Your Week Ahead

5 things to do in Boston the week of June 8-14

Wrestlers take the ring, robots come to Worcester, and more.



Friday-Saturday, June 13-14

Unlimited 2-ounce tastings of New England beer made with local ingredients are yours for the taking at the Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest at the Armory in Somerville. (Choose from three sessions over two days.) Want to craft your own? Friday night’s session includes a home-brew showcase. Tickets cost $45.

Trivia quiz . . .


Which of these is not the name of an area craft brewer?

A. Opa Opa Brewing

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B. Billerica Brewing

C. Idle Hands Craft Ales

D. Wormtown Brewery


Win a pair of tickets by being first to e-mail with the correct answer.


Wednesday, June 11

Foodie idol Ruth Reichl will talk restaurants, cooking magazines, her best-selling memoirs, and new novel Delicious! at Temple Emunah in Lexington at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $28. 617-531-4610;


Starting Thursday, June 12

Thursday night’s blues act Jeff Pitchell and Friday night’s screening of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory signal the start of the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City series, on Rowes Wharf through August 29. See the schedule of free outdoor music and movies at 617-439-7000


Friday, June 13

Can heavyweight champ Brad Hollister stave off “The Canadian Sensation” Jeremy Prophet? Find out at New England Championship Wrestling’s Blazing Summer Kick Off at the Everett Rec Center at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $10. 800-838-3006;


Saturday, June 14

Kids can try on a NASA spacesuit, learn about stars, make slime, check out all kinds of robots, and more at the free TouchTomorrow festival at Worcester Polytechnic Institute from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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