CWW: Valentine Making, Art, and Music

A few great events this weekend (and beyond!):

Friday night:
ArtsWorcester’s Tenth Annual College Show, Friday, February 7th, 6-8pm

Saturday, early afternoon:
Valentine Making Workshop at Crompton Collective, Saturday, February 8th, 12-1pm

According to local folklore Esther Howland, while a student at Mount Holyoke College in 1847, received an English valentine. This valentine would inspire her to begin selling valentines of her own design. For nearly 100 years Worcester was at the heart of the American valentine industry. Learn more about Worcester’s valentine story and make your own in the style of Esther Howland as Worcester Historical Museum and Crompton Collective partner for a special valentine workshop.

Saturday, mid-afternoon:
WCPA Elizabeth Bishop graveside poetry reading, Saturday, February 8th, 2-3pm
Hope Cemetery, 119 Webster Street Worcester

Need to locate her grave?  You can find it and those of other prominent residents of Hope on the Friends of Hope Cemetery website.

Sunday, mid-afternoon:
Harmonie Transverse Flute Ensemble, Sunday, February 9, 3pm, Trinity Lutheran Church

Tuesday night:
Some Like it Hot: Torch Songs Light up the Night, Tuesday, February 11, 7:30-8:30pm, Banx Room, WPL

Welcome daytime librarian and night-time ingenue, Jillian, as she and friends light up the night with Jazz standards and Torch songs. It might still be cold outside, but Some Like it Hot!


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