3.5 min readBy Published On: August 13th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 14th

Dine out Boston (aka Restaurant Week) is back for the summer!  Beginning Sunday, August 16th  through August 23rd you can enjoy lunch for $15, $20, and $25 and dinners for $28, $33 and $38.  Perfect excuse to get out of the house and support local restaurants!  Here’s a list of South Boston restaurants participating – http://tinyurl.com/ozuepzg

Sweet as honey!  In celebration of National Honey Bee Day – yes, there is such a thing – Harpoon has created a new beer the Seaport Honey Saison and will be sold exclusively at Tamo at the Seaport Hotel.  The brew was created in partnership with Seaport’s neighbor, Harpoon Brewery, and it features fresh honey collected from the fall 2014 honey harvest at Seaport.  Perfect excuse to give it a try!  

An amazing sample sale will take place on Saturday, August 15th for an amazing cause the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes at 12 Channel Center Street. From 12pm-3pm you can shop fashion, athletic wear, gourmet kitchen items, home decor, patio furniture, rugs and bedding!  Ten truckloads of brand name samples from top retailers!  100% of the proceeds go to the Mass Fallen Heroes.  You can learn more about them here: https://www.massfallenheroes.org

Do you love suspense, excitement and an occasional push and shove? Well, The Lounge at Faneuil Hall Marketplace is featuring an epic round of the classic childhood game musical chairs – Mega Musical Chairs will take place on Friday, August 14th at 6pm.  
Music provided by the Cocek Brass Band and you have chances to win prizes from Faneuil Hall merchants!  Register online and check in by 5:45pm to guarantee your spot. Any remaining spots will be offered to walk-ups after 5:45pm. The games begin at 6:00pm, with a winner declared by 7:30pm!  Must be 18 years or older to participate.  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mega-musical-chairs-the-lounge-at-faneuil-ha… Let us know if you go! Tweet us some pictures at @maureencaught

Enjoy a free concert on Saturday afternoon from 2pm-4pm at Carson Beach.  UMass Boston’s WUMB 91.9 FM, Berklee College of Music, and the DCR have teamed up to bring Concerts at Carson Beach, free live music four Saturdays in August. The concerts feature Berklee students and alumni groups. Musical genres will blend folk, bluegrass, and pop with instrumentation including voice, guitar, violin, cello, and mandolin.

Grab your mat, hit the great outdoors, and breath and move!  Here’s the scoop on where you can find outdoor yoga in South Boston.  You can find classes all weekend long from M Street Park, to the beaches to the Boston Harbor Islands! https://caughtinsouthie.com/health-wellness/summer-yoga

Stop by The Beauty Bar (699 East Broadway), Southie’s newest option for getting glam, on Sunday, August 16th from 12pm-5pm for a glass of champagne to toast the new business.  The Beauty Bar will open officially on Wednesday, August 19th and will offer everything from cuts and colors to fabulous facials and waxing. (Psst, she also has a few extra surprises in the works, too!) Clients can look forward to excellent service, an award-winning team, and a new & improved expanded space. While your there, make an appointment! 

Social Boston Sports is hosting good old fashioned booze cruise aboard the Provincetown II with DJ Michael Marr and the band Good Will and Them Apples.  The Summer Boston Sea Party Take Two takes place on Friday, August 14th from 6pm-10pm.  Pace yourself, kids! Tickets are $20 – $25 on the day of. To order you ticket visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-boston-sea-party-2-tickets-17501621822

Family Pick:
It’s movie night in Southie! On Friday, August 14th at sundown you can watch the Space Jam at Marine Park as part of the DCR Friday Night Flicks.  Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! 


Open House:
How about this one?  A single family in Southie with 3 parking spots!  This 3 bedroom, 2 bath is on the market for $599,000 and is located at 7 Frederick Street.  Joyce Lebedew Real Estate will be hosting an open house on Sunday, August 16th from 11:30am-1pm.  Check it out!