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.


Peer-Reviewed Submissions

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Free.

Nave Gallery Annex (Davis Square) 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA

Have you ever been forced to stay home on a Friday night because you couldn’t find an activity to suit your scientific yet artsy needs? This may be the place for you. The Nave Gallery Annex in Davis Square is hosting an exhibit featuring artworks that mix mathematic and scientific themes and you are cordially invited. Mathematical!


Union Square Farmers Market

9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Free.

Union Square plaza, Somerville, MA

There’s no better way to spend your Saturday morning than perusing the Union Square Farmers’ market. The market is always packed with a variety of fresh, locally grown produce and features an abundance of organic, free range and non-GMO choices. You better hurry though! After the 9th there are only two more chances to visit the market before it closes for the winter.


Open Blues Jam

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Free.

Johnny D’s, 17 Holland Street, Somerville, MA

Johnny D’s in Davis Square invites you to take part in their Open Blues jam on Sunday afternoon. All are welcome to enjoy the collective music celebration and those who play instruments are encouraged to jump in and play with some of the area’s finest blues musicians. All ages.

— Joey Del Ponte