5 Things to do in and Around Hingham MA


5 Things to do in and Around Hingham MA

Brought to you by Hingham Realtor Alice Pierce

Please see the time and date summary at the end of the listings.

1) Hingham Holiday Fair

The Hingham Holiday Fair is this Saturday, November 19th, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Hingham High School. There will be over 90 artisans, entrepreneurs, and local businesses who will display their holiday gifts. A portion of the event proceeds are donated each year to the Dana-Farber Cancer Research Center through the Pan-Mass Challenge. Admission to this is event is $2.

For more details about the types of gifts available on Saturday, please visit the Hingham Holiday Craft Fair Facebook Page or go to the Hingham Holiday Fair website.  You can also call Hingham High School 781-740-8451 for further information.

2) Glastonbury Abbey’s Arts and Crafts Fair

The Glastonbury Abbey’s Arts and Crafts Fair is on the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey on Saturday, November 19th, starting at 9:00 am and running until 3:00 pm. This is the second holiday fair featuring paintings, sculptures, hand-carved birds, gourd art, pottery, photography, jewelry and hand knits just in time for the holidays. The fair is being held at the Morcone Conference Center and admission is free.

For more information please visit the Glastonbury Abbey Event page or call 781-749-2155 extension 300.

3) America’s Hometown Thanksgiving

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving is being held in Plymouth of course! Starting on November 18th through November 20th, this 3 day event will feature music, food and a fabulous Thanksgiving parade. On Friday night there will be an illumination ceremony and a Veterans Memorial Concert at Memorial Hall. Saturday, opening ceremonies will kick off at DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park at 10:30 a.m. and the Thanksgiving Parade will progress down Main Street from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Other activities include a food festival, crafter’s village, live entertainment, an outdoor living history village, farmers market, food vendors, drum corps concert and more.

For details about this amazing weekend please visit the America’s Hometown Thanksgiving website.

4) Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

The Atlantic Symphony Orchestra’s Take a Bow! Gala is the ASO’s 20th Anniversary Party celebrating their two decades of success happening at the Hatherly Country Club, 663 Hatherly Road in Scituate. This event will provide financial support through a seated dinner, music, memories and silent and live auctions. Tickets are $125 and the event is on Saturday, November 19th, from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

For more information please visit the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra website or call 781-331-3600.

5) Christmas Festival of Lights

The Christmas Festival of Lights opens on Friday, November 18th at Edaville, 5 Pine Street in Carver from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm. This is an ongoing seasonal event that runs through the 1st of January and features over 17 million lights illuminating the entire park area. There are also over 90 attractions to enjoy for the whole family. Admission is $34 and includes access to Christmas Festival of Lights, Edaville Proper, Thomas Land and over 90 rides & attractions. To purchase tickets online go to the Edaville USA online ticket page.


Hingham Event: Hingham Holiday Fair
Date: Saturday
Time: 9AM-4PM
Place: Hingham High School

Hingham Event: Glastonbury Abbey’s Arts and Crafts Fair
Date: Saturday
Time: 9AM-4PM
Place: Morcone Conference Center

Plymouth Event: America’s Hometown Thanksgiving
Date: Friday-Sunday
Time: varies
Place: DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park

Scituate Event: Atlantic Symphony Orchestra
Date: Saturday
Time: 6 PM
Place: Hatherly Country Club

Carver Event: Christmas Festival of Lights
Date: Friday
Time: 2 PM
Place: Edaville



The Holiday season in New England is an ideal time to start looking for homes in Hingham MA and all of the surrounding towns south of Boston . There is no better Realtor to show you what the South Shore of Massachusetts has to offer than one of the top South Shore real estate agents, Alice Pierce. Alice is native to Hingham MA and can talk to you about Hingham’s neighborhoods and their distinctive characteristics, as well as Cohasset, Hull, Scituate, Norwell, Hanover, Marshfield, Duxbury and all of the South Shore towns.

Please send Alice Pierce an email or visit her Coldwell Banker Real Estate website.

You can also call her cell phone at 781-724-7622 anytime, night or day.

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