stART on the Street
Ten years ago, a small art festival hit the pavement on Main Street, Worcester, an event coordinated and executed entirely by a few committed artists and art lovers looking to expand the artistic culture of the Worcester area. Four years later, in 2006, the festival moved from its original location to Park Avenue to accommodate the event's growth, hosting 165 art vendors that year. Now, a decade since its inception, stART on the Street has become one of Central Massachusetts' largest arts, music and cultural events.
It's fall in New England again and this year Worcester Mag is giving you everything you need to enjoy the season. Whether you're looking for a spiced seasonal beer, a weekend full of pumpkin carving and hayrides, a place to play disc golf or you simply are looking to cheer on a local football team field side, this fall guide has it all. Pull the sweater on, grab a seasonal ale brewed right here in Massachusetts and take full advantage of the season befallen on us New Englanders each and every year.
Hip to be square
The idea of a nerdcore show might arouse in you similar feelings to the announcement of Comic-Con coming around, the release of "Big Bang Theory" to Blu-Ray, or a Steam Punk gathering at the local parking lot. It might conjure images of Weird Al Yankovic's rap parody "White and Nerdy," or pseudo-rap being emceed by insecure, Sheldon Cooper types.
Open Road 2012 lineup
Open Road Festival proves for three years in a row that a sustainable lifestyle doesn't have to mean the awful smell of patchouli and surviving on cold, wet tofu. The earth-friendly festival returns this Saturday, Sept. 8, to Institute Park with a killer lineup of bands from Worcester and beyond including Lionize, from Washington, D.C., who headlines the main stage at Open Road as part of their four-month east coast tour.