Here are 5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

by | Oct 9, 2020 | Entertainment, Events, Headlines

It’s a holiday weekend, Worcester! That means you have three whole days to relax and decompress after a long work week. Take some time to yourself and treat yourself to well-deserved entertainment. has your list of fun events to fill your three day weekend. 

Fill your calendar with excitement that is taking place virtually or find the local fun in the city. Make your weekend magical with an entertaining class, make your children smile with wholesome fun, or celebrate the life and death of a famous writer.


Celebrate your favorite horror writer in the most chilling way!

October 7 marked the day that the famous American writer, Edgar Allan Poe, passed away, and Edgar Allan Poe: Evermore is going all out for his death anniversary this Saturday.

This event has been held at Poe’s gravesite in Baltimore, but this year it must be aired virtually due to safety regulations. Join the festivities by viewing the event on Facebook Live from 4 PM to 4:45 PM.

This celebration will feature a dramatic reading of Poe’s famous works “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Raven” as well as a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the author. 


Treat your little pumpkins to a pumpkin painting event!

Children ages 3 to 9 are invited to The Little Gym of West Boylston this Saturday from 2:10 to 3:10 PM for their Pop in and Play And Pumpkin Play event!

During the event, children will spend 30 minutes burning up some energy in the gym and another 30 minutes in the dance studio painting pumpkins that they can take home! Tickets are $28 for each child. 


Get jazzed up this weekend!

You can enjoy delicious organic food and a show this Saturday at 5:30 PM.

Stop by the Worcester Public Market for their Jazzed Up event


New Media Touring has something special up their sleeve for you!

This Saturday at 6 PM, you can sign up for an exciting class taught by an America’s Got Talent Winner! Shin Lim won the television show competition in 2015 and this Saturday you can follow his guidance to learn sleight of hand magic tricks virtually.

For this class, he will be teaching the trick called “Card to Impossible Location.” General Admission tickets are $29.95.


Get the gang together to solve a mystery!

This Sunday at 10 AM your kids can join Ice Queen Cosplay Princess Parties for an event that will thrill them.

They will be hosting their Kid’s Virtual Ghost Hunters Club. Tickets cost $15 for family and includes a morning filled with spooky entertainment like making glow in the dark slime, creating secret messages, and much 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.