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Weekend Guide: January 18-20

Music, festivals, dance and more all in Cambridge, MA this weekend.

Explore Cambridge this weekend with our top four must-see events.

MUSIC

Boston Celtic Music Festival | January 18-21

The Boston Celtic Music Festival returns to Cambridge this weekend for its 15th year.  The all-ages appropriate festival will feature a variety of song, dance, and music from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic-related traditions found in the Greater Boston area.

See performances at Club Passim, The Sinclair, Cambridge One, the Atrium and the School of Music.  To see the full lineup, please click here.

Hear it: All weekend 

FARMERS MARKET

Cambridge Winter Farmers Market | January 20

The Cambridge Winter Farmers Market continues this Saturday at the Cambridge Community Center.  This week, in addition to fresh fruits and veggies, hear local musicians The Incorrigibles and Kali perform. 

Want to know even more about the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market? Click here.

See it: 10a-2p

HISTORY

History of Booze in Harvard Square: Cocktails and Historical Tour at Grendel's Den | January 21

Join Grendel's Den and the Cambridge Historical Tours for an evening of historical drinking! You'll learn about colonial drinking holes, and the ways liquor formed our nation's clulture during an entertaining 45-minute tour around Harvard Square. Your last stop will be Grendle's Den, where you can warm up by the fire and enjoy a cocktail class lead by the bar manager. 21+ only please!

Join it: 4-6p

DANCE

CATALYSTS at The Dance Complex | January 20 & 21

After you listened to music and picked up fresh veggies for dinner, make sure you head over to The Dance Complex in Central Square for their annual CATALYST performance.  The six CATALYST artists all have strong connections to the Greater Boston Area and are collaborative and united in their nature.

In case you can’t make it this weekend, don’t worry!  You can still catch the show next weekend.

See it: Saturday at 8p, Sunday at 7p

MARK YOUR CALENDARS...

Chocolate Festival | January 26-28

Mark your calendars for the return of the most decadent festivals in Cambridge, the Chocolate Festival.  Next weekend, head to Harvard Square for delicious promotions from Harvard Square restaurants and a tasting event.

See it: All weekend

Woman of the Year Parade and Roast | January 25

In case you missed the big news, actress and producer Mila Kunis has been named this year’s Woman of the Year by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Catch her paraded through Harvard Square on January 25th.

To see all of the details about the Woman of the Year Parade and roast, please click here.

See it: 2:45p


Suggestions

Julia Kirchmer & Jessica Shada of Nomad, Cambridge (Adrianne Mathiowetz).

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