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slides: 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

 

Wizard of Oz

A great summer weekend of events in Worcester with things that will keep people of all ages entertained.  

Events include the Wizard of Oz at St. Roch’s Church, a caterpillar show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden  and a glow ball golf tournament at Blissful Meadows.

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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August 18

Worcester Battle of the Badges Blood Drive at The DCU Center

The Worcester Police and Fire Departments are competing to make this Worcesters biggest-ever blood drive event. 

All donors will receive a Big E Ticket plus a ticket voucher for Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream at the DCU Center PLUS your choice of a hot dog or veggie wrap from SAVOR

The winning badge will take home $1500 to donate to their charity of choice from the Worcester Railers HC.

The blood drive goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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August 18

Auntie Trainwreck at JJ's Sports Bar & Grill

Everyone's favorite auntie, Auntie Trainwreck will be rocking out at JJ's Sports Bar on Friday night. 

Head over for a full night of classic rock, alternative and party favorites. 

The show begins at 9 p.m. and goes till midnight. 

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August 18

Glow Ball Night Golf at Blissful Meadows 

Blissful Meadows is hosting a glow ball night golf tournament on Friday night. 

The cost is $49 per person and includes golf, prize money, glow ball supplies and on-course hors doevres. 

Tee off is set for 7:45 p.m. 

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August 18

Friday Farmer's Market at Worcester Common 

Check out the Friday farmers market located at Worcester Common. 

Options include fruits, veggies, herbs, meats, eggs, honey, soaps, and much more

The market is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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August 19

The Wizard of Oz at St. Roch's Church in Oxford

Join Dorothy, Lion, Scarecrow, Tinman, Glinda, The Witch, Oz, and even Toto as they try to find their way home from the land of Oz. 

The show will be presented on Saturday at 7p.m. 

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August 19

Lavender Restaurant Karaoke

Spend your Friday night at Lavender Restaurant belting out some of your favorite songs. 

Karaoke goes from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. 

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August 19

"Beauty and the Edge" by Sue Dion at Hanover Theatre 

Check out Sue Dion's Beauty and the Edge exhibit that his open at Hanover Theatre. 

The exhibit is on view from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

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August 20

Caterpillar Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden 

Sam Jaffe a naturalist, biologist, photographer, and educator, will share his Live Caterpillar Show at Tower Hill.

Jaffe, who operates the Caterpillar Lab in Keene, N.H., offers a rare chance to learn about the lives of these stunning creatures.

The show runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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August 20

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. 

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August 20

Cabinet Making in Early 19th Century New England at Old Sturbridge Village

The exhibition illustrates the wide range of objects shaped by the hands of rural cabinetmakers including clock cases, sofas, sideboards, and coffins. Delicate inlay, figured veneers, intricate carvings, and grain-painted surfaces, represent the diversity of decorative processes practiced by a New England cabinet maker to adorn his work.

The exhibition takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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