SomerStreets: Monster Mashed Up!

Sunday 10/14, 2pm - 6pm, Somerville Ave - Union Square to Park St.

FREE & open to the public! There’s a Halloween theme for Somerville’s latest take on the international Open Streets concept, which closes busy city streets to vehicles and opens them up for cycling, walking, dancing, running and other activities. Activities include a costume parade starting at 3 p.m. and open to all, costume contests with prizes (including one for dogs), giant chainsaw pumpkin carving, cemetery tours, face painting and henna designs, as well as wrestling matches with the Boston League of Women Wrestlers, a parkour and a stilting workshop, along with a beer garden and plenty of live music.

Activities and programming along Somerville Ave. will include:

Live music and performances on three stages including:

Sally O'Brien's Oktoberfest stage (337 Somerville Ave.) featuring:
2-6 pm - Lily Black

Church Street stage (389 Somerville Ave.) featuring:
2:15 pm - Mint Green
3:30 pm - Oom Yung Doe Somerville martial arts demonstration
4:00 pm- Liv Greene
5:15 pm- Boston League of Wicked Wrestlers (BLOWW)

Mass Ave Music Stage (487 Somerville Ave) featuring:
2:00 pm - Martha Bourne Band
3:00 pm - Mike Gent
3:30 pm - School of HONK
4:15 pm - Mass Ave Music All*Stars
5:15 pm - We Can't Work It Out (Beatles Tribute band)

-Costume parade – wear you best costume! All are welcome to participate! (Kicking-off at the corner of Hawkins St. at 3pm)

-Dog costume contest at RiverDog (321 Somerville Ave.)
-Ghosts of Somerville tour of Milk Row Cemetery (400 Somerville Avenue) 2-3:30pm with Historic Somerville
-Giant chainsaw pumpkin carving with Artisan's Asylum
-Oktoberfest beer garden with Sally O'Brien's
-Vintage and artisan market by the Somerville Flea
-Parkour with Parkour Generations Boston
-Learn to walk on stilts with Open Air Circus
-Sports, games, and mini pumpkin decorating with Somerville Recreation
-Books and stories with the Somerville Public Library (MA)
-Rock climbing wall
-Games with BuzzRoar Interactive – for people of all ages!
-Haunted house at Parts & Crafts (577 Somerville Ave.)
-Martial arts demonstrations with Villari's Martial Arts Center of Somerville, MA
-Sand art and other activities with Play Union
-Face painting & henna
-Explore a fire truck and ambulance
-Community vendors & local businesses
AND more!

Posted by Dee T.  

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