slides: 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - October 6, 2017
Friday, October 06, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
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This weekend’s events include the annual Columbus Day Parade, a used book sale at the Museum of Russian Icons, a surprise concert by the Flock of A-Holes and much more.
To help you figure out which event to go to and when, GoLocalProv has put together a complete guide of what to do and when in the slideshow below.
See the Great Things to do in RI This Weekend in the Slideshow Below
SURPRISE Flock Of A-Holes show at The Cove Music Hall
Due to a cancellation, The Flock will be filling in at The Cove Music Hall for the entire evening on Friday.
The concert goes from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Glassblowing Jellyfish Paperweights at New Street Glass Studio
After learning the safety and studio etiquette rules, students will watch a brief demonstration of this 2000-year-old art before diving in and making their very own jellyfish paperweight from glass gathered out of a 2100-degree furnace.
Instructors will guide students through the steps from gathering to creating a sea creature with simple color patterns, from casing it in clear glass to shaping their own paperweight. No experience is necessary and all materials are included.
The class goes from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Fiber of Our Being Exhibit at Worcester Center for Crafts
The Worcester Center for Crafts is set to feature over 75 pieces of fine art felting in its Krikorian Gallery during the “Fiber of our Being” exhibit.
Artists represented in the show include June Adinah, Leslie Alexander, Marsha Biderman, Susan Blakney, Robin Blakney-Carlson, Deb Bolcko, Jocelyn Bushy, Eva Comacho-Sanchez, Kathleen Crescenzo, Josephine Dakers-Brathwaite, Judith Daniels, Sally Dillon, Temple Fawcett, Susan Gately, Susan Getchell, Kimberly Goodling, Anna Kristina Goransson, Beth Harwood, Carol Ingram, Denise Kooperman, Helene Kusnitz, Melinda LaBarge, Angela Maroun, Maureen McGuiness, Charlotte Moore, Joy Muller-McCoola, Jeanne Noorsdy, Lynn Occone, Tinka Pritchett, Etta Rosen, Flo Rosenstock, Kirsti Sandoy, Marianne Senechal, Janet Sikirica, Nan Travers, Linda Van Artsdalen, Maria Wiklundand Nancy Winegard.
The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Museum Benefit Used Books & More Sale at Museum of Russian Icons
Support the Museum by buying new and gently used books, DVDs, CDs and more related to Russian culture and history.
The sale goes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Holy Cross Football vs. Monmouth
The Holy Cross Crusaders are looking to get back on the winning path this week when they host Monmouth.
Kick-off is set for 1 p.m.
Dale LePage at Wrong Dynasty & Yankee Grill
Dale LePage will perform at Wrong Dynasty and Yankee Grill on Saturday night.
The show goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Worcester Columbus Day Parade
The Worcester Columbus Day Parade begins at Atchinson and Shrewsbury street and features music, cool floats and much more.
The parade begins at 12:30 p.m.
Chef Demos and Tastings - Kathy Gunst
Kathy Gunst, Author of numerous books including Soup Swap, and Notes from a Maine Kitchen will host a demo and tasting.
Space is limited.
The event goes from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village
At The Sleepy Hollow Experience, guests will be guided through the Village's countryside where they will encounter Ichabod Crane, Katrina Van Tassel, Brom Bones and quite possibly the Headless Horseman.
Each outdoor performance is approximately 1.5 hours long, and requires standing and walking.
The event runs from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Worcester Art Teacher to Exhibit in Worcester JCC Gallery
Worcester Public School art teacher Francis Warner will have her art exhibit titled "A Visual Narrative," on display.
The show will feature a compilation of works that span over 40 years, including watercolors, oils, acrylics, pen and ink, egg tempera, and encaustic.