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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Candlelight Restorative Yoga at Union Street Yoga
The first class is FREE.
Get ready for the work week by doing some Yoga.
In the class, practice gentle movement and gentle stillness, allowing the body and mind to become centered so that we may fall into a deep sense of relaxation.