Scout Picks – Post-Thanksgiving

AS235 - 19Have you finally awoken from your food coma? Having filled your stomach with enough food to last a year, are you now hungering for something to do? Look no further than Scout’s special post-Thanksgiving picks, after the jump as usual.


Local is for Lovers
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free.
The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave.
Just like they do every year, your friends at Somerville Local First help you give your holiday shopping money back to the community with this massive annual small-business fest, also featuring live music by David Tanklefsky and the Soulful Souls.

The Slutcracker
8 p.m. $25.
Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square.
Be there to welcome this…non-traditional retelling of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic back to the stage for its triumphant sixth season – and be sure to check out Scout contributor Ali Antonucci’s article on the Slutcracker in the current issue of Scout Somerville.


Pretty Things 5th Birthday
6 p.m. – midnight. Free.
Precinct Bar, 70 Union Square.
Help celebrate as Somerville’s own Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project rounds out its fifth year in the city! The fun will include cake, music from Thick Shakes, Major Stars, DJ John Funke and others, and of course plenty of beer, including the grand debut of a brand new brew

Somerville Superstars
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave.
Now that 2013 is drawing to a close, and all 12 of the Somerville Arts Council’s “Artists of the Month” have been chosen, the time has come to gather them all together for one artistic victory bash! Swing by the Armory to lay your laurels at our heroes’ feet.