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POST-GAZETTE, NOVEMBER 21,2014 Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN Be sure not to miss "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer: the Musical" at the Shubert Theatre. TD GARDEN I00 Legends Way, Boston 617-624-1050 www.TDGarden.com BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND -- November 29. "The Travlin' Man" is at it again! Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will hit the road in support of Seger's first new studio album in eight years, Ride O;_g. with their 2014/2015 Ride Oct Tot:r. Segcr -- a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Sonoa'nters Hall of Fame -- plans to play several songs off his new album on tour, in- cluding covers like John Hiatt's "De- troit Made" and the Wilco/Biiiy BragJ tune "Calilornia Stars," plus a mL: of staples that he knows he must per- form, including "Night Moves," "Mainstreet" and "Purn the Page." Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band's live performances have led to record sales in excess of 52 million including 13 platinum and seven multi-platinum RIM-certified album sales awards. Seger holds the distinction in 2010 for the # 1 Catalog Album of the Decade for his Greatest Hits, which has sold over 9 million copies in the U.S. alone. NEIL DIAMOND -- March 23, 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neff Diamond will release his new CD "Melody Road," on October 21st. "Melody Road," his first album of new songs since 2008. Come March, Dia- mond will embark on a North Ameri- can concert tour that includes dates in the Unites States, Mexico and Canada. Diamond's career began in the 1960s and continues on today with such fan favorites as: *Cracklin' Rosie," "Song Sung Blue," "Longfellow Serenade," *I've Been This Way Before," "If You Falow What I Mean," "Desiree," "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," "America," "Yesterday's Songs," "Heartlight," "I'm a Believer" and Red Sox Nation's anthem *Sweet Caroline." A show not to be missed! Tickets are now on sale. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 561 Main Street, Melrose, MA (781) 665-4470 www.BrownPaperTickets.com/ event/895584 ITALIAN OPERA AND WHAT BROADWAY DID TO IT -- Friday, January 23, 2015. Starring sopranos, Laura Hansen and KrisD'n Taylor. and baritom a. Frank Walker, singing arias, duets and trios from favorite Italian operas loilowed by Broadway's version of "drama, drama, drama'." SHUBERT THEATRE 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 617-482-9393 www.CitiCenter.org/theatres/ shubert RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL -- De- cember 9-14. First airing in 1964, Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer has become a beloved Christmas classic -- capturing the hearts and wonder of generations of fans. Now, 50 years later, something magical is happen- ing as the beloved classic soars off the screen and onto the Shubert Theatre stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite charac- ters from the special including, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Mon- ster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, the Misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in the all new Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer: The Musical. It's an adventure that teaches us that what makes you dif- ferent can be what makes you spe- cial. Don't miss this wonderful new holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington St., Boston, MA 617-259-3400 www.BostonOperaHouscOnline.com THE NUTCRACKER -- November 28 through December 31. A dazzling ITALIAN RADIO PR()GRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" -- I0:00 am to Noon every Friday with hosts Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 9:00 am to Noon. Go to www.1110wccmanucorrr "Italia Oggi" -- Sundays 11:00 am to Noon with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM. Go to www.1460WXBR.com. "Dolce Vita Radio" -- DJ Rocco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm; Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.corrc "The Nick Franciosa Show" -- Sundays from Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" -- 8:00 am-9:00 am Sundays on WSRO 650 AM and online at www.wsro.com. "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 -- Sundays 9:00 pm-10:00 pm on MusicAmerica. Host Ron Della Chiesa presents Tony's Place. Visit www.MusicNotNoise.conu "L'Italia Chiamo Italian Radio Show" hosted by Stefano Marchese and Emanuele Capoano -- Thursdays 2:00 pro-4:00 pm. Visit www.zumix.org/radio or litaliachiamo.wordpress.com; email: litaliachiamoshow@gmail.com. Tel. 857-334-0868. "Intervallo Musicale" -- Sundays10:00-10:30 