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Things to Know St. Patrick’s Day Week – March 11th

Prepare for Southie’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Caught in Southie brings you all that is hip and happening this St. Patrick’s Day season, this week and leading up to St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  We’ve got suggestions on what to wear, where to watch the parade, tips on entertaining, where to eat corned beef and cabbage, where to catch some live Irish music and the best bars to enjoy a cold beverage.  The St. Patrick’s Day guide will be updated daily so keep checking back for updates.  The St. Patrick’s Day parade is Sunday, March 17th at 1 pm and you can Check out the guide here! 

Wearing’ O’ the Green!

Colin’s Joy Project is hosting some special pop-ups this week featuring Colin’s Joy Project t-shirts with a St. Patrick’s Day twist! They’ll be at Roza Lyons on Wednesday, 6-8 pm, Deirfiúr Home on Friday 4-6 pm and Saturday from 12-3 pm. Whether you are cheering on “Team Colin” at the Boston Marathon or supporting from a distance, wearing the Colin’s Joy Project gear helps spread the word on how we can build Colin’s legacy. This sale is a fundraiser for Colin’s Joy Project, the fund created by Colin McGrath’s family after his recent death. This fund will make grants to rebuild local play spaces and fund family-focused programming in their community, particularly for families in need.

Pie & cocktails at Grand Ten!

On Thursday, March 14th aka Pie Day Grand Ten Distilling is celebrating with specialty craft cocktails paired with premium pies and maybe even some boozy whipped cream to top them off! 

Don’t be a chicken!

Lincoln is hosting a Wing Eating Contest!  Grab four of your friends to compete this Wednesday, March 13th at 7:30 pm.  $150 buy in for a chance to win 4 x $100 gift cards to Lincoln.  Limit to 8 teams.  Email here to register! 

Be informed and Get involved.

On Tuesday, March 12th at 3 pm at City Hall in the Ianella Chamber – A special Traffic Enforcement Hearing will be held to discuss lowering the city’s speed limit, traffic laws enforcement and public safety when it comes to traffic. You can watch live here! 

Tour the USS Jason Dunham

Ship ahoy! USS Jason Dunham will be docking at the Flynn Cruiseport on the afternoon of Thursday, March 14th and public tours will be available on Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. There will be a mass at Our Lady of Good Voyage on Saturday at 3 pm. The USS Jason Dunham sailors will be participating in the parade and will be included as part of the Evacuation Day Banquet on Friday, March 15th at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The Banquet cocktail hour begins at 5 PM and dinner will be served at 7 PM. Curragh’s Fancy will be performing and Southie residents Bob “Red” O’Shea, Corey Morrissey and Ellen McDonough will be honored with awards for their community service! 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

Dorchester Brewing Company is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day as the Irish intended – with a full day of drinking great beer on Saturday, March 16th from 11:30 am-11:00 pm! With an expanded capacity to fit everyone IN who wants IN, there will be plenty of room for all! With fresh beer, live music, traditional food and more!  Events include a Beer Release from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm and live music from Blue Light Bandits, an independent groove rock band from Worcester.  Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen will be serving up their version of Irish food from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The menu includes Beer Brined Corned Beef with Stout Mustard, Fingerling Potatoes, Carrots, Braised Cabbage, Irish Pork Sausage with Garlic Mustard, Crispy Leeks, Irish Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Whiskey Glazed Onions on Rosemary Sourdough.  You can learn more here! For other St. Patrick’s Day events, visit here!

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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.