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    Friday, March 24

    The 2017 Boston Flower & Garden Show

    The Boston Flower & Garden Show returns to the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston March 22-26. Check out displays and exhibits, as well as innovative tools and legendary plants gardeners only dream about. Bring your camera to take photos to help plan your garden. Daily free shuttle service will run between the Trade Center and the EDIC Parking Garage, 373 Northern Ave. There is also weekend discounted parking at the Seaport Hotel. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors 65+, $10 for children ages 6-17. Children under 6 are free. Flower Show After Dark tickets are also available for Wednesday through Saturday after 5 p.m. for $15. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston.

    The 16th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention

    Hundreds of tattoo artists from around the world will be on hand at the 16th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention this weekend. Meet, talk with, browse artist portfolios and pick the perfect artist for your next tattoo. On Saturday night, join artists and convention goers at the convention’s free after party at King’s Boston featuring live music and drink specials. Convention tickets are $25. Noon to 11:59 p.m., Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., Boston.

    Sip & Shop at Boston Public Market

    Every Thursday and Friday you can enjoy a beverage while shopping or dining throughout the Boston Public Market. Visit the market’s special BPM bar for beer and wine from Hopsters Alley and Mass Wine Shop. 5-7:30 p.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    Dan TDM on Tour at the Orpheum

    Dan TDM, one of the world’s most famous YouTubers brings his first live tour to Boston for two nights – March 23-24. Take part in a Dan TDM Adventure in the real world! Tickets are $38-$79. 7:30 p.m., Orpheum Theatre, 1 Hamilton Place, 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 are $39-$104. 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    “Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon”

    Catch the world premiere of “Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon” at the Shubert Theatre. Directed by Joey Frangieh, “Finish Line” uses powerful firsthand accounts to show how a community came together to heal and grow stronger after the tragic act of violence. $3 of every ticket sold will be donated to support the Martin Richard Foundation and Martin’s Park. Tickets start at $47.50. 8 p.m., Boch Center Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston

    Saturday, March 25

    The 2017 Boston Flower & Garden Show

    The Boston Flower & Garden Show returns to the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston March 22-26. Check out displays and exhibits, as well as innovative tools and legendary plants gardeners only dream about. Bring your camera to take photos to help plan your garden. Daily free shuttle service will run between the Trade Center and the EDIC Parking Garage, 373 Northern Ave. There is also weekend discounted parking at the Seaport Hotel. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors 65+, $10 for children ages 6-17. Children under 6 are free. Flower Show After Dark tickets are also available for Wednesday through Saturday after 5 p.m. for $15. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston.

    The 16th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention

    Hundreds of tattoo artists from around the world will be on hand at the 16th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention this weekend. Meet, talk with, browse artist portfolios and pick the perfect artist for your next tattoo. On Saturday night, join artists and convention goers at the convention’s free after party at King’s Boston featuring live music and drink specials. Convention tickets are $25. 10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., Boston.

    Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour

    Learn the history and life of chocolate, how high-end gourmet chocolates are created, and more with the Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour on Saturdays. The 2.5-hour walking tour highlights the Back Bay, boasting landmarks like Newbury Street, the Prudential Center and Copley Square. Some stops along the way include: a Swiss chocolatier famous for the Dom Perignon Champagne Truffle, a famous New England Ice Cream maker focused on Fair Trade chocolate, cupcakes, for the adventurous a chocolate covered cricket or chocolate worm, plus a few other surprises along the way. Advance tickets are required and the tour size is limited to 16. Tickets are $48. 10:15 a.m. and the tour meets at Gourmet Boutique, inside the Westin Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay, 10 Huntington Ave. 

    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 are $39-$114. Performances today at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    “Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon”

    Catch the world premiere of “Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon” at the Shubert Theatre. Directed by Joey Frangieh, “Finish Line” uses powerful firsthand accounts to show how a community came together to heal and grow stronger after the tragic act of violence. $3 of every ticket sold will be donated to support the Martin Richard Foundation and Martin’s Park. Tickets start at $47.50. Shows today at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Boch Center Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston

    Sunday, March 26

    The 2017 Boston Flower & Garden Show

    The Boston Flower & Garden Show returns to the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston March 22-26. Check out displays and exhibits, as well as innovative tools and legendary plants gardeners only dream about. Bring your camera to take photos to help plan your garden. Daily free shuttle service will run between the Trade Center and the EDIC Parking Garage, 373 Northern Ave. There is also weekend discounted parking at the Seaport Hotel. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors 65+, $10 for children ages 6-17. Children under 6 are free. Flower Show After Dark tickets are also available for Wednesday through Saturday after 5 p.m. for $15. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston.

