3.8 min readBy Published On: October 14th, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – October 14th

Shop Local

It’s so important to support our local small business community! Forget Amazon Prime Days and shop local! Pick up a gift or treat yourself to something nice! You’ll be supporting local business. So really, it’s a win/win! Check out our roundup!

Lace up your sneakers

It’s the 40th Annual Boston Firefighters Local 718 10K Memorial Road Race at 9am on Sunday! Enjoy a post race party with live music, free beer, food, raffles and more.  You can learn more here! 

Beer + Ice Cream Collaboration

Two local Dorchester spots are teaming up to create the perfect fall pairing with a beer release inspired by some of the Ice Creamsmith‘s hit flavors. The beers are available on tap at Dorchester Brewing Co. and the special beer and ice cream floating pairings are only available on October 15th.   Float Option #1: Runs on Pumpkin, DBco’s pumpkin spice amber ale. Ice cream: Caramel & Graham Cracker Swirl – special recipe designed to pair in a float with Runs on Pumpkin – Float Option #2: DBco brewed a special Mocha Almond Stout named “Does Not Contain Nuts”, inspired by some of The Ice Creamsmith’s hit flavors, to be paired with ice cream in a unique side-by-side. This beer is going to be served on our nitro draft line, to increase the creamy mouthfeel, and make it even more reminiscent of ice cream!

Live Music at Savin Hill Park

On Sunday, enjoy live music by local legends the Savin Hillbillies from 1pm-5pm.  Bring a chair or blanket!

DIY Halloween Cookie Decorating Kits

Get in the Halloween spirt with Top Shelf’s DIY Halloween Cookie Decorating Kit.  Each kit comes with either 6 or 12 pumpkin sugar cookies – Orange, Purple, & White Frosting Orange, Purple, & WhiteDecorating Sugars Orange, Purple, & White Sprinkles.  You can reserve yours here! 

Attend the CreatedBy Festival on Saturday October 15th!

Massachusetts STEM Week kicks off with a hands-on festival celebrating the inspirational work of local artists, technologists, innovators, and creative do-ers! This year’s event hosts a carefully curated group of exhibitors and partners, including Artisan’s Asylum, New England FIRST, Brandeis Maker Lab, and more! CreatedBy Festival 2022 will be on October 15th at Boston Children’s Museum, tickets are on sale now! You can learn more here!

Try a Drunken Pumpkin at Savin Bar + Kitchen

What’s a Drunken Pumpkin you ask? Well, it’s a Shipyard Pumpkin with a shot of Vanilla Vodka! And Savin Bar + Kitchen is serving them! Tis the season!

The Great Mr. Swindle’s Traveling Peculiarium

The only words capable of justifying the excitement to be experienced at The Great Mr. Swindle’s Traveling Peculiarium is “Absolutely Outrageous”. Mr. B.S. Swindler AKA Mr. Swindle hosts his captivating 90-minute extravaganza delighting his audience with an unparalleled exhibition of classic vintage amusement, live acrobats and comedy. The show will take place under the big top on the grounds of Harpoon Brewery. The Drink-Ory Garden will feature eccentric beer, wine and food from The Harpoon Brewery! Featured brews include the Harpoon IPA, Rec League, and ‘“The Swindler,’” an exclusive beer brewed just for the show! The Harpoon Brewery will also be serving up delicious dishes and savory snacks such as handmade pretzels, handmade pretzel dogs, pizza, popcorn and more! The show will be in town October 12th – November 6th.  You can learn more and purchase tickets here. 

Slay Saturdays at dbar

Don’t miss DJ @creamydreamycoleslaw this Saturday at dbar starting at 10pm! Always a blast, never a cover!

Free Fall Fitness via Boston Parks + Recreation

Enjoy free fall fitness classes!  The series will offer free weekly classes both virtually and in City of Boston parks from October 2nd to November 19th.  The series offers Bostonians healthy activities including Chair Yoga, Dance Fit, HIIT, Kick-It, Strength & Conditioning, and ZUMBA©. There are a variety of programs including age-friendly classes for families and older adults as well as those who may be new to fitness classes. You can check out the schedule here. 

New Fall Menu at Lower Mills Tavern

LMT’s has created a new fall menu bursting with seasonal goodness!  You can check out the menu here! 

NFL Football Sundays in Dot

The Pats face the Browns on Sunday at 1pm. Here are 9 Places to Watch the Game in Dorchester! 

The Big Italian via American Provisions

Speaking of sports…nothing goes better than watching sports at home while enjoying a big Italian sandwich from American Provisions! Call 617-514-4599 to place your order!

Check back as this list may be updated 

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