5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

 by Heather CameronDecember 17, 2021

The weather has gone from 50 degrees to snow in the forecast. Keep your weekend plans as exciting as New England weather with ThisWeekinWorcester.com's list of weekend activities. 

Spend your Saturday and Sunday in a snowy wonderland. There will be so many fun opportunities this weekend to keep you toasty and warm inside or to let you see the city covered in snow.

How will you spend your weekend? Be amazed by a celebration of lights or enjoy being an audience for a famous play! 


It is about to get lit this Saturday and Sunday! 

Drive through a local light show at Lancaster's Celebration of Lights.

For under $25, view over 1 million lights and a tree 90-feet tall. This event will fill you with holiday spirit and part of the proceeds go to the Bolton Fair. 


Don’t be a Humbug this Saturday and Sunday!

Experience Charles Dickens' most famous play at the Hanover Theatre.

The iconic holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol,” returns to the stage this year with more magic than ever before. The production will have colorful costumes, flying stunts, smoke, and of course, a story that will warm your heart.

Tickets range from $28 to $56. 


Save on stocking stuffers this weekend and get stuffed! 

This Saturday, stop by Redemption Rock Brewing Co. for a holiday event you will not want to miss.

From 11 AM to 4 PM, check out the holiday market at Redemption Rock. Start your browsing by selecting a beer or coffee, and then, with beverage in hand, admire the goods made by local chefs and bakers.

You can look forward to trying food from vendors like Suzette Creperie Macarons, Buttered Biscuits,  and Lizard Mill Hot Sauce. 


Go dashing through the snow! 

Go on horse drawn wagon rides at Oakholm Farm in Brookfield.

Make a new winter tradition with your family and enjoy a 15 minute, scenic ride. Wagon Rides are $8 per person or $65 in total for a private group of 8 to 10 people. 


Treat yourself to something sweet! 

Elizabeth's Custom Bakes located at 17 McIntyre Road in Charlton is holding a Winter/Holiday Open House from 12 PM to 3 PM this Saturday.

Find a goodie for everyone you love with their wide range of selections like decorated gingerbread and sugar cookies. You can also buy a cookie decorating kit to give your loved ones a fun activity. 

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