Adventure Awaits in Central Mass
Posted: Jun 23, 2019

Adventure Awaits in Central Mass

Whether they are embarking on a vacation or planning a simple day trip, New Englander’s are drawn to deep and formative experiences. Any trip has the potential to make a lifelong impact for a traveler willing to step outside of his or her comfort zone. Taking healthy risks builds independence, cultural capital, and self confidence. We hope you’ll seek an adventurous approach to Central Massachusetts’ natural assets.

Check Out The Growing Central MA Craft Beer Scene
Posted: Jun 21, 2019

Check Out The Growing Central MA Craft Beer Scene

Today, Central Massachusetts is a hot spot for beer enthusiasts. With major breweries like Wormtown Brewery, new-to-the-scene breweries like Redemption Rock, and bars like Oak Barrel Tavern, the Heart of the Commonwealth is a destination for superb local ale.

2019 Black Heritage Festival
Posted: Jun 13, 2019

2019 Black Heritage Festival

History, community, culture and fun. That’s what you can expect at the annual Juneteenth Festival being held at Institute Park in Worcester on June 22 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy vendors and great performers, including The Sunta Africa Band, A2VT Drummers, and The World Premier Band (just to name a few). 

Fourth of July in Central Massachusetts
Posted: Jun 13, 2019

Fourth of July in Central Massachusetts

It’s that time of year again where family and friends gather for cookouts, festivals, concerts, and extravagant fireworks that explode across the summer sky. Check out our list of fun events and come celebrate the Fourth of July with us in Central Massachusetts!

Out to Lunch Concert Series 2019
Posted: Jun 12, 2019

Out to Lunch Concert Series 2019

This summer marks the 10 year celebration of the wildly popular festival series which has grown from a single event featuring a handful of vendors into a 10-week local extravaganza including sensational talent, delicious food, handmade crafts and more!

The Other Side of Kelley Square
Posted: Jun 12, 2019

The Other Side of Kelley Square

By 2021, Kelley Square in Worcester Massachusetts will transform into a stunning gateway for one of the state’s most up and coming neighborhoods. By contrast, right now Kelley Square is the state’s most dangerous intersection; it’s no wonder that sometimes the “other side” of Kelley Square gets overlooked. Millbury Street is more than just a ready-made vintage movie set for Bradley Cooper to do his bidding. (See: American Hustle 2013.) This pocket of the city is alive with bustling small businesses that have been ingrained in the community for a long time.

West Boylston Street Knows What Worcester Wants
Posted: Jun 10, 2019

West Boylston Street Knows What Worcester Wants

On West Boylston Street in Worcester, you’ll find family run diners, pizza joints, sandwich spots, culturally diverse restaurants, and properly rested pints of Guinness. This is a neighborhood in sync with Worcester’s loyalties. We work our way from north to south in this list of favorites.

8 Free Family Fun Ideas
Posted: Jun 5, 2019

8 Free Family Fun Ideas

The weather is heating up and Central MA has family-friendly fun waiting for you! From concerts at scenic local parks and hiking trails, to splash parks and farmer’s markets, there are so many ways to enjoy the summer months without breaking the bank. Worcester Central Kids Calendar has put together a list of 8 FREE Family Fun Ideas to help you get your warm weather fun on. Ready, Set, GO!