Greenfield, MA

Greenfield is the county seat for Franklin County. Located at the confluence of the Green, Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers, as well as two rail lines, it developed as a trade center, first settled in 1686. The town was incorporated in 1753 and governed by town council until 2003, when it revised its charter to become a city, governed by a mayor.

Historic Postcard: Bird's Eye View of Greenfield, MA

Historic Postcard: Bird’s Eye View of Greenfield, MA

In the 1800’s, Greenfield was the site of the nation’s first cutlery factory. The rivers were used to supply power to saw, grist and woolen mills and many of the brick buildings in the downtown area date from this period.

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Greenfield Winter Carnival 2021 | Online | February 5-7

Feb 1 2021
Greenfield Winter Carnival 2021 Friday-Sunday, February 5-7, 8am-5pm
Hosted by  Greenfield Recreation
Free and open to the public
Learn more and register at www.greenfieldrecreation.com/wintercarnival
Event Details :
Join us for our 99th Annual Winter Carnival. Unfortunately, many traditional events have been cancelled due [continue reading]

Light Up the Fairgrounds Presented by WHAI, Bear Country & The Outlaw | Greenfield | November 27-29, December 4-6 & 11-13

Nov 27 2020
Light Up the Fairgrounds Presented by WHAI, Bear Country & The Outlaw Friday-Sundays, November 27-29, December 4-6 & 11-13, 5:00-9:00pm
Franklin County Fairground, 89 Wisdom Way, Greenfield, MA
Facebook Event Details :
Holiday Lights Drive Thru Event! Presented by WHAI, Bear Country, and The Outlaw. We have about 34 displays [continue reading]

Saturday Salon at LAVA | Greenfield | November 7 – December 19

Nov 5 2020
Saturday Salon at LAVA Saturdays, November 7-December 19, 1:00-4:00pm
The LAVA Center , 324 Main Street, Greenfield, MA
Facebook event details :
Every Saturday, stop by The LAVA Center for an eclectic offering of local shopping and art. The Saturday Salon Series is a popup marketplace featuring all [continue reading]

Halloween at Highland A Drive-Thru Experience | Greenfield | October 30

Oct 26 2020
Halloween at Highland A Drive-Thru Experience Friday, October 30, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Highland Park, Highland Avenue, Greenfield, MA
Hosted by  Greenfield Recreation
Facebook Event Details :
The Greenfield Recreation Department, in partnership with businesses and agencies throughout the City, is planning a contact-less drive through Halloween experience at Highland [continue reading]

Socially Distant Community Tree Planting Event | Greenfield | September 26

Sep 24 2020
Socially Distant Community Tree Planting Event Saturday, September 26, 8:30am-12noon
Lunt Field, Greenfield, MA
Hosted by   Franklin Land Trust
Event details:
Come help the Greenfield Tree Committee (GTC), the Greenfield Department of Public Works (DPW), and Franklin Land Trust (FLT) safely plant trees [continue reading]

FREE SOUP & GAMES TOGO! | Greenfield |August 30

Aug 27 2020
FREE SOUP & GAMES TOGO! Sunday, August 30, 2-4pm
Hope & Olive, 44 Hope St, Greenfield, MA
Facebook event details: 
“Hey it’s a FUNDRAISER for the KIDS! make a donation below, or come by and say hi and help raise some cash! We have a goal of raising over [continue reading]

LIST: Outdoor dining in western Massachusetts

Jun 12 2020
LIST: Outdoor dining in western Massachusetts
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Western Mass Libraries starting to open up

Jun 8 2020
Springfield Public Library is offering curbside pick up starting today. https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/   Forbes Library in Northampton will be starting curbside pick up of books and materials next week. https://forbeslibrary.org/accessibility/curbside-pickup-service/ And Lilly Library will also be starting curbside pick up June 15. http://lillylibrary.org/   Greenfield Public Library is [continue reading]

Greenfield Winter Carnival 2020 | January 31-February 2

Jan 27 2020
Winter CarnivalGreenfield Winter Carnival 2020 Friday-Sunday, Jan. 31-Feb 2, starts at 9am
Check out their website for a full listing of events: http://www.greenfieldrecreation.com/wintercarnival.html
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