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Catch Man of La Mancha With Your WOO Card

Thursday, February 27, 2014

 

The weekend is fast approaching, and GoLocalWorcester brings you the best places to use your WOO Card around town for discounts and WOO Points.

Help your friends and family get in on the act as well. WOO Cards make great gifts! Share discounts and special offers at more than sixty area cultural destinations, restaurants, hotels, retailers, transportation providers and more! Best of all–WOO Cards NEVER expire!

Use the coupon code 'GLW' to save $5 off the online purchase of a WOO Card today. Click here to purchase your own.

Friday, February 28th-Sunday, March 2nd

Man of La Mancha on stage at The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street, Worcester
10% off tickets with WOO Card
Join Don Quixote on his quest for the impossible dream as an all new production of Man of La Mancha complete with its Tony Award Winning score take the stage for five performances. This lyrical and amusing adventure is a classic tale of the triumph of man over his own follies.

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Friday, February 28th and Saturday, March 1st

Michael Jackson, The Immortal World Tour at the DCU Center
50 Foster Street, Worcester
10% off tickets with WOO Card
Created by Cirque du Soleil and directed by Jamie King, The Immortal World Tour features some 4 international dancers, musicians and acrobats, presented in a rock concert format combining the excitement and innovation of Michael Jackson’s music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil’s unparalleled creativity.

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Saturday, March 1st and Sunday, March 2nd  

The Massachusetts Camellia Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
11 French Drive, Boylston
$2 off adult garden admission with WOO Card
See hundreds of gorgeous flowers at the peak of their displayboth on the Camellia trees featured in Tower Hill's own collection in the Limonaia and in blossoms displayed from private collections. Spend a winter day amidst the subtropical greenery of Tower Hill's indoor spaces

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Saturday, March 1st

Carnivale Day at Worcester Center for Crafts
25 Sagamore Road, Worcester
Swipe your WOO Card for Double WOO points
Carnaval-inspired festivities will culminate on March 1 with Carnival Day. This final DIY celebration of Carnival promises hands-on fun for all ages with the creation of personalized shoe box mini-floats, the world's largest Mardi Gras beads with local artist Susan Champeny, mask-making, krewe member fashions, and so much more. Get a taste of the local Carnival traditions from around the world with great music, food, and fun.

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Sunday, March 2nd

Worcester Chamber Music Society Free Family Concert at Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
Swipe your WOO Card for Double WOO points
This family concerts offer an opportunity for families with young children to experience the beauty and excitement of classical music together, featuring a perennial favorite for children of all ages, Peter and the Wolf.

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Weekends in Worcester…www.WorcesterMass.org/Culture

 

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The Palladium

If you like punk and metal, the Palladium is your perfect night out. Having hosted acts like Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, and My Chemical Romance, the Palladium continues to feature the best of the genre (as well as some others—Moby, Bob Dylan, and Kanye West, to name a few). Ticket prices vary by performer, and all shows are general admission unless otherwise noted.

261 Main St, Worcester. 508-797-9696. www.thepalladium.net

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DCU Center

The DCU Center, home of the Worcester Sharks, also hosts many large-scale concerts—the standard set by its 1982 inaugural performance by Frank Sinatra. Ticket prices vary by performer and seat location.

50 Foster St, Worcester. 508-755-6800. www.dcucenter.com

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Jillian’s

During the week, Jillian’s is the perfect place to chill—there’s a bar, pool tables, and a game room. On Fridays and Saturdays, it’s a cozy concert hall—beginning at 9:30, local bands from hard rock to reggae take the stage.

315 Grove St, Worcester. 508-793-0900. www.jilliansworcester.com/

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Beatnik’s

Beatnik’s came into existence as a place to “be you”—an homage to the mid-20th-century subculture from which it borrows its name. It has a unique but cozy atmosphere and great food as well as live music. If you’re over 21, check it out.

433 Park Ave, Worcester. 508-926-8877. www.beatniksbeyou.com

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Lucky Dog Music Hall

If you’re over 21, come check out this longstanding and highly praised Worcester music hall. Catering to rock fans, Lucky Dog has live music almost every night of the week, with 80s tribute band Flock of Assholes appearing every Thursday.

89 Green St, Worcester. 508-363-1888. www.theluckydogmusichall.com

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Ralph’s Rock Diner

Ralph’s has something for everybody—Cinemageddon on Sundays, poetry on Mondays, guest bands and DJs on Tuesdays, trivia and karaoke on Wednesdays, Metal Thursdays, and live music on Fridays. For Ralphs, too, though, make sure you’re over 21!

148 Grove St, Worcester. 508-753-9543. www.ralphsrockdiner.com

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Nick’s Bar and Restaurant

Why should you have to wait for the weekend for a night out? Nick’s hosts acts every night. Kick back with a beer and a snack from the new menu and listen to the best of Worcester’s live music.

124 Millbury St, Worcester. 508-753-4030. http://www.nicksworcester.com/

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The Hanover Theater

If you prefer a large and regal stage to a small lounge and Broadway tunes to rock, try the Hanover Theater. This venue hosts traveling shows as well as speakers—Rudy Giuliani, Tony Bennett, and Cirque Dreams Holidaze are all coming up in the next month.

2 Southbridge St, Worcester. 877-571-SHOW. www.thehanovertheatre.org

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JJ Sports Bar and Grill

Just outside of Worcester in Northboro, JJ’s hosts live music every Friday and Saturday and trivia every Tuesday and Thursday! Now that the World Series is over, there might not be as much to see, but JJ’s is also equipped with many HD televisions and a state-of-the-art sound system, so you can watch the game while you wait for the bands to play. 380 Southwest Cutoff, Northboro. 508-842-8420. www.jbag.biz.

 
 

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