am; Host Carmine Guarino on WUNR 1600 AM and online at www.wunr.corrr holiday tradition for the entire familyl This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012, and has been called "the most magical version of The Nut- cracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland. Following a lavish ball hosted by her wealthy parents in their well-heeled European townhouse, Clara, exhausted by the excitement falls asleep under the family Christ- mas tree with her new nutcracker doll. When she awakes, the tree has magi- cally grown to over 40 feet high, and a mysterious prince who bears a strik- ing resemblance to the doll greets Clara, and embarks with her on an adventure fighting life-sized mice, meeting beautiful fairies outlandish fairytale characters. Their journey to the Kingdom of Sweets includes the famous dance sequences: Chocolate, Coffee, Tea, Trepak, Mirlitons, The Waltz of the Flowers and of course, the regal Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (and her Caviller). As they are waved off by the magical party, Clara settles back with her Prince and falls back to sleep. But is this just a dream or will she remember this adventure in the morning?. MOTOWN -- January 27 to Febru- ary 15, 2015. The smash hit Motown The Mus/ca/ is making its way across the country in its first national tour! Featuring over 40 classic songs such as "My Girl," "What's Going On," "Dancing in the Street," "I Heard it Through the Grapevine" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough." The true story behind the beat that changed minds, touched lives and took the world by storm, Motown shows how artists like Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Tempta- tions and more created the sound- track that transformed America. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 www.TheWilbur.com GEORGE LOPEZ -- Frida, Decem- ber 5th, 7:30 pm and 10:00 pro. George LoDez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encom- passes television, film, s-andup con> edy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez TonighL a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez's return to series television after co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warner Bros. Television's ground- breaking hit siteom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC. George Lopez remains a hit with viewers in syndication on both broad- cast stations and cable's Nick at Nite, ranking as one of the top-rated shows on the network and among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly pro- grams in syndication. T/me magazine named him one of the 25 Most Influ- ential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities. Lopez has made more than 200 tele- vision comedy, talk show and hosting appearances, including co-hosting the Emmy Awards and twice hosting the Latin Grammys. SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO -- January 17, 2014. What's Wrong with People?" asks Sebastian Maniscalco in his hilarious new hit stand-up spe- cial airing on Showtime and available on DVD nationwide on March 27th. In "What's Wrong with People," he brings his witheringly sarcastic and exasperated take on modern behav- ior and decorum, trying to bridge the gap between the Italian-American Old World he grew up in and the con- temporary frenetic world we all live in today. The result is an original, highly relatable stand-up comedy tour- de-force that has Sebastian perform- ing sold-out concerts worldwide. His self-deprecating comedy reminds fans of a young Jerry Seinfeld who con- stantly challenges his audience to recognize the absurdities of everyday life. SHRINER'S AUDITORIUM 199 Fordham Rd., Wilmington, MA (978) 657-4202 or (781) 665-6468 www.AleppoShriners.com CASTLEBERRY FAIR -- Novem- ber 28-30. This is the big one folks with over 250 juried craftsmen and women selling their American made works including: pottery, fine jewelry, candles, turned wood, photography, metal sculpture, ceramics, soap, wearable art, primitives and folk art, soft sculpture, victorian wreaths, leather, floral arrangements, country wood crafts, ornaments, fragrances, stained glass, blown glass and so much more. A "food sampling" extrava- ganza will be presented with such gourmet delights as: herbal dips, sauces, jams & jellies, candies, pea- nut brittle, fudge, vinegar's, pastry, oil's, salsa's, chutney, jerky, baked goods, coffees and so much more. Ample free parking and free shuttle bus service provided. Held indoor, rain or shine. For further infor- mation call 603-332-2616 or print a discount admission coupon at www.castleberrRyairs.com. