November 2017

November 1, 2017 (Wednesday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

November 2, 2017 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

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: Nov. 2 Pluck, Luck, & Sorrow: Anne Sullivan's Massachusetts, 1870-1920, disability, poverty, economic independence, and advocacy, Nov. 9 Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: How Art Adapted to New Ideas, Nov. 16 Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking, Nov. 30 Canaletto and the Art of Venice.

November 3, 2017 (Friday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking

November 4, 11, 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Who doesn't love pie? As the fall settles in and the days get shorter, our cooks will be busy in the kitchen making pies. Pies were a common dish served as part of the meal. They were savory or sweet-sometimes both with surprising flavor combinations. Come and learn about pie!

November 5, 2017 (Sunday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 6, 2017 (Monday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 7, 2017 (Tuesday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 8, 2017 (Wednesday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 9, 2017 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

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: Nov. 2 Pluck, Luck, & Sorrow: Anne Sullivan's Massachusetts, 1870-1920, disability, poverty, economic independence, and advocacy, Nov. 9 Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: How Art Adapted to New Ideas, Nov. 16 Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking, Nov. 30 Canaletto and the Art of Venice.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 10, 2017 (Friday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 11, 2017 (Saturday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking

November 4, 11, 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Who doesn't love pie? As the fall settles in and the days get shorter, our cooks will be busy in the kitchen making pies. Pies were a common dish served as part of the meal. They were savory or sweet-sometimes both with surprising flavor combinations. Come and learn about pie!

November 12, 2017 (Sunday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 13, 2017 (Monday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 14, 2017 (Tuesday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 15, 2017 (Wednesday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

November 16, 2017 (Thursday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

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: Nov. 2 Pluck, Luck, & Sorrow: Anne Sullivan's Massachusetts, 1870-1920, disability, poverty, economic independence, and advocacy, Nov. 9 Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: How Art Adapted to New Ideas, Nov. 16 Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking, Nov. 30 Canaletto and the Art of Venice.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Holiday Decorating Workshops

Fresh Pumpkin Flower Arrangement Workshop. Thursday November 16th, 6 - 8 pm & Saturday November 18th, 4 -6 pm. $35 per Person.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square & Guitarist John Longbow

Renowned Native American artist, musician and guitar building legend John Longbow will be performing at Art for the Soul (AFTS) Gallery this month in celebration of Native American Heritage Month and in conjunction with the Contemporary Native American Artists of the 21st Century Exhibition. Longbow, the creator of the Longbow guitar, will perform and hold a guitar building workshop on Friday, November 17 at 6:30. Also Urban Thunder Drumming & Singing – Meet the Artists Reception Thursday, Nov. 16 at AFTS Gallery  5-8pm.

Springfield College, Springfield MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Weekend

The Alumni Welcome Reception will take place on November 16 from 6:30-8:30p on the campus of Springfield College. Judd Gym is "volley ball" was adopted in July of 1896. This reception is FREE and will have hot hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.  We'll feature welcome remarks from returning Hall of Famers along with two or three other speakers. Please join us as we kick off Induction Celebration Weekend and be there on November 18, as we cheer the new class during their Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

November 17, 2017 (Friday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Holiday Decorating Workshops

Fresh Pumpkin Flower Arrangement Workshop. Thursday November 16th, 6 - 8 pm & Saturday November 18th, 4 -6 pm. $35 per Person.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square & Guitarist John Longbow

Renowned Native American artist, musician and guitar building legend John Longbow will be performing at Art for the Soul (AFTS) Gallery this month in celebration of Native American Heritage Month and in conjunction with the Contemporary Native American Artists of the 21st Century Exhibition. Longbow, the creator of the Longbow guitar, will perform and hold a guitar building workshop on Friday, November 17 at 6:30. Also Urban Thunder Drumming & Singing – Meet the Artists Reception Thursday, Nov. 16 at AFTS Gallery  5-8pm.

