2.1 min readBy Published On: September 15th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – September 15th

Apple Cider Pączki at DJ’s

These delicious treats have returned to DJ’s market! Stop in to get yours this weekend.

Video Dance Party at Dot Tavern

Show off your moves to all your favorite jams at the Dot Tavern’s video dance party this Friday from 8pm to 2am. Dj Chris Fiore has your song requests covered.

Creativity & Healing Workshop

Learn how the arts can support stress relief and personal transformation at this free event at the Fields Corner Library on Saturday from 1-2:30pm. The event is suited for college students and adults. 

Caribbean Rum & Food Festival

Head over to Roxbury Community College for some live entertainment, authentic Caribbean food, arts and crafts and plenty of rum punch to go around. Check it out on Saturday from 12pm to 8pm.

Franklin Park Jazz Festival 

The rain date for the Franklin Park jazz and R&B festival is this Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Elma Lewis Playhouse. Grab your lawn chair and catch the live music, food and fun from 2pm to 7pm.

Oktoberfest at Dot Brewing

Celebrate the return of Oktoberfest all weekend long at Dot Brewing. Don’t miss the live music, games, beer releases, German food and more. Not to mention the brat-eating and stein-holding contests! Check it out at Dorchester Brewing Company Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am until 11pm.

Cocktails & Candles

Have you ever wanted to create your own candle scent? Or had a candle name and label design that would stand out at any big box store? Don’t miss your chance to shine at this event at Tavolo on Saturday at 1pm. 

Commonwealth Fest

This inaugural hip-hop festival sponsored by the City of Boston will feature local and regional artists including Cousin Stizz on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 12pm to 10pm in the Seaport.

Open Streets Dorchester

A portion of Dot Ave. will temporarily close to car traffic on Sunday between Freeport Street and Ashmont St. for activities from 10am to 3:30pm. The family and pedestrian-friendly event invites people to walk, bike, roll and connect with neighbors.

Football Watching

Squish the fish! The Patriots face the Dophins on Sunday at 8:20pm.  For all your NFL watching, here are 9 places to watch in Dot! 

What else is going on around Dot this weekend? Let us know in the comments below. 

Note: Mayor Wu has issued guidance ahead of potential severe weather conditions this weekend as a result of Hurricane Lee. Many events are weather-contingent, so be sure to contact the organizers for the latest information.

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