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Weekend Picks – December 6th

Let’s go skating! 

Snowport Winter Village has debuted in the old space that once featured Cisco Brewers summer pop-up!  The Interactive winter wonderland features a signature ice skating rink and lots of complimentary winter activities, from iceless outdoor curling to yoga and warm beverages. Snowport Winter Village spans over 7,000 square feet in total and will be located at 65 Northern Ave and be available through February.   Get more details here! 

Hero Square Dedication

On Saturday, December 7, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Office of Veterans’ Services will dedicate the area outside 329A West Broadway in South Boston as a Hero Square to commemorate Martin McDonough, a South Boston resident who was killed in action in November 1942 while serving aboard the USS Juneau.  You can learn more here! 

Christmas Decor Inspiration

This December marks the 29th annual Laboure Christmas House Tour of South Boston. Hosted by Catholic Charities, this important fundraiser features homes in South Boston decorated for Christmas by local designers. Five homes are selected and decorated by a team of Boston professional design firms and opened to the public by the generous homeowners to raise money for the social services provided by Catholic Charities Laboure Center.  Purchase a ticket today!   Tickets are only available for Sunday, December 8th at 12pm. Saturday has sold out!  You can call for tickets too 617.464.8500

Get Gorgeous for your Holiday Party

Here’s a roundup of local spots to get blowouts, brows, lashes and more! Check out our roundup here! 

Light Up the Seaport! 

Now in its fourth year, Seaport’s annual holiday celebration, Light Up Seaport, welcomes all to a festive evening embracing the surrounding community. A 54-foot Norway Spruce tree adorned in 10,000 white lights will draw guests to Seaport Common to enjoy special performances by local jazz singers Rich Dimare and Lydia Harrell, The Ron Poster Trio and Berklee’s Pitch Slapped.  Ahead of and after the tree lighting and music, the neighborhood’s first-ever Holiday Stroll will welcome everyone to visit Seaport’s retail stores, restaurants, and local businesses for special holiday treats and activities, and unique gifting ideas. The One Seaport Courtyard will be particularly inviting during the Stroll, as interactive sound and light installation Sound Sculpture by MASARY Studios is placed outside for an extra-family-friendly touch. RSVP here.  This event takes place on Friday, December 6, 2019, 5pm-9pm at Seaport Common, 85 Northern Ave. 

Order your Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree For Me might be the best new thing! When it comes to home delivery, you’ve heard of door dash and drizly, right? Well, this new service lets you have a beautiful Christmas tree delivered right to your door without ever having to leave the comfort and warmth of your home! Get more details here!

Local Love Sip & Shop

The Bowery Bar is hosting a sip & shop featuring local vendors on Saturday, December 7th from 1pm-3pm.  There will be complimentary cookies and hot cocoa!  Plus Santa will be there for pictures!

Sowa Winter Festival

Tis the season for the 5th annual SoWa Winter Festival – featuring the biggest winter shopping village and holiday festival in Boston. You’ll find the perfect handmade gifts, sip on winter cocktails, and discover the best of the SoWa Art + Design District. Scroll down for workshop sign-ups, a complete vendor list, and more. The SoWa Winter Festival is family friendly and free to attend. $10 cash parking.  Friday, December 6th – Sunday, December 8th.  Visit here for more details. 

M Street Park Christmas Tree Lighting

On Sunday, December 8th at 1pm, head to M Street Park for a good old fashioned tree lighting complete with Santa, carols, hot chocolate and more! For the 24th year, the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour will continue the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees while bringing holiday spirit to children across Boston.

Patriots face the Chiefs on Sunday at 4:25pm.

Let’s go!  The Patriots play the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at 4:25pm.  There’s nothing quite like a Football Sunday in Southie.  Here are 10 Places to Watch in Southie! 

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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.