Springfield College, Springfield MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Weekend

The Alumni Welcome Reception will take place on November 16 from 6:30-8:30p on the campus of Springfield College. Judd Gym is "volley ball" was adopted in July of 1896. This reception is FREE and will have hot hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.  We'll feature welcome remarks from returning Hall of Famers along with two or three other speakers. Please join us as we kick off Induction Celebration Weekend and be there on November 18, as we cheer the new class during their Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square Craft Fair

Holday Artisans. Nov 17, 11AM - 2PM. Food Court. Shop with a nice variety of local artisans and crafters in time for holiday gift giving or for a special treat for yourself!

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

The Springfield Thunderbirds are a professional ice hockey team in the AHL Atlantic Division and the affiliate of the NHL's Florida Panthers. Fri, Nov 17, 7:05PM Home VS Charlotte Checkers. MGM Springfield Pregame Concert Series. Friends of the Homeless will be on hand; help our friends and bring warmth this holiday season. They will be collecting winter hats, gloves, and socks on the concourse during the game!

Springfield MA

b Springfield, see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! 

Come and experience a Menagerie of Minis so marvelous, it's practically Unbelievable! Come one, come all to the see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! Mighty Minis; The Ringleader - The Great Gobbler - The Steamed Strongmen - The Fantastic Flying Fish - The Wheels of Death. The show runs November 1 - 22 at all b Restaurants locations!

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Springfield Martial Arts Fall Classic

Nov 17-18, 9:00 AM. The tournament is open to any person enrolled in a Villari's school, from white belt to black belt. There will be over 75 divisions for all age groups and ability levels to keep the competition small and fair. In addition, the Black Belt Divisions will be on center stage, as will school team demonstrations.

Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place, Springfield MA

Polish Center of Discovery & Learning Krakus Festival

12th Annual Krakus Festival. Nov 17, 6:00 pm.  Dinner event at 7:00 p.m. held by the Polish Center of Discovery & Learning (Chicopee, MA). Event includes cocktail hour, elegant dinner, raffle, entertainment, and Polish music by the Heritage Pops Orchestra. Tickets: $100 per person.

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Symphony Hall Presents An Evening with Joe Bonamassa

November 17, 8PM. GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock guitar icon with his latest studio solo album, Blues of Desperation (J&R Adventures). Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream.

November 18, 2017 (Saturday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Open Hearth Cooking

November 4, 11, 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Who doesn't love pie? As the fall settles in and the days get shorter, our cooks will be busy in the kitchen making pies. Pies were a common dish served as part of the meal. They were savory or sweet-sometimes both with surprising flavor combinations. Come and learn about pie!

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Holiday Decorating Workshops

Fresh Pumpkin Flower Arrangement Workshop. Thursday November 16th, 6 - 8 pm & Saturday November 18th, 4 -6 pm. $35 per Person.

Springfield MA

b Springfield, see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! 

Come and experience a Menagerie of Minis so marvelous, it's practically Unbelievable! Come one, come all to the see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! Mighty Minis; The Ringleader - The Great Gobbler - The Steamed Strongmen - The Fantastic Flying Fish - The Wheels of Death. The show runs November 1 - 22 at all b Restaurants locations!

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Springfield Martial Arts Fall Classic

Nov 17-18, 9:00 AM. The tournament is open to any person enrolled in a Villari's school, from white belt to black belt. There will be over 75 divisions for all age groups and ability levels to keep the competition small and fair. In addition, the Black Belt Divisions will be on center stage, as will school team demonstrations.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

November 18, 2:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. Saddle up for a special storytime with author Angela DiTerlizzi! In I Wanna Be a Cowgirl, readers will delight in following the adventures of a young girl as she pulls on her (rain) boots, saddles up her (stick) horse, and gallops off through the (backyard) hills. Hats and bandanas will be handed to young guests to “spur” their own imaginative play!

Amherst MA

UMass Amherst, Flute Day

November 18, the UMASS Department of Music and Dance will host their second annual Flute Day. The full-day event is open to flutists of all ages and skill levels, and will take place from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The event will culminate with a performance by guest artist Christina Jennings at 5 p.m., which is free and open to the public.

