View paintings, photography, fabric art, prints, and handcrafted jewelry while taking in musical performances, portrait demonstrations, and book signings at the historic Bancroft Building, 59 Fountain St. in Framingham.
For more details or directions, call 617-750-5003 or go online to www.fountainstreetstudios.com.
JEWISH CULTURE: On Sunday, Congregation Mishkan Tefila in Newton hosts LimmudBoston, an all-day, volunteer-driven conference celebrating Jewish culture.
The lineup of more than 90 events, including classes and concerts, will provide something for everyone, beginner to scholar, secular to observant.
Speakers include Rabbi Benjamin Shalva of Temple Reyim in Newton; Terezin and Auschwitz survivor Edgar Krasa of Newton; Brookline family dynamics expert Ruth Nemzoff; Larry Ruttman, author of a book on Jews and baseball and a lifelong Brookline resident; and Rabbi Moshe Waldoks of Brookline, co-editor of “The Big Book of Jewish Humor.”
The conference opens at 8:45 a.m. and runs until 7 p.m. at Mishkan Tefila, 300 Hammond Pond Parkway, Chestnut Hill. To register or for more information, go to www.limmudboston.org.
HOLIDAY SAX: The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library will present a holiday program called “Saxophones Under the Tree” on Wednesday at 7 p.m. featuring Sax-O-Four, a quartet of saxophones that plays jazz, light classics, theme music, and holiday classics.
The free concert will take place in the library’s Bigelow Auditorium, 35 West Main St. in Marlborough. For more information, call 413-648-9663.
ARTFUL COMEDY: New Repertory Theatre is continuing its performances of “Chesapeake,” a comedy by Lee Blessing, Wednesdays through Sundays until Dec. 16 in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St. in Watertown.
Tickets are $36. For a schedule of performances or to purchase tickets, call 617-923-8487 or go to www.newrep.org.
SEASONAL TEA: Gore Place, the historic estate at 52 Gore St. in Waltham, will once again be offering its very popular Santa Teas on Dec. 8 at 1 p.m., Dec. 15 at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., and Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.
The event features a special children’s menu, activities and a visit from Santa with songs and stories. Admission is $35, or $30 for Gore Place members. Tickets should be purchased at least one week in advance.
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