The Last Word

Your long day of corporate drudgery is over. Get out and enjoy the city! Here are a few ideas to get you started, lovingly picked by Boston Daily.

While our moods are usually a little brighter during the holiday season, we can always appreciate some seasonal cynicism. The Santaland Diaries is the stage adaptation of the popular David Sedaris essay that recounts his experience as an elf at Macy’s.

If you prefer your seasonal takedowns a little more sophomoric, there’s also The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. After hearing about Cupid’s sexual preferences, we don’t think we’ll ever be able to sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” the same way again.

Kettledrums? We’re in. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio will be performed at Jordan Hall tonight.

After all that holiday cheer, we’ll probably need a drink. Vinalia’s Wine and Cheese Wednesdays pairs wines from the bar’s extensive selection with cheese and fruit. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, folks.