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December 2016
$12

“An Alcott Christmas Stocking” Annual Holiday Program at the Alcott Orchard House

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House,
399 Lexington Rd.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Gather with the Alcotts in Orchard House to celebrate the season of giving! As you go through the seasonally decorated home, meet Louisa May Alcott, members of her family, and their friends and neighbors, participate in Victorian-era holiday activities and caroling, and discover the inspiration behind this year’s program — Miss Alcott’s Christmas poem, “What Polly Found in Her Stocking.” All ages are welcome at this festive and heartwarming celebration that has become a quintessential New England holiday tradition! In…

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Writers’ Loft Holiday Bazaar and Book Fair at An Unlikely Story

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
An Unlikely Story,
111 South St.
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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Starting to think about holiday presents? Then do we have an event for you! The Writer’s Loft is holding its 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar and Book Fair at An Unlikely Story, and it’s the perfect event to stock up on signed books! There will be holiday shopping, crafts, and local author book signings. Authors include: Sarah Albee Sarah Brannen Susan Catalano Erin Dionne Josh Funk A.C. Gaughen Lori Goldstein David A. Kelly Heather Lang Brian Lies Nancy Tupper Ling Ellen…

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$20

SOLD OUT: Mo Willems at the Mother Brook Arts and Community Center

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mother Brook Arts and Community Center,
123 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Meet Mo Willems, bestselling, award-winning, always-endearing author and illustrator. Now, you can meet him here in Dedham, hear his amazing story, and get his new book, Nanette’s Baguette, signed and personalized. Due to interest and space constraints, this will be a ticketed event. The ticket price of $20 includes one copy of Nanette’s Baguette and admittance for 2 people (Note: all children must be accompanied by an adult and only 2 people can admitted with each ticket, so in most…

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Sonia Ellis at the Holyoke Barnes & Noble

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Holyoke Barnes & Noble,
7 Holyoke St.
Holyoke, MA 01040 United States
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Join the Holyoke Barnes & Noble for the launch of the second edition of Talk to Me, a middle-grade adventure about Sadina, a strong female protagonist who uses teamwork and engineering to solve a mystery and help her little sister overcome struggles with selective mutism. Meet the author Sonia Ellis, who will be signing copies of her book.

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Holiday Stroll Event at Wellesley Books

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wellesley Books,
82 Central St.
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Join Wellesley Books and neighboring stores for a day of holiday cheer at Wellesley’s Holiday Stroll 2016. Wellesley Books will be hosting these tremendous authors at the store: 11:00 AM Joan Duris, author of “B” is for Berkshires Nancy Tupper Ling, author of The Story I’ll Tell Anna Staniszewski, author of The Dirt Diary series 12:30 PM Keri Boyle, author of Teddy the Dog: Be Your Own Dog Heather Lang, author of Swimming with Sharks Joan Paquette, author of the Princess Juniper series 2:00…

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M. T. Anderson at The Carle Museum

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Author M. T. Anderson presents a musical reading of Strange Mr. Satie, his picture-book biography of the eccentric but influential composer born 150 years ago. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at shop@carlemuseum.org.

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$12

“An Alcott Christmas Stocking” Annual Holiday Program at the Alcott Orchard House

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House,
399 Lexington Rd.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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xmas-hearth

Gather with the Alcotts in Orchard House to celebrate the season of giving! As you go through the seasonally decorated home, meet Louisa May Alcott, members of her family, and their friends and neighbors, participate in Victorian-era holiday activities and caroling, and discover the inspiration behind this year’s program — Miss Alcott’s Christmas poem, “What Polly Found in Her Stocking.” All ages are welcome at this festive and heartwarming celebration that has become a quintessential New England holiday tradition! In…

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Michael Lewis at An Unlikely Story

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An Unlikely Story,
111 South St.
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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Yo ho ho and a bottle of eggnog! Picture book author Mike Lewis will lead a special pirate storytime in full pirate costume! Captain Lewis will read his two picture books, The Great Pirate Christmas Battle and The Battle for the Knotty List. It’s sure to be a rollicking good time! Register your child HERE! About the Books Yo ho ho and a bottle of eggnog! Cap’n McNasty’s come with his crew of scalawags to plunder Christmas presents from sleeping…

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Bookbuilders 2016 Holiday Party

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lucky’s Lounge,
355 Congress St.
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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The annual Bookbuilders Holiday Party is here! Kick off the season of holiday parties with us, your favorite New England area publishing pals. Ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres; one ticket for a complimentary beer, wine or soft drink; and a chance to win one of five gift bags filled with books from Boston-area publishers.

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Janet Tashjian at An Unlikely Story

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An Unlikely Story,
111 South St.
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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Stick with us, we won’t steer you wrong! Come meet bestselling middle-grade and YA author, Janet Tashjian, author of the My Life… series and learn all about her new book, Sticker Girl. Martina Rivera is a quiet kid with a remarkable secret: her sticker collection comes to life! Adventures abound in this new chapter-book series by bestselling author Janet Tashjian. Martina Rivera has a remarkable imagination. But with two extroverted brothers at home, she’s always struggled to make a big…

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