March 2018

March 1, 2018 (Thursday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Sesame Street Live

Sesame Street Live_ Logo 150x88.jpgMar 1 2:00 & 6 PM. Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Introducing an all-new, interactive show that unfolds on one of the world's most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood... get ready for Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! Tickets, priced at $15 and up.

Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Music Presents 37th Annual Jazz Showcase

Mar. 1, 7:30pm. Spotlight on the Trumpet, with the UMass Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel Jazz, Jazz Lab & Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Works by Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Dizzy Gillespie, and more. Tickets: $10/$5.

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: March 1, Irish Voices. March 8, Beyond the Bicep: The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter. March 15, From Mars to Molecules: Quirky Scientists Who Put the Valley on the Map, The Bran-Bread Philosopher: Sylvester Graham and the Science of Human Life. March 22, John F. Kennedy Centennial: The Western Mass Connection. March 29, 2018: Depicting Justice through Fiction in a Western Massachusetts Setting.

March 2, 2018 (Friday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Somers CT

Sonny's Place College Nights!

All current college students are invited to Sonny's Place for College Nights! Every Thursday and Friday Night, through March 30th, receive $5 off a session of Laser Tag with a valid student ID! Choose your weapon and defend your base in this multi-level challenge.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

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, Mar 2 7:05PM Home VS Hartford Wolf Pack.

March 3, 2018 (Saturday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum Women Take Flight Day

The New England Air Museum will re-launch its annual Women Take Flight Day on Saturday, March 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in commemoration of Women’s History Month. Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate women’s contributions to aerospace history through special events, hands-on activities, and three special guest speakers who have helped shape our aerospace heritage.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art, Public Lecture

15th Annual Miller Lecture with Artist Mina Cheon: North Korean Awareness and Global Peace Projects. March 3, 4 pm. Cheon a Korean-American new media artist, scholar, and educator divides her time between Korea and the United States. Her political popart, or “Polipop,” draws inspiration from global media and popular culture, intersecting politics and pop art. Cheon’s work ranges from new media, video, installation, performance and public projects to traditional media of painting and sculpture.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round & New Digs for Dobbin

Parade Party for Yankee Peddler Horse. March 3, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm. Music & Fun along with a raffle.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Old Deerfield Spring Craft Fair

Mar. 3-4. One of the 25 best craft fairs in America. The craft fair focuses on the gift giving needs of spring... Easter, Mother's Day, weddings, and graduations as well as gardening and outdoor living interests that bloom in the spring. The Spring Sampler builds upon the success of the award-winning Old Deerfield Christmas Sampler held each November at the same site in the Young Building at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. 10AM - 5 PM. $6.

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Star Wars & Star Trek Sci-Fi Spectacular

Saturday, March 3, 7:30 p.m. Maestro Kevin Rhodes, the ultimate sci-fi fan, conducts this decades-spanning tribute to the two greatest Sci-Fi franchises in entertainment history. "Go boldly, where no one has gone before" An out-of-this-world orchestra-spectacular event featuring over 50 years of the most fun Sci-fi music ever written. Tickets from $22 to $65.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum ''Dump Trucks and Dresses and Dolls, Oh My!"

Smashing Gender Stereotypes in Children’s Literature, March 3, 1:00pm. Free with museum admission. Lesléa Newman, author of Heather Has Two Mommies, The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, A Fire Engine for Ruthie, and Sparkle Boy. In this lively presentation and discussion, Newman presents children’s books that challenge the worn-out notion that little girls are made of “sugar and spice and everything nice” and little boys are made of “snips and snails and puppy dog tails.”

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Cat in the Hat Cake Join the Springfield Museums Saturday March 3rd for an all-day, record-breakin’, green-eggs and ham eatin’, Cat in the Hat meetin’ fabulous celebration of Springfield-native Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Plus, the Museums have twelve hundred Seuss Learning Library books to give away; one is waiting for you! Theodor Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield on March 2, 1904, and the Museums pay tribute to his legacy each year with a day full of family activities, performances, a cake contest, and an appearance by the Cat in the Hat himself!

