10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - September 14, 2018
Friday, September 14, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
|The Festival of New England Makers|
This weekend’s events include the Festival of New England Makers, live music from Dale LePage, the Hey Day Festival and 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
Dale LePage at The Fireplace Room Restaurant
Dale LePage kicks off the weekend at The Fireplace Room Restaurant on Friday night.
The show goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Auntie Trainwreck at Greendale's Pub
Everyone's favorite auntie, Auntie Trainwreck will be rocking out at Greendale's Pub on Friday night.
The music begins at 8:30 p.m.
Free Fun Friday at the Museum of Russian Icons
The Museum will open an hour early, at 10 a.m., on this special day.
We’ll have docent-led tours, crafts, and Russian games, a sale in the Museum Store, Russian snacks for sale, and tons of fun!
The event begins at 10 a.m.
Hey Day Festival at Wachusett Meadow
Come for farm-related demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages, including cider-pressing, hayrides, and canoeing on Wachusett Meadow’s own Wildlife Pond. There will be cider, baked goods, produce, and other local product for sale, offered by the Princeton Farmers’ Market and area farms.
Kid’s activities will include a mini-maze, pumpkin painting, and free pony rides.
Drunken Uncles at Specialty Sandwich Bar n Grill
The Drunken Uncles will be performing at Specialty Sandwich Bar n Grill on Saturday night.
The concert will go from 8 p.m. to 11 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.
Festival of New England Makers at Old Sturbridge Village
At this celebration of artisans, the Village will showcase New England trades from the 19th century. The Village’s blacksmith, potter, tinner, printer, and others will showcase their skills by crafting more complicated items not usually displayed at the Village. From etching, to spinning, to woodworking, experience “handmade” from the past.
The festival goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
stART on the Street Festival at Elm Park
The festival will include handmade wares from over 275 artists, four stages with live music, off-stage performances, activities for all ages.
Elm Park’s Ricciuti Stage, dedicated to the memory of Worcester musician Scott Ricciuti, will feature acts including Dutch Tulips, Thinner, and the interactive Federation of Belligerent Writers.
The J. N. Phillips parking lot will host the World Music Stage, with acts such as the Carlos Odria Trio, Crocodile River, and reggae act I Anbassa.
Matt York, Olivia Frances, and Worcester’s duo The Promise is Hope are among the performers in the Park Grill & Spirit’s beer garden.
Dining options will include stART veterans Say Cheese, The Dogfather, Mike’s Vending, and Plouf Plouf Gastronomie, guests will find newcomers like South 9 with its fried fish and chicken, Wooden Noodles who offer Japanese ramen, and Melt, featuring poutine and pressed sandwiches.
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.