North Central Mass Events

First Thursday In Town

Fitchburg Main St Main St, Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg comes alive on the first Thursday of every month with art, music, and culture. A variety of venues downtown hold events. Local shops welcome visitors, with pop-up food vendors, artists, music and entertainment, and family-friendly activities.

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Fathom: The Art of Kat O’Connor

Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA

Worcester artist Kat O’Connor, winner of the Sally R. Bishop Best in Show Prize at the 2021 Arts Worcester Biennial, will open a solo exhibition at WAM this summer. The recipient of numerous grants and awards—including a Mass Cultural Council Fellowship—O’Connor has shown her work nationwide for nearly 30 years. Her paintings and drawings are […]

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Gardner Theatre Guild Exhibit at The Gardner Museum

Gardner Museum 28 Pearl St, Gardner, MA

Exhibit runs until Dec 18 with Sept. 1, 1 pm. Opening of Gardner Theatre Guild exhibition at The Gardner Museum, 26 Pearl St., Gardner. From 1939 until the early 1960s, local residents produced top-notch “Broadway Shows” at the Miller's Opera House, The Little Theater, and Pearson Auditorium and supported several organizations with funds raised by […]

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Wine Down Wednesdays in Leominster

Sage Home Collections 137 Mill St, Leominster, Ma

This brand-new market series is hosted on the first and third Wednesday of each month, from 5 to 8 p.m. through October. The market is be held in the back lawn of Sage Home Collections, at 137 Mill St., adorned with flowers and garden lighting, and features rotating vendors of handcrafted makers, artists and creatives.

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Fitchburg Farmers Market

Fitchburg Upper Common 857 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA

​Live Music, Local Makers & Local Farmers every Thursday through October 27th from 3-6pm The Fitchburg Farmers Market is organized to bring together the local flavor and culture of Fitchburg through local agriculture, artists, craftsmanship and community spirit. Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs and cheese, artisan breads, locally made soaps and lotions, […]

Rita Parisi shares “Gothic Victorian Tales”

Fitchburg Historical Society 781 Main St, Fitchburg, MA

Enter the world of 19th c. New England regional writer, Sarah Orne Jewett with this theatrical presentation. Meet a family embroiled in a family curse, an odd stranger who comes to a small town and an old woman who may or may not immortal.

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Hip Hop Dance Classes Kids

Mount Wachusett Community College 444 Green Street, Gardner, MA

This high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, popping, locking, tutting, house, waacking, and new jack swing, and encourages students to step outside the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. No experience needed. KIDS (grades 4 to 8) Instructor: Kimberly Soel Program Fee: $79

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Hip Hop Dance Classes Teens- Adults

This high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, popping, locking, tutting, house, waacking, and new jack swing, and encourages students to step outside the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. No experience needed. Instructor: Kimberly Soel Program Fee: $79

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Theatre at the Mount 444 Green St., Gardner, Gardner, Mass.

Welcome to opening night of The Murder of Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s a riotous explosion of comedy. All seats $24.

Scarecrows in the Orchard Harvest Festival

Sholan Farms 1125 Pleasant St, Leominster, MA

Best apples, great food trucks, artisan crafters, build your own scarecrows - bring clothes, face painting - wagon rides and so much more....

Brewpub Yoga

Wachusett Brewing Co. 175 State Road E, Westminster, MA

Zen Yoga & Wellness is a yoga-for-all practice, where all can participate, without judgment, and leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for the weekend. The hour long class/practice will be followed by your favorite Wachusett pub beer. Preregistration required.

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Sterling Street Market

Sterling Town Common 6 Meetinghouse Road, Sterling, Ma

The Sterling Street Market happens every Saturday on the Sterling Town Common (Rt. 12) from 10am-2pm! We'll have a huge turnout of new and returning vendors offering a diverse array of goodies! Something for EVERYONE!!! Bring the kids and bring the dog! We are across the street from 27 Main Street and there is plenty […]