February 2017

February 1, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

February 2, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

February 3, 2017 (Friday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking Classes

February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4, 11, 18. From simple basics to cooking from recipes from the 18th and 19th centuries, the museum's open hearth cooking classes are a great way to learn about the history of cooking and the tricks that go into cooking on an open hearth. Additional fee, pre-registration required.

February 5, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Elks Hoop Shoot

A free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The program is free to all participants. Winners advance through local, district, state and regional contests to reach the National Finals. In the end, the names of six national champions are permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Every Sunday at 2pm. Each week, contestants compete to win an Elks basketball and to become that week's champ.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 6, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 7, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 8, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 9, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 10, 2017 (Friday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 11, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking Classes

February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4, 11, 18. From simple basics to cooking from recipes from the 18th and 19th centuries, the museum's open hearth cooking classes are a great way to learn about the history of cooking and the tricks that go into cooking on an open hearth. Additional fee, pre-registration required.

February 12, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Elks Hoop Shoot

A free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The program is free to all participants. Winners advance through local, district, state and regional contests to reach the National Finals. In the end, the names of six national champions are permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Every Sunday at 2pm. Each week, contestants compete to win an Elks basketball and to become that week's champ.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 13, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

February 14, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

February 15, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

February 16, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

South Windsor CT

Nomads Adventure Quest February Vacation Fun

Nomads Adventure Quest will be open early for February Vacation! We will be opening at 10am 2/16, 2/17, 2/20 and 2/21. Wild Card special available all day long!

February 17, 2017 (Friday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

South Windsor CT

Nomads Adventure Quest February Vacation Fun

Nomads Adventure Quest will be open early for February Vacation! We will be opening at 10am 2/16, 2/17, 2/20 and 2/21. Wild Card special available all day long!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show

Oldest, largest camping and RV show in New England. February 17-20. Better Living Center, Young Building, Mallary Complex. General Admission: $11. Children: 12 & under, free.

February 18, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking Classes

February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4, 11, 18. From simple basics to cooking from recipes from the 18th and 19th centuries, the museum's open hearth cooking classes are a great way to learn about the history of cooking and the tricks that go into cooking on an open hearth. Additional fee, pre-registration required.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

South Windsor CT

Nomads Adventure Quest February Vacation Fun

Nomads Adventure Quest will be open early for February Vacation! We will be opening at 10am 2/16, 2/17, 2/20 and 2/21. Wild Card special available all day long!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show

Oldest, largest camping and RV show in New England. February 17-20. Better Living Center, Young Building, Mallary Complex. General Admission: $11. Children: 12 & under, free.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

February 19, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Elks Hoop Shoot

A free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The program is free to all participants. Winners advance through local, district, state and regional contests to reach the National Finals. In the end, the names of six national champions are permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Every Sunday at 2pm. Each week, contestants compete to win an Elks basketball and to become that week's champ.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

South Windsor CT

Nomads Adventure Quest February Vacation Fun

Nomads Adventure Quest will be open early for February Vacation! We will be opening at 10am 2/16, 2/17, 2/20 and 2/21. Wild Card special available all day long!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show

Oldest, largest camping and RV show in New England. February 17-20. Better Living Center, Young Building, Mallary Complex. General Admission: $11. Children: 12 & under, free.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents Jungle Jim of Boston for Mousetrap Science

Join Jungle Jim of Boston for Mousetrap Science – an engaging show that uses balloon artistry to teach children how simple machines work. This one of a kind show combines math, science, and art. Mousetrap Science teaches kids the science of simple machines at work. It also shows them that by using their imagination, they can build their own amazing inventions! Four times daily at 11AM, 12PM, 2PM and 3PM on Sunday, February 19 and Monday, February 20.

