5 Great Things Not to Be Missed

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COL­LECT­ING FOR THE BOS­TON ATH ENAEUM IN THE 21ST CEN­TURY: MAPS, CHARTS AND PLANS > NOV. 3FEB. 28

Vivid car­tog­ra­phy that dates back to the 16th cen­tury, from the Bos­ton Athenaeum’s per­ma­nent col­lec­tions—in par­tic­u­lar, 50 ob­jects and items that have been added since the year 2000—forms the ba­sis of this stun­ning ex­hi­bi­tion. 10 1/2 Bea­con St., 617.227.0270

2016 BRIDGE­STONE NHL WIN­TER CLAS­SIC > JAN. 1

The NHL’s Bos­ton Bru­ins take on the Mon­treal Cana­di­ens at the Ra­zor (New Eng­land Pa­tri­ots’ home field Gil­lette Sta­dium) rather than their own beloved Bos­ton ‘Gah­den’ for this very spe­cial match-up among ri­vals. 1 pm. Pa­triot Place, Foxboro

THE ORIG­I­NAL BOS­TON CHOCOLATE TOUR > JAN. 9APRIL 9

Got a free Satur­day? Why not spend it in­dulging in chocolate-in­fused Bos­ton history.Old Town Trol­ley hosts th­ese three-hour ad­ven­tures that visit and sam­ple at dif­fer­ent sights around town. $75. De­parts 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. Reser­va­tions re­quired, 617.269.7010

TWELFTH NIGHT > JAN. 2030

Art­sEmer­son presents Fil­ter The­atre’s (Lon­don) mad, mod­ern take on Shake­speare’s far­ci­cal love story. Para­mount Main­stage, 559 Wash­ing­ton St., 617.824.8400

SUN­DANCE FILM FES­TI­VAL SHORTS > JAN. 2223

Dur­ing this 80-minute pro­gram, take in six films that earned ac­co­lades at the fa­mous fes­ti­val, from fic­tion to an­i­ma­tion. $10. In­sti­tute of Con­tem­po­rary Art/Bos­ton, 100 North­ern Ave., 617.478.3100 Brewed, dis­tilled and aged: Tap into Bos­ton’s booze her­itage on th­ese tours.

JAN. 230 BOS­TON HAR­BOR DIS­TILLERY TOURS

Bos­ton Har­bor Dis­tillery opened its doors last spring. In a for­mer fac­tory build­ing, visi­tors can take a tour, learn some lo­cal history, and grab a drink (say, of its sig­na­ture liquor Law­ley’s New Eng­land Spirit) in the lounge. $10. Sa 1-7 pm. 12R Eric­s­son St., 617.533.7001

JAN. 230 HAR­POON BREW­ERY TOUR & TAST­ING

Opened in 1986, Har­poon Brew­ery holds Mas­sachusetts Brew­ery Per­mit No. 1. Stop by and taste one of the coun­try’s best craft IPAs in the Beer Hall or take a 60-minute guided tour and tast­ing. $5. M-W noon-5 pm, Th-F noon-6 pm, Sa 11:20 am-6 pm, Su 11:30 am5:30 pm. 306 North­ern Ave., 617.456.2322

JAN. 230 SA­MUEL ADAMS BREW­ERY TOURS

Founder Jim Koch turned his kitchen startup into a world­known brand with dozens of styles and va­ri­eties. Bos­ton Beer Com­pany runs th­ese 60-minute ven­tures (plus sam­pling) six days a week on its Ja­maica Plain cam­pus. $2. M-Th and Sa 10 am-3 pm, F 10 am-5:30 pm. 30 Ger­ma­nia St., 617.368.5080

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