Experiences To Still Enjoy in Central Massachusetts


Posted: March 30, 2020

Stuck at home? You can still enjoy some of Central Massachusetts' best food, classes, attractions, and parks while practicing social-distancing.

Participate in a Virtual Art Experience

These local artists and art venues are keeping the community engaged with virtual art classes for kids and adults, as well as streaming concerts and even pottery kits to-go!

Stay Active with Online Fitness Classes

Get moving and have fun with an online Zumba class with Dance Fitness Collaboration. Kule Yoga & Barre Studios is taking their Barre and Yoga classes online with Zoom. We suggest the "Yoga For Inner Peace" class! Union Street Yoga is hosting donation-based virtual yoga classes. The Core Connection is taking their classes online, offering 20 virtual classes each week from Kids Yoga to all your favorites including pilates and zumba. 

Enjoy Your Favorite Dishes & Drinks To-Go

Support your local restaurants, breweries, and wineries! By ordering takeout or purchasing a gift certificate to enjoy in the future, you will be supporting a small business - while also treating yourself! Check out our list of businesses open during COVID-19 that include curbside and delivery services and take advantage of special gift card offers.

Explore The Outdoors This Spring

Not only is fresh air and sunshine good for your mental and physical health; it's one of the few activities you can still partake in while practicing social-distancing. Take a dog-friendly day tripvisit a Worcester park, discover a hidden hiking trail, or explore a cool and mysterious park today and take in the sights and sounds of spring.

Shop Local, Curbside or Online

A beautiful bouquet sent to a loved one to brighten their day, a new colorful outfit you can look forward to wearing, your favorite album on vinyl, or a take-home art kit to surprise the kids… You can still "go shopping" locally with our list of shops offering curbside and online shopping experiences.


Learn Something New

Did you know you can digitally borrow books even when the library is closed? The Worcester Public Library has ebooks and digital media to borrow, as well as an online database and a handy list of free learning resources for kids and teens. 


Check the latest COVID-19 state safety guidelines, and be sure to call ahead before taking advantage of any virtual experiences.