See and Do

Weekend Picks – February 22nd

Eat:
New menu item alert! Fat Baby now has Wagyu Sliders made with American cheese, spicy aioli, jalapeño relish! They are delicious! Call up some friends, order up some sliders and share one Fat Baby’s large format cocktails! Yes!

Drink:
It’s National Margarita Day on Friday, February 22nd. Head to Loco to celebrate! They’ll be opening for lunch at 12pm and serving up pitchers are margaritas! Featuring El Jefe (Peligros blanco tequila, house triple sec, fresh lime juice, and a dash of agave); Little Devil (jalapeno infused Maestro Dobel tequila, a little Combier, Lejay cassis, fresh lime); Coco (Maestro Dobel tequila, house triple sec, fresh lime, and coconut) Don’t forget the chips and guac!

See:
Prismatica is here!After the success of Loop, the Seaport now welcomes Prismatica – a visual art installation comprised of 25 rotating prisms more than 6.5 feet tall that reflect color and light, day into night. Curated in partnership with art production powerhouse Creos, Prismatica is located along Seaport Boulevard and in Seaport Common through April 1st.

Do:
Get ready for two weekends of frosty fun and live music at the Lawn on D! Enjoy live ice carving demonstrations, challenge your friends to a game of ice cornhole, or grab a drink at the ice bar! And why not give your Instagram a boost with a photo from inside our giant snow globe?
February 21 – 24 & February 28 – March 3:
Thursday & Friday: 4 pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday: noon to 10 pm

Dance:
The Playwright has not one night but two nights of dancing this weekend. Friday night from 9pm-1am it’s DJ Schoolyard and on Saturday from 9pm-1am DJ Stevie B! Get your dancing shoes ready!

Workout:
Sweat it out! Enjoy a Southie Sweat Crawl on Sunday, February 24th at 12:30pm. Tone and lift with Elise in a 45 minute sculpt class, then sprint, climb and tap it back with Alli in a 45 minute ride at the HB. All attendees are automatically entered into a raffle for the chance to win a Lululemon gift card and 3 class packs for both The Handle Bar and Sweat Fixx!   You can sign up here! 

Cheer:
Candidates for Mayor of South Boston Jenn Menjin and Bobby “Shoes” Diggins will battle it out via the classic game Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots at Croake Park – 268 West Broadway on Sunday, February 24th at 8pm. Stop by for a drink and cheer them on!

Play:
Backyard Betty’s has it all! Nachos, $5 mimosas and a backyard of fun! If you love nachos, you’ll love the nachos from Backyard Betty’s! This giant skillet of nachos is chock-full of nacho deliciousness and perfect for sharing! If you’re there for brunch, enjoy $5 mimosas. If you go at night, stick around after dinner and check out the Lawn on Broadway for backyard games like corn hole, giant Jenga, Connect Four and more!

Support:
Donny Higgins Memorial Fund Winter Gala at the Westin Waterfront. There will be live music and plenty of dancing! Enjoy complimentary beer and wine, food, and an opportunity to win amazing raffle prizes like overnight hotel stays, dinner to some Boston’s best restaurants and more! Ticket are $100 and must be purchased in advance – no tickets will be sold at the door. This event kicks off at 6pm and promises to be a fun-filled night all to help raise funds for the Donny Higgins Memorial Fund. To learn more about Donny Higgins and the fund in his name you can visit here!  For tickets contact Billy Higgins at 617-828-7857.

Family Fun:
Let’s go Glamping! American Girl Live will be coming to the Shubert Theater February 22-24, coinciding with school vacation. The Boston Harbor Hotel will be offering a ‘Camp American Girl’ package which will include a stay in the hotel and tickets to attend the show. The package is available the nights for February 21-24 and can be reserved by calling 617-439-7000. The pricing starts at $595 and that includes the tickets to the 7pm show at the Shubert, the room, the American Girl Doll amenities and the DIY Cupcake.
• VIP American Girl Live tickets (seating in the first 8 rows of the Orchestra and an exclusive post-show photo opportunity with the cast) – 1 ticket per guest. All children must have tickets.
• American Girl Doll Sleeping bag (for the doll) – 1 per child
• BHH embroidered sleep mask set (one for the child and one for the doll) – 1 set per child
• DIY cupcake amenity – 1 amenity per room

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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.