October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015 (Thursday)
Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

Art In the Orchard, August 13 - October 31, 2015, 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. Leashed pets are permitted on the trail. Third Biennial Sculpture Exhibit. Twenty eight new sculptures and installations by local and regional artists.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art Free Exhibit Women's Work

Women's Work: Feminist Art from the Collection This exhibition features works by women artists in the forefront of Feminism’s Second Wave (1960s–80s), an era of protest, organization, and activism by women in the arts and in American society.  Works are included by artists who were prominent in the movement during this period. Women’s Work highlights a number of recent acquisitions on view for the first time.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

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

Skinner State Park, Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House 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. The Summit House Closes for the Season on Monday, October 12.

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA

Springfield Technical Community College “GeoNatural” exhibit

The Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery, located on the Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) campus, will present GeoNatural, curated by Leslie Tane, set to run through Oct. 10. A reception for the curator and artists will be held on Friday, Sept. 18 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A special curator’s talk will be presented Wednesday, Oct.  7, at 1:30 p.m. The Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit and related events are free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.

Westfield MA

Shortstop Bar & Grill Live Music for October

Performing almost every night, join us for a wonderful evening of music. See schedule .... The Shortstop Bar & Grill is the best place to be each Sunday! We have 22 TV's and the NFL Sunday Ticket so you won't ever miss a game! Join us every Monday for our Yuengs, Wings, & Football night! We have $3.00 Yuengling pints, 50 cent wings and MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL!

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lecture

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: Oct. 1 - The Cycling Craze of the 1890s: A Story of Race, Gender, Sport and Society. Oct. 8 - Paleontological Insights from Southern New England. Oct.15 - Interregional Exchange and Ceremonialism Two Millennia Before the Fur Trade. Oct. 22 - Independence and Modernity: French Impressionism. Oct.29 - Art in the Face of Mortality: Art Found on Early New England Gravestones.

Interskate 91 South, Wilbraham MA

Interskate 91 Celebrates National Roller Skating Month

Interskate 91 is hosting a special month-long event in October to combat childhood obesity by skating a million miles in honor of National Roller Skating Month. Roller skating is one of the few activities that provides a complete aerobic workout. The President's Challenge is a program that encourages all Americans to make being active an important part of their everyday lives. Families, kids, and teens are encouraged to go to Interskate 91, dedicate themselves to achieving an active lifestyle and join us as we roller skate a million miles during National Roller Skating Month. FREE Skating Passes...

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Historic Property Walks

Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. Explore Norman Rockwell Museum's bucolic 36-acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property. Free with Museum admission, members free.

McCray's Farm, S Hadley MA

McCray's Farm Haunted Hayrides

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

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Last Week of the Season Programs

Trepidation on the Tramway – Getting up the Mountain, Fridays at 3 PM. Geology Hike, Friday October 2 and 9 at 9:30 AM. Raptors over the Range, Thursdays, October Oct 1 & 8 at 3 PM, and, October 3, 4, and 10 at 1 PM. Live Birds of Prey with Tom Ricardi, Sunday October 11 at 2 PM. Sightseeing at the Summit: A Tour of the Summit House Weekends – 11 AM and 3 PM and Columbus Day – 11 AM and 1 PM. No 3 PM tour on Sunday, October 11. The Summit House Closes for the Season on Monday, October 12.

Carew St, Springfield MA

Shriners Hospitals Annual Love to the Rescue Radiothon

Tune in to 93.1 FM or 560 AM on October 8 and 9 between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. on air, or on your iHeartRadio APP, or stop by the hospital on Carew St, to hear inspiring interviews with patients and their families. Listen to their amazing stories and how their experience with Shriners Hospitals for Children - Springfield has changed their lives.