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Weekend Picks – September 20th

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys Plus Live Music

Lower Mills Tavern is now offering $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch on Saturday and Sundays 10am – 3pm.  How awesome is that? LMT also features live music on Saturday night beginning at 10:30.  LMT features live music every Saturday night! Late night menu served.

Dorchester Kitchen Tour

Newly renovated kitchens demonstrate how this most important room in the house can bring updated style and function to some of Ashmont-Adams venerable Victorian and early 20th-century houses. See the latest in layouts, appliances, and finishes while homeowners share their renovation stories.  This unique fundraiser takes place on Sunday, September 22nd from 1pm-4pm in the Ashmont Adams Neighborhood.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here. This fun neighborhood event is brought to you by the Ashmont Adams Neighborhood Association and will have everything…including the kitchen sink.

Get your lederhosen ready

It’s that time of year – cooler temperatures, leaves changing color and Oktoberfest! Dorchester Brewing is celebrating the official Oktoberfest Kick-Off with lots of fresh Oktoberfest beer. If you needed any excuse to wear that German lederhosen and dirndls hanging in your closet, then now’s your chance! This festive celebration with expanded capacity (plenty of room for all!) will make you feel like you’re in Munich including a live German band, traditional food and all things Oktoberfest!  So, get your German beer drinking gear on and get ready to party!  The fun happens on September 21st from 11:30am-11pm.   The first 300 people will receive a glass commemorate mug with purchase of a beer!  Check out the schedule here! 

80 Years – Polish American Citizens Club

On Saturday, September 21st, the Polish American Citizens Club will be holding its 80th Anniversary Gala and Fundraiser. Opened in 1939, the Boston Street building has been a fixture in Boston’s Polish Triangle and a gathering spot and social club for Polish and Polish-Americans from all over the greater Boston area. Over the past five years, a new generation of leadership has worked to ensure the Club has the financial and physical ability to meet its mission and has made strides to engage with the changing community around them, like hosting Polish Fest Boston and partnering with Dorchester Brewing on a paczki-inspired beer recipe. Event starts at 8pm and will include food and a live band. Tickets are $100 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, starting at $500. 

Bike and Brew

Hop on your bike and head to Peabody Square on Saturday, September 21st from 5pm-9pm for the 2019 Bike and Brew! This fun, family-friendly festival will showcase Dorchester’s cycling community, a beer garden featuring Dorchester Brewing Company, in addition to local food trucks Farm Girl Food Truck and Tacos Don Beto.  City’s Boston Water and Sewer Commission H2Go water trailer on site with Greater Ashmont MS water bottles for everyone. Enjoy music by The Tomohiro Mori Band and the The Ray Lirano Experience.  Beyond food and drink, there will be several bike advocacy and social groups tabling, a bike rodeo for youth and adults hosted by MassBike, other kids-of-all-ages activities, and the Ashmont Farmers Market lawn games!  You can learn more here! 

Neponset River Fall Cleanup

Pitch in and help keep this neighborhood treasure nice and clean.  Cleanup takes place on Saturday, September 21st at 8:45am.  You can register here! 

Lucy Stone: Make the World a Better Place

The Dorchester Historical is hosting a special program on Sunday, September 22nd at 2pm about Lucy Stone, suffragist, abolitionist and Dorchester resident!

The Pats vs. the Jets at 1pm on Sunday

Lucy’s American Tavern is ready!  Start with brunch and then stick around for the game.  Enjoy Lucy’s special tailgate menu with top knot pretzel, potato skins and a bucket of Patriots’ Bud Lights!  Lucy’s also has a delicious fall sangria! 

Raw Bar at 224

224 Boston now has a raw bar!  Enjoy fresh oysters, ceviche and crudo! Sunday – Thursday $1 oysters 5pm – 7pm!

Image via LMT Instagram

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.