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10 Great Things to Do in Central MA This Weekend

Friday, September 25, 2015


As we close in on the weekend, GoLocalWorcester has compiled a list of the top 10 things to do this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

SEE SLIDES BELOW: 10 Great Things to Do in Worcester This Weekend

The ten great things this weekend include a day for a superhero, a craft festival, a celebration of the smiley face, welcoming a comedy superstar, and checking out an airshow.

See all the great things Worcester has to offer!

Have a fun and safe weekend.


Related Slideshow: 10 Great Things to Do in Central MA This Weekend - September 25-27

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September 25 to September 27

Wings of Freedom - World War II Aircraft Show

Worcester Regional Airport - 375 Airport Drive, Worcester

2 PM to 4:30 PM

In honor of WWII Veterans, the Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour will be bringing extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft to Worcester as part of a 110-city nationwide tour.

From September 25 to September 27, Worcester's airport will host the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell and North American P-51 Mustang

The WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR will arrive at Worcester Regional Airport at 2 PM on September 25 and will be on display at main ramp at Worcester Regional Airport until the aircraft departs September 27 after 4:30 PM.

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September 25

Dave Chappelle Live in Concert

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts - 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester

7 PM to 9 PM

Comedian and television star Dave Chappelle brings the laughs to Worcester's Hanover Theatre on Friday. 

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September 25

The Harvey Ball 2015

Crompton Collective - 138 Green Street, Worcester

6 PM to 11 PM

"Celebrate Worcester, smiley face and Harvey Ball! Save the date for this annual Worcester gala as Worcester Historical Museum presents the 15th annual Harvey Ball Smile Award. Cocktails, music, dancing, silent auction...and more" - worcestermass.org

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September 26

Holy Cross Football vs Colgate - Homecoming Game

College of the Holy Cross - 1 College Street, Worcester

1 PM to 3:30 PM

Holy Cross plays its first home game of the season against Colgate on Homecoming weekend at Holy Cross.

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September 26

Batman Day

Barnes & Noble Booksellers - 70 Worcester Providence Turnpike, Millbury (Shoppes at Blackstone Valley)

9 AM to 10 PM

Barnes & Noble celebrates its first ever Batman Day with a Batman costume contest, Batman storytime and Batman trivia

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September 26 & 27

Fall Fest at Tower Hill

Tower Hill Botanic Garden - 11 French Drive, Boylston

9 AM to 5 PM

"Celebrate Fall Fest at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Enjoy orchard tours, apple tastings, cooking demos, live music, local beer and cider samplings, unique kids activities and more!" - worcestermass.org

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September 26 & 27

Craft Festival at Fruitlands Museum 

Fruitlands - 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard

Saturday, September 26, 10AM-4PM and Sunday September 27, 11AM-4PM

From fused and flame-worked glass to hand-screened ethically produced clothing, from hand thrown ceramic vessels decorated using the sgrafitto technique to medicinal aromatherapy creations, and from handcrafted wooden kitchenware to sustainable art and design, and much more, the Craft Festival at Fruitlands will have something for everyone in your life!  Get a jump on your holiday shopping! 

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September 26

Annual Fun Fair

Fitchburg State University: Wallace Civic Center Elliot Field - 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg

11 AM to 3:30 PM

"Fundraising booths with giveaways and activities like cotton candy, fried dough, popcorn, a traveling magician, balloon animals, food, a petting zoo, "Joshua the Camel" and more. Cash Only. Alternative Spring Break* Silent Auction will continue for all to bid on. Auction winners will be announced on Saturday at 5 pm." - worcestermass.org

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September 26

Annual Touch a Truck Event

Auburn Mall - Macys Home Parking Lot (along Brotherton Way) -385 Southbridge St., Auburn

10 AM to 2 PM

"Truck enthusiasts of all ages are invited to Auburn Mall to get a unique and up-close look at a variety of vehicles, including: Police Cruiser, Ambulance, Fire Truck, Construction Equipment, Tractor Trailers, School Bus, And MORE" - worcestermass.org

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September 27

3rd Annual Auburn Rocket Race for Auburn Youth and Family Services

Auburn High School Track - 99 Auburn Street, Auburn

9:30 AM to 12 PM

"This race features a 10k, 5k, and 1k Fun Run (kids under 10 only, please). The race starts and ends at Auburn High School, and this year we are pleased to announce RaceWire timing for real-time splits and Top Finisher results. In addition to the run, we will also have a bounce-house, FREE Coco's Ice (1 free per child under 17 registered for the race, additional servings for purchase) other healthy activities for kids. Jake from the Worcester Bravehearts will be around to help our runners warm up, cheer on the kids, and give away Bravehearts tickets to a few lucky participants. All runners, including adult and child race-day registrants, will receive a goodie bag. First 50 adult runners are guaranteed long-sleeved, navy cotton tees. Additional shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis." - worcestermass.org


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