May 2017

May 1, 2017 (Monday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

May 2, 2017 (Tuesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

May 3, 2017 (Wednesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

May 4, 2017 (Thursday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

May 5, 2017 (Friday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags & Teachers: Science Adventure

Science Adventure, presented by U.S. Air Force, is on April 28, May 5, 12, 19, and 26. During this unique program, we'll show your class how math, science, and physics are used at the park. Students will go on a thrill-packed scavenger around the park to collect clues, solve problems, and meet zany scientists and Air Force STEM personnel for the chance to win prizes. They'll apply techniques to real-world problems, plus enjoy the best coasters in town!

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

May 6, 2017 (Saturday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hall Tavern Kitchen. May 6, 13, 20, 27 Fresh and Fowl By the time spring came, early New Englanders had just about used up their supply of stored and preserved food. Discover the meaning of "scraping the bottom of the barrel" and learn why people of the past eagerly awaited the first fresh foods of the season like asparagus, eggs, and milk.

May 7, 2017 (Sunday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

May 8, 2017 (Monday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

May 9, 2017 (Tuesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

May 10, 2017 (Wednesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

May 11, 2017 (Thursday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

May 12, 2017 (Friday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags & Teachers: Science Adventure

Science Adventure, presented by U.S. Air Force, is on April 28, May 5, 12, 19, and 26. During this unique program, we'll show your class how math, science, and physics are used at the park. Students will go on a thrill-packed scavenger around the park to collect clues, solve problems, and meet zany scientists and Air Force STEM personnel for the chance to win prizes. They'll apply techniques to real-world problems, plus enjoy the best coasters in town!

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

May 13, 2017 (Saturday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hall Tavern Kitchen. May 6, 13, 20, 27 Fresh and Fowl By the time spring came, early New Englanders had just about used up their supply of stored and preserved food. Discover the meaning of "scraping the bottom of the barrel" and learn why people of the past eagerly awaited the first fresh foods of the season like asparagus, eggs, and milk.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

May 14, 2017 (Sunday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield MA

b Springfield May Madness Lawn Tournament

We're kicking off Patio Season with a May Madness Lawn Tournament. Enter the Cornhole and Giant Jenga Bracket to win Weekly Prizes! Weekly champs go on to the Grand Prize. Every Sunday 1 - 4 PM. Winning cornhole team and Jenga champ from each Sunday will go on to the "finals" on June 4.

May 15, 2017 (Monday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Court Square, Springfield MA

Cruise Nights Downtown

May 15 through Aug. 28, from 5pm to Dusk in Court Square. Features classic and antique cars, live music, food, and beverages. At the end of each night, trophies will be awarded for the top automotive entrants.

May 16, 2017 (Tuesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

May 17, 2017 (Wednesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield MA

White Lion Wednesdays

 White Lion Wednesdays begins on May 17 and runs through August 30, and features a rotating schedule, running from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at places like The MassLive Building, Tower Square Park, and The Marketplace. Lisa Martin Trio (May 17), Boogaloo Trio (July 26) and Alex Tuohey (Aug. 16). Play giant jenga or cornhole!

May 18, 2017 (Thursday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

May 19, 2017 (Friday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags & Teachers: Science Adventure

Science Adventure, presented by U.S. Air Force, is on April 28, May 5, 12, 19, and 26. During this unique program, we'll show your class how math, science, and physics are used at the park. Students will go on a thrill-packed scavenger around the park to collect clues, solve problems, and meet zany scientists and Air Force STEM personnel for the chance to win prizes. They'll apply techniques to real-world problems, plus enjoy the best coasters in town!

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

Springfield Central Downtown Farmers Market on Fridays at Tower Square Park.  The Farmers Market will begin on Friday, May 19th running until October 27th from 11:30am – 3:30pm every Friday.  The market will start off by selling wonderful locally grown greens as well as starter plants along with other products from local vendors.  The market will continue to “grow” as more home-grown produce comes into season.

