10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - June 22, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
|The Strawberry Festival at Lanni Orchards is this weekend.|
This weekend's events include Tower HIll's annual Rose Show, a Strawberry Festival, Yoga 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
Neighborhood Nature at Elm Park
Stop by Elm Park for activities, crafts, stories, and nature walks.
Take a break from the playground to learn about Worcester's plants and animals through hands-on activities and games. Every day has a different theme.
The event begins at 10 a.m.
Hops and Harmony at Mechanics Hall
A night of lighthearted fun and information group singing. Bring your friends & colleagues because, well, more voices more fun.
Art in the Yard at Oxford Public Library
Features installation of Elizabeth Keithline, Claire Roll, Joe Chirchirillo, and James Kitchen and drumming from Eastern Medicine Singers.
Come out, there will also be activities for the children.
The event begins at 10 a.m.
Central Mass Film Festival at Sprinkler Factory
The movies being shown are as follows:
TROUBLE WITH UNCLE MAX
Fictional Narration, Thriller
Director: Rufus Chaffee
A darkly humorous tale of murder, mayhem, and peppermint stick ice cream. Sonya and Joe thought they had the perfect plan: kill Uncle Max and disappear with his money. There's just one problem... he won't die.
FOR YOU ALEXIS
Director: Doug Gordon
For You, Alexis is a love letter from Sulem Urbina to her younger brother, Alexis. Both boxers, the two had a dream of reaching the 2016 Olympics together. Sulem would represent Mexico and Alexis the United States. On a September day in 2013, the dream was stolen from them and now with the help of her husband and coach, Sulem is left fighting for both of them.
Fictional Narrative, Comedy
Director: Jason Mazzotta
Length: 26 min
"Father Willie" is a short film following the misadventures of a scheming, boorish cult leader who is faced with changing times and the death of the hippie era.
FRANKENSTEIN SAVIOR OF THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE
Fictional Narrative, Horror
Director: Dave Borges
Length: 5 min
Mankind's fate lies in the hands of monsters.
The festival goes from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Strawberry Festival at Lanni Orchards
Lanni Orchards Inc is having a Strawberry Festival this weekend.
They will be offering FREE hayrides around the orchard, PYO strawberries, make your own Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Strawberry Kabob drizzled with chocolate, Strawberry Cake, playland where the kids can be kids
Rose Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
The show is presented by the New England Rose Society and is an indoor exhibit.
The Rose sale goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
From 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., there will be a question and answer session with Dave Cannistraro that is open to the public.
The show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Yoga at the Sprinkler Factory
The Sunday morning class is a Hatha Yoga inspired class. It is accessible for students new to Yoga, while the more seasoned Yogi may find the slower, meditative pace to be the challenge.
Please bring your mats, towels, water bottle and props-if needed.
The session begins at 9:30 a.m.
Auditions for Clybourne Park at WCLOC Theater Company
"Clybourne Park" is a 2 act play taking place in the same home 50 years apart (1959 and 2009).
Auditions will consist of readings from the script.
Actors, please note each actor plays one character in Act 1 and a different character in Act 2.
Auditions begin at 6:30 p.m.
Karaoke at Partner's Pub
Wrap up your weekend by belting out your favorite tunes at Partner's Pub on Sunday night.
Karaoke goes from 9 p.m. to 2 a.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.