February 20, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

South Windsor CT

Nomads Adventure Quest February Vacation Fun

Nomads Adventure Quest will be open early for February Vacation! We will be opening at 10am 2/16, 2/17, 2/20 and 2/21. Wild Card special available all day long!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show

Oldest, largest camping and RV show in New England. February 17-20. Better Living Center, Young Building, Mallary Complex. General Admission: $11. Children: 12 & under, free.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents Jungle Jim of Boston for Mousetrap Science

Join Jungle Jim of Boston for Mousetrap Science – an engaging show that uses balloon artistry to teach children how simple machines work. This one of a kind show combines math, science, and art. Mousetrap Science teaches kids the science of simple machines at work. It also shows them that by using their imagination, they can build their own amazing inventions! Four times daily at 11AM, 12PM, 2PM and 3PM on Sunday, February 19 and Monday, February 20.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum School Vacation Fun

Feb 20-24. Explore three giant hangars filled with over 80 aircraft and experience the wonders of flight. A variety of activities will be offered daily including hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, open cockpit experiences aboard real aircraft, aircraft quests, and more! Additional activities are scheduled: The Great Paper Airplane Contest, Straw Rocket Launch, LEGO Flying Machine Contest!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs

February 20-24, 2:30pm – 3:30pm. Free with Museum Admission; advance sign-up required. Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 School Vacation Camps

Feb 20-24, 8AM - 5PM. $40 per day or $150 for the week. Skating, games, laser tag & more!

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, School Vacation Week

February 20, 11:30am—1:30 pm. Favorite Places Art and Pizza Party! Where do you love to spend time in the Town of Montague? What do you like to do there? Come to the Great Hall to create art about your favorite places in Montague’s five villages: Turners Falls, Montague City, Montague Center, Millers Falls, and Lake Pleasant. You can bring pictures and other items to share. Take a look at maps with us and make drawings and maybe even a video! All ages welcome. Pizza will be served.

Springfield MA

Bounce! Vacation Week

Bounce is open for special hours vacation week. 2/20 - 2/24 open 10AM - 8PM!

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents February Vacation Exploration Camp

Monday & Tuesday, February 20- 21. Kids have FUN on school vacation at the Connecticut Science Center! Your child will love these hands-on day camps filled with fun and engaging science. Campers ages 6-12 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camps include structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center's galleries and exhibits.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

February 20, 1:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. Author/Illustrator Hazel Mitchell will read her new book Toby, a heartwarming story about the growing bond between a child and a new pet—inspired by the author’s experience with a rescue dog of the same name. Afterwards, in a Draw-A-Long session, children will learn how to draw Toby and create pictures of their own real and imagined pets.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Open School Vacation Week

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will be open during the School Vacation Week. In addition to our current hours of Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 PM we will be open Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm.

Somers CT

Sonny's Place Winter Vacation Fun

Sonny's Place will be open 11am-8pm daily February 20th-24th. The arcade bar will open at 12pm daily as well!

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Grommet Jam Finals

Feb 20, 10AM. The finals of the Grommet Jam events for our 12 and under skiers and riders. This event series is a great way for kids to get out and learn a few things from our coaches and ski school instructors. Lift ticket required & NOT included. Children should be able to ride the Grommet lift by themselves.

February 21, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

South Windsor CT

Nomads Adventure Quest February Vacation Fun

Nomads Adventure Quest will be open early for February Vacation! We will be opening at 10am 2/16, 2/17, 2/20 and 2/21. Wild Card special available all day long!

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum School Vacation Fun

Feb 20-24. Explore three giant hangars filled with over 80 aircraft and experience the wonders of flight. A variety of activities will be offered daily including hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, open cockpit experiences aboard real aircraft, aircraft quests, and more! Additional activities are scheduled: The Great Paper Airplane Contest, Straw Rocket Launch, LEGO Flying Machine Contest!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs

February 20-24, 2:30pm – 3:30pm. Free with Museum Admission; advance sign-up required. Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 School Vacation Camps

Feb 20-24, 8AM - 5PM. $40 per day or $150 for the week. Skating, games, laser tag & more!

Springfield MA

Bounce! Vacation Week

Bounce is open for special hours vacation week. 2/20 - 2/24 open 10AM - 8PM!

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents February Vacation Exploration Camp

Monday & Tuesday, February 20- 21. Kids have FUN on school vacation at the Connecticut Science Center! Your child will love these hands-on day camps filled with fun and engaging science. Campers ages 6-12 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camps include structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center's galleries and exhibits.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Open School Vacation Week

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will be open during the School Vacation Week. In addition to our current hours of Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 PM we will be open Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm.

