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Acton: Teenage magician Rupayan Neogy will showcase a variety of tricks that are bound to confound and amaze in an interactive all-ages performance Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Discovery Museums, 177 Main St. 978-264-4200, www.discoverymuseums.org.
Concord: The Verrill Farm Blueberry Pancake Breakfast and Pie Eating Contest features freshly made blueberry pancakes, Massachusetts maple syrup, bacon and sausage, juice, and milk or coffee Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, at Verrill Farm, 11 Wheeler Road. $7.50 for adults, $4.50 for ages 9 and younger; includes free age-group pie-eating contests at 11 a.m. 978-369-4494, www.verrillfarm.com.
Arlington: Opera on Tap will feature professional singers Thea Lobo, Kathryn McKellar, and Eduardo Antonio Ramos Suarez performing arias, musical theater numbers, and songbook favorites Friday, with a 7 p.m. reception to be followed by short sets at 7:30 and 8 p.m., at 13FOREST gallery, 167 Massachusetts Ave. Free. 781-641-3333, www.13forest.com.
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