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 617-723-2500 www.MOS.org THE MURDER AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM SCAVENGER HUNT -- December 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm. For adults only. All tickets include admission to the museum. Someone, or something, has been bumping off museum staffers involved in the recent discovery of a long-lost inven- tion by Benjamin Franklin. This "infernal machine" has a murky past: Freemasons supposedly used it as part of a secret ritual. Are the deaths caused by the invention, or part of the fabled "Curse of the Freemasons"? Or is a serial killer on the loose? Your team of sleuths will have to crack a secret code and uncover the museum's secrets to solve the mystery and stop the killings. This hunt is for adults only. For murder hunts, we strongly recommend hunt- ing with a team of three or more. If you sign up with fewer than three people, we suggest pairing up with others at the start of the hunt to form a larger team. (Please note that Watson Adventures is required to pay admission for each person who par- ticipates in the event. There are no special ticket types or discounts for members.) WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA 617-248-9700 www.TheWilburTheatre.com DANCING WITH THE STARS LI'V'EI -- January 16, 2014. The all- new Dancing with the Stars: Live! tour will feature a cast of the television show's most popular competitors, treating audiences to exciting and ro- mantic performances. Dancing with the Stars dancers will choreograph brand new never-before-seen numbers and re-create some of the show's most memorable moments. As announced during Monday's broad- cast, Mark Ballas and Witney Carson ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA Information (617) 566 1401 Box Office (617) 278 5156 www.GardnerMuseum.org DONATELLO, MICHELANGELO, CELLINI: SCULPTORS' DRAWINGS FROM RENAISSANCE ITALY - Now through January 19, 2015. This groundbreaking exhibition examines the multifaceted relationship be- tween drawing and sculpture in Re- naissance Italy. Because sculptors worked primarily from preparatory models in wax or clay, drawing was not an essential part of their working practice. And yet, in his self-portrait now in the Gardner Museum's collec- tion. the prominent Florentine sculp- tor Baccio Bandinelli points not to his most famous public monument, but rather to a drawing of it. The surpris- ing gesture raises many questions about when, why, and how Renais- sance sculptors drew, and provides clues about th$ir training and their ambitions. Come and explore works by several Italian masters, many be- ing exhibited for the first time in the United States. Faneuil Hall Marketplace puts up its giant Christmas tree and turns on the lights for Blink! on Saturday, No- vember 22 -- the first tree lighting of the seasonl Blink! features a spec- tacular light show with over 350,000 (yes, that's roughly a third of a MIL- LION) low-energy LED lights and re- corded music by Boston Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Pops. Festivities and entertainment begin at 4:30 pm and repeat periodically throughout the evening, and then every evening through January 4. Annual Lighting of the Trellis -- Monday, November 24, in Christo- pher Columbus Park beginning at 5:15 pm. Christopher Columbus Park {I10 Atlantic Avenue) will be trans- formed into a holiday wonderland when the park's 260 feet of trellis are set aglow with 50,000 blue lights along with decorated trees. Entertain- ment will be provided by the North End Music and Performing Arts Cen- ter Children's Choir. Refreshments, holiday treats, and giveaways will be provided by the Marriot Long Wharf Hotel, Joe's American Bar & Grill Waterfront, Starbucks, and Magic 106.7. 31 Nights of Lights at the Prudential Center -- From Monday December 1 through New Year's Eve, Prudential Tower displays lights of a different color each night to bring awareness to non-profit organizations. Commonwealth Avenue Mall -- Thusday, December 4 -- Thousands of twinkling white lights transform this tree-filled parkway - as soon as the Mayor finishes turning on the lights at the Common, he walks over here and turns these on, turning the Mall into a sparkling ribbon. Copley Square Tree Lighting- Tuesday, December 2, 5:00-6:00 pm -- The free event will feature appear- ances by Mayor Walsh, WHDH-TV's Janet Wu, Santa Claus, and Rudolph along with live entertainment includ- ing members of the Boston Pops Brass Ensemble, the Trinity Church Cho- risters, vocalist Sheree Dunwell, and a holiday sing-along. Light refresh- ments will be provided by local busi- nesses and the Fairmont Copley Plat will host a family reception imme!- ately following lor all in attendance. In addition, beginning at 4:30 p.r:. Copley Square will become a spot (r family revelry with jugglers, stilt wa.