Somers CT

Sonny's Place Winter Vacation Fun

Sonny's Place will be open 11am-8pm daily February 20th-24th. The arcade bar will open at 12pm daily as well!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, February Vacation Week Fun

Feb 21-24. Visitors can enjoy a combination of fun activities, special guests, and live performances by some of the region’s best family performers, as well as the popular Zoo in You and Turtle Power! Feb. 21 – Trickster Tales by Barefoot Puppets. A Springfield Thunderbirds hockey player and feathered mascot Boomer will encourage children to show off their slap shot in an inflatable hockey game. Feb. 22 – Jenny the Juggler performs. Interskate 91 will be back for another round of floor games, including Hot Potato, the Limbo and Four Corners. Feb. 23 – In the Nick of Time concert. Kids of all ages can meet their favorite Looney Tunes characters straight from a local amusement park. Feb. 24. – Little Puppet Show by Mr. Vinny.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Mambo and Nemonee’s Worldwide Adventure

Nutshell Playhouse February 21, 11:30am and 1:30pm. $5 (Members $4.50); Museum Admission Extra. Can Mambo and Nemonee save the beautiful but endangered Floratius Serendipitus? Follow them on their hilarious adventures around the globe as they look for the special ingredients that will do the trick.

February 22, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum School Vacation Fun

Feb 20-24. Explore three giant hangars filled with over 80 aircraft and experience the wonders of flight. A variety of activities will be offered daily including hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, open cockpit experiences aboard real aircraft, aircraft quests, and more! Additional activities are scheduled: The Great Paper Airplane Contest, Straw Rocket Launch, LEGO Flying Machine Contest!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs

February 20-24, 2:30pm – 3:30pm. Free with Museum Admission; advance sign-up required. Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 School Vacation Camps

Feb 20-24, 8AM - 5PM. $40 per day or $150 for the week. Skating, games, laser tag & more!

Springfield MA

Bounce! Vacation Week

Bounce is open for special hours vacation week. 2/20 - 2/24 open 10AM - 8PM!

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Open School Vacation Week

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will be open during the School Vacation Week. In addition to our current hours of Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 PM we will be open Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm.

Somers CT

Sonny's Place Winter Vacation Fun

Sonny's Place will be open 11am-8pm daily February 20th-24th. The arcade bar will open at 12pm daily as well!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, February Vacation Week Fun

Feb 21-24. Visitors can enjoy a combination of fun activities, special guests, and live performances by some of the region’s best family performers, as well as the popular Zoo in You and Turtle Power! Feb. 21 – Trickster Tales by Barefoot Puppets. A Springfield Thunderbirds hockey player and feathered mascot Boomer will encourage children to show off their slap shot in an inflatable hockey game. Feb. 22 – Jenny the Juggler performs. Interskate 91 will be back for another round of floor games, including Hot Potato, the Limbo and Four Corners. Feb. 23 – In the Nick of Time concert. Kids of all ages can meet their favorite Looney Tunes characters straight from a local amusement park. Feb. 24. – Little Puppet Show by Mr. Vinny.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square & the Springfield Thunderbirds

February 22, 2:00 - 3:30. Bring the kids for a FREE interactive indoor hockey training session and autograph signing with the Springfield Thunderbird's hockey team during school vacation week! Event includes face painting and raffle prizes!

West Dover VT

Mount SnowTorchlight Parade & Fireworks

Feb 22, 5:45 p.m. Join us as our Mount Snow Ski & Snowboard School instructors will descend the Canyon ski trail in a beautiful torchlight glow. Immediately following we’ll light up the sky with a huge fireworks display.

Springfield MA

Plan B Burger Bar, Thunderburger Cooking Competition

February 22nd at 6:30pm. One T-birds fan will compete live against Thunderbirds Goalie Mike McKenna, White Lion Brewing, and our own Executive Chef. A panel of three Local Celebrity Judges (Celebrity Fashion Stylist Nolan Wells, Nicholas O'Malley from MassLive.com, Jeff Cramer from Western Mass News) will rate them on Taste, Presentation, and Creativity. Vote for your favorite! 