    The 16th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention

    Hundreds of tattoo artists from around the world will be on hand at the 16th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention this weekend. Meet, talk with, browse artist portfolios and pick the perfect artist for your next tattoo. On Saturday night, join artists and convention goers at the convention’s free after party at King’s Boston featuring live music and drink specials. Convention tickets are $25. Noon to 7 p.m., Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., Boston.

    “Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon”

    Catch the world premiere of “Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon” at the Shubert Theatre. Directed by Joey Frangieh, “Finish Line” uses powerful firsthand accounts to show how a community came together to heal and grow stronger after the tragic act of violence. $3 of every ticket sold will be donated to support the Martin Richard Foundation and Martin’s Park. Tickets start at $47.50. Shows today at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Boch Center Shubert Theatre, 265 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 are $39-$104. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Monday, March 27

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Cityside Comedy Free Monday Nights

    Every Monday CitySide Comedy Club takes place at Cityside Bar, bringing you the best stand up comics working today, along with frequent surprise guest comics. You’ll find comedians you’ve seen on “Conan,” “Comedy Central,” “Funny or Die,” HBO and more. This week catch Kevin Iso from “Adam Devine’s House Party” on Comedy Central. No cover, 21 plus shows. First come, first seated. Standing room available if sold out. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. CitySide Bar, 1960 Beacon St., Brighton.

    Tuesday, March 28

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Harpoon Night at the Boston Bruins

    Grab tickets tonight for Harpoon Night at the Boston Bruins. Ticket price include tonight’s game against the Nashville Predators, along with one pint of Harpoon beer at the Beer Hall, one handmade Harpoon Brewery pretzel and two dipping sauces. Transportation from Harpoon Brewery to the TD Garden via Old Town Trolley and one Balcony Ticket. Tickets are $115. 4 p.m. Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Trivia Tuesdays at Dorchester Brewing Company

    On Tuesday nights, head on over to Dorchester Brewing Company for Trivia night by Stump! Test your knowledge and have some fun. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester.

    Wednesday, March 29

    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 are $39-$104. 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Thursday, March 30

    Sip & Shop at Boston Public Market

    Every Thursday and Friday you can enjoy a beverage while shopping or dining throughout the Boston Public Market. Visit the market’s special BPM bar for beer and wine from Hopsters Alley and Mass Wine Shop. 5-7:30 p.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover 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 are $39-$104. 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Friday, March 31

    Sip & Shop at Boston Public Market

    Every Thursday and Friday you can enjoy a beverage while shopping or dining throughout the Boston Public Market. Visit the market’s special BPM bar for beer and wine from Hopsters Alley and Mass Wine Shop. 5-7:30 p.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover 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 are $39-$104. 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Saturday, April 1

    Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour

    Learn the history and life of chocolate, how high-end gourmet chocolates are created, and more with the Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour on Saturdays. The 2.5-hour walking tour highlights the Back Bay, boasting landmarks like Newbury Street, the Prudential Center and Copley Square. Some stops along the way include: a Swiss chocolatier famous for the Dom Perignon Champagne Truffle, a famous New England Ice Cream maker focused on Fair Trade chocolate, cupcakes, for the adventurous a chocolate covered cricket or chocolate worm, plus a few other surprises along the way. Advance tickets are required and the tour size is limited to 16. Tickets are $48. 10:15 a.m. and the tour meets at Gourmet Boutique, inside the Westin Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay, 10 Huntington Ave. 

    Saturday, April 8

    Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour

    Learn the history and life of chocolate, how high-end gourmet chocolates are created, and more with the Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour on Saturdays. The 2.5-hour walking tour highlights the Back Bay, boasting landmarks like Newbury Street, the Prudential Center and Copley Square. Some stops along the way include: a Swiss chocolatier famous for the Dom Perignon Champagne Truffle, a famous New England Ice Cream maker focused on Fair Trade chocolate, cupcakes, for the adventurous a chocolate covered cricket or chocolate worm, plus a few other surprises along the way. Advance tickets are required and the tour size is limited to 16. Tickets are $48. 10:15 a.m. and the tour meets at Gourmet Boutique, inside the Westin Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay, 10 Huntington Ave. 

    Saturday, April 15

    Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour

    Learn the history and life of chocolate, how high-end gourmet chocolates are created, and more with the Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour on Saturdays. The 2.5-hour walking tour highlights the Back Bay, boasting landmarks like Newbury Street, the Prudential Center and Copley Square. Some stops along the way include: a Swiss chocolatier famous for the Dom Perignon Champagne Truffle, a famous New England Ice Cream maker focused on Fair Trade chocolate, cupcakes, for the adventurous a chocolate covered cricket or chocolate worm, plus a few other surprises along the way. Advance tickets are required and the tour size is limited to 16. Tickets are $48. 10:15 a.m. and the tour meets at Gourmet Boutique, inside the Westin Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay, 10 Huntington Ave. 

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