September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 (Tuesday)
Route 47, Hadley MA

New England Falconry Open for 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. Experience handling and flying of a trained Harris' Hawk while learning about the special adaptations of raptors and the need for their conservation. $65 per participant. $15 per *non-participant

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Forest Park

The Farmers Market at Forest Park at the Cyr Arena has opened with several new vendors this year. The Market is open, rain or shine, Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Those heading to the Market enjoy free admission to Forest Park.

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. Open daily - closed Wednesday.

Park Hill Orchard Easthampton MA

Art in the Orchard

August 9-October 30. Sculpture, events, and more at Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton

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!

UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Libraries Presents Deep in the Hole

Exhibit: “Deep in the Hole: Experiences of Imprisonment” through January 21, 2015. The exhibit focuses on experiences of imprisonment and the prison-industrial complex, using documents from prison rights and activism collections held in Special Collections & University Archives. The materials range from historic to contemporary, from the papers of W.E.B. Du Bois to the trenchant comics of prisoners.

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.

Granville MA

NCCHP Electronics Recycling Fundraiser

SEPTEMBER RECYCLE MONTH IS BACK! RECYCLE  YOUR OLD  ELECTRONIC  ITEMS  FOR A GOOD CAUSE! During the month of September, the NCCHP (Noble and Cooley Center for Historic Preservation) museum is hosting an electronics recycling fundraiser. Simply drop off items at the Drum Shop Monday through Friday 8AM - noon. Small fee applies. See list....

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.

Northampton 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....

North Adams MA

North Adams Annual Fall Foliage Festival

September 29 – Oct. 5. Since 1955, North Adams has held a special week of events showcasing the beauty of autumn in North Adams. Complete with a children’s fair, road race, craft fair and performances, the Fall Foliage Festival is fun for the whole family. The highlight of the Fall Foliage Festival is the Fall Foliage Parade. The Fall Foliage Parade will take place on October 5, 2014 at 1pm.

Chicopee MA

ACCGS Presents Annual Table Top Showcase

September 30, 4:30 -7:00 p.m. Be sure to make your reservation soon!  Network with more than 120 exhibitors and hundreds of business and community professionals! Reservations are $5/advance; $10/at door.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Sesame Street Live

September 30th for 2 shows! 3PM & 6:30 PM. Doors Open 2pm.Ticket Prices $15, $24, $32, $55. Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance parties. Elmo uses his imagination to “Do the Robot,” Cookie teaches all ‘feets’ to dance, Abby leads a rhyming game, and Ernie shares the fun of dance with the Sesame Street favorite “Shake Your Head One Time.” It’s Sesame Street Live like you’ve never experienced it before!