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Weekend Picks – November 6th

Eat:
Hot Diggety Dog!  In celebration of customer appreciate month, enjoy half-priced hot dogs for 95 cents!   You can also win big at Sullivan’s!  
Mention Caught in Southie and you might be a winner.  For the rest of the month, when you mention CIS, you have an opportunity to win prizes like gift certificates, Sully’s merchandise (including the new fleece jackets) and a VIP express pass to Sully’s Opening Day – no lines for you!  

Drink:
After Halloween comes Thanksgiving. Social Wines (52 West Broadway) wants to make your turkey day planning a little easier. Stop in between now and November 12th and build your case of wine from their list of food-friendly Thanksgiving meal selections, and they’ll discount it 20% (applies to full cases only).  Social wines has hand-selected a collection of great wines to accompany your Thanksgiving day, so you can check one thing off your list. Then stop by and pick up your wines the week of Thanksgiving. We’ll raise our glass to that!

Shop:
Welcome to the neighborhood Lindsay Tia!  Lindsay Tia is a new American made accessories boutique featuring gorgeous handbags, clutches, and totes including the Bravery Bag –  where a portion of the proceeds helps support our military troops.  It’s new shop is located at 407 West First Street and   Lindsay Tia will be hosting a grand opening event this Saturday, November 7th from 12pm-6pm. Stop by and welcome them to the neighborhood! For more information visit: www.lindsaytia.com

See:
On Saturday November 7th and Sunday, November 8th from 12pm-6pm South Boston’s artists and craftspeople will open their doors and share their amazing work with the public. Come meet the artists, discover something new, and support what’s new on the Southie art scene.  Stops include 555 Gallery // 555 East 2nd St.//The Distillery // 516 East 2nd St.//King Terminal // 110 K St  

Go Green:
Show your support for veterans by lighting up a green light bulb in your home in a visible spot from the street by Veterans Day.  Greenlight a Vet is a project that uses the green light bulb to spark conversation about our veterans and their needs as well as show our support for these brave men and women.   So by November 11th – Veterans Day – place a green light bulb on your porch, in your window or in your office.  Let’s go green, #Southie! 
True Value Hardware Store at 105 Dorchester Street will be selling green light bulbs with this in mind! Joyce Lebedew Real Estate has generously donated the first 100 light bulbs. So make sure to get yours this weekend!    

Register:
Lace up those sneakers and get ready to run for a great local school – South Boston Catholic Academy.  On Saturday, December 5th at 10am join your friends and neighbors and run a 5K race along the South Boston beaches.  Start and finish is at South Boston Catholic Academy at 866 East Broadway.  Stick around for a post-race cookout.  There is also fun for the kids on deck too with two youth races.  At 9:15 – 100 Meter Dash for kids (9 and under) and at 9:30 a 1/2 mile run (14 and under). If you preregister by November 30th, it’s $20.  Post-registration is $25.  Youth preregistration is is $8 and post-registration is $10.  To register visit: http://sbcaroadrace.wordpress.com

Bend & Bowl:
PopUpAsana is at it again with a fun and creative yoga event this Friday, November 6th at 6pm.  Yoga + Bowling = The Best Happy Hour Ever!  Celebrate the end of the work week by getting loose with an hour long, all levels Vinyasa Yoga class co-taught by Kristin and Jenna, followed by all the candlepin bowling you can handle at South Boston Bowlarama – 543 East Broadwat. There will be rocking tunes, and a great beer selection, too! BYOM (bring your own mat) and a friend and join us for what is sure to be a fun Friday night!Cost is $30 which includes yoga + unlimited bowling for the evening. To purchase tickets visit:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bend-bowl-at-south-boston-bowlarama-tickets…

Prepare:
Get a jump on your Christmas list at the Boston Christmas Festival this weekend a the Seaport World Trade Center.  This fun-filled event will feature handcrafted gifts, holiday decorations, jewelry, clothing, pottery, folk art, and gourmet specialty food.   Tickets are $10.  For more information visit www.bostonChristmasFestival.com Kicking off the festival is an good old fashioned gingerbread house competition.  Top chefs from area restaurants, bakeries and culinary schools will put their dessert skills to the test as they compete in the 22nd Annual Gingerbread House Competition to benefit Housing Families, Inc. – a non-profit organization dedicated to ending family homelessness in Massachusetts.  This battle of gingerbread and icing will go down on Friday, November 6th from 10am to 12noon.  The sweet and tasty creations will be judged by a local celebrity panel including Caught in Southie’s own Maureen Dahill and her son Henry Gailunas (11 years old).  Sweet!

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.