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    25+ Fun Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston

    The weekend is finally here. Have some fun with everything from concerts to a pickle fest, the 19th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic Broadway shows and a whole lot more, here are our picks for the weekend:

    Friday, June 21

    TGIF at The Lawn on D

    Celebrate the end of the week at The Lawn on D. Play, enjoy great food, drinks and lawn games. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Enjoy live music from Bruce Jaques at 6 p.m. The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    The 19th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic

    The fun starts Thursday, June 20 when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach, for this invitation-only competition, you don’t want to miss. Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH.

    HAPPY PLACE Boston

    Head to HAPPY PLACE and experience larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms and dozens of moments curated to Capture Your Happy. Tickets are $20-$30. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 500 Boylston 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.

    City Winery on The Greenway

    City Winery Boston and the Greenway Conservancy bring City Winery on The Greenway to Dewey Square this summer. This downtown open-air wine garden will feature wine by City Winery Boston, along with beer and cider from Harpoon Brewery. Head down today from 3:30-10 p.m., Dewey Square, Atlantic Ave, Boston.

    Luke Bryan Sunset Repeat Tour

    Luke Bryan brings his Sunset Repeat Tour to Gillette Stadium with special guests multi-platinum Cole Swindell, Brett Young and Jon Langston. DJ Rock will also appear. 5 p.m., Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Pl, Foxborough.

    Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series: Movie Fridays

    Friday is movie night during the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City concert series. Tonight enjoy “City Slickers” on the big screen for your waterfront entertainment. The movie starts at dusk, Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, 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.

    Dave Matthews Band

    The Dave Matthews Band brings the North American leg of its world tour to Mansfield for one night only. Tickets start at $49. 8 p.m., Xfinity Center, 885 South Main St., Mansfield.

    Miss Saigon at the Opera House

    Catch at performance of the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon at the Boston Opera House tonight. Tickets start at $20. 8 p.m., Citizen’s Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston.

    Astronomy After Hours

    Enjoy a free night full of astronomy themed fun. Hope for good weather and small telescopes will be available for a hands-on experience, plus visitors can view the evenings featured astronomical object through the 11” Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope in the Museum’s Gilliland Observatory. 8:30 p.m., Museum of Science, Boston, Gilliland Observatory, 1 Science Park, Boston.

    Saturday, June 22

    Southie Saturday

    Come play in and enjoy great food, drinks and lawn games at The Lawn on D. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Enjoy live music on the lawn from the Timmy Brown Band at 6 p.m.., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    ONGOING: Kids in the Kitchen: Tacos

    Children ages 6-12 can explore and taste the food of the season at Boston Public Markets Kids in the Kitchen series. Today Theresa from Chestnut farms will teach you how to make tacos with ground local meats. They’ll also discuss how the flavor and color changes when each veggie is cooked. 10 a.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    World Giraffe Day

    Celebrate World Giraffe Day at the Franklin Park Zoo with special activities and zookeeper encounters throughout the day, which are perfect opportunities to ask questions and learn more about the zoo’s Masai giraffes, Amari and Chad. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston.

    The 19th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic

    The fun starts Thursday, June 20 when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach, for this invitation-only competition, you don’t want to miss. Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH. 

    HAPPY PLACE Boston

    Head to HAPPY PLACE and experience larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms and dozens of moments curated to Capture Your Happy. Tickets are $20-$30. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 500 Boylston St., Boston.

    Boston Pickle Fair 2019

    The Boston Pickle Fair returns for its third year in a row celebrating all your favorite fermented things. Enjoy pickle samples, access to the beer garden, an indoor pickle lounger, entertainment and more. 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Innovation and Design Building, One Design Center Place, Boston.

    Greenway Open Market

    The Greenway Open Market is back for another season featuring area artists, crafters and independent designers. Explore the parks, stroll tree-lined promenades, take in the city sights, soak up the sunshine, play in the Rings Fountain, grab a bite to eat at a food truck, and shop at this original Boston experience. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Rings Fountain, Milk Street, 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. 11:20 a.m. to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    City Winery on The Greenway

    City Winery Boston and the Greenway Conservancy bring City Winery on The Greenway to Dewey Square this summer. This downtown open-air wine garden will feature wine by City Winery Boston, along with beer and cider from Harpoon Brewery. Head down today from 1-9 p.m., Dewey Square, Atlantic Ave, Boston. 

    Miss Saigon at the Opera House

    Catch at performance of the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon at the Boston Opera House tonight. Tickets start at $20. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Citizen’s Bank Opera House, 539 Washington 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., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Sunday, June 23

    SoWa Open Market

    Stop by and enjoy Boston's largest celebration of local art, food and music. Celebrate opening day with Fiddlehead Brewing Company taking over the beer garden to pour some exclusive taproom only brews, live music by Elisa Smith and The Tiny Little Lies, the 15th annual SoWa Art Walk, plus Boston’s favorite food trucks and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., SoWa Boston, 450 Harrison Ave., Boston.

    The 19th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic

    The fun starts Thursday, June 20 when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach, for this invitation-only competition, you don’t want to miss. Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH. 

    HAPPY PLACE Boston

    Head to HAPPY PLACE and experience larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms and dozens of moments curated to Capture Your Happy. Tickets are $20-$30. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 500 Boylston St., Boston. 

    City Winery on The Greenway

    City Winery Boston and the Greenway Conservancy bring City Winery on The Greenway to Dewey Square this summer. This downtown open-air wine garden will feature wine by City Winery Boston, along with beer and cider from Harpoon Brewery. Head down today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Dewey Square, Atlantic Ave, 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. 

    Sunday Funday

    Come play in and enjoy great food, drinks and lawn games during Sunday Funday at The Lawn on D. Noon to 11 p.m. Enjoy live music from the Wolfpack from 6-10 p.m. The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Miss Saigon at the Opera House

    Catch at performance of the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon at the Boston Opera House tonight. Tickets start at $20. Performances today at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Citizen’s Bank Opera House, 539 Washington 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. 2 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.