4.9 min readBy Published On: November 15th, 2018Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – November 16th

The wildly popular Fort Point-based brewery has expanded into the restaurant biz! The 18,000 square foot restaurant has officially opened! the new Trillium Fort Point has a fun and casual vibe, features three floors and has a seating capacity of 450 people. The ground level showcases a new retail space and taproom overlooking views of the 10-barrel brewhouse, alongside a 23-seat bar and high-top tables. The second level includes a main dining room with large picture window to the kitchen. The second floor also offers a private dining room accommodating up to 85 guests. The third floor is a seasonal roof deck with a bar and additional seating. Executive Chef Michael Morway has created a menu that includes a variety of cold snacks, warm snacks, bowls, trays, entrees, sandwiches and desserts which include gluten free, wheat free and vegetarian options. The restaurant & brewery also features 24 tap lines and bottles from the Trillium Brewing cellar!  You can check out the menu here! 

Friday Night Flights! Each Friday evening, GrandTen Distilling will open the distillery doors to those interested in a more in-depth understanding of handcrafted spirits. Offering a detailed tour, followed by a relaxed tasting of our full line of products (along with special, limited-run spirits not available anywhere else), you’ll keep a tasting glass as a souvenir. These tastings will include discussions on mixology, the history of Boston spirits, and the spirit world more generally. To keep these tastings intimate and conversation lively, seating will be initially limited to 20 reservations. You can purchase tickets by visiting their website!

Teen Night at the ICA! Join the ICA Teen Arts Council—15 students from Boston-area high schools—for an unforgettable Teen Night! Organized by teens for teens, the evening features teen-led art tours, artmaking activities, and youth performances in the coolest theater in Boston, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater. Visit icateens.org for more details on activities. Get more details here! This event is free for teens!

Stop by Mayhew Wine in Fort Point and pick up some wine for your Thanksgiving dinner! Whether your hosting or a guest, the wine experts can help you select the perfect wine for your meal!

Enjoy $5 Mimosas at  Backyard Betty’s during brunch on both Saturday and Sunday!  Sip on one while you feast on Chicken & Waffles or Huevos Rancheros!  You can check out their full brunch menu here! 

Ice scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! JP Licks is officially open at 397 West Broadway! Stop by for icecream, baked goods, and coffee. Open daily from 10am-9pm.

Get ready! Thanksgiving is quickly approaching! But don’t freak out! We’ve got the scoop on where to get fresh baked pies and delicious side dishes, to who serving Thanksgiving dinner for you and yours!  Check it out here! 

Come meet with your old friends and classmates at a special Southie High reunion! The fun takes place on Saturday, November 17th for a dinner buffet at Florian Hall. Tickets are $50 and buffet included. Cocktails at 6:30pm. For tickets call Bob Sances at 617-512-4062.

Regan’s Motivated Fitness is hosting a self-defense class on Saturday, November 17th at 11am. Learn the importance of knowing self-defense to keep yourself safe!   All of Motivated’s  Self Defense workshops lead up to a finale of sparring techniques with a generous volunteer dressed in a “mugger suit!” Free for members, $10 for non-members.  To register visit here! 

Barre, Brunch, Booze and Browse:
Kickoff the holiday season with a little bit of everything!Start off your Saturday with a 45 minute barre class at C2, followed by a little brunch in the form of a breakfast sandwich plus brunch cocktail at The Junction.Then do a little shopping at The Junction with pop ups by Wears + Wares, Wolfies All Natural Dog Treats, and Lipsense! Cost is $25 all inclusive.Limited to only 14 spots.Register here! 

Condition + Craft Beer:

Get Your Sweat On With Lifted Fitness & Dorchester Brewing Company on Sunday, November 18th at 10:30am! One of our favorite Southie fitness spots, Lifted Fitness, has teamed up with our pals at Dorchester Brewing Company for an opportunity to detox then retox this weekend! Kick off your Sunday funday with a 45-minute Metabolic Conditioning class. Think: squats, presses, jumps, and more cardio-type exercises in a high-energy, friendly environment, followed up by a few delicious, local craft beers. $20 gets you your entry to the class, plus two – 5 oz pours of your choosing. Come meet some of the best trainers in Boston and say goodbye to those Sunday scarries this week.  Tickets can be purchased at the Eventbrite link here or by emailing Mo at [email protected].

It’s time for a Sunday Funday Sweat Crawl in Southie! Patriots have a BYE week, so what better way to spend your Sunday then sweating it out at two of your favorite studios? Sunday November 18th at 11am start with a 45 minute Sculpt class at Sweat Fixx Southie, then head down the street for a 45 minute spin & post class refreshments at @the_handle_bar. You can sign up here! 

Put on your Santa hat, lace up those sneakers and get ready to run for a great local school – South Boston Catholic Academy. On Saturday, December 1st at 9am join your friends and neighbors and run a 5K race along the South Boston beaches. Start and finish is at South Boston Catholic Academy at 866 East Broadway. Stick around for a post-race party with prizes, raffles, food and fun! There is also fun for the kids on deck too with two youth races. At 9:00am – 100 Meter Dash for kids (9 and under) and at 9:30 a 1/2 mile run (14 and under). If you preregister by November 30th, it’s $30. Post-registration is $35. Youth preregistration is is $15 and post-registration is $20. To register visit here!

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