Happy (Black) Friday! Hope you have the day off and had a lovely Thanksgiving! Here are the best weekend events in and around Boston for November 24th & 25th, 2012. I included a Friday night event too, just in case you had the day off & were looking for some cheap fun today too!

Keith Lockhart and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus: Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 4:15 PM at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Enjoy the 300 plus volunteer chorus led by Boston Pops conductor, Keith Lockhart who will then hit the switch to turn on the nightly Blink! light show. Free.

Story Time with the Grinch: Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 10-11 AM at Quincy Market Upper Rotunda. Join the Citi Performing Arts Center for an interactive reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Recommended for ages 3-10, but family friendly. Free.

27th Annual Tuba Christmas Concert: Saturday, November 24, 2012 starting at 2 PM at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Come get into the holiday spirit and enjoy over 150 tuba players play your favorite Christmas songs. Free.

Twinkle at Twilight: Friday, November 23, 2012 starting at 5 PM at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge. Come enjoy this second annual Tree Lighting with free hot cocoa, spiced cider and maybe even a visit from someone special from the North Pole. Free.

60th Annual Quincy Parade: Sunday, November 25, 2012 starting at 12:30pm in Quincy Center. Come enjoy this annual 3-mile parade with bands, entertainment, fun and more. Free.

Also, if you are nearby Quincy on Saturday, November 24, 2012 you may want to consider stopping by Pageant Field around 12:30pm to see Santa and his elves parachute from the North Pole! Fun!

Hope everyone has a great weekend and that you stay on budget with Christmas Shopping and scored some great deals if you went out!