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PodTales: A Festival of Audio Drama and Fiction Podcasting

PodTales, a festival of audio drama and fiction podcasting, is the only event in the United States dedicated to the burgeoning art forms of imaginative audio storytelling. This year, PodTales will hold its first annual festival on October 20, 2019 at Lesley University’s Porter Square campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Independent podcasting has put the tools […]


Harvest Festival: Somerville Reads 2019

Celebrate Somerville Reads during our Harvest Festival!  1:00-3:00 Library Lawn: Pumpkin carving for adults. Feeling competitive? The carving most inspired by the Haunting of Hill House wins a prize! Supplies are limited so arrive at 1:00 to ensure pick of the pumpkins. 1:00-3:00 Library Auditorium:  Pumpkin painting for children. Spookiest pumpkin of all wins a picture […]


Harvest Festival

Harvest activities and games, pumpkin decorating and a celebration of nature’s bounty.


Oktoberfest at Bow Market

Date: 9/28 & 9/29 12p-8p Where: Bow Market, Somerville This isn’t your Oma’s Oktoberfest, this is a BOW MARKET Oktoberfest! The market is going all out with a weekend-long celebration including German themed food, fest beer, wine, cocktails, retail, live music, and MORE! So slap on your lederhosen/dirndl and join us in the courtyard Biergarten […]


September SomerStreets: Strike Up the Bands!

Join us on Sunday, September 15th from 2:00-6:00pm on Highland St. between Central St to Lowell St. for two stages of music, a beer garden, interactive activities, a vintage and artisan market, a bouncy house, and much more! Free and open to all! Music Lineup: ONCE Somerville stage: 2:30 pm – Charmed & Strange 3:45 pm – The American […]


Somer Fest 2019

Somer Fest is back! The second annual outdoor fiesta and fundraiser will showcase music, magic and comedy performances capped with a raffle drawing. The free shindig occurs on Friday, July 19th from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM at Bow Market, the innovative new market in Somerville’s Union Square neighborhood. All profits benefit the children at […]


ArtBeat to ‘Consume’ Davis Square This Weekend

If you visit Davis Square on Saturday, you may find yourself in the middle of an art therapy workshop, or taking a stroll down “Aqua Alley” with different water samples, or next to a 12-foot inflatable virus statue. ArtBeat returns to Somerville this weekend, with a new challenge for attendees: to consider and confront the […]


Wine & Brew Tasting @ Boston JerkFest

Wine & Brew Tasting at Boston JerkFest- Friday, July 5, 2019, 6 pm -9:30 pm (21+) Location: Haley House Cafe, 12 Dade Street, Roxbury, MA Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-boston-jerkfest-and-wine-brew-tasting-caribbean-foodie-festival-tickets-60426660769 Info: http://bostonjerkfest.com/ The Wine & Brew Tasting will be held on Friday night for 21+ year old festival attendees. The evening will feature live music and unlimited tastings […]


Nepal Festival

Come celebrate the Nepali cultural community in Somerville at this free festival! Have yummy Nepali food, peruse the craft vendors tables, and join us for dancing and fun! Greater Boston Nepali Community (GBNC) in partnership with the Somerville Arts Council is organizing Nepal Festival 2019 for the THIRD time in Union Square, Somerville, Massachusetts. This event […]


8th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Calling for local craft brew and homebrew fans, brew hobbyists, foodies, localvores, young entrepreneurs, and the curious minded! The 8th Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest kicks off at University Park, Cambridge, MA for two sessions. Presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest is the only festival in the New England region that focuses […]


8th Hyper Local Craft Brewfest

Join us for SBN’s Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest on Saturday, June 8th, (2:30-5:30 PM and 6:30-9:30 PM). SBN is excited about our new location in Central Square Cambridge, home of the Taste of Cambridge in University Park, near MIT, 38 SIdney Street. Tickets are $40.00 for general admission and $75.00 for a pair, $65 for VIP, […]


East Somerville Gears Up for 10th Carnaval

East Somerville’s 10th annual Carnaval is coming up on June 2, marking the start of SomerStreets season and offering music, performances, food, and a craft fair. The entertainment and food at the festival will celebrate the diversity of East Somerville. Brazilian drummer Marcus Santos’s Grooversity will lead the opening parade, and three stages will feature […]