It’s the last week of February, so you know what that means. We did it! Spring is around the corner. Robin Williams once said, “Spring is just nature’s way of saying let’s party!” But there’s no reason we can’t start the party early! After all, a little party never killed nobody. Here’s our list of five fun things to do in Boston this week.
5 fun things to do in Boston this week
Things to do in Boston this week: Adult Coloring Night at Slumbrew
Head to Somerville Brewing Company for a chill evening of adult coloring books. Relax and color over a pint, while bonding with your friends. The bartender will give prizes if you present your art. Bring your own coloring books or grab one of their special Slumbrew exclusive coloring pages. All you need to bring is some art supplies and enthusiasm! Dinner is available until 10 p.m. and drinks are available until 11 p.m. And if you can’t make it, this series happens to go down every Tuesday night!
Feb. 26, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Slumbrew, 15 Ward St., Somerville, 21+, slumbrew.com
Things to do in Boston this week: Wiz Khalifa
If anyone knows how to party, it’s Wiz Khalifa. Lucky for us, he’s coming to Boston this Tuesday. Unfortunately, tickets to his show at the Royale are sold out. But never fear, The Grand nighclub in the Seaport is hosting the official party. Doors open at 10 p.m. and the party will go until 2 a.m.
Feb. 26, The Grand, 58 Seaport Blvd., Boston, $35+, 21+, thegrandboston.com
Things to do in Boston this week: Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular
The Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular exhibit opens at the Museum of Fine Arts on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Kahlo was a famed Mexican artist who often painted self-portraits. She created these iconic paintings because of her collection of traditional Mexican folk art, or arte popular. Now, Kahlo and arte popular have become intrinsically linked thanks to her work.
Opens Feb. 27, Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, $23+, free for kids and youth up to 17, mfa.org
Things to do in Boston this week: Pizza with the Pros
Okay sports fans, thank you for your patience. Eataly’s La Pizza & La Pasta is hosting an exciting event that combines Italian culinary traditions and New England’s love of sports! For this event, former Patriots players Troy Brown and Ted Johnson will don aprons instead of jerseys and put their skills to the test on an epic night of pizza. Guests will be able to taste and vote for their favorite pizza as well as meet and take a photo with the famed athletes. All proceeds will go to each athlete’s charity of choice. The Pan-Mass Challenge benefiting the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute chosen by Brown and National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund chosen by Johnson. A ticket to the event includes a chance to meet the star athletes, chef’s choice of antipasto and two types of pizza crafted by each athlete.
Feb. 27, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston, $25, eataly.com
Things to do in Boston this week: Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt
But maybe, you prefer country music to rap music? We all have our preferences. In that case, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt are performing an acoustic show at the Shubert Theatre. Lovett is a country singer-songwriter who’s been around since 1980. He has recorded 13 albums and 25 singles. His most famous song, “Cowboy Man,” earned No. 10 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs. Lovett is also the owner of four Grammy awards for Best Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. Hiatt is a singer-songwriter and musician. He writes in a variety of musical style, including new wave, blues and country. He got nominated for nine Grammy awards, as well as many other musical awards. He remains one of the most respected and influential singer-songwriters in America.
Feb. 28, 8 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston, $40+, www.bochcenter.org