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10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

 

The festival of lights takes place on Friday night

There is plenty going on around Worcester to keep you busy this weekend. From music to art, there are events for all ages. 

This weekend’s events include Dale LePage’s CD release party, stART at the Station, the Festival of Lights and 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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November 30

Festival Of Lights Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration

The annual Festival of Lights Tree Lighting and holiday celebration is set to take place at the Worcester Common Oval.

The event will feature pop artist Brynn Elliott.

Elliott’s debut EP, “Time of Our Lives”, is about embracing who you are and feeling inspired to act.

Elliot has played with artists like Alanis Morissette, Brandi Carlile and Allen Stone and more recently performed on Live with Kelly and Ryan and the Today Show. 

The event goes from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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November 30

Night Lights Display at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Night Lights is a walking experience throughout 15 acres of glowing gardens, where more than 200,000 lights have been thematically placed among the trees, shrubs, fountains, and statuary to create a magical winter wonderland celebrating plants and nature.

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November 30

Auntie Trainwreck at Liz's Diamond Bar & Grille

Auntie Trainwreck will be performing at Diamond Bar & Grille on Friday night. 

Get out and dance to all of your favorite songs and much more.

The show begins at 9 p.m. 

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December 1

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. 

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December 1

Music Worcester Presents Bach’s Magnificat & Cantatas

The program will feature J. S. Bach’s Magnificat and Cantatas, a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificat. 

Written for Christmas Vespers in 1723, it is scored for five vocal parts and a Baroque orchestra including trumpets and timpani that illuminate the Nativity story.

Musicians include The Worcester Chorus under the direction of Chris Shepard as part of his 10th season; Susan Consoli, soprano; Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Charles Blandy, tenor; and Stephan Barnicle, bass. 

The program will also feature a pre-concert talk within Washburn Hall by Dr. Joshua Rohde, Director of Choral Activities, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. 

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December 1

Olympic Fencing Instruction

You have seen it in the Olympics and now even at colleges across the country. 

Here is an opportunity to try it for yourself. 

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December 2

stART at the Station at Union Station 

stART on the Street is set to return to Union Station for the 13th annual stART at the Station.

Attendees will be able to shop from over 130 local artists, crafters, and makers, spread throughout Union Station’s Concourse, Rotunda, and Grand Hall.

The works vary from woodwork, clothing, candles, and glass to jewelry, soaps, photography, and more, including traditional holiday items like cards, ornaments, and stocking stuffers.

Music will also be included in this year’s event.

Acts include multiple award-winning singer/songwriters: both Gracie Day and Albino Mbie will perform, and The Clark Chorale Ensemble will perform acapella in the Lounge and the Rotunda.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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December 2

Preservation Worcester Holiday Stroll 

Tour an eclectic selection of Worcester’s finest homes decorated for the holidays.

Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to view the exceptional architecture and design of Worcester’s gracious homes. 

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December 2

Dale LePage & The Manhattans CD Release Party

Dale LePage will host a CD release party and free Christmas concert at Bull Mansion on Sunday.

50% of CD sales will go to the Kindness Coalition.

The concert begins at 7 p.m.

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December 2

Karaoke at Partner's Pub 

Partner's Pub will have karaoke all season long. Don't miss out on the chance to belt out some of your favorite tunes. 

Karaoke goes from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. 

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