October 2014

October 1, 2014 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Great Falls Farmers Market 2014 Season, Turners Falls

Great Falls Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 2:00-6:00pm
May - October, Rain or Shine.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

October 2, 2014 (Thursday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly Tour And Lecture Schedule

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 p.m. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums). This month’s lectures include: Oct. 2 - Mt. Everest-A Climbers Perspective. Oct. 9 - The Power and the Glory: Ancient Egypt. Oct. 16- A Tourist View of North Korea. Oct. 23 - Colonial Portraiture. October 30 - Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit!

October 3, 2014 (Friday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Focus Fridays

The Focus Friday Series will pair inquisitive visitors with experienced guides to discuss an individual object in the Historic Deerfield collection. If you are a curious person who would enjoy conversation and guidance looking at an object with focus, join us each Friday in October at 11 a.m.  October 3: New England "Crazy Quilt"; October 10: Two-handled Silver Cup; October 17: Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Set; October 24: Demi-Lune Commode. 11 a.m.!

October 4, 2014 (Saturday)
Spring and South Pleasant streets, Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market 2014

Saturday's April 19 - November 22. 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m Rain or Shine! It is widely known as one of the best places for local food, fun, and community.  It offers a diverse selection; shoppers continually rave about how completely they can shop from their local farm neighbors at the market.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

October 5, 2014 (Sunday)
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Basketball Hall of Fame Elks Hoop Shoot

The Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to host The Elks Hoop Shoot, a local weekly shooting contest every Sunday at 2pm. Contestants compete to win an Elks Basketball and become that week’s champ. The event is part of a national weekly program created by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The weekly shootout takes place on Center court inside The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with participation for Hall of Fame visitors.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly "mini" Tours

The Springfield Museums’ informal half-hour “mini-tours” every Sunday at 1 PM by volunteer docent educators. The tours highlight a different element of the unique collections of one of the four museums, and are free with Museum admission. Topics for this month are: Oct. 5 - Architecture around the Quadrangle. Oct. 12 – Currier & Ives. Oct. 19 - Norman Rockwell's World. Oct. 26 - Sante Graziano’s Mural in 20th Century Gallery.

October 6, 2014 (Monday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

October 7, 2014 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

The Farmers Market at Forest Park at the Cyr Arena has opened with several new vendors this year. The Market is open, rain or shine, Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Those heading to the Market enjoy free admission to Forest Park.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

October 8, 2014 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Great Falls Farmers Market 2014 Season, Turners Falls

Great Falls Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 2:00-6:00pm
May - October, Rain or Shine.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Old Burying Ground

Guided Tours of the Old Burying Ground on Albany Road. October 8, 15, 22. 12 p.m. Learn about the people and families laid to rest in the Old Burying Ground.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

October 9, 2014 (Thursday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly Tour And Lecture Schedule

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 p.m. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums). This month’s lectures include: Oct. 2 - Mt. Everest-A Climbers Perspective. Oct. 9 - The Power and the Glory: Ancient Egypt. Oct. 16- A Tourist View of North Korea. Oct. 23 - Colonial Portraiture. October 30 - Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit!

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23, 2:30 p.m. Explore Norman Rockwell Museum's bucolic 36-acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property. Free with Museum admission, members free. Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts Friday, October 10, 2:30 p.m.

October 10, 2014 (Friday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Focus Fridays

The Focus Friday Series will pair inquisitive visitors with experienced guides to discuss an individual object in the Historic Deerfield collection. If you are a curious person who would enjoy conversation and guidance looking at an object with focus, join us each Friday in October at 11 a.m.  October 3: New England "Crazy Quilt"; October 10: Two-handled Silver Cup; October 17: Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Set; October 24: Demi-Lune Commode. 11 a.m.!

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

October 11, 2014 (Saturday)
Spring and South Pleasant streets, Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market 2014

Saturday's April 19 - November 22. 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m Rain or Shine! It is widely known as one of the best places for local food, fun, and community.  It offers a diverse selection; shoppers continually rave about how completely they can shop from their local farm neighbors at the market.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

October 12, 2014 (Sunday)
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Basketball Hall of Fame Elks Hoop Shoot

The Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to host The Elks Hoop Shoot, a local weekly shooting contest every Sunday at 2pm. Contestants compete to win an Elks Basketball and become that week’s champ. The event is part of a national weekly program created by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The weekly shootout takes place on Center court inside The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with participation for Hall of Fame visitors.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly "mini" Tours

The Springfield Museums’ informal half-hour “mini-tours” every Sunday at 1 PM by volunteer docent educators. The tours highlight a different element of the unique collections of one of the four museums, and are free with Museum admission. Topics for this month are: Oct. 5 - Architecture around the Quadrangle. Oct. 12 – Currier & Ives. Oct. 19 - Norman Rockwell's World. Oct. 26 - Sante Graziano’s Mural in 20th Century Gallery.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

October 13, 2014 (Monday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

October 14, 2014 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

The Farmers Market at Forest Park at the Cyr Arena has opened with several new vendors this year. The Market is open, rain or shine, Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Those heading to the Market enjoy free admission to Forest Park.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

October 15, 2014 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Great Falls Farmers Market 2014 Season, Turners Falls

Great Falls Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 2:00-6:00pm
May - October, Rain or Shine.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Old Burying Ground

Guided Tours of the Old Burying Ground on Albany Road. October 8, 15, 22. 12 p.m. Learn about the people and families laid to rest in the Old Burying Ground.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

October 16, 2014 (Thursday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly Tour And Lecture Schedule

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 p.m. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums). This month’s lectures include: Oct. 2 - Mt. Everest-A Climbers Perspective. Oct. 9 - The Power and the Glory: Ancient Egypt. Oct. 16- A Tourist View of North Korea. Oct. 23 - Colonial Portraiture. October 30 - Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit!

