September 2016

September 1, 2016 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays in July, August, September and October, 2 p.m. Experience the Museum’s bucolic 36-acre campus and learn about the historic buildings onsite, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. We’ll also explore the Museum’s outdoor exhibition, inspired by Rockwell’s first Post cover. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

September 2, 2016 (Friday)
Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

During the season the market will provide local produce, specialty food items and hand-crafted merchandise to the downtown community and surrounding areas. Open every Friday from June 3rd through October 28th, 11:30 am to 5:30 pm at Tower Square Park.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

September 3, 2016 (Saturday)
Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market

Saturday's April 23 - November 19. 8:00 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.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

South Hadley MA

Brunelle’s Marina Lady Bea Cruises

Enjoy a day time excursion or a beautiful sunset on the Connecticut River. Our 75 minute narrated cruises meander up the Connecticut River from Brunelle’s Marina to Northampton. The pristine water, unspoiled views, sandy beaches, and unmatched history will make a truly memorable experience for all. Cruises generally run Thurs-Sat at 1,4, and 7pm, and Sundays at 1 and 4pm. Adults are just $15, Seniors are $14, Kids 4-12 are $10, and our littlest cruisers 3 and under are free!

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

September 4, 2016 (Sunday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

September 5, 2016 (Monday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

September 6, 2016 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

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

The Ranch Golf Club, Southwick MA

The Ranch Golf Club, $59 Tuesdays!

Starting August 23rd, Tuesdays will be $59 anytime! That's right!  Starting Tuesday, August 23rd and continuing for every Tuesday in 2016 (based on availability), we will be offering golf with cart and driving range for $59 anytime!!! Non-members may make tee times one week in advance. Take advantage of some great pricing at one of New England's top golfing destinations!

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

September 7, 2016 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Farmers Market

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Free. The Great Falls Farmers Market is held every Wednesday, (May-October) on the corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street, in historic downtown Turners Falls. Vendors may change weekly and include local: meats, in-season produce, flowers, soaps, crafts, jewelry, breads, baked goods and much much more!

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College to Host Farmers Market

Fresh, local, affordable produce will be available to the community on the campus green. The market will run every Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. August 17--October 26. Parking, free of charge, available on the STCC campus.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square Mid-Week Melodies

Wednesdays – 11:45- 1:45 Food Court. Live Music!

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Yoga

 September 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Yoga with Kathi Hatch. Join Kripalu certified yoga instructor Kathi Hatch for a yoga class appropriate for all skill levels. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

September 8, 2016 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays in July, August, September and October, 2 p.m. Experience the Museum’s bucolic 36-acre campus and learn about the historic buildings onsite, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. We’ll also explore the Museum’s outdoor exhibition, inspired by Rockwell’s first Post cover. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lecture

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: Sept. 8 – LIFE in the Art World: LIFE Magazine and Modern American Art. Sept. 15  - The Art of Illustrated Maps. Sept. 22  – Pen to Paper. Sept. 29 – When the Road Came Through: How The Construction of Interstate 91 Changed Western Mass.

September 9, 2016 (Friday)
Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

During the season the market will provide local produce, specialty food items and hand-crafted merchandise to the downtown community and surrounding areas. Open every Friday from June 3rd through October 28th, 11:30 am to 5:30 pm at Tower Square Park.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

September 10, 2016 (Saturday)
Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market

Saturday's April 23 - November 19. 8:00 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.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

South Hadley MA

Brunelle’s Marina Lady Bea Cruises

Enjoy a day time excursion or a beautiful sunset on the Connecticut River. Our 75 minute narrated cruises meander up the Connecticut River from Brunelle’s Marina to Northampton. The pristine water, unspoiled views, sandy beaches, and unmatched history will make a truly memorable experience for all. Cruises generally run Thurs-Sat at 1,4, and 7pm, and Sundays at 1 and 4pm. Adults are just $15, Seniors are $14, Kids 4-12 are $10, and our littlest cruisers 3 and under are free!

