5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

 by Heather CameronDecember 10, 2021

It may be early December, but the holiday spirit is in the air! The excitement for the holidays could be from the recent snowfall, holiday lights, or seasonal flavors being added to menus. No matter what inspires you, stay jolly this weekend with holiday events being hosted near you. 

ThisWeekinWorcester.com has your list of fun events taking place this weekend. Make your own naughty and nice list for weekend activities you can participate in this Saturday and Sunday. 

This weekend you can find shopping opportunities to surprise your loved ones, or bring the whole family to meet the man in the red suit in person! 


Find locally made gifts to make your holidays extra special! 

Visit Auburn High School this Saturday from 9 AM to 4 PM for an exciting shopping opportunity.

Auburn High School will be hosting their 8th Annual Craft Fair. More than 150 crafters will be selling their goodies.

Santa will be making an appearance from 10 AM to 2 PM, so bring the family. 


Meet and greet with established authors from the area!

 Root and Press, Café and Books at 623 Chandler Street in Worcester is holding their event, Readers and Writers: A Winter Wonderland.

From 4 PM to 7 PM this Saturday, meet more than 20 writers selling their work. Local crafters will also be selling candles, incense, and much more. 


Get on the nice list this weekend!

Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday. From 9 AM to 11 AM, Sturbridge Coffee Roasters at 210 Hamilton Street in Southbridge will be inviting all families for a meet and greet with Santa.

Bring your family to snap a great, holiday picture and enjoy a cup of coffee or a sandwich while you are there. 


Have a jolly time this Saturday! 

Shrewsbury Street gets a little sweeter this Saturday. Starting at 3 PM, put on your Santa hats for a Santa Bar Crawl on Shrewsbury Street. This bar crawl is sponsored by Wormtown Brewery. Tickets are $25 and include food samples, a beer ticket, and a t-shirt.


Treat your family to the biggest family friendly holiday event of the weekend!

 On Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM, Polar Park will be holding a WooSox Winter Wonderland event. This family friendly event includes free hot chocolate, egg nog, chocolate chip cookies, and Table Talk Pies as you stroll the ball park's concourse which has been decorated for the holiday season.

Red Sox alumni will be present present meet fans along with Mr. and Mrs. Claus!

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