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5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Evan Dando of the Lemonheads.
Evan Dando of the Lemonheads.(Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

‘City on a Hill’

Can’t wait to see the Boston-set crime drama “City on a Hill” debut on Showtime this Sunday? Catch a preview screening of the first episode of the show, which stars Kevin Bacon (“Footloose”) and Aldis Hodge (“Hidden Figures”), Thursday at Showplace Icon Theatre in the Seaport thanks to Showtime and The Boston Globe. Afterward, stick around for a reception with complimentary drinks and appetizers. The screening is free to attend, but even if you RSVP on the event website, entry is still first-come, first-served. A word of warning: “City on a Hill” earns its TV-MA rating, so leave the kids at home. (Thursday, June 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; Showplace Icon Theatre, Boston; free; rated TV-MA)

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Yeasayer

Experimental rockers Yeasayer have dabbled in genres ranging from psych-pop to worldbeat since their founding in 2006, but always keep their live shows danceable regardless of what sound they’re trying out at the moment. Less than a week after the release of their new LP, “Erotic Reruns,” the band will return to The Paradise. (Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m.; Paradise Rock Club, Boston; $30; 18+)

‘Downton Abbey: The Exhibition’

You don’t need to fly to England to experience the splendor of “Downton Abbey” and the Crawley family. Instead, you can head to “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition,” which will bring re-creations of the British historical drama’s elaborate sets and more than 50 of the show’s lavish costumes to the Castle at Park Plaza starting this Saturday. Following well-received runs in New York City and West Palm Beach, Fla., the exhibition will be in town through Sept. 29. (Starting Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; The Castle at Park Plaza, Boston; $33-$35; all ages)

The Lemonheads

The Lemonheads were a fixture in the ’90s Boston music scene, with the Evan Dando-fronted power pop collective rising to fame with its cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson.” After breaking up in 1997 and reuniting in 2005, the band has continued to release new material and play the occasional show, including Saturday’s hometown date with Replacements guitarist Tommy Stinson at The Paradise. (Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m.; Paradise Rock Club, Boston; $30-$35; 18+)

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Kiss Concert

Some of pop music’s biggest names will hit the Xfinity Center stage on Sunday for Kiss108’s annual Kiss Concert. This summer’s lineup is headlined by grown-up Disney Channel pop stars the Jonas Brothers, British electropop artist Ellie Goulding, and chart-topping singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha. (Sunday, June 16 at 4:30 p.m.; Xfinity Center, Mansfield; $23-$152; all ages)

KEVIN SLANE, Boston.com

Want more ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend? Check out five additional things to do from now through Sunday at boston.com/BosTen.


Kevin Slane can be reached at kevin.slane@globe.com