3.3 min readBy Published On: February 9th, 2024Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – February 9th

Friday Film Screening

Join the Parker Hill Library on Friday afternoon for a matinee showing of Alice (2022), starring Keke Palmer. Inspired by true events, Alice is a modern empowerment story tracing a difficult journey through the post-Civil Rights Era American South. The free screening will take place from 2pm to 4pm on Friday. Note: the film is rated R.

Happy 5th Birthday American Provision DOT

For five years, American Provisions DOT has been bringing the charcuterie, sandwiches, baked goods, wine tastings and more to the neighborhood! Plus, they have one of the friendliest, most knowledgeable staff around!

Stop by this weekend and wish them a happy birthday!

Help APDOT celebrate on Friday from 4pm-6pm with bubbles and boozy ice cream!

The Who Vs. Led Zeppelin

Led Heads unite! Boston Harbor Distillery will host a live performance featuring the music of Led Zeppelin and The Who this Friday evening starting at 7pm. Chris Cote, Joe Musella and their all-star band will battle it out over two rounds for this 21+ show. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

Lunar New Year Flower Market

Don’t miss the Chinatown Main Street pop-up flower market celebrating the Lunar New Year. The market’s final day will be this Friday, Feb. 9. Stop in to the China Trade Center on Boylston until 6pm to get your fresh flowers, decorations and everything you need to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.

Soul, R&B, Jazz & Funk Festival

Get ready to groove to the soulful beats of R&B, funk, and jazz at this electrifying music festival at the Strand Theater in Dorchester this Saturday from 7pm to 10pm. Join in for an unforgettable night of musical excellence hosted by 98.1 FM’s dynamic duo, Remy In The City and Mark Harris. Tickets range from $30 to $60. 

Mass Ave. Mardi Gras

The Mardi Gras party at Dorchester Brewing returns this Saturday! Doors for this all-day party open at 11:30am. There will be a glassware giveaway for the first 50 people, live jazz music, free tarot card readings, food specials, giveaways, games, a pop up from Donut King and so much more!

Indulge in Homebaked Cookies

Homebaked Cookies is celebrating its first Valentine’s Day serving Dorchester. Show this small business some love and treat yourself or express your love for someone with one of their special Valentine’s Day treat packs, complete with a custom card. Their delicious red velvet cookies are made with a blend of dark chocolate chunks, mini kisses and white chocolate chips.

African-American Patriots Tours

Hosted by the Freedom Trail Foundation in honor of Black History Month, these special tours celebrate the role that African-American patriots played in the American Revolution. Led by an 18th-century costumed guide, the tours tell the views of history through the eyes of revolutionaries such as Crispus Attucks, Phillis Wheatley, Prince Hall, Peter Salem and more. Meet at the Boston Common Visitor Center at 10:45am on Saturday or Sunday this weekend, but be sure to get your tickets in advance.

DotOUT Boston Bowling Fundraiser

Dorchester-based LGBTQ community group DotOUT is hosting its annual bowling event this Sunday at Boston Bowl. Sashay down the lanes and get your super bowl on before the Super Bowl from 4pm to 6pm. Tickets are $27 for balls and all, and prizes will be awarded for top winners.

If you’re looking to get a jump start on Valentine’s Day festivities, check out our neighborhood guide here!


Celtics vs. Wizards Friday, Feb. 9 at 7:30pm

Bruins vs. Capitals, Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3:30pm

Celtics vs. Heat, Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2pm

Super Bowl LVIII: Chiefs vs. 49ers, Sunday, Feb. 11 at 6:30pm

Still need snacks for game watching? Visit here! 

Here are 10 places to watch the game in Dot, or check out 12 of our favorites in South Boston!

Check back! This list may be updated.

What else is going on around Dot this weekend? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

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