Weekend Happenings: Holiday Bazaar, Renaissance Christmas, Santa in Town and More

There is much going on close to home this weekend.

Unmasked: Judeophobia

When/Where: Sunday, 7 p.m. at Congregation Or Atid (67 Concord Road, Wayland).

The Buzz: "Unmasked: Judeophobia is a call to action and urgent reminder that anti-semitism is a menace not only to Jews, but to the human condition itself." Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

Price: A $5 donation is suggested.

Women's Community League Holiday Bazaar

When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Josiah Smith Tavern (358 Boston Post Road, Weston)

The Buzz: You have less than two weeks to wrap up your Christmas shopping. This bazaar offers an opportunity to finish up your shopping with a few unique finds while also supporting a good cause. A percentage of sales will go to the league's scholarship and community funds.

Price: Free

Gloria: A Renaissance Christmas Pageant

When/Where: Saturday, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at First Parish Church (349 Boston Post Road, Weston)

The Buzz: This annual event features Renaissance music, giant puppets, dancers and sing-along. The family-friendly event is described as "personal and inviting, extravagant and intimate" by the Boston Globe.

Price: $15-$25

Making Miracles Happen with Hank Phillippi Ryan and William Martin

When/Where: Sunday, 8:30 a.m., 225 Boston Post Road, Sudbury

The Buzz: Boston investigative reporter and president-elect of National Sisters in Crime Hank Phillippi Ryan will speak on a panel with NY Times Bestselling author William Martin at the 2nd Annual Congregation B’nai Torah Bagels and Books, about: her latest novel, her life as Boston’s premiere television investigative reporter and her new career as a bestselling thriller writer.

Santa Ride/Food Drive in Acton

When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m., 7 Concord Road, Acton

The Buzz: Santa will visit the neighborhoods of Acton from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The jolly fellow will ride in a vintage 1936 REO fire truck, escorted by the Acton Fire Department. Santa’s helpers will also collect non-perishable food items for the Acton Food Pantry.

Santa’s Itinerary*:

9:00 A.M. Oakwood Road and Fernwood Road
9:10 A.M. 32 Parker Street, Cucurbit Farm
9:30 A.M. Faulkner Hill Road at High Street
9:40 A.M. Robbins Street at Heron View Road
9:50 A.M. Beverly Road at Doris Road
10:00 A.M. Lothrup Road at Spencer
10:10 A.M. Joseph Reed Lane at Capt. Forbush Lane
10:20 A.M. Ethan Allen Drive at Black Horse Drive
10:30 A.M. Duggan Road at Townsend Road
11:20 A.M. Nashoba Road at Huron Road
11:30 A.M. Seneca Road at Seminole Road
11:40 A.M. Jackson Drive at Washington Drive
11:50 A.M. Musket Drive at Fife & Drum Road
12:00 P.M. Acton Memorial Library, lower lot
12:15 P.M. Acorn Park Drive at Walnut Street
12:30 P.M. Northbriar Road at Sawmill Road
12:40 P.M. Strawberry Hill Road at Pope Road
12:45 P.M. Bayberry Road at Magnolia Drive
12:50 P.M. Hosmer Road at Alcott Street

* Times are subject to change.


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