4.2 min readBy Published On: September 22nd, 2016Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – September 23rd

In celebration of the end of summer and National Lobster Day – head to Sully’s for a lobster roll! he lobster roll is packed with fresh lobster meat and served on a grilled roll for just $12.95.  While you’re there, you might as well add some handmade onion rings to your order too.  You’ll thank us later!

Did you know that  Grand Ten Distilling now has a bar!  Grand Ten Bar should be on your weekend bucket list!   Enjoy cocktails directly from the source. Whether classic or modern, they mix you up a perfect cocktail from their line of craft spirits right in the heart of where it’s made!   They’ll be open this weekend Thursday 4-11, Friday 4-12, Saturday 1-12 and Sunday 1-8.

Fall is officially here!  Time to update your closet!  Have a shopping excursion this weekend in Southie!  Need some inspiration? Here are our fall favs from these Southie boutiques!

Take in some art on Saturday, September 24th! To celebrate Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live!, enjoy free admission to participating institutions across the country.  Right here in Massachusetts, you can have free admission to 46 museums this weekend. All you have to do is sign up at smithsonianmag.com and bring it to the museum of your choice!  For a list of participating museums visit here!

Are you ready for some football?  That’s right!  The Pats are playing again – twice this week! How lucky are we!  The Patriots face the Texans at 8:25pm on Thursday!  Wondering where to watch!  Here are our #Southie picks!

The Dedham Institution for Savings is celebrating its new branch location at 636 East Broadway in Southie with a Grand Opening Celebration for not one day but 3 days of festivities!  Stop by September 22nd to the 24th and enjoy complimentary refreshments from local South Boston providers, giveaway sunglasses, and a raffle.  Prizes include a two night stay at Boston’s Seaport Hotel, a Boston Harbor Cruise for two, and dinner for four at Capo plus gift cards from your favorite local merchants!  Sweet!

Enjoy a free community yoga class at C2!Every Saturday at 4pm come for an hour of yoga flow with Stephanie Morrissey of Wildly Nourished and SoulFu3l. She will be teaching to all levels, nourishing your mind body connection, strengthening our community and building connections to empower and inspire you! It’s all about rituals, make this one yours this fall! For the month of September, Stephanie will be collecting donations for Julie’s Family Learning Program! Register here!

Hey, oh, ey! (in the voice of Paulie Walnuts) Come celebrate Italian pride on Saturday, September 24th from 12pm-3pm with a good old-beach party at M Street Beach!   Enjoy live music, food, kids activities and more!  (But not floats!Even if you’re not Italian, you can still celebrate Italian Pride Day! 

Say goodbye to summer with Miam Miam Macaronerie with free gelato! Enjoy delicious flavors like Cookie Therapy (Oreo cookie), Stracciatella, Cappuccino, Caramel Brownie Peanut Butter Cup, Caramel Sea Salt, Dark Chocolate Sorbet, Raspberry Sorbet. Add some crushed macarons or the BEST jimmies you’ve EVER had in your LIFE!  You’ll get a free petit gelato with with the purchase a 6 pack of macs.  Two free petit gelato with the purchase of a 12 packs of macs!  Woohoo!

Who doesn’t love Bingo!  Well, now you can play on Thursdays at Our Lady of Czestochowa – 655 Dorchester Ave. Doors open at 5pm.  Games start at 7pm.  There will be fun, prizes and refreshments.  Also, free parking!  Don’t forget your lucky rabbit’s foot!

How’d ya like them apples? It’s that time of year again.  The kids are back in school.  The air is just crisp enough to put on your favorite sweater and the urge to head out to the country and pick apples is overwhelming.  So venture out of Southie this weekend and pick yourself a bushel and peck of farm fresh apples. Here are some spots that we like! 

Family Pick:
Imagine Coachella for kids – trendy toddlers decked out in boho chic dancing around to live music while parents sip cocktails and chill in the sun.  Kids Really Rock – a free all-day music and arts festival – will take place on Saturday, September 24th from 11am-6pm at the Lawn on D and will feature some of the nation’s top kids musicians.  This event will benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank. In addition to two stages for all-day musical entertainment, The Lawn will be packed with activities focused on kindness, community and creativity including “Hunger Ends Here” with GBFB, “Make a Musical Instrument” with Dot Art, “Paper Mache Piggy Bank” with Beehive Art, “Musical Playground” with All Hands Drumming, “This Is My (Spoon) Family” with Family Equality Council & PFLAG, “Paper Flowers” with Au Pair Weekend Program, and many more! See the full list and description of activities here.

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