My @BostonAttitude Top Picks for the Weekend of September 23 - 25, 2016

My @BostonAttitude Top Picks for the Weekend of September 23 - 25, 2016

It's Friday, The Red Sox swept Baltimore, the Patriots shut out Texas with the cinderella story of Brissett a third string QB making big plays last night on the field.

Like always I have been busy checking out the BEST happening around Boston this weekend. I hope you enjoy the list I have for you. 

Here's my @BostonAttitude BEST eventS this weekend!! 

Experience Boston!! 

Copenhagen Beer Celebration  - Copenhagen Beer Celebration Boston brings together the most important brewers from around the world in one iconic city, and pairs them with incredible live music. CBC has been held for years in its hometown of Copenhagen, Denmark, and is coming to the US for the first time ever this September for one weekend only on Boston City Hall Plaza, September 23 & 24, 2016. This event is strictly 21+

Play me I'm your Boston Street Pianos - Touring internationally since 2008, Play Me, I’m Yours is an artwork by British artist Luke Jerram.  More than 1,500 pianos have now been installed in 50 cities across the globe. Here in Boston 60 pianos are on our streets for your enjoyment now until October 10, 2016.

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival - The 2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The theme of this year’s festival is “Jazz: A Peace Supreme.” The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival is Boston’s biggest block party—a free, annual, outdoor public concert that has delighted hundreds of thousands of music lovers over the years with its host of jazz, Latin, blues, funk, and groove performances, along with KidsJam, an instrument petting zoo, and an array of food vendors. Each year, the festival is the place to be in Boston on the last Saturday of September as the community comes together in a bond forged in the joy of great live music.

Movie Night at Boston Frog Pond -  Free tonight  Star Wars: The Force Awakens sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Northeastern University in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment with media support by the Boston Herald and HOT 96.9.  Additional support is provided by Verizon Fios.  Free popcorn will be provided by AMC Loews Theatres.

What the Fluff - “What the Fluff?” Now in it's 11th year, is a Tribute to Union Square Invention is presented by Union Square Main Streets as part of the Somerville Arts Council/Arts Union. Join the celebration of the genius of Archibald Query, who invented Fluff right in Union Square in 1917. Artists, musicians, theatrical performers, culinary geniuses and the general public pay tribute to this great American creation in a zany, fun-filled festival. The 11th annual event features musical performances, a cooking contest, fluff-themed games, activities, antics and fun for every age, and Fluff treats of every sort. With this year’s theme of “Fluff U: A Sweet Education”, we’re transforming the beloved Union Square into our very own sticky, sweet campus.

Phantom Gourmet Food Festival -  This indoor and outdoor event is on two streets next to Fenway Park. Restaurants will be open. Entrance is near Game On at 82 Lansdowne Street.
21 plus

Oktoberfest at Night Shift Brewing - Join Night Shift Brewing for a full day of traditional German-style beer, music, and food. We're setting up a massive bier garden tent so you can drink steins of your favorite Night Shift beers. Our guests will include The Mad Bavarian Band, Boycott, The Party Band, Company picnic, and our good friends from Munch Mobile Kitchen. The Galley Ice Cream will also have their Build-Your-Own-Sundae bar from 11-5pm

Massachusetts Cheese Festival - The annual festival of cheese and local specialty food is going down this weekend with: SAMPLE and purchase hundreds of different cheeses, beverages and local foods, MEET Massachusetts' award-winning artisan cheesemakers. ENJOY pairings with other local artisan foods and beverages. TASTE wine, beer and hard cider from New England's best beverage makers, LEARN about the craft of cheesemaking, food/beverage pairings and more at tastings and demonstrations presented by artisan producers and local chefs

Allston Village Street Fair  - Free and Open to the Public the Allston Village Street Fair is an All-Ages, Family Friendly day of Entertainment, Interactive Activities, and Fun! Featuring 2 Outdoor Stages, Promotional Giveaways, Live Bands, a Multitude of Multicultural Street Performances, International Food Court, Amusements Area, Artists & Vendors Market, and Much, Much, More.

Tacos and Tequila - Tequila armed with a foundation of knowledge to build upon for future tequila enjoyment. At the main event, there will be a great group of tequila producers and suppliers explaining the distillation process. If you like cocktail demonstrations and tacos, you're in luck - we've got those, too. With a ticket, attendees will have the opportunity to sample 12 of the tequilas, attend the cocktail demos, and enjoy the tacos. Did we mention the tacos? Tavern Road Chef/Owner Louie DiBiccari will be making some delectable tacos! 

SE Open Market Off the Wall - Boston’s 1st live graffiti art gallery! #OFFTHEWALL will feature local and internationally recognized graffiti artists as part of an interactive live graffiti gallery experience and block party at the South End Open Market @ Ink Block

Boston Fashion Week -  This annual celebration of Boston style featuring a great wealth of local talent, is unique in that it is designed to engage the community directly, at the grassroots level - cultivating fashion as an integral part of the Boston lifestyle. This approach has also begun to attract the interest of national and international designers who are looking to connect authentically with a Boston audience.

College Fest -CollegeFest 2016 will be held September 24th at Fenway Park. CollegeFest is the most heavily attended back-to-school event in New England, attracting thousands of college students each year! CollegeFest is a Boston institution featuring live music and free swag from local and national sponsors! Don’t miss your chance to see the iconic Fenway Park for free! There will be student priced Red Sox tickets, ticket giveaways and so much more!

Taste of Downtown Crossing - The inaugural Taste of Downtown Crossing will be Sunday, September 25 2016, on the beautiful Avenue de Lafayette. This festive outdoor event will feature food samplings from over 20 different and delicious restaurants, representing their unique cuisines. Tickets to the festival are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and all children under 11 & under may enter for free! Once inside the gated event attendees will be able to sample offerings from all of the restaurants. Beer and wine will be available for purchase and are not included in the entrance fee. There are a limited number of tickets, so early purchase is recommended. 

SOWA Style: South End Fashion Discovery -  In celebration of Boston Fashion Week, on Sunday, September 25th, 2016 SoWa Boston will host the first-ever SoWa Style: South End Fashion Discovery, an outdoor fashion show featuring 13 of SoWa’s talented designers and retailers. Produced by Kathy Benharris, founder of KB Productions and her team members Grace Goodearl and Billie Francis, the South End’s Thayer Street will be transformed into an urban runway as models debut the newest fall-fashion while strutting to beats by a live DJ.  

Boston Cup Car Show- The Boston Cup would never happen without support from our sponsors, car owners, Mayor Walsh, Chris Cook, Commissioner of Boston Parks AND our loyal volunteers, friends and patrons. This year during the week leading up to the show date of 9/25, we are planning to add a few more wrinkles...stay tuned to hear about a possible classic car auction this year, new media partners and possible additional charities.

SOWA Open MarketSOWA Open Market - 150 of the best artists, farmers and food trucks along with 100 + vintage artists at the SoWa Vintage Market along with the Beer & Wine Garden at SoWa Every Sunday in September paint your own mini FREE Paint Nite painting

SE Open Market at Ink Block - Every Sunday through October Boston has an awesome Open Market with Food Trucks, Farmer's Market, Artists and Designers and Sips and Shops Beer Garden brought to you by Boston Calling.

HubWeek - HUBweek is a creative festival that celebrates innovation at the intersection of art, science, and technology. Founded by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, MIT and Mass General Hospital, HUBweek is a first-of-its-kind civic collaboration that brings together the most creative and inventive minds making an impact in Boston and around the world. At HUBweek, we believe that sharing accelerates innovation and creativity and that Boston is where the future is being built. Join over 130 organizations in 2016 for a look behind-the-scenes. 

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