Weekend 7.11-7.13: Art, Theater & Markets

It’s official, we are deep into summer, glorious summer. The bounty at the farmers market grows each week, Brickbottom Gallery has a new art show dealing with all things hot and the Post-Meridian Radio Players are back with their Summer Radio Mystery Theatre. This weekend also features art and craft markets, an international market tour and a burlesque performance. Have fun out there!

Gorgeous flowers from Stow Greenhouses (this booth smelled incredible)!

Friday

Hot Spot: Come to Brickbottom Gallery (1 Fitchburg St.) on Fridays from noon-5 p.m. through August 16 to see its current exhibit, Hot Spot. The summer members’ show features painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media.

Summer Radio Mystery Theatre: Super Sleuths: The Post-Meridian Radio Players present Agatha Christie’s The Case of the Careless Victim, Baroness Orczy’s The Ninescore Mystery and Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Murders at Responsible Grace Church (204 Elm St.) for three shows this weekend. Friday’s performance is at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15 or $12 for students/seniors.

USMT Pao de Acucar Guarana

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.

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.

Assembly Row Job Fair: Bring your resume to the Assembly Row Welcome Center (340 Canal St.) on Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for a job fair. Stores and restaurants currently open and those opening soon are hiring for positions from chefs and bartenders to sales associates and store managers.

Hot Spot: Come to Brickbottom Gallery (1 Fitchburg St.) on Saturdays from noon-5 p.m. through August 16 to see its current exhibit, Hot Spot. The summer members’ show features painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media.

International Market Tour: The Somerville Arts Council is hosting an International Market Tour in Union Square this Saturday from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. The free tour will stop at three of the international markets in Union where attendees will learn about foods native to various countries around the world that can be found right here in Somerville. Sign up by emailing artsuniontour@gmail.com.

Somerville Mobile Farmers Market: The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market is open this and every Saturday through November 1 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Mystic Housing Development (530 Mystic Ave.). Housing development residents and those receiving food assistance are eligible to purchase food for half-price.

Contain, Keep, Cradle: Come to the Nave Gallery (155 Powder House Blvd.) on Saturdays from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. through July 27 to see Contain, Keep, Cradle. The exhibit features the work of three women, Katherine Vetne, Loretta Adams and Dena Haden, “who wish to respond to the challenges of their world with work that is regenerative, alive and forceful.”

Summer Radio Mystery Theatre: Super Sleuths: The Post-Meridian Radio Players present Agatha Christie’s The Case of the Careless Victim, Baroness Orczy’s The Ninescore Mystery and Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Murders at Responsible Grace Church (204 Elm St.) for three shows this weekend. See the performance on Saturday at 2 p.m. or 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 or $12 for students/seniors.

Super Smash Brothers Brawl Tournament: GeekBeatRadio hosts a Super Smash Brothers Brawl Tournament at Comicazi (407 Highland Ave.) on Saturday at 8 p.m. The winner will receive $100 and second place will get $50. Tickets are $15 to play (register with supersmashbros001@gmail.com) and $8 (in advance) or $10 (at the door) to watch.

Wasabassco Takes Boston: New York-based Wasabassco is bringing its burlesque show to the Davis Square Theatre (255 Elm St.) on Saturday at 10 p.m.  Tickets for the couple-friendly event are $20.

Union Square A

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.

Boston Handmade Marketplace: Local artists, artisans and craftspeople will be selling their wares–everything from jewelry and ceramics to handspun yarn and paper goods–on Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Boston Handmade Marketplace on the Union Square Plaza.

Contain, Keep, Cradle: Come to the Nave Gallery (155 Powder House Blvd.) on Sundays from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. through July 27 to see Contain, Keep, Cradle. The exhibit features the work of three women, Katherine Vetne, Loretta Adams and Dena Haden, “who wish to respond to the challenges of their world with work that is regenerative, alive and forceful.”

Art in the Park: Assembly Row and the Somerville Arts Council are teaming up on a series of free art lessons in Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park. Art in the Park takes place each Sunday through July 27 from 2 p.m.-3 p.m., is free and open to the public. This Sunday’s lesson on transforming recycled computer parts into Hacker Junk Mosaics is being led by Melissa Glick, who teaches at Artisan’s Asylum.

World Cup Final Round Viewing Event: Come to Aeronaut Brewing Company (14 Tyler St.) on Sunday at 2 p.m. to take in the final World Cup game between Germany and Argentina.

Jazz at The Green Room: Pianist Adam Janjigian will be joined by bassist Rob Gerry and drummer Lucas Apostoleris for a performance on Sunday at 8 p.m. at The Green Room (62 Bow St.). Tickets are $10.

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