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15+ Great Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston

The weekend is here and so is Harpoon’s St. Patrick’s Festival, a lion celebration at the Franklin Park Zoo, the Bourbon & Bacon Fest 2019 and more. Check out our picks for your weekend of fun:

Friday, March 8

Harpoon St. Patrick’s Festival

Enjoy a weekend of fun, live music, beer and more at Harpoon’s St. Patrick’s Festival this weekend. Tickets are $25 and include your first beer and a souvenir cup. 6:30-11 p.m. (doors close at 9:30 p.m.) Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

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Kelly Clarkson: Meaning Of Life Tour

Kelly Clarkson takes the stage tonight at TD Garden as part of her Meaning Of Life Tour. Tickets start at $29.50. 7 p.m., TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, 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. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

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.

Saturday, March 9

Sam Adams Brewery Run

Hit the road today with Sam Adams Brewery for a free fun run, followed by free brewery tours. Runners of all levels are invited to join. Sam Adams Brewery, 30 Germania St., Boston.

Lion Birthday Celebration

Help lion brothers Dinari and Kamaia turn 10 at their birthday celebration today. Enjoy a day full of special events all in their honor. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston. 

Wilson Farm Farmer’s Breakfast

Support Team Wilson Farm in the Pan Mass Challenge by joining them for their annual Farmer’s Breakfast. Enjoy breakfast items from Wilson farm and local vendors. All items are $1 each and tickets are available at the door. Cash only. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wilson Farm, 10 Pleasant St., Lexington.

Harpoon St. Patrick’s Festival

Enjoy a weekend of fun, live music, beer and more at Harpoon’s St. Patrick’s Festival this weekend. Tickets are $25 and include your first beer and a souvenir cup. 1-7 p.m. (doors close at 5:30 p.m.) Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

Bourbon & Bacon Fest 2019

The Bourbon & Bacon Fest returns Saturday and Sunday with three sessions over two days. Enjoy an array of specialty bourbons and unique whiskeys, along with a variety of smoky, bacon-themed samples. Two sessions today 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., The Castle at Park Plaza, 130 Columbus 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 $66. Performances today at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

Sunday, March 10 

Wilson Farm Farmer’s Breakfast

Support Team Wilson Farm in the Pan Mass Challenge by joining them for their annual Farmer’s Breakfast. Enjoy breakfast items from Wilson farm and local vendors. All items are $1 each and tickets are available at the door. Cash only. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wilson Farm, 10 Pleasant St., Lexington.

Harpoon Shamrock Splash

Register and do your part to help support local beaches with a plunge and a pledge (and a pint of Harpoon Beer) at the Harpoon Shamrock Splash. Plus, there will also be prizes. Check-in at 11 a.m., splash at Noon, BCYF Curley Community Center in South 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. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films at the ICA

Catch all the Oscar-nominated, live-action, animated and documentary shorts you wished you saw before Oscar night at the ICA. $5 for members and students, $10 for non-members. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., the Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, 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 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 

Bourbon & Bacon Fest 2019

The Bourbon & Bacon Fest returns Saturday and Sunday with three sessions over two days. Enjoy an array of specialty bourbons and unique whiskeys, along with a variety of smoky, bacon-themed samples.2-4 p.m., The Castle at Park Plaza, 130 Columbus Ave., Boston.

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