4.4 min readBy Published On: August 15th, 2019Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 16th

Woodstock turns 50

Backyard Betty’s will amplify its retro kitsch vibe by raising a glass to the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock festival.  Betty’s “Woodstock Weekend” will take place From Thursday, August 15th – Sunday, August 18th, and feature an all-star line-up of themed cocktails, specials and plenty of Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin to honor the three-days of peace, love and music that took place on a dairy farm in Bethel, NY from August 15th-17th in 1969.  Sing-along to a Woodstock Weekend inspired playlist of artists who took to the stage in front of nearly half a million festival-goers while sipping on specialty cocktails like the  Sly and the Family Stone (coconut rum, blue curacao, pineapple) or the Jefferson Airplane (vodka, raspberry, lemon lime soda) each priced at $12.00.  You can see the full list here!

Dine Out Boston

Eat up! Dine out Boston kicks off on August 18th. Make a plan to enjoy lunch for $15, $20, and $25 and dinners for $28, $33 and $38. Perfect excuse to get out of the house and support local restaurants! To view restaurants that are participating by neighborhood, visit here!  Take a picture!  If you snap a picture of you enjoying dinner and share over social media, you might just win a $100 gift card. Use #DineOutBoston and make sure to follow them on Instagram! Perfect excuse to get out of the house and support local restaurants! Dine out Boston takes place from August 18-23 & 25-30. 

Get out there and have some fun…….for FREE!

The Highland Street Foundation would like to pick up the tab on admission to Boston area attractions. Isn’t that nice? Enjoy free admission to places like the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Franklin Park Zoo, USS Constitution Museum and many more. This special promotion takes place each Friday from June 28th through August 30th. Check out full schedule here!

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys

Enjoy $5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch at the Playwright from 10am-3pm.  Saturday night enjoy preseason Pats action as the Patriots face the Titans at 7pm! DJ Bose will be playing from 10pm-1am.

It’s all about balance right? 

Start your Sunday with a 50 minute yoga class by Beats by 1111 at Cisco Brewers Seaport.  Post yoga class stick around for a beer/wine/cocktail at Cisco.  You also get VIP access into the brewery – (skip the line – class ends 10 minutes before the doors open) plus a mat rental. Cost is $20.  Sundays at 11am. 

Fort Point Festival

Join us in celebrating our incredible community and a day filled of enjoying the summer sun. Fort Point Festival is back! This year we will celebrate in a multitude of way: a beer garden, the Taste of Fort Point (15 restaurants offering samples of their food), our Artists Village, a Children’s Activity Garden* and live-out door music all day long. We will party rain or shine! Tickets are $5 for general entry and $10 day of event. Children under 10 and Senior Citizens are FREE!  Want to attend the Taste of Fort Point? Tickets are $25 ahead of time including your general entry and $30 day of. Gates open at 12PM and we will enjoy the day till 5PM.  You can get your tickets here! 

Sinatra Sunday!

Kick it old school and enjoy award-winning crooner Rich DiMare and The Ron Poster Trio to the Supper Club stage on Sunday evenings for the ultimate dinner and a show experience. The Supper Club at Capo features Sinatra Sundays with dinner at one of the 10 stage-front tables during the show, or head to the Supper Club after dinner in the dining room for cocktails or dessert while enjoying the live music. The Supper Club Doors open at 5pm every Sunday, with Sinatra Sundays live music from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Dinner reservations for the stage-side tables are available by visiting here or by calling 617-993-8080.

ICA’s Water Shed

Hop on a ferry and head to the ICA’s Water Shed in East Boston! It’s located at the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina in East Boston—right across from their Seaport location and connected by ferry. The installation will be open through October 8, but now’s an excellent time to visit if you’re hoping to do something that gets you out of the heat. Here’s everything you need to know! 

Treat yourself to some ice cream

Did you know that the Cranberry Cafe serves ice cream and other tasty treats. Stop by and treat yourself! From classic cones and frappes, to hot fudge sundaes, the Cranberry has got you covered! Cranberry Cafe is opened :Monday and Tuesday 6 am – 4 pm, Wednesday – Friday 6 am – 9 pm , Saturday 7 am – 9 pm and Sunday 9 am – 9 pm

Luau on The Lawn On D

Enjoy giveaways and activities including: face painting, best Hawaiian shirt contest, a cornhole tournament, photo booth, and a drum circle at sunset at The Lawn on D!  Sponsored by Kona Brewing Company.  Takes place from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  Live Music: Never in Vegas from 1pm – 4:00 pm.

Raw Bar at 224

224 Boston now has a raw bar!  Enjoy fresh oysters, ceviche and crudo! Sunday – Thursday $1 oysters 5pm – 7pm!

Open House

49 L Street, #8 – Open House on Sunday 1pm-3pm  Listing Agent: Andrea Hulme – [email protected]

Image via Backyard Betty’s Instagram

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