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Thank You for Checking out The 104-5 XLO WHAT’S HAPPENING CALENDAR, Sponsored by THE HANOVER THEATRE AND CONSERVATORY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS! Here’s a list of great things to see and do in Worcester and New England!


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4th Annual Future Nurses Arts and Crafts Festival “Future Nurses’ Fest” at Devens Common Center, Saturday, July 30th from 10-5, featuring over 50 artists and crafts.  Admission is FREE. There will also be a huge raffle with products from all participating vendors to will help raise funds that will be awarded as scholarships to local nursing students.

1045 XLO is a proud sponsor of  Worcester Restaurant Week  – summer edition starts Monday, Aug. 1 and runs until Sunday, Aug. 13.  Nearly 40 local restaurants throughout Worcester County are participating in the annual event, offering unique three-course meals for just $28.22.

National Night Out, Tuesday, August 2nd.

Shrewsbury Summer Festival, Sunday, August 7th from 2-6pm at SAC Park.  Free Admission.  Food Trucks, Over 30 local vendors, fun activities and raffle prizes.

Movies on the Common will present “Spiderman: No Way Home” on August 18.  Movies begin at dusk on Worcester Common. Arrive by around 6:30 to grab a good seat.  Space is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Bring blankets or chairs to sit on. Refreshments will be sold on site or you can bring your own.

The first installment of this season’s “Movies on the Common” series with Disney’s “Encanto” was postponed due to inclement weather.  It is now scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 1.

The Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers Market series is returning to Worcester Common with crafters, artisans, local farmers, food trucks, local restaurants, and more.  The festival will take place on three Thursdays this summer – Aug, 4, Aug. 18 and Sept. 1 – from 11-2.

Worcester Wine Festival – One of the state’s largest wine tasting festivals returns on Sat., Aug. 27 at Polar Park. Over 600 wines will be available to try, plus food and entertainment. Find tickets and details here.

The all-new Disney On Ice presents “Frozen & Encanto” is playing the DCU Center from Oct. 27 through Oct. 30.  On sale August 2!

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