Jun 7, 2024 - Things to Do

Things to do around Boston this weekend, 6/7-6/9

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Friday, 6/7

🎞 Catch the 27th annual "Do It Your Damn Self!! National Youth Film Festival" at Harvard Art Museums, 6pm-9pm.

🍻 Sam Adams' Crafting Dreams Beer Bash returns to the downtown taproom to pick the next top craft brewer, 6:30pm-9:30pm.

  • Price: $5.

🎞️The Somerville Theater begins a run of the German hit "Run Lola Run" for its 25th anniversary. Screenings run through June 13.

πŸ‚The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returns to Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art.

  • Divers start jumping at noon. Tickets are free, or you could pay $420 to be on the VIP boat.

πŸ’ƒ Choreographer and director Simon Montalvo presents the premier of "A house with no walls: first floor," a stage production about transgender and gender nonconforming people told through dance, theater and interviews.

Saturday, 6/8

🌈 The Boston Pride for the People parade kicks off on Clarendon Street and continues until the festival on Boston Common, 11am-12:30pm.

🍷 Nook at Bow Market hosts "Drinks with the Girls," a sapphic Pride after party, 9pm-12am.

🎀 The Boston Public Library's Grove Hall branch hosts an open mic with local poet Skoot Mosby, 1:30pm, 2:30pm.

Sunday, 6/9

🎢 Catch "Strumming up to Boston," a ukelele festival β€” not in Boston, but at Newton City Hall, 11am-4pm.

πŸ› The Boston Women's Market heads to Jamaica Plain for a summer market, 11am-4pm.

  • Includes 50-founded small businesses, live music, bubbles and lawn games.
  • Dogs and kids welcome.

The 45th Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival kicks off on the Charles River at the Weeks Footbridge at noon.


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