3.9 min readBy Published On: April 5th, 2018Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 6th

Get your taste buds ready!  The 16th Annual Taste of South Boston takes place on Sunday, April 8th at 6pm.  Featuring over 30 of Southie’s best restaurants, eateries, and specialty food shops, attendees will get to sample some amazing culinary delights.  Another bonus? The Taste of South Boston also offers wine tasting and beer sampling. There will be live entertainment, a cash bar, raffles and a silent auction too. Don’t forget to wear your elastic waist pants! Tickets are $55/$65 at door.  This event takes place the Seaport World Trade Center.  For more information or to purchase tickets visit here! The event is proudly brought to you by the South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation!

Raise your glass! It’s the 4th Annual Pour the Core: Hard Cider Festival! The festival features over 100 different hard ciders for sampling and takes place the Flynn Cruiseport on Saturday, April 7th. There will be two session – VIP from 1:30pm-6pm ($60) and General Admission ($45) 2:30pm-6pm. Food will also be available for purchase! For tickets visit here! 

Spring Sip & Shop! Get out of your winter rut and inject a little spring fashion into your closet!  On Sunday, April 8th from 11am-2pm, join Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot for a special sip and shop at The Cue! Mix and mingle with friends and neighbors, sip champagne, while you shop spring fashions and accessories at Dorchester’s style lounge – The Cue!  There will also be a special 4103 Designs Pop Up featuring lightweight leather earrings, cuffs and more.

Excel High School (Southie High)is presenting a play – Prospect High: Brooklyn! There will be two shows on April 5th and April 6th at 6:30pm and 8:00pm. Admission is $5 ($3 for students). This play is rated PG-13. “Beginning at 2:47 p.m. and running in real time, Prospect High: Brooklyn introduces us to four intelligent, highly-charged students from the outer boroughs and one comically apathetic teacher. Addressing themes of gun violence, trans acceptance, deep friendships, self-harm, and casual racism, we see life-changing actions culminating in one disturbing act. Is there a way the violence could have been prevented?”

Take a chance! The House is Where the Heart is – a fundraiser for the South Boston Neighborhood House – Benefit and Auction takes place Friday, April 7th at 6pm at the Seaport World Trade Center. Tickets are $100 and include complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres. Always a local favorite, this event is sure to be filled with Southie’s best and brightest and this year organizers are shaking things up in the raffle department! You can purchase a $100 raffle ticket with a chance to win trips, concert tickets, golf packages and more! For more details visit here! 

Perry School Rocks! Support South Boston’s only waterfront public school at this fun event!  Dance, sing, laugh and drink on Saturday, April 7th from 7pm-Midnight at the Seapoint Restaurant – 367 East Eighth Street! Live music by Southie’s favorite band – Thomas Park.  Funds raised will go to activities, art supplies, field trips and more!  Tickets are $20 before/$25 at the door!

Go Bruins! The Bruins face the Senators on Saturday at 7:30am. On Sunday, they take on the Florida Panthers at 7:30pm. The Celtics play the Bulls on Friday at 7:30pm and then face the Hawks on Sunday at 1pm. The Red Sox home opener is Thursday at 2pm vs. the Tampa Bay Rays. They play the Rays on Saturday at 1:05pm and then again on Sunday at 1:05pm. Wondering where to watch in Southie! Here are our picks!

Cheap Thrills:
Dollaritas are back at Applebee’s and Applebee’s at South Bay is participating! Please tag us in your photos if you go!  For more information visit here! 

Head to Dorchester this weekend and support local artists! Can’t You See How Hard I’m Working is a new group art show that will be on exhibit April 7th — May 5th at the Dot Art Project studio! The Dorchester Art Project celebrates artists living, working, and creating in the neighborhood. This new exhibition will feature 17 local artists sharing their talented works of art, created right here in our city.
Why not do something different this weekend and check them out! Opening Reception: Saturday, April 7th from 6pm – 9pm. Get the scoop here!

Traffic Alert:
Be aware that PAX East will be in town this weekend from Thursday – Sunday at the Boston Convention Center on Summer Street. This event has a lot of attendees so expect traffic delays!

We realize the weather is not cooperating but spring is officially here!  And here’s our Spring Refresh Guide!

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