Scout Picks: 11/28/14 – 11/30/14

scout picksOnce you’ve worked the last of the tryptophan out of your system, shake off your Turkey Day food hangover with our weekend Somerville Scout Picks.

Friday, 11/28
11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Free Admission
Wintergreen Herbal Market
Center for the Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Ave.
Get a jump on holiday shopping with handmade goods from local herbalists. Or, if you’d rather make your own earth-friendly gifts this winter, you can also catch herbal demonstrations from area vendors. Presented by Herbstalk and sponsored by Cambridge Naturals, the Boston School of Herbal Studies and more.


Saturday, 11/29
9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Free Admission
Local Craft Fair
Somerville High School
81 Highland Ave.
This yearly event is a triple threat: You get to buy beautiful, locally-sourced goods, area vendors get to show off their handmade wares and all proceeds go to benefit the high school’s track teams. Win-win-win.

All Day
Small Business Saturday
It doesn’t matter where you shop or what you buy, but try to spend the first real holiday shopping weekend of the season at some of our many wonderful small businesses. Many will be running special sales – give your favorite shops a call to see what their deals are before stopping by!

Sunday, 11/30
4 – 7 p.m., No Cover
Open Blues Jam
Johnny D’s
17 Holland St.
Sit and enjoy the music or grab your guitar and play – all are welcome at the longest-running blues jam in New England.