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

February 22, 2:30pm. Free with Museum Admission. Hector Fox and the Raven’s Revenge is the second in a series of books that follow the delightful adventures of Hector and his charming band of unique friends: Mo Marten, Charlie Chipmunk, Jeremiah Rabbit, and Lucy Skunk. Join author/illustrator Astrid Scheckels in this special storytime filled with adventure, mystery, and friendship.

February 23, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum School Vacation Fun

Feb 20-24. Explore three giant hangars filled with over 80 aircraft and experience the wonders of flight. A variety of activities will be offered daily including hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, open cockpit experiences aboard real aircraft, aircraft quests, and more! Additional activities are scheduled: The Great Paper Airplane Contest, Straw Rocket Launch, LEGO Flying Machine Contest!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs

February 20-24, 2:30pm – 3:30pm. Free with Museum Admission; advance sign-up required. Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 School Vacation Camps

Feb 20-24, 8AM - 5PM. $40 per day or $150 for the week. Skating, games, laser tag & more!

Springfield MA

Bounce! Vacation Week

Bounce is open for special hours vacation week. 2/20 - 2/24 open 10AM - 8PM!

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Open School Vacation Week

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will be open during the School Vacation Week. In addition to our current hours of Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 PM we will be open Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm.

Somers CT

Sonny's Place Winter Vacation Fun

Sonny's Place will be open 11am-8pm daily February 20th-24th. The arcade bar will open at 12pm daily as well!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, February Vacation Week Fun

Feb 21-24. Visitors can enjoy a combination of fun activities, special guests, and live performances by some of the region’s best family performers, as well as the popular Zoo in You and Turtle Power! Feb. 21 – Trickster Tales by Barefoot Puppets. A Springfield Thunderbirds hockey player and feathered mascot Boomer will encourage children to show off their slap shot in an inflatable hockey game. Feb. 22 – Jenny the Juggler performs. Interskate 91 will be back for another round of floor games, including Hot Potato, the Limbo and Four Corners. Feb. 23 – In the Nick of Time concert. Kids of all ages can meet their favorite Looney Tunes characters straight from a local amusement park. Feb. 24. – Little Puppet Show by Mr. Vinny.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents 1GFG Dog Show & Obedience Trials

Feb 23-24. First Company Governor's Foot Guard Dog Show & Obedience Trials. 
Young Building. February 23 will be an AB/JSHW and BPUP (All breed/junior showmanship and basic puppy). February 24 will be an AB/O/JSHW and BPUP (All breed/obedience/junior showmanship and basic puppy). Free.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

February 23, 1:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. Join us for a storytime with all things dinosaurs! Josh Funk will read from his recent book Pirasaurs, a tale of pirate dinosaurs looking for adventure and treasure, while Anna Staniszewski gives us a sneak peek of her upcoming book, Dogosauraus Rex!

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

AIC thumbnail.jpgLAST HOME GAME of season! The Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. Feb 23 at 7:05 p.m. against Army. Tickets prices are $9 for adults; $6 for seniors (65+) and children (4-12). Veterans, active military, and children (3 and under) are FREE.

February 24, 2017 (Friday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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 Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents "Gentrification"

Springfield-born Marlon Seymour, also known as $3YM@UR, is the featured solo artist during a special black history month exhibition titled “Gentrification.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 24, with a reception scheduled Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and an evening reception and closing celebration also will be held Feb. 23. This exhibit is free, open to the public.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum School Vacation Fun

Feb 20-24. Explore three giant hangars filled with over 80 aircraft and experience the wonders of flight. A variety of activities will be offered daily including hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, open cockpit experiences aboard real aircraft, aircraft quests, and more! Additional activities are scheduled: The Great Paper Airplane Contest, Straw Rocket Launch, LEGO Flying Machine Contest!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs

February 20-24, 2:30pm – 3:30pm. Free with Museum Admission; advance sign-up required. Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 School Vacation Camps

Feb 20-24, 8AM - 5PM. $40 per day or $150 for the week. Skating, games, laser tag & more!

