3.6 min readBy Published On: November 23rd, 2018Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – November 23rd

Pre or post Peabody Square Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 24th, plan on going to Tavolo for some dinner and drinks! Share some spicy mussels, Tavolo meatballs and some Tagliatelle Bolognese!

Pre or Post Lower Mills Holiday Stroll on Saturday,head to the cozy Lower Mills Tavern and warm up with The Irish made with Irish whiskey, maple liqueur, cinnamon simple, hot coffee; topped with chocolate whipped cream & dash of salt or the Weller Brown Derby cocktail made with: W.L. Weller Special Reserve bourbon, grapefruit, honey+, and bitters. Cheers!

Share some small plates and cocktails and listen to the music at 224 Boston! On Friday night there will be live music with Steve Rondo playing from 9pm-11pm.

It’s the Then, Now & Forever Savin Hill Reunion on Friday, November 23rd at 6pm at Florian Hall
Dinner Buffet will be served. Entertainment by DJ Dru Errico. $40.00 per person Start the holiday season off reminiscing with old friends, making new friends and dancing the night away with your favorite music from then and now!

Mix & Mingle! Help support the the St. Ann-St. Brendan Collaborative at a special fundraising gala on Saturday, November 24th at 7pm. Head to Florian Hall for a night of music, food, and plenty of raffles. Tickets are $100 each. You may buy via Venmo or PayPal – Venmo – @Sheila-Mccarthy-0r PayPal – [email protected]  For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact: Sheila McCarthy 617-833-2475 or [email protected].

Shop small! It’s the St. Mark’s Village Small Business Stroll! November 24th is Small Business Saturday! Start your day shopping and brunching with the old and the new in your Greater Ashmont Main Street district, north of Shepton Street (St. Mark’s Village), with stalwart businesses like Crawford DrugTasha Michelle Kloset, and The Modern Dog Boston, as well as newer offerings, like I Am Fashion men’s boutique, El Barrio Mexican Grill (Seabreeze’s same management/new name), and Caffe Zia Gianna. More participating merchants to be announced as the date approaches.

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Get in the spirit!It’s the Holiday Pop Up Market at Ashmont Station and Peabody Square Tree Lighting! Stock your pantry, buy local crafts, and celebrate the season in Peabody Square at our third annual pop-up holiday market! Holiday music will fill the air as you shop our market stands for pantry staples and holiday treasures. The market will lead directly into the Annual Peabody Square Holiday Tree Lighting, part of the Mayor’s Holiday Trolley Tour!  The fun takes place on Saturday, November 24th from 3pm-7pm!   We also heard from a reliable source that Buddy the Elf and Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer will be there!

Light it up!It’s the Lower Mills Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting! Come and celebrate the season in Lower Mills. #shopsmall #shoplocal The Holiday Tree Lighting, part of the Mayor’s Holiday Trolley Tour, at Meetinghouse Bank at 4 PM!  Holiday Stroll will take place on Saturday, November 24th.  Stick around for dinner/drinks at Yellow Door, Lower Mills Tavern and The Bowery Bar!

The Pats face their AFC East “rival” The Jets on Sunday, November 25th at 1pm. Head to Lucy’s American Tavern for brunch and then stick around for the game! From 10am to 3pm, hungry weekenders can snack on a waffle a la mode or sip on an executive mimosa. Named after one of Dorchester’s most influential residents from the 1800s, Lucy’s is a spot for locals and newcomers alike.  #SundayFunday

Lace up your sneakers and put on your Santa hat! It’s the Dorchester Running Club’s fourth annual Halfway to Dot Day 5k Road Race! This fun run takes place on Saturday, December 8th at 9am!It’s a family friendly run for all ages and abilities along the paths of DCR’s Pope John Paul Park in Dorchester and is certified and sanctioned by USA Track and Field – New England. After the race take part in the Mayor’s Toy Drive and Breakfast at Florian Hall – all youth under 12 who donate a toy are registered at no cost. Registration for adults and teenagers is just $20. All registrants will receive a long-sleeve shirt and finishers will receive a handmade, one-of-a-kind holiday ornament! 
You can register here!

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