Worcester is located in Worcester County along Interstate 290, 42 miles west of Boston. It is situated in what is called the Heart of the Commonwealth.
Incorporated in 1722, Worcester is the third largest city in New England and home of several colleges dating to the last century.
The city is part of the Worcester, Massachusetts-Connecticut metro area. In addition, the surrounding area includes three distinctly New England regions: the Blackstone Valley with its history of America's Industrial Revolution, the Johnny Appleseed Trail with antique villages and rural beauty, and the living history attraction of Sturbridge & the Brookfields, featuring architecture from the Colonial, Federal and Victorian periods.
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10/04 Coming to The Worcester area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.