Florence MA

Look Park & 25th Annual WAMDA 5K Run/Walk

The Western Area Massachusetts Dietetic Association (WAMDA) is hosting their 25th Annual WAMDA 5K Run/Walk on March 3, 11A.M. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Food Bank and hungry households in western Mass. Since 1993, the event has raised $41,600 for neighbors in need. A Health Fair at the Garden House will begin prior to the race at 10 A.M!

Mullins Center UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Mullins Center & UMass Basketball

Mar 3 at 8:00pm. UMass Men's Basketball vs. Duquesne Dukes. Adult $16.00 - $24.00. Last Game of the season.

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. Sat, Mar 3 7:05PM Home VS Charlotte Checkers. Military Appreciation Night Presented by Big Y.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College & Silver Chord Bowl 2018 A Capella Invitational (copy)

March 3, 4:00 pm. Brahms Requiem and Tragic Overture. Featuring the Pennsylvania State University Glee Club, with members of the Smith College Alumnae Chorus and the Smith College Choirs and Orchestra. Advance tickets are $10 General Admission, $5 Non-Smith Students and Seniors. Tickets will also be sold at the door, but advance purchase is recommended.

March 4, 2018 (Sunday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Old Deerfield Spring Craft Fair

Mar. 3-4. One of the 25 best craft fairs in America. The craft fair focuses on the gift giving needs of spring... Easter, Mother's Day, weddings, and graduations as well as gardening and outdoor living interests that bloom in the spring. The Spring Sampler builds upon the success of the award-winning Old Deerfield Christmas Sampler held each November at the same site in the Young Building at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. 10AM - 5 PM. $6.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents The Western New England Bridal Shows

Mar 4, 11:00 AM. MassMutual Center - Exhibition Hall. The Western New England Bridal Shows, held in November and March each year at the MassMutual Center, are the area's largest one day bridal shows. See a spectacular Multimedia Fashion Show, hear live music performances by the area's best performers, and visit with over 100 of Western New England's finest wedding service providers. Come Early for the Bridal Gown Blow-Out Sale at 10:30!

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Presents a Film: "Der Purimspiler" ("The Jester")

March 4, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM. With its lively circus and vaudeville music and set pieces, The Jester provides a glimpse of 1937 Warsaw’s thriving Yiddish revues and cabarets, which were destroyed soon after. Many of the film’s Polish- Jewish crew and actors were killed in the Holocaust, making the film’s touches of melancholy even more profound for today’s audiences. General Admission $8.

March 5, 2018 (Monday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

March 6, 2018 (Tuesday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

Marc Williams, an early pioneer in the sports retail branding world, will give Springfield College's fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture. March 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Springfield College's Fuller Arts Center. His talk is free to the public.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

March 7, 2018 (Wednesday)
Springfield MA

Springfield BID "Out to Lunch Concert Series"

12pm – 1pm. Leave the sandwich and apple at home and opt for something a little more entertaining to get you through the work week. The concert series will run every Wednesday. Grayson Ty Round Two, February 28, Art e' Pizza.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Diversity Speakers Series

March 7, 11 a.m. Kaila Mullady is a New York-based performer. She is the 2015 World Beatbox Champion, the 2014 American Vice Beatbox Champion, 3x Loop Station Champion and 3x reigning Beatrhyme Champion. Mullady performs all over the world infusing beatboxing, singing, rapping, poetry and theater to push the boundaries of creativity and show just what the human instrument is capable of.

March 8, 2018 (Thursday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

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: March 1, Irish Voices. March 8, Beyond the Bicep: The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter. March 15, From Mars to Molecules: Quirky Scientists Who Put the Valley on the Map, The Bran-Bread Philosopher: Sylvester Graham and the Science of Human Life. March 22, John F. Kennedy Centennial: The Western Mass Connection. March 29, 2018: Depicting Justice through Fiction in a Western Massachusetts Setting.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

March 9, 2018 (Friday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Somers CT

Sonny's Place College Nights!

