September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017 (Friday)
Downtown, Springfield MA

Farmers Market at Tower Square Park

Springfield Central Downtown Farmers Market on Fridays at Tower Square Park 11:30am – 3:30pm every Friday. Take advantage of fresh and local produce offered at the Farmers' Market and make something delicious! Grab lunch and enjoy live music at 1550 plaza.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall Kidleidoscope

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. For ages 3-6. Siblings and friends welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 9/1: Butterflies; 9/15: River Otters; 9/22: Moose; 9/29: Bats. 10:30-11:30am.

Hadley MA

J.A. Skinner State Park Weekly Programs

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. Southbound SongbirdsThe Evolution Of The Summit House, The Mighty Monarch Migration, Mountain Mindfulness, Geology Rocks Talk, Trepidation On The Tramway, Watching For Hawks, Raptors Over The Range, PLUS Picturesque Prospect: Art On The Deck Saturdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, & 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Join a Park Interpreter as we create or recreate artwork of your own design. All DCR-sponsored programs are free. See schedule....

Amherst & Hadley MA

Notch Visitors Center, Mt. Holyoke Range State Park Programs

The Notch Visitor Center’s exhibit and information desk area is open, free of charge, to the public Thursdays through Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Here, you can explore the story of the Mount Holyoke Range, view natural history displays, and enjoy the children’s touch table. Weekly schedule for programs for the Notch Visitors Center: Landscape Hikes for various ages, Kidleidescope, Owl Detectives, Scavenger Hunt, Speaking with Skulls, and Making the Connecticut River Valley. See schedule for more details .....

Charlemont MA

Berkshire East Fall Rafting

Discover Great Rafting! Fall rafting is prime time. Warm water, top-notch scenery, and great water flows - Four trips available from Wild to Mild. Sept. 4 - Oct. 15.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Heritage State Park Events

Public programs at Holyoke Heritage State Park (Department of Conservation and Recreation) for September. All programs are FREE. Holyoke Canals Tour, Bricks and Mortar: Old Mill Beauty, History and Nature for Preschoolers. See schedule.....

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Marc Chagall and Friends: The Salon des Indépendants

July 18, 2017, through January 28, 2018. The display features a print by Chagall alongside rarely seen works by Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Amedeo Modigliani, all of whom lived in the same studio apartment complex as Chagall between 1911 and 1914. Additionally, the exhibit contains prints by several artists affiliated with the “School of Paris,” a burgeoning group of immigrant artists that included famed cubist Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Sunderland MA

Mike's Maze

Open weekends throuhg Nov 5. 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! This year's maze is a visible postcard sending a cosmic message from the surface of the planet "Greetings from Earth: The Pale Blue Dot."

Chicopee MA

Munich Haus Biergarten Bands

Friday's and Saturday's in September. Featuring the valley's best live music!

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: The Power of the Poster

A new exhibition at Springfield’s Wood History Museum reminds viewers to never underestimate the power of the right images combined with the right words to make change happen. Woodrow Wilson proved it one hundred years ago. The Division of Pictorial Publicity created more than 700 posters promoting Liberty Bonds, military recruitment, food conservation, and other patriotic issues using images created by some of the country’s most illustrious artists. History on the Home Front: The Power of the Poster in WWI, Now through October 15.