3.6 min readBy Published On: August 30th, 2018Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – Labor Day Weekend

Cisco Brewers is bringing a slice of Nantucket to the Seaport District! Beginning Wednesday, August 29th enjoy a new pop-up beer garden featuring Cisco Brewers award-winning craft beer and wine, paired with raw bar and tacos from Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar.  This pop up will be open weekly Wednesday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturdays from noon to 11 p.m. through the fall. The outdoor beer garden will feature Cisco Brewers’ extensive portfolio of beers on tap, including New England favorites like Whale’s Tale Pale Ale, Grey Lady Wheat Ale, and its newest year-round beer, Gripah, a grapefruit session IPA, as well as Nantucket Vineyards Wines and Malus Malum Ciders. The official address is 85 Seaport Blvd.  A portion of the proceeds from the Seaport location will support the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund, a Boston-based nonprofit that developed and maintains a memorial in the Seaport honoring service members from across Massachusetts lost in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Converse is celebrating this new opening at South Bay Mall during the first two weekends of September with promotions and customization specials!   Kicking off over Labor Day Weekend, consumers will receive a free backpack with each purchase of $75 or more on a first come, first serve basis. The next weekend, from September 7- 9, Converse is hosting a Chuck Taylor customization event filled with giveaways, food, and music between 12:00 – 5:00 PM.

Get ready to be dazzled by fireworks over Boston Harbor on Thursday, August 30th at 9pm. It’s Illuminate the Harbor! Best viewing locations are East Boston’s Piers Park, Christopher Columbus Park, Long Wharf, and of course Southie’s Seaport District!

It’s Sunday Funday at the Lawn on D from 6pm-10pm!  Thomas Park – Southie’s favorite band will be playing live! Enjoy food, drinks, lawn games, and live music by Thomas Park.

Old Ironsides is making a turnaround on Friday, August 31st around 11am at Castle Island. Head out around 11am to watch the USS Constitution in all her glory! While you’re out there you might as well treat yourself to lunch at Sullivan’s right?

Free admission! The ICA is offering free admission all day on Labor Day! A perfect chance to check out We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85!

Celebrate the last few days of summer at Kings Dining and Entertainment! Kids are invited to come in and bowl on Labor Day week (August 27-Sept 3), leading up to the start of school, and bowl for the price of the grade that they are going in. This is available from open until 8p and if a child is going into second grade, they pay $2 a game. It is a great way to enjoy the last week of summer before kids start school again!

Take advantage of The Handle Bar’s big sale this weekend! Enjoy 25% off *all* packages. No code necessary. 4 days only. Buy directly on their website or in-studio during Labor Day weekend! Woohoo!

This weekend, Backyard Betty’s will fire up the grill early as it officially rolls out Saturday & Sunday brunch service from 11am – 3pm. The refined retro restaurant known for cookout classics and regional, American comfort fare will serve up a creative spin on brunch, ranging from a modern take on breakfast favorites to their creative cookout-style cuisine. Behind the bar, the Betty’s team will be mixing up a special brunch treat in the form of Boozy Adult Cereal Shakes, inspired by favorite childhood cereals!

The Capo Gelato Cart will be closing for the season this coming Monday September 3rd at 10pm. Capo will still be serving your favorite flavors during dinner service for dessert and pints will still be available for Take Out or Delivery. So get your Gelato Cart fix now, because the cart will be replaced with new tables in the cafe come Tuesday morning!

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Get your eyes checked! As we wind down National Eye Exam Month, now is the perfect time to get your eyes examined and maybe even treat yourself to a new pair of frames. Wink Eyecare is offering a special buy 1 get 1 50% off so it’s the perfect excuse to get those new frames you’ve been eyeing. (Pun intended.)

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