November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield MA

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

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.

Forest Park, Springfield MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park

November 22 - January 1. Closed November 27-28. Sunday to Thursday -- 5PM to 9PM Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays -- 5PM to 11PM. On weekends, kettle corn will be freshly popped and s'mores melting over open fire. Through December 22, horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered. Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered. More than 650,000 lights along a three-mile path!

Florence MA

Look Park Winter Wonderland

Beginning the day after Thanksgiving and running through New Year’s Day, the Park comes alive with our Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Display nightly until 9pm. All of the Park’s beautifully decorated holiday displays are designed and handcrafted by members of the Park’s maintenance staff. This program is dedicated to the spirit, beauty and simplicity of an old fashioned holiday season.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Thanksgiving Classic Dog Show

Nov 24-27. Better Living Center & Mallary North Young Building. 8am-5pm. Admission: Free. All breed dog shows and Obedience trials sponsored by Holyoke, South Windsor, Springfield & Windham County Kennel Clubs.

Longhill St, Springfield MA

Shriners FezTival of Trees

Nov. 24-Dec. 3. The FezTival of Trees will be open on weekdays from 4 to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Opening day is Nov. 25 with special hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visits and photo opportunities with Santa will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center, The Polar Express (3D)

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26, 3PM. Don’t miss this special holiday movie presentation in our 3D theater for a limited holiday engagement. All aboard! Get the holiday season started with this family favorite. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure, he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Springfield MA

Springfield BID Downtown Holiday Market

Nov 24-Dec 24. The month long shopping event is filled with dozens of local retailers that sell a wide variety of gifts for everyone’s taste. Not only will there be amazing holiday shopping available but tons of exciting events planned as well.

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.

East Windsor CT

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest and “The Tunnel of Lights"

Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd, Dec. 26th -30th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents LEAP Agility Trial

Nov 24-25, 7am-5pm. Admission: Free. American Kennel Club Dog Agility Show with hundreds of dogs competing. Many vendors will also be selling dog-related items. Mallary East & West.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum, Nocturne and Mouse’s Birthday

Picture Book Theatre presents Jane Yolen’s Nocturne (A poetic lullaby featuring a mother and son exploring a summer’s night with a flashlight, finding nocturnal creatures and nature along the way) and Mouse’s Birthday (A delightful story in verse about a mouse that lives in a very small house). November 24, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. November 25, 11:00am and 1:00pm. $5 (Members $4.50). Picture Book Theatre does adaptations of picture book illustrations through string puppets.

Six Flags, Agawam MA

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

 Weekends & Select Days November 24-December 31 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day). Celebrate alongside your favorite Looney Tunes characters dressed in their Christmas-best. At Holiday in the Park you have the opportunity to meet toy soldiers, sing along with our roaming and charismatic carolers, take a peek at what’s hiding under the tree with our ebullient elves, and visit the North Pole, where you can meet the most famous couple of all – Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Boasting over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, this winter season just got so much cooler.

Chez Josef, Agawam, MA

Chez Josef Dueling Pianos Shows

Nov 25, Dinner 7:15 PM and show at 8PM. $60. This special show features two live pianists battling it out, playing all your favorite songs. This night can be unique to your tastes because The Dueling Pianos will play against each other to any song you request! This two hour show that will keep you entertained the entire time begins with a delicious dinner by Chez Josef that will please everyone! We pride ourselves in giving you the finest food with the best entertainment!

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Ms. Golden World Beauty Pageant

Nov 25. The Ms. Golden World Beauty Pageant will take place from 4:00 p.m. to midnight with ticket prices range from $55 for general admission to $120 for VIP. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Craft Classes

Nov 25-26. Spend some time at the Village learning a historical craft. These adult workshops vary from blacksmithing to textiles, coopering, foodways, and more. Come and try your hand at a craft and take home your finished masterpiece! Unless otherwise specified, workshops will be held in the Country Bank Museum Education Center. All class registrations CLOSE 1 week prior to the event.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, Talk

November 25, 2PM, “Silicon Valley of the 19th Century: Rediscovering the Connecticut Valley’s Industrial Heritage”. Admission is free. In 1796, the Federal government began a half-century of patronage for the Springfield Armory. Its presence in the Connecticut Valley, coupled with ready access to high quality steel, competitively priced coal and transportation, abundant water power, and the availability of an educated labor force transformed the region into America’s first high-tech industrial corridor.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield, 17th Century Life

November 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., drop in anytime. Meet the Society of the 17th Century, a group of re-enactors who will bring our historic Hall Tavern building to life with an incredible array of period arts, crafts and trades. Also enjoy open hearth cooking demonstrations, and make a handmade gift with the help of a museum educator.

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

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AIC vs NIAGARA, The Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. The Division I Men’s Ice Hockey team will take to the ice November 25, at 7:00 pm. Tickets prices are $9 for adults; $6 for seniors (65+) and children (4-12) and children (3 and under) are FREE.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

November 25, 2:00pm. Free with Museum Admission. Join us as we celebrate the release of Aaron Becker’s The Journey Trilogy box set, an epic wordless picture book series about a girl and her adventures into another realm. Becker will talk about his creative process and read from Journey, which was awarded the 2014 Caldecott Honor.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art EXHIBIT: A Dangerous Woman

Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer September 29, 2017–January 7, 2018. Honoré Sharrer's rise in the art world was meteoric. Starting at nineteen and throughout her twenties, she was included in major exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. This is the first exhibition to reveal the voice of this artist.

Bernardston MA

Santa Visits Kringle Candle

Santa will be at Kringle Candle every weekend from noon to 5 p.m. beginning 11/19 to Sunday, December 17 from noon to 5 in the Kringle Country Barn (don't forget your cameras!).

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition & Family Day

Norman Rockwell Museum will present a special Thanksgiving weekend family day on Saturday, November 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. in celebration of two new books for young readers, Norman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Girl and Norman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Boy. Author Will Lach will hold a reading and talk about the books, based on original Rockwell paintings.

Millers Falls MA

Millers Falls Holiday Art Sale


Give the the unique and expressive gift of local art this holiday season! Artists from the Millers Falls Arts Collective, as well as local guest artists, will be offering their gifts for purchase on Saturday, November 25, from 11am to 6pm in downtown Millers Falls. On display will be recent paintings, sculpture, photography and mixed media art.