5 fun things to do in Boston this week – Metro US

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston this week Book of Mormon

If you’re looking for fun plans to keep your week interesting, we’ve got you covered. From the return of hit musicals to movie nights at the ballpark, here are the best things to do in Boston this week.

Things to do in Boston this week


The acclaimed indie rockers plan to put on a show when they take over the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion this week for their “Just Like Paradise” tour. Joining O.A.R. for the evening will be special guests The New Respects and Matt Nathanson.

Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave., Boston, $39+, livenation.com

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‘Jurassic Park’ at Fenway Park

Celebrate 25 years of Steven Spielberg’s classic dino-mayhem flick at the home of the Red Sox this week. Fenway Park is hosting a special screening of the original “Jurassic Park” on Tuesday night. Fans will also get the chance to walk the warning track around the field before the movie starts.

Aug. 14, 6:45 p.m., Fenway Park, 4 Jersey St., Boston, $5-$10, mlb.com/redsox/tickets/events/movie-night

Harpoon X-Night

X-Night returns to Harpoon for its August installment on Tuesday. The monthly event features unique and special beers from the brewery’s barrel pilot system. Guests will get the chance to try test batches and experimental brews that aren’t available anywhere else.

Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston, $20, harpoonbrewery.com

‘The Book of Mormon’

The acclaimed musical comedy is back in Boston for a limited engagement, which kicks off this week. If you haven’t see “The Book of Mormon” before, the Tony and Grammy-winning production by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone as well as “Avenue Q” co-writer Robert Lopez  centers around a pair of Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to spread their faith.

Aug. 14-26, Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston, $35+, boston.broadway.com

Boston Grown-Ups Museum

You don’t need to be a kid in order to enjoy all the wonders of the Boston Children’s Museum this week. The museum is hosting an adults-only night on Wednesday, complete with munchies from Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and cocktails by Bully Boy Distillers, plus even a few appearances by some cute baby animals. The festivities will also include jewlery making, 3D printing and more activities.

Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston, $25, bostongrown-upsmuseum.eventbrite.com