Need some work week inspiration? We've got you covered. From watch parties to superhero trivia, here are the best things to do in Boston this week.
5 fun things to do in Boston this week
'The Bachelor' Watch Party
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The new season of "The Bachelor" finally arrives this week, and you can tune in along with fellow fans at a special watch party in Boston. Former "The Bachelor" and "Bachelor in Paradise" star Chelsea Roy will be in town on Monday night to hang with members of Bachelor Nation at the Lenox Hotel. The festivities include appetizers, a specialty Keel cocktail, a one hour meet and greet plus a photo opportunity with Roy, and even roses for those in attendance. Jan. 7, 7 p.m., Lenox Hotel, 61 Exeter St., Boylston St., Boston, $25+, 21+, eventbrite.com
Middle East Monday Trivia: Marvel Edition
Can you name every member of the X-Men? Do you know the difference between Ant-Man and Spider-Man? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, then you might want to swing by the Middle East on Monday. The venue is hosting a special Marvel trivia night. Jan. 7, 8 p.m., Middle East, 480 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, $5, 21+, mideastoffers.com
'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
The hit Broadway musical based on the beloved Roald Dahl tale kicks off its run in Boston this week. See "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" when the national tour stops by the Boston Opera House beginning on Tuesday night. Jan. 8-20, Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston, $20+, boston.broadway.com
The hit art series continues for its 28th installment at The Beehive with a new exhibit dubbed "It’s Later Than You Think." The latest Sting! exhibit features items from artists around the Boston area, including Ari Hauben, Cody Justus, Timothy Kadish, Tim McCool and Chris Sageman. A special cocktail reception with the artists will be held on Wednesday night. Jan. 9, 6 p.m., The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., Boston, no cover, beehiveboston.com
B-Movies & Burgers
Grab a bite and enjoy a fun B-movie on Wednesday night. Head to The Friendly Toast in Cambridge for the latest edition of B-Movies & Burgers, featuring a special screening of "Robocop 2." Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m., The Friendly Toast, 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, thefriendlytoast.com