Fresh Food Generation Paint + Party
Join Fresh Food Generation on Friday September 23rd from 3pm-6pm for a back to school event that your kids will love! Paint & Party is free and open to the public. @whysham617 will be curating the sound, @modernpartyart, @trill.fit is teaching a dance class and FFG is providing free food. They’ll also be collecting school supplies to donate to a local school!
Open Street Boston – Dorchester Avenue
Enjoy open streets on Saturday, September 24th from 9am-3pm. Open Streets Boston is a collection of free, family-friendly events. During these events, the City will close major thoroughfares to motor traffic, opening them for pedestrian use including: walking, rolling, biking and connection with neighbors and local businesses.
Sunday tea at dbar
Sundays are for tea at dbar! From 4pm-8pm enjoy DJ Coleslaw with special performance by Lilly Rose!
Fields Corner Mural Tour
On Saturday, take a tour of the many murals in the Fields Corner neighborhood. Tours will beheld at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Meet at Dorchester Art Project at 1486 Dorchester Ave.
Celebrate National Lobster Day
It’s National Lobster Day we say head out and celebrate by ordering up the classic lobster roll! Check out our roundup!
$1 Oysters at 224 Boston at Brunch
Enjoy $1 oysters at 224 Boston during brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am–3pm
Let’s Pick Some Apples
Venture out of the neighborhood and pick yourself a bushel and peck of farm fresh apples. Make sure to check check all orchard’s websites for up to date safety info, restrictions etc. Some require reservations so double check before you head out! Here are our picks for 5 Places To Pick Your Own Apples!
It’s Cocktail O’Clock at the Sugar Bowl
Did you know the Sugar Bowl serves cocktails! Enjoy frozen delights such as frose and margaritas, espresso martinis, mai tais, coffee drinks and more! You can see the full cocktail menu here plus an updated breakfast and lunch menu!
Local Farmers Markets
The Ashmont Farmers Market is open from 3pm to 7pm on Friday. On Saturday from 11am-2pm stop by Codman Square Park for the Codman Square Farmers Market. Shop fresh produce, local vendors, activities and more!
$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys
Lower Mills Tavern offers $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch on Saturday and Sundays 10am – 3pm. Comes in flavors like pineapple, pink guava, honey rose, blueberry, cherry, raspberry and cranberry! How awesome is that? Also enjoy live music on Saturday night starting 7:30pm!
NFL Football Sundays in Dot
The Pats face the Ravens on Sunday at 1pm. Here are 9 Places to Watch the Game in Dorchester!
Free Ferry to Spectacle Island
In September and October, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay will host three free day trips to Spectacle Island from 10am – 2:30PM on Sunday September 18th, Sunday September 25th, and Sunday October 2nd. They will also host three free Sunset Cruises towards Boston Light from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Tuesday September 27th, Wednesday September 28th, and Saturday October 15th. You can reserve your spot here!
Participate in the Tour de South Shore
The Tour de South Shore is returning on September 25 to Wompatuck State Park in Hingham! Featuring a 25- and 50-mile bike and 5K fun run/walk, all proceeds raised from the Tour de South Shore support The McCourt Foundation and their mission to help find a cure for Neurological diseases and build a healthier world. The bike courses boasts a scenic ride through the trees and along the coast in Scituate, Norwell, Cohasset and Hingham, and the 5K course winds you through and around Wompatuck State Park. Post-race, all participants and their friends and family, are invited to join us for a spirited celebration with music, free food and beer, an awards ceremony awarding the Team CUP Trophy to the top fundraising team, and more! This event is open to participants of all ages and abilities! Make your ride, run, or walk meaningful and join us at the Tour de South Shore on September 25. Learn more and commit today!
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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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