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    Hub Picks: 20+ Fun Things to Do This Week in Boston

    Friday, Oct. 20

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    HP Salem Equinox Halloween Ball

    Stir up some magic for a night of wizarding wonders at HP Salem’s Equinox Halloween Ball tonight. Come in your finest Harry Potter-inspired costumes and you could walk away a winner for top wizarding looks and best overall non HP costume. Admission includes light snacks and cash bar. Tickets are $40. 7-10 p.m. Knights of Columbus, 94 Washington Square, Salem.

    Frightful Fridays: Spooky Tales in the Gore Mansion

    Enjoy an evening of spooky tales and haunted activities inside the centuries-old Gore Mansion in Waltham. Adults tickets are $15. Members and children 12 and under are $10. 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Gore Mansion, 52 Gore Place, Waltham.

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

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 8 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Saturday, Oct. 21

    SoWa Open Market

    The SoWa Open Market is open every Saturday and Sunday, April 29 through Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the 14th season of Boston’s largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, brewers and musicians. Come visit the more than 150 vendors on hand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 460 Harrison Ave., 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 $60. 10:15 a.m. and the tour meets at Gourmet Boutique, inside the Westin Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay, 10 Huntington Ave.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    Dorchester Brewing Company Brewery Tours

    Enjoy a brewery tour and learn about the brewing process at Dorchester Brewery Company every Saturday. To join, sign up in the Tap Room before the tour. Tours are limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Free, but visitors are asked to give a $5 cash donation to a local charity (College Bound, Horizons for Homeless Children or the Dorchester Historical Society). Noon to 3 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts 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.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

    It wouldn’t be Halloween without screenings of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” The popular cult classic features a live shadow cast by the Teseracte Players of Boston. Tickets are $10. 11:59 p.m., CinemaSalem, 1 E India Square Mall, Salem.

    Sunday, Oct. 22

    SoWa Open Market

    The SoWa Open Market is open every Saturday and Sunday, April 29 through Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the 14th season of Boston’s largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, brewers and musicians. Come visit the more than 150 vendors on hand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 460 Harrison Ave., Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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 $66. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Monday, Oct. 23

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Cityside Free Comedy Mondays

    Enjoy free comedy every Monday night at Cityside Bar. CitySide Comedy Club brings you 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. There’s no cover charge and it is 21 plus. 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, Oct. 24

    Boston Public Market at Dewey Square

    Stop by the Boston Public Market at Dewey Square Tuesdays and Thursdays for their outdoor farmers market on The Greenway offering farm fresh produce, meat, poultry, and eggs, milk and cheese, fish, bread and baked goods, flowers, and an assortment of specialty prepared foods from more than 20 New England farmers, fishers, and food entrepreneurs. 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, Atlantic Avenue and High Street.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    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.

    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.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Indie Trivia at AERONAUT Brewing Company.

    Every Tuesday AERONAUT opens up the taproom to a community of players and hosts to gather for trivia. The whole thing is completely independent with each week's questions and rounds conceived by crack players turned trivia-masters: the hosts (which change weekly). 8-11 p.m., AERONAUT Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville.

    Wednesday, Oct. 25

    Seaport Farmer’s Market

    The first annual Seaport Farmer’s Market takes place on Seaport Common every Wednesday through Oct. 25. This seasonal market features four local producers including Stillman’s Farm meat & produce, Red’s Best seafood and Mamadou’s bread! 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Seaport Common, 85 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    Diwali: The Festival of Lights at the MFA

    Visit the Museum of Fine Arts tonight for lively music and dance performances, along with interactive artist demonstrations and an open mic to celebrate Diwali: The Festival of Lights. Visitors can also explore galleries highlighting South Asian art, do some sketching and make art with artist and educator Sunanda Sahay. Free admission begins at 4 pm; all Diwali events are free. 5-10 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Thursday, Oct. 26

    Boston Public Market at Dewey Square

    Stop by the Boston Public Market at Dewey Square Tuesdays and Thursdays for their outdoor farmers market on The Greenway offering farm fresh produce, meat, poultry, and eggs, milk and cheese, fish, bread and baked goods, flowers, and an assortment of specialty prepared foods from more than 20 New England farmers, fishers, and food entrepreneurs. 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, Atlantic Avenue and High Street.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

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

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Friday, Oct. 27

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    OctoberFest in Boston

    Celebrate OctoberFest in Boston with beer, live music, activities and more today at the World Trade Center Concourse (Boulevard of Flags). Featured artists include the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Kongos and City of the Sun. Tickets start at $45. 4-10 p.m., Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston.

    Frightful Fridays: Spooky Tales in the Gore Mansion

    Enjoy an evening of spooky tales and haunted activities inside the centuries-old Gore Mansion in Waltham. Adults tickets are $15. Members and children 12 and under are $10. 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Gore Mansion, 52 Gore Place, Waltham.

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

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Halloween Theme Public Skate

    Grab your family and take your costumes to the ice tonight at the Jim Roche Community Ice Arena in West Roxbury where Halloween is the theme. Enjoy raffles, prizes and giveaways. Admission is $5, skate rentals are $5. 8-10 p.m. Jim Roche Community Ice Arena, 1275 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury.

    Saturday, Oct. 28

    The Boston Costume Dash 5K

    Join thousands of costumed runners at the third annual Boston Costume Dash 5K. The race starts at Copley Square, finishing in Boston Common. (After the race stay for more fun with a party on the Common featuring a costume contest and free schwag. After that head on over to Harpoon-sponsored after-parties at a handful of local bars. Packet pickup and registration is from 7-8:30 a.m. Start time is 9 a.m., Copley Square, Boston.

