See and Do

Weekend Picks – July 30th

Dock + Dine

If you’re lucky enough to have a boat – or a friend with a boat – head to Venezia for some delicious Italian food to go via their dock. Order via their website and pick up via their dock!  Pasta always tastes better on a boat!

Grove Hall in Color

A community celebration with artists and creative friends at the 48 Geneva Avenue Lot on Saturday, July 31st from 1pm-6pm.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Adams Village Public Library

On Saturday, July 31st at 11am be a part of the reopening of the new and improved Adams Village Public Library after receiving an $18.3M makeover!

Celebrate National Chicken Wing Day

Dorchester has some of the best places to eat wings so it’s the perfect excuse to order a round and celebrate National Chicken Wing Day! Check out our roundup! 

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!

Beer + Wine now served at Pat’s Pizza

Big news! Pat’s Pizza announced via social media – that they are officially serving beer + wine.  Stop by and have a nice glass of red with your pizza!

Lionheart Confections at Reign Drink Lab

On Saturday and Sunday starting at 9am, Lionheart Confections will be selling their delicious doughnuts until they sell out at Reign Drink Lab! Get ’em before they’re gone! No pre-order necessary, just show up and grab your doughnuts along with an iced coffee or two! Doughnuts are limited to a dozen per guest.

Healthy Communities Scavenger Hunt

On Saturday, July 31st from 4pm-6pm enjoy a scavenger hunt, children’s activities, prizes and more! This family fun event takes place at Town Field – 1565 Dot. Ave.

Take an Island Adventure

Explore Lovells Island – this requires two boat rides – the ferry to Georges Island plus a short (and free) boat ride to Lovells.  Walk the slightly spooky island (very much MidSommar vibes) and check out the ruins of an old military fort, great views of the city and you’ll be out in the fresh air! You can book your ferry ride here! 

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! Featuring Jerry Beck, artist, educator, community leader, & the founder of The Revolving Museum, will be leading us in creating a Recycled Rodeo – multigenerational participatory art w recycled materials!

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.