Field Trips: Nov. 27th — Jan. 17th - Cape Cod LIFE Publications

Field Trips: Nov. 27th — Jan. 17th

Decorating Tidings Weekend


Casabella Home Furnishings in East Sandwich hosts a magical weekend for homeowners with a special “Love Where You Live” event when design experts at the elegant shop on historic Route 6A share expert tips on making your home look its best for the holidays. Just bring pictures of the interior spaces you would like to decorate and the designers will explain how to dress up your stairways, mantles, bookcases, and tables in a dash! As a thank you for shopping local on “American Express Small Business Saturday,” register your American Express card with Amex and receive a $10 credit on your statement for all Saturday purchases. Saturday hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday hours: noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit


Circle these dates on your holiday calendar for a festive time of holiday decorations, handmade gifts from Highfield Hall in Falmouth’s elegant gift gallery, visits from Santa, and more. The festivities are held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit

Through DECEMBER 30

Holiday festivities get underway at the Sandwich Glass Museum in mid-November and run through December 30, as the museum presents its sixth annual Glassblowers’ Christmas. Hundreds of unique ornaments made by the region’s finest glass artists will adorn Christmas trees in the museum’s contemporary gallery. The ornaments are for sale. Located at 129 Main Street, the museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The holiday season on Nantucket is a magical time. Festivities begin the day after Thanksgiving with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and community caroling. From December 4 to 6, the island hosts its traditional Christmas Stroll event. Don’t miss this quintessential yuletide experience as the downtown’s cobblestone roads are filled with illuminated fir trees, strolling minstrels, and a town crier. Santa arrives by boat on Friday, December 4, to kick-start this holiday tradition. The fun continues through January 2, and many shops remain open through the New Year. Learn more at


Heritage Museums & Gardens’ annual “Gardens Aglow” event is a tradition not to be missed. Featuring nine miles of holiday lights illuminated throughout the gardens, a stunning model train exhibit, music and dance performances, arts, crafts and carousel rides, this month-long event in Sandwich offers something for every member of the family. Gardens Aglow kicks off Friday, November 27, and is held Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, through December 27, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more at

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