Worcester Historical Museum parked in Rose’s space🎵

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One of many Vintage Worcester-designed Valentine’s Day cards on view at the Worcester Historical Museum! (Did you know our city was once the mecca of Val Day cards?!) Check them all out! Also: take a fun museum arts and crafts class and make your own Val card for your own huggy bear and love cat! Or an AMAZING VET!🇺🇸🇺🇸🗽

Worcester Historical Museum
30 Elm St., Worcester

Salisbury Mansion – 40 Highland St., Worcester

For information, please call (508) 753-8278

FREE FEBRUARY at the Museum –
courtesy of J.J. BAFARO Mechanical Contractors


Enjoy FREE admission to WORCESTER HISTORICAL MUSEUM and SALISBURY MANSION for the entire month of February courtesy of J.J. Bafaro!

“Fanning” the flames of desire!😘

Some February highlights:

Thursday, February 1, 1PM

“Worcester Becomes a City”

A talk/tour at Salisbury Mansion – 40 Highland Street

… with curator Holly Izard. Learn about the Salisbury’s role
in Worcester’s transition from an agrarian community to an industrial city.


Saturday, February 3

Make Valentines for our Vets!🇺🇸🗽
10 AM – 3 PM

Worcester Youth Orchestra concert, too!

Music🎵: 2:30-3:30 PM🇺🇸🇺🇸


Tuesday, February 6, 11AM
Citizen Soldiers: Worcester in World War I

A guided gallery tour with guest curator Bob Stacy.

Friday, February 9, 11:30AM-1:30PM
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the
Library and Archives
Light lunch served at 11:30AM.
Reservations required and limited
to 15; call 508-753-8278.

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Blue violets…

Saturday, February 10

Valentine Workshop. Haven’t
bought your valentine? Make one in the historic Worcester tradition

1 PM – 3 PM

History of Valentines Learn the Worcester story with executive director Bill Wallace

1:30 PM

Monday, February 12, 4PM
Award Celebration
Celebrating the winners of the 40th annual Be Our Valentine contest. (Snow date 2/13)

Wednesday, February 14, Noon
Spread The Worcester Love
Come for a casual brown bag discussion of history-based
tourism in Worcester. Bring your lunch; beverages will be

Saturday, February 17, 11AM-2PM
Family Fun Day: History Detectives Stop by
WHM for a family scavenger hunt. We will provide the
tools you need to help tell the stories of Worcester.

Sunday, February 18, 1:30-4PM
Celebrating African American History Month
Communities of Color Seen Through a Different Lens:
Frederick Douglass to Black Lives Matter
A panel discussion with Janine da Silva, Dr. Janette
Greenwood, Frank Morrill, Cheryll Toney Holley and
Chuck Arning. In partnership with Blackstone National
Park Service.

Tuesday-Friday, February 20-23

Each day we will celebrate a different area of the gallery
and learn about Worcester with crafts and fun!

All programs are from 11AM—2PM.