Looking for Christmas vacation family activities? The New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, has school-vacation packages, ($5 for kids, $6 for adults), from Thursday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Dec. 29. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. each day. Activities include crafts, games and a free carousel ride. Information and registration: 860-585-5411 or www.thecarouselmuseum.org.