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Things to do Over School Vacation in Central MA

Sunday, February 18, 2018

 

February vacation has arrived and the kids are home from school for an entire week. 

To help keep them busy, GoLocalWorcester.com has compiled a list of great things to do over the break. 

From museums to festivals, to concerts and more that is so much to keep you busy.

So round up the kids, get out of the house and explore during this vacation. 

SEE WHAT TO DO IN THE SLIDESHOW BELOW

 

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Storytime in the Conservatories at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

 

Join Tower Hill Botanic Garden each morning during vacation week in the conservatories to hear stories about plants, the seasons and the natural world. 

The event goes from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

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Free Admission for Worcester Historical Museum 

Enjoy FREE Admission to Worcester Historical Museum. 

See the cool exhibits, including an 1843 patent printer and much more. 

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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Winterfest at Old Sturbridge Village 

Visitors can enjoy a horse-drawn winter sleigh ride, and sledding on 1830s-style reproduction sleds (weather permitting). Indoor activities include learning about and making chocolate, along with tours and other demonstrations.

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

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Brick by Brick: A Community Castle Exhibition at Worcester Art Museum 

Artists, and particularly Lego enthusiasts are encouraged to submit a plastic-brick castle they have created to Brick by Brick. This exhibition will display the broad artistic interpretations of this material. 

Works must be self-created.

Works must fit the theme of Castles, and must be made of plastic brick building materials, such as Legos.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 4 a.m. on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 

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Great Wolf Lodge

What better way to escape the cold snow and ice than a day or two at an indoor water park? Great Wolf Lodge is 68,000 square foot mecca of waterslides, wave pools, and more, where they promise "it's always 84 degrees." With other activities such as a rope course, an arcade, mini golf, and laser tag, there's something here for kids of all ages.

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The Tommy James Magic Show at Worcester Public Library 

Kick off school vacation week with a magic show for the whole family! Tommy, voted the 2010 KIDabra International Family Performer of the year, will dazzle, amaze, amuse, and astound with his hilarious and magic-packed show complete with a real, live rabbit. 

All ages welcome. 

The show runs from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 22. 

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Art Cart: Medieval at Worcester Art Museum 

You might discover the armor worn by knights and how it was used. Or create your own heraldry so your friends (and foes) can identify you.

Ask a friendly docent what topic will be on tap 

The event goes from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. 

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Visit the EcoTarium 

The EcoTarium has plenty of great exhibits to keep kids busy, including one of their newest one, "Secrets of the Forest." 

The exhibit features many different sections like best nest, fantastic feet and much more.  

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Skiing, Snowboarding, and Snowshoeing at Wachusett Mountain

Wachusett Mountain in central Massachusetts has a full slate of offerings for school vacation week, including ski and snowboarding classes, games, music, magic, and more. 

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Dale LePage at The UXLocale 

Close out school vacation weekend with a performance from Dale Lepage at The UXLocale on Friday night, February 23. 

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

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