5 min readBy Published On: August 17th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 18th

Beats on the Beach Block Party at the Lawn on D

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is hosting a Beats on the Beach Block Party at the Lawn on D on Friday, August 18th from 5:30p,-9:30pm with performances by Cakeswagg, 1-800-Short-King, Ximena, Pink Navel, Catman, Bright Boy and more!

Breath and move

A new Crown Yoga series will be held Fridays 12-12:45PM on: July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 15, 22 & 29 at The Superette in the Seaport.  “CROWN: Yoga for Conscious Awakening” is an empowering yoga class inspired by the transformative journey depicted in Wendy “MoMa” Michel‘s captivating creative campaign. Through a fusion of movement, breathwork, and mindfulness, “CROWN: Yoga for Conscious Awakening” harnesses the power of the chakra system to guide students on an inward journey. Each class is thoughtfully designed to activate and balance the energy centers within the body, paving the way for a deeper connection to the crown chakra – the gateway to expanded consciousness, enlightenment, and spiritual awakening. You can sign up for this free class here! 

Tiki Friday all Day This Friday at Fresh

This Friday, from open to close, participate in Tiki Fridays at Fresh with Kira and Sam! Enjoy Mai Tais, Painkillers, and a specialty dinner menu!

Friday Lunch in Southie

Kick off the long weekend early. Treat yourself to a Friday lunch with an adult beverage in the neighborhood!  Hunter’sPublicoLayla’sThe BroadwaySeapoint, Roza Lyons, Loco and Lincoln all offer lunch with beer, wine and cocktails.

Karaoke at Fat Baby

On Fridays, we sing! Head to Fat Baby at 9:30 pm for a night of Karaoke!

Saturday Block Party

Shy Bird and Castle Island Brewing are teaming up to bring you a good old-fashioned block party on Saturday, August 19th, all day long! Enjoy food, drink specials, live music, and even a couple of pop-ups! Southie Cookies will be on hand with sweet treats and SPARK by Simone will be providing permanent jewelry from 1pm -4pm. All the fun will take place on the patio – let’s soak up that last of the summer sun! Dogs are welcome- they like block parties too, right? Make sure to RSVP to this fun neighborhood event!  Book your brunch reservat

Come on, Barbie, Let’s go Party!

Aloft on D Street is transforming the WXYZ Bar into Barbieland on Saturday, August 19th from 6pm-9pm. There will be live music by The Femmes, a life-sized Barbie box for photos, a Barbie-inspired menu, and dress up for a chance to win the Barbiecore costume contest! Also, proceeds from our Barbie-themed drinks will benefit Girls on the Run in Boston.  You can purchase your tickets here! 

The Point Clothing Lounge

Enjoy up to 35% off all summer sale items at The Point Clothing Lounge.

ZaZ Fest in the Seaport

Join the ZaZ family for their annual two-day Afro-Carribean festival on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20 in the Seaport – food, shopping and lots of fun! Learn more here. 

Boozy Donuts at The Broadway

Who doesn’t love a donut? How about a specialty donut with a little booze?  The Broadway features a rotating selection of Boozy Donuts at their weekend brunch on Saturdays and Sundays!

Happy 50th Birthday, Randolph!

Local, family-owned eyewear brand Randolph, which has a pop-up at The Current in Seaport, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary!  Enjoy $50 off any pair of aviator frames August 18-20 for National Aviation Day (8/19). Fun fact: Randolph has held the U.S. Military contract since 1978, providing all Air Force personnel with frames, as well as Air Forces globally!

Hunt + Gather

Southie has a Boston Magazine Best of Boston winner for consignment shop – Covet – perfect for celebrating National Thrift Shop Day! Make a plan to hunt and gather and find some designers hidden in the racks of Covet! Think Gucci, Prada, and Celine!  You may even come across some one of kind vintage gems! Here are some tips to help you navigate secondhand shopping like a boss! Check them out here! 

Check out Layla’s American Tavern

Layla’s American Tavern, a new restaurant and bar, is officially open in the old Shenannigan’s spot at 332 West Broadway.  Maverick Restaurant Group (Lucy’s American Tavern, Bowery Bar in Dot) is the group behind this soon-to-be neighborhood hot spot. Layla’s menu features modern comfort food, craft cocktails and local brews. You can check out Layla’s menu here! 

Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Market

Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Market is back with over 50 vendors.   From gifts and apparel to packaged foods and beauty & skincare products, the Seaport x Black Owned Bos. The market offers something for everyone as it raises awareness for and support of Black entrepreneurship.  Come support your local black-owned businesses! Takes place on Sunday from 12pm-6pm. You can learn more here. 

Outdoor Workouts

Summer’s the perfect time to ditch your gym membership and get your sweat on outside. From beach yoga to backyard bootcamp, no matter what kind of activity you’re into, we have an awesome outdoor class for you! Check out our roundup here !

Art Pop-Up Show

Before Art Basel I Was in Southie – a pop-up show will take place August 19th and 20th at the Distillery Gallery – 516 East 2nd Street featuring art, clothing, drinks and music! Stop by!

Live Music Roundup

Capo – Friday, Young Love and the Thrills at 7pm. On Saturday, DJ Silent Partner + DJ Stenny at 8pm. On Sunday, it’s Sinatra Sunday with Rich Dimare and the Ron Poster Trio.

Grace by Nia has The Mastadonis Project and Debo Ray on Friday.  On Saturday, The Mastadonis Project and Perfect Example Band and on Sunday PJ Adamson.

Lincoln has the Legends of Summer Band from 7pm-9pm on Sunday

Fat Baby – M1 the DJ on Saturday at 9:30pm

Caught in the North End – Fisherman’s Feast

Celebrate the 113th Fisherman’s Feast this weekend in the North End!

Check back as this list may be updated!


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