All current college students are invited to Sonny's Place for College Nights! Every Thursday and Friday Night, through March 30th, receive $5 off a session of Laser Tag with a valid student ID! Choose your weapon and defend your base in this multi-level challenge.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Mullins Center UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Mullins Center Presents Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart returns to the Mullins Center bringing his Irresponsible Tour on Friday, March 9, 2018. Hart’s last multi-city domestic and international WHAT NOW comedy tour sold out 8 tristate area arenas including Madison Square Garden, Barclays, Prudential Center and Jones Beach, selling over 100,000 tickets in the NY market. Ticket Prices Range Between $41-$119.

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience

Making another triumphant return to CityStage, Yesterday & Today is the nation’s most innovative and unique show utilizing the works of The Beatles. Before each performance, audience members are provided request cards and asked to include their name, their favorite Beatles song and the reason they chose the song. Come rock to the music of the Beatles in an interactive experience where the audience creates the playlist for the night…EVERY NIGHT.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Free Second Friday

Mar 9, 4–6 PM. Itty Bitty Art - How small can you go? Make a tiny collage, drawing or painting inspired by the tiniest work of art on view in the museum. A variety of diminutive materials will be provided for creating a miniature masterpiece. 6–6:30 PM Open Eyes: Join a guided conversation exploring a work of art in the exhibition.

March 10, 2018 (Saturday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

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. Sat, Mar 10 7:05PM Home VS Utica Comets. Pink in the Rink Presented by Baystate Health benefiting Rays of Hope. Pink Ice, Specialty Pink Jersey & Post-Game Auction.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Antique & Modern Firearms Show

March 10-11. Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 9am-3pm. $12; children under 12 free with parent. Military items of all types and eras, including weapons, antique and modern ammunition plus sporting guns, accessories and custom and utility knives.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Gaming Days

Roleplay! Dungeons & Dragons. Saturdays, March 10, April 14, May 12, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Take on the avatar of a heroic, fantastical figure and explore far-off lands with Dungeon Master Cliff Hanson during these special Dungeons & Dragons game days. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Children free to age 18. For children 12 and up.

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center & Western Mass Knights Sledbrity Hockey

March 10, 4:30 pm, $17. The Western Mass Knights Sled Hockey Team will take on local area media and political celebrities as well as Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Co. at the Cammer Cup played every year in memory of Alex Camerlin. Tickets includes admission to the Thunderbirds “Pink in the Rink” game against the Utica Comets. All proceeds go to CHD’s Disability Resources Sled Hockey program.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Presents High Drama

High Drama: Pulp Magazines and the Artists Who Worked for Them Saturday, March 10, 2 p.m. Join illustration historian Terry Brown for a look at the popular mid-century fiction magazines described as "the pulps," the high-drama artworks that appeared on their covers and pages, and the talented artists who satisfied public demand. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

March 11, 2018 (Sunday)
Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists. Opening reception February 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Antique & Modern Firearms Show

March 10-11. Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 9am-3pm. $12; children under 12 free with parent. Military items of all types and eras, including weapons, antique and modern ammunition plus sporting guns, accessories and custom and utility knives.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Storrowton Village Museum Maple Harvest Day

March 11. Pancake Breakfast 10am-Noon, $5; Maple Harvest Program 11am-3pm, Free. Pancakes with pure Massachusetts maple syrup, sausages, coffee and juice will be served in the Red Barn. At the Gilbert Farmstead, see a demonstration of a sugar camp and sap boiling, fireplace cooking demonstration, and crafts. Select maple products and memorabilia will also be available for sale.

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience

Mar 10, 7:30pm. A tribute show with an electrifying, high-energy, rock n’ roll extravaganza featuring a dead-ringer for the legendary rocker. Audiences will experience all the thrills of a Buddy Holly concert re-imagined which includes such hits as “Peggy Sue,” “Raining in My Heart,” “It’s So Easy,” and of course, “Rave On.”

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Symphony Hall Presents The Chieftains

Mar 11, 7:30PM. The Chieftains - 2017 marked the 55th Anniversary of The Chieftains beginning. Since 1962, they have been six-time Grammy Award winners and been highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and international scale. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries and to blend tradition with modern music, has notably hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.