Bernardston MA

Santa Visits Kringle Candle

November 18, Noon to 6 p.m. Santa arrives at the Shoppes at Kringle Candle via the Kringle Express train at approximately 1:30 p.m. Noon to 4 p.m. Entertainment includes: aerial artist feats, globe/bubble acrobats, stilt walking, juggling, interactive shows, magic & more! SPECIAL SANTA PHOTO EVENT during the festivities! Photos with Santa from 2 to 6 p.m. Preregister!

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Symphony Hall Presents A Night with Janis Joplin

November 18, 7:30PM. the Springfield area is invited to share an evening with the woman and her musical influences in the hit musical A Night With Janis Joplin. Fueled by such unforgettable songs as “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Piece of My Heart,”  “Mercedes Benz,” “Cry Baby” and “Summertime,” this sensational show is a musical journey celebrating Joplin and her biggest musical influences.

Northampton MA

Forbes Library Community Tree Planting

On Saturday, November 18th at 9 a.m. there will be a Community Tree Planting at Forbes Library, 20 West Street and we need your help! Join us to plant 8 scarlet oaks along the public shade tree belt. Tree Planting Leaders will model proper planting methods, Tree Crews will be on site providing support, tools, safety vests, watering trucks, mulch and, of course, trees. Please join us in this utterly satisfying volunteer work whose benefits will long out live all of us!

Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017!

Be there on Saturday, November 18, as we cheer the new class during their Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The Volleyball Hall of Fame induction festivities include a Mayor’s reception, followed by the Ring and Plaque Ceremony inside the Volleyball Hall of Fame from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum & Happier Family Comedy Show

November 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm. $10 Adult / $5 Youth (Members: $9 Adult / $4.50 Youth). Happier Valley Comedy is the heart of improv comedy in Western Mass! Their Happier Family Comedy Show is all about letting creativity flourish in an accepting atmosphere. Each improv show is an hour-long, all new, and created on the spot based on audience members’ suggestions and participation. Geared for kids ages 5-12.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Thanksgiving

Nov 15-19 and Nov 22-23. Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this holiday meal.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Old Deerfield Holiday Craft Fair

Nov 18-19, Better Living Center. Hours: Saturday, 9am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-4pm. Admission: $8; Children 12 & under free. The 30th annual, award-winning event rated as the number one Holiday Craft Fair in Massachusetts by Yankee Magazine! Surround yourself with one of a kind crafts and meet over 200 artisans!

Chicopee MA

Munich Haus Game Feast

Nov 18, 6PM. $55. Carving station with venison, bison, elk, and mountain goat. Giant Squid! Plus Alligator on the Buffet!

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents Hall of Fame Jazz Series

Nov 18, 7:30 PM. Featuring a pair of performances from two musicians well-know to station listeners, Nick Colionne and Vincent Ingala. Tickets: $45.50 - $39.50.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Science Fair Gone Wild!

Ages 7-10. November 18, 10 am-12:30 pm. Cost: $28 | Cost for Members: $24. How can Mr. Potato Head teach you about the Scientific Method? Can we make plastic out of milk? A lava lamp out of Alka-Seltzer? A battery out of a lemon? All this and more will be revealed as you perform awesome science fair experiments with a twist! Get ready to experiment and dress for mess!

November 19, 2017 (Sunday)
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: The Famous Artists School

On View to November 19. Learning from the Masters will include original artworks, studies, photographs, archival films documenting live demonstrations and commentary by the artists, contemporary interviews, and lesson plans. The exhibition is organized into seven sections that explore the major instructional themes that the famous illustrators identified as foundational for artists. LAST WEEKS!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show

November 4-19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Each fall as colors fade outdoors, a riot of color erupts indoors in the Lyman Conservatory. The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features an extraordinary display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors. The Fall Mum Show has been a popular college and community tradition since the early 1900s and showcases the hybridizing experiments of the horticulture class. The public gets a chance to vote on their favorites. $5 donation is suggested.

Springfield MA

b Springfield, see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! 

Come and experience a Menagerie of Minis so marvelous, it's practically Unbelievable! Come one, come all to the see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! Mighty Minis; The Ringleader - The Great Gobbler - The Steamed Strongmen - The Fantastic Flying Fish - The Wheels of Death. The show runs November 1 - 22 at all b Restaurants locations!

