Weekend Guide: November 29-December 2

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Spend the weekend in Cambridge with our top five must-see events for the weekend, including holiday events, festivals, and a new exhibit.


Fifth Friday | November 30

Join the Central Square Business Association this Friday evening to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season.  Expect to see a petting zoo and ugly sweater contest on City Hall Lawn, hot cocoa, and photos with Santa through Central Square

See it: The fun starts at 5p


Everyone Loves Latkes Tasting Event | December 1

Central Square isn’t the only square celebrating the holidays this weekend.  Head over to the entrance of the Smith Center in Harvard Square on Saturday to sample the most delicious and creative latkes from local restaurants.

Eat it: 1p


Something Strange | December 1

Something Strange is happening at the Oberon in Harvard Square.  This Saturday, attend their live music and burlesque tribute to the classic holiday movie, The Night Before Christmas and the Army of Broken Toys.

See it: 1p


Trains at Science Park | All weekend

This weekend, we recommend popping by the Museum of Science in East Cambridge to see their newest exhibit, Trains at Science Park. Explore the perspectives of dimension and scale amongst a snow-capped model railway.

See it: Now through January 6th


Miracle Bar at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel | Now through December 24

The most jolly pop-up bar, The Miracle Bar has returned for the second year to the Kimpton Hotel Marlowe in East Cambridge.  The holiday bar will be open until Christmas Eve and will feature a full menu of inventive holiday cocktails.  We have a feeling Miracle Bar at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel is Santa approved.

Visit it: Now through Christmas Eve


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