7 Must-Do Events before December 1st

    There is truly no better place to be than the South Shore during Thanksgiving!

    Here are the some of the top events happening this Thanksgiving season in and around America’s Hometown that you cannot miss!


    the polar expressChris Van Allsburg’s Polar Express at Edaville

    Friday, November 22 – Saturday, December 28th

    “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” …Quite possibly the most magical ride you can take your children on this season!  Edaville has brought one of the greatest children’s books to life. Hot chocolate and cookies are served on the train by costumed staff while pajama-clad guests enjoy a live reading and carols – all on an authentic steam train. Running now through December!

    Edaville Railroad | Carver, MA | edaville.com


    336946_438651652837296_912926145_oThe New England Food Festival

    Saturday, November 23rd | 11-4pm

    There’s no doubt one of the best parts of Thanksgiving is the food. That’s why you cannot miss The New England Food Festival in Plymouth! You’ll find the very best soups, chowders, desserts, party foods, and entrees all under one tent!

    Plymouth Waterfront | usathanksgiving.com


    61868_149937631708701_7757763_nAmerica’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade

    Saturday, November 23rd | 10:30am

    Ranked the 2nd best Thanksgiving parade in the nation, the America’s Hometown Thanksgiving parade joins us yet again for another incredible day! Grab a chair, get a spot early and come enjoy all the fun as the parade will start promptly at 10:30am. Don’t miss the best bands from across the country, historical floats, local businesses and who can forget the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales!

    Downtown Plymouth | usathanksgiving.com


    247766_10151113609507546_212129984_nHarvest Dinner with the Pilgrims

    Saturday, November 23rd & 30th | 5:30pm

    Take a savory journey into the past! You’re invited to a dinner with the finest foods of the season with your hosts – residents of 1627 Plimoth! Learn table manners and recipes that have traveled to the New World. A wonderful night filled with delicious food & drink, songs, stories and good company.

    Plimoth Plantation | (508) 746-1622 | plimoth.org


     pumpkin-apple-fall-harvestMakepeace Farms Harvest Market

    Sunday, November 24th | 11-4pm

    Over 30 local farmers and food-makers will gather to bring you this season’s best local foods! Fresh cheese, homemade pasta, meats, vegetables, freshly baked breads and so much more – a one-stop shopping to prepare you for your big Thanksgiving meal! Enjoy love music, warm soups and fresh apple cider all day long. Be sure to bring a non-perishable item. They will be gathering donations for the Greater Plymouth Food Warehouse!

    Plymouth Waterfront | usathanksgiving.com


    rye tavern

    Rye Tavern Wine Dinner

    Monday, November 25th | 6:30pm

    90+ Point Wines and Rye Tavern are teaming up to bring you an incredible fall wine dinner. Enjoy a night out at the Rye Tavern on quaint Old Sandwich Road with a delectable 4-course meal perfectly paired with some really great wine choices. Call ahead to reserve your spot!

    517 Old Sandwich Road | (508) 591-7515 | ryetavern.com



    934658_4825868369011_503978187_nSmall Business Saturday

    Saturday, November 30th | All day long

    It’s time to end November on a positive note and skip Black Friday all together! Spend that extra time with family and friends, and avoid the busy malls and crowded parking lots. Instead, shop LOCALLY the next day! It’s time to celebrate Small Business Saturday and support the wonderful shops we have right here in our own community!



    Stay tuned! We’ll have a special December event calendar coming soon!


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