Events


GALA EVENTS

 

December 4
FOUNDRY ARTISTS ASSOCIATION: “MEET THE ARTIST OPENING RECEPTION”
5-9 p.m. The Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, R.I. foundryshow.com.

 

December 4
HOLIDAYS & HIGHBALLS!
6-9 p.m., $100. Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylson St., Boston. Annual fundraiser presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts. Retro-inspired cocktails, classic music, and “Opening Night” shopping. 617-266-2820; societyofcrafts.org.

 

December 4
2ND ANNUAL “GINGERBREAD HOUSE” GALA AND SILENT AUCTION
6-8:30 p.m., $50 donation, $5 under age 18. Marion Music Hall, 134 Front St., Marion, Mass. Local choirs singing Christmas carols. Featuring a selection of wine, artisanal bar, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee, and silent auction. Supports families in need of housing in the community. 508-758-4517; buzzardsbayhabitat.org.

 

December 5
3RD ANNUAL YULETIDE GALA
Gala Ticket $125, or Dessert & Dancing Ticket (8-10 p.m.) $50. Tickets which include raffle tickets or benefactor table for eight may be available ($200-$2,500). The Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton St., Nantucket, Mass. Benefits the Nantucket Lighthouse School. 508-228-0427; nantucketlighthouseschool.org.

 

December 5
MISTLETOE MADNESS
7-11 p.m., $65. Reservations by Nov. 28. 3 Frank Coelho Drive, Portsmouth, R.I. Proceeds benefit the preservation of the Glen Manor House. 401-683-4177; glenmanorhouse.com.

 

December 6
38TH ANNUAL GOVERNOR’S BALL
9 p.m.-1 a.m., $150. Salve Regina University, 100 Ochre Court, Newport, R.I. Raising money for student scholarships. 877-SRU-GIFT; salve.edu.

 

December 13
2014 HOLIDAY BALL
7-11 p.m., $125. Highfield Hall, 56 Highfield Dr., Falmouth, Mass. Elegant hors d’oeuvres, desserts and entrĂ©e stations, dancing, and traditional caroling. Benefits the education programs at Highfield Hall. 508-495-1878x2; highfieldhallandgardens.org.

 

SAVE THE DATE

 

February 21
A FEAST OF MUSIC 2015
6-11:59 p.m., $5,000 two-ticket Sponsor. Grand Ballroom, Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston. New England Conservatory’s Annual Scholarship Fundraising Gala. 617-585-1100; necmusic.edu.

 

MANSIONS & GARDENS

 

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NEWPORT MANSIONS SERVANT LIFE TOUR
Offered hourly from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., adults $15, ages 6-17, $5. The Elms, Newport, R.I. newportmansions.org.

 

Through January 2
SPARKLE! AN OUTDOOR FAMILY EVENT
6-8 p.m. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum 401-253-2707; blithewold.org.

 

MUSIC

 

December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, & 28
MUSIC IN THE LIVING ROOM
3-4 p.m. Admission + reserved seating fee may apply. Dec. 6 - Take 4; Dec. 7 - Laszlo Gardony; Dec. 13 - Classic Winds; Dec. 14 - Nancy Hood; Dec. 20 - Pipe Dream Flute Choir; Dec. 21 - Enigmatica; Dec. 28 - Make We Music. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Rd., (Rt. 114), Bristol, R.I. 401-253-2707; blithewold.org.

 

ART SHOW

 

December 5-7 & 12-14
THE FOUNDRY ARTISTS ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE
Fridays 12-6 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., & Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, R.I. foundryshow.com.



To submit your event to SOCO, e-mail events@socomagazine.info or Susan Fletcher at socoevents@yahoo.com