Best things to do in Boston this week
Boston’s newest destination for all things food and drink has burst on to the scene, attracting hordes of ravenous foodies and a diverse mix of locals and visitors to its jaw-dropping home at 401 Park in the Fenway. Keep an eye on the @timeoutmarketboston IG handle for specific events, including DJs and jazz trios. Stop by the green space in front of Time Out Market on July 19 from 4-7pm for a big Fenway Fridays bash, featuring oysters from Eventide and a yacht rock-inspired party with DJ Frank White.
The Tony and Grammy-winning musical sensation finally comes to Boston, appearing at the Opera House from July 10-Aug 4. The personal and contemporary story has struck a chord with millions around the world; even if you’re not a fan of musicals, don’t miss this modern classic.
For his 2019 "Strings Attached" tour, the one and only Yankovic is playing all the hits and classics. Expect costumes, props, a video wall, plus a full symphony orchestra.
From July 17-28, the Huntington Theatre is hosting The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. This adaptation of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan — a family-friendly, crowd-pleasing hit — follows Percy on an epic quest to find Zeus's lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods.
You won't walk alone if you slap on some red and cheer on Liverpool FC as they battle Sevilla FC of Spain at Fenway Park on July 21.
During the Highland Street Foundation’s annual series, make a nice summer Friday even better with complimentary entry to area attractions. This week's highlights include the Boston Children's Museum, Fall River's Battleship Cove, and the New England Historical Genealogical Society.
Head to the South End every Sunday, when the SoWa Open Market runs from 10am-4pm. Now in its 16th year, the kid- and pet-friendly market includes more than 175 artists, makers, bakers, and other food vendors. Every week, a different local brewer will set up shop in the beer garden, and the food truck lineup includes the likes of Blackbird Doughnuts, Bon Me and the Chubby Chickpea.