slides: 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team

There is plenty going on in Worcester this weekend.

Events include the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Legos, Comedy, and much 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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  • Feb. 17

    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.

    Click here for more information.

  • Feb. 17

    National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine at Mechanics Hall 

    The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, led by pianist Alexei Grynyuk is coming to Worcester. 

    The band will perform at Mechanics Hall on Friday, February 17 from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

    There will be a pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. in Washburn Hall at Mechanics Hall. 

    Click here for more information

  • Feb. 18

    Olympic Fencing Instruction at Worcester Fencing Club

    Ever watch fencing on TV and think, "that's cool?"

    Now is your chance to learn it yourself at the Worcester Fencing Club.

    Seven-week sessions run until December 31.

    Click here for more information.  

  • Feb. 18

    Lego & Construction Time at Worcester Public Library 

    Who doesn't love legos? 

    Kids ages 12 and under can build with LEGOs and construction pieces during free play.

    Click here for more information

  • Feb. 18

    Kahbahblooom: The Art and Storytelling of Ed Emberley

    Kahbahblooom explores the Art and Storytelling of Ed Emberley. The show marks the first comprehensive retrospective for Emberley, who is among the most prolific and respected illustrators of children’s literature of the last 60 years. 

    The exhibition will run through April 9, 2017. 

    Click here for more information

  • Feb. 18

    Canal District Farmer's Market 

    Need to do some shopping? Head tot he Canal District Farmers Market and get in on some great deals and great items. 

    The market is open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

    Click here for more information. 

  • Feb. 19

    Talent Show Auditons for Catch a Rising Star 

    Do you have an amazing talent that you simply need to show off? 

    Audition for "Catch a Rising Star!"

    Auditions will take place at Congregation Beth Israel from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. 

    Click here for more information

  • Feb. 19

    Midwinter Mischief at Old Sturbridge Village

    Sunday is a great day to experience Midwinter Mischief. 

    "On select weekends in February, small groups of guests will embark every 15 minutes on a one-hour and 45-minute journey through the Village where they will encounter villagers and tradespeople as they learn about the trials and tribulations of winter life in 1830s New England. This new experience combines theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation, and period dining to create an interactive and intimate journey through the Village, and is unlike anything we've done before,” said Darin Johnson, Senior Strategist at Old Sturbridge Village. 

    Each day the first tour leaves Bullard Tavern at 9:3 a.m. and the last tour leaves at 3 p.m. Tours run every 15 minutes. 

  • Feb. 19

    Home: Self, Spirit, Space Exhibit at Clark University

    The exhibit runs until February 26 and features art from all over New England, ranging from graduate students to known professionals. 

    “The artists in this exhibition offer various perspectives on this universal longing for “home” - the quest for a sense of safety, peace, acceptance, and well-being,” said Clark in a press release.  

    Click here for more information



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