4 min readBy Published On: January 4th, 2024Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – January 5th

Need weekend plans?!? We’ve got you covered!

Local 149 Book Donation

Local 149 is collecting books for More Than Words from January 2-29th. Grab a drink and food while getting rid of old books for a good cause. They will also be having a fundraiser on Sunday January 28th, more to follow. Make your reservation here!

My Stryde Group Run

Join My Stryde on January 6th for a 6-mile or 13-mile run. The run will begin at Mystryde in South Boston at 8:15 am. They will have pace groups for all levels and water stops along the way. No Bull will also be providing shoe demos.  The Run Rx will be providing post-run treatments and injury consults. It is the perfect way to jumpstart your New Year’s resolutions. Sign up here!

It’s all about the kids!

Enjoy some good old-fashioned fun on Saturdays from 10am-11am indoors at The Paseo at 111 Harbor Way for a rotating selection of free children’s programming for ages 0-8 years old. The programming partners include Jungle Jim with magic & balloons, Little Groove Music music for kids, Music at The Blissful with Evan Haler, and Whiz Kidz for science and fun. Refreshments can be purchased at Blue Bottle Coffee and convenient parking can be found at the 111 Harbor Way Garage. All SEAPORT SMALLS programming is free and open to the public. Kicks off this Saturday!  You can see the full schedule here! 

Mocktails at Yellow Door Taqueria 

Yellow Door will be introducing new mocktails this weekend! Great for those who are practicing Dry January or those who are alcohol-free! The lineup includes a faux Aperol spritz, an espresso martini, and a Paloma! Make your reservation to enjoy one this weekend here!

Betty the Yeti CeleBETTY Sightings

Betty the Yeti is back in Snowport after rest and relaxation in the Himalayas. Seaport’s star celebrity can be found at her new home Betty’s Blizzard Bluff at The Superette courtyard, where she’ll be snapping photos with fans on her ice throne surrounded by twinkling lights and snow mounds.  Sunday January 7, January 21, February 4, and February 18 (12pm-3pm); 131 Seaport Blvd. More information on Betty’s appearances is here!

Seaport Sweat: Crown Yoga

Head over to The Superette Courtyard for yoga on Friday, January 5th at 12pm. The yoga class is free and for all levels! The class is focusing on both mental and physical health. For more info and to register, click here!

SoWa First Friday

Head over to SoWa for their First Friday event on January 5th from 5-9pm. The galleries, artists, shops, and showrooms for a night of art, culture, and fun! The event is free and family-friendly! Find out more here!

Buy some Girl Scout Cookies

Support the Girl Scouts by buying some cookies! They’ll have a pop-up on Saturday in front of Deja Brew!  Can’t make the pop-up, you can place an order for Southie Girl Scout Cookie Delivery!


Workouts to Try in the New Year

It’s 2024.  Shake up your workout routine and try something new! Check out our roundup here! 

Treat yourself to a pick-me-up

Have you been burning the candle at both ends?  Seaport Med Spa can help you rehydrate after all the celebrating you’ve been doing lately!  Offering IV Drips + Vitamin Injections, the RNs at Seaport Med Spa will have you feeling energized! You can learn more about them here!  

Try something new in 2024

From rock climbing to learning how to knit, here’s a list of new things to try in the new year!  Check out our roundup!

Curling at SNOWPORT 

You know the game you saw at the Winter Olympics? You can now try it for yourself at SNOWPORT. The curling area is located on Harbor Way. They accept walk-ups and reservations. The lane is reserved in 30-minute increments and can hold up to 12 people. It runs from Friday and Saturday from 11-9pm and Sunday 11-8pm. It also runs during the week if you can’t make it on the weekends. Book your reservation here!

Live Music Roundup

Hunter’sStu Sinclair, Friday at 5 pm and Saturday at 1pm. Matty Sheehan, Sunday at 3pm and It’s Ya Boy KR, Sunday at 9pm. 

Grace by NiaThe Chicken Slacks, Friday, January 5th 10pm-2am. Ten Tumbao, Saturday, January 6th, 10pm to 2am, and Pat Loomis, Sunday January 7th, from 11-4pm. 

CapoEnjoy Sinatra Sunday with Rich DiMare and the Ron Poster Trio on Sundays starting at 5pm.


Bruins vs. Lightning, Saturday, January 6th at 7pm. 

Celtics vs. Jazz, Friday, January 5th at 7pm. 

Celtics vs. Pacers, Saturday, January 6th at 7pm. 

Patriots vs. Jets, Sunday, January 7th at 1pm. 

Here are 12 Places to Watch the Game in South Boston! 

Check back, as this list may be updated!

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