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Host a cookout this weekend
Having a backyard cookout for the Labor Day? Foodies can help you with when it comes to the meat you’re grilling. From hot dogs to hamburgers, to their delicious sides, Foodies has everything from fresh produce to desserts to beer and wine to make your get together perfect!
Order a Case of Wine
Join Social Wines Social Club! The ‘Social Club’ is Social Wines affectionate name for their client list. When you check out at the register (name and email) they remember all of your purchases. It’s a great way to refresh your memory on wines you’ve tried and helps them make suggestions for other wines based on them. They also require Social Club membership for deliveries and can easily take phone orders by looking up your previous purchases. It’s free and helps Social Wines dial in those recommendations! So stop by pick up some wine and join the Social Club!
Pour + Paint at C Street Pop Up
On Friday from 4pm-8pm at C Street Pop Up enjoy an evening of Pour + Paint with local artist Rahim Gray!
Let the games begin
Introducing South Boston’s free game and activity lending library – the Recreation Station. Recreation Station is filled with items for public use such as fitness gear, lawn games, books, family activities and more! You can get the details here!
Labor Day Sale at Helly Hansen
Enjoy up to 50% off select summer styles at Helly Hansen Boston in the Seaport District! Perfect time to stock up!
Four Days of Brunch at Lincoln
Kick off Labor Day Weekend with Lincoln’s Test Brunch Kitchen! Brunch will be served on Saturday, Sunday and Monday too! Make your reservation today!
Barre Grove at C Street Pop Up
For the month of September on Saturdays from 12pm – 12:45pm enjoy a Barre Grove Trampoline Class!
Go for a Hot Girl Walk
The warm weather is finally here and a Hot Girl Walk can be a great way to enjoy the sunshine. You may be wondering what the hell is a Hot Girl Walk? Well, check out Grace’s Hot Girl Walk Guide here!
You remember Slush Puppies right? Well, you can relive your childhood at Publico with their adult version. It’s made with a traditional slush base, fruit syrup, and your choice of booze! Pairs well with their wings! Publico will be open for brunch on Monday too!
Lawn on D – LDW
The Lawn on D will be in full-swing this weekend! Food, games, and live music all weekend. Check out the schedule here!
Let’s go camping
State campgrounds are officially open! You can make reservations and lean more here!
Beer + Pretzels at Roza Lyons
Add snacks and drinks on your weekend to do list! Roza Lyons has plenty of shareable snacks including their famous pretzels served with cheese dip! Roza Lyons has an impressive draught selection that pair perfectly with pretzels!
Waterfront Scavenger Hunt
Boston Harbor Now has organized a special scavenger hunt for you in the neighborhood! Each hunt has been carefully crafted to reflect the unique history and culture of the area and includes multiple choice, short-answer, and open-ended questions, as well as photo submissions. You can play by yourself or as a team and experience the harbor in a completely new way. You can learn more here!
Flower Hour at The Wild One
Enjoy some creativity at C Street Pop Up with the Wild One – Flower Hour! It’s like Happy Hour, but better. Enjoy an evening of playing with flowers and sipping on delicious bevvies. Here’s how it works:
- Arrive anytime between 5-8PM. The floral arranging takes around 35-45 minutes, so we recommend arriving no later than 7PM.
- Pick up your bloom bundle, vase, scissors, instructions to make a self-guided centerpiece, and glass of Wölffer Estate Cider Rosé (NA options available and are the same price)
- Find a seat, read the instructions and get to Blooming & Boozing!
- Staff members will be walking around to assist as needed!
- One drink is included in the ticket price, but we highly encourage you to stay for more :).
Reserve your spot here!
Lincoln will feature a DJ on Summer Fridays from 1pm-4pm on Sunday it’s the Eli Cash Band from 6pm-9pm.
Loco has DJ AnSounds on Friday at 9pm. On Saturday it’s DJ Mike D at 9 and on Sunday Big Party Orchestra from 5pm-8pm.
Hunter’s is hosting Maddy Ryan on Friday from 2pm-5pm. On Saturday it’s Dylan Burke 3pm-6pm and Sunday it’s Lars Chappel from 3pm-6pm and Matty Sheehan from 9pm-12am.
Capo is featuring Steve Memmolo onFriday, DJ Silent Partner on Saturday and on Sunday it’s Sinatra Sunday.
STATS is hosting a Labor Day Weekend Sunday Fund with DJ Artie V.
Six West is hosting Afrobeats Day Party (ticketed event) on Sunday from 2pm-8pm.
Shenannigans will have DJ Havak at 10pm, Saturday DJ Vanmartin at 10pm and on Sunday it’s Dylan Burke at 5pm.
Shake things up
Looking for a a bar with an edge? You know, one of those bars with dim lighting, a kick-ass juke box and lively locals bellied up to the bar. Check out our Guide to Dive Bars in the Neighborhood here!
Take a Tour
Check out Fort Independence at Castle Island! The Castle Island Association (CIA) has been giving free guided tours of Fort Independence on Castle Island for over thirty years. Enjoy a tour every Saturday, Sunday, and on national holidays through the summer from noon till 3:30pm. You can also enjoy a sunset tour on Thursday at 6pm. Check the CIA’s Facebook for updates/changes to schedule!
Outdoor Workouts to Try
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 !
Check back as this list may be updated.
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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