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Thanksgiving

Nov 15-19 and Nov 22-23. Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this holiday meal.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Old Deerfield Holiday Craft Fair

Nov 18-19, Better Living Center. Hours: Saturday, 9am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-4pm. Admission: $8; Children 12 & under free. The 30th annual, award-winning event rated as the number one Holiday Craft Fair in Massachusetts by Yankee Magazine! Surround yourself with one of a kind crafts and meet over 200 artisans!

Bernardston MA

Santa Visits Kringle Candle

Santa will be at Kringle Candle every weekend from noon to 5 p.m. beginning 11/19 to Sunday, December 17 from noon to 5 in the Kringle Country Barn (don't forget your cameras!).

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Tour

November 19, 1:00pm.  Free with Museum Admission. Learn some of the fascinating stories and decisions behind the artworks selected for anniversary exhibition. The Eric Carle Museum is celebrating its 15th anniversary with an exhibit of some 96 artworks from its permanent collection of more than 7,300 objects, as well as a display of three-dimensional objects, including handmade mock-ups of picture books, to highlight the artistic process involved.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

November 19, 2:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. The Carle is pleased to welcome back Will Hillenbrand, illustrator of more than fifty books, for a special storytime program. Hillenbrand’s work is presented in the exhibition Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration. He will read from two picture books he illustrated: Jane Yolen’s  This Little Piggy  and Maureen Wright’s Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum, Special Sundays in the Studio

Celebrate! Nov 19, 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. Drop into the Art Studio to enjoy an additional project that gets you experimenting with materials and exploring art-making techniques.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College & Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run Western Massachusetts will Host its Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday, Nov. 19, starting at 10 a.m. at the Smith College athletic fields. There will also be family-friendly activities and a fun warmuup. Registration on the day of the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. The event is open to the public.

November 20, 2017 (Monday)
Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

b Springfield, see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! 

Come and experience a Menagerie of Minis so marvelous, it's practically Unbelievable! Come one, come all to the see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! Mighty Minis; The Ringleader - The Great Gobbler - The Steamed Strongmen - The Fantastic Flying Fish - The Wheels of Death. The show runs November 1 - 22 at all b Restaurants locations!

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Thanksgiving

Nov 15-19 and Nov 22-23. Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this holiday meal.

Westborough MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame, Girls High School All-State Showcases

The International Volleyball Hall of Fame and the Massachusetts Girls Volleyball Coaches Association are proud to announce the FIRST ever Massachusetts Girls High School Volleyball All-State Showcase. Monday, November 20th from 6-9:30p at Westborough High School (Westborough, MA). Adults - $10, Student/Seniors - $5.

November 21, 2017 (Tuesday)
Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

b Springfield, see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! 

Come and experience a Menagerie of Minis so marvelous, it's practically Unbelievable! Come one, come all to the see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! Mighty Minis; The Ringleader - The Great Gobbler - The Steamed Strongmen - The Fantastic Flying Fish - The Wheels of Death. The show runs November 1 - 22 at all b Restaurants locations!

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Thanksgiving

Nov 15-19 and Nov 22-23. Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this holiday meal.

West Springfield MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame, Girls High School All-Star Showcase

Western Massachusetts Girls All-Star Showcase will be Tuesday, November 21st from 6-9pm at West Springfield High School.

Springfield MA

b Springfield, "Mass-ive" Tap Takeover

"All-Massachusetts" Tap Takeover and Can Drive for Open Pantry! Tuesday, November 21st at 6 PM. Bring canned goods or cash donations for a chance to win great prizes!

November 22, 2017 (Wednesday)
Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

b Springfield, see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! 

Come and experience a Menagerie of Minis so marvelous, it's practically Unbelievable! Come one, come all to the see the Greatest Sliders on Earth! Mighty Minis; The Ringleader - The Great Gobbler - The Steamed Strongmen - The Fantastic Flying Fish - The Wheels of Death. The show runs November 1 - 22 at all b Restaurants locations!

