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Just minutes from Worcester and less than an hour from Boston, you’ll find Ski Ward, a small area with something for everyone. Ski Ward is open year-round offering skiing, snowboarding and tubing in both the winter and summer along with birthday parties, group outings and corporate functions. Ski Ward is also host to the Slopeside Bar & Grill serving lunch, dinner, beer, wine and ice cream both indoors and outdoors on a patio with fantastic views. The winter offers 9 trails, 4 lifts and 8 tubing lanes, a rental shop, and a snow school with more than 100 instructors teaching private and group lessons, multi-week lesson and vacation lesson programs. The summer hosts a 3 professional volleyball courts, and a summer tubing park, perfect for fields trips, day camps and birthday parties. (This excerpt taken from the Ski Ward Ski Area website)
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Berlin, MA
(range: 5 miles)
The Beirnes have a passion for apples and they want their customers to enjoy the orchard in all its beauty. Life is short – get out and pick some apples! (This excerpt taken from the Berlin Orchards website)
Tower Hill Botanic Garden features a four-season display of the finest plants for cultivation in New England. Carefully planned gardens and collections of ornamental, edible and native plants, plus trails that enhance the natural features of this beautiful 171-acre property and a robust program and event schedule make Tower Hill a must-see destination. (This excerpt taken from the Tower Hill Botanic Garden website)
Marlborough Country Club is a challenging private golf course which offers public play on Mondays and Tuesdays. Come and visit our club house offering panoramic views of the 10th and 18th holes. Our dining room, players lounge, function room or patio room offer perfect venues for your business meeting, corporate outing, charity event, civic function or special occasion. (This excerpt taken from the Marlborough Country Club website)
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Worcester, MA
(range: 7 miles)
The EcoTarium museum of science and nature in Worcester, Massachusetts offers an indoor-outdoor experience to visitors of all ages. Guests are encouraged to explore three floors of indoor interactive exhibits, live animal habitats, exciting shows in the digital planetarium, daily Science Discovery programs, hikes through forest and meadow nature trails, outdoor imaginative play, and a train ride around the 45+ acre campus (seasonal). (This excerpt taken from the EcoTarium website)
Nashoba Valley Winery, Distillery, Brewery and Restaurant (This excerpt taken from the Nashoba Valley Winery website)
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Worcester, MA
(range: 8 miles)
Located at 10 Tuckerman Street (corner of Tuckerman and Salisbury Streets) in Worcester, MA, Tuckerman Hall was originally designed at a cost of over $72,000 in 1902 as the clubhouse of The Worcester Woman’s Club. Featuring superb acoustics, Tuckerman Hall operates year round as the home of the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra and as an exquisite rental space for weddings, parties, concerts, lectures, corporate dinners, fundraisers, and meetings. (This excerpt taken from the Tuckerman Hall website)
Since its founding in 1896, the Worcester Art Museum has assembled a collection of 38,000 objects: from the ancient Near East and Asia, to European and American paintings and sculptures, and continuing with works by contemporary artists from around the world. WAM has a history of making large scale acquisitions, such as its Medieval Chapter House, the Worcester Hunt Mosaic, its 15th-century Spanish ceiling, and the Flemish Last Judgment tapestry. In 2013, the Museum acquired the John Woodman Higgins Armory Collection, comprising two thousand arms and armor objects. (This excerpt taken from the Worcester Art Museum website)
Founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas, the American Antiquarian Society is both a learned society and a major independent research library. The AAS library today houses the largest and most accessible collection of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, music, and graphic arts material printed through 1876 in what is now the United States, as well as manuscripts and a substantial collection of secondary texts, bibliographies, and digital resources and reference works related to all aspects of American history and culture before the twentieth century. (This excerpt taken from the American Antiquarian Society website)
The Permanent Collection at Danforth Art consists of approximately 3,500 objects in all media. The Museum has been building the collection since its founding in 1975, and actively collects and holds examples of American Art in all media from the early nineteenth century to the present day. (This excerpt taken from the Danforth Museum of Art website)
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