10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - April 27, 2018
Saturday, April 28, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
This weekend’s events include the Worcester Craft Brew Races, live music from Dale LePage, the African Violet show and more.
To help you figure out which event to go to and when, GoLocalWorcester has put together a complete guide of what to do and when in the slideshow below.
See the Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend in the Slideshow Below
Dale LePage at The UXLocale
Kick off your weekend with live music from Dale LePage at The UXLocale.
LePage brings the best music of the Mad Men generation. Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Elvis, Michael Buble and more
The show goes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Glassblowing Flowers for Mom at New Street Glass Studio
After learning the safety and studio etiquette rules, students will watch a brief demonstration of this 2000-year-old art before diving in and making their very own floppy bowl from glass gathered out of a 2100-degree furnace. Students will be guided through the steps of applying colors of their choosing, to creating a unique flower top, to applying and pulling a stem.
The class goes from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
20th Annual Art in the City at Mechanics Hall
Join in for an evening of art and entertainment featuring a fabulous selection of original artwork created by dozens of local artists.
Whether you are new to the arts, an avid collector, or just out for a night of fun, dont miss this celebration!
All proceeds support the delivery of high-quality, comprehensive health, dental, vision, and social services for low-income and uninsured patients at Family Health Center of Worcester, Family Health Center - Southbridge, and the Lois B. Green Breast Health Center.
The event goes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
4th Annual Worcester County Dance Festival at Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
The Worcester County Dance Festival is an evening of diverse dance celebrating New England’s talented schools and companies on one stage.
The festival offers a supportive atmosphere aimed at fostering a creative exchange of ideas and providing opportunities to experience a wide spectrum of dance and movement disciplines. Participants get the unique experience and opportunity to perform at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.
The event goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
African Violet Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Bask in hundreds of blooming African violets in a variety of displays, including many unusual African violets available for sale.
The event goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Worcester Craft Brew Races
The Craft Brew Races are set to return to Worcester for its only stop in Massachusetts.
The Worcester Craft Brew Races course is 3.1 mile/5K run (or walk) that starts at City Hall, goes down Chandler St., turns north on Park Ave. past Elm Park, before heading back down Pleasant St. with a finish at the Worcester Common on Front St.
The beer festival will take place at the Worcester Common. Designated driver and festival-only tickets are also available.
The event is strictly for participants 21 years or older.
The run starts at noon, with the festival doors opening at 12:30.
Auntie Trainwreck at Club KasBar
Everyone's favorite auntie, Auntie Trainwreck, is at Club KasBar playing all their hits.
Be sure not to miss it.
The concert goes from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Sunday Public Tour at Worcester Art Museum
Take a tour of the Worcester Art Museum and check out all the incredible works of art that it houses.
The tour begins in the Lancaster Welcome Center and is FREE with museum admission.
Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles at Museum of Russian Icons
A rushnyk is a long, rectangular cloth, typically made from linen or hemp, which is woven in one solid piece and sometimes adorned with bright, intricate patterns. They are traditionally made by women, who start learning to spin, weave, and embroider the cloths at a very young age. Today most rushnyky are machine made using modern materials, and can be purchased in retail establishments.
The exhibit goes from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m.
Karaoke at Partner's Pub
Wrap up your weekend by belting out your favorite tunes at Partner's Pub on Sunday night.
Karaoke goes from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.