5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

by | Aug 22, 2020 | Headlines, Events, News

Feel like you are living in the weekend version of Groundhog Day?

If you want to stay in or if you are ready to mask up, or if you want to larn something new or collect all the R&R you can before Monday, ThisWeekInWorcester.com has five things for you to do this weekend to add some variety to your weekend.

Are you bored of doing the same old activities every weekend? Thisweekinworcester.com has some recommendations for you to add some variety to your schedule. You can look forward to plenty of fun this weekend!

Bring the Family for a Day of Science and Nature

The EcoTarium is treating Worcester to a family friendly day! This Saturday and Sunday the EcoTarium is offering a free admission day for essential workers and the museum’s immediate neighborhoods with the Worcester zip code 01604. Teachers, first responders, veterans, essential workers, and their families can enjoy a complimentary trip to the museum all weekend from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Let Out Some Frustration and Crush Date Night

Crush date night this weekend! Grab a bat or a sledgehammer for an unforgettable experience at a smashroom. A smash room is exactly what it sounds like – a room full of items that you can destroy! This Saturday, SmashIt2 is holding a special event for their smashrooms called Smashfest. Book a 15 minute appointment this Saturday from 12 PM to 10 PM, and you will not only receive entry into their raffle, but you will also get a free voucher for a drink at the Worcester Beer Garden and 20 % off your first appetizer. Take date night to the next level with food, drinks, and a smashing good time!

Turn the Food of your Favorite Fictional Characters in Your Newest Recipes

Master the art of baking. This Saturday the Worcester Public Library brings fiction to the kitchen with their virtual cooking class with Colin. Starting at 2:30 PM, you will be whisked away to your most beloved stories with recipes! Colin will be teaching you how to make the culinary creations from famous books, including Star Wars, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Harry Potter. All you have to do is register for the event on their website to receive the streaming link and prepare for a magical afternoon!

Put your Wheels Under the Stars for Some Classic for a Double Feature

Have you missed seeing movies at the theater? Start your engines and visit the Mendon Twin Drive-In this weekend to have an incredible movie night under the stars! The drive-in invites you to relive the suspense of your favorite classic movies on the big screen! This Saturday and Sunday from 6 PM to midnight, you can see Jurassic Park and Jaws at the drive-in theater. Tickets are $30 per vehicle!

Why Go Out When you can Stay Home and Quaranzine!

Support the arts this weekend! Tune into zoom this Saturday at 8 PM for a party you will not want to miss! The Wave: Harvard’s First Asian Literary Magazine is hosting a Quaranzine Launch Party and Open Mic. The party will be full of entertainment, including music, poetry, and many other performances. Make sure to RSVP on zoom or even sign up to perform for the event!


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Heather Cameron is a graduate of Worcester State University with a Bachelor's degree in English and Education and a Master's degree in English. She is an adaptable writer and has worked with multiple genres including literary analyses, book critiques, ethnographies, how-to-guides, and an extensive Master's thesis that focused on the field of journalism. She is excited to contribute to a news source that concentrates on a city that holds many wonderful memories for her.