October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 (Wednesday)
Turners Falls MA

Great Falls Farmers Market 2014 Season, Turners Falls

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

Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

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

Northampton MA

Valley Ghost Tours

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

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Presents Crazy Corn Maze

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

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

Summit House of Mt. Holyoke Open for Fall Viewing

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

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Presents Fright Fest

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

Easthampton MA

Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Art Exhibit

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

Deerfield MA

Richardson's Candy Kitchen Presents Chocolate Caramel Apples

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

Jiminy Peak, Hancock MA

Zombiefest Events - 13 Nights Jiminy Peak

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

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Foods of the Harvest

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

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Historic Trades Demonstrations

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

McCray's Farm, S. Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

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

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Presents “Read & Roll”

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

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Old Burying Ground

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

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Presents Perfect Pets

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

Forest Park Zoo, Springfield MA

Forest Park Zoo & Education Center Presents “Spooky Safari”

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

Look Memorial Park, Florence MA

Look Memorial Park Presents Haunted Train

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

Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Fall Season

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

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents The People In Your Neighborhood

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

Max Burger, Longmeadow MA

Max Burger Presents take a "Bite out of Bullying"

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

Longmeadow MA

Springfield Falcons “Pump for Pride”

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

Tower Square, Springfield MA

Heartfelt Fine Gifts Presents Paint & Party

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

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Odyssey Bookshop Presents Lotus & the Storm

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