Springfield MA

Bounce! Vacation Week

Bounce is open for special hours vacation week. 2/20 - 2/24 open 10AM - 8PM!

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Open School Vacation Week

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will be open during the School Vacation Week. In addition to our current hours of Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 PM we will be open Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm.

Somers CT

Sonny's Place Winter Vacation Fun

Sonny's Place will be open 11am-8pm daily February 20th-24th. The arcade bar will open at 12pm daily as well!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, February Vacation Week Fun

Feb 21-24. Visitors can enjoy a combination of fun activities, special guests, and live performances by some of the region’s best family performers, as well as the popular Zoo in You and Turtle Power! Feb. 21 – Trickster Tales by Barefoot Puppets. A Springfield Thunderbirds hockey player and feathered mascot Boomer will encourage children to show off their slap shot in an inflatable hockey game. Feb. 22 – Jenny the Juggler performs. Interskate 91 will be back for another round of floor games, including Hot Potato, the Limbo and Four Corners. Feb. 23 – In the Nick of Time concert. Kids of all ages can meet their favorite Looney Tunes characters straight from a local amusement park. Feb. 24. – Little Puppet Show by Mr. Vinny.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents 1GFG Dog Show & Obedience Trials

Feb 23-24. First Company Governor's Foot Guard Dog Show & Obedience Trials. 
Young Building. February 23 will be an AB/JSHW and BPUP (All breed/junior showmanship and basic puppy). February 24 will be an AB/O/JSHW and BPUP (All breed/obedience/junior showmanship and basic puppy). Free.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

February 24, 1:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. In Are Pirates Polite?, mother-daughter team Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig use fun, rhyming text to show pirates’ rowdy activity as well as to teach manners!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, The Bremen Town Musicians

CactusHead Puppets February 24, 11:00am. $5 (Members $4.50). CactusHead Puppets tells the classic tale of a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster who set off on a journey together to start new lives as musicians, and the exciting adventures they have along the way.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield Sportsmen's Show

The Northeast’s biggest and best hunting, fishing & outdoor show. February 24-26. Better Living Center, Stroh Building.

Delaney House, Holyoke MA

Delaney House Presents Annual Game Dinner

11th Annual Game Dinner. Friday, February 24th. Doors open at 6:30 P.M. $50 pp includes buffet. ON THE BUFFET: Venison, Bison, Wild Boar, Rabbit, Pheasant, and Alligator.

Log Cabin, Holyoke MA

Log Cabin, IMPROV IS BACK

Feb 24, starts at 6:30. $55. Boston’s IMPROV ASYLYUM consistently delivers a much-needed evening of belly laughs to our loyal supporters at our biggest annual fundraising event. Combined with delicious cocktails and dinner stations prepared at the Log Cabin, this is the event of the season that will lift your spirits until spring arrives. Above all, the money we raise together through this evening of laughter and fine dining directly funds quality arts programming for Holyoke Public School children. Join us!

Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

Fri 2/24, 7:05 PM, PLAY AGAINST Lehigh Valley. Shriners Hospital & Melha Shrine Night, Presented by Dave's Truck Repair. Check out the Sheraton Springfield Thunderbirds exclusive Hockey Package for $169 ....

South Windsor CT

Nomads Adventure Quest MARC Fundraising Event

We are partnering up with MARC, of Manchester, CT. The fundraiser will take place on February 24th from 5pm to 8pm, and 15% of food and drink sales will be donated to MARC. We will also donate 15% of “Wild Card” sales.

February 25, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking Classes

February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4, 11, 18. From simple basics to cooking from recipes from the 18th and 19th centuries, the museum's open hearth cooking classes are a great way to learn about the history of cooking and the tricks that go into cooking on an open hearth. Additional fee, pre-registration required.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield Sportsmen's Show

The Northeast’s biggest and best hunting, fishing & outdoor show. February 24-26. Better Living Center, Stroh Building.