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23, 2:30 p.m. Explore Norman Rockwell Museum's bucolic 36-acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property. Free with Museum admission, members free. Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts Friday, October 10, 2:30 p.m.

October 17, 2014 (Friday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Focus Fridays

The Focus Friday Series will pair inquisitive visitors with experienced guides to discuss an individual object in the Historic Deerfield collection. If you are a curious person who would enjoy conversation and guidance looking at an object with focus, join us each Friday in October at 11 a.m.  October 3: New England "Crazy Quilt"; October 10: Two-handled Silver Cup; October 17: Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Set; October 24: Demi-Lune Commode. 11 a.m.!

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

October 18, 2014 (Saturday)
Spring and South Pleasant streets, Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market 2014

Saturday's April 19 - November 22. 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m Rain or Shine! It is widely known as one of the best places for local food, fun, and community.  It offers a diverse selection; shoppers continually rave about how completely they can shop from their local farm neighbors at the market.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

October 19, 2014 (Sunday)
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Basketball Hall of Fame Elks Hoop Shoot

The Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to host The Elks Hoop Shoot, a local weekly shooting contest every Sunday at 2pm. Contestants compete to win an Elks Basketball and become that week’s champ. The event is part of a national weekly program created by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The weekly shootout takes place on Center court inside The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with participation for Hall of Fame visitors.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly "mini" Tours

The Springfield Museums’ informal half-hour “mini-tours” every Sunday at 1 PM by volunteer docent educators. The tours highlight a different element of the unique collections of one of the four museums, and are free with Museum admission. Topics for this month are: Oct. 5 - Architecture around the Quadrangle. Oct. 12 – Currier & Ives. Oct. 19 - Norman Rockwell's World. Oct. 26 - Sante Graziano’s Mural in 20th Century Gallery.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

October 20, 2014 (Monday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Delaney House, Holyoke MA

Delaney House Presents Learn to Drink Like a Pro

October 20th: Pink Drinks. "Learn to Drink Like a Pro" starts at 6 p.m. and costs $35.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Presents Historical Lecture Series: Threads that Bind

October 20 at 6:00 p.m. Weaving Stories; Betsy McKee will illustrate, with tools and other objects, what our ancestors did to create their everyday textiles.  Using examples of textile tools, she will illustrate the complexity and scarcity of textile objects during our country’s youth. $7 general / $5 members

October 21, 2014 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

The Farmers Market at Forest Park at the Cyr Arena has opened with several new vendors this year. The Market is open, rain or shine, Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Those heading to the Market enjoy free admission to Forest Park.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Presents Miller Lecture by Anne Pasternak of Creative Time

October 21. Anne Anne Pasternak joined Creative Time in the fall of 1994. Since that time, the organization has collaborated with hundreds of artists to ignite the public's imagination, explore ideas that shape society, and bring groundbreaking public art to millions of people around the world. Thanks to Pasternak's vision, Creative Time the only public arts organization with programs that have reached from New York to New Orleans, Haiti to Hanoi, Dubai to Denver, and now in outer space.

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Libraries Presents Lois Ahrens

Lois Ahrens, founder and director of the Real Cost of Prisons Project will speak on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 4pm, Lower Level, Du Bois Library, UMass Amherst. A reception follows. Free and open to the public. Ms. Ahrens’ talk illuminates the current exhibit, “Deep in the Hole: Experiences of Imprisonment,” on display through January 21, 2015, and focuses on experiences of imprisonment.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents the Ovations Series

Suzanne Strempek Shea and Mags Riordan, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m. Local author Suzanne Strempek Shea and Mags Riordan, founder of the Billy Riordan Clinic will share their story of the creation of the clinic in the African nation of Malawi. In February of 1999, Mags Riordan lost her only son, Billy, in a drowning accident. Billy visited this country several times, in particular the village of Cape Maclear. To honor his memory, Riordan visited the village and spent months getting to know the people who lived there. In 2004, Riordan established the Billy Riordan Memorial Clinic.

South Hadley MA

Odyssey Bookshop Presents Station Eleven

October 21, 7:00 p.m. An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven "tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents White Lion Brewing Launch Party

October 21st, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. White Lion's craft ales are the newest entree to the City of Firsts. Be a part of this historic moment! RSVP Please...

October 22, 2014 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Great Falls Farmers Market 2014 Season, Turners Falls

Great Falls Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 2:00-6:00pm
May - October, Rain or Shine.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Old Burying Ground

Guided Tours of the Old Burying Ground on Albany Road. October 8, 15, 22. 12 p.m. Learn about the people and families laid to rest in the Old Burying Ground.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Max Burger, Longmeadow MA

Max Burger Presents take a "Bite out of Bullying"

As part of the National Anti-Bullying day Oct. 22, the National Conference for Community and Justice, and the Max Restaurant Group are coming together to take a "Bite out of Bullying." Max Burger will donate a portion of its proceeds that day to "anti-bullying, prejudice reduction youth programs in middle and high schools throughout the region."

Longmeadow MA

Springfield Falcons “Pump for Pride”

The Springfield Falcons and Pride Stores have partnered for the second annual “Pump for Pride” on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Falcons players will be at the Pride store on 618 North Main St. in Longmeadow pumping gas for fans from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Players will also be available for autographs and photographs. All tips raised by the players will be donated to the Springfield Falcons Charitable Foundation in support of the Greater Springfield community.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Odyssey Bookshop Presents Lotus & the Storm

October 22, 7:00 p.m. An epic tale of love, loyalty, and war from the acclaimed author of Monkey Bridge. Half a century after it began, the Vietnam War still has a hold on our national psyche. Lan Cao's now-classic debut, Monkey Bridge, won her wide renown for "connecting . . . the opposite realities of Vietnam and America" (Isabel Allende).

October 23, 2014 (Thursday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly Tour And Lecture Schedule

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 p.m. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums). This month’s lectures include: Oct. 2 - Mt. Everest-A Climbers Perspective. Oct. 9 - The Power and the Glory: Ancient Egypt. Oct. 16- A Tourist View of North Korea. Oct. 23 - Colonial Portraiture. October 30 - Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit!

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23, 2:30 p.m. Explore Norman Rockwell Museum's bucolic 36-acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property. Free with Museum admission, members free. Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts Friday, October 10, 2:30 p.m.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Mullins Center UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Mullins Center Presents Skrillex

October 23rd @ 7:00pm. Prices range from $32-$62. Must be 16+ with a valid ID to enter the concert.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Zombiefest Events – Norman Rockwell Museum Exploring Stockbridge Cemetery

October 23 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. A walking history tour of Stockbridge Cemetery. A cider and donut reception will precede the tour on the lawn adjacent to the bell tower parking area at the Old Town Hall. $5, members and children 12 and under free.

Greenfield MA

Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival

October 23-26. 6th Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival, And Greenfield Annual Word Festival - GAWF. Downtown event featuring work of video artists, spoken word arts, poets and writers.

Holyoke MA

Zombiefest Events – Delaney House Dining In The Dark

Dining In The Dark, October 23, 6 pm. We are hosting a fun night of “dining in the dark” at the Delaney House. A small group of revelers will be blindfolded and led into the spooky Conservatory for a dinner that promises to be full of surprises. Seating is limited so make your reservations now for this unique Halloween event. $40 per person.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Presents ScholarSIP Benefit

The Springfield Technical Community College Black Professionals Group (STCC BPG) will host the first annual ScholarSIP Food and Wine Tasting Experience to benefit the Myra D. Smith Scholarship Fund on Oct. 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance and $30 at the door. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Myra D. Smith Scholarship Fund, which will provide assistance to a currently enrolled STCC student facing financial difficulties who identifies as Black or African-American.

October 24, 2014 (Friday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Focus Fridays

The Focus Friday Series will pair inquisitive visitors with experienced guides to discuss an individual object in the Historic Deerfield collection. If you are a curious person who would enjoy conversation and guidance looking at an object with focus, join us each Friday in October at 11 a.m.  October 3: New England "Crazy Quilt"; October 10: Two-handled Silver Cup; October 17: Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Set; October 24: Demi-Lune Commode. 11 a.m.!

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Greenfield MA

Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival

October 23-26. 6th Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival, And Greenfield Annual Word Festival - GAWF. Downtown event featuring work of video artists, spoken word arts, poets and writers.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents Liquid Lounge: Halloween Edition

October 24, 6–10PM. It’s Hartford’s hottest night out! Join 1000 of your closest friends for three floors of awesome hands-on exhibits, liquid delights, live music, dancing and more. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. This event is for ages 21+. IDs will be required; no exceptions.

Hu Ke Lau, Chicopee MA

Hu Ke Lau Presents Frank Santos Jr. R-Rated Hypnotist

October 24, 9:30 PM at Doors open at 9:30 PM / Show starts at 10:30 PM | Ticket Price: $23.00.

Springfield, MA

Western New England University Presents Naturalization Ceremony

October 24, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Moot Court Room and Law Commons. All welcome! The Western New England University Institute for Legislative and Governmental Affairs presents a Naturalization Ceremony presided by Judge Mark Mastroianni.

Springfield MA

Springfield Marriott Rays of Hope Mom Prom

MomProm is a Ladies' Night Out (21+) for charity. Our event will be on October 24th at the Springfield Marriott, and will benefit Rays of Hope (through team 'Celebrate Life').   Enjoy a glass of wine or a drink and relax and help raise some funds for a worthy cause! 6:30 - 11:30. $65 includes drinks and food.

October 25, 2014 (Saturday)
Spring and South Pleasant streets, Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market 2014

Saturday's April 19 - November 22. 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m Rain or Shine! It is widely known as one of the best places for local food, fun, and community.  It offers a diverse selection; shoppers continually rave about how completely they can shop from their local farm neighbors at the market.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Greenfield MA

Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival

October 23-26. 6th Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival, And Greenfield Annual Word Festival - GAWF. Downtown event featuring work of video artists, spoken word arts, poets and writers.

