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    30+ Great Ways to Have Some Fun in and Around Boston This Week

    With October behind us, seasonal events are just getting started as we move into the first week of November. This week check out the grand opening of Winter Skate at Patriot Place, the 33rd Annual 2019 Boston Christmas Festival, 80s pop star Tiffany at City Winery or catch a performance of RENT at the Shubert Theatre before it’s gone. Here are our picks for the week ahead:

    Monday, Nov. 4

    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 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston. 

    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., Boston.

    Tiffany at City Winery Boston

    Eighties pop star Tiffany takes the stage tonight at City Winery Boston. Tickets start at $25. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

    Cityside Free Comedy Monday Featuring Kate Willett

    Enjoy free comedy every Monday night at Cityside Bar with some of the best stand-up comics working today, along with frequent, surprise guests. Come join in the fun to see comedians who have performed on Conan, Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Sirius XM, HBO and more. Tonight it’s Kate Willett! (Netflix, Comedy Central). There’s no cover charge, it’s 21 plus and it’s first come, first seated, with standing room available if sold out. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. It’s Cityside Bar, 1960 Beacon St., Brighton.

    Tuesday, Nov. 5

    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 $50. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Boston Public Market at City Hall Plaza

    The Boston Public Market brings area vendors to Boston’s City Hall Plaza every Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 19. 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. City Hall Plaza, 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 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston. 

    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., 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. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester.

    RENT

    The 20th anniversary touring production of RENT returns to Boston through Nov. 10 bringing the Tony Award winning musical and Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage at the Shubert Theatre. Tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Wednesday, Nov. 6 

    Classic Bites of Boston Tour

    Learn all about lobster, chowder, baked beans and Boston Cream pie during a Classic Bites of Boston Tour (plus you get to taste them too). Tickets are $79 per person. 11 a.m. Tour meets near the Boston Common. Exact location provided with confirmation of ticket purchase. 

    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 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston. 

    RENT

    The 20th anniversary touring production of RENT returns to Boston through Nov. 10 bringing the Tony Award winning musical and Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage at the Shubert Theatre. Tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston.

    Thursday, Nov. 7 

    Boston Public Market at City Hall Plaza

    The Boston Public Market brings area vendors to Boston’s City Hall Plaza every Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 19. 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. City Hall Plaza, Boston.

    ICA Free Thursday Night

    Did you know the Institute of Contemporary Art is free for all visitors every Thursday? It sure is. 5- 9 p.m., Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston.

    RENT

    The 20th anniversary touring production of RENT returns to Boston through Nov. 10 bringing the Tony Award winning musical and Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage at the Shubert Theatre. Tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Friday, Nov. 8 

    33rd Annual 2019 Boston Christmas Festival

    The Boston Christmas Festival returns for its 33rd year. Browse more than 350 pop up shops, find special and unique gifts and specialty food exhibitors and more. Find sometihng for everyone. Tickets are $14. Noon to 7 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, Boston.

    Winter Skate at Patriot Place Opens for the Season

    Come celebrate the grand opening of Winter Skate at Patriot Place today as it opens for the season for public skating all winter long. Grab the family and enjoy this time-honored tradition of outdoor ice skating in the shadow of Gillette Stadium. $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.

    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 $50. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    RENT

    The 20th anniversary touring production of RENT returns to Boston through Nov. 10 bringing the Tony Award winning musical and Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage at the Shubert Theatre. Tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont 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+. 8:30 p.m., The Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston.

    Saturday, Nov. 9

    MFA Artisan Market

    The MFA Artisan Market returns featuring one-of-a-kind items from local jewelry, fashion and other artisans for some great gift shopping. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston.

    33rd Annual 2019 Boston Christmas Festival

    The Boston Christmas Festival returns for its 33rd year. Browse more than 350 pop up shops, find special and unique gifts and specialty food exhibitors and more. Find sometihng for everyone. Tickets are $14. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, Boston.

    Quincy Market History Tour

    Enjoy a free, one-hour historical tour of Quincy Market and learn all about its architecture, politics and geography. Meet your guide at the property directory near Anthem Restaurant. 11 a.m., Quincy Market.

    Winter Skate at Patriot Place

    Grab the family and enjoy this time-honored tradition of outdoor ice skating in the shadow of Gillette Stadium. $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. 

    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 $50. Performances today at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    RENT

    The 20th anniversary touring production of RENT returns to Boston through Nov. 10 bringing the Tony Award winning musical and Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage at the Shubert Theatre. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $48. Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston.

    Comics Come Home: 25th Anniversary Show

    Comics Come Home, America's Longest Running Comedy Fundraiser, is back for its 25th year. All proceeds benefit The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care. 8 p.m., TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, 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+. 8:30 p.m., The Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston.

    Sunday, Nov. 10

    33rd Annual 2019 Boston Christmas Festival

    The Boston Christmas Festival returns for its 33rd year. Browse more than 350 pop up shops, find special and unique gifts and specialty food exhibitors and more. Find sometihng for everyone. Tickets are $14. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, Boston.

    Winter Skate at Patriot Place

    Grab the family and enjoy this time-honored tradition of outdoor ice skating in the shadow of Gillette Stadium. $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older. Skate rentals are $5. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxboro.

    RENT

    The 20th anniversary touring production of RENT returns to Boston through Nov. 10 bringing the Tony Award winning musical and Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage at the Shubert Theatre. Performances today at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $48. 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 start at $50. Performances today at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Harpoon Friendsgiving Boston

    Celebrate Friendsgiving at Harpoon Brewery as they come together for the 14th year in a row for this great event benefitting the Greater Boston Food Bank. Tickets are $70 for this 21+ event and include: Tickets are $70 each and include: Harpoon’s spin on Thanksgiving dinner, three beer tickets, a raffle ticket for your chance to win prizes, a take-home gift from Harpoon, a donation to the Greater Boston Food Bank and live music all night long. 6-8:30 p.m., Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.