10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - May 4, 2018
Friday, May 04, 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 Free Comic Book Day, Zumba 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
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.
Friday Morning Birds at Mass Audubon
Enjoy a leisurely birding experience and help document the sanctuary birds over the season. This weekly walk helps us confirm which birds are migrating and which are year-round residents.
The event goes from 7 a.m. to 9 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.
Free Comic Book Day
Saturday is Free Comic Book Day across the country.
Stop into your local comic book shop and dive into the free comics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.