    SoWa Spooktacular

    The final SoWa Open Market of the season closes with Boston’s biggest Halloween Party. Enjoy pumpkin painting, face painting, magic shows, spooky cupcake decorating and the SoWa costume contest (complete with prizes in several categories) and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 530 Harrison Ave., Boston. 

    Grown-up Trick or Treat! Costumed Back Bay Chocolate Tour

    It’s the weekend before Halloween so the Back Bay Chocolate Tour takes on a Halloween theme today with a special costumed addition as you creep your way through the Back Bay neighborhood. Costumes aren’t required, but are encouraged (we hear if you wear a costume you will be rewarded with extra treats and have the chance to win a grand prize for best costume). $50 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., 10 Huntington Ave., Boston.

    Zoo Howl at Franklin Park Zoo

    Grab the family to trick-or-treat among the animals along the Franklin Park Zoo’s Trick-or-Treat Trail. Haunted happenings include: creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests, a haunted maze and more. General admission for adults is $19.95, $16.95 for seniors, $13.95 for children ages 2 to 12 and children under 2 are free. This event is rain or shine 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road, Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    Castle Island Association Halloween Celebration

    Head on over to Fort Independence at Castle Island today for the Castle Island Association’s 35th Annual Halloween Celebration. Enjoy drinks and snacks, tour the magic castle and more. Costumes are encouraged and children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free. Noon to 4 p.m., Castle Island, 2010 Day Boulevard, Boston.

    End of Season Party: Pumpkin Palooza at The Lawn on D

    Head on over to The Lawn on D for its last special family event of the season – Pumpkin Palooza. Enjoy Halloween-themed activities for all ages, live music, costume contest, pumpkin carvings, train rides and more. Noon to 8 p.m., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Dorchester Brewing Company Brewery Tours

    Enjoy a brewery tour and learn about the brewing process at Dorchester Brewery Company every Saturday. To join, sign up in the Tap Room before the tour. Tours are limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Free, but visitors are asked to give a $5 cash donation to a local charity (College Bound, Horizons for Homeless Children or the Dorchester Historical Society). Noon to 3 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston.

    Grown up Trick or Treat! Costumed South End Chocolate Tour

    Cocoa Beantown chocolate tours come to the South End today with a Halloween themed costumed addition as you creep your way through the neighborhood. Costumes aren’t required, but are encouraged (we hear if you wear a costume you will be rewarded with extra treats and have the chance to win a grand prize for best costume). $50. 2-4:30 p.m., Code 10, 1638 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.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Sunday, Oct. 29

    SoWa Open Market

    The SoWa Open Market is open every Saturday and Sunday, April 29 through Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the 14th season of Boston’s largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, brewers and musicians. Come visit the more than 150 vendors on hand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 460 Harrison Ave., Boston.

    Zoo Howl at Franklin Park Zoo

    Grab the family to trick-or-treat among the animals along the Franklin Park Zoo’s Trick-or-Treat Trail. Haunted happenings include: creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests, a haunted maze and more. General admission for adults is $19.95, $16.95 for seniors, $13.95 for children ages 2 to 12 and children under 2 are free. This event is rain or shine 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road, Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    Castle Island Association Halloween Celebration

    Head on over to Fort Independence at Castle Island today for the Castle Island Association’s 35th Annual Halloween Celebration. Enjoy drinks and snacks, tour the magic castle and more. Costumes are encouraged and children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free. Noon to 4 p.m., Castle Island, 2010 Day Boulevard, Boston.

    Halloween Theme Public Skate

    Grab your family and take your costumes to the ice tonight at the Jim Roche Community Ice Arena in West Roxbury where Halloween is the theme. Enjoy raffles, prizes and giveaways. Admission is $5, skate rentals are $5. 2-4 p.m. Jim Roche Community Ice Arena, 1275 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury.

    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. and 5 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Monday, Oct. 30

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    Cityside Free Comedy Mondays

    Enjoy free comedy every Monday night at Cityside Bar. CitySide Comedy Club brings you 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. There’s no cover charge and it is 21 plus. 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, Oct. 31 

    Boston Public Market at Dewey Square

    Stop by the Boston Public Market at Dewey Square Tuesdays and Thursdays for their outdoor farmers market on The Greenway offering farm fresh produce, meat, poultry, and eggs, milk and cheese, fish, bread and baked goods, flowers, and an assortment of specialty prepared foods from more than 20 New England farmers, fishers, and food entrepreneurs. 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, Atlantic Avenue and High Street.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all 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.

    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.

    Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets of Boston by lantern light where you’ll hear all the tales of Boston’s most famous ghosts who are rumored to haunt the city. 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 and $13 for children under 16.

    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.

    Indie Trivia at AERONAUT Brewing Company.

    Every Tuesday AERONAUT opens up the taproom to a community of players and hosts to gather for trivia. The whole thing is completely independent with each week's questions and rounds conceived by crack players turned trivia-masters: the hosts (which change weekly). 8-11 p.m., AERONAUT Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville.

    Thuesday, Nov. 21

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Friday, Nov. 24

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. Perfomances today at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Saturday, Nov. 25

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Sunday, Nov. 26

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. Performances today at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Tuesday, Nov. 28

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Wednesday, Nov. 29

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Thursday, Nov. 30

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Friday, Dec. 1

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. 8 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Saturday, Dec. 2

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

    Sunday, Dec. 3

    “The Color Purple” at the Shubert Theatre

    The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival “The Color Purple,” comes to the Shubert Theatre Nov. 21 to Dec. 3. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, “The Color Purple” gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Tickets start at $48. Performances today at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston. 

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