10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - December 28, 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018
GoLocalWorcester News Team

Joy of Music Youth Orchestra
There is plenty going on around Worcester to keep you busy this weekend. From music to art, there are events for all ages. 

This weekend’s events include music form the Youth Orchestra, Die Fiedermaus at Mechanics Hall, the Worcester Railers 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

  • December 28

    Live-08 Youth Spoken Word Poetry Open Mic

    Youth Spoken Word Poetry Non-Profit Mass LEAP is working with 5 Worcester Area teens, in a paid mentorship program throughout the school year. 

    These youth leaders have created a new 4th Friday Youth Open Mic Event Series for local poets and spoken word artists. 

    The Live-08 is a monthly open mic series, hosted by young people, for young people. Free & open to the public. Adults are welcome to attend and support, but the mic slots are for youth writers only. 

    The event goes from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

    Click here for more information

  • December 28

    Night Lights Display at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Last chance to see the Night Lights display before Tower Hill closes for the month of January. 

    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.

    Click here for more information

  • December 29

    Princess Ariel at Tatnuck Branch - Worcester Public Library

    Join Worcester Public Library, for an enchanting time with Princess Ariel. She will tell a story, sing songs, and then meet with every individual child.

    Don’t forget to bring a camera to capture the magical moment! All ages welcome. 

    The event goes from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

    Click here for more information

  • December 29

    Maine Mariners vs Worcester Railers at DCU Center

    The Worcester Railers return home to host the Maine Mariners on Saturday night. 

    The Railers are currently 13-13-3 on the season and in fifth place in the North division. 

    The Mariners are in fourth place. 

    Game time is set for 7 p.m. 

    Click here for more information

  • December 29

    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. 

    Click here for more information 

  • December 30

    Worcester Art Museum's lumina Exhibit 

    lumina is designed by artist Sam Sam Okerstrom-Lang and Vanessa Till Hooper, and produced by LuminArtz.

    “Enter a canvas of moving light and color and connect with works from the WAM collection in a new way! Imagine immersing yourself in a stained glass window or a painting and being surrounded by—and even part of—a cascade of shimmering, radiant, moving light and color. lumina is made of dozens of strips of illuminated silk that reflect projected images of five WAM works of art. Visitors walk through the silk and become part of the animated color and light,” says the Worcester Art Museum on their website.

    Click here for more information

  • December 30

    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. 

    Click here for more information

  • December 31

    Sensory Play December at Worcester Public Library 

    Sensory Play is an interactive program for children birth to 5 years old to explore different textures, substances and tools.

    They will have moon sand, colored rice, toys and much more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library.

    The event goes from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. 

    Click here for more information

  • December 31

    Joy of Music Youth Orchestra Concert at Joseph & Jordan Shapiro Concert Hall

    The Joy of Music Youth Orchestra (JYO) is a vibrant youth orchestra of high school students from all over Central Massachusetts who rehearse at Joy of Music, Worcester's Community Music School. 

    This outstanding orchestra will be performing  Mozart's Overture from the Magic Flute, Danse Macabre by Saint-Saens and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

    The concert is set for 3 p.m. 

    Click here for more information 



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