May 20, 2017 (Saturday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hall Tavern Kitchen. May 6, 13, 20, 27 Fresh and Fowl By the time spring came, early New Englanders had just about used up their supply of stored and preserved food. Discover the meaning of "scraping the bottom of the barrel" and learn why people of the past eagerly awaited the first fresh foods of the season like asparagus, eggs, and milk.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

May 21, 2017 (Sunday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield MA

b Springfield May Madness Lawn Tournament

We're kicking off Patio Season with a May Madness Lawn Tournament. Enter the Cornhole and Giant Jenga Bracket to win Weekly Prizes! Weekly champs go on to the Grand Prize. Every Sunday 1 - 4 PM. Winning cornhole team and Jenga champ from each Sunday will go on to the "finals" on June 4.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

May 22, 2017 (Monday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Court Square, Springfield MA

Cruise Nights Downtown

May 15 through Aug. 28, from 5pm to Dusk in Court Square. Features classic and antique cars, live music, food, and beverages. At the end of each night, trophies will be awarded for the top automotive entrants.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

May 23, 2017 (Tuesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

The Market is open, rain or shine, Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Those heading to the Market enjoy free admission to Forest Park.

May 24, 2017 (Wednesday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield MA

White Lion Wednesdays

 White Lion Wednesdays begins on May 17 and runs through August 30, and features a rotating schedule, running from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at places like The MassLive Building, Tower Square Park, and The Marketplace. Lisa Martin Trio (May 17), Boogaloo Trio (July 26) and Alex Tuohey (Aug. 16). Play giant jenga or cornhole!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

May 25, 2017 (Thursday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

K-Fest 2017

The Kielbasa Festival, Memorial Day Weekend, Thursday May 25th until Monday May 28th. A full carnival including Thrill Rides & Games, Parades, Living Statues, Our Famous Pickel Car, Food Eating Competitions,  Minions, 30+ Food Vendors, Craft Beers Vodka's and Wine, "Amazing!" fireworks nightly, Live music on multiple stages, 50+ craft vendors, VIP Services available. Bring children of all ages, make sure you stay for the fireworks and remember Thursday May 25th is only $20 a carload for admission and parking!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

Children can literally step inside beloved stories from around the globe. Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The tales include: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po, and Thumbelina. Visitors enter the exhibit via a magical portal into a fabulous storybook kingdom where they'll learn the meaning and history of tales they've known all their lives and others that may be new to them.

May 26, 2017 (Friday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags & Teachers: Science Adventure

Science Adventure, presented by U.S. Air Force, is on April 28, May 5, 12, 19, and 26. During this unique program, we'll show your class how math, science, and physics are used at the park. Students will go on a thrill-packed scavenger around the park to collect clues, solve problems, and meet zany scientists and Air Force STEM personnel for the chance to win prizes. They'll apply techniques to real-world problems, plus enjoy the best coasters in town!

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

The Forks ME

Crab Apple Whitewater, Kennebec River Trips

We have some great Spring Specials for those of you who want to be some of the first to challenge the rapids of the Kennebec River Gorge, through May 26: $70pp weekdays, $80pp weekends. The Kennebec River white water rafting adventure begins at Harris Station Dam and immediately enters a narrow gorge, hundreds of feet deep. Quickly picking up speed, rafts plunge through huge rolling waves and heart-pounding drops run expertly by our professional guides.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

Springfield Central Downtown Farmers Market on Fridays at Tower Square Park.  The Farmers Market will begin on Friday, May 19th running until October 27th from 11:30am – 3:30pm every Friday.  The market will start off by selling wonderful locally grown greens as well as starter plants along with other products from local vendors.  The market will continue to “grow” as more home-grown produce comes into season.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

K-Fest 2017

The Kielbasa Festival, Memorial Day Weekend, Thursday May 25th until Monday May 28th. A full carnival including Thrill Rides & Games, Parades, Living Statues, Our Famous Pickel Car, Food Eating Competitions,  Minions, 30+ Food Vendors, Craft Beers Vodka's and Wine, "Amazing!" fireworks nightly, Live music on multiple stages, 50+ craft vendors, VIP Services available. Bring children of all ages, make sure you stay for the fireworks and remember Thursday May 25th is only $20 a carload for admission and parking!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

Children can literally step inside beloved stories from around the globe. Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The tales include: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po, and Thumbelina. Visitors enter the exhibit via a magical portal into a fabulous storybook kingdom where they'll learn the meaning and history of tales they've known all their lives and others that may be new to them.