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Symphony Hall Presents Tchaikovsky, Bach & Berg

The incredible Caroline Goulding returns to the SSO for Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto – "To the Memory of an Angel" (1935), his last and perhaps most well-known piece. The evening also includes two of Tchaikovsky’s beautiful Shakespearean works, & the much-loved and most frequently recorded of Johann Sebastian Bach’s church cantatas, Es ist mir genug.

South Hadley MA

Odyssey Bookshop Presents Pumpkin Party

October 25, 11:00 a.m. Storytime with author Sandra Horning, pumpkin decorating and a costume competition are only some of the halloweeny activites we have in store for Odyssey kids! Dress your best, put on your creative caps and come down to the Odyssey for a pumpkin party with pumpkin flavored treats, pumpkin decorating and a storytime. Sandra Horning creates an educational and amusing story that emphasizes the importance of science in gardening.

Northampton MA

Historic Deerfield Presents "The Poetical Works of Edward Taylor"

Smith - Deerfield Symposium: October 25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Free. Browsing Room of the Neilson Library at Smith College, Northampton, Mass. Sponsored by Historic Deerfield and the Smith College Department of English, Program in American Studies. 

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents Spooktacular Science Weekend!

October 25 & October 26. This Halloween weekend, the Connecticut Science Center will host its 4th annual Spooktacular Science Weekend!  Visitors will be treated to extra special fun for the whole family, including trick-or-treating, a photo booth, and Halloween arts and crafts. Kids under 3 are FREE! Costumes are encouraged! Adult masks are not permitted.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Gluten & Allergen Free Expo

10/25 & 10/26, 2014 (9am-3pm). The GFAF Expos are the largest and fastest growing special diet consumer events in the US. Started in 2007, the events are professionally managed and have expanded from one to seven cities throughout the United States. In addition to meeting the needs of the Celiac community, the Expo welcomes those with gluten sensitivities, auto-immune/inflammatory diseases and autism.

Hadley Farms Meeting House, Hadley MA

Hadley Farms Meeting House Presents OnTrend Craft Fair

The first-ever OnTrend Craft Fair will be held on October 25, from 9am to 3pm, at the brand new Hadley Farms Meeting House in lovely Hadley, MA.  The fair will showcase talented indie craters and makers of all kinds from throughout New England and New York.  Shoppers will find high-quality handmade jewelry, paper goods, wood crafts, home goods, and much more.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Halloween Party

Family Halloween party. It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown. Saturday October 25th from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday October 26th from 11am to 4pm. We will celebrate Halloween all weekend with costume contests, cider donuts, guess the pumpkin weight and so much more.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Presents Halloween 1/2 price ride

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will once again offer their Halloween weekend, Oct. 25th and 26th for a 1/2 price ride for all that come in costume. And treats for all. Oct. 25, The Holyoke High Marching Band visits Heritage State Park to lead all of our ghouls in a costume parade. The parade starts at 12:30 pm at the Merry-Go-Round and will go through the park and over to the Children's Museum for a Monster Mash dance party with DJ Luis and his Dancing Machine.

Sheraton Springfield, Springfield MA

Sheraton Springfield Presents Psychic Medium Dinner show with Angelina Diana

October 25, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Angelina Diana & The Sheraton Hotel downtown Springfield MA would like to invite you to a special event! Enjoy dinner, desert & coffee as Angelina delivers random readings, Q / A. $58.95 a person includes dinner, desert & coffee, free parking & show. Advance purchase only.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Halloween Late Skate

Halloween Late Skate for the teens. 8 - midnight. We will transform our Laser Tag arena into a haunted maze for a frightening good time. It includes free pizza and soda, horror trivia, gross treats and more awesome stuff. You never know who may stop by for a visit. Wear a costume for $2 off admission.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Halloween Chills & Thrills

October 25th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The Garbage Monster and Other Songs, 11 am. A dynamic collection of songs and skits for children of all ages – about animals, the environment, food, and books. Strings on Stage, 2 pm. Traditional and original string theories are employed to bring to life a variety of hand puppet and marionette characters. This also includes a trip through "The Haunted Castle" for an hilarious visit with scarecrows, witches, ghosts and monsters, set against a backdrop of dramatic lighting and theatrical effects, performing unique tricks for you treat.

South Hadley MA

Odyssey Bookshop Presents Halloween YA Panel

October 25, 4:00 p.m. Everyone loves a scary story! Whether it's nightmares, ghosts or a zombie rom-com you have in mind, we have something for you! Test drive your halloween costume for this YA panel of horrors. Giggle, gasp or get goose bumps as you hear from our four chilling authors.  P.S. There will be gummy worms.

Hu Ke Lau, Chicopee MA

Hu Ke Lau Presents Marlon Wayans

October 25, 5:30 PM & 9:30 PM at Doors open at 5:30 PM & 9:30 PM / Show starts at 7:00 PM & 10:30 PM | Ticket Price: $35.00. Marlon Wayans is an actor, model, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $736-million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50-million per outing. He has worked with house hold names, such as Tom Hanks, the Cohen Brothers, and Lady Killers. As a standup comedian, Wayans is selling out nationwide and adding shows every weekend.