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Wonderful Weaving

Weekends, September 10 - November 20. 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., History Workshop Building, drop-in anytime. Learn the basics of weaving at the History Workshop this fall. Take a turn using our small floor loom and make a woven wall hanging to take home. Using burlap as a warp and a range of bright and beautiful materials as the weft, everyone can become a weaver. Upon completion of the Trail, visitors will receive a small gift.

September 11, 2016 (Sunday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Wonderful Weaving

Weekends, September 10 - November 20. 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., History Workshop Building, drop-in anytime. Learn the basics of weaving at the History Workshop this fall. Take a turn using our small floor loom and make a woven wall hanging to take home. Using burlap as a warp and a range of bright and beautiful materials as the weft, everyone can become a weaver. Upon completion of the Trail, visitors will receive a small gift.

September 12, 2016 (Monday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

September 13, 2016 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

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

The Ranch Golf Club, Southwick MA

The Ranch Golf Club, $59 Tuesdays!

Starting August 23rd, Tuesdays will be $59 anytime! That's right!  Starting Tuesday, August 23rd and continuing for every Tuesday in 2016 (based on availability), we will be offering golf with cart and driving range for $59 anytime!!! Non-members may make tee times one week in advance. Take advantage of some great pricing at one of New England's top golfing destinations!

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

September 14, 2016 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Farmers Market

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Free. The Great Falls Farmers Market is held every Wednesday, (May-October) on the corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street, in historic downtown Turners Falls. Vendors may change weekly and include local: meats, in-season produce, flowers, soaps, crafts, jewelry, breads, baked goods and much much more!

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College to Host Farmers Market

Fresh, local, affordable produce will be available to the community on the campus green. The market will run every Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. August 17--October 26. Parking, free of charge, available on the STCC campus.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square Mid-Week Melodies

Wednesdays – 11:45- 1:45 Food Court. Live Music!

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Yoga

 September 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Yoga with Kathi Hatch. Join Kripalu certified yoga instructor Kathi Hatch for a yoga class appropriate for all skill levels. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

September 15, 2016 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays in July, August, September and October, 2 p.m. Experience the Museum’s bucolic 36-acre campus and learn about the historic buildings onsite, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. We’ll also explore the Museum’s outdoor exhibition, inspired by Rockwell’s first Post cover. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lecture

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: Sept. 8 – LIFE in the Art World: LIFE Magazine and Modern American Art. Sept. 15  - The Art of Illustrated Maps. Sept. 22  – Pen to Paper. Sept. 29 – When the Road Came Through: How The Construction of Interstate 91 Changed Western Mass.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

September 16, 2016 (Friday)
Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

During the season the market will provide local produce, specialty food items and hand-crafted merchandise to the downtown community and surrounding areas. Open every Friday from June 3rd through October 28th, 11:30 am to 5:30 pm at Tower Square Park.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

September 17, 2016 (Saturday)
Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market

Saturday's April 23 - November 19. 8:00 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.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

South Hadley MA

Brunelle’s Marina Lady Bea Cruises

Enjoy a day time excursion or a beautiful sunset on the Connecticut River. Our 75 minute narrated cruises meander up the Connecticut River from Brunelle’s Marina to Northampton. The pristine water, unspoiled views, sandy beaches, and unmatched history will make a truly memorable experience for all. Cruises generally run Thurs-Sat at 1,4, and 7pm, and Sundays at 1 and 4pm. Adults are just $15, Seniors are $14, Kids 4-12 are $10, and our littlest cruisers 3 and under are free!

