Red Sox Opener to Be Celebrated on Charles Street

On Friday, April 4, from noon to 3 p.m., many Charles Street stores will celebrate the Boston Red Sox home opener with an opening celebration of their own. Stores will offer food, fun and springtime promotions.

“It’s been a long winter for all of us in our community. Spring heralds renewal with warmer weather, budding flowers, and higher spirits, and of course Baseball at Fenway Park. If we can’t attend opening day at Fenway, we can bring a taste of the ballpark to Charles Street. I think we all deserve a welcome break from the long, cold winter,” said Rebecca Penner-Hall of Crush Boutique, who serves as president of the Beacon Hill Business Association.

From first to second to third to home and around the bases of Charles Street, friends and neighbors will be treated to a smorgasbord of ballpark goodies and storewide promotions.

Participating stores and what they will offer:

Beacon Hill Chocolates – Locally made gelato – artisanal truffles

Beacon Hill Wine & Spirits – Coca-Cola – 10% off special tastings

Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill – Popcorn – 10% off all day storewide

Boston Art & Framing – Candy – 25% off all mirrors noon-3pm

Caswell Galleries – Peanuts – 10% off all day storewide

Charles Street Hardware – Hot Dogs

Crush Boutique – Peanuts – 10% off all jeans and T-shirts

Core di Vie – Lemonade – Special one-day markdowns

Eugene Galleries – Cheese and crackers – 10% off all day storewide

Fastachi – Peanuts – 10% off all day storewide

Flat of the Hill – candy – 10% off all day storewide

Good – Fastahci nuts and refreshments

Helen’s Leather – Candy – 10% off all day storewide

Infinity Portrait Design – candy – Book a session/receive free 8×10

J. McLaughlin – Cracker Jacks – 15% of sales donated to “The Rally Against Cancer”

Linens on the Hill – peanuts – 10% off all day storewide

NRO – Ballpark fare – Enter to win ‘Gift basket (Red Sox goodies) raffle’ with purchase

Red Wagon – cotton candy – 15% off all Boston-themed apparel

Rugg Road – Candy – 10% off all day storewide

That’s It Gifts – Candy – 10% off all day storewide

The Designers Leather Clothiers – cookies/sparkling cider – 10% off storewide

Twentieth Century Limited – candy – 20% off all day storewide

Wish – Cracker Jacks – 10% off on all T-shirts

Penner-Hall will throw out the first ball at the celebration.

“Nothing is more apt in describing this wonderful neighborhood of ours than this. We look forward to seeing you all on game day,” said Jennifer Hill, co-owner of Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill.

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