Springfield MA

Springfield Memorial Day Ceremony

The city’s ceremony will be the Friday prior to Memorial Day, May 26 on the City Hall steps at noon. May 29, prior to the Bishop’s Mass at 9AM, units and Color Guards from various organizations will be assembling on the grounds located near the entrance of Saint Michael’s Cemetery on State Street at 8:15AM. Following the Mass the Bishop, the Veteran of the Year and the current chairman of this committee will place a wreath at the monument.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Exhibition: Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero

through–August 17. Featuring works seen for the first time outside Italy, this groundbreaking exhibition centers on the ancient town of Oplontis on the Neapolitan coast, a site that was buried and preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. The exhibition focuses on two adjacent, spectacular Roman archaeological sites—one an enormous luxury villa (“Villa A”) that once sprawled along the coast of the Bay of Naples, the other a nearby commercial-residential complex (“Villa B”), where products from the region were exported.

May 27, 2017 (Saturday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hall Tavern Kitchen. May 6, 13, 20, 27 Fresh and Fowl By the time spring came, early New Englanders had just about used up their supply of stored and preserved food. Discover the meaning of "scraping the bottom of the barrel" and learn why people of the past eagerly awaited the first fresh foods of the season like asparagus, eggs, and milk.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

K-Fest 2017

The Kielbasa Festival, Memorial Day Weekend, Thursday May 25th until Monday May 28th. A full carnival including Thrill Rides & Games, Parades, Living Statues, Our Famous Pickel Car, Food Eating Competitions,  Minions, 30+ Food Vendors, Craft Beers Vodka's and Wine, "Amazing!" fireworks nightly, Live music on multiple stages, 50+ craft vendors, VIP Services available. Bring children of all ages, make sure you stay for the fireworks and remember Thursday May 25th is only $20 a carload for admission and parking!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

Children can literally step inside beloved stories from around the globe. Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The tales include: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po, and Thumbelina. Visitors enter the exhibit via a magical portal into a fabulous storybook kingdom where they'll learn the meaning and history of tales they've known all their lives and others that may be new to them.

Springfield MA

Springfield Memorial Day Ceremony

The city’s ceremony will be the Friday prior to Memorial Day, May 26 on the City Hall steps at noon. May 29, prior to the Bishop’s Mass at 9AM, units and Color Guards from various organizations will be assembling on the grounds located near the entrance of Saint Michael’s Cemetery on State Street at 8:15AM. Following the Mass the Bishop, the Veteran of the Year and the current chairman of this committee will place a wreath at the monument.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Exhibition: Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero

through–August 17. Featuring works seen for the first time outside Italy, this groundbreaking exhibition centers on the ancient town of Oplontis on the Neapolitan coast, a site that was buried and preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. The exhibition focuses on two adjacent, spectacular Roman archaeological sites—one an enormous luxury villa (“Villa A”) that once sprawled along the coast of the Bay of Naples, the other a nearby commercial-residential complex (“Villa B”), where products from the region were exported.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Memorial Day, Honoring Those Who Serve

May 27-28, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. We will be closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day. Treat your favorite service member to FREE General Admission to the Connecticut Science Center! This offer applies to all active, reserve, and retired military, fire, police, state troopers, and EMS personnel. Accompanying family members are half price, too!