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Wonderful Weaving

Weekends, September 10 - November 20. 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., History Workshop Building, drop-in anytime. Learn the basics of weaving at the History Workshop this fall. Take a turn using our small floor loom and make a woven wall hanging to take home. Using burlap as a warp and a range of bright and beautiful materials as the weft, everyone can become a weaver. Upon completion of the Trail, visitors will receive a small gift.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 17th - October 30. Make a Life Size Scarecrow!!! We provide all the materials. $20.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

September 18, 2016 (Sunday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Wonderful Weaving

Weekends, September 10 - November 20. 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., History Workshop Building, drop-in anytime. Learn the basics of weaving at the History Workshop this fall. Take a turn using our small floor loom and make a woven wall hanging to take home. Using burlap as a warp and a range of bright and beautiful materials as the weft, everyone can become a weaver. Upon completion of the Trail, visitors will receive a small gift.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 17th - October 30. Make a Life Size Scarecrow!!! We provide all the materials. $20.

September 19, 2016 (Monday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

September 20, 2016 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

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

The Ranch Golf Club, Southwick MA

The Ranch Golf Club, $59 Tuesdays!

Starting August 23rd, Tuesdays will be $59 anytime! That's right!  Starting Tuesday, August 23rd and continuing for every Tuesday in 2016 (based on availability), we will be offering golf with cart and driving range for $59 anytime!!! Non-members may make tee times one week in advance. Take advantage of some great pricing at one of New England's top golfing destinations!

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

September 21, 2016 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Farmers Market

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Free. The Great Falls Farmers Market is held every Wednesday, (May-October) on the corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street, in historic downtown Turners Falls. Vendors may change weekly and include local: meats, in-season produce, flowers, soaps, crafts, jewelry, breads, baked goods and much much more!

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College to Host Farmers Market

Fresh, local, affordable produce will be available to the community on the campus green. The market will run every Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. August 17--October 26. Parking, free of charge, available on the STCC campus.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square Mid-Week Melodies

Wednesdays – 11:45- 1:45 Food Court. Live Music!

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Yoga

 September 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Yoga with Kathi Hatch. Join Kripalu certified yoga instructor Kathi Hatch for a yoga class appropriate for all skill levels. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

September 22, 2016 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays in July, August, September and October, 2 p.m. Experience the Museum’s bucolic 36-acre campus and learn about the historic buildings onsite, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. We’ll also explore the Museum’s outdoor exhibition, inspired by Rockwell’s first Post cover. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lecture

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: Sept. 8 – LIFE in the Art World: LIFE Magazine and Modern American Art. Sept. 15  - The Art of Illustrated Maps. Sept. 22  – Pen to Paper. Sept. 29 – When the Road Came Through: How The Construction of Interstate 91 Changed Western Mass.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds "Thunderbird Thursdays"

Thunderbird Thursdays will be taking downtown Springfield by storm this fall. Join the Springfield Thunderbirds downtown Springfield Thursdays. A selection of Seasonal Brews Courtesy of Williams Distributing will be available for the choosing coupled with good eats and live music.

September 23, 2016 (Friday)
Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

During the season the market will provide local produce, specialty food items and hand-crafted merchandise to the downtown community and surrounding areas. Open every Friday from June 3rd through October 28th, 11:30 am to 5:30 pm at Tower Square Park.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

September 24, 2016 (Saturday)
Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market

Saturday's April 23 - November 19. 8:00 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.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

South Hadley MA

Brunelle’s Marina Lady Bea Cruises

Enjoy a day time excursion or a beautiful sunset on the Connecticut River. Our 75 minute narrated cruises meander up the Connecticut River from Brunelle’s Marina to Northampton. The pristine water, unspoiled views, sandy beaches, and unmatched history will make a truly memorable experience for all. Cruises generally run Thurs-Sat at 1,4, and 7pm, and Sundays at 1 and 4pm. Adults are just $15, Seniors are $14, Kids 4-12 are $10, and our littlest cruisers 3 and under are free!

