10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - June 16, 2017
Friday, June 16, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
There is plenty going on in Worcester this Father's Day weekend, events for all ages.
Events include the Barenaked Ladies at Indian Ranch, the first Friday Farmer's Market at Worcester Common 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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Veterans Inc. 12th Annual Stand Down
Veterans Inc. will host their 12th annual Stand Down at their headquarters on Grove Street.
The event goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is FREE for veterans.
The Stand Down includes free items such as clothing, legal services, housing services and much more.
Glassblowing Cups at New Street Glass Studio
After learning the safety and studio etiquette rules, students will watch a brief demonstration of this 2000-year-old art before diving in and making their very own cup from glass gathered out of a 2100-degree furnace.
Students will choose their own colors and instructors will guide the class through the steps from gathering to blowing up the bubble and shaping a cylinder to create each unique and colorful cup. No experience is necessary; all materials are included.
Friday Farmer's Market at Worcester Common
The new Friday Farmer's Market at Worcester Common is set to open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Products at the market include Stillman Quality Meats, LLC-Meat & poultry, eggs, meat pies, stock, and sauce, bone broth, and cut flowers, Douglas Orchard & Farm-produce, fruit, honey, creamed honey, eggs, beeswax candles, artisan soaps, and more.
Eruption - Tribute to Van Halen at The Cove
A must see for Van Halen fans.
Eruption will be rocking out at the Cove on Saturday night from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
"All of us are die hard Van Halen fanatics and love the power of what Van Halen brought to the world from 1978-1984. That raw hard-driving party rock music you had in your car cruising around when you are in High School.
We try and capture that raw power and chemistry from Eddie, Alex, Mike and Dave. I think we captured that," the group says on their Facebook page.
Karaoke at Lavender Restaurant
Head over to Lavender Restaurant and belt out some of you favorite tunes.
Or, just sit back and watch and relax with a great drink.
Karaoke runs from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Helmutt on the Move at Worcester Art Museum
Helmutt is an armor-wearing boar hound statue; his armor is based on the plate dog armor of a hunting hound of Emperor Charles V. Leonard Heinrich, who was the armorer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, made Helmutts armor as a gift to John Woodman Higgins in 1942.
The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.
Worcester Bravehearts vs North Shore Navigators
What better way to spend Father's Day than to head to a Worcester Bravehearts game at Fitton Field.
The Bravehearts are hosting the North Shore Navigators at 4 p.m.
Barenaked Ladies at Indian Ranch
The Barenaked Ladies will be rocking out at Indian Ranch for your Father's Day enjoyment.
The group is known for songs such as "If I had a $1,000,000" and "Brian Wilson."
They will be playing from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday Public Tour at Worcester Art Museum
Take a tour of the Worcester Art Museum and check out all the incredible works of art that it houses.
The tour begins in the Lancaster Welcome Center and is FREE with museum admission.