Here are 5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

by | Sep 18, 2020 | Entertainment, Events, Headlines

We are well into September and it’s beginning to feel like fall. Fall is just around the corner, but with one week left in summer, spend the weekend hanging onto the last few days of the season. 

This weekend, hold onto the remaining days of summer by unwinding with events in Worcester. has a list of five fun events that you can attend locally or right from your home! Make the most of your time off by celebrating Oktoberfest in Worcester, live streaming hot air balloons, or reliving another decade for a night! 


Raise your glass this weekend! 

Now through Sunday, the Worcester Beer Garden and Pavilion will be filling your mugs at their Oktoberfest event. You don’t have to travel to Germany to join in on the festivities and eat authentic German food.

Stop by the beer garden to try two mystery beer flavors and listen to the premier oom-pah band, Tubafrau Hofbrau. 


School is in session!

The Boys and Girls Club partnered with Coaches for Change, ArtReach, and 508 Young want your kids to be prepared for the new school year. They are hosting a back to school event for families this Saturday from 1 PM to 3 PM. They will be providing free school supplies. 

Make sure to arrive early since it is on a first come, first serve basis. All participants must wear a mask and abode by the Department of Health’s standards. 


Relive the 90’s this Saturday!

From 8 PM to 10 PM Saturday night, Peppercorns Grille and Tavern is throwing a nostalgic bash. They will be hosting their second event date for their Live Decades of Music Series with the 90’s cover band called Go Gadget Go. 

The tickets are $20 for each person, which includes the cover charge for the band, Tito’s cocktail, beer or wine, and appetizers. Enjoy a fun and safe night under Peppercorn’s outdoor tent. 


Your spirits will be soaring this weekend!

Follow the 48th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival’s livestream on Facebook Live this weekend. From 4 PM to 6 PM this Friday and Saturday, you can admire the beautiful hot air balloons hover over Cape Vincent in New York.

The event usually draws up 15,000 people, but can be seen on your screen this year! 


Give yourself something to dance for this Saturday! 

Get your body moving with National Dance Day. This celebration will be held virtually by the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. National Dance Day celebrates the joy of dance for its eleventh year. 

Follow along on the Kennedy Center’s Facebook page and get ready for a jazz session, ballet, and even more! 

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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.