2.7 min readBy Published On: November 17th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – November 17

Crumbl Grand Opening

The popular cookie chain Crumbl is now open in South Bay! Stop in to get a taste of the grand opening flavors, including peach pie, churro, peanut butter cup and triple chocolate chip. One lucky guest will win a free famous pink box of treats. Check them out this Friday and Saturday from 8am to midnight.

Underground Railroad History

Join a ranger from the National Parks of Boston for a discussion on Boston’s role in the Underground Railroad, featuring stories of freedom seekers and those who assisted them. The free event takes place on Friday from 11am to 12pm at the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library. 

Brunch in the Neighborhood

From savory meals to sweet surprises (and much-needed hair(s) of the dog), there’s something for everyone! Check out our Brunch Roundup! 

Comedy & Chill at Boston Bowl

Comedians Reece Cotton, Dutchess and Dorothy are bringing their all-black female lineup to the stage for a special night of laughs, games and more at Boston Bowl Friday evening. Doors for this 21+ event open at 7pm and tickets are $15-$20.

Step Inside Central Perk

Fans of “Friends” and coffee lovers alike can explore the new Central Perk coffee shop now open 7am to 7pm daily on Newbury Street. The weekend is a perfect time to grab a spot on the couch and relax or enjoy their variety of bagels, soups, salads, sweets and more. Check out the menu here.

Fall Food and Wine Pairing

Not sure which wines to pair with your upcoming Thanksgiving feasts? Boston Winery will teach you all you need to know on Saturday from 1pm to 3pm. Plus get a taste of chef-prepared pumpkin ravioli, slow-roasted porchetta, pumpkin cheesecake and more. Tickets are limited. 

Thanksgiving Cookoff

Boston Firefighters will face off against Boston Police this weekend for a fun and friendly food competition to get in the Turkey Day spirit. Stop by Florian Hall on Saturday from 2pm to 6pm or Sunday from 12pm to 7pm for family-friendly fun, food competitions, and holiday celebrations. The event is free but proceeds help to support local community efforts including children’s literacy. Registration is required.

Historic Holiday Stroll

Boston’s popular Dickenson-themed Freedom Trail tours return starting this weekend on select Fridays and Saturdays until Dec. 30. Stroll through Boston’s history with a holiday twist complete with Christmas trees and festive lights. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children.

Doggie Fall Fest

Park-9 Dog Bar in Everett is hosting its first-ever Fall Fest this weekend. Celebrate the season of giving with your furry friends while enjoying specialty pup treats, fall cocktails, harvest photo opps and more.

Bingo at DOT Tavern

Join host Brandon Wahlberg for an afternoon of fun at The Dot Tavern. He’s hosting “Brando Bingo” on Sunday at 4:30pm. RSVP for the free event here.


Bruins vs. Canadiens, Saturday, November 18th at 7PM

Celtics vs. Raptors, Friday, November 17th at 7:30PM

Celtics vs. Grizzlies, Sunday, November 19th at 8PM

Patriots vs. No one… BYE Week. 

Here are 10 Places to Watch the Game!

Check back! This list may be updated.

What else is going on around Dot this weekend? Let us know what events you’re checking out by leaving a comment below. 

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