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Five things to do, Oct. 9-15

New MFA Late Nites, AppleFest at Wachusett Mountain, Environmental Film Festival, and more.

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, USED BY PERMISSION OF THE HELLER GROUP

Lots, Lots of Kaikai and Kiki, Takashi Murakami, 2009

GREEN SCREEN

Wednesday-Friday, October 11-13

The earth is the star of the Environmental Film Festival, which presents Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution; Wasted! The Story of Food Waste; and Chasing Coral. The screenings, each followed by a panel discussion, are part of HUBweek, cosponsored by the Globe. At the Kendall Square Cinema or Boston University’s Questrom Auditorium. Tickets $10 (Happening or Wasted!) or free (Chasing Coral). dceff.org

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Friday, October 13

MFA Late Nites, a new series of after-hours programming at the Museum of Fine Arts, kicks off with an early look at the new exhibition Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics, which opens October 18. In addition to an appearance by Murakami, the evening includes an open-mike rap battle for patrons, dancing, food, and more. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. $20. mfa.org

GIRLS ROCK

Saturday, October 14

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Classic rock with a modern twist slams into Beverly’s Larcom Theatre in the form of the all-woman tribute band Lez Zeppelin. One of the first tribute bands to appear at major festivals around the world, the ensemble — which has more than a half-million Facebook followers — stays true to the sounds of Led Zeppelin’s original recordings. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $24. thelarcom.org

BIOTECH 101

Saturday, October 14

Science on Saturday returns to the MIT Museum with a focus on biotechnology. The program opens with a one-hour presentation by Todd H. Rider, who is both a biologist and an actual rocket scientist. The learning continues with hands-on activities for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. Afterward, museum admission is half-price for attendees. 10 a.m. Free; first come, first seated. mitmuseum.mit.edu

RED DELICIOUS

Saturday-Sunday, October 14-15

For the 34th time, Wachusett Mountain in Princeton plays host to AppleFest. The event includes live music, a raptor display, 150 craft and farmers’ market booths, plentiful family activities, and barbecue as well as pie contests (baking and eating) and a giant pumpkin weigh-off. Also on-site: a Celtic Celebration, complete with music and a beer garden. 10 a.m. $14. wachusett.com


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