Your Week Ahead

5 things to do in and around Boston

The making of Sgt. Pepper, love letters of John and Abigail Adams, an ode to Bugs Bunny, and more things to see and do.

Bugs Bunny artwork from Warner Bros.
Bugs Bunny artwork from Warner Bros.
2013 new england boat show

February 11


Beatles expert Scott Freiman explores the making of the band’s 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a presentation that includes rare recordings and video clips and insight into the Fab Four’s innovative studio techniques. At Brookline’s Coolidge Corner Theatre starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. 617-734-2500;

February 14-15


Grab your history-loving honey and head to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum at 6 p.m. Thursday or Friday to hear actors give readings from the love letters of John and Abigail Adams (timed to Valentine’s Day, of course). Tickets ($35 each) include a chocolate tasting and a wine toast. 617-338-1773;

Maly Blomberg Photography
Spanish steps.

February 15


New York-based A Palo Seco Flamenco Company puts on a show with both traditional and contemporary elements at the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge Friday at 8 p.m., followed by a Q and A with company members. Tickets cost $40. 617-577-1400;

February 15-23



The Brattle Theatre’s Bugs Bunny Film Festival is back with a packed nine-day schedule of screenings starring the Looney Tunes gang. Tickets are $9.75. 617-876-6838;

February 16-24


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That’s the number of registered boats in the United States. Yearning to join the seafaring ranks? Cruise over to the New England Boat Show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center starting Saturday. Hundreds of craft, both sail and power varieties, from 8 to 46 feet long, will be on display. Tickets cost $15.

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