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Tired of barbecues, hot dogs, and clambakes? Consider making plans to welcome fall at the ever-so-swanky Le Dîner en Blanc on Saturday, Sept. 7 — held at a top-secret Boston location.

The annual picnic is a bit more involved than your typical al fresco meal: Guests must dress entirely in white (tasteful creativity is encouraged, as are fascinators), and the location is hush-hush, revealed only to ticket holders right before the event.

The venues tend to be Boston landmarks: Previous dinners have happened at the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the Boston Children’s Museum, the John J. Moakley Courthouse lawn, and Boston City Hall Plaza.

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Bring your own picnic (or buy charcuterie and other gourmet fare on-site); fine china; tables and chairs; and an all-white table setting — and make it count. This year, there’s a table-scape design contest.

Registration is $43 at register.dinerenblanc.com/boston/en/register.


Kara Baskin can be reached at kara.baskin@globe.com