We love to check in on a specific region and surface some of its most intriguing events. Hopefully this not only provides a helpful guide for locals, but a snapshot of the many great gatherings on Eventbrite—and inspiration for attendees and eventholders all over the map. With that in mind (and in honor of Patriot’s Day and the Boston Marathon on Monday) here are 10 excellent and eclectic events happening in greater Boston in the next few days.

Friday 4/16

Wellesley, MA
‘Something Like Fireworks’: Stephen Vitiello art installation

Natick, MA
Wee Hands Playgroup

Cambridge, MA
Steve Almond presents ‘Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life’

Boston, MA
World Entrepreneurship Day

Saturday 4/17

Franklin, MA
Locks of Love Fundraiser

Saugus, MA
Muffin and a Makeover

Portsmouth, NH
IN THE MOOD: A 1940s musical revue

Boston, MA
GOTO Boston’s Spring Gala

Sunday 4/18

Boston, MA
Boston’s Original Open Mike Night

Boston, MA
Party into Patriot’s Day