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Here are the 10 best things to do in Boston this weekend

#BosTen is your weekly guide to not-lame events in the city.

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#BosTen is your weekly guide to events and cool happenings in and around Boston. Skip Netflix this weekend—here are 10 ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city.

World Figure Skating Championships

The annual big event for figure skaters comes to Boston for the first time ever, bringing 200 skaters from 30 different countries to the TD Garden to compete for four different world titles. (Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m. through Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m.; TD Garden; $25-$1,295; all ages)

Realish Housewives of Boston

The weeklong residency of this localized parody, which brings four gossip-fueled characters to the stage for a spoof on the popular Bravo series, closes this weekend. (Thursday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. through Sunday, April 3 at 6 p.m.; Shubert Theatre; $38; all ages)

Harvard College Film Festival

The third annual festival screens selected works from students across the country. Films will be shown over the course of five nights, including one that features the likes of James Franco and Amber Heard. (Thursday, March 31 at 8 p.m. to Sunday, April 3 at 5 p.m.; Fong Auditorium and Menschel Hall at Harvard; free; all ages)

The Galley Ice Cream Birthday Party

Cambridge-based creamery The Galley celebrates its first birthday at Night Shift Brewing, offering their rich ice cream flavors alongside the Everett brewery’s deep selection of beers. (Friday, April 1 at 5 p.m.; Night Shift Brewing; free admission; 21+)

Boston LGBT Film Festival

One of the oldest LGBT film festivals in North America kicks off this weekend, showcasing the work of media makers in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied communities from Boston and beyond. (Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. through Sunday, April 10; Bright Family Screening Room; $5-10; all ages)

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Prince vs. Michael Jackson: Live Music Brunch

Do you prefer the music of His Purpleness or the King of Pop? Both artists will be celebrated at this special themed brunch featuring live covers by The Woo Factor. (Saturday, April 2 at 11 a.m.; Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen; $16.95-$24.95; all ages)

Born to Run ‘80s Pub Crawl

Dust of you Members Only Jacket or your legwarmers and drink some beer to raise money for different youth enrichment charities. This crawl will bounce to five different bars along the Boston Marathon finish line. (Saturday, April 2 at 2 p.m.; starts at Dillon’s; $20; 21+)

Slumbrew Bagel Brunch

Carbs on carbs on carbs is happening at Somerville Brewing this weekend with a beers and bagels brunch. Slumbrew will have its craft beers while Better Bagels will be selling its hand-rolled bagels with all sorts of spreads. (Sunday, April 3 at 11 a.m.; Somerville Brewing; free admission; 21+)

Spring Craft Beer Fest

More than 30 vendors gather at the South End Cyclorama to dish out suds for two different sessions. Get a taste of spring seasonals from a number of different local breweries. (Sunday, April 3 at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.; Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts; $49; 21+)

One-Man Lord of the Rings

Canadian actor Charles Ross takes the stage as Frodo Baggins, and as Gandalf, and, well, as every other character from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. (Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m.; The Regent Theatre; $22.50-$50; all ages)

 

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