5.3 min readBy Published On: April 27th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 28th

Daffodil Festival Celebration at Fresh

This weekend is Daffodil Festival on Nantucket and the official season opener for Fresh’s OG location! What is “Daffy” you may ask? Well…people wear flower hats and yellow clothing while frolicking around the island while celebrating Daffodils blooming.  On Saturday and Sunday, Fresh will throw a Daffy-themed brunch party complete with boozy buckets, special cocktails, games, and more. A special menu will be served Saturday & Sunday from 10:30am-4pm.  You can check out the menu here via Instagram.

Dragtacular Brunch – Destiny’s Child at Laugh

Dragtacular Brunch is back this Saturday, and the queens are bringing life to iconic hits of Destiny’s Child. Join host Candace Persuasian with performances by Destiny, Teashaboo and Chanel The Angel as they channel their inner Beyoncé, Kelly, and Michelle. Get tickets now at LaughBoston.com

Southie Saturday Run Club with MySTRYDE

Join MyStryde every Saturday at 8:30am from the South Boston studio for a 6-mile loop. Think you won’t have runners in your pace group? Think again! To make sure they support all levels and paces, they’re providing FIVE different pace groups (7/8 min per mile, 8/9 min per mile, 9/10 min per mile, 10/11 min per mile, and 11/12 min per mile) lead by our new run club pacers. Join the group this Saturday and enjoy a post run smoothie from @bamboobeachjuicebar on MySTRYDE!

We Jammin’! One Love. One Price.

PKL is now hosting a Reggae Bottomless Brunch on Sundays 11-3 featuring live reggae music! Cost is $25 – you can check out the menu here via Instagram! 

Mei Mei Dumpling Making Class

Learn the art of handmade dumplings at Mei Mei, two-time winner of Boston Magazine’s “ Best Dumplings.”  In this 2-hour hands-on class, you’ll learn everything you need to make delicious dumplings from scratch. Dumpling fillings include non-traditional lemongrass pork and cabbage, our vegetarian cheddar scallion potato, and a rotating vegan special. The class covers everything from hand-folding techniques to how to achieve a perfect pan-sear at home. After you learn how to fold some of our favorite shapes, you’ll get to eat your creations with a variety of dipping sauces from our sauce bar. Mei Mei will send you home with some of the dumplings you made, along with a recipe card and all the tips and tricks you need to host your very own dumpling party!  You can sign up here! 

Boston Design Week: Data Wagashi

Explore the future of accessible data experience through multisensory data physicalization at DataWagashi! This fun event takes place on Saturday, April 29th, 1pm-2:30pm at The Paseo at 111 Harbor Way in the Seaport.  Come to hear the talk, enjoy the conversations, taste the sweets, and push the boundary of communicating data stories.  Tickets are $15. You can learn more here! 

Love Child Tastings

On Friday, enjoy Sips +. Sounds with Wolffer Wine from 5pm-7pm.  On Saturday, it’s Day Drinking with Woodford Reserve from 12pm-3pm.  For more info. visit Love Child’s Instagram! 

Volunteer – Love Your Block

Mix and mingle with friends and neighbors on Saturday as you volunteer to do a little spring cleaning! Join the West Broadway Neighborhood Association at 10am to mulch, plant, paint, and pick-up trash in the neighborhood. Meet at the Six West Restaurant located at the Cambria Hotel across from the Broadway T Station. Coffee and snacks are to be generously provided by Steve Dray (GM) of Six West Restaurant. Tools and T-shirts will be provided. The rain date will be Sunday April 30th at 10 AM. Please RSVP to [email protected] if you plan on joining!  The Andrew Square Civic Association will be meeting at 10am at Preble + Rogers streets. Refreshments will be provided, and there will be a free kids activity too!

Barre at the Beer Hall – POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN – NEW DATE

Harpoon Brewery will host a free exercise class on Saturday, May 7th at 11am with a free class from Pure Barre. Pure Barre is leading a 50-minute classes that focus on low-impact, high-intensity movements. You can register here. Make sure to bring a yoga mat, water, and sneakers. Register here! 

Lunch by the Pool

Lifted Pool Bar at the Omni Hotel + Resort at the Seaport has announced they are open daily for the season 11am-9pm.  Follow them on Instagram for the latest.

Now Open – Reel House Oyster Bar

Picture yourself with a glass of rose in hand, enjoying freshly shucked oysters by the ocean. Reelhouse Oyster Bar is officially open at 10 Waterside Ave. in the Seaport District! In addition to oysters, Reelhouse Oyster Bar will also feature Neapolitan pizza and bar snacks, plus beer, wine, and cocktails.  This is the third location for Reelhouse.  Other locations include East Boston and Marina Bay.

Spring Beauty Treatments to Try in the Neighborhood

With sunshine and blue skies, it may be time for your skin and hair to get a little TLC!  Maybe a hydrating facial? Bangs and  Balayage?  Here are our spots in Southie to get some much-deserved pampering!

Workouts to try this weekend

Shake up your workout routine by trying a class at one of these neighborhood fitness studios! Check out our roundup!

Spring Cocktails to Try

The days are longer. The temps are getting warmer, trees are starting to bloom and there are plenty of new spring cocktails for you to try in the neighborhood. Check out our roundup here!

Live Music

Shenannigans has DJ Glass Empty at 10pm on Friday.  On Saturday, It’s Ryan McHugh at 4pm followed by DJ Kait at 10pm.

Lincoln features Legend of Summer Band on Sunday at 6pm.

Capo has Young Love and the Thrills on Friday at 7pm. On Saturday it’s DJ Stenny at 10pm.  On Sunday It’s Sinatra Sunday with Rich DiMare and the Ron Poster Trio followed by DJ Silent Partner & DJ Stenny.


The Bruins faceoff against the Panthers in Game 6 on Friday at 7:30pm.  The Bruins lead the series 3-2.  If a Game 7 is needed, it will take place on Sunday TBD.  The Celtics play the Hawks for Game 6 on Thursday at 8:30pm.  Celtics lead the series 3-2.  If a Game 7 is needed, it will take place on Saturday at 7:30pm.  The Red Sox face the Guardians this weekend with games on Friday at 7:10pm, Saturday at 4:10pm and Sunday at 1:35pm.  Here are 10 Places to Watch in the Neighborhood! 

Check back, as this list may be updated over the weekend. 

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