10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - May 11, 2018
Friday, May 11, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
There is plenty going on around Worcester to keep you busy this weekend. From concerts to art exhibits, there are events for all ages.
This weekend's events include a jazz concert, Peppa Pig at Hanover Theatre 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
Peppa Pig Live at Hanover Theatre
Audiences will enjoy fun interactive games and, of course, many surprises! The live show encompasses the charming, colorful nature of the incredibly popular television series and features brand-new songs and life-size puppets that walk, talk, dance, and jump up and down to give audiences a unique, fully immersive theatrical experience from the moment the curtain opens.
Showtime is set for 6 p.m.
Mass Audubon's Bird-a-thon 2018
From May 11 at 6 pm to May 12 at 6 pm. People across Massachusetts will compete to identify the most bird species.
Team members will raise money in honor of the event for Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries and programs as they spread the word about nature conservation and education.
The event begins at 6 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.
Anne Meara’s comedy reunites four old friends for
dinner, but major difference of opinion and painful secrets surface amid talk
of sex, the wearing of fur, health issues, and problems with their
children. Will they be able to put their disagreements behind them and
forge ahead in friendship?
Showtime is set for 7:30 p.m.
Vocal Jazz Night with Simona Minns at Sprinkler Factory
Sprinkler Artist Factory is inviting all jazz and live music lovers for a special concert. Simona Minns, Lithuanian born jazz vocalist and composer is presenting a selection of jazz arrangements and original compositions combined with Lithuanian zither – kanklės. Her style is known for its unique theatrical flavor, genre-bending and virtuosic vocal scat improvisation. Simona’s latest work, “A Hunger Artist," blends her haunting vocals with elements of Lithuanian folk, vaudeville and even rock.
The show begins at 8 p.m.
Zumba at Worcester Public Library
Zumba classes are for ages 12 and older. Wearing work-out clothes and sneakers is recommended. And remember to bring water.
Zumba is an hour-long, high energy, calorie-burning fitness class that uses pop and Latin music to create a dance-party atmosphere.
The event goes from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Let's Read About Worcester Book Discussion at Worcester Public Library
Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War by Lisa Brooks. Cheryll Toney Holley, Chief of the Hassanimisco Band of the Nipmuc Nation of Central Massachusetts will participate.
The event goes from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 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.
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.