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10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

 

It is Christmas weekend in Worcester and there is plenty to do in between all of your last minute shopping. 

This weekend's events include a The Muppet's Christmas Carol at Worcester Common, Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village and much 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

 

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December 22

The Muppet Christmas Carol at the Worcester Common Oval Ice Skating Rink

Layer up in your most comfortable winter attire and pack some seasonal snacks for this outdoor film screening on City Hall Plaza. 

Admission for skating is just $10 and includes skate rentals. Receive a $5.00 discount if you bring your own skates. Kids 6 and under skate free. Admission for the movie is free. 

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December 22

Lavender Restaurant Karaoke

Kick off the holiday weekend by belting out some of your favorite holiday tunes at Lavender Restaurant. 

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

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December 22

Dick Doherty's Beantown Comedy Escape

Get some laughing into your Friday night. Get to Park Grille and Spirits and make your way to the comedy room and enjoy a great night of laughs.

The show starts at 8 p.m. and goes to 12 a.m.

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December 22

Fellowship of the King - Elvis Tribute at Michael's Cigar Bar 

Elvis fan? 

Then you must head to Vincent's Bar for a performance by the Fellowship of the King. 

Founded in 2014, The Fellowship of The King performs career-spanning music of Elvis Presley with skill, respect, passion, love and above all, authenticity.

The show goes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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December 23

Canal District Farmers Market at Crompton Collective 

The Canal District Farmers' Market gives Massachusetts food vendors and farmers a place to come together and celebrate good, hard, honest work - the work done by the hands of our neighbors. 

The market goes from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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December 23

10th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol at Hanover Theatre 

Get to Hanover Theatre to see the 10th Anniversary production of A Christmas Carol on opening night. 

Jeremy Lawrence plays Scrooge for the sixth year in a row, having guest starred on TVs The Blacklist and Shades of Blue, as well as worked with directors Brian De Palma, Rob Howard, and Stephen Daldry. Lawrence is also known for his portrayal of playwright Tennessee Williams.

The show starts at 7 p.m. 

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December 23

Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village 

Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village is an evening filled with New England holiday traditions, live musical performances, storytelling, sleigh rides, festive foods, a roaring bonfire, and strolls around the decorated Village Common.

At the North Pole Village families will find Santa, Mrs. Claus Bake Shop, a magical talking Christmas tree, and an expanded train display featuring some trains from the movie Joy.

The event goes from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

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December 23

Olympic Fencing Instruction at Worcester Fencing Club

Ever watch fencing on TV and think, "that's cool?"

Now is your chance to learn it yourself at the Worcester Fencing Club.

Seven-week sessions run until December 31.

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December 23

Brick by Brick: A Community Castle Exhibition at Worcester Art Museum 

Artists, and particularly Lego enthusiasts are encouraged to submit a plastic-brick castle they have created to Brick by Brick. This exhibition will display the broad artistic interpretations of this material. 

Works must be self-created.

Works must fit the theme of Castles, and must be made of plastic brick building materials, such as Legos.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 4 a.m. 

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December 24

Rediscovering an American Community of Color: The Photographs of William Bullard at Worcester Art Museum

Itinerant photographer William Bullard left behind a trove of over 5,400 glass negatives at the time of his death in 1918. Among these negatives are over 230 portraits of African Americans and Native Americans mostly from the Beaver Brook community in Worcester. 

Rediscovering an American Community of Color features eighty of these unprinted and heretofore unpublished photographs that otherwise may have been lost to history.

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