Winter Activities Around Hingham

5 Things to do Around Hingham this Winter Weekend


Brought to you by Hingham Realtor Alice Pierce

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

1) Hingham Winter Farmers’ Market

Don’t give up on fresh produce just because there is snow on the ground! The Hingham Winter Farmers’ Market is open indoors at the Old Ship Church Parish House, 107 Main Street in Hingham on Saturday, January 7th, from 9:00 am until 12 noon. The market will be set up in the Fellowship Hall of the Parish House so come in through the side door at the left side of the driveway. There is plenty of parking in the Parish House driveway, the lot behind the Parish House and on Main Street.

For more information please go to the Hingham Farmer’s Market website.

2) Beyond Einstein

On Saturday, January 7th, come to the Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt Street in Hingham for a fin introduction to science. “Saturday in Science…Beyond Einstein” series features the women and minority contributors to science. This segment is focused on astronomy with featured scientists Caroline Herschel & Mae Jemison. Following the informative introduction there is always a hands on activity. This week the project is making a bedroom planetarium. Grades K-3 are invited and must come with a parent or guardian. Because of its popularity, reservations are needed by calling the library at 781-741-1405 ext.1403.

For more information please visit The Hingham Public Library website.

3)Music with Ms. Bethany

Enjoy a 30 minute singing and dancing music class with your children at the Duxbury Library, 77 Alden Street in Duxbury on Saturday, January 7th from 10:30 am until 11:00 am with “Music with Ms. Bethany.” Children from 6 months to 36 months old are invited to register for free and attend the program in the Resource room with an adult. Bethany Gavin is an early childhood educator who has songs, dances, and movement games. Because this is such a popular series, only one caregiver may attend at a time.

To register for Music with Bethany visit the Duxbury Library website.

4) Sunday Author Talks: Amy Hassinger

On Sunday January 8th from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm, author Amy Hassinger will discuss her book, After the Dam. This suspenseful literary saga of Native American and white families spanning two generations is a compelling narrative. A wine & cheese reception and book signing will follow. Admission is free but seating limited.

For more information about the author talks go to the Cohasset Library website.

5) Snow Tubing

Like sledding but with longer rides and no long climbs back up the hill, snow tubing is one of the fastest-growing winter recreational activities for families. The closest snow tubing park is Nashoba Valley and it happens to be the largest tubing park in New England. There are a total of 18 groomed lanes serviced by four ski lifts. There is also an on sight lodge with snacks and TV for warming up breaks. Tubers must be 42″ in height or 6 years old to participate. Only one person per tube unless conditions warrant group tubing. Don’t bring your own tubes since only Nashoba Valley tubes are allowed and no sleds. Nashoba Valley Tubing Park is located on 179 Great Road in Littleton. Hours for tubing are Monday – Friday from 1:00pm until 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 9:00am until 10:00pm.

All Tubing Participants are required to sign a release of liability agreement which are available on the Nashoba Valley website.


Hingham Event: Hingham Winter Farmers’ Market
Date: Saturday
Time: 9-12
Place: Old Ship Church Parish House

Hingham Event: Beyond Einstein
Date: Saturday
Time: 9:30 – 10:15 AM
Place: Hingham Public Library

Duxbury Event: Music with Ms. Bethany
Date: Saturday
Time: 10:30 – 11
Place: Duxbury Library

Cohasset Event: Amy Hassinger
Date: Sunday
Time: 4-7
Place: Cohasset Library

Littleton Event: Nashoba Valley Snow Tubing
Date: All Days
Time: Until 10 PM
Place: Nashoba Valley Tubing Park



It’s a new year and the days are getting longer. By the end of the month we will have gained over one extra hour of daylight so why not start looking for your next home in and around Hingham MA. One of the best Realtors on the South Shore, Alice Pierce, is the ideal person to show you around Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate, Hull and all of the South Shore towns. Not only is Alice Pierce a Hingham resident, but she has lived here all of her life and raised her family here.

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