-- ers, and festive music provided t'.,' Magic 106.7, Boston's holiday music station. Even more Iestivities will take place in and around Copley Square on December 2. The Boston Public Library and The Catered Affair will host a Storytime and Candy Cane Tea at The Fairmont Copley Plaza from 3:30-5:00 pm. The tea is free but reservations are required by calling (617) 859-2282. Boston Common Holiday Light- ing -- Thursday, December 4 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- The holiday decorations throughout Boston Com- mon and the Public Garden include the City of Boston's official Christmas tree. The holiday lights throughout both parks will light up in sequence shortly before 8:00 pm When Mayor Walsh is joined onstage by Premier McNeil, members of the Royal Cana- dian Mounted Police, and Santa Claus. The show will close with a pyrotech- nic display by MagicFire, Inc. WCVB TV's Anthony Everett and JC Monahan will host Channel 5"s live broadcast of the event beginning at 7:00 pm. fea- turing Nashville's Chaley Rose, The Voice contestant Brittany Butler, the New England Patriots Cheerleaders, Nova Scotia band The Stanfields, the Floorlords dance troupe, and a head- liner and additional acts to be announced. For more information please call (617) 635-4505, go to www. cityoJboston.gov /parks. West End Christmas Tree Light- ing -- Saturday, December 13 th, from 6:00-8:30 pm. The Friends of Richard Cardinal J. Cushing Memorial Park, Inc., will hold their annual West End Christmas Tree Lighting. This year the Boston Fire Department is invited to join in the celebration. The tree at Richard Cardinal J. Cushing Memorial Park at 1 Bowdoin Square is blessed and lit in memory of his Eminence Richard Cardinal J. Cushing, as well as in remembrance of lost community members and loved ones. This year, in honor of their tremendous courage and sacrifice Lt. Edward J. Walsh, Jr. and firefighter Michael R. Kennedy will be remem- bered as well as the 50  Anniversary of the Regina Cleri Residence, and General Robert H. Quinn. The event often features local choirs, entertain- ments, and a surprise visit from Santa Claus. Free parking will be available at the Charles River Plaza Garage Lower Deck. Contact Norman Herr for parking passes at the lighting or to answer any questions at (617) 869-7001 (Cell) or (617) 720-5326 (Home). POST-GAZETTE, NOVEMBER 21,2014 Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN Be sure not to miss "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer: the Musical" at the Shubert Theatre. TD GARDEN I00 Legends Way, Boston 617-624-1050 www.TDGarden.com BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND -- November 29. "The Travlin' Man" is at it again! Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will hit the road in support of Seger's first new studio album in eight years, Ride O;_g. with their 2014/2015 Ride Oct Tot:r. Segcr -- a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Sonoa'nters Hall of Fame -- plans to play several songs off his new album on tour, in- cluding covers like John Hiatt's "De- troit Made" and the Wilco/Biiiy BragJ tune "Calilornia Stars," plus a mL: of staples that he knows he must per- form, including "Night Moves," "Mainstreet" and "Purn the Page." Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band's live performances have led to record sales in excess of 52 million including 13 platinum and seven multi-platinum RIM-certified album sales awards. Seger holds the distinction in 2010 for the # 1 Catalog Album of the Decade for his Greatest Hits, which has sold over 9 million copies in the U.S. alone. NEIL DIAMOND -- March 23, 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neff Diamond will release his new CD "Melody Road," on October 21st. "Melody Road," his first album of new songs since 2008. Come March, Dia- mond will embark on a North Ameri- can concert tour that includes dates in the Unites States, Mexico and Canada. Diamond's career began in the 1960s and continues on today with such fan favorites as: *Cracklin' Rosie," "Song Sung Blue," "Longfellow Serenade," *I've Been This Way Before," "If You Falow What I Mean," "Desiree," "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," "America," "Yesterday's Songs," "Heartlight," "I'm a Believer" and Red Sox Nation's anthem *Sweet Caroline." A show not to be missed! Tickets are now on sale. