When/Where: Friday, 7 p.m. at
Why: Using a projected virtual simulation of an Egyptian Temple, actors and the audience participate in an ancient Egyptian ritual. Through the virtual high priest, your fortunes will be told, predictions will be made, and blessings will be given. After the event, stay to discuss what you learned.
Pricing: $8 for Tickets
When/Where: Saturday, at noon at the Hatch Shell.
Why: He comes up from the pineapple under the sea to greet kids for Earth Fest. Continue the planet-friendly trend from with live acts such as Ed Kowalczyk, lead singer for Live, OK Go, Sponge and Atomic Tom. While you're there, check out some of the environmentally friendly non-profits and products showcased at the event.
When/Where: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, 12:30 p.m. at Why: Catch a game in town, when local Brookline kids take on challengers in the Amateur Athletic Union league. On Saturday, the Brookline Knights take on Shrewsury Thunder, and on Sunday the game is against Baseball Unlimited of Waltham.
When/Where: Saturday, 3 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. or 5 p.m. at the Why: The Barncats Ensemble at Artbarn perform a play version of Roald Dahl's classic kids' novel: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The story follows Charlie after he wins a once-in-a-lifetime competition to see inside Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. Things begin to get a little strange as he meets his fellow prizewinners, and the eccentric chocolatier.
Celebrate Lag Ba'Omer
Three ways to celebrate:
- The from noon to 3 p.m. at . It costs $5 per person, max of $26 per family.
- A from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at . Costs $5 per person, or $20 for families.
- Or, , which kicks off at 7 p.m. at Kent St & Longwood Ave. This one costs $15 if you pay ahead of time, or $20 at the door.