Free Fun Shit: Oct 12-18: Food Truck Throwdown, Maker Faire, GDGT tech showcase, Kerouac lit fest, new night @ ZuZu + more

Boston and NY food trucks dukes it out on the Greenway on Saturday

Mini-Maker Faire | Celebration of arts, crafts, engineering, science, and DIY spirit with twenty organizations exhibiting in booths (plus ROBOTS!) in Union Square Plaza, Somerville on Saturday, October 13 @ 3 pm |

20th Annual Tour De Somerville | The Somerville Bicycle Committee leads the bike tour - this year themed "Edge of the City" - which follows a 15-mile loop of the Somerville city limits. Light food and drink provided by Redbones after the ride, which kicks off in Seven Hills Park on Saturday, October 13 from 10 am to 1 pm|

Annual Jack Kerouac Literary Festival | Workshops, talks, plays, readings, music, and more events in celebration of the famous beat writer, all events are free but $5-$10 donation for music events suggested.That's at locations around downtown Lowell on Saturday, October 13 to Sunday, October 14 |

Food Truck Throwdown: Boston vs. NYC | No charge to attend this epic battle between Boston and New York's best food trucks, judged by foodies of note. Food trucks repping Boston include Roxy's Bon Me, Staff Meal, and more. (Food priced per truck) That's on the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Saturday, October 13 from 11 am to 9 pm |

Salem Open Market | SoWa hosts their indie market out in Salem as part of this year's "Haunted Happenings," weekends in October only at Essex and Washington starting Saturday, October 13 and runs through October 28, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 6 pm |

"All You Can Eat Buffet" | New dance night residence with DJ Paul Foley at ZuZu on Sunday, October 14 @ 10 pm |

GDGT Live 2012 | Tech showcase with demos, vendors and reps on hand, giveaways, drink tickets for those 21+, and more at Bijou on Wednesday, October 17 from 7 to 10 pm |

J.M. Rodney's Medicine Show: "There Are Those Who Strive For Less" | Union Square Round Table member Ryan Douglass hosts fellow comedians D.L. Polonksy, Sinus Brady, and Chris Morrill in an alternative comedy showcase, with music by Team Friendship at Middlesex on Wednesday, October 17 @ 7:30 pm |

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