See and Do

Weekend Picks – August 6th

Spectacle Summer Nights

Spectacle Island will stay open for an after-hours experience – an evening of relaxation, fun, and music in partnership with Night Shift Brewing and BRATO. Visitors can sit on the porch and enjoy live music, set up a picnic dinner from Night Shift, hike with a ranger, or relax with a view. Assorted snacks available for purchase on the island by BRATO. Night Shift will sell a variety of craft beers, Hoot Hard Seltzers, and craft hard ciders. Tickets – $20-$35.  You can purchase yours here! 

DJ Kait at Dorset Hall

Make a plan to enjoy some cocktails and dance the night away to DJ Kait at Dorset Hall on Saturday night!

Farmers Markets

On Fridays head to the Ashmont Farmers Market from 3pm-7pm featuring a Watermelon Pop Up this week and 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 – take part in the Back to School backpack giveaway!

6th Annual Peace B’Que

Take part in the Dot House Health Center 6th Annual Peace B’Que! Get vaxxed this Saturday, as Dot House Health celebrates the @peaceinstitute 6th Annual Peace B’Que at Town Field Park in Dorchester from 12pm to 4pm! There will be food, fun, live music, kids activities, community resource tables, poetry, giveaways and more!  DotHouse Health will be holding a Free Public COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic during this event. They will be giving away bags with PPE and gift cards, and raffling prizes such as AirPods, iPad, and a $200 @footlocker Gift Card for those who receive the vaccine. You can learn more here! 

Mizery loves company at Blend

This Sunday Blend’s monthly drag brunch returns for two shows at 11am & 2pm! Mizery and her girls are cooking up something extra spicy this go around so you don’t want to miss it! Tickets on sale now via eventbrite! 

Burgers + Bloodys at 224

Enjoy a delicious burger and mile high Bloody Mary at brunch on Saturdays and Sundays at 224 Boston Street from 10-3. The patio is open too! Check out their brunch menu here!

Gimme Back My Mic – Karaoke at dbar

Karaoke has returned at dbar! Each Friday night sing your favorites or watch those singing your favorites beginning at 10pm. DJ Ryan Grow is your host!

Frozen Drink Szn

Warmer temps and sunny days! It’s officially frozen drink season! The Industry and Yellow Door Taqueria has frozen drinks!  Go get some this weekend! 

Make a reservation – Dine Out Boston Returns

Dine Out Boston returns August 8th-21st. Enjoy lunch for $15, $20, $25 and dinner for $28,$33 and $38 Participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner. Each participating restaurant selects one of the three price options. There are a few restaurants in the the neighborhood participating – you can check them out 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? 

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!

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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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.