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Here are 10 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.

After-Hours Beer and BBQ at Samuel Adams Brewery
A pretty magnificent barbecue that’ll be serving up staples like grilled pizza, pork ribs, and pork tacos is happening inside a giant place that makes beer. Basically, you gotta be there. (Thursday, April 21; 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Samuel Adams Boston Brewery; $10; 21+)

Can You Forgive Her?
This weekend is the last time you can catch the comedy Can You Forgive Her?, presented by the Huntington Theatre Company. The play is smart, dark, and hilarious. (Through Sunday, April 24; times vary; Calderwood Pavilion; $20-$85; all ages)

No need to say sorry and ask forgiveness. Boston audiences love #CanYouForgiveBOS!

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Pax East 2016
Tens of thousands of people will congregate in the Seaport to geek out over video games. The three-day event is jam-packed with events that go until midnight on Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Holy gaming, Batman. (Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Sunday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Seaport World Trade Center; $50-$105; all ages)

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Fitbit Local
Fitbit is launching a series in major U.S. cities featuring fitness coaches who will lead workouts for the community, and the first event of the series on the east coast is taking place this weekend in Boston. Fitbit Local Ambassadors will lead a bodyweight bootcamp and yoga, a live DJ will be there, and you’ll have the chance to grab free T-shirts and giveaways. Plus, the first 150 people who show up will get a free Fitbit yoga mat. (Saturday, April 23; 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; SoWa Power Station; free to attend; all ages)

Audition for MasterChef (or King Richard’s Faire)
If you’re feeling extra brave or spontaneous this weekend, MasterChef is holding auditions in Boston for those wicked good at cooking. And while you’re at it, might as well audition for King Richard’s Faire, the longest-running Renaissance fair in Massachusetts. Organizers are looking for jesters, beer wenches, and even a King Richard. (MasterChef auditions: Saturday, April 23; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Hyatt Regency Boston; 18+. King Richard’s Faire: Sunday, April 24; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Boston University’s College of Communication; 18+.)

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Greenway Spring Food Truck Festival
Get your butt of the couch and get outside to, well, eat. For those who can’t get to the food trucks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway during the week, all the good vendors will be parked around Milk and India Streets through the afternoon. (Check out the lineup of participating trucks here.) (Saturday, April 23; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Rose Kennedy Greenway; all ages)

The trucks are back in Dewey, as well as the rest of The Greenway! Join us for lunch! #GreenwayFood

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Spring Maker Market
Grab some handmade gifts from local artisans and small businesses. (Mother’s Day, anyone?) Some makers include Kitchen & Kraft, Scoop Sights, Boston Bag Co., Craft & Caro, and more. (Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; The Clubhouse by Rally Sports; all ages)

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In the Pink Warehouse Sale
Designers and pricey brand names will be up to 75 percent off at this sale in Dorchester this weekend. Find clothes, accessories, shoes, and more from brands like Alice & Trixie, Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer, and Milly. (Saturday, April 23-Sunday, April 24; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 383 Dorchester Ave., Boston; free admission; all ages)

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Wicked Mess
Local purveyors off all things art and music, Boston Hassle, presents a one-day festival featuring more than 20 local bands like Pile, Bong Wish, and Ovlov for eight straight hours of music in Cambridge. (Saturday, April 23; 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Elks Lodge, Cambridge; $10-$15; 21+)

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Japan Festival Boston
Food, booths, performances, cosplay, and more will be at the fifth edition of Boston’s Japan Festival. This celebration of Japanese traditions will be right in the middle of the city at Boston Common. (Sunday, April 24; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Boston Common; free admission; all ages)

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