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 561 Main Street, Melrose, MA (781) 665-4470 www.BrownPaperTickets.com/ event/895584 ITALIAN OPERA AND WHAT BROADWAY DID TO IT -- Friday, January 23, 2015. Starring sopranos, Laura Hansen and KrisD'n Taylor. and baritom a. Frank Walker, singing arias, duets and trios from favorite Italian operas loilowed by Broadway's version of "drama, drama, drama'." SHUBERT THEATRE 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 617-482-9393 www.CitiCenter.org/theatres/ shubert RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL -- De- cember 9-14. First airing in 1964, Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer has become a beloved Christmas classic -- capturing the hearts and wonder of generations of fans. Now, 50 years later, something magical is happen- ing as the beloved classic soars off the screen and onto the Shubert Theatre stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite charac- ters from the special including, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Mon- ster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, the Misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in the all new Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer: The Musical. It's an adventure that teaches us that what makes you dif- ferent can be what makes you spe- cial. Don't miss this wonderful new holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington St., Boston, MA 617-259-3400 www.BostonOperaHouscOnline.com THE NUTCRACKER -- November 28 through December 31. A dazzling ITALIAN RADIO PR()GRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" -- I0:00 am to Noon every Friday with hosts Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 9:00 am to Noon. Go to www.1110wccmanucorrr "Italia Oggi" -- Sundays 11:00 am to Noon with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM. Go to www.1460WXBR.com. "Dolce Vita Radio" -- DJ Rocco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm; Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.corrc "The Nick Franciosa Show" -- Sundays from Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" -- 8:00 am-9:00 am Sundays on WSRO 650 AM and online at www.wsro.com. "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 -- Sundays 9:00 pm-10:00 pm on MusicAmerica. Host Ron Della Chiesa presents Tony's Place. Visit www.MusicNotNoise.conu "L'Italia Chiamo Italian Radio Show" hosted by Stefano Marchese and Emanuele Capoano -- Thursdays 2:00 pro-4:00 pm. Visit www.zumix.org/radio or litaliachiamo.wordpress.com; email: litaliachiamoshow@gmail.com. Tel. 857-334-0868. "Intervallo Musicale" -- Sundays10:00-10:30 am; Host Carmine Guarino on WUNR 1600 AM and online at www.wunr.corrr holiday tradition for the entire familyl This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012, and has been called "the most magical version of The Nut- cracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland. Following a lavish ball hosted by her wealthy parents in their well-heeled European townhouse, Clara, exhausted by the excitement falls asleep under the family Christ- mas tree with her new nutcracker doll. When she awakes, the tree has magi- cally grown to over 40 feet high, and a mysterious prince who bears a strik- ing resemblance to the doll greets Clara, and embarks with her on an adventure fighting life-sized mice, meeting beautiful fairies outlandish fairytale characters. Their journey to the Kingdom of Sweets includes the famous dance sequences: Chocolate, Coffee, Tea, Trepak, Mirlitons, The Waltz of the Flowers and of course, the regal Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (and her Caviller). As they are waved off by the magical party, Clara settles back with her Prince and falls back to sleep. But is this just a dream or will she remember this adventure in the morning?. MOTOWN -- January 27 to Febru- ary 15, 2015. The smash hit Motown The Mus/ca/ is making its way across the country in its first national tour! Featuring over 40 classic songs such as "My Girl," "What's Going On," "Dancing in the Street," "I Heard it Through the Grapevine" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough." The true story behind the beat that changed minds, touched lives and took the world by storm, Motown shows how artists like Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Tempta- tions and more created the sound- track that transformed America. