Things To Do Near You – March 2024

Looking for some March madness in Central Massachusetts? Look no further! From Irish festivals to drum circles and charity comedy shows, we’ve got your month packed with fun activities! Dive into the vibrant celebration of Irish culture at the 40th Annual Irish Festival in Worcester on March 2nd, where live music and delicious cuisine await. Then, immerse yourself in the breathtaking Patterns in Bloom Orchid Exhibit in Boylston on the same day, a colorful paradise for flower enthusiasts! But the fun doesn’t stop there – mark your calendars for a charity comedy show, Girls On The Run, in Shrewsbury on March 23rd, where laughter meets a great cause. With something for everyone, get ready to make March memorable in Central Massachusetts!

Irish Festival

Come out for the vibrant celebration of Irish culture at the 40th Annual Irish Festival on Saturday, March 2nd in Worcester! Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere filled with live music, captivating step dancers, exciting raffles, and delicious Irish cuisine. This event promises an unforgettable experience for all ages, showcasing the rich traditions and spirited performances that define Irish heritage. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect with the community and celebrate Irish culture! You can find more information here.

Fun With Flowers

Stop and smell the flowers at the Patterns in Bloom Orchid Exhibit on Saturday March 2nd at Tower Hills. “At Tower Hills annual orchid exhibition, immerse yourself in bright colors, bold designs, and vibrant patterns that celebrate the artistry of orchids. Patterns in Bloom showcases thousands of living orchids displayed in artful arrangements as well as the imaginative sculptural work of artist Molly Gambardella. Experience the creative wonder of this breathtaking orchid exhibition during daytime hours or through an exciting lineup of special events, including our Orchids After Dark series.” – courtesy of Tower Hills. Check out more information here.

Antique Adventures

Antique lovers, mark your calendars! Get ready to step into a treasure trove of history at the Antique Show in Boxborough happening on Sunday March 3rd. From vintage furniture to rare collectibles, this event promises to be a haven for nostalgia seekers and history buffs alike. With expert vendors showcasing their curated selections, you won’t want to miss the chance to uncover unique pieces and stories from the past. Join in for a day of discovery and timeless finds – your next cherished possession might just be waiting for you! You can find more information here. 

Live Music In Lincoln

Get ready to be blown away! Join The Trustees for an unforgettable evening with Melissa Ferrick at the New England Performance Series on March 7th. As a seasoned musician and Professor at Northeastern University, Ferrick brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to the stage. With seventeen albums under their belt and a reputation as one of the most hardworking artists in the industry, Ferrick’s performance promises to be electric and inspiring. From opening for Morrissey to sharing the stage with legends like Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco, Ferrick’s journey is as remarkable as their music. Don’t miss out – doors open at 6:30 PM for a night of soulful melodies and unforgettable performances starting at 7 PM! Find more information here.

Music at The Muse

Calling all art and music lovers! Dive into a world of creativity at Music As The Muse, happening at The Boulder Cafe on March 10th. Let the soulful sounds of Carlos Odria’s eclectic fusion of Latin American folk, Spanish flamenco, jazz, and Afro-Peruvian rhythms transport you to new heights of inspiration. With artist and teacher Keri Anderson guiding your painting journey, you’ll find yourself immersed in a cozy atmosphere, surrounded by fellow enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned painter or just starting out, this event promises an unforgettable blend of melody and muse. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this magical experience – reserve your spot now and let the music ignite your creativity!

Drum Circle

Mark your calendars for March 10th and join us at Tranquility Wellness Center in Westford for an epic Drum Circle experience. Feel the pulse of rhythm and good vibes as we come together to connect, create, and celebrate the power of drumming. Whether you’re a seasoned percussionist or just starting out, all skill levels are welcome – just bring your drum or use one of ours! Let the beats guide you as we cultivate a harmonious atmosphere filled with positive energy and community spirit. Don’t miss your chance to relax, have fun, and let your inner rhythm shine at the Drum Circle on March 10th. You can find more information here.

St. Patrick's Day Fun

Get ready to shamrock and roll! Join in for an all-day celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day at the VFW in Westminster on March 17th. Indulge in mouthwatering corned beef dinners while tapping your feet to live music that’ll keep you jigging all day long. From traditional Irish tunes to festive favorites, they’ve got the perfect soundtrack to accompany your celebration. Bring your friends, wear your greenest attire, and get ready to raise a pint to the luck of the Irish at the VFW in Westminster. Don’t miss out on the craic. Check here for more information.

Comedy For A Cause

Get ready to laugh for a great cause at the Girls On The Run charity comedy show in Shrewsbury on March 23rd! With three hilarious comedians taking the stage and a cash bar to keep the good times flowing, this event promises to be a night to remember. Plus, don’t miss your chance to win big with exciting raffle prizes! Best of all, your ticket supports Girls on the Run, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young girls with essential life skills. Come out for an evening of laughter, libations, and making a difference in our community. Grab your tickets now and support Girls on the Run together!

And there you have it, folks! March in Central Massachusetts is shaping up to be one for the books! From Irish festivals to drum circles, orchid exhibits to charity comedy shows, we’ve got a little something for everyone. So, grab your calendars, mark those dates, and get ready to make some memories! Whether you’re tapping your feet to live music, immersing yourself in the beauty of orchids, or laughing the night away for a great cause, there’s no shortage of fun to be had. Thanks for joining us on this adventure through March madness – see you at the next event!