With more and more businesses and cultural institutions in Massachusetts re-imposing COVID-19 restrictions in the face of a resurgence Corona Virus With a pandemic, residents may be freaking out about whether to venture out of their homes this weekend. With that in mind, this week BosTen offers a mix of personal and virtual things to do in Boston this weekend. Do you have an idea of what we should cover? Leave us a comment on this article or in BosTen Facebook groupOr email us at [email protected].
Say boo! Beehive will have Halloween makeovers on Thursday, turning into The Boohive with an array of food and entertainment that will have you embracing the spooky holiday a couple of days early. In addition to food and drink specials and live music, the South End haunt will host a comic show “Trick or Tease” from 8pm to 11pm, featuring performances from Kimmy Moore, Jynx Merlot and Dahlia Strack. Book a reservation Here And get ready to enter delightfully.
This fall has been packed with outdoor movie screenings on Rose Kennedy Greenway Road, with a family-friendly movie screening every Thursday as part of the Rediscover Greenway Programmatic series. The four-week tour ends Thursday across from South Station with the 1993 classic “Hocus Pocus” Filmed in Salem and Marblehead About three witches who return to Salem after 300 years of witch trials to wreak havoc in the modern city. The show is free and starts at 6 pm
The Children’s Museum will be celebrating the spooky season all weekend with a number of activities, including the “Boo-tanical Garden,” a collection of strange and unusual plants. The park is available to visit daily until October 31, but the best time to visit is Friday for the museum’s Halloween Spooktacular. The event will feature trick-or-treat around the museum, with 13 spooky activities along the way.
Bambara Kitchen & Bar, Cambridge’s Kimpton Marlowe restaurant, does Halloween festivities, including an outdoor series of scary movies. Come see “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” on Friday at 7 p.m., followed by “Hocus Pocus” on Saturday at 7 p.m. and “Beetlejuice” on Sunday at 7 p.m. For a drink, Bambara The Great Pumpkin will serve a cocktail, featuring pumpkin, spices Pumpkin, vodka, bubbles, and all guests dining at the restaurant on Sundays will receive a free trio of chocolate truffles: hazelnuts, powdered sugar, and toasted coconut. There are no tricks here – just treats.
City Tap at Fort Point’s will bring back the annual base brunch on Saturday – UGGs and major nodes are welcome. In addition to offerings of avocado toast (quite likely to be an ever brunch staple), the restaurant will offer drinks such as the Toasted Coconut Latte with 1800 Coconut Tequila, Kahlua, Amaretto, Baileys, and a cold brew; and Pink Lady Cosmo with apple juice, apple vodka, Cointreau, cranberry and lemon juice. Watch DJ J-WALL play the best basic jam from noon until 3pm, and don’t forget to receive free readings from Psychic Daisy. Reservations are encouraged.
No, This Isn’t a Halloween Trick: Tiger Mama, Tiffany Faison’s Southeast Asian Restaurant in Fenway, Will Hold the last regular service Friday. While Faison plans to open a new concept in place, tropical cocktails from Tiger Mama, Bun Cha Hanoi, and papaya salad won’t be around after this weekend—which means it’s wise to make a reservation for one last dinner there. You were real, Tiger Mama!
Boston’s Metropolitan Waterworks Museum will offer free admission this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the Halloween-themed event, “The Tricks and Treats: Spooky Science.” Museum staff will teach you some of the science behind spooky effects and offer a number of Halloween games, crafts, and lots of candy. The event is free, but pre-registration at Waterworks Museum website Recommended.
If you’re not feeling down on crowded bars in the age of COVID-19 and want to celebrate Halloween with a traditional costume party, head to Lansdowne Street for the Fright Night Halloween Pub Crawl on Saturday. Participating pubs — which include Bleacher Bar, Yard House and Cheeky Monkey Brewing — will waive lid chargers and offer drink specials for crawl participants. You can get a ticket for the Shendi concert, which kicks off at 3 pm, on Eventbrite.
If you missed Boo last weekend at the Zoo event in the Stone Zoo, the Franklin Park Zoo is hosting a Halloween-themed weekend on Saturdays and Sundays. Kids can trick or treat the animals, as well as enjoy spooky crafts, horrible games, a costume contest, scavenger hunt, fall themed food and drink, and other scary activities.
Calling all dogs (and their human friends): This Sunday, the Brookline Rotary Club will be holding its first-ever Brookline Dog Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be Halloween costume contests, dog talent contests, a Frisbee show, and an appearance by the Legion of Dogs of the Brooklyn Police Department, among other attractions. Tickets and additional information can be found at Brookline Rotary Club’s Eventbrite Page.
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