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Where Will You WOO? - Week of October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 06, 2016

 

Where will you WOO during the week of October 6?

Thursday, October 6 

Exhibition: The Plywood Tiger

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, September 23, 2016 - November 5, 2016
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Worcester Center for Crafts
Krikorian Gallery
25 Sagamore Road
Worcester, MA 01605

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Friday, October 7 

Art Carts: Family Fun - The Roman Empire

Friday, October 7, 2016

2:30 PM-3:30 PM

Worcester Art Museum 

Renaissance Court by Roman Gallery

55 Salisbury Street

Worcester, MA 01609

Did you know that our Roman collection includes art from five different countries, spread across ten centuries? Why are there so many heads without bodies? And how can you recognize an emperor or god from just his face (or feet)? Learn about Europes first great empire, and use one of our maps to discover where our objects came from.(programming subject to change)

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Saturday, October 8 

Fall Fest Weekend

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Monday, October 10, 2016

10:00 AM-5:00 P.M.

Tower Hill Botanic Garden 

11 French Drive

Boylston, MA 01505

Theres nothing like 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. 

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Sunday, October 9 

Sunday Public Tour

Worcester Art Museum 

55 Salisbury Street

Worcester, MA 01609

Join one of our talented Museum docents for an overview of the Museum collection. Free with Museum admission. Tour begins in the Lancaster Lobby. 

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Monday, October 10 

Blood and Honey

Worcester Art Museum
Photojournalism gallery in "Knights!"
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Amid the numerous photographs of the conflict in Yugoslavia, Ron Haviv's work stands out as a unique record of the conflict, from its beginnings in 1991 to the hostilities in Macedonia. From the front-line trenches to the refugees behind them, his images capture both the urgency and tragedy of war.

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Tuesday, October 11 

Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and West Kalimantan

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, August 31, 2016 - December 14, 2016

10:00 AM-5:00 PM

College of the Holy Cross: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery 

1 College Street

Worcester, MA 01610

Pua kumbu are magnificent, intricately dyed, hand-loomed cotton ikat textiles once woven in profusion in longhouses in Malaysias Sarawak and in nearby Kalimantan, Indonesia. These ceremonial blankets were once religious objects par excellence for the Iban and the related Dayak women who wove them. 

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Wednesday, October 13 

Jeppson Idea Lab: Renoir's The Jewish Wedding

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Sunday, March 26, 2017

Worcester Art Museum
Jeppson Idea Lab
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

This Idea Lab presentation gives insight into the recent conservation of The Jewish Wedding by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). In 1875, Renoir was commissioned to paint a replica of Eugène Delacroix's 1839 The Jewish Wedding in Morocco, today in the Musée du Louvre in Paris. 

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Related Slideshow: 20 Reasons Why Fall in New England is the Best Season - 2016

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Wearing Comfy Sweaters while visiting the Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary 

Lincoln, MA 

Listen to the sounds of birds chirping, see the rabits hopping around happily and so much more when you visit the Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary.

You may need a little sweater but you will not regret the walk, or seeing the wildlife. 

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Grape Season at Newport Vineyards 

Newport, RI 

For wine lovers, this is one of the best times of the year because it's grape season.

There are many great Vineyards around New England but Newport Vineyards tops the list and fall is one of the best times to visit, even if you may need a sweater. 

Enjoy the wine.

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Fall Ferry Ride to Block Island 

Block Island, RI 

Start the fall off by sailing away on a ferry to Block Island for the day. 

Enjoy the beach, outdoor dining, gift shops or just the views.  

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Last Chance for Outdoor Dining at Caffe Expresso Trattoria 

Worcester, MA

Caffe Espresso Trattoria has been open for over 20 years as a family owned and operated restaurant. Trattoria offfers authentic Italian home cooking.

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International Oktoberfest at Alex & Ani Center 

Providence, RI

International Oktoberfest will take pace at the Alex & Ani Center in Providence on Saturday, September 24 and 25. 

The festival will include seasonal beer, German cuisine and live music. 

One of the main events of the fall season in all of New England. 

