2.4 min readBy Published On: July 16th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – July 17th

Lobster, steamers and chowder, oh my!  Enjoy a classic New England Clambake on the harbor – and we mean on the harbor at Spectacle Island.  Hop a ferry on Thursday evening for a quick ride with breath-taking views and get ready to  have a perfect summer night!  $85 includes clambake and cruise.  For more information visit: bostonharborislands.org

Raise your glass!  Committee – one of the Southie Waterfront’s newest additions has a great patio to enjoy pitchers of hand-crafted cocktails and tiki drinks!  Perfect to pair with their small Mediterranean-inspired plates for sharing!  Committee is located at 50 Northern Ave.

Bringing Up Baby (663 East Broadway) winner of the Best of Boston from the Improper Bostionian is having a sale!  Enjoy up to 50% off kids fashions and shoes and 30% off select layette including Kissy Kissy, Kate Quinn and more!  

On your mark, get set, go! Lace up your running sneakers and register for the Jim Kane Sugar Bowl 5K.  This road race is a local favorite for not only its flat course along the water but for the party after the race too. The L Street Running Club, who organizes this race, announced a new team category this year, as well as a vendor expo, awards and raffles, baggage check, free parking and a big BBQ post race. The race takes place on Thursday, July 16th at 7:00 pm and begins at Carson Place.  Registration is $30.   For more information or to register online visit: http://www.lstreet.org/  All race proceeds benefit local charities in the greater Boston area. 
Be prepared to be dazzled.  Mast sand sculptors Marielle Heessels from the Netherlands and Leonardo Ugilini from Italy will be creating a 15-ton Sand Castle on Carson Beach. as part of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Better Beaches Program before competing in the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival.  Stop by and check it out this weekend!  We promise it will be inspiring! 

Dance & Play:
Southie’s hottest summer spot – the Lawn on D will not disappoint this weekend.  On Friday, get ready to dance, dance, dance with a live DJ playing electro pop and techno beats.  On Saturday, your encourage to bring out your inner child and just play.  The Lawn on D play experts have collected some innovative play sculptures, games and interactive activities to help you let loose!  Wind down your weekend on Sunday at 5pm with a little Conscious Reggae.  

Speaking of the Lawn on D, Passion Pit sold out in a blink of eye, but fear not the band from Cambridge will be playing later on the night of July 23rd at 10pm at Bijou (51 Stuart Street).