South Hadley MA

Brunelle’s Marina Annual Leprechaun Plunge

March 11. 10:30AM - 4PM. The Plunge is an annual event helping selected local charities. Plunge participants raise pledges for a charity from our list in the weeks leading up to the Plunge and, on the day of the event, plunge into the frigid waters of the Connecticut River at Brunelle’s Marina. The event includes a luncheon after the plunge, raffles, music and fun.

March 12, 2018 (Monday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

March 13, 2018 (Tuesday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

March 14, 2018 (Wednesday)
Springfield MA

Springfield BID "Out to Lunch Concert Series"

12pm – 1pm. Leave the sandwich and apple at home and opt for something a little more entertaining to get you through the work week. The concert series will run every Wednesday. Grayson Ty Round Two, February 28, Art e' Pizza.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents CHEFS

March 14 & 15. These hilarious (and delicious) hunks give you a peek behind the apron as they slice, dice, and spice things up in the kitchen through a series of escalating culinary challenges where the stakes are high: if they lose a challenge, they lose their shirt. Literally. CHEFS is a fully interactive experience where you will vote for the winner and may even join the boiling hot chefs on-stage for uproarious cooking demonstrations.

March 15, 2018 (Thursday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

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: March 1, Irish Voices. March 8, Beyond the Bicep: The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter. March 15, From Mars to Molecules: Quirky Scientists Who Put the Valley on the Map, The Bran-Bread Philosopher: Sylvester Graham and the Science of Human Life. March 22, John F. Kennedy Centennial: The Western Mass Connection. March 29, 2018: Depicting Justice through Fiction in a Western Massachusetts Setting.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents CHEFS

March 14 & 15. These hilarious (and delicious) hunks give you a peek behind the apron as they slice, dice, and spice things up in the kitchen through a series of escalating culinary challenges where the stakes are high: if they lose a challenge, they lose their shirt. Literally. CHEFS is a fully interactive experience where you will vote for the winner and may even join the boiling hot chefs on-stage for uproarious cooking demonstrations.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center, Ancestry

March 15th from 1–3PM. $15 per person general public, $5 per person for members. Join Nora Galvin as we explore DNA and our own backgrounds. Discover the three types of DNA tested (mitochondrial, Y and autosomal), the three main companies that test this DNA, and some strategies on how to read your own results. Whether you are an experienced researcher, or you have just begun your study, this talk will help answer the questions you may have on the science behind testing your own DNA.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center, Stars and ShamROCKS Showdown

The 2018 USA vs. Ireland Northeast Boxing Tour presented by USA Boxing is coming to downtown Springfield.  Two of the world’s top amateur boxing teams will come together to battle in friendly duals. As part of the exciting night of boxing action, guests will also revel at the sounds of Springfield’s hometown AC/DC tribute band BACK IN BLACK, performing their “True AC/DC Experience.” March 15, 6:00 PM. $35, $50, $100.

Chicopee MA

Elms College & They Were My Friends

College of Our Lady of the Elms will host an evening with Gerard F. Doherty, author of They Were My Friends – Jack, Bob & Ted: My Life in and out of Politics, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in Elms College Veritas Auditorium. They Were My Friends offers a rare, firsthand account of the behind-the-scenes work that led to some of the most influential moments of the Kennedy brothers’ political lives—and how the son of a Boston firefighter became the only man with a seat at the table with all three Kennedy brothers.

March 16, 2018 (Friday)
Somers CT

Sonny's Place College Nights!

All current college students are invited to Sonny's Place for College Nights! Every Thursday and Friday Night, through March 30th, receive $5 off a session of Laser Tag with a valid student ID! Choose your weapon and defend your base in this multi-level challenge.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

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, Mar 16 7:05PM Home VS Syracuse Crunch.

March 17, 2018 (Saturday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Massachusetts

Maple Weekend

The sugaring season has begun! Visit a sugarhouse to learn about maple sugaring, pick up pure Massachusetts maple syrup and other treats, or eat at a restaurant that's featuring menu items made with pure Massachusetts maple syrup.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade Road Race

St. Patrick's Parade Road Race, March 17, 1-3PM. Each year the St. Patrick's Road Race has grown in both attendance and in stature. More than 6,000 runners of all levels participate, being cheered on by more than 100,000 supporters who line the streets in downtown Holyoke. It is seen by runners as the premier 10k road race in Western Massachusetts.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents AMMO Fight League

Mar 17, Doors open at 5pm - Fight starts at 6pm. ADMISSION: General Seating: $35; Preferred Seating: $45; VIP Seating: $75. This will be an amateur and professional mixed martial arts fight card with some of the best MMA fighters that New England can offer.

