February 10, 2018

February 10, 2018 (Saturday)
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.

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.

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

Springfield College - Blake Arena

Volleyball Hall of Fame Morgan Classic

The International Volleyball Hall of Fame Morgan Classic Tournament & Clinic is regarded as the premier men's volleyball tournament on the east coast, on February 9-10 the Morgan Classic will celebrate its' 30th year. The tournament includes host Springfield College and three NCAA Division I teams as well as a players & coaches clinic led by participating teams.

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College Staged Reading

Feb. 9 & 10, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Staged reading of Chay Yew's Question 27, Question 28 directed by Heidi Holder. What happened to the women of the Japanese American internment?  How did these brave women keep their American dream alive?  This play weaves a story of the struggles, plights and courage of Japanese American female detainees in the American internment camps of World War II.  Free and open to the public.
Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Springfield Symphony Orchestra, The Four Seasons

February 10, 7:30 p.m. Kevin Rhodes, Music Director & Conductor | Soloist: Caroline Goulding, Violin. Program:  VIVALDI  The Four Seasons, Op. 8, No. 1-4, BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, A major.

Ashfield MA

MassWildlife, Family Ice Fishing Festival

Learn the basics of ice fishing at this event and derby February 10 from 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Bring your ice fishing equipment, or borrow ours; equipment and bait will be available on a first come first serve basis. *Open to the public. *PLEASE NOTE: Less than 6” of safe ice, rain or heavy snow will cancel this event.

Easthampton MA

Easthampton Saturday Morning Music Party

Hilltown Families and the Flywheel Arts Collective are continuing the beloved 'Saturday Morning Music Party' series with a breakfast bash featuring food, dancing, and diversions for kids! Saturday, February 10, from 10am-12noon at Flywheel Arts Collective in Easthampton's old Town Hall! As always, there will be a free breakfast of fresh pancakes, juice, and fruit. After the breakfast, the kids (and parents!) can join DJ Youthelectronix for the "best ever dance party before noon."

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum Open Cockpit Day

February 10, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Special activities include climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and much more! A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter. Also on that day, we will hold a paper airplane contest throughout the day.

Chicopee MA

Elms College Open House

Feb 10. Tour our beautiful campus with a current student and attend a short information session to learn more about the admission process. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. A 30-minute information session will begin at 10 a.m., followed by an hour-long tour.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum First Book Friendiversary!

February 10, 10:00am - 4:00pm. FREE. The Carle has teamed up with friends from First Book to observe their Friendiversary, an annual celebration of friendship and reading. Bring a friend and join us as we celebrate books with Elephant, Piggie and a host of other Museum friends – a FREE Mo Willems book to every child who attends (while supplies last)!!

Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Music Presents Annual High School Honor Band Concert

February 10, The concert will take place at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, and is free and open to the public. The 33rd Annual High School Honor Band, featuring over 250 outstanding high school musicians from 34 schools from around the region.

Holyoke MA

Holyoke Benefit for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

On Saturday, February 10th, come to Gateway City Arts for a Valentine’s Day themed drag celebration of life and love. Join us for an evening of entertaining performances, take part in drawings for prizes from generous local businesses. Net proceeds from the event and drawings will go to supporting cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber. Doors will open at 7:30, with the show beginning at 8:00pm. Admission is $15 minimum, with extra donations accepted.

Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Midwinter Mischief

Feb 10-11, 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.

Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibition: Pulp Romance

Norman Rockwell Museum presents Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance, an exhibition of works by Ms. Stoll Karn, one of just a few female illustrators working during the heyday of popular romance and dime store magazines of the 1940s. On view at the Museum from February 10 through June 10, 2018, the exhibition will look at the artistic contributions that Stoll Karn made to the pulp fiction industry, and her unexpected journey in a world previously assigned to male artists.

Easthampton MA

Easthampton Annual WinterFest

Feb. 10. the 5th Annual Easthampton WinterFest will be held in locations throughout the city. Use a pond saw to "harvest" blocks of ice as they learn about Easthampton's part in the area's ice industry, wagon rides, nature Hikes, snow sculpting and carving and a Meet & Greet with Hilltown Sled Dogs are also planned as well as a Community Fire. Indoor activities include a Craft & Vendor Fair with over 80 vendors, a kid’s magic and comedy show, the movie “Frozen” on the big screen, and the annual Chili Cook Off. All activities are free to attend.