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Thanksgiving

Nov 15-19 and Nov 22-23. Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this holiday meal.

Springfield MA

b Springfield, Thanksgiving Eve

Spend the night before Thanksgiving with us! Happy Hour 3-6 PM and 9 - 11 PM. 1/2 Price Apps, Mix & Match Minis. And dance the night away with a DJ at 9 PM!

Main Street, North Adams MA

North Adams Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Main Street, Monument Sqaure, Downtown North Adams, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 5 p.m. Join the City of North Adams as they kick off the Holiday Season with the annual tree lighting celebration and a visit from Santa. Rain Date: Friday, December 1.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Forest Park Remembrance Service for President John F. Kennedy

The public is invited to attend the annual Remembrance Service for President John F. Kennedy on Nov 22, at 1 p.m., at the Eternal Flame in Forest Park. The service is hosted by the Springfield Board of Park Commissioners and the JFK Remembrance Committee. The admission fee to Forest Park will be waived from noon to 2 p.m., for residents that want to visit the Eternal Flame. The remembrance is conducted annually on the anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, Nov. 22, 1963.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park - OPENING NIGHT!

On Wednesday, November 22, Bright Nights at Forest Park will open for the 23rd season at 5pm. Admission on opening night will be rolled back to 1995 pricing when admission was just $6 per car. Peace, Lights, and Happiness!

Springfield MA

Bounce! Thanksgiving

Bounce Hours! Nov 22, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Thanksgiving Closed Nov 23. Nov 24 Black Friday (gift card sale)10:00 am - 10:00 pm, Jump & Glow 8:00-10:00 pm, and Toddler Time is cancelled for the holiday.

Bloomfield CT

Back East Brewing, Thanksgiving

We will be open special hours the day before Thanksgiving.  We'll also have a food truck and Holden & Amy Gray from Radio 104.1 will be here, so stop by and have a beer.  We'll have Ice Cream Man IPA pints & growler fills available (and cans if there are any left). 11/22, 2-9 pm.

November 23, 2017 (Thursday)
Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

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: Nov. 2 Pluck, Luck, & Sorrow: Anne Sullivan's Massachusetts, 1870-1920, disability, poverty, economic independence, and advocacy, Nov. 9 Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: How Art Adapted to New Ideas, Nov. 16 Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking, Nov. 30 Canaletto and the Art of Venice.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Thanksgiving

Nov 15-19 and Nov 22-23. Experience the traditions of an early 19th-century New England Thanksgiving. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette and watch the men of the Village compete in a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Hear the minister talk about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in the Village's historic Center Meetinghouse. Learn how preparations were made for this holiday meal.

Springfield MA

Bounce! Thanksgiving

Bounce Hours! Nov 22, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Thanksgiving Closed Nov 23. Nov 24 Black Friday (gift card sale)10:00 am - 10:00 pm, Jump & Glow 8:00-10:00 pm, and Toddler Time is cancelled for the holiday.

Sturbridge MA

Publick House Thanksgiving Feast

November 23, Seatings from 11:00am – 7:30pm. Adults $49.95 Children $22.00 (3-12). 4-Course Plated Dinner with Roasted Native Turkey with Gravy!

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Black Friday Break

Closed for Thanksgiving Nov 23. Open Friday Nov 24, 12-4PM. Take a well deserved break and come in for a spin! 

Chicopee MA

Munich Haus Thanksgiving

Nov 23. Choose between the morning Banquet Hall buffet or special Thanksgiving menu in the Restaurant, $22.95 to $25.95.

November 24, 2017 (Friday)
Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Historic Trades Demonstrations

Weekends, September 30-November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet talented craftspeople and observe their work up close each weekend this fall with our Historic Trade demonstrations. Learn how a printing press was important to communication in colonial times. See a joiner use a series of tools to square, shape, and join separate pieces of wood into a single, strong window sash. Working with the head of fiery coals, watch the blacksmith deftly transform hard, shapeless metal into a graceful, functional object. See schedule ....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Springfield MA

Bounce! Thanksgiving

Bounce Hours! Nov 22, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Thanksgiving Closed Nov 23. Nov 24 Black Friday (gift card sale)10:00 am - 10:00 pm, Jump & Glow 8:00-10:00 pm, and Toddler Time is cancelled for the holiday.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Black Friday Break

Closed for Thanksgiving Nov 23. Open Friday Nov 24, 12-4PM. Take a well deserved break and come in for a spin! 

