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10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

 

Helmutt on the move

There is plenty going on in Worcester this weekend, events for all ages. 

Events include the annual Spring Garden Festival at Worcester Common Oval, Bob Dylan's Birthday bash 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. 

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

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May 19

Okey Bakassi at Mechanics Hall 

Comedian Okey Bakassi will perform his stand-up routine at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on Friday night. 

The show goes from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will also feature MC Omo, Mr. Raw of Faraw, Comedy Dr and Jai Ga. 

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May 19

Drunken Uncles at Park Grill & Spirits

Everybody's favorite uncles return to Worcester for a Friday night show at The Loft.

Kick off the weekend by rocking out to some great music at a cool location. 

The show runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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May 19

Helmutt on the Move at Worcester Art Museum  

Helmutt is an armor-wearing boar hound statue; his armor is based on the plate dog armor of a hunting hound of Emperor Charles V. Leonard Heinrich, who was the armorer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, made Helmutts armor as a gift to John Woodman Higgins in 1942.

The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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May 20

17th Annual ArtsWorcester Biennial 

Check out the great art at the 17th annual ArtsWorcester Biennial.

This year, the Sally R. Bishop Prize for Best In Show was given to James Dye of Worcester, for his dip pen and India ink drawing Temple of the Unburdened Host. 

As part of this prize, Dye will have a solo exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum in April of 2018. 

Gallery hours for the Seventeenth Biennial run Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 12:00 to 4:00 PM, and by appointment, through June 2.

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May 20

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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May 20

Spring Garden Festival and Plant Sale at Worcester Common Oval 

This year’s Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale will feature music and dance performances by Philip Alexander, The Promise is Hope, the Lion Dance Team, and Giguere Dance, and Eli Mateo with Dan Burke – among others. 

The schedule will also include a kid’s zone with face painting, bubbles, hula hooping, crafts, and an appearance by Trax, the Railers’ mascot, and live animals provided by Heifer International and MESA. 

All money raised at the event will go to support the REC’s environmental and food justice programs and employ local youth.

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May 20

Lego & Construction Time at Worcester Public Library 

Who doesn't love legos? 

Kids ages 12 and under can build with LEGOs and construction pieces during free play.

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May 21

Bob Dylan's Birthday Bash at WCUW 

Hang out at WCUW for an afternoon and early evening of Bob Dylan music to celebrate his birthday. 

The celebration will feature the 524 Band featuring Bob Jordan, Brian Rost, Chip Smith and Paul Prunier.

The band will headline, and also step aside, as a number of local and regional solo performers put their own twist on the songs of Dylan.

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May 21

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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May 21

Candlelight Restorative Yoga at Union Street Yoga 

End Sunday with Yoga by the candlelight. 

Yoga is a great way to relax and get ready for the upcoming work week. 

This class is great for mixed levels, those looking for a nice, deep stretch, or those looking to relax and renew.

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