5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Saturday, December 10, 2022: Sole Sisters Winter SOLEStice 5K; Ice Sculpture Unveiling; Dinosaur Adventure

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5+ things to do in Wilmington on Saturday, December 10, 2022:

  • The Wilmington-based Sole Sisters Running Club is holding its 5th Annual Winter SOLEstice 5K at 10am, beginning on the Wilmington Town Common (142 Middlesex Avenue). Residents are encouraged to participate. Register in advance HERE. Registration costs $45 for adults and $25 for children under 12. The first 250 registrants are guaranteed some swag — a duffle bag. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 finishers as well as top female and male age winners. The course is a WSATF certified 5K course. Walkers and strollers are welcome. Those walking with little ones are asked to start behind the runners and walkers. Join the Facebook event HERE to learn more. Learn more about the Sole Sisters Running Club by visiting their website HERE.
  • The Ice Sculpture, sponsored by the Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce, will be unveiled on the Town Common this morning in time for the 10am start of the 5th Annual Winter SOLEstice 5K organized by the Sole Sisters Running Club. Community members are encouraged to stop by to view the design and take photos.
  • Wilmington 14-year-old Tessa Labrecque is organizing a free Christmas Party for children with autism and disabilities, from 2:30pm to 7:30pm, at the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street). The fun-filled event will include: Sensory Crafts (2:30pm to 6pm); Pizza (5pm to 7pm); Film Screening of Polar Express with Popcorn Machine, Snacks & Drinks (6pm); Face Painting; Temporary Tattoos; and Christmas Gift Bags with Sensory/Fidget Toys. No registration is required.
  • Calling all dinosaur fans! Dinosaur Adventure will transform the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road, Wilmington) into a prehistoric exhibit featuring life-sized dinosaurs and dino-mite children’s activities on Friday, December 9, 2022, from 3pm to 8pm; Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 9am to 8pm; and Sunday, December 11, 2022, from 9am to 7pm. Travel back 65 million years and encounter your favorite dinosaurs up close! Become an archaeologist and dig for ancient dinosaur fossils with real paleontologist tools, race your friends in Jurassic Jeeps, mine for rare gemstones, jump around on our inflatable Jurassic Playground, ride a dinosaur and more! Adult tickets (13 and up) cost $25. Children tickets (2 to 12) cost $35. Children under 2 are free. Tickets can be purchased online HERE. Learn more about Dinosaur Adventure HERE.
  • The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding a Drop-In Story Time at 10am. Learn more HERE.
  • The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) and We’re One Wilmington’s Junior Chapter is holding a Gingerbread Cookie Decorating program from 1pm to 3pm. All kids welcomed! Learn more HERE.
  • The Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library’s Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue) is open from 10am to 4pm. 100% of all proceeds support the Wilmington Memorial Library. Learn more HERE.
  • Pacific Grove (211 Lowell Street) typically hosts karaoke from Winnell Entertainment on Saturdays beginning at 8pm. Call ahead to confirm.
  • BUY YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE IN TOWN: The Wilmington United Methodist Church is selling Christmas trees from 10am to 8pm on the church’s front lawn. Troop 56 is selling Christmas trees from10am to 8pm in the Colonial Mall Parking Lot. Learn more HERE.

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