15+ Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston - NECN

15+ Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston

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    Friday, May 25

    Friday Fun on The Lawn on D

    Enjoy great food, drinks and lawn games all day long at The Lawn on D. Then later tonight, catch some live music with the Wolfpack Band starting at 6 p.m. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $66. Performances today at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $66. Performances today at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Boston Calling Music Festival

    The three-day, multi-stage Boston Calling Music Festival brings some of the biggest and best acts in live music, comedy and visual arts to the stage all weekend long. Single day general admission tickets start at $105, Children under 10 are free. 2:30-11 p.m., Harvard Athletic Complex, Allston.

    Boston's Run to Remember Health & Fitness Expo

    Head on our to Boston’s Run To Remember’s weekend-long celebration this weekend. Enjoy activities for both adults and children including 40 exhibitors, new product samplings, nationally recognized athletes. Then take the kiddos over to Children’s Alley for jump room fun, K-9 demonstrations, storytelling, safety programs and more. Admission is free. 3-7 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston.

    National Theatre Live: "Peter Pan"

    From stage to screen, catch a recorded performance of the much-loved tale of Peter Pan captured live at the National Theatre. General admission is $19. 7 p.m., Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St., Boston.

    Tavern Night at Boston Tea Party Ships

    Enjoy a night of colonial merrymaking at Tavern Night at Boston Tea Party Ships. Join the Sons and Daughters of Library for some hospitality in 18th Century Boston. Grab a drink with prominent Bostonians of the day, while saving rustic fare, playing authentic games and more. Tickets are $49.50. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. performance starts at 8 p.m., Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, 306 Congress St., Boston.

    Saturday, May 26

    Boston's Run to Remember Health & Fitness Expo

    Head on our to Boston’s Run To Remember’s weekend-long celebration this weekend. Enjoy activities for both adults and children including 40 exhibitors, new product samplings, nationally recognized athletes. Then take the kiddos over to Children’s Alley for jump room fun, K-9 demonstrations, storytelling, safety programs and more. Admission is free. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston.

    Boston’s Swan Boats

    Take a ride on the Swan Boats this Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy a ride around the Public Garden lagoon. Tickets are $4 for adults, seniors are $3.50, $2.50 for children ages 2 to 15 and free for children under 2. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4 Charles St. S, Boston.

    Kids in the Kitchen with Chef Cleo and Red's Best

    Is your child the next budding Master Chef Jr. or just loves the idea of cooking? Head on over to the Boston Public Market this morning for a kids in the kitchen event where children ages 6-12 can learn about local food and the journey it makes from farm to table. Today create flavorful fish tacos and learn all about different fish species with Chef Cleo and Red's Best. 10-11 a.m., Boston Public Market, 1oo Hanover St., Boston.

    Robin Hood’s Faire

    Grab the family, hit the road and check out this enchanted recreation of a 16th-century spring festival with continuous themed entertainment including jousting, armored combat, archery, games, comedy and more. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 7 to 15. Children ages 6 and under are free. 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., 318 Seven Bridge Road, Lancaster.

    Elephant and Piggie Storytime

    Enjoy a storytime today featuring two of Mo Willems most-loved characters – Elephant and Piggie as they celebrate 10 years of friendship. After storytime, hang around for more activities. 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble at the Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston. 

    Quincy Market History Tour

    Enjoy a free, one-hour historical tour of Boston’s Quincy Market today, all part of Faneuil Hall Marketplace’s “Summer Sample” of events happening all summer long. Meet your guide at the property directory near Anthem Restaurant. 11 a.m. Quincy Market, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Boston Winery’s Wine 101

    Have you always wanted to learn more about wine? Take the mystery out of the terms and tasting in this hour and a half class at Boston Winery. Tickets are $35. 11:30 a.m., Boston Winery, 26 Ericsson St., Boston.

    Boston Calling Music Festival

    The three-day, multi-stage Boston Calling Music Festival brings some of the biggest and best acts in live music, comedy and visual arts to the stage all weekend long. Single day general admission tickets start at $105, Children under 10 are free. Noon to 11 p.m., Harvard Athletic Complex, Allston.\

    The Market Bar at Boston Public Market

    Saturday afternoons enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Boston Public Market. Stop by the special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine selections. 1-5 p.m., Boston Public Market

    Pups N Pints Boston

    Grab your pup and head to Battery Park Bar and Patio for this event benefiting the Animal Rescue League of Boston. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. 1-4 p.m., Battery Park Bar & Patio, 33 Batterymarch St., Boston.

    National Theatre Live: "Peter Pan"

    From stage to screen, catch a recorded performance of the much-loved tale of Peter Pan captured live at the National Theatre. General admission is $19. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St., Boston.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $66. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Sunday, May 27 

    Boston's Run to Remember Health & Fitness Expo

    Head on our to Boston’s Run To Remember’s weekend-long celebration this weekend. Enjoy activities for both adults and children including 40 exhibitors, new product samplings, nationally recognized athletes. Then take the kiddos over to Children’s Alley for jump room fun, K-9 demonstrations, storytelling, safety programs and more. Admission is free. 6 a.m. to noon, Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston.

    Boston Common Frog Pond Carousel

    Grab the kiddos and have some fun with a Frog Pond favorite – the carousel featuring fun and zany characters. Tickets are $3 per ride or you can purchase a 10 ride card for $25. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Boston Common, 139 Tremont St., Boston.

    SoWa Open Market

    The SoWa Open Market is back for its 15th season. Enjoy this weekly celebration of local artisans, farmers, food trucks, brewers, musicians and more. While you’re there enjoy a selection of local brews, stay for a lawn game and enjoy live music. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 530 Harrison Ave., Boston.

    Boston Calling Music Festival

    The three-day, multi-stage Boston Calling Music Festival brings some of the biggest and best acts in live music, comedy and visual arts to the stage all weekend long. Single day general admission tickets start at $105, Children under 10 are free. Noon to 11 p.m., Harvard Athletic Complex, Allston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Guided tours take place daily at Harpoon Brewery, giving visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. As part of the tour, visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    National Theatre Live: "Peter Pan"

    From stage to screen, catch a recorded performance of the much-loved tale of Peter Pan captured live at the National Theatre. General admission is $19. Performances today at 1 p.m., Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St., Boston.

    Robin Hood’s Faire

    Grab the family, hit the road and check out this enchanted recreation of a 16th-century spring festival with continuous themed entertainment including jousting, armored combat, archery, games, comedy and more. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 7 to 15. Children ages 6 and under are free. 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., 318 Seven Bridge Road, Lancaster.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $66. 2 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.