Going Out

The skyline of Yokohama, Japan.

When it comes to family vacations, the paths not typically taken can lead to the most interesting and fulfilling excursions.

For four days each July, the sun goes down over Corcoran Lions Park and the bright spotlights come up around a dirt arena. The smells of hot dogs, burgers and fresh-popped kettle corn mingle with warm earth, horses and hay.

Gather up your girlfriends: It’s time for the Girls, Glamour & Giving
event at the Metropolitan Ballroom and Clubroom. The biannual event was
conceived in 2012 and raises money to benefit Interfaith Outreach &

Do you like ice skating and chatting with neighbors? What about with the mayor of Plymouth? 

When the editors at Plymouth Magazine go through the selection process each year determining which images will be showcased on the Last Glance page (a process that occurs in tandem with the city judging of the annual Picture Plymouth contest in early September), details about images and

Each fall, Plymouth Arts Council jazz chairwoman Wilma Pryor coordinates the Jazz Impressions concert. Attendance has increased every year, but the arts council wants more: “We want to break out,” volunteer Theresa Ziegler says.

For many Plymouth parents, a night out is a rare occurrence. So we set out to identify some of the easier ways moms and dads can step out on the town for interruption-free conversation at a sit-down restaurant.