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Memorial Day Weekend Concert

The West Mass Brass Ensemble, a brass band in the British tradition, is performing on May 27th, at the War Memorial Building. The concert is free admission (free will offering will be taken) and free parking, and will start promptly at 3 PM.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags, THE JOKER Opens for the Season

THE JOKER opens to the public on May​ 27! Join us for the exciting debut of our new 4D free-fly coaster with a special grand opening celebration. The first 1,000 people to ride will receive a special THE JOKER keepsake item. All weekend long, May​ 27-29, you'll be able to meet THE JOKER at the park. We'll also celebrate the ride opening with a live DJ, games, and prizes. All EMS Employees can visit the park this weekend for only $19.99!

Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton MA

Paradise City Arts Festival

May 27-29. 23rd Annual Paradise City Arts Festival. Museum quality crafts, art and sculpture. Spend Memorial Day Weekend at Northampton's award-winning Paradise City Arts Festival. This is truly one of the most spectacular fairs of fine craft, painting and sculpture in the whole country, lauded for its fresh, innovative approach.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Peace Pipe Rail Jam

May 28, 10am - 4pm. Our annual end of season rail garden at the base of Inferno returns! We set up a rail garden and crank some tunes. You show up, hike the park and ski or ride for FREE ! Skate on the mini ramps on the deck, and shred the park on the same day. It's our little "Thank you" for our park riding friends. Visit F&B out on the Carinthia deck at the hot dog cart for weenies and refreshments to keep you well fed so you can hike all day!

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Bike Park Open

Bike Park LogoMount Snow Bike Park opens for the season. Mount Snow is home to Trail 7, which is the longest introductory downhill trail in the East. Anyone that is already comfortable on a bicycle now has the opportunity to let gravity do the work without having to be an expert.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

College Commencement Holyoke Community College

Saturday, May 27, 10:00 a.m. at the MassMutual Center arena.

Bernardston MA

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club Firecracker Open Four-Ball

May 27-28. A New Tradition. 1st Annual Firecracker Open. Men’s and Women’s Divisions. 2-player teams broken into divisions will play 4 different 9-hole team formats. Division champions will compete in a shootout to determine the overall champion. Member/Member Team or Member/Guest Team.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Sensory Friendly Day

May 27, 10AM–5PM. The Science Center is an exciting place, bustling with loud sounds and bright lights...but we're lowering the volume and dimming the lights for Sensory Friendly Day! Groups with special needs programs and families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities can enjoy special sensory friendly programs, hands-on activities, and so much more!

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Wool Days

May 27-29. The sheep get their yearly "haircuts" this weekend. Farmers shear the sheep, and costumed historians demonstrate the entire wool textile process, from scouring and carding the wool to spinning, and then knitting the hand-spun wool yarn. Visitors can even try their skill at hand-carding the wool. See how wool is transformed into household linens and garments with demonstrations of the spinning wheel and loom.
W Springfield MA

Table & Vine, Wine & Sign with Howie Carr

May 27th, 3:00-4:30 PM Book Signing and Wine Tasting - No Reservations Needed.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum & Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend at the Rockwell! Reflect upon those who have served our country through Norman Rockwell's poignant imagery of small town America. Monday, May 29 Memorial Day: Rockwell’s America 1:30 p.m. Take a closer look at Norman Rockwell’s work that depicts life in the military—from the American Revolution to the Vietnam Era. See how Americas’ favorite illustrator captured the feelings of a nation. Active U.S. military members and immediate family Free admission!

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Hanna-Barbera Family Day

May 27 Animated! Hanna-Barbera Family Day 1 to 4 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of animation-inspired activities—from character design to flip book creation—during this closing-weekend send off for Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning.  Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning ends May 29.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Funyak Trip

How about a lazy afternoon riding eight miles of mild rapids in our one and two person inflatable kayaks? We provide instruction, shuttle to the river and you paddle (or float) eight miles back down to our riverside base camp. Price is $27 for kids 5-9 in a double boat with an adult and $44-52 for big kids and adults in their own kayak. Snack, shuttle and equipment provided.

