There is no better time of the year that perfectly captivates the charm of New England living than the holiday season. Amid the low temperature drops lay an abundance of events and traditions that are characteristically Providence-based. From the annual Holiday Market to winter bashes, Providence has a lot of exciting things to do in the coming months, so here is a list of our top favorites: Providence Holiday Market
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Holiday products from local farms and artisans held outdoors in tent city on "Grant's Block" at the corner of Union and Westminster Streets. *Every Saturday from November 24 to December 22 between 11AM and 4PM Big Band Holiday Concert with Erika Van Pelt
American Idol finalist John Stevens, this year's Idol semifinalist Jen Hirsh, and vocalist Laura Brunner lead the 36-piece Beantown Swing Orchestra for an evening of their own big band arrangements of holiday songs. *Sunday, Dec 9 7:00p to 9:00p at The Vets Auditorium, Providence, RI *Click here for more details Festival Ballet Providence presents "The Nutcracker"
Don't miss out on the magic of Festival Ballet Providence's timeless production of The Nutcracker. This magical performance perfect for audiences of all ages. Friday, Dec 14 8:00p at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence, RI *Click here for more details Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Lost Christmas Eve
This modern classic can stand side by side with a Charles Dickens tale. Not only does this have an amazing soundtrack, but it's an event that your entire family will enjoy. Wednesday, Dec 19 7:30p at Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, RI *Click here for more details