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Wonderful Weaving

Weekends, September 10 - November 20. 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., History Workshop Building, drop-in anytime. Learn the basics of weaving at the History Workshop this fall. Take a turn using our small floor loom and make a woven wall hanging to take home. Using burlap as a warp and a range of bright and beautiful materials as the weft, everyone can become a weaver. Upon completion of the Trail, visitors will receive a small gift.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 17th - October 30. Make a Life Size Scarecrow!!! We provide all the materials. $20.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 24 with a special preview, and running every weekend to October 31, 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.....

Atkins Farms, South Amherst MA

Atkins Farms Presents Scarecrow Workshops

Every Saturday & Sunday from 11am - 4pm through October 16th! $18.75 + tax. Build your own life-size and lovable scarecrow. Everything is included, just bring your imagination.

September 25, 2016 (Sunday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Wonderful Weaving

Weekends, September 10 - November 20. 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., History Workshop Building, drop-in anytime. Learn the basics of weaving at the History Workshop this fall. Take a turn using our small floor loom and make a woven wall hanging to take home. Using burlap as a warp and a range of bright and beautiful materials as the weft, everyone can become a weaver. Upon completion of the Trail, visitors will receive a small gift.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

Weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-5:00 pm. September 17th - October 30. Make a Life Size Scarecrow!!! We provide all the materials. $20.

South Hadley MA

Brunelle’s Marina Lady Bea Cruises

Enjoy a day time excursion or a beautiful sunset on the Connecticut River. Our 75 minute narrated cruises meander up the Connecticut River from Brunelle’s Marina to Northampton. The pristine water, unspoiled views, sandy beaches, and unmatched history will make a truly memorable experience for all. Cruises generally run Thurs-Sat at 1,4, and 7pm, and Sundays at 1 and 4pm. Adults are just $15, Seniors are $14, Kids 4-12 are $10, and our littlest cruisers 3 and under are free!

Atkins Farms, South Amherst MA

Atkins Farms Presents Scarecrow Workshops

Every Saturday & Sunday from 11am - 4pm through October 16th! $18.75 + tax. Build your own life-size and lovable scarecrow. Everything is included, just bring your imagination.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest Spooktacular Halloween celebration. Beginning Saturday, September 24 with a special preview, and running every weekend to October 31, 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.....

September 26, 2016 (Monday)
S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Holyoke Mall, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Mall Presents Story Time

Story Time with Forest Park Zoo! Sept 26 at 11:00AM. Location: Upper Level Pottery Barn hallway.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum Homeschool Day

Monday, September 26. Open exclusively for homeschoolers and their families with a variety of activities including: Hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, Interactive Flight Science Demos, Open Cockpit Experiences, Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quests, and more!

September 27, 2016 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

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

The Ranch Golf Club, Southwick MA

The Ranch Golf Club, $59 Tuesdays!

Starting August 23rd, Tuesdays will be $59 anytime! That's right!  Starting Tuesday, August 23rd and continuing for every Tuesday in 2016 (based on availability), we will be offering golf with cart and driving range for $59 anytime!!! Non-members may make tee times one week in advance. Take advantage of some great pricing at one of New England's top golfing destinations!

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College & Artist Andrae Green

Andrae Green’s exhibition titled "Through the Looking Glass" will be featured at the Springfield Technical Community College Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery Sept. 13-Oct. 8. The exhibit opened Sept. 13 and will run through Oct. 8. Green will speak about his work during a reception at the gallery on Sept. 27 at 11:30 a.m. In "Through the Looking Glass," Green said he found an imaginative playground where he invents a fantasy world that serves as a backdrop for his paintings. It’s a major departure from his previous artwork.

Springfield MA

Springfield Regional Chamber Pastries, Politics and Policy

State Rep. Joseph Wagner, chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, will keynote the Springfield Regional Chamber’s Pastries, Politics and Policy event on Sept. 27. He will discuss the nearly $1 billion in economic-development investments recently signed into law. The event begins with registration and continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., with the program following from 8 to 9 a.m. The cost is $15 for chamber members, $25 for general admission, which includes continental breakfast. Reservations required.

