Carnival rides, a craft show and the antics of the Harlem Globetrotters highlight some of the events happening this weekend in and around Boston.
Saturday & Sunday
The funniest men on the basketball court will be at the TD Garden this weekend to entertain fans young and old. New to this year’s tour – the first-ever four point shot. Tickets are still available and start at $15 plus fees.
March 23 – April 17
Revere, Showcase Cinema Parking Lot
Now that spring has arrived, carnival season is beginning. The annual Revere Spring Carnival is underway with tons of rides, carnival games, food and more. There is a $1 admission fee, plus the cost of ride tickets. Discount coupons are available at local stores.
Taste of the Boroughs
Sunday, 6 p.m.
Westborough, DoubleTree Hotel
Dozens of restaurants from Marlborough, Northborough, Southborough, and Westborough are paired with wine and craft beer vendors at this suburban food festival. There is plenty of food, along with a silent auction and raffles. Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door.
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston
Craftboston holds their Spring exhibition this weekend at the Seaport World Trade Center, featuring hundreds of artistic vendors. “The shows will feature 200 of the most outstanding artists of our time, showcasing one-of-a- kind and limited-edition pieces in baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber, wearables, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper and wood.” Admission is $15; kids under 12 get in free.
Model Train Show
Saturday & Sunday
Shriners Auditorium, Wilmington
The Greenberg Train and Toy Show rolls into Wilmington this weekend. It bills itself as the largest traveling train and toy show in the northeast. In addition to elaborate working models, there will be free workshops and demonstrations. Admission is $7, which is good for both days. Kids under 12 get in free.
New England Revolution Home Opener
March 26, 4:30 p.m.
New England’s professional soccer team holds their first home game of the season in Foxboro on Saturday. The Revs host rivals DC United. Tickets start at $20.