For Immediate Release: 8/3/2022 1:25 pm
WORCESTER – Due to the forecast of extreme heat and out of an abundance of caution the Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers’ Market event planned for Aug. 4 has been rescheduled to Sept. 8.
The National Weather Service is predicting the heat index values up to 105 degrees on Thursday and Friday. A heat advisory for Worcester and the region is in place between 11 a.m. on Thursday and 8 p.m. on Friday.
Now in its 12th year, Out to Lunch events are free and open to the public, hosting musical performances, local artists and crafters, area restaurants, farmers, and community organizations and nonprofits.
The Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers’ Markets will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 18, Sept. 1, and Sept. 8.
More information can be found at worcesterma.gov/worcester-common-oval/out-to-lunch
More information about how to stay safe during extremely hot days can be found at http://www.worcesterma.gov/announcements/ways-to-stay-safe-and-stay-cool-on-hot-days