Nightlife in Charlton

Up to 52% Off Standup Show

Park Grill & Spirits

$46 $22

Shows feature top national and local comedians every Friday

Up to 37% Off Interactive Easter Comedy

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

$43 $27

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From the co-author of "Late Nite Catechism" comes a classroom lesson on Easter, complete with crowd participation and thoughts on Pet Heaven

Mike Tramp of White Lion – Up to 52% Off Rock

Palace Theater

$45.88 $22

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Frontman of the '80s hard-rock band White Lion strips down all his greatest hits in a solo acoustic show

Up to 43% Off Movies at Tower Theaters

South Hadley

$30.75 $17.50

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Two theaters screen first-run movies in addition to monthly midnight shows, operas, and ballets

Half Off Pool and Bar Food at Corner Pocket Billiards & Grill

Johnston

$30 $15

Guests toast 16 styles of draft beer to the winners of billiards and foosball while enjoying a hearty bar menu and weekly karaoke

Up to 55% Off Movie and Popcorn from Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

$20 $9

Customers enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions from Dealflicks.com

Up to Half Off at Ivory Billiards Lounge

Holyoke

$16 $8

Billiard hall and home to the APA and NAPA pool leagues hosts play on 20 pristine tables

Up to 50% Off Burlesque Show

The House of Mood

$50 $25

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Burlesque performers take the House of Mood stage for a steamy cabaret show filled with dancing, singing, and pole work

50% Off at SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival

Columbus Theater

$20 $10

Festival-goers check out feature films, documentaries, and shorts from around the world at a six-day film-and-art festival

Up to 30% Off One-Man Comedy

Trinity Rep's Chace Theater

$49 $35

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Steve Solomon’s one-man show introduces audiences to his unusual family through spot-on accents and affectionate impersonations

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The cooks at Piccadilly Pub Restaurant bake, fry, grill, and assemble a medley of sandwiches, seafood platters, and other comfort cuisine. Haddock fillets take a dip in a light beer batter before trans-fat-free oil cooks them to a golden crisp, and fries and coleslaw cuddle up beside them in a dish of fish 'n' chips ($11.69). A dozen seafood platters harvest additional ocean occupants, including lobster, salmon, shrimp, and mermaid-grown sea vegetables. Baked bowls of shepherd's pie ($9.59) and chicken pot pie ($8.99) release a flood of steam after knives and forks cut into the blistering combination of seasoned meat and vegetables. A different house-made soup holds court daily ($3.50–$4.50), and the soothing staples of Piccadilly clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl ($7.99) and lobster bisque ($4.59–$7.99), taking their middle-school yearbook inscriptions to heart, never change.

602 Southbridge St
Auburn,
MA
US

Hosted by owner and former Funniest Comic in Boston winner Dan Smith, the laughmasters at Wisecracks Comedy Club mine for chuckle deposits in funny bones throughout Worcester County. Wisecracks's professional acts engage errant guffaws with new looks at evergreen topicsm, including love, life, and the ethical implications of the Large Hadron Collider. Groupon holders can fly solo or flock in V formation with up to nine wingmen to any show in 2011, including appearances by Tonight Show veterans such as Gary Gulman and Dwayne Perkins.

889 Southbridge St
Auburn,
MA
US

Since taking its current name in 1975, Bayberry Bowling Center has blossomed from a 16-lane candlepin bowling alley to a modern entertainment center. Today, automatic scoring tracks every strike as video cameras record each frame, allowing bowlers to review their technique and rank their post-throw victory dances. Guests itching to improve their game can work with the alley's certified instructor, and those itching to improve their glass-handling skills can choose from 25 varieties of beer and wine as they watch the latest game on two 12-foot televisions. Competition continues in the billiards room, where players sink eight balls on two 8-foot and six 9-foot tables, and in the arcade, where visitors vie for tickets and prizes on a constantly updated array of video games. Bayberry Bowling Center stays open until 11 p.m. seven days a week.

326 Main St
Spencer,
MA
US

A warm orange and red light illuminates Ritual, tinting its brick-accented walls and exotic statues an inviting ruby. Flickering candles and the glow of flat-screen televisions add to the romantic, yet contemporary atmosphere, where the trendy decor is rivaled only by an eye-catching menu of American-fusion cuisine. Globetrotting meals commence with small plates of chocolate-dipped applewood bacon or waygu beef, which diners sear over a hot rock or the grill they keep in their wallets. Chicken marsala and bacon-wrapped filet mignon represent a portion of the more traditional entrees, but dishes stretch as far as the bounds of the chef's imagination, including an award-winning seared duck breast double-coated with crushed cocoa beans and a hazelnut-chocolate demi-glace.

281 Main St
Worcester,
MA
US

With an agile army of acrobats from groups such as Cirque du Soleil and the Moscow Circus twirling and spinning along old-time-inspired machines, Boom Town ponders the connection between humankind and its manufactured labor assistors. Audiences are teleported to the old frontier mining town of Rosebud in 1865, where two shrewd, business-minded saloon owners hope to take advantage of the influx of gymnastically gifted gold-seekers. The battle for riches sparks a musical adventure full of pole-climbing prospectors, dancers atop swinging chandeliers, and authentically flipping cowpokes swathed in colorful costumes.

2 Southbridge St
Worcester,
MA
US

43 Pleasant St
Worcester,
MA
US