Catch Holmes for the Holiday With Your WOO Card
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Help your friends and family get in on the act as well. WOO Cards make great gifts! Share discounts and special offers at more than sixty area cultural destinations, restaurants, hotels, retailers, transportation providers and more! Best of all–WOO Cards NEVER expire!
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Friday-Sunday, December 13th-15th
Holmes for the Holiday at Worcester County Light Opera Company
21 Grandview Avenue , Worcester
$2 off tickets with your WOO Card
Final weekend to catch this hilarious holiday whodunit when a 1936 Broadway star finds himself caught up in real life drama! Don’t miss this 2012 Mystery Writers of America Award winner!
Saturday, December 14th
Gingerbread Castle Competition at Higgins Armory Museum
100 Barber Avenue, Worcester
$2 off adult museum admission with WOO Card
A sweet competition as local bakers compete for the #1 spot. Classical guitarist, Carl Kamp, will perform holiday favorites while the Master Singers To-Go stroll the museum a capella caroling. Children will have the opportunity to decorate a delicious gingerbread cookie of their very own.
Saturday, December 14th
Holiday Hootenanny at Habitat for Humanity Restore
11 Distributor Road, Worcester
15% off any one item with a WOO Card
WOO Cards will be available for purchase for $20 with $5 to benefit Habitat
Second annual Holiday Hootenanny sales event! All proceeds will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate. The sale will feature live music, local vendors, and store-wide deals to celebrate the season.
Saturday, December 14th
5th Annual Santapalooza at Lucky Dog Music Hall
89 Green Street, Worcester
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Toys for Tots Charity event - $10 cover waived if you bring an unwrapped children’s toy. Featuring the music of Rosemont, 6 To Midnite, The Fancy Pants'd Lads and Post Modern Authors.
Fridays-Sundays, December 14th-22nd
A Christmas Carol on stage at The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street, Worcester
10% off tickets with WOO Card
Don’t miss this brilliant, breathtaking, Broadway-worthy production of the Dickens’ classic right in downtown Worcester! Sure to get you in the holiday spirit with its charming tale of redemption and love for mankind that the season brings.
Weekends in Worcester…www.WorcesterMass.org/Culture
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Are you looking for an educational gift for that special child on your list? You need not look any further than the line of educational toys manufactured by HapeInternational, a leading maker of high quality wooden and environmentally friendly toys. From their clever balance boat to their color flutter butterfly magnetic maze toy, Hape offers a variety of educational toys to suit your child’s needs.
Buy it from: Button Tree Kids, 1102 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA.
Artist Starter Kit
Do you have any budding artists on your Christmas list? Why not help nurture their gift by getting them Watercolor Button Blossoms Kit made by Faber-Castell. The kit includes five Art GRIP Watercolor Color Pencils, a black Multimark Pen to add details, six sheets of watercolor paper, and an assortment of buttons.
Buy it from: C.C. Lowell, 258 Park Avenue, Worcester, MA.
Do you have a music fan on your list who prefers analog over digital? Well, you’re in luck because Joe’s Albums in Worcester offers an array of vinyls to satisfy even the most discerning music lover—many of which are priced starting at $5.50.
Price: $5.50 and up
Buy it from: Joe’s Albums, 1124 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602
Photo: Flickr/The Seafarer
That’s Entertainment in Worcester offers a huge selection of new comic books ranging from mainstream titles to harder to find independent ones—with most starting under $5. Perhaps that special someone on your list wants a rare back issue. Well don’t worry because That’s Entertainment has those too.
Price: $3.99 and up
Buy it from: That’s Entertainment, 244 Park Avenue, Worcester, MA.
Photo: Flickr/Sam Howzit
Buying flowers can often be an expensive ordeal, but it doesn’t have to be. Danielson Flowers offers a Poinsettia Christmas arrangement that looks beautiful and won’t break the bank.
Where to buy: Danielson Flowers, 660 Main Street Shrewsbury, MA.
Photo: Flickr/Marit & Tomas Hinnosaar
Organic Baby Toys
Organic living isn’t just about food anymore. Thanks to Dandelion, your child can enjoy the benefits of organic living this holiday season with a new organic plush toy. Machine washable and made FSC certified bamboo, Dandelion’s line of plush toys will ensure that that special child in your life has a fun and safe holiday season.
Price: $19.99 to $24.99
Buy it from: Wild Orchid Baby, 490 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, MA.
Who doesn’t like getting a box of chocolates for Christmas? Colonial Candies in Bolton offers a wide selection of boxed chocolates perfect for the holiday season. And what’s more, all of Colonial’s chocolates are handmade.
Price: $12.95 and up
Where to buy: Colonial Candies, 47 Sugar Road, Bolton, MA.
Make it a holiday that your family and friends will never forget by giving them a personalized ornament. Available through Rustic Craft of Fitchburg, these one-of-a-kind ornaments are carved from natural birch branch and can be customized to say whatever you wish.
Price: $14 to $18
Where to buy: rusticcraftdesigns.com
Based in Ashburnham, the Chocolate Canvas prints full color edible photos, logos and text onto delicious kosher certified milk and dark chocolate, or Belgian truffles. Not only are they delicious, but when they’re personalized, they’re unforgettable. Specialized chocolates are available for both Christmas and Chanukah.
Price: Starting at $0.99
Where to buy: thechocolatecanvas.com
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