10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - December 21, 2018
Friday, December 21, 2018
GoLocalWorcester News Team
|Christmas by Candlelight|
The weekend’s events include Holiday Yoga Flow at Worcester Pop-Up, the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, Worcester Railers hockey 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 Lock 50
Dale LePage will be performing at Lock 50 on Friday night to kick off the holiday weekend.
Don't miss out on singing, dancing and more.
The show begins at 7 p.m.
Adirondack Thunder vs Worcester Railers at DCU Center
The Worcester Railers are back at the DCU Center to host the Thunder on Friday night.
The Railers are 12-12-3 overall on the season and are in 7th place in the North divison.
Game time is set for 7 p.m.
Night Lights Display at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Night Lights is a walking experience throughout 15 acres of glowing gardens, where more than 200,000 lights have been thematically placed among the trees, shrubs, fountains, and statuary to create a magical winter wonderland celebrating plants and nature.
“The Longest Night Vigil” at City Hall
The night is an evening of remembrance and hope to honor those community members lost from homelessness.
The event, which recognizes Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, will begin with a candlelight walk at 5 p.m. on Worcester Common.
An interfaith service will follow at 6 p.m. in the Levi Lincoln Chamber.
The keynote speaker will be Brian Bickford, LMHC, Team Leader, PATH Homeless & Outreach Services, Eliot Community Human Services.
The event goes from 5 p.m. to 7:30 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.
A Christmas Carol at Hanover Theatre
Celebrate the holiday season with New England’s largest production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by The Hanover Theatre’s president and CEO Troy Siebels and featuring the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, New England’s largest theatre pipe organ.
New and returning cast members tell the tale of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future.
Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village
Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village is an evening filled with New England holiday traditions, live musical performances, storytelling, sleigh rides, festive foods, a roaring bonfire, and strolls around the decorated Village Common.
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at All Saints Church
Christmas readings alternate with favorite hymns and carols as the Choirs of All Saints lead one of the season's most popular and atmospheric services.
A gala reception with seasonal treats will be held in Huntington Hall after the service.
The event begins at 5 p.m.
Holiday Yoga Flow at Worcester Pop-Up
Meet Justine at the Worcester Pop Up for FREE yoga classes through the holidays. These classes are 75 minutes in length and tailored to students of all levels.
Those who join are required to bring a yoga mat. Blocks are recommended to help deepen the practice, but are not required. Make new friends, network and enhance your well being through these free drop in classes
The event begins at 10 a.m.
Karaoke at Partner's Pub
Partner's Pub will have karaoke all season long. Don't miss out on the chance to belt out some of your favorite tunes.
Karaoke goes from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.