4/22/2011 - Arts on Division, Sampler Day, Restaurant Week May 13-22, 2011


Arts on Division - A Week-long Celebration of the Arts-

Friday, May 13th - Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Division Street, Downtown Somerville

This year ARTS ON DIVISION will be held in conjunction with Restaurant Week and Sampler Day on Saturday, May 14. Indoor activities will take place in Pop-Up Galleries in two vacant storefronts; one the Hughes Building and the other a 5,200 square foot ground floor space owned by Eric Berger at 15-17 Division Street.


Friday, May 13 – Opening Reception
5pm - 9pm. Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger

Raritan Jazz Trio will perform. Mayor Gallagher hosts and makes welcoming remarks. Food & beverages supplied by local restaurants.

Saturday, May 14
12noon – 6pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger
12noon – 6pm Division Street is closed to traffic from Post Office to Main St.
1pm – 1:30 Indoors at Berger - Somerville Middle School Jazz Ensemble.
2pm – 6pm Live outdoor Jazz performances on Division Street
2pm – 4pm Printmaking Program for children
2pm – 4pm Raku demonstration (tentative)

Sunday, May 15
12 – 4pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger

Monday, May 16
10am – 6pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger

Tuesday, May 17
10am – 6pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger

Wednesday, May 18
10am – 9pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger
7pm - 9pm Literary performances and Book Clubs Reception (tentative – Cynthia & Roberta)

Thursday, May 19
10am – 9pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger
7pm – 9pm Three actors from Playwrights Theatre of NJ – Dramatic Readings

Friday, May 20
10am – 9pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger
7pm – 9pm Poetry Readings (tentative – Christine)

Saturday, May 21
10am – 6pm Art Exhibitions at Hughes & Berger
3pm – 6pm Dance performances – Kids on Tap, Butterfly Troupe Modern Dance, Indigo Ballroom - Salsa


Somerville Sampler Day 2011- Saturday, May 14, 2011 11 am - 5 pm (Rain or Shine)
Explore Downtown Somerville and enjoy outdoor sales, restaurant tastings, live music throughout Main Street, special deals, giveaways, and so much more!

There is ample free parking for visitors on Main Street and in the convenient municipal lots.


Restaurant Week in Downtown Somerville May 14-22, 2011

Restaurant Week Begins Saturday May 14th and continues through Saturday, May 22, offering prix fixe menus from 5-7 pm.

The participating restaurants represent the great diversity of fine cuisine found in Somerville including American, Argentinean, Pan Asian, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Lebanese, Portuguese, Thai, and Seafood.

Participating restaurants will be announced soon.

Prix Fixe Dinner prices exclude beverages, tax and gratuities. Offer is valid between 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. This special promotion is not to be combined with any other offers or coupons. Reservations strongly suggested. Some restaurants are not open on Sundays and Mondays.

Free Parking after 5 p.m.



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