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

The Springfield Thunderbirds are a professional ice hockey team in the AHL Atlantic Division and the affiliate of the NHL's Florida Panthers. Fri, Nov 24, 7:05PM Home VS Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Black Friday – Salvation Army Kettlebell Kickoff. Special guests on hand will be members of the New England Patriots cheerleading squad for a Meet & Greet.

Main Street, Springfield

Springfield Parade of the Big Balloons

Friday, November 24, 11AM. Main Street in downtown Springfield will be filled with people, bands, motorized contingents, huge colorful balloon characters and much more the day after Thanksgiving, as the Spirit of Springfield launches the annual Tower Square Parade of the Big Balloons.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Thanksgiving Classic Dog Show

Nov 24-27. Better Living Center & Mallary North Young Building. 8am-5pm. Admission: Free. All breed dog shows and Obedience trials sponsored by Holyoke, South Windsor, Springfield & Windham County Kennel Clubs.

Springfield MA

Holiday Happenings Springfield Museums

November 24. A day-long program starting with the Ballon Parade and culminating in a lighting ceremony (5 – 7 p.m.), to help kick-off the holiday season. Visitors can stroll among the festive lighting displays around the Quadrangle, see the Gingerbread House exhibit, plus Meet the Grinch. See schedule.....

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum, Santa Claus to Visit

Santa Claus Visit Nov 24. Santa Claus will meet with children in a Sikorsky helicopter between 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Photos are encouraged. Also, experience a Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum - visit our Restoration Area.

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Tower Square Open House

Nov 24. Come inside after Parade of the Big Balloons and bring the kids for Photos and Gifts with Santa. You'll probably run into Olaf the Snowman while waiting for the Tanglewood Marionette's performances in the food court. You'll also enjoy entertainment by Hilby the German Juggle Boy, the Merry Magician, the Talking Christmas Tree, the Yuletide Carolers and Holiday Piano Sing-A-Long with Frank Jackson.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center, The Polar Express (3D)

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26, 3PM. Don’t miss this special holiday movie presentation in our 3D theater for a limited holiday engagement. All aboard! Get the holiday season started with this family favorite. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure, he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield, Day of Giving

Friday, November 24, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Opt-out of Black Friday chaos, and instead let Historic Deerfield be your destination for handmade, heartfelt giving in preparation for the holiday season. On the Day of Giving, every museum visitor will have the opportunity to handcraft a special gift using simple or natural materials.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

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AIC vs NIAGARA, The Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. The Division I Men’s Ice Hockey team will take to the ice November 24, at 2:00 pm. Tickets prices are $9 for adults; $6 for seniors (65+) and children (4-12) and children (3 and under) are FREE.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents LEAP Agility Trial

Nov 24-25, 7am-5pm. Admission: Free. American Kennel Club Dog Agility Show with hundreds of dogs competing. Many vendors will also be selling dog-related items. Mallary East & West.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum, Nocturne and Mouse’s Birthday

Picture Book Theatre presents Jane Yolen’s Nocturne (A poetic lullaby featuring a mother and son exploring a summer’s night with a flashlight, finding nocturnal creatures and nature along the way) and Mouse’s Birthday (A delightful story in verse about a mouse that lives in a very small house). November 24, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. November 25, 11:00am and 1:00pm. $5 (Members $4.50). Picture Book Theatre does adaptations of picture book illustrations through string puppets.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

Springfield MA

Nadim's Mediterranean Grill, Black Friday

Nov 24. Have lunch or dinner at Nadim’s this Friday. Buy $100 in gift cards and receive and additional $20 gift for yourself! Offer only valid only this day.

