Events

Scout Picks: Somerville Skillshare

What’s something you’ve always wanted to learn how to do, but never had the time (or energy, or money, or patience) to actually pick up? Like, say, how to fix a bicycle? Or pickle your own vegetables? Or make an AT-AT out of duct-tape? (we know you’re out there!) Well, on March 2nd, from noon […]


Scouted: Somerville Theatre Centennial

  By Martha Spizziri Photos courtesy of The Somerville Theatre and Martha Spizziri The Somerville Theatre’s 100th anniversary celebration is serving up 100 days of movies from the theater’s founding through to the present day. There will also be some special live acts to honor the theater’s history as a music hall. Performers include Angelique Kidjo […]




Kurt Braunohler Performing at Johnny D’s on Jan. 23

Recently named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch” as well as Time Out NY’s “50 Funniest New Yorkers,” Kurt Braunohler will perform at Johnny D’s on January 23.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m., 21 +. Tickets may be purchased here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/kurt-braunohler-somerville-massachusetts-01-23-2014/event/01004B5616E3EA31?camefrom=cfc_boswilbur_JOHNNYDS


FEATURED EVENT: 10th Annual Midnight Madness Tonight!

TONIGHT: Don’t miss the 10th Annual Midnight Madness shopping event in Davis Sq., Somerville from 6 PM to midnight. Late night shoppers will enjoy extended hours and a festive atmosphere at such favorites as Comicazi, Magpie, Davis Squared, Dave’s Fresh Pasta (open til 9 pm only), Kickass Cupcakes, When Pigs Fly, Found, Sunshine Lucy’s, The […]


Scout Picks: November 8-10

Whether you’re looking for an exciting Friday night at the Nave art gallery or a relaxed morning stroll through the Union Square farmers market, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of the most exciting free things happening around the ‘Ville this weekend.


Scout Out: Best Trick Contest at BKB

Brooklyn Boulders isn’t just for climbing. On Saturday, July 20, the rock gym opened up its new space to a skate contest held by 1031 Skateboards, Landshark Wheels and Somerville’s Maximum Hesh shop. The Best Trick contest saw local skaters compete alongside members of the 1031 and Landshark skate teams as Newport, Rhode Island skate […]


Scout Picks: Fourth of July finds

People living in smaller towns of the Massachusetts countryside know that there’s no better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than with a good ol’ American BBQ. In a city like Somerville, it’s a bit harder to enjoy the same kind of classic summer get together. Smaller yards (or no yard at all) means […]


Scout Weekend: British Edition June 28-30

With June coming to end, summer has officially kicked into high gear. While the weather might not be the most promising, there are enough indoor events to keep you dry all weekend. Of course, if you’re ready to brave the storm with umbrella in hand, the Union Square Farmers Market and Davis Flea will take […]


SCOUT WEEKEND: MAY 24-27 edition

This aptly forecasted rain is kind of gross, but we’ve got plenty of things for you to do in the Great Indoors of Somerville! Curl up in your bed and watch Arrested Development or take an alternative approach got to a show (inside) at a great local venue. Whether you’ll weather the weather or not, […]


Open Mic Night at Foundry in Davis Square

Too many open mic nights are hidden away in a back room like some shameful secret. Not Somerville’s newest, though, which kicked off on March 25 and happens each Monday night at Davis Square’s Foundry on Elm. Foundry’s open mic, organized by manager and beer buyer Geoffrey Thompson, is not afraid to let itself be […]