4 min readBy Published On: November 3rd, 2016Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle2 Comments on Weekend Picks – November 4th

Hot Diggity Dog!  In celebration of customer appreciate month, enjoy half-priced hot dogs for 95 cents!   You can also win big at Sullivan’s!  Keep your eyes open for special raffles and giveaways from gift cards to merchandise!

From one Boston icon to another, Samuel Adams will help Boston celebrate the remarkable career of Boston Red Sox all-star David Ortiz with an extremely limited release brew – Big Hapi – available only on Friday November 4th at the Samuel Adams Boston Brewery. The Sam Adams brewers are stepping up to the plate with a bold mango juice-infused double IPA to pay tribute to one of the best athletes to ever play the game, and thank him for all the incredible memories he’s given Red Sox fans.  We’ll drink to that!  Only 541 bottles will be available – one for each homerun Big Papi crushed out of the park throughout his 19 year career. Big Hapi will be available exclusively at the Samuel Adams Boston Brewery, and all proceeds from the sale of the beer with go to The David Ortiz Children’s Fund. How awesome is that!

Support our Southie artists!  On Saturday November 5th and Sunday, November 6th from 12pm-6pm South Boston’s artists and craftspeople will open their doors and share their amazing work with the public. Come meet the artists, discover something new, and support what’s new on the Southie art scene.  For more information visit here!  555 Gallery // 555 East 2nd St. Boston, MA 02127 The Distillery // 516 East 2nd St. Boston, MA 02127//King Terminal // 110 K St. Boston, MA 02127

Sell your stuff at South Boston Catholic Academy on Saturday, November 5th from 9-3.  Help kick off the inaugural tag sale at SBCA.  Rent a table where the kids can sell their old clothes, toys, sporting equipment and other items.  Kids keep 50% of the sales to save or spend, 25% to the student’s family and the remaining 25% goes to SBCA.  It’s a great way to raise funds and teach kids about money management skills!  There will be coffee, tea, refreshments and food from a food truck! $10 per table rental!  Stop by and shop too!  You never know what you’ll find – exactly what you didn’t know what you were looking for!

Get a jump on your Christmas list at the Boston Christmas Festival this weekend a the Seaport World Trade Center.  This fun-filled event will feature handcrafted gifts, holiday decorations, jewelry, clothing, pottery, folk art, and gourmet specialty food.   Tickets are $10.  For more information visit their website!  Kicking off the festival is an good old fashioned gingerbread house competition.  Top chefs from area restaurants, bakeries and culinary schools will put their dessert skills to the test as they compete in the 22nd Annual Gingerbread House Competition to benefit Housing Families, Inc. – a non-profit organization dedicated to ending family homelessness in Massachusetts.  This battle of gingerbread and icing will go down on Friday, November 6th from 10am to 12noon.  The sweet and tasty creations will be judged by a local celebrity panel including Caught in Southie’s own Maureen Dahill and her son Henry Gailunas (12 years old).  Sweet!

The Bruins face off agains the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night at 7:30pm.  On Saturday it’s the New York Rangers at 7pm.  The Celtics play the Cavaliers on Thursday at 8pm and Sunday at 7:30 against the Nuggets.  The Pats are on a bye week.  Wondering where to watch the game?  We’ve got some suggestions!

Give your skin some much needed TLC at The Beauty Bar.  Book yourself a facial at The Beauty Bar!  From their signature facial, to anti-aging, enjoy cleansing, exfoliation, refreshing mask and some relaxation! The end result will be healthy, glowing skin!

MiniLuxe is opening in the Seaport District this weekend!  Stop by and enjoy a complimentary manicure from November 4th-November 6th.  Just walk-in!  MiniLuxe is located at 381 Congress Street.

Bend & Brunch:
Start your Saturday off with a class at East Side Yoga and then post-shavasana, head to Stats for brunch! This Saturday November 5th, sign up for any class at East Side, and you’ll receive a $10 coupon for brunch at Stats right down the street.

Field Trip:
Take a trip to the North End!  Legendary Southie chef Rich Ansara from Amrheins, Sauce and Appetito, is now the executive chef and co-owner of Tresca in the North End with Bruins’ legend Ray Bourque.  New on their fall menu?  Rich’s legendary Pumpkin Risotto served up in a real pumpkin!  It’s soooo good! Make a reservation this weekend! You’ll thank us later!

Fall Back:
Day light savings is over this weekend. This Sunday, November 5th and turn your clocks back an hour and gain one hour of much needed sleep.


  1. Joe Leary November 11, 2016 at 4:35 pm - Reply

    The link for this weekend’s picks takes you to last weekend’s pick. Tried it twice.

  2. Marcia November 11, 2016 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    Sorry I missed some of these

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