3.4 min readBy Published On: November 28th, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks November 28th

Going, going, gone!  Make your last trip of the season to Sullivan’s this weekend and order up your favorites like hot dogs for 90 cents and hand-breaded fish made to order for $7.50.  Last day is Sunday, November 30th!  

Kick it old school and drink a martini at Lucky’s Lounge (355 Congress Street)- Southie’s original “den of cool.” Sip on a seasonal Pear of Dice with pear puree, fine and fall spice infused simple syrup or The Big Dirty Blue with house made jumbo blue cheese stuffed olives and kettle one vodka.  On Saturdays from 7pm-10pm enjoy live Sinatra cover music!

Shop local!  Get out there and shop! 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 29th 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! Spread the word too!  Encourage your friends and family to shop locally! Not only are you getting a jump on your Christmas shopping, you are helping our local economy!  Really, it’s a win/win situation.  To see which local businesses are offering special discounts visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/small-business-saturday

The Celtics play the Bulls Friday at 1pm and the Spurs at 1pm on Sunday.  The Bruins take on the Jets at 7pm on Friday.  The Pats face Green Bay on Sunday at 4:25 – big game!   The Revs face the Red Bulls Saturday at 3pm.  Wondering where to watch the game?  Here are our suggestions: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game

You could use a good laugh after the week you’ve had, right?  Laugh Boston is hosting comedian Juston McKinney (from Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien) on Friday and Saturday night.  To order tickets visit: www.laughboston.com

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  29th at The Teacher’s Union Hall at 7pm.  There will be live music featuring Southie’s favorite band, Thomas Park, a tribute to Jack O’Brien raffles and a cash bar. Tickets are $25 in advance and 35 at the door.  You can purchase them here by visiting www.sbyhl.org or stopping by the Murphy Rink.

Medicine Wheel Productions will mark and honor World Aids Day with special event at Fort Independence, Castle Island.  The event will begin with a lantern procession at 11pm on Sunday, November 30th, around Pleasure Bay and into the fort.   Each hour of the day will be marked with prayerful and artistic offerings during the 24 hours of December 1st.  

O Christmas Tree! Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it’s time to deck the halls!
Stop by and pick out a beauty at Southie’s favorite Christmas tree pop up shop at the corner of L and East First Street (621 East First Street).  Whether you need an 8ft or a 4ft, they’ve got a wide variety. Open daily from 7am-11pm 7 days a week and offering free local delivery.  Perfect for you late-night tree shoppers.

Looking for a fun way to keep the kids entertained? Lace up the skates and hit the ice.  The Murphy Rink is offering public skating through the winter.  If you don’ t have skates, don’t worry.  You can rent them from Teddy – he is the skate master (and local legend).  If your blades are dull, he’ll sharpen ’em up for you! So bundle up the family and head to the rink!  While you’re there, indulge in some rink pizza from the concession stand – many argue it’s the best in town!

Hours of Public Skating:
Tuesday – Thursday 12pm-2pm
Friday 12pm-2pm 7pm-9pm
Saturday 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm
Sunday 2pm-4pm