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Presents Choir Concert

October 25, the Chamber Choir teams up with the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble for a concert beginning at 7:30pm at the Newman Center on the UMass Amherst campus.  Both ensembles are under the direction of UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance Director of Choral Studies. Tickets to the October 25th concert are $15 for the general public and $10 for students, senior citizens and children under 18.  Tickets will be sold at the Newman Center beginning 30 minutes prior to the concert.

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Presents Guest Artist Masterclass

October 25, 5:30pm. John Stevens recently retired as Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was also Director of the School of Music.  He is a classical and jazz artist who performed as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician with ensembles/artists such as Chuck Mangione, all major orchestras in New York City, the New York Tuba Quartet, the San Francisco Ballet and American Brass Quintet. THE MASTERCLASS IS FREE AND THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO OBSERVE.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke VNA 5K Run/Walk for Hospice Life Care

Join us at Ashley Reservoir on Saturday, October 25th for the Holyoke VNA 5K Run/Walk for Hospice Life Care. Registration begins at 8am. Run/Walk will begin at 9:30am. Registration fees are $10.00 for those 12-years and under; $25.00 for Runners or Walkers over 12yrs. Day of the Event fee is $30.00 per person. There will be t-shirts for all participants, entertainment by Luis Dancing Machine, cash prizes, refreshments and a fabulous raffle table.  The event will be held Rain or Shine.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

October 25, 1:00pm and 3:00pm. $7.00 (Members $6.50). Tickets may be purchased in advance....

Ludlow MA

Lupa Zoo Celebrates Halloween

Lupa Zoo presents "Celebrate Halloween at Lupa Zoo," on Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children ages 2-12 must dress up for Trick-or-Treating and will receive a free bag of animal feed. There will also be face painting, apple cider, and more. Enter for a chance to win a family membership for the 2015 season. Admission is; Adults ages 13 and up $10, $9 seniors 62+, $6 children 2-12, free for children under 2.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Falcons vs Norfolk

7:00 pm

The first 2,500 fans attending will be welcomed with a Falcons magnet schedule. The Springfield Falcons are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They play in Springfield, Massachusetts, at the MassMutual Center and are the top affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.

October 26, 2014 (Sunday)
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Basketball Hall of Fame Elks Hoop Shoot

The Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to host The Elks Hoop Shoot, a local weekly shooting contest every Sunday at 2pm. Contestants compete to win an Elks Basketball and become that week’s champ. The event is part of a national weekly program created by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The weekly shootout takes place on Center court inside The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with participation for Hall of Fame visitors.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 13th - October 26th.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

Visitors will meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule of specific demonstrations which occur on Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - December 13....

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly "mini" Tours

The Springfield Museums’ informal half-hour “mini-tours” every Sunday at 1 PM by volunteer docent educators. The tours highlight a different element of the unique collections of one of the four museums, and are free with Museum admission. Topics for this month are: Oct. 5 - Architecture around the Quadrangle. Oct. 12 – Currier & Ives. Oct. 19 - Norman Rockwell's World. Oct. 26 - Sante Graziano’s Mural in 20th Century Gallery.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

“Read & Roll Bookmark Passes”. Schools can request these complimentary bookmarks which they distribute to the students. The children use the bookmarks, and track the books they have read. After reading five books, a teacher, librarian or parent can sign the bookmark for verification. Then the children can present the bookmark to Interskate 91 in Wilbraham for a free skating admission, and receive another blank bookmark to continue the program.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

October 17 – 19 & 24 – 26 – Haunted Train.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Greenfield MA

Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival

October 23-26. 6th Annual Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival, And Greenfield Annual Word Festival - GAWF. Downtown event featuring work of video artists, spoken word arts, poets and writers.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents Spooktacular Science Weekend!

October 25 & October 26. This Halloween weekend, the Connecticut Science Center will host its 4th annual Spooktacular Science Weekend!  Visitors will be treated to extra special fun for the whole family, including trick-or-treating, a photo booth, and Halloween arts and crafts. Kids under 3 are FREE! Costumes are encouraged! Adult masks are not permitted.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Gluten & Allergen Free Expo

10/25 & 10/26, 2014 (9am-3pm). The GFAF Expos are the largest and fastest growing special diet consumer events in the US. Started in 2007, the events are professionally managed and have expanded from one to seven cities throughout the United States. In addition to meeting the needs of the Celiac community, the Expo welcomes those with gluten sensitivities, auto-immune/inflammatory diseases and autism.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Halloween Party

Family Halloween party. It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown. Saturday October 25th from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday October 26th from 11am to 4pm. We will celebrate Halloween all weekend with costume contests, cider donuts, guess the pumpkin weight and so much more.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Presents Halloween 1/2 price ride

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round will once again offer their Halloween weekend, Oct. 25th and 26th for a 1/2 price ride for all that come in costume. And treats for all. Oct. 25, The Holyoke High Marching Band visits Heritage State Park to lead all of our ghouls in a costume parade. The parade starts at 12:30 pm at the Merry-Go-Round and will go through the park and over to the Children's Museum for a Monster Mash dance party with DJ Luis and his Dancing Machine.

Ludlow MA

Lupa Zoo Celebrates Halloween

Lupa Zoo presents "Celebrate Halloween at Lupa Zoo," on Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children ages 2-12 must dress up for Trick-or-Treating and will receive a free bag of animal feed. There will also be face painting, apple cider, and more. Enter for a chance to win a family membership for the 2015 season. Admission is; Adults ages 13 and up $10, $9 seniors 62+, $6 children 2-12, free for children under 2.