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents MIAA Basketball Finals

March 17, Games start at 11 AM .MIAA Boys & Girls Basketball State Championships.

Springfield MA

Nathan Bill's Bar & Restaurant, St. Patrick's Day

March 17th, our annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party! The Cabeys will be joining us once again for a fun filled day of live Irish music!

Springfield MA

BasketBull Jr. HoopHall Championships - The Finals

March 17-18. Our "Finals" event will be held in the Greater Springfield area and will feature teams that have qualified by placing in the top 4 of their division in one of our previous Jr. HoopHall Series events.  It will also feature selected teams and programs that have been hand-picked and received an invite from our staff.

March 18, 2018 (Sunday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Contemporary Ceramics

February 20, 2018–September 9, 2018. Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic pieces are still often relegated to the category of decorative art or craft. This exhibition celebrates the outstanding creativity of American artists working in clay during the 20th century including Brother Thomas Bezanson, George Peterson and Beatrice Wood.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Botanic Garden Spring Bulb Show

March 3-18, Lyman Plant House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, until 8:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. The bulb show is a Smith tradition that began in the early 1900s. A spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, lilies and tulips  provide an early glimpse of spring. Opening Lecture by Tim Johnson Stories About Seeds, Friday March 2, 7:30pm.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Massachusetts

Maple Weekend

The sugaring season has begun! Visit a sugarhouse to learn about maple sugaring, pick up pure Massachusetts maple syrup and other treats, or eat at a restaurant that's featuring menu items made with pure Massachusetts maple syrup.

Springfield MA

BasketBull Jr. HoopHall Championships - The Finals

March 17-18. Our "Finals" event will be held in the Greater Springfield area and will feature teams that have qualified by placing in the top 4 of their division in one of our previous Jr. HoopHall Series events.  It will also feature selected teams and programs that have been hand-picked and received an invite from our staff.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade

67th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 18, at noon. The Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade has been a cherished institution since 1952. Each March, our city streets fill with happy folks from near and far celebrating Irish heritage, civic pride, faith, family, friendship and tradition. A regional event attracting over 400,000 on street spectators, this Parade is the Pioneer Valley’s biggest homecoming of the year!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

tl_files/content/calendar/2013/carlecaterpillar.pngAcross the country, schools, libraries, and bookstores celebrate The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day, usually on the first day of spring. The Carle will celebrate this year on March 18. Upon its release, the book was named one of the best children’s books of the year by The New York Times, and it has since become a beloved, must-own classic.

March 19, 2018 (Monday)
Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

March 20, 2018 (Tuesday)
Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

March 21, 2018 (Wednesday)
Springfield MA

Springfield BID "Out to Lunch Concert Series"

12pm – 1pm. Leave the sandwich and apple at home and opt for something a little more entertaining to get you through the work week. The concert series will run every Wednesday. Grayson Ty Round Two, February 28, Art e' Pizza.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Springfield MA

Celebrate Springfield Annual Dinner at the MassMutual Center

7th Celebrate Springfield Annual Dinner Event, Wednesday, March 21, 5:30 to 8:30pm at the MassMutual Center. DevelopSpringfield will host its annual dinner event in celebration of Springfield and the many accomplishments the community has achieved over the past year along with exciting new initiatives underway.

March 22, 2018 (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: March 1, Irish Voices. March 8, Beyond the Bicep: The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter. March 15, From Mars to Molecules: Quirky Scientists Who Put the Valley on the Map, The Bran-Bread Philosopher: Sylvester Graham and the Science of Human Life. March 22, John F. Kennedy Centennial: The Western Mass Connection. March 29, 2018: Depicting Justice through Fiction in a Western Massachusetts Setting.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Original Western Massachusetts Home Show

Mar 22-25. The Original Western Massachusetts Home show. Largest home show in New England. Home & garden show with products & services for all your building/remodeling/decorating/garden needs. Hours: Thursday; Friday 1-9pm; Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. ADMISSION: $10; Children under 12-Free; Thursday Only: Free admission for Military/ Veterans.

