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
💙LOVE OUR PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE!💙
Enjoy FREE admission to WORCESTER HISTORICAL MUSEUM and SALISBURY MANSION for the entire month of February courtesy of J.J. Bafaro!
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.
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
Monday, February 12, 4PM
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
Tuesday-Friday, February 20-23
SCHOOL VACATION WEEK
THE ALDEN FAMILY GALLERY TURNS 5.
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.