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AASLHThe American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) awarded the Somerville Museum and Charan Devereaux a 2017 Leadership in History Award of Merit for "Union Square at Work: Photographs Stories and Music from Somerville's Oldest Commercial District" Read more: "The Somerville Museum's 'Union Square at Work' Wins Award."

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Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

La Romanesca: A Variety of Lute and Guitar Music from Rome. Olav Chris Henriksen (lute, theorbo, baroque guitar) plays toccatas, a sinfonia, a passacaglia and other baroque treats by Frescobaldi, Kapsperger, Foscarini and Colista.

Admission is $20 for the general public, $15 for students, seniors, and Museum members.




Friday, Dec. 8, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Historic Somerville and Somerville Museum Winter Holiday Party

Please join us for our annual winter holiday event with live music, good food, entertainment and great cheer for all. All are welcome!

There will be a raffle for prizes, historic costume fashion show with the local history club members of the Somerville High School, and more. You'll also be able to buy unique gifts for that Somerville history enthusiast!

Admission is $8.00 for members of the public; free to members, volunteers and supporters.

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