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Five things to do, August 14-20

The Fisherman’s Feast, Boston Grown-Ups Museum, the Marshfield Fair, and more.

Boston, Massachusetts -- 08/17/2014-- Flying Angel Serina D'Amico, 12, is lowered by a rope from a third story window down to the statue of the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca during the Flight of the Angel at the Fisherman's Feast in Boston, Massachusetts August 17, 2014. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: NorthEndFeasts Reporter:

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The Fisherman’s Feast in the North End is best known for its Sunday night “Flight of the Angel.”

LIKE A KID AGAIN

Wednesday, August 16

The Boston Children’s Museum transforms into the Boston Grown-Ups Museum for Favorite Childhood Games Night. Forget Minecraft and sippy cups — think Sorry! and a cash bar. Adults 21+ can explore the exhibits, make art, meet the resident dinosaur, and skip the stairs in favor of the three-story climbing structure without embarrassment. 6:30 p.m. $25. bostonchildrensmuseum.org

FEAST AND FLIGHT

Thursday-Sunday, August 17-20

The 107th anniversary of the Fisherman’s Feast brings food, music, carnival-style games, and crowds to Boston’s North End. The Italian festival is best known for its Sunday night “Flight of the Angel,” when a young girl wearing angel wings “flies” (with help from a pulley system) out of a third-story window and down to a statue of the Madonna del Soccorso. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. Sunday. Free. fishermansfeast.com

ALL’S FAIR

Starting Friday, August 18

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The Marshfield Fair celebrates its 150th anniversary with 10 days of old-school fun. The jam-packed schedule features live music (including roots on August 20 and blues on closing weekend), demolition derbies, agricultural displays, 4-H exhibits and demonstrations, a tractor pull, carnival rides, and plenty of food. The anniversary parade starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 19. Through August 27. Noon daily. $10. marshfieldfair.org

MARGARITAVILLE

Saturday, August 19

Parrot Heads invade Mansfield when Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band swing into the Xfinity Center in Mansfield. It’s been 40 years since the album Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes unleashed “Margaritaville” (Buffett’s only top-10 hit) on the world. Be ready to sing along. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $136. livenation.com

TO DIE FOR

Saturday-Sunday, August 19-20

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Fans of The Walking Dead and other sci-fi/fantasy hits come together for Walker Stalker Con at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel. The event features panel discussions as well as meet-and-greets with actors including Chandler Riggs (who plays Carl Grimes), Lennie James (Morgan Jones), and Scott Wilson (Hershel Greene). Zombie makeup artists and vendors will also be on the premises. 10:30 a.m. both days. Tickets from $45; passes available. walkerstalkercon.com

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