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Weekend Picks – July 4th Edition

Let’s go camping

State campgrounds open for camping season on July 1st.  You can make reservations and lean more here!

Cookout

Having a backyard cookout for the Fourth? K & 8th Market can help you with when it comes to the meat you’re grilling – they are the local experts. From hot dogs to hamburgers, to their delicious sides, K & 8th has everything from fresh produce to desserts to beer and wine to make your get together perfect!

Cocktail Kits to Go from The Broadway

The Broadway is offering specialty cocktail kits to go!  Perfect for your backyard BBQ! Flavors include Lose My Rind Mix $14, La Pina Mix $12, Blackberry & Elderflower Sangria Kit $25, BYOM  Kit (Build your own mimosa) $25 (only available Friday & Saturday nights).  Just add your booze and you’re ready to go!

The Great Outdoors

Weekends are perfect for enjoying outdoor dining and patios in the neighborhood! Check out our running list and hit the great outdoors!

BBQ Sunday to Go from Lincoln

Let Lincoln do the cooking for your Sunday get together!  Order up their BBQ platter complete with crispy pork bellies, bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers, smoked corn on the cob, pepper jack bacon mac n cheese.  Full platter is $50.  For $15 you can add a growler of Night Shift Fluffinity IPA.  Orders must be place by Saturday at 7pm.  Call 617-765-8636.

Apertivo Hour at Fox & the Knife

A delightful way to spend an afternoon.  Fox & the Knife is offering Apertivo Hour Wednesday – Sunday from 12pm-3pm.  This Italian Happy Hour features a limited menu of snacks like fried chili chickpeas, house-made ricotta, prosciutto, house-made mozzarella, and marinated olives. Pair these snacks with specialty drinks like an Aperol Sprit, frose, or a Fox Fizz made with gin, prosecco and lemon!

Social Distance Dash

Cabin fever has set in for all of us, especially with summer upon us! This virtual road race is the perfect opportunity for you to stay active (while remaining socially distant!), and most importantly, support your favorite charity!  You can register here! “Race Day” is anytime between July 2 – July 5. You can run or walk 1 mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, or 26.2 anytime, anywhere to support your cause. Simply track your time and distance on any workout app or watch, screen shot it or take a picture and email it to socialdistancedash@fmpproductions.com!

Coppersmith is celebrating 4th of July

Enjoy some festive food on Coppersmith’s special BBQ menu. Featuring BBQ Chicken, Wagyu beef hot dogs, 1/4 pounder with cheese, and Charred Thai BBQ wing. Eat outdoors on their legendary roof deck, patio or repurposed parking lot!

Celebrate Independence Day with a new virtual tradition

America’s Ship of State, USS Constitution, and the USS Constitution Museum are bringing fun virtual content to your July 4th celebration. From a live 21-gun salute aboard “Old Ironsides” to firing an Alka-Seltzer® cannon in your own yard, there is something for all ages in this online event. Programming on July 4th will be streamed live from USS Constitution‘s Facebook page. Programs will include a special Ship tour with Carl Herzog, the Museum’s Public Historian and host of Historian at Home, and a public trivia contest. Start studying now for your chance to win one of the 21 saluting battery rounds fired from USS ConstitutionYou can learn more here. 

Take a Ferry to Spectacle

It was announced this week that ferry service to Spectacle Island is back in business for the season. Spectacle Island boasts some of the most magnificent vistas of the Boston skyline and is only a 20-minute ferry ride away from downtown Boston. With ferry services beginning for the summer season from Long Wharf, the island will be open and accessible to visitors.  You can learn more here! 

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