slides: 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - September 8, 2017
Friday, September 08, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
|19th annual Pet Rock Festival|
This weekend’s events include the 19th annual Pet Rock Festival, Lake Quinsig Day, Klem’s Fall Fest and much more.
To help you figure out what to do and when to do it, GoLocal has compiled a list of 10 great things to do this weekend in Worcester.
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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.
Storytime in the Conservatories at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Head to Tower Hill Botanic Garden to hear stories about plants, the seasons and the natural world
Storytime goes from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Auntie Trainwreck at Liz's DiamondGrill
Check out Auntie Trainwreck at Liz's DiamondGrill on Friday night.
Get ready to dance to all the Classic Rock, Blues, Alternative and Party Favorites you can handle.
Music begins at 9 p.m. and goes to 12:30 p.m.
Klem's Fall Fest + Tent Sale
Klem's will host their fall fest and tent sale this weekend on 117 W Main Street.
The sale will feature close out and discounted items up to 90% off.
There will also be a bounce house, free cotton candy and much more.
The tent sale runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals at Museum of Russian Icons
Museum Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt guides an expedition to find animal icons throughout the Museum.
The tour is for all ages.
Tours run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Art and Music Makers Festival -2nd Annual
The festival features painters, potters, wood workers, artisans of all disciplines showing off their work and demonstrating their craft.
There will also be live music, food trucks and more.
The festival goes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lake Quinsig Day at Regatta Point Community Sailing
Celebrate Lake Quinsig Day at Regatta Point with a classic and wooden boat show from 9 a.m. to noon.
There will also be live music from noon to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The entire event goes from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
19th Annual Pet Rock Festival at Wyman Gordon
Pet Rock Fest features live music, with the lineup featuring August First, My Silent Bravery, The Flock and James Keyes.
There are also performances and games for kids, author signings, Pups in the Air Frisbee Dog Team, doggie massages, photos of your pets, animal mascots, vegetarian food court, games for kids, contests for dogs, a cat photo contest, doggie massages, a doggie water park, demonstrations, exhibits, vendors and, most importantly, hundreds of nonprofit groups devoted to animal welfare causes. All animals.
Pet Rock Festival goes from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Carnivorous Plant Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
More than 300 Carnivorous plants will be on display where visitors can see first-hand these unusual plants, and will have a chance to purchase their own from top vendors from the area.
Some are native to New England, and others are from as far away as Africa, South America or Australia.
The show goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.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.