5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

by | Aug 7, 2020 | Entertainment, Events, Headlines

The weekend is finally here!

Celebrate your free time with amazing events scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Stay at home to relax with virtual events or spend time in nature for fun in the fresh air. 

ThisWeekinWorcester.com has a list of five events that will keep the excitement going all weekend. Experience a culture or music festival, take a walk through nature, or give a round of applause for a local theater production. 


Get your kids ready for bed time with an enchanting story time.

Ice Queen Cosplay Princess Parties will be hosting a free virtual story time this Sunday at 7 PM. They are inviting you to be their guest as they bring the story of beauty and the beast to life with costumed actors.

You can access this story time for free on their live feed on Facebook.


Celebrate Indian culture all weekend!

From Friday to Sunday, the India Society of Worcester will be holding a virtual bash called India Day 2020. The theme this year is The Navarasa or “the nine emotions,” and it will be represented throughout all the entertainment.

You can look forward to a full lineup of fun featuring singing dancing, live trivia, interactive panel discussions, and more! 


Take a deep breath in nature this Sunday!

Did you know? There are 80 species of butterflies that you can see in Worcester.

Visit Mass Audubon Broad Meadow Brook from 1 to 2:30 PM this Sunday to learn about some of the species of butterflies in the Butterflies and their Food Plants event. Explore the sanctuary gardens and meadow to see common New England butterflies.

Tickets are $16 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reserve your tickets soon; the program is limited to only eleven people. 


Get lost in some music!

Relax to the soothing melody of smooth jazz every day this weekend. This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday your toes will be tapping to the artists featured in the Newport Jazz Festival which is hosted by 90.5 WICN. The festival will be held remotely this year and you can access it through their radio station, 90.5 WICN.

Listen to jazz throughout the years from the early 50’s and 60’s to modern recordings. 


Your living room can be a theater this weekend!

This Saturday from 7 to 8:30 PM, the Quaboag Community Summer Theatre is presenting their first virtual play.

Join them as they perform the form comedy called “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculation.” Follow your favorite fairy tale characters as their classic stories are turned on their heads. Reserve your seats and gain access to the show by using their provided link! The tickets prices are free, but you may choose to give them a donation to support their company. 


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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.