Worcester Chamber Music Society to Celebrate Music Connected to Worcester
Monday, October 10, 2016
Facets and Reflections will feature music by Schulhoff, Sedgwick, Dvorak, and Porter. Dvorak’s bass quintet, Sedgwick’s visionary string quartet and a couple of loved Cole Porter songs are offset by the riches of Schulhoff’s Trio for Flute, Viola, and Bass.
The concert comes in conjunction with the Worcester in 50 Objects” which celebrates the 140th anniversary of the Worcester Historical Museum.
Worcester Chamber Music Society
The Worcester Chamber Music Society put on their initial concert in 2006 and has since become recognized as a cultural presence in the Greater Worcester area by presenting sold out concerts to audiences, receiving consistent critical acclaim.
The show will take place on Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Grafton Congregational Church, followed by a second performance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Worcester Historical Museum.
Tickets range from $10 to $35 and children under 17 are free.
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Worcester Reads will host a Morning of Smiles at the Worcester Historical Museum from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on October 7, World Smile Day.
During the event, the museum will offer complimentary entrance to families when accompanied by a child. Children are admitted free.
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During the festival, participants will have the opportunity to learn about Native American gardening and how local Native peoples prepared for the winter long ago.
The festival will show examples of livestock being raised in local farms as well as being able to find free food sources.
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Theres nothing better than 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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Guests of the festival will help farmers with the harvest, meet heritage breed animals, including sheep, oxen and calves, learn how food is harvested, prepared, and served at the table.
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