Weekend 6.13-6.15: Brewfest, Assembled & Squeezebox Slam

The weather may not be totally cooperating until Sunday, but never fear, there are plenty of events happening in Somerville to keep you busy. The Somerville Toy Camera Festival has exhibits open all over the city, the Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest is back at the Armory and amateur and professional accordionists will take to the streets of Somerville for the Squeezebox Slam, among many other fun events. Enjoy!

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Friday

Somerville Toy Camera Festival: The Second Annual Somerville Toy Camera Festival is taking over many of the city’s art galleries during the month of June. The exhibits feature the work of local, national and international photographers who used “low-tech tools to create high-art images.” On Fridays, you can see the shows at Brickbottom Gallery (1 Fitchburg St.) from noon-5 p.m., at the Somerville Museum (1 Westwood Road) from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and at the Nave Gallery Annex (53 Chester St.) from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest: The Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Ave.) hosts the Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest for the third time this weekend. The event takes place in three sessions over two days and gives attendees the chance to sample local beer, cider and food. Friday’s session is from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and features a special Homebrew Showcase. The Saturday sessions are from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Tickets are available for $45 each or $85 for two and food is a separate charge at the event.

Oleanna: New Somerville-based theater production company Girls with Glasses presents David Mamet’s Oleanna this weekend at Unity Church of God (6 William St.). You can see the show on Friday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $13, but you can get $3 off when you Like the Girls with Glasses’ Facebook page. Tickets can be reserved by emailing girlswithglasses.info@gmail.com.

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Saturday

Union Square Farmers Market: The Union Square Farmers Market is open this and every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through November 22. Shop for vegetables, fruit, bread, sweets and more at the market on the Union Square Plaza.

Yard Sale for Pets in Need: Shop great stuff for a great cause at the Pets in Need Animal Rescue Yard Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds from the event, which is being held at 40 Willow Ave., go directly to the animals at this small, no-kill shelter and adoption program.

Assembled Art Market: The Assembled art market is open at Assembly Row this and every Saturday through September 13 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Shop handmade art, jewelry and other wares from local and regional craftspeople.

Somerville Squeezebox Slam: From noon-3 p.m. on Saturday accordionists will walk the streets of Somerville before ending up at Seven Hills Park in Davis Square for a concert by Lady Kielbasa, an accordion-playing drag lunch lady, and others that runs until 6 p.m. This is a celebration of accordions, button boxes and other free-standing reed instruments to which all are invited to participate in and attend.

Somerville Toy Camera Festival: The Second Annual Somerville Toy Camera Festival is taking over many of the city’s art galleries during the month of June. The exhibits feature the work of local, national and international photographers who used “low-tech tools to create high-art images.” On Saturdays, you can see the shows at the Washington Street Art Center (321 Washington St.) from noon-4 p.m., at Brickbottom Gallery (1 Fitchburg St.) from noon-5 p.m., at the Somerville Museum (1 Westwood Road) from noon-5 p.m., at the Nave Gallery (155 Powder House Blvd.) from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. and at the Nave Gallery Annex (53 Chester St.) from 2 p.m.-8 p.m.

Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest: The Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Ave.) hosts the Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest for the third time this weekend. The event takes place in three sessions over two days and gives attendees the chance to sample local beer, cider and food. The Saturday sessions are from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Tickets are available for $45 each or $85 for two and food is a separate charge at the event.

Oleanna: New Somerville-based theater production company Girls with Glasses presents David Mamet’s Oleanna this weekend at Unity Church of God (6 William St.). You can see the show on Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $13, but you can get $3 off when you Like the Girls with Glasses’ Facebook page. Tickets can be reserved by emailing girlswithglasses.info@gmail.com.

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Sunday

The Somerville Flea: Shop for vintage wares, antiques and other fun goodies at The Somerville Flea this and every Sunday through October 26 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. You’ll find the market in the parking lot on the corner of Holland Street and Buena Vista Road in Davis Square.

Somerville Toy Camera Festival: The Second Annual Somerville Toy Camera Festival is taking over many of the city’s art galleries during the month of June. The exhibits feature the work of local, national and international photographers who used “low-tech tools to create high-art images.” On Sundays, you can see the shows at the at the Nave Gallery (155 Powder House Blvd.) from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. and at the Nave Gallery Annex (53 Chester St.) from 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

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