1.9 min readBy Published On: October 8th, 2011Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

Just some suggestions of things to partake in.

It’s the last SoWa market of the season this Sunday, October 30th and their celebrating Halloween with “Market of the Living Dead”.  Not only can you shop the 130 artists, vendors and designers, there will be live music, a farmers’ market, games, free treats and a scariest costume contest.  Best Costume gets $250 bucks.  For more information go to: http://www.sowaopenmarket.com/




Get into the Halloween spirit!  The Black Thorn Pub (471 West Broadway) is throwing their annual Halloween bash and costume contest.  A sweet cash prize will go to the winner of the best costume.  This party begins at 7pm.  Drink one their 20 beers on tap – Guinness is only $4.50. 

Halloween’s gone to the dogs
Who says halloween is just for humans?  Dress up your four-legged friend in a costume and head down to the Bark Park (between Day Blvd. and  for their annual Howl-O-Ween Party.  This event takes place Saturday, October 29th from 11am-1pm and will feature a costume contest, bobbing for apples, and treat bags for your pooch. ??The Friends of the South Boston Bark Park is a nonprofit civic group which manages, maintains, and enhances the bark.  For more information on the South Boston Bark Park go to:  http://www.sbbarkpark.org/

Who says Trick or Treating is just for kids? Partake in Halloween on the Harbor – it’s Trick or Treating for adults! Prizes and surprises of all shapes and sizes await you as you and your friends as you are shuttled between 13 locations on trolleys provided by Boston’s Old Town Trolley’s where you will enjoy a ghoulish cocktail or a quick bite before you jump back on board and travel to the next ghostly location! It’s $5 to ride the trolleys to various stops in the neighborhood. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Fort Point Channel. For more information go to http://www.friendsoffortpointchannel.org/events

Get yourself some pancakes and bacon.  My Diner (98 A Street) serves some of the best flapjacks in town.  Too lazy to get out of bed? They deliver them right to your door for free.  How ’bout that? 617-268-9889?