of Boston. It will run from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and feature 18 multicultural versions of “Hallelujah.” Tickets $25 for adults, $20 for students. templeemanuel.com/event/hanukkah-happens


Sweaters & Cookies

Ugly holiday sweaters are welcome — and encouraged — at Powisset Farm’s Family & Friends Ugly Sweater Holiday Cookie Decorating Party. The Dover farm will host a night of cookie decorating with festive music and hot chocolate from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Attendance will be limited to 15 adult-child pairs. Member pairs are $28, nonmember pairs $35. thetrustees.org/events

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