February 4, 2018

February 4, 2018 (Sunday)
Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Jack & Jackie

Jack & Jackie: The Kennedys in the White House (through–March 25) celebrates America’s 35th President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy by highlighting their White House years, 1961-1963. The exhibition also honors the centennial of John F. Kennedy’s birth, May 29, 1917; he was the first president born in the 20th century. The exhibit also features costumes and props from the acclaimed miniseries “The Kennedys.” And a gallery devoted to a recreation of the Oval Office—with photo opportunities available sitting at the Resolute Desk.

Springfield MA

Springfield College Art Exhibition

Through March 12. Art Exhibition: All Two-Gather by Andrae Green. Andrae Green’s paintings span his career, and in a way, is a mini-retrospection. The paintings show how his thought process has evolved—and is evolving—and also where he might end up. Painting is how he documents both his inner and outer life and it helps him to come to grips with worlds within and outside. Gallery reception for artist and public: Feb. 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum through May 28, 2018. Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The exhibition will highlight the artist’s influences and artistic process.

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum Exhibit: Piece Together

January 23 through May 27. Mary Lee Bendolph (b. 1935) is celebrated for her bold compositions and improvisational quilting style. This exhibition, which is the first to examine works from five decades of Bendolph’s life, considers her quilts as objects with many meanings. At once functional necessities and aesthetic wonders, many of the quilts on view are also family documents and symbolic memorials. OPENING LECTURE Wednesday, January 31, 5:30 p.m.

Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

January 27 –May 6. Fully interactive, Human Plus offers visitors a chance to explore and create a range of low- and high-tech tools that extend the abilities of the human body! Visitors can ride a mono-ski in a simulated ski race, control a DJ station using the wheels of a wheelchair, “feel” the music with a special touch panel, engineer solutions to unique design challenges and even discover how someone can control a neuroprosthetic limb with their thoughts! Human Plus also showcases compelling stories from a unique field of engineering that helps people carry out their day-to-day routines, as well as realize their lifelong dreams.

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Springfield MA

The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant, Wild Game Month

Game Month is back! We’re bringing the legendary un-tame spirit of Hunter’s Dinners back to The Fort. We will also unleash daily Game Menus for lunch and dinner through February which belong on the pages of sportsmen’s magazines. If you’re a hunter, grab a beer with your hunting buddies and dig in. If you’re not a hunter, experience something amazing. HUNTER’S DINNERS start at 6 pm ($70 per person, reservations recommended), February 15 & February 26. GAME LUNCH & DINNER MENUS available daily through February.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Museum of Art EXHIBIT: Modern Images of the Body from East Asia

Feb 2 - Aug 26. Drawing mostly from the Smith College Museum of Art’s collection, 体 Modern Images of the Body from East Asia looks at the multifaceted representations of the body in East Asia from the nineteenth century to the present. The character 体, used in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages, serves as the point of departure for this project. It refers to the material existence of a person, such as in 身体 (human body).

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Midwinter Mischief

Feb 3-4, 9AM - 3PM. Theatrical storytelling, historical interpretation and period dining offers guests a daytime winter adventure. Imagine the tale of a Yankee peddler passing through the village who decides to settle down at the Bullard Tavern on a cold winter's night. There the peddler spends every dollar he has earned on food and drink, racking up a tab far beyond his means. After being confronted over his debt, the peddler fills up his cup with ashes from the hearth and promises the tavern owner that he will return with a cup overflowing of gold. $30 Adult | $20 Youth.

Amherst MA

Annual Winterfest Amherst

Feb. 3-10, is the largest winter festival in Western Mass. Featuring over 40 plus town wide events including: music, food, sports, recreation, and community activities. The festival opens with an indoor 5K fun run at the Mullins Center. Later that day, there will be public skating at the Mullins Center with a UMass men's basketball game that night. Events will also be held at the Notch Visitors Center and at the Town Common with a 2,000-light Luminaria. The Grand Finale" Feb. 10 at the Cherry Hill Golf Course.

Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke MA

Volleyball Hall of Fame

Open Thursday through Sunday Noon to 4:30 PM. The Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Volleyball, is a not for-profit institution dedicated to honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to this international sport and to fostering the appreciation of the historical development of the game by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Valentine Card-Making Party

February 3 & February 4, 10:00am - 11:30am. $12 per child (Members $10.20); Adults free. (Ages 3 and up with an adult; up to two children per adult). Share friendship and love this Valentine's Day by making unique valentines for your family, friends, or classmates in this hands-on workshop. All materials will be provided. Space is limited, registration required.

Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents The Harlem Globetrotters

HG Dec 2015 Website Thumbnail.jpgFeb 4, 1:00 PM. The WORLD FAMOUS HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS latest tour comes to Springfield to spread smiles and dazzle fans with their trademark basketball wizardry! Don't miss your chance to see these Basketball Hall of Fame legends!

Northampton MA

WEBS - America's Yarn Store, Annual Big Game Day Escape

10th Annual Big Game Day Escape - February 7thFebruary 4th - 12:00pm–4:00pm. Take some time out during the football pre-game coverage and spend the Big Game on Sunday with us at WEBS. Come join your fellow yarn enthusiasts for an afternoon filled with friends, fiber and food (football is entirely optional)! So, pack up your current knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving project and spend the hours leading up to the Big Game with us!