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Dec

Claflin Hill Symphony String Quartet Family Concert

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A New Holiday Event for the Entire Family!

The Claflin Hill Symphony String Quartet performs a family themed concert this Holiday season at the HCA. The concert will feature classical music that is accessible to listeners of all ages, plus a few Holiday favorites.  The musicians will introduce and demonstrate the different instruments of the string family, and kids are welcome to learn more first hand during our Instrument Petting Zoo. 

 

This event is a perfect for families to introduce children of all ages to classical music. Sweet treats and refreshements are included with your ticket.

 

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts is excited to partner for the second time this year with The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra --  a professional, regional orchestra based in Milford.  This collaboration began in the summer with a performance of the CHSO Jazz Quartet, who performed at the HCA's Sunset Jazz Series in August. More concerts are planned in the coming year.

This event is sponsored by Scott's Landscaping of Hopkinton, MA.

 

 

Tickets: $20 General Admissions, $18 for members

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December 14 (03:00 pm-04:30 pm)

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Dec

The Nutcracker at Ashland High School (12:30 performance)

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Hopkinton Center for the Arts presents

The Nutcracker

Under the direction of HCA Dance Program Director Jessica Wilson.

Two showtimes: 12:30pm & 4:30pm
Please make sure to purchase tickets for the correct show time.
 

This performance takes place at Ashland High School (65 E Union St, Ashland, MA 01721).

 

Scene from MetroWest Ballet's Nutcracker directed by Jessica Wilson. Image copyright Liza Voll Photography.

Tickets: $25 General Admissions, $22.5 for members

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December 22 (12:30 pm-02:30 pm)
Ashland High School

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Dec

The Nutcracker at Ashland High School (4:30 pm performance)

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Hopkinton Center for the Arts presents

The Nutcracker

Under the direction of HCA Dance Program Director Jessica Wilson.

Two showtimes: 12:30pm & 4:30pm
Please make sure to purchase tickets for the correct show time.
 

This performance takes place at Ashland High School (65 E Union St, Ashland, MA 01721).

Scene from MetroWest Ballet's Nutcracker directed by Jessica Wilson. Image copyright Liza Voll Photography.

Tickets: $25 General Admissions, $22.5 for members

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December 22 (04:30 pm-06:30 pm)
Ashland High School

31

Dec

New Year's Eve Party at the HCA

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NYE Party at the HCA

Tuesday, December 31
9pm to 1am
 

Ring in the New Year a the Hopkinton Center for the Arts! This fun event will have guest dancing to the music of Signs of Life as they enjoy small bites and a champagne toast at midnight. Cash bar featuring a great selection of beer, wine, and a special signature cocktail created just for the event. The party will start at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31 and end at 1 a.m. the next day. 
 

Signs of Life cover a huge swath of your favorite music from Sly And The Family Stone to U2, Led Zeppelin to Bonnie Raitt, STP to Fleedwood Mac, Steely Dan to The Pretenders and so much more. Come celebrate New Year's Eve with a band that loves entertaining as much as they love the music they perform. 

 

An all-star cast: Barbara Kessler, Tim Day, Mario Perrett, Mark (Shecky) Yurkovic, Chris Leadbetter, Jeff St. Pierre and Phill Antoniades. 

 

These guys have worked with or shared the stage with so many amazing artists including: Van Halen, The Spin Doctors, The Dave Mathews Band, Violent Femmes, Hootie & The Blowfish, The Indigo Girls , Jimmy Buffett, BB King, Buddy Guy, Rusted Root, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Monkees, oh yeah there's more... Blood Sweat & Tears, Livingston Taylor, Luther Guitar Johnson, Blues Traveler, Sean Colvin, NRBQ, Tom Petty, Dr. John, Rick Danko, Mighty Sam McLean, Quite Riot, Eddie Money, John Anderson, The Guess Who, Rustic Overtones (and that’s who we could remember!)

 

Adult Tickets: $40 per person, $36 HCA Members

All proceeds benefit the HCA.

Tickets: $40 General Admissions, $36 for members

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December 31 (09:00 pm-11:45 pm)

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Jan

Jazz Jam Sundays

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Are you a musician, a jazz aficionado, or just looking for something fun to do? Join the MetroWest Jazz Project at the HCA every second Sunday of the month. One-hour concert followed by a public jam session open to musicians. Sundays 11 am. Free ($5 donations at the door appreciated).

January 12 (11:00 am-01:30 pm)

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Jan

Children's Series: Toe Jam Puppet Band Winter Show

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The Toe Jam Winter Variety Show features an appearance from Vinny's extraordinary puppet creation that blows a snowstorm through its nose! The show also includes a Penguin Line Dance and a variety of the Toe Jam's favorite interactive songs, dances, and puppet shows. Part of the HCA's Children's Entertainmnet Series.

These events are part of the HCA Art Pass and EBT Card to Culture free ticket programs. Click here to learn more.

 

Tickets: $10 General Admissions, $9 for members

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January 12 (03:00 pm-04:00 pm)

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Jan

Local Scene - JP and Friends

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The Local Scene Music Series. Sponored by Middlesex Savings Bank.

Join us at the HCA for a great music series featuring the best local bands. Cash bar.

JP and Friends
Friday, January 31, 2020
Doors open at 7:00 p.m., Music starts at 7:30 p.m.

JP and Friends is an established eight-piece pro-level band covering rock, soul, blues, funk and pop. The line-up features three vocalists (excellent harmonies), guitar, keyboards, sax, percussion, bass and drums. The band is led by British guitarist Jeff Purchon who has played with some of music's greatest; Robert Palmer, Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix), Ginger Baker, Vernon Reid, Buddy Miles to name but a few. 

The aim of the band is to play great songs and get people up on their feet and have a great time. JP and Friends have a wide repertoire of songs that they deliver with superb vocals and top-level musicianship providing infectious grooves that will have the crowd dancing the night away and still want more. 

 

Tickets: $15 General Admissions, $13.5 for members

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January 31 (07:30 pm-10:00 pm)

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