From holiday activities in December to warm-weather fun in the sun, there is always something interesting to do in Acton. Whether you’re visiting the area or a local looking for entertainment, family-friendly recreation is available all year round.
End 2014 on an educational note by taking the kids to the Discovery Museums. From hands-on learning via interactive displays to letting the imagination run wild on an outdoor pirate ship, this museum destination offers equal parts education and fun. Little ones can bend light rays or engineer their very own trains and tracks on a wintry December day. In warmer weather, nearby hiking trails beckon. Other activities and features include:
- Water room with giant bubble machine
- Bessie the dinosaur, the museum mascot
- Tree fort for backyard sleep-outs
- The Discovery Museums Speaker Series
- Crafts for the kids
From learning about green living and design to riding tricycles, kids and parents alike will love the fact that the Children’s Discovery Museum and Science Discovery Museum are conveniently housed at one site.
Fans of blown glass, jewelry lovers and other crafts enthusiasts will enjoy the wares on display at Handworks Gallery of American Crafts. See sculptures, fiber art, fused glass, wood, ceramics and other art forms from a wide variety of artists — including the owner. Whether you need last-minute holiday gifts this December or want to purchase beautiful, unique decorative items for your home, you’ll find what you’re looking for at this nationally recognized gallery.
Ready for an afternoon or evening of entertainment in Acton? From musicals to thought-provoking plays, Theatre III provides an impressive variety of offerings. This community theater is known for its high-quality direction and staging, stellar actors and diverse range of productions. With decades of experience providing the area with top-notch performances, the theater is still going strong in 2014. Whether you reserve seats or audition for the next production, support the Acton arts community at Theater III.
If you would like more information about these Must-See attractions, call Acton Concord Dental Group at our Acton office: (978) 631-3011 or at our Concord office at (978) 369-2062.