2.2 min readBy Published On: April 12th, 2024Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 12th

Performances at The Strand

The Strand Theatre will host two productions of The Many Faces OF The Strong Black Woman this weekend. Created by The Crew Productions, the play brings to life the issues black women face while navigating family, careers, romance and mental health. Performances will be held Friday and Saturday evenings at 6pm with tickets starting at $21. Admission includes complimentary refreshments and snacks.

Friday Night at The Mix

Don’t miss Friday Night Live! at The Mix. It will be an epic night of music, dancing and fun starting at 9pm on Friday at 555 Talbot Ave. Come and enjoy classic R&B, delicious food and refreshing drinks all night long.

Marathon Fan Fest

The true sign that spring is here – Boston Marathon weekend has returned! If you’re gearing up for Patriot’s Day on Monday, get your celebrations started early at the official BAA Fan Fest in Copley Square. Soak in the race-week atmosphere and enjoy appearances by Boston Marathon champions, live music, activities, a final race clinic and more! Fan Fest will be open Friday from 3pm to 8pm, and from 9am to 8pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Candle Making Workshop

Head over to The Local Hand for a fun and interactive candle-making workshop this Saturday from 3pm to 5pm. Instructor Thaisha will provide step-by-step instruction and help you pour your own individual candles with an all-natural scent. No experience is necessary, and all materials are included in the $55 workshop fee.

Mass Hole Marathon at Dorchester Brewing

No man can eat 26.2 donut holes. Well, these contestants think they can. Come witness Boston Marathon history on Saturday from 12pm to 2pm at Dorchester Brewing when 10 authentic Massholes attempt a 26.2 Mass Hole donut hole eating contest.

Guide to the Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon weekend in the city is filled with energy and pride! There’s a lot happening all around town, and this guide is filled with suggestions on where to eat and drink, street closings, and acts of kindness opportunities in the neighborhood! Check it out here! 


Bruins vs. Penguins, Saturday April 13th at 8pm.

Celtics vs. Hornets, Friday April 12th at 7:30pm.

Celtics vs. Wizards, Sunday April 13th at 1pm.

Red Sox vs. Angels, Friday April 12th at 7:10pm, Saturday April 13th at 4:10pm, and Sunday April 14th at 1:35pm.

The Masters Schedule 

If you’re watching the game this weekend, check out our list of 10 places to catch the action in Dot, or check out 12 of our favorites in South Boston!

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