Welcome to A Weekend in Boston, a new weekly post about events occurring over the upcoming weekend throughout all of Boston. For events coming up in the North End, see the event calendar. For more information on each event, click on the event title.

Happy New Year! 2019 started off with a mix of snow, rain, and sleet, but it didn’t stop Boston from ringing in the new year with all sorts of fun. Though the new year’s festivities have ended, there’s still plenty to do in Boston this coming weekend. Here’s a look at what this weekend will look like throughout the city!

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Friday, January 4

First Fridays at The Museum of Fine Arts

Every first Friday of the month, the Museum of Fine Arts holds a cocktail party between 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Celebrate a new year with some drinks, tapas, and art! Students and Seniors receive a two-dollar discount off of the price of the event.

When: January 4 from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Price: $23 – $25
Age Restriction: 21+

From True Crime to True Justice at City Winery 

The relatively new City Winery venue just outside of the North End is hosting a Question and Answer night with two lawyers. Dean Strang and Jerry Buting will be discussing their books and, to some extent, the Netflix show, Making A Murderer.

When: January 4 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)
Where: City Winery, 80 Beverly Street, Boston
Price: $35
Age Restriction: Contact City Winery for more information.

Saturday, January 5

Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres 

The Bruins will be facing the Buffalo Sabres this Saturday at the TD Garden. Fans can now enter the TD Garden by using the new Hub Entrance on Causeway Street. For more information on where fans can enter the Garden, see here.

When: January 5th at 7 p.m.
Where: TD Garden
Price: See the Garden’s website for more information.
Age Restriction: None

New Year’s Resolution Run

Have you been sticking to your new year’s resolution? Was it to start exercising more often? If so, the Boston Road Runners are hosting a run around the Charles River this weekend to help keep you motivated to stick to your resolution.

When: January 5 at 8 a.m. (Check in at 7:45 a.m.)
Where: Capital One Cafe, 799 Boylston Street, Boston
Price: Free
Age Restriction: none

Carlos Mencia at The Wilbur

Comedian and former star of Mind of Mencia will be performing at The Wilbur this weekend. After years of working on television shows and movies, Mencia has returned to his comedic beginnings performing stand up for more intimate audiences.

When: January 5 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Wilbur Theater, 246 Tremont Street, Boston
Price: $29
Age Restriction: Contact The Wilbur for more information.

Sunday, January 6

Photography Workshop

Boston Photography Workshops is hosting a DSLR beginners workshop this Sunday aiming to teach newcomers to the DSLR camera some basics. The website describes that the course will “introduce students to photography fundamentals like aperture, shutter speed, and ISO in a straightforward way. With easy, simple instruction, you will walk away from the class understanding the capabilities of your camera and how to take great photos.” For more information on BPW, see their website.

When: January 6 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: 15 Channel Center Street in Boston’s Fort Point District
Price: $125
Age Restriction: Contact BPW for more information.

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