slides: 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - August 11, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
|The Bolton Fair is set for this weekend|
Things to do include live music from Zack Slik, the Bolton Fair, cabinet making at Old Sturbridge Village and more.
To help you figure out what to do and when to do it, GoLocal has compiled a list of 10 great things to do this weekend in Worcester.
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Zack Slik at Southside Grille & Margarita Factory
Zack Slik will be performing at the Southside Grille and Margarita Factory on Friday night.
His performance will go from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Petty Larceny at Indian Ranch
A must see for Tom Petty fans.
Petty Larceny will be playing all the big hits and much more that will have you rocking out into the night.
The show goes from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Cabinet Making in Early 19th Century New England at Old Sturbridge Village
The exhibition illustrates the wide range of objects shaped by the hands of rural cabinetmakers including clock cases, sofas, sideboards, and coffins. Delicate inlay, figured veneers, intricate carvings, and grain-painted surfaces, represent the diversity of decorative processes practiced by a New England cabinet maker to adorn his work.
The exhibition takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
135th Bolton Fair at The Lancaster Fairgrounds
Enjoy great attractions such as the Tractor pulls, the Lumber Jack Show, Demolition Derby and Monster Trucks will be part of the festivities this year.
Kids Country, The Old MacDonalds Farm petting zoo, livestock exhibits, midway rides and lots of animals provide fun for kids.
The fair runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Children's Cooking Class at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Kids will have the opportunity to learn from instructor Alice Puccio as she talks about cooking fresh recipes from the garden.
The class goes from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
10th Annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival at Broad Meadow Brook
Kids and adults alike will enjoy educational fun for all ages at the 9th Annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival at Broad Meadow Brook
The days activities include naturalist-led walks and workshops, performances, live caterpillars, butterfly art, face painting, childrens activities, butterfly garden tours, butterfly plant sales, delicious food, and much more.
The festival goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gallery Tour: Expedition: Animals at Museum of Russian Icons
Museum Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt guides an expedition to find animal icons throughout the Museum.
The expedition goes from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Worcester World Cup Final
The 12th annual Worcester World Cup is this weekend and the finals will take place on Sunday.
The World Cup features 20 international teams, international food and music and much more.
Sunday's final schedule is as follows:
5:15 Women’s Final
6:15 Men’s Final
7:15 Award Ceremony
"Beauty and the Edge" by Sue Dion at Hanover Theatre
Check out Sue Dion's Beauty and the Edge exhibit that his open at Hanover Theatre.
The exhibit is on view from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
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.