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents PostSecret THE SHOW

March 22 & 23, 7:30 PM. PostSecret: Unheard Voices is a visual, non-fiction, auditory and emotional journey through the beauty and complication of our deepest fears, ambitions, and confessions. With the assistance of projected images and video, three actors guide the audience through a crowd-sourced narrative of the stories behind never-before-seen secrets, reminding audiences that no matter what you may be facing, you are not alone. Tickets: $39 & $34.

March 23, 2018 (Friday)
Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Original Western Massachusetts Home Show

Mar 22-25. The Original Western Massachusetts Home show. Largest home show in New England. Home & garden show with products & services for all your building/remodeling/decorating/garden needs. Hours: Thursday; Friday 1-9pm; Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. ADMISSION: $10; Children under 12-Free; Thursday Only: Free admission for Military/ Veterans.

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents PostSecret THE SHOW

March 22 & 23, 7:30 PM. PostSecret: Unheard Voices is a visual, non-fiction, auditory and emotional journey through the beauty and complication of our deepest fears, ambitions, and confessions. With the assistance of projected images and video, three actors guide the audience through a crowd-sourced narrative of the stories behind never-before-seen secrets, reminding audiences that no matter what you may be facing, you are not alone. Tickets: $39 & $34.

Bloomfield CT

Back East Brewing Craft Comedy Series

New England's best comics get paired with the areas finest craft beers in this hilarious and delicious show. Our next comedy show will be on Friday, March 23. Tickets are only $15 in advance. These comedy shows are always a great time and tickets sell out really quickly, so get yours now and come have a good time with us. Thank you for supporting your local brewery!

March 24, 2018 (Saturday)
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Original Western Massachusetts Home Show

Mar 22-25. The Original Western Massachusetts Home show. Largest home show in New England. Home & garden show with products & services for all your building/remodeling/decorating/garden needs. Hours: Thursday; Friday 1-9pm; Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. ADMISSION: $10; Children under 12-Free; Thursday Only: Free admission for Military/ Veterans.

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Across the Decades: Tchaikovsky to Yoshimatsu

March 24, 7:30 p.m. Kevin Rhodes, Music Director & Conductor | Soloist: Brian Diehl, Trombone. Program: OFFENBACH Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture, YOSHIMATSU Orion Machine (Trombone Concerto), TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 5, Op. 64, E minor.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

Charlemont MA

Berkshire East & the Berkshire Highlands Pentathlon

Mar 24. Features many of the best outdoor adventures in the Charlemont region. Begins at Berkshire East Mountain Resort with a 4.2 mile road/trail run, then transition to a 16 mile cycling leg along the Deerfield River. The next tranistion, a 2 mile kayak/canoe race down the Deerfield River, then a 2 mile obstacle course brings competitors into the base area of Berkshire East. Finally a climb to the summit (1,000 vertical feet) of the ski area, finishing in a downhill ski/board course to the finish. Come and run or watch them run!

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Opening Day Celebration

Saturday, March 24, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Celebrate a new year and see what's new around the trolley museum!

March 25, 2018 (Sunday)
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Original Western Massachusetts Home Show

Mar 22-25. The Original Western Massachusetts Home show. Largest home show in New England. Home & garden show with products & services for all your building/remodeling/decorating/garden needs. Hours: Thursday; Friday 1-9pm; Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. ADMISSION: $10; Children under 12-Free; Thursday Only: Free admission for Military/ Veterans.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Winter Lecture Series: "Risky Business"

"Risky Business: Getting Ahead in the Early Republic," exploring the fascinating histories of individuals willing to bend or even break established customs and laws in their quest to "get ahead" in the new republic. "'Parson Weems' and the (Re)making of George Washington," will be presented by Steven Bullock, Professor of History, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, on Sunday, March 25, 2PM.

