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See Les Miserables With Your Woo Card

Thursday, September 11, 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, September 12th

Annual Moon Festival at Boys & Girls Club of Worcester

65 Tainter Street, Worcester

Free admission

The Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts will host its annual harvest moon festival with origami & crafts, moon cakes, cultural performances including costumed characters, a lantern parade and Worcester Youth Nian Dance Lions.


Friday, September 12th

Exhibition opening at ArtsWorcester

660 Main Street, Worcester

Swipe your WOO Card for Double WOO points

Opening reception for Material Needs exhibition - a selection of works by Matt Abelson, John LaPrade, Rose LeBeau, Irina Parfenova, and Emily Sandagata, produced with assistance from the first round of Material Needs Grants, awarded in the spring of 2013. These grants support the expenses of material and equipment required to make new art in Worcester County.


Thursday, September 11th – Saturday, September 13th

Les Miserables on stage at WPI Alden Memorial

100 Institute Road, Worcester

WPI Humanities and Arts Music Division and VOX Musical Theatre will present Les Miserables for their 10th anniversary production featuring WPI students from around the globe alongside singers from the Worcester Children’s Chorus.


Saturday, September 13th

Open Mic Night at Nu Cafe

335 Chandler Street, Worcester

$1 off purchase of $7 or more with WOO Card

Come share your talents! Open to musicians, poets, comedians or anyone with a talent! Hosted by Stephen Wright.


Saturdays & Sundays

Tails ‘N Trails at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Drive, Boylston

Swipe your WOO Card for WOO points

Hike Tower Hill Botanic Garden's beautiful woodland trails with your dog through Tails 'n Trails. Families can enjoy walking their dog on Tower Hill Botanic Gardens dog walking trail, which includes a beautiful 1-mile loop past the Wildlife Refuge Pond and Inner Park that features hundreds of species of trees and plants and a variety of birds.



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Apple Picking

In New England, apple picking is the quintessential autumn activity.

After a fun day at the orchard, spend time concocting numerous apple creations.

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There is nothing better than going on a hike with the family and exploring the nooks and crannies of New England.

Try a mountain trail, a river, or a local nature preserve.

Breathe deeply and enjoy the crisp, fall air.

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Ghost Tours

Muster up your courage and take a ghost tour.

Explore a graveyard, an historical cobblestone street, and an old mill.

Discover the spooky secrets of New England.

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Pumpkin Patches

Visit your favorite pumpkin patch.

Once you find the the perfect pumpkin, go home and start carving.

Will you Jack-O-Lantern be scary of funny?

Buy a few extra pumpkins and make pumpkin pie.

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Fall Festivals

Fall festivals offer the best of the season.

Check out the hay rides, food, arts and crafts, face painting, and live entertainment for a fun-filled day.

There is something for everyone!

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Leaf Peeping

There is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than to take a ride along winding country roads and see the best nature has to offer.

Experience the splashes of color against the bright blue sky.

On the way home, stop for a fresh glass of apple cider.

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Corn Maze

Get lost in a corn maze!

See who will be the first of your friends and family to find their way out!

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Gameday Fun

Football season will soon be here.

Grab your cooler and all the ribs, chicken wings, and sausage you can eat.

Head to the nearest stadium and join the party.

If tailgating is not your thing, invite friends over to watch the game from home.

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Haunted House

Be careful not to trip over a severed hand!

The Halloween season is not complete without a visit to a haunted house.

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Halloween Costumes

Be creative and make your own Halloween costumes this year!

It's an activity for the whole family to enjoy!

Go to a consignment shop or fabric store and whip a costume in under an hour.

Compete in a local costume contest and take home first prize!


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