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Events at the Trustees of Reservations | November – December 2017

Nov 17 2017
Last updated Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 12:04 am.
Date Event Location Region Category 11/18/2017 William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley History, Art & Culture 11/19/2017 William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley History, Art & Culture [continue reading]

Weekend things to do: Blues, classic rock and jazz concerts in Springfield

Nov 17 2017
There is truly something for everybody this weekend.
Busy pre-Thanksgiving weekend in Western Massachusetts with music for almost every taste, as well as live theater and art exhibits.
Here are 10 events worth checking out this weekend in the four western counties:
Blues great Joe Bonamassa plays Springfield Symphony Hall [continue reading]

Suggested Events for November 18th – 24th, 2017

Nov 16 2017

If you have a community event, educational program, or service-learning opportunity happening in Western Massachusetts that you’d like to let us know about, self-post your event at any time on our Suggest An Event bulletin board. The events featured on Hilltown Families are [continue reading]

Holyoke art gallery showcasing ‘Uncommon Goods – String Holders’

Nov 15 2017
“Uncommon Goods – String Holders” will be on display at the Race Street Gallery, located at 80 Race Street in Holyoke from Nov. 18 through Dec. 17.
The local arts scene knows Dean Nimmer well.
The visual artist, longtime fixture within Holyoke’s creative district – and champion of self-described “wacko ideas” – will [continue reading]

6 new artists to look for at 30th annual Old Deerfield Holiday Sampler Craft Fair

Nov 14 2017
Two days of holiday crafts, food and live music – including a visit from the jolly ol’ elf himself – awaits visitors to this weekend’s 30 th annual Old Deerfield Holiday Sampler Craft Fair on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition.
Opening its doors in the Better Living Center on Saturday at [continue reading]

Weekdays in Western MA: November 13-17, 2017

Nov 13 2017
Weekday community-based educational opportunities can be found throughout the four counties of Western MA all week long! Each weekday we feature community-based educational opportunities that can be selected to support the interests and education of self-directed teens, homeschoolers and life-long learners.
Select the day of the week and find events that support [continue reading]

Off The Menu: Dining out at Thanksgiving

Nov 12 2017
Thanksgiving, once a holiday intimately associated with festive family dinners at home, is increasingly evolving into one of the calendar’s major dining out occasions – for many operators it’s now among the busiest days of the year.
Blame this change on smaller, more geographically fragmented families, time-starved lifestyles, and changing gender roles, but no [continue reading]

Suggested Events for November 11th – 17th, 2017

Nov 11 2017

“I am constantly kept up to speed on things happening all over the area. A real life performance type date night is so overdue at my house it’s embarrassing, so thanks for the opportunity!” – Marissa Potter (Shelburne Falls, MA)
If you have [continue reading]

Hiring: Executive Director – Growing Places

Nov 10 2017

DESCRIPTION Growing Places, a nonprofit organization based in Leominster, MA, seeks a dynamic nonprofit professional and food justice advocate with the experience necessary to lead this organization to its next level of development. Following on the completion of our 15th year and a revised strategic plan, the new Executive Director will step into [continue reading]

Hiring: Farm Manager – Greenway Farm

Nov 9 2017
Biointensive Farm south of Boston seeks Farm Manager
Greenway farm is a sustainability-focused farm using biointensive techniques, wind energy, and aquaponics. Our goal is to provide high quality local produce for our community. The 2 acre farm (including greenhouses) sits within 108 acres zoned to become the home of Kingston Village, a [continue reading]



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