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October 2018

Manhattan Short Film Festival

October 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Park View Room, 230 Park Avenue
Worcester, 01602 United States
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Two Showings Left: October 5th and 6th 7pm $15 General Admission - $10 Student with ID  Advance ticket sales have ended.  Plenty of tickets are available for purchase at the door for both nights. 9 Short Films from selected from 1565 entries from 73 countries - you be the judge! New Format: Films will start promptly following voting instructions. Following the film, you vote for the BEST SHORT FILM and ACTOR. Votes will be sent to the Manhattan Short headquarters…

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Manhattan Short Film Festival

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Park View Room, 230 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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Last Showing: October 6th 7pm $15 General Admission - $10 Student with ID  Advance ticket sales have ended.  Plenty of tickets are available for purchase at the door. 9 Short Films from selected from 1565 entries from 73 countries - you be the judge! New Format: Films will start promptly following voting instructions. Following the film, you vote for the BEST SHORT FILM and ACTOR. Votes will be sent to the Manhattan Short headquarters and the winner will be announced…

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Better Than Your Average Yard Sale

October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Preservation Worcester, 10 Cedar Street
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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Preview – 11 AM – Noon ($20 donation) Architectural treasures, antiques, furniture, stained glass, unique home furnishings, and more! This is not your typical yard sale unusual and one-of a-kind items.  Accepting quality donations until October 9th  Call 508-754-8760 or email us at info@preservationworcester.org to donate.  

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Walking Tour: Crown Hill and the Greek Revival Style

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Corner of Pleasant St and Oxford Street, Pleasant Street and Oxford Street
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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$5

Led by Cindy Shenette, Preservation Worcester docent  Hidden right on the edge of downtown, Crown Hill is a beautifully preserved neighborhood of mid-19th-century middle-class dwellings. Learn about the Greek Revival style and find out about Crown Hill’s 1970s restoration and the recent establishment of the Crown Hill Historic District. The tour ends on Congress Street with a visit to a neighborhood house and garden. Free for PW members. $5 for non-members. RSVP suggested. Call 508-754-8760 for details or to reserve.…

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Viewing and Panel Discussion – WaterFire Art & Soul of a City and Urban Art in Worcester

October 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Park View Room, 230 Park Avenue
Worcester, 01602 United States
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Join us for viewing of a thought provoking film followed by panel and audience discussion. 5:30 - 6:00 Informal Reception 6:00 - 7:00 Film Viewing 7:00 - 8:00 Panel/Audience Discussion Discussion: Is there an Urban Art effort that can affect Worcester in the same way? Panelists: Barnaby Evans - Water Fire Che Anderson - City of Worcester Luis Fraire and Birgit Straehle - Sprinkler Factory Click Here to view event flyer To register, call Valerie at 508-754-8760 or email info@preservationworcester.org.  

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Rural Remains: Worcester’s History 6 Feet Deep

October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:15 pm
Rural Cemetery and Crematory, 180 Grove St.
Worcestser, MA 01605 United States
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On this flashlight guided tour you will interact with the spirits of prominent Woresterites now 6 feet deep.  Preservation Worcester Members Only *Join PW by October 19th and get $10 off your membership. Tours leave every 15 minutes starting at 7:00 pm; tours last approximately 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time. Tours will meet at the front gate of the cemetery.  Preregistration is required, 508-754-8760, m.blomgrenburgess@preservationworcester.org Ages 14 and under must be accompanied by a…

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December 2018

Celebrate Knollwood: A Prelude to the Holiday Stroll

December 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knollwood, 425 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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Join us for this prelude to the Holiday Stroll! Start your Holiday Season surrounded by grandeur with a prelude to the holiday stroll at The Lyman Gordon House (aka Knollwood). Revel in your surroundings while you enjoy music, hearty hors-d'oeuvres, and festive drink. One of Worcester’s grandest houses, Knollwood was built as the 20 room private residence of Worcester industrialist Lyman Gordon (1861-1914), a founder of the Wyman Gordon Company, manufacturers of drop forgings. Designed by an outstanding Boston architectural…

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Holiday Stroll: The Grand Tour

December 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Have you ever passed by a grand house and wondered what it looks like on the inside? Then PW's Holiday Stroll: The Grand Tour is for you! Tour an eclectic selection of Worcester's finest homes decorated for the holidays.The Preservation Worcester Holiday Stroll is a seasonal favorite. Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to view exceptional architecture and design of Worcester’s gracious homes. The Holiday Stroll provides a wonderful kick-off to the holiday season. Enjoy fine architecture, good company, and support…

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January 2019

Preservation Awards Ceremony

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Park View Room, 230 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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Preservation Worcester and the Worcester Historic Commission First Annual Preservation Awards Awards will be presented in the following categories: Commercial Rehabilitation - Recognizes excellence in the preservation or rehabilitation of a commercial building while retaining its historic integrity and character. This category includes adaptive reuse. Stewardship - Recognizes an individual or organization that has demonstrated consistent and considerate maintenance of a property, and has shown commitment to its preservation. Compatible New Construction - Recognizes new construction that is visually compatible in mass, scale…

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