Northampton MA

UMass Amherst Free Choral Performance

On Saturday, February 25, the UMass Chamber Choir and University Chorale, led by Director of Choral Studies Tony Thornton and Stephen Paparo, respectively, will perform at the annual Five College Choral Festival, which will take place at 7:30 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall at Smith College. The event is free and open to the public.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Mardi Gras

February 25. Join us as Mount Snow transforms into Bourbon St. There will be fun Bud Light sponsored Apres Ski parties going on inside Cuzzins from 11am until close with live music in the afternoon, plus family friendly entertainment at Snow Barn! Oh, and what would Mardi Gras be without beads? We will have over 10,000 to giveaway in lift lines, lodges, parties and other locations all day long! So get out your purple, green, and gold and join Mount Snow and Bud Light for this epic party!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Kids Fun Fair & Traveling Zoo

Feb 25-26. Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-6pm. Carnival rides, games, face painting, traveling zoo featuring elephant, camel & pony rides. Fun for the whole family!

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

Sat 2/25, 7:05 PM, PLAY AGAINST Hartford. Hometown Heroes Night Presented by United Bank. The Thunderbirds are privileged and proud to recognize all local first responders, from police and fire departments to EMT's and other emergency personnel. Check out the Sheraton Springfield Thunderbirds exclusive Hockey Package for $169 ....

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Jason Didner & Jungle Gym Jam

Northampton Community Music Center Family Concert Series: February 25, 11:00am. $5; Museum Admission Extra. Jungle Gym Jam seeks first to delight, entertain and make emotional connections, and then occasionally slip in a little scientific learning or a vital message about living in the moment and treating others kindly. Ticket sales begin at 10:30; no advance sales. Limited seating; early arrival recommended.

Springfield MA

Symphony Hall Presents A Temptations Revue featuring Bo Henderson

February 25, 7:30 PM. Featuring former lead singer of the Temptations and Grammy Award winner Barrington “Bo” Henderson. This dynamic and driving show spans more than a decade of Temptations classics with each song being among the most recognizable and culture-defining songs in pop music history: "My Girl," "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone," "Get Ready," "Ain't Too Proud To Beg," "Just My Imagination," "I Wish It Would Rain" and so many more! Tickets: $37/$32/$27

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center & Women Engineers

February 25, Wrap up Engineer’s Week by visiting the Connecticut Science Center to meet ROCKSTAR women engineers…in real life! Join Many Mentors and meet enthusiastic young women who are conducting innovative work in health, transportation, and even robotics! Swing by the 4th floor to meet them, learn about their jobs, check out the tools they use to solve challenging problems and even get some advice about college and career paths.

Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame, Curious George & PBS Kids

Feb. 25. The WGBY Love for Learning event is a free event for walk-ins — and all the characters will be on hand throughout the day to meet with any and all attendees. Register early. Early registrants will enjoy Express Admission and a special exclusive private character greeting. At 10 a.m. Curious George and other characters will be waiting in a private room of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to meet early registrants.

Chicopee MA

Munich Haus Game Feast

Feb 25, 6PM. $55. Carving station with venison, bison, elk, and mountain goat. Giant Squid! Plus the Buffet!

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Kid's Cooking Class

School Vacation KID'S COOKING CLASS Kid-friendly recipes to please even the finickiest! Saturday, February 25 at 2pm. No Fee, No Pre-Registration. Space is limited.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition & "Locked and Loaded"

Feb 25. Mixed martial arts will be taking over West Springfield as AMMO Fight League will debut its first MMA event, titled "Locked and Loaded." This will be an amateur and professional mixed martial arts fight card promotions. Doors open at 5pm and fights start at 6pm. Tickets $35-75 (VIP).

February 26, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Elks Hoop Shoot

A free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The program is free to all participants. Winners advance through local, district, state and regional contests to reach the National Finals. In the end, the names of six national champions are permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Every Sunday at 2pm. Each week, contestants compete to win an Elks basketball and to become that week's champ.

Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

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 Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

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 – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, School Vacation Fun

School vacation week kicks off on Saturday, February 18th with the Birds of Prey presentation. Join rehabilitator and wildlife biologist Tom Ricardi. Try your hand at the Junior Ranger activities and some of the crafts being offered. Make a pine cone bird feeder with a Park Ranger using a pine cone, sunflower butter, and birdseed. Make a postcard using rubber stamps depicting animals that make their home on the grounds of the Armory. Junior Rangers of all ages are invited to make their own paper Park Ranger Stetson hat. All activities take place from 10:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

West Dover VT

Mount Snow Presidents' Week Winterfest

February 18 – 26. Join us Presidents' Week for events, activities, skiing and riding, contests, live music, and more. Make your plans to get here for the festivities!

