2.5 min readBy Published On: September 1st, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks: Labor Day Edition 2023

RumPunch and Music Caribbean Party

Dancehall and Soca lovers won’t want to miss Jagawa De Champ of Barbados at this VIP dance party Friday night at 10pm at the Unity Sports & Cultural Club. Tickets start at $19.99.

King Richard’s Faire Opening Weekend

September is here, which means the largest Renaissance festival in New England has returned. Be one of the first to enjoy a giant turkey leg while exploring the enchanted entertainment, food, games, vendors and much more. This Sunday is free admission for all active duty, veteran and retired military, police, fire, and EMS (must provide proper ID and pay stub). 

Kids Microscope Building Workshop

Kids ages 4-12 are invited to a free wood-building workshop at the Home Depot in South Bay from 9am to 10am. This weekend, participants will learn about the power of microscopes! Spaces are limited, so get there early to get a spot.

Picnic in the Park at Codman Square Farmers Market

Farmers Forge at Cannonball Cafe

Stop by Cannonball Cafe this Saturday to grab a coffee and pick up some fresh produce from farmers market vendors from 9am to 12pm.

Back to School Party at Chez Vous

Chez Vous Roller Rink and Boys without Barriers are teaming up to host a Back to School party for students this Sunday featuring free skating, free haircuts, backpack giveaways, contests and much more. Doors open at 12pm.

Free pickleball at Harpoon

Whether you’re still curious about the craze or just looking for an excuse to get a pretzel and a beer, Labor Day is a great time to check out Harpoon’s premier pickleball courts. Grab a friend and head over for free play on Monday between 11am and 3pm. Registration is required.

New Special at Lazy Bear Creamery

The team at this new Dot favorite has been busy scooping endless flavors all summer. To celebrate the back-to-school season, they’re introducing a new mouthwatering gummy bear sundae topping. 

Free Outdoor Bootcamp

Take advantage of some of the last days of free summer fitness classes across Boston, including this free all-levels bootcamp class on Saturday from 9am to 10am at Ross Playground in Hyde Park.

Celebrate the Sumner Tunnel Reopening

It’s the day we’ve been waiting for all summer! After eight weeks of dealing with increased traffic nightmares around Boston, why not take a drive and celebrate the reopening of the Sumner Tunnel? Here’s a list of ideas from our friends at Caught in Eastie. 

Bad and Bougie Bingo Party

This party will be a fun themed evening with cash prizes, raffles, a photo booth, and of course, plenty of bingo. Tickets start at $25 and all proceeds benefit workforce development across Boston. Check it out on Sunday starting at 6pm at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury. 

What other events are going on around Dot this weekend? Let us know the details by leaving a comment below. 

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