Hear talks by travel experts (including Samantha Brown, Peter Greenberg, and Pauline Frommer) and shop from travel industry vendors at the Travel & Adventure Show in Hynes Convention Center.
Fly Fishing Show
January 17 - 19, 2020
29 miles west
The Fly Fishing Show has casting demonstrations, classes, celebrity speakers, fly-tying materials, rods, and reels in Marlborough. The International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) on Friday evening requires a separate ticket.
Arrive on the early side to sample chocolate from 10 businesses at the Taste of Chocolate Festival at 31 Brattle Street in Cambridge. Free.
January 25, 2020
38 miles north
Superbowl of Birding is a competition to find the most species of birds, with categories for families and kids at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center. The registration fee includes a pizza party afterward.
“An evening of inspiration, celebration, and community,” Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance begins with a reception at 6:45 p.m. followed by a keynote speech at 7:30 p.m. and then a chorale performance in Arlington Town Hall. Free.
Holiday light show
See “the largest tree in the northeast” decorated with lights synchronized to music at Blink Light & Sound Show at Faneuil Hall every half hour from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Free.
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