Why Go: Watch local poets and artists perform their works about American politics.
Why Go: Pick out a romantic gift for your significant other among the selection of jewelry, pottery, glass, metal, textiles, sculpture, painting and photography.
Why Go: Photojournalist Robin Bowman will talk about the portraits and interviews she did of teenagers over a five-year trip across the country, which she compiled into a book, "The American Teenager Project." Her work will be displayed in the gallery from Feb. 4 to Feb. 28.
Why Go: Sample four pairings of local craft beer and chocolate. Your donation will benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank, providing 7.5 meals to someone in need.
Why Go: Browse antiques and collectibles at the new flea market in town.