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slides: 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - July 7, 2017

Friday, July 07, 2017

 

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at Old Sturbridge Village

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

Things to do include an Icons of Ethiopia pop-up exhibit at the Museum of Russian Icons, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at Old Sturbridge Village 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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July 7

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at Old Sturbridge Village 

This is the final weekend to see Big River at Old Sturbridge Village. 

The Tony Award-winning musical Big River will take audiences down the Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a runaway slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.

Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel the Widow Douglas and her stern sister, Miss Watson; the uproarious King and Duke, who may or may not be as harmless as they seem; Huck's partner in crime, Tom Sawyer, and their rowdy gang of pals; Huck's drunken father, the sinister Pap Finn; the lovely Mary Jane Wilkes and her trusting family

The show begins at 7:30 p.m. 

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July 7

Bravehearts vs Nashua Silver Knights 

The Worcester Bravehearts are back in action at Fitton Field to host the Nashua Silver Knights. 

The Bravehearts are currently 13-16 on the season while the Silver Knights are 13-14. 

First pitch is set for 7 p.m. 

Fireworks will follow the game. 

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July 7

Friday Farmers Market at Worcester Common 

The Friday Farmer's Market at Worcester Common is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Items include Stillman Quality Meats, LLC-Meat & poultry, eggs, meat pies, stock, and sauce, bone broth, and cut flowers, Douglas Orchard & Farm-produce, fruit, honey, creamed honey, eggs, beeswax candles, artisan soaps, honey sticks, gifts 

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July 7

Zack Slik at South Side Grille & Margarita Factory 

Worcester's Zack Slik will be performing at South Side Grille & Margarita Factory. 

The performance will begin at 8 p.m. and go till 1 a.m. 

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July 8

Novel Superheros at Annie's Book Shop 

Authors Michael Bailey (pictured), Jude McLaughlin, Jeremy Flagg, Gabriel Ross and Amelia Ritner will talk about superheroes who live inside the pages of novels instead of comics.

The authors will be talking about their books, writing life, and the many facets of being and representing superheroes as well as reading and signing.

The event is free. 

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July 8

Shatta Wale Live in Concert at Hanover Theatre

Recently awarded the Peoples Choice Award winner at the 2017 Ghana Music Honors, Shatta Wale is a Ghanaian-born producer and reggae-dancehall musician.

He is best known for his biggest breakthrough hit song "Dancehall King" which led to winning the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Ghana Music Awards.

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July 8

The Flock Of A#$%Holes are back at Chopsticks in Leominster

The Flock of A-Holes return to Chopsticks in Leominster to rock out to some 80s hits. 

The show will go from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and is free. 

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July 9

Tattoo Show Drop-in Crafts at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Head to Tower Hill Botanic Garden for floral tattoo inspired crafts. 

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

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July 9

Pop-Up Exhibit Opening: Icons of Ethiopia at Museum of Russian Icons 

Check out this pop-up exhibit on the Icons of Ethiopia at the Museum of Russian Icons. 

"The lands of Ethiopia have an ancient and storied history that is explored in this pop-up exhibit," the museum writes.

This exhibit is FREE with Museum admission. 

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July 9

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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