June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield MA

Uno Chicago Bar and Grill Live Music Summer Courtyard Series

This year's series will kick off May 1 and run nightly through Sept. 3, then Thursdays through Sundays from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1. There is no cover charge for these shows and the music runs 6-10 p.m. All shows are weather permitting.

Springfield MA

White Lion Wednesdays

 White Lion Wednesdays begins on May 17 and runs through August 30, and features a rotating schedule, running from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at places like The MassLive Building, Tower Square Park, and The Marketplace. Lisa Martin Trio (May 17), Boogaloo Trio (July 26) and Alex Tuohey (Aug. 16). Play giant jenga or cornhole!

Amherst & Hadley MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Changing Landscapes Hike Saturdays. Kidleidescope! Fridays. Wild Woods Walk Fridays. Super Senses Hike Sundays. And Guided Hikes. See schedule for more details .....

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol

Two of America’s most important visual communicators, Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol embraced populism, created enduring icons, shaped national identity, and opened new ways of seeing during the twentieth century. Norman Rockwell Museum will present the first exhibition to examine the artistic and cultural influence of these celebrated image-makers and the continued influence of their indelible legacies. The exhibition will explore such themes as the elevation of the ordinary; notions of an idyllic past; the culture of celebrity; and mass media and the power of visual communication. June 10 through October 29.

MacKenzie Stadium, Holyoke MA

Valley Blue Sox Baseball, Home Games

tl_files/content/calendar/2013/BlueSox.PNGJune 11, 15, 16, 18, 22, 23, 25, 29, 30. Game starts at 6:35PM except on Sundays, at 5:05 PM. The 2017 season is the Blue Sox’s 10th season in Pioneer Valley. WEEKLY promotions include: Sunday Fundays, Guaranteed Win Wednesdays, Thirsty Thursdays, Baseball card giveaways each Saturday. The Blue Sox currently are #1 spot of the Northern Division. June 30th – Paws Birthday Bash.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jeweled Objects of Desire

On view through December 31. Visitors of all ages will be dazzled by extraordinary gems, beautiful jewelry and fantastically embellished creations from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. The special exhibition also features the work of internationally renowned jewelry designer Sidney Mobell, celebrated for crafting common utilitarian items into unique artworks through the use of gold and precious gemstones. Free with museum admission.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

This summer, Brian Clowdus, acclaimed director of the sold-out The Sleepy Hollow Experience, joins forces with Old Sturbridge Village to bring Mark Twain’s timeless tale of Huckleberry Finn to the shores of the Quinebaug River in this epic outdoor musical production. The Tony Award-winning musical Big River will sweep audiences down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a runaway slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. June 14 - July 9, 7:30 PM, Wednesday - Sunday, Sundays also 2PM.
Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park June Events

All programs are FREE. Holyoke Canals Walk, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. June 15, & 29 Tour Holyoke’s upper and second level canals. Bricks and Mortar Walking Tour, 10:30 - Noon. June 25 Grab your cameras, smart phones, binoculars, and your appreciation for the beauty of form and accompany us for a 1.75 mile walk as we explore Holyoke’s historic canals.

East Windsor CT

Summer is “Funner” at the Connecticut Trolley Museum

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All summer long CTM will hold many activities including, Trolley Rides: Take as many trolley rides as you would like operated by period dressed motormen. What it is like to operate a trolley? You can find out. From streetcars to Interurban cars this is your chance to take the controllers and let your imagination “operate”.  Crafting Station– Make a Motorman Hat or Create your own trolley fare ticket. Take your new creations home with you for future use. Dress-up Station- Dress up as a Motorman or Conductor! Great Photo op! Plus Fire Truck Museum- View over 15 Fire Trucks dating back to 1923.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

Eric Carle Museum Every Day Art Program

Paper Tales June 21 – August 1. Explore storytelling through images, and create your own collage adventure.

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum Soar into Summer Fun

The New England Air Museum’s annual Soar into Summer Fun programming will begin on Sunday June 25th. Join us for eight weeks of interactive activities for children, families, and aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Daily programs include climb aboard experiences in real aircraft; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges such as as Straw Rockets, Parachute Drop, and Kites in Flight; interactive Flight Science Demonstrations; virtual flight simulators; and much more.

Williamstown MA

Williamstown Theatre Festival

The Roommate June 27 - July 16. The Clean House July 19 - July 29. A Legendary Romance August 3 - August 20. The Model American June 28 - July 9. Where Storms are Born July 12 - July 23. MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW July 26 - August 6. Actually August 9 - August 20. 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.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center, Nautilus LIVE!

2PM Daily, Monday – Friday and includes a 10-minute Q&A with the crew. Dr. Robert Ballard’s deep-sea explorations come alive this summer at the Connecticut Science Center’s Nautilus Live! Theater Show. Visitors are transported to the unknown depths of the world’s oceans. Join Dr. Ballard and his Corps of Exploration aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus as they explore Earth’s last great uncharted territory.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Chagall for Children

The traveling exhibit created by the Kohl Children’s Museum features reproductions of over a dozen masterpieces by the modern artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985) accompanied by audio recordings and hands-on interactive elements. These imaginative activities are as varied as Chagall’s works. From June 27th to September 17th.

Bernardston MA

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club Senior Open Singles

Wednesday, June 28, Tee Times: 7:30am-12pm. Entry Fee: Members - $35 and Public - $80. 18 Hole stroke play, with gross and net prizes. Must be age 50 or older. 

Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum, Spring History Lecture

June 28, 6 - 7 p.m. Lived Realities of Immigration: Mexican and Undocumented in the United States Professor Schmalzbauer is an ethnographer interested in the intersections of gender, family and international migration. Alelí Andrés is currently a senior at Amherst College majoring in Sociology. Her focuses on the mobility paths of students that come from mixed-legal status families, specifically families that are composed of U.S.-citizen children and undocumented parent(s).