Agawam MA

Agawam Xtreme Paintball Presents TOYS FOR TOTS 6

October 26th. Free entrance with a new, unwrapped toy worth $15. Raffles throughout the day. 2015 VIP Season Pass giveaway ($225 VALUE).

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents The Family Collage Workshop

October 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm. $25 per pair or trio. (Ages 6 and up with an adult; up to 2 children per adult) Be a collage artist like Eric Carle for the day and use your imagination with a variety of cutting and gluing projects for the whole family! We’ll create a set of painted papers to turn into Carle-inspired animal collages, and take a trip to the art galleries and look at works by Eric Carle and Simms Taback for ideas and inspiration. Registration is required.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Falcons vs Syracuse

3:00 pm

Halloween at the Nest on Oct. 26. In addition to inviting fans of all ages to wear their costumes, the Falcons will offer trick-or-treating on the concourse during the first and second intermissions. Friendly's Sundae Post-Game Skate & Friendly’s coupon. The Springfield Falcons are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They play in Springfield, Massachusetts, at the MassMutual Center and are the top affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.

October 27, 2014 (Monday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

September 20 – October 27 –Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit, Easthampton – Interested in making a connection with nature by submitting artwork to the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest? Take inspiration from the traveling exhibit featuring top youth entries from the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. The Traveling JDS Art Exhibit will be at the MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road in Easthampton.

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Presents Guest Artist Recital & Masterclass

October 27, Recital: 5pm, Bezanson Recital Hall. Masterclass: 6:30pm, Fine Arts Center. RECITAL REPERTOIRE: To include works by Barber, Rheinberger, Ravel & Wilder. ARTISTS: Martin Hackleman, hornist, Kelly Ker-Hackleman, piano. THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Western New England University, Springfield MA

Western New England University Law Presents 50 Years After the Civil Rights Act

Monday Oct 27. 12:00 noon, Law School Common. Lunch will be served. Clason Series 50 Years After the Civil Rights Act: The Challenge of Ending Segregation in Housing and Education (Phil Tegeler, Executive Director, PRRAC).

Holyoke Mall, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Mall Presents Halloween Story Time

October 27th Halloween Story Time:  guest reader Jennifer Couturier will perform “Silliest Kind of Spooky”. This event is free and takes place October 27th at 11:00am on the Upper Level near Pottery Barn.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Presents Historical Lecture Series: Threads that Bind

October 27 at 6:00 p.m. Japanese Silk Trade; Ever wonder about William Skinner & Sons Manufacturing's connections to the Japanese silk trade at the turn of the last century? Resident scholar, Matt Coletti, will share his findings about the nature of the Japanese silk industry as embodied by artifacts from the museum collections. Coletti's research will enhance your understanding of the international silk trade, and the relationships established and developed by the Skinners. $7 general / $5 members

October 28, 2014 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

The Farmers Market at Forest Park at the Cyr Arena has opened with several new vendors this year. The Market is open, rain or shine, Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Those heading to the Market enjoy free admission to Forest Park.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Presents Jazz Lab

October 28, 8pm. PERFORMERS: UMass Amherst Jazz Lab Ensemble, directed by Mara Penatzer and Wes Smith. THIS IS A FREE CONCERT, EVERYONE IS INVITED!

Springfield MA

Max's Tavern Presents Italian Wine Dinner

Max's Tavern at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield will be hosting an Italian Wine Dinner on Oct. 28 featuring the wines of Masi Agricola, a producer from Italy's Veneto region. A remove of red shrimp risotto will precede the main course, which is to be veal osso buck. For dessert the Tavern's staff will be preparing chocolate hazelnut "zeppoles" (deep-fried cookie puffs) with vanilla panna cotta. Tickets for the dinner are $75 and do not include gratuity or tax. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

Springfield, MA

The Western New England University School of Law Presents Senatorial Debate

October 28, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM. The Western New England University School of Law Institute for Legislative and Governmental Affairs will host the 1st Hampden & Hampshire Senatorial Debate (seat being vacated by Senator Gale Candaras) between candidates: Deborah Boranski and Eric Lesser. Immediately following there will be a "Meet and Greet" reception in the Law Commons with the candidates sponsored by the Hampden County Bar Association.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints

The exhibit will be on view from October 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibit includes approximately 65 Japanese woodblock prints from the Springfield Museums’ famed Raymond Bidwell Collection, one of the largest holdings of Japanese prints in the United States and among the finest of any public collection in the world. In addition, the exhibit will feature approximately 75 snow globes from a private New England collection, including antique domes made by the Atlas Toy Company, travel souvenirs, holiday scenes and popular culture-themed snow globes manufactured in the United States, Paris and Austria.

October 29, 2014 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Great Falls Farmers Market 2014 Season, Turners Falls

Great Falls Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 2:00-6:00pm
May - October, Rain or Shine.

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Old Burying Ground

Guided Tours of the Old Burying Ground on Albany Road. October 8, 15, 22. 12 p.m. Learn about the people and families laid to rest in the Old Burying Ground.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints

The exhibit will be on view from October 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibit includes approximately 65 Japanese woodblock prints from the Springfield Museums’ famed Raymond Bidwell Collection, one of the largest holdings of Japanese prints in the United States and among the finest of any public collection in the world. In addition, the exhibit will feature approximately 75 snow globes from a private New England collection, including antique domes made by the Atlas Toy Company, travel souvenirs, holiday scenes and popular culture-themed snow globes manufactured in the United States, Paris and Austria.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Western Mass Business Expo

Western Mass Business Expo: 9:00am-4:00pm. Admission is free with a business card. The Western Mass Business Business Expo, a region wide business to business trade show, returns to Springfield on October 29, 2014.  Gov. Deval Patrick will be the breakfast speaker.

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Odyssey Bookshop Presents Losing our Way

October 29, 7:00 p.m. Losing our Way, a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way. After filing his last column in 2011, he set off on a journey across the country to report on Americans who were being left behind in an economy that has never fully recovered from the Great Recession. The individuals and families who are paying the price of America's bad choices in recent decades form the book's emotional center.

South Hadley MA

Odyssey Bookshop Presents Clariel

October 29, 7:00 p.m. Award-winning author Garth Nix returns to the Old Kingdom with a thrilling prequel complete with dark magic, royalty, dangerous action, a strong heroine, and flawless world-building. This epic fantasy adventure is destined to be a classic, and is perfect for fans of Game of Thrones. Clariel is the daughter of one of the most notable families in the Old Kingdom, with blood relations to the Abhorsen and, most important, to the King.

October 30, 2014 (Thursday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Art In the Orchard 2014 is a walking sculpture trail which winds through our fruit gardens.  The trail is a great destination for a family visit.  Walking in the good air, high-minded sculpture, pick-your-own apples.  Bring your friends from out-of-town and show them how we roll in the Happy Valley.  Many people make an afternoon of it, bringing a picnic basket, lounging among the trees.  Leashed pets are permitted on the trail.

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Monthly Tour And Lecture Schedule

The Springfield Museums’ monthly tour and lecture schedule continues with the popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures, held weekly at 12:15 p.m. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums). This month’s lectures include: Oct. 2 - Mt. Everest-A Climbers Perspective. Oct. 9 - The Power and the Glory: Ancient Egypt. Oct. 16- A Tourist View of North Korea. Oct. 23 - Colonial Portraiture. October 30 - Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit!

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23, 2:30 p.m. Explore Norman Rockwell Museum's bucolic 36-acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property. Free with Museum admission, members free. Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts Friday, October 10, 2:30 p.m.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints

The exhibit will be on view from October 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibit includes approximately 65 Japanese woodblock prints from the Springfield Museums’ famed Raymond Bidwell Collection, one of the largest holdings of Japanese prints in the United States and among the finest of any public collection in the world. In addition, the exhibit will feature approximately 75 snow globes from a private New England collection, including antique domes made by the Atlas Toy Company, travel souvenirs, holiday scenes and popular culture-themed snow globes manufactured in the United States, Paris and Austria.

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Presents Angélique Kidjo

October 30, 7:30 p.m., Regular ticket prices: $35, $30, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10. Beninese Afro-pop spitfire Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy award-winning recording artist. She’s collaborated with Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, Alicia Keys, Bono and many more. Known for her dynamic and uplifting music, she has translated her distinctive work in the arts to that of philanthropy and as a women’s rights activist, and travels the world to inspire and empower.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Presents The Actress

October 30, at 7 PM. The story of the love affair between a rising theater star in Nazi Germany and a Jewish actor. Director Siegfried Kühn will be on hand to introduce the film and answer questions from audience members. Prior to the screening, the short film The Actress: Traces will be shown, featuring Martin Brandt, a one-time member of Berlin’s Jewish Kulturbund Theatre, reciting from Nathan the Wise, the play that opened the theater in 1933. In German with English subtitles.

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum Presents Art à la Carte Gallery Talk Series

Thursdays, 12:20—12:50 p.m. October 30, "The Potter's Tale: Contextualizing 6,000 Years of Ceramics" Co-curators Aaron Miller, Assistant Curator of Visual and Material Culture, and Yingxi (Lucy) Gong, Art Museum Advisory Board Fellow. Free and open to the public.

October 31, 2014 (Friday)
Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

Valley Ghost Tours will be starting their Northampton 90 minute tours on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 pm. The 90 minute daily walks feature ghost stories galore and many stops in downtown Northampton.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is located at the western end of the Holyoke Range, abutting the majestic Connecticut River. The park offers multiple hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley from multiple vistas.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 20 with a special preview, and running every weekend until November 2, Six Flags New England turns into a massive Halloween celebration. Fright Fest will turn your nightmares into a reality as you face chilling haunts and trembling scares.....

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

Seasonal Offering! "Local Clarkdale Honey crisp Apples dipped in caramel and milk chocolate, finished off with a drizzle of chocolate. These apples make a perfect dessert - they are large and can be sliced to serve 6-8 pieces - to share or not!" $12.50 per apple. Get them before they are gone until next year!

