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Where Will You WOO?  - Week of September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

 

Beauty & the Edge

Where will you WOO during the week of September 28? 

Thursday, September 28

Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies La Musicalite des Nympheas

10:00am-5:00pm

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

1 College Street

Worcester, MA 01610

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross will present the paintings of French artist "Gabrielle Thierry in the exhibition Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies/La Musicalité des Nymphs" from August 30 through October 7, 2017. Thierry's series was inspired by her rediscovery of the Water Lilies landscapes of Claude Monet. With special permission to paint on site in the Musée de Orangerie in Paris, she translated eight of Monets landscapes into colored musical scores. Her recent work has concentrated on visual representations of music, and strives to show interactions between color, form, notes, and musical compositions.

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Friday, September 29

Beauty and the Edge by Sue Dion 

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts 
2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608
 

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Saturday, September 30 

Jeppson Idea Lab: Master Vases from Ancient Greece

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

This exhibition will feature three of WAM's best ancient Greek vases: the Herakles amphora by the Leagros Painter (1966.63), the Thetis stamnos by the the Tyszkiewicz Painter (1953.92) and the lekythos depicting Two Women Carrying Offerings to the Dead by the Achilles Painter (1900.65). Exquisitely paintedincluding foreshortening, a painting technique believed to have been invented in the Renaissancethese three vases were made in Athens over 2,500 years ago.

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Sunday, October 1 

Bubbles!

EcoTarium 
222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604

Everyone loves bubbles, and our seasonal outdoor exhibit gives kids (and grownups) of all ages a chance to make loads and loads of sudsy bubbles in all shapes and sizes. Experiment with how they are formed, the colors they produce, and their amazing properties. And while you're having fun making all those bubbles, you'll learn about such things as surface tension, evaporation and light reflection.

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Monday, October 2 

Free Forex Training & Education

12:00 PM-1:00 PM, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Commerce Building 
Suite 802
340 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
 

Come join us for this free forex training. We will give you a 1 hour breakdown of how to use your smartphone or computer to make money in the financial markets. Learn how anyone can make really good money just like the people in Wall Street. (NYSE)

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Tuesday, October 2 

Primitive Tools and Toys

3:30 PM-5:30 PM

Mass Audubon: Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary
414 Massasoit Road
Worcester, MA 01604

How did early Native American 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. For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087.

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Make Your Own Snowshoes

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Mass Audubon: Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary 
113 Goodnow Rd.
, MA 01541
 

Winter is just around the corner and snowshoeing is a superb way to enjoy the season. Whether you are new to snowshoeing or experienced, we will help you craft a pair of traditional Ojibwa or Green Mountain snowshoes to be ready for the first snows of the season. Both styles are efficient, and preferred designs for beginners and experts alike. This course offers a discounted rate on exceptional-quality materials from Country Ways, and easy, guided instruction. With a little care, these snowshoes will last a lifetime! For more information and to register, call 978.464.2712 Space is limited and materials must be ordered in advance; early registration is recommended.

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Related Slideshow: 20 Can’t Miss Fall Festivals in New England - 2017

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September 9 & 10

RI Seafood Festival at India Point Park

Providence, RI 

The Rhode Island Seafood Festival is an annual event, which started in 2011, that brings together the best local sellers of seafood and other fine fare as well as beer, wine and spirits from Ocean State producers.

The festival includes live music, great food and much more. 

The festival will go from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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September 10

3rd Annual Ocean State Beer Festival 

South Kingstown, RI 

The third annual Ocean State Beer Festival will take place at Whalers Brewing Company in South Kingstown. 

The festival will feature beer from breweries around Rhode Island. 

The festival is hosted by the Rhode Island Brewer’s Guild. 

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September 12

Phantom Gourmet Food Festival

Boston, MA

The Phantom Gourmet Food Festival is an event to look forward too and it will be held on September 12 from 12- 4 p.m. on two streets next to Fenway Park.

Tickets are $40 in advance and online and will go up to $50 at the event.

The ticket includes sampling 100 of Phantom's foods from hot dogs and pizza to pulled pork and more. Beer and wine will be served on the street.

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September 15-17

Wormtown Music Festival at Camp Keewanee

Greenfield, MA

A three-day long concert featuring bands such as The Alchemystics (pictured), a community bonfire, craft vendors and more.

Kids 15 and under are FREE to the event. 

