Off The Block
Wakefield Band Christmas Concert
Monday evening Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at South Kingstown High School. Free admission. Please bring personal care items to benefit the Jonnycake Center. An hour of Christmas favorites and other selections followed by refreshments.
Blackstone Valley Polar Express
Welcome aboard a 90-minute magical train journey from Woonsocket to the North Pole! Children of all ages will be delighted with the reading of the book “The Polar Express,” a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, a holiday sing-a-long, and a special holiday remembrance, while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies. Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Woonsocket Station, One Depot Square, Woonsocket. For more information call (401) 724-2200 or visit blackstonevalleypolarexpress.com.
See 400 decorated Christmas trees, 20 Victorian buildings, a talking snowman, and enjoy free visits and photos with Santa, train rides, hay rides, carousel rides, food court, and entertainment. Free admission and parking. Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. Slater Memorial Park, Newport Ave. and Armistice Blvd., Pawtucket. For more information call (401) 728-0500 or visit winterwonderlandpawtucket.com.
An Old Fashioned Christmas
Take a self-guided tour of Lincoln's magnificent, lavishly decorated, ten-room 1810 stone mansion, considered to be one of Rhode Island's finest examples of Federal-style architecture. Dec. 11, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Hearthside House, 677 Great Rd., Lincoln. For more information call (401) 726-0597 or visit hearthsidehouse.org.
Step Into the Holidays
Join family, guests, and staff as they celebrate the holiday season. Decorations change every year; plus music, cider, and cookies! Exhibit runs Dec. 5 to 31, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Clouds Hill Victorian House Museum, 4157 Post Rd., Warwick.. Admission charged. (401) 884-9490; www.cloudshill.org.