Five Things To Do In Cambridge | January 2019

Posted by Dana Gooley on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 11:47am.

A new year means new events, shows, exhibits and more! Here's a list of five events in Cambridge worth checking out. 

Oregon Shakespeare Festival | Photo by Jenny Graham

Oregon Shakespeare Festival | Photo By Jenny Graham

1. Take In A Performance of Shakespeare’s Famous Tragedy, Othello

The tragic tale of Othello and Desdemona and their undoing by devious lieutenant Iago was written in the early 1600s but remains as compelling and relevant as ever. The American Repertory Theater brings the original company of Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s acclaimed production to Cambridge, beginning January 13th.


2. Clap your hands and tap your feet at the Boston Celtic Music Festival

Enjoy music and dance from Celtic communities around the world at the 16th annual Boston Celtic Music Festival, with performances at Club Passim, The Atrium and The Sinclair. For a full list of events, times and prices, click here.



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3. Take A Winter Bird Walk Through Mount Auburn Cemetery

Calling all beginner birders! This guided tour will show you how to identify common birds in the area. Dress warmly and BYOB (Bring Your Own Binoculars).



4. Honor Dr. Martin Luther King In His Own Words

Five Boston composers were commissioned to write pieces of music based on the words of Dr. King, to be performed with original poetic reflections at a concert at Christ Church called “In His Own Words.”


5. Take a Master Class with a Local Chef

Join Lydia Shire, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Scampo, for a master class in preparing pork belly! The Cambridge Center For Adult Education “Plentiful Pork” begins at 6 pm on January 30th. Visit to register.

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