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The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are available. Cost is $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and over. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-9 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Boston YPA After 5 Social

Looking for something to do after work tonight? Mix and mingle with BostonYPA members and Boston’s best young professionals at the Boston Young Professional Association’s After 5 Social at Minibar. The event will include complimentary appetizers. Tickets are free for members and for non members, $15 general admission tickets purchased in advance. 6-9 p.m., Minibar, 51 Huntington Ave., Boston.

Laughter at the End of the World Open Mic Night

Catch some of Boston’s best professional and amateur comics at Tavern at the End of the World’s weekly open-mic night every Wednesday. Want to participate? Sign up starts at 6:30 p.m. and spots fill up quickly. 8 p.m., Tavern at the End of the World, 108 Cambridge St., Charlestown.

“Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House

Catch the Broadway smash “Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House. Set in the 1590s, the show tells the tale of two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play, while “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. Tickets are $20-$110. 7 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

TASTE for BASS Launch Party at the Wonder Bar

Join the Wonder Bar to celebrate the launch of it’s brand new Monthly Community Event with live music, DJ's and free tastes from the Wonder Kitchen. This week’s musical lineup includes: NastyNasty, Mike McCarthy AKA TheSwediShef, Saltus, dj flaccid and Bake Joynton (DJ set). Tickets are $10-$12. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Wonder Bar, 186 Harvard Ave., Allston.

UMEK at Bijou Nightclub & Lounge

UMEK takes the stage tonight for a 21+ show at Bijou Boston, as part of his January 2017 U.S. tour. The techno legend from Slovania is said to be personally responsible for kickstarting the electronic music scene in his home country. Tickets are $16.50 to $20. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Bijou Boston, 51 Stuart St., Boston.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons.. 4-6:30 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $51.35 to $119.25. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Dancing with the Stars: Live! - We Came to Dance

If you are a fan of “Dancing with the Stars,” you don’t want to miss this live event as some of the best dancers in the business take the stage live at the Boch Center Wang Theatre. Season 23 Mirrorball Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez will also be performing with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy. Tickets start at $49. 8 p.m. Boch Center Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., Boston.

“Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House

Catch the Broadway smash “Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House. Set in the 1590s, the show tells the tale of two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play, while “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. Tickets are $20-$175. 7:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

Friday, Jan. 20

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-10 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Wax Tailor with Special Guest L’Orange at Royale

Wax Tailor takes the stage tonight with special guest L’Orange at Royale. This is an 18+ show. Tickets are $20 in advance, $22 day of the show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. Royale, 279 Tremont St., Boston.

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $51.35 to $119.25. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

“Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House

Catch the Broadway smash “Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House. Set in the 1590s, the show tells the tale of two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play, while “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. Tickets are $20-$175. 8 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Beyonce Brunch at 6B Lounge

Enjoy a Beyonce-themed brunch menu, while DJ T-Rex plays all your favorite Beyonce, Destiny’s Child and Jay Z hits at 6B Lounge’s Beyonce Brunch. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6B Lounge, 6 Beacon St., Boston.

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

“Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House

Catch the Broadway smash “Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House. Set in the 1590s, the show tells the tale of two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play, while “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. Tickets are $20-$175. Two shows today at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston. 

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $51.35 to $129.50. Shows at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Sunday, Jan. 22

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

“Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House

Catch the Broadway smash “Something Rotten!” at the Boston Opera House. Set in the 1590s, the show tells the tale of two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play, while “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. Tickets are $20-$175. Two shows today at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $51.35 to $129.50. Shows at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Monday, Jan. 23

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-6:30 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-6:30 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are available. Cost is $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and over. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-9 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Laughter at the End of the World Open Mic Night

Catch some of Boston’s best professional and amateur comics at Tavern at the End of the World’s weekly open-mic night every Wednesday. Want to participate? Sign up starts at 6:30 p.m. and spots fill up quickly. 8 p.m., Tavern at the End of the World, 108 Cambridge St., Charlestown.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons.. 4-6:30 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $51.35 to $119.25. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Friday, Jan. 27

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-10 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $51.35 to $119.25. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Saturday, Jan. 28

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $51.35 to $129.50. Shows at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Sunday, Jan. 29

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group takes the stage at the Charles Playhouse for a show to delight audiences of all ages. Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group has a global popularity not to be missed. Tickets are $39 to $114. Shows at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Monday, Jan. 30

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-6:30 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Tuesday, Jan. 31

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The popular outdoor skating rink at Patriot Place — Winter Skate — is open for the season. Bathrooms are available and parking is free. Skate rentals are also available. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Harvard Pilgrim members receive $2 off admission by showing their membership card or if you donate a coat or hat/glove set to Cradles to Crayons. 4-6:30 p.m., Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Sunday, Feb. 12

Chippendales 2017: “Best. Night. Ever. Tour.” at House of Blues

Catch the Chippendales as its “Best. Night. Ever. Tour.” comes to House of Blues Boston. This is an 18+ show. Tickets are $35-$85. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 18

Boston Wine Expo

Explore and experience more than 1,500 wines from more than 200 wineries at the 2017 Boston Wine Expo. Learn about and sample great wine and food and take part in many wine-related seminars throughout the weekend. Tickets start at $38. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seaport Hotel and Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston.

Sunday, Feb. 19

Boston Wine Expo

Explore and experience more than 1,500 wines from more than 200 wineries at the 2017 Boston Wine Expo. Learn about and sample great wine and food and take part in many wine-related seminars throughout the weekend. Tickets start at $38. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seaport Hotel and Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston.

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