SHREWSBURY, Mass. — A holiday bell concert, a hypnotist, and more are happening this weekend in Shrewsbury. To see a full listing of events, check out our Events page.
Friday, Nov. 30
Drop-In Play Group: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Weekly drop-in play group for children up to first grade who are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or caretaker. Mount Olivet Lutheran Church. 34 Prospect St.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Boy Scout Bottle and Can Drive: 9 a.m. to noon. Only bottles and cans printed with 5-cent-redeemable message can be accepted; this includes carbonated beverage containers only. Clean, dry beer boxes will also be appreciated. Please recycle wine and water bottles and all other containers at the curb. Municipal Building. 100 Maple Ave.
Santa At The Sumner House: 12:30 p.m. Bringing holiday cheer to area children, Heald & Chiampa have arranged for Santa Claus to pose for photos with all those who attend. Santa’s elves will be handing out coloring books to kids and serving hot chocolate, munchkins and much more to guests. Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors. 5 Church Rd.
Hebert’s Candies Welcomes Santa: 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Santa's next stop is at the historic Hebert Candy Mansion. Santa will arrive on a Shrewsbury fire truck and be welcomed by songs from the Shrewsbury High School Choir. Santa will greet children, and each visitor receives a chocolate treat. Hebert's Candy Mansion. 575 Hartford Turnpike.
Merrimack Valley Ringers: 7 p.m. Celebrate the approach of winter and the yuletide with a wide-ranging repertoire of handbell music, including several holiday favorites. Suggested donation: $10 adult, $5 children and students. First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury. 19 Church Rd.
Hypnosis Gone Wild: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Class of 2014 at Shrewsbury High School invites you everyone to an evening filled with fun, laughter and most importantly, hypnosis. Shrewsbury High School. 64 Holden St.