July 4, 2015

July 4, 2015 (Saturday)
Spring and South Pleasant Streets, Amherst MA

Amherst Farmers Market

Saturday's April 18 - November 21. 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m Rain or Shine! It is widely known as one of the best places for local food, fun, and community. It offers a diverse selection; shoppers continually rave about how completely they can shop from their local farm neighbors at the market.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations

Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 From Scratch. Come explore old cookbooks with our open hearth cooks. June 6, 13, 20, 27 From Hearth to Table. Come and learn about the use of herbs in cooking. July 4, 11, 18, 25 Hot Weather, Cold Hearth. Learn how people in early New England kept cool, and preserved summer produce.

Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

The music runs from 6 to 10 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday, and 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. All shows are weather permitting. Monday - Smith and Decker. Tuesday - Gary S. Jones Project. Wednesday - Eagle Eyes. Thursday - Good Acoustics. Friday - Emotion. Saturday - Tom Ingram Band. Sunday - Ethel Lee Ensemble.

Granville MA

Gran-Val Scoop Open for 25th Season!

Located in scenic Granville, Massachusetts! We make all of our ice cream by hand on our beautiful family farm located in Granville, Massachusetts. We use locally sourced dairy and quality, fresh ingredients to make the best tasting, creamiest ice cream around! FARM ANIMAL PETTING ZOO - the petting zoo features some friendly donkeys, chickens, ducks and alpacas among other animals. Children can feed the baby goats, pet the sheep or make friends with some bunnies.

Deerfield MA

Memorial Hall Museum Presents Made of Thunder, Made of Glass

Exhibit: May 30 to November 1, 2015. Over 240 exquisitely beaded  bags, hats, and  picture frames, and other fancy and whimsical examples of beadwork dating between 1800 and 2015. The work of Native American artisans living in New England, New York, and the Maritime Provinces. The patterns and technical refinement of the beadwork in Made of Thunder, Made of Glass II reflects the artistic expression and cultural identities of the Native designers.

MacKenzie Stadium, Holyoke MA

Valley Blue Sox Game Schedule 2015

The 2015 season will represent the Blue Sox’s 8th season in Pioneer Valley, playing at MacKenzie Stadium in Holyoke. The Blue Sox have been a member of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL www.necbl.com ) since 2008, and prior to becoming the Blue Sox they were the Concord Quarry Dogs and a member since 1997. The NECBL is funded in part by Major League Baseball and is comprised of 13 teams throughout all 6 New England States who recruit the elite athletes and premier pro-prospects from around the world.

Springfield MA

Luxe Burger Bar Summer Patio Music Series

The summer patio music series runs every week in June, July and August. We are featuring some of the best local acts who will be playing from 6 to 9:30 every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It's all ages, no cover and weather permitting. We also have appetizer and beer specials running concurrently with the music program.

Jacob’s Pillow, Becket MA

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015

Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host June 13 And 14 Ballet BC June 24-28 Cinderella June 24-28 Dorrance Dance July 1-5 Bodytraffic July 1-5 Nederlands Dans Theater 2 July 8-12 Big Dance Theater July 8-12 Lines Ballet July 15-19 Monchichi  July 15-19 Daniil Simkin's Intensio July 22-26 Gauthier Dance July 22-26 Daniel Ulbricht & Stars Of American Ballet July 29-August 2 Jessica Lang Dance In The Wanderer July 29-August 9 Malpaso Dance Company August 5-9 The Sarasota Ballet August 12-16 La Otra Orilla August 12-16 L.A. Dance Project August 19-22 Liz Gerring Dance August 19-23 A Jazz Happening August 23 Martha Graham Dance Company August 26-30 Madboots Dance August 26-30.

Hadley MA

Central Rock Gym Vacation Program Fun!

