Five Things: Eat Alligator at Olde Magoun's
Also, a discount on books, a lecture about 19th century popular music in Paris and some performances at the Armory.
1) Cajun and Creole Night: Eat real alligator
To celebrate Mardis Gras, Olde Magoun's Saloon will host Cajun and Creole nights every Wednesday in February. The festivities will feature Cajun and Creole cuisine, including authentic crispy alligator bites, in addition to Abita beers from Louisiana and hurricane cocktails.
2) Discount on books
The Book Shop, in Ball Square, is offering a discount to its email list customers during the month of February. Spend $25 or more and get $5 off; spend $50 or more and get $10 off. Visit the store's webside at bookshopsomerville.com.
3) Open mike at The Armory
Tonight, local indie rock band Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling is inviting other musicians to perform live, and J-Krafty will play a 25-minute set of politically themed and comedic songs. The tunes begin at the Center for Art at the Armory at 7 p.m.
Scattered showers, then becoming sunny, with highs in the lower 50s.