See and Do

Weekend Picks – September 28th

Eat:
Brunch anyone? Have you tried brunch at Publico yet? The Hangover Hoagie is filled with grilled Spanish chorizo, three scrambled eggs, and fontina cheese! Pair it with a Pear Mimosa and you’ll feel as good as new! Check out Publico’s full menu here!

Drink:
Raise your glass! It’s Acktoberfest happening at the Cisco Brewing Pop Up in the Seaport District! Enjoy pints of Pumple Drumkin, bobbing for apples, stein hoisting competitions, and Swartze Loch – aka corn hole! This event will take place September 27th and 28th from 4p-11pm and on September 29th

Shop:
Hunt & Gather! This coming Monday is National Consignment Day! Southie has some of the best consignment and vintage shops around including Boston Magazine Best of Winners Recollective, Dew Luxe, Covet and Go Garbaj! Make a plan to hunt and gather and find some designers hidden in the racks and shelves like Prada, Gucci, and Marc Jacobs! Here are some tips to help you navigate second hand shopping like a boss!

Pop Up:
Come enjoy the revolutionary shopping experience that is AF! The pop up to end all pop ups is returning to Boston on September 29th and 30th at the Innovation and Design Building. The pop up market will feature over 50 brands from local and national craftsmen. AF is on a mission to transform the retail experience, making the pop up a cultural mecca of music, art, food and fashion. Guests can shop a myriad of Made in USA brands from Boston’s own Ball and Buck to Zass Design Jewelry and Throne Watches, all while shopping to the beats of a local DJ.  This event is free!  You can learn more here! 

Watch:
Are you ready for some football? The Pats face the Dolphins on Sunday at 1pm. Wondering where to watch? We’ve got some suggestions right here! 

Do:
Adventure awaits! On Sunday, September 30 from 8am-11am head to the Lawn on D
for the BKBX Obstacle Course: Adventure Training! Come see what you’re made of on BKBX’s obstacle course, where you’ll get a preview of how you can train for a lifetime of powerful, adventurous challenges. The BKBX obstacle course provides a dynamic, high-energy workout based on the fundamental elements of adventure training, which are strategically designed to push your limits and enhance fitness performance through feats of cardio, power, and agility. Show up and be prepared to sprint, leap, crawl, and climb your way to the finish line—all while responding to sensory and cognitive stimuli. Sounds like fun to us! You can learn more here! 

Play:
Discover Moakley! Mayor Martin J. Walsh invites residents and visitors of all ages to “Discover Moakley” with a family festival on Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. followed by an outdoor movie at 7 p.m. along with more activities highlighting this popular park located along the waterfront in South Boston. “Discover Moakley” will be a full day of fun with food, beach games, skateboarding, a screening of “The Goonies,” and more. This event is free to the public and family friendly. Explore new recreational activities, learn about resilient landscapes, and discover the potential for Moakley Park. Learn about what is being done to make Moakley Park accessible to all of Boston, while enjoying the festivities at the same time. The event is hosted by the Boston’s Parks and Recreation and Greenovate Boston, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, Boston Harbor Now, The Trust for Public Land, and the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Walk:
Lace up your sneakers and walk around Castle Island to raise money for the Michael Burke Foundation – an organization which helps families in and around the Boston area battling cancer. Post walk enjoy a pig roast, burgers, hot dogs and more while you watch the Pats take on the Dolphins at 1pm. The walk starts at 10:30am at the Boston Harbor Yacht Club (1805 Columbia Road) and post walk celebration is back at the BHYC. Tickets are $30. You can purchase them here! Cant’ make the event? You can still make a donation here!  This event takes place on Sunday, September 30th.

Pamper:
Get ready to bat those lashes! Southie now has a new lash extension studio – Boston Lash! This quaint but chic studio has opened its doors at 509 East First Street and is here to help you enhance your natural beauty one lash at a time! Lengthen your lashes with a full set of classic lashes for $245 a complimentary $25 aftercare kit is included. Plan on getting a refill application from 10-20 days for a standard refill for $85. Anything more than 20 days can run you $110-$140. You can also get a special occasion refill (1-9 days) for $60. And just for you CIS readers, enjoy $50 off a classic set of lashes as an introductory offer through September!

Row:
Row, row, row, your boat! Try something new and head to Boston Rowing Center on Saturdays at 10am and enjoy a row in Fort Point. The Boston Rowing Center is located behind the Barking Crab! For more information visit here! 

Knit:
Hang out with Third Piece every Friday night and knit in the shop! Social Knit Nights are a fun, social time for knitters of all levels to hang out with other knitters in the area. We can coordinate some drinks and snacks from time to time, and have a great time knitting and chatting!

Shred:
Shred it! Forget it! Mass Bay Credit Union is hosting their wildly popular shredding event! Members and residents who live in the community are invited to bring any documents that contain sensitive information and have them shredded safely and for free! There is a five-box maximum. This event will take place on Saturday, September 29th from 9am-11:30am at their Southie branch!

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Maureen Dahill

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.