Happy Friday and Happy Weekend! If you are lucky and have today off, check out the free Friday events you can enjoy today and tonight in and around Boston. Below are the free and budget-friendly events that are happening this weekend!

Boston Harborfest 2013

Boston Harborfest: Ending Sunday, July 7, 2013. Boston Harborfest continues and ends this weekend with many free and fun events around the city!

Kid Price Saturday at Franklin Zoo: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of every month at Franklin Park Zoo between 10 a.m. & noon for just $11. Head to Stoneham, MA to the Stone Zoo between 10am-12pm and pay $10 for admission.

Bank of America’s Museum on Us Weekend: Saturday, July 6, 2013 & Sunday, July 7, 2013. Bank of America & Merrill Lynch cardholders can get into select museums the first weekend of every month for free by showing their bank card (per cardholder, not family). Museum of Fine Arts, MIT Museum and other museums across the state participate.

Shakespeare on the Common: Starting Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 8pm and Sunday, July 7 at 7pm (performances through July 28, 2013) at Boston Common. Enjoy a free performance of Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona this July on the Common, and Saturday night kicks off this annual free event!

106.7 Family Film Festival

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Prudential Center South Garden at sunset. Enjoy a free showing of the Lorax on the South Garden at the Prudential Center at sunset.

Also, if you own a Hernandez Jersey, you can swap it out for any Patriots Jersey free this weekend at the Patriots Pro Shop; they will accept both #81 & #85 Jerseys.

Also, the cheap fun events page on Boston On Budget has been updated. There are many discount attractions and free museum days on the list including Harvard Museum of Natural History and Peabody Museum of Archaeology, which are both free on Sunday mornings to Mass residents.

If I missed any big free events happening this weekend, feel free to leave them in the comments. Thanks!

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