7 Main St. Charlemont MA

Zoar Outdoor Dryway River Run

Zoar OutdoorJoin us for a Dryway River Run on May 27-28 to get your season going. Saturday we are kicking off the Dryway releases in style with a little bash in the Dunbar Brook Picnic Area. We will have some boat demos and a free shuttle ride available from the Dunbar Brook Picnic Area up to the put-in at Monroe Bridge.  In the evening Jim will be giving a slideshow of photos from the Grand Canyon and we'll auction donated items for charity fundraising.

May 28, 2017 (Sunday)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, The Legend of the Lares

In ancient Rome, the domestic gods called Lares Familiares took the form of bronze statuettes or painted figures and were worshipped daily in household shrines. The Legend of the Lares, curated by 2015 Mount Holyoke College graduate Taylor Anderson, provides an overview of these enigmatic and versatile gods, and the devotional tools of the Roman home. The gem-like installation features more than a dozen bronze Lares and other gods. On view through May 28

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Springfield MA

b Springfield May Madness Lawn Tournament

We're kicking off Patio Season with a May Madness Lawn Tournament. Enter the Cornhole and Giant Jenga Bracket to win Weekly Prizes! Weekly champs go on to the Grand Prize. Every Sunday 1 - 4 PM. Winning cornhole team and Jenga champ from each Sunday will go on to the "finals" on June 4.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

K-Fest 2017

The Kielbasa Festival, Memorial Day Weekend, Thursday May 25th until Monday May 28th. A full carnival including Thrill Rides & Games, Parades, Living Statues, Our Famous Pickel Car, Food Eating Competitions,  Minions, 30+ Food Vendors, Craft Beers Vodka's and Wine, "Amazing!" fireworks nightly, Live music on multiple stages, 50+ craft vendors, VIP Services available. Bring children of all ages, make sure you stay for the fireworks and remember Thursday May 25th is only $20 a carload for admission and parking!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

Children can literally step inside beloved stories from around the globe. Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The tales include: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po, and Thumbelina. Visitors enter the exhibit via a magical portal into a fabulous storybook kingdom where they'll learn the meaning and history of tales they've known all their lives and others that may be new to them.

Springfield MA

Springfield Memorial Day Ceremony

The city’s ceremony will be the Friday prior to Memorial Day, May 26 on the City Hall steps at noon. May 29, prior to the Bishop’s Mass at 9AM, units and Color Guards from various organizations will be assembling on the grounds located near the entrance of Saint Michael’s Cemetery on State Street at 8:15AM. Following the Mass the Bishop, the Veteran of the Year and the current chairman of this committee will place a wreath at the monument.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Exhibition: Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero

through–August 17. Featuring works seen for the first time outside Italy, this groundbreaking exhibition centers on the ancient town of Oplontis on the Neapolitan coast, a site that was buried and preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. The exhibition focuses on two adjacent, spectacular Roman archaeological sites—one an enormous luxury villa (“Villa A”) that once sprawled along the coast of the Bay of Naples, the other a nearby commercial-residential complex (“Villa B”), where products from the region were exported.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Memorial Day, Honoring Those Who Serve

May 27-28, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. We will be closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day. Treat your favorite service member to FREE General Admission to the Connecticut Science Center! This offer applies to all active, reserve, and retired military, fire, police, state troopers, and EMS personnel. Accompanying family members are half price, too!

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags, THE JOKER Opens for the Season

THE JOKER opens to the public on May​ 27! Join us for the exciting debut of our new 4D free-fly coaster with a special grand opening celebration. The first 1,000 people to ride will receive a special THE JOKER keepsake item. All weekend long, May​ 27-29, you'll be able to meet THE JOKER at the park. We'll also celebrate the ride opening with a live DJ, games, and prizes. All EMS Employees can visit the park this weekend for only $19.99!

Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton MA

Paradise City Arts Festival

May 27-29. 23rd Annual Paradise City Arts Festival. Museum quality crafts, art and sculpture. Spend Memorial Day Weekend at Northampton's award-winning Paradise City Arts Festival. This is truly one of the most spectacular fairs of fine craft, painting and sculpture in the whole country, lauded for its fresh, innovative approach.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Bike Park Open

Bike Park LogoMount Snow Bike Park opens for the season. Mount Snow is home to Trail 7, which is the longest introductory downhill trail in the East. Anyone that is already comfortable on a bicycle now has the opportunity to let gravity do the work without having to be an expert.

Bernardston MA

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club Firecracker Open Four-Ball

May 27-28. A New Tradition. 1st Annual Firecracker Open. Men’s and Women’s Divisions. 2-player teams broken into divisions will play 4 different 9-hole team formats. Division champions will compete in a shootout to determine the overall champion. Member/Member Team or Member/Guest Team.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Wool Days

May 27-29. The sheep get their yearly "haircuts" this weekend. Farmers shear the sheep, and costumed historians demonstrate the entire wool textile process, from scouring and carding the wool to spinning, and then knitting the hand-spun wool yarn. Visitors can even try their skill at hand-carding the wool. See how wool is transformed into household linens and garments with demonstrations of the spinning wheel and loom.
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum & Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend at the Rockwell! Reflect upon those who have served our country through Norman Rockwell's poignant imagery of small town America. Monday, May 29 Memorial Day: Rockwell’s America 1:30 p.m. Take a closer look at Norman Rockwell’s work that depicts life in the military—from the American Revolution to the Vietnam Era. See how Americas’ favorite illustrator captured the feelings of a nation. Active U.S. military members and immediate family Free admission!

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Funyak Trip

How about a lazy afternoon riding eight miles of mild rapids in our one and two person inflatable kayaks? We provide instruction, shuttle to the river and you paddle (or float) eight miles back down to our riverside base camp. Price is $27 for kids 5-9 in a double boat with an adult and $44-52 for big kids and adults in their own kayak. Snack, shuttle and equipment provided.

7 Main St. Charlemont MA

Zoar Outdoor Dryway River Run

Zoar OutdoorJoin us for a Dryway River Run on May 27-28 to get your season going. Saturday we are kicking off the Dryway releases in style with a little bash in the Dunbar Brook Picnic Area. We will have some boat demos and a free shuttle ride available from the Dunbar Brook Picnic Area up to the put-in at Monroe Bridge.  In the evening Jim will be giving a slideshow of photos from the Grand Canyon and we'll auction donated items for charity fundraising.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Ultimate Frisbee

May 28, at 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Come and learn about the great sport of Ultimate Frisbee!  The Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department is offering a free ultimate frisbee clinic in the Open Field at Community Field.  Ages 6-13 are welcome!  Registration is not required.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Color Connections

May 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. Inspired by the exhibition What’s Your Favorite Color explore color variety and tone. 

May 29, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Exhibit: "Why We Collect"

"Why We Collect: Recent Acquisitions at Historic Deerfield, 2010-2017," opening Friday, May 5, presents more than 20 highlights from the collection that have been acquired in the past seven years.  The exhibition also explains how these objects help us to understand everyday life, work, and culture in New England's past, and why the museum's staff added them to the collection. The exhibition will be on view through February 11, 2018.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

LAST WEEKEND! ends May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

Court Square, Springfield MA

Cruise Nights Downtown

May 15 through Aug. 28, from 5pm to Dusk in Court Square. Features classic and antique cars, live music, food, and beverages. At the end of each night, trophies will be awarded for the top automotive entrants.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

Children can literally step inside beloved stories from around the globe. Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The tales include: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po, and Thumbelina. Visitors enter the exhibit via a magical portal into a fabulous storybook kingdom where they'll learn the meaning and history of tales they've known all their lives and others that may be new to them.