Weekly, June 22 through August. Kids Vacation Camp sessions! For kids between the ages of 7 and 13. Our program focuses on climbing for all skill levels, and include an emphasis on problem solving and team building initiatives. Throughout their week, kids will have the opportunity to experiment with different types of climbing, techniques and will learn how to belay properly. In addition, they will have the chance to engage in exciting games and group activities, such as the “Flying Squirrel” and “Nitro Crossing.” Our fun week of climbing concludes with a pizza party on the final day.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Storrowton Village Guided Tours

11:00 am - 3:00 pm. ADULT ADMISSION: $5, CHILD ADMISSION: Under 6, free. Guided tours of the 18th & 19th century village, open Tuesday through Saturday.

S Hadley MA

NASH Dinosaur Track Site and Rock Shop Open for the Season

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

Monson MA

Independence Day Monson - Summerfest

Fireworks, June 27; Summerfest celebration, July 4.

Williamstown MA

Williamstown Theatre Festival 2015 Season

Off The Main Road, June 30 - July 19 | Main Stage. Legacy, July 1 - July 12 | Nikos Stage. Kinship, July 15 - July 25 | Nikos Stage. Paradise Blue, July 22 - August 2 | Main Stage. Unknown Soldier, July 30 - August 9 | Nikos Stage. A Moon For The Misbegotten, August 5 - August 23 | Main Stage. Chewing Gum Dreams | An Intervention, August 12 - August 23 | Nikos Stage. Since 1955, the Williamstown Theatre Festival has brought America’s finest actors, directors, designers, and playwrights to the Berkshires, engaging a loyal audience of both residents and summer visitors.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Yankee Classic Cluster Dog Shows

July 1-5. Better Living Center. Hours: 8am-4pm. Admission: Free. Naugatuck Valley Kennel Club. Kenilworth Kennel Club. Farmington Valley Kennel Club. Holyoke Kennel Club.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum July 4th Holiday Weekend

Feel proud and patriotic at Norman Rockwell Museum this holiday weekend, we're open 10 — 5, and until 7 on Thursday nights!

Lee MA

Lee Premium Outlets 4th of July Sidewalk Sale, Extended Hours & More!

Lee Premium Outlets will celebrate the 4th of July holiday by hosting the Annual 4th of July Sidewalk Sale offering even MORE savings throughout the weekend! There will also be extended hours, in-store specials, and more including:  “The Tanglewood Picnic” Book Signing on Sunday, July 5th from 11a.m.-2p.m.: Author Gina Hyams will sign her recently released gift book that celebrates the 80-year tradition on the Tanglewood lawn, complete with the ultimate picnic checklist.

Northampton MA

New Century Theatre Presents THE LITTLE FOXES

THE LITTLE FOXES by Lillian Hellman, Directed by Ed Golden. July 2 - 11. The work of one of America's finest and most provocative dramatists spanned thirty years. Lillian Hellman's life was filled with sex and scandal. She lived her life on her own terms - apologetic to no one. THE LITTLE FOXES, perhaps her most produced work, is also steeped in sex and scandal. Set in the deep south at the dawn of the 20th century.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Northeast Reining Horse Show

Premier Reining Horse competition in Massachusetts. July 3-5. Coliseum, Hours: 8am-8pm (times approximate). Admission: Free.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents All American Jr. Sheep Show

07/03/15 - 07/05/15. 7:00 am - 7:00 pm. Mallary Complex, Sheep show.

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Independence Day Celebration

Old Sturbridge Village celebrates July 4th with a full day of festivities, including a patriotic citizens' procession, a reading of the Declaration of Independence and 1830s-style “base-ball”. After daytime celebrations conclude, the Village reopens with music, magic, juggling and family-friendly games. The evening concludes with a spectacular fireworks display.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Independence Day Celebration Six Flags

Celebrate July 4th At Six Flags, July 3-5. It wouldn’t be July 4th without fireworks! You’ll be dazzled by brilliant nightly fireworks displays. By day, stroll the park, then at night gaze at the eye-popping fireworks shows and dance to live music under the warm summer skies! There will be free admission into the park for any active or retired military personnel, and a reduced price of entry for up to four family members on July 3 through the 5th.

