See and Do

Weekend Picks – October 12th

Eat:
’Tis the season! It’s back! Head to Amrheins for their famous Pumpkin Risotto. It’s back in all its rich and deliciousness and we guaranteed you’ll feel instantly comforted with the first bite. (Bonus: it’s served in a real hollowed out pumpkin!)

Drink:
Raise your glass! It’s that time of year again at Grand Ten Distilling. This Saturday October 13th, let’s celebrate the release their annual North County Straight Apple Brandy! Now that’s the kinda apple picking we love! The event is free to the public, no tickets are required. There will be Family-friendly pumpkin painting from 1-3 pm, tours of the distillery, delicious BBQ, music by the Bagboys starting at 7pm and of course, plenty of cocktails made with North County Apple Brandy!

See:
Bring your treasures and see what it’s worth! It’s the Hidden Treasures Skinner Event at the Laboure. Have you ever wondered about the value of that family heirloom or yard sale find? Enjoy a professional Skinner appraisal on Saturday, October 13th from 10am-3pm. Appointments recommended to bring one item for a verbal appraisal and evaluation.* This event takes place at Catholic Charities Labouré Center – 275 West Broadway. Proceeds directly support Catholic Charities Labouré Center programs which focus on workforce development, youth, elders & health services and family stabilization programs. $20 PER OBJECT Price includes free general admission. For information or to schedule an appointment, visit here or call (617) 464-8500.

Do:
Explore art this weekend! A fall open studios weekend at Boston’s first live/work artists cooperative: explore studios, meet artists, and see new works, all under one roof on Friday October 12, 4pm-7pm | Saturday October 13, 12pm-6pm | Sunday October 14, 12pm-6pm! You can learn more here! 

Explore:
If you love public art, you’ll love this new and exciting art instillation right here in the neighborhood!  Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel has unveiled seven large scale sculptures located throughout the Seaport District!  Get the scoop here! 

Tour:
Have you ever wanted to see the inside of the Edison? Don’t miss our public tour this Saturday, 10/13 and 10/20 from 9am-10am. It’s a chance to get a look at the beautiful historic turbine halls and hear about our plans for the site.  For more information about this project visit here! 

Create:
Learn to make floral crowns and create floral arrangements with Southie’s own Sunny’s Florist! The fun and creative events are part of BARCtoberfest at Down the Road Brewery in Everett! Bring your kids, your pups, your friends, your everyone for a day of family fun at our 2nd annual BARCtoberfest on Sunday, October 14th 11AM-5PM! This is BARC’s biggest, family friendly, pet friendly event of the year! Come for live music, great beer, cute pups, fun games, creative workshops, and more! You can even get your Sunday football fix on the big projector at the brewery during the event! For tickets visit here! 

Lift & Tint:

Head to Boston Lash and treat yourself to a lash lift and tint!  Originally $125, Boston Lash is offer a special! Enjoy a lash lift and tint for just $100! A lash lift and tint will give your natural lashes the appearance of being darker, curled and longer without lash extensions and can last 6-8 weeks with no aftercare!  To book an appointment, visit here! 

Watch:
It’s the last movie night of the season for the Lawn on D! On Friday, October 12th at 6pm enjoy a screening of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow while you sip on some UFO Pumpkin! Talk about getting in the spirit of the season!

Cheer:
If you love sports, you must be psyched for this weekend! The Bruins face the Oilers on Thursday night at 7pm and then the Red Wings at 3pm on Saturday. On Saturday night, it’s the Red Sox vs. the Astros ALCS Game 1 at 8:09pm and again on Sunday night at 7:09pm. Also on Sunday night, the Pats play the Chiefs at 8:20pm.  Wondering where to watch?  We’ve got some suggestions! 

Indulge:
Enjoy apple Cider Donuts at Capo! Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am-1pm enjoy fresh baked donuts in coffee for dine in or takeout in the cafe!

Register:
Run, Walk and Roll! Register for the DAV 5K on November 10th at Castle Island for the 3rd annual DAV 5K. The DAV 5K is an event that thanks and honors those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day. You can register here!

Workout:
Enjoy a free workout at Ink Underground on Saturday, October 13th from 10:30am-11:5pm with Barre 3! Southie’s own The Juice Box will also be on hand! There will be prizes and surprises too! You can register for the class here!

Support:
Think pink! Roza Lyons is selling a limited edition t-shirt will all proceeds going to the Ellie Fund!  Fat Baby has created a speciality cocktail for to help support the Ellie Fund’s Do Good Campaign! Enjoy a Rosita Mamacita – made with tequila, apparel, luxardo, lemon and orange bitters.  Pairs well with Fat Baby sushi and dumplings! Lincoln is also “Doing Good” and offering Save Second Base made with Ketel One, Muddled Strawberries, Lemon, Cinnamon! Available seven days a week until October 31st!  Fat Baby and Lincoln will donate $1 for everyone purchased to the Ellie Fund!  So you might as well order 2 right?

Open House:
House hunt on the tree-lined streets of Savin Hill starting with 19 Hallam Street, Unit 2 in Dorchester!  Saturday 12pm-1pm – Contact amy.carlisle@compass.com for more information!

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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.