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Events at the Trustees of Reservations | September – December 2017

Oct 22 2017
Last updated Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 12:00 am.
Date Event Location Region Category 10/22/2017 William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley History, Art & Culture 10/27/2017 Mystery Magic at the Homestead William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley Seasonal Celebrations, History, Art & Culture [continue reading]

Springfield Garden Club shines light on past with flower show

Oct 10 2017
Springfield Garden Club’s Oct. 20 and 21 standard flower show has the theme “Rooted in the Past and Still Growing.”
It will feature creative, themed floral arrangements and displays on horticulture and gardening as well as educational displays at The Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards [continue reading]

St. Mark Armenian Church plans festival with food, fun

Aug 27 2017
Choreg, khadayif, nazook, khurabia and simit will be served along with kebab, spinach pie and other Armenian treats at the St. Mark Armenian Fest Sunday, Sept. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. at 2427 Wilbraham Road in Springfield .
The event will feature Armenian food fresh off the grill, baked goods to [continue reading]

2017 Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs

Aug 6 2017
The Pioneer Valley has rich agricultural traditions, including celebrations in the summer and fall.
See the 2017 Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs list for a full schedule! [continue reading]

Norman Rockwell meets Andy Warhol at Stockbridge museum

Jul 9 2017
The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge is presenting the first exhibition to pair Rockwell and Warhol, examining their artistic and cultural influence during their lifetimes and their ongoing legacies.
In this exhibit, Norman Rockwell meets Andy Warhol.
Rockwell was a 20th-century American author, painter and illustrator who was born in 1894 and died [continue reading]

A New City: Easthampton, Mass, May 4

Apr 30 2017
Published by under Easthampton, Events, History
Opening 4:00 pm, May 4, 3017 Eastworks Building, Easthampton
ONGOING: MAY 4 THROUGH MAY 31 A New City: Easthampton, Mass. Photographs and documents from Easthampton, past and present.
Soft opening reception with artist talk and Q/A May 4, 6pm to 9pm
On display May 4 to 31, 2017 MAP Gallery, 1st floor [continue reading]

Cultural Opportunities to Honor Veterans on Veterans Day in Western MA

Nov 10 2016
Veterans Day, a national holiday celebrated every year on November 11th, provides communities with the opportunity to learn about and offer appreciation for the service provided by military veterans. November 11th is the perfect chance to honor our Veterans, and there are many opportunities to do so.
For ideas about how to celebrate Veterans [continue reading]

These are the 30 most ‘haunted’ places in Massachusetts

Oct 26 2016
As Halloween draws closer, we scoured Internet legends to bring you the 30 most “haunted” places in Massachusetts. Locations across the state allegedly play host to ghosts, from unexplained voices that reportedly echo out of long-abandoned buildings to full apparitions that materialize in historic hotel.
As Halloween draws closer, we scoured Internet legends to bring [continue reading]

Vintage photos: 1901 book marks history of Springfield firefighters

Jun 7 2016
“The History of the Springfield Veteran Firemen’s Association” was published in 1901 to mark the start of the 20th century.
Check out these vintage photos brought to you by Masslive.
In 1901, the Springfield Veteran Firemen’s Association, which had been organized just six years earlier, decided to mark the start [continue reading]

Explore Local History and Culture with a Downtown Springfield Walking Tour!

May 17 2016
Joining the host of local communities offering educational opportunities through walking tours, Springfield’s downtown has been given new life and new educational possibilities through a walking tour. Provided by the Springfield Central Cultural District, the tour spotlights over 200 years of the city’s history, and includes entry points for learning about everything from art and [continue reading]

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