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Weekend Agenda: Holiday Merriment, Movies and a Meet the Dogs Event

A handful of happenings to consider before filling in your weekend planner.

Santa will pay a visit to The Happy Chocolatier this Saturday, and gladly accept donations for Beacon Santa to help families in need this holiday! Courtesy photo
Santa will pay a visit to The Happy Chocolatier this Saturday, and gladly accept donations for Beacon Santa to help families in need this holiday! Courtesy photo

The weekend has arrived, but you’ve got no idea what you’re going to do? Patch is coming to the rescue with your best bets for the done-work-outta-here time.

Check out our picks for activities you won’t want to miss this weekend: 

1. Polar Express Themed Movie Night
Where/When: Parker Damon Building, 11 Charter Rd, Acton; 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6
Why Go: 
AB High School club Asha is hosting a Polar Express-themed movie night featuring hot cocoa, raffles and a showing of the enchanting holiday film. 
Pricing: $7, with all proceeds going to supporting education in impoverished areas around the world

2. Steel Magnolias
Where/When: Theatre with a Twist, 278 Great Road Acton; 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8
Why Go: 
Because it's Theatre with a Twist's Inspiring Actors production of Steel Magnolias.
Pricing: Adults $13, $11 for children and seniors

3. Santa and Carolers at The Happy Chocolatier and Acton Woods
Where/When: 340 Great Road, Acton; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, Saturday, Dec. 7
Why Go: 
It'll be a Day of Merriment with Santa at the Acton Woods Plaza, featuring carols sung by the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School Madrigal Singers and singers from the Music Maker School, as well as a visit from Santa Claus at The Happy Chocolatier.
Pricing: Free, with donations accepted for Beacon Santa 

4. Steve Songs Children's Concert
Where/When: Parker Damon Building 11 Charter Road, Acton; 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7
Why Go: 
The Acton Barn Cooperative Nursery School welcomes back Steve Songs who will be joined by David Stackhouse on vocal base and drums. Get the details here
Pricing: $13 in advance, $15 at the door 

5. North East All Retriever Rescue Meet The Dogs Event
Where/When: Especially For Pets, 444 Great Road, Acton; 12 to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7
Why Go:
Representatives from the North East All Retriever Rescue, a non-profit all-volunteer group dedicated to rescuing and re-homing retrievers, will host a "Meet the Dogs" event at Especially For Pets in Acton. Get the details here
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