Skybokx in Natick will introduce their Grand Slam Burger Challenge on Father’s Day. The five-pound burger features eight (EIGHT!) American-cheese-coated beef patties, a pound of pulled pork, cole slaw, onion rings and corn relish. The feast — which inexplicably includes a side salad with low-cal dressing, as well as Cajun tots and a pickle — is $25, but should you take the “challenge” and devour the whole she-bang in 25 minutes or less, it’s on the house.
Available for lunch or dinner, $25, SKYBOKX 109 GastroSports, 319 Speen St, Natick, 508-903-1600, skybokx109.com.
If you’re heading to the ‘burbs, gather dad up for a BBQ feast at Appleton Farms in Ipswich. For Father’s Day, the picturesque farmstead is gathering up a dream team: locally sourced gourmand grub from Heritage Truck Catering, Texas-style barbecue from Gabi’s Smoke Shake, Copperdome Crust’s woodfire pizzas and veggie delights from Clover Food Lab. Ipswich Ale Brewery will also be on location for suds. The ticket price ($30 per family) includes access to the picnic grounds, cheese samples, lawn games, parking and live bluegrass from Old Cold Tater.
June 19, 4 to 7 p.m., $30 per family, 219 County Rd, Ipswich, 978-356-5728,thetrustees.org
The Liberty Hotel will host their fourth annual outdoor Pig Roast Party for Father’s Day, featuring all-you-can-eat heritage-breed pork from Executive Chef Anthony Dawodu. Guests can also chow down on porchetta, jerk chicken and a range of sides while enjoying live reggae by Conscious Reggae Band in the Liberty’s courtyard, The Yard. Ticket prices ($50/per head) also include a hand-rolled cigar and a Michter’s bourbon cocktail or a glass of Ghost Pines cabernet. Kids under 12 eat free and tickets for food only are $25 a pop.
June 19, 5 to 9 p.m., $50, 215 Charles St, Boston, 617-224-4000,libertyhotel.com
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