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slides: 10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - October 7, 2016

Friday, October 07, 2016

 

A festive Columbus Day weekend in Worcester this weekend and there are plenty of things to keep you busy. 

The Events include Fall Fest at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Dig In: A Field to Table Festival at Old Sturbridge Village and much more.

 To help you figure out what to do and when to do it, GoLocalWorcester has put together 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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Oct. 7

Morning of Smiles at Worcester Historical Museum

Worcester Reads will host a Morning of Smiles at the Worcester Historical Museum from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on October 7, World Smile Day. 

During the event, the museum will offer complimentary entrance to families when accompanied by a child. Children are admitted free. 

A special children's program will start  at 10:30 a.m. and will include a children's book reading and book giveaway. Children can make their own smile buttons, smile puppets and draw a picture of what makes them smile about Worcester.

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Oct. 7

Make Your Own Sangria Pitcher at New Street Glass Studio 

In just one night,  participants will learn about the history and process behind creating blown glass at the New Street Glass Studio. 

After learning the safety and studio etiquette rules, participants will watch a brief demonstration of this 2000-year-old art before diving in and making their very own sangria pitcher from glass gathered out of a 2100-degree furnace. Instructors will guide participants through the steps from gathering to blowing the bubble, from shaping the pitcher to adding a handle and spout. 

The class goes from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m 

Click here for more information. 

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Oct. 7

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.

Click here for more information.

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Oct. 8

Fruitlands Museum Annual Harvest Festival 

Fruitlands Museum's annual Harvest Festival begins on Saturday and is free with museum admission. 

During the festival, participants will have the opportunity to learn about Native American gardening and how local Native peoples prepared for the winter long ago. 

The festival will show examples of livestock being raised in local farms as well as being able to find free food sources. 

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Oct. 8

Fall Fest at Tower Hill Botanic Garden 

Theres nothing better than autumn in New England, and theres no better place than Tower Hill Botanic Garden to take in all the season has to offer. In addition to the panoramic view of Mt. Wachusett and the Reservoir, the Garden displays hundreds of trees and shrubs known for their spectacular fall color. 

Fall Fest runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Click here for more information. 

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Oct 7

Rocket Queen - A Tribute to Guns & Roses at The Cove

Guns and Roses Fan? 

This is  a show that you must see and tickets are only $10 at the door. 

The show starts at 8 p.m. and the band will play until 1 a.m. 

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Oct. 8

Holy Cross Football vs Bucknell at Fitton Field at 1 p.m 

The Holy Cross Crusaders will look to move to 2-0 in the Patriot League when they host Bucknell at Fitton Field on Saturday afternoon. 

Bucknell comes in at 1-3 overall on the season. 

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Oct. 9

Sunday Public Tour at Worcester Art Museum 

Enjoy a tour of the Worcester Art Museum from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 

The tour is free with museum admission. 

Click here for more information. 

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Oct. 9

Black Seed Farmers Market

Head to the Black Seed Farmers Market every week for local farm fresh fruits and vegetables, locally made hand crafted breads and crafts, honey, childrens' activities and much more!

The Farmers Market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Oct. 10

Dig In: A Field-to-Table Festival at Old Sturbridge Festival 

Old Sturbridge Village will celebrate the Harvest with the Dig-In: A Field-to-Table Festival taking place from October 8 to the 10.

Guests of the festival will help farmers with the harvest, meet heritage breed animals, including sheep, oxen and calves, learn how food is harvested, prepared, and served at the table. 

Guest farmers from the area will demonstrate well known New England recipes and much more. 

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