We’re back this week with another list of things ti do in and around Boston this weekend. See what’s on the docket for September 22nd-September 25th.
Thursday, September 22nd – 11:30AM-9:30PM
La Gallina Opens in Lynnfield – New to Lynnfield Marketstreet on the 22nd, La Gallina, or “The Hen”, is expected to take guests on a trip to the Mediterranean as they specialize in classic dishes home to Spain, Greece, and beyond. One can expect to see an array of hummus dips and spreads, burrata, whipped feta, charcuterie boards and cheese platters, Grecian meatballs, Spanish croquetas and more. Matthias Kiehm and James Wierzelewski had dreams of the dining room to be inspired by a Mediterranean farmhouse featuring gray wood flooring, exposed bricks, and other rustic features for a warm and comforting feeling.
La Gallina will be open 6 days a week for lunch and dinner as they will be closed on Mondays. There are future plans for weekend brunch and private dining is also available per request.
Thursday, September 22nd – 6:30-8:00PM
CLINK. Dinner Series: The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Dinner – Daniel Kenney, Liberty Hotel Executive Chef, will be serving up a four course meal with each course being accompanied by a different liquor from the Balvenie Distillery. Tastings of Balvenie’s Doublewood, Caribbean Cask, Single Barrel Sherry Cask and 21 year old Portwood will be led by ambassador Steven Cuoco from William Grant & Sons Distillers during each course.
This event is 21+ and guests are encouraged to alert staff of any food allergies upon check-in.
Friday, Saturday 23rd – Saturday, September 24th – 8:00PM
The show must go on! Despite a recent fall while on stage and other health issues, Post Malone plans to rebound this weekend at the TD Garden. In support of his new album Twelve Carat Toothache, the Twelve Carat Tour was created and it has finally made its way to Boston. Guests on the new album include Fleet Foxes, the Weeknd, Doja Cat, Gunna, and Roddy Ricch. Will one of these artists be spotted on stage this weekend?
Don’t wanna go home? There are plenty of after party options to keep the party going. Just steps away from the Garden stands The Greatest Bar where they will be hosting the POST game for POST Malone with their “Rock and Roll Party” or you can find your way down to The Grand where Don Londres will be presenting a Post Malone after party.
Saturday, September 24th – 9:00AM-3:00PM
Dorchester Open Streets – Between Freeport St. and Gallivan Boulevard, Open Streets Boston comes to Dorchester Ave in hopes to bring together the community and develop deeper connections through the use of art, culinary, wellness, performances, and even a kid zone.
City streets will become public spaces filled with personality as they will be shut down to motor traffic to encourage a free, open space to walk, roll, stroll, bike, and more.
Saturday, September 24th – 12:00PM-3:00PM
Phantom Gourmet Food Festival – This Saturday, Moody Street in Waltham will be transformed into a foodie’s dream. The festival highlights some of Phantom’s favorite bites and gives people the opportunity to try their mouthwatering picks out for themselves. This is a mainly outdoor event and most restaurants and businesses will be open.
This is a 21+ event, no minors, infants, or pets. Tickets will not be sold at the event and are limited so buy yours today!
Saturday, September 24th – 12:00PM-2:00PM
Boston Brunch Battle – For the first time since 2019, The 6th Annual Brunch Battle is back and they need your help to determine which Boston restaurant will be crowned the 2022 champion! Restaurants will bring their best brunch dishes and compete head to head with one another. Competitors this year include Gather, Community Servings Kitchen, Alcove, Grana, Yellow Door Taqueria, Rosa Mexicano, and Tuscan Kitchen.
Proceeds from the event will go to Community Servings which is a non-profit food and nutrition program whose mission is to help those who are living with critical conditions in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Saturday, September 24th
Seaport Sweat – Welcome back for its seventh season, Boston’s biggest free workout series, Seaport Sweat. Seaport Sweat is community driven and encourages everyone, no matter where you are on your fitness journey, to take advantage of these free classes. DJ Spiro provides the beats to make this an exciting and fun way to get active. Some classes have special guest instructors from places like Lululemon, Equinox, and Outdoor Voices. The dynamic team of instructors have compiled many awards and have become very popular including Alanna Perry, Dani Ferreira, Michael Soares, and more.
This Saturday’s class at 10:00AM is Broncore Bootcamp where you are expected to sweat it all out! Join them while you can as the season ends on September 29th!
Sunday, September 25th
Patriots v. Ravens – The Pats are back! Coming off a big win last weekend against the Steelers, the energy inside of Gillette Stadium will be rockin’ for the first game at home. There are still last minute tickets you can capture but, you don’t have to be inside the stadium to cheer on Mac Jones and his crew.
If you are looking for a spot to cheer on the home team, here are some of our recommendations!
Sunday, September 25th
Kids Painting on the Green 3rd Ave – Now this one’s for the kids! Mostly every Sunday on the Green at 3rd Ave in Burlington, Markus and Lewis of Markus and Lewis Artwork host painting classes for some good family fun. Although this is targeted toward the kids, mom and dad are more than welcome to paint too. All materials are included and guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and spread out along the green to join in on the fun. Each class has a different theme and even though beach days are over, this weekend’s theme, Treasure Island, will leave you craving just one more beach day.
Tickets ($10) can be purchased on Eventbrite and must be purchased in advance as spots are limited. Classes may be canceled due to inclement weather.
Sunday, September 25th
Seaport x Black Owned Boston Market – This pop-up market will take place on Seaport Common and will feature Black owned businesses throughout the Greater Boston area with the hopes for people to amplify, incubate, and support of Black entrepreneurship. Booths range anywhere from apparel, food, skincare, jewelry, beauty, and more. Throughout the day, local DJ Knszwrth will be performing at the pop-up. These events have become some popular that they have received a plethora of media coverage, even earning themselves the 2021 Best Retail Pop up from Boston Magazine.