The Frog Pond isn't the only skating show in town: in Cambridge celebrates its annual opening of The Rink at The Charles Hotel Dec. 15, offering free ice skating and skate rentals from noon to 6 p.m., with performances by the Harvard Figure Skating Club and free hot chocolate. Children can hit the activities room for cookie decorating from noon to 3 p.m. Adults are welcome to check out a new specialty, “Apres Skate” cocktails in the Noir lounge nightly from 4 p.m. To 2 a.m., created by the lounge's general manager, Archie Almodovar.
The 2,900-square-foot rink is open through March 16. For regular rates and packages, visit www.charleshotel.com
Photo from The Charles Hotel