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5 things to do in and around Boston this week

Happy b-day Elvis, an interactive light show, toasting fine wines, and more.

January 6


Head to Cambridge’s Mount Auburn Cemetery at 1 p.m. this Sunday to see how many cherubs and angels you can spot on a guided tour of monuments adorned with the celestial beings. Tickets are $12. 617-547-7105;


Local farmers and vendors will sell their produce, baked goods, cheeses, and meats at the Dorchester Winter Farmers’ Market from noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays starting today at Great Hall in Codman Square. Opening day includes a brass band, giveaways, and games for kids ( For a list of winter farmers’ markets in the Boston area, visit


January 10


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Stop by the opening of the temporary art installation Color Commons on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway between 6 and 7 p.m. Thursday to take part in an interactive light show. Using a phone number dislosed at the event, visitors can text the exhibition’s monolithic Light Blades to see them change color. At the Greenway’s Rings Fountain between Milk and State streets.

January 11-March 29


Love to splurge on fine wine? The 24th annual Boston Wine Festival kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday at the Boston Harbor Hotel with a Grand Opening Reception ($100 per ticket) that includes the chance to sample more than 50 wines and graze at a gourmet buffet. Buy tickets and see the full schedule of some 40 tastings, seminars, dinners, and more at Or call 617-330-9355.

January 12


The Berklee Performance Center hosts an Elvis Presley 78th birthday concert with tribute artist Steve Connolly, plus blues great James Montgomery, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45. 617-747-2261;

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