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 www.TheWilbur.com GEORGE LOPEZ -- Frida, Decem- ber 5th, 7:30 pm and 10:00 pro. George LoDez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encom- passes television, film, s-andup con> edy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez TonighL a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez's return to series television after co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warner Bros. Television's ground- breaking hit siteom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC. George Lopez remains a hit with viewers in syndication on both broad- cast stations and cable's Nick at Nite, ranking as one of the top-rated shows on the network and among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly pro- grams in syndication. T/me magazine named him one of the 25 Most Influ- ential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities. Lopez has made more than 200 tele- vision comedy, talk show and hosting appearances, including co-hosting the Emmy Awards and twice hosting the Latin Grammys. SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO -- January 17, 2014. What's Wrong with People?" asks Sebastian Maniscalco in his hilarious new hit stand-up spe- cial airing on Showtime and available on DVD nationwide on March 27th. In "What's Wrong with People," he brings his witheringly sarcastic and exasperated take on modern behav- ior and decorum, trying to bridge the gap between the Italian-American Old World he grew up in and the con- temporary frenetic world we all live in today. The result is an original, highly relatable stand-up comedy tour- de-force that has Sebastian perform- ing sold-out concerts worldwide. His self-deprecating comedy reminds fans of a young Jerry Seinfeld who con- stantly challenges his audience to recognize the absurdities of everyday life. SHRINER'S AUDITORIUM 199 Fordham Rd., Wilmington, MA (978) 657-4202 or (781) 665-6468 www.AleppoShriners.com CASTLEBERRY FAIR -- Novem- ber 28-30. This is the big one folks with over 250 juried craftsmen and women selling their American made works including: pottery, fine jewelry, candles, turned wood, photography, metal sculpture, ceramics, soap, wearable art, primitives and folk art, soft sculpture, victorian wreaths, leather, floral arrangements, country wood crafts, ornaments, fragrances, stained glass, blown glass and so much more. A "food sampling" extrava- ganza will be presented with such gourmet delights as: herbal dips, sauces, jams & jellies, candies, pea- nut brittle, fudge, vinegar's, pastry, oil's, salsa's, chutney, jerky, baked goods, coffees and so much more. Ample free parking and free shuttle bus service provided. Held indoor, rain or shine. For further infor- mation call 603-332-2616 or print a discount admission coupon at www.castleberrRyairs.com. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 617-723-2500 www.MOS.org THE MURDER AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM SCAVENGER HUNT -- December 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm. For adults only. All tickets include admission to the museum. Someone, or something, has been bumping off museum staffers involved in the recent discovery of a long-lost inven- tion by Benjamin Franklin. This "infernal machine" has a murky past: Freemasons supposedly used it as part of a secret ritual. Are the deaths caused by the invention, or part of the fabled "Curse of the Freemasons"? Or is a serial killer on the loose? Your team of sleuths will have to crack a secret code and uncover the museum's secrets to solve the mystery and stop the killings. This hunt is for adults only. For murder hunts, we strongly recommend hunt- ing with a team of three or more. If you sign up with fewer than three people, we suggest pairing up with others at the start of the hunt to form a larger team. (Please note that Watson Adventures is required to pay admission for each person who par- ticipates in the event. There are no special ticket types or discounts for members.) WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA 617-248-9700 www.TheWilburTheatre.com DANCING WITH THE STARS LI'V'EI -- January 16, 2014. The all- new Dancing with the Stars: Live! tour will feature a cast of the television show's most popular competitors, treating audiences to exciting and ro- mantic performances. Dancing with the Stars dancers will choreograph brand new never-before-seen numbers and re-create some of the show's most memorable moments. As announced during Monday's broad- cast, Mark Ballas and Witney Carson ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA Information (617) 566 1401 Box Office (617) 278 5156 www.GardnerMuseum.org DONATELLO, MICHELANGELO, CELLINI: SCULPTORS' DRAWINGS FROM RENAISSANCE ITALY - Now through January 19, 2015. This groundbreaking exhibition examines the multifaceted relationship be- tween drawing and sculpture in Re- naissance Italy. Because sculptors worked primarily from preparatory models in wax or clay, drawing was not an essential part of their working practice. And yet, in his self-portrait now in the Gardner Museum's collec- tion. the prominent Florentine sculp- tor Baccio Bandinelli points not to his most famous public monument, but rather to a drawing of it. The surpris- ing gesture raises many questions about