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'Mayor's Half-Price Holiday Special,' various locations, through Jan.1

Posted by Jen Clark Estes  November 9, 2012 09:44 AM

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See the Blue Man Group and many others performers this holiday season for half the price!

Photo courtesy of Blue Man Group

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Take advantage of Mayor Menino's 9th annual Holiday Special: half-price off tickets for theatre, dance and musical performances, as well as discounts to area restaurants. Find half-price seats to holiday blockbusters such as Boston Ballet's "The Nutcracker" and Boston Holiday Pops, as well as fantastic shows presented all over the region, from the just-opening Paramount Theatre in Boston's Downtown Crossing to Merrimack Repertory Theatre (Lowell), Lexington Symphony, Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts (Worcester), and the newly renovated North Shore Music Theatre, and holiday traditions like the Boston Baroque's Messiah and the concerts of the Boston Gay Men's Chorus and the Handel and Haydn Society. On the "Mayor's Special" website, you can download a free restaurant voucher for $10 off when you spend $40 at participating restaurants, as well as information on free and low-cost festivities, and special offers to help you shop, eat, stay and even park for less. The site also provides a complete guide to beloved Boston holiday traditions, such as the tree lightings, skating on the Frog Pond, and the Macy's "Enchanted Trolley Tour," plus deals such as 15 percent off on the GoBoston Card. This deal is the perfect way for you and your family to add a little extra sparkle to the holiday season! Ongoing, through Jan. 1, 2013. Holiday show tickets move quickly, and inventory changes daily. Check back on the site frequently or sign up for emails that give you updates on what is available online.

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Kristi Palma, Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.
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