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

13 Nights, September 26 to October 31. This fall as the moon rises above the Berkshires, the mountain will descend into the depths of it's past as a haunted holdout, where Villagers from the Plantation of Jericho lived in dread of disfiguring diseases, deranged creatures, and impending doom. It's a haunt that ranges all over the mountain, and it promises to reach new heights of terror and fall fun.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

Weekends - September 27; October 3-4, 10-11-12-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late summer and autumn were busy times in early American kitchens. The abundance of fresh produce needed to be processed and preserved for the winter.  Our cooks this fall will be cooking dishes featuring apples, pumpkins, and corn.

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

Haunted Hayrides are held Friday - Sunday in October at 7 p.m. nightly.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Focus Fridays

The Focus Friday Series will pair inquisitive visitors with experienced guides to discuss an individual object in the Historic Deerfield collection. If you are a curious person who would enjoy conversation and guidance looking at an object with focus, join us each Friday in October at 11 a.m.  October 3: New England "Crazy Quilt"; October 10: Two-handled Silver Cup; October 17: Chinese Export Porcelain Tea Set; October 24: Demi-Lune Commode. 11 a.m.!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

Every Day Art Program: Perfect Pets. October 8 - November 15, 2014. All day. Free with Museum Admission. Make a collage of your family’s pet – or the pet you wish you had – with an array of cut paper shapes inspired by Eric Carle’s many animal collages.

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

Teeth, tails, tricks and treats! The Zoo celebrates October with an exciting lineup of haunted happenings! The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center announces 8th annual “Spooky Safari” that will be taking place October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. 6-8M. Games, candy, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and raffles will be available.

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

New England Falconry is located on open meadows and forestland in beautiful Western Massachusetts. You will experience the ancient art of falconry while learning about the life history of raptors, their role in the environment, and the efforts underway to ensure their survival and conservation. Introductory Session. Duration: 45 Minutes.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

October 21, the Springfield Museums will play host to a unique community art project by local artist Sarah Concannon. The People In Your Neighborhood is a portrait series comprised of one painting of a resident from each of the city's 17 wards/neighborhoods.  The exhibit will be on view at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History from October 21, 2014 through January 11, 2015.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

Paint & Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Includes light refreshments, chocolate, and all supplies. All classes are $30, bring a friend for $15. Wed., October 22nd Candy Corn Wine Glass. Fri., October 24th Fall Owl Wine Glass. Thurs., October 30th Halloween Glass. Tues., Nov. 4th Fall Leaf Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 11th Harvest Theme Wine Glass. Thurs., Nov 13th Turkey Wine Glass. Tues., Nov. 18th Snowman mugs - a family class. Thurs., Nov. 20th Snowman Wine Glass.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints

The exhibit will be on view from October 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibit includes approximately 65 Japanese woodblock prints from the Springfield Museums’ famed Raymond Bidwell Collection, one of the largest holdings of Japanese prints in the United States and among the finest of any public collection in the world. In addition, the exhibit will feature approximately 75 snow globes from a private New England collection, including antique domes made by the Atlas Toy Company, travel souvenirs, holiday scenes and popular culture-themed snow globes manufactured in the United States, Paris and Austria.

Yankee Candle, South Deerfield MA

Zombiefest Events – Chandler's Restaurant Witches Ball

Halloween Night, October 31st. Seatings at 4:00pm & 5:30pm. Dress in your Halloween Best! $10 for kids - Dinner Menu will be offered to adults. Trick or Treating in Yankee Candle Village until 6pm!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Annual Fiber Festival of New England

Mallary Complex at Eastern States Exposition November 1&2. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. ADMISSION: General Admission: $5, Children: 12 & Under, Free. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in various workshops and demonstrations related to natural fibers, and learn how animals contribute to the fiber industry through live animal displays.

Deerfield MA

Deerfield Inn Presents a “Monster Bash“ on All Hallows Eve

At Champney's at the Deerfield Inn Hallowe'en is not just for kids! Come on over on Friday, 10/31 to dance and dine and enjoy a Hallowe'en gathering. Dani Cross and Shatterack will be playing from 7-11, no cover charge! Hallowe'en special cocktails, dinner menu for the season, prizes for costumes. Special king room rate for sleepovers - just $145 all-inclusive with a full country breakfast. The Deerfield Inn in Deerfield, which bills itself as New England’s most haunted inn.

Holyoke Mall, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Mall Presents Halloween Malloween

October 31st Bring your little ghosts and goblins under the age of 12 to “Trick or Treat” at Holyoke Mall. Children will have the opportunity to “Trick or Treat” at participating stores from 4-6pm.  Parents and children should look for the “Trick or Treat” sign displayed in participating storefronts for special treats during the designated “Trick or Treat” hours.  Promptly at 5:30pm a Costume Contest will be held on the Lower Level in JCPenney Court.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Presents Candlelight Tour

October 31 at 7:00 p.m. and at 8:30 p.m. Tour ghostly Wistariahurst by candlelight! Creep down shadowed hallways and darkened rooms of the Skinner Mansion on a rare guided tour at night! Reservations necessary. Admission $15 general/$10 members. Reservations Suggested

Holyoke MA

Zombiefest Events – Delaney House Halloween Party!

October 31. Spend your Halloween at the Zombie Ball at the Delaney House.  Put on your scariest costume and dance the night away to Marx Entertainment's spooky & club style tunes, Tapas Stations. DJ and Dancing to Marx Entertainment. Cash bar. $35 per person includes Dinner & Dancing.