This Weekend in Somerville: Hockey, Red-Hot Jazz, World Beats and More
A look at events happening in Somerville this weekend. Click on the links to learn more.
Charity Ice Hockey Tournament
Hockey players of all levels are invited to play some three-on-three hockey to benefit autism research and support services. The tournament starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Skating Rink.
SLAM Valentine's Local Artist Market
Shop for jewelry, pottery, textiles, painting, photography, wearable art and other creations made my local artists while listening to live bluegrass music. There's also a $5 lunch special. It starts at 12 p.m. Saturday at The Burren.
Somerville Songwriter Sessions
Taking place Saturday at 7 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory, this session, according to the listing, is "an evening of politically-oriented folk music that promises to be insightful, occasionally scathing and often hilarious."
Zili Misik Le Pigeon Hub Dub
This concert will feature African, Brazilian, Haitian, Cuban, blues, jazz, soul and Jamaican sounds, and there will be a special guest. It's Saturday at 10 p.m. at Davis Square Theatre.
Somerville High School's "Wizard of Oz"
The Somerville High School performance of "Wizard of Oz" has curtain times Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. There's a cast of over 30, and this year the show will be at Somerville Theatre in Davis Square. You can get tickets here: http://www.ticketstage.com/SHS.
"The Irish ... and How They Got That Way"
This show is playing at Davis Square Theatre on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (check times here). It is, according to the listing, "an irreverent but affectionate history of the Irish in America that mingles laughter and sentiment in a tapestry of classical songs and stories as told by Pulitzer-prize winning author Frank McCourt."
Girl Scout Cookies
Want some Girl Scout Cookies? Head to the Shaw's in Porter Square Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Somerville Daisy Troop 77178 will be selling them.
Fraternal Chapter Pasta Dinner and Gift Party
The Fraternal Chapter Order of the Eastern Star hosts a pasta dinner Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It's at 125 Highland Ave, and you should call Rachel Donovan at (617) 767-9429 for reservations.
The Envelope Bag Sewing Workshop
Intended for people with no sewing experience, this workshop will let students complete a classic envelop clutch bag in one day. The workshop starts Sunday at 10 a.m. at Boston Vintage Factory.
Sunday at Tufts Community Concert Series: The Art of the Bow
From the listing: "Performance faculty member Beth Bahia Cohen will explore how the violin and other bowed strings are played in traditional music from all sides of the Mediterranean and beyond." It's Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Granoff Music Center at Tufts University.