Thursday, Nov. 22
Noon: 2018 National Day of Mourning (pictured above) organized by United American Indians of New England every year since 1970 on US “thanksgiving” day. At Cole’s Hill, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Friday, Nov. 23
11 a.m. Krampus Holiday Photos. Get your picture taken with the “part goat, part demon, part vampire” Christmas demon at Vampfangs, 244 Essex Street • Salem, Massachusets. “Naughty supervised children and mischievous adults” welcome. Various dates through Dec. 23.
4 p.m. “Moonlight Magic” in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, includes “Lighting of the Village, the Parade of Lights [at 5:15 p.m.], Santa’s Workshop, carolers, and street performers.”
4 p.m. “Night Lights.” Thousands of holiday lights illuminate Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts. Through Dec. 30.
Saturday, Nov. 24
6 p.m. “Break the Chains: Trans Night of Rebellion,” trans DJ and performers create “a party to uplift the trans, nonbinary and gender nonconforming community in the face of continuing attacks on our existence.” At Make Shift Boston.
Wednesday, Nov. 28
7:30 p.m. “A Stain on an All-American Brand: How Brooks Brothers Once Clothed Slaves,” a talk by historian Jonathan Michael Square at Royall House and Slave Quarters, 15 George St., Medford, Massachusetts.
Thursday, Nov. 29
7:30 p.m. “A Nightmare on Elf Street,” the Gold Dust Orphans’ “Christmas Mystery Musical,” at Machine Nightclub in Boston, through Dec. 23.
7:30 p.m. “All by myself: Ruckus Dance presents an evening of quiet dances” at Arts at the Armory, Somerville. Through Dec. 1.
Friday, Nov. 30
8 p.m. Sonkhonkett Treater, “puppet comedy troupe that details the lives of townies in the Northshore city of Sonkhonkett,” at Dorchester Art Project, Boston.