March 26, 2018 (Monday)
Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

March 27, 2018 (Tuesday)
Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Carberry Gallery Presents Sean Greene

March 6-27. Carberry Gallery presents new work/solo exhibition by Sean Greene, a Florence, Mass, artist. Sean Greene has been exhibiting frequently in the U.S. in galleries. He received grants from the Somerville and Northampton Arts Councils, the Artists Resource Trust and recently has been awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. His work is in private collections in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and France, as well as the corporate collection of Neiman Marcus, and the University Museum of Contemporary Art in Amherst.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center & Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival

The 13th Annual Pioneer Valley Film Festival, runs March 15 - 27, with 25 film screenings at 18 community venues across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Join us for two week of entertaining, engaging, and thought-provoking films that explore the best of independent cinema through a Jewish lens. March 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Opening Night: Bye Bye Germany. $16 – $25

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Diversity Speakers Series

March 27, 11 a.m. Zak Ebrahim is a peace campaigner and author. For Ebrahim, a childhood amid terrorism was all he knew. Though his radicalized father and uncles modeled fanatical beliefs, the hateful ideas never resonated with the shy, awkward boy. The older he grew, the more fully Ebrahim grasped the horrific depths of his father's acts. The more he understood, the more he resolved to dedicate his life to promoting peace.

March 28, 2018 (Wednesday)
Springfield MA

Springfield BID "Out to Lunch Concert Series"

12pm – 1pm. Leave the sandwich and apple at home and opt for something a little more entertaining to get you through the work week. The concert series will run every Wednesday. Grayson Ty Round Two, February 28, Art e' Pizza.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

March 29, 2018 (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: March 1, Irish Voices. March 8, Beyond the Bicep: The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter. March 15, From Mars to Molecules: Quirky Scientists Who Put the Valley on the Map, The Bran-Bread Philosopher: Sylvester Graham and the Science of Human Life. March 22, John F. Kennedy Centennial: The Western Mass Connection. March 29, 2018: Depicting Justice through Fiction in a Western Massachusetts Setting.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College Ovations Series

March 29 11AM. The Young at Heart Chorus, a talented collection of senior citizens, has performed worldwide. They have been the subject of an award-winning documentary and their YouTube videos have gone viral.

March 30, 2018 (Friday)
East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

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, Mar 30 7:05PM Home VS Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum Easter Egg Hunt

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. March 30. Children ages 1-10 are invited to participate. All participants need to bring their own bag/basket. Once a child has found all five colors of eggs, they will exchange their eggs for a prize bag of goodies to take home. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt visit with the Easter Bunny and pose for pictures between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The museum will also offer an array of activities for children including climb-aboard experiences in historic aircraft, computerized flight simulators, hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and more.

March 31, 2018 (Saturday)
East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Easter Fun

March 24 & 25, 30 & 31, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Join with the Connecticut Trolley Museum for a day of family fun! The Easter Bunny will be roaming the grounds and posing for pictures from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Each child will receive an Easter Egg with a surprise inside when they complete an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

West Springfield MA

West Springfield Easter Egg Hunt

At Mittineague Park on March 31. The hunt, which is for children 7 and under, will feature an appearance by the Easter Bunny at 9:45 a.m. The hunt itself will begin at 10:30 a.m. Join the Search for over 7,000 eggs!

Florence MA

Look Park, Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Hop, hop, hop… to our Breakfast with the Bunny on Saturday, March 31, 2018. We will have two seating’s for this delicious buffet breakfast by Seth Mias Catering. The first seating will be at 9:30am, and the second at 11:00am. Tickets prices are $11 for adults and $9 for children between the ages of 2-12. Reservations are required.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Easter Egg Hunt

March 31, at 10:00 AM. Holyoke Parks and Recreation invites the community to join them for their Spring Celebration and Easter egg hunt at Holyoke Heritage State Park. This family friendly event includes: Easter egg hunts for four age groups, great prizes, face painting, gift bags, pony rides, craft stations and of course a chance to meet the Easter Bunny! The Merry Go Round and the Children’s Museum will also be open! Registration will begin promptly at 9:00 am!

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. Sat, Mar 31 7:05PM Home VS Utica Comets. Pucks N’ Paws – Dog Tickets & Special Dog Section.