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See the Great Pumpkin Fest at the Ecotarium with Your Woo Card

Thursday, October 23, 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, October 24th 

Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall

321 Main Street, Worcester

10% off tickets & Double WOO points with WOO Card

Music Worcester opens its 2014-15 season in the biggest way possible with Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 9, famous for its rousing use of Ode to Joy, with The Worcester  Chorus and Arcadia Players.

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Saturday, October 25th 

Great Pumpkin Fest at the EcoTarium 

222 Harrington Way, Worcester

An afternoon and evening of family-friendly Halloween fun, including:
creative displays of more than 1,000 carved pumpkins, lit after dark, full access to museum and grounds, free digital planetarium shows, spooktacular science programs, pumpkin-carving demonstration, Trick-or-treating and entertainment and fun for all ages!

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Thursday – Saturday, October 23rd – 25th  

The Most Dangerous Woman one-woman show at Worcester Historical Museum

30 Elm Street, Worcester

Swipe your WOO Card for WOO points

4th Wall Productions presents the story of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, an Irish-American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor and community organizer. She helped coordinate major strikes and cofounded the Industrial Workers of the World. In the early 1900s she became an advocate against lax enforcement of child labor laws.

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Sunday, October 26th  

Worcester Organ Rededication at Mechanics Hall

321 Main Street, Worcester

Swipe your WOO Card for Double WOO points

The region’s finest organists for a celebration honoring the 150th Anniversary of the E.G&G. Hook organ at Mechanics Hall, also known as The Worcester Organ. The Hook organ is the oldest unaltered four-keyboard pipe organ in the Western Hemisphere located at its installation site.

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Tuesday, October 28th – Sunday, November 2nd 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The Hanover Theatre

2 Southbridge Street, Worcester

10% discount on tickets with WOO Card

The irresistible family musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat takes the stage in downtown Worcester, featuring Broadway/television star Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray, Hair) as The Narrator and Broadway star Ace Young (Grease, Hair) as Joseph.

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Weekends in Worcester…www.WorcesterMass.org/Culture 

 

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

Breathe deeply and enjoy the crisp, fall air.

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Muster up your courage and take a ghost tour.

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

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Visit your favorite pumpkin patch.

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

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Buy a few extra pumpkins and make pumpkin pie.

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

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Leaf Peeping

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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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