September 28, 2016 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Farmers Market

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Free. The Great Falls Farmers Market is held every Wednesday, (May-October) on the corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street, in historic downtown Turners Falls. Vendors may change weekly and include local: meats, in-season produce, flowers, soaps, crafts, jewelry, breads, baked goods and much much more!

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College to Host Farmers Market

Fresh, local, affordable produce will be available to the community on the campus green. The market will run every Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. August 17--October 26. Parking, free of charge, available on the STCC campus.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square Mid-Week Melodies

Wednesdays – 11:45- 1:45 Food Court. Live Music!

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Yoga

 September 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Yoga with Kathi Hatch. Join Kripalu certified yoga instructor Kathi Hatch for a yoga class appropriate for all skill levels. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Elms College, Chicopee MA

Polish Center of Discovery and Learning, Photo Exhibit

An exhibit of the work of internationally known Polish photojournalist Kuba Kaminski will make its United States debut. "The Whisperers" will be on view from Sept. 28-30 before exhibits in Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut, and New York City. There will be a private reception the evening of Sept. 28. $10 for nonmembers. Whisperers, the topic of the exhibit, are people who believe they posses a gift from God, giving them the power to heal all kinds of diseases and physical pain.

September 29, 2016 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays in July, August, September and October, 2 p.m. Experience the Museum’s bucolic 36-acre campus and learn about the historic buildings onsite, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. We’ll also explore the Museum’s outdoor exhibition, inspired by Rockwell’s first Post cover. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lecture

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: Sept. 8 – LIFE in the Art World: LIFE Magazine and Modern American Art. Sept. 15  - The Art of Illustrated Maps. Sept. 22  – Pen to Paper. Sept. 29 – When the Road Came Through: How The Construction of Interstate 91 Changed Western Mass.

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds "Thunderbird Thursdays"

Thunderbird Thursdays will be taking downtown Springfield by storm this fall. Join the Springfield Thunderbirds downtown Springfield Thursdays. A selection of Seasonal Brews Courtesy of Williams Distributing will be available for the choosing coupled with good eats and live music.

Elms College, Chicopee MA

Polish Center of Discovery and Learning, Photo Exhibit

An exhibit of the work of internationally known Polish photojournalist Kuba Kaminski will make its United States debut. "The Whisperers" will be on view from Sept. 28-30 before exhibits in Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut, and New York City. There will be a private reception the evening of Sept. 28. $10 for nonmembers. Whisperers, the topic of the exhibit, are people who believe they posses a gift from God, giving them the power to heal all kinds of diseases and physical pain.

Southwick MA

MassWildlife Habitat Walks

MassWildlife Ecologists and Foresters will lead a series of habitat site walks on MassWildlife lands to highlight active habitat management projects in recent years. Montague – September 29. Meet at 3:00 P.M. This site walk will highlight portions of 400 acres of habitat restoration for pitch pine/scrub oak barrens, including stops at an area harvested in winter 2015-2016, and other areas harvested 2-10 years prior.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Habitat Walk and Evening Talk

Thursday, September 29. Mass Wildlife offers an afternoon site walk at the Montague Plains Wildlife Management Area (WMA) at 3 pm, followed by an evening talk at 7 pm at the Discovery Center. Please wear sturdy boots and dress for cold weather. The talk includes: the history of the WMA, unique species & communities there, habitat management, and prescribed fire.

Northampton MA

Northampton Benefit for North Star Teens

America’s Got Talent top comedian, Tom Cotter will headline an evening of comedy to benefit North Star, September 29. Tom was the first comedian ever to be a finalist on AGT and was the highest finishing human that year. Join us for an intimate pre-show champagne reception starting at 6:30 p.m. where Tom will stop in for a quick visit when you purchase a VIP ticket. Tickets start $25, $35, $50 ($50 for includes VIP seating and pre-show champagne reception).

