Be a farmer for a day on Martha’s Vineyard

Featured image by The FARM Institute on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts Experience the farm life at The FARM Institute on Martha's Vineyard on Wednesday, February 20 by checking in and finishing chores for the animals. Activities you might do are collecting and cartoning eggs, helping plant or harvest in the garden, setting up new fences for … Continue reading Be a farmer for a day on Martha’s Vineyard

Learn to ski, go snowshoeing at Notchview in the Berkshires

Featured image by adege, courtesy Pixabay If you've wanted to learn how to ski but have been procrastinating, you'll find plenty of classes through March 31 at Notchview in Windsor, Massachusetts. After your lesson, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to practice and refine your skills on the trails. Best known for its Nordic skiing, … Continue reading Learn to ski, go snowshoeing at Notchview in the Berkshires

Boat-making contest for kids in Newburyport this week

Featured image by Rujan Basir, courtesy Pixabay Immerse your kids in boats, pirates, and everything else about the ocean during Family Fun Days at the Custom House Maritime Museum in Newburyport, Massachusetts, February 19-22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Here's a sampling of what's in store: Learn how sailors navigated the seas using only a sextant and … Continue reading Boat-making contest for kids in Newburyport this week

Magic at the Museums this week in Springfield, MA

Featured image courtesy Pixabay Watch strolling magicians. Be a magician. Make your own potions. Pop into the wizard photo booth. Learn how animals' colors benefit them where they live. These activities and more are part of Magic at the Museums Monday-Friday, February 18-22, in Springfield, Massachusetts. Check out the full schedule of magical events for … Continue reading Magic at the Museums this week in Springfield, MA

Fabulous February at Forest Park in Springfield, MA

Do you and the kids have some serious cabin fever? Are you in western Massachusetts or going there? Burn off that pent-up energy at three days filled with outdoor activities at Forest Park in Springfield, Massachusetts. Go on scavenger hunts. Take an adventure challenge. Learn about birds of prey. Get your face painted. Skate on … Continue reading Fabulous February at Forest Park in Springfield, MA

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum resumes paranormal tours in March

Featured image from the Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum in Rockford, Illinois Have you ever been curious about paranormal activity? Would you like to experience it? Then this event might be for you. The Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum in Rockford, Illinois, resumes its popular paranormal events on Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m. The first event … Continue reading Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum resumes paranormal tours in March

10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival this week in Pittsfield, MA

Immerse yourself in art this week in western Massachusetts as the town of Pittsfield hosts its annual 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival. Watch a play, listen to live music, design a machine, sing along with puppets, play instruments, go to an art party, and make some moves at a pop-up dance. View the full festival schedule. … Continue reading 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival this week in Pittsfield, MA

Go on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer TYA with Journey Theater

Featured image courtesy Pixabay Travel back to Missouri in the 1840s and follow the adventures of Tom Sawyer, a mischievous 14-year-old, this month. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer TYA is based on the classic novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, with music by Don Schlitz. Schlitz is a country songwiter best known … Continue reading Go on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer TYA with Journey Theater

Classical cello jam tomorrow night at Old Liberty Theater in Ridgefield, WA

Featured image courtesy Pixabay Classically trained cellists Quinn Kun Liu and Deborah Shuster will perform duets at the historic Old Liberty Theater on Saturday, February 16, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are still available. Quinn Kun Liu is an active chamber and symphony musician who has studied cello since she was eight years old. At age 10, … Continue reading Classical cello jam tomorrow night at Old Liberty Theater in Ridgefield, WA