WORCESTER – Yesterday — Friday, June 21 — was the longest day of the year.
How are you going to be taking advantage of the extra daylight this weekend? Though seemingly unimportant, with the extra daylight comes extra opportunities. Take advantage of the weekend and do something fun! Go out with your family! Visit a friend you haven’t seen in a while!
Here at ThisWeekInWorcester.com, we know just how much you have been looking forward to this weekend, and we don’t want you to become bogged down by the tedious search for things to do.
Below you can find a list of some events happening in Worcester this weekend. Make the most of your weekend off and check out one of these activities!
Make Music Worcester
To celebrate the longest day of the year, there will be a series of live, free musical performances across streets, sidewalks, and parks in Worcester! There are over 68 artists and over 19 venues. Immerse yourself in the city and celebrate local music and venues! You can find more information about the day, including the names of performers and the locations of each performance, here.
Taproom Barre at Greater Good Imperial Brewing
Sometimes, when you finish a workout, you have to simply celebrate that you finished it. Head over to the Greater Good Imperial Brew Co. at 55 Millbrook Street in Worcester on Sunday, June 23 for a barre class appropriate for any athletic skill level. The class is followed by a beverage of your choice! The full body workout begins at 10:30 and the first beverage is included in your ticket price of $20. Find more information and buy tickets here.
4th Annual Shrewsbury Food and Brew Fest
Check out the Shrewsbury Food and Brew Fest on Sunday, June 23 from 12PM – 3PM at Avidia Bank, 23 Maple Avenue. There will be samplings of food, beer, and wine from Shrewsbury restaurants as well as live music, a gift basket drawing, and a play area. Bring your family and purchase your tickets here!
Bigger Dipper Ice Cream Festival and AbilityFEST
Who doesn’t love ice cream on a hot summer day? Be sure to head over to Elm Park at 284 Highland Street in Worcester between 9:30AM and 5:30PM for all-you-can-eat ice cream, a 1-mile fundraiser walk, a t-shirt, entertainment, games, and exhibits! The ice cream festival is $5 and the AbilityFEST 1-mile walk and shirt is $5. All proceeds will support mental health, adoption, and early education for local children and families through Children’s Friend. Enjoy ice cream, help a great cause, and find more information about the day here!
Central Mass Jazz Festival
It is a musical weekend in Worcester! Listen and dance to live jazz music at Cristoforo Colombo Park in Worcester this Saturday, June 22 at 12PM. There will be talented artists, strolling entertainers, and craft tables. Go enjoy some music and then head to a local restaurant for dinner! Find more information about the event here.
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