2.7 min readBy Published On: August 20th, 2021Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 20th

Brunch at Sweet Life Bakery and Cafe

Featuring omelets and pancakes, to delicious sandwiches and salads, Sweet Life serves breakfast Wednesday-Sunday with breakfast/brunch special additions Friday-Sunday!  Save room for one of their delicious bakery treats! Beer, wine and brunch cocktails are served too!

Take it to go!

El Barrio offers Margarita “juice boxes” to go!  Pairs perfectly with tacos!

Wine + Cheese….sort of

Cheese and wine are the most classic pairing, so it makes sense that quesadillas and wine are the perfect match!  Reserve a spot at Boston Winery’s Quesadilla and Wine Pairing on Friday, August 20th! Tickets are $45.  You can reserve your spot here! 

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys 

Lower Mills Tavern offers $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch on Saturday and Sundays 10am – 3pm.  Comes in flavors like pineapple, pink guava, honey rose, blueberry, cherry, raspberry and cranberry!  How awesome is that? 

Farmers Markets

On Fridays head to the Ashmont Farmers Market from 3pm-7pm featuring a The Food Project bring fresh, Dorchester grown fruits + vegetables and Queen’s Lane beauty products this week! On Saturdays the Codman Square Farmers Market takes place from 11am-2pm.  Stop by for fresh produce, baked goods, entertainment and more! This week at the Codman Square Farmers Market – Culture Market featuring the Suya Joint Food Truck! Bring your flag and celebrate all the cultures of Codman Square!

Summer Fridays

First Parish Dorchester is presenting a free weekly summertime celebration of community + culture on Fridays from 6pm-9pm – June 11 – September 10. Expect picnicking, kids activities and live music!

Workout with Trillfit

TRILLFIT® is an award-winning boutique fitness studio with classes ranging from Cardio Dance to Sculpt. The offer many outdoor classes in addition to plenty of online classes too! You can learn more here! 

Roc-K-eno at The Industry

Test your musical knowledge, have fun and win prizes galore on August 21st from 8pm-12am at The Industry! 

Charity Cocktail at The Bowery Bar

Raise your glass! Order an Island Time – made with Silver rum | blue curaçao | pineapple | lime | coconut | cava float from the Bowery Bar and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Leahy Holloran Community Center!

Register for the Boston Triathlon

After a year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Boston Triathlon is back!  On August 28-29, the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon returns to DCR Carson Beach, featuring a weekend of events, open to all! On August 29, the event will feature two main races:  The Olympic Race begins at 6:45 am and is a 1.5K swim, 35K bike, and 10K run. The Sprint Race starts at 9:15 a.m. and features a 750m swim, 17.5K bike, and 3K run.  What if you love to run, but hate to bike and swim? Grab two friends and sign up as a Relay Team!  Or encourage your friends, family or colleagues to join the fun by signing up for the Annual Team Challenge, a great way to experience the Sprint race from start to finish while participating in some friendly competition. You can learn more here! 

Get Vaccinated

Free Public Covid-19 Vaccines Available DotHouse Health – Walk-ins Welcome.  Or you can book an appointment by calling 617-740-2213 or using the QR code here via Instagram.

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