June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 (Friday)
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.

Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

Springfield Central Downtown Farmers Market on Fridays at Tower Square Park.  The Farmers Market will begin on Friday, May 19th running until October 27th from 11:30am – 3:30pm every Friday.  The market will start off by selling wonderful locally grown greens as well as starter plants along with other products from local vendors.  The market will continue to “grow” as more home-grown produce comes into season.

Springfield MA

Lunchtime Concerts on the Plaza

Grab your lunch and enjoy music on the Plaza at 1550 Main Street for the Lunchtime Concert Series. Every Friday! Noon - 1:30.

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.
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.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall Kidleidoscope

June 23 Turtles and June 30 Eagles, 10:30-11:30am. Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed.Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6. Siblings and friends welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Free Fun Friday

tl_files/content/calendar/2013/Free Fun Friday logo.pngFriday, June 30, general admission is free to all visitors through the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Friday program. Free Fun Fridays" initiative, is a summer program that offers visitors no cost admission to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts.

Lenox MA

Tanglewood Concerts for 2017

TanglewoodBoz Scaggs and Michael McDonald | Friday, June 30 7PM. Classic rock singer-songwriters Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald.

MacKenzie Stadium, Holyoke MA

Valley Blue Sox Independence Day Celebration

Game night & Friday night fireworks! Game at 6:30 PM. Fireworks at 9:15PM.

Bernardston MA

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club Open House & 4th of July Kickoff Party

Friday, June 30th & Saturday, July 1st.  We've undergone extensive on-course and clubhouse renovations this spring. Come see all the changes as you kick off your 4th of July weekend! Special Golf Rates Both Days! 18 Holes before 12pm only $50, and $35 after 12pm, includes cart! Kids 12 & Under FREE!

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Free Fun Friday

tl_files/content/calendar/2013/Free Fun Friday logo.pngJune 30. Free admission this friday. The Highland Street Foundation "Free Fun Fridays" initiative, a summer program that offers visitors no cost admission to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts.