2.7 min readBy Published On: September 22nd, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – September 22

With evening temperatures getting chilly and the official start of fall upon us, this weekend is a great time to have some fun, enjoy delicious food, and take advantage of autumn in New England.

Oktoberfest Continues

Night Shift, Sam Adams, Harpoon and DBCo are just some of the breweries continuing the festivities this weekend. Check out our guide here. 

Roxbury Sunflower Project Garden Party

Connect with neighbors and enjoy live jazz music, free refreshments, giveaways and more. The event celebrates the 6th year of the public art project on Friday from 4pm to 7pm at the Sunflower Garden Lot at 2 Crawford St. in Roxbury.

Book It Around Boston Fun Run (or Ride)

Heartbreak Hill Running Company and the Boston Public Library have joined forces for this fun event on Saturday morning at 9:30am. The routes are designed to help residents get active outside and explore different areas of the city. Options of a variety of distances are available, and each starts and ends at the Roxbury branch.

New Fall Bowl at American Provisions

Stop in to try this delicious new special that oozes fall flavors with apple, sweet potato, gruyere and maple cinnamon vinaigrette.

Community Wellness Brunch

The community is invited to join 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness on Saturday from 11:30am to 2:30pm for yoga, chair massages, a sound bath and complimentary food and beverages.

Fall Block Party

Head down Dot Ave. to check out a weekend full of events at The LOT. Saturday’s fall block party is a family-friendly event featuring food trucks, face painting, yard games, local vendors and live music. Check it out from 12pm to 6pm on Saturday at 383 Dorchester Ave. On Friday, The LOT is hosting a FREE moving night featuring the Lion King!

Tall Ship Sunset Cruise

If cruising the harbor was on your summer bucket list, there’s still time to squeeze in a tour aboard the famous tall ships. But don’t wait – only a few dates remain before the Liberty Clipper heads south for the winter.

Halal Guys Grand Opening

Gyros, rice and hummus – oh my! We’ve got the scoop on the opening of the Halal Guys’ newest location in South Bay this weekend. But don’t wait to get your spot in line. There will be limited-exclusive swag giveaways, discount vouchers and a grand prize raffle.

Salsa and Bachata Glow Party

Latin music lovers from across Boston will head to Cambridge this Saturday night for the 3rd annual glow-in-the-dark event featuring beginner-friendly lessons as well as social dancing. No partner is needed!

Boston Veterans Motorcycle Ride & Cookout

This second-annual event will raise funds to support the work of the Veterans Outreach Center. Rider registration begins at 10am on Sunday at 330 MLK Blvd in the parking lot on Warren St.​ Community members are invited to meet at Harambee Park for a cookout and family day following the ride.

Lionheart Confections Pop-Up at Tavolo

Enjoy a Lionheart Confections donut pop-up at Tavolo on Sunday! Follow Tavolo on Instagram as full details will be revealed!

What else is going on around Dot this weekend? Let us know what you are up to by leaving a comment below.

Wondering what’s happening in Southie and Eastie? Visit here and here! 

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