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Leaf Peeping in The Berkshires

Berkshires, MA

Arguably the coolest thing about the fall season is the changing of the leaves. You will want to go up to the Berkshires and stroll through a park or just down a street and take note of all the colors, it's a must do fall activity.

How many colors can you see?

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Holy Cross Football is Back 

Worcester, MA 

 After a 6-5 season in 2015, the Holy Cross Crusaders football team returns to action and looking for a Patriot League title with a veteran team. 

Grab your best Holy Cross sweater and head over to Fitton Field. 

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Bragging Rights on the Line in Final Tennis Matches

Still owe someone a rematch? or maybe just a match in general.

There is still plenty of great weather left to get the match in and the winner of the match takes home bragging rights which they hold for the entire winter. 

Game on! 

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Start of Apple Picking Season at Pippen Orchards

Cranston, RI 

There are not to many better fall family activities then to spend a day picking some apples.

Be sure to make the most out of the start of the fall season when you pick Pippin Orchards apples.

Then bring the apples home to make apple pie, apple sauce, or enjoy as they are.

Happy picking! 

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Fall Lineup of Beers 

Whether it's Octoberfest from Sam Adams or a pumpkin beer from Harpoon or Newport Storm, it's time to get out to your local bar or store and pick up some of the great fall beers on tap or in stock.

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The Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston

Norton, MA 

The best golfers in the world are all in Boston for the second leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs this Labor Day Weekend.

Defending champion Rickie Fowler will look to repeat while superstars Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day look to take his title. 

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Learning at Plimoth Plantation

Plimoth, MA

The fall season is Plimoth Plantation's busiest time of year and it is a great time to bring the family.

Visit the Wampanoag Homesite, the 17th-Century English Village, Nye Barn, Craft Center, Plimoth Bread Company, Mayflower II, and the Plimoth Grist Mill!

A great way to learn and have fun at the same time.

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Last Golf Rounds of the Season at Harbor Lights 

Warwick, Rhode Island 

Golfers don't put away those clubs just yet. The summer may be nearly over but the fall offers some of the best golf weather of the entire season. 

Take advantage of it at the beautiful Harbor Lights golf course in Warwick. 

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Cozy Sweaters at Waterfire 

Providence, Rhode Island 

The evenings do get a bit cooler, however, they are still some of the best nights of the season and the fires are still burning bright in Providence.

Grab your nicest, coziest sweater and head down for an evening of fun, romance and much more.  

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The New England Patriots 

Foxboro, MA

Every fall for the last 15-16 years, the New England Patriots have entered the season with a chance to win the Super Bowl, in a lot of cases, even favored to win it.

That's pretty cool and is a big reason why fall is the best season in New England. 

Although, the first four games of this season may be tricky. 

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Take a Trip up Mount Mansfield 

Stowe, Vermont

Visit Vermont and take a gondola up Mount Mansfield. Once you get to the top, look back at the spectacular view. There are not to many views llike it. 

For travelers, be sure to bring a jacket.

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Last Chances for Al Fresco Dining at Boat House Restaurant 

Tiverton, RI

The views of Mount Hope Bay are unparalleled. Enjoy some wine with a snack or three while watching the sunset.  The chef is known for a well-balanced menu of seasonal treats that uses locally sourced seafood in creative ways.

Celebrate the arrival of fall and sit outside at the Boat House Restaurant. 

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Star of Pumpkin Picking at Jaswell's Farm

Rhode Island 

Pumpkin picking is a timeless event for families, especially those with young kids who will love to just run around and grab whichever pumpkin looks good to them.

The fall season is all about pumpkins and pumpkin picking is one of the best fall activities going. 

 

PHOTO: Flickr/Glenn Fleischman

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Attend King Richard's Faire

Carver, Massachusetts

Dive into history at King Richard's Faire, New England's oldest and largest Renaissance Festival and most beloved annual fall event. Dress up, play games and learn alot at a faire that is a great fall event for the entire family.

The Faire starts on September 3 and goes until October 23 

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Visit Animals at the Zoo One Last Time

It's almost that time of year when the local Zoo's close up shop for the winter. Take the family to see the animals one last time.

The Zoo makes for a great fall day for the entire family.

 
 

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