November 25, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Thanksgiving Classic Dog Show

Nov 24-27. Better Living Center & Mallary North Young Building. 8am-5pm. Admission: Free. All breed dog shows and Obedience trials sponsored by Holyoke, South Windsor, Springfield & Windham County Kennel Clubs.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center, The Polar Express (3D)

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26, 3PM. Don’t miss this special holiday movie presentation in our 3D theater for a limited holiday engagement. All aboard! Get the holiday season started with this family favorite. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure, he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents LEAP Agility Trial

Nov 24-25, 7am-5pm. Admission: Free. American Kennel Club Dog Agility Show with hundreds of dogs competing. Many vendors will also be selling dog-related items. Mallary East & West.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum, Nocturne and Mouse’s Birthday

Picture Book Theatre presents Jane Yolen’s Nocturne (A poetic lullaby featuring a mother and son exploring a summer’s night with a flashlight, finding nocturnal creatures and nature along the way) and Mouse’s Birthday (A delightful story in verse about a mouse that lives in a very small house). November 24, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. November 25, 11:00am and 1:00pm. $5 (Members $4.50). Picture Book Theatre does adaptations of picture book illustrations through string puppets.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

Chez Josef, Agawam, MA

Chez Josef Dueling Pianos Shows

Nov 25, Dinner 7:15 PM and show at 8PM. $60. This special show features two live pianists battling it out, playing all your favorite songs. This night can be unique to your tastes because The Dueling Pianos will play against each other to any song you request! This two hour show that will keep you entertained the entire time begins with a delicious dinner by Chez Josef that will please everyone! We pride ourselves in giving you the finest food with the best entertainment!

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Ms. Golden World Beauty Pageant

Nov 25. The Ms. Golden World Beauty Pageant will take place from 4:00 p.m. to midnight with ticket prices range from $55 for general admission to $120 for VIP. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Craft Classes

Nov 25-26. Spend some time at the Village learning a historical craft. These adult workshops vary from blacksmithing to textiles, coopering, foodways, and more. Come and try your hand at a craft and take home your finished masterpiece! Unless otherwise specified, workshops will be held in the Country Bank Museum Education Center. All class registrations CLOSE 1 week prior to the event.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, Talk

November 25, 2PM, “Silicon Valley of the 19th Century: Rediscovering the Connecticut Valley’s Industrial Heritage”. Admission is free. In 1796, the Federal government began a half-century of patronage for the Springfield Armory. Its presence in the Connecticut Valley, coupled with ready access to high quality steel, competitively priced coal and transportation, abundant water power, and the availability of an educated labor force transformed the region into America’s first high-tech industrial corridor.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield, 17th Century Life

November 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., drop in anytime. Meet the Society of the 17th Century, a group of re-enactors who will bring our historic Hall Tavern building to life with an incredible array of period arts, crafts and trades. Also enjoy open hearth cooking demonstrations, and make a handmade gift with the help of a museum educator.

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

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AIC vs NIAGARA, The Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. The Division I Men’s Ice Hockey team will take to the ice November 25, at 7:00 pm. Tickets prices are $9 for adults; $6 for seniors (65+) and children (4-12) and children (3 and under) are FREE.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

November 25, 2:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. Join us as we celebrate the release of Aaron Becker’s The Journey Trilogy box set, an epic wordless picture book series about a girl and her adventures into another realm. Becker will talk about his creative process and read from Journey, which was awarded the 2014 Caldecott Honor.

Bernardston MA

Santa Visits Kringle Candle

Santa will be at Kringle Candle every weekend from noon to 5 p.m. beginning 11/19 to Sunday, December 17 from noon to 5 in the Kringle Country Barn (don't forget your cameras!).

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition & Family Day

Norman Rockwell Museum will present a special Thanksgiving weekend family day on Saturday, November 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. in celebration of two new books for young readers, Norman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Girl and Norman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Boy. Author Will Lach will hold a reading and talk about the books, based on original Rockwell paintings.

November 26, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

Through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Bernardston MA

Santa Visits Kringle Candle

Santa will be at Kringle Candle every weekend from noon to 5 p.m. beginning 11/19 to Sunday, December 17 from noon to 5 in the Kringle Country Barn (don't forget your cameras!).