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle February School Vacation Fun!

Feb. 18 - 26. FREE Crafts with Santa (times vary), Scavenger Hunts, Face Painter, Caricature Artist,
Make-Your-Own Pizza at Chandler’s Restaurant. Make Yankee Candle Village a school vacation destination! Fun events each day! Events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Investigation Station

Feb 18-26. We are expanding our winter hours this week so stop by the welcome desk for investigation stations at the welcome desk every day 10am to 4pm! Saturday 2/18—Monday 2/20:  Mammal adaptations. Tuesday 2/21—Thursday 2/23: Indoor Birding. Friday 2/24—Sunday 2/26:  Dinosaurs.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield Sportsmen's Show

The Northeast’s biggest and best hunting, fishing & outdoor show. February 24-26. Better Living Center, Stroh Building.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Kids Fun Fair & Traveling Zoo

Feb 25-26. Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-6pm. Carnival rides, games, face painting, traveling zoo featuring elephant, camel & pony rides. Fun for the whole family!

Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Presents Climbing PoeTree

February 26, 7 p.m. Free and open to all. Multi-voice spoken word, hip hop, and multimedia theater performance in Holyoke, MA by the award winning duo Climbing PoeTree. Featuring opening performances by Extraordinaiire and Tuzko.
Performance is hosted by Wistariahurst Museum with the 2016-2017 Feinberg Series: Supported by CMASS at UMASS, UMass Black Heritage Month 2017, and NEPR. The 2016-2017 Feinberg Series is a project of the UMass Amherst Department of History.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Antique Sleigh Rally

Feb. 26. Come and see more than 20 horse-drawn sleighs at Old Sturbridge Village’s Antique Sleigh Rally. Plus, visitors can take a horse drawn sleigh ride around the common, go sledding, watch our craftsmen at work, see hearthside cooking, and visit dozens of historic buildings.

Wilbraham MA

Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert

The 140 student musicians of the Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras, already comprised of seasoned young musicians, will perform their next concert in their season series on Feb. 26, 3PM. The Winter Concert will help audience members break free from the winter weather with an emotional and educational journey. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for youths and seniors.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents The Harlem Globetrotters

HG Dec 2015 Website Thumbnail.jpgFeb 26, 2:00 PM. The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action packed 2016-2017 tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrillsfans of all ages. Join Globetrotter stars after the game where they will stay for an autograph, photograph and high five session for fans (subject to availability).

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Presents a Film: Tangled Up in Bob

February 26, at 2 p.m. A documentary about writer and painter Natalie Goldberg’s visit to Hibbing, Minnesota, to examine the soil from which the legendary Bob Dylan sprang. Does it matter, she wonders as she heads north on Highway 61, this place that we’re from?

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield, Winter Lecture Series

Historic Deerfield will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Townshend Acts with the free Winter Lecture Series, Revolutionary Acts: Tea, Taxes and Tempests. The lectures will be held at the Deerfield Community Center in Old Deerfield. On February 26 at 2 p.m., Nancy Siegel, Professor of Art History, Towson University, will present the second lecture, "'Renounce the Baneful Herb:' Colonial Boycotts and the Invention of Liberty Tea."

February 27, 2017 (Monday)
Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

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

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Hunter's Dinner

It’s going to be a wild night on Fort Street when we roll out our traditional Hunter’s Dinner. Dine on a variety of delectable game, including venison, buffalo, squab and more. There will be live music, singing and revelry. Good times will be had by all. See you there Monday, February 27. $65. Gentleman must wear a sport coat.

February 28, 2017 (Tuesday)
Smith College, Northampton MA

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

February 3–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.

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

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Statement Pieces. February 18 – 28, All day. Free with Museum Admission. Get inspired by Eloise’s imaginative costumes and bold fashion sense as you create your own wearable art.