Things to do in Boston this week Sam Smith
See Sam Smith at the TD Garden this week. Photo by Getty Images

You don't have to wait until the weekend in order to have some fun around the city. From Sam Smith taking over the TD Garden to parties with pooches and more, here are all the best things to do in Boston this week.

Things to do in Boston this week

An Evening with Peter Gammons & Ken Rosenthal

If you love baseball, then you definitely need to swing by The Sinclair this week. Two of the sports most writers. Peter Gammons and Ken Rosenthal, will take part in an intimate and interactive evening of storytelling on Monday night.

June 25, 8 p.m., The Sinclair, 52 Church St., Cambridge, $25, sinclaircambridge.com

 

Things to do in Boston this week Peter Gammons

Canines and Cocktails

Who doesn't love hanging out with pooches while sipping on some cocktails? The canine-filled festivities return to the TAMO terrace at the Seaport Hotel on Tuesday night. NBC10's Natasha Verma will be there with her pups, Duchess and Diesel, while guests are invited to bring their dogs for an evening of socializing. The event will feature a cash bar, homemade doggie treats, plus proceeds will go to benefit the Great Dog Rescue New England organization.

June 26, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., TAMO, 1 Seaport Ln., Boston, $10, canines.eventbrite.com

Sam Smith

The Oscar and Grammy Award-winning crooner will make a stop at the TD Garden on Tuesday night as part of his tour for his second studio album, "The Thrill Of It All," which debuted last fall. The record was another instant hit for Smith, and even cracked the top 10 spot on Rolling Stone's list of the 50 best albums of 2017.

June 26, 8 p.m., TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston, $35+, tdgarden.com

Sip & Spell

Who said spelling bees are just for kids? Stop by Samuel Adams to try your luck at this 21+ competition. Entry to the event also includes a special brew made just for the spellers.
 
June 26, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Samuel Adams, 30 Germania St., Boston, $5, samueladams.com

Summer Soirée

The Hourly Oyster House is throwing a special, summertime bash on Tuesday night. The festivities will take place on the restaurant’s patio and feature seafood starters, a three-course sit-down meal and dessert, plus wine pairings that complement each dish. 

June 26, 6 p.m., The Hourly Oyster House, 15 Dunster St., Cambridge, thehourlycambridge.com