2.2 min readBy Published On: January 9th, 2012Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

It starts now!



Come on get happy:
Happy Hour at Wolfie’s??Everybody’s working for the weekend but who says the weekend has to start on Friday?  On Thursdays at Wolfie’s (81 L Street) from 5pm-7pm, enjoy half price appetizers and $5 signature cocktails.
Try Blue Point Oysters, Macaroni and Cheese, Calamari and Seared Pepper Crusted Ahi Tuna.  Fill your belly and save some money!?

Trivial Pursuit:
Thursday night means trivia night at Seapoint Restaurant (367 East Eighth St.) and if you can answer questions like who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1976 or can put Papua New Guinea on a map, then go!  People say it’s the best Stump Trivia in Southie.  Check it out! Plenty of free parking!

Pay it forward:
We all know how important the South Boston Boys and Girls Club is to our community!  The Club provides amazing sports, music and arts programs that help the youth of South Boston learn and grow.  With that in mind, the Second Annual South Boston Boys and Girls Club Winter Benefit happens Friday, January 20th at 7pm at The Cornerstone (16 West Broadway).

American Provisions (613 East Broadway) is playing host to Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery on Saturday, January 21st from 11am-2pm.  Sample some of their delicious hand crafted American Artisan cheese.  Pick some up to take home!

Visit the new and improved Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.  The new and magnificent 70,000 square-foot glass and copper addition features music, classes and contemporary exhibits including the debut of “Points of View: Twenty Years of Artists-in-Residence at the Gardner.” ?Hours: Mon., Wed. & Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. www.gardnermuseum.org?

Be kind:
Participate in the coat drive at Mass Bay Credit Union in partnership with with Friends of Boston’s Homeless Warm Hands Warm Heart campaign. It’s good karma.  https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/winter-warm

Catch a buzz at the 21st annual Boston Wine Expo at the Seaport World Trade Center (200 Seaport Blvd.).  The fun will be uncorked beginning Friday, January 20th to Sunday, January 22nd.  Events include the grand tasting of more than 1,800 wines, cooking dooms and samplings with 14 celebrity chefs, guided tastings and seminars, silent auctions and meet-and-greets with wine makers.  For ticket information go to www.wineexpoboston.com

Pats’ Fever:
It’s getting down to the nitty gritty!  Cheer on the Pats as they play the Baltimore Ravens for a spot at the Super Bowl! They play Sunday, January 22nd at 3pm on CBS For suggestions on where to watch the game: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game