3 min readBy Published On: November 29th, 2013Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

November 29th

Burgers and dogs.  Saturday is the last day to enjoy 2 for 1 hot dogs at Sully’s – as a matter of fact they close for the season on Sunday – so eat up!  Too chilly to wait in line for Tasty Burger? They’ll deliver it right to your door.  Enjoy a Big Tasty, an order of fries and a milk shake and you never have to leave your house.  For the scoop visit: http://www.tastyburger.com/tasty-burger-southie/

Thanksgiving has come and gone, Hanukkah is underway, and Christmas is right around the corner.  Raise a glass and celebrate the holiday season with an Eggnog Martini from Lucky’s Lounge (355 Congress Street).  This creamy concoction with warm you from the inside out and put you in the holiday spirit in no time.

If you survive Black Friday and still have some shopping left in you, then head out to the streets of Southie on Saturday.   Saturday, November 30th is national “Small Business Saturday”.  This campaign was designed by American Express to generate business to small independent merchants – and we know how important it is to shop locally!  Ku De Ta is celebration Small Business Saturday with 10% off all Alex and Ani jewelry!
To see a full list of Southie deals and steals visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/small-business-saturday

Be a pencil-thin, handlebar, or 70’s porn star, Local 149 is encouraging you to bring your mustaches on Saturday, November 30th.   In celebration of Movember – the month where men grow mustaches to raise funds and awareness about prostate and testicular cancer – Local 149 will be giving away a cool $400 to man with the best mustache!

There will be passed apps and special cocktails from 10pm-12am.  Can’t make it to the party?  You can still support Movember by making a donation here: http://us.movember.com/mospace/9237825

Mayor Elect Marty Walsh is hosting a special breakfast and toy drive for local families in need.  On Saturday, November 30th from 10am-12pm at Florian Hall (55 Hallet Street, Dorchester)stop by and show your support.  Suggested donation $25 and an unwrapped toy. 

Clean out your closets and donate your unwanted coats to a special Coat Drive in Southie for Family Aid Boston.  Stop by the South Boston Library on Saturday, November 30th from 11am to 1pm and drop off a coat, be it parka, topcoat, peacoat, puffer, or jacket.  Boston Family Aid works to prevent and end homelessness in Boston.  This is the season of giving – so do something nice – it’s good karma.

Mix and mingle and help support South Boston Youth Hockey.  South Boston Youth Hockey is celebrating the season with a special South Boston reunion and fundraiser on Saturday, November  30th at The Teacher’s Union Hall at 7pm.  There will be live music featuring Southie’s favorite band, Thomas Park, a tribute to Teddy Cunniff, raffles and a cash bar. Tickets are $25 and you can purchase them here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/8641201065/efbbt

This will be the last time to see and experience Medicine Wheel -a 24 hour vigil and art installation in commemoration of World AIDS Day on Dec 1st at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Cyclorama.  For the past 22 years, artist and South Boston resident Michael Dowling has created an amazing new installation to mark World AIDS day on December 1st.  All are encourage to see.  For more information about Medicine Wheel Vigil/Installation visit: http://mwponline.org/wordpress/?page_id=734