January can be an amazing time to come to Boston and Cambridge. From sweet sounds to sweet treats January offers many ways to stimulate your senses. 
The weekend of January 11th and 12th features Boston’s Celtic Music Fest. From contemporary to classic, the event promotes Celtic music and dance.   for schedule and ticket information.
From January 25th-January 27th, visiting Harvard Square will be extra sweet as the 3rd annual Harvard Square Chocolate Fest provides plenty of opportunity indulge your deepest, darkest  (or milk chocolatest), sweetest desires. As of this printing the exact schedule of events was not yet available. Please visit http://harvardsquare.com/Home/Articles/Warm,-Dark,-Sweet-and-Luscious–Chocolate-Festival.aspx for more details.
Finally the month ends with the sometimes rowdy, but always visually stimulating Hasting Pudding Woman of the Year parade staring at 3pm on January 31st.