somerville events

E-Som Market at Night – July

E-Som Market at Night is back on Tuesday, July 16! Leishla Maldonado from Courtland Club will be on the bar serving up all the reasons you should make the trip to Providence to visit her. Summer E-Som DJ L’duke will be back to help you live your best life. Come eat, drink, shop, and hang […]


RESCHEDULED! Jane’s Walk: Somerville’s Winter Hill and Gilman Square

RESCHEDULED TO CURRENT DATE DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. On this neighbor-led tour of Winter Hill and Gilman Square, local folks can share stories, insights, and visions for this gradually evolving area with lots of history, new businesses, a GLX station, and an expanded Somerville High School campus! We will meet outside Summit Apartments (425 Broadway) […]


E-Som Market: March Maker Madness!

Our March Maker Madness E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, March 9! Kirsten Amann will be on the bar serving up the Egan’s Irish Whiskey cocktails for you to sip on while you shop. Check out our lineup of makers and vendors then save the date to come #eatbrunchbuystuff! East Somerville Main Streets www.eastsomervillemainstreets.org Instagram: […]


Comedian Ophira Eisenberg

Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s Ask Me Another. She has appeared on HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, The Late Late Show, The Today Show, The Nightly Show, Comedy Central, and VH-1. Selected as one of New York Magazine’s Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny, and featured in the New […]


Boston Comedy Festival Stand Up Contest: Prelim Round 3

Join The Boston Comedy Festival at the Preliminary round of a nationwide stand-up competition. Forty-Five, bright-eyed comics from all over the country compete for $10,000 dollars in prize money.  When it’s over, there will be one comic standing with a nice little bag of money and a ton of bragging rights. Hosted by Will Smalley Comedian […]


Champions of the Boston Comedy Festival

When 48 up-and-coming comedians step into the ring of the Boston Comedy Festival, it’s only the most innovative and ground-breaking of stand-ups that emerge as champions. Returning to the stage of the Rockwell Theatre, Champions of the Boston Comedy Festival brings back four of their past winners to showcase the best talent throughout the years. […]


Boston Comedy Festival Stand Up Contest: Prelim Round 1

Join The Boston Comedy Festival at the Preliminary round of a nationwide stand-up competition. Forty-eight, bright-eyed comics from all over the country compete for $10,000 dollars in prize money.  When it’s over, there will be one comic standing with a nice little bag of money and a ton of bragging rights.   Hosted By: Nick […]


Whitman Sampler (Comedy Show)

A little something for your sweet tooth – never sure what you’re going to get – but you’ll enjoy it anyhow. Pinky swear you will. It’s totally not a situation wherein you’ll bite half, just to try it, not like it and put other half back in box. No ‘Mam – this is the show […]


Boston Comedy Festival Final Gala

Combining iconic Comedians with icons-in-the-making, the 19th Annual Boston Comedy Festival Gala will showcase some of the best-established and new comedic talents. Eight of the top comedians will compete for $10,000 in prize money and bragging rights of being BCF Festival champ. Hosted by Boston Comedy headliner Jim McCue who has been on Comedy Central, […]


Where to Celebrate ‘Villen-tine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and we’ve got you covered when it comes to buying the perfect gift or finding the best places to eat, drink and be merry. From a semi-formal to a silent film, tacos to three-course meals, there’s something for all the lovers—and the single folks too—to do in Somerville. Where to Buy Gifts for Your […]


SCOUT PICK: “JACKED” at Warehouse XI

“I had an art show two years ago, back in 2013, that got robbed,” says artist David Taylor (a.k.a. DS7), explaining the inspiration for the moniker of his upcoming art show. “They broke in in the middle of the night—and these are large paintings, you can’t just put them in your car—and they took nine of […]


SCOUT PICK: Somerville Local First’s Harvest Fest

It’s finally feeling a little autumnal outside—what better way to celebrate than with Harvest Fest? This Saturday, October 17, Somerville Local First is bringing fall fun to the Armory with their annual celebration of the area’s independently owned businesses. Somerville Local First is a nonprofit that works to support an economy that’s “local, sustainable and fair,” says board […]