See and Do

Weekend Picks – November 2nd

Eat:
Need a little TLC in the form of comfort food?  Well, look no further than this new menu item at the Ashmont Grill!  New England ‘fried chicken’ roulade with cranberry-pecan stuffing & house made sausage, potato gratin, and braised kale!  Put it on your weekend “to do” list!

Drink:
The Industry makes some of the best craft cocktails in the neighborhood! Try a new fall addition the Mr. Davis made with Deep Eddy Organic Peach vodka, house made cinnamon orange simple syrup, bitters, topped with Angry Orchard Cider! Cheers!

See:
This Saturday at the Second Annual Blue Hills Great Estate Fall Foliage Weekend at Eustis Estate in Milton there will a special local guest. The Choco-leles, a group of ukulele players based in Historic Lower Mills, will lead ukulele groups all over the Northeast to serenade guests touring the latest addition to the Blue Hills Reservation.  Make a plan to go and check them out!

Do:
Smashing pumpkins! Head to the Mattapan Evocation Center with your Halloween pumpkins on Saturday, November 3rd for a Pumpkin Smash Bash! You can smash your pumpkins and compost the remains! Great way to release stress too! There will be snacks and coffee provided. This event takes place at Park at Boston Nature Center at 500 Walk Hill Street.

Listen:
Lower Mills Tavern has live music every Saturday night beginning at 10:30pm. No cover and a late night menu is available!

Participate:
Its’t eh Annual Dorchester Storywalk & Author Visit! On Saturday, November 3rd the fun starts at the Fields Corner Public Library at 12pm with actives and snacks! At 12:45pm the storywalk begins then at 1:20pm the author visits featuring featuring The Great Thanksgiving Food Fight author Michael Lewis!

Celebrate:
Yellow Door is celebrating “Dia de los Muertos”on Friday with another epic fiesta at the Taqueria. On this holiday, it is believed that the spirits of the dead visit their families to celebrate life and death so in honor of remembering those who have departed, please feel welcome to bring photos to add to our altar we are building behind the bar! Not only will we be celebrating with music, good company, and themed decor! They are also creating specialty cocktails for the night! Stop by!

Donate:
After suffering some major vandalism last week, the Dorchester Vietnam Memorial Committee has organized a fundraising effort to help with damages that include 20 shredded shrubs, the memorial statue defaced, and the flag of the United States cut down.You can help by making a donation here! Anyone with information about the vandalism is encouraged to reach out to the State Police at 617-740-7710. If you would like to mail a check: Dorchester Vietnam Memorial and can be mailed to Dorchester Vietnam Memorial c/o Joesph Zinck, 10 Whitridge Street, Dorchester, MA 02124.

Refresh:
Revitalize your skin with a retexturing treatment or chemical peel at SkinRx Boston. Head to their website for more information or to make an appointment!  SkinRX is Boston’s only exclusive non surgical facial rejuvenation boutique located in Port Norfolk. Specializing in BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dermal Fillers, KYBELLA®, Chemical Peels, and Clinical Skin Care.

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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.