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15+ Great Events for the Whole Family Happening This Weekend

The weekend is here and there are so many great events happening. From the David Bowie Experience at the Planetarium, Princess Day at the Franklin Park Zoo, the Phantom Gourmet Winter Phest and more, this is a great weekend to get out and have some fun. Check out our picks below.

Friday, Jan. 25

Snowmazing Sock Skating

Enjoy some family fun at the Boston Children’s Museum’s Snowmazing. Skate in your socks, while enjoying performances, games and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston.

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. Noon to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The 10th season of Winter Skate at Patriot Place is underway. Grab the family and enjoy this time-honored tradition of outdoor ice skating to life in the shadow of Gillette Stadium. Price is $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Skate rentals are $5. 4-10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxboro. 

Scotty McCreery: Seasons Change Tour

Scotty McCreery brings his Seasons Change Tour to House of Blues tonight. Tickets start at $29.50. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne 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 $49. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

The David Bowie Experience Planetarium Show

Bowie fans, you don’t want to miss the David Bowie Experience Planetarium Show under the dome at Boston’s Museum of Science. This musical experience engages audiences in a sensory journey full of innovation, artistry and imagination set to the soundtrack of one of music’s greatest icons. For ages 18+. 7:30 p.m., The Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Harvard Square Business Association 10th Annual Taste of Chocolate Festival

Sample chocolate from some of Harvard Square’s most loved restaurants at the Harvard Square Business Association’s annual Taste of Chocolate Festival. Arrive early to this free event. 1-2 p.m., Brattle Plaza (in front of Brattle Square Florist at 31 Brattle St.).

Snowmazing Sock Skating

Enjoy some family fun at the Boston Children’s Museum’s Snowmazing. Skate in your socks, while enjoying performances, games and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston.

Souper Bowl Sampling Weekend

It’s Soup-er Sampling Weekend at Wilson Farm. Warn up with a bowl of hearty soup from the farm’s favorite vendors on hand showcasing their soups, chilis, bisques and chowders at this free event. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Farm, 10 Pleasant St., Lexington.

Princess Day at the Franklin Park Zoo

It’s Princess Day at the Franklin Park Zoo where you can meet your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts, and meet with zookeepers to learn more about the animals who live at the zoo. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite fairy-tale inspired outfit. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road, 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 $49. Performances today at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

The 10th season of Winter Skate at Patriot Place is underway. Grab the family and enjoy this time-honored tradition of outdoor ice skating to life in the shadow of Gillette Stadium. Price is $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Skate rentals are $5. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxboro.

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. 11:20 a.m. to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

Phantom Gourmet Winter Phest

Sample 30 of Phantom’s favorite foods at the Phantom Gourmet Winter Phest. There will be bars and heated tents, plus parties inside at all the restaurants and more. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the event. Noon to 3 p.m., Lansdowne Street Next to Fenway Park.

The David Bowie Experience Planetarium Show

Bowie fans, you don’t want to miss the David Bowie Experience Planetarium Show under the dome at Boston’s Museum of Science. This musical experience engages audiences in a sensory journey full of innovation, artistry and imagination set to the soundtrack of one of music’s greatest icons. For ages 18+. 7:30 p.m., The Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston.

Sunday, Jan. 27 

Souper Bowl Sampling Weekend

It’s Soup-er Sampling Weekend at Wilson Farm. Warn up with a bowl of hearty soup from the farm’s favorite vendors on hand showcasing their soups, chilis, bisques and chowders at this free event. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Farm, 10 Pleasant St., Lexington.

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.

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 $49. Performances today at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 

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