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To Do List: SoWa Winter Festival, Pet Photos With Santa, Polar Express Ride

BOSTON (CBS) -- This weekend, the Sowa Winter Festival comes to close with three more days of activities. Over the next week, you can also go on a Polar Express train ride that takes off from Buzzards Bay, get pet photos with Santa in Boston, and enjoy a dinner inspired by "The Office" in Westboro.


The SoWa Winter Festival wraps up this weekend with lots to do throughout three different locations. In the SoWa Power Station, check out over a hundred local art and food vendors, and step away and enjoy an outdoor winter wonderland.

When: Friday, Dec. 10 from 12-9pm, Saturday, Dec. 11 from 11am-9pm, Sunday, Dec. 12 from 11am-7pm
Where: Harrison Avenue, Boston
Cost: $5 from Friday-Sunday


Take a trip to the North Pole on the Polar Express train ride! The trip to meet Santa includes carols, onboard entertainment and a gift! Train rides leave from Buzzards Bay and run through December 23.

When: Select dates through Dec. 23
Where: 70 Main Street, Buzzards Bay
Cost: Tickets start at $39


On Sunday, take a holiday picture with your pet. The Boston Veterinary Clinic is hosting photos with Santa. It's free, but donations are encouraged to help local animal care non-profits.

Tickets available on Eventbrite 

When: Sunday, Dec. 12 from 9am-3pm
Where: Boston Veterinary Clinic, 363 Tremont Street, Boston
Cost: Free (must register at link above)


For fans of "The Office," this one should get your attention!

A Dunder Mifflin Holiday Beer Dinner Party at Red Heat Tavern in Westboro is taking place on December 16. It will feature three courses inspired by the hit TV Show.

When: Thursday, Dec. 16, from 6-8pm
Where: Red Heat Tavern, 227 Turnpike Road, Westboro
Cost: $50 per ticket

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