10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - April 6, 2018
Friday, April 06, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
There is plenty going on around Worcester to keep you busy this weekend. From concerts to art exhibits, there are events for all ages.
This weekend’s events include Rent at Hanover Theatre, live music from Auntie Trainwreck 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
Rent 20th Anniversary Tour at Hanover Theatre
Two decades after opening on Broadway, RENT, Jonathan Larsons Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award-winning masterpiece, continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.
Showtimes are as follows:
2:00 PM-4:30 PM, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM, 7:30 PM-10:00 PM, 7:30 PM-10:00 PM, 8:00 PM-10:30 PM
Friday Morning Birds at Mass Audubon
Enjoy a leisurely birding experience and help document the sanctuary birds over the season. This weekly walk helps us confirm which birds are migrating and which are year-round residents.
The event goes from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Dick Doherty's Beantown Comedy Escape
Get some laughing into your Friday night. Get to Park Grille and Spirits and make your way to the comedy room and enjoy a great night of laughs.
The show starts at 8 p.m. and goes to 12 a.m.
Auntie Trainwreck at Owen O'Leary's
Head over to Owen O'Leary's to check out everyone's favorite auntie, Auntie Trainwreck.
The show begins at 9 p.m. and goes till 12:30 p.m.
Exhibit: A Beautiful Connection at Worcester Center for Crafts
Work by Victor Pacheco.
Playfully observing and exploring the connection between humans and their electronic devices in a series of sculptural scenarios.
The exhibit runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Olympic Fencing Instruction
You have seen it in the Olympics and now even at colleges across the country.
Here is an opportunity to try it for yourself.
Exploring the Myths of James Dye at Worcester Art Museum
This exhibition, a collaboration with ARTSWorcester, presents work by James Dye, winner of the 2017 ArtsWorcester Biennial. Developed in concert with the artist from a series of studio visits, the project will be a solo presentation, including the winning work of art as Best in Show.
The Mystery of Worcester's Leonardo at Worcester Art Museum
This exhibition will bring together two early Italian panel paintings for the first time since they were separated from their original altarpiece: the Annunciation at the Musée du Louvre and WAM's Miracle of San Donato.
Research on the Worcester picture has been conducted by Rita Albertson, Chief Conservator at WAM, with contributions by Laurence Kanter, Chief Curator, and Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of European Art, Yale University Art Gallery.
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.