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The best things to do in Boston this week

Find the very best events and things to do in Boston this week including cool events, lively shows and more
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By Eric Grossman and Time Out Boston Staff |

Bostons cultural calendar is relentless; at any given time, there are plenty of noteworthy shows and events taking place across the Hub. If nothing on our list here strikes your fancy, take a gander at our guides to the best places to see live music in Boston or best free things to do in Boston. If theres some poor weather in the forecast, consult our guides to the best museums in Boston and where to see art in Boston, or stay in and treat yourself to the best food delivery options in Boston.

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Best things to do in Boston this week

Misa Kuranaga in George Balanchine's Coppélia
Photograph: Rosalie O'Connor, courtesy of Boston Ballet
Theater, Performing arts space

Boston Ballet’s Coppélia at Boston Opera House

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From March 21-31, the Boston Opera House is hosting the Boston Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s Coppélia. Set to music by Léo Delibes, this full-length comedic story ballet is sure to thrill audiences of all ages.

Cutler Majestic Theatre
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Theater, Performing arts space

An Inspector Calls at Cutler Majestic Theatre

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From March 19-24, An Inspector Calls is playing at the Cutler Majestic. Stephen Daldry (Oscar-nominated director of The Hours and Billy Elliot) directs. This 1945 thriller is a must-see for a whole new generation of theatre-goers.


The Langham
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Saturday Chocolate Bar at The Langham, Boston

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The Langham, Boston — which will be closing for a year-long renovation starting on April 1 — is hosting its final Saturday Chocolate Bar on March 23. The hotel is celebrating its 30th year of delighting dessert lovers every Saturday at Café Fleuri. On March 23, guests can choose from an expanded option of seating times: 11am, 11:30am, 1pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, and 3:30pm.

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Eataly Restaurant Fest

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From March 18-31, Eataly is kicking off spring with a grand Eataly Restaurant Fes, during which guests can enjoy two-course prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus at all four full-service restaurants: La Pizza & La Pasta, La Piazza, and Il Tartufo e Il Vino will feature $18 menus and Terra will feature a $28 menu. All the restaurants will offer specially-priced Italian wine pairings from a curated spring selection at $25 per bottle.

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