10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - March 30, 2018
Friday, March 30, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
This weekend’s events include live music from Dale LePage, stand up comedy from Rocky LaPorte 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
NBC's Last Comic Standing Finalist Rocky LaPorte at Mechanics Hall
Laporte was a finalist on Season 8 of NBC's Last Comic Standing! He has been featured on Showtime's The Godfathers of Comedy, a special starring five of America's most hilarious Italian-American comics.
On the big screen, he has been seen in two Tim Allen movies Crazy on the Outside and The Shaggy Dog.
Showtimes are as follows:
7:00 PM-8:30 PM, 9:00 PM-10:30 PM
Dale LePage at The UXLocale
Check out the music of Dale LePage to get your weekend started.
LePage will perform songs from Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Elvis, Michael Buble and more.
The show begins at 6:30 p.m.
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.
Zumba at Worcester Public Library
Zumba is an hour-long, high energy, calorie-burning fitness class that uses pop and Latin music to create a dance-party atmosphere. Low-intensity and high-intensity moves are easy to follow for all level participants who can set their own pace.
It is an effective and fun cardio workout that melts fat, strengthens core, and improves flexibility.
The event goes from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Blue Yonder by Kate Aspengren at Worcester Historical Museum
In BIue Yonder, the audience meets twelve mesmerizing and eccentric women including a flight instructor, a firefighter, a stuntwoman, a woman who donates body parts, an employment counselor, a professional softball player, a surgical nurse professional baseball player, and a daredevil who plays with dynamite among others. Through the monologues, each woman examines her life's work and explores the career that she has found. Or that has found her.
Showtimes are as follows:
2:00 PM-3:30 PM, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Daughtry at Hanover Theatre
Rock band Daughtry has released four studio albums, scored four No. 1 hits and garnered four Grammy nominations. Additionally, the band has sold over eight million albums and 16 million singles, as well as selling out concerts around the globe.
At radio, the band has also earned four No. 1 singles, including the multi-format hit No. 1 song "It's Not Over." Daughtry's self-titled album was the fastest-selling rock debut in Soundscan history, and its follow up, "Leave This Town," marked the quintet's second consecutive No. 1 album. The band's third album, "Break The Spell," was certified gold within four weeks of its release, and their last studio effort, "Baptized," produced the certified gold single, "Waiting For Superman."
The show begins at 8 p.m.
Olympic Fencing Instruction
You have seen it in the Olympics and now even at colleges across the country.
Here is an opportunity to try it for yourself.
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.
The Mystery of Worcester's Leonardo at Worcester Art Museum
This exhibition will bring together two early Italian panel paintings for the first time since they were separated from their original altarpiece: the Annunciation at the Musée du Louvre and WAM's Miracle of San Donato.
Research on the Worcester picture has been conducted by Rita Albertson, Chief Conservator at WAM, with contributions by Laurence Kanter, Chief Curator, and Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of European Art, Yale University Art Gallery.
Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles at Museum of Russian Icons
A rushnyk is a long, rectangular cloth, typically made from linen or hemp, which is woven in one solid piece and sometimes adorned with bright, intricate patterns. They are traditionally made by women, who start learning to spin, weave, and embroider the cloths at a very young age. Today most rushnyky are machine made using modern materials, and can be purchased in retail establishments.
The exhibit goes from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m.