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square's Blood Drive

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Meeting Room - Second Floor. You can make a difference by donating blood during the American Red Cross' Tower Square Blood Drive. Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are preferred.

Hu Ke Lau, Chicopee MA

Hu Ke Lau Presents Steve-O

September 29, Doors open at 6:00 PM / Show starts at 7:30 PM | $27.00. Steve-O (a.k.a. Stephen Glover) is a household name and it all started when he began producing homemade videos of dangerous stunts mixed with comical behavior. Steve-O graduated from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in 1997, and had a career as a circus clown before achieving fame on Jackass and Wildboyz.

September 30, 2016 (Friday)
Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

During the season the market will provide local produce, specialty food items and hand-crafted merchandise to the downtown community and surrounding areas. Open every Friday from June 3rd through October 28th, 11:30 am to 5:30 pm at Tower Square Park.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop

Eubrontes Dinosaur Track - Connecticut River ValleyWhere is the best place in the world to find dinosaur tracks? In the Connecticut River Valley. It was in this valley that the first dinosaur tracks in North America were found. The Nash Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop is located about one mile from where the first dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley were found in 1802 by a farmer named Pliny Moody. Open daily - closed Wednesday. Adults $ 3.00, Children $ 2.00.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park September Events

All programs are FREE. Coming to Our Senses September 2, and September 13 and 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Beginners Urban Birding September 6 and 20, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Holyoke Canals Tour September 9 and 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Making Wreaths from Invasive Vines September 10, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Night Noises: WHO is Going Bump in My Night?! September 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Weaving for Kids: How Cloth is Made September 17, 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Making Paper in “The Paper City!” September 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Bricks and Mortar:  The Beauty of Old Mills September 30, 10:00 a.m. – noon.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Exhibit: Yiddish Fight Club

through Oct 17. The stereotypes say that Jews don’t know how to fight. The reality is that not only do Jews bring the ruckus, but there exists a rich Yiddish vocabulary that vividly describes exactly how they do it. Yiddish Fight Club combines the now-forgotten slang of a violent Yiddish underworld with images of Jewish brawlers from the past. An exhibit of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Mike’s Maze is an 8-acre corn maze and family entertainment destination! Visitors will encounter countless activities, games, and amusements to entertain the entire family. Every year we concoct a brand new maze, along with a themed game that will challenge you to solve puzzles and problems, and lead you on your exploration through the corn! While you’re here, you can take part in our many Attractions and stay for lunch at the Corn Cafe, serving farm fresh food all day. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays10 am – 5pm.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

Raptors over the Range Come hear about the hawks, falcons, and eagles that travel south for the winter. Sundays & Mondays 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Geology Hike Come see these pieces of history and find out how the shape of the Pioneer Valley came to be. Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Speaking with Skulls Come examine the skulls of local animals and see what a bunch of old bones can tell you. Tuesdays, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Super Senses Hike Come and learn about some of the super senses of the animals nearby. Tuesdays; 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain. Fridays at 3 PM to 3:30 PM. Summit House Tours Labor Day Weekend; 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and, 4:00 PM.

Amherst MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Mondays 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Speaking With Skulls Saturdays at 3:00 PM; 20 minutes. Kidleidescope! Fridays at 10:00 AM; 1 hour. Wild Woods Walk Fridays and Tuesdays at 2:00 PM; 1 hour. Rocks to Roots Hike Saturdays at 9:30 AM; 3 hours. Owl Detectives Sundays at 10:00 AM; 40 minutes. Super Senses Hike Sundays 2:00 PM; 1hour. See schedule for more details .....

