By Rachel Holt

BOSTON (CBS) – As August rolls on, there are some interesting opportunities this weekend. You can support local businesses, local musicians, and check out a new craft studio.


The New England Revolution and Black Owned Bos. are teaming up for a pop-up market that will bring 15 local businesses to Patriot Place on Saturday. The market can be found in the Revolution Fan Zone from 3-7:30 p.m., before the Revolution play later that night. The goal of Black Owned Bos. is to highlight black-owned businesses. Saturday’s market will feature a wide variety of vendors, including Fusion Dolls and Hillside Harvest.
When: Aug 21 from 3-7:30pm
Where: Patriot Place, Foxboro
Cost: Free


Pinspiration, a new craft studio in Easton, is now open. Choose from dozens of do-it-yourself projects, like acrylic pouring or wood cutouts. All of the supplies and instructions are provided for you. Just show up, and have fun. The space is also available to rent out for private parties.
When: Tues-Thurs 12-8pm, Fri 12-9pm, Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Where: 3 Roche Bros. Way, Easton
Cost: Prices Vary


Jamaica Plain Porchfest is going on Saturday and Sunday, with both virtual and in-person options throughout the festival. Each day, performers will be located on 18 different porches in the neighborhood from 11-4pm, as a way of celebrating the community with a weekend full of music.
When: August 21-22, 11am-4pm
Where: In-person and virtual
Cost: Free

Rachel Holt