2.6 min readBy Published On: January 26th, 2024Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – January 26th

Vietnamese Lunar New Year Celebrations

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the Dorchester Family Engagement Network on Saturday from 10am to 12pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester. The family fun event will feature music, crafts and storytime. Boston Little Saigon will also host a Tết event on Saturday from 12pm to 2pm at the Fields Corner Branch Library featuring arts and crafts, food and more. 

Live Cabaret

Our neighbors in JP are hosting an unforgettable night of live music and whiskey tastings this Friday evening at 9pm as part of Burns Week 2024.

Winter Farmers Market

Head to Codman Square this Saturday from 11am to 2pm for the first winter farmers market of the season. Enjoy a large selection of farm fresh produce, coffee, pastries, local small business vendors and more! The event will also feature live music performances as well as a kids’ movie time featuring a screening of Home. 

Tube Down the Slopeside

One of Boston’s favorite winter activities is up and running again at Harpoon Brewery. Stop by for snow tubing this weekend, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday until 8pm. The artificial snow slide features three lanes and is fun for the whole family!

Tour a Historic House

The Historic Pierce House in Dorchester’s Adams Village will be open for special guided tours this Saturday from 12pm to 3pm. Check out our write-up to learn more about the 17th century architecture and history of this special New England home.

Get a Taste of Comfort

Snag a reservation at Comfort Kitchen, which celebrated its 1-year anniversary this week. To top things off, this Dorchester hot spot just snagged a 2024 semifinalist nomination for the James Beard Awards — one of the most prestigious awards a restaurant or chef can earn.

Boston Run Show

No matter your level of interest in running, the Boston Run Show has something for everyone this weekend. Stop by the Convention Center downtown Saturday and Sunday for an amazing event featuring inspirational speakers, running gear, expert coaches and information on upcoming races. You don’t want to miss the biggest running meet-up of the year. 

Free Ice Skating

Catch a free day of ice skating downtown at the Frog Pond this Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Sessions run every two hours and space is limited. 

SNL at Laugh Boston

Former SNL comedian Chris Redd is performing four shows this weekend at Laugh Boston. His special “Why Am I Like This?” is set to premiere on HBO Max later this year. Redd was on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” for 5 seasons, and is the co-creator, writer, and star of Peacock’s scripted comedy series, “Bust Down.”


Bruins vs. Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 27 at 12:30pm

Celtics vs. Clippers, Saturday, Jan. 27 at 7pm

NFL Championship Games: Ravens vs. Chiefs Sunday at 3pm, Lions vs. 49ers Sunday at 6:30pm (GO LIONS!)

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.

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