Springfield MA

Springfield Memorial Day Ceremony

The city’s ceremony will be the Friday prior to Memorial Day, May 26 on the City Hall steps at noon. May 29, prior to the Bishop’s Mass at 9AM, units and Color Guards from various organizations will be assembling on the grounds located near the entrance of Saint Michael’s Cemetery on State Street at 8:15AM. Following the Mass the Bishop, the Veteran of the Year and the current chairman of this committee will place a wreath at the monument.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Exhibition: Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero

through–August 17. Featuring works seen for the first time outside Italy, this groundbreaking exhibition centers on the ancient town of Oplontis on the Neapolitan coast, a site that was buried and preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. The exhibition focuses on two adjacent, spectacular Roman archaeological sites—one an enormous luxury villa (“Villa A”) that once sprawled along the coast of the Bay of Naples, the other a nearby commercial-residential complex (“Villa B”), where products from the region were exported.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags, THE JOKER Opens for the Season

THE JOKER opens to the public on May​ 27! Join us for the exciting debut of our new 4D free-fly coaster with a special grand opening celebration. The first 1,000 people to ride will receive a special THE JOKER keepsake item. All weekend long, May​ 27-29, you'll be able to meet THE JOKER at the park. We'll also celebrate the ride opening with a live DJ, games, and prizes. All EMS Employees can visit the park this weekend for only $19.99!

Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton MA

Paradise City Arts Festival

May 27-29. 23rd Annual Paradise City Arts Festival. Museum quality crafts, art and sculpture. Spend Memorial Day Weekend at Northampton's award-winning Paradise City Arts Festival. This is truly one of the most spectacular fairs of fine craft, painting and sculpture in the whole country, lauded for its fresh, innovative approach.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Bike Park Open

Bike Park LogoMount Snow Bike Park opens for the season. Mount Snow is home to Trail 7, which is the longest introductory downhill trail in the East. Anyone that is already comfortable on a bicycle now has the opportunity to let gravity do the work without having to be an expert.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Wool Days

May 27-29. The sheep get their yearly "haircuts" this weekend. Farmers shear the sheep, and costumed historians demonstrate the entire wool textile process, from scouring and carding the wool to spinning, and then knitting the hand-spun wool yarn. Visitors can even try their skill at hand-carding the wool. See how wool is transformed into household linens and garments with demonstrations of the spinning wheel and loom.
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum & Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend at the Rockwell! Reflect upon those who have served our country through Norman Rockwell's poignant imagery of small town America. Monday, May 29 Memorial Day: Rockwell’s America 1:30 p.m. Take a closer look at Norman Rockwell’s work that depicts life in the military—from the American Revolution to the Vietnam Era. See how Americas’ favorite illustrator captured the feelings of a nation. Active U.S. military members and immediate family Free admission!

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Funyak Trip

How about a lazy afternoon riding eight miles of mild rapids in our one and two person inflatable kayaks? We provide instruction, shuttle to the river and you paddle (or float) eight miles back down to our riverside base camp. Price is $27 for kids 5-9 in a double boat with an adult and $44-52 for big kids and adults in their own kayak. Snack, shuttle and equipment provided.

West Springfield MA

West Springfield Memorial Day Ceremony

Join us on May 29th while we pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives while serving out country. The parade kicks off at 10:00 a.m.. A ceremony will begin at 11:15 a.m. on the Town Common. Several keynote speakers will be present including LTC. Toby Quirk and Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services Secretary Francisco Urena. During the ceremony, Gold Star Mother, Tracy Taylor, will be awarded the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty.

Northampton MA

Northampton Memorial Day Ceremony

The parade will leave from Trinity Row at 10 a.m., Monday, march through the center of Florence, go down Park Street, circle down Pine Street to North Maple Street returning to the cemetery on Park Street for memorial ceremonies.