when, why, and how Renais- sance sculptors drew, and provides clues about th$ir training and their ambitions. Come and explore works by several Italian masters, many be- ing exhibited for the first time in the United States. Faneuil Hall Marketplace puts up its giant Christmas tree and turns on the lights for Blink! on Saturday, No- vember 22 -- the first tree lighting of the seasonl Blink! features a spec- tacular light show with over 350,000 (yes, that's roughly a third of a MIL- LION) low-energy LED lights and re- corded music by Boston Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Pops. Festivities and entertainment begin at 4:30 pm and repeat periodically throughout the evening, and then every evening through January 4. Annual Lighting of the Trellis -- Monday, November 24, in Christo- pher Columbus Park beginning at 5:15 pm. Christopher Columbus Park {I10 Atlantic Avenue) will be trans- formed into a holiday wonderland when the park's 260 feet of trellis are set aglow with 50,000 blue lights along with decorated trees. Entertain- ment will be provided by the North End Music and Performing Arts Cen- ter Children's Choir. Refreshments, holiday treats, and giveaways will be provided by the Marriot Long Wharf Hotel, Joe's American Bar & Grill Waterfront, Starbucks, and Magic 106.7. 31 Nights of Lights at the Prudential Center -- From Monday December 1 through New Year's Eve, Prudential Tower displays lights of a different color each night to bring awareness to non-profit organizations. Commonwealth Avenue Mall -- Thusday, December 4 -- Thousands of twinkling white lights transform this tree-filled parkway - as soon as the Mayor finishes turning on the lights at the Common, he walks over here and turns these on, turning the Mall into a sparkling ribbon. Copley Square Tree Lighting- Tuesday, December 2, 5:00-6:00 pm -- The free event will feature appear- ances by Mayor Walsh, WHDH-TV's Janet Wu, Santa Claus, and Rudolph along with live entertainment includ- ing members of the Boston Pops Brass Ensemble, the Trinity Church Cho- risters, vocalist Sheree Dunwell, and a holiday sing-along. Light refresh- ments will be provided by local busi- nesses and the Fairmont Copley Plat will host a family reception imme!- ately following lor all in attendance. In addition, beginning at 4:30 p.r:. Copley Square will become a spot (r family revelry with jugglers, stilt wa.-- ers, and festive music provided t'.,' Magic 106.7, Boston's holiday music station. Even more Iestivities will take place in and around Copley Square on December 2. The Boston Public Library and The Catered Affair will host a Storytime and Candy Cane Tea at The Fairmont Copley Plaza from 3:30-5:00 pm. The tea is free but reservations are required by calling (617) 859-2282. Boston Common Holiday Light- ing -- Thursday, December 4 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- The holiday decorations throughout Boston Com- mon and the Public Garden include the City of Boston's official Christmas tree. The holiday lights throughout both parks will light up in sequence shortly before 8:00 pm When Mayor Walsh is joined onstage by Premier McNeil, members of the Royal Cana- dian Mounted Police, and Santa Claus. The show will close with a pyrotech- nic display by MagicFire, Inc. WCVB TV's Anthony Everett and JC Monahan will host Channel 5"s live broadcast of the event beginning at 7:00 pm. fea- turing Nashville's Chaley Rose, The Voice contestant Brittany Butler, the New England Patriots Cheerleaders, Nova Scotia band The Stanfields, the Floorlords dance troupe, and a head- liner and additional acts to be announced. For more information please call (617) 635-4505, go to www. cityoJboston.gov /parks. West End Christmas Tree Light- ing -- Saturday, December 13 th, from 6:00-8:30 pm. The Friends of Richard Cardinal J. Cushing Memorial Park, Inc., will hold their annual West End Christmas Tree Lighting. This year the Boston Fire Department is invited to join in the celebration. The tree at Richard Cardinal J. Cushing Memorial Park at 1 Bowdoin Square is blessed and lit in memory of his Eminence Richard Cardinal J. Cushing, as well as in remembrance of lost community members and loved ones. This year, in honor of their tremendous courage and sacrifice Lt. Edward J. Walsh, Jr. and firefighter Michael R. Kennedy will be remem- bered as well as the 50  Anniversary of the Regina Cleri Residence, and General Robert H. Quinn. The event often features local choirs, entertain- ments, and a surprise visit from Santa Claus. Free parking will be available at the Charles River Plaza Garage Lower Deck. Contact Norman Herr for parking passes at the lighting or to answer any questions at (617) 869-7001 (Cell) or (617) 720-5326 (Home).