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Train to Christmas Town

Friday, November 27, 2015 to Saturday, December 26, 2015
Trains depart from Hyannis Depot

This holiday season, hop aboard Cape Cod Central Railroad and fall in love with the heartwarming tale of Janice, a little girl who looks forward to riding the Train to Christmas Town every year. Meet Bumblebee the Polar Bear, Wabash the Squirrel, and Zephyr the depot cat, and laugh along with Elves while they’re busy serving cookies and cocoa, and leading guests in singing Christmas carols. Upon arrival at Christmas Town, Santa climbs on board and walks through the cars greeting each child with holiday cheer! Trains departing November 27-29, December 4-6, 10-13, 17-23 and 26.

Holidays at Highfield

Friday, November 27, 2015 to Sunday, December 6, 2015
Highfield Hall & Gardens, 56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA 02540

Holidays at Highfield open daily from November 27-December 6, Friday-Sunday 10 am - 4 pm, Monday-Thursday 12pm - 4pm. Top decorators and designers showcase their talents in the elegant rooms of Highfield Hall.  The event features a gift gallery with items ranging from fine crafts to hostess gifts, an international crèche collection, a tea shoppe, model train display, seasonal music, special exhibitions, Santa and more.

Gardens Aglow

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 4:30pm to Sunday, December 27, 2015 - 8:30pm
Heritage Museums & Gardens

Add this annual celebration to your list of holiday traditions! Heritage sparkles this holiday season with Gardens Aglow, featuring over nine miles of holiday lights throughout the gardens, a stunning model train exhibit in the Special Exhibitions Gallery with new features this year, and music and dance performances in the Automobile Gallery. St. Nick will hold court in the Model T. Other activities include holiday crafts, Hidden Hollow by moonlight, rides on the vintage carousel, and marshmallow roasting over outdoor fire pits.

Services of Advent Lessons & Carols and Advent Teas

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 6:30pm to Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 6:30pm
Church of the Transfiguration

Services of Advent Lessons & Carols and Advent Teas

November 27-29

Advents Teas 3pm; $20

Services of Advent Lessons & Carols 4:30pm


Holly Days in Sandwich

Saturday, November 28, 2015 to Sunday, December 6, 2015
Sandwich, MA

Sandwich transforms into a winter wonderland with festive holiday fun that includes a town-wide Cookie Stroll, reading and lighting of The Littlest Christmas Tree, community carol sing, home tours and special promotions

A Seaside Christmas in Orleans

Saturday, November 28, 2015 to Thursday, December 31, 2015

A town-wide holiday celebration with festive decorations, events and activities throughout Orleans - and special sales from local retailers!

Annual Members, Students and Faculty Exhibit

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, December 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, MA 02635

 Opening Reception December 1, 5:00pm-7:00pm

Each year the Center seeks submissions for the annual Member, Student and Faculty exhibit.  One work may be submitted and will featured in this exhibit. There is also an annual members talent show immediately following the opening reception of this annual exhibit which celebrates our patrons and allows us to say “thank you” to our artistic community.

Belle & Friends Enchanted Wonderland

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
Chatham Bars Inn

Be transported into a winter wonderland while enjoying a holiday story and sing-a-long with Belle and her friends Mrs. Potts and Chip the Teacup. There will also be a special visit from Santa! Children of all ages will delight in this magical interactive holiday story in our Enchanted Wonderland. Festive crafts, caroling, photo opportunities, cookies and cocoa and a visit from Santa will make this event a treasured holiday memory for the whole family. $20 per person, call 508-945-0096 to reserve your ticket to this wonderful family event.

Cape Cod Boxing Event with Paul Gonsalves

Saturday, November 28, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Barnstable High school, 44 W Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601

Cape Cod light heavyweight Paul Gonsalves (8-7-1, 4 KO's) will return to the ring on Saturday, November 28th at Barnstable High School as he takes on veteran Jose Humberto Corral (19-19, 12 KO's) in an eight-round fight. This fight will serve as the co-feature to the Jesse Barboza - Francisco Mireles main event. Tickets are available at

Christmas on Cape Cod

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 to Thursday, December 31, 2015

Enjoy Christmas strolls, caroling, holiday fairs, festive harbor lights, parades and celebrations, as well as fantastic accommodation packages and promotions at local shops and restaurants! Tis the season for great giveaways on the Cape!