February 17, 2018

February 17, 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.

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).

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

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.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show

Oldest, largest camping and RV show in New England. February 16-19. Friday, 4-9pm; Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 10am-6pm; Monday, 10am-4pm. ADMISSION: Adults - $12; Seniors, DAV & Military Discount - $7; Children 12 and under are free.

Amherst MA

UMass Amherst Music, “Hansel and Gretel”

February 16 and February 17 (7:30 p.m. both evenings) and February 18 at 3:00 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium. The work will be performed in English. The work, with its lush, rich harmonies, humor, and soaring melodies, has since become a favorite of both serious opera lovers and young audiences alike. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $5 for students, seniors and children through age 18.

West Springfield MA

West Springfield's Annual Winter Carnival

Feb 17, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Start planning now for one of our more fun and creative winter programs, Art Sled Extravaganza! Work with your families and friends to create your very own sled. Race at 1:30.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

The Springfield Thunderbirds are a professional ice hockey team in the AHL Atlantic Division and the affiliate of the NHL's Florida Panthers. Sat, Feb 17 7:05PM Home VS Providence Bruins. T-Birds Spring Training – Baseball Night - Boston Red Sox Mascot “Wally” & David Ortiz "Big Papi" Bobblehead Giveaway!

North Adams MA

North Adams Annual Winterfest

North Adams has a great way to shake those winter blues! Head downtown to WinterFest on February 17 & 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for hot chocolate, a chowder competition, ice sculpting, horse-drawn wagon rides, and roasted marshmallows at a community campfire.

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Special Storytime

Jeanette Bradley February 17, 2:00pm. When Mama leaves her young penguin Kipling, he knows she'll return home soon—yet he still can't help but miss her. After all, Pillow Mama won't read, Picture Mama won't laugh, and Snow Mama is too cold to cuddle. Join Jeanette Bradley as she reads from her debut picture book, Love, Mama and shares a fun art project where children can decorate a small box to mail their own special treasures.

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

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AIC vs HOLY CROSS, The Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. The Division I Men’s Ice Hockey team will take to the ice Feb 17 at 2:00 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 & Happier Family Comedy Show

Feb 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm. $10 Adult / $5 Youth (Members: $9 Adult / $4.50 Youth). The Happier Family Comedy Show is all about letting creativity flourish in an accepting atmosphere. Each improv show is an hour-long, all new, and created on the spot based on audience members’ suggestions and participation. Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies!

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Symphony Hall Presents “INNERVISIONS” the Music of Stevie Wonder

Feb 17, 7:30PM. RnB Classics Live presents "INNERVISIONS" the music of Stevie Wonder - RnB Classics Live is a concept originally created by producer Carl Labate and music director Michael Van Allen to present a series of the greatest RnB Artists of all time, like newest installment in the series, “INNERVISIONS” the music of Stevie Wonder, "note-for-note, exactly as they were recorded using the best players in the country".