4.6 min readBy Published On: October 5th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – October 6th

Need weekend plans? We got you covered. Fingers crossed, it doesn’t rain Saturday! 

Petula’s Lunch

Petula’s will be open for lunch starting Friday, Oct. 6th. Lunch will be 11:30am-3pm Monday to Friday. This will be a perfect time to try out the newest addition to Southie. The food and drink never disappoint.

23rd Annual South Boston Street Festival

The street festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7th from 11 to 4pm. The event takes over East Broadway from L to I Street. Shop local businesses, vendors, and restaurants. Plus, live entertainment and more. It is perfect for all ages.  To learn more, visit here! 

Fall Block Party at The LOT

On the Dot is hosting a block party on Saturday, Oct. 7th from 12-6PM. The event is free and open for all ages. There will be food trucks, shopping, games, and face painting. Beer and wine will be provided. Get the details here! 

Education First Beer Tasting and Silent Auction at Harpoon

Join Harpoon in raising awareness and funds for Education First. Education First is an organization that provides low-income youth college scholarships and coaching here in Boston. Their Boston high school partners are Brockton, Brighton, and City on a Hill. There will be unlimited beer tastings and awesome prizes for auction. Get tickets and more info here!

Castle Island Fall Fest

Join Castle Island Brewery in a fall celebration on Sunday, Oct. 8th from 12-4pm. The event will have apple cider doughnuts from Black Bird, local vendors, a pumpkin patch, games, and drink specials. Get more info here!

National Pizza Month

In honor of National Pizza Month– we’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots for pizza in the neighborhood! Boardwalk Pizza is all in! See specials below!

Dumpling Class at Mei Mei Dumpling Factory

Learn how to make dumplings at Mei Mei! The class is a two hour hands on class in folding and cooking delicious dumplings. The class price includes the teaching, food and drink, dumplings to take home, and a recipe card. The classes are being held Saturday Oct. 7th from 6:30 to 8:30pm and Sunday Oct. 8th from 1:30 to 3:30pm. Get tickets here!

Seaport x Black Owned Boston

Join Black owned Boston for the last Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Outdoor Market on Sunday Oct. 8th from 12-6pm. The Market will have 30+ local black owned businesses, pumpkin painting, and food and wine. The event will be held in Seaport Common. The market is free and family-friendly. 

Bowl + Brunch at Kings Dining + Entertainment 

Kicking off this Sunday and continuing every Sunday thereafter, family and friends are invited to Kings Dining and Entertainment for a brunch and bowl special, available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.mGuests who order from the brunch menu will receive discounted bowling and free bowling for a friend on the same day! Get all the fun details here! 

Free Admission to Local Museums

Spend Monday Oct. 9th, exploring the ICA, and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for FREE in honor of Indigenous People Day. See below for restrictions etc.

Last Call for Thompson Island and George’s Island for Public Access

On Saturday or Sunday, take a ferry over to Thompson Island and explore the beach and conservation area. The ferry leaves at 9 am and returns to the mainland at 1pm. Round trip is 10$. Get tickets here! George’s Island is also offering a 5$ for their last trip of the season. The ferry departs at 10am and 12pm and returns to Boston at 1:45 and 3:45pm. Get tickets here!

Purple Shell is Back!  

Purple Shell is back, baby!!! Purple Shell was closed due to water damage back in February but they are back and better than ever. Make your reservations this weekend here. 

Get moving!

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) are pleased to announce the 2023 Boston Parks Fall Fitness Series!  The series will offer free weekly classes both virtually and in 18 City of Boston parks through November 4th and offers everything from Zumba to Yoga and more! Get the full details and schedule here!

Live Music Roundup

Hunter’s: Maddi Ryan At 5pm on Friday, Dan Lyons at 3pm on Saturday, It’s Ya Boy KR Sunday at 2pm followed by Matty Sheenan at 9pm. 

Capo Supper Club: Friday at 7pm, The One Night Stands. Saturday at 8PM, Vincent Knight Live. Sinatra Sunday at 5pm with Rich Dimare and the Ron Poster Trio and DJ Silent Partner at 9pm. 

Patriots vs. Saints on Sunday

On Sunday at 1pm, the Patriots face the Saints!  It hasn’t been easy to be a Pats fan this season but at least while you watch, you can have snacks and drinks to make up for your frustrations. Here are 12 spots to watch the game in the neighborhood! 

New to the Neighborhood Guide

Southie is my hometown!   Whether you just moved into the neighborhood or are looking for something new in the neighborhood, this is the guide for you! We’ve included helpful tips, new businesses on the horizon, and new things to try! It’s all right here!

Check back as there may be additions to this list!

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