10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - January 18, 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
|Don't miss the owl prowl|
This weekend’s events include Lego and Construction Free Play, Shen Yun at Hanover Theatre, Owl Prowl 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
Owl Prowl for Adults 2019 at Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
Owls are a prominent part of our folklore, for good reason. Learn all about our native New England owls, their behavior, adaptations, and ecology. You'll become acquainted with some of our local owls, learn their calls, and walk nearby trails to search for eastern screen and great horned owls.
Afterwards, enjoy light refreshments and learn more about these fascinating creatures of the dark. This program will be held indoors and outdoors, with moderate walking at dusk. Dress to be outdoors for 45 minutes.
The event goes from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Promise is Hope // New Year Kick-Off Concert at Worcester Pop-Up
The Promise is Hope is set to play a concert to celebrate a brand new year of great music & Worcester friendship.
Don't miss out on a great show and great night.
The concert begins at 6:30 p.m.
An Eclectic Mix at Open Sky Community Services
Sam Tomasiello sold out the last time we had his oil pastel paintings in our gallery. His whimsical, dynamic imagery commands your attention and his simple, poetic style makes you smile.
Al Weems is a talented artist whose black and white photographs have been winning awards in the Blackstone Valley and beyond for years. Come see his work, including his new color photographs.
The event goes from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Drunken Uncles at Day's End Tavern
The Drunken Uncles are returning to Day’s End Tavern in Oxford from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Don’t miss out on a great show.
Lego and Construction Free Play at Worcester Public Library
Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. For ages 12 and under.
The event goes from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Shen Yun at Hanover Theatre
Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life.
Shen Yun makes this possible by pushing the boundaries of the performing arts, with a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops, and an orchestra like no other. Be prepared for a theatrical experience that will take your breath away
Showtimes are at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Dino-Adventures: Fossil & Live Animal Show at Worcester Public Library Tatnuck Branch
Dino-Adventures features fossils, dinosaur skulls, velociraptor claws, and dinosaur skin you can see and touch. Meet live animals such as monitor lizards, alligators, scorpions, birds, and snapping turtles.
The event goes from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Newfoundland Growlers vs Worcester Railers
The Worcester Railers are in action at the DCU Center to host the Newfoundland Growlers.
Game time is set for 7 p.m.
Winter Birding at Plum Island
Give 'snowbirds' a new meaning and explore the coast to experience birds that visit us in winter. You will search Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Salisbury Beach for snowy owls, northern harriers, pintail ducks, and others that can only be seen this time of year.
Program includes short walks and is suitable for novice-to-moderate birders.
The event goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.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.