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September 15-17

Misquamicut Fall Festival

Misquamicut Beach, RI 

The 2017 Misquamicut Fall Festival features live music from John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band and other local bands. 

The festival will also feature a car show, crafts, food truck rodeo and much more. 

Parking is free. 

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September 15 - October 1

The Big E 

West Springfield, MA

The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts features a circus spectacular, Mardi Gras parade, agricultural competitions, arts & crafts, food contests, live music, and midway. 

Sample food and enjoy rides, games, horse shows, historical exhibits and more. 

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September 15 -16

2017 Fitchburg Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Fitchburg, MA 

The 2017 Festival begins at on Friday, September 15 from 5 p.m.to 10 p.m. and continues on Saturday, September 16 from 11 am. to 10 p.m.

The festival will feature an outdoor bar area, a menu including Mezedes, Greek BBQ, and pastries, vendors, music, and dance. 

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September 23

Ocean State Oyster Festival at Riverwalk Park

Providence, RI

The Ocean State Oyster Festival hopes to raise awareness and celebrate RI’s aquaculture industry. 

The festival will take place on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Providence. 

The festival will feature fine local food, beer, wine, and refreshments, local bands & DJs, activities for kids, culinary exhibitors, educational exhibits, a shucking contest. 

Purchasing a general admission ticket gets you a half dozen oysters and an ice cold craft beer of your choice.

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September 23 & 24

KidsFest 2017 at Wachusett Mountain

Wachusett Mountain, MA 

The festival runs from 10 a.m. on the 23rd to 5 p.m. on the 24th.

It will include entertainment such as a BMX Bike Show, Rainforest Reptile Shows Inc., and a Baby Animal Petting Zoo.

There will also be sample skiing and a USA Ninja Warrior Challenge Course. 

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September 29 -30

Harpoon Octoberfest at Harpoon Brewery 

Boston, MA

Octoberfest will feature beer, bratwursts, chicken dancing, and more as Harpoon celebrates 28 years of Octoberfest. 

Entrance to the festival is $25 and includes a souvenir pint glass and your first beer. 

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September 30

Burke Mountain Fall Foliage Festival

Burke, Vermont

The Burke Mountain Fall Foliage Festival is one of the biggest festivals of the year in Vermont.

Events at the festival include a parade which begins at 10 a.m., a farm animal petting zoo, horse-drawn carriage rides, a beer and wine tent open from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. and live music by Tritium Well from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

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October 5 - November 5

Roger Williams Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular 

Providence, RI

This annual event, created by artists and craftsmen of Passion for Pumpkins, and features 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns, with over 125 of them artistically carved and displayed in scenes to play out the annual theme. 

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October 6-8

Freeport Fall Festival 

Freeport, Maine

The festival will feature more than 130 artists showing off their work ranging from photography oil, watercolor, mixed media and much more.

The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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October 7

International Oktoberfest at Bold Point Park 

East Providence, RI 

International Oktoberfest will take place over Columbus Day weekend at Bold Point Park. 

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

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October 7-8

Annual Fall Festival Weekend - Sunday River

Newry, Maine 

The annual Fall Festival Weekend welcomes the start of a new season with live music every day, a crafts fair and some friendly competition. 

That competition includes the 17th Annual North American Wife Carrying Competition where teams will compete and winners will receive the wife's weight in beer and five times her weight in cash.

 

PHOTO: Sunday River

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October 7-9

Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill

Providence, RI 

The annual Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill is ready to take place once again featuring three days of Italian music, food and entertainment. 

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October 14

8th Annual Fall Harvest Celebration at Patriots Place 

Foxboro, MA 

The day is filled with fall activities for all ages including hayrides, pumpkin painting, live music, and more. 

The celebration runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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October 14

9th Annual New Hampshire Brewfest at Redhook Ale Brewery 

Portsmouth, NH

The New Hampshire Brewfest will feature more than 150 beers from over 50 brewers. 

Admission includes entry to the session specified on your ticket, 5oz souvenir sampling cup, beer samples, and live music and festivities

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October 20-29

2017 Vermont International Film Festival 

Burlington, Vermont

The 2016 Vermont International Film Festival is set to take place from October 20 to October 29. 

The festival will feature films from all over the world. 

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October 22

King Richards 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 a lot at a fair that is a great fall event for the entire family.

The Fair started on September 2 through October 22

 
 

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