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House Open for Fall Viewing

Fall Foliage Foray (Hike) Mondays beginning September 12th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. You know that leaves turn color in winter, but have you ever wondered why? Join one of our interpreters and learn about all of the changes trees are undergoing as they prepare for winter. This hike is about 1.5 miles and should take about one hour. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Holyoke Renaissance; Rising from the Ashes

September 10 - October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Three area artists will showcase architecture as art when they present their work in a joint exhibition celebrating the renaissance of the City of Holyoke. The exhibit by artists Debra Dunphy, Nancy Howard, and Kristine Villeneuve-Topor, will feature various views of the old industrial city of Holyoke and its architectural designs. opening reception on Sunday, September 18 th from 2 – 4 p.m. Painting will include local landmarks and streetscapes from around the city.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E Court of Honor Stage Schedule

Rick & Kelly Dale, Sept. 16 • 2PM. Gloria Gaynor, Sept. 17 & 18 • 3 & 8PM. Pure Prairie League,Sept. 19 & 20 • 3 & 8PM. The Cowsills, Sept. 21 – 23 • 3 & 8PM. Stephen Bishop, Sept. 26-29 • 3 & 8PM. Mark Farner, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 • 3 & 8PM. John Stetson, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 • Daily. Free!

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E

September 16-October 2, 2016, Gates open at 8 a.m. The Big E, an ABA Top 100 event that attracts close to 1.5 million guests from throughout the region. Fairgoers travel to the Fair for the daily shows, Big E Cream Puffs, The Big E Circus Spectacular, Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, the Mardi Gras parade, animals, rides, shopping and foods from around the world.

Charlemont MA

Crab Apple Whitewater, Deerfield River Fall Trips

The Dead River trips in September and October are New England Classics. Sixteen miles of remote rapids and beautiful scenery fill an incredible day in the Maine wilderness. Book one of these trips if you want an iconic New England experience. If you can't make the Dead River dates, but want to try something CLASSIC at Crab Apple, try our 12 mile Kennebec River Trip. Our wonderful riverside location makes for the perfect ending to a great ride through big waves and incredible scenery and foliage along the river.

Elms College, Chicopee MA

Polish Center of Discovery and Learning, Photo Exhibit

An exhibit of the work of internationally known Polish photojournalist Kuba Kaminski will make its United States debut. "The Whisperers" will be on view from Sept. 28-30 before exhibits in Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut, and New York City. There will be a private reception the evening of Sept. 28. $10 for nonmembers. Whisperers, the topic of the exhibit, are people who believe they posses a gift from God, giving them the power to heal all kinds of diseases and physical pain.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Amy Schumer

September 30, 7:00 PM. Fresh off her announcement to a sold out Madison Square Garden crowd, Amy Schumer will be embarking on a world tour including Springfield, MA. Amy is the first female stand-up comedian to sell out MSG and will continue touring worldwide this Fall. $44, $99.

Amherst MA

UMass Annual Multiband Pops Concert

September 30, 7:30pm. A fast-paced Department of Music and Dance showcase with the Minuteman Marching Band and many other Wind, Brass, Orchestral, Percussion, Jazz and Dance Ensembles including: Chapel Jazz, Horn Choir, Jazz Ensemble I, Marimba Ensembles, Percussion Ensemble, Saxophone Duo, Symphony Band, Trombone Choir, Trumpet Ensemble, University Dancers, UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, Vocal Jazz and Wind Ensemble. $20 for the general public.

McCray's Farm, S Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Monster Mash Haunted Hayrides

The Monster Mash Adult Haunted Hayride opens at 7:00 pm and continues until the last rider runs screaming! The Munchkin Mash Kiddie Hayride is open from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm. We are open every Friday & Saturday in October.

Big E, West Springfield MA

The Big E xfinity Arena Presents Lee Brice

Lee Brice, the chart-topping Nashville hit-maker, is set to perform at The Big E's xfinity arena Friday, Sept. 30 at 7:30pm. Tickets, priced at $29 and $39. With ballads that tug on the heart strings, like Brice's No. 1 hit "I Don't Dance," to the toe tapping tunes of "Drinking Class," Brice has gained accolades as the master of modern Country music.