Amherst MA

Amherst Memorial Day Ceremony

The annual Memorial Day Parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the North Common, wind its way onto North Pleasant Street to East Pleasant Street, turning into the War Memorial Pool Grounds for the ceremony.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory Presents Shades of Gray Confederate Camp Band

May 29, 2-3PM. Experience the music of the Civil War on Memorial Day while remembering the sacrifice of thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers. Shades of Gray is a Civil War era camp bandcomposed of 6 members mostly made up of reenactors. Concert will take place inside the museum. Free!

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Memorial Day Skate

May 29, 1-5 PM. $10. Skating, Laser Tag, PlayQuest & Pizza. Free Admission for Military Families!

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Memorial Day thank you to our Veterans

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will be open on Memorial Day (Monday, May 29) from 11AM to 4 PM and will honor and thank all veterans with a free ride. The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round invites visitors to take a ride on the carousel, peruse the gift stand, and enjoy springtime at Heritage State Park. Please note: the Children’s Museum and the Volleyball Hall of Fame are closed on Memorial Day.

Springfield MA

Bounce! Memorial Day Madness

We will be open from 10 am – 5 pm on Monday, May 29th (Memorial Day).  We also will be continuing our Monday Madness all day, which allows parents to jump for free with a child (under the age of 18).

May 30, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

The Market is open, rain or shine, Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Those heading to the Market enjoy free admission to Forest Park.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

Children can literally step inside beloved stories from around the globe. Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The tales include: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po, and Thumbelina. Visitors enter the exhibit via a magical portal into a fabulous storybook kingdom where they'll learn the meaning and history of tales they've known all their lives and others that may be new to them.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Exhibition: Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero

through–August 17. Featuring works seen for the first time outside Italy, this groundbreaking exhibition centers on the ancient town of Oplontis on the Neapolitan coast, a site that was buried and preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. The exhibition focuses on two adjacent, spectacular Roman archaeological sites—one an enormous luxury villa (“Villa A”) that once sprawled along the coast of the Bay of Naples, the other a nearby commercial-residential complex (“Villa B”), where products from the region were exported.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums & Mayor's Proclamation on Dr. Seuss Week

May 30. Please join us on the steps of City Hall for the Mayor's Proclamation on Dr. Seuss Week in Springfield!  Mayor Sarno will honor the upcoming opening of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum during this Special Announcement.

May 31, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant "Maifest"

"Maifest," complete with May wine, and a special menu. Dinner reservations can be made starting at 5 p.m. Strolling singers performing favorites from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." Performances are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (Mother's Day 12-3:15p.m.) This is a wonderful event for the whole family. We're filling up fast so make your reservations today!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Beyond the Forest

to October 15. The visiting exhibit Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, photographs by Loli Kantor, is now open at the Yiddish Book Center. Beyond the Forest considers the re-emergence of Jewish life in a region where Jewish communities were once destroyed. Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took the photographs over the course of nearly a decade. Kantor will give a gallery talk about Beyond the Forest at the Yiddish Book Center at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 30.

Springfield MA

White Lion Wednesdays

 White Lion Wednesdays begins on May 17 and runs through August 30, and features a rotating schedule, running from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at places like The MassLive Building, Tower Square Park, and The Marketplace. Lisa Martin Trio (May 17), Boogaloo Trio (July 26) and Alex Tuohey (Aug. 16). Play giant jenga or cornhole!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Extended by popular demand! Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – Sept 3, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

Children can literally step inside beloved stories from around the globe. Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The tales include: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po, and Thumbelina. Visitors enter the exhibit via a magical portal into a fabulous storybook kingdom where they'll learn the meaning and history of tales they've known all their lives and others that may be new to them.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Exhibition: Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero

through–August 17. Featuring works seen for the first time outside Italy, this groundbreaking exhibition centers on the ancient town of Oplontis on the Neapolitan coast, a site that was buried and preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. The exhibition focuses on two adjacent, spectacular Roman archaeological sites—one an enormous luxury villa (“Villa A”) that once sprawled along the coast of the Bay of Naples, the other a nearby commercial-residential complex (“Villa B”), where products from the region were exported.