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1. a musical comedy murder mystery at the Dennison Memorial Hall, Boston Church of Christ in downtown Framingham this weekend, including a performance at 8 tonight.
2. It's the end of the world as we know it ... again!
3. will host a tonight and every and Saturday night in October from 7 to 10 p.m. A tradition in Framingham since 1993, the cost is $12 for adults and $10 children. Hanson's Farm has been a working farm since 1715.
4. is holding another event from 7-9 tonight. and costumes. Performers are invited to wear costumes.
5. Today is Reptile Awareness Day.