East Longmeadow MA

Independence Day Celebration East Longmeadow

Fireworks on July 3 at 9pm at the East Longmeadow High School; parade on July 4 at 10 a.m.

Great Barrington MA

Annual Berkshires Arts Festival

July 3, 4 & 5. Entering its 14th year, the Berkshires Arts Festival has become a summer tradition, attracting thousands of art lovers who come to the Berkshires for theater, dance, music, and art. Founded by Richard and Joanna Rothbard, owners of An American Craftsman Galleries, the Berkshires Arts Festival showcases top artists from all across the USA and Canada.

Federated Church, Charlemont MA

Mohawk Trail Concerts Summer Festival

The 46th Summer Festival. July 3, 7:00 p.m. The Adaskin String Trio with Estela Olevsky, piano. July 4, at 4 p.m. Jazz on the River, with John Clark and Friends, produced and performed by the New York jazz composer/horn player and colleagues.

North Adams MA

Independence Day Celebration North Adams

Independence Day Celebration: North Adams Joe Wolfe Field, 9:30 p.m. (Rain date July 5)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame Presents Independence Day - Giveaway

All day long, admission tickets will be randomly marked for a series of predetermined prizes. Prizes may include museum tickets, t-shirts, trading cards, commemorative collectives, gift certificates and more! Come and celebrate your independence and try your chance at winning a prize!

Lenox MA

Tanglewood Concerts for 2015

The 2015 Tanglewood season, which runs through Labor Day weekend, celebrates both the inaugural season of Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons and the 75th anniversary of the BSO’s summer music academy, the Tanglewood Music center. The 2015 Tanglewood schedule includes appearances by an exciting list of guest artists. Almost every day there is something at Tanglewood - see schedule ....

Pittsfield MA

Independence Day Celebration Pittsfield

Independence Day Celebration: Pittsfield Wahconah Park, dusk (Rain date July 5)

Amherst MA

Independence Day Celebration Amherst

Independence Day Celebration: Amherst McGuirk Stadium, UMass, 9:30 p.m.

Riverfront Park, Springfield MA

Independence Day - Star Spangled Springfield Fireworks

Fireworks, live musical entertainment and food. Riverfront Park Springfield. Music with Dan Kane at 7pm. Fireworks at 9:30pm.

West Springfield MA

Independence Day Celebration West Springfield

Independence Day Celebration: July 4, West Springfield will once again hold another family Fourth of July on the Town Common.

Greenfield MA

Independence Day Celebration Greenfield

Beacon Field, Greenfield, July 5 from 4pm - 10:30pm. Rain date July 5.

Deerfield MA

Memorial Hall Museum Celebrates the Sesquicentennial of the end of the Civil War

The Peter Brace Brigade – a group of re-enactors representing the 54th Massachusetts troop in the Civil War – celebrates the sesquicentennial of the end of the Civil War with a living history exhibit and pit masters' barbeque Saturday, July 4. The free-admission event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Throughout the day there will be dancing, Gospel music and Rhythm and Blues and blank fire demonstrations of the 1861 Springfield Rifle like the ones used by the brigade.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Silken Threads and Shimmering Cloth

July 4-August 13, Daily, 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery in 2015, this summer join us to learn about the history of silk. Have fun handling silkworms in our live silkworm exhibit at the History Workshop, reeling silk from a cocoon and painting on silk fabric. Tour the Flynt Center of Early New England Life to see beautiful examples of silk clothing and visit our historic houses to see stunning examples of silk embroidery.

Congamond Lakes, Southwick MA

Southwick Independence Day July 4 Boat Parade

Congamond Lakes Annual July 4 Boat Parade Saturday. Boaters are urged to gather at Babbs Beach at 4 p.m. for a scheduled 5 p.m. parade start. Participants routinely dress up their watercraft for the occassion. Residents and spectators show their appreciation by cheering the participants.