10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - March 1, 2019
Friday, March 01, 2019
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
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This weekend’s events include the Czech National Symphony at Mechanics Hall, the Worcester Railers, live music and much 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
Czech National Symphony at Mechanics Hall
The Czech National Symphony presents "100 Years of Leonard Bernstein" for Music Worcester's 2nd symphonic presentation of the year.
The program features the Overture from Candide, Dances from West Side Story. selections from Trouble in Tahiti & Songfest, and Meditations from Mass, as well as mezzo-soprano soloist Isabel Leonard.
The event begins at 8 p.m.
Worcester PopUp Video Game Demo Night
Play games with us! Come on down and checkout a bunch of video games made by local developers from Becker College, MassDiGI, WPI, Maximum Crash, Tricky Fastand Petricore Games - plus a special surprise or two! Free and fun, open to all.
The event goes from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Auntie Trainwreck at Padavanos Place
Auntie Trainwreck will be performing at Padavanos Place in Worcester on Friday night.
The concert begins at 9:30 p.m.
The Drunken Uncles at Oxford’s Casual Dining
The Drunken Uncles will be performing at Oxford’s Casual Dining on Friday night.
The concert goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Dinner in a Country Village at Old Sturbridge Village
Enjoy a unique opportunity to prepare and eat a meal as early New Englanders did. Participants gather in the Parsonage, where costumed interpreters oversee the preparations, but the guests do the roasting, baking, and mulling.
Roast meat using a tin reflector oven, fire a brick bake oven, and mull spiced cider over the hearth before sitting down to enjoy the delicious results, all by candlelight.
The event goes from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Worcester Center for Crafts Pasta Dinner
The Worcester Center for Crafts will host a pasta dinner on Saturday, March 2 to benefit the center.
The night will feature a handmade plate of pasta by Ciao Bella and an auction.
The event begins at 6:15 p.m. and $45 for adults and $10 per plate for children.
Guests are also invited to enjoy the final day of the Portraits in Masculinity exhibit, featuring photos by Eric Nichols.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at Worcester Public Library
Ages 5 and under, and their families, are invited to an event of stories, games, and crafts to celebrate Dr. Seuss. Birthday cake and party favors for all! Sponsored in part by the Worcester Family Partnership.
The event goes from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Faculty Concert ~ Joy of Music Faculty Perform an Afternoon of Baroque Music
Joy of Music faculty members: Jerry Bellows, recorder, Stephan Barnicle, recorder & voice, Peter Hughes, violin, Tim Terranella, cello, Maryanne Barnicle, harpsichord, Halla Kalmansson, voice will perform an afternoon of Baroque Music by Back, Telemann and Quantz.
The event begins at 4 p.m.
Worcester Chamber Music Society - Vampires and Crocodiles, a free family concert
This fun-filled show for the whole family includes the strange and fascinating story of innocent Lucy and the mesmerizing Count in a Transylvanian Tale full of mists and mysterious castles.
Then, as a joyful contrast, we dance with Crocodile River Music, an African ensemble that will have you singing and swaying to the wild entrancing rhythms of the jungles and savannahs. With the youthful sounds of our own Neighborhood Strings, you have a concert not to miss!
The concert begins at 3 p.m.
Worcester Railers vs Adirondak Thunder at DCU Center
The Worcester Railers will host the Thunder at the DCU Center on Sunday afternoon.
The game begins at 3 p.m.