2.8 min readBy Published On: August 13th, 2020Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 14th

Plan a Picnic

Perfect picnic weather is upon us! Let Chickadee & MayDay help you out to plan a picnic in the neighborhood! Order up the fried chicken and the mezze with fresh made pita from ChickedeeMayDay – a little pop up cocktail bar out front offers cocktails to go like margaritas, Pina coladas and Strawberry Daiquiris.  The Boston Globe did a feature on this idea you can read about it here!

Donut Sunday in Southie

If you’ve ever gone to brunch at The Broadway, you’ve probably tasted (or Instagram’d) the donuts made by Matty Dworkin (aka @hungryhungry_homo on Instagram).  His creative creations are beautiful to look at but even better to eat! Well, Matty’s venturing off on a new adventure with the launch of his first ever Donut Sunday! Order some by Thursday for pickup on Sunday! Get the details here!

Braid Bar

Stop by House of Ivy this weekend and get your hair braided! They’ll be hosting a braid bar outside their shop on Saturday from 9am-4pm.  Just $10 for perfect beachy braids.  Money goes directly to the staff! Venmo is the preferred payment method for contactless payment but cash envelopes are also availalbe.

Climb the Walls

Are you climbing the walls self quarantining? Well, climb the walls at Rock Spot Climbing in Southie! Enjoy Night Owl Rock Climbing just $10 climbing after 9pm on Fridays! You can learn more here! 

Beach Scavenger Hunt

Looking for a fun summer activity? How about a little beach scavenger hunt?  Save the Harbor Save the Bay has organized a 3-level beach scavenger hunt for you!  You can get the details here! 

Take it To-Go

All the To-Go Cocktails in the Neighborhood!  Here’s a complete roundup of Southie spots selling to-go cocktails! 

Let’s Ride

The Handle Bar has a new outdoor location!  THE HB BLACK FALCON, at the Flynn Cruiseport Boston, opens August 3rd and will host outdoor morning and midday rides Monday-Saturday, with all your beloved HB instructors. This weekend HB will be featuring a pop up apparel shop! 

Introducing Harborlights Cafe

In this pandemic world of reinvention, The Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion has transformed from a concert venue into Harborlights Bar Cafe! This new spot will be open to all ages beginning August 13th on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through October for parties of up to 5 guests. The socially distanced seating plan with views of Boston Harbor offers seating on the concourse as well as under the open-air VIP tent, making it one of the only outdoor restaurants that can keep guests dry in the rain. The food menu will feature freshly baked pizza from Regina Pizzeria, lobster rolls from Legal Sea Foods, and individually packaged appetizers and sandwiches Gourmet Caterers. The drink menu features Night Shift Brewing, as well as a variety of local craft beers and domestic favorites, alongside an assortment of seltzers, wine, frozen drinks and cordials.

Box of Style

The team of Best Dressed are now offering The Style Fílos Box (fílos is Greek for friend! It’s a collection of curated accessories delivered right to your door, making it easier to get ready for your morning zoom calls or your socially distanced get-togethers. Choose any 3 accessories or a pre-styled box for $44, mood boost included! You can order yours here! 

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