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Thanksgiving Classic Dog Show

Nov 24-27. Better Living Center & Mallary North Young Building. 8am-5pm. Admission: Free. All breed dog shows and Obedience trials sponsored by Holyoke, South Windsor, Springfield & Windham County Kennel Clubs.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center, The Polar Express (3D)

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26, 3PM. Don’t miss this special holiday movie presentation in our 3D theater for a limited holiday engagement. All aboard! Get the holiday season started with this family favorite. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure, he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Craft Classes

Nov 25-26. Spend some time at the Village learning a historical craft. These adult workshops vary from blacksmithing to textiles, coopering, foodways, and more. Come and try your hand at a craft and take home your finished masterpiece! Unless otherwise specified, workshops will be held in the Country Bank Museum Education Center. All class registrations CLOSE 1 week prior to the event.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

The Springfield Thunderbirds are a professional ice hockey team in the AHL Atlantic Division and the affiliate of the NHL's Florida Panthers. Sun, Nov 26 , 3:05PM Home VS Hartford Wolf Pack. Team Poster Giveaway & Post-Game Full-Team Autograph Session / Sundae Funday.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Brunch With Santa

November 26, 2017, December 03, December 10, December 17, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. $26.95 for adults, $23.95 for seniors (65+), and $13.95 for children 4-12. 3 & Under FREE. Includes a large selection of brunch items and a chance for the little ones to meet Santa Claus. Reservations are required for this annual sellout event.

November 27, 2017 (Monday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Thanksgiving Classic Dog Show

Nov 24-27. Better Living Center & Mallary North Young Building. 8am-5pm. Admission: Free. All breed dog shows and Obedience trials sponsored by Holyoke, South Windsor, Springfield & Windham County Kennel Clubs.

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights 5k Road Race

Bright Nights 5k Road Race. Not your ordinary walk in the park. Monday, November 27, Raindate: November 28. The race begins 5 p.m., at the Seuss Land Arch (Walker Grandstand) to the Poinsettia Candles (Picknelly Field) and back to Seuss Land. Registration SOLD OUT!

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield, Wreath Making

November 27, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., November 28, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Deerfield Community Center. Help create beautiful natural wreaths to decorate the doorways of Deerfield. Bring your creativity, enthusiasm, and an extra pair of pruning shears. No experience required. Supplies and refreshments will be provided. Free, pre-registration required

November 28, 2017 (Tuesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield, Wreath Making

November 27, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., November 28, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Deerfield Community Center. Help create beautiful natural wreaths to decorate the doorways of Deerfield. Bring your creativity, enthusiasm, and an extra pair of pruning shears. No experience required. Supplies and refreshments will be provided. Free, pre-registration required

November 29, 2017 (Wednesday)
Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College, Careers Exploration Night

On Wednesday, Nov. 29, Springfield Technical Community College will offer Health Careers Exploration Night, an opportunity for anyone interested in becoming a healthcare professional to learn more about STCC’s programs. Open to the public, the free event will take place from 4 and 6 p.m. No registration is required.

Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Five College Early Music Collegium

On Wednesday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m., the Five College Early Music Collegium will perform a free concert of seasonal-themed music at Grace Church. Collegium singers will be joined by the Five College Wind Band in performing music by Ludwig Senfl and Orlando Lassus, both music directors at the Bavarian court in the 16th century.

November 30, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

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: Nov. 2 Pluck, Luck, & Sorrow: Anne Sullivan's Massachusetts, 1870-1920, disability, poverty, economic independence, and advocacy, Nov. 9 Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: How Art Adapted to New Ideas, Nov. 16 Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking, Nov. 30 Canaletto and the Art of Venice.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

American International College, Springfield MA

American International College to Host the AIDS Memorial Quilt

AIC will host sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt, the 54 ½ -ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 96,000 individuals lost to AIDS. In conjunction with its 30th anniversary, The Quilt will be on view at the AIC campus from November 30 through December 3. There will be 20 blocks on display at AIC. The event is free and open to the public.