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5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

By Heather Cameron | January 20, 2023
Last Updated: January 20, 2023

Rain and snow are on the forecast for this weekend. Don’t be downcast just because the weather is!

Instead, cheer up with ThisWeekinWorcester’s list of five great weekend events that will keep you smiling this Saturday and Sunday. Stay warm and dry this weekend as you find thrilling activities all over the Worcester area. 

Don’t be cooped up at home when you can stay snug playing board games at a brewery or heat up by dancing to the best songs of the 90’s! 


Transport yourself to the 1990s!

Do you keep thinking about your old tamagotchi and JNCO jeans? Relive the nostalgia of the 90’s at Lost Shoe Brewing and Roasting Company’s 90’s night!

Lost Show Brewing is in Marlborough and this Saturday from 5 PM to 10 PM, they will be playing all your favorite throwback tunes spun by DJ Sprino. Food will be from Raina’s Plate, and there will be nostalgia inspired specials! 



Slide into fun this weekend!

*NOTE: This event has been rescheduled to Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29*

This Saturday and Sunday, Wachusett Mountain is treating you to try an olympic sport! USA Luge is sponsoring the Norton Luge challenge at Wachusett Mountain from 10 AM to 3 PM on both days.

Participants will use plastic sled in a safe, slope-side setting with help from USA Luge Olympians. Participants will learn the basics of accelerating, steering, and stopping. Joining the event is free, and registration opens at 10 AM.

After you go down the mountain, enjoy a live DJ and prize drawings.


Tired of the traditional game night?

Leave the house and roll the dice in a different setting earlier in the day! This Saturday bring all your friends to Timberyard Brewing Company in East Brookfield for their Board Game Day.

From 12 PM to 4 PM,  Browse Danielle and Todd’s collection of board Games, they’ll even show you how to play. Their games include Baren Park, Heat: Pedal to the Metal, Ticket to Ride, Scout, Just One, Klask and more! It is free to join in the games, so grab a beer and have some fun! 


Don’t let the weather freeze your plans!

Find fun for the whole family this Saturday at the Oxford Town Commons. This Saturday, the town of Oxford has plenty of excitement in store!

From 12 PM to 4 PM, you can enjoy ice skating, children’s games, ice sculpture demo, horse drawn wagon rides, and more! Take part in the polar plunge at Carbuncle Pond to benefit the Special Olympics. There will also be a vendor fair at 4 PM. Music by 104.5 XLO will be playing all day. 


Give some love to a bug this weekend! 

This Saturday, the Pearle L. Crawford Library in Dudley is inviting you to hug a bug at their Anthropod Petting Zoo! At 11 AM, bring the kids down to investigate insects.

These critters might look creepy, but they are friendly and your children will learn about the tiny creatures that inhabit the world. Registration is required at Children 12 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 


Lead image courtesy: USA Luge/Facebook

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