Spring Fever: 5 Ways to Celebrate the Season in Central Massachusetts
Spring has just about sprung. It’s time to ditch the heavy winter coats and soak up some sunshine. Celebrate the start of the season with a quick trip to . Here are five ways to enjoy a warm weather weekend.
Grab a bite to eat.
Look out, Boston; the Worcester restaurant scene is booming. Delight your senses with a visit to , offering an ever-evolving menu based on the New England landscape. Stop by for an authentic Thai fusion of culinary mastery with an exceptional presentation. Tapas enthusiasts will fall in love with, or, indulge in comfort food at , showcasing a European-inspired menu with an in-house delicatessen and a full-service butcher shop.
Bring on the brews.
The eighth annual , also known as Worcester’s Original Craft Beer Festival, takes place on Saturday, March 31. Held at the DCU Center in Worcester, the festival features craft beer from more than 80 breweries with live music, delicious food, and unique vendors. If you’re more of a wine drinker, sip something scrumptious on beautiful outdoor deck, surrounded by stunning views. The winery hosts “Sangria Socials” every Saturday and Sunday, plus live music every Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.
Kick back and breathe in some fresh air at any of the many open this spring, including , , and . Pass around a pitcher of margaritas and dip into custom guacamole at . Enjoy an afternoon on the patio at and sample mouthwatering pies cooked in wood-burning ovens with temperatures reaching above 900 degrees. Then, patio hop next door and indulge in a “Be Hoppy” from , Worcester’s first craft brewery.
Catch a game.
Take yourself out to the ball game with the , the minor league-style baseball team made up of high-level collegiate athletes. Be sure to catch the opening day festivities on May 30 and cheer on the home team; tickets range from just $5 to $10. Arena football lovers can look forward to the inaugural season, kicking-off on April 7 at the DCU Center in Worcester. If you favor sports on ice, make sure to check out a game at the DCU Center and cheer on the team as they fight for a spot in the playoffs. On the water, the regatta season returns on Saturday, April 30 to Lake Quinsigamond.
Just hang out.
When in doubt, hang out…in the skies, of course. in New Braintree gives you a bird’s eye view of the Bay State with a tandem hang gliding experience and safe, fun flight. Starting in May, you can fly high with weather permitting, under the guidance of an expert. Enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience from 2,500 feet in the air.
Whether you’re enjoying a light bite or sailing through the skies, there are so many ways to enjoy the springtime in Central Massachusetts.