10 Great Events We’re Looking forward to in May in Worcester

10 Great Events We’re Looking forward to in May in Worcester

WORCESTER – Living in or near the second largest city in New England leaves residents with no shortage of events to attend, activities to be entertained by, and food and drink to enjoy.

This month — May 2019 — Worcester has its hands full with loads of great events — from a pair of great shows at the Hanover Theater to nabbing a free comic book from That’s Entertainment, a beer and street food festival at Greater Good to a walk for the homeless at Elm Park, and another Glazy Susan pop-up to an early start to summer at Smokestack Urban BBQ!

Here’s ThisWeekinWorcester.com’s 10 great events happening in Worcester this month that we’re especially looking forward to:

Friday, May 3

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What: Comedian Kevin James

Where: The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts – 2 Southbridge St., Worcester

When: 8 PM

 

Saturday, May 4

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What: Free Comic Book Day

Where: That’s Entertainment – 244 Park Ave, Worcester

When: 10 AM to 8 PM 

 

 

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What: 2nd Annual Worcester Food Truck Throwdown

Where: Green Hill Park, Worcester

When: 12 PM to 5 PM

Saturday, May 11

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What: Grand Opening of Wildcat Exhibit

Where: EcoTarium – 222 Harrington Way, Worcester

When: 10 AM to 5 PM

 

 

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What: 4th Annual Bowl with a Bruin & Friends to Strike Out Cancer

Where: Wormtown Brewery – 72 Shrewsbury St., Worcester

When: 12 PM to 7 Pm

 

Friday, May 17

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What: John Cusack Q&A and Screening of ‘Say Anything’

Where: The Hanover Theatre & Conservatory for the Performing Arts – 2 Southbridge St., Worcester 

When: 7:30 PM

 

Saturday, May 18

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What: Glazy Susan Pop-Up at Worcester Wares

Where: Worcester Wares – 105 Commercial St. [Door 22 at the DCU Center], Worcester

When: 12 PM to 2 PM

Sunday, May 19

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What: 34th Annual Walk for the Homeless

Where: Elm Park, Worcester

When: 2 PM to 5 PM

 

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What: Summer Kick-off Party

Where: Smokestack Urban BBQ – 139 Green St., Worcester

When: 2 PM to 6 PM

 

Thursday, May 23

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What: Brew & Street Food Fest

Where: Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company – 55 Millbrook St., Worcester

When: 6 PM 

 

Lead photo credit: Patrick Sargent for ThisWeekinWorcester.com


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    Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Over the past two years, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Previous to that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He is the owner of Sargent Media, LLC and can be contacted at [email protected] or 774-232-1223.