2.9 min readBy Published On: December 2nd, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – December 2nd

Lace ’em up!

Looking for a fun way to keep the kids entertained? Lace up the skates and hit the ice.  The Devine Rink is now offering public skating.  If you don’t have skates, don’t worry, you can rent them! If your blades are dull, you can get them sharpened there too! Check out the hours here! 

Codman Square NDC Holiday Market and Craft Fair

Light it up!

For the 26th year, the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour will continue the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees while bringing holiday spirit to children across Boston. The event is sponsored by Bank of America and includes visits with Santa, tree lighting, and more. The trolley will visit Sunday!

  • 12 p.m. – Codman Square, Dorchester
  • 1 p.m. – Adams Corner, Dorchester

Butternut Squash Pizza at Lower Mills Tavern

Have you tried LMT’s new Butternut Squash Pizza yet? It’s made with roasted, puréed butternut squash, grilled scallions, blue cheese, local green apples, bacon lardons and fire roasted crust! But it on your weekend bucket list!

Polish American Citizens Club Kids Christmas Party

Sip and Shop at Tavolo

On Sunday, December 4th from 3pm-6pm, head to Tavolo Restaurant and shop local vendors, enjoy seasonal cocktails and an appearance from Ms. Harlow Havoc Claus!

Winter White Tea + the Island of Misfit Toys at dbar

On Sunday at 4pm, head to dbar for the Winter White Tea + the Island of Misfit Toys tea with DJ Begbick. Wear your favorite white attire. We’re bringing the winter holidays into the tropics!

Deck the Halls!

Christmas is coming, it’s time to deck the halls!  Here are some places to pick up a tree, wreaths and more!

Pancake Tacos at Yellow Door

Enjoy PANCAKE TACOS this weekend at Yellow Door🥞🌮 Cinnamon cream cheese, fresh strawberries + blueberries, mint, whipped cream, and maple syrup. On the menu from 11am-3pm both Saturday + Sunday!

Warm up in a yurt

Get cozy inside one of the The Bowery Bar’s three yurts – complete with outdoor heaters, blankets and furry seats on both low-top and high-top seating! Bookings are now live on their website! Each yurt holds about 8 people and is available for lunch, brunch, and dinner!  Winter attire is encouraged.

A little comfort food at 224 Boston

224 Boston’s legendary meatloaf is the perfect comfort food! Enjoy a generous slice of meatloaf served with potato puree, mushrooms black garlic gravy.  You can check out the full menu here! 

Register to Participate in the Half-Way to Dot Day 5K

Register to run the Dorchester Running Club’s Half-Way to Dot Day 5K on Saturday, December 10th at 9am! This is a family-friendly run for all ages and abilities along the paths of DCR’s Pope John Paul Park in Dorchester and is certified and sanctioned by USA Track and Field – New England. All youth under 12 who donate a toy for our toy drive is registered at no cost. Registration for adults and teenagers is just $25. You can register here!


The World Cup – USA vs. Netherlands on Sunday at 10am.  The Bruins face off against the Avalanche on Saturday at 7pm. The Celtics play the Heat on Friday at 7:30pm and then the Nets Sunday at 6pm.  Here are 9 Places to Watch the Game in Dorchester! 

Check back as this list may be updated.

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