See and Do

Weekend Picks – August 23rd

Bulls-Eye Night Live Music and Comedy

Keep the weekend going and head to Savin Bar + Kitchen on Sunday at 8pm for a night of live music and comedy!  Jimmy Bowes hosts comedians Steve Halligan, Laura Severse, and Chris Pennie with special guest musicians Patrick Dennis and Paddy Mör! 

Constitution Turnaround

The USS Constitution will conduct a turnaround on Friday morning with two cannon salutes.  Castle Island is the perfect spot to watch.  Treat yourself to some Sully’s while you’re out there!

Get out there and have some fun…….for FREE!

The Highland Street Foundation would like to pick up the tab on admission to Boston area attractions. Isn’t that nice? Enjoy free admission to places like the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Franklin Park Zoo, USS Constitution Museum and many more. This special promotion takes place each Friday through August 30th. This week the ICA in the Seaport is free!  Check out full schedule here!

Check Mate

It’s the  Greater Ashmont Main Street‘s summer Chess Social!  Join your friends and neighbors in Peabody Square Ashmont for a battle of strategy via the game of chess!  Saturday morning from10am-12pm.  

The Summer Sports Tea Dance at dbar

It’s a Fun in the Sun Tea Dance at dbar on Sunday, August 25th from 4pm-8pm. dbar is partnering up with Victory Programs and FLAG Flag Football to bring you the ninth annual #SummerSportsTeaDance and to kick off the fall LGBTQ sports season! It’s an 80’s Revival Theme!  $20 suggested minimum donation.  You can learn more here! 

The Great Boston Rib Fest

Summer will be over before we know it so Dorchester Brewing Company is throwing one last hurrah before Labor Day! The Great Boston Rib Cook-off in the Tap Room will take place on Sunday, August 25th from 11am-9pm. Entrance is free and ribs are available for purchase at $2/each, so you can taste all you’d like! Sample ribs from: M&M BBQ, 50Kitchen and Sarcastic Swine. There will also be corn bread for purchase from The Corny Bread Company!  Takes place on Sunday, August 25th from 11am-9pm

Ice Cream Truck Fridays

The Boston Firefighters Credit Union is saving that last few summer Fridays.  Just a way to say thank you to their members.  Stop by the Dorchester location for a frozen treat from the Ice Cream Truck!

Explore the Neponset River Greenway

The Neponset River Greenway runs 5 + miles from Dorchester into Milton. The trail connects a series of parks and provides an exciting opportunity to appreciate the outdoors in an otherwise urban area. This trail is perfect for walking, biking, running and rollerblading!

It’s All About Balance

Boston Winery is hosting a Yoga & Wine event on Saturday, August 25th at 11:30am.  Enjoy a 60 minute vinyasa flow class taught by Ashley Langlais followed by a wine tasting and tour of Boston Winery. All levels are welcome! Please bring your own mat!  You can purchase your tickets for $30 here!   

Raw Bar at 224

224 Boston now has a raw bar!  Enjoy fresh oysters, ceviche and crudo! Sunday – Thursday $1 oysters 5pm – 7pm!

Image via Savin Bar + Kitchen Instagram

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot 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.