Late summer and fall are known for festivals and this weekend Worcester is the place to be for food and art. stART on the Street is holding it’s fall Art Festival on Sunday September 15th starting at 11 am. If you are new to the Worcester/Central Mass area don’t miss what has become one Worcester’s signature events for arts, music and culture. This annual festival has been chugging since 2002. Here is the main info:
Join us Sunday, September 15 (rain date 9/22) between 11a and 6p as we take over Worcester’s Park Avenue from Pleasant to Highland Streets.
– Over 250 artists & crafters, including jewelry, painting, sculpture, soap, candles, lotions, blown glass, drawing, textiles, pet good
s, youth artists, woodwork, mosaic, photography, stained glass, ceramics, henna, and so much more!
dozen stage and street performers, including two stages of music – one stage in memory of our friend and Worcester
legend Scott Ricciuti– WorcesterRoller Derby (WoRD)– Interactive creative features for all ages– Area non-profits
– Food vendors including vegan options
As always, stART is a free , family-friendly event. Donations are greatly accepted and appreciated through our rolling piggy banks at the festival! Area street parking will be available, there is an ATM on-site.
As mentioned in the announcement they are honoring Worcester music legend Scott Ricciuti of the bands Huck & Pistol Whipped who sadly passed away in a car accident back in 2012.
Also this weekend JetBlue (newly to the Worcester Airport) is sponsoring the 7th Annual Shrewsbury St College Shuffle where area college students can attend a food festival put on just for them. This takes place tomorrow Saturday September 14th from 12-3. The Colleges of the Worcester Consortium are the participants and advance tickets can be bought at each school’s Student Activities Office for $10. If you are getting there live you will pay $15 and you do need to present your valid college ID. This a great opportunity to check out the food options available to you on Shrewsbury St.
The weather this weekend is supposed to be clear and sunny so get out and enjoy the Worcester “Fall” Festivals.
The video above is of Scott Ricciuti playing with Pistol Whipped in one of his last performances(thanks to Garciadann Dann on YT):