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Where Will You WOO?  Week of September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

 

Where will you WOO during the week of September 22, 2016?

 

Thursday September 22

Primitive Tools and Toys

Thursdays, September 22, 2016 - November 10, 2016

3:00 PM-5:00 PM 

Mass Audubon: Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary 

414 Massasoit Road

Worcester, MA 01604

How did our Native American ancestors make their tools for survival? And what did their children play with? During this 8-week series, children will make some primitive tools and toys and test out their goods first hand. Learn how to make a stone hammer and a pump drill. Make cordage from natural fibers to use in the toolmaking process. Create a stick and ring game, bullroarer and learn some solo string games. All materials included. For ages 8 - 14 years.

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Friday September 23

Pottery Plus- Friends Night Out

Friday, September 23, 2016

6:30 PM-9:30 PM 

Worcester Center for Crafts 

25 Sagamore Road

Worcester, MA 01605

Take a break with your friends and give the Potter's Wheel a spin together! In a fun, relaxed atmosphere begin to learn to use the potter's wheel to throw pots such as bowls, and mugs. You'll practice on the wheel, under the instructor's guidance, and decorate and fire your successful "first works". Your evening at the Craft Center will end with a tour of the studio, before you brush off the mud and head out on the town. Limited to 10 students. The instructor will advise you as to the timeline to finish and "fire" your completed works for pickup at a later date. Registration is for one participant, and please group your registration when possible.  Fee Breakdown:  Student Fee: $49  Studio Fee: $10 

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Saturday, September 24

Youth Craft + Creativity Program - Sneak Peek Day!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

1:00 PM-3:00 PM 

Worcester Center for Crafts 

25 Sagamore Road

Worcester, MA 01605

Something new and exciting is about to begin at the Worcester Center for Crafts. Join the Craft Center for an afternoon kick-off and sneak peek of its new Youth Craft + Creativity Program, on Saturday, September 24 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at 25 Sagamore Rd. in Worcester. Watch craft demonstrations, do some hands-on making, get class information, and more! Cost: Free

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Sunday,  September 25

Tower Hill Fall Festival Concert: Lester Rawson Band / Concerts 

Sunday, September 25, 2016 

Tower Hill Botanic Garden: Stoddard Education and Visitors Center 

Winter Garden

11 French Drive, Boylston, MA 01505

The Lester Rawson Band plays an altogether pleasing mix of blues, R&B, classic rock and countrynot note-for-note covers, but unique treatments of sturdy standards and a few great tunes that are sure to surprise and satisfy. Cost: Free with admission

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Monday, September 26

Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty

Friday, September 23, 2016 - Friday, September 22, 2017 

Arts Transcending Borders at College of the Holy Cross 

Lawn by Linden Lane (Main Campus Entrance

1 College St. 

Worcester, MA 01610

Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor Art Gallery, the Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Visual Arts, welcomes environmental artist Patrick Dougherty as Fall 16 artist-in-residence at the College of the Holy Cross. For the past 30 years, Dougherty has combined elemental building techniques and a deep knowledge of nature to create his organic sculptures. As part of his residency, he will be creating a Stickwork sculpture with the help of volunteers on the lawn by Linden Lane. Cost: FREE

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Tuesday, September 26

Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

7:30 PM-9:00 PM 

Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts 

2 Southbridge St.

Worcester, MA 01608

Theresa Caputo, from TLCs hit show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live on our stage. Theresa will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them, just in a different way. Cost: $39.75-$89.75

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Wednesday,  September 27

Senior September at Worcester Art Museum

Wednesdays, September 7, 2016 - September 28, 2016 

Worcester Art Museum 

55 Salisbury Street

Worcester, MA 01609

Attention all Seniors! Join us at WAM for FREE admission each Wednesday in September, Sponsored by Tufts Health Plan. We'll be offering Docent tours at 11:30 each Wednesday; meeting in our Lancaster Street Welcome Center. Also, you will receive a special 10 % off at Shop, just for Seniors! Cost: Free Admission for Seniors each Wednesday in September

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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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