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A towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase, elegant decorations on every mantle and in every nook and cranny, and Christmas tablescapes by top designers and florists... these are just a few of the many delights that await you this Christmas season at Linden Place Mansion. Open for self-guided tours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 12 to 5 p.m. Admission charged. Dec. 1, through Dec. 31, Linden Place, 500 Hope Street, Bristol. For more information call (401) 253-0390 or visit lindenplace.org.
Welcome aboard a ninety-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. Clause, a holiday sing-a-long, and a special Holiday remembrance while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies. Friday, Dec. 8, through Sunday, Dec. 10, and Friday, Dec. 15, through Sunday, Dec. 17. Woonsocket Station, One Depot Square, Woonsocket. For more information call 401) 724-2200 or visit blackstonevalleypolarexpress.com.
The award-winning comedy cabaret is back, poking loving fun at the Ocean State through song parodies and skits. In December we're presenting a holiday-themed show. Arrival 6 to 7 p.m.; buffet, 7 p.m.; show, 8:15 p.m.; reservations required. Friday, Dec. 15, begins at 6 p.m. Knights of Columbus, 15 Bassett Street, North Providence. For more information call (401) 270-7111 or visit oceanstatefollies.net.
The Chorus of Westerly's Christmas Pops, a tradition since 1981, features holiday favorites, the Chorus, the Pops Festival Orchestra, and other special guests. Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17, performances at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly. For more information call 401-596-8663 or visit chorusofwesterly.org.
Christmas Cocktail Cabaret