Worcester MA

Handmade Pasta Class

Wednesday Jan. 24 / Volturno, Worcester

Come to Volturno Pizza on Shrewsbury Street for a unique handmade pasta class! Enjoy complimentary wine while you learn the techniques of mixing, rolling, and shaping pasta by hand. This is an event for our guests looking to expand their knowledge in pasta making while also having a fun night out. +discover

Flora in Winter

Thursday Jan 25 - Jan 28 / Worcester Art Museum

Floral designers take over The Worcester Art Museum this winter, transforming the space with imaginative floral displays full of vibrant color, light, and delicate perfumes for Flora in Winter 2018. +discover

Worcester Railers vs. Quad City Mallards

Friday Jan. 26 / DCU Center, Worcester

Come support your local professional hockey team in the Worcester Railers vs. Quad City Mallards at the DCU Center. +discover


Saturday Jan. 27 / Rapscallion Brewery, Sturbridge

Celebrate the release of Rapscallion's annual Winterfest beer, a double IPA whose recipe changes up each year. Enjoy live music and food at this family and dog-friendly party in the Tap Room and adjoining cellar and brewhouse. This year, Worcester's one-man-blues-band Big Jon Short and local classic rock duo 11 on the Outside will provide the tunes, and Rapscallion's own Food Truck will be making delicious flatbread pizzas and other tasty food to order. Free admission. +discover

Midwinter Mischief

Jan 27 - Jan 28 / Old Sturbrudge Village

Costumed storytellers, artisans, and villagers take over Old Sturbridge Village to tell the tale of a Yankee peddler’s adventure. This 2 hour indoor/outdoor experience includes live music, cash bar and food. +discover

Family Owl Prowl

Saturday Jan. 27 / Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton

Owls are fascinating birds. Did you know that some species breed in winter? Or that they can be very vocal as they establish territory and communicate with mates. Learn all about owls in a hands-on indoor introduction, followed by a short hike to listen for owls and other nighttime wildlife. Family friendly. +discover

Piano Concert

Saturday Jan. 27 / Music Worcester. Worcester

Music Worcester presents the great pianist Garrick Ohlsson, an American classical pianist. Ohlsson was the first American to win first prize in the International Frédéric Chopin Piano Competition, in 1970. +discover

Worcester’s Best Chef Competition

Sunday Jan. 28 / Mechanic Hall, Worcester

Central Mass. is rich with culinary expertise and creativity. For the past 10 years, this competition has been promoting the region as a culinary destination. Over 1,000 foodies gather each year to experience the culinary genius of local chefs. +discover